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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Park assist VIN: AUD4994858
Sorry,Im not at work The vin is not accurate. Need just a little help, Diagnosed a park assist problem and I am fairly certian that the Chime or sperker has failed. with rosstech I command the chime on. and it will not sound. Looking in alldata, and the diagr...
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Cluster Illumination
Hello Guys, I enjoy IATN ,I help as much as possible, Great tool, Remember we are all in this together.. This post is for BMW techs.. I have this 740il with a cluster illumination stuck in low light position, meeningf can hardly see with back light, the messag...
1997 Chevrolet S10 4.3L control system VIN: 1GKCT18W7V
I help out at a junkyard and I seem to have got into the middle of a good one. The lights on the 4 whl drv switch do not coincide with the position of the transfer case. The lights flash on for a moment when the ignition is first turned on like they are suppos...
2005 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA52275
Had one yesterday same car, same situation, found pcm wet. Dried the connecter and pins and misfire was gone. This one(another freestar) today i found a wet pcm, dried the connector and pins and made it much better, but it still is misfiring. Not coding anymor... Trouble codes: P0303
2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES26754
Hello everyone, I have this 04 Civic with a cam sensor code.P0340 and P0344. My scanner does not display the cam sensor readings. The car is well maintained and fuel, voltage and all the basic staff is well. I worked on imports for 35 years. I never seen a Hon... Trouble codes: P0340 (CMP Cramshaft Position sensor Malfunction), P0344 (CMP Sensor circuit malfunction)
2006 Hummer H3 3.5L Misfire VIN: 5GTDN13646
Hello GM/Hummer techs: Have this 06 H3 with a very intermittently cylinder #2 misfire. It happens, MIL goes on. As customers drives to shop MIL is off. When I monitor misfires with scan tool, it is zero. I can see the history of the misfire counts,(in total no... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cyl 2 misfire)
2011 Hyundai santa fe 3.5CID left front area VIN: KMH4657FR1
Hello I am needing help with a problem that I have been chasing all week. I did 4 PDI`s on 4 2011 sante Fe`s that came to our dealer. Upon the road test of each they all are sharing a noise from the left front area that I/we cannot find. Under a light to moder...
1999 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Computers failing VIN: WDBGA43G6X
...(We have got the winner of winners here) after hooking up the Xentry (DAS)(HHT)MBZ Tester and running the Quick test to find out why the idle was at 1K instead of 650 RPM's the engine idle started surging? We couldn't initialize the throttle at this point, ... Trouble codes: C1022 (Can Communication interrupted with ME N3/10), C1513 (Armored vehicle vehicle coding incorrect), P1747 (Can Communication from ETC Faulty)
2008 Scion tC 2.4L brake pedal VIN: JTKDE16718
hi all, got this tc in for a low brake pedal.has original fluid in it still, looks good.front and rear pads good at about leaks, no codes.when u drive this car, pedal is low and will almost go to will stop, but pedal is mushy.have bled system ...
2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1SZ58D12
Was doing a TCM upgrade on the Volvo with a J2534 passthruproII and Volvo's VIDA program, also had battery support supplied during process. Program was downloading fine but cancelled during the confirming process. Car now will not start and several other thing... Trouble codes: P1630

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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Transfer case VIN: 1GNET16SG3
Everyone was correct-tires did fix it. I still do not understand why it engages the transfer case in auto 4wd on dry pavement even after the tires were replaced.
2004 Chevrolet Aveo 1.6L No Start VIN: KL1TD52614
Talked to customer, they said it was running good before broke. Diagnosed all codes. Had every damn thing. Just wouldnt run. I even double checked for wires left off and all grounds. This morning I decided to doudle check timing marks, Guess what? They were de... Trouble codes: P2610.
1988 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Hard starting VIN: 1FTCR15T0J
Reman ECM fixed vehicle thanks everyone for your help!!!
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L wheel cylinders VIN: 1FALP52U25
thanks to everyone who took time to read my request. most of you mentioned defective wheel cylinder or bad load sensing prop valve. Forgot to mention if vehicle had abs, it does not. since the car cameback multiple times and didn't want to see it again. I repl...
1995 GMC K2500 Sierra SLE 6.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on, Extended Crank VIN: 1GKGK26F2S
After preparing an estimate, the fleet operator decided to take it back to his shop and reattempt his repair. He has yet to inform me of the result. Most of the help I got suggested a bad pump but to also make sure the timing gears were in the correct position... Trouble codes: 18 (Pump Cam Reference Pulse Error), 35 (Injection Pulse Width Error Response Time Short).
1995 Honda Prelude S 2.2L Mechanical VIN: JHMBA8145S
Thanks for all the help gentlemen. Turns out I did not see the mark on the crank sprocket because whoever did it last put the sprocket on backward so the mark was facing the block. I also found the flywheel marks. Thanks again, Brian.
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2HGES16551
Hello everyone: We did not fix this vehicle because customer refused additional repairs. Now the condition was low idle/stall at deceleration and at times under load/electrical load when fans kicked in. Repair history: replaced head gasket, valve job done at m...
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