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2007 Audi A4 2.0L No Start VIN: WAUBF78E17
hi people,i have an Audi 2007,A4,towed to my shop for sometimes not starting or dying coming to stop, It started on the first attempt and i let it run and after about 15 minutes it died,i tried to start it again and it sounded like starving for fuel. I then ... Trouble codes: P1266
2011 Audi Q5 3.2L parking brake VIN: 1AUV34433V
Looking at this car for a body shop ,right side of car whacked.Just trying to disengage parking brake.Alldata has no info for this car.Scan tool showing park brake module ,no communication.Also the battery relay in trunk is not energizing the cable that feeds ...
2004 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV33484
Hi Guys I got a strange code here it left Me at a loss this is a 2004 325i Clean 76k miles car came with a MIL Light on Scaned with a snap on Verus and got a Code 27CC TANK LEAK DIAGNOSIS SMALL LEAK Never heard of a 27CC code We replaced the Gas Cap with a gen... Trouble codes: 27CC
1991 Chevrolet LLV 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GBCS10A4M
After engine runs for 20 minutes or more engine will stall.I am losing injector pulse[spray carb cleaner into throttle body and will continue to run].Injector scope pattern is perfect cold and become erractic hot until it quits.Let cool down 30 minutes and run...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L no upshifts
This truck came in with what the owner said was locked into 4Low. I can make the truck shift out of 4X4, but now the darn thing won't upshift. I can make it shift with the scan tool, but it will not on its own. The speedometer was pegged at max, but became un-...
2003 Chevrolet Express 2500 LS 6.0L 1-2 shift solenoid p0752 VIN: 1GBJG31U03
trans shifts fine there is no delayed engagement no limp in mode could this be a valve body issue or pcm
2000 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L Fuel leak VIN: 1B7MF33X1J
Thank you in advance. The driver brought it in for a second time with fuel from the driverís front wheel all the way to the tailgate. I cleaned it all used break clean to dry it up. Ran and drove it for several hours and cannot see any leakage. The driver took...
2003 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Overheats VIN: JNRDR09Y93
Repaired coolant leaks at rear head crossover and front crossover oring.test drove seemed okay and rechecked coolant it was full.drove again after 3 miles temp gauge when up and coolant came out overflow. Let engine cool radiator still full.i talked to the guy...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ78Y7V
This is my personal vehicle in which I try to maintain. Two weeks ago jeep overheated due to faulty seam in radiator. I put new one in and all was well for about a week, when fuel pump went out. After pump quit,and new pump put in, motor still missfiring on co... Trouble codes: P0301
1999 Lexus LS400 4.0L Headlight Leveling VIN: JS3YV94417
The Message System Always shows Headlights Leveling. The headlights point right to the ground. Not sure how to find a code for this as my scan too doesn't give me that option. They do move somewhat just don't come up high enough to see very well. I know there ...
1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, Runs Rich VIN: JM1NA3510M
THIS MIATA RUNS VERY RICH AND GETS POOR MILAGE ~ 18 MPG under light driving conditions. This Miata had a plugged up catalytic converter and was driving for sometime like that. After new converter was installed, the car runs rich at all times (excluding decel.)...
2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L timing chain noise VIN: 5N1AR18W25
im in uncharted territory, i need some advice from a nissan veteran!! ok there is a distinct timing chain noise so i shceduled this job for the weekend so no distractions right? i called the dealer and they sent me a bag of parts that should fix it ok itook th...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1979 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Tachometer VIN: 1G287L9N59
Hi. Thanks to eveyone that tried to help. Some guys mentioned the possibility of an aftermarket tachometer being the problem as well as the distributor. That is not it. As mentioned in the 2nd line of my post, it has a factory tach. I tried a 2nd factory distr...
2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GNFK16391
thanks for all of the good info, it ended up being a broken valve spring, put it in and the compresion came back to specs. thanks again to all. Trouble codes: P0303.
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L drive VIN: 1FAFP4442Y
The fix was as most suggestions said was to overhaul trans. Works fine now. Thank you very much to all who responded and to Brett who years ago made this possible!
1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation VIN: JHMCD56575
Got my Flare Crow feet and removed the filter. Found the problem and the story. The guy (Doug) bought the car from a co-worker who got it from her boyfriend before deployment. Anyway they break up she keeps the car. He gets back from Deployment. And I found o...
1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L traction / stability fail VIN: SAJHD1049X
As stated in my update I have made a two wire harness and soldered in at abs module connector and ran it through cabin under door sills to right rear abs sensor pigtail under rear seat. I have driven vehicle 120 miles with no issue. I also must say I had not b...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L No Start VIN: JN8DR09Y51
I would liketo thank everyone who responded to my request.I finally found a wiring diagram that was useful from alldata.It turns out that the mass airflow sensor and intake cam sensor are on this circuit.The cam sensor was shorted which also took out the mass ...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L monitors VIN: JN1CA31A51
Thanks guys for all the help ,but the customer decided to take the vehicle to the dealer ,before i had the chance to do further diaganosing . I will ask customer to provide repair information so i can post a fix.
1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Speedometer VIN: 4TAWM72N0T
Found heat damage at cable by exhaust, added insulation and bent retainers further from exhaust ok now.
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