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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Right Front Sensor VIN: WAUDG74F95
Had A Hard Time Getting All The Wheel Sensors To Show A Speed Reading On The Scan Tool (VACOM). Ohm Readings At ABS Module For Wheel Sensors Good. Sent ABS Module Out To Be Checked. Passed. Switched Sensors. Front To Rear And Rears To Front. Most Wheel Sensors...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L No Start VIN: 1GND513S92
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Cluster, Starter By: Jeff AndonianDec 17, 2012 9:15:03 AM in GM Electrical Ok have this trailblaizer. In the morning when you turn the key nothing no dash lights no gauges work and wont crank its like a dead battery. Hook up...
2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L auto climate VIN: 1GNEK13T45
hello all techs first i am a volvo tech and we have here a good customer with a few volvos we are helping, this tahoe he bought has only air blowing through center vents hot or cold,no defrost, no lower air.has codes b0263,bo229,and b3770. with scan tool conne...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Engine VIN: 3D7KU28C13
Will not start cold (5 d. F.) Plug into 110v heater for approx. one hour. Engine will start and run normally. We cleaned and coated dirty battery terminals. Battery specific gravity was 1220. Charged batteries to 1300 specific gravity. Engine starts OK in shop...
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L Parking Brake VIN: 1FAFP44451
The car does not hold passed 800 rpm in drive or reverse all materal has been refinished or replaced three times with difrent manufactured parts .. The parking brake lever has been reset and can only be aplied half way .. Need some help do not no wat to do nex...
2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L timing chain VIN: 1FTWW31537
truck has been maintain every 3000 miles at are shop from day one. around 100,000 start geting chain noise after oil change. started getting on cold start ups. At about 118,000 i put all new timing chain, guides, and tensioners in and sill have same promblem. ...
2001 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start VIN: KMHWF25S11
I have no spark coming from the 1-4 coil i have no pulse coming from the computer to the coil but when using my power probe i can ground that wire and make the coil spark. i have exhausted 3 days looking for what the cause is. Thank you for your time and Happy...
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GK48K82
The vehicle has been to 2 other repair shops. This one came in not running. Finally got it running and ran really bad. Had a code for the #1 injector; replaced it. Started up same thing. Took the plugs out; all were fouled out. Replaced them. Still back to squ...
2006 Land Rover LR3 HSE 4.4L Suspension VIN: SALAG25436
i need to put this vehicle on a hoist. i have read before (on other models) that to disable the air suspension i can leave the drivers door open, then i can safely hoist the vehicle. i can't find that info anywhere now however. what is the propper procedure ...
1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L No Start VIN: JS3TD62V1X
Hey to all, Suzuki came in on the hook with no start, removed plugs and were flooded. Checked spark and intermittanly had spark. Injector pulse was ok all the time. Checked signal of crank and was erratic when signal was good engine seemed like it would want t...
1989 Toyota Pickup 3.0L Egnine VIN: JT5VN94T2K
i am learning to to use this e-mail message. I am trying to do my best.
2006 Toyota Prius 1.5L hydraulic lifters VIN: JTDKB20U86
engine lifters are collapsing, noisey at times not pumping up has anyone had a prob. with this if so what is the best remedy. oil pressure is good

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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L cooling VIN: WBAAM3334Y
First of all, thank you to all who responded! I did fix the problem. It turns out there is a fusible link inside the main fuse box. I tested it and it was bad. installed new. operated the fan via my autologic and wala, I had power. THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP AND...
2007 BMW X5 4.8i 4.8L steering VIN: 4USFE83567
Without knowing what code 0252 means, we cannot fix this vehicle. BMW does not publish code descriptions like most other manufacturers. The problem did not come back, so for now. Arivederche.
2004 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1D4GP25R14
Thank you folks. I am going to close this one for now, as I will likely not see the vehicle for another two weeks. I will use the info you all provided and will post the fix ASAP. Thank you. Trouble codes: P0513.
2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Coolant Loss VIN: 1FAFP55UX1
want to thank every one for your help on this one found coolant in oil so it is getting a differnt motor. never thought of that till i read some of your replies pulled dipstick and found way over full and all milky so thats the way that goes. thanks again.
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Surge, High idle VIN: 1FMDU73W53
Unfortunately, this vehicle left us at the owner's request before we got it pinpointed. However, we passed along your suggestions and he has reported back to us that he installed a Ford IAC motor and the problem is gone. Never ceases to amaze me how many tim...
2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Communication VIN: 1FMPU16545
Thank you to everyone who replied. After unplugging the TCM, communication was restored.
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Stall VIN: 1FTWX31Y48
Ok I took Steves advice and made some jumper wires, when it would not start and bypassed the fuel pump driver module. The truck still would not start so I removed the tank double checked my work and replaced the new pump, first time that I recieved a bad one f... Trouble codes: P0191.
2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L ESP/BAS light, steering angle sensor VIN: WDBKK49F21
I'm sending this thing off as fixed. I've driven it 40 or so miles with no issues or returning codes, so I'm going to assume that it is just a software glitch that won't recongnize the BAS module. Say what you want about the Autel, but I think the real thiev...
2005 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L Oil Level Sensor VIN: 4JGAB57E95
Well, i did get this done finally. I did what a couple of you mentioned and just raised the engine up. All in all it was not that bad of a job. It sure didn't take me 4hrs like Alldata said. I just unbolted the passenger side motor mount and was able to ra...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L turn signals, wipers, horn VIN: 3VWRF71K95
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