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2007 Audi Q7 Premium 4.2L start button VIN: WA1BV74L07
I was digging through the Access / Start Module J518 today looking to see what my key fob signal strength looked like among other things and decided to take a peek at the coding of the module. By accident, I coded it incorrectly of course and now have a few ob...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L A/C inop VIN: WBAAM3341Y
Hi Fellow, Car came in with bad A/C compressor:low side 25psi and high side 150psi even with right amount of Freon charged. We replace all above A/C component and be very certain it will blow cold air after all. Now we've got the pressure,where it suppose to b...
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L chime/brake warning light VIN: 3GNEC16T43
Brake warning light and chime activate simultaneously during moderate to fast acceleration from stop, sometimes brake light only, does not seem to occur when turning right. Check all the usual suspects, like brake fluid level, sensor wires, even check for door...
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP52U9W
this is my fathers taurus. Im attempting a at home repair without a breakout box.I need to locate the solid state relay for the eam air pump. 30 amp fuse is good and hot. if I can find the relay I can perform a few electrical tests that should prove what has f... Trouble codes: P0411
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Clutch VIN: 1FTNF21FXY
Customer came in with clutch pedal going to the floor. Changed master and slave, bleed system (pushing slave in until no more bubbles, then pump pedal). Clutch pedal pressure good, and clutch releasing fine. Let truck sit overnight and pedal goes to the floor....
2003 GMC Savana 2500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGG25U33
Hello Everyone, Thank you in advance for any help you provide. I have a real problem child here. The truck came in with a misfire, so i checked misfire data and found 6 out of 8 cylinders misfiring and #6 is the worst, pulled plugs and found fouled out. repla... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random multiple misfire)
1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ8142T
engine replacement with different head and new timing belt and water pump . when first started missed on all cylinders , replaced plugs , now just 2 and 4 are effected. idle vac. at 19.1 and fuel trims are at zero. Trouble codes: P0302, P0304, P1300
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Shifting into D VIN: 1HGES165X1
Hi! I hope everyone is having a nice 4th of July weekend. I have recently purchased 2001 Civic with bad transmission thinking I could just fix it. I don't do transmission work at all, but I figured that I'll try it on my own car first. Long story short, I got ...
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L RPM increase VIN: 1N4BU31D8S
This Altima increases RPM only when shifted in to reverse. Have you seen this. Motor mounts took a killing thing idles up to 2400 rpm only in reverse. Mounts are good now any help would be sweet.
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L vacuum VIN: 4S3BG685XW
I have this Subrau and it gets a noise that sounds like a dry bearing on the belt system after running a few minutes. But when I use a stethascope it sounds like it is coming from near the inspection hole for the converter bolts. When removing the hose from th...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2006 Audi A6 3.2L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDH74F06
The car is fixed and I am very glad that I posted the problem as I was going down the wrong path.{coincidentally my high school guidance counselor told me the same thing}. Well,N276 IS the high pressure pump,but it wasn't the problem.This is a weird code,th...
2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L door lock actuators
I fixed it guys thnx for the help. It turned out being a problem also with doorlock wouldnt move properly. But all is fixed now thnx guys.
2005 BMW 325Ci 2.5L horn, top, brake lights, cruise VIN: WBABW33445
Thanks guys. The problem was the ignition switch. Replaced it and everything works as it should. This site is great.
1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L NO 2-3 Shift VIN: 2G1WW12M2T
After removal of trans, I found that the following parts were all bad and needed to be replaced. Second gear drum, reverse drum, both drive gears and chain, pump, and pump shaft, Second gear clutch pack and TCC. Thank you to all that offer help
2001 Dodge Dakota 4.7L No Start
Fuel pump fixed it ... thanks to everybody who responded. I should have used his rule keep it simple stupid .even know someone has replaced the fuel pump they replace it with one that wasn't good so as soon as it got hot the pressure would be enough would not ...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L front hubs VIN: 1FTPW14576
Thanks for all the help, we traced it down to the magnetic clutch in the transfer case, disassembled the transfer case and replaced magnetic clutch, reassembled, all ok, the rattle in the front hub was caused by the delay in the transfer case engagement cha...
2007 Honda Accord EX 3.0L transmission VIN: 1HGCM66847
Thanks for everyones responses... This was probably a no brainer from the start, but I wanted to be sure befrore I condemned the trans. I pulled the trans. drain plug and found a build up of foreign material on the end. This was enough evidence for me to repla...
1990 Pontiac 6000 LE 3.1L braking VIN: 1G2AF54T1L
thanks to all who replied. I chamfered the brake shoes and machined the drums. the brakes are now perfect. I knew it was likely a simple fix but like I said no one ever wanted the problem fixed before. thanks again.
2005 Volvo XC70 2.5L Charging VIN: YV1SZ592X5
Tsb TJ16350 did indeed solve the problem. I cut CEM wire D24 (Blis wiring) about two inches from CEM. There are no cameras installed in door mirrors on a 2005 according to bulletin so the Blis system is not operational. Plug 'D' is accessed from driver's pe...
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