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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L abs VIN: WAUED64B91
red abs lite on dash warning lite on dash no codes in abs system using vcds- I can see all abs sensors working up to 20 kmh reset l/f sensor in bore- r/f sensor is frozen in place replaced both front axles shafts, rotors and pads due to wear and noise both fro...
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L Pcm VIN: WAUVC68E63
car was towed in no start. cranks over but will not fire. checked for spark and no spark. connect to vcds- vag-com and i can communicate with all the modules except the engine computer. i have checked all the fuses and they are good. i have no power on any of ...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L no crank VIN: 1G6DM57NX3
no comm w vtd module no comm with radio windows inop, dash only lights check engine symbol , verify power and grounds to pcm, have had 2 previous that were failed pcms customer supplied used pcm ( i have never installed used on these so not sure if thats the i...
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2008 Cadillac Escalade 6.2L Internal Engine VIN: 1GYFK63868
Hello everyone, We have this vehicle in for an engine noise. We took this vehicle to the local dealer who states that they believe the noise to be a rod knock in the engine. This noise however does not sound like a rod knock. We initially thought this might be...
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2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNDL73F65
Please help, we are lost here. Checked every thing again and again, the two codes the scanner gave us we replaced the sensors but to no avail. Some time the truck dose not want to start other times it will start right away and drive for 10K before shutting dow... Trouble codes: P0067 (p0101-), P0101
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2007 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.6L Regeneration VIN: 1GBJG316X7
Vehicle came in for system not going into regeneration. Trouble codes P2463, P244B and P0504 were stored. Cleared all codes and attempted regeneration with tech II. System wont go into regeneration. The P0504 trouble tree doesn't come up in Alldata for this ye... Trouble codes: P0504 (Brake switch correlation), P2463 (Particulate filter), P244B
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2008 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L TPMS and remote lock VIN: 1G1ZJ57B78
The complaint with this car is that the remote locks do not work. The door remotes test good. I have a TPMS light on and no communication to the TPMS and the keyless entry. I suspect it is the module but I hate to hang parts to see if I am right. How do I conf...
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2007 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L Unable to program VIN: 1C3LC46K17
Well guys let me start out by saying I hope all of you had a safe and Happy Holidays. I have this 2007 Chrysler Sebring that I installed a new Dealer PCM due to a P0760 transmission code. My problem is I went to program it using an OTC 3829 VCI, a Midtronics P... Trouble codes: P0606 (Internal Control Processor), U0101 (Loss of Communication with TCM)
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1995 Dodge Viper 8.0L long crank after sit VIN: 1B3BR65EXS
Customer complaint was a long crank in am and intermittent times.We tested the fuel pressure 53 psi koeo and 51 driving.It runs great.The fuel pump sounded very moany but pressure was ok.The fuel pressure would drop as soon as the fuel pump relay shut off.This...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L shifter VIN: 3D7HA18Z82
This truck came in from another shop who stated the vehicle could not be placed in park and therefore the key could not be removed from the ignition.Upon doing our inspection we had the same result one time and then it started working fine,shifted it like 50 t...
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2004 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L key immobilizer VIN: 1D4HB58D04
after engine was replaced try to start would not crank little red indicator kept flashing and ck engine light flashed 10 times so i had another durango so i swap key immobilizer and pcm vehicle start right up now air bag light im sure its because vin in the pc...
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2006 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.7L Powertrain VIN: 1D7HA18296
Hi there!! Hope a dodge technician see this!!this vehicle is like new condition,no MIL,no misfire,good tune up,no mods,none repairs except for a water pump replacement, but has a little pulling when riding at low speed specially when cold,very slightly pulling...
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2007 Dodge Ram 3500 ST 6.7L No Start VIN: 3D7ML48A07
Truck came in from different shop no start condition, they install new injection pump at the engine, still no start, no codes found, if you spray starting fluid in the intake truck start & dies out, we took the pump out & re-align it still no luck, the prime p...
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1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP13P1X
Vehicle arrived with no start condition, no fuel pressure. Checked fuses. Voltage coming out of terminal 5 CCRM to inertia switch (not tripped) and to terminal 2 @ fuel pump driver module. Scan for codes P1234 (PCM offline). Power to FPDM. Check Ground G402, o... Trouble codes: P1234 (PCM Offline), P1238 (Pump Secondary Failure)
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 2FTRX17203
I need some help with this 2003 4.2l ford f-150...i can not fine the cooling temp sender...i have call ford dealer..and alldata said its by the thermostat housing its not there any help please!!!...thanks chad...
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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe SE 3.3L Variable cams VIN: 5NMSH13E78
Vehicle came in missing on bank 2 with stated codes. Vehicle owner was told at dealer that vehicle needed chains or an engine. Verified cam /crank on bank 2 was advanced. Manually activated solenoids while scoping current and found bank 2 had a different patte...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Unknown VIN: WDBUF70J23
After the vehicle sits for a little while, a VERY VERY loud, ear piercing squealing/ringing noise, maybe comparable to a house alarm happens. It is a solid tone, but pulses slightly for about 1-2 minutes, gets a little quieter, then shuts off suddenly. It happ...
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1986 Nissan 300ZX 2 2 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1HZ16SXG
Need some help from the membership pool on this one. The vehicle will start up and run off the inital fuel prime but after that will deplete fuel and die. The problem here is what does the ecu rely on to allow pump operation my guess would be rpm from crank si... Trouble codes: 23 (Idle switch), 31 (Load signal)
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2003 Pontiac Montana 3.4L cylinder 6 VIN: 1GMDX03E13
cylinder 6 is misfiring I have replace injector upper intake gasket changed coils and plugs around and changed ignition control module no change in the cylinder yesterday plug was wet with fuel today plug was dry besides what appeared to be a little bit of oil...
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2007 Subaru Outback 2.5i Basic 2.5L engine VIN: 4S4BP61C87
This car was brought to us from another shop with a no start condition. I was told from the other mechanic it was a torn timing belt. The customer also wanted the heads removed to replace the head gasket and check the valves. We pushed the car in and I started...
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L 3-4 shift hot VIN: 4T1BE32K72
Has 3-4 shift when cold, not when hot. I do not have transmission information or I would check the wiring to these solenoids p0758 is shift sol.B and p1760 is linear sol. for line pressure. Thanks in advance.
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCD21C2Y
Mitchell system does not list these codes. IATN does not have history of these codes. Trouble codes: P1355 (Ignition Circuit/Open Circuit), P1358 (Cyl 2), P1361 (cyl 3), P1364 (cyl 4)
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2007 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L No Start, Dead battery at time VIN: 3VWRW31C37
Checked for short circuits etc none found but fuel pump runs after shut down, car and f/pump will run with f/pump relay out of car, start car and ecu relay powers up car runs but ecu relay and fuel pump does not power down when key turned off and removed may s...
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2006 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L maf VIN: YV1TS59286
customer had car towed in because of bad missfire and was scared to drive it, checked codes and it had missfires, fuel, maf codes stored. replaced maf plugs and one coil car ran great. returned to customer and he brought it back in today with enegine surging a...
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2007 Audi A4 2.0L No Start VIN: WAUAF78E57
We got back a lot of helpful information and we wouldn't want the suggestions to disappear. The client didn't want to spend and money and found a family member to work on the car so the car was towed out! Trouble codes: P1093 (Fuel Meassuring System 2 Malfuction), P0300 (Random Misfires Detected), P0302 (Cylinder 2 Misfires), P0304 (Cylinder 4 Misfires), P0303 (Cylinder 3 Misfires), P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfires).
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2005 BMW 745Li 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGN63525
FOUND FUEL LEAK ON FUEL SUPPLY LINE. DOES NOT MAKE SINCE WHY IT WOULD FLOOD ENGINE BUT AFTER FUEL LINE REPAIR CAR HAS DONE FINE. THANKS AGAIN TO ALL.
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1971 Cadillac DeVille 7.7L No Start VIN: 6834910170
Woohoo! Thanks for all the speedy replies. In summary, suggestions were; coil, points and condensor, coil wire, dist cap, and an interesting story by Dan [...]. from south texas, Thanks Dan, always look forward to seeing your posts. My adjustable spark tester gave...
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2004 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L strut mounts VIN: 1G6KF57914
Thanks for the help from everyone that replied,I found out that my tech had left off the bump-stops that go on the strut shaft,reinstalled those which came with the dust covers and the car has been gone for about 2 weeks now with no problems.
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.9L engine VIN: 2G1WC58176
did use boroscope and #6 cyl. had broken valve seat shop closing in a few days so sent it to anither shop that we associate with
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1998 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L converter VIN: 4C3AU52N5W
Thanks to everyone who replied. I tried a Mopar solenoid pack without success. After also talking with the local dealer's trans tech, who informed me of probable torque converter sealing problems in the front pump, I decided to cut my losses at this point ($30...
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2009 Dodge Ram 5500 SLT 6.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, lack power VIN: 3D6WD78LX9
I believe this veh is fixed. Definitely been a battle seeing as truck is not a hard fault/failure and is still driveable. Special thx to skyler from neb, just seeing that MAF and Turbo boost really pushed my mind into right direction. Although have not heard b... Trouble codes: P0101 (MAf performance), P051B, P2262 (turbo boost not detected / mechanical), P2609 (intake air heater system performance).
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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L No Spark VIN: 1FTCR10A5M
THANKS GUYS FO ALL THE HELP. COMBINATION OF BAD CRANK SENSOR & BROKEN BOLT ON THE MODULE. WHY ONLY ONE BOLT GROUNDS THE MODULE WHEN THE BACK IS METAL IS BEYOND ME.
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZU62X3Y
replaced 02 sensor and intake. took care of issues. Thanks everyone for the help Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FX58S9T
I checked the box that said I fixed the Jeep, but I'm not sure. I got it to start but it's a mystery why it started. I was checking the coil to ASD lead on the coil with a VOM and it started. I disconnected the probe and it still starts. This happened last wee...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz R500 5.0L Power Steering Pump VIN: 4JGCB75E06
FLUSHED SYSTEM AGAIN REPLACED RESERVOIR. BLED AIR WITH THE ENGINE OFF THEN AGAIN WITH ENGINE RUNNING. THANKS TO ALL FOR HELPFULL REPLIES.
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2007 Volkswagen Passat Value Edition 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWLK73C57
The consensus seems to be that this vehicle consumes an average amount of oil for this particular engine. We replaced the crankcase breather valve and informed the customer to monitor the oil level more frequently. Thanks for the replies. Trouble codes: P000A, P0300.
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2004 Volvo C70 2.4L Shift solenoid VIN: YV1NC63D24
Thanks for your replies. Looks like it could go either way. Sometimes replacing the solenoid and/or valve body is successful, and sometimes it takes a whole transmission replacement. The customer is a new teacher and decided this is probably not the car for...
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