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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L No Start
car towed in for no start condition. Checked fuel to rail and has 70 psi cranking. checked spark on all cylinders. has spark. checked compression has 160 on all 6. no cel stored in computer. sprayed intake with ether and starts for a few seconds then dies. pul...
2001 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G6KY54941
Just did a radiator,water pump,thermostat,tensioner, and upper and lower hoses. Radiator was leaking due to fail water pump tensioner I believe. Anyways it's all back together and it runs hot when at idle seems be running past the halfway spot on the gauge and...
1987 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L blower VIN: 1G1YY2187H
customer purchased 1987 corvette with automatic air the control panel does not light up and is inoperative ,I don,t have a good wireing dia,the one I have has power and grounds are correct at the control head ,,it does not have 5v ref, from programmer I purcha...
2008 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L Left front suspension VIN: 2C3LA63H28
Trying to find a rattle noise in left front wheel area. Noise is most noticeable at slow speeds over sharp bumps. If you hold the brake pedal down the noise goes away. Have double checked torsion strut, lower ball joint, inner and outer tie rod ends and all bu...
2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L driveabilty VIN: 1FDXE45F41
Having real difficulty with this one. It came in for hard start and then blue smoke complaint. The hard start was cured with a glow plug relay. Now the fun begins. It will start and idle fine, but raw fuel is evident at the tailpipe in the form of blue smoke. ...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW23P76
Hi- I've got this 6.0l with a high pressure oil leak, air tested hpop thru ipr valve with special fitting, can hear air leaking in crankcase. removed valve covers- has updated standpipes and dummy plugs, nothing leaking in top end, can still hear air in crankc... Trouble codes: P2290, P2291
2006 Ford Focus ZXW 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAHP36N96
need help in determining what the problem could be ,I,m not a transmission guy
2009 Honda Civic LX 1.8L ABS Module VIN: 1HGFA16559
Further test revealed no electricity reaching the ABS Module. Wiring harnesses are in excelent condition without obvious damage.
2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0L a/c system VIN: KMHDU46D77
Help Hyundai techs! This Elantra when the heating system is set to OFF (no blower, a/c, ect) will flash the a/c light and a clicking noise can be heard from the dash- we have never duplicated the concern but I know the customer well and am sure he is correct- ...
2005 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L A/c system VIN: 1J4GL58K35
Hi everybody, and thank you in advance. car cools to about 60'F. then I hooked up the gauges with low side showing 70 psi, high side 360psi When evacuated was just short of about 3oz according to the machine. so I vacuum it for 45 min and passed leak test, so ...
2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L connecting rod VIN: JF1GD29672
hello everyone,I am doing a complete overhaul on this 2.0 wrx engine.I took it down to bare block,had it bored,decked,crank polished etc. the trouble is,I took this apart about 8 months ago[it is a shop car}and I numbered the connecting rods,but did not mark ...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L A/C clutch coil VIN: 3VWCD21C12
Vehicle came in w/ A/C inoperative due to low refrigerant level. Charged system, worked great. Test for leaks and fond leak at compressor shaft seal & case seam. Replaced compressor w/ new BEHR unit from Worldpac. System inoperative on replacement. Test, found...

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1989 Acura Integra LS 1.6L Stall VIN: JH4DA1751K
Like most suggested the main relay was the root of all evil in this car. After replcing it the car ran find, Thanks evryone..
2004 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L 1-2 Shift 2-3 Shift VIN: 1G1ZT54824
I drove this vehicle for 200 miles and it never set a code. I had a friend come over with a tech 2 and do a complete system relearn with no affect. I am sure it is a shift solenoid hanging or the pressure control solenoid, but the used car lot has sent the c...
2006 Chevrolet Uplander LT 3.5L parasitic draw VIN: 1GNDV33L16
Since I could not find an amp draw on the other circuts to bcm decided to replace bcm and that was the fix to the battery drain. Thanks to evryone that replied
2011 Ford Escape XLT 2.5L rear wheels VIN: 1FMCU0D7XB
Ok here it is. Theres no way to torque the rear wheel bearing (car sitting on the ground to hold the wheel) with the set up i have with out using an extension and by doing so as you may know the torque changes with extensions. This was the 2wd stub shaft from ...
2009 Kia Optima EX 2.4L valve train VIN: KNAGE22859
After a talk with the owner of this car where i told him that i probably would never be able to pin point exactly where the noise was coming from with out tear down if even then he asked if a crate engine was available so that is what i am going to do install ...
2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Immobilizer VIN: JM1BK14314
Ok I'm going to close this request and open another. I now have communication back, i used mmp90 software to erase used pcm and to reprogram used pcm. Now am waiting for Mazda to give me incodes for pats. Am getting outcodes from both pcm and hec. Thanks for a...
2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L engine VIN: 4M2DU86W83
The engine rebuilders found the leak. It was coming from the engine block in the middle of the valley. They cut a hole into the valley and filled the cooling system and applied 20 psi they were then able to see the hole in the block. They said it may have been...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Misfire VIN: 3VWSR29MX4
It ended up being the injector harness under the valve cover. Got a new one from vw, customer has been driving it for a week and hasn't acted up since. thank you for the advice it helped alot Trouble codes: P0201 (Injector 1 circuit).
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