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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Oil pressure VIN: 1GCGC29U3X
Don't know if there is a pressure relief system , or something with oil pump or maybe an oil filter issue.problem is intermittent probably 7 out of 10 times it will happen .No oil pressure cold with oil light on let engine warm up and I get 40 psi at idle and ...
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1JF5246X
car towed in no start dead battery , replaced alternator. test drive car lost power stalled. all warning lights on dash flashed erratically after re start at idle and as returning to the shop. has good alt voltage and no trouble codes present or stored. the da...
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FAKP113XW
Vehicle was towed in with cranks/no start condition. Found broken timing belt,replaced belt,tensioner etc. but was unable to start due to engine damage. Installed used engine (70K)timing belt,tensioner,idler,water pump,spark plugs,crank sensor etc. Replacement...
1991 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L Brakes dragging VIN: SALLHBM33M
I'm not sure if this is normal or not. The brakes are dragging if the key is turned on. The ABS pump will come on and the brake primary system will charge. Then all the brakes will start to drag. They don't lock up. But the truck becomes very hard to push. At ...
2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall
was in for a/c work replaced compressor with correct sandens pump the magnet was no good on original also replaced expansion valve and receiver drier a/c ice cold now but noticed that since the other pump wasn't working there was no load on engine with a/c in ...
2009 Mercedes-Benz E320 Bluetec 3.0L fuel pressure VIN: WDBUF22X09
Car cranks over but won't start. Based on readings from Autel I do not see where it is building pressure in the common rail. When I first turn key I can hear the electric pump running and there seems to be a sound of fluid flowing. Follow procedure for priming...
2009 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG 6.3L airmatic VIN: WDBUF77X89
vehicle came in with inop air suspension and malfunction light on. Applied 12v straight to pump, no good. Replaced. Also replaced airmatic relay. Still inop. Not getting a signal to pump through relay. I have a wiring diagram from an s430 with airmatic suspens...
2002 Volvo S60 2.4L Unknown VIN: YV1RS61RX2
VIDA does not work. The issue is resolved and the solution will be posted in a few minutes.

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2006 Audi A4 2.0L No Start VIN: WAUDF78E86
Thank you for all the replies, it turn out [...] be the ECM issue, customer replace the ECM at audi dealership & car run like a champ, thank you. Trouble codes: P0321, P2293, P0642.
1988 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTEF14N8J
I have found the problem on this one, but the customer has not yet approved the repair. I want to thank everyone who replied to my request, this thing just didn't make sense to me. We pushed the truck into the shop and I backprobed (no break-out box) the per... Trouble codes: 85 (adaptive fuel made leaner).
2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L engine VIN: 1FMCU931X8
Thanks for all the replies,I was unable to find the problem. The popping noise only occurs after warm up and at idle. As soon as engine went just above idle the noise stopped also no noise while driving. Scanner also shows no misfire after idle and while drivi...
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L rotors
Looking at the shoe relative to the hub from the side, I could see parking brake shoes were not straight, relative to the hub. They were angled in at the top. The back of the rotor was only grinding at the top. Customer rarely drove car, did not want to put...
1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Camber VIN: SAJHX1745S
Thanks all. Received 5 replies: 2 offered sources for springs, but neither had them. 1 questioned if the car didn't have adjustable A-arms. It did not, only the referenced body to subframe shim, per a TSB. 1 suspected a bent subframe. ...
2009 Pontiac G3 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: KL2TD66E39
I agree with doug from Michigan but cust doesn't want to tear into this issue at this time . Trouble codes: P0171.
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Unknown VIN: WVWCE63B95
After a discussion with our customer he agreed to have us remove & inspect the turbo. After removing & inspection it was obvious the seal was leaking.We installed a dealer turbo, oil feed line & return lines.We also installed a new valve cover due to our suspi...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEK73C76
Peter and Michael replied back. Michael from Florida thanks for input- appreciate your assistance, this was the info I was using. Peter from Lesethro thank you sir you cemented the correct voltage to FPR should be battery voltage and even gave fuse #33 as ta... Trouble codes: 2294 (fuel pressure regulator 2 control solenoid open).
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L vacuum pump leaking oil VIN: 3VWSF71K06
thanks for the replies. scott from Maryland nailed this one. I took the battery out, battery tray, took off range switch, took off starter (left wires connected), took both lower ball joints loose (easy to do; that way the inner axle joints don't have to str...
2002 Volvo S60 2.4L Instrument Cluster VIN: YV1RS61RX2
I assumed that because the siren did not affect any communication within the car, between the car and Vida, or in diagnosing the car that it was not an issue. The were many pertinent posts in the IATN, all of which I read (took 2 hours). Low speed CAN interf...
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