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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L No Start, no injector pulse VIN: WAUBA24B2X
I am sorry but not familiar with AUDI and have no references, the customer has very little money and I have very little time, he replaced the fuel pump and I have verified there is no injector pulse and do not here pump coming on, could someone please let me k...
1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L ECM Fuse 1 VIN: 1GBJG31R8X
I have this GM 5.7 here. It has a short to ground that blows ECM 1 Fuse. I tried tracing and unplugging numerous parts to make the short go away. Finally realized when I unplug one of the Oxygen sensors the short doesn't go away but the resistance increases. B...
2004 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.5L engine VIN: 2C3HD36M74
This car is driven an hour to and from work each day. Camshaft sensor P0344 came up about every 9-10 months. Replaced , couldn't find anything else wrong. About two weeks ago crankshaft sensor DTC , changed it and crankshaft sensor. Was okay for three - four d...
1995 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L speed sensor VIN: 2FALP74W5S
Abs light on. SCANNED with code c1175. Snap on scanner won't read individual wheel speeds on this 1995 car. I ohmed LR sensor and it has no continuity. Replaced LR sensor and road tested it. ABS light out for a half mile then came back on. There is tbs on putt...
2000 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.8L backup lights VIN: 1GTEK14V5Y
this a well maintained truck.but backup lights donot work and owner has no idea when they quit. I am not an electrian and avoid it .I have checked bulbs,cannot find any bad wires.there is no power coming out of main plug in rear.or going into plug.trans was re...
2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L No Start VIN: 1HGEM22672
Hello everyone thanks for any help in advance. I am a big Honda fan but I have one here that really has me stumped. the complaint originally was that the customer was driving and heard a rattling noise from under the car only when pressing the gas but not in r...
2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L rad fan VIN: 1LNHM82W33
car came in rad fan running all the time even with ign off.replaced fan assy,fixed ,but now,from cold start fan turns on low speed,verified computer sees ac off and trans temp shows cold, coolant temp shows correct on cold engine,duty cycle on red black wire g...
2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG696X5
Hello everyone, I have a subaru that started off as a hard start and a mil setting the misfires on the primary bank. Well first I found the fuel pressure leaking into the #3 intake runner. Made the estimate and installed the regulator and a fresh set of plugs.... Trouble codes: P0301 (misfire cylinder 1), P0303 (misfirecylinder 3l)

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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L a/c blower VIN: 1FTSW31P63
Thank you Keith and Michael [...] take your advice and look at the A/C controller connector. I found the connector to the A/C switch pigtail was melted in the controller. I replaced the pigtail and controller. I also clean the ground strap right side cylinder head...
2011 GMC Sierra 3500 HD WT 6.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GD322CL1B
The "fix"for this truck ended up being purchasing GM's [...] program that will allow emmulation of the the tech 2 scanner on a laptop, using the factory tool once again proved to be right answer. Tests ran through fine and cleared the exhaust fluid poor qua...
2012 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4L Timing chain VIN: JHLRM4H78C
The variable intake camshaft gear was the suspect. Replaced without pulling timing cover by removing the intake cam and sliding it out swapped pulley and reassemble. Thank you all for your help I greatly appreciate it.
2003 Jaguar XK8 4.2L fuel pump? VIN: SAJDA42C43
Fuel pump fixed it. Aside from the fuel lines, not a bad job. It would sure be nice if you could hook up a scope a little easier for a faster diagnosis. I wish Alldata had better instructions but from what I found cruising the net for answers there seems to ...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Stall VIN: 3VWSE69M94
Thanks for all of the replies! You guys have been a tremendous help. The wiring connector at the crank position sensor had been covered in oil for so long it had become loose at times so when you're driving down the road it would lose connection with the sen...
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