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2004 Audi S4 Avant 4.2L Misfire, Noise timing chain VIN: WAUXL68E14
Hello Audi Techs, As you can see below the codes documented the P0021 which leads us to believe there is a camshaft issue perhaps a camshaft timing solenoid issue? On start up after the car sits for awhile the chain seems to rattle. We aren't that familiar wit... Trouble codes: P0021 (Bank 2 Camshaft A Intake Retard setpoint not reached over adv), P0300 (Random Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected), P0307 (Cylinder 7 Misfire Detected), P0302 (Cylinder 2 Misfire Detected), P0305 (Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected), P0306 (Cylinder 6 Misfire Detected)
2008 Audi S6 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDN74F48
scanned with the Ross tech 1 Fault Found: 004230 - Mixture Regulation; Bank 4; Range 2 P1086 - 001 - Lean Limit Exceeded - Intermittent - MIL ON Freeze Frame: Fault Status: [...] Fault Priority: 2 Fault Frequency: 10 Reset counter: 255 Mileage: 108... Trouble codes: P1077 (Lean Limit Exceeded)
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Heater VIN: WBADM6344Y
Thanks in advance for help on this vehicle,it has no heat. It is at normal operating temperature.the hoses on the hot water valve and heater core are cold.there is no power at the water valve,wich i read is norrmal in the heat mode. The auxiliary water pump ha...
1982 Cadillac DeVille 4.1L Stall VIN: 1G6AD6989C
Hello all. I need some help with this oldie. The vehicle stalls only during parking lot turning. What I mean by that is the vehicle never stalls on the road during turning or at a traffic light. Idle speed is correct and the idle speed motor extends and retrac...
1998 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L IPC, Climate Control VIN: 1G6EL12Y4W
This vehicle came in to the shop requesting for coolant leak repair. Pressure test system found radiator and multiple hoses leaking. Repaired everything customer request to have heater core replaced, told us was leaking in the past so he had another shop disco...
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 5.3L right front end sensor VIN: 1GCEK19027
Good Morning and thank you in advance for all replies. I don't have a lot of information for this code, B0084 symptom 00. I swapped left and right sensor and code still exists. All terminals visually look good. Thanks again!
1999 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.8L no communication VIN: 1C4GP54L1X
Hey everyone and Happy New Year. Concern: Transmission will not shift out of 2nd. Observations: PCM is only module able to communicate with. No modules on CCD Bus respond. Voltage on + and - is at 2.24 volts. Tests performed: all modules except for BCM were...
2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L oil pressure VIN: 1FMFU18505
This thing was towed in because of no oil pressure. Well, that is not quite accurate. It does have oil pressure on start up, and then goes to zero after a short warm up. At first I thought maybe the relief valve in the pump is sticking. So we did an engine flu...
2011 Ford F650 6.7L Running Lights VIN: 3FRWX6FC2B
Working on this tow truck for no running lights. Blinkers work, DRLs are on, but no high beams,brake lights work too. Have good fuses and relays. Checked main switch, has ground and 5v reference but know 12v. I have no wire diagrams to show me where the 12v co...
2012 Ford Focus SEL 2.0L fuel tank VIN: 1FAHP3H23C
Car came in with complaint of gas pump shutting off while refilling vehicle. Performed TSB about cleaning vent hose from EVAP canister. It was dirty but did not help. I have unhooked vent hose from the fuel tank to the canister and from the tank to the filler ...
2005 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L head VIN: SHSRD68535
Hi all. Does anyone have any luck successfully removing seized/galled spark plugs from an aluminum head. I need to remove 2 from this crv. It still runs so I could possibly warm it up? Just looking for ideas to hopefully be able to salvage the threads. Thanks ...
2007 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L key programming VIN: JHLRE48547
My customer only had one key, so I ordered two new key blanks #35118-T0A-A00. I copied the keys, and am trying to program them with the autel ds708, and they won't program. I go through the entire procedure, and when it gets done the light is still flashing. I...
2009 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCS12879
Guys this car came because running rough I scanned for codes and found misfiring codes for cylinder#2 & #3, at idle the engine does not fee like is missing but the check engine light blinks (severe misfire) then I put it under load and is there that I can feel...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Mechanical VIN: SAJEB51D02
Engine is locked up, but spins counter clockwise - at no time will it ever spin clockwise! But I can turn the engine counter clockwise 3,4 -5 rotations counter clockwise. It will never turn clockwise at any point. We have removed the starter. With no change. A...
2009 Jaguar XF Supercharged 4.2L Mechanical VIN: SAJWA07C09
Hi Group, My first XF and it is experiencing a loud tapping noise from the passenger side of the engine at all rpm's.Noise is consistant to engine speed.Noise seems to emmenate from top of engine,you can almost feel it if you touch the r.s.cam cover.Engine ru...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Oil Pressure VIN: 1J4GW58S2X
Driver noticed oil pressure gauge was at 60 psi while idling and it's usually 30 psi. Installed master gauge at same port as sender and found it was 57 psi. Removed oil filter. I did notice metal particles when I dumped the oil from the filter so I cut the fil...
2003 Kia Optima SE 2.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD12883
Hello all!!! I got a basket case, this vehicle was towed to us the Crank Sensor has been replaced with the updated version from Kia and for some reason the fuel pump was replaced. The engine cranks but will not start, I have checked the codes P0335 Crank Senso... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft sensor fault)
2008 Mercedes-Benz ML320 CDI 3.0L Steering wheel adjustment VIN: 4JGBB22E28
Steering wheel power tilt adjustment doesn't work. Fault in the ESA driver- 9206 - hall sensor of component M20/2 (steering column raise/lower motor) is faulty. Dealer states, that we will have to get all column. Question: did anybody attempt to replace tilt m...
2004 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Lighting VIN: 2MEFM74W54
So this is a family car so I do not wish to spend a hole lot of time on it. This car came in with the headlamps staying on. It has never bin a cop car so no wig wag module. Found only fuse number 27 for the lcm would turn both off for the night. I get to the s...
2005 Nissan Frontier Nismo Off-Road 4.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on
Just installed rebuilt engine from surfire and rebuilt transmission from L.K.Q. Engine drove and ran well after repair (I drove it home after overhaul) Customer had the vehicle for a week and then it was towed in with no throttle response and codes P0011 and P... Trouble codes: P0011, P0021 (Bank 2 Cam shaft Position timing proformance), P0430 (Catalytic converter eficiency bank 2)
2009 Nissan Maxima S 3.5L Starting VIN: 1N4AA51E69
Car cam in as a no start. The car does not crank over. The windows do not work, the radio does not work, the heater control does not work. The security light flashes, and the key slot for the fob flashed when the fob is inserted. I can scan the BCM and get B21...
2009 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Unknown VIN: YS3FB42Y29
Hello Guys, I have a 2009 Sabb 9-3 (9440) chassis 2.0 liter turbo XWD. I have a service XWD message displayed in the SID. I am currently using a Autel tablet scan tool and the only fault code I was able to pull was in the ABS/TCS PID. U2170-71 I was under assu...
1998 Saturn SL2 1.9L Engine VIN: 1G8ZK5276W
This vehicle takes a few tries to start up, but once it does it starts up every time after that without any issues, problem is after about 5-15 seconds the car just stalls instantly. First start rpm stays high (since it's cold here in Chicago) at 1.5 to 2k rpm...
2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BP61C65
Hi all, This one has me going crazy. Car came in a few weeks ago with a p0050 and p0154. The tech I work with slammed a a/f sensor in it and shipped the car. Customer brought it back a week later with only a p0050 returning. I checked the resistance of the ... Trouble codes: P0050 (B2S1 A/F heater circuit fault), P0154 (B2S1 no activity)
2005 Suzuki Reno S 2.0L Driver's side airbag
Hi everyone, I have this Suzuki Reno with the airbag light on. There is only one fault code B1378 Driver's side airbag resistance too high. I have read about the problems with the wiring under the seats and have checked the connectors and wiring and all is goo...
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4T1BG22K0Y
This car dies every time it warms up. just flat dies, I have labscoped the CMp and Ckp sensors while it dies, and each waveform looks great. I monitored the CTS as it dies, and no dropout or erratic readings, thinking maybe the scanner wasn't fast enough to ca...
2008 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7L Rear axle Bearing VIN: 5TFRV54108
Hello all...have this 08 Tundra in with rough noise in right rear axle bearing...found TSB replaced bearing with updated kit from Toyota that had a new backing plate seals o ring and bearing retainer as well as whats supposed to be a improved bearing. First on...
1999 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WV2EH8700X
Van will start and rev up in neutral or park. under load at 30mph will loss power but will not stall almost like ignition is shut off does not miss.can hold throttle steady and as soon ask it hits 30mph stalls.replaced mass air flow sensor has same results. Trouble codes: P1580, P0103
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSB69M41
Hello, and thank you for reading. I have this VW and I thought it was pretty cut and dry, it came to me with a hard start when the outside temp was below 25. I scanned it and saw the ECT at -40. That was easy, right? Replaced the sensor and the readings were g...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: 3VWSE69M23
This is my brothers car dead in his driveway. I'm working on my own now, no alldata or anything like that, just a Haynes manual and my SnapOn Scanner and Vantage that goes up to 2000, not 2003. Car has a charged batt. healthy sounding crank, but no start. Spra... Trouble codes: P0705, P0864

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2005 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on
Intake seals, dip stick o ring, PCV system, everywhere there was a seal there was a leak for intake vacuum Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Starting VIN: 2GCEK19T43
sorry all, this was not my request but a hijacked account by coworker ( and i use the term worker loosely). i had a week vacation and came back to this ... simple enough, bad BCM , i have a used bcm with incorrect coding that learned passlock security so i can...
2006 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.2L alternator VIN: 1G1ZS51F76
Cause: Faulty Alternator Correction: Replace with alternator from different vendor Well friends we have yet another case of terrible parts quality. Be advised AC Delco has two lines for most parts they sell. The OES (original equipment serv...
1991 Dodge B250 3.9L Brake lights VIN: 2B7HB21X7M
power going in was too low. voltage drop. I saw 10 volts or so and its cold so I thought thats ok! No the voltage was too low. I ran a power from battery to the feed and have brake lights.
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L electric window VIN: 1FDWW37F3Y
Ok gentleman have to give a huge thanks to charlie, I checked all powers and grounds turned out to be GEM Module, unfortunately Ford says they are obsolete. Although charlie did not have exact directions to rewire and bypass the one touch down control i did fi...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Timing Chain Guide VIN: 1FMZU63E52
Sometimes you just need a little guidance. (pun intended) The general cosensus with this motor is "Don"t try this at home", without the proper service tools. The remains that I found in the pan appear to be from a primary chain, based on what I've seen in othe...
1998 Honda Odyssey EX 2.3L No Start VIN: JHMRA3872W
thanks for the info everyone forgot all about the main relay and i had put a ignition switch in it around the time of the distributor but install main relay and so far all is well
2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Heater VIN: 1J4GL58K02
1999 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Misfire VIN: 1N6ED26Y1X
Group vehicle is fixed. After some more testing I found that number 4 injector was indeed bad. Replaced with new. Also found distributor even though replaced recently was bad also. From the replies seems to be a common problem and it is advised to use actual N...
2008 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L Wipers VIN: 1N6AD07W28
Evidently, wiper issues are rare on these trucks based on few replies, and lack of any other matching cases, anywhere. We went ahead and replaced the motor. Luckily, it seemed to have fixed it. I had no ability to scan this data, which didn't help diagnosis...
1990 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 4T1SV21E9L
Well it's been long enough i'll call this one fixed. Coil seems to have fixed it. Thanks again everyone!
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Unknown VIN: WVWPD63B64
Transmission pump gear converter "tangs" broken off. Replaced pump assembly.
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