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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDG74F45
hello group, this audi hesitates & feels like fuel starvation. can clear code p2294 & resets. sometimes has an slightly extended cranking time. Vag Com shows in measuring block 140 0% pressure control valve duty cycle - 35 bar rail pressure specified & 5.52 ba... Trouble codes: P2294
1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L Blend Door VIN: 1G4GD2210S
Dual system /blows cold top center,passenger ducts.lower center,rear seat,drivers ducts 20 degrees warmer?
2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Z71 5.3L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16Z45
To all valued tech This truck will start and run just great until you turn the wheel to full lock or if you press the brake very hard it stalls out.(has hydro boost brakes),once it warms up you do not have to turn to full lock or press very hard. We have a c... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crankshaft Position CKP Sensor Performance)
2006 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.4L no 3rd gear VIN: 3GNDA23P26
This hhr came in from another shop they replaced the shift cable, because the kid said it would not go into drive. With new shift cable they couldn't get it to engage reverse. The cable worked fine now. So that's when I got it,test drive showed reverse slippin...
1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Poor Braking VIN: 2C3HE66G1X
To stop this car you have to use both feet on the brake pedal and you come to a gradual stop you would never be able to stop in a panic situation. This Car came in with all these parts newly replaced for this problem (listed Below). The brake pedal feels norma...
2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Abs? VIN: 1B4HS28N6Y
hello I have a 2000 dodge Durango and the brake pedal goes almost to the floor then the brakes lock up the abs light was on and there was a code 68 (pump motor staled)I was able to activate the pump along with the other abs valves and they are all activating i...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.9L No Start VIN: 1D7HU18Z82
We have this 02 Ram 1500 towed in that was a no start.Found the ASD relay not being activated so there is no spark and no fuel pressure.Hooked up our Genysis,our Encore and our Touch scanners and got no communication with none of the modules.We borrowed a DRB ...
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP53U73
thanks for any help o3 taurus cuts out while driving sonetimes won't restart.has code b1318+b1352. checked charging system+battery check good b1318 battery low voltage mean?? thanks again for any help. jim
2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAHP71W25
According to my Modis, the fuel pump is running 100% all the time, creating an extremely rich mixture. My research indicates that the FPDM should command about 40-60% fuel pump run time normally. Fuel pressure is 39 PSI per rail pressure sensor. Lots of carbon... Trouble codes: P0107 (MAP/Baro low input), P0452 (EVAP pressure low)
2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX20P47
Here is a question for the power stroke techs. Truck came in with no start, spins ok. Checked pcm and found low injector oil pressure. We removed the injector control pressure regulator and found excessive light green colored rubber [looks to be a oring] has s...
2009 GMC Canyon WT 2.9L Abs VIN: 1GTDT19969
Hey guys i am wondering if i could get some help with this truck its a 2009 GMC canyon with 17,547 miles on it. Truck came in with service stability control system light , so i scanned truck got code C0187 which is lateral accelerometer circuit range performan...
2003 Lexus ES300 3.0L shocks VIN: JTHBF30G63
Vehicle is in good condition, ride was bouncy for some time. Original struts from Lexus cost over $ 2400 here! Is it possible to use later style regular shocks instead of electrically controlled originals? We don't know are those integrated with other systems ...
2006 Mercury Mariner Hybrid 2.3L Temp control VIN: 4M2CU98H66
New customer just purchased this vehicle. This is a hybrid, has the rear unit for hybrid battery cooling. Came in with low state of charge but unable to locate leaks. Did an evacuate and recharged 2 lbs. 9 oz. according to all data specs. Low pressure seemed l...
2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L coolant leak VIN: WMWRF33587
customer claims a puddle of coolant beneath car it appeared to be coming from the thermostat housing.After repair pressure check cooling system all appeared good .Let run for long time no leak returned car came back for same problem puddle under car of coolant...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Crankshaft Pulley VIN: JA4LS21H31
Thanks in Advance for any replies. have an issue with the Crankshaft bolt backing out. After original T/B job was done vehicle went for 9 months with No issues. Came back with loose crank bolt and sheared drift pin on crank shaft pulley. Replaced gear and tigh...
2005 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G8AJ52F95
This vehicle will cut out, stumble and stall after running for a few minutes. There is no scan tool communication with ECM, or TCM. Class 2 message monitor on tech2 shows ECM active with codes, but I can't communicate with it any other way. I have checked all ... Trouble codes: U1016 (Loss of communication with ECM)
2008 Saturn Vue XE 3.5L Steering VIN: 3GSDL43N88
I got this vehicle in for a steering stability and traction control light on and scanned the brake module and found code C0460, steering wheel position code, on data I found the steering wheel position was stuck on 140 degrees no matter where you turn the whee...
2006 Volvo XC70 2.5L Misfire #2 VIN: YV4SZ59226
This is a little bit of a brain rattler. The vehicle ran fine when it came in. Found leaking cam seals replace leaking cam seals re timed vehicle as per Mitchell setting the intake to 2 teeth before and the exhaust cam to 1 tooth. We did lock the cams with the...
2007 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L turn signals VIN: YV4CZ98237
Hi All.. Volvo came in with no turn signals, no windshield washer, pulled 4 communications codes for steering wheel module, was told common failure item by my local dealer so we ordered one (they had 3 in stock) so we installed it and off to a different dealer...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
2002 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Electronic VIN: WAUML64B12
This car is not fixed. Thanks to all who replied, I checked all the circuits that were suggested, removed the control head, sent it to BBA Reman, their tests were inconclusive, they returned the item, I reinstalled it and sent it to the dealer. If I hear fro...
1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1GCEK19R1T
Got this one fixed. Replaced the VSS. The only thing that I didn't understand is why there is 5v coming out of the PCM on the VSS signal wire. There is nothing in the wiring diagram that shows this. Trouble codes: P0161 (O2 heater circuit Bank 2 Sensor 2), P0500 (VSS circuit), P0502 (VSS sensor low/No signal).
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAFP34P53
Sorry guys customer picked up his car right after I sent help request and was supposed to bring it back and I have yet to see him. All answers will be helpful if car ever comes back thank you everyone who replied
2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L colling fans VIN: 1FAFP34N05
the new fans were no good changed the fans all is good thanks to all
2007 Ford F650 5.9L No crank to start VIN: 3FRNF65E47
Found no power at tcm/allison electronic control unit pins 10 and 70 but power at fuse and connections by the battery. spliced in my own wire from the inline fuse to pins 10 and 70 at tcm and that fixed all my problems thank you for all the help guys
2008 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Will Not Come Out Of High Gear VIN: 2FMDK38C78
There was a couple of things going on with this vehicle. First there was a problem with the speed sensors, but the biggest problem was a rodent decided to make a meal out of the wiring harness. After harness repaired and sensors replaced no further problems. T...
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: SAJNV4842K
Thanks to everyone who tried to help fix this one, but I am sure I am missing something in the diagnostic stage. There were no vacume leaks in the system and the manifold vacume off the back of the intake matches the map sensor in the computer at between 18 an...
2010 Kia Forte EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFU4A28A
I thank all who have replied. I installed a cam sensor in this vehicle. The code has not returned. Customer came in today and paid the bill with thanks attached. Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft sensor circuit).
2004 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L steering wheel VIN: JM3LW28A24
well vans finally fixed. Doug from Washington hit the nail on the head. upon close inspection of ball joints I found knucke egged out. ball joint stud was tight at top but had gap all the way around bottom on both sides. removed ball joint from knucke and foun...
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