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2002 Audi A4 1.8L Interior VIN: WAULC68E72
Just posting to see if anyone knows where the comfort system bus terninus is...this vehicle drops comfort module, turn signals and wipers among other things...I've determined open circuit in one of the can bus wires between the comfort module J393 and LF door ...
2012 Audi A6 Quattro Premium 3.0L multimedia VIN: WAUBGAFC7C
Looking for help here hopefully from some audi/ vw techs, I know we all love to fix modern day telematics and multimedia entertainment systems... I have no sound output no matter which way I try, not in radio mode, not in bluetooth or when pressing voice comm...
2013 Audi A4 2.0L engine VIN: WAUAFAFLXD
has low compression on cyl. #4. Has anyone seen a variable lifter problem cause this low compression. Just wanted to know if we need to remove valve cover and inspect.
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L Secondary air inj VIN: WBAGN63453
Secondary air injection monitor will not pass, has code 2828. No pending codes, tested air pump system for leaks, BLEW AIR down heads, put BG induction cleaner down the air injection tubes with car running in case there was a partial restriction, cleared adapt... Trouble codes: 2828 (DME not receiving message from ARS)
2008 Chevrolet Avalanche LS 5.3L ft rotors VIN: 3GNFK12378
I am trying to replace the front rotors. But when the new rotors on the truck I can not get the caliper support brackets over them. My rotors are on the bench and measured the oe rotors measure 58 mm. While the replacements measure 55.5 yet I cant any others o...
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 5.3L power steering assist VIN: 3GCPCTE01B
theproblem was covered in the repair history
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD High Country 6.6L Abs Module VIN: 1GC4K1E80G
Several attempts made to program new ABS Module. Have tried new Module, verified correct part from different dealerships. TIS keeps giving me Error code E4399. I am using Snap On pass thru pro 2, which is updated. This is a Global (GDS) platform, but that shou...
1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Clutch VIN: 3FALP15P7V
I am attempting to remove the transmission in order to replace the clutch. I haven't replaced a clutch on this particular model before. I think I've removed everything necessary but I can not get enough clearance to completely pull the transmission off of the ...
2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.4L No Start VIN: 1FDXW47R28
I have an intermittent no start but cranks over. Replaced both fuel filters and the primary filter on the frame rail was very plugged. Replaced the fuel rail pressure sensor. Electric low pressure pump works fine. Seems to not start when hot more than cold sta... Trouble codes: P120F, P2291 (Injector control low pressure cranking)
2005 GMC Savana 2500 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GTGG25V55
Van came in a few months ago with a very high idle. Cleaned maf, tb, iac, checked for intake leaks etc. Nothing i did helped, so i got a new iac, didn't change, so i start messing with the old one. Plugged it in with it out of the tb and it was moving fine, so... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0506
2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Unknown VIN: 2HKYF18726
Sets a P0706 trans mission range circuit or performance code. No noticeable symptoms apart from the engine light on. Looking for any suggestions that point us in the right direction as this vehicle had no other issues present.
2014 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L Misfire VIN: 5FNRL5H69E
Customer brought car in complaining of misfire on acceleration. Test drove van found it misfiring on normal acceleration. Does not misfire on hard acceleration or cruise [not cruise control but maintaining speed]. Test computer no codes found. Based on pattern...
2004 Hummer H2 6.0L starter VIN: 5GRGN23U74
vehicle worked fine for few days.customer had alarm system installed(we don,t like these)went to "p-b-ys"they sold him starter relay, no fix,got vehicle back and seemed like we were able to get it to act up using alarm fobs,arm/disarm etc.but continued,drove f...
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Resistor VIN: JM3LW28G01
Hello everyone.this is not a repair problem,but a parts availability problem.i cannot find a listing for the front blower motor for this mpv.all i can find islistings for rear blower,which this mpv does not even have.i have removed it in hopes of finding oe pa...
2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic Luxury 3.0L starter VIN: WDDGF8BB8A
vehicle came in with no crank, and steering was locked. message center would always say "please remove key" We thought it was a security issue so we sent to dealer. They replaced the steering lock. Now vehicle has full power to everything, but will not crank w...
2010 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L park VIN: WDDHF8HB9A
Customer states that the transmission goes into park when coming to stops. Has not happened to me. I am aware that some vehicles automatically place themselves into park when a door is opened. This particular vehicle does not seem to do this. Scanned with Auto...
2012 Mitsubishi Fuso Canter FE180 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JL6BNG1A8C
good afternoon, let me start by saying im not positive if this is a fe125, fe160, or fe180. but i got it now. this truck was towed into my shop for non re gen. i asked why it needed a re gen and the customer states it will not rev past 1200 rpm, confirmed. pul... Trouble codes: P0016
2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L engine runs good VIN: 1N4DL01D81
Hi every body and thanks for your time and your help. I have here 2001 nissan altima 2.4 a/t, customer problem is that this vehicle can`t complete all the monitors to pass the smog inspection. Egr monitor is the one that no matter what you do still incomplete....
2008 Nissan Armada LE 5.6L No Start VIN: 5N1AA08CX8
Intermittent no start. Always cranks. When symptom occurs, no injector pulse or spark. CMPs have been replaced. Verified battery positive at ignition coils, MAF, and CMPs when not starting. Swapped ECM relay in IPDM with Fog light relay, no change. Wigg... Trouble codes: P0340 (CMP Bank 1)
1962 Oldsmobile Starfire 6.5L power windows VIN: D209115664
Got this conv. here that the customer says power windows inop after it left the body shop. Does anyone have a wiring diagram for the power window circuit? Also did they hide a fuse somewhere besides the underdash fusebox? Switch panel is located on the center ...
2005 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Extended crank time VIN: 1G2NE52E05
This Grand Am will intermittently not start right away. It had 2 bank 1 sensor 2 codes but I cleared them and they did not return after replacing o2 sensor. When it acts up it usually will not start on first crank. After shutting key off and restarting it 19ll...
2011 Porsche Panamera Turbo 4.8L Hesitation, long crank VIN: WP0AC2A70B
Came in with long crank, and hesitation / stumbling when revving motor. Replaced the high pressure fuel sensor per TSB, same codes returned, and all test show that the fuel system is running in spec... I'm at at lost other than just replacing the low, or high ... Trouble codes: P1023, P1026, P1030 (Fuel high-pressure sensor stuck), P0190 (Fuel high-pressure sensor)
2005 Saturn Ion 2 2.2L Tcc VIN: 1G8AL52F95
Intermittent firm shifts and always no TCC lock-up. Scan data shows no rpm slip change but also there is 0% duty cycle of the TCC even when we command it with the snap-on scanner. We performed a continuity test of the internal harness from case connector to pw...
2005 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L Cel VIN: 4S4BP67C05
Hi, I have this Outback where the CEL is on and the Cruise and Sport lights flash. The customer thinks it may run a little rougher than usual, but I only observed that the engine runs and the transmission shifts fine. I ran for codes and had the CAN communicat...
2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BP61C45
this has been an ongoing electrical nightmare for years since the car was new in 2005. pins not being install at the computer from the factory and continuously other electrical faults. earlier this year I thought I had the problem solved with the throttle peda... Trouble codes: 31 (low voltage bank 1 sensor 1), 51 (low voltage bank 2 sensor 1)
1996 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L No Start VIN: JT3GM84R8T
hi teem, this vehicle belongs to my neighbor , he said he parked it and we he returned it wouldn't crank are start, he r&r the starter and battery i told him it sounds like the antithief he brought the vehicle to me and checking aldata and motor they don't cov...
2006 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L compressor, rear blower, mode door VIN: 5TDZA23C26
I have this mobility van that the a/c system quits working. When it stops working the a/c light comes on and cant be turned off, the air flow only comes out of the face vent and it defaults to cold also the rear blower motor quits working. When its not working...
2011 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L wheel bearing VIN: 3TMLU4ENXB
I am replacing a rear wheel bearing on this 2011 Tacoma. there is a concave washer that goes between the bearing and the spacer. does anyone know which way this washer goes? I think the high side goes toward the spacer but not sure. any help will be much appre...
2005 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1MS68235
Hello to All I have a Volvo that came in on the hook for no start. Tech found timing belt broke We removed the cylinder head and sent it to the machine shop along with the cams and valve cover. We installed heads and timing belt, the vehicle runs fine no pow... Trouble codes: P0026 (Inlet Camshaft Sensor Faulty)

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
2009 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Excessive Long Crank VIN: WAULF78K19
wish to thank everyone who commented and helped. turned out to be high pressure fuel pump leaking into crank case at rear of engine where it rides off of the cam lobe. We hooked a fuel pressure gauge up and saw it was dropping, clamped off hose to see it was o... Trouble codes: P2188 (System 2 Rich At Idle Bank 1), P2181 (Engine coolant temp below regulating temp).
2010 Cadillac Escalade EXT 6.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GYVKNEF6A
Thank you everyone who responded. ran a running compression test on the vehicle. cylinder #8 was 7 psi lower than all the others. the customer authorized right side head removal. After removal we found pitted lifter roller and cam lobe on #8 exhaust valve. Rep... Trouble codes: P0308.
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 6.0L Rcdlr VIN: 2GCEK13Y07
thank you all your input, as most of your were right about calibration files being wrong. contacted ACdelco tech support and they were able to load the needed files and all was nice and smooth. thank again for your time and help. IATN rocks. Note: when select...
1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTRE1429W
The Van is fixed. Thank you for the excellent advice. When the EEC relay (PCM relay)does not turn on there is no power on the at the "vpwr" circuit (pin 97 at PCM). When this happens the check engine light does not turn on and the engine cranks with out sta...
2014 Ford Escape S 2.5L Starting VIN: 1FMCU0F79E
Thanks to all who replied. I disconnected alternator and let sit over night and the batt still died. I used a shunt to test for draw result was the same about 10mA.I found a tech bulletin on dead batt. Updated hvac software and all is good.
2003 GMC C5500 Topkick C5C042 6.6L Alternator VIN: 1GDE5E1173
Replaced Alt.and all is well. I was looking for a better diagnostic procedure. Alldata only goes up to 1 ton, and the wire diag. shows only 2 wires to the small connector. Still don't know what the third one is for. The trouble code procedure is one of those ...
2007 Jeep Wrangler X 3.8L Evap VIN: 1J4FA24137
I sent him back to the dealer to do the recalls. I guess they didn't feel the need to try and put gas in it cause he told me it does the same thing. It is going back to them to repair it right. Thanks for all the help, you guys were right on the money Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap Emission).
2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALME15466
I did a top engine cleaning and no more problems at this time. That is the reason for posting as not fixed. Time will be the judge. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0304, P0305, P0308, P0316.
2005 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L Timing Chain VIN: 1N6AA07A45
Thanks for the replies. As it turned out, Jeremy Bell from YouTube took a video of the front of a 5.6 that showed a very detailed arrangement of the camshafts and there positions when on top dead center. Yes it is possible to change the camshaft timing without...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L ignition system VIN: JT2SK12E3S
hi there, I make sure to have 12v at the w/r wire at the igniter, 5v at the white wire while cranking and at the black red wire for ground pulse I replace ECM cause when ecm gets hot stops sending the 5v to the igniter, thanks a lot...
2006 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L Engine VIN: YV1MS39046
SUMMARY OF REPLIES -Check positive wires from battery post to starter. Check built in fuse links on the thin wide cable below the battery post. (fine) -Clear codes, they may be due to a dying/dead battery. (check) -Check for water damage to the CEM from heater...
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