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2009 Audi Q7 Premium 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUZZZ4L79
I need help specially as per below:(AUDI Q7 Quatro) 1. What is the firing order for this 4.2L gasoline V8 engine?? This is a rear end timing and how to determine which one is bank 1 and which one bank 2?? 2. Where is the cylinder number#1 is starting fro... Trouble codes: 00023 (Bank 1 CMP Sensor3G300/Engine Speed SensorG28 Incorrect corelation)
2004 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.3L noise VIN: 1GBFG15TX4
if I raise the rpms up to 1k and turn the steering wheel back and forth, it makes a loud power steering growl. if I leave the steering straight at the same rpm and press the brake pedal it makes the same noise. fluid does not aireate. vehicle has to be hot...
2009 Dodge Journey SXT 3.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3D4GG57V39
Good morning Techs! I have this Dodge (08) Journey that came in with complaint that RPM's will not go over 4000 while accelerating! Road test and vehicle falls flat on its face at 4500 RPM at full throttle! If you drive it normal it drives great and holds ...
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No shift VIN: 1FDXE45P76
One for you FOMOCO Tranny Boyz. Got this 06 E-450 6.0 diesel that came into a Transmission shop on the hook. It is a small school bus that was purchased at auction. Customer told tranny shop trans had bad leak. Trans shop removed trans, repaired leaks and ...
2008 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FDAF56R28
2008 Ford F550 6.4L Diesel, apx 90k miles. Truck starts good and runs good COLD. After it warms up it surges and stalls, using AutoEnginuity Scanner with Enhanced Ford software and also looked at it with the have IDS, current codes are: P0193 FRP Sensor... Trouble codes: P0193 (FRP Sensor ckt high), P0194 (FRP Sensor ckt intermittent), P1335 (EGR Position Sensor Min/Max Stop Performance), P2289 (Injector Control Pressure too high - engine off)
2015 Ford Focus ST 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FADP3L9XF
Thanks for helping with my problem in advance. Have this focus ST hod rod with above codes setting frequently but intermittently. Customer complaint is the vehicle goes into failure effects due to APP code. Shut off, restart, it goes again. This happens mo... Trouble codes: P2122 (Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch D Circuit Low Input), P2122 (Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch D Circuit Low Input)
2006 GMC Envoy Denali 5.3L dead batt VIN: 1GKET63M66
ENVOY PARACITIC DRAIN BATTERY Lots of info on what I found but I have a question at the end of description. intermittent drain on battery. Dead overnight. When R & R battery positive , sparks are visible. Drains as much as 3660 milliamps after 45 minute...
2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HKYF18533
This Pilot will start briefly on carb spray. My main problem is location of the fuel pump relay. I wanted to test there first but can not find any info on where it is located.
2015 Lincoln MKZ 2.0L RF Swivel VIN: 3LN6L2J99F
This is a sublet from one of my regular body shops. It had a minor right front collision that required the replacement of the RF headlamp asm. This vehicle has SIGNATURE LIGHTING, which apparently is an LED system with Active Headlights that turn in the sa...
2013 Ram 2500 Tradesman 6.7L Key Fob VIN: 3C6LR5AL9D
Hello and thank you in advance. Customer complains he can not remove the key from the ignition at times. We have tried to duplicate this for two days with no luck. We are having trouble finding any information on this system as far as how it works and what...
1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAVN52N8V
Truck runs fine cant feel a misfire , customer stated truck runs fine.When first started truck idles at 1350 rpm then as truck warms up and idle gets around 1050 rpm computer shows misfire on bank one, but no misfire is felt.Scoped crank and cam sensor bot... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301 (Misfire cylinder1), P0303 (Misfire cylinder3), P0305 (Misfire cylinder5)

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2006 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Unknown VIN: 5UXFB53576
Thanks to all and please keep in mind, when people read this after archived, even if my fix wasn't their issue maybe it will help someone else solve there concern with the input you all have offered!! Mark nailed it on the head- we had air trapped in one line!...
2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.5L turn signals VIN: 1GCDT146X6
While attempting to find a BCM, I went back over the truck and checked why brake lights and turn signals were acting so funky on right side. Actually found an intermittent bad ground connection in the right rear lens assembly. Repaired the ground and all is w...
2005 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L can not shut off VIN: 2C3JA63H85
Thank you for all the help! found a fuse (IGN) in the trunk fuse box next to battery in the wrong position placed fuse in right position and car now shuts off with key no more communication codes. Trouble codes: U0141, U110A, U110F, U110E, U1113, U0103.
2014 Fiat 500L Easy 1.4L pressure plate VIN: ZFBCFABH5E
Group this Fiat is fixed. I finally got hold of a tech support person at Luk clutches. They have no listing for this particular vehicle even though they are the dealer supply from new. I finally removed flywheel and found two of the plate to flywheel holes wer...
2008 Honda Accord LX 2.4L ABS speed sensor VIN: JHMCP26388
Hi fellow techs, Thank you for your response and help. It ended up defective VSA modulator. I replaced VSA/ABS Modulator ,and the light went off after I did manual erase by jumping pin 4 and 9 at DLC connector. Some of you asked me if I test drove the vehicl...
2002 Lexus LX470 4.7L Dash red brake lighton VIN: JTJHT00W22
This is a rather confusing scenario, and would take quite a bit more of time to diagnose. We, along with the customer decided to use the vehicle the way it is,and may bring it back if he is concerned about the issues.
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L compressor VIN: WDBJF65J91
I followed George [...]'s video link and it cleared the code and got the clutch working again. I failed to mention that I evacuated and recharged the freon before posting my help request because it was low. Thanks for your help.
2008 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 6.3L a/c system VIN: WDDNG77X28
As I was in the middle of removing the a/c compressor I noticed inside the suction line was clasped ( inside linning). Mercedes did have a TSB for this issue but when I looked into the line on the other end it looked fine. So after replacing the line low pres...
2010 Toyota Matrix 1.8L windows, turn signals, shift lock, hvac, rad fan VIN: 2T1KU4EE7A
So I finally found what was shorted. The steering angle sensor. First of all the wiring diagrams are all incomplete. In the BCM wiring diagrams they show limited things connected to fuse ECU-B. In the Theft diagrams they show it connected to the Theft module, ...
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