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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L heater VIN: TRUUT28N11
Group need some info on this. Came in with no heat. Center and sides very little warm air at all. Found thermostat problem. Replaced thermostat and now center vents get super hot. Side vents are room temp and will not get hot. I scanned and found no codes ...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L vents VIN: TRUUT28N11
Group, I hope someone can advise me on this problem. Vehicle came in with no heat. Vents were 65 degrees after driving and getting to temp. I found thermostat not working properly so replaced with new. Temp gauge reads at center and center vents get 105 de...
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2012 BMW 750i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAKA8C56C
It's been a long time since I asked for help. To be brutally honest I'm kind of lost on this car. It came in a week ago with P2096 (BMW Code 118602). The trouble tree in Alldata basically said to replace the Bank 1 A/F Sensor. I did, reset all the monito... Trouble codes: P2090 (Post Catalytic Fuel Trim Lean Bank 2)
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2015 BMW 328i xDrive 2.0L steering knuckle VIN: WBA3B3C5XF
Greetings! Need to remove and reinstall wheel bearing/hub on car. Bearing retained with 4 bolts. Problem is: T-55 torx too small, T-60 torx too big. Special Tool? Many Thanks! Roger
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2015 BMW 328i xDrive 2.0L steering knuckle VIN: WBA3B3C5XF
Greetings! Need to remove and reinstall wheel bearing/hub on car. Bearing retained with 4 bolts. Problem is: T-55 torx too small, T-60 torx too big. Special Tool? Many Thanks! Roger
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGK13U83
This Silverado stalls intermittently. No sputtering when this happens. Just like it shuts off. It will restart after it sits for a couple hours. It has the 2 listed codes. Fuel pressure is 60bs. Trouble codes: U1026 (Loss class 2 communication with ATC/trans), U1041 (Loss communication with EBCM)
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S34
Hello all. I used my solus to operate the purge solenoid, which greatly affected my idle, so I figured that the purge solenoid was ok. No change on tank pressure (didn't budge off of 1.5v) so I headed to the vent solenoid, which worked fine with the scanne... Trouble codes: P0172, P0455
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2005 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L Stall VIN: 2CNDL13F05
Engine starts fine when cold and runs good no codes. Once to operating temp shut car of fuel pressure will rise to 100 psi if you try to start in immediately it will start but after a 30 min hot soak fuel pressure is still at 100 psi witch is high as my fu...
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 4.8L No Start VIN: 1GCEK19C47
towed into shop. no start no crank. checked codes found these. customer said cluster went dead and truck would not re-start. i got it to crank a couple times but it would only stay running for 2 seconds and quit, like it was in theft. check engine light st... Trouble codes: P1682, P2610
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Programming VIN: 1FMEU17LXV
Looking for assistance finding as-built data for pcm program on this pre-1999 vehicle. All online sources so-far have no data before 1999. Ford service online database will give as-built file with no information stored in it. Please let us know if there ar...
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L engine VIN: 1FDSS34P14
This is an ambulance Customer complaining of a smell that is coming from under the dog-house that is usually smelt in the cab, but occasionally is smelt in the rear portion as well. This primarily happens under load upon acceleration at speed above 70mph. ...
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2011 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.7L no power to cluster, inside fuse panel VIN: 1FDUF5HT7B
power going into fuse panel and power distribution ok, no power in fuse box (interior). one rail on power distribution dead. no dash, no injector clicking ect . no crank. no codes
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2013 Ford F-150 FX4 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTFX1EF2D
We have this 13 Ford F150 with the 5.0. On cold start we have a misfire on cylinder number 4 that after about 45 seconds will disappear. Compression is perfect. Smoked intake for leak and found none. Replaced plugs, coil and boot and number 4 injector. We have... Trouble codes: P0316 (Misfire First 1000 Revolutions), P0304 (Cylinder 4 Misfire)
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2014 Ford Focus S 2.0L Highbeams VIN: 1FADP3E28E
Vehicle has no high beams with no power to headlamp assembly, swapped multi-function switch with same vehicle and still no high beams. Attempting to go thru the pinpoint test that alldata offers, start of the problem is we cannot find the headlamp control ...
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2014 Lexus CT200h 1.8L head gasket VIN: JTHKD5BH4E
Blown head gasket - vehicle has not overheated - blown on #2 cylinder - apparently not an uncommon issue as have found several posts in archives and online and always #2 cylinder with no history of overheating but also no answer as to why. Head gasket part...
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2008 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JM3ER29338
Please help or put me out of my misery...Came in with CEL and P0192 , fuel rail pressure intermittent signal. It would also fall flat on it's face on hard acceleration after 4000 RPM's. When it would act up fuel pressure on scanner dropped to 0. Replaced F...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz SL600 5.5L Motor mounts VIN: WDBSK76F15
I wonder if anybody replaced motor mounts without removing the engine. Alldata shows 20 hours , which includes engine R/I. Is there any better way? If we have to remove the engine, what else is recommended? Turbo charger cooler, oil lines o-rings/seals etc...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS500 5.0L ride control VIN: WDD2193756
Vehicle will not rise .checked for leaks rear left bag damaged ,repaired still will not rise . Pump removed and filter changed . Pump activates but vehicle will not rise feels like the pump does not have the power ,can not check pressure . Thinking towards...
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.8L No Start VIN: JA4NW51S63
has spark but no injector pulse. Starts and dies once each morning. No codes in engine or immobilizer. Using Snap On Solus and OTC scan tool. Armed and disarmed security and verified red light in dash solid for 20 seconds, then blinks. Disarmed by using ke...
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2007 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L dash lights VIN: 5Y2SL65867
Anyone been there done that? Pontiac vibe/ Toyota matrix style. Customer complained about smoke from center dash, I have torn apart most switches radio etc, Nothing seems shorted or burned. The HVAC lights will go out unexplained and playing w/dimmer has n...
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1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L ignition distributer VIN: 4T1SK12EXS
Any help with this would be greatly appreciated!
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1995 Toyota Pickup 2.4L High Idle VIN: 4TARN81A0S
Will not pass smog, too high of Idle. we have replaced the thermostat and Auxiliary Air Valve.(Toyota's Idle control valve uses coolant temperature) did not help. idle came down to 750/800, after temp reached 180 idle slowly increased to 1100 rpm. we can ...
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2002 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L Engine VIN: WV2NB47002
We are looking for some guidance on this car as we are not sure if removing the engine to inspect is worth the investment if the engine will need to be replaced. Back story in short is the van had the transmission replaced at another shop and in roughly ...
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2008 Volkswagen Passat lux 2.0L Misfire, Misfire VIN: WVWTK73C98
The car came back and it has a miss under load in 6th gear light accel. The coil and plug were swapped with no change. smoked engine for vacuum nothing found. I took an extended test drive and noticed the #2 knock sensor starts at 1.7 volts and then jumps ... Trouble codes: P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire)
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2003 Volvo S40 1.9L No Start VIN: YV1VS29523
2003 s40 volvo no crank. traced starter circuit to immobilizer, circuit OK to that point.Starter functions when circuit grounded at immobizer. Checked fuses twice. Scanned for codes, no communication with pcm (2 scanners, vehical specific and generic modes...
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Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Charging Lamp (Instrument Cluster) VIN: TRUWT28N22
The yellow battery light is an indication of high or low voltage interpreted by the instrument cluster. The red battery light works off of the magnetic field from the alternator and has a signal wire plugged into the alternator itself. If the yellow battery li...
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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Comfort module VIN: WAULT68E93
Weird just unplugged and reconnecting the comfort module and customer has not had a problem, although we had to install a new starter because it would just click at times not engaging. Wonder if she just wasn?t giving us good info about her problem and this wa...
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2012 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L Battery VIN: 1G1ZC5E05C
Sorry for the delay in closing. Customer has not returned for further diagnosis. Thanks for the replies. The ones sent were either previously tried or tried when read. Still had problem when car left. When car returns, will post solution to the problem
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2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.4L starts stalls VIN: 1FDXF47R58
Thanks for the good suggestions everyone. App % was not correct at what should be closed throttle and throttle position PID read "part throttle". Replaced pedal and all is well now.
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2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Unknown VIN: JHMCG5660Y
Thx to all For info on vibration issues and how they come into play at variuos speeds.. it was cheap tires even though they had 70%of rubber left.. i just replaced all 4 and its smooth at 80 mph..the dynamic balance was out .. meanig out of round slip belts o...
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2010 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Premium 2.5L Starting VIN: JF1GE6B69A
This Subaru is fixed. It was the ignition switch causing the problem. Installed new switch and all the problems went away. Thanks again for all the help, Christopher
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2005 Volvo S80 2.5T AWD 2.5L cam timing VIN: YV1TH59255
Thank you for the information I was preloading the vvt's the wrong way,after I preloaded the vvt's everything came up correctly.Thanks again to everybody who helped
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