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2000 Audi TT 1.8L Windows and door locks VIN: TRUTC28N3Y
Customer says windows roll up by themselves and door locks don't work. Problem is the car locked itself up . We are able to pull inner door handles with wire hangers but it still won't open. Anyone know how to get into car to open?
2010 Audi A5 Quattro 2.0L Seal VIN: WAURFAFR3A
Stubborn oil leak. Replaced rear main seal with OEM part for oil leak in bell housing area and Crankcase Vent Valve with Aftermarket part for lean codes. Oil leak in bell housing area came back. Replaced rear main oil seal with redesigned aftermarket seal....
2013 BMW 328i 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBA3C1G53D
Hello Everyone, I'm Hoping someone can point me in the right direction. I Retrieved fault codes: CDA904-No Message(Status Trailer 0x2E4) Receiver Engine ECU Transmitter Trailer Module. 118001-Mixture Control Mixture Too Lean. Test drove and monitored fuel ... Trouble codes: 11800, CDA90
2011 Buick LaCrosse CXS 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4GE5EDXB
I have gone over everything with this for running rich at idle. I also went through it with identifix help line and came up with nothing. The fuel trims at idle are -30 lt & st for both banks. If you reset fuel trims they are back up in just minutes. The car r... Trouble codes: P2188, P2190
2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEC16Z95
Started off with the customer stating could not fill tank and engine light on Po455. Smoke tested system and checked functions of the purge and vent solenoid. Found the Vent clogged with charcoal. Found in lines also. Blew through lines and replaced vent v... Trouble codes: P0455 (EVAP Large Leak Detected)
2010 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.4L flooded VIN: 1G1ZB5EB9A
hard start no start first start in a.m. flooded. overnight fuel injectors are being activated and draining fuel rail. sat all day with injector rail pulled up, I placed a clean paper floor mat under to check for inject drip/ leak down, nothing all day come in ... Trouble codes: P0172
2013 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.6L electrical VIN: 2C4RDGBG0D
sets code 076a immediately after turning ignition on, this is after code cleared. it is not necessary to start engine to set code. I do not have test equipment for this transmission. I believe this has to an electrical problem. can anyone please give me id...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14534
Engine runs very bad, tried unplugging maf, no difference, we looked into the cats, bank2 partially plugged,disconnected pipe fromm manifold, still runs bad. used motorvac fi cleaner to try using remote fuel ran the same. Trouble codes: P0340 (cmp b1 circuit fault), P0352 (coil b pri circuit2 cylinder), B1484 (brake pedal input circuit open)
2011 Ford F-150 Platinum 3.5L Hvac Mode Door VIN: 1FTFW1ET5B
Truck came in with air only blowing out of face vents. Found mode door actuator bad and replaced it. After replacement, mode door worked fine twice then will only blow of of defrost. We didn't know there was a reset procedure for actuator, so we replaced i...
2013 Ford Edge SE 2.0L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDK3G94D
Hi everyone, Kindly I need your help on this Ford Edge, most of the times the engine stalls on acceleration it acts like it's cutting fuel and it will pick normally after and always on cold start the rpm will be high and when it will reduce the engine w... Trouble codes: P2195 (O2 Sensor Stuck Lean)
2003 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L Starter VIN: 1GKEK63U23
Vehicle will not start, checked power going out from ignition good, got power all the way to the idpm just have nothing coming out to tell starter to engage, checked all wires, found no broken wires, I've been pulling my hair out now for about 3 1/2 hrs. A...
2013 GMC Acadia SLE 3.6L Air Bag Communication VIN: 1GKKVPKD3D
Vehicle came in for body damage to the left rear door. Replaced the door but swapped the door module. Had no light on for 3 days then the airbag light came on for B0087 and B0086 Left rear and Rt frt impact sensors. Brought the truck inside the next day an...
2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHEC4A47B
i hope you guys can help me. i bought this car from auction and the problem with the car i am having is no acceleration and will not go over 10 mile per hour and than kick and the rpm go sky high..it have two code c1237 and c1102 ..I am not sure what could... Trouble codes: C1237, C1102
2015 Isuzu NPR-HD 6.0L Starting VIN: 54DC4W1BXF
Before you stop reading, this truck has a 6.0L GMC powertrain. We have put on 3 aftermarket starters plus customer had put on 3 at a different shop .The starter gear will spin just not engage after 4-5 weeks,the gear sticks to the shaft.The starter covers ...
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L engine timing VIN: 1J4GL48K62
2002 jeep liberty 3.7l towed in for no start,upon arrival jeep started ftom rollback and back into the lot.towman brought a key to me and didnot know why customer want a tow a good running vehicle.hour later i went out to start a jeep and it just crank.had...
2006 Jeep Commander 3.7L 3rd Gear VIN: 1J8HG48K26
Got this 06 Commander 3.7 that sets a code P0733-Gear ratio Error in 3rd as soon as it hits 3rd gear. Trans came in with used unit installed with this issue. Trans shop did complete rebuild, exact same thing. Code P0733 after first 2-3 shift. Weird part is...
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L starter VIN: 4JGAB54E02
This vehicle came from used car lot after they repossessed it with battery cable ends cut and no batt. They put a new batt and cable ends on it only to find no power anywhere, they reversed the cables and everything powers up but no crank. I told them I would ...
2007 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L transmission VIN: 1N4BA41E37
The car won't accelerate past 40mph. When stop and moving off again the vehicle begins to ping and hesitate. Almost sounds like a restricted catalytic converter, would clear up but wouldn't go past 40mph. There was no check engine or ABS lights on, codes w...
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 ...
2012 Volkswagen CC Sport 2.0L Starter VIN: WVWMN7ANXC
No start, no crank. This is push to start button. Only message in info center is press brake pedal when we try to crank. AllData wiring diagram is tough to understand and no info I can find on where the relay is located. We removed starter for bench testin...
2014 Volkswagen Jetta Comfort 1.8L engine VIN: 3VWD07AJ8E
car came to us from an auction, works great above idle, but idles very rough and misfires at idle most of the time but not always,counts misfires on all 4 cylinders but mostly cyl 1 & 4,suspect a fuel injection issue but I don't have any way of testing the...
2008 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L Timing Belt Tensioner VIN: YV1MS39048
Car came in barely running and had jumped time due to drive belt failure becoming entangled in timing belt area. Retimed, engine and by some miracle it runs ok, now installing all new Volvo timing components, kit number [...]. This kit contains the new ...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2006 BMW 525i 3.0L low battery & batt light on VIN: WBANE53566
The BMW is fixed ! Thanks to all that gave good advice . To quickly test the charging system , unplug the violet wire from the alternator and start the engine . It should put out 14v or more. The battery was from 2-4 weeks old. It tested bad w/a Kent-Moore ...
2006 Cadillac SRX 3.6L No Start, Can not remove Key VIN: 1GYEE63796
Ok we Installed a Used PCM from a Known Good SRX, and I programmed and programmed theft again... Took out for a drive and first light that Popped up was the Theft Light... After about 5 miles same codes all over in the All Modules... that is when I decided to ... Trouble codes: U1300 (Class 2 Data Link High), U1301 (Class 2 Data Link Low).
2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GYFK43559
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S34
Thanks to all. I started with the large evap leak because it's easy to run the service bay test (which closes the vent and you can command the purge) and watch the tank pressure. We have been changing a lot of FTP sensors lately. With no FTP change, I checked ... Trouble codes: P0172, P0455.
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Misfire VIN: 3GCPKSE79D
Thank you for all the replies, I'm very sorry for the late reply. I've had horrible problems posting on the Iatn this time, I had included a lot more test data that disappeared when posted, then I could only add one update. Anyway, I believe the cam and lift... Trouble codes: P0303, P015B, P0455.
2015 Chevrolet Sonic LT 1.8L Misfire VIN: 1G1JC5SH9F
Hello All, Many thanks for everyone's response. I found the alternator was intermittently charging over 15V. I discovered this as I was current ramping the injectors and ignition coil trigger I found the current was increasing dramatically as I was checking ... Trouble codes: P0261, P0264, P0267, P0353, P2306, P2307.
2009 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D8HN44E79
I am going to call this one fixed. The customer returned and when I scanned it, it had an egr code not a cat code like AZ said. I did replace the egr valve and did update the PCM . There was an update for the egr system. I have not heard back from the customer... Trouble codes: P0420.
2009 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14V39
The truck came back last Friday and would not run for more than 2 minutes before it stalled. the fueul pump module was shutting off. while the truck was running we wiggled the wire harness around. when we moved the harness just in front of the left spring hang... Trouble codes: U210B.
2011 Ford F-150 Platinum 3.5L Radio VIN: 1FTFW1ET9B
Per customer request, left START signal removed. Radio works as expected. Terry, the APIM only had a B1D79 Microphone Input error. START signal comes from PCM to starter relay and ACM. I'm going to assume that there is a wire or connector issue from spli...
2007 Mercedes-Benz S550 4Matic 5.5L Esp Malfunction VIN: WDDNG86X67
Finally got the vehicle back and found the issue, the problem was the output speed sensor having spikes from time to time that caused the esp procedures fail, although no codes at all. New valve body and electric plate solved the issue. Passed the road test a...
2007 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L dash lights VIN: 5Y2SL65867
I kept checking for a short. We found a rubbed wire, main dash harness, behind glove box. Fixed. No parts needed except a blown dash bulb, Thanks Guys
2004 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1NXBR32E44
Well when I pain in the ass but we got this one fixed Turned out to be the damn aftermarket parts It looked like we were getting good ratings from my maf sensor But it turns out they work Once we install A OEM Denzo maf sensor The car returned to n... Trouble codes: P0172.
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