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2014 Audi S7 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUW2AFC9E
Audi Tech, please help. Car original came in with a whistling noise. Found excessive vacuum in crankcase. Replace oil seperator, noise problem has been resolve, but check engine light back on with 4dtcs. Replace boost sensor 2 & still back with same faults... Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle control system RPM higher than expected), P2098 (Post cat oxygen sensor Bank 2 too lean), P2272 (Oxygen sensor B2S2 too lean), P0240 (Boost sensor 2 implausible signal.)
2010 BMW 528i xDrive 3.0L shifts back into park VIN: WBANV1C58A
car shifts back into park when cold. scanned vehicle and has trasfer case change oil code, and a seatbelt cold. took apart shifter and , no broken wires. any ideas
2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Interm/O.D. Clutch Housing Snap Ring VIN: 1G6DM57774
This is my first time rebuilding a 5L40E. I'm trying to remove the INTERM/O.D. CLUTCH HOUSING SNAP RING. The manual lists the kent-moore tool J-45126 snap ring pliers. I also found aftermarket pliers for the job. $500 for kent and $179 for aftermarket. I d...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Monitor not ready VIN: 1GCEK19T41
Customer brought truck for check engine light on with a mass air flow sensor code. and catalyst and air system monitor not ready. after inspect mass air flow sensor found it contaminated. so i decide to clean it before replacing it. after driving for aroun...
2009 Chevrolet Traverse LT 3.6L Rear upper control arm? VIN: 1GNER23D59
I haven't done alignments in years & never had the need to check this part of this particular type/model vehicle until now. Don't have another one close or I would satisfy my curiosity by comparing it. This is a FWD not an AWD. This is my moms & in spit...
2010 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.7L Abs VIN: 1GCJTDDE6A
We are not sure what to do with this vehicle. According to service information, it is recommended to replace the yaw sensor first. If that doesn't work, then replace the ABS module. Our snap on verus shows a steering angle sensor at 0 degrees all the time ...
2013 Chevrolet Equinox LT 2.4L MIL Lamp on, reduced power VIN: 2GNALBEK8D
Car came in shop as a no start. would start and run but had reduced power message on dash On the exhaust cam codes the solenoid was bad, ohm'd way off spec. was replaced and no problem there the ckp sensor was scoped when the fuel problem was present ... Trouble codes: P0036, P0366, P0335, P0191, P0013, P0014
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Temp guage VIN: 1FMYU04192
Vehicle is not overheating but gauge says it is and the PCM activates both cooling fans.Tried pressure testing cooling system, checks o.k Holds pressure.Vehicle doesn't have great heat but suspect cooling fans both on, causing that issue.No combustion gase...
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Help With Dashboard Removal VIN: 1FTSW21RX8
Hi folks. I really need some help here. I have to clean or replace the evap core due to poor air flow in any selected vent position. I had access to ford workshop manual and all bolts are out. 3 bolts in driver's door edge. 1 bolt behind rubber plug on dri...
2011 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.7L PMI update VIN: 1FT8W3BT3B
Interesting one, thanks for reading. Body Shop replaced all RCM parts, including clock springs. I am tasked to Code the RCM. Easy, right? I use CardaqPlus, and FJDS. I log in to the vehicle, it sees the VIN. I go to PMI, RCM, and it fails with cannot Commu...
2013 Ford F-150 FX4 3.5L radio VIN: 1FTFW1ET4D
This vehicle came in for some routine maintainance, I replaced the battery and now the radio will not turn on. The clock display just flashes. I have checked all fuses and tried disconnecting the battery again to see if it would reset.I have checked for co...
2013 Ford F-150 FX4 3.5L Recirculation Door VIN: 1FTFW1ET1D
Hi All, I have the above truck in for a noise from the blower motor. RNR'd the motor and found the end piece of the recirculation door flap in the squirrel cage of the blower motor. My question is: Does anyone have experience at changing one of these y...
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L ready wont set VIN: 2HGES15883
hello and looking for help. I teach high School auto mechanics here in Canada. had this civic brought in because it failed it's e-test as the engine light was on. Found the heater code for the down stream oxygen sensor was the fault. diagnosed the system a...
2016 Ram 2500 SLT 6.7L Speedometer VIN: 3C6UR5CL2G
Dodge gurus, I... um... I think I stepped in it. Last week I put a TIPM in a Jeep. I programmed it and did the restore config. When I got done I got the code for tire speedometer rationality. The tires were an aftermarket size so I picked a tire size optio...
2007 Toyota Tundra 4.0L No Start VIN: 5TFJU52197
have this toyota from another shop-couldnt make it run. it would crank but not start. started looking at it and the plugs were soaked-i mean soaked with fuel. checked for spark and had plenty. pulled all 6 plugs cleaned and dried them, cranked it over with...
2007 Volkswagen Passat Value Edition 2.0L circuit 15 VIN: WVWLK73C67
The circuit 15 relay is not commanded to turn on with key on (both keys). I can communicate with the immobilizer at address 25 but can not communicate with the comfort module at address 46. For test purposes I got another module J393. I can still communica...

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2007 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Brake Lights VIN: 1G6DP57747
Thank you all who took the time to reply. This car needed the brake control module replaced. From what I could find out the brake lights go from the pedal sensor to the module, then out to the relay under the rear seat & back up to the pedal sensor & out to th...
2002 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L abs VIN: 1FMYU70E62
I finally have this vehicle done. The LF ABS sensor was bad. It took 3 different sensors before being done. The first one they sent was the wrong size even though it was suppose to be for this vehicle. The second one looked exactly like the original one I to...
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L No Start VIN: KM8SB73D84
I will close this post for now and will give you an update then I find/fix the problem.So far I know wire from the cut off switch to the fuel pump is intact if I supply power to that wire it will start,crank sensor,cam sensor,ignition switch.Did not do anythin...
2014 Kia Sorento SX 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5XYKWDA7XE
After twelve million dollars in time, I removed the rear head on a hunch that filter debris had entered the oil galley system somehow. The hunch was derived from the idea that the owner had a service done at a lube center and the light came on very soon after ... Trouble codes: P0014 (Exhaust Cam Bank 1 beyond desired position).
2014 Volkswagen Passat SE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1VWAT7A31E
first off thanks to all that replied. Stan and Troy got me going the right direction. When this car ran good the pcv had little vac on crankcase but after all of the driving I did I went out and pounded the life out of the car and low and behold the crankcase ...
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