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2003 Audi A4 1.8L cooling fans VIN: WAULC68EX3
water pump is bad but the cooling fans will not turn on even with the a/c turned on. the signal wire (the red and white) gets 1 volt when the cooling fan control module is plugged in but that wire gets 12 volts when unplugged. code 18080 fan control circui...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4HB15Y0Y
The truck runs fine. The p0505 re-sets after clearing and performing the IAC re-set with the scanner. The function test shows the IAC is working and can control the idle. Watching the data on a scanner while performing a wiggle test of the circuits proves ... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle air control)
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L govenor VIN: 3B7KF23ZX2
Truck came in for code P0748 governor pressure solenoid circuit open/short. Replaced governor pressure solenoid and sensor from the dealer. The transmission fluid was a little dirty but no trash found in pan, Just a small amount of metallic. Transmission s...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDWW36F32
We have a 7.3l diesel that misses on cylinder 6 and 8 at cold start up. The truck has excessive smoke and misses for approximately 3 minutes after sitting in the 70 degree shop over night. The glow plugs are working properly. If we unplug injector #8 70% o... Trouble codes: P0284 (cylinder 8 missfire)
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L door locks, dome light VIN: 1FTNX21S42
please help ford guys and gals. this f250 came in with door locks in-op, key fobs in-op, dome light in-op with doors. scanned truck and had no communication with the vehicle security module (VSM). checked powers and grounds all checked good. replaced modul...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L oil mix in coolant VIN: 1FTSW31F13
I am not real familiar with this engine, but I believe some of the o rings on the injectors do seal engine oil, but do they seal from the coolant system? We did have a few injectors that were difficult to slide in and I am wondering if we damaged an o ring...
2008 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FBNE31L48
The fuel gauge on this Ford can always sits all the way down. A little below empty. It has the above code. When I look at fuel percentage on my Modis it reads 100%. Customer says tank is between 1/2 and 3/4 full. I have not pulled the tank yet. I plan to n... Trouble codes: P0463 (Fuel level sensor high input)
2015 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.2L Seic VIN: 1FD8X3G61F
I'm having issues with the SEIC system on this particular truck. it's wired according to Ford SVE Bulletin Q-281: INPUT (VPWR) - PTO REQUEST gets power from pump activation switch. OUTPUT - PTO OK is a ground for indicator lamp. Not being used as the ...
2007 Jeep Compass 2.4L fuel fill VIN: 1J8FF47W97
This vehicle will not take fuel. Former owner had problems years ago and claims the chrysler dealer repaired it and its been fine for years. The filler neck fills up and it shuts the pump off within a few seconds. It takes about a half hour to fill it at t...
2007 Lotus Exige S 1.8L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: SCCVC11107
can only read codes/clear cannot connect any further, customer brought a 2006 lotus elise in with a engine light on, has supercharger kit on it customer stated was running fine for years with the supercharger kit, until engine light came on, P0012 is th... Trouble codes: P0012 (testing and results)
2012 Mercedes-Benz S550 4.6L Starting VIN: WDDNG7DB2C
Hello MBZ Techs, We have a no crank condition with no codes and we use the Xentry MBZ Tester. We can take the starter relay (H) out and jump pin #30 and #87 and the vehicle cranks, and with the key turned to start at the same time the vehicle will start an...
2015 Nissan Rogue S 2.5L No Start VIN: JN8AS5MV8F
Good morning Nissan gurus I am adding a additional key and need the nats code. My dealer claims they cannot retreive the code without the vehicle. Thank you for your time, Jeff
2007 Pontiac G6 3.5L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2ZG58N67
Vehicle is intermittently throwing a code u0073, the IPC gauges go on and off, "ERROR" reads on the DIC and the security light comes on. Very randomly, no start, no crank, no comm with any modules. Sometimes comm with only TCM, BCM, and ECM Tested the b... Trouble codes: U0073
2015 Ram 3500 SLT 6.7L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C63R3GLXF
hey guys got a good one after changing batteries truck runs no power black smoke stalls i listed the codes just wondering if anyone had an idea where should look thanks Trouble codes: P2471, P0471, U059E
2005 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L Coil Packs VIN: JETBU17R35
vehicle towed in with a no start problem and dead battery, charged battery and vehicle would start and run for ten seconds, scanned computer and have six codes, all the coil packs , cleared codes to see which ones come back and all the same ones come back,...
2006 Toyota Prius 1.5L brake stroke simulator VIN: JTDKB20U36
Hi to all I got this prius in the shop with a noise with the brake pedal applied. Noise is there with ignition on or off, sounds like a seal, aurt aurt ... Noise is there for a while with hard pedal pressure. Noise seems to be coming from the brake stroke ...
2010 Toyota Camry 2.5L Powertrained VIN: 4T1BF3EK5A
Lack of power. When you floor it, rpm reach 5000 rpm but vehicle barely move. It felt like a clogged catalytic converter or pulling a car out of a sink hole. No code
2015 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7L Battery VIN: 5TFUY5F18F
Truck came in with battery dead after overnight. We've checked for parasite current and found nothing in a 2 hours period. We charged the battery, left it seated overnight and battery went dead. We put the battery power box and when I went to start the tru...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1994 Audi S4 2.2L power steering VIN: WAUHR84A2R
We replaced the p/s pump, worked ok for about five minutes, then back to no assist...I am tending to agree with Aurel (thanks for your input), even tho the hoses look good and are not leaking, it is possible they are breaking down inside and sending contaminat...
2015 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 5.3L Steering VIN: 1GNSKBKC7F
After a little more research I did find the TSB and the recall associated with this truck and sent her to the dealer. I will keep you posted with the results when she returns
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L hear steering VIN: 1FMZU77E51
Thanks for all the replies, I appreciate the effort, it was a little valve in high pressure line took off cleaned and put back on vehicle AOK, THANKS FOR REPLIES
2002 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GKHG35R32
This one is fixed. Got the heads off. Found #6 exhaust valve was stuck open due to a tight valve guide. Had the heads check for cracks and found the passenger head was cracked. Customer ended up replacing both heads with updated heads to prevent cracking ag... Trouble codes: P0300 (Randowom Misfire), P0300 (Randowom Misfire), P0300 (Randowom Misfire).
1993 Jeep Wrangler 4.0L No Start
Thanks all for the responses, and your consensus was like ours, had to be the flywheel. Just got done pulling the transmission, customer installed part had the right number of trigger slots for a 4.0 liter, but the were off time by 60 degrees. putting it all b...
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L No Start VIN: 1J4GR48KX5
I found a complete used ignition switch with the skeem module and all good, thanks again
2010 Mazda 3 S 2.5L Door Lock VIN: JM1BL1H66A
Thank you for all the replies regarding this issue. The fix was a body control module. I still do not see how us putting a new clutch in the car caused the door locked actuators to not lock. But lesson learned to perform an inspection of the vehicle prior to r...
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