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2009 Audi A4 Quattro 3.2L Mechanical VIN: WAULK78K19
Hello Audi Techs: We have a leak from the rear plate on the back of the engine. We have a few questions because we have never done this job. This is a four wheel drive car. I want to let everyone know we don't have a bad PCV Valve or leaking Oil Filter hou...
2004 BMW 545i 4.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANB33524
Hello group. Car originally came in with codes below. Has 8 new coils and plugs. Crankcase vacuum was not in spec so replaced diaphragms in valve covers. When cold, car starts fine but as warms up will begin to miss after a minute or two. Saw misfires o... Trouble codes: 274E, 2742 (missfire 1), 2743 (missfire 5), 2744 (missfire 4), 2745 (missfire 8)
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 6.0L No Start VIN: 2GCFK13Y17
So i have this one here that came in for no start. Thought it to be the fuel pump so installed pump and still no start. Started checking fuses found no power to number 21 fuse for fuel pump. swapped relay for fuel pump. No change jumped fuel pump relay and... Trouble codes: U0109 (No comm with fuel pump module)
2013 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.6L Hard Start VIN: 1GB6G5BL0D
After sitting we have an intermittent Hard start with slow fuel pressure build via scanner. It does start every time. we caped the return line from the transfer pump to the tank and it starts every time even after sitting over the weekend. There are no ext...
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE47S8X
I've ran the alldata test identifix test and from the test everything is working normal. one thing I do notice is that I'm getting a lot of water build up in the dpfe hoses spec are with koeo 1.2 koer it will start at 1.2 the go up to 1.5 1.6 then come dow... Trouble codes: PP140
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTSW21R78
We've got a 08 ford f250 with a 6.4 that was towed in for a start and stall complaint. We were told the customer had attempted to change his fuel filters and was never able to get the truck to run right after that. Following the low pressure bleed proced...
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 5.7L Stall VIN: 1C4RJFCTXC
I am working with a phantom stall on this vehicle. Another technician was able to capture flight recording data (because he was able to get it to stall) using the Chrysler scan tool. The data can only be viewed using the Chrysler tool. I was able to view t...
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L Compressor VIN: 4JGAB75E62
Can someone give me the correct compressor voltage. I've read 12V and 5V. This is a swash plate unit. I have 5V to the compressor. Low pressure is 85, High is 100, with no change running. Thanks
2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5N1AR18U95
try to relearn idle speed with 3 different scan tools and also try to do it with out and I can getter right ...no vacuum leaks new pcv valve Trouble codes: P0507
2013 Ram 3500 Laramie 6.7L Hesitation VIN: 3C63RRJL6D
Hey Folks Have a 2013 Ram 6.7 that has developed a stumble/hesitation when starting off from a stop. This is my shop truck and I am the only driver. It used to happen every once and a while, now it seems to do it from every stop, even more so when its cold...
2014 Ram 2500 Laramie 6.4L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C6UR5FJ8E
Hello all, We have this Ram in the shop that the customer had been taking to the Chrysler dealership quite faithfully and had them replace the engine with a reman unit. The reason for the engine replacement is unknown to us. Ever since they replaced th... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel system 1/1 lean), P0174 (Fuel system 2/1 lean), P0740 (TCC out of range)
1986 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: JT5RN75U8G
No start. Found raw fuel running out of throttle body, only when key is on. Cold start injector was pulled out and it is not leaking. Is it safe to say that we have a stuck injector? Alldata says 3 hours to pull injectors, is this correct?

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Shift Control VIN: WBAAM3340Y
I received the correct info from a member who just happened to be from ZF transmissions. Excellent info with pin out for the TCM the way it should be from BMW. Pin 4/31 green wire, receives 12V from pin 1/1 green wire which is fused Key On terminal 15. Car sta...
2009 Cadillac Escalade 6.2L Service Suspension And Abs Lights On VIN: 1GYFK23299
Sorry for the delay but I wanted to make sure this was done. The fix was a new suspension module. I spent a long time trying to educate this customer on why it needed to be replaced and that the module failure was not our fault. He also told me that the rea...
2017 Cadillac XT5 Luxury 3.6L Control Modules VIN: 1GYKNBRS2H
What I found was an intermittent connection at the serial data gateway module connector X1 on the pin for the High Speed GM LAN. Caused the pin 14 data link connector wire to all the modules to go from various resistances to open. Replacing the X1 connector co...
2009 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L steering rack VIN: 1FTPX14V49
Thanks to everyone who took the time to offer help, greatly appreciated. After pretty much replacing everything in the system the second power steering pump resolved the issue. It appears their are 3 different racks and 4 pumps for this truck and no clear way ...
2010 Mazda 6 i 2.5L 4-5 shift VIN: 1YVHZ8CH3A
Transmission shift concerns where due to mismatched brand of tires. O.D. varied over .5 inch. Installed 4 matching tires and transmission now shifts properly every time.
2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Guages VIN: JTEGH20V13
OK SO THIS ONE IS FIXED.After doing some voltage drop tests,i found the ground wire from the fenderwell to the cylinder head was bad.it must have been in the connector though,because i checked it when it first came in and it was good.that got all lights out of...
2005 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Starting VIN: JTEHT05J85
First I?ll like to thx for all the replies,I went to the ECM connector E8 pins 26 & 27 goes to the key transponder ECU.With my key off the y/wire had 5 volts,with the key on the White wire had 3 volts that incorrect,that w/wire should have about 10-12 volts.H...
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