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2004 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L p/s VIN: WA1YD64B04
To all, Thanks in advance for any help, This Audi p/s is NOT completely inoperative however is not as easy as it should be, replaced pump 3 times, flushed system, replaced pressure hose & suction hose as well as the banjo bolt on rack & pinion which has a ...
2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L Monitors VIN: WBAHN835X6
Vehicle came in with O2 sensor heaters not running monitors. Checked for voltage at the 4 O2 sensors, OK at 12.5 volts. Then checked for grounding of the heater at the control unit, OK pulsing ground good. Continuity test of front O2 heater was 2.9ohms. Co...
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 5.3L generator VIN: 3GCUCRER7J
truck was involved in a crash(purchased from an auction) it starts and runs good till the battery runs out of charge and this is where the problem is,truck is not charging the battery.a used generator from ebay was installed by owner but still no charge,.t...
2015 Chrysler 200 C 3.6L Cooling temperature VIN: 1C3CCCCG8F
Ok good evening, this car came in on the hook. Over heated low compression Warp heads . R&R heads sent out to machine shop to resurface. Got everything back on and found that engine would run till about 235 the. Fan would come on low speed then cool to ...
2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 4.0L engine VIN: 2D8HN54X78
i am trying to find out if a 4.ol engine out of a pacifica will nterchange both vin x looks like should interchange but intake manifolds are different cam valves injectors heads block are same part numbers will this work
2011 Ford Explorer Limited 3.5L air bag VIN: 1FMHK8F81B
This Explorer came the shop with the air bag light on code B1212-13 a body shop had already replace the front left buckle pretensioner (new ford part) I reset the system and the code comes back after a few seconds.Any help will be great Thanks.
2012 Ford Focus SEL 2.0L Radiator shutters VIN: 1FAHP3M28C
Need help with my daughters car. The front bumper cover and radiator shutter assy were broken. I installed a new shutter assy and want to make sure it works properly before installing bumper. Never worked on anything with electrically controlled shutters b...
2012 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.7L fan clutch VIN: 1FDRF3GT3C
the fan clutch wont engage when the ac is on, driving with no ac it works as radiator fan is required.I have found the temp sensors reading out in left field. Ambient temp reads 20 degrees, oil temp ab 11 degrees, AC pressure transducer reads 735 psi.Needl...
1995 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GTCS14ZXS
thanks in advance. i have this truck with complaint of stall and running rough. i had a code 44 lean exhaust when i started and would bog down and stall when come to a stop warmed up, and bog down and sometimes stall cold start when put in gear. i found a ... Trouble codes: 44 (lean)
2003 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L Hydraulic Clutch VIN: 1GTCT19X73
Customer says clutch pedal sank to the floor, then he couldn't change gears. Another garage installed a master cylinder, and customer says he had similar problems shortly after that. He parked the truck, setup an appointment assuming he would have us insta...
2008 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL38738
can clear code and it returns as temporary as soon as you start the engine. drive for 2-3 miles and code sets as permanent. eco light comes on and off until code sets hard. tried firing the solenoids with scan tool but nothing - no clicking, etc. removed s... Trouble codes: P3400 (Vps off bank 1)
1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Reverse light
Hi all Customer came with problem of reverse light stays on soon the ignition is on, as I mentioned before I tried to scan the car to see what system control the reverse light my scanner only read the engine module not the rest Tried the basic test on some...
2003 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L ccm and cat monitors VIN: SAJDA14C03
this one is driving me nuts the ccm andcat monitors will not run ive done the drive cycle procedure seferal times there was a p1636 code??? but its cleared all parametes on engine appear to be ok any help would be much appreciated
2015 Jeep Cherokee Latitude 2.4L low washer fluid warning VIN: 1C4PJLCB0F
The two wires going to the sensor have ground and a pulsed 12 volt signal, the scanner always shows close position on the switch with the sensor unplugged or the wires shorted, according to Mitchell the sensor is a reed switch with a single pole single thr...
2011 Ram 1500 ST 3.7L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3D7JB1EK0B
Customer towed the truck to the shop after installing a thermostat. He stated that the coolant temperature gauge maxed out and this is the reason he replaced the thermostat. He also stated that he was losing coolant. The check engine light is on and the li... Trouble codes: P0300
2009 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited 2.5L Steering VIN: 4S4BP66C19
HEY ALL YOU SUBARU PEEPS! 09 Subaru Outback, came in with a pump whine and sometimes the power assist would go away. we replaced with a NEW advanced auto parts pump. It took forever to get all the air out. Now the power assist works fine but the whine...
2011 Toyota Avalon Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BK3DB1B
We have this Toyota that has a check engine light reoccurring. Sets both p0138 and p0158 but starts and runs good. Tested power/ground and resistance on all o2 and a/f sensors. Smoke tested for vacuum leaks and found none. The only thing I do see is the LT... Trouble codes: P0138 (O2 high voltage), P0158 (O2 high voltage)
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Bad ECM VIN: WVGBC67L94
Has anyone installed a used ECU? Will a used ECU that matches part number and exact model be plug n play?? Or will it require some sort of programming? ECU 022 906 032 BF Bosch [...]
2009 Volvo S80 3.2 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1AS98279
This engine starts and runs normally aside from the engine MIL coming on immediately. The timing has been triple checked with both aftermarket and OEM timing tools. The scope patter appears to show that the cams are synched but the crank is about 20 degree... Trouble codes: P0018 (CKP Sensor/CMP Sensor Correlation), P0012 (Camshaft A over retarded)

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2004 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L Radio VIN: 1G6KE57Y34
We got the vehicle back finally. I disconnected the battery and after reconnecting, the radio returned. I still had a service tire monitor message. I can only get a signal out of the one tire that we put a replacement into. The other three are dead. The cus...
2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Stall, Hydralock VIN: 1B4HR48N02
The vehicle is not fixed. I've reviewed all the replies and did feel that it was the injector drivers so I replaced the injectors, ecm and the pressure regulator. This did not repair the vehicle. After running, it fell dead again from the same problem. Did not...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNF21L4X
The misfire is gone. I replaced #3&4 coils and all spark plugs. I am not saying the vehicle is fixed, as it still will not run monitors or set a code when induced. I feel that I did not express my concerns properly, as most replies were about the coils, spark ...
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTSW21R78
HPFP fixed this one. Although I never found any metal debris in the system, I replaced all 8 injectors, and fuel rail pressure sensor as well.
2017 Ford Explorer 3.5L air flow VIN: 1FM5K8AR9H
after a week of the car being back in service. the problem has not happen again. I wanted to have them bring it in when it was doing it so I could see if the compressor was running and pressure and temp readings. thanks for all your in put on this
2014 GMC Acadia SLT 3.6L Parasitic draw VIN: 1GKKVPKD4E
The aftermarket video player dome light tapped into the factory dome lamp circuit. The dome lamp bulbs were inoperative but there was a minute short to voltage causing the BCM to stay awake when the aftermarket switch was flipped from "auto" to "on". The dome ...
2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Charging VIN: 5FNRL38605
Well, this one is confirmed fixed, It was my bad- the customer did say to me that he was having issues closing the right side sliding door. What I found was that once in awhile the latch would stick. And sure enough it happened to me and it kept the module ali...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Battery Drain VIN: WDB2200702
Thanks for both your detailed responsed. I followed your advice Mark with disconnecting the the CAN connector splices. Long story short it was the Keyless Go module. Oddly was also the cause of the red 'SELECTOR LEVER TO P' message. This module didn't...
2008 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Sets Codes VIN: 5N1AN08U68
we discovered that the torque converter has different stall speeds so we are going to install another converter the electrical tech here said he thinks lock up is not right and causing the tcm to set the codes hope this fixes it
2011 Nissan Maxima S 3.5L alternator VIN: 1N4AA5APXB
ok first off thanks to everyone for replying and helping us out. now for the fix, first we had installed one remanned after market (defective wont charge hot) reinstalled factory after tested "good" wont charge hot. installed factory Nissan remanned, wont ...
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