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2013 Audi Q7 TDI Premium Plus 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1LMAFE9D
Hello, This was towed in with a dead battery. We replace the battery. Now the ABS and Traction Control lights are on and it sets these two codes. We checked every fuse in the car (all four fuse boxes) and found no blown fuses. We did use our Snap-on bat... Trouble codes: 00668 (Voltage Term 30 Low limit), 01826 (Steering Angle Voltage Low Limit Term 30)
1971 BMW 3.0CS 3.0L Lights and choke power
Wiring diagram is what I need. This BMW has no reverse lights and the prnd21 indicators lights on the steering Column the above steering wheel, prn &2 lights work most of the time Plus no power to the carburetor electric chokes, this system has the ...
2004 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L DSC module VIN: 4USBT33524
Hi guys, Customer came with orange brake light on and orange triangle light on. Scan the car and had a 5E21 code for bad brake pressure sensor 2. Replaced both brake pressure sensor. Now have an intermittent code 5E26 and both light came back on. Someti...
2013 BMW X5 xDrive35i 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 5UXZV4C51D
Hey guys, I have this 2013 X5 35i, was towed in for no crank. Determined starter not engaging with power supplied, replaced starter and vehicle cranked and started right up, ran for about 30 seconds or so and stalled, would crank and not start, but intermi... Trouble codes: 32E3, C0DB7
2017 Buick Envision 2.5L Opening function VIN: LRBFXDSA1H
Body shop removed the lift gate to replace the right rear 1/4 panel or whatever the sheet metal is called there. There was no damage to the lift gate. They removed it, set it aside, and after repairs, they reinstalled it. No matter which opening function...
2013 Cadillac SRX Premium 3.6L Passenger window VIN: 3GYFNJE33D
watching scan data in BCM, PID for passenger window activity is active when pressing up or down at the master switch. but watching the PID for the switch at passenger door, it does not change when pressing up or down. has U1530 (lost communication with ...
2015 Chevrolet Express 2500 LS 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCWGFCG8F
Thanks in advance for help on this vehicle, it has low oil pressure, 6 psi at warm idle 30 psi at 2k rpm. It has a intermittent misfire on cylinder #2 at idle,the actual misfire counts are low 4-10.we checked it for a vacumme leak with carp cleaner. We swa... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire)
2000 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L No Start, no data link comm VIN: 1B3EJ46X2Y
Changed bad engine, timing belt broke and bent valves and such. Put good used engine in. Now have a no start condition. Will run on starting fluid. Lost injector pulse. Data link connector has no communication with any scan tools. Checked all connections a...
2013 Dodge Durango Crew 3.6L No Start VIN: 1C4RDJDG2D
Short and sweet. Got this '13 Durango that displays 'Damaged Key' when you try to start with pushbutton. Remove pushbutton insert key and it starts just fine. Two new keys, PEM and WIN module have been replaced and programmed with WiTech setup. Same result...
2003 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Windshield wipers VIN: 1FTRW08L13
Complaint of in-op wipers. checked fuses for this circuit-ok. Went around hi speed relay--wipers work. Went around washer relay-washers work. Checked wiper switch with ohm meter per Ford instructions--all ok. Went around switch for wiper and or washer func...
2013 Ford Taurus SEL 3.5L Stall VIN: 1FAHP2E87D
Everyone, we have been unable to duplicate this concern, but vehicle belongs to a lady who is normally driving alone. Vehicle will be driving normally, in the 40-50 mph range. vehicle will start shaking, throttle does not respond, and engine stalls. After ...
2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.7L Transmission Front Seal VIN: 1FTEX1EM2E
Truck came in not wanting to pull. Checked the Transmission Fluid and found that it was Low. The only spot we found trans. fluid was coming out of the bellhousing. Removed the transmission and the front seal looked good and the Torque converter looked good...
2011 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport 3.8L Line pressure regulation VIN: 1J4BA3H16B
Reset VLP counter and P0869 DTC’s. Test drove 40 miles and P0869 DTC returned. Reset and drove again graphing actual and desired pressures. Found actual pressures were tracking about 10-12psi higher than desired during steady state cruise at highway speeds...
2010 Lincoln MKT EcoBoost 3.5L fuel smell at rail VIN: 2LMHJ5AT7A
We can smell fuel by injector rail (cannot see any thing wet) very hard to see, Rail is between cylinder heads. We lifted plenum crank engine saw no fuel leaking remove foam from under plenum put plenum back in place and started engine can smell fuel canno...
2003 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG 5.5L Compressor VIN: WDCYR46E73
Hello Friends, I have this one with an inoperative A/C compressor. Have static pressures, scanned and got a DTC for a bad pressure/temperature sensor. Recored charge, replace pressure/temp. sensor, recharged with 37 ounces, scanned again no dtcs, compresso...
2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L battery in trunk VIN: WDBUF26J15
I have this MB with battery going down overnight. Charged and tested with Mac BCA, tests good (870cca).located drain on fuse 6(40amp) in rear sam. This fuse is for the audio gateway control unit (n93/1). Has anyone seen issues with this CU staying awake or...
2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 4Matic 3.5L No Start, No ECM CAN Communic VIN: 4JGBB86E16
CGW no DTC, EIS no DTC, IC no DTC Two Control Two Modules are not present on engine CAN "C": ECM and EIS. Power, ground, Can "H" and Can "L" signals were checked by both PCM and EIS connectors. Start authorization is "YES" from AT and ISM, and "NO" from EC...
1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme International 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Worse when warmed up VIN: 1G3WR14T6N
This car came in for a misfire under load, the hotter the vehicle gets, the worse the misfire is. Number 6 cylinder seemed to be dead. Compression was good, 150psi, spark seemed weak compared to other cylinders. Swapped coils and wires, still the same. Cha...
2004 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA29904
We know what the problem is, it's the Evap shut off valve that doesn't hold vacuum and the fuel sender has a crack in the plastic housing. The problem we have is with the part 996 110 129 53 Evap shut off valves, we test the new ones before putting them in... Trouble codes: P0456 (Evap Minor Leak)
2014 Ram 2500 Tradesman 6.4L pcm control VIN: 3C6MR5AJ6E
I need to know if anyone has replaced the complete wire loom coming from pc to engine and transmission, need aprox time if possible and if there are any other items that I should have on hand. I appreciate any and all help Thanks Jake [...]
2005 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TETX22N25
I have been around and around on this one, it sets the p2441 every time. Replaced the air pump and the valve-no change.(dealer parts) Pulled off the pipes and manifold and verified the passages are clear everywhere. F/A sensor goes lean when pump ... Trouble codes: P2441
2002 Volvo S60 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS61R42
Vehicle will constantly set all these codes at once over the course of 10-20 miles, AC on or off. It always runs perfect. No misfires are ever felt or indicated on data stream. All monitors have completed for SI but all these codes are pending again. Nothi... Trouble codes: 3340 (Ign coil 5), 3330 (Ign coil 4), 3320 (Ign coil 3), 3310 (Ign coil 2), 3300 (Ign coil 1), 3200 (Ign coil faulty signal)
2014 Volvo XC60 3.2 3.2L Engine VIN: YV4940DZ7E
Please bear with me. This is not only technical, but need for advice about storage. Customer was cruising along over the mountains, and engine started to misfire. It was towed here. Misfire. Cylinder #6 no compression. With boroscope we could see burned ...

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2013 Buick Encore 1.4L T-case VIN: KL4CJGSBXD
unfortunately the tow truck company that ruined the drivetrain decided not to do the work and to do the repair themselves. I do believe that the proper repair would of been just the rear diff assembly since most of you said all the t-case does is transfer powe...
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 4.3L Electronic VIN: 1GCEC14X99
2014 Ford Focus SE 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FADP3K2XE
Good morning techies, We ended up just swapping the PCM with a remanufactured one brought in by client; had the PCM programmed to key/vehicle and it started up. We also recommended the customer to get a second key as well for us to program both keys to vehic... Trouble codes: U0109, P0103 (Mass Or Volume Air Flow Circuit High Input), P025A.
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.6L Cam position Sensor 2 VIN: 1J4RS4GG0B
After running a few more tests and reading the posts here we decided to change out the camshafts. It fixed the P0394 code i was getting i appreciate all the help guys
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28G3Y
Ok thank you to all that replied especially Bill [...] for batting something back and forth with me. The fix was at some point in time someone ran a bypass wire from the ignition switch to the starter solenoid, and left the original hanging in the harness. I c... Trouble codes: P0705 (Transmission range shorted to power).
2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L battery, airmatic VIN: 4JGBF71E98
Thank you for the help! especially Mark and Marvin. As it turned out, the front Sam module under the passenger seat was all corroded inside. The reason that was causing the valve block to cycle but no changes to vehicle is the front same has a blue/white wire ...
1996 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L compressor VIN: JN1RZ26DXT
Well this one is fixed. it was the thermo sensor. I want to thank Bryan for reminding me there is an on board self diagnosic test.
2010 Toyota Prius 1.8L timing cover VIN: JTDKN3DU5A
Thanks for the responses. I was able to do the work with the engine in the vehicle once the upper and lower oil pans were removed. Saved me a lot of time in not having to remove the engine.
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