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1997 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L transmission VIN: WAUEA88D5V
significant leak from bell housing transmission fluid. Removed transmission found torque converter bushing worn. Got and aftermarket bushing diameter to big. Looking for a pump housing to replace it with. No info in alldata or identifix on replacing pump. ...
1997 BMW 318i 1.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: WBACC9320V
Failed Nox emission test. The idle numbers are emission test 15mph and the cruse is 25mph. Whats odd is the nox numbers are so different. Car runs fine, test has been run twice. Seems to be running two lean, from the numbers. Thanks
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L control head VIN: 1GNEK13R4X
came in control head dead. ck powers and grounds. all were good. installed new control head and it worked fine for 10 minutes and it died. it was a dorman so we warranteed it. plugged in new one and it did the same thing. i searched the archives and found ...
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 5.3L Mechanical VIN: 1GCEK19067
After new actuater was installed, c0569 popped up, because transfer case is now in a different position. how do I fix that, It will not do a relearn because of this code. Help. Programming control module for transfer case was successful.
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 5.3L monitors reset VIN: 2GCEK19J18
Any Emission monitors that set during every Drive Cycle, reset whenever the key is then turned off. In the test description I have gone over most of the tests I've done. What I haven't mentioned yet is that I logically thought that it was a faulty ECM. I h...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L MIL Lamp on, No Buss on Odometer VIN: 1B7KF2364X
This is one of our mechanics truck. The truck has had this problem since he bought it. He now needs the check engine light off for emissions. When you turn the truck on the odometer will read for about 20 seconds then you get a no buss and the check engine...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L turbo VIN: 1FDWX37PX6
getting a hi pitch squeal/whistle that seems to be associated with turbo. initially only when boost was at 10 psi or higher. now doing at lower psi. i have been told this could be the unison ring in the turbo or that it could be one of the pipes. i do smel...
2007 Jaguar XK 4.2L Battery VIN: SAJDA44B47
Hi all in IATN land. Thank you for taking time to read this post. This Kitty has a .210 amp drain. I have removes every fuse and relay in the car and disconnected the alternator and the drain is still there. Is there a fuse or relay hiding out some where, ...
2015 Kia Forte LX 1.8L engine misfire VIN: KNAFK4A66F
Hi to all, thanks for taking the time to read and help me car has misfire cylinder 1 and 2 i did a compresion test all cylinder a good i did a fuel presuure test all good with in spec i did a fuel leak test from injector all good any idea where to ...
2008 Mercedes-Benz GL320 CDI 3.0L stereo VIN: 4JGBF22E08
Have this GL320 in for a fuel leak (at diesel fuel filter). Did not do anything other than inspect vehicle on hoist and scanned for trouble codes. a couple hours later i started it to see if i could see exactly where it was leaking from on the fuel filter....
1995 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.4L Power steering VIN: 1G2WJ12XXS
Hi all, This is my first request for help. I apologize if my thoughts seem scattered. This vehicle was brought in for a power steering pump replacement. Original pump is noisy and leaks. Replaced with reman pump. System was bled per factory service ma...
2008 Pontiac G6 GT 3.5L No Start, Won't crank or start VIN: 1G2ZH36N58
Howdy Y'all! We are kinda stuck on this Pontiac G6 GT. Towed in No start No crank. Customer comments it was running and he tried to move seat when it stalled. He made some comments about blown fuses. (All good)! Replaced B- cable end (would not get tight),... Trouble codes: P0604, P0607 (ECM Internal Problem), P0606
2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Unknown VIN: JTEHH20V33
This vehicle stays on momentarily after shut off only shows code p1135 and also the shop that replaced engine replaced frt a/f sensor with oem
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWST71K46
i need a better brake down of the 6 pin throttle sensor 5v/ground/signal return wiring diagram and the same for the throttle body ps. i did find a mouse nest on the wiring harness but they did not eat into the wiring.thanks for any help given. Trouble codes: 00551 (tps), P0227
2001 Volvo V70 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YV1SW61R41
I have this Volvo that will not go above 3000 r.p.m., Also after startup flare and idle drops to normal have nasty misfire. My scanner won't communicate with this gem. Yeah I know I'm probably wasting my time.code reader has some data and does communicate.... Trouble codes: P1620 (Throttle plate issue), P507!
2006 Volvo V70 R 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1SJ59226
Cannot rid this vehicle of these codes, for the fuel code I have replaced the fuel pressure sensor with new Bosch one, and a used controller (already updated to trunk location) have checked all the body grounds for this circuit. cleaned and inspected gears... Trouble codes: 2900 (Fuel pressure faulty signal b525472), 120D

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2013 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L No Start VIN: WAUFFAFLXD
I am posting this as a fix. I removed the high pressure fuel pump for replacement and actually found fuel puddled in the high pressure fuel pump bore in the head. I changed the oil and filter. Cleared the code and test drove. The fuel trim at idle was +10.2 ... Trouble codes: P2188.
2006 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 1G1ZT51FX6
Alot of the symptoms went away with the new ignition switch except the theft lite flashing twice and car stalls. then on restart run for 3 seconds and dies, this could happen 2 or 3 times then the car would sometimes run fine sometimes wouldn't start for 20 mi...
2006 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.2L Stall VIN: 1G1ZT51FX6
We tried to replace the BCM with a used one we got the Tech2 to program the SDM but it now had codes in it that we could not erase air bag codes the vehicle was hit and it must be one that needs to be replaced after deployment. We put he old one back in and dr...
2016 Chevrolet Malibu LT 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ZE5ST8G
Turns out it was just a dirty throttle body. Caleb [...]: Thanks, but I had cleaned it on a whim before I saw your reply, LOL! Appreciate the responses, even the regurgitated service manual info, which is not completely correct on this one. The boost senso... Trouble codes: P1101.
2003 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L Cluster VIN: 1FAFP363X3
First, thanks for all the replies, the GEM responded normally to my Solus. I checked all the circuits and everything was in order, ground is in behind the right kick panel and was clean and tight. Found a good used cluster on eBay, and installed it today. Key ...
2001 GMC Savana 2500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GKGG25R41
Thank you to everyone who replied. Found an open pin on the ground side on the secondary connector by the fuel tank. Fixed the pin. Vehicle has not had any problems since.
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 3.6L ride control VIN: 1J4RR6GG0B
Sorry about the late reply, for some reason this question got lost and forgot all about it . I had to fabricate an adaptor as the one i had would not fit on the valve with having absolutely no room to get the valve connected ,so i tig welded up a adaptor from ...
2013 Kia Soul 1.6L Crankshaft VIN: KNDJT2A51D
Thank you for all the replies, most everyone said to drill out pin and replace balancer, pin and bolt. That is what we did, after drilling the pin it came out easily, so with a new pin, crank bolt and harmonic balancer all is well with this car.
2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 4Matic 3.5L No Start, No ECM CAN Communic VIN: 4JGBB86E16
Vehicle is fixed. Culprit was constant power supply wire from fuse F120 to pin 15 on PCM connector C1. Tested w/disconnected C1 with (w/multimeter and test light)no problem. With C1 connected voltage dropped to low to allow for CAN communication. Tracing wire ...
2008 Mercedes-Benz GL320 CDI 3.0L communication loss VIN: 4JGBF22E98
well the Central Gateway is the problem but I talked to the customer and advised him to contact his insurance as there will be a lot more modules affected by the water. Thanks to all who replied and suggested this( i should have thought of that myself). Custom... Trouble codes: D6330, D6400.
2010 Subaru Forester X 2.5L MIL Lamp on, hard to add fuel VIN: JF2SH6BC7A
I'm out of time with this vehicle and it's not acting up. Thanks for all of the helpful replies! I took it to the gas station and the fuel went right in with no problem at full speed at the pump. The customer said that when the check-engine light comes on (fau... Trouble codes: P0453 (EVAP system pressure sensor circuit high).
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