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2010 Audi A5 Cabriolet 2.0L Starting/running
Called in on this Audi. Have yet to figure out why I like pain! Key 'fob' stuck in the ignition slot, and will not release. There isn't any comm with anything. The trunk was full of water. Water was drained, and dried thoroughly. A check of the harness sho...
2010 Chevrolet Traverse LS 3.6L Oil leak VIN: 1GNLREED7A
Hey guys(and gals), thanks in advance. So I have a 2010 Traverse 3.6L that's killing me. It came in for an oil leak. It was pretty obvious leak from back of engine. Called it as a bad rear main. Took it apart and replaced rear main, oil pan gasket. Got it ...
2012 Chevrolet Equinox LT 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2GNALDEK0C
Vehicle came in as a crank no start. The vehicle started up when the technician tried to crank it but sputtered and died within 30 seconds. While he was reading data on the scanner it started running well and noticed that it went into closed loop and ran g... Trouble codes: P0101, P0131, P1400
2008 Chrysler Sebring Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3LD66M38
just picked this car up wholesale,ran great,developed p0016 code for camshaft position sensor..replaced sensor with Chrysler sensor,notice some crappy wires going to camshaft sensor,got a new pigtail and soldered in new pigtail harness..code p0016 will not... Trouble codes: P0016
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 4.7L Air Bag Light VIN: 1D3HB18P09
Friday morning I noticed that my Air Bag light came on. I checked the connections under the driver seat and everything looks good. After running the scanner on the truck I am left with a bunch of questions. Could it be the ClockSpring or the Air Bag Module...
2013 Dodge Dart Rallye 2.0L Cooling fan VIN: 1C3CDFBA8D
Thank you for your help in advance. I have a 2013 Dodge Dart with a blown head gasket. We replaced the engine on this vehicle approximately 4K miles with a used assembly (insurance job). My concern is that the cooling fan does not come on until 230 degrees...
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L ignition VIN: 1FMYU04102
Have this escape that will not cut off when you turn off the switch.Switch is working correctly.You have to pull off battery cable to cut car off as the switch cut out the alternator when you cut it off.Have tried a switch to be on safe side same problem.H...
2006 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.0L instrument cluster VIN: 1FDXF47P06
Thanks up front for any help. I have this 2006 F450 plow truck that belongs to local HWY. dept. The original problem was that the dome lights would come on randomly whether driving or parked. I check the door switches, OK. I could get the lights to go off ...
2011 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMCU0EG0B
This one is driving me crazy. Vehicle has felt misfire on #4 cylinder. Cylinder contribution data verifies misfire is on cylinder #4. Started with coil and spark plug swap with no change. Installed new spark plug and coil with no change. Ran compression te... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire), P0316 (Misfire on startup)
2012 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.7L compressor VIN: 1FT7W2BTXC
i have a 2012 f350 diesel.came in for ac related problem. put gauges on the vehicle and found low state of charge so we evaced it completely and recharged it with the proper amount of freon (3.53 lbs)started the truck and the system was coming on just for ...
2007 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L ABS module VIN: 1GKDT13597
Hello, dealing with a 2007 GMC with the ABS system having the C0131 issues. Worked through most things. In the original scan it had a code C0255, steering wheel position sensor. When I look at the information for the SW Position sensor, watching the scanne...
2014 Honda HR-V 1.5L No Start
I have been programming smart keys on Japanese vehicles since 2014. Programmed smart key on Honda HR-V for like hundreds of times but this time I am facing a different scenario. I have to replace it’s smart key ecu. I have tried every possible thing in my ...
2012 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 5.0L Electronic VIN: SALME1D44C
Hello Group, Have code P0850-8F,Park/neutral switch input erratic.Cannot communicate with the Gearshift module(Transmission control switch) with Autologic.Wiring diagram for this vehicle from ALLDATA is incorrect.I think their diagram is for a diesel an...
2004 Lexus IS300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD19204
Hello, need a little direction. I have a 2004 IS 300 Lexus. I bought this car from a customer with a blown engine. I bought a motor out of a crashed car, same model and make (2jz). I installed the engine and it ran perfectly, with the exception of a squeal... Trouble codes: P0301, P0306
2004 Mercedes-Benz E500 4Matic 5.0L Alignment VIN: WDBUH83J04
Have this Mercedes E500 4matic wagon in for an alignment. My alignment machine is asking for "Front axle vehicle level", "Ball point location", "Rear axle vehicle level" and "Control Point". I haven't been able to find where these measurements are to be ma...
2015 Porsche Panamera 3.6L Coolant Leak bell housing VIN: WP0AA2A72F
This vehicle is leaking coolant from what appears to be inside the bell housing. I have used a borescope camera to look in the engine valley, & rear of the engine area. I don't see any signs of coolant anywhere above the bell housing. I haven't been able t...
2008 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FB49Y68
Car came in for no start when cold.Found 80 lbs compression on 3 cylinders.Removed head and had valve job done,took all new intake valves.Put back together with new timing components.Now sets code PO340 for cam sensor.Car doesn't have cam sensor.It uses a ... Trouble codes: P0340
2007 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L inverter?? VIN: JTDKB20U37
We are a Toyota specialist and familiar with hybrids but this one is throwing us for a loop. Vehicle towed in, hole in oil pan from broken rod. Vehicle would start and drive into shop. Numerous warning lights on, didn't pull codes due to engine problems. R...
2008 Toyota Sequoia Platinum 5.7L drivers side air vents VIN: 5TDBY67A18
customer complains of no heat on drivers side. we replaced the servo pn 87106-0c140 / we cant align it up right to get the servo functioning right...Help with aligning the doors up to the servo inside the vehicle. Tech stated the mode doors are ok. how do ...
2004 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L installation VIN: YV1RS59V84
hello.I am trying to replace the fuel pump on this 2004 s60 2wd turbo with a METAL fuel tank.I stress metal tank because it is a completely different pump version from the plastic tank.I have changed many with the plastic tank and they are very conventiona...

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2005 BMW 545i 4.4L engine VIN: WBANB33565
Thank you for all the respond to my request im very grateful for those who took the time to help me . the problem was that I time the timing wrong I fine that by using a micrometer to fine the top dead center of the piston .the harmonic balancer was 45 degree ...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Starting VIN: 1FTNW21SX1
When I originally determined that the ignition switch was bad, I called Ford for a replacement. They told me very limited availability, it would be a few days to get it if they even could. So I called Federated and got a new switch manufactured by Standard. ...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Frt diff VIN: 1J4GZ58YXT
Customer had to take rig. Sorry for the late close but I was waiting to see if he returned. Just to clarify I ended up using only the carrier from old diff. According to my supplier the part was same whether short or long pinion. So it got new bearings. I did ...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Cuts out VIN: WDBJF25H7X
We had replaced the tank fuel hose and tank screen it was marginal and replaced main fuel filter and added ATF to the filter for priming and noticed the flow of fluid wasn't correct, in fact the tech had reversed the lines at the filter and we put lines on pro...
2009 Saturn Aura XE 2.4L starter VIN: 1G8ZS57B79
To start with I checked the relay terminals, I had power to the 30 terminal and ground on the 85 and 87 terminals, the 86 terminal would energize like it should with the key plus 87 would energize going to the starter. I ohmed the purple wire from the starter ...
2010 Subaru Forester X Premium 2.5L Misfire VIN: JF2SH6CC9A
swapped the crank and cam pulleys with no change. swapped plugs wires from 3 and 4 at the coil since cylinder 3 and 4 fired at the same coil. so coil wire 3 was on cylinder 4 and coil wire 4 was on cylinder 3. test drove and issue was resolved. swapped wires b... Trouble codes: P0303, P0304.
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