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2013 Audi A3 Quattro 2.0L Heating system VIN: WAUZZZ8U9D
Hi Audi Specialists, I have an issue with this Audi Q3 2.0 TFSI quattro S-Tronic. Heater doesn't blow hot air that was my customer's initial complaint. Oneof the heater core hose was cold when "Hi" temp setting.both right and left temperature flaps are vis...
2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L xenon head lights VIN: 4USBT33443
Thank you for your time. took the Rh side head light out to fix the broken adjusters and left off the car for almost a month. when put it back was not lighting. replace the igniter and lamp and both xenon head lights start flickering and shut off. replace ...
2011 BMW 328i 3.0L ecm VIN: WBAPH7C57B
Hello, We are a full repair shop and did work on a this Bmw and its the second car that after we leave the battery disconnected the ecm does not communicate. The last time it happened we towed it to dealer and dealer said it was ecm. But now that it hap...
1997 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1NE52M1V
I am fighting and Chev. Malibu with multipule problems it seems. Started out with dead battery charged and checked. Cranks and no start or momentarily start (barely) and stall. Checked codes showing invalid passlock signal when cranking. Tried reprogrammin... Trouble codes: P1626 (Passlock)
2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WX12K3Y
The vehicle starts hard and runs very poorly before stalling. The scanner loses communication with the PCM/TCM while running. I can still communicate with the BCM while running. I see there is a TSB on the BCM and it seems similar. I cant find a picture on... Trouble codes: P1626 (PCM has detected a loss of the state of health serial data message from the theft deterrent system.), U1000 (loss of class 2 serial com lost), U1255 (Generic/class 2 serial com lost), B2618 (Passenger compartment DIM circuit short to battery), B2655 (Passenger compartment DIM cIRCUIT)
2009 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L camshaft timing VIN: 1GNFK13559
hello I need help with one. this came in with a p0016 and no drivability problems. I have used a pico scope to get a waveform of the cam and crank patterns but I cant find a known good pattern. btw when I put the vin in on this form it brings up a 5.3L. th...
2013 Dodge Dart Rallye 1.4L Charging VIN: 1C3CDFBH8D
sets P0626-generator field circuit high, and P0562-low voltage codes along with a list communication error codes between almost all the modules-I "assume" is due to the low voltage issue.Same senario everytime-the throttle failure light comes on,engine sta...
1993 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FACP42E1P
It will start and run used to run about 30 seconds was running great all I got from the customer was at bottom the car and ripped exhaust muffler off the right side but drove it several miles over here with no then the battery was changed and he said that'...
2010 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Blower Motor VIN: 1FTFW1EV2A
Thank you in advance for looking at my post. Truck has dual climate control it came in with blower motor running on high all the time, and pass blend actuator on cold all the time, drivers actuator was ok, we checked and replaced blower speed controller an...
2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCM56495
Brought in for check engine light, found P0171 lean code. Test drove, no real drivability problems, slightly rough idle. Recorded average fuel trim around 10% STFT, 3%LTFT at cruise, up to 21% and 12% warm idle in shop. Visual check found the intake boot t... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel metering too Lean)

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2002 BMW 330i 3.0L Idle 850 VIN: WBAEV53492
After your replies I ohm tested the 4 02s found one with open heater, replaced that one b2s2, test drove still not passing, mode 6 showed b2s1 failure replaced that one, test drove still not passing, mode 6 shows b2s1 failed, replaced that one now it passed... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle malfunction).
2009 Dodge Avenger SE 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3LC46B79
Thanks Timothy and Clark. It was a problem with 5V reference. I pulled the connector for the throttle body and accidentally turned the key to far and it started up running on three cylinders.. As soon as I plugged it back in it died. Bad throttle body, rig... Trouble codes: P0456 (EVAP System Small Leak), P0642 (Sensor Reference Voltage 1 Circuit Low), P2122 (Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor 1 Circuit Low).
2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Turn signal VIN: 1FTYR10U03
well I got myself all mixed up I have found the problem to be the Flasher but the problem I couldn't find a flasher location was what I was looking for but several of the ATM boys guiding me well did the electrical test and went straight to the Flasher cuz it...
2010 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L Tsb 0041-13 VIN: 4T4BF3EK7A
Thanks for the reassurance guys! I just wanted to make sure that I was assembling correctly. Started vehicle this morning with no noise present and all is good.
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