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2005 Audi S4 4.2L Drive Belt VIN: WUARL48H15
Drive belt came in shredded. Replaced the idler and tensioner pulley and belt. Replaced tensioner assembly as well used OEM. Drive belt jumped groove rearward. Replaced Alternator OEM, belt still goes rearward. Checked Crank pulley, its not loose and looks...
2009 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Stall VIN: WAULV94E49
Back at this monster again. Thought we had problem licked ,but here we are again. intermittently stalls or will not restart after a hot soak,customer says has to wait 25 minutes then starts,says he hears like a click noise then starts. We have done everyth... Trouble codes: 01242, 00013
2011 BMW X5 xDrive35d 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXZW0C59B
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I'm guessing it the Boost Pressure sensor Im trying to identify it and its location my main parts vendor says its a map sensor and it calls for 2 of them. BMW dealer could find it looking it up when I ask him f... Trouble codes: P0238, P02CB, 433A, 483D
2011 Buick LaCrosse CXS 3.6L Cooling Fan VIN: 1G4GE5ED0B
We know cooling fans work, ac system itself works, fans do not come on when pressures are too high,
2006 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 5.3L A/C control module VIN: 1GNEC13T46
Hello friends. This Tahoe came with an A / C control module problem. The display is black. It is a dual zone A/C control module. We checked all the fuses and the voltage and ground signals and everything is fine. We replaced the A/C control module and the ...
2006 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L dash gauges air bag warning VIN: 2G1WB55K36
Have elderly customer drop off her seldom used chevy impala and complain the instrument cluster intermittently goes dead as well as air bag light intermittently comes on when cluster is working. Pulled codes B1370,device ignition 1 circuit short to gro...
2013 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.5L Electronic VIN: 1G11B5SA0D
car came in with the driver side blowing warm not hot like the passenger side, i install new Blend door motor and still doing the same, i removed the blend door and move the door with screw driver it gives me hot air any suggestion will be appreciated
2008 Dodge Ram 3500 Laramie 6.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, lack of power VIN: 3D7MX48A48
This truck runs very poorly, misses badly most of the time. Customer had filled the tank and driven 5-10 miles when it started. Checked fuel and it smells like kerosene. Drained tank and put 10 gallons of diesel fuel in but it still runs poorly. Codes are ...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L starter VIN: 1FTPW14V67
OK everyone I am pretty sure I have a dab computer. After replacing starter we found that the computer is not grounding the relay. With relay tester installed I can ground terminal 85 of relay and get the vehicle to turn over. Tested wire from computer to ...
2009 Ford Escape Limited Hybrid 2.5L brakes steering iss VIN: 1FMCU59389
Hi need some assistance from the ford techs out there. This hybrid escape came in with a list of codes mostly communication issues Lost communication see code list below. the only drivability issues are touchy brakes and no power assist in steering when it...
2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5L Charging VIN: 1FTFX1ET0E
Chraging light comes as soon as you take off and reach about 5 mph. Will not come on as long as the vehicle sits still. Alternator is charging and does not drop voltage. Singals to computor are correct. Looking at the scan tool data shows no circuit faults...
2005 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Network down VIN: YS3FB45S85
Calling all Saab experts!! This one has a bus problem somewhere but I am hoping someone has a technique for this. The CIM is packed with codes for bus issues (U2100 0F and 00, B3110 00, B2915 00, B3981 00, B3979 00, B3978 00, U2100 0F AND 00) The ESP has U... Trouble codes: U2100 (General bus fault 0f and cim missing 00), B2915 (Cim missing on bus), B3978 (Miu missing on bus), U2185 (Ecm missing on bus), U2143 (Steering angle sensor), U2100 (General bus fault 0f and cim missing 00)
2014 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited 3.6L Eye Sight Inop VIN: 4S3BMJN62E
On start up multiple warnings remain on: brake fluid level flashing, lane departure off, collision avoidance off, eye sight inop.and check engine on. Full scan produced no codes the first time, random misfire the second time it acted up. I don't think this...
2002 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Drive-axles VIN: 5TBBT44152
to Toyota gurus out there. got this Tundra that has a squeeky noise from i guess the rear driveshaft / propeller shaft only in reverse. put it in drive and no noise. lubed the u joints also the sliding one by the rear differential and noise will not go awa...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2013 Acura ILX Hybrid 1.5L Engine/IMA VIN: 19VDE3F74D
Again, thank you all for your help. This is a classic case of getting caught up in the high tech issues and loosing focus on the simple things. My very first reply with help was by Dan [...] and was right on. The AC compressor is seized. Removed the acces...
2006 Audi A4 2.0L starter VIN: WAUDF78E06
First off,thanks to all who took the time to respond to my post.What I did not mention in my original post was that this vehicle had a brand new,not remanned starter installed,because when the problem first began,and i checked the connections at the starter,i ...
2013 Chevrolet Camaro SS 6.2L Air bag VIN: 2G1FT3DW8D
Thanks to all who responded. Installed the PPS and learned it. All good.as per your comments. Programming wasn?t needed. Thanks again.
2013 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.6L Oil pressure VIN: 2C4RC1BG9D
Thanks to Ken and Timothy for offering data and specs rather than just "replace the pump". Yesterday I dropped the lower and upper pans and found that the vehicle has a new pump of the updated design already (customer just purchased a few months ago and was un...
2012 Ford Expedition EL King Ranch 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FMJK1J5XC
Sorry. Forgot to close this. I overlooked the simple. The problem was a 4x4 actuator intermittently engaging.
2007 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L Drivers power window VIN: 5NPET46C97
Well we finally got to the bottom of this deal. The service manual gave a wiring diagram but no info for you to tell what the system logic was. Finally sent to the dealer. Took their tech 2 weeks to figure it out. Like us he thought it was the switch but that ...
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY1242Y
Hello Group, Nothing like having a great customer who allows you to drive the vehicle until the issue happens again,which in my case,did.Light eventually came on again,even after rechecking connector pins and adding contact enhancer.Same codes.Owner agreed t... Trouble codes: P0451 (Fuel tank pressure check), P0452 (Fuel tank pressure hi/low), P0453 (Fuel tank pressure hi/low).
2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 2.0L No Boost VIN: 55SWF4JB1F
The Turbo that we bought brand new from Mercedes was seized up. We took the car with our receipts back to Mercedes and they have replaced the turbo at no charge. The car runs great now! Apparently this isn't unusual to them, they have seen this before. Trouble codes: P2992, P2992.
2010 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L Door Locks VIN: 4T1BF3EK2A
I wish that i could update this request with a fix. The camry is the shop owners granddaughter and the car and she is off to college. MTSU to be exact. I wish iatn would give you a bit more time to post a fix. I will probably see the vehicle in november again....
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