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2009 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Low Oil Message VIN: WAULF78K59
Good morning IATN. I have a 2009 Audi A4 Quatro in my shop that came in with low oil message on instrument cluster. Customer had replace hood switch and latch, oil level switch, and oil seperator prior to bringing vehicle into my shop. All parts are from t...
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAZ33433
can not acutate vent valve (DMTL) with any scan tool,,, i am lost ,,, please help Trouble codes: 27CD, 27CA
1961 Chevrolet Corvette 4.6L Steering VIN: 108675S109
This is a new customer who just bought this car. We have done some brake work and other minor issues, and we are trying to align it. When the car came in, we noticed that it had a "short turn" in one direction. We started by centering the steering box as p...
1998 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Electronic VIN: 1GCCS144XW
Had p1860 replaced Torque Converter Clutch Pulse Width Modulation Solenoid Valve. Code comes back. Used tech2 to command solenoid on & off, it clicks. insert spot light to wires, lights up bright and checked voltage 12v. check resistance of solenoid 11ohms...
2012 Chevrolet Avalanche LTZ 5.3L Monitors VIN: 3GNTKGE74C
Truck has been to two or three other shops with no luck Trying to pass NYS inspection. The evap 02 sensor & the O2 heater monitors won't set Has been driven over 3500 hundred miles since June All data reads normal we did find engine temp running low 185 to... Trouble codes: P0521
2014 Chevrolet Cruze LT 1.4L Left VIN: 1G1PC5SB6E
I need to replace the left side detection module on this 2014 Chevy Cruze. Does it need to be programmed in any way?
2009 Ford Focus SES 2.0L Gear Selector VIN: 1FAHP36N59
Hello guys have a focus here that acts like a broken gear shift cable but the cable is intact...seems the selector thats mounted to the transmission is not functioning properly or is broken internally. Hove not got the go ahead to remove and inspect the se...
2012 Ford Fiesta SE 1.6L Hesitation VIN: 3FADP4BJ9C
Quick one for you FOMOCO Boyz. Got this '12 Fiesta 1.6 litre engine that feels like your dragging an anchor when you accelerate hard. Slow steady throttle increase it's fine. No codes, no misfires in Mode 6, no misfires on my IDS when you power brake or dr...
2000 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L no start then starts VIN: 2GTEK19TXY
Hi, this is my personal truck and i'm a little confused on this, this is happening randomly, what it does is if i crank it it won't star i can hold the key in the start position until the battery dies and will not start but if i let go and crank it again i...
2012 Mercedes-Benz S550 4Matic 4.6L Instrutment cluster VIN: WDDNG9EB3C
Checked fuses, no codes, leaning towards the Front SAM or the central gateway. Alldata has limited information.
2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Battery drain VIN: YS3FD79Y24
Good morning, We have this Saab in our shop with a dead battery. Found a parasitic draw of 130 milliamps after 1 hour. Found it to be the Boot Lid Motor Relay staying on. The relay has battery power through maxi fuse 34 and is getting a ground signal f...
2006 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L Engine VIN: JTEBU17R96
The customer had this engine replaced at a local shop due to mileage. The replacement engine has 125,000 km's. After installation code P0016 (bank 2 cam/crank correlation) and the engine ran poor. The shop checked the timing chain and found a stretched cha...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2006 BMW 530i 3.0L ac fogging sensor VIN: WBANE735X6
The shop owner decided to send this vehicle out the door with no further testing.
2010 BMW X5 xDrive48i 4.8L Starting VIN: 5UXFE8C56A
I sent the original CAS to repaired by specialists.
2007 Dodge Charger 2.7L engine VIN: 2B3KA43R77
Thanks everybody, sorry took some time, the car owner, took long to decide to whet to do, he didn't want to spend more money to do more diagnose, so he said go ahead with the water pump, if it turns out to be the head gasket he'll get raid of it, so anyway, th...
2017 Nissan Pathfinder SV 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1DR2AM4L
Sorry for the long wait to close this one. The vehicle is fixed. Dealership confirmed the modules were working, but not communicating. In the end it was installer error, but not in the safety lighting. A wire was cut under the passenger seat. A small storage b... Trouble codes: U1000 (CAN communication circuit), U1000 (CAN communication circuit), P1568 (Intelligent cruise control command value), P1612 (Communication between ECM immobilizer impossible).
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