Nissan Intelligent Key Problems? Nissan Symptom Tables Are Your Friend

Problems with remote keyless entry, door handle request switch, push-button ignition switch, and remote engine start can each be symptoms of intelligent key configuration and signal transmission faults. Nissan symptom tables set you on the most efficient diagnostic path.

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Audi A6 LIN: Alarm Failure and LIN Sound Battery Parasite (Part 1 & 2)

This topic is covered in a short series. Parts 1 and 2 will discuss how to find a possible parasite within a scan and how to measure a parasite after repairs.

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Early Volvo XC90 Traction Control Systems

If your customer gets a message that says something like “ANTI-SKID TEMPORARILY OFF” or “DTSC SPIN CONTROL OFF," one of the major safety systems on that Volvo is not working.

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Audi FSI No Start and Suspension Faults

Break the list of controller faults into sections and in order of importance. Primary on the list is the no start condition.

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Mercedes-Benz Timing Chain Tensioners

If the timing of all engine components is not dialed in exactly, the vehicle will not run right. We'll address crankshaft and camshaft correlation in Mercedes-Benz engines, timing chains, tensioners and other components.

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Misleading Volkswagen Golf Valve Timing Faults

When the faults change mid stream and point to a possible deep repair.

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Mercedes-Benz Head-up Display: Eyes Forward

Keeping your eyes on the road and your hands on the wheel

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Nissan Charging Systems

The electrical systems on today’s vehicles are extremely important. With multiple networks connecting a wide range of electronic control modules, their reliance on a well-functioning electrical system is crucial.

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Getting the Most from Star Wiring

Understanding what the Star Wiring diagrams have to offer is key to any successful diagnosis and repair. In this article, we will dive deep into all that Mercedes-Benz offers in this valuable tool.

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Body Shop Mistakes – As If, Part 2 & 3

The Victim: 2008 Touareg with VR6 FSI

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