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2000 Audi A4 1.8L Poor Idle Quality
Hi techs, this A4 came from local body shop with engine block and tranny installed.The rest of parts came in 3 big boxes (really love this way...).After putting it all back together car has rough idle.I am not able to adapt throttle body both groups 04 - 60 an...
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1993 BMW 730i V8 3000CC 3-4 shift VIN: WBAGD22030
Start car and it runs fine but drive it and on the 3-4 shift it sets trans programme and locks out shifts,return to w/shop and the idle is uneven with the codes 156 & 201 plug in retriever scanner and the idle returns to normal without even erasing codes but 1...
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1998 BMW 318i 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACC9321W
Hello all...short history here...check engine light back in February of this year...code kicked at the time P0340...so i replaced the cam sensor. By May, code P1174 kicked...Cam sensor fault...so I 'WARRANTY' the sensor and replace it again...within two weeks.... Trouble codes: 1174 (Cam sensor fault), 1423 (EGI functionality test failed)
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1972 Other European Corniche 6.75L Brakes VIN: CRA12025RR
Hi, I've got a 72 Corniche with brake issues. Extended lack of service led to loss of brakes. I've cleaned and flushed the hydraulics and now have brakes. The master cylinder wasn't doing much and upon replacement we now have a good pedal. Problem is the rear ...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSL81H5T
Greetings fellow techs.This problem has been going on for more than a year.This car cranks over much too long in the mornings.The problem is not there every morning but it only happens after the vehicle sits for many hours.It has had a new coil installed and t... Trouble codes: 515 (hall effect-intermittent ground)
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1998 Volvo C70 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1NC56C6X
Dear group, this is my first post(so some details are missing,I will know for next time!) This volvo will put on MIL light during roadtest.The car drives perfectly but for light on dash.I do not fully understand fault code and cannot cross reference in in any... Trouble codes: 261A (long-term mixture reg.lower partial throttle at stop)
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1988 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBABB13C7J
received all sorts of replies ranging from injectors, regulator, crank sensor, etc. etc. Should have went with my gut instinct when I saw that the deadend fuel pressure would SLOWLY climb to 60 psi...that I had a bad fuel pump...I dunno why I get all shook u...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Misfire VIN: WDBGA43G8V
Hello Everyone, I have got eight replay and in one way or the other you advise me to change the rest of six coils, after checking the harness, and the grounds. I had ispected all before posting, and my take was to replace te rest of the coils, but hearing from...
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1982 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L No Start VIN: WP0AA0911C
Thanks to all that sent the replies they were all very good, but to no avial. The only thing that was cleared up for me was when the 7th injector/ cold start/ enrichment valve, comes into the starting picture. I always looked at it as a cold start enrichment i...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L high shift points VIN: 3VWCF21C2Y
I think this vehicle is fixed. If I heard back from the customer, I could give a definite answer. But I'll assume, after requesting input from them, and not hearing back, they are happily motoring along. Of course let the thing burp just once, and the phone wi...
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