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1998 Audi A4 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUGD68D8W
Subject"C.E." light on, misfire cyl's #4,#5,#6 FromJack [...] AUDI A4 Quattro Sedan [...] Mileage 133,000 miles Engine AHA, 2.8L, 30V, V-6, Transmission Auto/tiptronic, Miscellaneous 12/97 Production, AHA engine code After repairs ... Trouble codes: 16684 (random misfire), 16688 (cyl 4), 16689 (cyl5), 16690 (cyl6)
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1994 BMW 750iL 5.0L lack of power VIN: WBAGC8326R
Hello BMW Techs When the car came in check engine light and eml lights were off, but customer had experienced lack of power and at the same time the Check engine and eml light will turn on, but if he turned the engine off and on, the check engine and eml light... Trouble codes: 201 (02 sensor control bank 1--6), 41 (air flow meter bank 1-6), 63 (torque converter clutch bank 1-6), 201 (02 sensor control bank 1--6), 63 (torque converter clutch bank 1-6), 26 (injection signal EGS)
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L wiper VIN: WBADM6336X
Looking for some info on the wipers. They are inop, all fuses okay, ispected and tried new relay under e-box, same thing nop wiper action. Somtimes the washer squirter will spray, removed and tested switch, but found no voltage at wirring for switch, found no ...
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L electronics VIN: WBABK8332W
Climate control system works intermittently. Display screen displays intermittently. Of course, this doesn't occur when we have the vehicle in for testing so consequently we are unable to test when the vehicle is not working properly. When this occurs the enti...
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1998 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: SALLPAMJ3W
Hi everyone, This V8 Rangerover has a ruccurring P0340 (Cam sensor) code, the sensor has been replaced. On start up and idle the engine is smooth with no codes set (after code clear), but if it is revved upto 2200rpm it starts to stutter badly and it is a str... Trouble codes: P0340
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALPV1240X
Hello everyone, Vehicle has check engine light on, has absolutley no power, will not take gas. It feels as if it is starving for fuel, but fuel pressure is good. Spark is present at all cylinders. You have to pump the accelerator just to get it to move a coupl... Trouble codes: P0130 (o2 sensor bank one sensor one), P0150 (o2 sensor bank two sensor one), P1129 (undocumented code)
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GT 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWVA81H0V
This car came in with a check engine light on and running poorly intermittently (misfiring). It had codes for idle adaptation and random misfire. At some point during working on some non-related items, the car decided not to start anymore. It will act like it ... Trouble codes: 17990 (Idle adaptation limit reached)
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L air pump VIN: 3VWBC21C3Y
Was told air pump needs to be replaced. It has white excess on top. Can this be done without resetting engine.
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L power windows, power mirrors, sun roof, can bus, i VIN: 3VWSE29M2Y
this car arrived from another shop with a customer complaint of the windows, mirrors, sun roof in op, pulled the codes (results of that test are below), none of the code seem to be directly involved in this problem but i thought they should be noted anyways. t...
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1985 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AX8841F
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. About 3 weeks ago, this volvo came in for intermittently not starting. We were unable to duplicate the concern, but advised the customer that the EFI main relay under the dash was a likely culprit. It is the...
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1992 Volvo 740 T 2.3L Cuts out VIN: YV1FW8705N
Greetings- This is my first posting so bear with me. Vehicle dies intermittently (tach shuts down immediatly), cranks but won't fire. Fuel pump runs. Seems to restart after setting(for owner). This car shut down while roadtesting @ 45mph on slight hill like ... Trouble codes: 312
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1985 BMW 318i 1.8L injector pulse none VIN: WBAAC7409F
thanks to all the replies i recieved on this bmw.chuck was the most help ful as the car didn,t have any sensors on the bellhousing. ichecked the complete harness and found a naughty old mouse was in the glove box and made lunch out of the wire harness that goe...
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1999 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L o/d shift VIN: 4USCH9337X
after gathering a lot of unrelated information from all over the country, I found the problem to be an unmatched front tire set, even though they were the same number size, they had a 1.5' roll out difference in size[stagger]. the trans will not shift while in...
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1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L rear window wiper motor VIN: SALJV1248W
Well,this is where I eat crow. The washers do indeed work when the doors are closed but not when the doors are open. Only the British would do something like that. The idea I guess is you won't get sprayed if the doors are open and you hit the washers. We remo...
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Trunk lid release cable VIN: WPOCA2980Y
Opening the trunk lids was actually simple. Model years 1997 through year 2000 Porsche Boxsters use cables to release the trunk lid latches.Loosening 3 6mm allen bolts and disassembling the release mechanism to the left of the driver's seat allowed me to slide...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L steering VIN: 3VWSA81HOT
We fixed this car by installing a rebuilt steering rack on it.
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1990 Volvo 740 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1FX8948L
I received several replies outlining the procedure for using the onboard diagnostic connector box under the hood. It is located on the drivers side fender well near the cowl. All of the respondants were about the same. I'll post the Reply from Mark, as that ...
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