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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDH68D5Y
Car came in with MIL lite on, and codes 17831-17819. Found bad vacuum hose at bank 1 control valve. Replaced all vacuum hoses. Car reset codes. It only sets code when driven, not if you let it idle while the test runs. I have checked all hoses and pipes from t... Trouble codes: 17831 (Secondary air insufficient flow bank1), 17819 (Secondary air insufficient flow bank 2)
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1995 BMW 740iL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ6324S
This vehicle continues to set codes 12,13,201,203 we have replaced cats which were clearly rattling from broken catalyst,intake gaskets along with front throttle gasket and rear crank vent plate.Valve gaskets and plug extensions were replaced along with plugs ... Trouble codes: 12 (O2 sensor), 13 (O2 sensor), 201 (O2 sensor control), 203 (O2 sensor contro)
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1997 BMW 318i 1.9L radio/cd player VIN: WBABH8321V
Hello BMW techs. This car has a factory alpine 6 disk cd changer in the trunk. Everything on the factory radio works fine. The radio also controls the cd changer. The problem is when playing a cd I can just about hear it. I can change tracks and cd's but when ...
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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGN63483
sorry about the engine size the car is at the body shop next to me and the emmision sticker is cover with tape. what happened is they ran the car out of fuel and it would not restart i checked for codes non found, i checked the data stream while it was turning...
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1996 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: SAJKX6242T
last week i try to smog the car for one of the good custmer of mine,its failed on high nox.second when i rich to the point of the obdii reading test,this vehicle fail again check engine light due to failure to successfully complete all obd self tests.i told to...
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L steering/suspension VIN: SALJY1242V
We have been fighting what Rover people call the "Death Wobble" on this truck for almost a year now without completely solving the riddle. A lot of work has been done and numerous parts replaced. We have extensively searched the IATN FIX datbase and have perf...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMD23B4Y
Hi Guys, I have this over engineered used car in the shop for timing belt service and now cat heater efficiency codes. We do a lot of these..about a 30 valve timing belt, water pump & cam tensioner reseal every other day for the last 2 weeks. I've been down ...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Brake Light Dash
Brake light in cluster on with chime while driving, also no cruise control, tested brake switch E brake low fluid switches all test ok, checked harness per tsb npf, any insight would be greatly appreciated.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSP69M52
Scaned for fault codes using generic mode with the genisys and tech1 both show a code P0674. I have searched Alldata for this code but it dose not exist. If you clear the code it will come back on after one test drive. The vehicle drives fine the only known pr... Trouble codes: P0674 (Unknown code)
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2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Driver's window VIN: YV1TS90D31
When the driver's window is closed with the switch when the switch is released the window switch module clicks rapidly and the window hops open as if you were rapidly tapping the down button. Any input is more than welcome. Thaks for your attention. Bill
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1988 Audi 80 2.0L surging idle VIN: WAUEB0897J
Since my help request I have replaced the O2 sensor,the intake air boot,The throttle position switch was not getting closed throttle continuity,verified the O2 sensor is working then unpluged it to set CO as per alldata and could not because HC would shoot ove...
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1990 Audi V8 Quattro 3.6L Multi-Function Switch VIN: WAUKE5444L
Well after disconnecting the insturment cluster as per one reply, and trying a new TCM the fix was in fact a new reverse light switch. The Resistance of the switch tested fine, but it had a voltage drop that caused the problem. The switch came from the origina...
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1982 BMW 733i 3.2L central locking system VIN: 77397237R3
thanks to all who replied. the lock module burnt all 4 lock actuaters when it went out. replaced all actuator and module and all is well.
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1996 BMW 750iL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGK232TD
The problem was with the scanner software. Although the cartridge for the AST Retriever has worked on 96 BMW E38 it did not work correctly on the 12 cyl. After using Snap-On Euro software and being able to access both ECU's and pull codes (O2 Sensor) I don't t...
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1989 Saab 9000 CD 2.0L Hard pedal VIN: YS3CL48L7K
Thanks for all the replies. Some have replace the pump assembly. One told said to check the relays, we did and they are fine. Another said to check the accumulator which probly went bad causing the pump to run too much burning it out. Due to the cost of the ...
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L hazard lights VIN: YS3DF58K02
Thank you to everyone who took your valuable time to help. Justin [...] got us going the right direction. Somehow the technician missed the fact that On Star was tied into this circuit. Disconnecting the orange wire between On Star & the haz...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWTG69M81
thanx for the help guys and sorry for taking so long to close this.Most of you hit it dead on, I replaced the MAF sensor and all is perfect. Thanx again chris Trouble codes: P1152 (Manufacturer controlled air/fuel).
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1997 Volvo 850 2.3L Unknown VIN: YU1LS5720V
Thank you for all of the great replies. Most said the master cylinders are a problem on these cars. A couple of replies refered to the rear calipers sucking air. The problem is so intermittent, that I was leaning toward a master cylinder, so I ordered it. If t...
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