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1997 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Surge VIN: WAUBG84DXV
So the car came to us 2 days later. We read 17087 and P0703 - torque converter/brake switch. That made sense for the symptom. We did not read the other codes but the car had not been driven very far since being reset at the dealer. We swapped the switch with n... Trouble codes: 17087 (P0703- Torque converter brake switch circuit B), P0703 (Torque converter brake switch circuit B)
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1994 BMW 530i 3.0L Stored code VIN: WBAHE1318R
Vehicle Towed in for a NO-START. Pulled codes and checked fuel pressure. Replaced bad pump and Vehicle started.Had code 41-power to maf interupted. Checked power to maf ..found greenies in maf connector(real BAD) cleaned and reassembled and verified voltage-OK... Trouble codes: 41 (Power to MAF sensor interupted)
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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L oil pan VIN: WBAHD5326S
2 months after clutch replacement, oil pan starts to leak down the right side. We replaced the gasket (neoprene and steel) and noting the BMW request we applied flange sealant at the bolt holes and on the front and rear cover seams. We used the Mercedes black ...
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1974 Mercedes-Benz 280 2.7L Mechanical VIN: 1140601211
Hi guys! This is a request for any of you Mercedes guys. In rebuilding this engine I can not find the torque specs for the camhousing bolts. (8mm) All information I find is for the cylinder head bolts which torque to 58 ft lbs but the 8mm bolt torque is not l...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L coolant VIN: WDBA19D7PG
the cooling system is contaminated with engine oil. it is the color of a butterscotch milkshake so i feel pretty confident it is not transmission oil from the cooler. the oil in the engine and transmission show no signs of reverse contamination so it must be a...
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1984 Porsche 911 3.2L No Start VIN: WPOZZZ91ZE
I need help on this one due to mostly lack of info.This car came in with a no start problem. We checked for spark & did not have any. I next scoped the two crank sensors & found the rpm (pulse sensor) to be defective.After finally getting the part & installing...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA81H1T
DOES ANYONE KNOW WHAT THIS CODE 00545 MEANS OR HOW TO DIAGNOSE IT? I HAVE CLEARED IT AND IT KEEPS COMMING BACK WITH THE SAME CODES tHE AIR MASS METER ON THIS ONE IS $500.00 WOW... THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP... PLEASE SEND REPLIES TO [...] Trouble codes: 00545 (Engine-Transmission Electrical Connection), P0172
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1996 Volvo 960 2.9L Electronic VIN: YV1KS9608T
Well this is going to be short mil on only code is Po705 witch acording to scan tool is a trans. range sensor cicuit malfuntion PRNDL input.First car does only start in park and nutral also cked. at trans. control module for proper voltages drops in selected g...
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Auto Transmission VIN: YV1TS90D3X
Hello, This S80 has Trans Urgent Message. We've scanned via Vadis and have fault code DTC: TCM 000C - Shift solenoid S2, Hydraulic fault. I'm aware of tech net note 43-07 which states that if this code (among others) is present, follow the VADIS procedure for ...
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1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L windshield wipers VIN: SAJKX6049X
Thanks to all who responded. Several folks suggested we had a bad motor but we were able to hook our scopemeter to the park circuit on this car and then compare that to the signals from a 1998 XK8 that visited. They were the same. So that pretty much ruled o...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L wiper park function VIN: WDBHA23G3W
After replacing the motor a second time for a no-park problem (fixed car for a month) it was back and we replaced the relay to no avail. Finally, the switch went in and all was well. Thanks for the input.
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Charging VIN: 2VWCA21C1Y
Replies mostly stated there was no external charging control. So, with power from the dash pressent and the batt. (charge) wire in good shape, I replaced the alternator. Still no charge, so I replaced it again - faith - now all is well. Thanks to all that help...
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1997 Volvo 960 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1KS960XV
Thanks To All Who Replied To This Help Request. Most Suggested Checking Grounds At Left Motor Mount. Well, There Were A Few Bolts Missing In That Area. I Replaced These Bolts And The Problem Was Fixed. Customer Has Had No Further Problems. Thanks Again For The...
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