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2002 Audi A4 1.8L Tip tronic VIN: WAUZZZA8E5
This car xcame in with the tiptronic not working.It works correctly once in the morning and then all the panal witch shows what gear your in lights up as one block. I scaned the car and it came up with "Implausable signal from tiptronic switch. This is a print...
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1994 BMW 840Ci 4.0L compressor VIN: WBAEF6327R
the IHKA module is $464.00 before i purchased one and own it i like to know if i can get your help,thanks.Ronny..
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH8330X
Not sure where to start on this one. My info is not real good. Any help would be great. Trouble codes: P1420 (mfr controlled aux emission control)
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1981 Fiat 124 Spider 2.0L headlights VIN: 124CSO0017
When headlights or brakelights are on engine dies. Doesn't matter if engine is reved up or not.
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1995 Jaguar XJR 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJPX114XS
I ahve performed the test for open circuit at the O2 sensor on all 4 sensors, all of which are within spec. of 5.3 ohms to 6.7 ohms. I cannot find a wiring diagram map in Alldata to follow th other instructions for testing the other DTCs listed above. I will o... Trouble codes: P1185 (O2 sensor heater open circuit bank 1 2 sensor 1.), P1186 (O2 sensor short circuit bank 1 2 sensor 1.), P1188 (O2 sensor resistance bank 1 2 sensor 1.), P1191 (O2 sensor heater open circuit bank 1 2 sensor 2.), P1192 (O2 sensor short circuit bank 1 2 sensor 2.), P1194 (O2 sensor resistance bank 1 2 sensor 2.)
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 L 4.0L rattle VIN: SAJHX624XV
I've got a JAG XJ6 S WITH A BAD RATTLE IN FRT END SOUNDS LIKE SOMRTHING IS VERY LOOSE GOING TO FALL OFF BAD METALIC RATTLE WE HAVE HAD A CHASSIS EAR HOOKED TO MANY DIFFERENT POINTS UNDER CHASSIS NOISE WAS BAD FROM SHOCKS WE REPLACED THEM CHASSIS EAR DOESNT PIC...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 260E 2.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDBEA26D5K
failed emission test after repairs for nox tooooo high.car had rough idle ,replace air duct rubber plate under fuel distributor.car runs great now hc and co readings ok nox way too high. do you think it is the converter, this car does not appear to have an egr...
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1995 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 2.8L temp. guage VIN: 3VWHD81H7S
Temp. guage does not always work.. When it works it does fine, it doesn't over heat.. When it doesn't work the car still has good heat, nothing there changes, car even runs fine at all times.. I'm sure it is an elec. problem with guage , dash or sender but I'm...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L abs? VIN: WVWMA63B0X
Hu guys well this car has us, came in for basic service oil etc and needed front pads and rotors. We replaced the front pads and rotors all factory parts and bleed system. The next day the car is back with a strange noise and we put the car back up pull the wh...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L shift sequence VIN: 3VWSE69M92
Trans came in for leak out front but worked fine - pulled & rebuilt unit including pump assembly (New VW). Unit was very clean and lacking any detailed info on valve body and the fact it worked perfect we elected to carefully remove, store, and reinstall valve...
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1987 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Misfire VIN: YV1FX8841H
Need help bad! Thanks in advance for your help guys. This Volvo came in with a miss while driving. Drove veh down hwy. and upon slight and heavy accel. veh would have a miss like a secondary ign. miss. Brought back to shop and replaced plugs, wires, cap (did ...
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1993 Volvo 960 2.9L pings VIN: YV1KS9511R
This car came in for a customer complaint of intermittent bucking and surging under light load. We were unable to confirm this complaint, however we did notice the car pings constantly on medium to hard throttle. The customer states that it has been making thi...
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1984 Alfa Romeo GTV-6 2.5L No Start
This Alfa Romeo is finally fixed. It was a defective ECU. In this car the grounds for the all of the fuel injection, fuel pump and combi relay are handled by the ecu. Unfortunately very little info is available on this model, but with the help of the two corre...
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1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Mechanical VIN: SAJGX2745V
Well I decided not to fool with this vehicle, customer wants a used engine. I told him I don't mess with used parts. Don't feel like bieng married to this customer, you know how they say I'm going to sell the car as soonest you finished, six months later is ba...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L Mechanical VIN: WDBGA706XV
The problem as suspected was a bad oil pump, relief valve stuck inside pump. Replaced with new one and all is well. There are several recalls on this engines but is more so for engine using excessive amounts of oil. Thanks to you guys that gave your input.
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1999 Saab 9-5 3.0L cam marks VIN: YS3EFF48Z9
sorry for the 2 day wait on the fix .Had 2 guys out so the saab had to wait.I had 2 people tell me how the marks line up Thanks to John and Anders.Pain in the butt adjusting the belt so marks line up .as for warrenty the customer said they would pay for the te...
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1974 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L brakes VIN: 1542611254
Had quite a few replys, all good information, and THANKS to all who replied! Turns out, the master cylinder, which had been replaced twice was faulty! New master cylinder fixed the problem up! Thanks again for the info. Darrel
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1998 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5676W
Well I can't get the customer to return with the vehicle. The responses I got were mostly for the earlier verson that had problems with battery acid getting on the components,that was not the case in this one. When and if the car returns I will ohm out the wir... Trouble codes: P0410.
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