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1993 Audi 90 S 2.8L tach trans VIN: WAUBJ58C4P
will thought this one would be simple car came with bad water leak out of rear of engine i replaced the rear plate that holds the rear seal also installed new timing belt aftear work was comeplet car starts and runs but the tach would come up for 10 to20 secon...
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1997 Audi A4 1.8L transmission fluid VIN: WAUBB88D8V
Hi ! I just want to know change this vehicle transmission fluid and filter, is it need some special procedure. And also I want to know around how many qt. ATF need and suggestion use transmission fluid. Is it only dealer better ? Thank you very much.
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L repeat failure VIN: WAUED24B5Y
the problem is the a.i.r. pump repeatably failes due to moisture. it ruins the bearings and makes a bad schreeching noise in am when it fails. we've checked the vacuum controled check valves and they are good. how is the water getting in and causing the failur...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L central locking VIN: WBADM6349Y
THIS CAR CAME IN FOR DIRECTIONAL LIGHT PROBLEM, LEFT FRONT & RIGHT REAR BLIKERS NOT WORKING, ALSO RIGHT REAR BRAKE LIGHT.AFTER LONG DIAGNOSES WE DISCOVERED THE PROBLEM IN THE LIGHT MODUAL, WERE SECTION WAS CORRODED AND SHORTED OUT, CLEANED AND FIXED NO SOLDERI...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Heater
Hi guys, I'm about to give this car back to the customer with-out fixing it but I figured I would ask you guys first. The problem is that the heat is hot all the time. If you turn the temp control wheel to min. it still blows as hot as could be. The owner t...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L Accessories VIN: WDB1400321
Hi everybody, i have this 300SE 1992 model that has a problem with the rear dome light, it doesn't go off and the handle that comes out from the rear boot also doesn't go inside when i close the boot, i disconnected all the connectors from the convenience modu...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Shifting VIN: WDBJF65J71
I realize that this vehicle belongs at the dealer and may very well end up there, but I'd like an honest attempt at fixing it first. The MIL is on and the trans appears to be in limp mode (3200 rpm @ 30 mph and no shifting). When shifting from park to revers...
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1983 Porsche 928 S 4.7L radio VIN: WPOJB0924D
replaced stock radio with aftermarket jvc.now it sounds horrible but noticed in wiring diag. that this car has a booster amp.i think this may be the prob but cant find it. any idea's???
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L abs VIN: WVWPD63B3X
Gents have this 99 passat w/numerous problems, had major oil leaks and ck engine light on, all that is repaired. But we still have a problem with ABS and brake light flashing, when this occurs the tachometer stops working and the oil pressure light flashes, al...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L temp. VIN: 3VWSE69M93
customers complaint is that with the a/c on and under acceleration the temp. gauge will run up to between 250 and 260,but is ok under normal driving conditions.the t-stat has been changed, and is working.my thought is to pull the radiator and have it checked b...
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1991 Audi 90 Quattro 20v 2.3L inop compressor VIN: WAUHE58A9M
tHANKS FOR ALL INFO. we had two problems. when the compressor was replaced, the diode was not installed on new compressor. other problem was that the relay for the interior lamps and a/c clutch were some how switched. when we ordered a new a/c clutch relay, we...
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1996 Audi A6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUGA84A1T
The mil has come back on, the egr passage in the manifold is clear and by checking the data blocks on a highway roadtest is working properly. One problem that I did not mention is that this car is only driven for ten minutes each drive cycle, in town driving,,... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR insuffiecent flow).
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1997 Audi A6 2.8L Crank No Start VIN: WAUGC84AVN
Thanks to all that responded, the car was in storage for quite sometime and alot of corrosion built up behind timing cover from what appears to have been a waterpump seep.Well a big chunk of corrosion went through timing belt and timing jumped about 3 teeth no...
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1981 Fiat 124 Spider 2.0L headlights VIN: 124CSO0017
Thanks for all the help guys. Especially Stephen from Alabama. The ground at the left rear tail light was the problem because it was missing. Somebody had done body work & the owner knew this but did not tell us. Hard to test a ground that isn't there. Thanks ...
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 300CD 3.0L Poor Output VIN: WDBAB53A6F
In the end the final repair this car needed was cleaning the deposits from inside the intake manifold. we did this chemically with a bg product. Thanks, Bill
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA67E2S
Received several replies from LMVIND.com and the consensus was to start with a switch. I replaced the bushings for the shift rod to the transmission while I was there. Trouble codes: 096 (Starter lock-out/back-up lamp switch s16/3).
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L turn signals VIN: WDBNG75J71
customer picked up car and took to the dealer. i have not heard back.
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2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Steering Rack VIN: YV1TS9004Y
A big thank you to the people who replied to our pleas and especially to Nigel who called from Canada and then helped research our dilemma. Here is what we have learned. When Volvo's supplier for the original speed sensitive racks was no longer available, Vo...
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