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1995 Audi 90 2.8L wheel bearing VIN: WAUCK88C6S
I am posting this for another garage -one rear wheel bearing has been replaced about 3 times and is failing again -bearings apparently press in properly and are torqued to specifications -a four wheel alignment has been performed after each time -tires are wea...
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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDC28D7Y
Hello, and thanks for reading my help request .MIL is on and code po603is present.scan data looks ok to me and car runs well . I am not able to clear code as it resets immediatly .code po603 is internal control module (KAM)error.If any one has seen this before... Trouble codes: P0603
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1997 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4USCH7322V
Hello to everyone. I have A custeomer With A Z3 the check engine [...] is on. The code is saying the cam position sensor is bad I have confirmed this. I can see the cam sensor on the front of the motor and there is a wire that runs up under the intake manifold...
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1979 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.0L rear hub bearing VIN: 1161201200
This MB Turbo-Diesel is older than almost all manuals I still have. The ones I do have are almost silent on this repair. I don't have any special MB pullers, and I don't know the condition of the hub bearings, except that the hub wobbles in the housing and is ...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L door locks VIN: WDBFA66E3L
the single button remote will not operate the locks. Used proper procedure to code remote to car with no luck. light on trunk or door does not light but light on remote flashes when held for programing. any thoughts would be helpful
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L reverse gear VIN: WDBCA35E6M
Hello group. This vehicle came into our shop with long delay when putting car into reverse. It also makes chattering noise when in reverse. We removed transmission and found the four reverse clutches are worn out. This is a very common repair for us. We replac...
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1979 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1162043212
1979 fuel injected beetle, the car starts and runs for approx 15 seconds unless it is started about 1/4 throttle then it usually continues to run at that rpm. Checked all vacuum lines, fuel lines, cold start injector and fuel pump. Now the wierd part is if i u...
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1988 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWCAO15XJ
hello euro techs i got a 1988 vw cabriolet with cis that dont start have 79 psi at cold start valve no fuel at injectors unless i pull up on plate in air box any suggetion timming is on has good spark and comprssion
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1994 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 3VWRA81H8R
The probelm only happens on a cold motor. The cam sensor code makes no differance on cars performance. Thew car starts and idles ok. Under light acceleration it will hesitate and miss slightly. Try to maintain 30mph on a flat level road and it will miss and b...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: AAVZZZ1HZT
Hi ALL, Had this jetta in the other day for a service and checked for codes with my red brick and got this unknown code vag 03840 the scanner even says its unknown, i would be very greatfull if you could enlighten me thanks in advance. Trouble codes: 03840 (Unknown Vag code)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L sloenoid 5 n-92 VIN: 3VWTH69M22
Good afternoon. We have a 2002 Jetta VR6 in, subbed from our local Dodge dealer. It is posting code 00266 Solenoid Valve 5 N92. We have cleaned the connections on the TCM and the multi connector on the transmission. The fault posted again after driving the car...
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1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L abs VIN: YV1LZ56D8X
PLEASE HELP! This thing is driving me nuts, mostly because I am limited to what I can see with my scanner. Here it is in a nut shell. Car came in with check engine light on, ABS light on, and low traction light on. Being a european import, I came here for some...
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1997 BMW 320i 2.0L Hesitation
Hallo,I will close this one for now.Although I have not fixed the car yet.Replies I received suggested: To make sure oil isn't to sludgy/dirty.We removed tappet cover and everything in there looks ok.As I mentioned in my update,we did already replace the cam s...
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1993 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Sunroof VIN: 3VWRL01H2P
Well this is surely proof that lightning strikes twice ! As it turns out the used replacement sunroof had the same fault as the old one. The wrecker sent us another sunroof and it works dandy fine ! Sorry it took so long to close this file, we have been way to...
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L water leak VIN: 3VWBB61C7W
Thanks for all the replies -This vehicle does not have a sun roof, sorry I didn't mention that -we checked over entire vehicle with water, compressed air and a smoke machine -The only leaks we found were under vehicle in rocker panel-some rubber plugs were mis...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSP69M52
We inspected the glow plug harness it apeared ok, We swaped what we thought to be #1 and #2 glow plugs for futher diagnosis and the light has not returned in two weeks now. Note we recieved replies stating that the glow plugs may be numbered differently than t... Trouble codes: P0671.
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