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1995 Audi S6 2.2L No Start VIN: WAUKA84A68
Greetings Audi Techs, This S6 quit running at a stop sign and would not restart. The cause of the no start was a blown 15 amp fuse in a yellow fuse holder which is one of four that run along the top of the ecm in the electronics box under the passenger front ...
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1993 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJKW1748P
hay any jaguar techs out there have one for ya have this jag code 69 comes up park/neutral input circut starts fine in park or neutral i can clear lite comes back with in a day wiring and connector look fine have you replaced many rotory switchs for this? coul... Trouble codes: 69 (park/neutral input circut)
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Timing chain
There is no VIN with this car because it's a 380SE with an 84 500 SEL motor in it. One of the timing chain guide rails broke while the engine was running and the timing chain jumped a couple of teeth and bent 6 valves. Sent the heads out for a valve job, repla...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA32E6R
I have checked this vehicle thoroughly but must be missing something. I do not have a scan tool that can operate the systems. Last week I replaced the EGR tube from valve to manifold because when I disconected tube at valve, the engine did not stall (as per po... Trouble codes: 5 (EGR Not Detected)
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1997 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WDBJF727F3
Hey guys I have a mercedes E 420 thats kinda got me baffled. the car will crank and run but there is no throttle response but will pop back through the intake if you really try to punch it ,I can see that the throttle plate does not respond to the gas pedal ...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L refrigerant temp sensor VIN: WDBJF70H9X
hi i been working on this car on and off for 2 weeks it sets code refrigerant fill level b12/1 i removed refrigerant and recharged with proper amount to make sure i tested sensor values i used heator panel to monitor temp sensors and pressure, i read a bulleti...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E11
vehicle has an intermittent rough idle and cyl# 1 misfire. during normal driving vehicle runs ok. under hard acceleration check engine light comes on and p0306 is set and injector is turned off until engine is restarted. sometimes will also set p0303. we have ... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple misfire), P0301 (cyl 1misfire), P0303 (cyl 3 misfire), P0306 (cyl 6 misfire)
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1996 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L key cylinder VIN: YS3DF55N5T
This car has an ignition lock cylinder that won't turn. I have ordered & received a new cylinder. On the older Saabs, when the key wouldn't turn, you removed a plug & used a punch to knock in the pin that held the cylinder in. Does the same idea work on the ne...
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 3VWBB61CXW
THIS BUG CAME IN FOR A COOLANT LEAK. i HAD TO DISCONECT BATTERY FOR REPAIR.AFTER FIXING LEAK IT DOSENT RESPOND VERY WELL.IT BOGGS AND SURGES .I CAN DISCONECT THE SENOR,ACTUATOR,ON THE THROTTLE BODY AND IT RUNS MUCH BETTER.I ALSO TRIED A KNOWN GOOD THROTTLE BOD... Trouble codes: P1543
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAC63B41
Hey, I need some help from you Volkswagon guys. I got this 2001 Passat with the complaint of a hard start after a hot soak. I was told that it only does this after extended driving, and there was smoke comming out from under the hood.It has a code p0118. I hav... Trouble codes: P0118
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Engine VIN: WVWPD63B23
Hello everyone there in car repair land, This fine little Passat came in with an intermittant oil pressure light. We performed manual oil pressure test for three hours & pressure stayed at 20 psi hot idling in gear & would go up when rpms were increased. We or...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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1994 Audi 90 S 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUBJ88C8R
Well I recieved lots of good ideas. They were saying that this is the biggest problem area is the cam hall sensor that is located at the rear of the right head. We ran out of room and we went ahead and towed the car outside and after letting it set over nite, ...
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2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L pad light VIN: WAUFL54D2Y
both wiring harnesses for pad sensors needed to be replaced. customer declined repairs for wiring harnesses. i bypassed sensor wiring and light is out. thanks for all the help. Ace
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L electrical VIN: WBABJ7332X
First of all let me thank everone for their help, especialy sandy and pat. In the end of every crazy repair the truth always comes out. Aparently the customer had had this car at the dealer for a new top motor. which did in fact look new. As well as the 2 main...
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1991 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WVWMA21G3M
First, thanks to those that replied. This is the first time I have used the service and am glad there are people out there willing to help. We fixed this car. It ended up being a few things. After posting a help request the first time, the customer needed the ...
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L door locks VIN: 3VWBB61CXW
Thank you for your replies. This vehicle was NOT FIXED, for two reasons. First, our customer was reluctant to spend any more money on further diagnosis. Second, we suspected a faulty Comfort Control Module. Per your suggestions, we disconnected the door harnes...
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