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1999 Audi A6 2.8L srs VIN: WAUDA24B2X
Iatn members, Any help with this air bag problem is greatly appreciated. I have this vehicle with air bag code 00589-passenger side air bag igniter 1 malfunction. I checked all data information resources, no specific information how to test the air bag module...
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L temperature gauge VIN: WAULT68EX2
This Audis' temperature gauge is inaccurate,starts out at around half way with cold engine and smoothly goes past hot as reaching normal operating temperature. Cooling fans run and shut off as normal. Used a Baum cs2000 to activate gauges, all worked normal ex...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ8324W
Any Bimmer Pro's out there? This code and info tells me this car has a vacuum leak. Spent many hours looking, cannot find it. I don't think this means anything but there is louder than usual hissing from the intake manifold, louder in gear (D or R). car runs p... Trouble codes: P0173 (Fuel Trim Bank 2)
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1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L abs VIN: SALTY1240X
I got this vehicle in and the abs,tc,and decent lights are on. My solus scanner doesn't do european and I can't get the codes manualy. Has anyone worked on one of these? The snap-on shop key says you can get codes with a jumper wire on a special connector (bet...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF65H9X
This Benz runs normally but continues to set the two codes listed. There are no vac or unmeasured air leaks that can be found. The fuel pressure is in spec. The O2 sensors are working correctly. When the codes set the fuel trim readings are -100%. The MAF seno... Trouble codes: P0170 (Bank 1 self adaptation at limit), P0173 (Bank 2 self adaptation at limit)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L abs, esp, bas VIN: WDBRF61J81
Car came in limp home mode. BAS, ESP, BAS and brake pad lining warning lights on, also speedo was inop. Reset codes test drove 40 miles before lights came back on. The following codes set ETC 118,119,120,121 and 134. ESP C1000. BA C1025. IC B1101. ESM P1876, P...
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCA2992X
Vehicle came in from being at dealer. MIL comes on after about 50 miles of driving, sets same p1124 and p1126 codes. Customer states no running problems, except for every once in awhile when he starts it cold after sitting it runs a little rough for the first ... Trouble codes: P1124, P1126
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE29M7Y
as stated above came in with multiple lean fuel codes and p1340. found bad maf sensor and replaced. lean fuel codes and symptoms repaired. however p1340 returns consistantly after clearing. tested as per mitchell. found weak crank sensor signal. replaced senso... Trouble codes: P1340 (camshaft/crankshaft-incorrect allocation)
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L engine code VIN: 3VWCB21C21
This is my wife's car, we just bought it 8 days ago. According to VW partsman, there are 3 different engine codes for 2001. He printed out a data sheet, it says engine code is AZG, the label in the trunk says engine code is AVH, the VIN on the trunk label is c...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWTH69M52
intermittent code 1151, when first diag. engine light was off so i replaced the maf(known to go bad on vw and will only set fuel trim codes). engine light came back on within a day with the same code. checked freeze data, code set at full temp (189 degrees f)t... Trouble codes: P1151 (bank 1 long term fuel trim range 1 leanness lower limit exceeded)
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1997 Audi A4 1.8L ignition VIN: WAUCB88D5V
as many replies said, the ignition switch should be the problem, yes it was the switch, but the starter has also quit working at the same time. replaced both and now everything including the keyless remote is working aok. thanks.
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1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L No Start VIN: SAJNV4846K
Well we have this one finally fixed...Thanks to Peter from Florida we took your advice and ignored the fact that the ohms readings on the amplifier were good and replaced the amp and we got spark. Vehicle is up and running fine now. Just a little side bar on t...
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Hesitation VIN: SALME11484
Thanks too all who replied to my posting...You all are the greatest...I removed the grill and noticed the ambient temp. sensor unplugged,I plugged it up and cleared the the codes and all is ok...Thanks again Guys... Roger Yeates Master Technician James A... Trouble codes: P1114 (undocumented code).
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1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE C 2.8L front subframe VIN: 1110251200
half the replies said replace the other half said they all sag leave them alone. we will be replacing them as the customer wants the car near perfect. several repies said we can expect a much better ride over heavy bumps once they are replaced. we will probabl...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L sir VIN: WP1ABZ9P44
After several trials, the result was void. So I took the car to dealer, they reseted the SIR by PST2. Thank you!
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1998 Volvo S90 2.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: YV1KS9609W
First of all thank you all for replieing. Rick and Robert had it right. Even though it test fine. Thats what I get for assuming, I was told another tech tried a MAF, I was not told it was back in April and the customer said it didn't change anything not the ...
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2002 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on, can't put fuel in VIN: YV1SW61R32
Thanks to all who replied. For the trans shifting problem we suggested that the customer go to the dealer for the spftware upgrade. We haven't heard back from them if they had it done or if it fixed the problem. As soon as we find out, we will pass on the info... Trouble codes: P0441, P0452.
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