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1989 Audi 200 2.2L No Start VIN: WAUFC5446K
help help this came in from anouther shop with siezed engine ran without coolent i replaced engine now i have no ig. tack doesnt show any signal while crakning i have checked timing belt timing speed sencor ref sencor both show 1k res i see triger sig from di...
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L oil temp. gauge VIN: WAUCB28D4X
This vehicle has an inoperative oil temperature gauge. Looking under the hood, I had seen a single wire hanging near the oil cooler/filter housing. According to the wiring diagram it is indeed for the oil temp sensor. When connected to ground the temp. gauge p...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED24B7Y
Customer recently bought this car and at the time of purchase the check engine light was on. After performing the above listed repairs, the engine still has a surge/shudder on first moderate accleration from start, not stomping on it. Have replaced the mass ai... Trouble codes: 16684 (random/multi misfire), 17536 (long term fuel trim. bank 1 system lean), 17538 (long term fuel trim. bank 2 system lean), 16685 (cylinder 1 misfire), 16688 (cylinder 4 misfire), 16687 (cylinder 3 misfire)
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1997 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGF8321V
Good aftrenoon BMW techs.I have a car here with the check engine light and the airbag light on.Engine codes are 108 and 112. The 112 code is the cam pos. sensor ,but I have no diagnostics for the 108 code.code description is continuous voltage.Also I have Airb...
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAY71030
Hello everyone, First time customer,check engine light(MIL) is steady ON, EML light is also steady ON,poor acceleration,checked for codes by generic OBD2 scanner,I have found fault code P1030,P1049,and P1062,my generic OBD2 scanner read the fault codes only an... Trouble codes: P1030 (p1049-), P1049 (p1062-), P1062
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2000 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA15B5Y
This super charged Jaguar (it has the Ford V8 engine factory installed)came in our shop with a check engine light set(fuel trim,misfire codes) and no power.After turning engine off and restat the car runs fine and has OK power,it seems to has the so called tur...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBEA52E4R
Hello fellow techs, As you can see from the above history this poor fellow has put in a lot of money into tracing the source of his cold start fault. (Approximately $7,000.00cdn) He claims that the only way he can start it cold is by fluttering the throttle pe... Trouble codes: 100 (CAN - No Communication)
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Ride Control VIN: WDBNG70J4Y
The suspension on this car was down (apparently on all fours!) when the client initially called. However, when it got to us, it was back up again (the towing company guy had jump-started it and the suspension came back up and he drove it on to the truck!). The...
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1999 Other European F355 F1 3.5L remote VIN: ZFFXR48AXX
Need help with coding remotes, customer lost his original remote, only recieved 1 when he bought the car. He has ordered and recieved 3 new ones 1 red 2 black with a pin code, the only manuel I have is for a 94 model in which I can start the car by inputing th...
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1993 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Stall VIN: 3VWRL01H5P
seem to have no iac motor valve action? iac in spec 8 ohms res. spec 4-12 ohms checked wiring is good (2 wires power and control from computer) . next step says it can be ecm. checked power and grounds to ecm. seem good.tryed auto wrecker ecm. same problem. ca...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L heater-ac controls VIN: 3VWCA21C7X
The heater ac control panel [blower switch] fell apart internally. We replaced the assembly with one from VW. Blower works fine as does the ac. The problem is when you push the recirculating air button it will not stay down and activate that system. On the old...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Airbag VIN: 3VWSE69M62
Unable to erase airbag code 00532. What voltage is the airbag module looking for in pin # 26 and 51 on the 75 pin connector at the module. And can you tell me where the 109 ground is. The owner said the airbag light was not on before the crash. Thank you
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1989 Volvo 245 DL 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1AX8850K
The only problem is code 232. Passes Ca enhanced emmisions test, but has mil on. Mitchell does not give me any "good" repair/help for this code. Any Volvo tecchs know where I should look other than look for vac leaks and fuel pressure. Passes both 15 and 5 mil... Trouble codes: 232 (unknown mitchell says lambda correction)
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1997 Volvo 850 2.4L abs VIN: YV1LW5520V
Hello everyone. This Volvo has the ABS and Traction Control Light on. I've checked all fuses and disconnected power to clear memory. I can't find a way to access it to get codes. Do I have to send this to the dealer? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Trip odometer, odometer VIN: YV1TS90D1X
When the car came in for all the work needed the trip odometer and odometer was working, but after the work was completed the trip odometer and odometer was no longer illuminated.The trip reset button sticks but can be pulled back out.It semms that when we res...
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2001 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, won't rev. VIN: YV1SW53D11
hello volvo techs out there! I really need help on this one: this v70 came in with a running poorly condition/ reduced performance. ecm codes when it came in: 9400 brake control module 510f vehicle speed signal 261a longterm fuel trim 91a7 electronic throttle ... Trouble codes: ECM94, ECM, 902A, ECM90, ECM90, ECM95
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1999 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L engine VIN: WAUBG34D6X
We this one is still not fixed. We found the valve cover gasket was leaking a bit into the spark plug holes and replaced the spark plug boots. This did not change anything. The scope patterns looked to good to really be the problem but we had to try. The custo...
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUCB28D8X
Thanks for all the help, the problem was the new O2 sensor I got from the dealer. After trying the new mass air flow sensor along with the other things I tried, I went back to the first thing I tried and it was the new O2 sensor that was faulty. Thanks again f... Trouble codes: 1136 (Long term fuel trim add fuel bank 1 system too lean), 134 (O2 sensor circ bank1-sensor1 No activity detected).
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2001 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L oil leak VIN: WP0CA29841
Hello group. This one needs an engine. The 3 replies that I recieved felt the same way, also indicating that there might be a possibility of Porsche actually replacing the engine under warranty even though the warranty has expired. This is a common problem o...
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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L high blower only VIN: YS3DD58N2X
Car is fixed and out the door,it was a defective blower resister, dealer gave us another one,car has been gone about a week ,thanks louis and iatn Mike.
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1990 Volkswagen Corrado G60 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWDB4505L
could never find anybody that really knew if flashing MIL light on this older VW was the same as OBDII vehicle. WE did find two bad plug wires which were arcing from the boots down in the cylinder heads. New wires fixed that problem and the flahing light went ... Trouble codes: 4311 (Secondary Air injection pump relay).
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE29M7Y
thanks to all that replied special thanks to david [...] and fred manning for helpfull info. customer was advised that possible timing chain slack and or chain guides and adjusters could be at fault. customer decided not to go any further into problem at this... Trouble codes: P1340 (camshaft/crankshaft-incorrect allocation).
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1982 Volvo 245 GL 2.1L No Start VIN: YV1AX495XC
Replaced the injector O rings. Replaced several vacumn hoses and finally got it to start. Apparently, these cars were very sensitive to vacumn leaks. Also, in 1982 there was two injection systems, which made this one a little challenge. They also have problems...
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2002 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L Rear Sunscreen VIN: YV1TS91D02
Hi everyone, this one is not fixed. Without a proper wiring diagram, we are at the end. I did receive some good info from Nick [...]. Both indicated that this system is probaby CAN operated. We just recently purchased the Snap-on Modis and will att...
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