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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L oil leak VIN: TRUWT28N91
hello, we have this audi tt came in a mont ago with a broken timing belt. sent the head out for a valve job, pressure test and mill. the machine shop took .004 off the head when milling it ( not with a belt sander). we have put this together twice and it leaks...
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1988 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBABB2301J
lONG CRANKS, NO STARTS BUT WONT DO IT EVERY TIME. SOMETIMES WONT DO IT FOR A COUPLE OF DAYS. SOMETIMES IT WILL START I'LL SHUT IT OFF FOR 1 MINUTE AND THEN IT WILL DO IT. IT WILL START ON THE 2ND OR THIRD TIME.ITS NOT CONSISTANT. HAS NEVER LEFT ME STRANDED. HA...
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1990 BMW 325is 2.5L Brake lining lite VIN: WBAAA1309L
I have ohm checked the harness I find no faults, suspect a fault in the cluster itself. I have seen this lite on in many e30's nobody ever wants to pay to fix it. Seems to be a common problem on these. Thanks, Bart
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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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1974 Jaguar XKE 5.3L Excessive Emissions, Runs Rich VIN: UE1S244160
Greetings, Group, This one has me stumped. This V-12 is running very rich on the right bank only. We've pulled off and rechecked our rebuild of the four carbs: needle and seats are fine, float level correct. Correct needles installed and adjusted to leanest p...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on, NO POWER UNDER ACCEL VIN: SALNY22252
vehicle is not misfiring now , but service engine soon light comes on, code p1470. when driving vehicle & pushing pedal to the floor , vehicle has no power at all.perfomed all related repairs mentioned above, also performed compression test , all cylinders wit... Trouble codes: P1470 (vis valve always open or short to ground)
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L throttle VIN: WDBGA51E6R
Car came in with asr light on throlle doesn't applie electronicaly. Checked for code found code #6 isc. Replaced throttle acutator. Asr light still on and throttle still dosn't work. Looking for any info on how system works and what to check,has anyone run int...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Cuts out VIN: WDBJF20F1T
Customer came in with an intermittent stall complaint. Stall will occur at ANY speed or sometimes when rolling to a stop. We have put over 250 miles on it without it missing a beat. We also check & replaced both fuel filters and a sticking resonance valve (low...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK47FXW
Hey guys, I hope some of you mercedez guys can help me. I am very limited to the information I have on this vehicle. This vehicle has no power. I checked for voltage to the supercharger clutch. It has battery power and the ground side has 4.0 volts, although t... Trouble codes: P0806
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C32 3.2L Starting
hope some one has had this problem, car was running fine it was driven in the shop for the nite,the next moring the car would not crank also i had no communitcation with our scanner at one point when you turned the key the horn would go off battery is new, i r...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L engine misfire VIN: 3VWSE29M9Y
great confusion as to why misfire #1 and #6 cylinderunder load. running compression check gave 75 psi #1 and 175 #2. static compression check good 145#1,185-190 2-6. dealer changes these heads often under warranty for this problem. they said that the lobe wear...
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1989 Audi 200 2.2L No Start VIN: WAUFC5446K
i now have ig. dont know what i did but coil now has fire now on to no cold start valve for the life of me i cant find good wireing diagram on this sob. mitchell you suck any one have good wireing diagram for this one whitch shows color codes and what temp sen...
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2001 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 1.8L Temp and Fuel gauges VIN: WAUKC68D11
Base on my testing, the 2 help replys from iATN members and a comparison reference voltage test at the coolant temp sender connector I did on a similar Audi with working gauges(2001 Audi TT Quarto) We have informed the customer that it will take a new instrume...
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L mono valves, floor vents VIN: WBAGF6322S
Thanks for all the replies. After more testing and hair pulling, the car went back to the local dealer since the mono valves would never close. They informed us that when they installed the new mono valve a pin in the plug had bent. They either repaired the pi...
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on, long cranking times VIN: WBACD4323T
This car had a air leak at the throttle body. That repair and a new O2 sensor smoothed out the starting. But I fear the honeymoon is over. One bit of information about the Check Control light: it means there is something wrong. It might be low coolant level or... Trouble codes: 141 (oxygen sensor), 455 (gross evap leak), P1250.
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1998 BMW 750iL 5.4L srs VIN: WBAGK232XW
thanks for the replies! everybody was correct in that the best way to dio is to have the bmw tool. our generic showed bad control unit. our confusion arose thru various parts people including dealer who insisted this car fell under vin brk & the location & par...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L srs lite on VIN: WBADD6328W
Hello, yes this vehicle had been in a collision and was repaired by local BMW dlr. However customer was told the present condtion wasn't caused by the crash. I armed him with a summary of what I learned here and sent him back to dlr to get it fixed. Thanks, Ba...
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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L a/c VIN: WABDT22080
Thanks guys for all the assistence ,it turned out to be the heayter valve after all.
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1997 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L No Start VIN: SALPV1441V
All 8 replies were spot on. After installing the used ecm I had to go into the BECM and do a security learn. That is where the Becm and the ecm learn to recognize each other. Vehicle starts and runs now. Thanks.
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SD 4.0L hydraulics VIN: SALTL15442
Thanks to those who responded. Edward from New York hit it suggesting replacing the master. We ended up isolating the master and found it would not develop any substantial pressure. The symptoms were not like any faulty master cylinder in memory. Sometimes we ...
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1963 Other European DB4 3.5L Mechanical VIN: DB41124RRR
The problem is that I don't have the car here at this time. So measuring the quantity is not possible. After doing some research, I have found that the oil capacity is 13 qts. I recieved one reply that was incorrect. Thanks, Dave
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEE83A4T
Well thanks for the replies, there was no leak to be found and the gas cap tested good. What I did do was blow out the line from the canister to the gas tank. Monitors set and no codes so far. I had an Audi A6 with the same code, the valve tested good so I ble... Trouble codes: P0440.
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1997 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEE83A3V
Hello, sorry for waiting so long to post this, but I thought maybe the customer would bring this car back again. I recieved a reply from David in CA, saying it was probably a vacuum leak or a mis-reading MAF tested for vacuum leaks and tested MAF, found no pro... Trouble codes: P0134 (no activity bank 1 sensor 1).
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