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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED64BX1
This car came in with a code 1423. secondary air injection flow too low. I have seen a couple of these cars with the same code. When I run the code no problem is found. Have any Audi techs out there seen this problem. What is the problem? Thanks to all
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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L level control VIN: WAUYP64B21
car came in dragging. level control system inop. check codes with vag-com and got 01400, sub code 11-00 which is "control limit not reached" we have no list of this sub code in all data. we attempted to clear it and operate the system. system inop and code ret...
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1994 BMW 740i 4.0L defrost vent VIN: WBAGD4323R
This 740i with the A/C on at any speed in the auto or manual position(dual control with thumbwheel for temperature)will also blow warm/hot air at both defroster vents. The amount coming out is minimal but you can feel the heat. There is no heat coming from the...
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1993 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L battery VIN: SAJKW174XP
Hello to all, and thanks for reading this. The car arrived suffering from an overnight drain. The first current measurement (waited 90 minutes) at the battery terminal was 2.5 amps! After straightening out the AC compressor clutch relay's wiring, the draw was ...
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJGN5048X
Hi there, car will not start-cranks good, has spark, no fuel injection pulse (power to injectors), no fuel pressure, have checked fuses all good hoping someone may have some common fault pattern that may help me, at first I just thought it was the normal flood... Trouble codes: P1111
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WDBBA451BB
this vehicle has a severe hesitation when cold. you can put the gas pedal all the way to the floor and get almost no acceleration. it feels like it is being starved for fuel. when we power breaked the vehicle it responded very well to having carb cleaner spray...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L hard start hot VIN: WDJF55FOVA
This benz will have a hard start only when warm and after it sits for about 15 minutes, We have looked at fuel pressures and with the information we have its right on the money, I looked at the achrives and most were saying major problem in the crank sensor we...
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L immobilizer VIN: WPOCA2985Y
Car DROVE in with complaint power window and alarm system not working. check fuses, found C3 fuse blown. replace fuse. blew again. traced short to alarm module under driver seat. replace module. (could not retrive data from module before replacement) connect P...
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2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L instument cluster VIN: 3VWDC21VOY
i have checked all wiring and connectors and cannot find any damage. i have not opened up the wire looms yet as this can be very time consuming and expensive to the customer. with wiring diagrams from mitchell and after replacing the headlight switch and instr...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L air bag /abs light VIN: 3VWSG69M41
VW tech's ...this vw came back from huricane katrina in missippi, was flooded up to the bottom of thr doors, water on floor boards. it was driven back to north dakota with no problems, except the air bag light and abs lights are on. the brake light and oil pre...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L 3-4 VIN: WVWSP61J32
Hello all, this VW first of all doesnt set any codes. On the highway below 60 MPH. in over drive, when you let off the throttle then try to accelerate with it right away it will unlock the convertor and downshift to third. The customer has owned this car since...
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1995 Volvo 960 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1KS9617S
WE HAVE CHECKED THE CAR OVER TWICE IN 5 WEEKS FOR THIS 112 CODE, OUR BOOKS SAY REPLACE COMPUTER, OTHER TECHS SAY CLEAN TERMINALS ON COMPUTER. THE TERMINALS HAVE BEEN CLEANED PREVIOULY AT THE DEALER AND DILETRIC COMPOUND PUT ON EACH TERMINAL. OUR TECH SERVICE(m... Trouble codes: 112 (replace ecu)
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Lamp Failure Warning indicator VIN: WBADM6346X
As most had replied. . .'fix it right' and yes that IS what we ended up doing. Although it was an educational excersise to attempt to find a way 'around' this problem . . . I always feel compelled to look at all possible options - we ended up having the body s...
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1997 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo 2.3L Poor cold start VIN: YS3CF68M4V
I got several thoughtful replies, with a couple of suggestions to replace the coolant temperature sensor. This had already been checked and eliminated as a cause, but I failed to mention that. I thought the situation through again and decided to check the inje...
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWRC81H7S
Thanks for all of the help again guys. It turned out to be the MAF and thanks to Dan [...] that suggested going to the dealer and getting a remanufactued one at a cost of only $81.00. All 4 responces that I had said that the MAF's have a tom of problems, th...
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