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1996 Audi A6 2.8L won't close VIN: WAUJA84A6T
The sunroof opened and failed to close. If it is relevant, the customer reported that her husband had to jump the car after the battery went dead, and the problem occurred right after that incident. The sunroof will begin to close, but stop after travelling on...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Limp Home VIN: WBADM6346X
Hellow BMW Techs, We have got a winner here! The car intermittantly goes into a Limp Home mode, the traction control light turns on along with ABS and the Transmission light I believe, and soon after the Check Engine light comes on. I drove the car home in lim... Trouble codes: 217 (Signal CAN EGS Currently not present-Sporadic), 130 (Signal CAN ASC 1-time out reached currently not present), K0M, 6 (Data connection to drive running-gear control modules can bus), 11 (EGS signal disturbed or transmission limp-home program)
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2000 BMW 740i 4.4L blower fan VIN: WBAGG8345Y
has anyone seen this problem. blower fan continues to run even after key is removed from ignition-killing battery if left to operate. we also know that blower power relay never shuts down.scanning with autologic tells us that fan speed control voltage to blowe...
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Driver's seat inop VIN: SALPV1443T
The car had left front turn signal ON all the time. I just replaced Body control unit (BeCM), programmed it with Autologic. Everything went smooth, just when tried to go out, noticed that drive's power seat doesn't work. Customer said, that it worked. So I put...
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, WON'T ACCELERATE VIN: WDB1070461
Hello Guys: Problem: Engine will idle (somewhat roughly) but WILL NOT accelerate beyond part-throttle; it bogs down very badly whenever we attempt to open the throttle. A new cap had been customer-installed so we verified firing order and timing (even tried ad...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz G-320 3.0L Hesitation VIN: WDB4632301
At first i will start off with this G 320 is powered by the same motor and trans and a 95 E and S 320, This one idles fine as soon as you give it throttle it will stumble wont die, but wont rev. Fuel filter and pump are good, we had the throttle actuator check...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L No Start VIN: WDBHA28E0T
After replacing the head gasket, this car will not start. It has no spark and no injector pulse. Fuel pressure is ok. All electrical connectors etc are hooked up ok. We double checked cam timing and that is ok. We did have the battery disconnected during repai...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L auxfan VIN: WDBJF65F9W
HELLO TECHS I have this E320 WHICH IT HAS INTERMETN PROBLEM WITH AUX FAN (ALL WAYS ON). CUSTOMER STATED AFTER WASHING THE CAR AUX FAN CAME ON AND STAYED ON. WELL SHE BROUGHT THE CAR IN AND WE DESIDED TO REPLACE THE MOUDLE, WHILE WE WERE WAINTING FOR PARTS TO...
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1997 Saab 9/3 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JKSF14XC45
this one is a little odd, hook up mastertech 3100 vetronix 2 codes present , 1st code 335 crank angle circ malfunction ?? just replaced with new oem for no start no pulse no spark,second code 304 miss #4 ok do base line, compression good all 4 ,175 across the ... Trouble codes: 335 (crank angle sensor malfunction circ a), 305 (misfire4)
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta 1.9L instrument cluster VIN: 3VWRF01H5S
when ignition is switched on odometer and clock slowly dimm then when glow plug relay clicks odometer and clock return and after start up glow plug light flickers
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA81H7T
Hello to all. This VW came into the shop for failing emissions. The MIL was on and the corresponding code was P0501 (16885 manufacturers) Vehicle speed sensor problem. We verified the speedo was not functioning and wiring tested fine so I installed a new VSS. ... Trouble codes: 501 (Vehicle Speed Sensor Range/Performance)
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1996 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L Surge VIN: WVWGG83A9T
Dear fellow techs. We don't work on very many volkswagons especially diesels. The problem we are having is the car surges when cruising at real slow speeds between 1000rpm and 1500rpm and only when the engine is cold. As soon as the engine warms up, the probl... Trouble codes: 310 (catalyst temp. sensor 1-G20 open circuit/short)
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1998 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 2.8L Misfire VIN: 3VWHD81H2W
hi everyone.car was missing when wet outside.sprayed ignition parts with water and found 3 seperate wires arcing into coil body.replaced coil assembly from dealer and put bosch plugs and wires on it.customer came back one week later with miss,mostly under load... Trouble codes: P0302
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L MIL Lamp on, Glow Plug Light Flas VIN: 3VWCF21C4Y
This car has a flashing glow plug light and sometimes a DTC P0380 that does not always reset. Regardless, the glow plug light starts to flash about 30 sec after start.Garage owner has replaced the glow plugs, harness, glow plug relay and tightened the relay so... Trouble codes: P0380 (SAE Code Glow Plug Monitoring), 16764 (Vag Code Glow Plug Monitoring)
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1993 Volvo 940 T 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1JW8702P
Hello I'm ready to burn this one. It originally came in as an overheat with no start. We performed a compression test and had 2 cylinders with 0. We purchased a used engine from a local junkyard. Don't know what it came out of, we changed everything from our o...
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1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LS5504P
This car was towed in for no start condition.Customer said he drove to home repair store and came out and would not start.Charged battery,cranked over no spark. Pulled distributer cap,I have never seen anything like this.The distributer cap and rotor were comp... Trouble codes: 314
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1999 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW55A7X
Code for rear sensor. Replaced sensor with OE Bosch. Light came back on in 5 minutes. Has anyone seen new sensors bad or wiring problems with these cars? Will a bad cat throw this code? Trouble codes: P0136 (Rear o2 sensor faulty)
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1999 Volvo S70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS55A3X
Thanks in advance to all you volvo techs.This veh keeps setting a p0136(faulty rear o2 signal)even after replacing the o2.Our info states the pcm is looking for a voltage . or above after 5 min. this o2 has a voltage reading of about .7 after about 3min and .8... Trouble codes: P0136
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Cuts out VIN: SALJY124XV
Thank you for all your help. The speed sensor in the transfer case fixed the problem. Some said the speedometer is buffered whatever that means. That is why the speedo stayed normal readings. Again Thank you all for your help.
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1998 Volvo V70 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YVILZ5649W
After reading the email replies and talking to the Volvo dealer we changed the baro sensor and cleared the check engine light. The customer said he would let us know if the light came back on and so far it hasn't. Hopefully, that will solve the problem. Thanks... Trouble codes: P0107 (Atmospheric pressure sensor signal low).
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