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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUWT28N91
I have a 2001 Audi TT with cel light on for p1287 boost control solenoid. We replaced the solenoid afer testing it and it stuck closed. Solenoid always work now but cel light alway come on afer three tese drive. Trouble codes: P1287
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1991 BMW 525i 2.5L computer VIN: WBAHD6313N
thanks in advance customer had car towed in with dash saying trans program. customer stated that when he was backing up the car jurked.when the car got here i took it for a test drive and at first it seemed to be ok. i then went to back up and it felt like i h...
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1992 BMW 325i 2.5L Wipers VIN: WBACB4317N
Hi. I have in my care a very early production e36 that has more than it's share of aftermarket accessories. The wipers malfunction. Hi speed operation is normal. There is no low speed opeation. There is no washer or washer wipe function. When one wipe is comma...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L vents VIN: SAJDA01C0Y
To all you great techs and soon to be great techs. we have this jag in and the original complaint was no heat, and no response from servo. we relaced the servo and now have operation of temp selection. goes hot to cold normally on the driver's side, but, stay...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDB1240281
Hi everybody, i have this E280 W124 chassis that came to my shop with fake injection system used i think from bmw 86 model, anyway i changed a new engine control module, new air mass sensor and new engine wiring harness, now the car starts fine but the idle is... Trouble codes: 022 (ca/ea signals emergency running)
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L no kickdown, stack shift VIN: WDBGA433E9
hey guys, I need advise on this one. customer brought this one in with a stack shift, no kickdown when driving at any speed, cold or warm. had also a slight harsh engaugement.Also It doesn't feel like lock engauges in high gear. no codes stored. this is not t...
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1981 Volkswagen Rabbit (Truck) 1.6L No Start, Hesitation, lots of smoke VIN: 1V1KG0171B
Looking for VW diesel tech's, which i am not,help would be very much appreciated, we have a good customer that has this secondary vehicle that brought it in for a no start when cold. We found bad glow plugs, replaced them and now it starts but not very good, l...
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1994 Volkswagen Corrado SLC 2.8L abs VIN: WVWEF4503R
Car came in with no power assist. We can't locate the relays or controll module for the abs system. I have the factory manual which indicate that they like other VW's above the fuse / relay plate above drivers feet. Fuse's and standard relays are present but n...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start, Stall
Here is another problem child in my shop.A local tow company brought this jetta into the shop for a no run. They are putting the car in a auction. I have Spark and injection pulse. Fuel pressure looks good 45-50 psi.I can tell the car is flooding out but i don...
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2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 20th Anniversary 1.8L hydrolics or Pressure plate VIN: 9BWKE61J53
After engine swap the clutch pressure feels good but won't disengage. We bled the clutch hydrolic system manually and with a pressure bleeder. The clutch still won't disengage.
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2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Rack And Pinion VIN: YV1TS94D2Y
Hello Everyone, I have a 2000 Volvo S80 that has a bad rack. I would like to know if anyone knows where I could get a new or used Rack & Pinion Steering Gear WITH electric steering assist. I would also like to know what is the quality of the part and the serv...
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2002 Volvo S60 T5 2.3L Idle VIN: YV1RS58D92
No codes. There are previous posts that address the problem this car has. The neutral control function is annoying. We have VIDA and have done several software reloads over the years with Vadis (and now VIDA) but have never been able to figure out when a softw...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E2Y
Thanks for all the help. This ML has been fix. The problem was in the fuel system. I pulled the fuel rail and cleaned it out. I didn't find much contamination as I thought I would, The injector screens were fairly clean, after that I decided to empty out the t... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304.
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWCP21C91
Thanks to all that replied. After checking the glow plug harness I can see why the code can be intermitent. The cust took the car and doesn't want to spend the money. I did get to pull the intake tube off and the intake is almost completely plugged with carbon... Trouble codes: P0380 (glow plug circuit).
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L fuel pump VIN: YV1VS2553Y
Update on this car. I found out it had been hit in the left side. There was a backfeed on the power wire to the pump. Thanks for taking the time again to look at this and help I guess this was one of those not so normal cases. Sometimes when you go back to the...
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