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1999 Audi A4 2.8L abs/oil light VIN: WAUDD28D6X
The oil light and brake light on dash flashes constantly. ABS stays on constantly. There is no communication with any control uunits. We disconnected the ABS controller and still no communication. Could this be the instrument cluster? We would appreciate any h...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L central locking VIN: WAUEH24B4Y
Need some help Audi guys! This 2000 A6 keeps blowing the #14 fuse, with a code 1570 (switch off delay terminal 15 short to ground). This problem is intermitant, but happens frequenly. Checked ignition switch but did not find any burnt wires, and the connector ...
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2001 Audi TT 1.8L gauges VIN: TRUUT28N01
The instrument gauges do not work, no speedo, tack, water temp... All the onfo is there using Vag.com. No code set for the instrument cluster. Also the front running lights do not work. Before I dig in further I would like to know if anyone has run into this a...
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1995 BMW 530i 3.0L Engine sounds loud VIN: WDBHE132XS
Greetings, We installed a used engine in this 530I manual trans. Oil in cooling system, ran real bad. Lots of other work done, ex. new power steering hoses, rebuilt injectors, etc. Car ran great when finished. On my road test after repairs finished, I noticed ...
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1998 BMW 750iL 5.4L Speakers VIN: WBAGK232XW
Hello all, We had this problem child dropped in our lap yesterday by a used car dealer. It has a loud groan feedback type noise coming out of the rear speakers. It changes slightly with rpm. The radio itself plays fine out of the front speakers. It also has a...
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM5332X
This Car came in with MIL on and running poor. O2 Sensors were not hooked up from a previose shop repair. Code 104 comes up right away after start up. Some One else has had the cyl head off and I think Cam Timing and Vanos calibration is off. Data shows the ex... Trouble codes: 104 (Control Vanos End Position Fault Exhaust Camshaft), 238 (1 Cyl Misfire), 239 (2 Cyl Misfire), 240 (3 Cyl Misfire)
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2005 BMW 545i 4.4L service reset VIN: WBANB31085
this one has a monitor to interact with the vehicle, beatifull, i wonder how we will be able to fix this systems in the near future, anyways... we have launch and snap-on to reset services but in this ones we can't do a thing in that matter. is there another w...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA51EXS
this mb was brought in for asr light coming on while going down the interstate, then goes into limp mode. pull over, turn off then restart, then will be ok. first occurance car was drove around 40miles, then went about [...] before problem occured. have tri... Trouble codes: 30 (asr-canno data from ea/cc/isc n41), 6 (dm-idle speed control incorrect fault from ea/cc/isc), 48 (ea/cc/isc-set value potentioometer potentiometer monitoring m16/1r1)
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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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1984 Volkswagen Vanagon GL 1.9L turn signals VIN: VW900W6752
Turn signals do not work - when applied, the indicator light remains lit but they do not flash. I have noticed that the indicator light will glow dimmly when they are not switched on - I know that this means that power is feeding back in an incorrect way, but ...
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2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21V3Y
after drive cycle, vehicle cotinues to display trouble code p1128 and hesitates under heavy throttle. no vaccum leaks or secondary air leaks. o2 sensors are working. Trouble codes: P1128 (bank 1 mixture adaption system too lean)
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1990 Volvo 240 2.3L Leak VIN: YV1AA8857L
Please help, this Volvo occasionally starts spewing ATF so bad the owner says it coats the tailgate window. We cleaned the trans to see where it was coming from, test drove several times before it leaked, and everything was wet. We suspected it was coming out ...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Safety VIN: WBAGH834XY
Dana [...] sent me the PDF file with a description of the code 23 in the SRS for the passenger airbag. I was unable to repair the car because we do not have a GT-1. A short description of the code is as follows: Communication between the MRS 3 module and the ...
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L fuel pump,starter,etc. VIN: SALPC1443X
Thanks for alot of helpful responses.We've replaced the becm and programed,all is working great now.Thanks to everyone for the tips and info on where to purchase the auto logic scan tool,it will pay for itself.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L transmission VIN: WDBRF61J41
Well thank you for the tips on this one. Ray from Texas suggested that we replace the trans. along with the other three replies. We called Ray and he elaborated more on the subject. Thanks Ray and others for your help. The reason the trans shifted for a while ...
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1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L brake lights VIN: YS3DF58N4V
Hey there fellas, Thanks for the replies guys, another tech ran into the same problem and I think I pretty much knew what I wanted to do. I begged and borrowed some TECH2 cartridges for SAAB. J-45080 [...] and j-45080 [...] are the numbers. One thing ...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start, Stall
thanks alot to byron hildebrant and john [...].others may have said the same thing but i didn't look after i checked the things they said. sometimes you focus to much on the technical part and forget the basics. as my dad would say when your having a hard t...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No movement VIN: WVWMAZ380Y
We got this one figured out and fixed. I want to say after reading the help mail from William [...]. Who sugested that the front pump had been broken when the engine was installed were correct. What really helped...
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