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1992 Audi 100 CS 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUDJ54A7N
Hello This car came to us from different shops It has had and engine and it won't start. We checked the cam sensor, crank sensor, timing belt need to be put in time, they had it on wrong. The control unit was sent off and remaned by them and we sent back to ...
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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAURD68D91
This vehicle came in with check engine light on. Light will flash at low rpms. Vehicle performance is fine while driving. I scanned computer and found codes listed above. Also checked Oxygen sensors readings. bank 1 sensor runs at .150-.350 mv at idle Bank 2 s... Trouble codes: 17755 (bank 2 camshaft/crank sensor out of sync.), 16684 (misfire recognised), 16688 (cyl 4 misfire), 16689 (cyl 5 misfire), 16690 (cyl6 misfire.)
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM5336X
Hello BMW Techs We can not clear the code, therefore we did activation on the solenoid valve with the X431 scanner and we hear a buzzing sound coming from the valve. Please advise what other tests we should do. Is possible the solenoid valve is bad? Thanks in ... Trouble codes: 68 (activation solenoid valve tank ventilation PO443)
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L wiper VIN: WDBHA28E8S
car was fine after we replaced wiper motor and combo switch, customer just called and said wiper is just barely going across windshield and wiper switch is getting hot again. when we replaced motor, we inspected linkage, cleaned and lubed old linkages looked i...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L bas, esp & asr VIN: WDBLK65G9X
Okay Mercedes Benz gurus, I have one here that is stumping me. The car came in one month ago and had the BAS and the ESP/BAS lights on. Scanned for codes and found C1201. Researched Alldata and Carsoft for the code and determined the Brake Booster was faulty b...
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2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L ABS Module VIN: YS3ED48E9Y
Hi there, We have this 2000 Saab 9-5 that has suddenly developed a strange problem. The ABS and red "Brake" lights will come on the dash intermittently when you start the car, and come and go randomly. Tech II gives a code P1925 In the ECM and when the proble...
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1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Camper 2.4L glowplugs VIN: WV2KDO700T
cant find any information on this vehicle as 97 is different fromother years ,found glowplug relay missing from slot #12 but was told no relay is positioned there i'm so lost on this vehicle any help would be great
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWCZ21C1X
Got a head srcratcher here, car refuses to start. solenoid on pump is getting 12vdc cranks good, tried new GP relay and bypassed the main power relay. checked basic timing, all marks line up, can someone tell my what measuring block with a vag-com monitors glo...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA23BXY
car will not idle while cold, after working acc. pedal for 3 to 5 minutes, engine warms up and begins to idle. while warm,on a slow rev it will cut out at 1800 rpm.but,if you work the acc pedal it will rev past 1800. after printout with vag 1551 and then cle... Trouble codes: P0300 (random/multiple cyl. misfire), P0238 (turbo boost sender high input), P1544 (throttle actuation potentiometer signal high), P1172 (throttle actuation potentiometer signal low), P0102 (maf low input)
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Unknown VIN: 3VWSK69M81
This is the second post on this one, the customer just returned Complaining of CEL on an stays in 2nd gear. She even has had it down shift into 2nd gear while on the freeway. I was able to scan the tcm and got code 65535 (control module faulty) The diagnostic ...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B72
The car is setting a P0012 code while cruising at about 35mph. It has no drivability problems or abnormal engine noises. As info on the cam advance system is limited I need to know how it works and how to diag this code. In the lask week I have pulled the pan ... Trouble codes: P0012 (Intake Camshaft Advance Adjustment - Spec not reached)
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1998 Audi A4 2.8L ignition switch VIN: WAUCB28D9W
thanks to all the replies!! awesome responses. we found the main power feed wire overheated at the metal connector. this caused high resistence which caused the second switch to fail. we replaced wire and the metal connector from vw. the car is now repaired an...
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Hesitation VIN: SALTY1249Y
Dear Great Techs. First of all, a big thanks for the many replies; I got over a dozen. Second all but 2 of you were right on the money with you advice, which fixed this vehicle; replace the Mass Air Flow meter. Like some of you suggested, I tested it with a la... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean B-1).
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L all gauges VIN: WDBJF55F3T
I had several suggestions, verifying power and ground circuits and replacing instrument cluster. Was not able to identify for sure cause of complaint, customer requested to drive car over weekend without repair, he came back Monday morning and complained that ...
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2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21V3Y
replaced mass air flow sensor and reset adaptive. thanks to all who helped Trouble codes: P1128 (bank 1 mixture adaption system too lean).
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