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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L lock up,converter VIN: WAUZL54B5Y
hi everyone,we have this audi a6 quattro with a torque converter lockup problem. it happens about 45 to55 mph whether you are in drive or 4th gear.trans will shift in and out of lockup,rpm range between 1200 and 1500.did not have any codes stored for trans pro...
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2000 Audi A6 2.8L climate control panel VIN: WAUBH24B1Y
This problem existed way back when I posted a help request on a misfire for this same car. At that time, I found a reset procedure on the internet and did it & it worked at that time. My problem is that I can't relocate the site I found the procedure from. The...
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1987 Jaguar XJS C 5.3L No Start VIN: SAJNV584XH
This car recently came in for no start.I've since then replaced the ECU and power resistor,now I have spark,fuel pump action and power to the injectors without pulse or ground.What are we overlooking?,any thoughts?.
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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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1994 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 3VWRA81H9R
This VW came to me from another tech\customer that has been unable to repair it. The car bogs and runs terrible any time it is between idle and full throttle. It ides great and runs great at full throttle. On acceleration it bogs and vacuum drops from 21 inche... Trouble codes: 00515 (cam senors open or short)
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta 1.9L glow plugs VIN: 3VWWRJ01HX
car came back yesterday for same complaint,glow plugs were open crcuited,I removed the plugs to see each was bulged at the tip with noticable cracks.I replaced the glow plugs and did a amp test on cicuit;key-on intial surge is 68amps then drops down to 38amps,...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L alarm VIN: 3VWCDS1C4X
Ok, all you VW techs, I've got a strange one. The customer used her Beetle to jump another vehicle, then drove it home. The next morning the battery was dead and it was towed to us. After charging the battery, when we hooked it up the air pump ran constantly. ...
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1990 Volvo 740 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1FA89S0L
got one for the volvo techs out there. car will intermittently not start, like once every three months. every time vehicle is towed in it starts right up and runs fine. have checked all power and ground circuits that i can think to check witthou having any sym...
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1994 Volvo 850 2.4L shifting VIN: YV1LS5522R
This trans was removed for rear main replacement. All went well with the repair until I started it to test drive after the repairs were completed. The light on the dash for winter driving (an arrow) is flashing and the lights for econ\sport. are also flashin... Trouble codes: 213 (TPS signal high)
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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1996 Audi A4 2.8L shifter lock out VIN: WAUDA88D91
It's fixed Not a fun job First word of caution The shift lever is very brittle light gage aluminium. I dont know if ours was more so because of age but in the end we had to replace the lever & knob along with the 'pin' (as Audi refers to it); the plastic strap...
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1997 Audi A4 1.8L Water Pump VIN: WAUCB88D2V
I got 9 replies here Russ [...] sugges...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L central locking VIN: WAUEH24B4Y
Well guys I don't know if I fixed this thing or not???!!! After customer brought it back I checked the wiring in the seat back light, and that was fine. Also checked pretty much all the other lights in the interior and those all checked out ok too. However the...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Engine, Chassis VIN: WDBJF25HXX
Got the motor mounts off...oil came oozing out of the one; replaced both mounnts and tranny mount for good measure. Its AMAZING how smooth the car now idles both in drive and reverse. The key to this is to have a new pair of mounts and compare appples to apple...
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1994 Saab 900 S 2.3L steering VIN: YS3DM35B5R
I'm going to close this request with a 'No Fix for Now' because the customer after looking at all the replies I received decided to live with the slight vibration. Suggested fixes included... - Try a different set of tires. Customer is getting new tires in Jun...
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1988 Volkswagen Fox 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: WVWPA01GXK
Hi guys, The problem was a bad ECM, I got a used one for $50.00 put in & no problem after that. Thanks to everyone who replied
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