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1995 Audi A6 2.8L 3-4 shift VIN: WAUGA84A0S
Hi, got this Audi in with a bad transmission leak and slipping transmission. I found out that the transmission fluid was leaking into the final drive unit. I came to find out that the final drive unit was completely burnt up and the gears were chewed up. I rep...
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1996 Audi A4 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WAUDA88D9T
Hi there, car had engine noise-not unlike lifter noise, appears from "V" area of motor, clients wife was driving and never noticed noise, guy drove it today, noticed noise for first time and brought straight to shop. noise is "tapping" and increases with revs....
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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACD4321V
Hey Guys Henry here, (Brians' Tech). This vehicle actually was setting two codes before I got started on it. It was also setting a VANOS Sticking code which cleared after changing the oil. I first ran it with some Benz 0W40 for a few hard miles and then switc... Trouble codes: 244 (Crankshaft Segment Timing Failure)
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1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L cruise/wipers/trip computer VIN: 4USCJ3321W
cruise control , onboard computer for avev speed & econ, and speed sensing wiper not acting correctly. the speedometer in the instrument cluster is working fine and uses the same speed sensor from what can tell by wiring diagrams. What type of signal comes out...
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2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Cuts out VIN: 001JW40471
This BMW came in with an intermittent stall, loss of power problem, Code 65 for inlet camshaft sensor, always came back even though the sensor tested ok, after checking the archives we replaced the sensor and car seems to run OK now. However code 123 - Activat... Trouble codes: 65 (Signal Inlet camshaft sensor), 123 (Activation map cooling)
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1990 Jaguar XJS Collection Rouge 5.3L Cuts out VIN: SAJNW5842L
car towed in, customer explained that anytime drive the car for 60 or 70 mile car loses the power and cuts off,car has been tune up and fuel pump has been changed in another shop we checked the reference sensors and connectors , front one was corroded after cl...
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1962 Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG 2.8L labor guide VIN: 404.114-02
Does anyone have a labor guide for one of these. I'm replacing the clutch and don't know what to charge. Thanks in advance.
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L valve timing VIN: WDBEA32E9R
Hi Guys I replaced a head gasket on this MB and Im not sure about the cam timing. I had the crank on TDC I know for sure because I used a dial indicator when the head was off and marked the harmonic balancer. I put the drills in the holes on the cams. Also bef...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L MIL Codes VIN: WDBJF72F8V
Guys and Gals, This car came in with several codes in place, P0300 was repaired with a New Coil, and P0410 Air Pump cleared and has not reset at this time. My main problem now is for the transmission, it has 2 hard codes that will not clear, or at least come ...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4JGAB54E0W
Customer brought vehicle in with the complaint of trying to back out of parking space when giving gas would not move. After several attempts finally started moving. While driving vehicle had no power, seemed like driving in low gear. I went out to test drive... Trouble codes: 400 (306 -), 306 (300b -), 300B (301b -), 301B (304b -), 304B (305b -), 305B (testing and results)
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L oil level VIN: 4JGAB72E1Y
Hi all.Have this Mercedes with an oil consumption problem. Customer says it will lose a quart in 600mi to a quart and a half in 1200 miles. He also says there is a class action law suit dealing with this problem. Is this true? Being in Anaconda Mt, I dont see ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E41
FELLOW TECHS THIS ML 320 IS GIVING ME A PROBLEM,ITS GIVING ME A CYL #3 AND #6 MISSFIRE CODE SOME TIMES #4. ON A REGULAR TEST DRIVE ITS FINE I DROVE IT FOR A HALF HOUR NO PROBLEM NO CODES. I NOTICED THAT IT WOULD ACT UP ONLY WHEN I PUSHED IT HARD AND THE TACH ... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple miss fire), P0306 (miss fire 6), P0303 (miss fire3), P0304 (miss fire 4)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.8L engine VIN: WDBNG78J81
Hey fellow MB techs, I've got this S600 in with an oil leak. It's leaking profusely from somewhere under the intake, and running down the trans bellhousing. It's difficult to tell the exact origin of the leak without taking the manifold off, and then I won't b...
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1966 Volkswagen Type II Bus 1500CC Charge Lite VIN: WVW235T154
Help!!! I am working on this bus and cannot get the charge lite to go out totally. The lamp will glow dimly and will become slightly brighter if the head lights are on. The bus has had a generator and regulator installed by the customer, both are new. The regu...
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1995 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L clutch cable
Can anybody disclose for me the reset procedure for the self adjusting clutch cable? Thank you guys Sorin
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B12
the check engine light came on 1 month ago, but the customer had no driveability problems. 2 weeks after it was on she started expiriencing an inter. no start condition. after cycling the key a few times the vehicle would start. now the vehicle has a no start ... Trouble codes: P1340 (cam pos. sensor/engine speed sensor incor. correlation), P0341
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L converter ? VIN: WVWYH63B32
this veh ran over a rock and the trans was locked up seems to shift ok now but runs sluggish like lock up enguaged ? has 2 codes but unable to find in my mitchel . i know i must be missing somthing . the damage to the pan is minimal approx 1/4" dent in front c...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L maintenance VIN: WVWEK93C76
Is there a method to reset the oil change reminder on this 2006 VW without using a scan tool? We have a VAG, but it is not current enough to use on this model. We faxed Aldata, and they accessed the VW site, but they were unable to find the information regardi...
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1985 Audi 5000 S Turbo 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WAUHCO449F
Hello all. I am very sorry that we have taken so long to close this help request. In the end we did get it though. As recommended we tested the injectors and found them to drip. We replaced all injectors and tried car. Ran slightly better, but then quit again ...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUZL64B7Y
I recieved many replies and what fixed the problem was that the o2 sensors were not put in their proper locations they were put left side in the right side and so forth.I switched them it has been several weeks and no light. Trouble codes: P0159.
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1994 BMW 525i 2.5L temp guage VIN: WBAHD5322R
Turned out to be the sender. Drove vehicle with scanner and snap shot when fault occured. was able to see the engine temp remained steady at ecm pid. Put in a new sender for tyhe guage and all is god...Thanks for all the help.
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1998 BMW 323is 2.5L No Start VIN: WBABF7321W
Thanks for all the replies fellas. I finally figured this one out. The engine was losing enough ground while the vehicle was being cranked to keep it from starting. I figured it out by going back through pin out tests and discovered that my ground was dropping...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Remote Door Loc VIN: WDBJF55F1V
I was really hoping to figure out a way to scan the door lock remote system. It seems that my aftermarket tools were ineffective and the info we received it looks like this one will be sent to the dealer.
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WDBJF72F2V
Hey everyone, all I can say at this point is that I am still working on the car. I ended up in the hospital last week and am still out of commission. Several guys suggested wiring harness repairs, and we found no problem there. I have put new Bosch copper plug...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L engine internal VIN: WDBNG75J9Y
To all valued tech thanks for your time this is an extended warranty repair and The warranty co sais the customer has to authorize any further teardown and he will not ,so they are dukeing it out.I went through all the suggestions and honestly think it is inte...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Hesitation VIN: WDBNG70J12
Thanks for your quick response on this S class. I replaced the pedal assembly with position sensor and the hesitation went away along with the one code I had. I also checked the front struts for leakage at the top air fitting and sure enough, they were leaking... Trouble codes: P0120.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L 1-2 shift VIN: 3VWSE29M82
OK, as this is my second Jetta Tiptronic with same problem, and after have made all the electrical test and found nothing, i decided remove tranny and disarm it, for now i've not found something wrong, i'm waiting for overhaul parts and for get some overhaul i...
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