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1997 Audi A4 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEA88D4V
thanks for all the help in advance. vehicle came in with ecm trouble code 17748 (cam/crank wrong combination), 17799 cam sensor shorted to ground, 17800 cam sensor shorted to power. we've found camshaft sensor with broken connector, crankshaft sensor shorted t... Trouble codes: 17799 (camshaft sensor shorted to ground)
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L starter VIN: WBAGJ8323W
hello german techs...not too familiar with bmw's but the boss just purchased this vehicle so now i'm stuck trying to fix this headache...first complain was stalling...scanned..p0340..cam sensor ckt..checked & replaced cam sensor..problem fixed...2nd complain w...
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1995 Land Rover Defender 90 3.9L input and output shaft
Check the transfer case, and found that there is a lot of play in the box, finding that there is play between the input and output sprockets (shafts). their is supposed to be a updated input/output shaft with sprokets, can anyone help me on this ? witch part #...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WDBEA30D0K
THIS VEHICLE WILL START THEN DIE YOU CAN KEEP IT RUNNING IF YOU PUMP THE GAS AS SOON AS YOU LET OFF IT DIES. THE ONLY THING THAT DOESN'T CHECK OUT IS THAT THE DPR IS GETTING 20 mA and DOES NOT CHANGE WHEN THE COOLANT TEMP SENSOR IS UNPLUGGED. MITCHELL SAYS THA...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L oil leak VIN: WDBEA32E4S
This car had an oil leak, dealer said it was the front crank seal, we cleaned oil off engine found the valve cover gasket leaking at the back half moon. We relpaced the valve cover gasket and now it's back leaking again. It's not only leaking at the back of th...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L no shift VIN: WDBJF55F5V
car was brought in last week for hard shifting, we replaced the synthetic fluid and filter, car shifted fine for 3 days. car now wont shift up from first and the engine light is on. code po730. what should we do next, is replacing the valve body the correct wa...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA23E9V
Hi I am looking at a C230 with a varible intake cam. From what I can tell it use a magnetic coil to operate acuator which will move the cam. Check solinoid resistance 10 ohms ok. Try and activate with scanner no change in engine operation at idle. Will also dr... Trouble codes: P1519 (Ajustable cam timing.)
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L airflow VIN: WDBHA23G0W
Gentlemen, I need help with this Benz. The air conditioning system is not working properly. The refrigerant is full and the system pressures are perfect. At idle, the system seems to be working properly, but it doesn't cool quite as well as you would expect. ...
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Starting VIN: VWWAA63B6W
does any one know what the normal time out of a vw passat we have a drain on the system that seems to last for approx 5-7 hrs.of about [...]. after that time it drops off to about 25-19 milliamps is this normal??? thanks in advanced.
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L alternator VIN: 3VWRA29M9X
Good morning all, Vehicle came in with cooked battery, replaced battery checked charging system found to be charging at 19-22v depending on rpm. Second and third alt no change, Also batt light flickers and tach and fuel guage drop out at approx 3000 rpm. Have ...
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1994 Volvo 850 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: YV1LW5527R
This car came to us missing very bad at idle and driving. The customer had replaced tune up componets 2 months ago for mileage reasons and no problem with car untill this weekend. Wife tells me car had hard time starting one time ran fine rest of the day. Next...
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5539W
Vehicle can in to shop with multiple codes stored in memory. Codes were misfire in all cylinders and a code for rich bank 1 (P0174) which has not returned since tune-up was performed. Codes do not return when under load, only when sitting at idle do codes reap... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (cyl. 1 misfire), P0302 (cyl. 2 misfire), P0303 (cyl. 3 misfire), P0304 (cyl. 4 misfire), P0305 (cly. 5 misfire)
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L no comunication VIN: WBAGH8335X
thanks to all that replied you guys are great you hit it right on the head with the bmw round plug it was defective we replaced the plug and wham we had communication and all it good
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L low pad light on VIN: WBAET37432
thanks for all replies the customer has not returned to have sensors replaced my guess is either the light reset itself or miss customer used the old black tape on dash to cover light. there is one thing odd to me 19,000 miles to need brakes seems odd? i dont ...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.2L starter, wipers VIN: WDBEA32E1P
I want to sincerely thank everyone who replied to this help request. The problem was a bad neutral saftey switch. I checked that switch 5 times, but after reading all the messages, I replaced it and the car started right up. This was a very humbling vehicle fo...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C2X
I have checked all wiring and replaced the sensor but light still flashes. Suspect computor so sent to dealer. Thanks for the help!!! Trouble codes: 16501 (engine temp sensor).
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L none VIN: YV1VS29591
fOUND THAT SOMEONE HAD SWAPPED A DIFFERENT LIGHT BULB INTO THAT SOCKET, SOCKET WAS ALSO WIRED TO ANOTHER SOCKET(LOOKS FACTORY) REPLACED WITH PROPER SOCKET, WORKING OK. STILL DIDNT HAVE PROPER VOLTAGE THAT DIAGNOSTICS SAID I SHOULD HAVE. ALL THAT COUNTS IS CAR ... Trouble codes: ECM7F.
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