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1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L bleeding VIN: WAUBA24B1W
good morning: we removed the abs unit and had it sent off for repair. the unit came back, and we installed it. it worked ok, but cannot get the air out of the system. i must be missing something. been doing this for 42 years, and never had such a problem. the...
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1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAUBA34BXW
Hello I have an Audi inhere that idles to low after 1 minn of running. It Idles at 600rpm in park then in drive down to 500 And then with added load of Power steering it will die. It idles fine when first started but after it warms idle drops off no codes car ...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L Misfire VIN: WDBCA39D6H
this car idles and runs beautiful except under load. we don't work on to many benzes in our little town so i'm not real familar with thses beasts. normal easy driving it runs good. but if you try to excellerate to fast it drops 1-2 cyls. just like bad wires/pl...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBEB31E7S
this car has been sitting for about three years. they parked it because it was smoking too much. we got car to run and it's real sluggish on low end and smokes black at idel and when you put your foot in it. This is the first diesel at the shop any suggestions...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDFA76F3VF
Customer stated ESP light on and lost power Anable to find diagnostic tests on this car. We appriciate any help. Alfie Trouble codes: P1580 (Right EA/CC/ISC actuator), P0507 (ISC rpm higher than expected), P0312 (Cylinder 12 misfire), P0300 (Random misfire), P0309 (Cylinder 9 misfire), P0030
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E2Y
The car came back last week with the same two codes and we checked for vaccum leaks and tested the fuel pressure...OK. The car came back the very next day with the same codes and we again check for vacuum leaks. Currently the car performs just fine, but there ... Trouble codes: P0170 (Fuel Trim), P0173 (Fuel Trim)
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L poor acceleration VIN: WDBRF61J12
need some help benz guys out there. this c240 has very poor acceleration . the car idles good in all cylinders and it seems to rev. fine in neutral/park but under load it takes long time to reach shifting points. from a stop I give it WOT and it goes all the w... Trouble codes: P200B, P207E, P2600, P2602, P2001, P2000
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1994 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3CN65R7R
TRACTION CONTROL test with tech2-dtc po120 and e7590-clear codes-car will run fine until shut off and restart,cable adjustment-ok,throttle body holds vacuum and lever moves,safety valve works when activate with tech2,ohms ok hot or cold,im leaning towards a th... Trouble codes: E7590 (safety valve system fault), P0120
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L brake lites VIN: 3VWCC21C2X
Hello all, This one seemed straightforward enough but after installing a new brakelite switch the brake lites still stay on. I don't see anything in the wiring diagram except a straight shot from the switch back to the lites. I checked MOD and archives but no ...
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1994 BMW 525i 2.5L Instrument cluster VIN: WBAHD6328R
Thank you fellow Techs, I got the hint to check the CCM (Check Control Module)and after opening the unit I found a cold solder,pulled out my soldering iron and soldered a few spots .Plugged the unit back in and no more CHECK CONTROL .I recommended to the custo...
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1992 Jaguar XJ12 Vanden Plas 5.3L No Start VIN: SAJNW484XC
The problem was indeed a poor conection at the pump I verified this when I found part of the conector seal stuck to the pump once removed I found a small speck of it discolored from heat (resistance) eureka! The customer orderd a new wire with conector and d...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L obd VIN: WDBRF61JX2
Turns out the ECM was losing KAM (keep alive memory) and would restrict the flags from setting and when they did they would clear on a key cycle. the dealer reluctantly cover the part under the fedral 8-80 thanks for the replies
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L no crank, no dash l. in pos. 2 VIN: 4JGAB54EX2
thanks to everybody that replied. I end up removing the all activity module for inspection; opened up and found some burned circuits on the circuit board. I put a new one on and the car started right up but it stalled after 5 minutes idling. apparently there's...
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1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Fault code #00545 VIN: 3VWFA81H3T
Thank you Byron [...]. With all of your quick replies and some added guidance from a gentleman at Identifix I was able to set my Modis into expert mode and change the coding to 0001 as you all told me needed to... Trouble codes: 00545 (Engine/transmission electrical connection short to ground).
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1995 Volvo 850 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LW5510S
Received replies for possible alarm system. checked for main relay operation. checked powers and grounds and all seemed well. Not sure about EMC referred customer to dealer.
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