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1995 Audi 90 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUCA88C7S
Hello all I have this 1995 Audi Quattro 90 CF AFC engine 2.8 liters that is in need of a fuel Pump, got power to the pump but pump don't run I remove the top cover, also the electrical connector, the 2 Fuel line, remove the cover on top of the Gas tank, also...
2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L not easy fast shift to 2nd gear VIN: TRUUT28N71
Hi group, Just finish Transmission clutch set : Clutch Disc, Pressure plate, Throw out bearing and resurface flywheel. Test drive everything OK if when change gear slowly. BUT THIS IS A SPORT CAR : when you depart from 1st gear to 2nd gear fast it will not eng...
1994 BMW 530i 3.0L compressor VIN: WBAHE2311R
This car has over 200,000 miles on it,looks and runs great.The ac works at idle only gauges read good we removed the freon and recharged so we now it has a full charge.If we let it set and idle we get 38 degrees at the dash just a little off idle and the ac co...
1995 BMW 840Ci 4.0L shifting VIN: WBAEF6320S
Vehice came in with oil leak,we replaced above mentioned parts, but my tech failed to drive the vehicle first to know how vehicle performed prior to repairs, what I believe to be the ASC warning light top center of cluster yellow triangle with a arrow wrapped ...
1993 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHW1742P
Hi, this vehical came in custumer states it starts when it wants to. Ran the usal testest and it has no fuel presure until several key cycles or very long crank time. Check the fuel pump relay it has a signal when the engine is running, no signal with the key ...
1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALJY1287V
how do I test the MAF, on two difrent scaners I get 0.01 gps and 0.06 gps and only increses to 0.19 off idle. I think the moniters must not read them properly. I am very lean acording to fuel trim 10% short term and 24% long term on both banks. I think maybe i... Trouble codes: 1176 (O2 fuel system monitoring)
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L Gage VIN: WDBFAG1EXM
Here is a odd one for the group, perhaps you have run across this before. On this SL when one first turns on the turn signal the coolant temp gage will drop/flicker and the digital display of the outside temp will flash - turning on and off. I removed the clu...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Loss of Power VIN: 3VWCF21C5X
Yes, common problem I know, but this one seems to not fall into the usual air mass sensor fault. This 1999 VW Beatle came in with a low power complaint, no surprise there. All the filters, air/fuel, were checked and replaced. I disconnected the air mass senso...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L pcm VIN: 3VWSE69M62
Thanks for the time. This jetta came in with a check engine light complaint. Code p1296 in memory. Freeze frame shows coolant temp at 147 degrees. Took car for test drive and temp goes up and stabilizes at 195 to 205 on the road. My question is, does the freez...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAK73C46
see list Trouble codes: P119A
1997 Volvo S90 2.9L sips VIN: YV1K59600V
d/s ft power seat removal to replace drive motor- alldata says a "transport safety device" is to be installed to prevent "sips" deployment. what is a "transport safety device" and where does it go???
1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L 2-3 shift VIN: YV1TS90D9X
Hello all you Vovlo techs, we have a trans that is shifting bad between 2-3, when this happens it causes a code P0756A Shift solenoid b, stuck or open, we have not pulled the pan and checked this solenoid. The problem is intermitant but when does happen it goe...

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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L No Start VIN: WAUED64B91
All, thanks for the responses. The cam timing was all good. My tech mistakenly put the flywheel on wrong. Appearently there is more than one way it will bolt up, causing the crank trigger to be out of time with the camshaft timing.Pulled the engine and moved t... Trouble codes: P0346, P0341.
2002 Audi A4 1.8L timing chain VIN: WAULC68E42
owner took car to dealer they desluged engine under warranty also said timing chain tensioner was leaking oil and this was not covered under the warranty dealer said that the leak was normal for this engine at this milage total charge to owner was about $900.0...
1997 BMW 318ti 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WBACG7322V
Sorry about the long delay in closing this techmail help request, I was preparing a Powerpoint presentation that would better describe the steps I took in diagnosing and repairing this vehicle. This first issue I had was the P1585 code description, Gary from... Trouble codes: P1585 (MFG Specific), P0300 (Random misfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire).
2001 BMW 525i 2.5L steering angle snr VIN: WBADT43451
I couldnt fix this veh because my local dealer has prob with the equip in this moment, I have waited until today to see if they could fix it sooner but nothing. Nevertheless its important to know that the only way to clear this code is by calibrating (adapting...
2001 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L abs system VIN: SAJDA14C11
We took the ABS controller out, cleaned the connectors and sprayed contact cleaner on the pins. Worked the plug in and out several times and the light went out. The cust took the car and returned after two weeks, said the light was on and off less sporadically...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Electronic VIN: 4JGAB54E9Y
Thanks to all that replied. We replaced the traction control module. No warning lights came back. Speedometer working correctly. Followed up with customer a week later. All is well.
2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG 5.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBLJ74G51
Original: MIL lamp came on after vehicle came into the shop, codes were P2086 (fuel trim bank 2) and P2017 (self-adaptation R bank at idle). Replacement of O2 sensors (Fr WPAC, Rr MBZ; WPAC supplies wrong ones for the after-cat application; you want 001 540 11... Trouble codes: P20C2 (O2 sensor heater circuit sensor 2 bank 1 voltage supply), P20C3 (O2 sensor heater circuit sensor 2 bank 2 voltage supply).
2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: YS3EF48Z21
Thanks for all the replies. In talking further with the customer he had already done some 'repairs' to the vehicle. In his work he had evidently done smething to cause the limp mode condition. I cleared codes and reset throttle body. Several days of driving di... Trouble codes: P1231 (p1251-), P1251.
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L 1st gear VIN: WVWSP61J63
This tranny is fixed! first the replies: John from Missouri replied 7 minutes after I posted! He told me to check for syncro misalignment, Dave from IL out of adjustment or worn shift forks,Jason from OR shift fork alignment. and From Eric from OR to check the...
1990 Volvo 740 2.3L Cuts out VIN: YV1FA8856L
Thank you to all who replied. It was , after all, the fuelpump relay. In addition the rpm sensor wiring was frayed atop the bellhousing, and was repalced too. But the relay, which did not appear to have bad solder points was the culprit.
1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L master cyl VIN: YV1TS90D9X
Hi we found through your help that one fo the spring clips for the pads was mis installed cauaing the claiper to be pushed back , Thanks for all the help
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