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1999 Audi A4 1.8L abs ,srs VIN: WAUCB28D9X
We have A4 with the ABS and SRS lights on and can't talk to either module.Customer states that he left his lights on and killed the battery.He jump started the car and when it started the lights were on.He said the cables were hooked up right in jumping . We c...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED24B7Y
Hello Guys, I got this 2000 A6 Audi 2.7 driving me crazy, it came in with engine light on, engine has a little misfire & surge , you feel the mis while you in the car its like the engine is jerking, drives excellent with no problem what so ever, only when its ... Trouble codes: 300 (Random misfire), 301 (Cyl 1 misfire)
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2001 Audi TT 1.8L no fuel injection VIN: TRUSX28N81
Dear Fellows ! This TT was towed in for engine's cranking but no start. I've that Audi here for 2 days & can't figure out why the injectors are not open by ECU.Inputs from cam-,cranksensor, MAF,TPS module are come to ECU.Fuel pump -pressure ,&FP- relay are wor...
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L Clutch VIN: WAULC68EX2
car was towed in,customer pulled up to stop sign pushed on clutch pedal and it went down like it was not connected to anything,we first opened bleed valve @ cluthch slave and could not get any fluid flow when clutch pedal was pushed,we replaced clutch master c...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Drivers Door VIN: WBADD6324V
This BMW came in with drivers door that cannot open using inner handle or outer handle . The power lock appears to functioning properly, I believe something in the latch assy is broken. Does not appear as though the door panel can be removed in the door closed...
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Condensor fan VIN: WBAAM5337X
Body shop replaced condensor fan because original is inop. This NEW condensor fan runs with engine off and key out of switch. It will continually run at a very high speed untill it drains the battery. I opened up the wiring harness that was previously "repaire...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L shifter VIN: WDBLJ65G21
the shifter intermittently doesn't want to come out of gear, the override needs to be pressed to disingage the shifter. there are too many things that control this feature it isn't like a domestic, one solenoid and that's it. there is an electronic selector le...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPA81H3X
Looked for vacuum leaks(can't find). No obvious running problems (smooth & has good power). (vehicle is in Atlanta GA, 1,400 miles from here...) Trouble codes: P1476 (leak detect pump), P1582 (idle adaptation at limit)
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2002 Volvo S40 1.9L Seat Belts VIN: YV1VS29522
Please help, Volvo techs. We have a 2002 Volvo S-40 I bought a couple of years ago with a very slight front end collision. The air bags were not deployed, but now that I have it all together, the air bag lights are on, and I think it is the pretensionsers. I t...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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1995 Audi 90 2.8L door buzzer VIN: WAUBK88C1S
Thanks for the help to all of you who responded. The door switch was sticking on the drivers side and the ignition switch added its own issues-getting stuck in the start position and real rough action. We replaced both items and the chime/buzzer now works as d...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Battery light VIN: WAUEH64B71
A number of the replies suggested that we try a different remanufacturer. There was some discussion on the voltage spec at the D+ wire at the alternator (disconnected). We checked another 'like' Audi that we were servicing which had the same 7.2 volts at that ...
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1979 Fiat X1/9 1.5L alternator
I'm waiting for an alternator which i think will fix this car thanks for all the help guys.I'm going to eliminate the extrenal regulator and install an internally regulated alternator.the external reg alternators that i have gotten either don't have the right ...
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2001 Renault Laguna 3.0L Door Locks VIN: VF1BG0D0B2
Sorry for delay. Owners holidays conflicted with my own. Upshot is the vehicle needed two new cards and the owner admits that he did have a problem with one card and then used the second. I was not aware he had earlier problems and felt that both cards could n...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWCF21CXX
I replaced fuel filter and the check valve, let vehicle sit for 2 days and no bleed back or air and it started right up Thanks for the response
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Heater Core VIN: 3VWSD69M81
What a difficult job- but we did discover one time saver. We really appreciate the information from OBie, Hank, Robert, Dan and Harold. I got the first reply in 5 minutes. Some Iatn techs recommended taking the heater box apart in the car. That would work fine...
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2000 Volvo V70 2.4L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LZ56DOY
Well ,this one didnt get fixed .sent it back to customer to try another dealer , most replies i had believe it to be o2 sensors , or mass air sensors but with no data available from the computer for mass air or [...] , ...i think that it is the computer it... Trouble codes: P0134, P137, P0037, P1171, P171.
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