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1999 Audi A6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDA24B0X
Customer Jump Started Car and crossed leads.Car drove for about a mile then started bucking and would only Idle.I got the car to my shop and tried to hook up the Vedis scanner and the Snapon Tool both have no communication.I replaced the battery and got a good...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L electrical connection VIN: WAUEH64B41
Car came to us for a ABS light on, not on now, and a code for 01203- "Electrical connection between ABS & Instrument cluster- no signal, intermittent." I know these ABS modules are known to go bad and we have changed our share, but normally it was due to no Co...
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2003 Audi A4 3.0L timming belt VIN: WAULT68E53
we're in the process of re-installing the timming belt on this vehicle and were confused about one of the last steps. Alldata is saying that we need to turn clockwise the rotor of the camshaft adjuster on the left bank exhaust camshaft to 10 Nm up to stop. The...
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1994 BMW 740iL 4.0L transmission in limp mode VIN: WBAGD8324R
Someone spilled a coke in the console. Soon after the transmission went into limp mode. The harness and connections of vehicle speed sensor is checked ok. the speedmeter works when engine running and put in D position on post lift. can clear the code but will ...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L 3-4 shift VIN: WBADD632XW
thanks in advance. this car was just at a trans shop and they rebuilt the trans do to a no shifting problem. they rebuilt trans and still had same problem so they gave the car to me to look at. here is the funny part. i cleared all the codes in the engine and ...
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Cuts out VIN: WBAGH8344T
help all bmw techs!! our bmw tech is on vacation. we replaced a trans control module 60 days ago on this car for a trans failure message and trans stuck in limp home mode. after replacement all was well. car came in today with an intermittent engine failure di... Trouble codes: 103 (internal control module cpu)
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: SALJY1248V
Hi Land Rover pros! This Disco came in with bank 1 head gasket blown between cyl#7 and water passage. After cleaning the block deck and having heads surfaced, cleaned, and pressure tested (but no valve work done - heads were just done 1 1/2 years ago), engin... Trouble codes: 1316 (excess emissions misfire fault)
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJH823XX
Hi group, I need some advise from Mercedes techs; This E320 wagon has a constant misfire on cyls 4, 5, 6. (left bank) I pulled the plugs, and found that they were fuel soaked, and the wrong type. Checked spark at coil wires--good. Checked compression---good(15... Trouble codes: 0304 (misfire 4), 0305 (misfire 5), 0306 (misfire 6)
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1983 Porsche 944 2.5L low beam VIN: WP0AA0940D
i am in need of help with the lighting on this vehicle. the problem is that the lowbeam lights arnt working. turn switch on and lights come up but not on. also high beam wont stay on. checked all fuses and relays all seem to be fine. took dimmer switch off and...
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1984 Porsche 944 2.5L Horn VIN: WP0AA0944E
This ought to be simple but I've never encountered this problem. How does the upper steering column receive its ground signal. It can't get a good enough signal through the lock housing bearing. Also, the upper shaft is separated from the lower by a sliding co...
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1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L MIL Lamp on, Code 138 VIN: YS3DF58N7V
I am unable to get the rear O2 to show high voltage. It does fluctuate which leads me to believe that the aftermarket cat is NG. Any thoughts on the code for the high voltage? Trouble codes: 138 (O2 Sensor Bank 1 Sensor 2 Reading High Voltage)
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1991 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8L No Start VIN: 3VWRK21GOM
Hi vw techs.I have this jetta digifant california 1.8l with no spark.Ok if i remove the wire from the distributor cap & hold it 1/4 inch away from ground it has spark.But if get the wire close to distributor cap center fiting it has no spark.(Isn't that weird)...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hard start VIN: 3VWRF81H2W
I have never worked on a diesel and I am trying to gather information and stumble my way through this one. I checked for codes with the MT 2500 and pulled the 01050. Cleared it tried to start the car and it came right back. I then used a co-workers geneysis an... Trouble codes: 01050 (low plug circuit), P0380
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Hesitation, Slow VIN: 3VWRP69M21
Hallo everyone. Have rebuilt this machine because it threw a belt. I/P reads = 3.5 btdc at idle of 920rpm with 34% correction on advance solenoid. Will not get closer...as retard pump, the % increases. Engine will not free rev' over 4300 rpm. There's no smoke...
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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBC21V11
MIL light is on.Extracted codes 16806(PO422) main catalyst efficiency 1 and 16795(PO411). I suspect a bad catalytic converter. When I monitor the front and rear O2 voltage on the scan tool, the rear O2 fluctuates as much as the front one. With a temp gun thoug...
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1994 Volvo 940 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1994A678ZY
Car cuts out above idle. ck fp on rail under car about 15 psi mitchel says 43 psi, was I checkin in the right place and is that correct psi where I was checking
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1977 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L No Start VIN: 1070441204
Well---Thanks for all the replies; the consensus is that these parts or at least not all of the parts needed can be purchased from any known source which is kinda what I thought. I did get a phone call from SSF Auto Parts who said they could provide all the o-...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDB2201702
Thanks for the replies, most suggested trying another air mass meter and doing an adapation, As written in my post I had fitted and new meter, that made no difference and readings were the same. I back probed plug at ECU to confirm voltages and wiring were OK ... Trouble codes: P0100 (Air Mass Meter).
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWNA63BXX
passat fixed. the power output stage was the problem. it was only 4 months old and installed at another shop somewhere. we had ground, power and negative pulse and injector pulse. but no spark. this was after we installed a new cylinder head. the car ran reall...
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2000 Volvo V70 2.4L starting VIN: YVILW61J5Y
Hi you were all right about the key switch for the imoblizer Thanks again George
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2001 Volvo V40 1.9L rh rear area VIN: YV1VW29581
Art from Oklahoma nailed it on the first shot, this vehilce had aftermarket snow wheels and tires and the wheel was moving when going hard into dips causing the noise, I had rubbed grease on rotor part that contacts the wheel and when we took the wheel off you...
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