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1992 Audi S4 2.2L headlamp wiring VIN: WAUHP54A8N
Gentlemen, I have this USA spec car and a customer with a set of Hella HID lights. part# 4A0 941 003 AF/Left 4A0 941 004 AF Right. I also have both harnesses for the correct connections. I would like a European Wiring schematic, my Bently manual covers only t...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Hazard Relay VIN: WAUEH64BX1
I know there is a huge probem with the hazzard switch. I have a welding type noise comming from the hazzard relay,it is intermittant and goes off when you use turn signals or hazzards. I have read all fixes for this condition even the one about turn signal bul...
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1994 BMW 740iL 4.0L Trans Program VIN: WBAGD8327R
Vehicle brought into shop in early Dec. for a reverse problem. Had a long delay, then would slam into gear. Researched and found several posts in archives about check balls and valve body problems, and due to mileage, transmission was removed and completely ov...
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2000 BMW M5 5.0L Unknown VIN: WBSDE9344Y
hello bmw experts. i have an m5 on the lift with 75,000 miles , the customer complains of a slight vibration in the shifter under acceleration(manual trans). as well as a shake from the right rear when decellerating in second as if to approach a stop sign. i c...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L abs system VIN: WBADM6342Y
Car came in with abs light on and we diagnose abs dsc was bad.we replace dsc and recode it with GT-1 but the module will not communicate or show on the GT-1 and abs light is still on.we want to know if the module is bad or some way to programm or recode the DS...
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1995 Land Rover Range Rover County Classic 3.9L pass front door lock VIN: SALPV1246S
I have this 1995 Rang Rover in the shop and the pass front door lock will not unlock, I have the sevice bulletin on it where you breck the plastic retainer on the door latch and then remove the super lock pawl spring and after that it says to put body pressure...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBHA22E1T
Hi guys, i am getting code p1444, and no description on it on my carman scanner, car is running rough, if i clear the code, it would run fine foe a couple of days until this code comes back, then it start running rough, clear the code restart it, it runs much ... Trouble codes: P1444
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E51
sets mil on at idle only, slight missfire at idle. fuel pressure is in specs. at idle bank 1 and 2 fuel trim is plus 30. thank you for your help. Trouble codes: 170 (bank 1 fuel trim), 173 (bank 2 fuel trim)
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1971 Volkswagen Superbeetle .0L clutch
Hello, I have This 1971 Super beetle that is semi automatic. It Has 49000 orignal miles, very nice Car. I have no info on This vehical I am Hoping someone Is familiar with this semi auto system.This car sat for years in A garage about two months ago I went...
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2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWGA21JXY
VW TECHS PLEASE HELP.WHEN THIS CAR IS COLD IT BARELY RUNS IT HAS NO POWER ON ACCEL AND A BAD MISS UNDRIVEABLE .AS IT WARMS UP IT RUNS BETTER AND YOU CAN DRIVE THE CAR WHILE DRIVING IT THE O2 SENSORS READ CONSTINTALY LESS THAN .10 VOLTS i HAVE NO O2 CODES AND G... Trouble codes: P0121, P0300, P0302, P0303, P00, 304 (cyl 4 misfire)
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSD29M4Y
Hi Guys: I have no power to air pump and vacume solenoid. I have power to relay and if i ground gray/org wire on relay I get the pump to run but not vacume to valve. If I ground vacume solenoid it opens and delivers vacume. Seems I have no signal ground comin... Trouble codes: 411 (air injection flow)
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUGD68D6W
Hi everybody, If you ever run across one like this, hopefully this will save you a lot of time and headaces, here's what fixed this one. Not sure if anyone will run into this. It kept setting cam position sensor faults both banks, Short or open circuit, appare...
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH8344Y
Thanks to all that responded- we have yet to duplicate concern in the shop. Alternator output is normal- I suspect abs control unit but cannot confirm this. If a fix occures I will post it. Thanks again, greg and crew Trouble codes: 080 (ecu- internal fault-electronic trans controleprom), 103 (internal control module cpu- dme), 76 (dme/dde does not fulfill torque request-dsc actively switched-no abs control-stop light switchactuated-no asc control-no dsc control-no acc control-no hdc control).
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1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY1245X
Well it looks like this is finally fixed. As I was beginning to suspect by the time I posted the update, and as some of you suggested, both of the aftermarket MAFs would consistently set the spurious codes while the original MAF would consistently set the more... Trouble codes: P1884 (CAN message), P0103 (MAF high voltage), P0117 (ECT open or short to battery supply), P1172 (Bank 1 lean), P1175 (Bank 2 lean).
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1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL 2.8L Mechanical VIN: 1130441201
Hey Guys...thanks (especially George [...]) for the prompt bail out help. The mill is back in the car and has survived some aggressive road tests without launching a conrod through the oil pan...no oil leaks either, so this one is a wrap. - Bernie
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 4Matic 3.0L No Start, COLD NO START VIN: WDBED30E2P
thank you for all of your help. we found a bad fuse in the overcharge relay. thanks again
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1985 Porsche 911 3.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WPOEB0918F
Thanks everyone. Instead of extensive troubleshooting I tried two parts that are cheap, easy, and have high failure rates. The coil didn't fix it, but the DME relay (under driver's seat) did. What I thought was a stall caused by load was the contacts in the re...
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1993 Volkswagen EuroVan GL 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WV2KC0708P
Thank God this one is fixed! Some replies suggested to check grounds and main relay, others fuel pump and ecm, but I had checked all of those already, [...] from Canada mentioned the wiring harness, I checked as much as I could without removing it from veh...
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1999 Volkswagen Golf TDI 1.9L Mechanical VIN: WVWGF31J2X
Thanks for all the great resposnse Almost everyone said get the VW tools to lock the cam and injection pump. We were able to borrow them from a local shop the job went much better with the tools.
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSB69MX1
THANKS Guy's. The problem was the aftermarket radio. I never would have thought that would jam the can interface. Thanks again
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.8L pressure plate? VIN: 3VWVH29M03
Thank you all for replying to my question (s) We have just test driven the vehicle and the clutch is now working fine, *** If any of you have the need or oportunity to have a late model 6 speed VW in your shop with a dual mass flywheel set up, it is imperative...
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1990 Volvo 240 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AA8842L
Thank you all for the great replies. After aquiring pin test info I was able to rule out a lot of stuff. The timing never jumped. Everything mechanical was right on. Sent fuel and ignition computers out to a rebuilder. Got them back and it started the car.Also...
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1998 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L cooling fan VIN: YV1LS5677W
You came through again guys;the aldl was under the cover as you said and the problem was the thermostat and sensor. Thanks!`
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2002 Volvo S40 1.9L Surge VIN: YV1VS29532
thanks to all that replied. the fix was map sensor between intake runners 3 and 4. sensor would drop out at times.did insp ductwork and vacuum lines. iatn is a great tool. Trouble codes: P0101 (mass air flow sensor), P0107 (map sensor).
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