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1999 Audi A4 2.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDD28D2X
My concern is that I am going to replace a throttle body that REALLY DOESNT NEED to be replaced. I DON'T LIKE PARTS SWAPPING, I really would like to know how to be sure that I am changing the correct part here. Even though I am getting a HARD CODE 1545, which ... Trouble codes: 1545 (TPS circuit already had throttle body replaced with updated part)
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L battery drain VIN: WBABJ7337X
battery goes dead after couple days
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E0R
This vehicle came in with MIL on and found code PO441 evap incorrect flow did some visual inspection for vacuum leaks none were found , clear code and let customer go and he call back a few day later that the light came back on , recheked and found the same co... Trouble codes: P0441
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L Engine shuts off
The car will, for no aparent reason, shut down. Exactly as if you turned off the key. It restarts instantly and than goes on till the next tme. After a stop, turning to left or right. Never @ cruse. I did notice that the connector and wirig had been replac...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L double unlock VIN: WVWPD63B83
Dear Fellows ! Have this first customer car came in for 2 front axle, vacuum hoses (caused code P0411) & throttle body buttlefly cleaning. Customer picked up the car no more axle noise when turning. No check engine light & was happy. 2 days later cust. calls b...
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L atf VIN: YV1CZ91H64
This unit is blowing out ATF under highway conditions, I believe. Nothing leaks out when run stationary. It broadcasts the fluid so I can't tell where it's coming from other than somewhere in the lower right or rear quadrant. It's not coming out of the window ...
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1993 Audi V8 Quattro 4.2L cruise control VIN: WAUBW84C5P
Thanks to those who replied, and yes it is a V8. The module is above and behind the glovebox, behind the airbag, above the A/C duct, against the firewall, and it has a stud and nut top and bottom which means the top dash pad came off. Unfortunately the module ...
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALMB11483
We could not find any exhaust leaks at cats. Reset adaptions. Told customer if light comes back on we would reseal intake manifold. This is a common problem on BMW v-8 engines. Car was from a used car lot so I am not sure if resetting adaptions did any thing... Trouble codes: P1173, P1170.
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1974 Mercedes-Benz 240D 2.3L heater VIN: 1151171205
Car is not fixed, but thanks to replys the problem is identified enough to decide not to fix the car. The car has two blower systems and vacuum changeover valve above gas pedal. The valve seemed to be working fine. Heater blower is not working, but getting pow...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ml270cdi 2.7L Hesitation VIN: WDC1631132
Thanks for all your help, it turned out to be the wiring loom at the back of the cylinder head,the wires had worn into each other.This was ahard one to find as there is not a lot of room to work .The short had blown the ecu that is why i had no power to egr or...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L engine VIN: 3VWSD29M91
2005 engine with 30K FIXED the low pressure problem, I personally think VW made a mistake with this 'MACHO' 5 valve turbo engine, it just simpy wears-out too-fast. Good service could prolong the engine life, BUT it will never come close to a V6 engine life...j...
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