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1993 Audi S4 2.2L No Start VIN: WAUHP84AXP
Had this Audi S4 2.2l, 5 cyl towed in as it had hesitated when driving then would not restart once it was shut off. Tried to start and it would run a few seconds and then stall. Checked for codes (513 not running engine speed sensor)and basics...fuel pressure,... Trouble codes: 513 (engine speed sensor)
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L High exh. temp. VIN: WAUGB28D4X
Cat had broken weld at flange to turbo, customer had insisted on replacement of cat with economically priced offshore one. Test drove vehicle, could tell there was no turbo boost, but lifted hood on return & turbo was glowing cherry red! Tested exh. backpressu...
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1988 BMW 635CSi 3.5L No Start VIN: WBAEC8417J
I have an 88 BMW 635CSi with a no start problem.. This car was a conversion from an automatic to a 5 speed.. The conversion was done by a very knowledgable BMWE master tech so I don't think that is the issue, and the car has run for years since the conversion....
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L spedo VIN: WBADP6342X
this car came in after having tires replaced (wrong size). owner said after 100 feet of driving abs/trac/brake light came on and had no spedo. we checked and found that they say wrong size tires would cause this. owner had correct size installed still had ligh...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E240 2.4L Cyls 1&3 VIN: WDB2100612
Car in location [...] away. Changed plugs leads and been on two types of dianosis system. Fault indicted Clys 1&3 not firing. All other cyls mis if disconnected engine will smooth out if revved above 1500 rpm 2000 rpm. Running out of ideas. Someone suggeste...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Glass VIN: 4JGAB54E62
Hi there, 2002 ml 320, both front windows operate very slow/innop on down. there appears to be a ratchet motion and the window lowers-like the motor has a ratchet to stop over load if sticking(the window judders and goes down in lots of small movements and the...
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1977 Other European silvershadow 6.7L a/c clutch VIN: 00SRF30435
fixed leak and replaced limmeter and pump clutch has no ground . I grounded clutch and charged system and all seames well. I'm not sure where ground comes from. I could cut open the harness and see where it goes. If any of you know where the ground comes from ...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L wouldn't adapt new keys
VW techs please help. The customer come in our shop requesting two more keys added to her car. Tried to program the new keys by using 5051 but failed because of a fault. I scanned and found an ECT sensor fault in instrument cluster. Putted a new ECT sensor a...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L power mirrors and door locks VIN: WVWVD63662
checked comfort module for wetness, its ok. can monitor switches on our kts scanner and all show to be working. windows work properly and no trouble codes
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Air bag VIN: 3VWCK21Y23
Good afternoon, This 2003 beetle has a air bag light on with code 01738 (crash sensor for front airbag drivers side)(G283). Shopkey does not any information on this code at all. I looked at some IATN's and come close with a code 01739. Are the codes somewhat...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED64B11
Hello folks Thank you for all the help. I found the soleniod bad (leaking vac). I found a vac leak in the suply line. the air flow in the heads was good. And I did replace the t stat & t belt. Retested and all looked good. Thanks again for all the help. Trouble codes: P1479 (brake boost vac system), P1296 (cooling system), P0421, P1423 (sec air b1 too low), P1411 (sec air b2 too low).
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Hazard Relay VIN: WAUEH64BX1
well 6 ot of 7 are right on the money.replaced the turn signal switch and the noise is gone. The customer is very,very happy.I would say the dead givaway is if you slowly apply the turn signals and halfway you get the sizzling/welding noise its a dead giveaway...
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1967 BMW 2000cs 2.0L alternator
I recieved lots of replies make and most said to make sure that charge indicator light worked, I did that before i posted help request.Installed only quality Bosch parts and still same problem. This vehicle is very very original and over the last 40 years the ...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Trunk Lock VIN: WBADD6326V
Well I had lots of replies for this post. Most of them said to hold the key to the unlock position and push the trunk button at the same time. This did not work because the noise that I was hearing was the unlock solenoid buzzing and not moving the arm that po...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start VIN: 45JGAB54E9
hello to every one, and thanks for all the help and sorry for the delay to post, as you know the ml320 has limit for 8 keys to reprogram , so i had no choice but to bye pass it, or junk it , so what i did!! I use two honda igniters to drive the injectors all a... Trouble codes: P1570 (das not allowed).
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L No Start VIN: 4JGAB72E21
Thanks for the suggestions fellows, they were helpful. We did already replace the crankshaft position sensor. Many suggested checking the supply voltages and grounds, which we did. The odd thing about this is that the fault is occurring only with the ignit...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRA81H5T
well, this vehicle was sent to a local vw dealer. the repair order was open for a while and the dealer wanted to 'move' the vehicle. vw got back to me saying that it needs an ignition switch. they ended up putting the ignition switch in since the vehicle was a... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (misfire 1), P0303 (misfire 3), P0304 (misfire 4).
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