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1993 Audi 90 S 2.8L No run VIN: WAUBJ58C4P
Hi...We are trying to confirm if ECU is dead. We have tested all powers and grounds. Found 2 power sources and 6 grounds. Unsure if we are missing any other sensors to that will keep vehicle from running. Just trying to make sure we have covered all possibilit...
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L washer pumps VIN: WAUVT68E32
Hello to all - This A4 Quattro Wagon came in for a LOF and check windshield washer. Service writer thought probably low on washer fluid - scheduled @ .5 hours to service. Three days later here I am. None of ther washer functions work. All wiper functions appea...
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1991 BMW 850i 5.0L Battery draw? VIN: 1K1UNKNOWM
This BMW has been a nightmare. It originally came to us because it kills the battary ove a couple of nights in the customers driveway. He mentioned to us that there is a "click" from the trunk. When we got our hands on the vehicle there was no draw to be found...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L blower motor VIN: WBDCA39016
car came into shop with complaint of no blower for heat or a/c. check fuses all good. check for power and grolund to blower motor - none. pull dash push-button controls & wiggle connections & flex push button control & still no blower. look for blower speed co...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WDBFA67E3S
this car is stored most of the time. owner usually just starts it up once in awhile to see that it still runs. concern is that it will start fine cold, idle ok for about 10-15 minutes, then it begins to idle rough, it then idles rougher and rougher for about 5...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L asr/abs VIN: WDBJF65F2W
I have a 98 E320 with the ASR/ABS lights on. My code is C1307 solenoid valve (RR) A7/3Y13 Reduce Pressure. The ABS pump and ASR control unit were both replaced with good used units. I have tried a BAS module, ABS pump pressure/return relay and a k40 relay. I h...
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1998 Saab 900 S 2.3L No Start, Stall VIN: YA3DD583BW
need some help with this saab. very hard to start when cold below 40 degrees. after its warm runs good. feels like its running out of gas but fuel pressure is good. does have a new o2 sensor because the old one was lazy on the scanner. when cold and cranking t...
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2000 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L No Start, VIN: 9BWGP61J21
Have no glow plug operation on this TDI when cold, will start if cranked long enough. Have checked complete glow plug system, found that when coolant temp sensor is disconnected glow plug system works and engine starts fine. Replaced temp sensor (black) with (...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L turbo operation
This little Bug was brought in with a noise, the dealer told these people that they had some kind of vacuum leak in the dash area. We came to the conclusion that Vacuum Diaphragm for the waste gate is not operating so the gate does not opening causing a hissin...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L timming belt VIN: 2NVW1533C3
how do i properly align timming marks...re: using flywheel mark and cam mark or balancer mark and cam mark???
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Stall, dies on decel VIN: 3VWSE69M32
Car has been in several times for various repairs. Maf,fuel filter, battery, etc... I have not experienced customers complaint. Supposedly stalls on decel intermittently and at a stop every now and then. Fuel trims are good, maf readings 4gps at idle, 144gps a...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L wings/trim flaps VIN: 3VWCK21Y23
Hello all! I REALLY need help from VW techs! I asked for help and finally had customer return for repair. Following codes are present: 02460- L. Linkage flap pos. sensor G442 open circuit/short w/ground 02000- position switch not a plausible signal 00532- ...
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2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L rear hatch,rear door locks, fuel door and guage VIN: YV1SZ58D91
i am wanting to order a new rem but wondering if anyone out there has had similer problems with rem and if a software upgrade may be in order. appreciate any help with this.
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2002 Volvo S40 1.9L Engine Oil Leak VIN: YV1VS29552
Hello All. This vehicle came in with significant oil leaks (half-dozen drops on the bottom of the oilpan). Added flourescent dye and cleaned off the oil, and found the turbo oil dump tube leaking at the engine block (big surprise). Fixed that, and the back si...
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2003 Audi A6 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B53
thank you all so much for taking the time to help me on this one! the evap purge canister valve was the fix. as everyone said under the air box on the passengers side. With in in 15 minutes i had 20 reply. thanks again guys kyle lincourt service advistor Trouble codes: P0441 (Evap canister purge valve).
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L drivers door power locks inop VIN: WBADD632XV
vehicle is fixed. After checking wiring from drivers door lock cylinder switch - to door module, and door module to gm III module. I attempted a resynch with key fobs no luck. I replaced the drivers door module and the door locks are fixed. finding good servic...
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1999 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGG8338X
this problem was a combination of coding & we also replaced the left rear ABS sensor for a P0500 code. We recoded the ABS module,the engine ECU, the transmission ECU, & the instrument cluster using Auto logic I do not fully understand what the relationship was... Trouble codes: P0500 (speed sensor A BMW 120).
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1990 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L blower motors VIN: SAJHY1740L
The problem was the blower motor brushes. Thanks to all who recommended them check them you saved me alot of time.
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Unknown VIN: WDBGA51E9T
replaceing the valve body repaired my code and not shifting problem. them i had it reprogramed at the dealer and fixed the delay problem thanks for all the help.
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1984 Porsche 944 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WP0AA0941E
Thanks for all the replies- we found a rotted seal behind the thermostat and a mis- matched thermo time switch. Greg and crew
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L engine VIN: 3VWCK21C83
I'm going to close this, but only time will tell if it is cured. Here are summaries of replies- this amount of oil consumption is normal, use synthetic 5W-40 oil, regular oil is ok, RINGS WERE MARKED WRONG AND ARE UP-SIDE=DOWN, NEEDS RINGED AND HONED, . oNE TE...
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