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2003 Audi A4 1.8L compressor VIN: WAULC68E13
Hello group: A4 in for 30 k - customer states poor a/c - perform service - check a/c wont turn on - check static presure - 30lbs - recharge system - had 6 oz in it. - system still wont turn on compressor - fans do run with car, but not at high speed like other...
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1994 BMW 740iL 4.0L 1st gear VIN: WBAGD8320R
We have this 740il in here that infrequently has a drag or restriction in 1st gear.(no creep) The car may go a week without acting up, and may act up hot or cold. Its as if reverse, or another gear is being applied at the same time. When it acts up either m...
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1995 BMW 540i 4.0L Shift Indicator VIN: WBAHE6320S
After the engine instalation, we found that the transmission was in limp home mode. After checking transmission codes with the autologic we found one code for "selector switch unknown value" We erased the code and it came right back. Using the autologic we fo...
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1998 BMW 740i 4.4L abs VIN: WBAGF8322W
Working on a 1998 BMW abs problem. Code is 51 and discription is inlet valve left rear. Using modis and mithcell has no code desription. Has anybody had this code and what was the repair. Thanks, Don.
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1998 BMW M3 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSBKO336W
customer came in with a check engine light on and got code 65-camshaft sensor problem. the owner stated that there is no driveability problem just the check engine light in the dash being on all the time. when you clear the code, as soon as you start it, it co...
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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L Battery / Alternator VIN: WBADT53491
My resources are limited but I am trying to do all I can for this new customer (who I want to help find a fix for because they paid for brake work and other misc. services and seem to be nice people...just that they are frustrated). Anyhoot. Scanned with Aut...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L transmission VIN: SAJHX1243W
Hey guys, this vehicle came for a second opinion,the other shop wanted to do a complete rebuild of the tranny not knowing what the problem was, customer had his doubts been a intermidiate mileage car. Vehicle has manual 2-3-4 shift and regular D, if you start ...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L fan motor VIN: SAJEA51C12
this car come in with over heating cause of both cooling fan not turn ning on please help thank you phone number [...]
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L ASR light's on VIN: WDBGA32E3N
Hi Guys ! Have this 92 300SE with HFM-multipoint injection system. Car initially in for no idle & cut-off. Also get injector cyl. 6 short circuit code & 30 CAN bus data to AE/ISC module interrupted. Replace engine wire harness as well know problem & throttle b...
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1986 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WP0JB0932G
This car came in with a no start. AAA jump started the car but it would not start. (had spark BUT no fuel)I have poor wiring schematics but I was able to Jump fuel pump relay and it ran. Also found that if the ground wire coming off the air flow sensor chargin...
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Clutch VIN: YS3DF75K42
Hello all I have a Sab 9-3 that has a leaking slave cylinder. I readed in mitchell you have to lock the trans with pins with the shifter removed, looks like a pin in the trans and one on the shifter) What do these do an is it a step that must be done. Any inpu...
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L lack power VIN: WVWMA63B2W
car came in broken timing belt bent valves ,repaired.car up and running good,test drove has now power,like turbo not working.swaped mass air,test fuel press,replaced wastegate sol.valve.removed front pipe check for cat,conv damage.can turbo be bad with out smo...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSP69M63
Hi All, got this 03 tdi in shop, came in lack of power, noisy. found code 17656 start of inj. timing regulation: control deviation. found timing way off, at 200 or so. attempted readjust on inj. pump 8 times, couldn't get into range. double checked crank, cam ... Trouble codes: 17656 (start of injection timing regulation control deviation)
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2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Cooling Systems VIN: YV1TS94D5Y
morning! I'm having an issue with this volvo! It keeps coming in with low coolant message! Can't find any leaks anywere!! Looked in the arcives and found that these car sometimes leak at the heater core, waterpump and the resovor caps! but found no leaks in an...
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUVT64B32
sorry it toke so lomg but all were right needed a coolant temp sensor! thanks guys for the help! Trouble codes: P3041 (Data bus drive incorrect temp. message from instrument cluster).
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2003 Audi A4 3.0L control module VIN: WQAULC6832
SRS control module supplied was an updated part and we were not able to get coding information from Audi. The car was sent to the dealer and they did the recode. Thanks to the 3 members who replied with help.
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Door locks VIN: WBAAM5335X
Thanks to everyone who replied to our request all replies are helpful. The problem was in the GM or General Module which controls the remote entry and other functions. I was able to identify the defective dual relay within the module by tracing circuits on the...
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOAA2997X
So i have put just the MAF, kept the intake. Light is off for now. I like to upgrade the cars but some upgrades are not good to be done, like K&N filters. You were right, more oil is not better, in this case it is totaly opposite. Thank You all for help Trouble codes: P0102 (Mass/Volume air flow air flow A Circuit Low input).
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Head/Timing belt VIN: WVWPD63B33
Finished this repair. One exhaust valve is all that was burnt. Injectors tested good. It was not too bad, just slow for us. We replaced every part attached to front of engine, including spark plugs etc... Car runs great! We don't normally work on these, so all...
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2002 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start VIN: VV1TS92D12
did a flow chart and to make sure checked the bellhousing bolts were tight found three loose for some reason causes interferance to the crank sensor from not a complete ground i even trined to ground the trans with jumper cables was not good enough. tihten the... Trouble codes: P0336.
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