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1999 Audi A4 2.8L Cooling fan VIN: WAUED28DOX
Audi specialists HELP! Completed valve job/ timing belt repair and vehicle runs excellent. Cooling fan inop and we don't know if it was inop prior to valve/timing belt repairs. I completed Alldata tests for hi and low speed fan operation. Neither test yielded ...
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1996 BMW 318ti 1.9L Mechanical VIN: WBACG732XT
car came in, quit whilst driving, has no compression on any cylinder(actually #1 has 20), client is mature gent and car is very very clean/well maintained, car was cruising at 110kms in 5th gear, no over revving and then some noise, car pulled off road and mot...
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1998 BMW 750iL 5.4L cd changer VIN: WBAGK2321W
hello bmw techs---please help This e38 bmw 750iL has "high temp" on the display when you switch the mode to cd. If the catridge is taken out, it will display "no magazine". When the magazine with a good cd in it is inserted it goes into checking all the cd's a...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on, EXCESSVIE CRANK TIME VIN: WBAAM3345Y
this vehicel has an intake cam sensor code, signal implausible (p0340). the engine will crank longer than is normal intermittantly, otherwise the engine runs fine. we have replaced the cam sensor 2 times, the second time as a possible defective sensor. we have... Trouble codes: P0340 (inlet camshaft sensor)
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1994 Jaguar XJS 6.0L shifts VIN: SAJNX2340R
this vehicle has trans fault lamp on all the time, have pulled fuses to clear with no results.trans has harsh garage shift as well as harsh up shifts,the shop witch sent the car to me said the light will go out some times and the trans will shift normal,how ev...
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L fuel odor VIN: SAJGX2045X
This vehicle has a strong fuel smell coming from the passengers rear wheel well. The canister vent is in that wheel well so we researched to see if there is raw fuel in the canisters and sure enough found the left canister with fuel in it. Has anyone dealt wit...
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1976 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1070441203
Hi California MB Friends, this 1976 450sl is (i guess) a California version, because it has the Cat.-converter underneth the manifold and a EGR valve. Never seen a car like that before, also it is not regulated, at least I can NOT find an 02-sensor. Anyway, C...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Rear Main Seal VIN: WDBFA66E2N
Hi Group, This car seems to be impossible to stop the oil leak somewhere inside of the bellhousing. We have replaced the rear main seal, the gasket for the rear main retainer, the oil pan gasket, and even pulled the intake to see if oil could be draining int...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L defroster VIN: WDBHA29G2W
Hi guys... This benz drove in for inop. A/C. First thing I cheked was proper amount of R134 ,sure enough it was way too much.Evacuate and recharge took care the problem accept when you push front defrost button hot air starts coming from top but all the other ...
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1938 Other European Roadster 800CC wiring system
Hi Guys I need a wiring diagram for this car. Any of you guys out there have a wiring diagram for this car? If somebody could e-mail me one I would be eternally grateful, or at least until I finish the job. :-) Rick
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1991 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 3.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCB2960M
hey guys, this one came in, new car in town, bought from california, nice shape. costomer says after a week of being here in canada, car did not want to start anymore. it turns over good, has spark, has code 15 stored in memory, i can hear the fuel pump going,... Trouble codes: 15 (idle circuit)
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Odor VIN: WVWMA63B9X
Please help me find the source of this smell. When this car is stared cold, for the first minute or two there is a faint raw fuel smell the owner can smell inside the car. He says it started a long time after the accicdent repair. With the hood up, it starts t...
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2001 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L front blower VIN: WV2MB47091
Hello Folks, This 01 Euro van has a 3 zone climate control system. The rear blower works. The front blower does not. Found fault #01273 fresh air blower (v2) code. Here is the interesting thing. When you turn the key on the climate control head blinks for abo...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Misfire VIN: WVWPH63B31
this passat is driving me nuts. did compression tests all ok at 185lbs. did camshaft sensor test and replaced "a" sensor on right bank(cyl 1 2 3) check timing belt that was installed by another shop. i dont have the proper align tool but the cams appear to be ... Trouble codes: 16684 (random missfire), 16685 (cly 1 miss), 16686 (cly 2 missfire), 16687 (cyl 3 missfire), 17748 (cam shaft sensor)
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L temp gauge VIN: 3VWSE69M93
I am not a VW guy at all, until today...this jetta has a intermittent drop on the gauge on the dash,With my modis I can watch the temperature do as it is supposed to.My question is there a common dash problem? I have checked all the ground I can find.any thoug...
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2004 Volkswagen Golf 1.9L cruise control VIN: WVWZZZ1KZ4
This vehicle has been fitted with an aftermarket cruise control , which was fitted by another garage , they could not gain access to codes to activate the new part and i have not had any luck so far either ,any help would greatly be recieved
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2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1SZ58D51
thanks in advance this volvo was towed in and the complaint was the veh stalls after start up; using modis found codes stored for mass air flow and turbo solenoid; veh would start and run poorly and and stall every time scanner does not offer alot of data so w... Trouble codes: 102 (mass air flow meter fault), 1238 (turbo boost solenoid fault)
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L dip lighting VIN: SAJEAO1U43
thanks to the three who responded.the customer has left the country for a couple of months and plans to bring the car in upon return.one responce was to manualy level the lights and disconect the motors the others were to test the level sensors on suspension.w...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L Unknown VIN: SALJY22222
We narrowed it down to a high likelyhood of it being the left front cv shaft. Evidently these are popularly replaced and it has a movement of about 1/2 inch up an down on the inner joint. The customer has not allowed us to go any further as of yet because th...
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 500SEC 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBCA44D55
Thanks a lot guy's,it was the ignition module indeed,the car had been sitting with the ignition on for 10 min when it happen,and that is what killed it,the customer want to have a rebuilt on it,I told him that there where problems with them,but he it is workin...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Engine idle VIN: WDBBA48D7G
Sorry for the delay, this car is fixed thanks for the help from Richard [...]. The problem was valve clearance on # 8 cylinder, we checked the engine compression engine hot, it was 145psi and we concentrated on that an...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L windows and power seats VIN: WDBJF83G7Y
This one is fixed, we disconnected the front controllers and by watching the CAN data was able to see when disconnecting the divers door controller it would pass high and low when reconnecting it would not pass. We replaced both front controllers do to the fac...
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1977 Other European Silver Shado 412CID Mechanical VIN: SRE2616600
it did have wrong fluid put in along time ago and the recent above normal usage swelled the seals the car is still apart waiting fo the rest of the parts to arrived.but i figured i could close this now thanks so much
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on, ON AFTER 2 TRIPS VIN: WVWGC83AOT
LETS START AT THE BEGINNING THIS CAR CAME IN FROM NEW YORK AND HAD FAILED TO,PASS STATE INSPECTION FOR YEARS THA CAR HAD MULTIPLE ISSUE WITH AFTERMARKET RADIO , ALARMS AND ELECTRICAL ISSUES. THE CODE P1613 0R 18021 WHICH IS THE MANUFACTUER CODE IS VERY TRICKY ... Trouble codes: P1613 (manufacturer code 18021 mil-call-up circ. open short to b).
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L oil light VIN: 3VWDD21C9Y
THANKS EVERYONE FOR THE INFO...FOUND THE PROBLEM DUE TO TECH ERROR ...THE SWITCH LOCATED ON THE SIDE OF THE OIL FILTER HOUSING WAS NOT PROPERLY PLUGED IN ...THANKS ...
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