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2002 Audi A6 3.0L MIL Lamp on, shifts funny VIN: WAUVT548X2
The torque converter was replaced before I worked on the vehicle. From what I found out was if a code for converter was active the shop replaced converter. This repair lasted about a year or so I'm told. I diagnosed this code by checking voltage to the soleno... Trouble codes: P1624 (Mil request from TCM), P0741 (Torque converter clutch circuit), 17125 (OEM code torque converter clutch circuit)
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Electronic VIN: WBABM3342Y
hi there, this bmw is driving me crazy. The gear selection display on the dash goes out most of the times when i put the selector on D. All the others (P, R, N...) are working. And when it does go out the gear shifts get rough. Thx in advance...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Battery VIN: SAJHX1044X
Vehicle came in with trans in limp mode P0702 and battery going dead overnite. Customer recently replaced battery. Ohmed all trans circuits. Suspect batery drain has an effect on trans limp mode. Would like to solve battery drain first.
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1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L air distrubution VIN: SALTY1247X
Drivers side blowing 42 degrees. pass side around 60. linkage does operate when controlled with control head
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Starting VIN: 4JGAB54E81
Attn Benz techs: I have a ML320 that has a stuttering start. When you turn the key the stater will engage briefly, then pause, then engage briefly, then pause again.The vehicle will crank fine occasionally. There are no codes and the vehicle runs fine.If you h...
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1979 Porsche 928 4.5L brk pres warn VIN: 9289201191
cust stated brake pressure warning light came on suddenly while driving, & he had not even depressed brake pedal & has no braking problems at all. i dont work on many of these! i reviewed his manual for info, not much help but description of light. brake pedal...
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1980 Triumph TR7 2.0L Hydraulics VIN: TPVDJ8AT20
Hello: Customer replaced clutch hydraulics and could not get a release or bleed. He tried the vacuum method. I tried my phoenix injector, hose in a bottle with Dot3, pumping like mad and bleeding at slave all to no avail. First time through this I noticed ti...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Stereo System VIN: 3VWCA21C8X
Hello everyone! I have a new beetle that required radio removal for repairs. As usual the radio is now locked out, with the word SAFE, the owner does not have the code to unlock the radio. The local dealers are not willing to give out any info. I thought I wou...
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1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Mechanical VIN: YV1LZ5643W
I have this Volvo V70 XC AWD with a 2.4 turbo though the dealer says it is a 2.5. The engine sounds like a diesel. Seems to be lfter noise on the top end, didn't know if anyone has had this concern before. I hate to sell cam and lifters if something else is ca...
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, dies at idle VIN: WAUKC68D61
The 4 replies said to apply smoke at the vent line to the purge and use vag com to open and close. If battery replaced must re-adapt the throttle. Smoke test for leaks clean and re-adapt the throttle. Use OEM O2 only, check mass air flow and idle air contro... Trouble codes: P1751, P1788.
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1996 BMW 318ti 1.9L Mechanical VIN: WBACG732XT
Great responce, as stated we had follows removed, and timing was good, we had done a leakdown test-although large leaks, hard to determine with cam cover off were all air was going to-although some was coming out of different plug holes. we put the smoke machi...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L slow to accel. VIN: WBADM634XY
THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR HELP. CUSTOMER NEVER RETURNED WITH VEHICLE FOR SERVICE, THANK YOU AGAIN FREE LANCE MOTORS
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1991 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L ps pump VIN: SAJHY1743M
Well we finally fixed this one thanks to the help from everyone, Louis, said I wasn't missing anything we just needed a good pump. He sent me the phone # for British parts international [...], They sold us a pump for twice the price of the delco one bu...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX6047X
Sorry it took so long to close this but wanted to be sure car was fixed. I replaced the canister closed solenoid for code P0455, and knock sensor B that is on the drivers side for code P0322. Thanks to all who responded Trouble codes: P0455 (EVAP Gross leak), P0332 (Knock sensor B low input).
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L failsafe w/po702
Purchased euro software for Modis scanner- 950.00. Trans codes p2600 no voltage, p2602 low volts circuit 87. Also vehicle had low battery and leaking trans connector. Replaced connector and battery, cleaned harness (it wasn't bad) and checked computer, cleared...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3AN69L04
Thank you Steve, Bradley, Paul and Dave. The suggestions on this problem were to activate the air pump via the scanner and the replace the vacuum valve that goes between the manifold and the solenoid control valve. The black box sitting next to the ECM where...
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