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2000 Audi A6 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WAUEH64BOY
We are replacing the rear crankcase flange with rear main seal for a coolant leak. The flange is supposed to come with a sleeve to keep the seal from being damaged during installation. The installation sleeve did not come with the flange. We did not feel confi...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L No Start VIN: WDBCA39D4H
Good morning everyone I have an 87 560sel that I bought for myself. It has been sitting for about a year( yeah I know bad fuel and CIS)I flushed the tank and replaced the fuel pumps, fuel filter and injectors. I tryed to run the car on carb cleaner just to mak...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J82
This problem happens only after 30 minutes or more of engine running and when its present if you cycle Ign OFF and start engine again problem disapear for many minutes; also What I found in misfire cylinders is that ignition coil firing signal is missed, Power... Trouble codes: P0302, P0306, P0300
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWRA81H0T
after running for about 10 to 15 minutes thwe car shuts off just like you turned off the key. it won't restart for about 15 minutes. then its fine for about 15 minutes more. i work on these cars all the time and this one has me stumpped. thanks for any and all...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L compressor clutch VIN: 3VWSE29M1X
2 weeks ago we replaced the condenser fan now car is back for intermittent not cooling. At idle car ran for 2 hours and was cooling well pressure also good (30 psi low side 200psi high side) correct refigerant charge is in system. After a 20 minute test drive ...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L power window VIN: 3VWCC21C1Y
Long story short, the driver power window switch for the passenger window has a constant 'manual down' signal according to Vag-com. This happened after the car sat in the garage for the winter. I've seen this problem before when we got the wrong part # window ...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L ABS module VIN: WVWMA23B7Y
Hey fellow techs. I have a passat we put a new control module on and I do not have the coding number for it. Called my local dealer and they would not help. Alldata gives me the coding for the 2.8L but not for the 1.8 turbo. Our scan tool is capable but I need...
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4L Compressor VIN: YV1RS61NX1
This is my wife's car so you can imagine how much I hear about this one. The problem only occurs on days that are above 90 degrees. I have had gauges connected when the problem occurs and it is not a pressure issue. Pressures are perfect. I have tested every c...
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1999 Audi A4 2.8L Cooling fan VIN: WAUED28DOX
Customer finally returned with vehicle. We installed new cooling fan and control module. All is well in Audi land once again. Thanks to all who responded.
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L Misfire VIN: WAULT64B62
Ok sorry for taking so long to fix the problem the costumer left for vacation He came back we installed a new ECM and fixit I'm still surprised that the ECM will Only cut off one cylinder but the costumer Thank you all for the help and a special thanks to ... Trouble codes: P0305.
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1992 BMW 525i 2.5L ignition/timing VIN: WBAHD6311N
It was a glorious day yesterday when the engine finally started. It took a new red label 413 DME, a new VANOS engine wiring harness, and a new 4 pin MAF sensor (the old MAF sensor was a 6 pin). Thanks to all who shared their knowledge.
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1994 BMW 740iL 4.0L doors and windows VIN: WBAGD832RD
thanks to everyone that responded to my request. this one got away from me. customer pick up bimmer.i don't know whats his next step is. i really wished i could have solved the problem. i don't know why bmw( especially 740's) are so difficult to find info. th...
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L cooling fan VIN: WBAAM5336X
SORRY FOR THE LATE POST,JUST GOT THE CAR BACK THIS WEEK.JUST ABOUT EVERYONE WAS RIGHT,IT WAS THE FAN ASSEMBLY.WE REPLACED IT AND EVERYTHING IS WORKING FINE THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO RESPONDED.
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS53401
Thanks again to all that helped over the holiday. The fix was re-programming the DME. From what I have heard, BMW redesigned the CPS and the old software will not recognize it and software must be updated to current. Theres a real nice little unit made by Auto... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank sensor fault code 83).
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L fuel odor VIN: SAJGX2045X
The fumes are coming out the vent in the right wheel well and are getting there due to liquid fuel entering the canisters. The fuel most likely entered the canisters due to the customer overfilling the tank at some point, however, it is still possible that th...
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALPV1246X
Yea!!! Thank you very much to those of you who replied. I put a Mass Airflow Sensor in it and the vehicle runs great. Now I just have to address the other concerns. I had been suspecting the MAF all along due to the fact that I could only get the sensor to pro... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire), P0304 (p0305-), P0305 (p0306-), P0306 (P1319- Cant find a description for this at any of my references), P1319 (Cant find a description for this at any of my references).
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: WDBBA48D3G
Ok fixed, thanks for all 13 replies, Lots of replies where to ck for vsc leaks, we did reseal the upper and lower intake, replaced all the injector cup and seals and all hoses before we posted this car, we usualy do all that when we do such a big job. I...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400SE 4.2L no power
The information on the chain timing procedure was helpful but I did have it timed correctly. I checked the ignition timing and advance and this is all correct. Vehicle has been sitting for some time so I ran a fuel induction through it with only improvement o...
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1991 Other European Turbo R 6.0L ABS module
Thanks to all that replied. The fix was replacing the right front ABS sensor. Even though it scoped good on the rack, a long term test drive was needed to observe the scope pattern and ultimately see it fail. This was an extremely intermittent fault and I am g...
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1995 Volkswagen EuroVan 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: WV2ZZZ702S
HELLO EVERYONE, THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP GUYS, IT WAS A VERY ODD PROBLEM.WE FOUND THE PROBLEM WITH THAT EUROVAN. IT ENDED UP BEING THE ECU POWER RELAY, THE WEIRD PART OF THE WHOLE DEAL WAS THAT THE VAN WOULD RUN WITH THE POWER RELAY REMOVED SO WE THOUGHT THE B...
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2001 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L front blower VIN: WV2MB47091
Many Thanks For The replies I received. This Eurovan has an AXK 2.8v6 It should have a blower resistor with part#[...]. This is a 4 wire silver resistor. BUT, this car has the [...] resistor that is brown and only has 3 wires. Special thanks to Wi...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L Valves, lifters? VIN: WVWCD21CZ1
Sorry for the late close to this post. The machinist confirmed that all six exhaust valves were bent (some only slightly) This explaines the cylinders dropping out. I believe that assembly error caused these bent valves. The repaired head went on and the m...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L 2-3 shift/flare VIN: 3VWSE69M52
installed a second valve body from vb express works good thanks for no help!
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWVD63B23
Hi, Thanks to all that replied, It appears that the coils and air mass meter were the problem, The codes have not come back yet neither has the customer.I had another VW just like this one come in a week later with the same problem I used the information from ... Trouble codes: 16688 (misfire cyl 4).
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L cruise control VIN: YV1VS2554Y
Never got vehicle to act up again. customer decided not to go any further. cruise control wad disabled for safty reasons.
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