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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L odor in car VIN: WAUDC28D4Y
STRONG FUEL ODOR IN CAR AFTER FILLING TANK 1/2 WAy smelled like fuel spilled in back seat.
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD6324V
Hey Guys, We get a code 221 coming back on this car after a few days. We have smoke checked this thing cold, 3 times and have repaired all intake leaks, New o2 sensors, fuel pressures ok, mass air checks ok, any ideas? Dme was updated at dealer Thanks, Dave Trouble codes: 221 (o2 sensor control bank 2)
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Tach VIN: WBADM5337X
Hello, I need some serious help,I have a new customer recommended by a very good customer.They just came from the dealer for Tachometer not working, $1700.00 and a new cluster later, now the Tach still does not work, a/c does not work, reverse light do not wor...
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2001 BMW Z3 M Roadster 3.2L pin 16 dlc VIN: WBSCK9349Y
can not find wiring diagram information for battery power on pin 16 on obd2 connector in car. we have connecticut emissions and pin 16 needs to be hot in order to test.any help would be appreciated.
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1988 Jaguar XJ12 Vanden Plas 5.3L fuel tank VIN: SAJBN184XJ
this jag has a problem with the fuel tanks. when client fills both tanks with gas the right tank pumps into the left having gas come poring out the gas cap.car is fine as long as right tank is empty. any input would be appreciated. thanks i cant seem to find a...
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2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L starting VIN: SAJDA14C7Y
car about every month the customer can not start the car- all lights and dash controls ok but no starter opertaion- customer comes to shop-we jump start with jump pack car starts today we cleaned ground at battery and engine compartment- test drove ok- custome...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L no start VIN: SAJEA51D12
this vehicle was towed in for a no start. we performed a charging system inspection & results said bad batt, bad alt. customer requested battery, still same problem. dash lights indicate a problem w/ gearbox. after we jumped vehicle it went forward in all gear...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L central locking system VIN: WDBKK47F2W
Custumer came in to the shop and the complaint was that the alarm system was coming on all the time while driving. The major problem was that the problem could not be identified all the time, we went and checked all door sensors, battery voltage, fuses and rel...
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2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L abs VIN: WMWMF73567
Hello This is a brand new 2007 Cooper S (R56) imported from USA. ABS, traction control and tire pressure monitoring mil are ON continously. Just turning engine on. It is not necessary to run with car to malfunction indicators go on. In fact client says at ...
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1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YS3ED48E8X
When Started, Idles Fine. Put Into Gear, Forward Or Reverse, It Will Stall. Restarts Without Problem. May Stall Again When Shifted. Will Restart. May Or May Not Continue To Stall A Few May Times Before Staying Running. Might Also Do It When Warm But Seems To H...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63BOX
Hello Group,This Passat came in with a MIL on and a code 17544 - P1136 mixture addition B1.I checked freeze frame data and it showed slightly over 0 for long and short term which didn't make sense but I first smoke tested the intake and found a vacuum check va... Trouble codes: P1136 (Mixture addition B1)
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 3VWSF29M6Y
Vehicle came in with a P1556 (vw code 17964), turbo boost control. Snap-on's shop key has no information on these codes. Car has no power, like a bad turbo. Can it be a plugged intake system (have read about some of these), or a bad turbo/waste gate? How can I... Trouble codes: P1556
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1VP27682X0
this beetle intermittently wont start, have replaced the MAF sensor.both 02 sensors,and the fuel pressure relay. Am i missing the obvious? After it starts it runs fine and shows no codes.
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L oil pressure lamp VIN: 3VWDD21C3Y
This customer hit a parking curb, ripped a hole in the oil pan and kept driving until engine started knocking. I installed a used engine (28k). The used engine started and drove prefect. After I drive about 6 miles the low oil pressure light (no gauge) will fl...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, No Power VIN: 3VWSP29M71
Thank you for reading this message I hope you can help me. This car was given to me after the previous tech replaced the turbo and cleaned out the intake in the hopes that full power would return to the vehicle and it did not. I have noticed blue smoke while r... Trouble codes: P1252 (Start of Injection Solenoid Circuit Open/Short to Ground), P1619 (Heater Relay Circuit Open/Short to Ground), P1441 (EGR Valve Circuit Open/Short to Ground), P1549 (Boost Pressure Control Valve Short to Ground)
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1997 Volvo 850 2.4L oil pressure VIN: YV1LW5557V
Hi The customer reported an oil light on when idling. There is a valve clatter from one or more valves. When checking the oil pressure, it varies up and down every 2 seconds. It goes to 50 psi (warm) and down to 42 psi. We thought it may have a plugged pickup ...
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1992 BMW 525i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAHD5318N
Hi and thank you all, The ECU is the problem and have talked to the customer and told him what one of you have said about supplying ground to relay. And we are waiting to hear from him as to what he want's to do. Thanks again George
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBACB432XR
Thought I closed this one... Anyway, yes DME was wet, waiting for ok & part
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM42070
Thanks fellas for your recomendations but i had found a broken engine breather hose from the PCV to the bottom of the dipstick very tightly packaged under the inlet manifold i have replaced it ... Fox
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L No Start VIN: WD8BA45C5F
I received several good replies David [...] recommended checking the wire from ign module to coil ( the wire was in great shape), Jeff suggested checking the fuel pump relay and several recommended the coil as being a trouble spot. All these checked good and we ha...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C180 1.8L Mechanical VIN: WDB2037462
SORRY FOR THE DELAY GUY'S & GAL'S. AFTER STRIPPING DOWN THE TOP END WE FOUND THAT THE INLET CAM HAD JUMPED 50 DEGREES OUT OF POSITION & SURE ENOUGH BENT INLET VALVES. WE FOUND A BROKEN ROCKER ARM ON No 4 CYLINDER(INLET). FROM WHAT I CAN ASCERTAIN THE WEAR ON T...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation VIN: 3VWCT71126
Thank You all for your help. I pulled the fuel line off at the filter and tryed pulling the fuel from the tank but that took to long. So I removed the rear seat opened up the module and removed the fuel that way. Then I went back to the filter filled it up wit...
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