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2002 Audi A6 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B32
Had code p0024 bank 2 exhaust cam over advanced. checked timing belt again and belt is in time. checked cam sensor checked out ok. checked to see if computer is activating exhaust cam solinoid. Under most conditions the computer will toggle exhaust cams togeth... Trouble codes: P0024 (exhaust cam advanced bank 2)
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4BR82PXR
Vehicle came in with intermittent misfire, intermittent MIL on, code P1314 present. Found air leaks at intake tube to throttle body boot and crack at IAT sensor in tube. Repaired. No change. Weird. Tested coils, fuel injectors, and circuits electrically - ok. ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire detected), P1314 (Bank 2 catalyst damaging misfire)
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX6241W
Morning I'm having problems finding any info on these codes! has anyone have definition for these codes or any info at all that could lead me in the right drection would be helpful! thanks. Trouble codes: P1111 (unknown), P1643 (can link control module transmission control)
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L No Start VIN: SALLPAMC4T
Hi dear friends from South America im find now with a Land Rover Range Rover year 96, the car comes from another workshop with not start problem, i have no check engine light on with koeo, the remote control is working fine and seems to be not inmobilized beca...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L compressor VIN: WDBCA35E3L
ok we have this car in for no a/c or working poorly & cutting off at times so we retro fit the car to r134 & system works good for about one min. then cut off the power to the compressor & idle up cuts back down to normal like we turned off the system. tryed n...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Hesitation VIN: WDBEA32E9R
Every now and again the ASR light will come on and the vehicle won't even get out of its own way. It acts like it is detecting wheel spin and is tring to correct it by kocking down the engine power. The fault usally happens right after starting the car and acc... Trouble codes: 022 (Limp Mode), 035 (O2 Rich), 006 (Idle Speed Control Inop)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG70J71
this Mercedes came in with four codes and running poorly. the codes were P0141 B1S2 heater ckt, P0100 MAF performance, P0170, P0173. car had "autozone special" spark plugs in it and they were almost black from fuel fouling and had a definite bad MAF. replaced ... Trouble codes: P0141 (bank 1 sensor 2 heater ckt)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L ignition key VIN: 4JGAB72E01
key cannot be removed at times from lock cylinder. cleaned key and lock cylinder with solvent. customer has been having problem intermittently for a year. customer had to push shifter forward at times to remove key. is there anyone who is familiar with this in...
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1979 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L Chain Tensioner VIN: 9119302273
my question is - I know this motor has the up-dated tensioners (P/N's - 930-105-509-00 L / 510-00 R)but how do you know if they are working properly? i.e. - should the tensioner shaft be under extream pressure from the fully extended position to the end? or on...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 3VWPA81H7W
Hi everyone This jetta had a dtc regarding implausible signal from air mass sensor. Replaced air mass sensor which eleminated the check engine light from coming on. No drivability complaints from owner before air mass sensor was replaced. The idle was high,aro...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 3VWPA81H7W
Hi everyone This jetta had a dtc regarding implausible signal from air mass sensor. Replaced air mass sensor which eleminated the check engine light from coming on. No drivability complaints from owner before air mass sensor was replaced. The idle was high,aro...
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2003 Volkswagen GTI 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 9BWDEG1543
hello volkswagen techs we have this gti that occasionally shows overheating on the gauge but when scanned with a infared thermometer everything appears normal. the gauge goes up to 260 degrees f the light comes on for temp and oil pressure and the ac shuts off...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L left front and rt rear VIN: 3VWRK69MX4
well never seen this i think the abs may be doing this but i dont know well here is what we have the rt front pad is almost to metal and the left rear is the same and the othere are like new i would have said bad caliper but i think it is a little wierd that i...
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1999 Volvo S70 AWD 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: YV1LT56D2X
Good day folks I have an interesting one here, This car won't build rpm over 2000rpm, it has a very rough idle furthur in i found that it had no injector pulse on cyls #3,4,5 at idle. If I rev the motor up the injector pulse occurs and it seems to run smooth b...
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2001 Volvo V70 2.3L Safety VIN: D512072761
Vehicle came in with SRS lamp on dash,codes pulled were SIPS bag passenger side srs-0044 and srs-0197,rear view mirror potentiometer code ddm-0030,uem -0004 siren communication fault.No other issues with car notice, attempted to delete codes from system and vi...
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1990 Audi V8 Quattro 3.6L Windows/Sunroof VIN: WAUKE5444L
Thanks for the help on this one. As several of you with good long term memories recalled, there was a broken wire in the vicinity of the driver's door jamb. Repaired wiring and windows, sunroof, etc started working again.
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Rear Main Seal VIN: WDBFA66E2N
Hi Group, We at least identified the source of the leak thanks to the suggestion to use shop air injected into the crankcase to find the source. It turned out to be the oil pan gasket, which had been replaced once already. Other good tips were to check threa...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L compressor clutch VIN: 3VWSC29M3Y
Several of the VW masters chimed in on this and I am very thankful for their time and super info. I found the a/c compressor clutch almost completely shorted and the bearing nearly seized. This caused the aluminum nose of the compressor to wear abnormally. A r...
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2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Engine VIN: YV1SZ58D11
Misfire codes showed up right after we replaced the alternator with a "Dealer factory rebuilt". We initially checked alt. output and found it never went over 14.7v but amps were high, 40-50amps. @ idle. We attributed high amps to demand from a low battery. Aft...
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2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L engine VIN: VYITS94DXI
Sorry for not responding earlier but I have been distracted by other works. What I have found is a restriction between the No.1 and No.2 main bearing oil gallery. Seems like there is a plastic restrictor, which doesn't let the oil to go by. I am planning to...
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