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2003 Audi A6 3.0L Electronic VIN: WAUJT64B73
we are getting a code 18149(p1741) clutch pressure adaption limit reached we have alldata and we cannot find anything on this code if anyone has the test procedues it would sure help thank in advance doug
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2005 Audi A4 3.0L Electronic VIN: WAUJT68E95
Aloha Guys, Customer says shifter flashes at times, did not experience driving problems. VagCom code 17090, P0706 Transmission Range Sensor implusible signal , intermittant. Dealer says control module in trans is bad and they fail often. Mitchell has no info o...
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1990 BMW 735i 3.5L oil level VIN: WBAGB4317L
Hi Bimmer tech's, Got this 735i with the oil level lite on in cluster. Found connector at sensor corroded, replaced sensor and connector's. Still has problem. Checked wires at engine connector for proper spec's OK. Tried check module out of another car, still ...
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L blower motor VIN: WB4FA53X1L
vehicle came in no blower on a/c or heat. control panel does work and a/c compressor also works but no blower motor unfortuneitly mitchell has very limeted info on this vehicle not even fuse panel identifacation or wiring diagrams so i was hoping for a possibl...
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L power door locks , keyless entry VIN: WBAAV33401
Greeting fellow techs, This one is driving us crazy. Shop owners car. owned for 1.5 years bought as storm car. (undewater I think). This problem has been going on for about 6 months. Very intermittent. Sometimes door key will not unlock all doors on second tu...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L compressor VIN: WDBEA30DXG
this car came into the shop with compressor clutch not engage condition we charged the system to spec.after electric check up we replace the speed sensor because it was out of specs we also changed the controller or 12 pin relay. after this the clutch engage t...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E 5.0L rear suspension VIN: WDBEA36E0P
Customer brought this vehicle to us complaining of bottoming out. Road tested with client and heard his complaint. Clanking noise from left rear primarily on shar bumps. He took this car to a Mercedes specialty shop where he was told the nitrgen fillen accumul...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L electric cooling fan
Checked all available resources,i.e. Alldata,Identifix, and Mitchell. Need to know specific location of the SAM and the auxiliary electric fan control module. I assume this fan will run under certain circumstances with the key removed but not forever. Does any...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L oil level sensor VIN: 4JGAB54E3X
This Benz has a constant engine oil level warning lamp on. It comes on about 1 minute after starting every time and stays on. Oil is full and new. We have been servicing this vehicle for 2 years and the light has never come on. Mitchell has little info on this...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Airbag VIN: 4JGAB54E62
Hello IATN! I'm having trouble with this one. Coudn't get anything in vehicle-specific mode, but I was able to access the airbag module with a MODIS in 2004 expert mode. B1859 is displayed. The description I get on the scantool is "Ignition Circuit 0 Airbag D...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: WVWNA63B2X
hi guys pls help first time customer fail i/m smog check 15/25 mph high nox 800 to 900ppm at 15 and 25mph hc 1ppm and co 0.1 no mil and no codes running lean underload low power going up hill and pining noise underload checked vacuum leak with propane and smok...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSR69M24
Help VW techs! Thie jetta is setting the p0101 code and we have follwed the tsb for this code to the t and cannot find any issues. The vehicle came in with the intercooler to throttle body boot blown off originally and after a week the light came on. we even t... Trouble codes: P0101
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2001 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L Surge VIN: YV1SW58D01
hey people i have this volvo V70 that when at slow speeds coming to a stop the rpms drop around 100 acorrding to the tach and the oil light flickers on and then the car surges back up to around 1200rpm and then settles smoothly back to idle speed it will only ...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L wrong ecm VIN: WAUED64B21
THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR THEIR HELP. I'M STILL CHECKING OUT THE INFORMATION I RECEIVED. THE AUDI DEALER HAS RECHECKED THE APPLICATION AND VERIFY THAT IT IS THE RIGHT PART NUMBER FOR THIS CAR. WHEN I GET THE PROBLEM RESOLVED I WILL POST WHAT I HAVE FOUND OUT. A...
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUJC68E63
1st off, big thanks to Mark, John, Jared, Robert, and Issac. I erased the codes, and did the road test as Jared suggested, codes did not come back. I had thought that if there was a low voltage prob, there wouldn't be enough voltage to properly fire the plugs,... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (misfire cyl. 1), P0302 (misfire cyl.2), P0420 (cat not efficient cyl.1), P1602 (battery voltage low at ecm intermittently).
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1994 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJKX174XR
As many suggested, the crank position sensor was the culpurit!! These vehicles is also very touchy for low voltage causing the same type of problem, however boosting battery voltage did not help our vehicle. I thank you all very much for your advice on this o...
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1997 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L accessory memory VIN: SAJKX6240V
Received 3 good replies,one suggesting I disconnect the battery for 2 hours,the other that I check the grounds and related circuits.Did both,but still have the same problem. I spoke to a Jag tech and he tells me that the seat motor potentiometers go bad and c...
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Relay #7 engine comptartment fuse box overheats. VIN: SALPV1446X
It is hard for me to say this car is fixed. I think “fragile truce” best describes the situation. The #7 relay supplies operating current for the computer, both cabin blower fans, and servo- motors for ductwork. I feel that the current recorded is normal fo...
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1987 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8L rotors,master cyl VIN: WVWGA0160H
Thanks for all the help on this one. I replaced the booster and we have had no more problems. Thanks again IATN Craig
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L expansion valve VIN: 3VWCA21C7X
Most of the replies said its the compressor. The customer bought a compressor kit online and that has an expantion valve and drier so I replaced all. The compressor was the culprit.They just stop pumping,internal malfuntion is the word. Thanks for all the supp...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE29M9X
Hi all, and thank you for all the help. I crossed my fingers on this one and replaced the timing chains and tensioners as well as all the chain guides. It turns out that the small ammount of wear in the timing components did indeed cause the cam/crank correlat... Trouble codes: 17748 (P1340 Cam/Crank position sensors out of sequence).
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