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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDH68D01
We are big time stuck on this one Any help would be greatly appreciated. Code for cam position sensor bank 2 returns emediatly after start up and constant misfire on all cylinders on bank 1. Replaced cam sensor with no change even swapped over to bank 1 with n... Trouble codes: 17748 (Camshaft position crank shaft position incorrect allocation), 16684 (Combustion misfire detected), 16685 (Cylinder 1 Misfire), 16687 (Cylinder 3 misfire), 16686 (Cylinder 2 misfire)
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L Stall VIN: WAUJT68E12
This vehicle will intermittenly stall coming to a stop sign only or surging between 900rpm and 1500rpm coming to a stop sign, or at a stop sign. This vehicle idles perfect at times in park , runs excellent and have no other issue. I'm suspecting the throttle b...
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L Electronic VIN: WAUJT68E82
We have this audi came in for Engine light on, Found a faulty cat. codes which is covered by audi 8/80000 warranty, but this code did not trip the light. we got p0722 output speed sensor circuit -g195 no signal. This code is in the trans module, I pulled it us...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM634OY
i think that i have the exaust cam sensor trigger ring timed wrong but i cannot find accurate view of trigger in correct position. mitchell shows a differant vanos system with no referance to this sensor or trigger ring. the intake cam is keyed but there are 3... Trouble codes: 18 (exaust cam sensor)
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA34E7N
Thanks in Advance! Vehicle came in with check engine light. No drivability complaint from customer. Read code 19: Fuel injectors open or short or adaptation at limit. Drove vehicle with lab scope on o2 sensor. Under cruise conditions makes as perfect an o2 sen... Trouble codes: 19 (Fuel Injectors open or short or adaptation at limit)
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1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Drivers seat VIN: WDBLJ70G1X
Need a little help from the Mercedes techís. This is a 1999 CLK430 208 chassis. The driverís seat will not move forward or back, the seat bottom ďwill" tilt as ďwill" the seat back. The customerís child was in the back seat pushing on the back of the driverís...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L MIL Lamp on, P0450 VIN: WDBJF82H1X
snap on scan is all i have for diagnostics, sensor voltage reads 4.91 volts, with or without connector plugged into sensor, sensor also reads 83 mbar,pull connector from presure sensor in trunk. have 5 volts ref, ground,replaced sensor/sendor assm and have sam... Trouble codes: P0450 (fuel tank presure sensorb4/3b4/4)
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1988 Porsche 928 S4 5.0L heater valve VIN: WP0JB0927S
check for vacume at the water valve and at the vacume solonoide no vacume. checked curint at solonoide and no currint. control head not sending power to solonoide to send vacume to water valve. all other solonoides working properly ac turns on and cold when I ...
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1991 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.3L Unknown VIN: WPOBB296M5
Help Porsche techs !! This porsche will blow air on heat or a/c but less than selected.When the heater-a/c fan is turned to high it will blow hard for a few seconds and then shut off completely. We honestly don't have a lot of resources or experience with this...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne Turbo 4.5L Accessories VIN: WP1AB29P84
Hi, all members: I got a 2004 Porsche Cayenne with a problem that sometimes no remote control central locking fuction at all or only function within 1 meter far from rear gate. I had replaced immo. module, rear module, transponder key and antenna amplifier a...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L starter VIN: WVWMA63B4X
car came in with wet floors and a no crank condtion pulled the carpet up and found the splices correded to the comfort module and one of the wires correded completely apart. fixed all that. the module does not appear to be wet. now the car still will not crank...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMD23BXY
have a vehicle in here have replaced o2s and still popping with this code . any help would be great . looked at o2s and the cat seems to be lighting off just fine . any body had this issue ? is this a common problem ? Trouble codes: P0421, P1649
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWND63B63
Car cam in because of oil and water mix R/R head check head for cracks, warp ect. Replaced head with new gasket and bolts. Car would not start checked timing, cam gear key way had sheared off and moved. R/R head again check all valves, nothing bent or broken.... Trouble codes: 16725 (no signal cam position sensor)
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1993 Volvo 960 2.9L shift light VIN: YV1KS9511P
Customer complains of shift mode sw. lights flashing back and forth between all three buttons and at same time upshift arrow in dash also starts to flash. When I start the car and I shift to drive the car fills on limp mode but if I moved to neutral and restar...
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2003 Audi A6 3.0L Electronic VIN: WAUJT64B73
Thanks for all the help We tried clearing the codes and reset module would shift ok for a little while the quit shifting Problem was in the transmission .The dealer is going to good well the unit even though its out of Warranety. Thanks for the help Doug Johns...
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1993 BMW 740i 4.0L Unknown VIN: WBA6D8321P
cabin air filter was plugged and the evap core was leaking at the expansion valve, replaced and all is good. thanks for all the replies.
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2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L ews VIN: 5UXFB33502
Hi: Replaced the ignition switch and cleared the codes last week. Customer thinks it may have acted up once, however we got it back and could not duplicate the problem, also no codes present. As the codes are gone now I'm calling this a fix. Thanks to Bill. Sc...
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2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L sound system VIN: WBAEK73485
I want to thank all of the techs. that responded with help. I had to check that the fiber cables were actually working witch they were. then I had to have the ccc reprogrammed at the dealership. found out that this happen quit a bit. so if you get the screen ...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WBDCA35E1L
Thanks to all for your help. We replaced theplugs, wires and coil due to age and intermittent weak spark.This helped a little ,but no fix. The hydralic accuator was next, better but no there yet. The coolant sensor was on the low end of spec, so we tried it. A...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L waterpump VIN: WDBHA28E2S
Thanks again for all the wealth of info!!!. The thermostat fixed the problem. I thought maybe it had broken and was shifting due to the increased flow of the pump at elevated RPM's, but it was structurally intact. Ive never seen a thermostat affect engine temp...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L hard start hot VIN: WDBGA43GXW
CUSTOMER DID NOT WANT TO SPEND ANY MORE TIME ON CAR Trouble codes: N0NE.
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on, VIN: WMWRC33423
I did not fix this car, I had no info and couldn't find any. I will be replacing the front O2 sensor and if that works I'll let everyone know. The car is on vacation, so I won't see it for a week or so. Thanks, Tim Trouble codes: P2097.
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2004 Porsche Cayenne Turbo 4.5L Pump VIN: WP1ZZZ9PZ4
Hi friends, finally i fix this cayenne, i dont need an piwis tester to fix the air compressor, i dont replace the compressor, i dont replace the reparation kit for the compressor like all suggest to do, i find a better solution, i leave out the compressor, mak...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start
First thanks to all whom responded to our post . The problem was found after scanning for dtc's ,to be a faulty speed sensor , all the work done before hand had been correct . We had done alot of timing belts on earlier year makes, this had been the first on ...
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