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2000 Audi S4 2.7L 1st gear VIN: WAUDD68D6Y
Hi Audi tech's this S4 has a whine in first gear and cannot really hear in second but it still sounds like a main shaft bearing. Just wondering before I tear down if anyone has seen this only in 1st? No metal in oil. We have delt with shift issues but no noise...
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2001 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUML54DX1
Okay thought I,d throw this one at you, especially you audi guys.Car had the two monitered cats replaced, a cyl 2 coil , a set of plugs. Everything was cleared. P0306 now comes on sometimes along with 0305 mosly just cyl 6 though.You can feel a half miss in th... Trouble codes: P0305 (cyl 5 misfire), P0306 (cyl 6 misfire)
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Safety VIN: WBADD6323V
I have a code 09 right side fire circut. Alldata has left me out on my own with this. can you help me with a trouble tree or circut operation? I put in for the BMWTS.com but that wont be ready until after the weekend. Any help is appreciated
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, knock in intake VIN: WBAAM5331X
Before and after the completion of a tuneup and valve job we have a knock like missfire in the intake manifold. Disconnection #2 cylinder and the knock goes away. Performed compression test and no problems found. I am at a loss as to what is going on with this...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L VVT Solenoid VIN: SAJHX1047X
When vehicle is at idle no noise present. In gear as soon as engine rpm's are raised above idle, engine makes a rythmic rattling noise similar to a lifter. Noise comes from left front timing chain area near VVT solenoid. Noise disappears when VVT is unplugged,...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L compressor VIN: SAJDA01C5Y
we have this jag in and the customer complaint is that a/c would not come on. pressures are good when we jump the compressor. When it arrived this morning the a/c was turned on and the compressor came to life and it got cold to 35 degrees. after sitting we sta...
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1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTY1247X
We got this from another shop. first charged dead battery and engine would not start. CEL on and checked for codes. found P0335 and P1884. P0335 crank sensor. tried to get to wires but ordered new part instead. After installing new part we had the same thing n... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank sensor), P1884
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA90D1L
This is my car, (used to be the wife's, now she drives a Lexus) I don't drive this one much and it seems it doesn't like to sit. The car runs great' doesn't exibit any drivability problems at all. The problem I'm having is it now sets 4 codes after driving sho... Trouble codes: 5 (O2 sensor), 12 (EZL pressure values), 17 (O2 shorted to B or ground), 18 (Idle speed air valve)
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Unknown VIN: WDBHA22E7S
hi need some assistance from all you mercedes techs. This c220 came in for a p1700 code we tested the upshift delay valve and it did not hold vacume. We replaced the valve and drove the car for a day, seemed fine. The car came back with the same code. the cost...
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1994 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0L Drive-axles VIN: 3VWDC81H0R
Car has a broken case on the transaxle and needs replaced. The number on transmission is [...]. What I am wondering if any one knows whether a transaxle out of a Rabbit #7A 22093 will fit
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, POOR OFF IDLE VIN: 3VWRC29M5X
Ok VW Techs I could really use your help on this one! It is really throwing me for a loop. After working on Audis the last 15 years i have been working on VWs the last 4 months. I am amazed how different they can be. Anyway, when you start the car it idles fin... Trouble codes: P0300 (random miss), P0301 (miss cyl 1), P0302 (miss cyl 2), P0303 (miss cly 3)
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21C3X
This car came in barely running. It will start and idle but will not accelerate.Scanned the ecu and came up with codes for the throttle valve control module. Tested the module as per Bently . Measured the resistance between term #7 and #8 [car has cruise]- 7.9... Trouble codes: 17952 (P1544-angle sensor throttle motor-signal too high), 00282 (T/P/A-v60--adaptation exceeds limit.), 16684 (missfire)
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L esp VIN: 3VWDD21C93
Thanks in advance- There is very little information in the alldata for this car. It has an esp warning lamp on with code 00493 esp-sensor unit faulty. Any ideas? Jason [...]
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.0L Camshafts/valves VIN: 3VWXJ71K96
Vehicle over revved due to a missed downshift a year ago. They parked the car until recently. Someone replaced one or more intake rocker arms. The 3rd lobe on the intake cam is scuffed (maybe metal transfer), and it looks like the profile is OK, but it doesn't...
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS576W1
This car will set misfire codes intermittantly, no driveability concerns. Freeze frame showed STFT -7.8% LTFT 3.9%. Have performed smoke test for intake leaks, car has plenty of power and runs very smooth. Last time car was in for check engine light it had the... Trouble codes: P0302 (cyl 2 misfire), P0304 (cyl 4 misfire), P0305 (cyl 5 misfire), P0301 (cyl 1 misfire), P0300 (random misfire)
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2000 Volvo S70 GLT SE 2.4L ABS Module VIN: YV1LS56D4Y
We have been doing in house repairs on these ABS control units for over 2 years. Other than a few front wheel sensors on S80's all ABS problems on 1996 and up have been the control units. This 2000 is not acting like all the others. It came to us from the deal...
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2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L electric windows VIN: YV1SZ59H63
HI,lOOKING FOR REPAIR INFO ON AUTO WINDOWS...WHEN RAISING BOTH FRONT WINDOWS USING AUTO FUNCTION WINDOWS GO UP AND DROP BACK DOWN.PERFORMED HARD RESET AND TRIED PROGRAMING WINDOWS NO LUCK...ANY HELP WOULD BE APPRECIATED
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L Electronic VIN: WAUJT68E82
Thanks for all the replies, I have not yet received an authorization for the repair due to customers $$$. But we did find out that it will need a new tcm, the tcm is in the trans, also the output speed sensor is part of the tcm. So we do feel confident this...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L compressor VIN: WBAAM3339X
after evac and recharge , compressor began making noise replaced compressor and reciever,problems solved. thanks for the input, this help is invaluable
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM634OY
TURNS OUT THE VANOS GEARS NEEDED TO BE TIMED. (THIS LITTLE FACTOID WAS LEFT OUT OF ALL SERVICE LIT. EXCEPT AUTODATA.) AFTER SETING MAIN CHAIN TIMING THE CAM TO CAM TIMING GETS SET WITH THE TEETH OF THE INTAKE VANOS GEAR EXPOSED 1MM AND THE EXAUST GEAR IS SLID ... Trouble codes: 18 (exaust cam sensor).
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L horn sound VIN: WBAAV33461
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2002 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBABS53482
THANKS TOO ALL THAT REPLIED- CLEANING THE EGR PASSAGES AGAIN SEEMS TO BE THE TRICK.GREG AND CREW
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAZ33464
thank you guys for everybody that took their time to reply, the car needed the catalitic converters replaced, especially after all that oil burning ended up there. thanks again Trouble codes: 0411 (secondary air system incorrect flow), 0430 (catalyst system efficincy below threshold banks 12).
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L abs VIN: WDBFA63E7S
After more testing of the right front abs sensor we did a pin out on the wiring harness and found the harness had an open circuit between the control unit and the sensor at the wheel. Ordered and replaced the harness and threw in the sensor for good measure. T...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L mil shift interlock VIN: 4JGAB72EX1
thanks for the replies. as was posted by many, my gut said to replace stop lamp switch. but w/o a stop lamp code, i was hesitant. i just havent seen (up till now) a benz needing a stop lamp switch that didnt throw a stop lamp code. with the switch less than ...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN4OJ73
Thanks for Sean,David & Glenn for their replies. Even the gas cap look good ,but we replace it since the leak was too small to tell where without smoke machine.We're thinking about bying one when we will have more evap code car come in. Customer call us back a... Trouble codes: P0456 (evaporation system leak detected very small leak).
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1999 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L evap. core VIN: YS3DF58N5X
Thank you for your comments and advise on this vehicle. Sounds like a pretty straight forward repair. Suggestions for using oem part and cutting tubes on orignial evaporator core with an air cut saw for easier removal will be followed. Removal is done from pas...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWSA29M3X
Due to not having VAG scan tool, took to VW Dealer - replaced O2 under warranty and performed Throttle Adaptation. Thanks for your the response. Trouble codes: P1128 (Missfire detected with low idle), P0171, P0134.
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L tubo/wastegate VIN: 3VWSF29M7Y
Thank you to all who replied. This turned out to be an oil burning issue causing diesel runaway. Upon closer inspection the turbo was leaking oil pumping it back into the intake stream. The turbo was sent out for rebuild. Cust has had it for about a week witho...
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1990 Volvo 740 2.3L runs bad VIN: VZ1SA8845L
once again iatn comes to the rescue,everyone who replied hit the nail on the head, flywheel was indexed wrong. you would think they would key the flywheel so it would go on only "1" way. also i would like to thank (alldata) for showing all the special tools ne...
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1994 Volvo 850 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LW5524R
Thanks again for all your help. It was in fact the main/radio supression relay. This one happened to be mounted above the cooling fan. There is a relay in the cowl fuse box that i checked that alldata showed to be the main relay. I guess it was the wrong main ...
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1999 Volvo S70 T5 2.3L clucth VIN: YV1LS53D5X
Wow lots of responces thanks and yes it is the clutch. The customer said do it. Thanks again Much!!!
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L engine VIN: YV1VS29551
customer is going to take vehicle to the dealer. thanks for the replies] i never ran into a problem as complicated as a volvo problem. never again will i take on a volvo.thanks again
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