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1999 Audi A6 2.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA24BOX
greetings to all this audi has a check engine light on with abunch of codes.i cleared memory and road tested car.the light came on and had 3 codes two were for the fuel trim codes running lean the other was for a large evap leak.as for the lean codes i smoked ... Trouble codes: P0455, P0441, P0422, P0432, P1136 (long term fuel trim add fuel bank 1), P1138 (long term fuel trim add fuel bank2)
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Hesitation VIN: SAJDA01D2Y
hello again iatn members i've got a 2000 jaguar here for hesitstion on accel customer has been here before for same issue.vehicle was inspected and we found that the plugs were soaked in oil from the valve covers leaking so we recommended to replace the plugs ...
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WDB1260371
I don't know exactly where to start with this description but the car has a intermittent stall and no start which I can not duplicate although the car did die twice in the shop and started right back up.The car also idles very slow and rich.I may have more tha...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBDA34DXGF
I have a 2.3 16V that has an intermittent high idle problem. Every once in a while, the car would idle at 2800-[...]. Unplugging and plugging in the ecu will temporarily fix the problem. I've tested the idle valve, air flow sensor, eha, all sensors, micro s...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Cuts out VIN: 4JGAB54E3Y
To start out with thanks for your input.Car came in with a no start problem. power to pump but was not operating. replaced pump, filter and relay for good measure.Started ran fine. costumer picked uped and broke dowd a day later. No start. Towed in and started...
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1985 Other European silver spiri 6.5L pump VIN: SCAZS42AXF
1985 Rolls Royce, Silver Spirit. power steering pump leaking/noisey, pumps looks very "generic-north american" as if possibly from a G.M. anyway, dealer wants a lot of money for the pump and although I cannot identify what model i've seen it on before, it appe...
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1995 Land Rover Range Rover County Classic 3.9L Remote keys VIN: SALPV1244S
Hi Gents, This P38A Range Rover was towed in with a dead battery.Recharged and security systen was enabled.Did a security relearn using Autologic.Car now starts fine. However door lock remotes do not lock or unlock doors.Tested remotes and they are ok.Tested...
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2001 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WPOAA29951
Tested all the basics. The fault codes and the symptoms point to throttle body. Never had one fail but there is a first time for everything. Just want to know if anyone has had this problem. The dealer in our are does not stock this item and has not repl. one ... Trouble codes: P1505, P1503
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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L head or gasket VIN: YS3DD58N7X
It's been 25 years since I worked on SAABs and they had a lot of cylinder head problems then. Appears to be leaking coolant at the rear of the head/block junction. Is this a reasonable diagnosis? What kind of a job is this? Will I need special factory tools? W...
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2001 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DF58K31
intermittently the power loss light comes on and the car rough idles and stalls. it always has the same code. we have reset the tps calibration manually per tsb several times. we finally gave up on that and replaced the throttle body and took it to the dealer ... Trouble codes: P1260
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L no 1-2 shift VIN: 3VWSA29M2X
no 1-2 shift codes 00652 gear monitor and 01192 torque convertor bridge clutch codes found when scanned i can not find code 01192 anywhere can you help ? please
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on, loss of power VIN: WVWNA63B5X
Hello Volkswagon Techs, This Volks is having an intermittent problem where the oil warning light comes on and starts buzzing, when this happen the CHECK ENGINE light comes on code P1611 and the RPM Gauge drop to zero, and the vehicle loses power upon accelerat... Trouble codes: P1611 (Check wiring between TCM ECM)
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Air bag light VIN: 3VWCK21Y43
I am using Vag-Com to scan this car and at first had trouble getting a response from airbag contoller I could get into engine side just fine and I replaced a bad coolant temp sensor for code 18613 Performance malfunction in cooling system. I tried to get into ...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L instrument cluster VIN: WBAGH83461
It's up and running. All modules are communicating and all codes cleared. Customer opted for a "used cluster". Autologic has a couple of "coding" options that allows you to install a used cluster or code a new cluster .Used one was coded and it even works bett...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L compressor VIN: SAJDA01C5Y
the a/c is cold again on this jag. there are 3 evap sensors. 2 are on the left side of the evap core accessable from the gas pedal side. they are white push in sensors. they should ohm less than 6k ohms, ours was 23k ohms. the one causing the compressor to cyc...
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L radio VIN: SALMF11464
First of all thanks to those who replied. Two out of three think antenna failure. That was my first thought and that is why I checked all antenna connections originally. I did not substitute another antenna because the vehicle went to two different radio shops...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L oil in coolant VIN: WDBGA32E7N
No luck on this repair so far.We have decided not to take any chances and install a used engine Most of the responses dealt with left over oil in the cooling system from the previous repair.I had neglected to say that the system was cleaned of very minor bu...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Battery goes dead VIN: 3VWCK21C51
Great News! This VW is well again and is charging 13.2 volts at loaded idle. We reverified that there was no excessive voltage drop and then we decided to replace the replacement alternator. The new reman alternator from Delco did the trick and the charging sy...
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1LS5549W
THANKS FOR ALL SUGGESTIONS, FIX WAS MAF SENSOR. WAS ABLE TO DETERMINE THIS BY LOOKING AT MAF PID WHEN PROBLEM OCCURED. CAR WAS RUNNING AT ABOUT 400RPM AND MY GRAMS PER SECOND WAS 19. NORMALLY WAS ABOUT 5 GRAMS AT 8OO RPM. THIS WAS ENOUGH TO JUSTIFY REPLACEMENT... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean condition).
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS576W1
First of all thanks to all who replied. I removed the cap and rotor, they were not new but did not look bad, considering the mileage opted to replace with Genuine Volvo parts. That made no difference. The last time the car was here about a month ago I had done... 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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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Oil Pressure VIN: YV1TS97D8X
We have been dealing with an extended warranty company, they wanted a 2nd opinion and the vehicle was towed to dealer. after about 2 weeks the dealer has told ins. company the vehicle needs an engine. This is where it stands, our work was fine and they are not...
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2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L accessories VIN: YV1SZ58D92
Thank you to all who responded. Working with Volvo tech info and Nigel helped us get to the root of the problem. In our investigations to isolate out the different modules so we could test the network. We failed to disconnect the PSM (power seat module,) co...
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