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1998 Audi A6 2.8L Auto Climate Control VIN: WAUAA24BXW
Hi all, Customer complaint is after car is started the climate control panel blinks on and off for 3 minutes. There are no codes stored in AutoHVAC using Vagcom. All controls on the control head ok. I don't know what groups to look at for data or diag. Any hel...
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2001 Audi TT 1.8L Electronic VIN: YS3FB49S84
Audi Techs I need your help on this one. This vehicle Was purchased at auction by our sales dept. It was reportedly in a wreck of wich I dont know the details.The problem is a hard fault code 01423 sensor G200 fault in current ckt.I have replaced the g200 sens...
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2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L lights VIN: WBAFA72080
Help BMW Techs, Hav a e53 X5 that we fitted a genuine tow bar kit to with wiring harness and plug in module, it now comes up on the dash check tail lights when no trailer fitted at all,and when connected to a trailer it says check trailer wiring and flashes th...
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1998 Jaguar vanden plas 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: SAJKX6248W
any jaguar techs could help me with a code definition would be great.alldata is no help.thanks Trouble codes: P1111
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SE7 4.0L check eng light VIN: 1034567711
cant find how to reset check eng light there are no codes it is on due to mait req issue...does anyone know how to reset it
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Lighting VIN: WDBBA48D8H
Car came in with fuse #5 blown every time brake pedal was depressed. Customer had installed much higher amp than required fuse to put windows up and this caused smoke at fuse box. We diag problem as burnt lighting control module located behind fuse box. No mor...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L alt VIN: WDBRN40JX3
greetings, i am tring to find if there is a fuse or a fusable link for the alt. alldata shows one on the main power feed but i just don't see it. i have power at the starter and it would seem that the power lead to the alt. comes from this point. i find it har...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FB49S23
Hello all, I have a Saab here I'm having some difficulty diagnosing. Initally the vehicle came in with an intermittent MIL light. The only code stored was P0446 EVAP Vent Control Valve Circuit. My Tech 2 does not have Saab software, so I am forced to use the S... Trouble codes: P0446 (EVAP Canister Vent Control Valve)
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Stall VIN: WVWSP61J13
Hi everyone. Engine stalled while driving around 50km/hr(30mph).Engine will not start. The starter engages but engine will not fire up. No Codes! We can cumunicate with engine ecu. Fuel is coming to injectors when cranking engine. Timing belt marks are ok. No ...
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L srs VIN: 3VWBK31C75
I need help on this beetle. It has been recked and fixed. I am getting a srs code I can't clear 00588.I have replaced the driver air bag and clock spring and it still codes. checked the harness and it looks great. Has anyone had trouble with this code? Please ...
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA24BOX
I DID CHANGE THE PURGE VALVE FOR THE EVAP SYSTEM AND THAT CORRECTED THE EVAP CODE.I ALSO CHANGED THE MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR FOR THE LEAN CODES.AS FAR AS THE CONVERTOR CODES CUSTOMER OPTED TO HOLD OFF ON NEW CATS. 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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1989 BMW 750iL 5.0L persistent fuel odor VIN: XXX2769743
Thanks for all the suggestions this is one seems to be fixed. I removed the carbon cannister and it smelled (overwhelmingly) of fuel. I left it out of the car for a day, and blew it out with compressed air. Put it back in and the smell was much reduced, orde...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L head light blinking VIN: WBAAM3332X
hi tech.thank you all.i got good suggestion.the problem turn to be disconected plug at left low beam.
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L compressor VIN: WBAAM3339Y
Hey All, Thanks for the many good replies. Sorry for not providing additional information, I was just hoping this would be a common easy fix that someone could advise me on. Most replies stated to check clutch gap and/or connections. Investigation confirms tha...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: SAJHX1240W
Thanks to all of you for your time and input. I cleaned the throttle body and ran the vin # past the deal and one of the two has a recall for the throttle body. So at this point time will tell . Thanks agian for all the help. Wayne [...]
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L ac VIN: SAJDAO1C2Y
Hello again- this one is finally fixed, test driven, and being cleaned up as we speak. I had 4 replies, 2 said too much oil in the system, 1 said compressor shot, but John [...] nailed it exactly. It turned out to be a lack of power to dual heater control v...
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2001 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WPOCA2981Y
we finally fixed this one. the caniter purge valve was the problem. when you opened the small fuel flap, you could feel the valve trying to close. we replace both purge and overflow shut off valves accessed by removing the right headlight assembly and the iner... Trouble codes: 0446 (evap control circuit).
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1996 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3VWAA81EXT
After going round and round I ended : -replaceing the maf, this fixed the code but not the running problem. The car suddenly started to run ok for a bit then it would start to run poorly I could restart it and have it run alright but then it would run poor... Trouble codes: P0103.
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Clutch engagement VIN: WVWMA63B8X
So it seems the flyhweel is the reason for chatter on engagement and high rpm slippage most likely due to vibration... its the only logical explanation. I told customer about situation, he has declined further repairs and understands the dilema. Now I know for...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Brake light & temp gauge VIN: 3VWSA29MXY
OK, got the vehicle recals done and back to our shop. that fixed the brake light problem. orderd new coolant degas bottle with new level sensor and fixed the coolant light problem. thanks for your replys they were all helpful.
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