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1998 Audi A4 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED28DXW
Hi everyone and thank you for your help. This vehicle can into shop about 2 months ago for bad ignition switch also had check engine light on. Replaced ignition switch and performed free code read. Checked DTC'S 4 codes found (17549 load registration unlikely ... Trouble codes: P1141 (load registration unlikely value), P1129 (bank 2 long term fuel trim mul. system too rich error occurs intermittent)
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L pressure plate VIN: WBABM3344Y
I was called in for advice on this one from a local shop, and I am not quite sure what I have run up against. I think I know the answer, but I am looking for unbiased opinions. This car came in with a typical roasted clutch, with the lining missing on one side...
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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L Shift VIN: WBADT63481
When Comming To A Stop Then Accelerating The Trans Almost Goes Into Nuetral Then Back To Drive Harshly, like It Is Starved For Fluid. Getting Codes 049 Sympton,gear Monitoring,053-Gear Monitoring 3(P0733, Pulled Pan It Was Clean,Fluid OK And Full Even Pulled V...
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L compressor VIN: WBADT63412
Hello everyone: The A/C compressor does not turn on. System is fully charged. I hooked up my MODIS Scanner and pulled code 15. This code refers to the pressure switch. However we are unable to locate pressure switch. Alldata shows a picture of switch as being ...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 5.6L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBCA45D9K
Well this benz is being a pain! Car came in with complant of stalling intermittenly while driving! we finaly got to happen to us got the car back to the shop couldn't get it started, found fuel pump relay and overload relay to be out of spec. replaced the rela...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Stall VIN: 4JGAB54E3W
Hello I got this ML320 in due to stalling. I found that the fuel pressure will drop from the usual 58 down to 15 and under then it will stall. If you try to restart it, it will run very rough with low fuel pressure. Leave it off a few minutes and it runs fine ...
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1992 Saab 900 2.1L No Start, Stall
Car came in with an intermittent no start and stall. When it is cold, everything checks out and the car runs. When it gets warmer it stalls and occasionally wont start for a few hours, or it will start right up sometimes. When I got it to act up and not start,...
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1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Stall VIN: YV1LS5504P
Got this car in and it runs poorly and stalls when it gets hot/after about 20 to 30 minutes of running or driving. It will start back up and if it is hot, dies out again. Let the engine cool and it will run 20 to 30 minutes until hot and dies or runs poorly. W... Trouble codes: 121 (Mass Air Flow sensor)
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2003 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Suspension VIN: YV1CZ91H33
This vehicle has a sharp clicking from the left side suspension front lower when suspension loaded turing wheel lock to lock. When you stand under it on the drive on lift you can feel it through the lower control arm. We replaced the lower ball joint with no s...
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1995 BMW 318is 1.8L ews VIN: WBABE6325S
We received some great ideas for this problem. The guys at Autologic ended up giving us the suggestion that solved the problem. As it turns out there is a transmit and recieve module under the steering column covers(takes signal from key ring, and transmits ...
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L limp homemode VIN: WBAGJ8328L
customer has been supplied all the diagnosis information but has not yet given the go ahead for the trans to be replaced. Thanks for all the help and info I hope we get the go ahead soon David
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2004 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L battery VIN: WBXPA9341W
Thanks to all who replied. we call to get price on the module and found out thatthis vechile is covered under warranty. when i find out what the dealer does i will post it.
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L VVT Solenoid VIN: SAJHX1047X
Thanks for everyones help. The problem turned out to be the VVT mechanism itself. I took it apart and found several broken springs which caused the unit to not hold oil pressure and thus the "rattling" noise. All the tensioners and guides had already been r...
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Engine VIN: SALTY15481
First off let me say I'm sorry for the long delay in closing this post. All the info evryone provided was excellent but the customer has been a problem with not wanting to pay to do anything and trying to get Land Rover to step up and take care of the problem....
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBCA39E9K
I WANT TO THANK ALL THE GREAT REPLIES THAT I RECEIVED IN REGARDS TO THIS MERCEDES. I SWITCHED THE #7 AND #8 FUEL LINES OFF THE FUEL DISTRIBUTER AND THE FLOODED CYLINDER MOVED TO #7 FROM #8. WE ARE IN THE PROCESS OF TRYING TO FIND A FUEL DISTRIBUTER FOR THIS ...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Unknown VIN: WDBHA22E7S
i found a vacuum block at right rear of engine compartment,at base of windshield. it is 2x3" and on top with several vac lines attached. it was split at attachment point. also ensure proper switchover valve function/leakage. thats why code 1700 kept coming ba...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L hydrolic line VIN: WDBPJ75J72
WE REPLACED LEAKING LINE DID NOT HALF TO BLEED SYSTEM TO DRIVE TO DEALER CAME UP ON ITS OWN. DEALER BLED FOR US AND SENT US ON THE WAY THANKS FOR THE INFO.
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1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L oil VIN: WP0AA2992V
Changed all valve covers gaskets in order to cure main leaking sources. Oil that was over engine I still don't now where was it from. There was no obvious leaking sources. In fact there was abnormal oil into intake maybe caused by oil overfilling. Maybe this o...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L Compressor Clutch VIN: 3VWDD21C3Y
Thanks Everyone I installed another used compressor coil, Its been two weeks and AC is still working. I checked voltages and they were steady at the compressor. Old clutch coil was all melted and overheated, don't know why but when I first installed it, it lo...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WVWSH63B52
Thanks to all that responded, The popular response was to replace the Master cylinder, After replacment, we still found that the LF & RR was dragging slightly, We loosened the M/C mounting bolts slightly & found that the wheels turned freely, It turned out th...
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