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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEH54B61
Hey Audi Xperts, This car came in with above code (P0441) and additional required non related work. Tested the purge valve (dead), replaced valve and sent the customer on his way. Light came back on (Code P0441) Tested valve again (OK), tested vacuum source (... Trouble codes: P0441 (EVAP poor throughput)
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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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2001 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Instrument Cluster VIN: WAUML54D11
Hello. This A8Q's IC has failed again. Car was towed to us last week with crank, no start condition. Could not read IC with scan tool. Above codes stored in ECU. Found IC screens all dark for mileage, clock and center display. We replaced the IC with reman uni...
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1995 BMW 530i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WBAHE2325S
Please help fellow BMW techs! We have this 530i with poor idle quality, no codes and we have found signal to 3 of the ignition coils is erratic.Has anyone seen this before? Thanks in advance, Greg and crew
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD6322V
customer had this problem awhile ago.i suggested new sparkplugs,he took car and installed them himself,claims it was no help and now the car would actually misfire enough that it would slow way down from highway speeds.he returned the car and that is the time ... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire), 302 (cyl.two misfire), 303 (cyl.three misfire), 304 (cyl.four misfire), 306 (cyl.six misfire), 305 (cyl.five misfire)
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1998 BMW 328i 2.8L ABS module VIN: WBABK8339W
CUSTOMER STATED THAT CHECK ENGINE, ABS AND ASC LIGHTS CAME ON. ALL HAPPENED AFTER GOING OVER A DIP IN THE ROAD -FOUND CODES 204 IDLE SPEED, 214 ROAD SPEED AND 8 AIR MASS FLOW SENSOR.I RESET THEM AND ONLY 214 CAME BACK. Can not pull codes from ABS with our retr...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L ASC light VIN: WBADM6335X
Vehicle came in with a check engine light on, speedometer not working at times and transmission not shifting (seems to slip?) correctly. DME Codes were... 130 siganl can asc1 217 signal can EGS transmission codes 111 converter lock up switch 150 can bus monito...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGH834X1
Customer complained it has been hard starting lately. All I have is a snap on scanner with no european cartridge, only generic. when he drove it in, and I started it after sitting a half day, it seemed like it was waiting for fuel to the injectors, Found reall...
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2003 Fiat Ducato18maxi 2.8L Starting VIN: ZFA244000-
Hi there this van has a starting problem it cranks but wont fire. mostly when engine is colder but sometimes when hot and also not all of the time.We are getting quite good help from fiat who sent us a test tool to measure injector return flow expecting to se...
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 L 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX6244V
After downstream O2 sensor replacement and during the first test drive, the codes P1193, P0138 and P 0158 came up almost instantly. These codes refer to a misfire as explained in the data section below. In order to repair the oil leak that I believe caused the... Trouble codes: 00300, P1313 (Catalyst damage misfire bank 123), P1314 (Catalyst damage misfire bank 345)
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1985 Porsche 944 2.5L cam box VIN: WPOAA0942F
This will be the third time the cam box gasket has blown out in the lower front corner. The cam box and cylinder head were carefully cleaned each time of stuck on gasket material and checked with a straight edge. Victor-Reinz gaskets were used and the bolts we...
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2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Mechanical VIN: YS3FD49Y13
Has anyone had problems with brake master cylinders. The brake pedal fades to the floor after replacing the front & rear pads & rotors. Have bled the brake system a couple of times following Saab procedure from WIS, no change. Any input would be appreciated.
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2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 2.8L Misfire VIN: 9BWPH61J62
Hello, I have a VW Golf GTI VR6 2.8 6 cylinder, with a 6 speed manual trans. the car runs fine but only on the highway by about 55 m/h on the fifth gear the engine start to misfire and if I push a bit gas or less it will go away and I can see the misfire on my...
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1996 Audi A6 2.8L transmission VIN: WAUJA84A8T
Looks like it was the torque converter,derek from ontario had suggested that.every one else had good input to check flex plate,william from oregon,and the pr valve,stephan fromkansas,and jeff from vermont had suggested a possible filter problem,all good ideas,...
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2000 Audi S4 2.7L Alum FLywheel VIN: WAURD68D80
This car is down the road. I finally gave up on finding Aasco company. No one could locate them and I would guess they must be out of business. There were some vendors still selling their parts, but no one could (or would) tell me if they were still in busi...
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L Oil system VIN: 4USCD2329T
Well guys , we removed the cylinder head, had it pressure checked twice at different machine shops, because of different equipment. The head came back good, so the head got resurfaced and reinstalled. flushed the cooling system test drove for an hour or so, go...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L precharge motor runs contiously VIN: WBAAM3333Y
thanks everyone for the great info, the abs trac. module was the problem,customer said he didnt want to replace module at this time it was approx $800.00 plus labor, i told customer to take it to a bmw dealer with the proper scan tool and has done them before ...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Blower Motor VIN: SAJKX6046X
Hi Guys Thanks to all that helped with this vehicle. The noise was caused by the foam padding from the vent door stuck on the right side blower squirl cage. We were able to fish the material out through an access hole without removing the blower assembly. ...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L converter VIN: SAJDA01C5Y
I give customer the estimate on replacing valvebody or trans with a reman unit. Said he would get back to me. Called yesterday and told me repo company was on way to pick car up. So I don`t think i`ll be fixing this one. Thanks for the help though fellows...
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WDB1260371
I am closing this because of the date required.I want to personally thank everbody involved with this car. I really would like to thank Ken for faxing the vacuum information, Stephen for the time spent trying to walk me through it and David for the valuable ...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L sunroof VIN: WDBGA32E1S
Good morning! Ronald suggested possible something causing binding of sunroof but i was able to get the sunroof to move in the closed position when supplied power & ground at sunroof motor & then powered the pin which is close command. I rechecked wiring from...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRB81H9W
thank you guys i smoke the system and find that the gas cap was leaking put new cap and smoke the system a gain that was the fix
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