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1997 Audi A6 2.8L hard down shift 4th to 2nd VIN: WAUJC84A5W
HELLO, I HAVE A 1997 AUDI A6 QUATTRO WITH A TROUBLE CODE 00652 TRANSM RANGE CONTROLLER. CAR UP SHIFTS & DOWN SHIFTS FINE UNTIL TRANS TEMP REACHES 75oC. THEN HARD SHIFTS DOWN FROM 4TH TO 2ND GEAR. I HAD A VAG COM HOOKED UP & CAN WATCH THE TEMP & SHIFT. PROBLE...
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUML64B13
Customer previously had the Audi to another shop. They installed 8 new coils and an air mass meter,-genuine Audi parts. The Audi will idle steady and not misfire. While watching the misfire counter on the vag scanner you can see misfires in all 8 cylinders whe... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire), P0301, P0302, P0303 (misfire cylinder 3), P0307 (misfire cylinder 5), P0305
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1987 BMW 325 2.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: WBAAB5404H
we have this bmw with high co, tried new o2 sensor, new vaf sensor, fuel pressure good,ect normal, checked evap system good. we do have vaf sensor reference voltage at 11.3 volts is this normal.thought voltage was 5 volts. dowe have a bad ecm? we have checked ...
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1988 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L Cuts out, Misfire, Erratic Tach VIN: SAJHY1648J
Hello Jag Techs... This Jag came in with a misfire complaint when only warm (actually HOT) Runs fine when cold / cool .. When up to operating temp car misfires severly at 1500 RPM and above (misfire / backfires) and tach is very erratic ONLY when misfire / ba...
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Noise VIN: SAJGX2045X
We have convertible making a knocking noise when entering a driveway or exiting one we have started to take the dash out but can't see any issue. This noise is coming from the dash please help. Thanks, STewart [...] www.stewartsauto.com
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Air ride VIN: SALMF11464
Customer drove car in with complaint she heard a loud noise from left front and message center gave warning "air suspension inactive". Customers husband says the left front wheel sounds like wheel bearing going out. I observed none of the led's light up and th...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Cuts out VIN: WDBHA28EXS
Cant figure this one out. vehicle starts and idles fine. you can idle forwards and revearse. however if you give it any gas is falls lat on its face. on slight pedal application in park the RPM raises to about 1200, it then starts to surge and cut out bobbing ... Trouble codes: P0600
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L electric windows VIN: WDBRF61JX1
the windows going down like 0.5 second of each time in step. Power mirror do a same thing and turn signal led on mirror do a same problem too. everything problem is on Passenger side right door. Thanks.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Ignition switch VIN: WDBRN47J82
I am replacing the steering column due to a faulty tilt lock. Due to lack of info from Mitchell/Mercedes I have removed the column first. Now I find that I need to have the ignition switch in position 1 in order to unlock the steering lock so the retaining pin...
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L vss VIN: 3VWBBG1C8W
Vehicle came in shifting hard and late. Speedometer works but according to scan data there is no transmission speed indicated at any road speed. Code for VSS open circuit set. Computer (trans) is located in center of dash and difficult to access. Wiring for V...
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGBC67L94
random misfires on all cylinders,had new plugs before i received car.codes return quickly,short-term fuel trim pegged at 25%.ltft at 11%.cannot find leak,smoke machine unavailable.thank-you Trouble codes: 18322 (pressure sensor for brake boostG294 implausable signal), 18711 (leak in air intake sys)
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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1995 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALJY1248S
I confused the "service" light with the "Check Engine Lamp" as many pointed out -- One is orange and one is red
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L ride control VIN: SALMB11413
Let me open by saying that I cannot beleive that Larry and I are the only technicians that work on Land Rovers. Larry's information was correct for part of the problem that I was having with this vehicle. When I went to the forums on the Rovacom site they ga...
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1994 Porsche 911 RS America 3.6L Mechanical VIN: WPOAA2991S
was able to run vehicle for several long test drives, cleaned up residue and did proper oil change. problem solved. Thanks to everyone!!
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1992 Saab 9000 Turbo 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YS3CL55MXN
Thanks to all who offered help. Everyone was on the same page so to speak. I do not have a Tech2 scan tool (I have 3 others but they won't work on old Saabs) so I've patched up the Ladys vehicle best as I could, explained things to her, and sent her to Ultina ... Trouble codes: 12251 (signal from the throttle potentiometer is incorrect or missing).
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Air bag VIN: WVWPD63B32
Ok we have this one put to bed! The repair was complicated as a result of little and inaccurate information from Alldata, and no real assistance from iatn members. The Airbag contact real failed, causing the signal, which was described in the alldata wiring ...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Trans VIN: 3VWSP69M42
Sorry for making you guys wait. A valve boby fixed the thing. I don't really have to many details to add other than vw has up dated the tcm and be sure to order the wire harness for the shift solenoids with the valve body. if anybody wants more info feel fr...
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1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Stall VIN: YV1LS5504P
I took apart the wire harness tray and followed all the wires from the control unit box across the right headlight down the frame up to all the switches, ie TPS, MAF IAC, CMP, . Tightened and cleaned all the contacts that I could get my hands on including the ... Trouble codes: 121 (Mass Air Flow sensor).
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2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LZ56D4Y
THANKS FOR YOUR HELP, WE DID TRY SEPERATE KEYS AND THAT DID NOT WORK. AFTER REPLACING ANTENNA RING WE STILL HAD A NO START CONDITION BUT NOT AS FREQUENT. WE ENDED UP REMOVING ANTENNA RING WIRING AND TIGHTEN UP CONNECTORS. HAVE NOT HAD A PROBLEM SINCE. THANKS A...
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