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2000 Audi TT 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUTC28N7Y
We are experiencing a hard start on cold start, back firing, hesitation with reduced acceleration capabilities. Engine runs better when warmed up, provided that it will run long enough to warm up. We have recieved input/suggestions from AUDI dealerships with n... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302 (po304-), P0304
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2003 Audi A4 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT68E03
This vehicle has been running great. All of a sudden hesitation sputter and had no power. Vehicle towed in and all misfire codes were retrieved.Erased codes and test drove. Ran good for couple miles and then hesitated with check engine light on. Code po300 and... Trouble codes: P0300 (random/multiple misfire), P0301 (cyl 1 miss), P0302 (cyl 2 miss), P0303 (cyl 3 miss - all to p0306)
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L fuel smell VIN: WBABJ632XR
Customer complaining of a fuel smell in the morning after sitting. Checked a fuel lines, injectors, fuel tank (removed rear seat), evap lines, fuel filler and cap. No signs of fuel leakage. Smell seems to be from rear of vehicle. Any ideas would be appreciated...
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1995 BMW 318ti 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, noise VIN: WBACG63235
This is going to be kind of vauge, so please bear with me. This car has a very brief idle surge for just a few seconds at start up. Possibly coolant temp related? Doesn't do it long enough for any testing. Possibly more significant is an engine noise I can't l...
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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L Wont crank over VIN: WBADE6328V
Car came in with no start no crank. Reprogrammed and aligned to DME then car started. Next day the same no crank problem. We ordered new EWS control unit,reprogammed with AUTO-LOGIC and realigned. The next morning the same result..no crank no start until uni...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L charging light VIN: SAJHX1240W
Hi everyone , I need some help with this one ,i have a jaguar with a battery light on and vehicle not charging message displayed -tested charging system and had output of 65 amps at idle - checked all fuses in all 5 fuse boxes (no bad fuses) , replaced alterna...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 5.6L No Start VIN: WDBCA4504M
no signal to coil (-) when cold. ONLY ONLY when cold.
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L hard start VIN: WPOCA2981Y
this one is back in and with code 446 evap. vent control. i am sorry to post this again, we thought we had it fixed with the replacement of 2 valves and a carbon canister. the problem is it only acts up when fueling. we got it in with low fuel and when you pus... Trouble codes: 0446 (evap vent control circuit)
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2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L front washers VIN: TS3FB49S03
The washers on this Saab are inop. I can operate them with the scanner(Tech2.) The switch signal is good(I can see it change on the scanner.) The low washer fluid switch works(I can see it change state on the scanner.) It seems to me that only leaves the modul...
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1999 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW55A7X
I`am LOST!!! I need a little volvo help guys. This is a very good customer & I really hate to tell her I can`t help her. The only complaint is a stall & slight rough idle when cold. As far as I can tell it may last 20-30 seconds. I know we have a ignition prob... Trouble codes: P1081, P0350 (ignition coil primary/secondary circuit malfunction), P0355 (ignition coil e primary/secondary circuit malfunction)
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L heater fan VIN: YV1CZ91H24
customer states that heater fan ran all night, killed battery. he pulled fuse next day, drove car, found it fogging up, reinstalled fuse, fan barely worked, very anemic. later fan worked properly and has worked properly since arriving at shop. fan also turned ...
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2001 Audi TT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUWX28N31
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED.Craig [...] nailed this one.was exactly how he described it.drive car at 35mph nail it to floor you should see engine load go over 85% if not replace maf.also backprobing signal wire you should see over 4.0 volts.we did not.repla... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 system lean).
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2002 BMW M3 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSBR93412
WE WERE UNABLE TO REPAIR THIS CAR FOUND VERY LITTLE HELP FROM ALLDATA ON THIS CAR VERY LITTLE INFO WE DID SMOKE TEST ALL GOOD TRYED TO PERFOM PIN TESTS AT MASS AIR FLOW AND DME BUT NOT ENOUGH INFO FROM ALL DATA CUSTOMER TO BRING TO DEALER Trouble codes: 041 (mass air flow sensor), 077 (intake air temp. sensor).
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA53D72
If anyone ever finds this, we were able to loosen the covered bolt on the coolant housing, rotate it out of the way for Knock sensor replace, and reinstall the shooting match. Car runs great, as Knock was cracked up around outside shell like I have seen in Ni... Trouble codes: P0332.
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L timing chain VIN: WDBGA32E2P
Thanks for all the replies. A few of you were very close with the timing chain. But one part we haven't mention about it was the mechanic lose one of the hydrolic valve lifter and order a new one.This part is superseded from a newer shorter one about 2 mm diff...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L electric windows VIN: WDBRF61JX1
it is cost to much to replace the module. Customer will fix it later. thanks for help. =)
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1999 Other European 360 modena 3.6L interior lights VIN: ZFFYR51AXX
It was suggested to check the operation of the interior light timer relay. On checking in around the back of the glovebox, I noticed that the harness was binding the wires from passenger door switch. At some point they had been crushed enough to allow strands ...
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1986 Porsche 944 2.5L No Start VIN: WP0AA094XG
well this porsche is finally fixed. came in today on my day off so i could be left alone on it and went back to the basics. I double checked both crank sensors with a scope and both showed good patterns. multiple replies said to replace the dme relay. i bench ...
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L clear codes VIN: 3VWBB61C2W
i was not the tech that worked on it at first, i found that the odb 11 connector did not look like it would hook up to the scan tool but it did and i was able to clear the code. thank you for the help
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L left rear caliper VIN: 3VWBB61C5W
resurfaced rear rotors after replacing left rear caliper.problem fixed, thank you for your replies.
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1998 Volvo V70 R 2.3L Differential VIN: YV1LW5242W
REPLACING THE DIFFERENTIAL UNIT SOLVED THE NOISE. THIS NOISE IS NOT YOUR TYPICAL PINION BEARING WHINE THAT COMES/GOES WITH THROTTLE MOST LIKELY BECAUSE THIS IS AN AWD CAR AND NOT A LOT OF TORQUE IS APPLIED TO REAR DIFF. CAR HAD 140K MILES ON IT, HOPEFULLY WE'L...
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2003 Volvo XC70 X/C 2.5L No Start, Cuts out VIN: YV1SZ59MX3
Thanks to Neal [...] who got us pointed in the right direction. We unhooked the connection for the throttle module, we did not find any bent pins, but after we hooked it back together we have not had any problems and after we cleared the fault code it has n... Trouble codes: 9540 (acc pedal faulty signal).
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