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2001 Audi A4 1.8L oil level thermal sensor VIN: WAUKC6D71A
We have code 00562: oil level thermal sensor (intermittent short to ground). The display on the cluster is: a picture of an oil can and "Sensor". This is NOT an oil pressure issue. We installed a new sensor, but nothing changed. We checked the wiring to the se...
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L abs sensor VIN: WAUDC68D21
i am am having a problem with low speed abs activation on this audi a4. alldata suggest cleaning and resetting yhe wheel speed sensors which i have done but still the problem happens. there are no codes or lights and hard abs braking is normal. i have removed ...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L windows mirrors VIN: WBADM6340X
we have a 99 528i with a window / mirror problem. the drivers door power window and drivers door mirror works with or without the key on. the other 3 windows and right side mirror adjustment switch do not work from drivers switch pack. the windows do work at t...
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L vanos VIN: WBABM3349Y
hello, this vehicle came in and we repaired a bent exhaust vale on cyl#6, after repairs car runs great but still sets code p1520/bmw code#104 eng. oil level quality sensor measurement camshaft pos. actuator bank #1. i can not tell or find any info clearly defi...
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L abs VIN: WBAGH8342Y
HI BMW TECHS, NEED SOME HELP PLS.. ABS, BRAKE, AND TRIANGLE LIGHT ON/OFF AT SAME TIME FOUND ABS CODE 51 PRESSURE SENSOR LINE CLEAR CODE AND LIGHT CAME BACK WITH CODE 73 PRESSURE SENSOR LINE ALSO, CLEAR AND 51 CAME BACK alldata and michell not help Test drive c...
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: WBADT43462
The problem with this car is that the upstream oxygen sensor bank 2. Is throwing code 228-bank 2 permanent deviation.If somebody could educate me a little better on what this trouble code description means. And if anybody has bumped into this problem please he... Trouble codes: 228 (bank 2 permanent deviation)
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L abs VIN: WDBJF65FZW
car came in with abs light on! pull codes c1515 version coding, sps. and code c1514 sps p-valve(y10) adjustment data. haves anyone ever ran across this before, or have any more information on this?
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L abs light on VIN: WVWTH63V62
I scaned system and found code 1203 and I'm not sure how to procede with it. I looked at the arcives and found that it may if the insterment cluster. Thanks for any help Dan
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS61F2Y
Vehicle was presented with an "emission ststem service required" message on the dash display along with a "check engine" warning light, the p0225 code dissapeared after clearing codes but the p1671 is persistant, We have absolutly no info on this vehicle as it... Trouble codes: P1671, P0225
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUML64B13
After checking exhaust-no blockage found. Intake manifold was removed and inspected. Changeover valve in intake manifold failed/seized. Intake manifold assembly had to be replaced. Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire), P0301, P0302, P0303 (misfire cylinder 3), P0307 (misfire cylinder 5), P0305.
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1990 BMW 525i 2.5L bearing VIN: WBAHC231XL
Sorry took so long to close. (I forgot) Was not bad at all quoted 4 hrs and came apart fairly easy.
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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L Wont crank over VIN: WBADE6328V
We got wiring diagram for car and found that ground signal comes from DME.Customer did not want to spend the big bucks on the new DME since we couldn't promise him this was all that was wrong.Thanks for the website BMWTECHINFO.com
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WBAGJ8324V
As most of you replied the oil seperator was the culprit. There was a very small tear in the diaphram. There was no noticeable internal vacuum leak and smoke testing would not show the tear. The only way we found it was to tear down and inspect. Thanks for al...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L door lock VIN: WBADM6349X
Hey Gang, I'm going to close this as a fix, even though the repairs are not yet completed. I have found out some "DO NOT DO" in tackling this problem. First off, taking the rear seat cushion out is no help. There are two rivets under the outside door handle...
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1983 Fiat PINA FARINA 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FRAS00B2D
THANKS FOR ALL OF YOUR HELP,I AM LEANING TOWARD THE MAF,BUT HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO GET BACK ON THE CAR YET.THE CUSTOMER HAS A FLEET OF TRUCKS THAT ARE KEEPING ME BUSY AND THIS IS A TOY THAT CAN WAIT.AS QUICK AS I CAN GET IT BACK IN THE SHOP I WILL POST TYE FIX....
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L heating VIN: SAJDAOIDXY
It was the heater valve, did some extra research and learned that, dual control heater valves on S types dont like to be overheated, they get stuck. thanks all for the provided informations.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L abs VIN: WDC1631542
The fix was the abs relay which i beleave jammed the pump on. One of the other techs came in and intitalised the steering by turning the wheel full lock to the left and then full lock to the right. The light then cancelled it self out and the car was released ...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L all shifts VIN: 3VWRA81H4T
I want to first say thanks to the people who took time to respond to my help. The problem was thw tcm , pull pan and ohmed solenoids checked ok and didnt find any wires bad. So I pulled tcm out and took circuit board out and seen burnt spot on it replaced ok n...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L smoking VIN: 3VWCD21C6Y
After removing the exhaust downpipe we inspected the turbo impellar shaft for excessive play and there was a ton. So long story short it was a bad turbo, and was replaced at no cost to the customer. We did however have a tough time convincing the reman supplie...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3VWRP29MX1
Well the consensus is that i have a bad injector and am now fighting with the company that sold them to me.They say that if i send them back and they pop test OK then i am S.O.L. I thank everyone who offered help and recommend anybody looking into doing this t...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L front wipers VIN: WVWVD63BX3
thanks every one i did replace wiper motor and it fixed the problem.
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1994 Volvo 940 T 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: YV1JS8705R
Turns out this Volvo had a crank sensor that was bad. I appreciate even the guesses that were made given the small amount of info I gave. Sometimes you just dont have time though to be specific. For myself, every suggestion is concidered unless already ruled o...
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2003 Volvo S60 2.4L No Start VIN: SAJAV164RT
Thanks for the replies , Jimmy from Texas recomended disconnecting the battery cables to reset the Denso fuel injection and it worked. car runs, the AEM was crushed in the wreck now i know where it is, but had no effect on the no start issue.
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