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2001 Audi TT 1.8L vALVE TRAIN VIN: TRUTX28N11
Before I remove the valve cover I was wondering if anyone has experienced a problem like this with this engine. I have no indication of low oil pressure, however I have not yet put an oil pressure gauge on it. It takes about 10 minutes to get hot enough to bec...
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L oil pressure VIN: WAULC68EX3
Not being an Audi tech I am appealing to you Audi types who might know more and can help me by shedding light on these 1.8L engines with oil pressure problems. Without diving in and disassembling this particular engine, I was hoping to find information or expe...
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1994 BMW 840Ci 4.0L No Start VIN: XXXCC89371
Car was towed in Tuesday night due to a no start. Car was running fine the day before. (This is my dad's car, and I believe him). Batteries seemed weak when it got here, figured it was from leaving the key on while the car was loaded/unloaded from the flatbed...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM333XY
we started out with code p0335 or bmw code 83 cam shaft position sensor ( a ) circuit . replaced both camshaft sensors . and now we have code p1520 or bmw code 104 that comes right on after car started. any imformation on that code p1520 would be nice . thank ... Trouble codes: 104 (control-v v t end postion outlet-camshaft), P1520 (oil condition sensor level measurement /m52b camshaft position actuator bank 1)
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2002 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Power door lock system VIN: SAJDA42C72
The entire remote funtions work properly. The window up/down feature, the trunk lock/unlock feature,the gas door lock/unlock feature, the alarm set/unset feature and the MANUALLY key barrell lock of the drivers door only, work properly. The doors will lock IN...
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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA71C74
Hello to all.I am posting this for a fellow mechanic. This car will run rough a start up on then clear with a reoccuring p0171 lean code. Have check all of the basics vauume fuel maf o2 response. Dont know where to go or if anyone has ran across this issue.Tha...
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2002 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L fuel
hi .all member , try to refuel this car . will not take fuel, unless you fill real real slow , someone said somthing about a orvr valve , or vent valve , where is this valve . please can someone help
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1983 Volkswagen Vanagon L 1.9L cooling system VIN: WV2ZBO257D
hello techs I am having a problem with this 83 vanagon. It came in the door for an oil leak i found that the radiator fans were not working. I put in a fan switch and took care of problem. after fixing oil leak i had to fill and bleed cooling system it took al...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRA81HTM
have this car i have injector pulse it cranks but no igntion fire replaced distributor another shop dropped off no fire used all data to check coil seem to be within the spec. can you give me some help
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Cruise control VIN: 3VWSE29M1Y
this car is my own and the Cruise worked for 1 month, but now it is not. I check yesterday for power to the cluch and brake SW the work fine, backprobe the Cruise SW and the 6 wire going to the SW give and have power when requested, except the White and the Re...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Dash Air Flow VIN: 3VWCP21C12
Customers concern is that the amount of air flow from the dash vents decreases too much when switched to the bi-level postion (floor/dash). Also noted when turning the temperature control to heat, while in the floor/dash mode, air flow stops from the floor ven...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L coolant contamination VIN: WVWPD63B92
Thanks in advance to my german mechanics!! We have resealed an oil leak at the oil pan 4,000 miles prior to the current problem. To the point; we have the customer complaint of engine overheat, though we have not experienced that complaint. During inspections ...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF71K45
I have been unable to find much information on this code. I have viewed the camshaft sensor waveform on a lab scope and it appears uniform and normal. I have also scoped a voltage wave for each injector and again they all appear normal. I cannot find any type ... Trouble codes: P0016
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1995 Volvo 850 2.4L compression VIN: YV1LW5516S
I'm at a loss on this one, I have a 95 Volvo 850 normal aspiration, 2.4, A few times a year This car will make a false cold-start, then have a complete compression loss or all but one compression loss. Engine just spins like no plugs are in it! Like a broken t...
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1995 Audi 90 Quattro Sport 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEE88C2S
Thank you to all that took the time to reply.This actually was another tech in my shop that I asked to post this vehicle and I'm sorry he did not close this sooner. I ended up with the vehicle in my bay after he had his shot at it and I found an in line vacuum... Trouble codes: P0402.
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2002 BMW 330xi 3.0L rear axle assy VIN: WBAEW53472
Thank you all for your replies. I found that the pinion flange did have a groove in it, it wasn't very excessive but i guess it was enough. I contacted a bmw dealer to order a flange and it is not serviced seperatly from the axle assy. I also found out that th...
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1984 Fiat Pininfarina 2.0L Radiator Fan VIN: ZFRAS00B5E
Thanks for the help to all who responded, we found the problem doing more testing, what happened was the wiring harness had shifted during the R&R and rubbed on the water pump causing the fan fuse to blow, repaired and repositioned the wiring harness and all ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Head Gaskets VIN: WDBLJ70G11
sorry for keeping everyone waiting, but this thing turned into kind of a big deal. The heads were warped to much to be machined so we shipped them to a company down south to be repaired(some how). Also the used car lot that owns the car has already sold it an...
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2001 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L abs, psm VIN: WPOAB29921
I checked with Porsche and they do not list the code. I called Skip at Baum tool and he had a record of the code coming up a few times before. The fluid level sensor was found to be stuck in that instance. I messed around with the float and connector. All I ma...
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