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2000 Audi TT 1.8L No Start, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: TRUUC28N2Y
Hello folks, Long time since my last post but here it goes. We have a problem with this TT 1.8liter turbo Audi when then car is cold. Upon startup in the cold weather, 0deg F, the car just cranks over normally and makes no attempt to start at all, releasing th...
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L manifold vacuum VIN: WBAGF6323S
is it normal for manifold vacuum to be inside valve covers acting up as suction from the bolts.
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2004 BMW 525i 2.5L most bus VIN: WBANA53544
The whole MOST bus in down, cannot comunicate with autologic diagnostic tool. MOST system componets that are down include; radio Idrive diplay for idrive I do not know if this needs to be coded I have checked power output at micro power module OK and at rea...
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1984 Jaguar XJS 5.3L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: SAJNV5840E
thanks in advance to all jaguar tech. this car came in to the shop in the hook .no star i checked fuel pressure has 42 lbs steady no drop. has good spark in all cylinders the injector pulse with neon light seems to be good but with scope shows 2 ms. cranking i...
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2000 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Hesitation VIN: SAJDA24C8Y
Good Evening - We have an odd intermittent problem with this Jaguar. It develops faintly rough running, more often in city driving than anywhere else. We also have the following readout from our AutoLogic diagnostic system : X308 AJ27 Engine DTC - SUMMARY ... Trouble codes: P0306 (Cylinder B2 6 misfire), P1316 (Misfire rate excess emissions)
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L asr, abs VIN: WDBGA51E7N
Greetings, Please note the related repair history. This particular car in both reverse and drive will go but then the ABS pump engages the front left and I believe the rear left brakes. By engaging the "SNOW Chain" Switch I can drive the car under what seems t...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L wont shift VIN: WDBGA43E3T
i am going to appologize in advance for the length of this forum, do to the work performed and the problems. when this vehicle come in a while ago. would not shift found the trans contr. mod. to be completely full of trans fluid. cleaned module performed trans...
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1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L blower motor VIN: YS3DF75N5V
Good afternoon everyone, I have a 97 Saab 900T that came in with no blower motor. After we removed the cover to check it we found that it had power but no ground. We can give it a ground and turn on the motor but it has no speed control. My question is what co...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Info display VIN: YS3FB49S03
Thank you for your help. We replaced a leaking vacuum pump on this Saab, and in the course of the repair, disconnected the battery. We now get an error message on the information display "ECU not Programmed", which we have never seen before. We checked Wis and...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Speedo VIN: 3VWTD81HXX
Vechile sent to me by transmission shop for a failsafe problem after rebuilting the transmission. After rebuild, speedo in the cluster works as expected but vhecile speed shown on the scanner (MT2500) is all over the place while driving could be 0 mph to 50 mp...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L drivers side power window VIN: 3VWSK69M22
the vehicle came in with all windows working but the drivers,all windows would work from their respective door switch except drivers window ,,drivers window would and still will work for only a couple of seconds up and down.the master switch was broke so i rep...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: WVWSP61JX3
ATTN VW techs,have this 03 Jetta TDi that was brought in for no start,have performed all test and we are stumped,Has good compression,timing belt in tact and lined up,fuel spay out of injector,no codes,will run on starting fluid,according to info vehicle does ...
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1997 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Acuator motors VIN: YV1LS5645V
Hello Volvo Tech's I have a 1997 850 GLT in the shop I just put a new air distribution unit in the car because the shaft going to the floor duct was broke at the acutator motor. I removed the dash and the complete unit and replaced the parts. reinstalled the d...
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1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Electronic VIN: YV1LZ56D4X
Vehicle came in with no heat control from passenger side vents on ECC system,had code for passenger damper temperature motor.Remove old one and would not move with temp dial,new did move,also had free movement on damper shutter door,try to do self-adjusting pe...
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: YV1TS97D5X
please help volvo techs. i recently purchased this 99 s80. i bought it with a blown motor #3 rod went through block. i noticed when i bought it that it had no accelerator operation but i assumed it was due to the gaping hole in the block. i installed a used mo...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDC28D5Y
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP WE TESTED THE MAS AIR FLOW SENSOR AND FOUND THAT IT DID TEST OF SPECIFICATION. WE REPLACE THE MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR AND TEST DROVE THE VEHICEL EVERY THING TESTED WITH IN SPECIFICATION. WE THEN RELEASED THE VEHICLE TO THE CLIENT THEY D... Trouble codes: P00, 1128 (the fuel system lean).
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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L instrument cluster, starting VIN: WAUYP64BX1
Thank you to those who replied! Mark(Jake) from CA had the fastest and cheapest solution- call customer to try another key. They had just bought the car so we were waiting for dealer to ship other key. It worked! No idea why other key suddenly wasn't recogn...
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1995 BMW 325is 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBABF332XS
customer had decided to take the car as is, with the loping idle. Three weeks later it was towed in as a "died on road". I started it and it felt as if the timing had jumped. Disassembled head and found all exhaust valves bent but still sealing. I replaced al...
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACD4322T
I was given two replies the first which said he had had one with a bad computer and a second reply to check all the same things that previous help request had posted. The difference was that my pump is good, the valve is good as well as the solenoid for the va... Trouble codes: P1421, P1423.
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WP1AB29P54
Thank's to all you guys, I've got the pipes oredered. Don't know how hard is to get to it so we don't know yet how many hours to charge, let's see how much time it'll take. Thanks for your time and thanks to IATN.
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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L excessive wobble VIN: YS3DD5SN0X
They say you learn something new every-day! I've worked on these 9-3's and thier older siblings the 900's for many years and have changed this seal many times for leakage but have never had substantial play in the flange like this before - According to the sa...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA81H2T
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HELPED WE REMOVED THROTTLE BODY AND CLEANED,WE ALSO REPLACED MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR OLD ONE WAS COATED WIYH OIL CLEANED IT BUT STILL SHOWED HIGH AIR FLOW AFTER CLEANING WE DISCONNECTED BATTERY AND TOUCHED CABLES AS ADVISED TEST DROVE CAR AN... Trouble codes: 17990 (idle adaptation at limit).
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L antitheft VIN: 3VWSA81H7V
thank you for your quick response and help on this alarm system we disconnected module and jumped the red and red/black wires to disable alarm like all of you said that replied and no more alarm cust happy with that for now she said they were going to fix corr...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWBS21C01
Had to send vehicle to dealer for recoding of instrument panel. Will require new cluster and PCM. car is not fixed yet due to cost of repairs. Thanks for your help, but it came down to not being able to recode new cluster.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTE61JX3
Thankyou to all who helped with this project. It was indeed a slipped timing belt. We didn't go there first because we were told it was a remanufactured engine, however after further investigation we found that the tensioner had failed allowing the belt to jum... Trouble codes: P1340.
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS61F2Y
after taking the vehicle for a 5 hour drive to the nearest dealer and running on the official volvo scanner my initial diagnosis was confirmed, am currently awaiting a new VVT solenoid to arrive from sweden Happy Holidays all Trouble codes: P1671, P0225.
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