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1993 Audi S4 2.2L no oil pressure VIN: WAUHP84A1P
Hi, I thought I would ask for help here, before we either write this one off or I tear into it again. I think it is fixable so do not want to give up. What happened was the engine lost oil pressure all of a sudden. Was good then dropped to near zero. Customer...
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L rear door locks, gas door VIN: WBAGJ8325V
Customer has no operating rear door locks or gas door. The central locking system will not comm. with the assenmacher retriever. All fuses are good. I need a strategy for pin testing the central locking module in dash.
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1991 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJKY1744M
Greetings: Well, its been a while since I've been knee deep in a problem child but now that danged George Lucas is giving me fits and keeping me up at night. This 91 Jag XJ6 is a cranks no-start. There is no spark from the coil. Noid light on injector connect...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 5.6L blower motor VIN: WDABNWT53K
1989 benz no blower motor. just stoped one day n warning. have replace control module. and head unit. i have not got a lot of info on the system. basic checks re no ground to the motor, if power up manually it works fine. threw the checks i find there is no po...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M52
The car came in with the mil on, it had a code P0030 for the downstream O2 sensor.I went thru the flow charts in mitchel and came up with the rear O2 sensor. We replaced the sensor with a bosch sensor. Test drove the car with no problems. The customer picked u... Trouble codes: P0030 (B1 Probe1 heating circuit)
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Engine ID VIN: WVWEK93C86
Hello Fellow Techs. We are having a big trouble of locating engine number on 2006 VW Passat 2.0l turbo We must find this number in order to register it and get license plates. Can anyone give me detailed description of engine serial number location on 2006 VW...
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1988 Volvo 760 GLE 2.3L Ignition cylinder VIN: YV1GA8743J
Ignition cylinder requires replacement, but will not rotate to any position, it is in the locked position. Also, there appears to be no access hole in steering column housing through which to depress the tab in the side of the cylinder that retracts when it is...
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Drive-axles VIN: YV1L856759
I have a claim where our Insured repalced the LF drive axle on this vehicle and some while later the tramsmission has been reported to have failed and I can only assume due to fluid loss??? The Volvo dealer has stated that the axle was improperly installed and...
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1999 Volvo S70 2.4L dashboard` VIN: YV1LS55A9X
hey guys thanks in advance for any help on this vehicle. we have a noise coming out of the right side of the dashboard (rattle) removed top dash... now what??? looking for any help or any advise on possible noises thanks again
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2003 Audi A4 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT68E03
I have erased all codes on this audi. Vehicle has coil n plug system. Find very hard to believe that all six coils have failed at the same time. Now I have replaced several of those one piece coils in vw vr6s. This vehicle has not returned, not sure if was jus... 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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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1249W
It turned out to be a stuck throttle body. We clean it and the car run like new. Thanks to all techs that took the time to answer. Regards Rick
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L ESP light VIN: WDBRN47J82
I never did find out what C1174 was, but I drove the car home and back to work and the light whent out. It must of just needed to initialize the system.
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2002 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0AB29902
It was the MAF sensor. I tried running it with the pressure sensor unplugged: no change. Next I tried unplugging the MAF and the engine ran decent. I replaced the sensor, cleared the codes and a test drive and rescan showed all is OK. I made a follow up call t... Trouble codes: P1508 (Torque comparison - signal implausable), P1109 (Input variables - charge measurement above limit), P1250 (Boost pressure deviation).
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2001 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L heater VIN: YV1SW53D71
First thanks for the input. It appears that this is a fairly common problem with the heater/ac control module. If the battery is disconnected before the control module goes to sleep it can be damaged. We tried all suggested procedures to make the control unit ...
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2002 Volvo V70 2.4L ABS/CK engine Light VIN: YV1SW61RX2
Thanks everyone, I was told that volvo does not have A vss.The vss signal is run thru The ABS module. I could not get any data as far as the abs was concerned.(NO Codes or communication) Some of the techs felt the abs module would be at fault, I was told...
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