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2000 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULH24B5Y
Vehicle has had two purge valves replaced by the dealer last summer. I replaced a defective purge valve and the LDP pump in October. I have smoke tested the evap system and the intake for leaks. None were found. I have tested the purge valve and found it to b... Trouble codes: 411 (Incorrect purge flow)
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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L front seal VIN: WAUDC68D41
Came in leaking out of front seal.Removed Transmission and replaced torque converter(cracked at neck)and front seal
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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L air suspension VIN: WA1YD64B22
1st time customer...spent Tues & Weds doing the t-belt water pump etc and reseal the top end. Car was driven to on a parts run, than sat for 3-4 hours at which time rear was sitting on it's wheels. This morn I came in, Lt ft was sucked in, rears slightly soft,...
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1984 BMW 325e 2.7L speedo, fuel gauge VIN: VBAAB5407E
The car has voltage and grounda at correct pins going to instruement panel and has a signal generated by speedo sender. gas sender has 56 ohm resistance and gauge maxes out when grounded and also light comes on when grounded. I reset the service indicator whic...
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2002 BMW Z8 5.0L No Start VIN: WBAEJ13472
Vehicle has water in fuel tank after being driven into a flooded intersection. How can water be induced into tank and fuel lines through tank vent dust filter or any other fuel system opening?
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Gear Radio Error VIN: SAJEA53D82
Hello Group,I Got This Jaguar When Select Drive It Engage Withen 50Ft It Naturalize At That Point I Got No Reverse Or Foward Scan Vehicle Got Service Codes Gear Monitoring 4th And 5th.Fuel Level And Fuel Condition Good check Resistance On Solenoids Withen Spec...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBEA90D7J
This car has been a problem for several years for us. The car runs rich off idle. The mixture is good at idle. When you are off idle the CO and HC go way up. CO is at 8 to 10 percent and HC is between 1200 and 2000 PPM. The car had a head gasket and valve job ...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Charging VIN: WDBRF61J23
Yesterday while the customer was in stop and go traffic the car stalled. Prior to that she had left the lights on the car and the battery/alternator warning light was on when she started the car. The car was a little hard to start but did start without a jump....
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Misfire VIN: 3VWSF29M2X
I am still fighting with this jetta that had a constant misfire.I changed the injection pump and injectors as well as the fuel and filter.nothing helped exept for changing the fuel quantity with the vag-com. now it will run smooth for a few moments then have a...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWSP61J83
Hi tdi folks, i'm having trouble with this 2003 jetta. it has a slight rough idle and a recurring code for quantity adjuster upper limit reached, 17970 (p1562). code IMMEDIATELY reappears if cleared w/ vag-com. i have tested the injector pump's modulator pisto... Trouble codes: 17970 (qty. adjuster n146 upper limit reached), 17969 (qty. adj. n146 control deviation)
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2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L headlights VIN: 3VWF31YX6M
OK guys and girls laugh if you will but my shop with three ASE master techs have at this point, not been able to replace a customers headlamp bulb. ( How many techs does it take to replace a light bulb? two to fight with it and one to make an IATN post.) Here ...
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1995 Volvo 850 T-5R 2.3L ABS hydraulic unit VIN: YV1LS571XS
This car came in with the ABS light on. It comes on after a start-up self diagnosis. Code 444 rears its ugly head,(no supply to hydraulic valves). I checked all wires using a superceded Volvo ABS manual..I put the module and relay in my car and they both worke...
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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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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L SRS Light VIN: YV1VS2557Y
I have retreived the same 2 codes that I had before. I did see a post on here about a chassis split in 2000 but when we ordered the part it was by the VIN so it should be the right part. I cleared the codes and wiggled the wiring around the impact sensor but l...
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2002 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Accessories VIN: SAJDA24C02
First- Jason was very helpful- what we learned is the code U1261 is for SCP (-) Circuit failure (Standard Corporate Protocol)(all door modules) turns out this is an early can type system, we located the problem to the left rear door module, after disconnected ...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E8Y
I recieved 11 replies on this one. The suggestions were: replace cats, muffler, coils, wires, plugs, fuel filter & check pressure, dealer MAF, and reset flywheel adaption. Here's what we did. Before i got any replies, this woman HAD TO HAVE HER CAR for the Tha... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple missfires), P0301 (Cyl 1 missfire), P0302 (Cyl 2 missfire), P0303 (Cyl 2 missfire).
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L No Start, Stall VIN: WDBNG70J42
Vehicle was towed to the dealer (hate doing that!)Customer just picked up vehicle from dealer, Computer. Thanks for your help
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1997 Other European F355 Spider 3.5L Flywheel VIN: ZFFPR48AXS
Thanks everyone.. Lance from California Recommended KGM Clutch in Santa Ana, CA +1 [...] This guy surfaced the Flywheel while I waited,Car is back on the road and I must recommend him highly thanks & Happy Holidays
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1996 Saab 900 S 2.3L No monitors set VIN: YS3DD75B3T
Thanks to all that replied. Those of you that mentioned not having enough engine temperature were right on. Tech working on the car had checked temperature and thought that it was hot enough but it took a new 192 deg. F. thermostat to get it to the point of se...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Injection Pump VIN: 3VWCF21C7Y
This one is fixed. I think. I recommended they take it to the dealer for a ECM update or pump check. My personal big dilemma with this car was not knowing what was happening inside the pump. I know these pumps do have a cold start enrichment device. And I...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L water pump/radiator VIN: 3VWCA21CXY
thanks for all the replies, several of you told me what i already knew and was hoping for a miracle...pulled the head shaved it and all is well now.
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1994 Volvo 850 2.4L 2-3-4 shift VIN: YV1LW5528R
I'M SORRY FOR TAKING SO LONG TO ANSWER, BUT THE CUSTOMER CLAIMS IT IS WORKING OK AT THIS TIME AND HE WILL GET BACK TO ME IF AND WHEN IT STARTS TO ACT UP AGAIN. I WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE 8 OR 9 TECHS THAT RESPONDED, ALL SUGGESTED THE P/N SWITCH ON TOP OF THE TR...
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2001 Volvo V40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YVIVW29581
UNFORTUNATELY I DID NOT REPAIR THIS CAR.SO MANY THINGS HAVE BEEN DONE TO THIS BY THE DEALER AND I JUST WAS NOT COMFORTABLE PUTTING IN MORE PARTS,I DID RECOMMEND GOING BACK TO DEALER AND TODAY I HAPPEN TO CALL HER TO SEE WHAT WAS DONE TO FIX CAR AND SHE REPLIED... Trouble codes: P0015.
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