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1999 Audi A3 1.8L srs - VIN: WAUZZZ8LZY
Hi everybody and Audi/VW tech- This is a car yard vehicle with SRS lamp on. I retreived fault code 00588 Air bag ignator driveside - vaue of resistance too great. We have checked Clock spring and drivers side air bag connectors and harness- all good. Can an...
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2001 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L No Start VIN: WAUFL54D31
Hi, This car runs out of fuel at 1/3rd of a tank. I pulled out the pump. The seal for the transfer tube looks okay. I do not see anything wrong inside the tank. I can't see everything through the fuel pump and sending unit holes. The fuel pump housing is crac...
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2007 Audi Q7 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1AV74L47
This vehicle came in with the EPC and Chech engine light on. Read out dtc P0088(Audi code 00136) ,meaning fuel rail pressure too high. The code could be erased and will come back after a moment. Read the data in group 140, the specified fuel pressure should be... Trouble codes: P0088 (Fuel rail pressure too high)
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ8326W
customer pick up vehicle running fine return with mil on code po505 idle air control valve failed functional test idlecontrol valve will raise rpm when ac is turned on captured freezeframe data vehicle speed 0 load at4.3 temp 226f has any one seen a problem wi... Trouble codes: P0505
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2005 BMW 330i 3.0L srs light VIN: WBAEV53465
this car has a code 70 stored in the main srs control unit. code pulled with modis, code will clear and come back on same key cycle. we rplaced the modual under the passenger seat but same results. (possible seat occupancy mat is bad?) car is a salvage car so ...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300E 4Matic 3.0L hard start cold VIN: WDBED30E2L
have owned car for two years no cold start problems until this year starts right away on cold start valve then dies out and stalls restarting 5 6 7 or mor times engine will remain running and smoothes out and drives normal i think is not getting current to the...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA68F5X
Car came in with MIL on. Ran fine. Had codes P0170 and P0456. Checked for vaccum leaks, evap purge valve, O2 sensor reading and everything looks OK. Found gas cap slightly loose, tighten it. Put a MAF on, cleared codes and adaptation with a Launch 431. Road te... Trouble codes: P0170 (p0173-), P0173 (testing and results)
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L BAS, ETS, ABS, BRAKE Lights VIN: 4JGAB54E8Y
1st time customer brought vehicle in with the complaint of BAS, ETS, ABS, BRAKE lights illuminated, Traction control light on cluster come on at highway speeds. We scanned the vehicle with your Autologic, found codes in ABS for Steering sensor not initialized...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L alarm VIN: WDBKK47F1X
looking for some advice. we have a 2000 slk230 with an alarm issue. alarm goes off when the car is locked with the remote, goes off when you unlock the doors. read the diagnostics with autologic scan tool. numerous codes present. cleared codes. operate door lo...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L No Start VIN: 3VWTE29M9X
I hope you car gurus have some help for me. As I am out of ideas. Vehicle came in for water leak and coolant leak. No complaints about driveability. No lights on in the dash(ie mil light). Unclogged moon roof drains and replaced cooling hoses and clamps. Durin...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L engine VIN: 3VWCD21C8X
vehicle came in with a hole in oil pan, locked up engine, disassembled engine, sent to machine shop, crankshaft was turned, block was align bored, new bearings, oil pump and pickup tube, head was rebuilt, new rings, after repairs she has the oil light blinking...
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1999 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Oil filter VIN: 3VWCA01H0X
This one comes in for oil change, it leak after the oil change, recheck oil filter good and no leak, customer took it for a week and returned, entire engine cover with oil, oil filter gasket push out, replaced oil filter wash engine, no leak add dye to oil ret...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: WVWSR61J55
Thanks fo your time- This vw came in for a no start cold. It acts like its trying to fire but never does. This is below 30 degrees, above 30 it starts right up. We started by putting glow plugs and a glow plug controller in, no change. Found we had installed ...
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1993 Audi S4 2.2L no oil pressure VIN: WAUHP84A1P
Well this car left the shop with a partial fix- At least it has oil pressure now. What I don't no is why and if some Audi Guru could enlighten me I would appreciate that a lot. I took the advice of most of you and pulled the pan again to recheck things. The Ma...
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1997 Audi A4 2.8L ABS system VIN: WAUEA88D8V
Thanks for all the replies...and sorry for the delay...This customer took awhile to get back to us (high school kid). Anyways, the problem ended up being a cracked tone ring on the left rear axle (Audi, and nobody else for that matter, sells the ring separate...
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2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Power Drain VIN: WBABL32010
Hi all . Thanks to all of those that took time out to reply. As i could not measure any power drain through any methods suggested such as a BMW specail meter tool and amp - which i loaned from a BMW tech. But one tech suggested to replace the new battery the c...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Charging VIN: WDBRF61J23
hate to say it but we sent this one to the dealer. The customer had the voltage regulator replaced at the dealer about 7 months ago and I am hoping maybe that is the problem and will be covered under warranty. If I find out anything else I will let ya know. th...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWSA81H2T
First I would like to thank everyone for their responses. This ended up being 2 problems. First I found 3 wires chaffed in the harness near the big round connector. If I looked at the wiring diagram correctly one of them was an injector wire. Like I said in th...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWRP69M53
This is a reply back to all the members, this started out as a used car extended warranty, after four days and several phone calls the car was turned down, then the holidays hit and you know the rest. We ordered a reman injector pump for the car its not here ...
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