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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L pcv system VIN: WAUED64B91
I have here and audi 2.7 bi turbo that is driving me nuts. we replced the turbos last week and have put about 200 miles on the car before delivering it to the customer. the customer drove to work and back and calls me frantic that the car is smoking really bad...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WBABJ7334X
Hey all and God bless IATN... Customer had this towed to the shop after he left the road, got stuck, turned the hazards on and left the vehicle. Tow truck driver jumped the car because the hazards had depleted the bat. Anyway, the car won't idle. Seems strong ...
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L fluid VIN: WBAAM3336Y
We replaced a thermostat and wheel bearing on this car and it remained here overnight, outside, in subzero weather. When the customer came to pick up the car we brought it into the shop and let it warm up. After idling for 15 minutes there was a puddle of tran...
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2002 Jaguar XKR 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA42B32
i have removed relay and replaced tested power supply from fuse hot at all times checked ignition power- good - checked fuel pump #2 operation -it works- signal from computer is getting to relay if i clear code and restart vehicle after 5 seconds light comes o... Trouble codes: P1646 (fuel pump relay malfunction)
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2007 Mercedes-Benz S550 5.5L Service Reminder VIN: WDDNG71X27
Need help to reset the service reminder. The Assist plus is showing 15 days passed due for B service. Required procedures were done and engine oil (genuine) and filter (genuine) were replaced.
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1992 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L No Start VIN: 3VWRA21G7N
Thank you in advance for considering how you can help. No spark. No pulse from ECU to ignition control module that pulses ignition coil. Hall effect sensor from distributor to ECU is good. So... the ECU is bad? Maybe... From previous experience, I recall the c...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Injection Pump VIN: 3VWSF29M34
Car came in for a routine timing belt. Used cam locking tool, popped cam sprocket, lined up flywheel mark, everything fine. Problem apears to be that the injection pump is 180 degrees off. When it came in the hold for the locking pin was at about 7 o'clock whe...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L abs module VIN: 3VWSC29M1X
please read symptom in affected item section
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF29M24
Hello techs. Thanks in advance. Don't normally work on diesels and Shopkey not giving much help. This feels like plugged exhaust(or fuel volume)very noticable after short drive seems OK at first. Exhaust has no back pressure, waste gate actuator not siezed,act... Trouble codes: P1557 (Turbo pressure control exceeded 17965), P3130 (Egr system limit exceeded 19586), 16764 (Glow plugs Q6)
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L gauges VIN: WBABK7329T
thanks to all replies, turns out cluster mother board was bad, gpt new one and coded it and all wasfixed
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L ac heater control VIN: WBACD4321T
I apologize for the late fix, after installing the used control head I had a all german shop code it and it started working properly. thanks again for all your help, all of it gives everone a idea what the fixes my be. the IATN community is great.
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1997 BMW 318i 1.9L abs light VIN: WBABH8323V
Hi folks im kinda emabrassed that the fix on this bmw was a faulty fuse to the pump motor here is a link to the pic of the bad fuse. I had br...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Forward/Reverse gears VIN: WDBJF82F4W
Well first off thank you for all the helpful replies. We actually ended up having two problems to finally get this thing fixed. For starters after pulling apart TCM, we found what seemed like moisture damage. Ordered a rebuilt coded TCM from Beckmann Technolog...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L radio code VIN: WDB1J70G31
Thnaks for the quick replies.I've got the code and will give to the customer.He pick up the car just before I read the replies. Some of you need the full VIN, so I'll give it next time , when I open the help request. Like I said , 2 months before we got the ra...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L no start, windows inop VIN: WDBSK75F43
Ok got it!!! I had to subscribe to startek info. After looking closly at the wirring diagrams I found circuit 15 missing from lots of fuses. I went to a fuse that was missing circuit and back tracked the wirring to a electronics relay in the passenger fuse...
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1985 Porsche 944 2.5L No Start VIN: WP0AA094XF
Thanks ! Got it running yesterday,It was a fuel pressure regulator.On my first pressure test I had 29 psi but the car was for some reason running, until my hose ruptured on my fuel gauge (I missed the pressure spike & assumed that at 13 yrs old or so it was A ...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GT 2.0L ignition switch VIN: 3VWVA81H7V
MANY THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED: Randy, Brian, Garson, Mikey, Graciano and Rob. This was our first encounter with this repair and you all helped ease the pain. Mitchell stated there was no OE service information available and you were all a very big help. Tha...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3VWRA81HXW
fix the car had to have computer re flashed thank u everybody Trouble codes: P1580, P0301.
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L power windows,rear hatch release VIN: 3VWCK21C11
THANK YOU TOO ALL THAT REPLIED TO MY CRY FOR HELP.I ENDED UP SENDING THIS CAR TO DEALER.I DID NOT FEEL COMFORTABLE RECOMMENDING THE COMPUTERS WHEN I CAN NOT SCAN THE CAR.MY BOSS OFFERED AFTER THE FACT THE PROBLEM OCCURRED WHEN CUSTOMER REPLACED BATTERY. THANKS...
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1995 Volvo 850 2.3L head aera VIN: YV1LW57135
COULD NOT CONFIRM CUSTOMERS COMPLAINT WITH OIL ON TOP OF MOTOR. WE DID DEGREESE W/DYE FOUND OIL LEAKING FROM UPPER OIL PAN. CUSTOMER HAS DECIDED TO SELL VECH. CUSTOMER HAD ALREADY REPLACED OIL TRAP BEFOR COMMING IN TO SHOP. THANK YOU FOR ALL THAT REPLIED.
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