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2000 Audi S4 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDD68D1Y
I have 2 lean codes (17536 & 17538) on this vehicle. I have smoke tested the intake system cold and hot and found no leaks. I have also sprayed carb cleaner around all air induction components while monitoring 02 sensors, and found nothing that way either. I c... Trouble codes: 17536 (Bank 1 LTFT Lean), 17538 (Bank 2 LTFT Lean)
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L T-chain tensioner VIN: WAUZL54B4Y
Hi VW/Audi Guys. I got a 2000 Audi A6 4.2L that has repeat oil leaks from the passenger side t-chain tensioner gasket. We have replaced it twice with factory parts, Check it after the repairs...no leaks. Then about a month later this thing is back with an oil ...
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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 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L no start VIN: SAJKD6047X
hello all, here is one for those jaguar techs i've got this jaguar here with an intermittent no start condition.customer states that it wont start at times, car has been to jaguar where the battery was replaced. customer brought the car here i inspected and fo...
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1995 Land Rover Defender 90 3.9L Cuts out VIN: SALDV2284S
Hello to all, I have this Defender that has had a ramdom stumbling problem, it never dies just jerks a little every now and then. It got worse so the customer brought it in and I figure out it was the Regulator. Replaced and runs much better, but still has the...
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2003 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Misfire VIN: SALNY22233
hi guys, we are working on this freelander for a few days.it came in to the shop with a lack of power at cold and check engine light on.it starts great,runs fine with a little shaking, but will not advance for the first 5 to 6 minutes after sitting for awhile.... Trouble codes: P1472, P0306
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Door Locks VIN: WDBFA66E8L
Hello Fellow Techs. I have a 1990 Mercedes 500SL that was dropped of last week with a bad ignition switch. The Ignition Switch was replaced, which was a challange in itself. The vehicle was brought back to me today, with the customer stating that the keyless ...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.0L intake cam VIN: WDBEA51E9N
greetings everyone i dont work on mercedes very offen at all and i need the camshaft and timing chain installation procedure ,i think i have instaled the intake one wrong and the engine runs with a ticking noise from the front cover is not running too great ei...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Hesitation VIN: WDB2020222
As above Trouble codes: 014 (TP potentiameter implausible high), 022 (TPMEFPcontroller announces fail-save operation), 005 (coolant temperature sensor B11/3 bad contact), 008 (intake air temperature sensor B17 bad contact), 016 (IP potentiameter bad contact)
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWCP21C61
We have been trying to get this diesel started for over a week.Driving us crazy.We can comunicate with the vehicle,and all seems o.k. but won't start.Need a direction to go in,cause this one has me stumped.Thanks for the help.We have seen the bull.on relay 109... Trouble codes: J52 (glow plug/glow plug relay)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 3VWSK69M12
car came in no communication with ecm and cuts out on tight right turns while accel (tach drops to 0 and epc light comes on), removed aftermarket radio and every thing was fine, now its back again this time you can communicate with ecm, the radio is still remo...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B73
Hi To all, What I need from somone is the code defintion for 18613 .This is an AWM ENGINE CODE. I can't find this code in any book's or scan tool. thank's for any help. Glenn [...] Trouble codes: 18613 (No discription available)
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2002 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Electronic VIN: YV1TS92D12
Hello Fellow Techs. I have a 2002 Volvo S80 with an inoperable A/C. I fault traced the system and found the A/C Control UNit is defective. I would like to know if a used unit can be installed in this vehicle; if it can, must it be re-coded to the vehicle, or...
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2003 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: YV1SW58D13
cust. rpts car began to die, then cut out and would not start (cranked ok) towed here and it started just fine off of truck. road tested 50mile, no dup. only flt was ecm-6805. freeze frame showed maf at 227kg/hr at 2560rpm & 20% throttle. everything else tests... Trouble codes: ECM68
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L forward gears VIN: WAUAA24B0W
THNAKS FOR YOUR REPLIES BUT THIS ONE IS GOING TO THE DEALER. WE FEEL THERE IS A PROBLEM WITH THE TCM BUT THE CUSTOMER CHOSES TO GO TO THE DEALER BECUASE THEY FEEL THEY WILL GET THE REPAIRS DOEN MORE EFFICIENTLY. HARD TO UNDERSTAND. THEY REVERSE JUMP THE CAR ...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WBABJ7334X
Hey All, Not much in the way of profound findings in this one. Many of you indicated a faulty idle control valve and that is exactly what it was. I tried to read the scan tool data to determine what differences there were just before the stall but it would n...
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2000 BMW 750iL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ03464
Well, it turns out that when I replaced the crankcase breather valve on the r/s intake manifold I ripped the boot that connects it to the valve cover. So, between replacing that and the oil filler flange and cap we were able to get the fuel trim down. The shor... Trouble codes: P0174, 01>27.
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L fluid VIN: WBAAM3336Y
WE DRAINED AND REFILLED TRANY FLUID TO PROPER LEVEL AT SPEC. TEMP. LET CAR SIT OVER NIGHT OUTSIDE IN SUBZERO WEATHER NO LEAK FROM BREATHER PLUS HTE CUSTOMER HAS BEEN DRIVING THE CAR AND THEY HAVE NOT SEEN A LEAK EITHER -THANKS FOR ALL THE INPUTS. MARK.
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF29M24
Thanks to all that replied. Gene [...] believe hit it right on. The turbo seems to work OK cold but the warmer it gets the slower it turns. It is actually making a bad bearing type of noise when warm. I will also try the SEafoam in the intake if customer repairs i... Trouble codes: P1557 (Turbo pressure control exceeded 17965), P3130 (Egr system limit exceeded 19586), 16764 (Glow plugs Q6).
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