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2001 Audi A6 2.8L Cooling System VIN: WAULH6YBX1
This Audi Wagon came in for overheating. Customer stated that it just started doing it suddenly and had never had any overheating issues in the past. We installed an OEM 92 C thermostat, water pump, and timing belt. I expected to see a failed plastic impeller ...
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L not sure VIN: WBAGJ8327V
Vehicle came in for a non engine related repair, wheel bearing. During courtesy inspection noticed valve cover gasket on passenger's side leaking. Replaced gasket. During test drive for wheel bearing concern oil light started flickering on test drive. Tested o...
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2001 BMW 330i 3.0L windows wipers VIN: WBAAV53401
customer states,he was making turn with turnsignals on competed turn and indicator in dash stayed on. Pulled over turned car off then back on still blinking. Got to destination turned off. Came back to car and started car blinker off. Noticed windows sunroof b...
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1999 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L No Start VIN: SALJY124XX
help, we have this landrover in the shop, it had a loss of power at times and now a no start, lots of fuel and spark but no injector pulse. the ecm is rotted out in the lower area and has the deadly burnt smell. question here is does anyone know of a rebuilder... Trouble codes: 207 (inj circ. open cyl. 7), 206 (6), 204 (4), 201 (1), 1447 (1207 - 1204 1201 1186 1185 1316 1314 1313), 1207 (1204 1201 1186 1185 1316 1314 1313)
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SE 3.8L Hesitation VIN: WDBCA32C4F
Good morning, have a headache problem hope someone can help. This car was purchased on ebay and had been sitting for some time, over a year? maybe. Customer purchased and had it dropped off here. New battery and the car started right up and ran very well for s...
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1985 Other European MONDIAL CABR 178.6CID timing belt VIN: ZFFUC15AXF
my boss wants me to fix this oil leak which is coming from cam seal. i recommended full timing belt service however i've never worked on a ferrari before. all data doens't incluce. does anyone have experience that can warn me of pitfalls, needed specialty tool...
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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L Stall VIN: YS3DD55N9X
Hey guys. I am working on a 1999 Saab 9-3 2.0 turbo, 5 SPEED. The car will stall after idling for 20-30 seconds when warm. It is intermittent but it will do it every time after a short drive and coming to a stop and idling. It is a dead stall, no surging or bu...
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L No Start VIN: WVWMD63B8W
Hi everyone. Need some help with this one. This car was towed in for a no start, cranks but stalls right out. Had two codes for throttle body adaption and lower liimit not reached. The throttle body would not perform adaption.(using factory scan tool 5052) Rep... Trouble codes: P1559, P1565
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire VIN: WVWMA633BX
Had a problem with # 2 cyl misfire while trouble shooting #3 also went dead. Replaced output controler on air box and #2 is now firing. #3 still does not fire. When we check for pulse at coil we find that with the old controler we have nothing on pin 1 but wit...
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1999 Volvo V70 2.4L viscous coupler VIN: YVIL256DOX
Good morning to all. Have a 99 cross country with a very noticeable shudder from rear end, especially on turns. Seems like when power diverted to rear car shudders much worse. No obvious drive shaft or rear drive axle problems but some noise from area of visco...
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Starting VIN: YV1TS97D9X
Need some help from all you volvo gurus. Vehicle came in with no crank. Starter made grinding noise. Removed starter and found flywheel had a 4 inch section where the teeth where worn off. Replaced flywheel with volvo flywheel. replaced starter with Customer s...
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2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Safety VIN: YV1TS94D0Y
Hey All,We removed the radio and a\c control assy to check antenna connection and now srs light is on.What could we have done wrong?We don't have a volve scanner.So I thought I'd pick everybodies brains before eating the bullet and sending the car to volvo.Any...
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2003 Volvo XC90 2.5L Steering wheel pad VIN: YV1CZ59H13
Hello everyone: I need to replace the cruise control switch on this Volvo. To access the screws for the switch, I have to remove the center pad/airbag from the steering wheel. None of the manuals I have give the procedure to remove the pad. There are no visib...
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2004 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L Instrument display VIN: YV1TS59HX4
Vehicle would present "antiskid" system error message on display when key turned to on position, car would start, idle for a second or two and then stall. It would do this two or three times and then the message display changes to "transmission service require...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 56XD548652
Thank you all for all the great responds. I could not do throttle adaptation because ecm did not comunicate with throttle. What tiped me off was the 0% throttle angle value at all time. I checked the wiring, and it turned out OK. I opened the ecm and looked fo... Trouble codes: P1545.
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L oiling
Many thanks for all the replies. It was as most of you stated, o-ring at the oil cooler. Thanks!
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1995 Saab 9000 CS 2.3L clutch pedal VIN: YS3CD65U7S
This one is down the road. After replacement of pressure hose and feed hose, problem remained. A call to the shop who did the original job revealed that they had used a Scan-Tech slave cylinder (twice). A new OE unit has been installed by them and everything i...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation VIN: 3VWSP29M81
we sent the vehicle out to get it de carboned and that helped alittle with the lack of power them we also installd a mass air flow sensor and that took care of the rest of the power as for the no tach and oil light we installed a rpm sensor that didnt seem to ...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L valve train VIN: 3V3SP69M93
thank you to all that responded.i r&r'ed the head got the correct timing tools,and so far al is well.thanks again David
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L mil light on VIN: 3VWSE69M14
the oem thermostat fixed it! so much for aftermarket... many thanks [...] believe that something so simple can cause such a problem. i guess factory is the best...
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2000 Volvo V70 2.4L transmission VIN: YVILZ56D8Y
Thanks to all who replied to this post. I chose to remove the subframe which make it easier to work around. I also removed the battery tray, air cleaner, intake hose from the lower part of the radiator to the duct that goes over the head. Using the 3 post engi...
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L cam timing VIN: YV1VS2553Y
THANK YOU ALL FOR RESPONDING TO ME, I WAS FORTUNATE THAT A LOCAL INDEPANDENT VOLVO RESPONDED TO OUR SHOP, HE ALLOWED US TO USE HIS [...] TOOLS, THE ONLY THING I WAS OFF WAS LOCKING THE CRANK, WHERE I WAS SET AT , I WAS 1 TOOTH OFF, ONCE AGAIN THANK YOU ALL.IATN...
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