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1997 Audi Cabriolet 2.8L heater core VIN: WAUAA88G3V
This car has no heat 97 degrees from vents replaced radiator flushed heater core with no help scan shows temp at 210 degrees. T stat has been replaced we are unsure what to do next thanks for the help.
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2001 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Starting VIN: WAUML54D01
Tow in for no start-starter inop.we have power thru the starter interlock relay at the park neutral switch and the park neutral switch is working and grounding the relay,problem is I cannot locate the starter interlock relay.MOD says it's in the rt front e-box...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L instrument cluster VIN: TRUWT28N21
hallo to install new cluster i need 7 digit number, where i can find that pin number. dealer dont want to give , even if we have 14 digit from new cluster. need that number to syncronize immobilizer to ecm.and if i got number , which group to put it in. what i...
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2004 Audi A4 3.0L fluid change VIN: WAU2228EX5
Hi, I have had an audi with a C.V.T. transmission just come into the shop for a service. I refered it to go to the dealer as i was told it needs to be put on the dealers scanner, so the trans can be filled at a certain temp. I know special oil is needed, bu...
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2004 Audi A4 1.8L Throttle Responce VIN: WAUJC68E4A
this car was presented to us after a visit to another independent shop, (Nothing done except butt scratching)and the local dealer (new brake light switch), the symptom is step on the throttle pedal and the rpm rises to to 1200 RPM at WOT, I was watching actual... Trouble codes: N0NE
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2008 Audi A6 3.2L ignition switch VIN: WAUDH74F18
THis car came off of the tow truck, they had to pull the parking brake fuse out to disingage the p. brake, and manualy override the shifter to set it in N. Shifter manual override got broken due to that action:). now sitting here with no start, had to recut th...
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1991 BMW 535i 3.5L door locks VIN: WBAHD2316M
Not a BMW tech here, and any insight is appreciated. This car has two power door lock issues that are random, maybe related? 1) Sometimes, key will not unlock driver door, and lock does not seem to come up all the way, like a faulty actuator. To get in, she ...
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2002 BMW M3 3.2L fault code 59 clutch actuation clutch dynamic VIN: 412JR14279
Hi BMW techs This M3 has an intermittent no crank. Whem it does not crank it set code 59 Actuation, clutch dynamic. The hydraulic pump does run, the pump relay checks ok. We can not find a good discription of fault code 59. Placing a magnet along the clutch po...
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2005 BMW X5 3.0L No Start
hi guys i have this truck went in an accident air bag went off know the truck do not start it cranks it have a fuel pump code is there reset like the ford thank you
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L Service indicator VIN: SALJMO4587
Hello Group, We have in the shop a 2007 Range Rover Sport with a Ford V8 engine. We have performed an oil change and much to our dismay can't find any info on resetting the service indicator on the gauge cluster. Alldata has no info on this procedure, Owner's...
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1994 Saab 900 S 2.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DM55BOR
sorry guys , but we are very limited on saab knowledge--we can not get codes out of this thing with our modis--we have a no spark--no fuel condition on this car--the check engine light does come on with key (after you pull the guys black tape off)--after testi...
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1999 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L timing belt tensioner VIN: YS3EF48Z1X
This one came in with a bad noise, failed timing belt tensioner. I thought I was familiar with this setup having done about 20 of them. I got the usual stuff from the usual places (skf tensioner setup, skf idler, conti belt) and put it in the usual way with th...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L high mount brake light VIN: YS3FB49S03
CAN I replace the rec and adjust with tech2 and candi,or does this need a security code or program down load(dont have that capability yet),thanks for your help.
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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L interior lamps VIN: 3VWDC21V51
Hello Group, This car came in with complaint of inoperative courtesy lamps (center and door). Verified complaint. Center lamp operative when key is pulled from ignition but not when door is opened, and door lamps inop. all the time. The biggest obstacle I've...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSP29M92
Hello VW experts.I'm a GM fuel/electrical guy helping a buddy at transmission shop.We may be over our heads!!This Jetta had a "mil on" glow plug code so my buddy put in 4 jobber glow plugs and codes would re-appear.Was not always setting code on the same cylin... Trouble codes: P0673 (Glow plug circuit error)
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1993 BMW 318is 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABE6316P
WE SENT THE CAR TO THE DEALER TO PULL THE DTC'S. APPARTLY THE BMW SCANNER IS THE ONLY WAY TO PULL CODES ON THIS CAR. THANKS FOR THE IMPUT.
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Noisey VIN: WBAGH8340Y
Thanks for your inputs. What I found was a check valve in a hose next to the fuel pump, I believe it may be a return line, was sticking. I could feel the hose vibrate. I took the end cap off and it did not vibrate or buzz any more. I opened the end cap and...
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2001 BMW 330i 3.0L windows wipers VIN: WBAAV53401
We received many good tips on this problem.We tried the most obvious first which was the body control module. We then tried instrument cluster then light control module , all to no avail.The next step was disconnecting module by module trying to find the corru...
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1989 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: SAJHY1543K
Many Thanks to all who replied, - The tests which you suggested in your replies were ones which we had already done, though the technician didn't specifically write them down on the pad which he gave me at the start. This car is still not fixed, partly due to ...
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1997 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SAJKN6240V
hello again everyone, thanks for all the input. ok, i sent the vehicle to the jag dealer for sensor orientation, then brought it back and checked the o2 sweep (125mv to 4.84v), and performed a manual test. the results: HC 15, CO .05, NOX 2. it appears that or...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L timing chain VIN: WDBCA35D46
I want to thank all that replied, the customer declined at this time but will be repaired in the future as this is a secondary car. i figured it was valve bender since newer one were but best to ask those that have been there. I will post comments on this when...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on, lack of boost/power VIN: WDBKK47F0W
Supercharger clutch definately had exposed windings ... replaced clutch & sent ME out for repair/rebuild... waiting on return Trouble codes: P0806.
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L 2-3 and 3to4 shift VIN: WDBHA23G7W
OK Thanks all of you. did change the rear abs sensor and all is ok. iatn is very helpfull. thanks again. note that i was surprised of what the x431 can do on that car!
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L radio code VIN: WVWPD63B84
Everyone said to call dealer for code which we did and the code given didn't work. Dollard fron Nova Scotia gave a different code which was correct and all is good. Iatn again is the best. Thanks
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