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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WAUED64B01
2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Turbo, automatic VIN# [...]*** was presented with the following complaint. Check for a poor running condition Car has a hesitation when acclerating. Vehicle history prior to this complaint consisted of 1) Breather system froze ... Trouble codes: 16684 (Random/Multiple Misfire), 16490 (Manifold / Barometric pressure sensor implausible signal - int), 16730 (Camshaft position sensor - implausible signal - intermittent), 16686 (Cylinder 2 misfire), 16487 (Mass air flow sensor Signal too high - intermittent)
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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L Surge VIN: WBABM534XY
engine surges at cold start up after the air pump cycle is finished. the colder the outside temperature the worse the surge. no trouble codes or obvious vacuum leaks.
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L air bag VIN: WBADM6345Y
vehicle came in from body shop just to have the airbag light put out.hooked up modis and pulled codes 06 air bag,front right and code fo ecu internal fault.when i tryed to clear the codes i would lose comunication.codes will not clear.all the body shop did was...
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, no acceleration VIN: WPOCB2982Y
This car came rom a wholesale car dealer in our complex. Battery was dead so they charged it w/cigar lighter charger then replaced battery. Since the car will not accel over 2000 rpm. Found code P1502 in ECU for throttle body reurn fault. Cleared code and car ... Trouble codes: P1502
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L i/p cluster VIN: WVWMD63B5X
have a 99 passat that the i/p cluster rpm gauge is inop oil light flashes and brake and abs flashes. performed i/p gauge sweep and light test all works and check for codes. no codes. can't communcate with abs module. try a new oil pressure switch; light still ...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2VWSC29M41
well it is my turn to ask for help. this vw keeps coming back with ses light on with the codes listed. my main problem is the secondary air in-correct flow problem. i can command air pump on using the vag scanner. it runs and has good flow. but if i go out and... Trouble codes: 16795 (secondary air incorrect flow), 17965 (turbo over boost), 17905 (connection charger to throttle valve)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 3VWSP69M92
This vehicle has had a very intermittent stall, no start, sometimes a couple of thousand miles between episodes. In the past it has always started after it was towed in. This time it would not start @ all , Removed fuel line from fuel filter (Bypassed Filter )...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M62
We have towed this car in several times within the last 6 months, A month ago it broke a timing belt and bent some valves. We did the repair and also installed a dealer rebuilt turbo. This car has had a wierd problem for about 6 months, we have towed it in and... Trouble codes: P2181
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L Compressor VIN: 3VWPE69M63
Got this low mileage Jetta in on the hook. While driving on highway, customer turned on a/c and engine yelp, squealed, and hiccuped then quit, and spit the serp belt out. Found serp belt missing on arrival, belt tensioner chewed up. Found A/C compressor tigh...
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1996 Volvo 850 2.4L linkage VIN: YV1LW5104T
I require a template to set up the wiper linkage on an 850 volvo, it is no longer availible from volvo. If sombody has one could they fax or emaill it to this account.
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2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB3343Y
Hello and thanks to everyone who replied to this post. Unfortunately after many frustrating hours I was unable to fix at this time. Thanks to Jon from Colorado who pointed out the Oil trap and crancase vent hoses,after replacing these the vehicle ran much bett... Trouble codes: P0300 (multi-cylinder misfire).
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1999 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L No Start VIN: SALJY124XX
WELL THE LAND ROVER IS UP AND RUNNING AGAIN, THE OWNER FOUND A USED ECM IN THE USA FOR ONLY 275.00 .. GOOD DEAL. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO A DEALER YESTERDAY AND WITHIN A SHORT TIME IT WAS PROGRAMED TO THE SECURITY SYSTEM AND RUNNING.. SURE BEAT THE COST OF BUY... 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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1996 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L steering pump VIN: WDBGA43E3T
THANK YOU ALL FOR RESPONDING TO MY POST, IT WAS NOT POSSIBLE TO RESEAL THIS PUMP, HAD TO ORDER A REBUILT. IT IS SAD WHEN YOU WANT TO BE A MECHANIC, NOT A PARTS REPLACER AND IT IS NOT POSSIBLE. I CANT UNDERSTAND WHY THE MANUFACTURER OR AN AFTERMARKET SOURCE HAS...
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1983 Porsche 944 2.5L 2 items, Power Window Circuit & Wiper motor delay VIN: WPOAA944DN
My thanks to each and every man who took his time to respond. Here is the short and long of it. The link ]]] www.cannell.co.uk/Manuals.htm Is a fantastic source for older obsolete information. It is free. And I have spent the day off and on download...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Starting VIN: 3VWCF21C9X
Thank you! to everyone who responded to my request. All the info I got was of help in one way or another. I timed the engine and seen that the pump was off by one tooth. I know I should put a new belt on but this its an auction vehicle and dealers are cheap.I ...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L slams gears VIN: 3VWRE69M63
Two replies suggested the MAF and indeed it was bad but a new one made no difference except to clear the MIL. Unfortunately the vehicle was scheduled to be shipped to CA and is now out of our hands. Thanks to all that responded. Trouble codes: 01166 (TCM has no torque signal from engine).
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