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1996 Audi A6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUJA84A6T
The car came in last Sept , 2007, for the MIL being on. The code retrieved was P0441, insufficient EGR flow. The first time, the throttle body was removed and cleaned, but the EGR calve was left on the car and the passage under it wasn't cleaned. The MIL retur... Trouble codes: P0441 (Insufficient EGR flow.)
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2004 Audi A6 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUJT64B34
hi group have this 04 A6 3.0l have missfire code cylinder number 5 switch coils and injectors no difference/looses coolant and smell coolant from tail pipe.removed head can not tell if gasket is defective head ckd out ok any one with simmilar problem,thankyou
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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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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L bumper cover VIN: 181FL97627
need to remove bumper cover. seems to be some attaching bolt that I cannot locate. seems to be under the headlamps. Need to k now where they are or procedure.thanks
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY16473
Hello techs - I hope someone here and help shed some light on this mystery, besides the obvious possiblities. Both O2 sensors were replaced about a year ago, and the right side went bad 3 to 4 days after we replaced the intake manifold, valve cover gaskets and... Trouble codes: P0150 (O2 Sensor Circuit Malfunction Bank 2 Sensor 1), P0174 (System too Lean Bank 2), P1174 (Pending Code System too lean Bank B)
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L No Start, Starts/Dies quickly VIN: NDBCA39DOH
Installed a fuel pump and had the battery disconnected during the repair. Upon reinstalling battery connection the vehicle would start run 2 seconds and die. Fuel shut-off. The radio is inoperable. Ignition key does not have red dot indicating not the master k...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L air bag VIN: WDBFA61E4M
Hey Mercedes techs and all at IATN God bless. I have this 300 sl that has an air bag light on. My motis can't help nor can the genesis. All data says I need a pulse scanner to retrieve the code. It is a 3 wire type of code reader and connects at the 16 pin dia...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L battery VIN: WDBRF61JO1
hello, im having a little trouble finding the battery drain on this particular car, iv done the basic, tsb, blown fuses, checked all connections, starting charging, systems ok, i know this car has alot of modules,i am getting quite a few codes for the srs. any...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L instrument VIN: WDBRF64J02
I have a c320 in the shop and the electric control motor for the up/down of the steerihg column runs but the column won't raise. I see there is a plastic dog bone which connect the motor the the gearbox. The trouble I'm having is with removing the instrument c...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBLK65G63
Hello, This car is driving me crazy. I had codes P2008 O2 sensor Heater Sensor 1 bank 1, and P2088 O2 sensor Heater sensor 1 bank 2. I have replaced both O2 sensors and MAF sensor.Code P2008 keeps coming back,so I replaced Bank 1 sensor 1 again. Still coming b... Trouble codes: P2008 (O2 Sensor Heater Bank 1 Sensor 1)
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2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33473
Vehicle came in for check engine light diagnosis, I am using the Autologic Scan Tool and found codes P1229 & P0683, Cleared codes and road tested, noticed on full throttle accelleration it would go into limp home and run poorly, the Check Engine and EML lights... Trouble codes: P1229 (Throttle Adaption Fault), P0683 (Throttle Flap Malfunction)
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2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L reverse VIN: YS3ED48E1Y
We originally received the vehicle with no reverse or drive until reving or waiting for fluid pickup. Codes were the gear ratio error and manual lever out of range. Pressure test revealed low pressure. Removed the unit and did a complete rebuild replacing the...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L steering pump VIN: 3VWRA81H3T
we just put a second new pump and a new reservoir in this jetta due to lots of noise especially when loading/turning steering - second pump is also noisy - we have replaced the reservoir also as i had concerns there might be a hidden filter in the res. steerin...
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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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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Stall VIN: WVWWH63B03
Hello Group , this car will crank up and stall out after a hot soak , after restarting once or twice it will run good with no misfire , has good power , clean acceleration ,just that annoying having to restart sometimes 2 or 3 times. Its been to the local deal...
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1989 Volvo 740 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: YV1FA8757K
Subsequent testing found the throtle switch never closing fully(always had a resistance value - approx 4.5k ohms). we replaced the tps and idle CO is now down to 0.04%. The problem is at cruise, CO creeps up within 10-20 seconds to over 4%. The O2S is still sw...
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L obdii readness VIN: YV1VS2554Y
Hi! Everybody. I need some of adviseon this volvo s40. Customer drive for the 2 weeks. Still three obd II readness not turn to be ready condition. I check w/ snap-on modis mode $6 Test ID $cb. Comp.$00 Min.. Max 25. value: 13527 Result Failed.
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1997 Audi A4 2.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEA88D8V
the cat was clogged solid thanks for the help a real time saver. now to figure what caused the cat to melt
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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L No Start VIN: WAUML44EX4
Sorry for the delay in closing this request.The problem was the main fuel pump in the dr.side of the tank.What a process to change the pump.You have to work through both pump access holes to replace them.The best place to get the pump was the dealer,unit wa... Trouble codes: P2401, P0498.
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.2L Security VIN: WDBEA52E5P
Thanks for the info. I was able to jump pin 30 and 87 at the k38 relay (starter lockout relay) and all is good. Thanks Steve for the warning about the insulation. I found the relay by moving the insulation out of the way.
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1997 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L (EC) button light on VIN: WDBFA63F8V
Just wanted to get back to everyone. First off, the key Transmiter was bad, bought a new key, all OK $160.00 The climate controll is single , not dual control, so the procedure must be different. This customer is pretty relaxed, so if anyone has a update on pu...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz Smart 1.5L No Start, Won't shift into N VIN: WMECF32F75
Hello again! We found the culprit. Shift actuator #2 oil seal is leaking and there is a mess inside the electrical motor. I think this is gonna be a common problem in this type of tranny. This is the same tranny used in the Mitsubishi Colt and it is known as F...
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, no acceleration VIN: WPOCB2982Y
Thanks to all who responded. Most of you agreed the problem was in the ECU. The car sat over the weekend and through monday, on tuesday when I went to start it the battery was too weak to crank. After I jumped w/box I noticed it was running smooth and revved ... Trouble codes: P1502.
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2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Brakes VIN: YS3ED58E4Y
Some of the suggestions I recieved were contaminated fluid, free play at brake pedal & look at adjustment at master cylinder, and engine oil in brake booster. We replaced the master cylinder (it was definately leaking), brake booster (mixture of oil and...
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1999 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: WVWGA31J7X
Sorry for the delay in closing this post, but I was waiting to hear back from the customer. She elected not to fix the car, given the nature of the problem. I'm almost positive the cause of the no-start was coolant wicking up the entire wiring harness, into t...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L air bag controller VIN: 3VWSK69M94
According to the vw dealership there are 3 airbag modules for a 2004 jetta. base PN 1C0 909 605F 1. with side airbags only-index code 01N 2. With side and curtain airbags from 6/01 to 7/03. Index code 004 3. With side and curtain airbags from 7/2003 to 1/05. ...
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