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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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1995 BMW M3 3.0L no fifth gear VIN: WBSBF0322S
have driven many times and still no 5th gear all other shift points are good and smooth.
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1998 BMW 328i 2.8L not sure VIN: 334WEY9003
Car came in with bad motor. While replacing motor found a vaccum line off. Dont remember removing it. It goes to a vaccum resevoir(located under starter) with a main vaccum sourse attached,(labeled vaccum)the other end is labeled OAD. That is the end I can not...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L p.s VIN: WBAAM3341Y
Hey guys i have a 2000 bmw 323i no p.s i replaced rack lower ball joints p.s pump still no assist need help
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2001 BMW 540i 4.4L remote door locks VIN: WBADN63481
This one is kicking my tail. The key fobs are inop. the signal is being recieved according to live data. So thinking that if the signal was bing recieved then the general module must not be ding it's job. Repl. the module with no change in condition. Repl. the...
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2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABN33491
thanks for you help in advance. this vehicle came in with a mil light on, code p1345 stored in computer for catalyst damaged. check catalyst moniters and found both sensor switching as front sensors. replace both catalyst, cat moniters no longer switches. volt... Trouble codes: P1345 (catalyst damaged)
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2003 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNY22263
Vehicle came in with misfire #1,2,4,5,6, P0171 lean bank 1, P0174 lean bank 2, and P1470 variable intake motor fault. Smoke tested and repaired all air leaks and reset adaptions. Replaced variable intake control motor. Fuel trims coss banks too far apart. Repl... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire)
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: WDBCA24D5H
This car came to shop with a normal overvoltage relay problem. Relay was replaced and owner drove car home. The next day the car came back at me on the hook with totally different problem. Now the car will start instantly and continue to run as long as The key...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J02
i have a 2002 m/b c240 with 2.6 v6 with mil light on. test drove car; had miss and ran rough, car when into limp mode. check wires, coils, spark plug seem ok. cleared light test drove car again car runs good no miss. any ideas? thank you for your help Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0302 (mis on cylinder 2), P20D4 (load limit is active), P0303 (mis on cylinder 3), P0304 (mis on cylinder 4), P0115 (coolant thermostat)
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L rear align VIN: YS3DF58K12
I have this loss where our Insured "backed" into this vehicle. The hood, grille front covere and RH lamp assy were replaced and a couple hrs on the upper tie bar. Th car was driven from the scene and for some months later after repair. The ownere is now compla...
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1995 Volkswagen EuroVan 2.5L No Start VIN: WV2ZZZ70ZS
code 1570 Engine Control Module disabled codes on the inmobilizer: Code: 01177 Engine Control Unit Please help me with this, already i have the pin code and i can reprogram a new key but the result is the same. att. Xavier
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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDH68D31
Well everyone's info was helpful. The restricted convertor theory was my next step to pursue, but the customer I gave the customer to car to use over last weekend and it has not returned yet. We'll see what happens. Trouble codes: 17819 (Secondary Air Inj Bank 2 Flow too low), 16684 (Misfire recognized), 16685 (Cylinder 1 misfire), 17537 (Bank 2 LTFT too rich), 16717 (Knock sensor 2 signal too high), 16688 (cyliner 4 misfire).
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.0L engine VIN: WDBC820A08
Hello guy's OK, this one is fixed. not completely, but i have to close this help request. did change filter and pre-filter.did change all old diesel and wow, power is back. yes i was taken turbo pressure after the solenoid for enrichement, and it was the same ...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L upper vents in heat mode VIN: WBGA33E7SA
This one is not fixed. It seems that the vent is flow is normal but on further conversations with the customer the real problem is intermittant heat. At times they will loose heat altogether, I did get a few ideas for other area's to look into, But the custom...
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L compartment lid VIN: WP0CA2981W
Well I have not heard back from this customer yet but here is one of the responses I got from Greg that is very good: Given a boxster with an inoperative convertible top last ] week I was faced with "getting it open" so I could repair ] it. Seems that if it i...
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2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L reverse VIN: YS3ED48E1Y
Thanks to a proper wiring diagram we traced the output and input speed sensor wires were crossed. We learned a valuable leason going behind another less than qualified shop. Thanks also go to Alex [...] as he responded with the proper fix [if only before tra...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FB45S03
sorry guys for the long wait we decided to send this one to the dealer to check the gas cap recall. i never heard any thing back from the dealer. i have the feeling it was the gas cap, but thanks for your help everyone Trouble codes: P0455.
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Battery Drain / Draw VIN: 3VWRA81H0X
Thank you everyone for your support. I got some great help on this one, you guys are the best. It ended up being the cluster that was causing the drain. I broke down and bought the right tools for the job and it aided in finding the short. It turns o...
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