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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L rear view mirror VIN: WAULC68E54
Good evening Audi techs,I have this 04 A4 here with the automatic headlight system that as soon as it becomes dark the headlights come on by themselves,also it has the dimming option.My problem is that it does not work at all!I have power and ground and it fal...
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1988 BMW 325is 2.5L Tach VIN: WBAAA1307J
Hi, this vehicles tach and mpg gauge are inoperative, all other gauges working fine. While driving i have seen it work briefly from time to time. Assuming a failed SI board, I replaced with rebuilt from Programma, still no tach. Removed cluster and tested all ...
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1999 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on, only at full throttl VIN: WBAGG8330X
we have tested potentiometers and all test within specs,should we readapt system?any info would be appreciated Trouble codes: P0117, P0119
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L timing VIN: WBADM633XX
WE HAVE THIS 1999 528i IN FOR WONT START. WE FOUND THE ENGINE PARTIALLY SEIZED UP. WHEN WE TRIED TO CRANK THE ENGINE IT WOLUD NOT TURN. WHEN WE TURNED IT BACKWARDS IT WOULD TURN. AFTER WE REMOVED THE VALVE COVER WE FOUND THE VANOS ASSY HAD ALOWED THE CHAIN TO ...
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2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS33461
hi group have this 01 325ci ck engine on with 17 codes stored after reset cold in a.m. random miss/lean/during start up after a few minutes car is perfect reset no codes.i suspent vac leak ,hook up smoke machine no leaks detected i am going to try it again nex... Trouble codes: P1346 (cylinder miss during start up), P0174 (both banks lean), P1342, P0300 (random miss), P1351 (number 5 miss), P1344 (number 2 miss)
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1990 Jaguar XJS 5.3L cylinder head VIN: SAJNW4843L
Good afternoon everyone, I have a 90 Jaguar xjs v12 that I have been elected to work on for a friend of a friend ( nothing good ever comes out of that) I have to remove the cyinder heads and have been told that I have to have a special tool for the chain tensi...
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1260321A14
Hi guys: I have a 380 SE MB. Somebody by-pass the fuel pump relay. A manual switch was install to activate the fuel pump. I tried to repair the wiring and the cause of the original problem that made them by-pass the pump and then I found out that this is a GR...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA76E4S
vehicle brought in for no throttle resonse ,asr light on. replaced idle switch at pedal,neutral switch,had both throttle bodies rebuilt. when key is cycled both throttles open and close,but will not operate when engine is started . can clear code 15 in ea/cc m... Trouble codes: 15 (module faulty n4/1)
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L ABS Module VIN: 3VWTD81H9V
Does anyone have the worksop ABS control module coding for this particular vehicle: 97 VW Jetta VR6-2.8 with 5 speed transmission. We have the capability to re-code the new module but we were unable to retrieve coding from original module. Thanks in Advance ...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C5Y
i dont want to replace ECM if idont have to it needs to be programed to imobilizer/inst. cluster any info. i can get to help me get rid of this headache. thanks guys Trouble codes: P1582 (Idle speed control adaptation limit)
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWRH63B54
reset check engine light, comes back on after 2 days. Car has no drivebility issues. ANYONE WITH FEED BACK WILL BE GREATLY APPRICIATED. THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP. CAR IS BECOMING A REAL NIGHTMARE. GOOD CUSTOMER Trouble codes: 18613 (vag code performance malfunction in coolant system.)
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2000 Volvo V70 2.4L tcc/sl sol. VIN: YVILZ56D7Y
Hello Group, We just inherited this vehicle from another shop. The complaint is engine light on always and the "up" arrow beside ses lamp is flashing. Scan verifies p0740. We are not greatly versed in volvo, and have limited resource. Alldata shows this code...
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2004 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L right low beam VIN: TRUUT28N34
we sent it to the dealer and they replaced the head light assmbly. its been 2 weeks and cust didnt call
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1987 BMW 325is 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: WBAAA1303H
this car is now fixed. thanks to all that responded. i rechecked both air flow meter and o2 sensor. adjusted air flow mixture while running at idle on analyzer to proper settings. scoped oxygen sensor and found it was running on the lean side. replaced oxygen ...
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1999 BMW 740i 4.4L starting system
I tried removing the neg cable and then reattaching after a few minutes. This did not help. I then disconnected both neg and pos from the battery overnight reattached the next day. No change I then attached the charger to the battery and left the key on for ab...
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2002 BMW 320i 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV13472
We can call this one a fix, Thanks for everyone's efforts. It turned out the customer had NOT been using premium fuel, which was causing the plugs to get carboned up, the oil was very black and dirty which eventually caused sticky lifters( it has bucket type f...
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1991 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L oil press lite VIN: SALHV124XM
thanks to all who replied. larry of calif nailed it. the oil pressure light system has a controller behind the left of the steering wheel under the facia. made in france and it causes the low oil level sender to make the oil dash light blink if its low,or stay...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L battery
Thanks to all that replied to my problem. Thanks to Matt for telling me about the amp. I disconnected it and the problem is gone. Thanks again
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J02
found that the mass air was bad showing signs of erric readings. replaced mass air, clear codes. test drove car performs like it should. 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 starting system VIN: YS3DF78K92
Thank everyone for all the replies on this issue and the repair WAS the neutal saftey switch ,now customer is happy for the repair but upset at themselves for guessing about the starter once agian thank everone for thier help
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L i/p cluster VIN: WVWMD63B5X
we found that the abs module was bad. that's what was causing the i/p cluster to act up. installed new abs control module and recode. car works to spec
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L abs light,radio,srs VIN: 9BWBP21J01
I figured it might be a problem with the charging or battery or a ground, so I removed battery & casing all around & started checked ground connections and all other connectors underneath for corrosion & found the connector for the wiring going to the voltage ...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCP21C21
So far this one is looking like a fix.As Don suggested, I checked the EGR cooler and found it completely clogged.I still don't understand how this could set an excessive flow code.Also checked VAG]COM website, tons of good info there. Thanks for all the replie... Trouble codes: P0402.
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