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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L ABS module VIN: WAUYP64B41
ABS module needs coding, tried typical Audi brake system codes; 00022, 00021, 06169, 00031, 00004, 00204 and 00106, does anybody have the correct code? please, help Alex
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1993 BMW 325i 2.5L blower motor VIN: WBACB3324R
still only high speed, rechecked voltages, no power out of resistor, put on another and it works, i got resistor from world pac behr brand name. this is just a warning that there may be some bad resistors being sent out
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1985 Fiat X1/9 1.5L Valve adjustment VIN: ZBBBS00A9G
Does anyone have a valve shim removal/installation tool for one of these gathering dust that they would like to part with? I'm willing to pay a fair price. Alternatively does anyone know where I can get one? I've already tried Difatta Bros., International A...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L Cruise control VIN: WDBCA24D9L
Hi everybody, got this 1990 300 SE with cruise control operating at times and when it does it is not smooth or consistent as it may engage suddenly or disconnect at will. When selecting 'acc' it will engage with a jerk and when in 'set' will not engage at all ...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG 5.5L pwr window / seat VIN: WDBPJ74J13
this is Paris hilton's ex car, it's a pink cl55 AMG. whether that's related to the problem or not I don't know.., but here's the problem I'm having: the car is in for inop right front power window and seat adjustments on that same side. basically nothing on t...
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L transmission VIN: WMWRC33403
We replaced the transmission in the mini cooper. We are getting ready to fill the transmission or gearbow up with fluid. According to the information on alldata the fill plug is on the front of the transmission close to the block. We don't have the recommended...
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1983 Porsche 928 S 4.7L speedometer VIN: WP0JB0927D
This is for the 928 porsche man. The speedometer is inoperative. In the past if the vehicle is driven over a big bump on the freeway the speedometer will work for some time. (bad connection somewhere) But now it's totaly dead, The speedometer have been sent ou...
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1988 Porsche 924 S 2.5L oil warning sys VIN: WP0AA0923J
Help all Porsche Techs!! We have this 924s that will intermittenty flash the oil pressure warning light on while the engine speed is above idle. The bar gauge reads normall pressure. We cannot duplicate the concern but want to correct this for the customer. An...
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2001 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Mechanical VIN: WPOAA29981
car was towed in, customer was driving car to work. car starts but runs poorly. check codes. found code for left camshaft position sensor. implausible signal. check sensor. sensor appears ok. checked engine compression. zero compression on left bank. right ban...
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1999 Saab 9-5 SE 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: YS3EF48E5X
Here is my saab story. we got vehicle with engine siezed. we removed engine as sublet to local rebuilder. engine rebuilt and installed by us. Engine runs great when driving, at idle it struggles to keep running and sets two codes p0300, and p1251. we cleared p... Trouble codes: P0300 (random engine misfire), P1251 (throttle out of range)
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 3VWST29M81
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L air struts VIN: WA1YD64B32
replaced both struts and compressor. also did new adaptation and system worked ok
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Transmission, ABS, Insterment cluster VIN: WBAGH8346Y
Well, after checking everything i could, we bit the bullet and tried a new ABS module. ($1700!) Coded it, and it seemed to work! No commutation problems, no can bus codes! The customer picked the car up and we haven't heard back, i'm assuming everything work...
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2003 Jaguar XK8 4.2L No Start VIN: SAJDA42C33
Hello everyone, Sorry it took so long to close thise one I went on vacation and forgot it was open. It was the fuel pump. At the fuel rail pressure was 5 psi. At the fuel filter pressure was 5 psi. At the tank out let it was 5 psi. R&R tank, bench tested ...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L No Start, Starts/Dies quickly VIN: NDBCA39DOH
The reason the fuel pump was replaced was due to a very bad leak around the end seal of the pump housing. The car came in running fine. The only reason the battery was disconnected was because this particular vehicle's fuel pump is external and has a positiv...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L center vent blow hot air VIN: WDBRF61J72
OK This one is at last out of the shop.After replacing all stepper motors & broken operating levers (flap linkages) and the same code keep coming back. So we decided to replace the A/C & Heating control panel. It doesn't need to be coded, even MB interchanged ...
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1978 MG MGB MK IV 1.8L turn signals VIN: GHN5UJ4525
thank you all I found that the ground at the licence plate frame was poor and also the ground at the right tail light was dirty and loose was a very easy fix thanks to all of you giving me the ground locations information like this is priceless thanks all...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L steering pump VIN: 3VWRA81H3T
Good replies - broke customer - Seems to be a lot of that going around lately - Steering rack was sucking air we verified this by substituting the return line into an alternate power steering fluid source and the cavitation noises quit - cavitation is defined ...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C5Y
Thanks for all the tips.I went with cleaning the T-body& resetting it with the 060 in scan tool.When i was puting everything back on after cleaning T-body i noticed a misrouted vacuume hose. After i cleard codes & went on a test drive it drove a lot better & b... Trouble codes: P1582 (Idle speed control adaptation limit).
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L low power VIN: 3VWSP69M62
Well this was a long learning expierence, but I believe we have came to an end. We found the answer through testing and posts that we recieved. The First test we did was to check the N75 valve on the bench, next to a new one,it passed this test,but when you ha...
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