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2002 Audi A6 3.0L shifting? VIN: WAUJT64B92
Hi everyone. Thanks in advance for your help. We have a strange problem on this Audi. Under light to moderate acceleration, it has a slight slip (for lack of a better description, I'll call it a slip) at faily regular intervals. It feels like the engine has a...
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2003 Audi A4 3.0L Unknown VIN: WAULT68E63
i need a spec on the parristic draw on this ayatem i cant seem to find the spec any where thanks in advance
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Electronic VIN: WBAGH8345Y
Help all BMW techs! We just replaced abs conrol unit for this car. Customer called afew days later saying a/c was inop. We scanned for faults with gt1- none. a/c charge is correct.Compressor clutch not energized. we found no signal was being recieved from high...
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Regulator VIN: SALTY12401
Good Morning Land Rover Tech's! I have this Discovery in here and after replacing the original drivers side window and regulator with a new part from World-Pac, I am having cronic regulator failures. The reason for the original glass and regulator replaceme...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L Temp Gauge VIN: WDBCA25DMA
I have this mercedes with an intermittently fluctuating temp gauge. I've narrowed it down to connector on back of cluster or cluster. What I need is a schematic for the the cluster specifically, which pin does what and what color wires connect to it. My fax # ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: WDBJF65J61
the car will stall on decel under 10 mph.and it will not start for at least 5 mins.(cranks ok), but it also sometimes will not start when is being parked for a while. but it will only do it sometimes, customer states it has done it 5 to 6 times each time it ha... Trouble codes: P2034
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L belt tensioner VIN: WDBRF40J05
This vehicle came to us after customer was told by another shop they "could do no more" to repair it. The symptom is at idle in gear, a/c on or off at just the right rpm the belt tensioner starts slapping back and forth about 3/4 of an inch and making a knocki...
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1972 Porsche 914 1.7L Poor Idle Quality
hey guys a buddy of mine bought the heap.it has mecanical injectors and pionts.the issue is that I can not find and info on this vehicle also when coming to a stop after awarm it will idle at 1500 and if you give it a shot of gas it will come down and almost s...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Communication VIN: 3VWSE29M9Y
Came in with Traction control, ABS & SRS lights on. When Ross-Tech Vag-Com hooked up I can't get the unit to communicate to any modules. (works fine on other cars) Looked at the aftermarket radio scenario, DLC pin #7 is NOT geting Battery voltage from afterm...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L No Start VIN: 3VWSG29M71
A customer bought this car on E-Bay as is and had it towed here because it would crank but wouldn’t start. First off, we were unable to communicate with any modules and there’s no damage to the DLC or any of the wiring. Because it wouldn’t even fire, I tried a...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WVWYH63B92
This vehicle has a mild shake at idle but no other driveabilty issues. We've changed the plugs, wires and valve cover gaskets (leaking oil onto spark plug boots). Everything scans well, but we noticed on a compression test that the left bank took 7 turn overs ... Trouble codes: P0300 (RANDOM MISFIRE - intermittently and CEL has never come on)
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCD21CO3
well this is what happening with this bug had codes listed on cold start this unit fires up missing on 1 and 2 in about 60 seconds it runns fair quits missing any how i swaped coils 1234 to 4321 and no change fine no coil problem so did same with injectors and... Trouble codes: 16716 (knock b /2), 17519 (o2 bank1 lean), 17560 (o2 bank lean), P0300, P0301, P0302
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2000 Volvo C70 2.3L closing VIN: YV1NC53D6Y
Hi Volvo tech's,. we have this top that retracts OK but on closing it stops about 3 inches from closing. The codes are CCU-311 C/Top closing circuit to high and CCU-312 C/Top opening circuit too high. Was wondering if anyone has seen this problem before? Thank...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Electronic VIN: WAUED64B21
Thanks for the responses. Mark was right pulled up the carpet and found the TCM under water. In the process of drying the carpet right now and fixing the water leak.
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L front cover VIN: WBAGL63482
So the coolant tube seal behind the front cover was leaking, and yes it was a pain to repair, but did not have to pull the cylinder heads to do it. Thanks for all of the tip's on how to perform the repair without having to "go by the book"!
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Mechanical VIN: SAJDAD1N81
It seems that most are in agreement that adding oil stabilizer is masking the problem. A master Jag tech feels that there is no need to add a stabilizer to the oil if engine is in good condition. I have advised customer to that and he has added stabilzer on hi...
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1974 Lancia INIEZIONE 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 8204170062
SORRY GUY'S, FORGOT TO REPLY. WELL I RECIEVED 2 REPLIES AND THEY WERE BOTH DIFFERENT. IT LOOKS LIKE THE MANUAL PUBLISHERS HAVE DIFFERENT OPINION. BEING ITALIAN I EMAILED SOME WORKSHOPS IN ITALY AND THE ACTUAL MEASUREMENT WAS .008" ON THE INLET & .010" ON THE E...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L lock up torq. VIN: WDBHA23G2W
reset adaptation ran adaptation procedure.seems to be ok know
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2002 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L clutch hydraulics VIN: WP0AB29972
Replaced the slave cylinder and the accumulator and the clutch now works properly. Thanks to all for the input as it helped to correct the issue.
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Stall, HARD START WHEN HOT VIN: YS3DF58K22
thanks for all the replies from iatn techs,i went back in and check crank sensor under real hot condition and found fault in sensor, replace with new oem sensor and problem is gone thanks again everyone who help.
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L key code VIN: 3VWCM31Y54
i could not get the skc.so i bought a tool to read the skc in the cluster,worked great,i programmed the key and key fob.thanks any way
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