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1995 Audi 90 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUBA88C7S
this one is diffrent from the other request i've looked at.the injectors pulse 2 to 3 times and then stop but i continue to get spark.checked timing belt and crank pulley for broken key and all is fine. i get crank signal on the scanner and if i unplug my hall...
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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA24B0X
Customer's complaint: Alarm went nuts, poor running, blew out exhaust donut on right side manifold, customer also replaced blown fuel injector fuse, check engine light We found: Found idle extremely low (500 rpms but smooth) - advanced gas, anything above 1200... Trouble codes: 1545 (TPS Sensor - Accelerator pedal position sensor)
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJH6047XC
Im looking for mode $6 info for jaguar missfire monitor.jag web site is a pay only.I sent email to sign up but so far no response if anybody has info it would be a great help thanks.
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L Compressor VIN: WDBEA34E3P
Thanks for any help IATN guys.I have read a bunch about the wiring down to compressor,I have checked it well, no broken wires.I do have an AC voltage of .245 volts and the speed sensor ohms out at 675k ohms.Is this in specs? In some old posts it says min of .3...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L door locks VIN: WDBFA68F17
Door locks will not unlock. When driving the vehicle the door locks lock. When you stop the vehicle, shut off engine and remove the key, the doors will not unlock. have to manually unlock vehicle. Have very little info on this car. Any help would be great. Tha...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L glow plug VIN: 3VWCF21COX
cold start glow plug light goes on aprox 2 seconds. no power to glow plugs. unplug coolant sensor power to plugs, and glow light works properly. engine will start and set coolant temp sensor code. with sensor unpluged temp reads on vag 16.2... pluged in reads ...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWCF21C9Y
Here we go... Car towed in. Just starts and dies.Immobilizer active. Another shop ordered ignition keys/tumblers...but not to VIN#(key not cut to original).They replaced the key/tumbler because the owner broke the off in the tumbler.I guess they never heard of...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on
Hello group. We have this tdi diesel with a code p0401 for a low egr flow. We checked all lines from the vacuum pump to the egr solenoid. Vacuum to the solenoid is within specs. We removed the throttle body and cleaned the valve which was stuck. we also cleane... Trouble codes: P0401 (low egr flow)
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1995 Volvo 850 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LW5514S
Hello All and thank you for your time. We had this car brought to the shop for a no start, at the time it had spark,fuel,correct valve timing and compression(about 150 average).We had replace the cam sensor and crank sensors with no luck.The car was taken to a...
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2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No crank VIN: YV1TS94D8Y
Thanks to all in advance, This car came in with a slow oil leak, My tech removed front timing cover and left off alternator belt to run to check for oil leak, he ran the car until it died, battery dead, it did crank after but slow, Just figured we charge batte...
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2006 Volvo V70 2.4 2.4L Alarm sensor VIN: YV1SW61206
Alarm sensor located in the headliner directly behind sunroof falls out. The sensor is not damaged in any way and the headliner is in good condition. I have reinstalled it myself and tried to make it fall out by banging on the headliner hard several times. If ...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Power Windows VIN: WAUEH54BX1
Thanks for the replies, The problem turned out to be what most said it would be. The micro switch in the driver's door latch was bad. Replacing the latch assembly cured the problem. After the car was repaired I found that the windows are supposed to roll ...
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Rotors VIN: WBAGF6321S
Hey thanx for everyones reply most of you suggested to replace lower control arm bushing and you guys were righh...thanx again for everyones help...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBADM6348X
Hey Gang, I certainly rate this as a very worthwhile fix. Special thanx goes to Glen [...] who just about held my hand through this process. The VANOS seals where the problem as a number of you suggested. The "Beisan Sytems" WEB site suggested by Glen is...
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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L rear brakes VIN: WBAGG83411
Held fix post until car had been out for a week - Master cylinder showed signs of external leakage down the front of the booster and we replaced it, along with the the rear pads and rebuilding the rear calipers chich were fried due to heat. I replaced the abs...
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 300TD 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBAB93A9B
THANK YOU ALL SO VERY MUCH! After pulling the tank down, and changing the lift pump and repairing all possible fuel leaks, and checking the "check valve"in the banjo bolt to the inj pump, I saw a leak from the primer pump. Word to the wise, when installing a ...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Vector 2.0L out side temp sensor VIN: YS3FF46YX3
I only have one reply tell me I must have a tech 2 with saab software which I do not have .so I send the customer to saab dealer they had to reconfig the head lite controller. thanks for reply
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Starting VIN: 3VWFR84096
OK, was on the right track, but needed to go further down the road. The reason I was having fuel problems is becuase wiring to the ECU was damaged on the firewall since the customer put his grease lines right there and chafed them to hell. Repair about 10 wire...
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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21V91
Thanks to all that helped us fix this cabrio. We recleaned the throttle body and redid the adaption for thr second time and this fixed this car. Thanks again Joe Trouble codes: 1582 (idle adaptation at limit).
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L steering angle sensor VIN: WVWPD63B84
HALLO LADY COME BACK , BUT THIS TIME I HAD LITTLE MORE TIME TO LOOK INTO IT . CONECT SCAN TOOL , FOUND IN MEASURING BLOCK THAT STEERING ANGLE SENSOR IS READING 180 DEGRES WHEN STEERING WHEEL IS IN NORMAL POSITION , WHEELS STRAIGHT AHEAD . REMOVE STEERING WHEE...
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1997 Volvo 850 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LW5545V
Yeah,I finally got the car to fire up. First I want to thank all you guys for your advice. So this is what i did I pulled the plugs out and cranked the engine with my foot all the way down on the throttle to dry out the cylinders, then i added a few drops of o...
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