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1997 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SALPV144XV
This vehicle did not come in for this problem but it is very noticeable. Idle is rough, seems like a missfire but as soon as it gets over 1000 rpm it runs great and goes down the road fine. No codes. Vaccum was 16 and steady, used smoke machine, no leaks found...
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L brake lights coming on when headlight switch turne VIN: 3VWRC81H2S
HEY VW TECHS. NEW CAR TO ME, OTHER TECH HAS BEEN THRU THIS WITHOUT RESULTS SO I GET IT. ALL LIGHTS WORK WITH HEAD LAMP SWITCH OFF. TURN SIGNALS, DAYTIME HEADLAMPS,BRAKE LIGHTS. WHEN HEADLAMPS ARE TURNED ON THE BRAKE LAMPS COME ON INCLUDING HIGH MOUNT BRAKE LAM...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L timing VIN: WVWPD23B5Y
Thank you in advance. I do not have alot of experience with VWs. Car came in with a busted timing belt as a result all the valves were bent. I sent it to the machine shop. I got it back the other day. As I was getting ready to set the Cam and Crank timing to p...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF29MXY
now the customers concern is that the check engine light is on and he is having a starting problem in the morning.so we hooked the scanner and got po380 code for glow plug heater ckt a.so i asked the fellow tech to turn the ignition on and i checked the power ... Trouble codes: P0380
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDD21C81
Hi guys this is my first post on iatn and it's driving me crazy, i got it from another shop, they replace coils, spark plugs, mass air flow. The problem is after sitting over night or for long period of time firts 10 sec it will misfire i conect my launch and ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
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1999 Volvo V70 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: YV1LW55A7X
Hey Volvo techs, I need help. I have this V70 (non turbo) that has an intermittant stall. It has always started right back up until this morning, which it cranked and cranked and then it finally started after about a half hour. There are no codes stored in the...
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2003 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L suspension VIN: YV1RS58DX3
Hi guys!! I got a real stinker on my hands. This Volvo has a very audible noise at cruising speeds. Noise seems to change depending on road surface. Tried new tires (michilen)but the noise did not change. Installed wireless microphones (chasis ears) at each wh...
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH8333X
I didn't acctually fix it but i did find it had some bad coils. The customer didn't have the funds to fix it just yet. thanks for the help Trouble codes: P1341 (p1345-), P1345 (p1357-), P1357 (p1343-), P1343 (p1351-), P1351 (p1349-), P1349.
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L coolant level sensor VIN: WBADM633XX
AFTER SEVERAL QUICK REPLIES AND A CAREFULL SEARCH OF THE OWNERS MANUAL, THERE APPEARS TO BE NO COOLANT LEVEL WARING SYSTEM DISPLAY FOR THIS CAR. I FIND IT SURPRISING THAT IT ISNT SINCE EVERYTHING IS IN PLACE TO HAVE ONE. THANK YOU CHRIS
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Temp Gauge VIN: SALPE1441T
Like everybody said on the replays, the problem is engine ground, so I put a wire from the intake manifold to the battery, but the problem did not go away. I went to my friend to reset the airbag light and he explained theat the wire needs to be a cable, batte...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander HSE 2.5L no crank VIN: SALNE222X2
Thanks to all who replied. The starter did the trick. I did find the steering column switch and inspected it. Thanks for the tip! Seems ok. Car has been gone over a week now! One of the few I've had to pull a motor mount to change a starter! Thanks again for t...
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1987 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.2L Engine VIN: WP0JB0930H
The general consensus seem to be that the tubo is leaking I did some simple air test and can see where the seal is leaking. Thanks for all the advice - the customer seems happier hearing from all you guys out there rather than just from me, as i initially told...
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1989 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L alternator VIN: WPOAB0969K
after searching the iATN fix database and reading all your replies, greg from new mexico was real close, i found the connection on the back of the clock was bad so i cleaned up the plug and checked all the solder joints and averything is working as it should, ...
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2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L Cruise control VIN: YS3EB49E73
Thanks to all that replied. In this case Justin is the man. He hit it right on concerning the trunk wiring harness. We were aware of the problems that are common with the trunk wiring harness but it never occurred to us to check reverse lights in relation to t...
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2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L radio VIN: 3VWDC21V32
To unlock the radio, I entered the code then pushed the seek button to the right and held it till it beeped. Works fine now. Thanks Pat, Phillip, and Jeff.
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