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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEH24B8Y
this car had a reoccuring po411 low flow secondary air injection. did all above now p1423 low flow b1 . have noticed maf is glitchy at idle . cuold this be the cuase. from all the info i see o2 sensors are the monitor . any other ideas o2 sensors seem fine. Trouble codes: P0411, P1423
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1989 BMW 735iL 3.4L left side parking lights. VIN: WGAGB4319K
The left side parking lights front and rear go out after just a few moments on. This happened only after replacing the control module fro the low beams which now work fine. Also, how can I get English back on the dash display instead of German?
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L Surge, dyno VIN: WBAGL63422
due for calif. emission test/ motor look up doesn"t list 2002 745 li 2003-2005 745 li states asc or dsc switch on center console cannot find any switch that will disable system when on rear wheel dyno. Maybe two speed idle test required but BAR said should go ...
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1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Unknown VIN: SAJNX2748S
hello jaguar techs, i got this 1995 xjs came in with engine & trans lighs is on & the trans in limp mode, we pulled the codes out & we got p1775 engine code & p727 trans code, according to alldata 1775 is trans related code & 727 is trans speed sensor. any hel...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L warning lamp VIN: SAJHX1249W
Hello again everyone. I think this car is going to be a regular in the shop. I have it back now with the battery light on and the message center stating the battery is not charging. I checked and found the system is charging 14.3 volts at idle and when it is l...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHD1048X
Hello Fellow Techs. I have a 1999 Jaguar XJ8 here that I need some assistance with. Customer brought vehicle in for check engine light on. I first test drove the vehicle, and heard the engine "pinging" as I drove down the street. I then scanned PCM and found 2... Trouble codes: P1384 (VVt Solenoid Malfunction Bank A), P1396 (VVt Solenoid Malfunction Bank B)
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1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L ACE Pump VIN: SALTY1241X
1999 Land Rover Discovery - ACE system - Noisy pump. This is for another shop. The pump was noisy. Replaced the pump - still noisy. It makes noise at idle and up to about 30 mph. Above 30 mph one can't realy hear it. As one slows down it gets louder again. Th...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: WDBGA51E4T
The vehicle runs fine cold. As soon as it warms up the fuel gauge warning light starts flashing. Surging/Bucking follows soon after. It is not constant, but is noticable. Occasionally, when at idle at a stop light the vehicle will stall. We replaced the air tu...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L trunk release VIN: WDBLK70G2Y
good afternoon, i have this lovely 208 convertible. customers states ever since a local body shop replaced a front bumper the trunk lid does not open electronically with top up, will work with top down, checked power supply to the actuator, seems like be getti...
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2004 Bentley Continental GT 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SCBCR63W54
Hello everyone, I know car should be under warranty but it's a rebuilder. I have gotten pretty much every thing straighten out but I still have these codes to deal with (see attached list). Any info or wiring diagram would help greatly. Hope all is well and th... Trouble codes: P0414 (Sec. Air Inj. Switching Valve A Cir Shorted), P0417 (Sec. Air Inj. Switching Valve B Cir Shorted), P0102 (MAF Low Input), P1168 (MAF 2 Low Input)
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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWCC21VX1
Hi Crew, Vehicle towed in-no start- I started car and drove into shop, car died and will not restart. Have no spark and no injector pulse. Have Vantage waveform at CKP connector and have CMP squarewave at CMP connector, but have no trigger at ign coil transis... Trouble codes: P0725 (Engine Speed Input CKT), P1780 (Manufacturer Specific), P1850 (Manufacturer Specific), P1866 (Manufacturer Specific)
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Downshift and 1-2 VIN: WVWSB61J01
This Jetta shifts hard at times. Usually on medium to heavy acceleration. Seems to have a harsh down shift and a bit if a heavy 1-2. We were able to readapt the shift points but can't get the throttle module to adapt. We have tried replacing the module but no ...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire VIN: WVWPD63B23
just looking to see if anyone else has been running into passats popping off their coils. have one friend at another shop that this has happened to once. Trouble codes: 302 (2 misfire), 300 (random misfire)
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1998 Volvo S90 2.9L W-S-E lights flash
Volvo techs...This is my sons vehicle, Intermitteltly the arrow on inst cluster will start flashing, and the w-s-e lights will flash, Trans shifts normally. But at other times all of the above mentioned lights will flash and the speedo will stop working, and i...
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2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L Evaporator VIN: YV1SZ59H64
I have an 04 XC70 that's freezing up, all-the-way out to the accumulator - and the evaporator is freezing as well, to the extent that it stops cooling and air-flow is restricted. I replaced the expansion valve but it's doing the same thing. Based on the design...
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1988 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L ABS/ power brakes VIN: SAJHV1644J
I put the Accumulator in and started the engine and still not working right, maybe I need to drive some. Do not have much info on this, so there may be a bleeding process? Thanks for the help, the customer waited a while to decide so that is why the long post....
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1994 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L Electronic VIN: SAJMW1340R
Never was able to access the codes but was advised the solenoids inside the pan heat up and short out so I changed them, cleared the codes by disconnecting the battery and so far so good. Thanks for all the help. As usual it's been a learning experience.
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1981 Other European Delorean 2.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: SCEDT26TXB
Sea-Foam is a wonderful thing... :-) Car purrs like a kitten,lots of power! Only problem now is a hot soak,no start.Thankfully for me the customer is taking it to a more knowlegdeable person. Thanks for help guys. Jim
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L overheating VIN: 3VWRE69M84
thank you girls and guys soooo. much your great. i checked the flow from the small hose on the res. no flow ,am waiting for go ahead from cust. im sure you nailed it. thanks again.
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L speed sensor VIN: 3VWCR31CX4
THANKS GUYS What I found out was the the G502 shaft speed sensor was goofy some of the time it would just dropout for no reason. I priced this sensor from vw dealer at 1800. plus the owner decide to install a reman. I think Dan from Michigan was right. "They ...
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