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1998 Audi A4 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED28D4W
i need help with this one. this audi has these codes which all data says are just about all short to ground issues. i tested all ground and did not find any problems. however i do not get proper voltage supply to my o2 sensors all of them. also when i run the ... Trouble codes: 17843 (17829-), 17829 (17833-), 17833 (17923-), 17923 (17880-), 17880
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: E92A110837
Thanks for your time to try to help me. I believe this car needs the updated CTS sensor. My question is do you have to remove the intake manifold to replace it and if so what are the steps to remove the manifold. Any tips to make the job easier? I never remove... Trouble codes: 16502 (Coolant temp Signal High), P0118 (Intermittent)
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L Front left VIN: WAULC68E83
Audi techs, Drivers window in in-op. Tested the switch. Test was done, controller 46, central conv., 08 group 11. Switch responds as it should OK. Replace the drivers side control module-motor. still in-op. Test power and ground, OK. All of the other windows ...
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2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L Retraction VIN: 4USBT33453
I got this one from the dealer where they quoted my new customer an entire top replacement $astronomical. I can generally find the individual fault but this one has got me stumped. The convertible top control module had two codes retrieved by my x431. 12: Cont...
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2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Torque converter VIN: SAJDA14C7Y
Car came in with a knocking noise when the engine is about 2500 RPM, and the tranny is in park. Put it in drive with my foot on the brake (putting a load on the drive train) and the noise is gone. Removed the bolts that attach the converter to the flywheel (so...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400SE 4.2L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WDBGA42E6N
Greetings IATN members. This is our first post so please be a little forgiving for our lack of posted information. This 400 SE came in with needing the engine harness replaced. This harness leads to fuel injectors, cam adusting solenoids, coolant temp sensor, ... Trouble codes: 19 (injiectors lhi sfi), 07 (ignition system di 1)
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2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA24G8Y
when under load engine rpm goes about 5000 trans does not shift (this wot) until I reales the throttle, seems like when the cat is plugged up, if u drive it normal is not as bad. I have modis scanner and monitoring misfire data all cylinders are mising just fe... Trouble codes: P0243 (a/f switch over actuator f compressor m16/6), P0170 (self adaptation at limit)
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1993 Saab 900 Turbo 2.0L Radio VIN: YS3AL35T1P
I tried 4 times to re-set the radio code. I used the info I could find in the archives with no positive results. The power comes on and "code" lights up, but there is no sound or change. I replaced the radio thinking that it was an internal problem with the ...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 3VWCC21C9X
Help all V.W. Techs!! This car will only overheat if it idles more than an hour( dont ask me why the customer does it!!).It has had O.E. water pump and thermostat installed at a quality used car dealer by qualified Techs prior being sent to me for a second opi...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Radio VIN: 3VWSB69M72
Cust will drive car for 20 minutes w/A.M.or F.M. and radio will go to static,cannot tune radio to any station.Shut off radio for 5-10 minutes and turn on will work fine for another 20 minutes,Antenna seems good radio never looses presets no lights flashing,Not...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Stall VIN: WVWSE61J42
hello techs, this VW has us scratching our heads a little. customer stated that the car stalls when ambient temp is high, after stalling the EPC light is illuminated. we scanned for codes and found those 5. the j271 relay described in the code supplies power t... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0562, P0688
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1998 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L cam timing VIN: YV1LS5670W
first of all thank you guys for your help, i always succeed and posting the help request.have a volvo s70 that came in to our shop running with bad timing belt idler pulley.we drove the car into the bay and it was making noise so we shut it off and replaced th...
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1999 Audi A4 2.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED28D0X
I thank all involved. As far as the no start, this problem was from faulty ect sensor. I let customer take vehicle and recieved cal that all is well with no start. All other codes I do suspect may be linked to bad ground or other wiring issue. Trouble codes: P0113, P0103, P0118, P1141, P1129, P1127.
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1988 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L No Start VIN: SAJHV1646J
Thanks to all who replied. There was some conflict on just how much voltage the crank sensor should have while cranking. As stated I had about .9 volts and a clean pattern. Since I had no injector pulse AND no spark I pulled the trigger and replaced the ECU. E...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 L 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHD6046X
Hi - I am being asked to close this post. We replaced the throttle body assembly last week, drove the car for two days = ok. Returned car to owner, they are driving almost daily with no problems so far. Will not really know if we are ok for a few more weeks. I... Trouble codes: P1111 (systems check complete).
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2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Steering column VIN: SAJJA42C9Y
Customer has rescheduled 3 times for further diagnosis, still has not shown up. Got an idea from a long time Jag guru here in Denver. There is a actuator pin in the center of the electrical portion of the ignition swith that controls all these functions when...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L abs pump VIN: WDBUF65J34
Some great information about tire pressure and this braking system in general. To be honest before posting this I did not realize that the brake system had to be disabled before servicing. It's fortunate that I never cracked into the system before acquiring t...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L A/C panel VIN: WDBSK75F76
Well, this car definitely had too much to drink; we tried but couldn't wake the dead. The control panel had to be replaced. Many thanks for the responses.
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1990 Volvo 740 2.3L ign timing VIN: YV1FA8842L
thanks to chuck j. for the discription of the position of flywheel (auto) with #1 cylinder at tdc. the flywheel has one spot with out windows just blanksteel. correctly mounted the blank spot (2 windows width wide) is positioned at the starter hole opening on ...
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