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1990 Audi 100 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBC5446L
we are asking for help with this audi.mil light is on with a hard code 2123 stored.vehicle runs great but will not pass smog test due to mil light being on.we tested the idle & full throttle switches both test good.tested circuits from switches to fuel control... Trouble codes: 2123 (full throttle switch always high)
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2004 Audi Allroad 2.7L Surge
2004 audi allroad- customer states there was high idle condition with her foot on the brake parking lot manurers-She was so stunned by this incident that she called up to come and get her car. we have not been able to duplicate the problem after two days of dr...
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2005 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Drive train VIN: WAULL44E85
Hello to all, I have this Audi A8 that has a rumble, but only under certain conditions. It is more noticable when car is warmed up or has been driving for a bit, but I do hear it all the time. It will rumble when turning, either way. It will rumble when going ...
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1997 BMW 318i 1.9L Coolant fan VIN: WBABH88326
Coolant fan shorted, burned out both relays.Fan ,both relays,coolant sensors replaced,fan will only run when AC is on.I think computer is bad,need better info for testing.
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1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L anti theft alar VIN: WDBFA67E8R
The anti theft alarm goes off intermittently once every couple of weeks. I cannot access it with Modis 8.2. So I cannot read any codes. Any clues on where to begin on an othewise perfectly working system. It does reset with the key and starts and runs fine.
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L wiper motor VIN: WDBRN40J93
i have this vehicle in my shop and the wiper blades and windshield squirters do not work-all data has un readable diagrams-mitchel doesnt have any info at all-if i could get a good schematic im sure we could figure this thing out - all fuse are good- if any on...
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1999 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L Power to Compressor VIN: 3VWCB61E9X
Hope folks can help as I'm tearin' my hair out on this one. Came in with non/working A/C. Replaced compressor, dryer, and expansion valve as clutch noisy when jumped. Evac system, go to charge, compressor will not cycle on, however cooling fans work. Compresso...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L compressor VIN: WDBCA25D9L
Thanks to everyone who helped, all good suggestions. It turned out to be defective rebuilt MAS units. I thought that maybe the A/C clutch was pulling too many amps, blowing out the MAS unit, but it was less than 4 amps. A good MAS unit now keeps the compressor...
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2004 Bentley Continental GT 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SCBCR63W54
Thank you for the responses. Thank you very much for your help Colin. With his help I was able to conclude that the vehicle was ran at the bodyshop and excessive bodyshop dust caused the problems. It made the sensors clog up. Ordered new sensors and down t... 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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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Unknown VIN: WVWSK61J32
THE CUSTOMER FINALLY BROUGHT THE CAR BACK FOR US TO LOOK AT IT AGAIN-WE ENDED UP DOING A RECHARGE ON THE AC SYSTEM WE DID NOTICE THAT IT WAS A BIT LOW- BY A HALF A POUND-BUT WHAT WE DIDNT CATCH THE FIRST TIME WAS THAT THE RADIATOR FAN WAS SEIZED UP-SO IT WASNT...
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1998 Volvo V70 2.4L Heater fan VIN: YV1LW5579W
Thanks for your response. It has provided some good possibilities, however the customer was unable to bring the vehicle back as planned a week ago to try these tips. will be another week or so till can be here. In the mean time we were working on a 94 850 that...
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Brake Pedal VIN: YV1TS90D3X
So at the end, it seems that bleeding the brakes was the main cause. We bled the system atleast 7 - 8 times, until we began to see a result. THanks to everyone for all your help, truly appreciated
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