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2002 Audi TT 1.8L haldex system
ok hello audi gurus. this rear differential was making a lot of noise when you make sharp turn, or "U" turn. (in reverse or forward). so i did change haldex filter and fluid. no change .After that, did remove complette assembly from car and open the haldex sid...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L Cuts out VIN: WDBFA61E8N
The car starts and runs great for us. The customer complaint is that occasionally after driving for 20+miles the car will start to miss and die - cranks but will not resart. By the time it's towed in it starts and runs great. We pulled code 15 out of system (i... Trouble codes: 15 (ignition signal)
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2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L No Start, Stall, NO POWER VIN: WDBLK70G0Y
We have a CLK 430 here, that has interrmittent low fuel pressure. Car was towed in for a no start. Of course the car starts virtually every time. Only when the car is at operating temperature, if you turn off the engine, wait approx. 10 seconds and attempt to ...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L reset VIN: 4JGCB65E66
This R has me really frustrated. We do lots of newer MB services, and I know the maintenance reset procedures can be tricky, so far this one is a no-go. We are going by procedures in Alldata, and we usually have good luck with that, but sometimes they do miss ...
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1999 Saab 9-5 SE 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3EF48E7X
ok i really need some help, this car came in on the hook the other day with a bad battery. we put a battery in it and it ran for about 2 min. checked and alternator was not charging, racked car cked to make sure alternator was getting power and it was. put the...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRB69M92
Hello, I need some advice with a VW Jetta. It was towed in today for a turn over no start. I verified the concern. The vehicle does not have ignition spark or injector pulse. It does not any codes . I do have signal at and from the crank sensor to pcm and sign...
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2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Air quality sensor VIN: YV1SZ58D82
Hi everyone. Thanks in advance for your help. We have an interesting problem on this Volvo. The customer brought it in because after driving awhile, the A/C comressor shuts off. I checked the system pressures and everything seems normal, though the evaporator...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDG74F75
thanks to all who responded,talked to a local dealer,it seems they are having problems with the variable timming gears(more so on the 2.0)but the used car lot had no intention of doing any repairs like that,so they took it back to the auction Trouble codes: 16725 (cam position [...] implausible signal), 16750 (cam position sensor bbank oneg300 implausible signal).
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Battery Draw VIN: SAJEA51C12
Hey Guys, Thanks for the replies, I suspected an intermittant draw and thought I had caught it when reading the 200 milliamp draw, but after 30 minutes this went down to 11 milliamps. This car was a no start on two occasions with a new Interstate Battery. Batt...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L draw VIN: WDBHA29G9Y
well after letting car sit for 10 -15 days the draw was gone couldn't duplicate, this is a strange problem! By the way this car doesn't have seat module
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Front airbag VIN: WDBNG75J4Y
First I want to thank all who replied. I have ordered the new strut. It is infact the bag that is leaking, some very useful information, and also how not to support a dropped vehicle. Seems very simple repair, but just wanted to insure that there were no sp...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L vario top,interior,wipers VIN: WDBKK65F31
I would like to thank all that replied to my problem. To Jason from Florida, we did recheck all fuses and had correct amperage fuses installed. To Mark from South Africa who gave us the most help. We really went off on the interior light circuit and isolated e...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L 1-2 / 2-1 shift VIN: 4DBRN47J12
The car has been fixed. Not by us, but the dealer. With such low mileage on the car, we recommended taking the car to the dealer. The dealer found coolant in the ATF. We did see the bulliten, but did not notice coolant in the transmission oil. According to the...
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1979 Porsche 928 4.5L Unknown VIN: 9289201882
Sorry about not closing this sooner- we replaced the brake master cylinder to correct the issue and all is well. Thanks, Greg and crew
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