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2001 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULH64B01
The car has a lean miss at idle and a slight hesitation on accel. The mil code P0174 (I believe Audi code 16558) came back in a couple days. I don't have a VAG scanner so I can't go too deep into the car. Can a O2 sensor cause this on #2 bank? Should I measure... Trouble codes: P0174 (lean fuel trim on bank 2), P0173 (fuel trim bank 2)
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFB33543
So we have this X5 from a lot down the street, sets code p0491 every third or fourth cold start. I deal with secondary air problems on VW/Audi vehicles on a regular basis, and have only once come up with no problem but still setting the code. This X5 is the fi... Trouble codes: P0491
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Locking Differential VIN: WDBEB28D3M
The ASD light has been on for one day - I have tried to use the ( jump pin 5 with pin 1 ) method as I found recommended to blink out the code or hold for 15 sec to reset - neither - the code will not blink in the ASD lamp nor am I able to reset to turn off lam...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L abs ,bas VIN: WDBJF65F3W
bas and abs light coming on,checked codes c1501 and c1401 set I have no voltage on red/yellow wire coming from abs and bas control module to high pressure/return pump relay module. Can back probe at abs module with voltage and all codes will not reset. What su...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L l/r strut VIN: WDBPJ75J71
Thanks in advance for everyones help. This vehicle has the ABC hydraulic suspension. Throughout it's life it has had many problems with the suspension system. the current problem is the vehicle will sink down on the left side after being parked for about 30 mi...
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1987 Volkswagen Scirocco 1.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WVWZZZ53ZJ
hi everyone, it's killing me this one. got a 87 scirocco with an 16 valves in it. when you crank it, it start immediatly, run not so bad, a little up and down. if you touch the gas and bring the rpm to 2000 revolution, and you remove youre foot from the gas. b...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Engine VIN: 3VWSD29M4Y
I could really use some pointers from the VW gurus on this Jetta. We primarily service asian/domestic and I am not real familiar with VW. This Jetta has been sitting for over a year and has now been handed to me. It smokes very bad when we started it and has m...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L oil pressure VIN: 3VWCC21C61
I need some help. PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE POST. My oil light flashes at idle HOT. The oil pressure is 22 psi when HOT at IDLE. 65 psi Cold at idle. If I rev the engine pressure goes to 60 psi hot. No noises from the top of engine when hot or cold. Using 5-40 sy...
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1994 Volvo 850 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LS5525R
Hello techs, The Vehicle came in with the complaint of a no/hard start after it set overnight or after a hot soak. Checked the basics and didn't find any obvious problems. Once I got it to act up the noid light that I had installed in the #1 fuel injector conn...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Compressor VIN: 4JGAB54E71
sorry for taking so long to close this - was waiting to get reply from customer - customer was going to take in to dealer but has not yet. i had posted the wrong freon charge(tech had installed correct amount) . Thanks to all who replied. i will try to find o...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK32 AMG 3.2L roof VIN: WDBKK66F42
ten hours of playing got me to understand the system alot better, the right side cable that suppose to release the locking latch was stuck due to stretch cables, after getting the roof to move freely, the repairs was done. the codes was normal due to the mo...
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2003 Porsche 911 GT2 3.6L spark plugs VIN: WP0AB29903
Thanks guys. The concensus is - remove rear bumper cover, remove intercoolers, remove shielding, then of course coil overs and plugs. Job bills out for 6 hours. I got away with removing the muffler heat shield, dropping the shield over the coils and contortin...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L engine VIN: 3VWSR29M44
Hi everyone. I found the intake camshaft lobe #4 cylinder completly worn out.Not what i was expecting with only 80000 km.Customer had all his oil changes done at Mr.lube and they assured him that the correct oil was used.I don't think so!These engines must run...
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS61R01
No good info came from this help request. I had already checked knock sensors, connections, signals, harness integrity etc... Did a total CAN upgrade to update all software in all CAN modules, code stayed away for a week. Code states internal ECM fault in k... Trouble codes: ECM71.
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2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L window motor VIN: YV1SZ59H74
fixed the vehicle, lowered the window and in the middle of the down travel pulled fuse #35, left the fuse out for 2 minutes, reinstalled and held in up pos for 10 seconds and then down for 10 seconds.. all is good, thank you for the help and have a great day
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