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2002 Audi A4 1.8L No Boost VIN: WAULC68E54
Hello there folks, This A4 won't boost. Really clean car that we service. It throws this 16683 boost range code that I can't find in Bentley. Normally I'd find the code & let the manual walk me thru the issue. Here's what I know. The turbo is not frozen, the... Trouble codes: 16683 (boost range)
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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L engine VIN: WA1YD64B32
Help! This one will blow you're mind. I recently posted about the Audi within the last month, some of you might remember. 3 months ago this car came to us with a blown motor, it was pretty nasty. We had been having some heavy rainfall that week the car was tow...
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L reverse VIN: WAUJT64B2N
Customer complaint no reverse, The no reverse complaint has been duplicated 1 time.This is an 01J CVT trans.The trans fluid level is ok .The fluid did looked airiated. The highlight for the shift display in the instrument cluster is intermittent,no codes in Ko...
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L aux fan VIN: WBAGH337XD
car came in with a/c not cooling, we foung that the head perssure was too high, and aux fan inop, good power and ground, car has a code 141 cooling fan circuit, alldata and shop key have no info on this code. we just wanted to know if anybody out there had any...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM63484
The repair started with an occasional MIL found a 65 in the memory. I found with a MODIS/euro the cam sensor going to 120(default). I did some research in the archives that both sensors should be replaced. We replaced both than the code got more frequent after... Trouble codes: 65 (Intake cam position sensor), 340 (Cam pos)
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2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L low beam xenon lights VIN: WBABS33481
Hi all, this car has been a pain in my butt and i hope you can help. First off, the car has been wrecked in the front and repaired prior to the current owner having the car. When he got it, he was not satisfied with the quality of repairs so he had the work re...
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L starter VIN: 5UXFA53532
This x5 came in with a battery light on the dash, would not restart when shut off and the PRNDL would not change on the dashboard when shifter was moved, shifter lights do change + the S light is always on the dash. When going into the gate on shifter you can ...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Mechanical VIN: SAJEB53C52
hello all hope theres some jagaur techs out here today i got this 02 x-type in for a blown head gasket. the heads have already been fixed , but my problem lies in the cam timing, mitchell showes the engine but does not show the correct one in there diagram whe...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L Alarm VIN: WDBCA3505H
Hi could use some help from all you benz guys. The alarm on this car activates intermitently. Sometimes while you are driving the car Have cecked all fuses and battery condition all look good. Alarm seems to work normal sometimes but then intermitently goes of...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: EA30D5LB24
Hello fellow techs. The problem I have with this benz is the check engine lite stays on after the ignition is turned off and subsequently runs battery dead. After battery is diconnected and reconnected (with security reset) the lite will not be on until after ...
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2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L Electric Pump VIN: WMWBC33432
We have this MINI in with the typical power steering pump that initially was noisy, then quit. New pump installed and pump does not work. We checked the 100A and the 5A fuse related in Mitchel Wiring diagram, verified power at Red wire, green/white wire and al...
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2000 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L engine
We have a 2000 Porsche Carrera 4 with the check engine light on for misfire on cyls. 1 and 4. P0300, P0301, P0304 I cleared the codes and they did not come back after a quick test drive. I have pulled a few spark plugs and they look worn, with a few little tra...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRF8H8VM
Hello: Bit of a puzzle. Vehicle well maintained here, runs quite well and has adequate power in all ranges. The control module internal memory error was addressed by replacing the ECM and the ECM relay will be replaced tomorrow. After replacing the ECM, the th... Trouble codes: 65535 (Internal control module memory error), 00777 (Accelerator position sensor Implausable signal)
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSK69M11
I have this vw with lean code p0171 . everything seems to look good . o2 sensor was replaced first and we drove 50 miles and returned to the customer it was good for a day then the light came back on. I checked the archieves and found that it was pretty common... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1)
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2004 Volkswagen Golf GL TDI 1.9L long crank time VIN: 9BWFR61J64
Vehicle came in with check engine light on. Engine would have to be cranked for an extended period (15 seconds) and then would start. Owner said that humid or wet weather made the situation worse. Verified complaint. Couldn't scan ECU with Autodiagnos Pro. Was... Trouble codes: P0321 (VW code 16705-engine speed sensor-G28-performance)
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: YVITS90D6X
hi fellas this car was towed in , am not sure if the sensor is bad or not i have tested the crank sensor but have not had good results , no spark , this sensor is expensive so i do not want to swap without being sure, has anyone seen this problem before, i sea... Trouble codes: P0335
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L No Start Hot VIN: WDBJF20F4T
WELL IT CAME TIME TO THROW OUT THE WHITE FLAG ON THIS ONE. IT WAS CONFIRMED TO BE AIR IN THE FUEL SYSTEM ISSUE. FOUND AIR LEAKING AT THE #6 INJECTOR SUPPLY LINE PORT ON TOP OF THE INJECTOR HOUSING. WHILE RUNNING THE VEHICLE WITH THE INTAKE OFF, WAS ABLE TO VER...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L l/r strut VIN: WDBPJ75J71
Thank you to everyone who took the time to reply, to this message. I have worked on vehicles with the ABC system before, but never came across a problem that needed to have the fluid flushed. many of you suggested flushing the fluid, and you were correct. W...
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2004 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L water pump VIN: YS3FH49Y14
I could not believe it, everyone hit the nail,Yes indeed , the balance chain was very slightly tight,I'm still trying to figure out how tah happen. special tool was in place, and may tech assure me that pump went in very smooth wen was done.Thank all of you, ...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWVD63B33
Car came back. The customer drove for a week with the check engine light on. It went out on his way to my shop. Same code stored. I checked the dump valve as per replies. The valve would hold a vacum, I replaced it anyway since I had one at the shop. I have re... Trouble codes: 16683 (Boost pressure regulation not met).
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