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2000 Audi S4 2.7L g182 sensor signal VIN: WAUDD68D3Y
This is a used trans that was installed. code was not there with old trans that had slipping issues. the car has never shifted out of first, limp mode right off. checked codes, and logged in with vag com no rpm signal. check harness which had corrosion on car ...
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L door locks VIN: WAUDC68D21
having trouble coding remote keys to control unit found that no signal was reaching the control unit. so replaced control unit with integral antenna for remote keys - coded them to vehicle and remote keys now show signal. coded key remote 1 and was able to loc...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L cooling fans, blower motor VIN: NO VIN
vehicle came in with cooling fans not operating,also the blower motor is not operational.checked fuses and related wiring.I can power up the cooling fan manualy using a power probe,but it appears that it is not getting power, I can't make sense of alldata's wi...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Windows and trunk VIN: WDBJF82J72
Hello, I go this mercedes that the customer states she pulls car into garage and when she comes back in the morning the windows are down and the sunroof open and trunk is open. Right now i have checked it and found all the windows go up and down as they should...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L startig VIN: 3VWSE69M08
hi guys, looking for help on the same vehicle i just closed a post on today. customer states that twice since she picked the vehicle up (picked up 10/17/08)it has taken about 20 minutes of cranking first thing in the morning before it will start. this time we ...
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2002 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L Cruise Control VIN: WV3AB47002
Good Afternoon, We have this EuroVan that the cruise will not set at any speed. no codes are stored, the swtich is working correctly, brake switch is working correctly, while watching the data stream on the Vag Com you can see the the cruise switch turn on, i...
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1990 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L No Start, exstended crank VIN: ZARBA12G8L
Starting very well now, thank-you all.As Harold [...] pointed out, battery voltage to the ecu during cranking is critical, 9.6 volts being the agreed upon minimum, and not 1 millivolt less!! Harold says he's replaced many ign...
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L Engine Speed Sensor VIN: WBABJ632XR
Thank you Adalberto and Scott for the help. I have all but fixed this car as of right now. After posting the help request I spent some more time in Alldata looking for pin-out diagrams of DME and EGS, and, believe it or not, the info I needed was there the w...
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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L trans VIN: WBABE1102V
The disc clutch was installed backwards as all answers pointed to. First job of new technician. No excuses for the shop foreman. Interesting the perfect weld between disc hub and the releasing bearing guide tube. There is a "nice" way to remove the welded t...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L steering angle sensor VIN: SAJEA51C92
On this vehicle whenever a subframe or steering column or rack and pinion is removed the steering angle must be recalibrated to extinguish the DSC warning that illuminates. Unfortunately, my scanner doesn't have this function so it's off to the dealer.Jag d...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L engine VIN: WDBCA39E3K
Thanks to all that replied. The valves were being held open by too thick shims it seems; thinner shims gave me compression in the two missing cylinders. I'm not sure what I was doing wrong with the measuring tool to have too thick of shims there to begin with,...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Axle Seals VIN: WDBRF61J72
This axle just poped out the side. easy job. Has a inner circlip holing it in. thanks for the suggestions.
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2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L battery VIN: WDBSK75F73
Thanks to everyone that responded, I especially thank Tom for sending me the wiring diagrams. and also to Dave for the very good explanation. If any one is doing anything with these batteries, just please read all the replies especially Dave's and it will all ...
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1995 Volkswagen EuroVan 2.5L adjust timing VIN: WV2EE0703S
Setting the timing was pretty straight forward. The main problem I was having was seemingly contradicting spec and procedure info and the need to use a factory scan tool to put the vehicle in a "maintenance mode" before adjusting the timing. After reading the ...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L valve train VIN: 3VWCA21C1Y
Customer decided not to pull the head at this time because the engine is running fine. He figures time will tell the end of the story. He did have us replace the timing belt and water pump. It did not change sound coming from the head. Lary from Ohio had some ...
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2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L valves VIN: YV1TS90D3Y
WELL NOT EXACTLY FIXED.WE REMOVED THE TIMING COVERS AND REPLACED THE TIMINING BELT.THE VEHICLE STARTS AND RUNS NOW JUST A LITTLE ROUGH AT IDLE BUT RUNS LIKE A CHAMP OFF IDLE.THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT IS ON AND IT HAS A CYLINDER # 2 MISFIFE.SO WE NOW KNOW WHERE TH...
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