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1998 Audi A4 2.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUGG28D9W
Hey guys, We have a 98 A4 Avant 2.8 that has been giving us grief for about 3 months. The car will intermittently stall. check engine light has been on and off. we have replaced the mass air flow sensor and suction jet valve. we have smoke checked the intake ...
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2001 Audi A6 2.8L oil leak VIN: 001N092128
I have a customer with a 2001 audi a6 that was told by the dealer that the valve cover gaskets and tensioner gaskets are leaking. They estimated the repaires at $694 and $570 of it is labor. I have never done the tensioner gaskets before and want to know how m...
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2003 Audi A6 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B53
Hi all, we've got this Audi with mil light for cat efficiency bank 1. We replaced the cat and the o2 sensors but it keeps returning. We used an aftermarket cat at the customers request. Any thoughts?
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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L battery VIN: WBADS33481
please help bmw techs i dont have much experience on these but this wagon will sometimes when key off overnight the blower motor is running and kills the battery. it is equipped with navigation which has a menu feature for independant ventilation which is mean...
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L starter VIN: WBABN53471
Coming up with a code 128 EWS Transmission/parity. I cannout find any more information than this. Can anyone tell me more about this code? The vehicle will not crank.
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2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L No Start VIN: SAJEA51C54
we have checked wiring for damage at area of cuts and found none, replaced crank sensor and issue did not change. All power and grounds are good at PCM, we have no RPM signal from PCM and no pulse to ignition coils or injectors, Coils and Injectors fail testin... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft Position Sensor)
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTW12451
Car came in for state inspection . Failed due to codes in memory. Checked for vacuum leaks,smoke tested manifold, looks good. Also checked MAF for readings ,seem to be with in range. there are no noticeable performance problems. the problem on this vehicle is ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174 (bank 2 lean), P0173
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L very high idle VIN: WDBBA45A0B
This car has a very high idle in park when warmed up. Putting the vehicle into drive the idle is pulled down to around normal. Drives just fine, Checked all vacuum lines and cant seem to find any broken. When you start the vehicle it idle around 1200 rpm (norm...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 2.8 2.8L camshaft VIN: WDBEA28E4P
hey mercedes techs! a little help please? to replace the timing cover gasket i removed the upper cover. i buttoned the job up filled with oil and coolant and went on a test drive. about 2 blocks down the road i heard a 'snap' and the engine died. upon removal ...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Stall VIN: WDBGA43G9W
we have a 1998 Mercedes Benz S420 that will intermittently stall. I will restart immediately. read diagnostics. hard code present. P1386 knock control module N3/12 (right ME-SFI control module) at control stop. has anyone had this problem? We installed a new E...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Starting VIN: WDBRF64J41
To all; Thanks in advance, I need to replace the ignition switch and throttle pedal assembly in this Mercedes. The pedal looks straight forward but the ignition switch I am not sure about. I got an orange "coding key" with the new switch. I do not have any inf...
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1985 Saab 900 2.0L Transmission VIN: YS3AT4615F
Good afternoon. This car belongs to me. I have owned it for about 3 years. The problem is with the trans. of witch I know very little. We where driving down the freeway and all of a sudden it acted like it had been shifted in to neutral. After we came to a sto...
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1994 Saab 900 SE 2.5L transmission VIN: YS3DM58V9R
this a well maintained low mileage car , and the customer is determined to fix it. the problem is that the trans goes intermittenly into LIMP MODE while driving along. the trans has been serviced before but it made no difference. shutting the car off and rest...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L no turbo boost VIN: 3VWDD21C7Y
This customer states that after having oil & filter changed -(has been done at jiffy Lube & at local dealer) That either there is no turbo boost right away, then comes back after a while (sometimes 2 weeks later) or is OK for about 20 miles then the boost stop...
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2003 Volvo S60 2.4L dashboard lights and gauges VIN: T032286738
Hello Volvo Techs. We have a 2003 S-60 with an intermittent problem on the dash lights, gauges, all windows, highbeams, turn signals and gas door release button not working at the same time when the problem is present. Now everything is working again, but the ...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L door locks VIN: WAUDC68D21
Problem on this car was a defective NEW remote - Pulled my hair out for a while - our dealer admitted to me that they have this problem frequently when I called to order the warranty remote. - Be careful of this or you will start losing hair. This car will go ...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Electronic VIN: SAJD01N51F
thanks guys for your help, it was the electronic heater control valve that was the culprit, now that its getting cold in ohio the customer decided it was time to need some heat so he brought the jag back,it worked like a charm.thanks again for all of your help...
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Shift VIN: SAJEA51D13
Thanks for all the support from around the world. After reviewing all your email, my tech decided to address the issues that pertained to water and wheels. He cleaned all the connections for the transmission and the ABS system and put them back together with d...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L 4 zone acc VIN: WDBUF70J85
Sorry it has taken so long to respond to the help offered, the client has not been able to return to the shop for further testing. All help replies seem on the mark, but untill we can try them we will not have a close for this request. thank you Bill [...].
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2004 Volvo V70 2.4 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1SW61T14
well guys the problem was the ecm, thanks a lot for your help. Trouble codes: 1A62 (communication with ecm).
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