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1988 Audi 90 2.3L sunroof lid VIN: WAUHC089XJ
Hi there... this 90 is giving me fits. We installed new cables and a new motor that customer brought in to shop, during reassembly we aligned all marks, set limit switch timing, adjusted roof lid all according to our old audi book. Roof worked great for about ...
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1999 Audi A4 2.8L front of engine VIN: WAUED28D9X
sometimes sounds like tension pully or water pump
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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L hood cable VIN: WAURD68DX1
we installed a new alternator and had to pull nose/grill to gain access to it , after we put back together we can not open hood --we tryed for an hour with car in air to pop it to no avail --help --how can we get hood open to see what we did wrong , all help g...
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1994 BMW 530i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAHE2325R
hello techs, we have this bimmer that runs poorly most of the time, more so when hot. scan tests show o2 problem. o2 sensors drop to 0 volts and engine hunts. mass air voltage on scanner reads .1 volts. batt voltage on scanner reads 15.7 volts. voltage at ecm ... Trouble codes: 12 (o2 sensor 2), 13 (o2 sensor 1), 201 (o2 control 1), 203 (o2 control 2)
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Excessive Emissions
I have this bimmer with no vacuum to the fuel pressure regulator. It appears that some one has connected the plastic tube from the fuel regulator to the pcv/vent valve so there is no vacuum source. I cannot find the vacuum diagram in small data so I would like... Trouble codes: P0170, P0173
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBAD28D8H
Hello Mercedes Tech's, this car idles at 3000 rpm, Tried a new idle valve no good, disconnect and is OK.. The spec's i have for checking the TP sensor are no good. It measures 3.7V at idle and goes to 0 as soon as throttle applied. It also has a hard time star...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L is VIN: WDBRF61J03
is there a measurment off the bottom of the pan? for checking fluid level?
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOAA2997X
bank 2 sensor 2 is not generating normal signal.voltage is .44v other sensors works ok.dealer install new ecm i have put new sensor nothing change. Trouble codes: P1115 (heating curent too low), P1119 (heating curent too low)
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Electronic VIN: WVWAC63B91
Thanks you all, I have a Passat that the shift indicator only show Reverse on the dash and the scanner (VAG)even if its in P,N,D,3,2,1, The car will move but only in reverse and 1st gear(stuck in 1st). The only time it works correctly (indicator on dash and sc...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta K2 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWYB81H6W
Code is a P1582 Idle adaptation at limit? check on alldata does not describe a good diagnosis. Clear code and start car light does not come on. shut car off then restart right away and the light comes back on with the same code. Need to know what code exactly ... Trouble codes: P1582 (Idle adaptation at limit)
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L shift quality 2nd gear VIN: 3VWCK21Y43
customer reports abnormal shifting cold but no problem warm - has fault code 17116 gear 2 incorrect ratio - p0732 mechanical failure intermittent - mil on - i do see small dent in the lower transmission oil pan and a larger dent in the metal underpanel (below ...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation VIN: 3VWSP29M53
original problem was car bucked while driving intermittently. now car is completely slow as if no boost or running at only 1/4 throttle. will rev to redline but slowly another local shop has done all of the above work and i have double checked. have also run a...
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2004 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L fill problem VIN: YV1CM59H44
Hello, i have this volvo here that will only take about a gallon of fuel at a time then it stops and kicks back a little. Customer has had a new vent tube installed and we put car up and everything looks ok.I was wondering if any of you volvo techs have come a...
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1998 Audi A4 2.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUGG28D9W
well, we cleaned the throttle body. readapted the throttle body again. customer picked up the car. customer reported the problem occured again. very understanding customer, says it happens so infrequently that he will live with it at this time. even brought us...
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2000 Audi TT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUUC28N7Y
Thank you to everyone that replied. The problem was the purge solenoid in the engine compartment. It appeared to be sticking like most of you said. Thanks again for your help. Trouble codes: P0441.
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2002 BMW M5 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSDE93452
well, we installed a new sensor in the lower radiator hose. customer picked up car, but the light did return. recommended new thermostat, but customer does not want to spend the money at this time. I will let you know when he returns in time when he needs a sm...
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2004 BMW 530i 3.0L sparkplug service VIN: BMW530I200
I borowed a scan tool with the Euro software from a friends shop down the street and reset the I drive screen for spark plug service. I couldn't find any info on using the cluster to reset the I drive on a 5 series anywhere. But thanks to all for the help
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L abs VIN: SALMA11403
With the help of Walter [...] the vehicle is fixed. I checked the can bus and it all ohmed out well. I was thinking of replacing the ABS controler because all codes pointed to that ecu. I cleaned the connector at the abs unit and made sure the connection ...
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L battery VIN: SALME11424
THE CUSTOMER DID NOT HAVE THE TIME TO BRING THE VEHICLE BACK TO ME AFTER I HAD CALLED HIM AND TOLD HIM THAT I HAD SOME USEFUL INFO TO FIND THE PROBLEM,BUT I DID ASK HIM TO LET ME KNOW WHAT THE DEALER FOUND WHEN HE GOT IT FIXED SO I COULD USE THE INFO FOR THE N...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz SLK 200 2000CC cam timing VIN: WDB1704351
Hi again ,thanks for clearing my mental block,was getting it the wrong way round which was retard position,as I say just got a mental block,thanks again to all that cleared my self doubts up.car now up and running sweet.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L no gas pedal VIN: WDBNG75J61
Thank you for all the replies. You are all right too. I replaced the Gas Pedal and all is well. Hooked up the modis, and now I can see the gas pedal pids display move with key on engine off, as I stated before with the old pedal,with key on engine off, moving ... Trouble codes: P000.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWTG69M42
Most replies focused on coolant flow by checking the return line to the pressure tank. Flow was good. The coolant level sensor probes in the tank look good & clean also. The Customer has been driving this with no report of problem other that the red warning... Trouble codes: P1296 (cooling system fault).
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L electric window VIN: 3VWDG71K55
WE REPLACED THE FUSE BOX - SOCKET FOR FUSE #30 WAS FRIED - FUSEBOX LEGEND WAS MISSING -ALLDATA IS INCORRECT ON THE FUSE LOCATION FOR THE LEFT WINDOW IT IS IN FACT FUSE #30. THE MAIN HEAVY RED WIRE GOING TO THE WINDOW MOTOR GOES TO THIS FUSE. I COULD WIGGLE TH...
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2003 Volvo S60 2.4L dashboard lights and gauges VIN: T032286738
Sorry guys for the late reply back. I thought I had closed this Post out already. The customer wanted to wait on the CEM replacement job on a later date, Due to cost in her budget. Thanks for all that replied. Mike
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