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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED64B71
fault codes for secondary air flow too low came back after 5 days of driving. we test drove 3 drive cycles before we gave the car back to the customer, we thought we fixed it, but it would appear not. like i stated in the repair history, we replaced both kombi... Trouble codes: P1423 (secondary air flow too low), P1411 (secondary air flow too low)
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2003 BMW 330i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV53443
This car has the service engine soon light on with codes PO174 fuel mixture to lean limit bank 1 and code PO171 fuel mixture to lean limit bank 2. We have performed a fuel pressure test, checked for vacuum leaks, performed a smoke test to verify air leaks, all... Trouble codes: P0174, P0171
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Misfire VIN: SALTY1246Y
no spark to # 5 cyl, swap plug wire-no spark, going to replace one coil pak, my question-can the coil pak be removed without intake off!! Alldata states to remove upper plenum-but job looks quite involved and coil appears that it may come off/out without remov... Trouble codes: P1590, P1300, P0305
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1972 Mercedes-Benz 350SL 3.5L turn signals VIN: 1070441200
hey all you mercedes techs. i've got this old mercedes and the turn signals won't flash. all the lights and indicators come on but, don't flash. checked all fuses,and have searched high and low for a flasher.but,can't find any. also my hazards are not working....
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1972 Mercedes-Benz 250 169.5CID Hesitation, Stall VIN: 0012008995
Hey Guys Not an Import mecanec, Need help on carb problem. Car has hesitation off idle not much flow out of accel. nozzles (just dribbles)when accel. Have very good fuel pres. and flow from pump. I wanted to pull the tops of carbs off on car Is this poss? I ha...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L No Start VIN: WDB8A4807J
vehicle came in for inspection and to make it pass emmisions we took it through the emmisions test passed no problem. customer asked us to clean vehicle for him and seeing as it had a dead battery i let it idle while i washed it but it stalled in the middle. s...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Starting VIN: WDBKK47FX0
car drives fine when running but it may shut at any time for about [...] to a hour.When it shuts down it will not spin over at all but have all dash lights.Have scanned it and no codes.Could there be some type main relay failure or ecm/ign. relay somewhere...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG 5.5L PWM solenoid valve VIN: WDBLJ74G51
This car keeps setting this code every coupke of days. We sent it to our tranny shop and he replacred some wiring inside the transmission. and sent it to the dealer to clear codes. For some reason nobody else can clear this? The problem happened again and we f...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L Charging VIN: WDBPJ75J53
i have a 2003 mercedes cl500 with a charging issue. customer brought his own alt for his battery going dead while driving. we installed jis alt and his own new battery. after installing i was testing the system and alt was not producing anty volt. i tested fri...
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1986 Porsche 944 2.5L axle or axle flange VIN: WP0AA0942G
Hello Group, this 944 is serviced very regularly. Its a 5spd, and I replaced the transmission/diff assembly about a year ago with a used unit due to a blown ring and pinion (this car is not abused I think it was just worn out). The problem started about 6 mont...
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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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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE29M4X
this one is very embarrassing, over the last year it has been towed in too many times. each time it comes in it is for a no srart condition (cranks no start). when i get the vehicle battery is low because of no start. charge battery car starts first time. so f... Trouble codes: P1225 (fuel injector cyl 1 short to ground), P1229 (fuel injector cyl 5 short to ground), P1227 (fuel injector cyl3 short to ground), P1230 (fuel injector cyl 6 short to ground), P1425 (evap puege valve valve short to ground)
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2002 Volkswagen GTI 1.8L power windows VIN: 9BWDE61924
have a problem with power windows, we have all power and grounds, no open circuits. installed new switch and still does not work. related codes... 01336, and 01330. need help. would like to know what the high and low buss circuit voltage should be. we also hav...
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1996 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L No gears VIN: YV1LS5516T
Thanks ahead of time for any assistance with this one. We can not determine the engine size as there are no tags anywhere. This Volvo came in for a transmission flush, the fluid was extremely dark and dirty. All we did was drain the the oil from the bottom of ...
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4L Starting VIN: YV1RS61R21
vehicle towed in for no start. vehicle has good battery and voltage to all fuses(some without key on, some with key on)but NOTHING works(except radio). no start, no external lights, no interior lights, no dash lights or gauges,no door locks, no power seats, no...
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2002 Volvo C70 2.3L dead battery VIN: YVINC56D72
Hi volvo techs. Could use a little or maybe a lot of help here. My mom bought a 2002 c70 convertible. Well she went on vaca and came back to a dead battery. Check battery AFTER a charge and the battery test good. Found a 355mA draw on the system. Pull the fuse...
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1988 Audi 90 2.3L sunroof lid VIN: WAUHC089XJ
Thanks for the replies! We managed to squeeze some extra info out of our customer, turns out he messed with the motor timing on his own, damaged cable set ever so slighty, and he also removed motor gear to look at it and lost the spring washer behind the gear...
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Excessive Emissions
Alfred said that this is correctly hooked up so that is good enough for me. Alldata tells you it is standard testing with vacuum supply but it is wrong, electronic and controlled by DME is how it works. I replaced the fuel regulator and it did fix the fuel tri... Trouble codes: P0170, P0173.
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2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L No Start VIN: SAJEA51C54
note allways check the battery.This one had a weak battery we replaced the battery and it has started fine since. Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft Position Sensor).
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L tilt column VIN: SALMB11483
I removed column cover found motor trying to tilt column but not strong enough. I manually moved column to correct position and disconnected motor. Customer declined major repair. Thanks to all that replied.
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBAD28D8H
Hi we have checked wiring and sensors, think it's the ECU but customer has not been in touch. So will close post till something comes up Thanks George
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300E 4Matic 3.0L lite on VIN: WDBED30E2L
thanks for all the helpful replies over voltage relay was most of the problem was filled with water next was the air bag getting the codes was slightly different than the injection codes but i now know what the problem is i don't want to waste any more of...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WDBHA28E5S
hi all seems the code wasn't for a crank signal ??? bad information ??? anyways we fixed a vac line on a sensor under water jug - we pulled the plugs back out and found #2 black - changed that coil and the miss went away!!! thank you all for your help !!! Trouble codes: P1444.
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1986 Volkswagen Vanagon GL 2.1L Poor Idle Quality, HIGH IDLE WHEN COLD VIN: WV2ZB0258G
HI EVERYONE THAT HELPED ON THIS VAN IT IS GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN THIRTEEN MEMBERS REPLIED AND ALL HELPED. THE MOST HELPFULL WERE DON FROM OKLAHOMA, TIM FROM CALIFORNIA, DAVID FROM AUSTRAILIA AND JIM FROM OREGON. THEY ALL HELPED STEER ME IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION....
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1990 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WVWRA21G0L
THANK YOU FOR ALL THE REPLIES. DON GOT THIS ONE, REPLACE IGNITION SWITCH FIX THE PROBELM. THANK YOU EVERYONE. HAVE A GOOD DAY.
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