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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L timing belt VIN: WAUED24B1Y
Hello group, we have this twin turbo 2.7 l audi here that has broke the bolt for the timing tensioner. All I guess I want to know is if these are common for trashing the valves and more in this event, plus the block where the tensioner bolt is rather chewed up...
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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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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L reverse VIN: WBAAM5337X
im working on this vehicle for days allready , if customer drives for about 40 min let sit for 10 min then car wont go on reverse on foward all 5 shifts ok, but no reverse at all i change valve body same thing has 2 codes [ 131 time out kombi] and [ 149 wheel ...
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2001 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L No Start VIN: WBACN33441
Crank no start,Ground signal missing at K6300 engine control module reley.I am unable to access DME KOEO other contol units ok to read.Ews no codes.Also also all fuses in ebox fuse pack are not blown. Thanks for any help. Bruce
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2006 BMW 320i 2.0L blower VIN: LBVVA96026
This car came in with complaint of intermittent A/C blower volume become smaller (2/3 of normal) but soon turn to normal.We found it happen when you set the A/C to 21C degree.We have not found this happen at other temperature. Checked the pressure of A/C--norm...
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2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA23CXV
Car came in w/ Check engine light on with no running complaints. Connected Launch to the vehicle pulled 2 codes PO172 and po175. Long term fuel trim is a -20.4 and Short term fuel trim is at 25.2 for both banks. Fuel pressure regulator is good and not leaking,... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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1994 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L transmission VIN: SALJY1243R
Hi guys with trans experience,have this 94 discovery when put trans in gear has loud humming sound,the car does not worth much ,wanted to know what can cause this,also prior this for the longest time when vehicle was put in gear would make loud clunck noise bu...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L transmission VIN: WDB2100203
car goes into neutral after 10 minutes of driving after starting from cold, the trans drives fine on all gears 1 to 5th gear , will suddenly go into neutral. stop the car then restart and will drive for a few seconds and do it again
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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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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L readyness moniters VIN: 3VWSA81H0T
ready ness moniters will not reset
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L Fuel fill VIN: 3VWBB61C7W
Got a quick question for the VW guys. I put a fuel tank in this 98 beetle because it was leaking fuel out of the two evap line fittings on top of the tank. I put back what gas was in the old one, about 5/8 of a tank. I didn't have any problem filling it with o...
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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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2006 Volkswagen Passat 3.6 3.6L Cooling Systems VIN: WVWTH63B33
I aplogize, I have this posted to another tech site and I cut and pasted this so I wouln't have to type it all out twice. Also the engine is a 2.8L ATQ, the option was wrong in the information boxes. Hey guys. I've got this vw in my bay that defies logic. The...
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2007 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.5L upper oil pan VIN: 3VWEF71K77
customer hit a big rock in the road and well he needs a new upper and lower oil pan. mitchell time guide said 19.8 hr to remove engine and trans to replace but insurance said 8.1 to remove and replace. maybe someone has done one and could give us some insight ...
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1993 Volvo 240 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1AW8809P
Hi this one has been a chalange intermitently it will die on the road and take about five minutes before you are able to start it. When it dies it has good spark but no injector pulse. it is very intermitent and can take over 100 miles to happen once or it wil... Trouble codes: 144
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2003 Volvo XC90 2.9L Unknown VIN: YV1CZ19H83
When the brakes are applied the car pulls to the left badly, drives perfect until brakes are applied. We have checked for brake pull and there is none. There are no problems with the ABS and wheel speed sensors. We have performed a 4 wheel alignment. We also r...
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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAGG83481
Thanks for all the replies! I am putting a used engine in this car. Of coarse I did however take the old 4.4 apart to see what happened. The cause of the knock was on the right bank, first two cylinders are badly googed. The first piston you can visually see e...
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2003 BMW 330i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV53443
After making sure there was no vacuum leaks and checking the pvc system, I cleaned the AMM as some of you sugested, reset the adaptation, drove the car and watched the short term fuel trim with a generic OBDII tester. Before cleaning the AMM the fuel trim will... Trouble codes: P0174, P0171.
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2004 Jaguar XJR 4.2L brake pads VIN: SAJWA73B34
sorry for delay,I thought it was closed,left key in ignition in nutreal perform job,disconnect battery 20 sec,engage park brake few times test drive no problems.thanks to all.
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Misfire VIN: SALTY1246Y
THanks for the help, all responces said to remove intake. being English & stuborn-I decided to replace without intake removal, the vehicle has two coil paks mounted to steel plate, the coil paks have four holes each for mounting-this one each coil held with th... Trouble codes: P1590, P1300, P0305.
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L is VIN: WDBRF61J03
oil level is checked thru inst cluster. thest vehicles do not come with a trans or engine oil dipstick. thanks to everyone for your help.
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1997 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWDA81H2V
Thanks for all the great response as always someone nailed this one. The problem was the ignition switch not feeding the proper power to the ecu during cranking only. Just replace the ignition switch and vroom. thanks again
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 3VWSF29M8Y
Thanks for all the replies. The intake was clogged completely shut. Take the throttle body air intake off and look in and the throttle body was completely closed by carbon. Took off intake and egr cooler cleaned out. Note I cleaned the egr cooler with a small ... Trouble codes: P0380.
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L Radio VIN: 3VWDD21C1Y
THANKS TO EVERYONE THAT REPLIED. ALL I HAD TO DO WAS JUST WHAT ALMOST EVERYONE SAID TO DO. UNHOOK THE BATTERY HOLD THE CABLES TOGETHER FOR A MINUTE OR TWO. THEN THIS CAR HAS NOT HAD THE CODE FOR THE RADIO SET, IT SAID SAFE FOR 2-3 SECONDS THEN WENT TO RADIO...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L transmission VIN: 3VWSE69M32
removed transmission pad found selenoid valve 1 open replaced selenoid clear codes problem solved
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4L Starting VIN: YV1RS61R21
This car will be going to nearest dealer(not very near). appears to have communication problems among modules. since we have no way of coding modules we decided there was no use in determining which module is bad since it will have to go dealer anyway for codi...
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2002 Volvo C70 2.3L dead battery VIN: YVINC56D72
Thanks to everyones help. the visor lamp on the passenger side was shorted. I got in the car with my ammeter and opened the visor and the draw dropped down. I just removed the bulb, thanks again for the tip.
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