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1996 Audi A4 2.8L temp gauge VIN: WAUEA88D8T
Hi Guys & Gals, this one is odd. Customer came in complaining of check eng light on, lo heat thru vents, lower than norm. temp gauge reading, and eng. oil temp lower than normal. simple, right? Not today!!Had an eng. code of p0116, "e.c.t. circuit range/perfo...
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L service light VIN: SALSK25467
Can the service light be reset without going to the dealer? Is there a procedure that can be done? This is the indicator in the dash that says the amount of days left before sevice is required. Thanks for you help?
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1999 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L abs VIN: YDBNG75J5Y
we have a s500 we have an insterment cluster message,brakeassist BAS & we have another message on the electric stable prog. ESP we scanned the car & found a code c1141 brake pressure sensor. brake master cylinder & we have another code c1149 voltage supply of ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L shifter VIN: WDBRF61J62
Car starts fine, BAS/ESP lights are on. Shifter interlock will not release. ESP code C1210 is set. Manual shift release works fine, drives and brakes great. Does someone have the definition of this code or information related to it. We found information leadin...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz S430 4Matic 4.3L rear VIN: WDBNG83J93
When steering either right or left heavy rubbing sound in rear only when moving when Driving straight no noise at all
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1994 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 3.6L hydraulic VIN: WP0AB2965R
Porsche techs, thanks in advance for taking the time to read. I Brought the car in the shop to bleed the brakes. just a normal routine brake fluid flush. no problems were present until i bled the brakes and let the reservoir run dry. because this is a 964 C4 i...
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1993 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWFR21H8P
This car has an intermittent problem that has been running us around the block and sometimes not that far. It will inter. die usually when accelerating. It doesn't sputter to a stop but shuts off abruply almost launching you through the windshield. The car wil...
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2000 Volvo V70 GLT SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW56D1Y
We have a strange one here. The car came in with 4 codes 130a,262a,261a, and 1300. The first time thecar camein there was a hose disconnected from the air intake tube, oneofthe boost solenoid hoses. Re-attached hose, all was well for 3 motnhs, then the car ret... Trouble codes: 130A (Intake air leakge), 262A (Long term trimlower limit p), 261A (Long term fuel trim upper limit p), 1300 (Mass air flow sensorflow too low)
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YVICM91H54
Vehicle came in with a code for #6 misfire start up. we replaced #6 coil,vehicle came back with same code(client states on cold start up the vehicle runs rough for a few seconds) ,we replaced all spark plugs, now intermittently it is setting codes for #1,#4 & ...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Alarm VIN: WBAGF632XS
We fixed it the Alarm Siren has a battery in it Replaced the Alarm siren - no more code 3 Per the Launch. Past Two Nights No problem Owner paid !! This car has no interior sensor It uses a glass break system on all the doors thanx to all
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L abs VIN: SAJGA51C63
all replies pointed to client supplied bearing being incorrect, alldata shows the bearing has a inner/outer painted marking-the aftermarket bearing supplied had no markings and was visibly identical on both sides-the old bearing destroyed on removal, thankfu...
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1994 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L transmission VIN: SALJY1243R
thank you all for responding specially Eric [...] I took cover off and found input shft stripped,got used transfer case and install due to funds,also it fixed the clunking noise which I believe it was caused by chaing as one member mentioned.Happy thanksGivi...
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1995 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L No Start VIN: WVWBC81E4S
Thanks to everyone! This vw is out of my life..as it turned out it was the module coil assembly that put this one back on the road. At first I was tempted to go the "off brand" assembly but thought better of it with the advice from several of the "brotherhood...
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L engine oil light VIN: WVWGC83A3T
THANKS EVERYONE FOR YOUR HELP! THERE ARE TWO SENSORS, THE ONE IN THE CYL. HEAD IS BLUE, THE ONE IN THE OIL FILTER HOUSING IS TAN. TWO DIFFERENT BARS. MY SHOPKEY INFO IS INACURATE, ALSO THE DEALER HAS NO CLUE EITHER! I HAD TO EDUCATE THE PARTS GUY THERE. AFTER...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWRF29MXX
I WANT TO THANK EVERYONE FOR YOUR HELP, THE STARTER WAS THE PROBLEM, IT WAS CRANKING TOO SLOW AND TOO MUCH VOLTAGE DROP.
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1999 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L tach , oil light VIN: 3VWDB61E6X
This vw is fixed, it had two problems the tach was the ecm and the oil light was low pressure oil switch.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Driveline VIN: 3VWSK69M93
All the suggestions where of no help but appreciated. I'm still baffled because the "thump" is constant and does not change is relation to either engine or vehicle speed. It is just steady no matter what the RPM, gear or vehicle speed is. Guess I will just hav...
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2003 Volvo XC90 2.9L Unknown VIN: YV1CZ19H83
WE HAD REPLACED THE CONTROLL ARM BUSHINGS AND BALL JOINT ON THE DRIVERS SIDE OF CAR THE PULL WAS STILL THERE AFTER REPLACING THE CONTROLL ARM BUSHINGS ON THE RIGHT SIDE THE CAR IS FIXED THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED.
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