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2002 Audi A4 1.8L 1,2,3,4 gear
car is B6 A4 Quattro. Has no engagement in 1-4 gears. as if in nuetral. 5 & Rev. in order clutch OK, shifter OK and can be seen to engage normally at transmission. We removed torsen Diff. to inspect. No problem found. fluid nice and clean. Customer ststes ever...
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L fuel guage
car came in fuel guage reads empty. Both fuel sending units were replaced. removed instrument cluster to check resistance of fuel senders at connector. Both checked good so the senders and wiring from senders to cluster should be good. I am assuming the instru...
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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L heater/defrost VIN: SAJEA71C04
This Jag has been plagued with coolant leaks at least half of its life.Pressure checking time and time again only revealed small leaks which explains the water pump,expansion tank and t-stat housing replacements. Also stop leak HAS been used on several occasio...
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2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L Cooling Systems VIN: WMWRC33452
Hello Mini Techs: We have got a mystery on our hands. We replaced the Thermostat twice and both times the one we replaced leaked a short time later. This will be the third time replacing the thermostat assembly...the housing is plastic and it starts leaking fr...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWDT81K56
Hi group, We got a 2006 VW Jetta TDI. towed inn, crank no start problem, When I tried, it start ok, turned the car off tried again, crank no start. checked for OBDII no codes, I sprayed WD40 it start. I am going to order LIFT PUMP, We don't see too many of thi...
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L 1-2,2-3,3-4 shift VIN: WBAAN92010
Removed sump and fitted new EPC solenoid...no change.After replacing airflow meter and upgrading engine and trans software at the BMW dealer ($$$) finally bit the bullet and pulled the trans out.Replaced transmission with reman unit. Later found the regulato...
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1993 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L tcs control VIN: YS3CL65R0P
THANK YOU EVERYBODY AND ANDERS, ANDERS GAVE ME THE FIX BY USING THE TECH 2 AND IN ENGINE SECTION GO TO TCS AND CLEARING THAT WAY. THANKS AGAIN,BOB
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE29M4X
The fix was the ignition switch. Thank you for the replies the big problem was the codes the same as a faulty fuel pump relay. After the fact I did find out this ignition switch has a high failure rate. I love Iatn use it all the time best tool in my tool box. 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 Jetta GLS 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3VWSE69M62
Thanks again to IATN !!! Byron & Sean hit it on the head. I NEVER thought a dirty throttle body would have caused this, but it did. Thanks to all who replied. All were great suggestions :-) Trouble codes: P0300.
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L oil light VIN: WVWPD61B22
thank you for your replies after read over the advise. Jack up the transmission loose the bolt sub frame , transmission motor mount and remove the engine motor mount bolt raise up remove oil pan read over tsb oil light. for work not come back i clean the pick...
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