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1996 Audi A4 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUEA88D6T
audi tech, please help. car in with a long cranking problem intermittent after car sit for a couple hours. replace a couple sensors, still same problem. no idea what i can check next. no dtc in engine control system. any advice will be helpful.
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM633XX
Hello bmw techs this car has the p1580 code in it.the car will start run when you shift to drive it limps along at about 3mph the throttle body was changed with a brand new unit.the code will not clear with my snap on brick scanner i used a friends snap on mod... Trouble codes: P1580
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1996 Jaguar XJS 2+2 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: SAJNX2741T
hi jag techs, this jaguar came in our shop about a month ago with codes for a bad air mass meter and the vehicle was running full rich. We replaced the plugs and air mass with a re-manned unit from world-pac of which i am none too impressed with the quality of... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P1313 (Cat damaging misfire bank 1 cylinders 1-3), P1314 (Cat damaging misfire bank 2 cylinders 4-6)
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Unknown VIN: SAJHX174XT
This vehicle has an intermittent no heat condition. It also registers no outside air temperature at times and has an active code of 12 for this sensor. When we got the vehicle in as is to be expected the temp sensor was producing the correct readings and the h...
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2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA14C8Y
Jaguar techs please help!!! Vehicle runs horribly rough & lacks power. Here's what we know so far: -Compression test shows Left bank (drivers) all cylinders approx 30 psi lower than right bank (Right all cyl approx 140 psi Left all cyl approx 110 psi)**No dead... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174 (bank 2 lean), P0300 (p0301p0302p0303p0304 multiple cylinder misfire), P1313 (misfire rate catalyst damaged b1), P1316 (P0333- Knock sensor 2 circuit high output), P0333 (Knock sensor 2 circuit high output)
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WDBDA29D9K
hey guys thanks in advance , this is my daughters car and runs great most of the time , but about once a month it acts up , weather does not seem to be a factor . when it does act up the car has no throttle responce at all . it will start and idle ok but that...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L fan VIN: WDBFA6322S
Hi fellow technicians this 1995 mercedes is driving me crazy due to overheating problem. The Fan does not come on. I would like to know if there is a relay that control the system if so do you know where it is located. I will appreciate all your helps. Joe
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1987 Other European SILVER SPUR 412CID Mechanical VIN: SCAZN02A0H
ac system is empty. customer is requesting a recharge. what i don't have is refrigerant capacity. does anyone have this spec.
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L hydraulic hose VIN: YS3DF75K42
Hi, and Thanks ahead of time. Can anyone give me the Labor time for replacing convertable top hydraulic hoses that are leaking. My alldata for some reason, is not showing anything pertaining to the hoses themselves. Thank You Jim
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Slightly lower power VIN: 3VWBF61C4W
The car has slightly lower power than normal and has an intermittent slightly rough idle. We have recently replaced the t/belt using the pump and cam locking tools.The marks have been verified by 3 different techs and are OK.The mitchell repair manual indicate...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3VWSS29M81
Customer is complianing of poor fuel economy, states that it is 5mpg less thean it was last year at this time. There are no codes stored. I smoke tested the engine, found no vacuum leaks. Brakes are not hanging up, tires nave not been changed since last year. ...
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2007 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEV71K07
Hey Guys. I know these VWs used to have some issues with MAF sensors. Just wanted to get some other takes on this before replacement. Readings are a little out of spec. It came in with the PO100 code. Above 80*C spec says 3.00 to 6.00g/s at idle. I have betwee... Trouble codes: P0100
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1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L hydraulics VIN: YV1LS5501P
Customer came in with a spongy brake pedal. Pedal pumped up and held so I pressure bled the brakes –found front calipers had air in them – after bleeding I road tested the car and felt fine except for some brake pulsation. Customer was rather vague about dates...
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1998 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5642W
MIL is illuminated after about 2 or 3 days of driving. I replaced both the solenoid (top of radiator) and the purge valve in the left front fender well. I smoked tested and found no leaks. I cannot find any other electronic part that might control this issue. ... Trouble codes: 614 (Volvo specific Evap cannister shut off valve flow fault)
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2002 Volvo V70 2.4L right turn signal VIN: YV1S258D32
Hello Volvo Techs! This 2002 V-70XC has no right turn signal. No R.F. signal lights on the outside or the R.F. signal on the dash. Left signal works fine. The RF signal only works when the hazard switch is switched on. I tried a known good turn signal switch ...
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L reverse VIN: WBAAM5337X
THIS CAR HAD BAD TCC SELONOID CAUSING THE PRESSURE TO GET STUCK ON REVERSE VALVE THATS WHY THERE WAS NO REVERSE
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L service light VIN: SALSK25467
Thanks for all the replies. It had to be done at the dealer. With the dealer tool. One person replied saying that it could also be done using the Autologic scan tool. The people who replied with pressing the reset button, it does not work on the 2007's.
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L No Start VIN: WDB8A4807J
OK GUYS AFTER ALMOST 2 MONTHS OF KICKING OURSELVES IT WOUND UP BIENG THE PARTS COMPANY SENT US A WRONG RELAY THE FIRST TIME AND JUST COUNTING THE PINS AND PIN PLACEMENT EVERYTHING MATCHED BUT I GUESS THE RELAY GOT SUPERSEDED TO ANOTHER ONE. SO AFTER GETTIUNG T...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG 5.5L PWM solenoid valve VIN: WDBLJ74G51
we found a wire shorting to ground in the passenger side foot well. Repaired wire and was able to clear codes usuing the Auto Enginuty. Thanks for all your help. Brian
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Windows and trunk VIN: WDBJF82J72
Sorry this has taken so long to close. The problem ended up being the PSE. I took the back seat out and still could not get into the trunk to open it. But i was sitting on the battery while i was trying to pop open the trunk with a long pry bar hitting the r...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 3.6 3.6L Cooling Systems VIN: WVWTH63B33
I found the issue with this car today. I was watching the outlet temp for heat and watching the ECT sensor. Outlet temp was 76 C. while ECT shows 69 C. I tossed an ECT at it just because and it fixed it, it now registers 94 C like its supposed to. Never see...
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1997 Volvo 850 2.4L steering suspension exhaust VIN: YV1LW5544V
I received lots of instaneous help, all good. Christopher [...]. nailed the source of the vibration as the upper strut mounts/bushings. (Christopher was also correct about the loose, busted air dam. I had already eliminated that.) I sprayed hell out...
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