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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L pump noisy VIN: WAULT68E14
unable to release fuel pump module from splash cup
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALMB11413
This is my first post so please bear with me, and thank you in advance. We have a 2003 range rover with the bmw 4.4 that has been giving us some problems. The truck has reaccuring p1173 and p1170 codes. We first replaced the 4 oxygen sensors without change. We... Trouble codes: P1173, P1170
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L r.f. power window VIN: WDBNG75JXY
Got a S500 in this GM shop! Pass. side window while closing will stop and reverse about 2 inches. Only 1 out of 10 times. This will happen at both front switches. Glass seems to be moving with ease. Motor sounds strong. We believe it may be a limit switch or s...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Holds first gear VIN: WDBUF70J13
Journeymen good evening. We are Porsche only shop, but this customer (Boxster) brought the car in in spite of being told we know noithing of MB and have no MB software. The evening be before the car lost drive and she pulled off the road. Left overnight they ...
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2004 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L automatic temp VIN: YS3EH49GX4
hello happy turkey day,i have this saab that has dual zone automatic temperature control.problem is only time i have heat is when the temp says high.anything below that is cold air.i found a broken blend door shaft(split)and i thought that was it.only way it c...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L rack VIN: 3VWCP21C31
hey guys, i got this new customer who just bought this beetle used off e-bay back in maryland. drove it out here (to northern california) and now i have it. long story, short, this thing has a leaking rack. when i ordered the part, the dealer said it was unusu...
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCD31Y94
We're trying to figure this one out. Any help would be greatly apperciated. The above mentined vehicle seems to take a long time to warm up and sets the MIL. The T-Stat has been replaced with OE and the coolant temp sensor has been replaced too (non-OE). Water... Trouble codes: P2181 (Cooling System Performance -18613)
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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 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L EPC Light ON VIN: WAUED54B1Y
After recoding the cluster again to 02264, the light stayed out. Not sure why it didn't take the code the first time but the problem it gone for now. Thanks to all that took the time to reply. Trouble codes: P1690 (MIL electrical Malfunction), P1676 (EPC Warning Lamp).
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L recharging pump VIN: WBADM6346Y
Thank you for all who responded. The result was replacing the ABS module and sending the vehicle to BMW to have coded to the car. The internal relays in the module were not responding to activate the boost pump for the ABS system. [...]
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2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA14C8Y
Due to expense of tools & unfamilar w/Jaguar, this vehicle will be sent to a import shop for new timing chains & tensioners + valve cover gaskets,plugs & new coils (while in there. Re-evaluation of MAF & if any valves bent will be made after that. Thanks s... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174 (bank 2 lean), P0300 ([...] 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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2004 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L Glass VIN: SAJEA01U74
the customer had rolled the windows up and down several times since they came back and they reset themselves. they must have held the button on too long.
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L hydraulic hose VIN: YS3DF75K42
Thanks to everyone for the info on the conv pressure hoses. It was greatly appreciated. It turns out the estimated time was about what we figured, but the customer declined when he discovered the extended warranty he purchased from the dealer he purchased the ...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L shift quality 2nd gear VIN: 3VWCK21Y43
This is the 6 speed transmission which we have not had apart before. Like other models 01m and 01v, Valve body issues seem the most likely cause of this problem, however the customer declined the next step which whas to pull the pan for a visual inspection and...
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