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2000 Audi S4 2.7L Misfire VIN: WAUDD68D4Y
hi again here i am beating my head against a wall for other peoples gain again, this audi came in running poorly, underheating, check engine light on, towed in, code interrogation found codes in repair history check with smoke machine found vacuum leaks at pcv... Trouble codes: P0300 (random), P0301 (miss 1), P0303 (miss 3), P0304 (miss 4)
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2001 Audi A4 2.8L mount VIN: WAUAH68D41
Any tips out there on the easiest way to replace the engine mounts. Doesn't look like there is any room to the top bolts. Thanks in advance. Mike
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L no drive 1 VIN: WAULT64B92
When cold the indicator lamps all illuminate. Also the shift is harsh when this occurs. [...] (P1820) Pressure sporatic control valve 2-N216 :short to B+ Please advise if solonoid might fix it. If so can it be accessed in the lower pan and how do we identi...
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L heated washer nozzles, possibly more. VIN: WAUVT64B22
I've got this car for another 24 hours, so hopefully I find an answer as quickly as every other time I've asked iATN. This A6 Avant quattro wagon has already had the battery replaced once, and I haven't found any TSB's relating to a draw. With the car off and ...
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L idle VIN: WAUVC68E13
this audi came in with three dtc's. po300, po301, po302. I already changed the spark plugs,coils and wires, and cleared the memorie but the same codes still keep on coming up.I also cheked the compression on each one of the cilynders and seems good.also switch...
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L heater VIN: WBABJ5326R
I'm losing my mind. We don't have diagnositc equipment to pull codes with, and the bimmer specialist down the way says there is no way to pull codes from that module. maybe the module is just not that smart. but i am at a loss to come at a conclusive diagnosis...
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L oil smoke VIN: WBAGH8346Y
i just replaced the valve cover gaskets and steering hoses last week due to leaks. now the car has returned for hevey oil smoke on start up from the tail pipes. i checked the valve covers and they are dry and the spark plug wells are dry. about the only place ...
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1970 Jaguar XKE 4.2L Front Brakes
I have restored this car mechanically. The brake system have been upgraded to DOT-5 brake fluid. The brake master cylinder has been replaced with a completely new unit. I overhawled the slave servo unit, new diaphrang and new slave cylinder kit. I did not res...
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2000 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Pass door VIN: SAJDA15B0Y
This is a new customer, so I haven't worked on this car before today. She called to complain of the "pass.door ajar" warning being displayed when all the doors are fully closed. When this happens, it prevents the keyless access system from locking the car door...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L cooling system VIN: SAJDA01D1Y
Complaint is intermittant overheating. From cold if you go for a drive after ten or fifteen minutes the temp gauge will go from center of the scale to pegged overheat in about ten seconds. If you ignore it and keep driving in a minute or two it will return to ...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L vvt VIN: SAJDA01CJY
so i have a s-type here with a reoccuring vvt code. p1388 vvt overretarded bank 2.checked oil level and is ok.ran a motor flush through the system,thinking is was a sticking vvt actuator, still the problem persists. what i have noticed is, first thing in the m...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBNG75J8W
Anyways, I got this car from a body shop. I don't have a lot of mercedes experience but took the job on to broaden my horizons. I even bought the mercedes oem scanner. I have no communication with the trans module, the left front sam, or the left front door mo...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WDB1704472
car had flat battery,owner tried to jump start with leads to another car,only got clicking sounds,tried several times,called mobile mechanic to replace battery,car started ok but only idles with a surge,no throttle response,ASR/BAS light on,code c1022 is curre... Trouble codes: C1022, C1025
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1993 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.5L whistles VIN: WV2MC0702P
HELP THIS VAN WHISTLES AND IT'S NOT HAPPY, UNDER A LOAD YOU HAVE THIS WHISTLE NOISE THAT SEEMS TO BE IN THE ENGINE. CHECKED ALL PLASTIC VACUMN LINES AND THEY ARE FINE. i TAKE OUT THE AIR BOX AND IT GOES AWAY. TRYED NEW AIR FILTER AND STILL DOES IT. NO TSB'S ON...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA81H9W
Hi all, this is my first time asking for help. usually I give it lol. I have a 1998 vw jetta 2.0. the customer drove it while leaking oil from the oil cooler and broke the rod in cyl 1. We replaced the engine only to find the car had no reverse. (the customer ... Trouble codes: P0340, C0AM, SENS0
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L alternator VIN: WVGCM77L24
we installed a new battery about 1 month ago and now the vehicle was towed in due to belt failure and finally stalling due to no battery power left. inspected pullies and found alternator pulley not spinning freely. the pulley will spin then locks up and then ...
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1995 Volvo 940 T 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1JW8614S
codes 231, 22`1, 231, cleared codes and replaced maf codes 232 231 came back in 3 seconds of starting after maf replaced maf, f pres reg, temp sensor, cleared codes codes 232, 231 came back right away after starting. disconnected after clearing codes again the... Trouble codes: 231 (f trim), 221 (f trim), 231 (f trim)
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2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L left low beam VIN: YV1SZ58DX1
first off thanks to anybody that answers this. the lefht low beam is shorted somewhere between the electrical plug(main harness)under the left dash to the cem.if i shake the wiring harness the lifgt will go on and off.have checked the wires at the harness plug...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L limp mode at any time setting still or driving VIN: WBAGH8344Y
replace diode in harness new regulator in alternator and got voltage back to its 13.1 volts at computer to be constant. Still had to replace tranny computer the low voltage must have blow one of its conponants. thanks for the help. Don G.
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L pcv VIN: WBAEV33452
After being in contact with a BMW dealer in Toronto, they explained that with the amount of CVV valves the replace, they have seen a high defect rate in the updated winter kits. I then installed another new valve and all related hoses to have the sound return...
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2006 BMW 320i 2.0L blower VIN: LBVVA96026
We have tested it with GT1,NO CODE.Many technicians suggest me to do battery test.This car has no IBS so we just charge the battery .But the "issue"exist. We scope the signal pattern from the control head to blower regulator with GT1 and compare it to a known ...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D4Y
i ended replacing the coils on the side with a misfire and reflashed the ecu and so far the car has not been back since. thanks to everyone who had responded . mike Trouble codes: P0065.
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2004 Land Rover Freelander HSE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNE22264
thank you for the info on these codes,p1470,p1473, intake runner valves and motors. we are going to suggest that the cust. replace these items before spending any more time on it. thanks again! Trouble codes: P1470, P1473.
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L battery VIN: WDBJF55F1V
Sorry to say. The car went to dealer. Customer didn't want leave it for more than a day. The suggestions were mostly good, but didn't get a fix. Thanks anyway everyone. I'll update if I find out what happened.
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Unknown VIN: 3VWRA29M6X
I would like to thank everyone that replied. The fluid was full but it was suggested by a couple of techs to try to change the filter and fluid. We did this and so far so good. It has not acted up since. Thanks again to everyone that applied. Bill
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1982 Volvo 245 GL 2.3L am hard start VIN: YV1AX4956C
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. Many guys sent great info and warnings about this oldie but goodie. The fix ended up being the injector O rings as dried as could be and brittle. They were leaking vacuum miserably. We installed new O rin...
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1996 Volvo 850 2.4L MIL Lamp on
thank you to all who responded. this vehicle has not returned to be further tested. happy holiday to all. Trouble codes: P1133.
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