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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMC63BOX
Hi all techs : this car came in for timing belt maintenance service. I installed the update timing belt kit which included the new tensioner,tensioner pully and belt (same number of teeth "153" as the old one). I also replaced the timing chain tensioner gaske... Trouble codes: P1602, P0102

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2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L compresssion good VIN: WAUFL54D8Y
good morning: had custoer return this car, and we check for excessive blow by, there was none, so we removed the pcv valve, that was new from audi, and pluged the vaccum side, then routed the pvc lines into a plastic pop bottle, and let the cutomer take it ...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWCC21C6Y
I am closing this request without a fix because in the week we had it and the two weeks the customer has had it back this car has started normally every time except that one monday when the other tech tried to start it [before my post]. I want to thank all who...
1985 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: YV1AX8843F
well, obviously lots of other iatn members have been confronted with this scenario before. got lots of good replies. one reply mentioned the intake gasket (larry!) causing identical symptoms. it checks out good on removal of intake. many replies agree with the...
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