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1991 Audi 200 2.2L No Start VIN: WAUGES446M
Hello all you audi people. i have a 1991 audi quatro 200 with a 20valve 5 cylinder turbo. It will not start. i have fuel preasure and plenty of spark. However I do not have injector pulse. The injector has 12v at the injectors. The alldata schematic is not ver...
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1997 Audi A6 2.8L dome lights VIN: WAUJC84A7V
hello i have a strange one here, the interior lights are dimming but staying illuminated when the doors are closed. the light is very low but it is staying on. I cannont find any wiring diagrams that are usefull. It almost seems that the lights are being told ...
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2001 Audi A6 2.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WAUBH64BX1
customer came in two weeks ago...gs did lof... came back with oil coming out of the coolant reservoir... I have been told that this is a common problem with the oil coolers...how do you go a bout test for this problem, an can the cooler be tested... I not the ...
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGF6326S
customer states ck engine light on rough idle at times hot replace # 2 ignition coil replace spark plugs customer drove for 20 miles before repair with misfire performed smoke test no leaks,15" vacuum at idle steady
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD6327-
OK Beemer guys, lets see what you got... Im working on a 98 528i, came in originally with a MIL on, code p0340, cam sensor. Found cam sensor pigtail insulation crumbling, replaced cam sensor w/ a siemens/vdo unit, cleared code, test drove, all was fine for a m... Trouble codes: 065 (cam sensor), P0340 (cam sensor), 212 (vanos mechanically jammed)
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L convertible top VIN: WBABS534X1
Hello group, This BMW will not retract the convertible top when the button is pushed. No sounds are heard. The button lights up amber showing that it responds to the command. With my Launch scan tool I could check for codes and data. All the data shows the sw...
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2002 BMW 325xi 2.5L rotation rate sensor VIN: WBAEU33442
ABS/DSC5.7 rotation rate sensor code 82 or 52.This 325xi is setting this code intermitantly.I retrieved different codes with different scanners,same discription.Alldata discibes a YAW rate sensor as a rotation rate sensor.Dealer parts dept said 4wd version dos...
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2005 BMW 740Li 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WBAHN61096
The enging run good when cold but when the coolant temperature reach higher(47C or so)the car will hesitation.Checked with GT1-NO CODE.But found #5 cylinder run rough.We have tried with new DME,harness,change ignition coil.same issue.Have checked the two presu...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF40J95
hello car came in running fine with check engine light on found no problem. had another car temp sensor fail recently so we replaced it. after two days of regular driving light came back on same code. we inspected the thermostat and found nothing replaced with... Trouble codes: P2004, P0128
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1994 Saab 900 SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: VS3DM58V3R
car is not taken care of its actualy heavly abused came in with a quart of oil and thats normal for them but its a good customer. have the codes 21 61 81 disconect the comp to clear codes i dont even have to run the vehicle and it will set those codes imediatl... Trouble codes: 21 (air flow sensor), 61 (o2 sensor bank 1), 81 (evap purge valve)
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2001 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WV2KB47241
Hey Gang, This vehicle has me stumped, it came in with two evap codes, I checked all solenoids and switches and all fell within factory specs., smoke tested complete evap. system and fuel tank with no problems observed. vehicle runs well at all times except i... Trouble codes: P0455, P0441
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L Engine VIN: 3VWPE69M43
I replaced the valve cover gasket and the plastic breather tube leading down to the engine block since they were leaking. I located another leak from the variable valve timing control solenoid on the back of the head. My question is can the o-ring seal for thi...
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L wipers VIN: WAULT68E62
Thanks to everyone for their replies. As I said, this is is an intermittent problem. It did not reoccur, and the vehicle has not been back to the shop. As the motor have recently was replaced with the original Audi motor, it seems likely that the problem l...
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L belt tensioner VIN: WAULT64B12
If the optometrist tells you that it would help to were glasses at work.. do so. Very embarrased , all replies were good under the circumstance, it seemed they were all saying " what's wrong there is nothing complicating." I compressed tensioner before...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L speedometer VIN: WBADM6347Y
I have recieved an email from Iatn saying that I should close this TechHelp request so I appologize that I have to close it without fix at this time. Thanks to those that had replied to this post I believe that the vehicle will be fixed by the begining of nex...
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2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L Engine VIN: WBAEP33442
Thanks for the replies! It was about a 50/50 split between pulling the tranny first and taking the motor out the top or dropping the subframe with tranny attached to the engine. I decided to go with dropping the subframe with tranny attached. It turned out ...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L wiper arm VIN: WDBEA34E9N
Thanks for all the responses. The motor was a Bosch from Worldpac. I got a replacement under warranty. All ok. Thanks again
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L infared key VIN: WDBRF64J21
Firstly I want to thank all those four guys who responded and especially both Steve and Mirek for the information they gave. I didn't expect to get a lot of responses on this problem especially since it was so intermittent and it was a Mercedes product. ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L warning lamp VIN: WDBNG75J22
I tried leaving the key on for 30 mins as a few suggested and that did not do the trick in this case. I reinspected the sensors and made sure all were connected properly. I advised my customer that most replies said to drive it and it would reset. He is doing ...
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1996 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L trans. go into limp mode VIN: YS3DF38N4T
THANKS TO EVERYBODY THAT ANSWERED!!!YOU GUY'S HIT IT SPOT ON WITH THE INGITION SWITCH.REPLACED IT AND CLEARED CODES AND IT WAS GOOD TO GO!!! THANK AGAIN,MANBRD...AKA ROBERT [...]
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1996 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L no spark VIN: YS3DF58N3T
two problems on this one-bad sensor grounds and junction in harness for sensor grounds-this got the car starting fine for many days at 20 degrees looked like a fix,untill the temp hit 8 degrees and same no rpm problem and no start-another crank sensor got it g...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Engine VIN: WVWKH63B61
We had installed the OE valve prior to the trouble. Since this original hose assy seemed fine, we did not install it right away due to the additional cost. We replaced the updated hose assy and now all is good.
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Clutch VIN: 3VWCP21C21
Yep, the dual mass flywheel was shot. Noise fixed. Customer happy, and iatn hit it on the head. Thanks again to all who helped.
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2004 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI 1.9L cruise control VIN: 9BWGR61J14
replaced cruise switch and vehicle worked great, thanks for all the replies and helpful tips!
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2005 Volvo XC70 2.5L Blower Motor VIN: YV1SZ592X5
Repaired the climate control head electrically. Removed and inspected board.
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