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2003 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68E13
since last visit intermittent mil for turbo boost pressure failure. we have rechecked all previous work, and all turbo lines. no problem found, but light will display. Trouble codes: P0234 (manufacturer code 16618 boost pressure)
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2001 Jaguar XK8 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: SAJDA42C21
the customer drove this 2001 Jaguar XK8 to the shop because it was running rough. just as she got to the shop it stalled out and was only able to idle if the gas pedal was feathered. by the time i got it into the shop it would not start, just kept cranking.(ve...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L windows/locks VIN: WDBHA2G1XA
well thanks in advance this is the best site so need your help from you guys c230 comes in front windows non op and was checking every thing out and started to blame the center control console but not paying attention bat dies and now no door locks and all win...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L airbags VIN: WDBNG7J41A
Good afternoon Mercedes techs! I have this MB with a low rider problem only in the front. I did the update for the upper strut towers as they were leaking. I did this job with the vehicle on a lift. i did not want to have the car sit on the floor when i realea...
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2005 Other European arnage 6.2L draw VIN: SCBLC37F75
We have this 11/04 Bentley Arnage here for repair. Customer states that the memory for radio always reset as well as the clocks and radio safe mode. Car was at dealer which installed 2 batterys. We had tested the batterys and charging system, I found that this...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Timing belt VIN: 3VWSP69M91
Vehicle was towed in to us with the timing belt already removed from the vehicle. The customer tried to do it themselves but gave up after three days. He wants us to put the new belt on for him. My question for you guys out there is...Where is the timing mark ...
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1994 Volvo 850 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5527R
Car came in as a no crank no start. Car died at a stop light. Customes states there were no lights on previous to stalling but smelled something burning. When car got here it started right up and ran fine for a couple of hours. There were no codes in the compu... Trouble codes: 121
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1996 Audi A4 2.8L ls lifters VIN: WAUEA88D4T
THANKS EVERYONE FOR YOUR HELP, THE PROBLEM WAS OBVIOUS ONCE THE HEAD WAS REMOVED-THE OIL PRESS.HOLE WAS PLUGGED AT THE HD GASKET. THANKS AGAIN!!
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1997 Audi A6 2.8L turn signals/4 ways VIN: WAUGC84A5V
first I want [...] 3 guys at audi does not exist which is why I...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJDA17C7Y
I want to thank everyone who replied. I went on the the Jaguar web site and checked for any ECU updates. There are a few updates but no explanation of what their for. So I call the hot line and found out that the updates for this problem with the ECU is only...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L VVT unit VIN: SAJDA01C41
Looks like I jumped the gun on this one. No one offered an alternative method to the steps outlined in my original post so I dug in but double-checked everything along the way. This time when checking the operation of the VVT solenoid I found that after energi...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L No Start VIN: SALNM22292
thank you guys for all your input, never had a chance to scope the cam sensor because the no start was intermttent. checked to see if the owner had another key but they didn't, so we tryed the next thing that made the most scence we replaced the can sensor wit... Trouble codes: P1472.
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1998 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L vents VIN: WDBGA70G6W
Ok this one is fixed. After alot of testing we found the vacuum switching block to be faulty. This is the switchover valve behind the glove box. We replaced it and all is well. Thanks for all the help. Just in case anyone else runs into this problem, we u...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L No Start VIN: WDBLJ70GBX
replaced both sending units, fuel pump and filter. filled tank, drove to 1/3 tank. all appears ok at this time. thank you for taking the time to help me with this problem. Jeff
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1999 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L starting VIN: WV2EH270XX
THE EUROVAN HAS A KILL SWITCH SYSTEM BUILT INTO THE PASSENGER FRONT SEAT THAT WILL NOT ALLOW YOU TO START THE VEHICEL IF TEH SEAT IS NOT LOCKED IN THE FORWARD FACING POSITION. IF THE SEAT IF EVEN SLIGHTLY OFF CENTER, THE VEHICLE WILL NOT START. CENTER SEAT, LO...
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