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1999 Audi A4 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WVWI27UJHY
Okay Audi guys, I need a little help- this is a Audi wagon that has no check engine light or codes stored. It seems to stall when coming to a stop. It has no problem restarting, but is a little hesistant when first accelerating... I changed the MAF, replace a ...
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1994 BMW 540i 4.0L unknown VIN: WBAHE61010
Engine is overheating. At first it was hard to believe about the overheating because test driving car in the city engine temperature looked ok. Client tried to travel with car twice and on both trips car overheated after about 40 minutes on the road (moderate...
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1998 BMW 740i 4.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ9322W
we have a 1998 BMW 740i. when cold the car starts up and runs fine. after about .5 miles the engine begins to run rough. check engine light comes on. codes present: 139 map cooling. 52 misfire. 62 random misfire. 65 misfire, cylinder 3, with cylinder cut out. ...
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L abs VIN: WBAAM5335Y
Has multiple codes when started up, has traction control/abs lights on. this affects transmission operation. Transmission works great, it is not the issue. I am not a bmw expert nor am i good at traction control-computer issues. There is no data stream on my s... Trouble codes: B06, 14 (wheel speed signal front left), 41 (wheel speed signal rear right), 149 (can wheel speed sensor), 03 (supply voltage), 01 (internal ecu error)
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Rear Top Lid VIN: WBABS534X1
Hello BMW Techs: We have got an issue with rain water filling the back trunk (spare tire storage)...we believe it is getting in through the convertible top storage area and going into the trunk! We noticed the water is collecting in the storage compartment fo...
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2003 BMW Z4 3.0i 2.5L air bag light VIN: 4USBT53413
Well guys, routine window regulator has gone sour. We disconnected the side air bag to replace the pass side window regulator and now have an air bag ligh on...everything is connected. tried cycling the key, driving the car, nothing will rest it. Mitchell AND ...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L head gasket VIN: WDBJF55F6T
Car came in for oil leak at head gasket at 110,369 miles, came back at 117,547 for oil leak-head gasket again. both times at right rear corner of head. At 125,359- oil leak again. told customer to take to another shop for second opinion. was told by customer t...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Imobilizer VIN: YS3FB49S53
Car was towed in with the key not being recognized. Used Tech2 to force key to get into neutral to get off of the tow truck. Scanned for codes and found BCM B3900 48, B3899 48, B3057 48, T8 P1616 00, P1609 00, MIU B3902 70, CIM B3935 00, B3055 00. All of the c...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L Cuts out VIN: WVWND63B14
we verify cuts out, found no trouble codes, car cuts out very quick either at stop with foot on the brakes or driving at low or highway, never stalls, does it hot or cold, hooked up modis and found when it cuts out the timing will drop to - 2 btc test cam sign...
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2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L heater VIN: YV1TS94D7Y
i am hoping that someone can direct me in a simple thought i havent considered. you would think if you could replace the engine in under book time you wouldnt need to ask advise for simple problem like heat in the cabin.heater core seems to flow well upon test...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2006 Audi A3 2.0L no power VIN: WAUHF78P66
Thanks to all that helped...It ended up that the fuel pump and cam were definitly the problem. I had talked to a tech who told me to tell the customer to call the Audi help line and get them to fix it under the emissions warranty. Which the car was still under... Trouble codes: 0087 (low fuel rail pressure), 2293 (fuel regulator).
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2003 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Starting VIN: SALNY22283
I did check the antenna at the key switch, everything seemed good. We could never duplicate the original rpoblem, checked the usual things, battery, ground, no problems found and no new codes related to starting. I wish I could respond with more. Thanks
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L lights in dash on VIN: 4JGAB75E22
I'm going to close this due to time running out. Dave from Jersey , you,re right I did not say my codes were in the esp module. Larry from Ohio, I did remove the washer reservoir and checked the ground and the abs controller connector. Found no corrosion any s...
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2004 Mini Cooper S 1.6L clutch VIN: WMWRE33464
we ended up not needing the production date, one suppiler wanted it, and another did not need it, we replace it with a saks clutch kit. we appreciate all the info, the job was not all that bad, just alot of disassembly of the whole front of car. ( what a mess ...
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1991 Porsche 928 5.0L PSD System VIN: WP0AA292XM
I have found the answers that I needed for this PSD system. I want to thank all who replied to me. I was told by Patrick about cannell.co.uk for many Porsche service manuals in .pdf form. I had to use an external hardrive to download all of them because of the...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L back up lights VIN: 3VWSB69M22
I CHECKED THE FUSE TO THE SWITCH AND IT WAS GOOD SO I ORDERED A SWITCH AND PUT IT IN AND THAT TOOK CARE OF THE PROBLEM. THE SWITCH WAS ON THE TOP BACK OF THE TRANSMISSION.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWBD47582
Thank you all for your advice,sometime when you have been through all possibility problems a hint ,even the most basic one helps.As I wrote before,because of the air pockets associated with injector pump replacement(running out of fuel),I run a E-Pump to bleed...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B43
We had some great replies with good suggestions. We checked everything from the MAF to using shop smoke and air to apply pressure to the boost side of the duct work. We also cleaned the throttle body and valve and did a throttle adaptation with no success. ... Trouble codes: 17705 (Pressure drop between turbo and throttle valve).
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