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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L 3-4 -4-5 shift VIN: WAUBA24B9X
this one came in with shift concern and p0734 code check tranny fluid with out scan tool i think its good fluid doesnt smell burnt there r no dianostics available need to find out if its clutches or a solenoid would apperciate all help maybe this is acommon pr...
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L engine VIN: SALPF1545Y
Hello all, I have a "friend of a friends" tow in from another shop that replaced the thermostat and removed and inspected the water pump for an overheating issue and recommeded the engine be replaced or repaired. You cannot fill and bleed this vehicle as soon ...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz A160 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: WDB1680332
Hallo. This car is giving us trouble! Whe replaced a worn ringgear/flexiplate. Customer took car away but came back after a few days with car running rough.Each time you turn off engine and restart it will run ok again straight away. Until you go for a drive a... Trouble codes: 0300, 03 (failure for cyl 2 3 detected), 0335, 04 (Adaption for crankshaft sensor whl.)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L no air injection VIN: WDBRF64J51
help me please, we checked the motor and it runs good,we have everything but computer reff. at relay Trouble codes: P0410
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF64J22
hi iatn members! we have a 02 c320 with #5 misfire problem. problem is no injector pulse at #5 cylinder. what should i check it. thanks. Trouble codes: P0305 (misfire 5)
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Electronic VIN: 3VWSC29M2X
Hello today, We have this nice vw here. It came to our shop with the engine light on. Retrieved the code and it was PO501 vehicle speed signal not a plausible signal. No codes present in the transmission control module. Only this one code in the engine control...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B62
CAME IN FIRST TIME FOR P0304, REPLACED ALL PLUGS AND # 4 COIL. ROAD TESTED AND ALL WAS FINE. CUSTOMER TOOK CAR, NEXT MORNING CAME BACK WITH CYL #3 MISFIRE, REPLACED #3 COIL, ROAD TESTED, ALL GOOD. CAME BACK A FEW DAYS LATER AND HAD CODE FOR#2 CYL MISFIRE, REPL... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire detected), P0303 (cyl 3 misfire), P0302 (cyl 2 misfire), P0304 (cyl 4 misfire)
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA69MX4
came in from a car lot I cant find any info on this code or what the conditions to set it are Trouble codes: P2177
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Starter VIN: WVWVE63BX4
Hi Guys, I am very lost here. This car came in with a no crank, no start. Checked for power to starter. Had power all three times while cranking. Replaced starter with no change. Retested power to starter and had none this time. Sometimes I will get a click fr...
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1998 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1LW537XW
we dont do a lot of volvos here but here it goes, towed in at closing time time thought id take a quick peek at it, no spark and when cranking only 1 injector pulse with noid light and thats it, scanned pcm for codes and to pull data have no communication with...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L fuel guage, cats system, abs/traction control VIN: SAJDA01C51
Im sorry i am late to close. I just wanted to make sure the vehicle was fixed. It ended up being the rear control module that repaired this vehicle. All problems related to this. I recieved a tip to check the sub harness for the fuel pump/fuel sending unit but...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L cam, lifter VIN: 2223A22836
We removed one of the cam cap bolt on front bank and cranked engine over and had oil gushing out did the same thing on back bank the one with the lifter noise and had little oil coming out blew out this oil galley and this blew out whatever was restricting and...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L Hydraulics. VIN: WDBFA76F2X
Well...as it turns out, neither I nor Mercedes knew diddly about the ADS system. I now know a lot more although I doubt it will be of practical use in the near future, and should it be needed in the distant future, I shall have forgotten it or be dead. A ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Radio, Trans VIN: WDBJF65J91
Back to basics was the correct answer. The battery tested marginal. The cranking voltage intermittently went below the 7.5 VDC thresholds for operation. This caused all kinds of weird problems to surface. Funny thing is it mainly happened when the outside te...
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2008 Porsche Cayenne S 4.8L Engine Oil VIN: WP1AB29P78
Thank you to all the replyed. My Alldata was wrong, it stated the first service was at 36,000 miles, I knew better but I asked anyway. Every one that replyed said the same thing, change oil and filter 7,500 - 9,0000 use only factory filter and Mobil-1 oil. Th...
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2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L long start time VIN: YS3EF48Z01
I may not see this saab again as the customer lives up north and was going home. From the replies i was sent there are 2 possible filter and the correct one has a one way valve built in, although they both bolt right up. there is a small goose neck one valve i...
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2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L interior lights VIN: 9BWEK21J53
Thanks to all who helped . I tried bypassing the modules like many of you suggested and I seen the lights and heard the chimes. The only bad news is the latches are $220 each so the customer all the sudden is not to worried about the lights anymore funny how t...
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2003 Volkswagen GTI 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, no throttle response VIN: 3VWAK01HXT
thankyou for all your replies.i've checked communication line fronm ecm to throttle and all checks out.checked connector for corrosion and found no corrosion.reset faults and reset adaptives again and haven't heard from him since .i don't know if it's fixed bu... Trouble codes: 17579 (angle sensor 2 throttle motor not a plausible signal intermittant), 17987 (throttle actuator adaption not started intermittant).
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