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2002 Audi A6 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B82
hello all techs, i am having a prob with the idle control on this vehicle. this vehicle came in with a cel light and a rolling idle. the idle fluctuates about 500-700 rpm from 500 to about 1300 rpm when the vehicle is running in park. its also noticeable in ge... Trouble codes: P0431 (p1479-), P1479 (p0102-), P0102 (p0303-), P0303 (p0306-), P0306 (p0300-), P0300
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2007 BMW 530i 3.0L Steering angle sensor VIN: WBANE73587
Another tech in our shop did the optical sensor replacement asper the Campain instructions. Before I did the adjustment of the steering angle I monitored the live data. The steering angle data was good, except for frequently reading -1440 degrees. Using the La...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L outside mirror VIN: SAJDAO1D4Y
Need some JAG help on this one bad. Outside mirrors are not working with the switch. Memory mirrors work ok. Checked fuses for mirrors Ok. Installed a good mirror switch asm. Didn't fix it. I have wiring diagrams but no way to get codes out of the door module ...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L limp-in mode VIN: WDBGA43G0X
I have aquired this vehicle from another shop and it appears to have the same symptoms as before. I've tested the wiring and solenoid pack in the trans, it's all within specifications. The update kit had been installed previously. ( see mentioned post.) I've t...
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L several VIN: WP0CA2984Y
This is a good customer, but he shouldn't go near anything mechanical. It's a second car and it sits a lot. Battery went dead and he decided to replace it. installed it backwards.(Looks like he had to hammer one terminal on) I have replaced a half a dozen fuse...
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBF61CXW
customer bring car in check engine ligh on, glow plug light blinks and advise car hard to start.I don't have oem scanner i used generdic scanner code P1562[quantity adjuster incorrectly adjusted].car ran very bad seem like misfire.I am looking in alldata doesn...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WVWWH63B43
Hi fellow VW Guru's Thank you in advance, I could sure use some help. I have an unusual problem child on my hands, which Iíve never seen before. The car came to us from another shop trying to fix this problem; they have replaced 2 complete coil assemblies (No...
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1998 Volvo V70 R 2.3L drive shaft VIN: YV1LW5244W
This car has a vibration at 40-60km or 25-40 mph. It will quit and comes back at 95-105km or 55-65 mph. We pulled off the rear drive shaft and problem disappears. DriveShaft is very rusty and the weight on the front part of the shaft is mangled. I sent the sha...
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1999 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on
performed 105k service replaced water pump timing belt & fuel filter. runs and starts but cel on dtc,s set p0237 &p0236 wasn,t even close to these sensors, checked connectors sensors connected unable to read values w/ generic scanner program, cleared codes and... Trouble codes: P0237, P0236
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2000 Volvo V40 1.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YVIVW2558Y
OK, this one is driving me up the wall! About 5000 miles ago, the car came in for PO303, and I replaced the coil pac, replaced the plugs with conventional NGKs. Was fine for a couple of weeks, and it came back with the same problem. I did a cold compression te... Trouble codes: P0303
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: SAJDA01C8Y
Two of the replies turned out to be accurate in my case. The oil level was low, 4 qts!, but adding oil didn't affect the situation. When the owner picked up the car on the weekend, I told him that the next thing I was going to do was smoke test it. The referen... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean Bank 1), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire), P1383 (VVT over retarded Bank 1), P1388 (VVT over retarded Bank 2).
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L fuel pump VIN: SALMB11483
Thanks for the help the Range Rover is out the door. The correct procedure to remove the fuel lines is: Push the fuel line down and at the same tame pull the orange collar up.This will release the line. Hope this will help others Thanks Tino.
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Interior VIN: WDBFA66E3L
thanks to all,, it was corrosion on back of fuse box receptical for fuse #9 I was able to clean and [...] on it and dash came alive and well
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDC1631542
the fix was fairly simple on this one, but was tricky to find. what was happening is the ignition switch was intermittently failing. unfortuneatley, every time I checked for power at the coils or injectors, there was power present. When this happen it still...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Electronic VIN: WDBSK75F34
ok guys thanks for the help. What we found is that we had lots of canand voltage codes in almost all modules. We replaced the in car temp sensor for the code that would keep coming back, then went ahead and cleared all dtc. Now the a/c functions properly,...
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2005 Volkswagen Touareg 3.2L Lighting VIN: WVGZG7705D
It was the instrument cluster cirquit problem. I had the cluster rebuild and now gong sounds and turn signals make clicking sound. Thanks guys.
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