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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L abs VIN: WAUED64B61
This A6 has the traction control light flashing when you are going highway speed and then push hard on the accelerator. The flashing will stop as soon as you let off on the gas pedal. If you accelerate slowly it will not come on. Neither will it go on when you...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L esp VIN: TRUUT28N31
I have a 01 TT with abs/esp ITT mark 20 system. It has a VAG code 00778 for the steering angle sensor. When I go to the controller 004 and look at the sensor readings ,and start from dead center, the readings is zero. If I turn to the left it goes up to 502 wh...
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2004 Audi A4 1.8L Bog down , wo't rev VIN: 1H2548WJ04
Well , this started as the normal TB replacement , nothing serious , I replaced the TB and water pump along with the tensioner and the cam seals , put everything back together , nothing out of the ordinary or at least nothing that I haven't done before , so i ...
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2006 BMW 320i 2.0L Stall VIN: LBVVA96076
This car has two issues: 1)when engine temperature is low, the engine vibrating when shiftto "D" or o"R" but if engine warm up first the car would work good. 2)E90/[...] stall while waiting traffic light. The customer said that this symptom usually occur ...
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1995 Jaguar XJR 4.0L delayed start VIN: SAJPX114XS
There is no ignition [earth] signal whatsoever to any of the coils during the first 5 to 7 seconds of cranking. From cold it will sputter and stall for the first two long cranks, and start and run fine on the third. From hot it will usually start on the firs... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam position sensor missing or implausible)
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L headlight VIN: WMWRC33443
The left low beam on this mini is inop. It has reg headlights, not the xenon. When we intially diagnosed we found no power to the left low beam and right rear marker light. checked wiring in and around and switched the headlight buckets/wiring as some have sug...
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1999 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Conv. Top VIN: YS3DF78N5X
I hope somebody can help me with this one, car came in conv-Top doesn't open,this is what it does exactly: when trying to open the rear portion (the glass) goes up about 45 deg. and it stops, if you let the switch go and try again it goes up little more; again...
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2007 Volkswagen Rabbit (Car) 2.5 2.5L wipers don't work VIN: WVWAR71K57
Have vag com and it says wiper control module no response. Have checked fuse for it and its ok.Got to find the control module for wipers. I have a Bentley repair dvd from Ross tech so I'm still looking there also.What is a rain light senser, does this have to ...
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1989 Volvo 760 2.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: YV1GA8741K
Hello fellow techs, I am an ASE master tech, but this one's got me. I am hoping a knowledgable Volvo tech can shed some clues here. For starters, this car starts and runs fine cold, after about 10 minutes or so, sometimes less, it stalls and will not restart i...
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2003 Audi A4 3.0L window VIN: WAULC68E03
We found that there were three broken communication wires for the module in the door pillar. Once the wires were fixed everything worked great. thanks to Gyula from British Columbia for the help.
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L Electronic VIN: WBAGJ8323V
We diagnosed the problem to be the transmission control module (EGS) recommened the customer take the car to BMW for confirmation. BMW said car needed new transmission. ($$$) after hearing that news, customer brought car back for us to fix. We recommended a ne...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDB1260352
the throttle switch was losing signal when engine warmed up,replaced switch,idle good now,still have problem with timing over advancing at lowrevs causing surge,worse with air-con on,have tried changeing ezl unit,no dfferencs,ie
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2003 Mercedes-Benz G500 5.0L unknown VIN: WDCYR49E13
Hi Guys Thanks again to all who respondet. The fix was actually quit simple! But with a german vin, it was not that easy to order parts at all! Like some of you guys recommendet I tried german bulbs, didn't helped it. Checked all lamp sockets for any corrosio...
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2002 Ferrari 360 Challenge 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: ZFFYT53A42
TY!!! to the techs that took time to respond. This Ferrari set its trip monitors, P1200 in history, NO check engine light after a couple days drive time, and passed ODB2 State Inspection. Responses said that diagnostic codes are internal to Ferrari scan tool f... Trouble codes: P1200 (unknown).
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M94
Well, the vehicle is gone. We replaced the o2 sensor, cleaned the connectors and put everything back in place,then drove it to run the monitors. Monitors for the o2 heaters and sensors ran without any problems, no codes or pendings. So far all is well. Thanks ... Trouble codes: P0139, P0420, P0138, P0141, P0037.
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L abs VIN: WVWGBCL8D0
Most folks mentioned Ross-tech wiki as a source of info on this. As I said, I did check Ross-tech and they did not have info on a Touareg. I also know the settings are done in Basic Settings of a VAG tool, but without log in, and block numbers and procedures...
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2003 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L brakes VIN: YV1RS61T03
hello everyone this vehicle is fixed.replaced the vacuum pump and switch.the new vacuum pump was much quieter than the original and the cycling stopped when putting in new vacuum switch.thanks to all who replied .
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