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2001 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 1.8L No Start VIN: WAUKC68DX1
THis car came in running with a slipping trans. Installed a used trans. Ran for 2 days and than had dead battery, no start at all. New crank sensor and used pcm. still no communication with any scan tool now. no ground to main relay, give it ground and fuelpum... Trouble codes: P0601
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68E84
This customer came to us on referral after having quite the ordeal at another repair facility. First off, the customer has no qualms with the way the vehicle performs and the fuel mileage remains quite good. The only complaint she has is that the check engine ... Trouble codes: P1136 (17544 fuel trim bank 1 add system too lean p1136 upper limit reached), P0507 (16891 idle speed control system rpm above desired value p0507), P1111 (17519 o2 sensor regulation bank 1 system too lean p1111 lower limit reached), P1297 (17705 turbo/throttle valve connection pressure loss p1297)
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3338Y
vehicle came to chop complaining of check engine light on. code 65 or generic code P0340 camshaft positoin sensor inlet is present car runs great. I check sensor with Vantage pro and it tested ok. good signal not out of range, good frequency. I back brove at s... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft position sensor inlet), 65 (camshaft position sensor inlet)
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2001 BMW M5 5.0L Reverse Lights VIN: WDSDE93451
Vehicle came in with weak battery.Customer had chaged 4 months before.I replaced the battery with a warrenty.No lights on did not seam to have excess draw.When customer dropped vehicle he told me that someone had seen him driving it here and said his reverse l...
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2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L general mo VIN: XXXPM52336
Car came in for doors not unlocking with remote. Had codes stored in general module for door lock relays. Read several posts that stated the relays inside the general module fail. Installed new OEM replacement GM, and attempted to code with GT1/SSS. Measures...
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2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L Air Bag VIN: WBAEK73415
the main issue i am facing is that i cant seem to locate a legible wiring diagram ALL DATA has no data, and On Demand has a some kind of picture wiring diagram that has no connector information and no wire colors on it. Identifix has a wiring diagram that the ...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Surge, MIL on- no P codes VIN: SAJEA51D22
Hello out there in Jag headache land! I will thank all who will offer help, as I haven't much experience with Jaguar. I hope that some Jaguar experts can help me with this 2002 X-Type. It appears that this vehicle may never pass the Illinois EPA OBD2 emissi... Trouble codes: C1145 (RF ABS wheel speed sensor always present), P0171 (Bank 1 Lean back in January not present now), P0174 (Bank 2 Lean back in January not present now.), P1000 (Typical Ford code for all monitors not ready. MIL not affected.), P1547 (FLight Data recording saved)
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover 4.6L No Start VIN: SALPV444XA
This truck was towed in to the shop. Cranks no start. traced to no power to the coils. If I go to the relay box and jump the white wire I can get it to start. Acording to alldata there is a relay #23 that controls the coils well I cant find it any were. When i...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery S 4.6L Starting VIN: SALTL16493
vehicle came in on flat bed crank and wont start. i went into car turned key and fired right up drove car into bay started over and over again. i finally discovered that car will die out when u put in reverse than will crank but wont atart no spark and no powe...
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SE 3.8L Hesitation, Surge
Hello everyone, I have this 380se it's my personal car, It falls on it's face under load from a stop mostly, not mis firing like secondary ignition, when cruisng above 30 it seems to do much better. I have checked control fuel press. and all is good 1 bar cold...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L oil gauge VIN: WDBGA32E8P
This is a W140, S320 with M104.990, dist ignition. Car is rough, engine wiring harness has failing insulation, engine shows some sludge. Problem is that oil gauge suddenly goes to zero AND red gauge warning light comes on around 40 MPH and 2,500 RPM. Light goe...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L check eng lite VIN: WDBJF72F4V
car has air injection code,after testing found right side cyl head is plugged ,question,has anyone found a way to clean heads without removing them,thanks john
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L compressor VIN: WDB2094652
air con not cold,no codes present,only problem i can find is in live data check b31-multifunction sensor-ambient temp -no reading,outside temp shows up in dash unit,could sensor be at fault and leave no trouble code.
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3VWCA21C0X
Customer brought vehicle to client shop stating that the vehicle was hard starting, and when placed in Reverse/Drive would immediately cut out. Vehicle towed in as No Start. Scan data shows crank RPM, but intermittent spark. Inspection revealed aftermarket wir...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L compressor VIN: WVWNA23B8Y
Compressor won't engage. Wiring diagram hard to follow. Compressor is controled by an electronic relay. We are thinking it may be F38 ambient temp switch but we can't find it. Any help locating this sensor or trouble shooting tips would be appreciated.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L Under drivers floorboard VIN: 3VWPE29M43
Good afternoon everyone, I have this Jetta that has a wierd noise that is felt in the drivers floorboard/gas pedal. It is a single click/clunk noise that is felt when when you make a turn and accelerate, or also sometimes just goosing the throttle while on a s...
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1991 Volvo 740 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1FA8848M
Car initially came in a no start, fuel pump out. Replaced fuel pump, and repaired tower relay contacts. Now this Swedish Meatball has an intermittent no start, hot or cold, the affected system is the ignition, there is no spark, fuel pressure good, noid flash ...
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1998 Volvo V90 2.9L speedometer VIN: YVIKW9605W
we replaced vehicle speed sensor on rear differtial from dealer. speedometer has intermittant problem when no speed show trans slip in gear also light start flashing. light stay on flashing till clear code po500 vehicle speed sensor.any clue appriciated thanks
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS2550Y
Hello iam have all the faults present in this car checked powers and ground at ecm replaced oxegen sensors nothing works PLEASE help Trouble codes: 2D, 5C, 8A (idle air control valve signal to low), 1A (Front O2 pre heated signal to low), 1C
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L esp VIN: TRUUT28N31
All is well with the TT. What had happened is the customer had a R/F outer CV boot changed by another shop. They had taken the 3 nuts that hold the lower ball joint to the lower control arm off when they did the job. You could see where the nuts were and that ...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: XXXBV64770
Thanks for the replies. The connector and harness on this one checked out fine. There must have been a small glitch in one the potentiometers inside the throttle housing becuase I could not catch or detect any irregularities or dropouts. Just another inst... Trouble codes: P1542 (75 Plausability signal pedal travel sensor in throttle 1/2), A9 (DME Engine Throttle output stage shutoff after diagn. error), 76 (DSC DME /DDE does not fulfill torque request), 91 (EGS CAN torque reduction).
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2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L brake lights VIN: 5UXFB33552
after checking wiring to lamp control module found fuse #9 for brake lts was missing. but not sure why the lights were staying on with fuse gone. but after finding this and reconnecting module all is working fine. thanks for all your guidence and pointing me i...
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1996 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L no crank VIN: SAJKX674XT
Thanks for the replies we did get, they got us thinking a little more about learning how the security and body control modules work together. We still dont know how the trunk latch switch is tied into the BCM, by looking at the wiring diagrams we can only see...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C320 4Matic 3.2L Washer pump VIN: WDBRF84J43
Sorry for the delay cause my sister is using the vehicle daily,haven't had much time for checking. Long story short, all of the inputs (ie: door, bonet, trunk switches shown in working order on the X431 Infinite) and still does not have output power from the p...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta 1.9L No Start, NO COMMUNICATION VIN: 3VWRJ01H4T
Well, I'm going to call it fixed for now. I orignally got it to start by using a small fuel tank right at the injector pump, so I knew it was a delivery problem. The customer is taking it to try. I ended up pulling the fuel tank out to check for restriction...
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1998 Volvo V70 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: YV1LW5543W
I checked the cam timing like alot of you guys suggested but it seemed to be ok. I used the pressure transducer with the modis to check the cam timing. The boss and I deside to decarbon the engine with some see foam. It brought the nox from 750 to about 150 pp...
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Speedo,tach and all warning lights illuminated VIN: YV1T597D4X
What a diagnostic nightmare, however learned a lot in the process so I have no remorse. It was the CEM module and a loose connection on the Abs module. Thanks to all of you who replied. Adam
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