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1995 Audi S6 2.2L No Start VIN: WAULA84A3S
techs in the community need help. this vehicle came in on a hook, no start, no spark, no injector pulse. pulled up passenger side carpet, computer flooded. cleaned out computer, installed and try for communication, no communication and yes i'm using a vagcom. ...
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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADT63401
After driving 30 miles ASC light comes on , I felt at that moment the trany jerking, EGS FAULT 01,signal disturb (150) 96 CAN engine speed, (131) 83 instrument CAN time out, report data up shift 3..4 output speed 1568 rpm, At DME same faults as before (083) an... Trouble codes: 244 (segment timing), 83 (crankshaft sensor)
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L BC button inop VIN: WBADT43402
the BC button on the turn signal lever does not work to change the menu on lcd display..any known problems with this circuit? common problems? does anybody know how to test the switch as ive looked all overalldata and it doesnt show me anything. ive testedcont...
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1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L leaking at rear t-stat housing to block VIN: SAJKD6044X
Hello Jaguar technicians. Thank you for your kind attention. This XJ-8 is very clean and well kept by a very good customer of ours. I have personally done the work described and was confident the last time in that it was fixed. The only complaint is always low...
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2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Misfire VIN: SALTY194X4
Vehicle Flags P0304 After driving 20 mins or so. Vehicle Came to us from dealership, who had diagnosed problem as a bad ign. wire. Customer stated He had a coolant leak and also wanted an estimate to replace the lower intake gasket. Decided to replace the gask... Trouble codes: P0304 (Missfire Cylinder 4)
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1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L convertible roof VIN: WDBLK65G1X
vehicle came in for convertible roof not working. when switch is pushed windows roll down then light on switch flashes. We have a Baum cs200 that will not read cabrio roof codes.. How can I put the roof down to open the tonneau to access the pump..wish to che...
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1990 Porsche 944 S2 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WP0CB294XL
Help Bosch Gods! This car has eaten my lunch and half my dinner, as well. Customer complaint is hard or no start after a hot soak. Allways starts up fine cold. Vehicle performs well when driven, I'll assume the engine is mechanically sound. After a hot soak yo...
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1993 Saab 900 S 2.1L Air Bag VIN: YS3AK35E6P
Hello SAAB 900S techs. This vehicle was towed in. First had to recharge the battery because the owner wore it down. While it was charging another Tech heard nothing coming from the fuel pump. He removed the ECM and was trying to remove the fuel pump relay when...
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1984 Volkswagen Vanagon GL 1.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy
I think that I have a problem with the o2 circuit. The vehicle runs extremely rich. I'v checked all possibilities. I am getting a pretty constant reading of .900v from the o2 sensor with the wire disconnected from the ecm. On the ecm side I am getting .030v. I...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L all shifting in drive and autostick VIN: 3VWSE69MX2
HELLO ALL AND THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR HELP..! This one here has us DEAD TO RIGHTS , this VW is stick in limp mode , we have taken it to our regular trans shop they say there is nothing wrong with it ... NO CODES whatsoever we have had this car for appx...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWMJ71K06
The rich code returned and the MAF codes are new. The 17705 returned too. The freeze frame showed the rich code set at idle,,I look at the live data and long term fuel trim is at zeroall the time. I looked at MAF grams/per/second and had 175 gps at 6400 RPM wi... Trouble codes: 16484 (mass air flow circuit), 16485 (maf circuit rang or performance problem), 17705 (connection turbo-throttle valve pressure hose), 18620 (system too rich)
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2002 Volvo S40 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, Blk smoke warm start VIN: YV1VS29SX2
VOLVO TECHS: Briefly as possible: Problem of concern is after a hot soak of only a few minutes vehicle WAS at first VERY hard to restart without applying throttle. Noted sulfur smell. Tested vacuum good and steady - no fuel apparent at any time so far at Press... Trouble codes: P0450 (Evap system Leak Detection Pump - part on order - set MIL), P0172 (B1S1-Rich pending code noted when work started)
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2003 Volvo V70 2.4L SRS warning VIN: YV1SW61TX3
We have an 03 V70 Volvo with ABS warning message “SRS airbag service urgent". Pull codes and results are –in- DIM-0003-SRS;faulty circuit//0005-Red warning light; faulty circuit//0006-Orange warning lamp; faulty circuit and in SRS- 00D4-SRS lamp; faulty signal...
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2004 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Electronic VIN: YV1CZ59H54
Hello every one,we have this volvo,trans in limp mode.it slams into reverse but when put in drive,acts as if it were slipping.it has a p0863 tcm communication electric malfunction,u0073 control module com bus off,and p0504 brake switch correlation,codes.custom...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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1997 Audi A4 2.8L Airbag Light VIN: WAUEA88D1V
I was able to borrow a newer version of the Genisys scan tool and it was able to clear the code and all is well. One thing I thought was strange is that the newer scan tool could not read the codes but it could clear the code. However after clearing the codes ...
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2003 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L Windows,wipers,SRS VIN: 4USBT53473
Thanks to your great information this car is fixed. By pulling the wires one by one out of connector X10116 I found the circuit that was pulling the K-bus down,it turned out to be the SIM/airbag module. I pulled the rear of the center console apart and disconn...
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L engine VIN: SALME11473
most of you guys were right but i did not check basic as iol level truck has 12 quarts of oil as all of you know truck based on miles 125k burn 1or 2quarts between oil change customer claimed added 1quart every week without cheking level changed oil and spark...
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2006 BMW 320i 2.0L Stall VIN: LBVVA96076
We removed the cylinder head to clean the carbon deposit.Found the engine have oil sludge so we replaced the oil pump and cleanned the oil sludge.So far it run ok.Thank you for youyr help.
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.2L no shut dwn VIN: WDBEA32E0P
Turned out to be the new opv relay. Ordered a new one off the # of the old one now vehicle opperates properly.Thanks to all that replied, Bob
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1998 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L Stereo System VIN: WDBGA57G8W
well sorry to everyone that offered help. I traced it down to a bad amp. Unfortunatly i have been waiting on the customer to make a decision on fixing it, hes not a big fan of the $2000 price tag. If i do end up fixing this vehicle i will update. Thanks again
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2003 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L speed sensor VIN: 4JGAB75E33
I would like to say thank you to all that replied with the help reading the diagrams. when i checked to continuity between the ground side of the sensor and the computer I had an open reading the fix was to repair the wire going back to the computer under the ...
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2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L windshield wipers VIN: 3VWDC21V32
A new motor fixed the parking problem, but still no intermittant wipers. I know that the electronics for the delay are in the relay, but a new one did not help. I wasn't able to find out how the intermittant system works, and the customer was not not willing t...
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