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1998 Audi A4 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUGD28D3X
This audi runs with a rouph idle not so much at cold start more at hot idle. i can hear air woosh noise on start up and then goes away after a short while. I look over the secondery hoses and looks ok the pcv was real brittle. the manual has me checking for o2... Trouble codes: P0411
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1973 Mercedes-Benz 450sl 4.5L No Start VIN: 1070441200
Hi, I have a problem I hope some one can help me, I have no power to fuel pump I have tested #1 relay witch i believe is fuel pump relay, I have no power to # 86 terminal witch is from fuel injector relay. # 30 has votage,#85 has ground,so I need to check fuel...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG78J71
New customer came in w/ left bank(7-12)dead and CE light on. Complaint of ran rough and sluggish. Scanned w/AutoBoss scanner and found misfire codes for all cyl. on left bank along w/ P0300. Checked IATN for clues and proceded to inspect for oil in wiring harn... Trouble codes: P0300 (random multiple misfire), P0307 (Misfire cyl.7), P0308 (misfire cyl.8), P0309 (misfire cyl.9), P0310 (misfire cyl.10), P0311 (misfire cyl. 11)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L A/C comp VIN: WDBLJ65G81
hi guys, i have this clk320. A/C inoper. system fully charge.EC light on the control head stays on.Customer said dealer told her need some kind of part few years ago,but it was too expensive to fix so they just charge the system and A/C worked through summer a...
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2004 Mini Cooper 1.6L No Start VIN: WMWRC33494
Car towed in for crank/no start. Found tach to move as engine would crank, so wanted to ck fuses and found carpets wet and water damage. We had a big rain fall in south beach and this is where the car came from. So we rmoved seats and carpet and found module o...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L no rev VIN: YS3FB49S33
we rebuilt trans have no reverse with p0748 check wiring ok replace sol no changes replace slt sol and tcm still no rev thanks for any help i have check all d wiring fuses mlp wire cont now pulling my hair out
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1975 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L Extended Cranking VIN: 1552011319
Hi guy's, this bug runs great when cold but after it's warmed up and you shut it off for 15-25 minutes (heat soak) then try and re-start it, it has a extended crank time (25-40 seconds)before it re-starts then runs fine, It has no black smoke out tail pipe tha...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3VWRF81H6V
any suggestions of where i go from here?
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Surge, no comunication VIN: 3VWSE29M1Y
Dear Techs ; I have this vw vr6 jetta that surges about 100 rpms while at cruise. It is more noticible cold but alwas there. The maf was replaced to correct this.I tryed to scan with my otc no communcation I have european software. Switched to generic ob2 same...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on
This Bettle has a code for #1 knock sensor malfuction and B1 S2 internal resistance to high replace the O2 sensor drove for 30 miles. Check engine light came back same code. I smoked the intake system and vacume system looking for leaks, non found. Battery con...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Starting VIN: WVWPD63B51
Help. This is one of those things that happen that make me insane. Vehicle was dropped off for obd 2 state inspection and replacement of noisy turn signal, hazard switch. After completion of job, drove vehicle out of shop and called customer to pick up. He arr...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L a/c sys VIN: 3VWSE69M62
Customer claims random warm up of the a/c system at stop and in treffic. Also claims that one time an over temp light illuminated for just a moment. We have not been able to experience the problem. Their is no diag data to fall back on, all systems are curentl...
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2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 2.8L abs VIN: 9BWDH61J63
2 questions First how do you seperate the wheel bearing from the hub without damaging the ABS ring. Second problem we replaced both wheel bearings and hubs after that the brake pedal will kick back and groan just before you come to a complete stop. No codes Bo...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L no start VIN: 3VWSE69M53
engine cranks as if timing belts off,pulled covers checked timing marks with balancer at #1 and flywheel. all marks dead on. pulled valve cover valve lifters on exhaust side are all down as if there was no oil pressure. pulled pan checked for sludge build up a... Trouble codes: P0341, G40 (cam position sensor no plausible signal)
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L extended crank hot VIN: 3VWSR69M14
This car has come with a hard start issue only, it will start but cranks for about a minute before it starts. it takes about 15 seconds for it to have an extended crank time after it has been up to operating temp. I've checked the following: fuel quality, no ...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Decklid VIN: WVWSL61J14
Vehicle came in with an inoperative decklid door. Couldn't open with the switch or key. Removed door panel and found linkage coming off of lock cylinder is broken. In order to get the piece, I had to replace the entire lock cylinder for the rear decklid. Now I...
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1995 Audi S6 2.2L No Start VIN: WAULA84A3S
Sorry fellows on two things, this was a 95 Audi. thanks to service writers. after checking all inputs on the track curcuits from ernie, colorado. thanks again ernie but had a friend at another shop who had one of these vehicles and let me try to plug and play ...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L suspension VIN: WAUED64B41
HEY GENTLEMEN I HAVE FOUND THE NOISE ON THIS PAIN IN THE YOU KNOW WHAT! I FOUND A BROKEN COIL SPRING ON THE LEFT REAR WHICH WHEN IT WOULD RAIN THE WATER SOMEHOW WOULD DAMPEN THE NOISE MAKING IT EVEN HARDER TO PINPOINT. I APPRECIATE ALL WHO ANSWERED THIS OPEN R...
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2004 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Windows, sunroof,door locks, interior lights VIN: WAULD64B04
Found # 14 fuse blown after original check of fuse box and after central locking module replacement... R&I'd R/ seat and reepaired wiring @ side hinge to rear footwell light... all is working now and no re-blown fuse and no codes present..!!!thanks to all for ...
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1989 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBABB1301K
Found that the engine computer is sending a signal to the coil but not strong enough signal to fire coil properly. Installed after market ignition module for test and vehicle runs. New ecm solved problem. Thanks to all who send info for help.
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1992 BMW 850i 5.0L loss of power VIN: WBAEG2316N
Obtained set of PVL plug wires for both both sides of "V", returned the Prenco as defective, runs like a top. Will only replace wires on the 12's with a good brand from now on.
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L slips VIN: SAJKN6048X
Thanks to everyone for the help, I actually posted this with the wrong heading, it should have said "No Forward". Regardless, the customer is going to wait until he has money, because the trans. needs to come out.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Battery VIN: WDBRF64J02
Well, seems as tho this one got by me... I started, (before initiating a help request), diconnecting the front seat modules, and trunk light, and the amp readings stayed the same, even after waiting 30-45 min. So, as I went further, I was sure it had to be in...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz B200 2.0L reset FSS count VIN: WDDFH34X17
thank you for all the people who replied to my request and all very helpful,sorry it took so long to close the request because i went on a holiday and wasnt abble to close it before i left,i appreciate all your help.peter
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2005 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L temp gauge VIN: YS3FB45S65
thanks to all who replied i had it towed to saab dealer to have cluster programmed and every thing is fine now. thanks again.
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWMJ71K06
We fixed the car by replacing the intercooler in front of the radiator. It was broken at the top right mounting boss. Apparantly the customer had hit a few too many curbs, the bottom one was broken too. We could see it when we smoke tested it, and listening... 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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