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2002 Audi A6 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUJT64B12
hOPE TO GET A LITTLE HELP WITH THIS ONE. VEHICLE CAME IN ON A HOOK NO START AFTER DIAG AND PULLING VALVE COVERS FOUND ONE CAM FROZE UP IN HEAD (FOUR CAM 30 VALVE)ULTIMATLY DID HEAD JOB. HAD PROPER ALIGNMENT TOOLS EVERY THING WENT SOOMTHLY CONSIDERING VEHICLE W...
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2005 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Brake VIN: WAUML44EX5
Doing this as a favor to another shop but it isn't a brand I work on. The parking brake is stuck applied, shop attempted to replace rear pads but could not reset the LR actuator. Using a Launch I entered in 05 to open the actuator for pad replacment. It operat...
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2004 BMW 745i 4.4L Booster VIN: WBAGL63414
Car came in with a hard brake pedal below 1500-2000 rpm. I have no diag on this vehicle but figured I would take a look. Found cam driven vacuum pump that supplies the booster had almost no output. Replaced pump have great output now but I have the same hard p...
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2007 BMW 330i 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAWL51088
Check engine light suddenly light on when driving and engine would hesitate sometimes. but if you swith off and restart the engine, alough check engine light on yet the engine accelerate normally. when the coustomer came in with check engine light on on 2009.4...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L wipers & washers VIN: WDBFA61E5M
i have a 90 mercedes 300sl with the wipers and washers inop. when operating the wipers the srs light comes on and changes brightness with the different swithc settings. when the washer switch is pushed the rs light goes out but the washers do not work. the wip...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L shifting and speedometer VIN: WDBJF55F4V
When it is acting up it does not want to shift and the speedometer is really eratic.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L vent control VIN: WDBLJ65G81
Hello guy have this 01 clk320.a/c very cold ,do not get air from center vents,(sides are ok)all switch functions work except auto,I suspect blend door ( which one I donot know or how to access)thanks for your help.
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG 5.5L srs VIN: WDBTJ76H93
Hello everyone we have a benz clk 55 with a B1058(driver belt locking srs switch signal)code.i replaced the buckle thinking this would fix the problem but it did not.i am wondering if this is the proper code definition for B1058,and if the connector under the ...
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2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L electrical issues VIN: WMWRC33465
Customer says that his wife was on a trip, she reached her destination trouble free, came out the next day and the car would not crank, called a local service center for a jump start, from what I understand they were unable to jump the car, Husband drives to w...
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2006 Other European cabrio 1.0L starter
recharge batt. empty tank and filed with diesel open main cdi line to purge out rest of gas then would not start anymore one the scanner fuel pressure is 3.5 bar should be 150 bar or more to start , how does the system work with the pumps, how many fuel pump a...
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2006 Renault scenic 2.0L compressor VIN: VF1JMFEB76
Do you have 06 Renault scenic HVAC Diagram ? Thanks.
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Power Locks VIN: YS3FB49S53
LR power door lock operates sporadically. All other locks work fine. No help from Alldata. I don't have much other info on this system. Master control at drivers door? Separate relay? Wiring harness @ drivers door? Separate module? By the way, waiting 2nd day ...
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1984 Volkswagen Rabbit (Car) GL 1.8L clutch cable VIN: 1VWDC01741
Hello VW Guru's... I need your help on this one. I have this 84 Rabbit in here because the clutch pedal mounting tab broke off under the dash so the clutch pedal cannot operate at all and the pedal just flops around. I am a pretty good welder in my own rights ...
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2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDC21V2Y
This car intermittantly dies. Once it's acting up it runs terrible and the second you touch the throttle it stumbles and dies. Did a bunch of work to it, see above, when customer left car died about ten miles away. Towed in with a throttle sensor code, tried a... Trouble codes: P0121
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1981 Fiat 124 Spider 2.0L No Start VIN: ZFAAS00B3C
Apreciate all the help, I feel completely stupid and incompetent. It was simply a bad coil. What really threw me off was the fact I could manually get it to spark with a switch, and I was figuring if I could do it then the module should be able to do it. I gue...
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, ONLY FIRST COLD STAR VIN: WPOCA2986Y
WE HAD REPLIES MENTIONING THE AIR MASS METER NEEDED CLEANING, AND THAT WAS IT. WE RAN A FUEL INJECTION CLEANER THRU THE INTAKE MANIFOLD, AND WE REMOVED AND CLEANED THE THROTTLE PLATE , WHICH WAS GUMMED UP . WE CLEANED THE AIR MASS METER AS WELL. IDLES FINE NOW...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Water Pump VIN: 3VWCD21CXY
6/8/09. At the dealer parts managers request the car was towed to their service department for their own inspection. After their inspection and talking to the shop where the car was towed into originally, both the dealer techs and the General Repair shop agr...
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1996 Volvo 850 2.4L Starting VIN: YV1LS5S46T
Customer could no longer keep vehicle in shop. This vehicle is very, intermitant. There is only a .001amp draw,that's not enough to kill a battery. I believe somewhere in the course of the nite this vehicle has a bigger draw and then kills the battery. My gues...
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1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L odometer VIN: YV1LW5725T
Thanks for all the help.Took the IPC back out to check it,didnt see or find any thing wrong so put back together and now it works.Must have been a bad conection on one of the four pins to the odometer.Again thanks for the help.
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2003 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1TS92D43
I would like to thank all 7 people that replied. The job went with out a glitch. I was very fortunate to have the insight that you all provided for me. Very helpful information...I removed the fuel pump unit first and stuck a hose in that side to remove the...
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