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1999 Audi A4 1.8L Electronic VIN: WAUCB28D8X
to all the audi gurus out there, got this A4 that i replaced the transmission with a used one. i have all the PRNDL lights on on the dash. cant tell which position u are in and the transmission seems to have no OD - overdrive. will do 65mph and the tach reads ...
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2004 BMW 330Ci 3.0L srs VIN: WDABW53444
Vehicle has SRS light on code stored 13 - Airbag, driver stage 2 I am unable to locate any information to diagnose this code. Any help would be great!
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Parking Pawl VIN: SALTW16463
This vehicle does not have the ability to engage park. We have checked the cable for proper adjustment. We have disconected the cable at the trans lever and the lever does seem to go into the park position also. We checked all the fuses (just in case) and foun...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400SE 4.2L No Start VIN: WDBGA42E3N
CAR CAME IN FOR NO AC, I SCANNED IT WITH THE LAUNCH SCANNER AND FOUND CODES IN THE BASIC MODULE, RELATED FOR AC COMPRESOR CLUTCH, AND MULTI V-BELT SLIP, AND NO POWER SUPPLY FOR N3/1 MODULE, THE CAR CAME IN RUNNING , AND AFTER CHEKING ALL THE FUSES AND RELAYS F... Trouble codes: 9 (power supply n3/1 open), 10 (fuse f2 or ecu n16/1 malfunction), 11 (fuse f3 or ecu n16/1 malfunction), 12 (fuse f1 or ecu n16/1 malfunction)
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Vent Temperature VIN: WDBJF55FXT
Hi Techs, Thanks in advance for your help. We had this MB come in with a complaint that the driver's side vents blow warm air when set to LO. The passenger side blows cold. We tested the ACC Dual Valve and it was ok electrically, so we thought maybe it was ph...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Hesitation VIN: 4JGAB54E5X
SO I GET THIS ML IN AND SEE TONS OF MISSFIRES (300,302,303,304,305,306), I PUT PLUGS AND WIRES ON IT AND IT RAN GREAT, AFTER A COUPLE OF MINUTES I HERD A TICK COMING FROM THE LEFT SIDE, IT WAS THE MIDDLE COIL ARKING AGAINST THE VALVE COVER, SO I REPLACED THAT ... Trouble codes: P0306 (cylinder 6 misfire)
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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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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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2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX 2.8L p1143 VIN: WVWPG21J81
Hello and thanks for the help on this one. I have this 2001 VW GTI VR6 in that came in a month ago for for misfire codes etc. The coil was junk. We put in new VW plug wires, plugs, and coil. We also had a coolant temp sensor code. We installed a new VW coola...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B14
Vehicle Came in With Rough Idle. Runs Fine while Driving. First Thing I Saw was the oil filter was pouring oil out of it. Turned out to be the wrong filter. Second Checked All Coils and all were firing and all are updated. Installed New NGK Laser Plugs. Remove... Trouble codes: P0301 (cyl 1 misfire), P0302 (cyl 2 misfire), P0303 (cyl 3 misfire), P0304 (cyl 4 misfire), P0171
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L check engine light VIN: WAURD68D61
Tony from virginia found the wire in the wiring diagram. I grounded the wire at the ECM, and the light came on. The fix was a new ECM. Thank you for all the help.
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT68E42
thanks to all who took the time to review my post. turns ot the problem with this car was not fuel quality as i was leaning towards rather the customer, thinking he was helping the environment , put e85 in his tank. pumped the tank dry, filled with regular fue... Trouble codes: P0300, P0431.
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2005 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Brake VIN: WAUML44EX5
What occured when command 06 was entered in the Launch x431 the parking brake closed electrically but because the console release switch was broken the parking brake was then stuck applied. Replaced the switch as suggested and released the parking brake electr...
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1996 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L driveshaft VIN: 4USCH7325T
sorry so long to reply back the bmw has left the building fixed thanks to the help of the replies. amazing the center support looked undamaged thats why we have people and a site like this to keep the edge up on this automotive industry. we relocated to a smal...
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2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L power window drivers front VIN: WBABN33X1J
Hey guys, thank you for all your help. When the customer came back i bypassed the swith and manually gave the command for up and down by grounding the gry/black gry/brn wires and it worked . this confirmed the general module was functioning properly, and the p...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG 5.5L srs VIN: WDBTJ76H93
Thanks to both daves,and don`t trust the launch X431`s code definitions.It was the passenger side buckle,Ijust used the new one which fit either side and code was gone.Thanks everyone who replied.
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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS500 5.0L FSS reset VIN: WDDDJ75X06
First I would like to thank all who responded to my help request .What I finallty ended up doing was to call a friend at my local Benz DLR,and he was nice enough to E-Mail me a copy of the factory reset procedure. With this info Even though as complex as it w...
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1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LZ56DXX
thank-you all very much for all the responses, since the abs module is quite expensive to replace and not having diagnostic information, we decided to send it to the dealer, it has been at the dealer for 2 weeks now and they still have not repaired the car, so... Trouble codes: P1630, P1631, P1633.
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