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1999 Audi A6 2.8L oil leak main seal
this a6 came in with a oil leak. fully washed unit and checked to find front main seal leaking.. got complete kit timming belt tensioners,so on..replaced cam seals belt and all.. found main seal not in place.just spinning around on shaft.. after several tries ...
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2003 Audi A6 3.0L Cuts out VIN: WAUJT64B33
Hi Audi techs, hope you can help!!! I've got this 03 A6 that very intermittently will cut out while driving. It is so minute that if you're not looking for it, you miss it(more of a hiccup). I've only duplicated it once, but the customer advised that he has ha...
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2005 Audi A4 1.8L Misfire VIN: WAULC68EX5
Vehicle will misfire on light to hard accell, also on decell. observed fuel trims and long term stays at zerro, short term, aprox 5.5%. pinging can also be heard on hard accell, does not coincide with the misfires which occur across all 4 cylinders. can not fi... Trouble codes: P0300 (multi cyl misfire), P0303 (cyl 3 misfire)
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1987 BMW 325i 2.5L auxilary fan VIN: WBABB2309H
have high low and high pressures(65 and 275psi)i already checked the archives and learned about the screen in the compressor being clogged but before i go there the auxilary fan is not coming on. i have power at my aux. fan resistor but nothing coming out of i...
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2000 BMW 750iL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ034XY
I am aware that the CPS can become compromised or outright defective out of the box. My question is are there any other CPS sensors or could a crank sensor produce the same code? Alldata displays only one CPS sensor mounted in the front, left bank right behind... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor)
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2004 BMW 745i 4.4L SRS Module VIN: WBAGL634DP
SRS Light is always on, tried to reset, but comes back instatntly. Code: B1A86 - Control unit fault. This is in the "SSH" Portion of the SIM module, but is there two(or more) Control units? Supposed to be for the back seat, but this car only has the active he...
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2006 BMW 525i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANE53526
i have this 525 that is throwing these codes,it all seems to be mass airflow sensor related.i smoked engine and found no leaks.is there a common problem with the mass airflow sensor or some other component on these engines,thanks for looking at my post. Trouble codes: 2A2F (mixture control 2), 2D06 (air-mass system), 2A2E (mixture control)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L am radio VIN: WDBJF70J81
Hello and thank you in advance for reading our post. We have a Mercedes that has an RFI type noise. It is present when engine is off and key is on. It is really bad when inside the building. We have performed regular service on this vehicle and this is definit...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L water pump VIN: 3VWCC21C4X
Hey Guys! So i have this wonderful 99 VW Beetle back in the shop for the 4th time with a leaking water pump. It was brought in 4 months ago for a coolant leak. Found that the water pump was leaking coolant from the weap hole near the freeze plug on the water p...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 3VWDD21C5Y
Hello from Beetle Hell! I've had a run of these things lately, getting tired of them. This car is a 1.8T automatic, and shortly after startup hot or cold it starts to run very rich, with a very unstable idle. Occasionally it will die. The MAF, load signal, inj...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L No Start VIN: 3VWSE29M4Y
Hi. Thanks again for you assistance. This V6 Jetta does not start if engine is turned off and tried to restart right away. It then starts if wait for an hour or more. When it is not starting, it cranks but no spark is present from ignition coil. (The fuel pres...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L abs module VIN: WVWRH63B71
Hey guys i have this 01 vw 2.8 liter v6 passat with the abs light on and the red "brake" light flashing . i hooked up the scan tool and get a "no communication" message. if any of you can offer some advice on how togo forward with this to isolate the problem i...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L a/c compressor VIN: WBDGA51E2S
sorry for the delay,vehicle did not get fixed.I received 2 replies.patric from texas suggest to check clucth gap,gap was find the problem was power to compressor.Dana from Ohio suggest to check inputs to climate control which i did checked powers,grounds and o...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L window, locks, can VIN: WDBJF70H9X
Thanks for all the replies, yes we ended up replacing the eis due to all the can codes. I did try to diconect module by module to see if on of them was shutting down the can. But at the end we just replaced the EIS and all is well. Thanks guys for all the r...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L vent control VIN: WDBLJ65G81
thanks for all the help,found vac leak at canister in right front fender,redo version coding and all is good.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz SPRINTER 2.7L No Start VIN: WD2YD34132
Thanks for all the good replies. First we checked the cranking RPM to make sure it was over 250 rpm because the ECM needs to see that to pulse injectors and we had good RPM signal. We checked injector pulse at injectors and saw that we did have a pulse. We che... Trouble codes: 14810, 14810, 14810, 14810, 14810.
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Mechanical VIN: WDBUF70J74
Sorry for the delayed fix. Checked transmission mount as was suggested and determined no help. Noise appeared to be loudest at troque converter area. Customer finally approved replacing torque converter. Also replaced transmission mount while there. Noise is n...
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1982 Volkswagen Vanagon GL 2.0L Engine VIN: 0213917720
There were some awesome responses to this post. I have given all of them to the parties that be to see what they come up with. Once I know the TRUE answer, I will let you know. Thanks agian. Gary
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Accessories VIN: 3VWRA81H5W
IT WAS THE IGNITION SWITCH, THANKS, THE REPAIR WAS NOT THAT BAD. JAY FAZZINO COMMENT ON REPLACEMENT WORKED WITHOUT USING PULLERS PLIERS, OR CHISELS. REPEAT WHAT HE SAID, AFTER REMOVING THE STEERING WHEEL AND ALL THE COLUMN SWITCHS, REMOVING THE SHEER BOLT FOR ...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Clutch VIN: 3VWRA81H6W
MOST EVERYONE POINTED TO THE ROD PUNCHING THROUGH THE CLUTCH, AND THAT EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED. I PULLED THE BACK TRANS COVER AND THE ROD WAS WAY TO FAR IN THE TRANNY. WE ARE PULLING THE TRANS AS I TYPE BUT JUST WANTED TO GET THIS CLOSED BEFORE I WASTED ANYONE...
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1998 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWAB81E2W
Apparently the PCM has to be a perfect match or be reprogrammed. We got another used one that was from a like car (1998 Cabrio 2.0 5 speed), that took care of it. Thanks for the help
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L cylinder head VIN: 3VWCP21C11
Thanks for the help.Guess i missed that info in mitchell.Was a 100 degree day and i was not in a good mood, little farfegnugen had me a little pssd off.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L no start VIN: 3VWSE69M53
AS STATED BY MANY THAT REPLIED CAM SPROCKETS DOWEL BROKE AND IS A PART OF THE GEAR. SLIPPED APROX. 15 DEGREES AND EXHAUST VALVES BENT. INITIAL INSPECTION SHOWED ALL FRONT TIMING MARKS LINING UP BUT REAR MARKS OFF. THOUGHT AT 1ST REAR CAM ADJUSTER OIL PRESSUR... Trouble codes: P0341, G40 (cam position sensor no plausible signal).
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1RS58D71
Thanks for all the advice. We decided to not get in the middle of this one.We let the dealership fix it.We don't work on alot of European cars here and I'm glad.Thanks again for the help.
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