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2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUFL54D3Y
vehicle wouldn't go over 1000 rpm, now it won't start. multiple codes for throttle assy-p1542 p1171 p 1558 p1545 p1564 p 1559. p0118 CTS. p1411 load regulation. p0103 maf. durning no start spark is good but no injector pulse. if i unplug throttle assy (intermi...
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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA71C74
hi, i have a 2004 jaguar xj8 that has 2 reocurring codes. p0105 MAP barometeric pressure circuit malfunction, and p0442 evap leak(small) i've had these codes before.smoke checked the MAP system and evap system, found no leaks. i ended up replacing the map sens...
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Starter VIN: SALPV1249T
Before I dive further into this nightmare of a project,I need to pick the brains of some of you that are familiar with these vehicles.Service literature is pretty obscure on this one and any insights would be really apreciated. I just did a motor swap on this ...
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Security Lock-Out VIN: SALME11473
Thanks in Advance for the assistance... This is a first time customer. Customer Stated: Vehicle was stolen and recovered about 6 months ago. After recovered the vehicle would start but the key fob did not work (would not lock or unlock doors but would manually...
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L remotes VIN: SALME11493
hi, i have a 2004 range rover and i'm try to program a extra remote. i have the instructions and i was able to program the new remote but then it erases the original remote. i have not had this problem before. also at one point i had a hard code p1666 ews inte...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 400SEL 4.2L blower VIN: WDBGA43E0P
before we replace controller, I wanted blower current draw specs. we are drawing 76a peak and 29 running high speed, general spec is max peak double fuse cap. and steady under half of fuse draw. 30 or 40 amp fuse this seems high and could cause new controlle...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J41
hello to all, this car has a rough idle hot or cold, in gear or park. the fuel pressure is 60 psi which is good. the ltft is 13.3 bank 1 and 11.7 bank 2. we smoked tested the engine for vacum leaks and there was smoke comming from the egr valave. if we opened... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCA298XW
I have a Boxter with 4 o2s codes PO131,PO137,PO151,PO157 all reading low voltage. I disconnected all o2s and ohmed them out. My result on those were all read OFL. According to alldata they test good. Then I tested then ecm and wiring harness. I checked voltage... Trouble codes: P0137, P0157, P0131, P0151, P0158, P0138
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Surge VIN: 1N12345679
This porsche have a surge at idle only. No engine codes. However their is a code for 02 sensor heater bank 1 sensor 1, replaced both front sensors bank 1 and bank2 , Replaced air flow meter at same time even though long term and short term is in order. + or - ...
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1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L service brake VIN: YS3DD58B2V
after repairing line and bleeding system brakes are now applied all the time even when car is off when runnign acts like booster is pulling down pedal when off pressure still applied has anyone seen this accure before after bleeding brakes
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63BXX
Has multiple codes set. P1237-P1242 For Open Injector Circuit. Has a bit of a rough idle to it, but no misfire. Unclipped each injector one at a time, as each one is unclipped engine stumbles. Checked all wires, no corrosion ect. Also has a P0422 Main Catalyst... Trouble codes: P1237 (Injector Cyl 1 1-N30 Open Circuit - VAG CODE 17645), P1238 (Injector Cyl 2 1-N31 Open Circuit - VAG CODE 17646), P1239 (Injector Cyl 3 1-N32 Open Circuit - VAG CODE 17647), P1240 (Injector Cyl 4 1-N33 Open Circuit - VAG CODE 17648), P1241 (Injector Cyl 5 1-N83 Open Circuit - VAG CODE 17649), P1241 (Injector Cyl 5 1-N83 Open Circuit - VAG CODE 17649)
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L lack power VIN: 3VWCD21C3Y
i am not a vw tech very seldom see vw in my area I have a poor lady that driving thru the mountain and claims that the car lacks power normal driving she claims it used to throw her back into her seat (are these cars that peepy) now their is no codes doesn't r...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L cylinder head VIN: 3VWCP21C21
We installed a new timing belt on this diesel Beetle about 5000 miles ago with a new water pump, tensioner and all new rollers. We timed the injection pump like we do with every timing belt job and the car ran perfectly. But the car broke down today and was to...
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2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L Timing Belt VIN: 9BWDE61J62
AWP engine. Have done a bunch of 1.8t's before, none w/ a 6 speed though. Went to set up job & look! No access hole to view timing mark on flywheel! Can't find any info on 6 spds., Alldata or otherwise. Am I supposed to trust the balancer & (weak) mark on the ...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L convertible top VIN: 3VWCK21Y63
Top does not work. When i press the the top button the light blinks the code i get is 02000 switch position. From what i know this car was a test car from VW and the top never worked. It was at a couple of shops and ended up at mine.I need some help on this on...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, When warm VIN: 3VWST71K56
Problem occurs very regularly after a hot soak. Car starts well when cold, but after sitting perhaps 15-20 minutes, engine will crank but not start. After extended cranking engine will start and run fine. Checked glow plugs and wiring harness, resistance is w... Trouble codes: 00565, P161A (same as above)
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2006 Volkswagen Passat Value Edition 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WVWGK73C96
Came to us for maintenance service and check engine light. New Bosch (factory spec) plugs. Because of misfire codes in cylinders #1 & #2 swapped coils with cylinders #3 & #4. After sitting for a while the engine misfires slightly on startup and for 30 seconds ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301 (Misfire cylinder 1), P0302 (Misfire cylinder 2)
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1996 Volvo 850 R 2.3L Mechanical VIN: YV1LS5824T
Hello all, This vehicle started to leak oil only from the oil cap, leaving the oil to run down the back of the block. The customer has recently had us replace the PCV system with all new OEM parts, as well as the turbo inlet pipe due to a crack. We removed th...
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1998 Volvo V70 R 2.3L Cruise control VIN: YV1LW5246W
Hello Volvo Techs, we Have a 98 v70r here with no cruise control,the speedo works fine and the cruise control code stored is 122 (22 mph not reached or no speed signal,there are no codes stored in the engine or abs moduals and all the conectins seem good has a...
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L Assisted stability control VIN: WBAGJ8322V
Thanks all for the help. continued and found that the connectors were connected incorrectly causing the ASC light to be coming on. Switched the connections and the light went out and continues to stay out. No further problems detected at this time.
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L vanos VIN: WBADD6320V
Replaced vanos unit with new dealer item. Problem solved.
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1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L chassis VIN: 4USCJ3337W
they toll me that it was a diferential problem. he take the car to his body they replaced the diferential and customer call me and tanks me for the diagnostic.
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WBAAM3336X
Thanks for all the help, started all over again. After reading all the replies over and over, went back to the t-stat, replaced again with o.e.m. Have been driving for two day's temp. normal going to call this one fixed. Thanks again
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2004 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBXPA934X4
I just did some basic testing, found the fuse and harness to all have good continuity with out lapse. I hooked up the Autologic to check for ecu updates and it showed none have been done. It also unfortunately showed that we don't have the current programming ...
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2006 BMW 750i 4.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAHL83566
after pulling up the fuel rail and verifying the leak down, we cleaned the injectors and that has corrected the problem. hopefully it will go for a while without the injectors getting dirty again. thanks for everyone's input
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1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJKD6045X
IT SEEMS AS THIS CAR IS FIXED. HAS BEEN GONE FOR A WEEK. FOUND THE CONNECTIONS FOR FUEL PUMP RELAY IN TRUNK NOT MAKING GOOD CONNECTIONS. WHEN CAR WOULD NOT START HAD RELAY OUT AND INSTALLED A SPADE CONNECTOR TEST WIRE AND IT FELT LIKE NOTHING TOUCHING AT AL [...]. ... Trouble codes: U1261 (scp circuit failure), B1202 (fuel sensor circuit / open).
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1983 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.0L a/c VIN: ABCDEFG123
First i would like to thank all of you who replied. I was especially surprised to get the amount of feedback as i did, due to the fact that these cars are old and uhmm... mercedes. Well, jokes aside, i replaced the expansion valve and drier as per all of your ...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L fuel guage,warning lights,oil pressure VIN: WDBFA61E1M
You guys are the best. Everyone recommended cluster rebuild as I suspected. My customer needs the car today and will bring in next month for me to send cluster to Beckmanns as many of you have advised. I am quite sure this will correct the problem. Sorry I had...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L evaporator VIN: WDBDA28D6P
replaced expansion valve with one rated for 134a. pressures are now within spec and system is putting out 38 degrees at center vents.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L A/C system VIN: 4JGAB72E5X
First of all, thanks to all who replied. Most of you nailed it with the blend door acuator. Removed radio and glove box to perform visual on motor. Found will move to full hot but not go to full cold. Found out that entire dash does not have to come out, just ...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG 5.5L pully and flange VIN: WDBPJ74J04
Hello group: Some said that a craftsman 8" gear puller would work. I used this information to adapt my snap on puuler set along with a a/c clutch pulley puller to remove the pulley. Actually it was not on as tight as I thought it was going to be..About 1 crank...
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1998 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: YS3DF38N6W
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP!!!AFTER CHECKING EVAP PURGE VALVE FOUND IT TO BE STUCK OPEN,REPLACED WITH NEW AND CURED THE PROBLEM.
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L radio VIN: VWZ9Z7V104
Thanks to everyone with information to a radio code. waiting for customer to return. thanks. Reply 3 of 5 Report Abuse ok Mike from Ontario Jul 2, 2009 3:50:40 PM radio code #0503. The radio should read 1000 in the display. Use the first 4 radio preset b...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Door locks, windows ect. VIN: WVWPD23B3Y
Thanks to all and yes it was the left front door latch assembly. The dealer has a bunch of them is stock. That says it all!! Thanks again
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 9BWBP21J01
This problem was solved with all of your help. Although I wasn't able to personally repair it because the owner is a considerable distance from here, he went to a local shop and we worked together by phone. The tech checked all your suggestions, and found only... Trouble codes: P0380 (glow plug heater ckt. malf.).
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