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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Clutch Slave cylinder VIN: WAULT68E24
Removed and replaced clutch and pressure plate. had to disconnect the hose that goes to the slave cylinder to remove the transmission. after installation of transmission and clutch. the slave cylinder will not bleed. used pressure bleeder and vacuum bleeder at...
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2004 Audi RS6 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUPV64B14
Hey guys, this RS6 V8 twin turbo is a tight fit. For this code is says to replace the catalyst. The first item in the manual says to REMOVE ENGINE! Queations - Is there a reflash for this code? I know on the 2.7 biturbo's they had a reflash for this but I can'... Trouble codes: P0431
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2006 Audi A6 3.2L ilumination VIN: WAUDG74F56
Hi Audi Friends, on this car almost all LED's are burned out for the ilumination of the speedo- and rpm meter. At night it is so bad you hardly can read the numbers. According to Audi you have to buy a new cluster + coding. Anybody out there has attempted to ...
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2002 BMW 330xi 3.0L dash warning VIN: WBAU33442P
hello thanks for your time .i have this 3 series bima, the dash shows one of the rt rear lites out ,as many of them do. ive seen a few. but no lites are out . is there a bulb ck relay that goes out or something to that effect? i have look in achikves found not...
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2005 BMW 330Ci 3.0L top cover VIN: WBABW53445
owner brought car in with non latching top cover. top goes up and down fine, the cover just does not latch. checked latch motor and found cables broken. removed cables which required motor assy. and latches to be unbolted fron body. while waiting for cables to...
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1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L feul guage VIN: SAJNX274XS
replaced bad sending unit.. was able to make gas gauge move by varying resistance through sending unit wires via blu point instrunent tester.. guage still didnt move... replaced slosh module after verifying wire to guage was good and resistance from sending un...
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L No Start VIN: 41XC031356
Thanks in advance for all your help. I am kinda stuck on this one as I do not get many Jaguar's in the shop but this car is a good customers of mine so I did not want to turn it away. Car came in as a no start. I have injector pulse but no signal to coils. I p...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L ac dash unit VIN: WDBHA23G2W
Customer brought in his car complaning about a high pitch squeal coming from the dash ac controll unit. you do not hear the noise when the car is on and in park, but if you put the car in reverse the noise appears. if you turn the ac unit on the noise will go ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L cooling fan VIN: WDBRN47J92
We have a problem with the cooling fan not wanting to turn on. The cooling fan is installed new, and the computer is replaced with a used one, but the numbers on it are the same. We're wondering if the used computer needs to be reprogrammed so that the car can...
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L power steering
Simple question for you Mini Guru's. Got this Mini Cooper S and the power steering is not working. There is no battery power to the pump. Where is the 100 amp fuse that feeds full time power to the power steering? Mitchell shows it as FL4 in the under hood fus...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L cam code VIN: 3VWCA21C4Y
came in with po341 checked fuses and battery voltage,tested had 5 volt at sensor flow chart said to replaced sensor, drove and po341 came back, then said to check connector t121 and pin 86 which can't find in car and remove ecm and can't locate either to check...
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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDC21V21
Ok not sure about this one. This vw came in about a month ago with this code as well as one for a mass air flow sensor. Tested the mass air with the lab scope and it failed so we replaced it, cleared codes sent home. Returned yesterday with this p0133 code. No... Trouble codes: P0133, 16517 (bank 1 probe 1 voltage to slow)
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2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDC21V62
FOLKS: 1) VEHICLE CAME IN FOR CLOCK MEMORY WONT KEEP TIME EVERY KEY CYCLE, AND DOOR LOCKS INOP WITH SWITCH NOR REMOTE. FOUND FUSE 21 OPEN AND AFTER REPLACING, ALL SYSTEM WORKS ,PLUS DOME LIGHT NOTICED ALSO WORKS. IS THERE ANY COMMON AREA WHERE THE SHORT MAY HA... Trouble codes: P0103
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGBC67LX4
recurring code 17755 (p1347). crank to cam sensor corrolation problem. info from alldata not very deep aside from checking for power and ground at the cam sensors which is ok. I am using a solis in expert mode which kind of simulates a vag tool. I got a tech b...
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2007 Volkswagen Rabbit (Car) 2.5 2.5L air bag light VIN: WVWAR71K57
When the passenger seat belt is unplugged it has code 02513 belt sensor for seat occupied recognition (Gu53) codes,then if you plug up the seat belt it goes off. Is this the sensor in the seat,under side,where it senses the seat is occupied, and I read it in t...
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2001 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: YV1SW53D71
need to find out what p1238 is about the volvo dealer here doesnt or will not give me info wants me to bring in car runs decent on excell but at idle is little ruff, double check belt after head install, new plugs and one new coil , double check valve adjustme... Trouble codes: P0300, P1238
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2005 Audi A4 3.2L Steering angle sensor VIN: WAUZZZ8E55
Used the procedure from Rosstech wiki. Recalibration achieved and everyone happy. Thanks again to those who took time to help me. Best regards. Peter
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1995 BMW 325is 2.5L Unknown VIN: WBABF4325S
This BMW needs a alternator it was not charging, the car died out and this is how we discovered its issue it all makes sense now, we had no indication of a charging problem. Thanks for all input! Stewart
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2000 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L odometer VIN: WBACH9343Y
All replies indicated the need for a new cluster.The cluster is NLA from BMW.A freind at another shop knew of someone who repairs electronic speedos he said that the coding chip and the main chip in the cluster had lost communication due to the voltage spikes...
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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA71C74
We updated the engine control unit as recommended for this issue and on the Evap issue we checked system and found a faulty gas cap. Thanks for the information! Stewart
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L cooling fans VIN: 3VWCB21C92
there were several things going on at the same time. one , the fuse in the box on top of the battery was corroded so I repaired that and put a new thermostat in as it wasn't opening until 200 degrees and put in a new fan module( changed this twice the firs...
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