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1999 Audi A4 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUGD28D1X
Greetings, This Audi will reaquire the P0411 code every couple weeks but has always passed the basic setting test for the secondary air injection in the shop. The only thing I've noticed is the bank #2 O2 sensor reacts slower than bank #1 and when I open the c... Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary Air Injection Incorrect Flow Detected)
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L hazard lights VIN: WAULC68E93
hey guys has anyone out there had this type of car the emeregency lights still flash even with the hazard switch turned off and they also flash when car is started but after the car sits aprox 20 minutes they shut off or when the turned signal is on they dont ...
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1990 BMW 750iL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGC8317L
This vehicle came in with a 'check engine' light on & I can easily retrieve the code(s)for system 1 but am unable to get any codes from system 2. When I try to get the code(s) out of system 2, the 'check engine' light flashes once & then goes out - does nothin... Trouble codes: 1215 (Mass Air Flow sensor system 1)
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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAHD63295
calling all techs we got an bmw that just refuses to cooperate.when it will not start i seem to have no ground to my fuel pump relay.using my pico scope my cam and crank signal never miss a beat but i end up loseing injector pulse and no fuel press.have tied i...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L exterior lighting VIN: SAJHD1042X
This vehicle came in with a no headlamp problem. Found switch bad, replaced, worked fine. now 2 months later back with same problem. Replaced switch again, no change. Have signal to bcm for switch. No signal going from bcm to headlamps, replaced. now have sign...
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2002 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA24C03
Hi folks, thanks in advance for the help. I do not have a detectable misfire or any misfire codes, but from what I have learned from other other similar posts, it appears that this P0065 & P0066 codes set when the ECM doesn't see the expected change when the A... Trouble codes: P0065 (Secondary Air injection fault), P0066, P1649 (fuel pump module)
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2003 Jaguar XK8 4.2L Harness connector VIN: SAJDA42C13
Hi, This vehicle came in for a driveability issue but during diagnosis our tech mistakenly released the wiring harness pins from the ECM connector and now they will not go back in. He also broke one of the two white plastic pin guide-plates for which we canno...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L top VIN: WDBFA68F4Y
We have this benz in and the main pistons for the top were leaking. We replaced the pistons and now the top won't operate. First, how do you open it manually?(owners manual missing)the top can be pulled up and then the button will allow it to lock into place, ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Easy Entry VIN: WDBRF61J72
I need help from Mercedes Techs. A 2002 C240 came in for an oil change. While attempting to reset the service reminder we accidently reset all factory defaults. Can anybody tell me how to reset the easy entry feature. The customer doesn't have his owners manua...
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1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L low oil pressure VIN: WVWCB0158P
Hello VW guru's . I have a buddies daughters VW with low oil pressure warning buzzer going off when warmed up.When cold the centre gauge reads over 3 bar at 2000 RPM.When fully warmed up it's only 1 bar at 2000RPM and less than 0.5 bar at idle. At idle the lig...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L no power VIN: 3VWSP69M81
The complaint is , no power. It won't get out of it's own way. I checked for a coked up intake, tried MAF but no help. Intake was pretty clean but there seems to be tons of air in the delivery line to the pump, it's like the fuel is being aerated. I checked ev...
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2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L airbag VIN: 9BWFK61J43
PLEASE READ SLOWLY AND ENTIRELY, THANKS! Car has apparently had the airbag light on for years. It finally failed state inspection. Code 00589 for high resistance in passenger igniter. Disconnected battery, module and airbag. Checked resistance of gray wire f...
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1997 Volvo 850 T-5 2.3L ft end VIN: YV1LS572XV
while braking 25 mph or slower there is a vibration/noise at the left ft floor board. have look on past posts and found nothing on the front for noise only the rears and that included installing rear shims on the pads.
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2006 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L valve lash spec VIN: SAJWA79B86
THE SPEC WE WERE AFTER WAS DUE TO INTAKE VALVES LEAKING AND VEHICLE HAD EXPERIENCED A BLOWN HEADGASKET PROBLEM WE DID FIND VALVE SPEC WHICH WAS .023-.028 THE BANK 1 HEAD WAS SLIGHTLY WARPED AND WE COULD STILL FIND NO SPEC, BUT MACHINE SHOP TOOK AS LITTLE AS P...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E 4Matic 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: WDBED30D2M
Thank you very much, very simply, needed to power flush it and it has been perfect ever since. We flushed it hot and cold with pressure.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S320 3.2L air bag VIN: WDB2201652
Hi.I have fixed this vehicl and it was indeed the passagers seat sensor.Fitted new pads ($495 nzd).Reset ecu and problem fixed. Thanks to the many that repleyed. I did suspect the sensor,it was just the chidl seat part that was making me suspect. Its so great ...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L cam code VIN: 3VWCA21C4Y
WE FOUND TIMING OFF LIKE ALOT OF YOU SUGGESTED WE CHECK, CORRECTED THAT RAN BETTER, STILL HAD SERVICE ENGINE LIGHT AND AFTER TESTING AL [...] FOR YOPUR HELP YOU STEERED US IN THE RIGHT ...
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2005 Volkswagen Touareg 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, noise VIN: WVGBG77L75
Thanks to the 5 people who replied to my help request. Justin was correct with his response about the valve I had ordered from dealer for replacement. Once I replaced what is referred to on the emission label as a crankcase ventilation valve all of my original... Trouble codes: P0507 (idle air control system RPM to high), P0480 (Fan 1 control circuit), P0300 (Random misfire detected), P0301 (Misfire cylinder 1), P0303 (Misfire cylinder 3), P0304 (Misfire cylinder 4).
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2006 Volkswagen Passat Value Edition 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WVWGK73C96
It was suggested that the low fuel pressure sensor could be a problem. There was a service bulletin that applied to this vehicle. The new version sensor changed nothing. A local Audi tech ran a top end cleaner through the intake with the vehicle running wi... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301 (Misfire cylinder 1), P0302 (Misfire cylinder 2).
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2004 Volvo V70 2.5T AWD 2.5L compressor VIN: YV1SJ59HX4
evap temp sensor repaired vehicle thank you all for your help
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