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1997 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEA88D3V
Fuel trim codes bank 1 and 2 smoke check shows leaks from area around throttle body, all hoses and gaskets have been changed, just where else could it be leaking from. Thanks in advance for any help
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1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA24B9W
Long story Sorry Guys This car will set the same code about once every 3-4 weeks. This is how repairs have taken place. First visit I found plastic vacuum line to reservoir at L/F fender cracked. Repaired line. verified solenoid operation and operation of both... Trouble codes: P0411, 16795 (Mfg. code same as P-0411)
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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Electonic p-brake VIN: WAUML445E4
After about 4 hours of screwing around, not finding a suggestion in the fixed database, I figured I'd post this to help not only you folks, but myself for future reference. So if I'm not properly following IATN Procedure forgive me. Doing the job wassn't to ba...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SAJDA01N91
Jag Techs, I have this 01 3.0L jag that has interminant high idle with no stored faults. we have cleaned the throttle body, reflashed the pcm, smoke tested several times for intake leaks. Our other optioned is to replace the throttle unit,but as you all know t...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L No Start VIN: WDBBA4D6JA
well thank you in advance well have 560sl we did tune up started car ran fine cam back went to start car started then died could not start it again so we check every thing now what we see is over fueling cylinders full of fuel do not know this system to well c...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, ignition pop VIN: WDBEA28E6P
Calling the Mercedes Masters!: Tough old Mercedes problem. Car runs poorly at partial throttle under load - hesitates / stumbles / pops through intake. Idles well and runs pretty good at partial throttle with no load and runs well at full throttle - power fee... Trouble codes: 065 (HFM - Magnet Missing / teeth implausible), 025 (DM - starter ring gear / crank pos. sensor defective)
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8L turn signals VIN: 3VWRC81M6S
relays were pulled under steering post and need schematic or order in which are installed
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63B6X
Stumped again. Got this Passat several weeks ago with the complaint of intermintant loss of power. Checked all ignition parts and fuel pressure at the time as well as codes and found oil contaminated coil boots, autolite spark plugs, and three cracked coils. A... Trouble codes: P0116 (16500 Eng. coolant temp), P1612 (18020 ECM Incorrect Coding), P0134 (16487 B1S1 o2 sensor no activity), P0103 (16487 MAF High input signal), P1555 (17963 engine overboost)
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo S 1.8L compressor
Got this Beetle with the manual system in which the a/c compressor is inoperative most of the time. Checked all powers and grounds and signals to fan control module. Everyhing checked o.k. according to Mitchell and Identifix. Pressure sensor reads 3.2 volts. H...
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1996 Volvo 960 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1KS9601T
Started out as an intermittent problem and degraded to a crank/no start. Fuel pressure is good, no leak down. No injector pulse at the injectors (verified with noid light,) injector hot side good, no ground pulse. Which comes from the ECU.) No spark either. St... Trouble codes: N0NE
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2002 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L mil on
i need to know where the speed sensor is on this for the speedo have a code for low signal and the speedo dosnt read right all the time and also causes the abs light to come on volvo cant seem to tell me where this sensor is they keep doing the ones for the co...
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1998 BMW 740i 4.4L Sun roof VIN: WBAGJ832WD
I was unable to use the hand crank with the casset removed because the only thing left is the cables. The roof would operate with the glass removed. So I suspect it is out of time. The customer has declined further diagnoses and has picked up the vehicle.
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2001 BMW M5 5.0L adaptions VIN: WBSDE93431
I removed the intake and did a smoke test while I blocked all the throttles. I didn't find any leaks. I also check the brake booster for vaccum leaks. The evap vent valve had a very small leak when checking with a mitivac so I replaced it. I didn't ajust t... Trouble codes: P0505.
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2002 BMW Z3 Roadster 3.0L abs VIN: 4USCN33462
The fix was a new $550 rotation rate sensor located under the drivers seat. There was no water or corrosion damage. the part # was [...] for those unsure of which one it is. The ECU was not needed in this repair (DSC ecu). Thanks for the replies but noon...
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Security Lock-Out VIN: SALME11473
Thanks again Walt for your assistance. Not too many Land Rover techs out there, but fortunatelly I got some good direction and moral support. The two pieces that were installed were the Halo (Transiever) and then the disabling module. Once the module was repl...
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2004 Land Rover Freelander HSE 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: SALNE22234
Thanks For The Replies. I got a new crank sensor from the dealer and all is well. Customer has driven it for about a week now (400 km) with no problems. Thanks Again Trouble codes: P0336, P1472, P1471.
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L turn signals VIN: WDBUF65J83
I would like to thank everybody for thier replies and patrick who emailed me the TSB. Most of the replies were right about the SAM turning off the power it does. The problem turned out to be the headlight housing. I got caught chasing my tail with the no volta...
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L power steering
It's not often you post on iatn and nobody seems to know but this was one of those occasions. I guess the Mini Cooper is a strange critter. Thanks to those who replied. Allen
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WP1AB29P14
It was the hoses under the intake like you guys said.There was a kit from the dealer that had everything i needed.Thanks for all the help.
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C3X
Thanks to all. Throttle adaptation was the fix, but with a hitch. Sent the beetle to the dealer, they called and said they were unable to to adapt the new throttle body and thought there was a wiring problem. Picked the car up and brought it back to the shop. ... Trouble codes: 1580 (throttle b1 malfunction).
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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L auto feature for windows and radio code VIN: 3VWDC21V01
The windows reset themselves for the auto feature after opening and closing the doors with the ignition on, then off. Don't ask me how, but it did. I would assume there is a description in the owners manual for what to do after battery replacement, but as ment...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L rear window regulator VIN: WVWAC63B71
THANK YOU TO ALL THAT RESPONDED. FINE TUNED THE REPLIES AND USED THE SHEET METAL SCREW AND A WASHER TO REMOVE THE INNER PIN. THAT WORKED VERY WELL. WANTED TO TRY BOTH WAYS TO INSTALL GLASS. BOTH WORKED. I WAS ALWAYS AFRAID TO SNAP THE GLASS FROM ABOVE. IT DOES...
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