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2006 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUKG74F06
This car set both listed fault codes related to "MAP(-)TPS Correlation" at same time. The MIL will come on for several days then off for another week or so, then will set MIL again etc. IDLE fuel trim (08/032 fields 1&3)shows high numbers for both banks. Spec... Trouble codes: 01241, 00010
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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGG83411
Car came in for left side upper timing chain cover seal. After replacing the seal the check eng light came on with a code for bank two vanos. We removed the cover to find the tech bent one of the tabs on the impulse sending wheel.We removed the vanos solinoid ... Trouble codes: 144 (bank two cam sensor)
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV33413
I have here a nightmare, I won't bore you with all that I've been through on this car, but these codes will not go away. We replaced bank 2 sensor 1 and that did not change anything. Afterwards I checked the electrical and found a bad connection on one of the ... Trouble codes: P2240 (Positive control circuit open Bank 2 sensor 1), P2237 (Positive control circuit open Bank 2 Sensor 1), 2974 (O2 sensor interruption Bank 2 Sensor 1), 2973 (O2 sensor interruption Bank 1 Sensor 1)
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2002 Ferrari 360 Spider 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: ZFFYT53A52
Good Evening Folks, We have this fine Ferrari at the shop. Has a p-0442 small evap leak code. Can anyone tell me if this car has an evap test port (shrader valve) and where it might be located? Is there a common source for small evap leaks? This car runs like... Trouble codes: P0442 (small evap leak detected)
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L windows VIN: SAJDA01D7Y
got a weird one here this 2000 jag s-type. customer said interior light came on and battery was dead next morning.so i checked all the light no problem found also found performed repair that i found in archives. charged battery stayed in shop three days no pro...
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1967 Mercedes-Benz 250S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall
This one has been sitting for a long while. I removed the tank, had it cleaned, put a new fuel pump on, removed carburetors, disassembled and soaked in carb. dip, they seemed to clean up very well. Put new gaskets, and needle and seat in. I put new points in a...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: E2PB908374
Hey guys, im going to give you the full story on this one, so the car came in with check engine light and running poorly idle surging, the dealer diagnosed the engine wiring harness, easy enough replaced it still surging, re checked codes, code 22 cam sensor, ... Trouble codes: 22 (Cam shaft position sensor)
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBJF55F5V
key is in bad shape all taped up but was running before, on a previous repair the k40 relais box for all power was replaced ( the one in front of all boxex in right front compartment) supect the me to be defect any ideas had once a case where the mass air flow... Trouble codes: P1570, B1703
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L 1 gear VIN: 4JGAB54E4X
After repalcing the range sensor in shifter box the trans will drop into drive and reverse hard and will not shift out of 1 gear. We saw nothing about adjustments in Micthell or all data and there did not seem to be any where range sensor is attached in housin...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L monitors not learned VIN: 4JGAB75E12
Hello my fellow Iatners: this vehicle is really getting into my nerves, no codes, runs great all electrical connectors fine and plugged on their corresponding place, customer took vehicle for the annual emission check for registration, issue is the o2 sensor a...
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1995 Saab 900 S 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3DD58B8S
The SES lamp lights,engine cranks,but won't start.Can't get the Modis to comunicate,Has Fuel but no spark.Trying to get a flow chart or specs. on this vehicle...but not much out there.Any help would be great.The car will sometimes start when cold,and if it doe...
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2003 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED49Z13
hi i have a saab 2003 9-5 3.0 turbo, that has a intermittent problem that is setting off the check engine light. every once and awhile the light comes on and i have a code:po134 for the 02 sensor. the 02 sensor has been replaced and seemed fine. the light did ...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L ac VIN: 3VWCD21C8Y
Vent temps too cold. 28-32 degrees F.(Should be around 40) I first thought that the system was overcharged but recovered specified amount. (700 grams) The customer was complaining that the system was going warm/cold/warm/cold etc..so I assumed the evap core ma...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L oil system VIN: WVWVD63B24
hi i got this car towed in and customer complained about engine making noise i found out there isnt any oil pressure coming on the head i took the valve cover off and ran the motor no oil pressure at all so i assumed it might have a collaged oil pick up screen...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L abs module VIN: WBADM634XY
Hey Guys And Girls , I sent this Abs module to Module Masters in Cali. Took some time due to shipping but did the trick. Thanks and Good Holiday Weekend to all.
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBFA66E0N
hello again iatn members. thanx to everyone who took time to reply to my help request execpt the one thinks i cant tell the difference between efi and cis! all replys said to check for injector leaks. couldn't really see a way to check then installed so i remo...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L 1st gear VIN: 3VWSF29M0Y
The problem with this was a badly installed(rushed/sloppy) Clutch Service. We removed the Transaxle and found old clutch material clinging to moving parts. The Throwout Bearing was broken due to binding from the old clutch. Cleaned the Bellhousing and instal...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L a/c clutch VIN: 3VWTG69MXI
we bypassed low pressure switch & temp switch then hotwired compressor and it workd so we replaced the fan module and low pressure switch and the problem was solved - blows 36 degrees thank you everyone
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Shift VIN: 3VWSF71K15
Thanks for all your help!The fix for this VW turned out to be the Clutch Disk (One side had came loose from the Rivits). I had determined this when I drove car tring to shift Gears with the Clutch pedal in when I got the Engine speed the same as the Vehicle s...
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2000 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LZ56D59
Thanks to those who responded. P0650 indicates an open or short in CEL circuit. It turns out the CEL is not working on this vehicle. Most likely a bulb problem. The customer elected not to persue it. The customers main concern of the ETS lamp and surging is l... Trouble codes: P0650 (malfunction indicator circuit fault).
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