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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L engine VIN: WAUED64B31
I just installed a used engine into this car. the engine runs really rough and sets code p0300. the previous engine had 2 broken intake valves, from possible jumped timing. I installed a new used engine with new t-belt. timing marks appear to be good. any idea...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEH64B21
This car is adding to my gray hair. Vehicle came in with engine noise, rough idle and mil lamp on. We found p0300, p0304, p0305, p0306, p1347 and p1522 stored. Left bank timing chain tenisoner had failed. We replaced that along with the timing belt. The engine... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301 (missfire 1), P0302 (missfire 2), P0303 (missfire 3)
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2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L air bag light VIN: 4USBT33483
Hi BMW Gurus, This car really gave us a hard time.It's came in for airbag & CEL on. We replaced the fuel pump with filter as mention above and test drive the car for 2 days while waiting for the part for airbag problem. Everything was fine until last Friday,th...
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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L 2-3-4 shift VIN: 1FDJE30H4R
Customer called about a church bus surging and stalling at stops. Repaired the problem, idle air valve replaced. Customer called back about a week later and the starter solenoid on the driver side had gone out. Replaced the solenoid. The problem now is that t...
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1994 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 46NNGSGF56
truck had a interminted nostart problem. replaced fuel pump and fuel filter and truck will sometimes not start. After letting it sit for a few minutes it will start normally. all answer are appreciated.
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L fuel leak VIN: 1FTSX21P85
fuel leaking from filter housing area. Are dealer techs replacing housing? or just re-sealing the assembly?
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1J4GZ58YXT
Only with the defrost on truck will surge between 1800 and 2500.This is only done when slowing down for a stop sign or pulling in to a parking spot,and does not happen everytime.All readings seem to be fine,no codes,have unpluged the compresor
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58S5V
hello.jeep got towed in shop hit water and died, no crank ref. no communication, found corroded harness, replaced harness and comp. started ran ruff wouldn't start again. replaced crank sensor ran good drove around shop pulled back in wouldn't start again. no ...
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1983 Rolls Royce Silver Spirit 6.7L Unknown VIN: SRXIUX0539
Ok, Rolls guys... this old spirit is giving me a headache... Car gets towed in with complaint of front brakes locked up, Raise car up and all wheels spin freely.. Take around the block and sure enough front wheels are frozen and rear wheels spin freely. Let th...
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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3DD58NOX
Hello saab techs. I have a no start 9-3 with a 2.0 engine. I have spark, fuel pressure(new pump recently installed), but the injector pulse is erratic/weak (noid light. I installed a new crank sensor with no change in pulse. engine runs strong with ether. I am...
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Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1998 Audi A4 2.8L Lighting VIN: 214MNJ145M
Thank you for the Advise, it was the Ignition Switch
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2006 Cadillac STS 3.6L starting and dash componates VIN: 1G6W677160
I THINK THIS ONE IS FIXED, I CHECKED ALL RELATED GROUNDS AND REFLASHED WITH NEW PCM SOFTWARE AND I HAVEN'T HEARD ANYTHING BACK FROM CUSTOMER, SO NO NEWS IS GOOD NEWS FOR ME. THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR THERE HELP
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 4.6L Passing Condition (Kickdown) VIN: 1FDRE146XW
After the third time back to rebuilder, I ask to have the over running clutch be replaced. They replaced with a different rebuilt trans and no more problems. Thanks to all the help !!
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2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L abc VIN: WDBSK75F74
replace a hose wich leaked so little could not see anything under the car at front left behind screwed on hose with banjo fitting that did not help the problem but after doing rodeo and testing the pump started to leak so we are changing the pump i thing this ...
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2010 Toyota Camry XLE 2.5L No Start VIN: 4T1BF3EK7A
Just a Saturday afternoon an a set of foglights. Thought it was merely going to be a "plug and play" but I was victimized by my shop helper, when he decided to take the plastic housing on the relay and use a body ground from underneath the front bumper. He a...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Misfire VIN: 3VWCC21C9Y
Hello and sorry so long . a=All gd replys . I do beleive it is a problem head gasket but customer refuse to spend money at this point. If car comes back and I fix it I will post fix.Again thank you all Trouble codes: P0303.
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