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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDA34BXX
audi tech, please help. car came in with misfire code, evap code and lean code. replace plugs, evap puge valve, decarbon engine and seal up major leak at throttle area. all other problem are gone, but car start [...] run very rich. also customer experience some l... Trouble codes: P1129, P1130, P1141
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Noise VIN: WAULC68E74
Gentlemen, I have a 2004 Audi that landed in my bay. I repaired low oil pressure problem and vehicle runs great and shifts smooth. Turbo works, no codes. Engine/trans area chirps very intermittently when driving and constantly when engine is in drive and power...
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2004 Audi A4 1.8L lights,horn, wipers VIN: WAUJC68E24
Hello Audi Techs The lights, horn, alarm, windshield wipers go on and off intermittently, also sometimes even with ignition off headlights will come on, I notice that the hazard lights switch will stay lighted after shutting off car. It is possible that the pr...
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2006 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUKF78EX6
Originally the car came in with a stumble and poor performance. We found the air filter pre-screen plugged and worn plugs. Cleaned the screen. Owner took car to dealer to see if they had any ideas. Dealer threw four new coils at it and sent him on his way. Cam... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire Recognized), P0302 (Cyl. 2 Misfire)
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L starting VIN: WBACB4320S
I installed use transmssion on this car due to dead transmission. I was able to crank with bad transmission but with replacement lost the crank signal. ignition switch has crank signal output. looking at alldata it shows me starter imobilization relay by the k...
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Drivers seat memory VIN: WBAGH8343Y
Customer wants seat memory to work. We pulled off door panel and found that the lead going to seat memory switch was plugged in to the speaker tweeter jack.That would mean door module would be receiving speaker signals. We straightened out the connectors howev...
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L cv VIN: 5UXFB33553
Hi everyone, I sold an X5 to a customer in the Pittsburg (Dormont area south of city) and the axle boot went on it, I was wondering if anyone out there could do the job and I will pay you direct. Any help would be great. thanks Anthony
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2001 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Rear lights VIN: SAJDA24C71
This car came in with various small complaints, including this one I have never heard from another customer. Both drivers report that, while driving at night, the bulb failure warning light will come on, and when it does, the taillights are not on. They will t...
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L Safety VIN: SALSH23467
Car came in with low tire warning light on.Found one TMPS sensor (right rear) faulty.Replaced this sensor but the light on again.Check with OEM tool and found three code on instrument cluster(U0132-87 CAN NOT COMMUNICATE WITH RIDE HIGH CONTROL MODULE.U0159-87,...
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1986 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L Lighting VIN: SCAZN42A5G
i need some wiring diagrams for this car the horn is inop and the interior lights stay on all the time so if any one has horn wiring diagram and interior lights diagram please fax it to me at [...] thanks David
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRF81H7W
We check oms on the cold start injector we checked the G80 sensor and we check injection time and timing belt mark. I can not understand why when I get the electronic injection on time the car do not start or do not have power making black smoke (late injectio... Trouble codes: P1248 (Injection start control defference)
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2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L cooling fan VIN: 3VWSA29M1Y
the cooling fans will stay on for approx 10 minutes with key out. i've read all related iatn posts, removed every input to the cooling fan control module including a/c pressure switch, thermal switch, ambient air temp, trans computer, ecm, checked fuse 16 (pow...
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2000 Volvo V70 R AWD 2.3L Mechanical VIN: YV1LV60D2Y
i have a 2000 v70 r with a b5244t2 motor. the piston bin went through the side of the bore. i am trying to locate a suitable replacement. i have found a motor out of a 2000 c70 which is a b5244t. i can't find anyone that can tell me what the differences betwee...
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1993 BMW 850Ci 5.0L Electronic VIN: WBAEG132XP
the hvac controler was the problem.no more battery draw
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2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Headgaskets? VIN: SALMF154X6
Leak down test revieled a bad head gasket between #1 & #2 cylinders also breeching cooling jacket. this was a wierd intermitant problem that seemed it could'nt be a head gasket because of long drive cycles & it would'nt act up. Thanks to all that replied.
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2005 Renault clio 1600CC timing belt VIN: 3BNBB2J6X5
thanks to richard and Rimvydas it wasnt to bad, made couple of tools to put it together, to prove to the customer that there was engine damage . pulled the head and like richard said there were a bunch of bent valves. The delay was waiting for the customer to ...
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1995 Volvo 960 2.9L engine VIN: YV1KW9618S
thanks for all the answers, sure is a lot of solid knowledge and insight out there. the head went back to the machine shop. they "went through" it again and replaced all the valveseals again "just because". removal of the pistons revealed nothing other than ab...
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2004 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L battery dead VIN: 1841112614
it's been over a week and the car has not come back so I'm saying it is fixed. wWe checked the blower resistor and found it not working correctley and put a new one in. Thanks for the help. Dan
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