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1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Electronic VIN: SAJKX174XS
We have this XJ6 in for repair unrelated repair, power steering hoses and went to move car and had no reverse we thought the transmission went bad and put new transmission and no reverse no codes looked a data don't see anything, substituted TCM and decoder mo...
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L MIL Lamp on, gearbox fault VIN: SALPE1440T
Alldata provided me with a bunch of information including pinouts of TCCM connector C603, wiring diagrams of TCM, TCCM, and transfer case. I don't understand the system fully, so I can't tell why a seemingly correct "handshake" between TCCM and ECM is taking p... Trouble codes: P1701, P1708 (Transfer case computer link signal permanently at ground), P1775, P1608 (Engine torque signal really), P1703 (transfer box link electrical fault. Not currently present.)
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBEB31E9S
i got this 1995 mercded e300 disel , car came in leaking oil from the head gasket, engine runs perfect no smoke starts fine with no problem. after replacing the head gasket , we have problem starting the car, its start after long cranking & runs poorley, the q...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Safety
One of my technicians replaced the L/R window motor and regulator. When using motor to roll window down to tighten screws that tighten window to regulator, forgot to reconnect air bag module and seat belt before reconnecting battery and turning key. Have proba...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWTD81HOV
This particular problem has not been reported before. Well maintained v6 Jetta with no symptoms other than MIL. Checked for code and got P0411. Erased code and kept car for two days to test drive. Same code w/MIL on second day.____After review of all FIX files... Trouble codes: P0411
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L interior carpet rear drivers side. VIN: WVWMD63B2W
this passat is allowing water inside interior rear drivers side floor board. there is ventiltion vents under both front seats but passenger side is staying dry. we can't figure out how water is coming in. checked trunk and all is dry. any help would be greatly...
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2005 Volkswagen Golf TDI 1.9L Surge, Stall VIN: 9BWGR61JX5
Car wouldn'y run or would start and quit, if it ran it wouldn't go down the road. Pump in tank was dead. Replaced it with oe and now it starts and runs but will sputter on start-up for a few seconds then spring to life. It almost acts like it is only running o...
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1999 Volvo S70 2.4L MIL Lamp on, DTC won't clear VIN: YV1LS56DXX
We are an independent shop with a full subscription to VIDA-AIOC (Volvo's computer diagnostic system) Based on all of our findings, we are unable to identify a problem. So we replaced the fuel ECM, factory reman with software download (ouch!) The DTC returns i... Trouble codes: ECM40
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2005 Volvo V70 2.4 2.4L Warning light VIN: YV1SW61225
The charging system failure light and text message appear shortly after startup. The system is charging 13.8 volts when the light comes on. Cannot get any charging system data on the Genisys, no fault codes either. The car had an SRS light on when it came in...
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2006 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Mechanical VIN: WAUAF68E56
Thanks guys, your help was really appreciated. The problem turned out to be the cam follower for the high pressure pump. The cam was a bit worn out so the client decided to change everything(high pressure pump, cam follower, camshaft, timing chain + tensionn...
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2006 Audi A4 2.0L mileage/day VIN: WAUDF98E26
WE just heard back from the customer. He had driven almost 600 miles and it finally reset. Go figure. Thanks to all who responded. WE pretty much received similar info from those that responded. The only difference was the different number of miles required...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L engine noise VIN: WBAAN3345Y
after smoking intake manifold-found a crack in intake manifold causing the internal mis fire noise in intake-replaced intake manifold with good salvage part and replaced gaskets. car left today and runs great-no other problems found.
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2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4USBT33483
Thanks for 4 replies ! I just take the suggest from Justin & send the customer to the dealer.But he ended up by trade it in for a Ford. So what the dealer do with it no one would know. But i did swap all the parts except DME. Even I do not believe there's some... Trouble codes: 5E14 (CAN connection to DME), 5E19 (CAN data error from DME), 5E1A (CAN data error), 5E18 (CAN data fault from DME).
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA01423
AFTER 7hrs OF LABOR TO REPLACE THE CHARCOAL CANISTER & PURGE VALVE & THAT FIXED THE PROBLEM, DROVE THE VEHICLE TILL THE EVAP GOT READY & ALL GOOD. tHANKS Trouble codes: 442 (Evap Code Small Leak).
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2004 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L power locks VIN: 4JGAB75E84
ALAIN WANTED TO KNOW IF THE DOOR PANEL WAS ON. IT WAS. MICKEY WANTED TO KNOW IF WE TESTED BEFORE. WE COULD NOT GET OUR SCAN TOOL TO COMMUNICATE WITH THE CAR. SUSPECTED DRIVERS LOCK ACTUATOR PROBLEM SO WE REPLACED IT. SAME PROBLEM. WON'T LOCK OR UNLOCK PROPERLY...
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2001 Other European Arnage 6.7L Hesitation VIN: SCBLC31E31
We had the transmission torn down and the clutches were shot the transmssion was rebuilt and all is repaired. Stewart
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WPOAA2995X
Thanks to all those who have replied. But with no sucess the new oil seperator (genuine) did not fix the problem. We are still going through the car to try to fix this car. Thank you.
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 3VWSF29M7Y
Many thanks folks. Customer is going to get a new car and I'm gonna remove this turbo and inspect. Will also do a compression test when time permits and post results. Help much appreciated. Excellent people here...your time is appreciated!!
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2001 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L Noise VIN: YV1SZ58D31
This issue seems to develop around 100k or depending on usage of sunroof. Replies suspected worn guides and lift gates that come as a set and headliner drop to repair,the rattle is settle and no one has opt to repair yet,cause is due to normal wear at this tim...
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