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1997 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX1243V
Orignial problem was P0420 Cat operation tested and normal operation verified. B1S1 O2 seemed to have slow response so I replaced Both O2 sensors with OE spec sensors. Cat code has NEVER set since but P0132 did. There is little help from freeze frame data in O... Trouble codes: P0132 (b1 s1 high voltage)
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2002 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L low battery VIN: SAL1234567
Hello Fellow IATNrs: I have a customer came in 9 weeks ago with a dead battery aftermarket AAA, replaced by another shop two month earlier; recharged and tested battery and failed, replaced with an OEM from Jaguar, performed the usual test, parasitic draw as ...
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Air Suspension VIN: SALMB11413
I Have this 2003 Range Rover that we replaced the faulty L/F shock assembly with OEM part.Truck was siting low, now has leveled out and upon starting the compressor activates the rear suspension lifts slightly all four corners of vehicle are now level. My prob...
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1991 Peugeot 205 gti 1.9L No Start VIN: VF320DB622
Good morning all europeen peugeot techs.I have here a europeen,left hand drive peugeot 205 gti(Gti on hatch lid but cti on dash??) anyways this customer brought this car in for a power door lock problem and a rough running problem.I set CO on this car and the ...
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1999 Rolls Royce Silver Seraph 5.4L service light VIN: SCALA61E9X
just a shot in the dark,does anyone know the reset procedure for the service light on this vehicle?i tried to reset it through the bmw port under the hood with no success.thanks in advance kevin
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2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21V0Y
I have this Cabrio that is setting p0411 or 16795 for AIR system. This car came in 2 weeks ago with the same code. Found strip fuse was replaced with a jumper wire, all 3 rubber mounts for AIR pump broken, AIR hose from pump to valve broken, and AIR pump was p... Trouble codes: P0411
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L defrost/radio VIN: WVWPD63B02
Volkswagon techs please help.When you turn the rear defrost on while the radio is you get alot of static interference.Rear defrost works fine.Replaced switch did not make a difference.Also can remove switch and power defrost circuit and still gets static over ...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Poor Idle Quality
Hey People!! hope you are all going to have a good Thanksgiving!! I will sure try.. I have this TDI VW beetle,, runs great til it gets up to operating temp,,Then it starts this rough idle and slight surge up and down..I have found numerous little problems and ...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo S 1.8L oil pressure VIN: 3VWCD21Y83
I am trying to locate the oil pressure sender. Alldata and Mitchell one dosent show location. This is a turbo model any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks In advance John
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L strut mount VIN: 3VWSE69MO4
"Since doing the timing belt" customer reports noise turning steering. I originally thought maybe a plastic shield came loose. My noise is coming from the strut mount. My question is, how much are these "floating" mounts supposed to move when a vehicle is lift...
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2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, lack of power VIN: YV1TS94D5Y
Hello, I have this S80 that intermittenly will start to idle very rough and will not accelerate due to lack of power. No codes and I'm using a modis scanner and can only go through global obd2. I've read scan data and what I'm seeing is a absolute throttle pos...
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1VS2557Y
Vehicle stalls at times after getting hot. Will restart with no problem. Once hot vehicle will start and idle fine. Put into gear and it dies. Will restart fine. After driving a while and coming to a stop car will also die. Had a cam sensor codes. But cel only...
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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULD54B32
Thank you to all who replied. After much tetsing found the return wire {pin5 at APP} was not grounded at PCM. At this point I figured there would be a voltage drop at 1 of the grounds at PCM. Did not find any drops on grounds. I ran a ground wire form connecte... Trouble codes: P0138 (O2 Bank 12 Voltage High Voltage), P0158 (O2 Bank 12 Voltage High Voltage), P2128 (Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor 2 High Voltage).
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ8320W
i actually didnd get much more time with this car,however i did conferm cumbustion leak to coolant and the crank sensor tested marginal.due to economic concerns,we will have to wait to finish the repairs andget the rest of our questions answered.thanks folks f...
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1998 BMW 323i 2.5L Electronic VIN: WBABJ8323W
THANK YOU FOR ALL THE REPLIES ESPECIALLY WILLIAM, THE CABLE FELL OFF. REATTACH CABLE. CUSTOMER ALL HAPPY, THANK YOU AGAIN. HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE.
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L computer VIN: WBADM6337X
the bmw from hell is fixed,but i do not know what fixed it.details as follow.after replacing tranny computer and recheking all wiring found no problem i talk to bmw service department about code 104 they said that this is tranny code and that is related to pow...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L trans fluid VIN: WBADM6345Y
almost everyone said use [...] so we used a full synthetic valvoline fluid , no problems yet. the fluid in it was red so i think we are ok
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L engine VIN: WBAGL42020
still have same fault i will keep trying.i am sending the new ecu away to have it tested to see if it has been reprogrammed propperly. many thanks to all for your help
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 L 4.0L hard start VIN: SAJHX6243V
The crankshaft sensor fixed jag,like everyone said it would.Brian saidthat the amplitude needs to be sufficient and he looks for 1 volt peak to peak.thanks for all the help. dave Trouble codes: P0335.
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L cat system problem VIN: SAJDA01C7Y
Thanks to all that replied and Charlie V espescially. CATS system problem with amber light on the Instrument panel message center does indeed mean an electronic suspension problem. Way different than the P0420 the car had before. Now that we know where to l...
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L head gaskets VIN: SALMF11444
thanks for all in info, we found the tools online at otc, we forgot to menition that we are down to one tool dealer here which is an off the wall mostly gear wrench and other tool web tools,tool guy, the rest have retired or left town,,and as far as the air ri...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L tensioner VIN: WDBFA66ESM
Thanks to all of you who offered help with my problem. I was unable to confirm what brand tensioner was last installed on this engine but was made in Germany. As per some of your suggestions I took a very close look at belt routing and also pulley wear. I dete...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L base module VIN: WDRGA51E9R
thanks to all that responded, we finally sent the benz to a specialist who has a neusbaum scanner and they found a problem with the airflow meter that they explained affects all the other modules and that our equipment could not access. new airflow meter inata...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C180 Kompres 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDC2030462
Unfortunatly this vehicle has been involved in an accident and is currently in the bodyshop being repaired. I have failed in to repair the car in the time I had. Members who responded suggested a variety of things to check and be aware of. The fuel trims do ... Trouble codes: 28 (Mixture adaption too rich under partial load).
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L power windows and horn VIN: 3VWCK21C01
thanks to everyone that replied. the problem was bare wires in the left door.something ,maybe aftermarket alarm had be wired in then removed.we took out the extra wires soldered and shrink wrapped the cut wires and the problem is gone.
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1995 Volvo 960 2.9L left turn signal VIN: YV1KLW9616
thank you all for your imput, this one is Fixed and down the road.The fix was to replace security relay (double relay). Located below radio behind cover on relay panel.Most of the responses dealt with bulb socket contacts but there should be no power key off.o...
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