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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Headlight Leveling VIN: WAUYP54BX1
This vehicle came in for routine work. One of the complaints was that the headlights were not leveling. We scanned the vehicle and found a 01533 Address 55: Xenon Range Labels: 4Z7-907-357.lbl Part No: 4Z7 907 357 Component: dynamische LWR D07 Coding: 00030 S...
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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L same VIN: WAULC68E62
Windsheild washers are inoperative.There is no power to the washer pump,we removed the switch to check changes in continuity and all option's show changes when engaged.however with no specification's to referance we can't confirm proper operation,but without V...
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2006 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEG74FX6
This car sets a p0336 Crank sensor code, I had replaced the crank sensor and double checked spacing, the car runs perfect all the time, and if you drive around with light throttle and start it many times the code won't set. When you give it above 50% throttle ... Trouble codes: P0336
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2006 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L fuel tank VIN: WAUDF78E66
need help i have this audi that keeps sucking in the gas tank. if the gas cap is off all is fine. diconnected the lines at the bottom of the filler neck and followed the vac. all the way to the solenoid valve on the d/s of engine. solenoid was constanly making...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD5322V
This is odd, i have two flow codes, I know for certain the air pump, check valve, solenoid , vacuum hoses, fuses, relay are all good. The pump runs when asked to, and blows lots of air, the passages in the air tube seem clear, when the check valve is disconnec... Trouble codes: P1421 (secondary air), P1423 (seconardy air low flow)
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L cluster VIN: WBAAV33411
Once or twice a year we all get a car that questions our core skill and ability. This BMW is a regular customer and has been under our care for 2 years. The speedo cluster only works partally. I found other help requests with same issue. When signals are used,...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Aux Fan VIN: WBAGH83461
The aux cooling fan draws a current from the battery of approx .230 A. The battery is going dead after 24 hours of sitting. What should that fan draw if any and has anyone seen this before? Thank you!
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53531
Vehicle towed in with a dead battery due to a faulty alternator. After alternator replacement, the MIL stayed on. There were 10 trouble codes. 0601, 0600, 0603, 0705, 0731,0732,0733,0727,0763,1765. I try clearing the codes, but I can never erase the codes. I e... Trouble codes: P0601 (control unit memory checkl sum error), P0600 (serial communication link), P0603 (keep alive memory error), P0705 (transmission range sensor error), P0731 (gear 1 incorrect ratio), P0732 (gear 2 incorrect ratio)
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2003 BMW 325Ci 2.5L convertible top VIN: WBABS33413
Customers complaint was top stuck in down position and trunk only opens from lock cylinder in trunk lid, (it would make repetitive clicking sound in trunk/pump area if you held the "open" control button). Cleared codes, retested system, no codes but from theor...
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1987 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L Cuts out VIN: SAJAY1349H
Vehicle was towed in with a cust concern of fuel leaking. We put the car on the lift and checked all fuel system components, all seems okay. What the customer didnt tell us is that the vehicle will start, and run off of the fuel pump prime. After the prime is ...
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1999 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Poor Idle Quality
Hello, All Land Rover guys I have a big problem with this Discovery High Idle. Vehicle came in with high idle around 2500 to 3000. Changed idle air valve no change... Changed Throttle position sensor No change... Before all this I did smoke test... Nothing Maj... Trouble codes: P0300
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2005 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L infotainment system VIN: SALME11425
Radio inop,nav screen dead.No communication to audio modules,r/r modules to check for power from fuses-good grds good.when I turn on the key i should have light from the audio module fibre optics out to the monitor, no light.Iam tring to check whether my can b...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.2L Misfire VIN: WDBEA28E1P
we know for sure that the coil was bad - now what i need to know is ho to make this 93 mercedes to relearn the new coil. my modis does'nt have this funtion to relearn. i call snap on directly they said that the modis is not able to resset does anyone know how ...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L windshield washer VIN: WDBRH81J74
front windshield washer inop. has 2 pumps 1 for front 1 for rear. to test front pump i pluged rear pump wires to front pump front washer works with rear switch. went to check fuses for power found it does not use a fuse for washers.fuse chart says electronic. ...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L p/s VIN: 4JGBB86E46
car original problem was p/s shutter when turning at idle, replaced all parts (pump,rack, press hose) with oe dealer (new not reman) parts from local mb dealer and p/s feels as if engine is off! however if you rev engine to 4000 rpm p/s slowly returns & feels ...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L esp VIN: 4JBB75E66A
Customer came in for an ESP unavailable message on cluster,we haven't been able to communicate to the ESP module, the engine module have active code P20CC-008 (rough road detection signal) we send it to the dealer and been told to replace rear wheel bearings. ...
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1988 Porsche 944 2.5L engine VIN: WP0AB0942J
any help will be greatly appreciated on this problem!!! car developed oil leak after headgasket repair,[single cam engine] oil appears to be coming out of oil seperator, [oil fill tube assembly] removed oil seperator and replaced, also cleaned return ports in ...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSG69MX1
car came in with this not "I hit a deer 2 days ago and today a light w/ an exlamation point , oil light, and battery light all came on and my steering wheel gave out and now it wont turn on." you gotta love it! driver side light and fender are damaged can brok...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo S 1.8L p/window VIN: 3VWCD21Y03
Good morning brother tech's, I have this beetle conv with a problem with the auto drop and raise operation operation of the power window to accomidate clearance of the conv top when opening and closing the door. It does nothing at all!! however the auto raise ...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWRH63B13
can anybody help me on this maf sensor was replaced by other shop. I don't have any german software I do have 5v reference at sensor and battery voltage. has anybody had this problem check engine light comes on after 10miles. car seems to run fine. Trouble codes: P0103 (maf sensor high volatage)
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1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L engine VIN: YVILS5505P
Leaking oil when car is shut off, appears to be coming from camshaft seal. rear camshaft seal closest to firewall. Replaced seal with dealer part, installed aftermarket seal and tried seals from world pac & IMC same issue. Vehicle is in excellent condition rep...
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1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L intercooler VIN: YV1LS5720T
when the car is outside for the night and the temperature is below zero celcius(-5degres) the intercooler is freezing the custumer as to let the car running for a while after a while he can run on the road. no idea please help thaks guys happy new year.
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2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1TS94D9Y
customer brought vehicle in for oil light on. i found no oil pressure. removed oil pan and replaced 4 o-rings that usually go bad on these engines. vehicle left for 2 weeks then returned for oil light on again and engine about to lock up(rattling so bad) so in... Trouble codes: P0343 (cam positon 1 circuit fault)
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2000 Volvo C70 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1NKS307Y
Symptoms are Odometer goes to all dashes. All warning lights are on ABS , MIL, Traction arrow flashes. Seems to be losing the vehicle speed signal are there any typical problems causing this issue. Thanks Trouble codes: 510F, 530D, 0093 (no communcation abs code), 0001 (No speed signal instrument cluster code)
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2001 Volvo V70 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: YV1SW61R31
This v70 came in on the hook. Customer said he made a turn and the car died. cranks but won't start. Test inj. pulse and spark. sometimes none, other times it would spark or noid flash once. Disconnected battery and touched terminals, car would start and run, ...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L hazard switch
I have installed a new turn signal switch and the clicking has gone away, many thanks [...] this repair, Regards Bill
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2005 Audi A4 1.8L atf fluid VIN: WAUJC68E75
the a/t fluid was actually at the right level we lost maybe a 1/4 cup from what we saw in the drip pan we started it, got it up to operating temp and checked the side plug it was full. so we didn't add any fluid to it but i checked with the dealer and with he...
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2006 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L Wipers VIN: WBXPA93466
The BMW X-3 with the wipers that refused to park. Ultimately went to our local BMW dealer who orginally told us the wipers would need to be re-timed (2 hours est.) turned out the repair was a new wiper motor . Surpisingly done under warranty. The description w...
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: SALJY1246V
ROVER FIXED.IT WAS A BAD INJECTOR.REPLACED,ALL IS FINE.THANKS FOR THE HELPFUL REPLIES.ALSO CLEANED FUEL RAIL.THANKS AGAIN! Trouble codes: P1331.
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L interior lights VIN: WDBJF82J4Y
after pouring over hours of information and checking several modules and relays I decided this one needed star diagnosis. Sent it to dealer will post if I get any information from them
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WVWPD63B32
thanks for your help I replace the axles and it reduce the vibration, customer satisfied
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L rear axle engagement VIN: YV1CZ91H34
Thanks for the help. We installed the pressure switch because that is quite common and we had a code for that, we also had a code for the pump, we jumpered it with power and ground and got it working and all was good but 2 days later it quit and we tried jumpe...
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