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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: YVW8222234
car came with blown out timming belt idler pulley all bearing somewhere on highway but still running (noisey) no mil. replaced belt,idler,tensioner,damper(used cam holder tool). after job and 5 min road test mil comes on code P1522 intake camshaft control bank... Trouble codes: P1522
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABM3349Y
This vehicle has had a reoccurring check engine light with fuel trim faults stored. The engine has been smoke tested multiple times with no intake leaks found. The BMW dealership replaced the oil separator under the intake manifold along with all the attached,... Trouble codes: 227 (fuel trim bank 1 permissible range exceeded), 228 (fuel trim bank 2 permissible range exceeded)
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: XXXLP54050
This car came in with MIL on. Found many codes in many modules as the car had not been serviced in a long time, and the battery was weak. 2 codes in DME, BF Insuffcient heat output oxygen sensor behind Cat bank 2. The other code was for an evap leak. Ran t... Trouble codes: P0161 (Insufficient heat output oxygen sensor bank2 behind cat)
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L ride control VIN: 5UXFB53504
Hi techs, Vehicle orginally came in with the front end dropped to the ground, with a message on the dash say air suspension inoperative. Lift the car on the hoist and found right front air strut blown. replaced the strut and drop the car back to ground. Used t...
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2001 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.6L windows sunroof VIN: SALPL16411
After trans and transfer replacement we now have no window or sunroof action. I know you have to reset the travel but they dont go up or down. They were working before the trans swap.
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2008 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L trailer lights VIN: SALMF15478
I have customer with two Range Rovers HSE 2008 and 2004 These cars are equipped with factory trailer light module and wiring. Owner purchased new trailer equipped with LED style light bulbs. I did not have this car in my shop with the trailer (loaded with boat...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L No Start
Hey fellow techs, I have yet another das problem. this vehicle was running fine when it went into the body shop for some minor side damage repair and painting. while it was there the battery discharged and went dead. drive authorization system is das-2 (early ... Trouble codes: P1570
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2003 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L speedometer VIN: YS3EB49E73
vehicle came in with complaint of the gearbox light on. there is a code p0725 stored and the speedometer does not work, which the customer did not mention. the trans fluid is black,but it shifts fine. mitchell gives me no helpful info. any help would be appre...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WVWSR61J94
customer complain's that this vehicle will start and stall approx 4 times before it will stay running when cold . we have not been able to duplicate this at the shop. code p0726 was there a month ago when the fuel pump was changed and i cleared it then. the st... Trouble codes: P0726 (engine speed sensor)
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Hard start, long cra VIN: 3VWST71K95
Hey eveyone. got a VW diesel here that is an intermittent hard start, 1 minute or more cranking time. Only after it sits for a day or more. Temp doesn't seem to be a factor, as it was 31 degrees here this morning and it started fine. it also starts fine when i...
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Cooling Systems VIN: YV1CZ91H64
Hello all we are looking to replace the thermostat on this engine. We have stopped at this point because we have very little info from our Mitchell System. To get the electrical connector disconnected and rerouted we need to remove 1 or both of the VVT motors ...
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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L same VIN: WAULC68E62
Thank you all for your interest,we did as suggested and replaced fuse on side of dashboard,and just like magic the problem disappeared. Again our thanx and appreciation to all my brother tech's and wizard's !!!
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2004 BMW 330Ci 3.0L No Start VIN: WBABW53464
OK, Here is the deal, after talking to the customer and prying more details out of them we found out this.On a sub or near freezing day, rare here in FL.You cannot start these cars, run them for a few minutes, then shut them down for an extended period,they wi... Trouble codes: 2774 (Engine cut off time).
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51C43
I have not been able to spend more time on this vehicle other than replacing the fuel filter, which did not help, because the customer is driving the car & dealing with the problem and has not left it with me to work on. I will reopen a new request once I have... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0300, P1313, P0420.
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2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L abs VIN: SALTW12492
THANKS EVERYONE FOR YOUR HELP. MY LAST REPLY GAVE ME A WEB SITE(www.rswsolutions.com ) WHERE I BOUGHT A 200.OO CODE READER BOX THAT CLEARS THE CODES FOR ROVER DISCO'S WITH ABS PROBLEMS, THIS CODE READER IS SLICK. YOU PUT IT IN THE OBDII CONNECTOR AND IT READS ...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo S 1.8L p/window VIN: 3VWCD21Y03
I'd like to thank you all for your help! however before I had a chance to check my help request, I figured out that the problem was in the micro switch in the door latch assy. Replaced unit, and guess what? good as new. again thanx and praise to all you tech...
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1995 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L Odometer VIN: YV1LW57165
It turned out to be the small gears in the odometer, Thanks for all the responses and links to suppliers. Got this one down the road with a happy customer.
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2006 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L High Side Pressure VIN: YV1TS59256
Hi again, everyone, and thanks again for your input. I'm happy to report that this car is fixed, though I'm far less happy about what the problem was. First, let me apologize again for the accidental second post. I posted an apology as an update, which preven...
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2006 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L High Side Pressure VIN: YV1TS59256
Hi again, everyone, and thanks again for your input. I'm happy to report that this car is fixed, though I'm far less happy about what the problem was. First, let me apologize again for the accidental second post. I posted an apology as an update, which prev...
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