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2002 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUVT64B92
Vehicle came in with the whole right bank misfiring. Found that the intake manifold was leaking on the right bank. Vehicle was also due for a timing belt so both parts were replaced. Vehicle now has a P0341 (camshaft position sensor circuit range/performance) ... Trouble codes: P0341 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Range/Performance), P0304 (Cylinder 4 Misfire Detected), P0300 (Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected)
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2000 BMW M5 5.0L t stat VIN: WBSDE9349Y
Hi bmw people As you can see I am a dodge guy, So I would like to say thanks in advance for your help. What i have is my neighbors 00bmw m5. All data says it takes 3.8 hours to replace the t stat. looking at it, it looks like a real pain to replace. Alldata s...
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2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51C84
Hey all, thanks in advance for the help. this clean car came in with codes P0171 & P0174. off idle fuel trims are normal. at idle in park lt fuel trims are both at 18%, idle in drive 19.5%. car idles beautifully and vacuum is 20.5". MAP reads 8.9" - 9.2" (we a... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Condition - Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Condition - Bank 2)
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L No Start VIN: AB33A8EA16
Vehicle was in towed in to shop for a "NO START" condition. Upon talking to customer she stated that Glow Plug Indicator would not illuminate all the time. Customer also said vehicle has been extremelly hard to start especially in "COLD WEATHER" for a long tim...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L asr VIN: WDBEA66E3S
Well we have what should have been an easy harness replacement gone wrong! This vehicle came in with multiple codes in the EA, DM and HFM modules and ASR light on. Checked the harness and it was cracking including in the throttle actuator harness. We replaced ...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L transmission VIN: WVWTH63B53
Vehicle came in from a used car dealer, we have no repair history on this vehicle. The complaint is that after driving for a couple of miles the trans seems to go into limp in mode, if the car is shut off it will reset but act up again in the same amount of ti...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSR69M04
plaese help me fix this problem. Trouble codes: P0263
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2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: YV1LZ56D3Y
Hello everyone. I have a V70xc in that currently is running rough. When it originally came in, cylinder #5 was misfiring. That was solved with spark plugs.. never been changed, were in rough shape. Now there is just an overall running rough at idle and slight ...
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2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Gauges/ Cluster VIN: YV1SZ58D51
We have a Volvo that our customer started tuesday morning and all of the warning indicators in the right corner of the cluster are flashing and all other gauges are inop. I have scanned and cleared all faults, performed a capacitive discharge with no change in...
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2007 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YVIMS39047
Master volvo techs , we need some help . I am posting this for a co-worker , who took on a volvo s40 that came in on the hook , with a broken timing belt .( tensioner siezed ) after replacing all related parts , and sending the head out to get a valve job , ev... Trouble codes: P0026
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABM3349Y
Thank you all for all your help with this vehicle. additive fuel trim values were always 0.0 % so i dont suspect vacuum leaks are an issue in this case. I never did get a chance to test fuel pressure or anything else any further as the customer is fed up with ... Trouble codes: 227 (fuel trim bank 1 permissible range exceeded), 228 (fuel trim bank 2 permissible range exceeded).
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Engine VIN: WDBGH83461
Thanks to all who responded. I am sorry for the lack of infomation I supplied, but was not allowed to teardown for more info. The customer decieded to return to shop that replaced the timing chain. I guess after spending $4,000 for the repair he didn't want to...
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2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic Sport 3.0L service indicator VIN: 5FG25HYT56
Thanks to all! The info recieved was excellent. The web site www.startekinfo.com was the way to go. It explaind how to reset the light.
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRC33403
Thanks to everyone who replied,it turns out this needed a dme.all wires checked good,replaced computer and code has not returned as of yet. Trouble codes: P0271.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L cooling system VIN: 3VWRK69M13
thank you everyone for your replies. all of you pretty much said the same thing, the oil coolers do go bad. when i contacted the dealer, sure enough, he had them in stock (should have called before going online) that is a pretty good indicator of fail rate. ...
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1999 Volvo S70 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LS55AXX
based on the information I received, I recommended the customer to take the car to volvo. I strongly believed that the key that the customer had provided was either not programed or was an old key with different programing. I really don't think it was an injec... Trouble codes: P0350 (ign. coil primary/secondary circuit), P1081.
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