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1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Right outside mirror VIN: SALPV1241T
Hi everyone, Working on a 96 Range Rover. It doesn't return the outside passenger mirror after shifting out of reverse. Seems to be a module issue. Wanted to see if anyone has seen a common problem with these. I have very little info on this system. Any help ...
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1973 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 107.044-12
Hello everyone. Hoping to get some help here on this one. This Mercedes will surge at idle on cold start after it sits for quite a while. I have replaced the IAT sensor and coolant temp sensor and tested the MAP and still no results. I de-carbed the engine, sm...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK280 2.8L somtimes automatic shift gear from D to 1 VIN: WDB2094541
Customer complaint that his car sometimes automatic shift gear from D to 1 , at this time refueling speed is not improved,returned to normal after a restart , quick test ,NO fault codes , actual values is ok ,were suspected to misoperation,advise clients is no...
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2002 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L transmission VIN: 9BWGP61J12
Car has code for TCM fault car will not finish shifting.Starts in second gear.Clear code or turn car off works for days then comes back.My ? is when replacing TCM do you have to recode or set basic setting on TCM?Or can you plug in the used unit and clear code...
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2001 Audi TT 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUSX28N71
Thanks everyone for the information. jason and billy told me the ecm is passenger side cowl, behind plastic shielding. it was dry and undamaged. i had already checked all the vacuum hoses and check valves under the intake while i was changing the plastic dip s...
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2006 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEG74FX6
Thanks for the help and replies. I learned that if this crank sensor isn't working it will kill the engine or not start, This one would work perfect all the time. I did find a small tear in the insulation of the wire to the crank sensor, so I thought maybe the... Trouble codes: P0336.
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2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L vanos VIN: WBAFB320X0
WELL A COUPLE OF YOU HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD. IT WAS THE TYPE OF OIL THAT WE WERE USING. WHEN COLD IT WOULD LOOSE PRESSURE TO THE VANOS UNIT & THROW THE VALVE TIMING OUT. WE PUT IN 0W-30W SYNTHETIC OIL, PROBLEM SOVLED, THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED. REGARDS ANDR...
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2003 BMW 330xi 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEW53423
Thanks for all of your replies, I checked signals at the cam sensors, there is a square wave. We do not have the tools needed to check timing or repair it if it is off. We advised the customer to go to the dealer if the MIL returns. Trouble codes: 106 (Vanos exhaust camshaft tight or jammed), 104 (Vanos control end position fault exhaust camshaft), P0014 (Camshaft posistion actuator B bank 1).
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2007 BMW MINI 1.6L dsc module VIN: WMWMF33517
Well I tried to flash the dsc module my self with a bosch j 2534 tool however I think thier web site was down after trying for three days . Kept getting a unable to confim vehicle order error . So sent to the deeler after three days they were able to get th...
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L No Start VIN: AB33A8EA16
Hello everyone,I would like to say "THANK YOU" to everyone who helped me fiqure of this problematic Mercedes. I reversed the two vacuum lines under the hood (the Solid Brown & Brown w/Blue Stripe) going from the ignition switch to the fuel shut-off switch and ...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WDBUF26J16
We found the miss/surge only occurs with the coolant temp at 80C; the engine would smooth out at coolant temps lower or higher than that (verified by installing variable resister in place of ECT sensor.) We suspect there's a glitch in the ECU that causes the ...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz GL320 CDI 3.0L airmatic VIN: 4JGBF22EX8
Delayed closing, customer took vehicle to MB dealer for possible warranty. Dealer declined warranty repair said vehicle did not qualify VIN was out of range per bulletin. I installed new compressor and relay, system functioned normal. The vehicle had the exact...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCD21C42
Thanks to all that replyed ! All good posts. The fix was to scan all moduals with ross tech , cluster, trans , abs ect all had no comunication codes due to fuse blowing out , reset all codes and road tested to reset monitors alls good . touching battery cables...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L No power @glow plug VIN: WVWCA251H3
Thank you for your responce. The problem here is that the 2003 VW engine is installed in to a VW Vanagon.Due to the circumstance that the Vanagon do not have the CAN data capability needed to comunicate with the Instrument cluster(It isn't there)the MIL/ Glow... Trouble codes: 16764 (Glow plug system).
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WVWSR61J94
WELL THIS ONE IS FIXED. THE TSB HARD START WHICH REQUIRED A RE FLASH AND REROUTE WIRE HARNESS DID IN DEED FIX THIS ONE.I HAD ASKED THE DEALER ABOUT THIS TSB PREVIOUSLY AND THEY DIDN,T FIGURE THE PROBLEM WAS RELATED AND I LEARNED THEY KEPT ALOT OF THE REPAIR WI... Trouble codes: P0726 (engine speed sensor).
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2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRL71K99
Ran the tests sent to me, had 5 volts from 1 to 3 and 2 to 3, The only test that seamed incorrect was testing from terminal 4 to 5 as they wanted to see 4.35 volts on the car side of the connector with it unplugged. I believe it should be tested with it plugge... Trouble codes: P948, 01164 (OE Specific No Definition Available).
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2002 Volvo S60 2.4L Starting VIN: YV1RS61R12
we sent the vehicle to the dealer and they could'nt get it to fail eather so they replaced the s termanal on the starter which we had cleaned and tightened several times. the vehicle hasn't failed yet but we'll see how long that lasts since it goes a couple of...
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2008 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L abs VIN: YV1RS59258
I checked connections at pedal position sensor, vacuum pressure sensor on the booster and brake pressure sensors under master cylinder, all good connections. This code is intermittent, recommended flash update to module, customer declined.
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