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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT68E72
Hello Audi specialists. This Audi is driving me insane. I'm running out of ideas and I need your help. This car will set misfire codes for the left bank only. Usually for cylinders #4 & 6, sometimes cylinder #5 too. The coils have been replaced by the dealer a... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire Cyl 4), P0306 (Misfire Cyl 6)
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2003 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WAUVC68EX3
Hello Techs We have an Audi here that is driving us crazy.It came in with a complaint of engine overheating.After running the engine in the shop for a short time(less than ten minutes)the temp gauge would go all the way to hot.The system was full of coolant w...
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2004 Audi A4 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT68E44
looking for some help with this audi lack of power misfireing onn bank2 intake manifold runner was stuck vacuum actuators inop., replaced intake driver unit cleared all codes misfire codes and lack of power come right back. found compression higher on bank 2 t... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0305, P0306, P1147 (oxygen sensor regulation bank 2), P1130 (fuel trim bank 2 lean)
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2006 Audi A4 2.0L oil level warning VIN: WAUBF78E86
We've replaced the engine in this car because it had one burned valve in #4 and a heavily score cylinder in #2. All went well and the car runs fine. However, the engine oil level message lights up, but ONLY when a gear is selected. It goes out again when Park ...
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Srs VIN: SAJGX2040X
Aloha, Just replaced the evap core in this xk8, now we have a srs light on for low battery voltage ( also flashes a code 12) no info on mitchell as to what code 12 is, but the ids says the restraint module has a low battery fault. Probably just because i had ...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L head gasket? VIN: SAJEA51C82
This vehicle smokes white on cold start up. Runs poorly for the first minute. Vehicle runs normaly after that. code P0171 is the only generic code reteived. I applied 16psi to the cooling system overnight, no pressure drop in the am & no coolant in the cylinde...
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2001 Opel CORSA C 1.4L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WOLOXCF081
Hi,Members This 1 came in with SES Light ON and the customer explain me that sometimes before stopping the car the engine start to surge and immediate stop - but she could start it again. I used my scan tool and got these DTC's - P0400 and P1405. I found that ... Trouble codes: P0400 (EGR system-flowmalfunction/hoseleakblockage...), P1405 (Exhaust gas reciculation valve position sensor malfunction)
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1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L unknown VIN: YS3ED45E1X
This vehicle has low air flow in all positions, only when the engine is running. When engine is not running, just key on, air flow seems to be ok at all positions. Start engine and air flow will drop very noticably at all positions, floor, defrost, or in your ...
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1984 Volkswagen Vanagon Campmobile 1.9L 3rd gear VIN: WV2ZB0257L
hello. This is my personal van. I have attempted a rebuild on this transmission due to a problem with first gear not engaging properly. After finding a bad accumulator cup o ring I replaced that and did the friction disks as well. The problem I am having now i...
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2005 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWZZZ1KZ5
Hello Fellow spanner turners, dont do many Golfs and this one is giving me a hard time. It is a 2.0 litre FSI Direct Injection model with BLX engine.In the course of work carried out fuel pressure regulating valve, situated in high pressure fuel pump,was unnec...
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2003 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L skids inoporative VIN: YV1CZ91H53
One owner car; the transmission went into limp in and indicator went dark. Customer complains of shifting to park and still being in drive. Shifts normal after restart. Came in with error message for skids, at times the error for brake system failure appears. ...
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2003 BMW 330i 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: WBAEV53433
With Dustin's help, it put us in the right direction. The intake air control valve was not working, and needed replaced. also the inside of the intake was filthy. customer approved valve but not the fuel induction service. problem seems to be 98% better. with ...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L starter VIN: 3VWRC29M8X
I should apologize for not posting more detail on this Jetta. Some people were confused about early 1999 Jettas vs late 1999 Jettas, this being a later model. Some people thought I had a starter problem instead of a comfort module problem. In any event, the...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Reverse VIN: WVWVD63B11
Thank you to all that supplied help. The vehicle had internal transmission damage that was not noticed during any of the previous O/H. Customer choose to not have additional repairs done to the vehicle.
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2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L poor acceleration VIN: YV1LZ56D4Y
found main power cable going to fuse box in engine compartment was over heated due to poor contact which there is a tsb on this but also the wire melted into wire leading back to engine ecu causing 90% of the running problem the car still has a intermitent pro...
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