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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L mmi VIN: WAUML44E64
the mmi system is inop.the screen is up and nothing is displayed.it will show the audi mmi display and that is it.i got the system to work once and not again.the control head is clean and dry.nothing lights up on the control head.all the fuses are good.swaped ...
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2005 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Exterior Lights
This vehicle recently experienced a dead battery. The vehicle was slow to crank and the exterior lights came on and did not shut off - including park and headlamps. The battery was replaced. All functions of vehicle now operate properly, with the exception of ...
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA01U13
These lean codes come back in about 10 miles of driving. The intake plenum gaskets were replaced by another shop before the customer brought the car to us. A new MAF sensor was installed with no change. Smoke testing didn't reveal any vacuum leaks. The car run... Trouble codes: P171, P0174
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2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: SALNM22223
hi everyone. we have a freelander that has a cooling issue.we have replaced a few thing that normally cure their overheating issue's but no luck. first at just idle everything is fine no overheating, it could sit for hours and be fine.driving on the freeway no...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Central Locking VIN: WDBHA29G8X
Customer purchased car from a body shop, seller said car doors locked just 2 days ago and now they do not. Car was hit in right rear. When you use the remote to lock the car, nothing happens, when you unlock lights flash once. The interior lights do not work. ...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Central Locking VIN: WDBHA29G8X
Customer purchased car from a body shop, seller said car doors locked just 2 days ago and now they do not. Car was hit in right rear. When you use the remote to lock the car, nothing happens, when you unlock lights flash once. The interior lights do not work. ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L srs VIN: WDBRF64J01
hay m/b wizards again!! i have this m/b here with srs light on and abs/bas/esp light on codes are as followed airbag b1079 the coding of the steering in control mod n2/7 srs mod and n73 eis(ezs)control unit are implausabe. b104e coding for ignition circuit com...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJH82J01
Car Came in with code P400 , we clean the intake & the pipe feeds to the egr, nothing was clogged, smoke the car no vacuum leak, when engine is idling &when I open the egr valve manualy the engine runs rough & almost wanna die out & that tells me the egr passa... Trouble codes: 400 (egr)
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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBTK56H96
This car came in with a P0019. We have checked all of the camshaft sensors and solenoids. The Mercedes code that we pulled out of this car is a P0019 with a 1203. I can not find what the 1203 means. If we actuate the right exhaust solenoid the engine will almo... Trouble codes: P0019 (ConstantAdjustment of Left Exhaust Camshaft)
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2002 Other European vanquish 5935CC Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: UNKOWNVINN
ok alldata has zero info on this car and iatn tech help has very limited info also. this car belongs to very good customer with a fleet of trucks, plus he is a shop friend. so i dont want to send him back to the dealer on this. this car has misfires on multipl... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0306, P0353, P0303, 1638 (unknown)
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2000 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0AA2992Y
i have this car with dme fault p1325 camshaft adjusment bank 2 (cyl 4-6) below limit. I know that the actuator has to be replaced. The repair manual says that the engine and cams have to be removed because of the spring. Is that the only correct way to do it a...
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2001 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L oil level sensor VIN: WP0AB29911
Hi guys, this is my first post here. recently joined in hopes of getting help on some of the problem cars i see. anyway i have a 2001 porsche 996 turbo, in the instrument cluster i have a malfunction for the oil level sensor. Mitchell on demand has very limite...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Mechanical VIN: YS3FB49S13
Does anyone know of a source for the tool to hold the camshafts in position while reinstalling the timing gears and chain?
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L in car VIN: WVWTU63B15
hi and thank you for reading my post. the problem with this car is lack of heat. temp guage in dash stays at 190 f. when warmed up. temp. at hoses at heater core 180 f. 145 f. at idle. bring engine to 3,000 rpm heat gets warmer but not hot. coolant is full. no...
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2006 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAUDF78E06
Removed the valvecover didnt find any problems installed new gasket and reinstalled cover to do further testing and problem has cleared up there is still a light vac on the crankcase but not full manifold vac vehicle runs properly thanks for all the advice not...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L shifting
Thank you to everyone who replied. Many suggested overhauling the transmission. I started with double checking all connections and the simple things. Transmission adaptations were way out of range. I pulled the pan and found the bottom completely full of c...
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2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L coolant VIN: YV1TS94D11
Thanks for all your replies. I'm a one man shop so it took me a while to get the car done. What finally happened was, after replacing the thermostat, pulling the radiator and running water thru all the tubing around the engine to make sure I had no restrictio...
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2003 Volvo S40 1.9L shocks VIN: YV1VS27533
this is why i love being a tech. Bragging on our local dealership. As it turns out most of you were right on the strut mounts being broken thus causing noise. However, the reason those mounts would break every couple of months is because the stabilizer links w...
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