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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Instument cluster VIN: TRUUT28N51
I am attempting to replace the instrument cluster for inop gauges and odometer.I retrieved the mileage from the cluster with measuring blocks (60320). Using the VAS 5052: followed guided fault findings, go to, function/component selection, control module funct...
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2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L central locking VIN: TRUUT28N02
Hello everyone and thanks for the help with this one. I have this TT that is in for multiple electrical components not working. I see the power convertible top is not working, the doorlocks are not working, the fuel door won't pop, the trunk won't pop. The car...
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2005 BMW 745i 4.4L what do you think VIN: 1234556677
this is actualy a question my wife wanted a 2001 740 but we can not find the right one now she likes the 745 and the 750 ive not been able to work on any of these when i get them they are usualy 10 years or older so all you bimmer tecks if you had a choice whi...
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2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L driveline VIN: SAJDA1400Y
hay guys its me again!!! we got this car in on 3/3/10. customer stated after purchising the car it developed a grouling noise at 40-45 mph. he checked the diff oil and found it low, so he added oil to it not sure what type he added. he stated that the noise we...
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2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L cylinder #6 VIN: SALTW12462
Recurring coolant in cylinder #6 First, Thanks for your advice' This vehicle was presented to us about three months ago with a p0306 and a steady misfire. We did compression testing and a pressure check only to find compression normal. During pressure testi...
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L high idle VIN: WDBBA45C7F
This car otherwise runs well. It's idle is intermittently 1500-2000, this occurs hot or cold in any gear and only lasts a few minutes. It may oscillate but eventually drops again to normal. The power at the idle valve is lost or drops when this occurs, normall...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBJF20F9T
Hi need some help from the benz diesel techs out there. This car came to us from another garage that was unable to diagnose the car. The car shuts off at 2800 rpm and sets the code p0725. The tach fluctuates rapidly about 400 rpm back and forth as soon as you ... Trouble codes: P0725, P0380, P0400
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF55FXT
car came in with the above codes & we replaced both knock sensors & tested the system= ok, check the temp. of motor= 200 @ idle,, test drove car= ok,, car gone about a week then returns with light on again= same codes, check all wires to sensors & check all sh... Trouble codes: P0327, 60 (operating temp. lh2-sfI- dI2)
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4JGAB54EXX
this vehicle is driving me crazy, this thing runs perfect at idle but will not accept fuel on throttle. you give it a very small amount of fuel and it will accelerate sluggishly. i read on a couple of other post that 51 psi on fuel guage is good enough. my gua...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Lighting VIN: WDBNG75J7Y
Having some trouble w/ the HID headlamps in this S500. Vehicle came in w/ the r/f low beam out. Looked like a body shop had tried to repair the headlamp assy (tabs were broken and glued in place). I removed the headlamp and powered the ballast (brown and white...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz smart pure .8L no start VIN: WMEAJ00FX5
Diagnosed as a bad fuse panel and a partial harness was replaced that plugs into the fuse panel ~ This definately fixed the problem ~ I can plug the old fuse panel in and the car will start ~ when the new panel is installed, the "key" light flashes on the dash...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C55 AMG 5.5L A/C pipes VIN: WDBRF76J55
Hello MB techs, on this one I can't find the high side service valve, is it normal that the A/C system doesn't have it??
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1998 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWFA81H6W
This system is very confusing. After testing the purge valve,(ohm and powering the valve), the vent valve,(ohm and powering it up,good,this is the one on the canister,) and the LDP,(smoke test after the LDP no leak, we determined the Ldp was at fault. Code cam... Trouble codes: P0442 (Evap small leak)
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 3.6 3.6L blowing fuse 15, fuse panel C VIN: WVWEU73C16
Hello all! Fuse #15 in the fuse panel located on the left end of the IP blows immediately. According to the Mitchell diagram, this fuse feeds overhead reading lights, glove compartment light, visor mirror lights, trunk light, and sends power to the comfort sy...
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L No Start VIN: YV1TS90D4X
hi guys Looks like the ecm was replaced with a used unit. The code description is a software failure or bad ecm. Which states the ecm can shut down the starter and the fuel system because of a can failure.I can not find any rebuilt ecms online.Is this one tha... Trouble codes: P1630
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L pvc VIN: WAUED54B8Y
THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES I ENDED UP CLEANING ALL LINES AND PORTS INSTALLED A NICHROME WIRE HEATER AND WRAPPED IT IN A FOILED WIRE LOOM COVER FROM NAPA. THE NICHROME WIRE IS USED IN REFRIGERATION I CUT THE WIRE TO A LENGTH THAT WAS ABOUT 20 OHMS AT 12 V THIS ...
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY00010
thanks again for all the great replays...the problem was in fact the maf...i still dont know why i have no data to work with it puzzles me all other land rovers here have full obd2 data...but for now client will be happy with his vehicle...thanks again
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 4JGAB54EXX
thanks to all of the replies, i did not leave the key in the ign. i took a course that had alot of input on that. but, for some reason i came in this morning and the vehicle started and run fine at idle but, it dies when you try to give it throttle. so i am go...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz SMART 42 .8L No Start VIN: WMEAJ00FX5
bad fuse panel and harness ~ thanks for the help and input ! Greg ~
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1977 Porsche 911 S 2.7L No Start VIN: 9117211967
ok we fixed it or at least got it running i unplugged the cold start injector and it fired right up we are not sure how much money our customer has to spend to fix it right but at least it runs thanks to all who helped
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2000 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0AA2992Y
Thanks guys! It was the worn out rails.I decided to replace the complete actuator assembly. Thanks to local dealer found out that there is a valve timing tool (part# 9612/9) that is used with the engine installed. The tool is expensive($$500) but works goo...
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2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L immobilizer VIN: YS3EB49E33
I finally got the right twice module/transponder combination.These come as matched pairs when new and are not interchangable.There were 2 new twice modules and the original twice in the car.There were 3 transponders(1 I don't know where it came from).The key i...
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