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1992 Audi V8 Quattro 4.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WAUBV84C1N
Hi thanks for looking at this. This audi came to us because it dies and wont rev up when cold if you get through the warm up period it will run ok. What we found is that we are losing injector pulse only on warm up. The engine speed sensor and tdc sensor were ... Trouble codes: 00513 (engine speed sensor)
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABG2328T
ck on mitchell&all(no data) pass solonoid goes to a box/canister then hose goes underneath fuse box 2 inside Trouble codes: P1421, 253 (valve vent system jammed)
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.4L No Start VIN: WDBGB34E5P
car came in for a coolant leak and the head was replaced. Now that we reassembled it (marked everything's position) it will not start. I am trying to check/set diesel injection pump, but a certain tool is required and I do not have access to one. A local injec...
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2004 Rover NEW-RANGE RO 4.4L air suspension VIN: SALME11444
after clearing the dtc the system automatically activates and levels off the vehicle then it slowly bleeds the front air bags down
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L starting VIN: WVWFE83AXT
since ive had the car the alarm has went off for no reason and while driving.normally when key is turned to on the check engine lites up and eveything has power including ignition switch and engine turns over.the last couple of weeks when trying to start the c...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L blower motor, wipers VIN: 3VWSA81H0V
We have a 97 jetta in our shop that originally had a no start condition. This was fixed by replacing the ignition switch. After the repair I did notice the "brake" light on the dash was lit,very dim. The problems we have now are the low beam headlights are ino...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Transmission VIN: WVWSP61J83
Manual transmission will intermittently grind going into first gear. This happens at slow speeds, or even at a stop. It is maybe 1 out of every 40 shifts into first gear that the transmission grinds. Clutch replacement did not solve the problem. Dual mass flyw...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 1.8L compressor VIN: 3VWSE69M2M
Where is the ac clutch relay located?
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Belt Tensioner VIN: WVWSR61J05
Customer complaint of hard steering and growling noise when turning. Have noise from belt tensioner when turning.We replaced belt and tensioner with aftermarket tensioner & belt , still noisy. Replaced tensioner with dealer part. noise still there. With engine...
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Oil Pressure VIN: YV1LS55ANX
Mother inlaws car. After 10 min of driving engine loses oil pressure. Speed of engine dose not effect it. After cool down oil pressure comes back to normal. No abnormal noise in engine, only slight tap when pressure falls. There is a buzzing noise from oil pan...
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L door locks VIN: YV1TS97D4X
have a volvo here with microswitch type door lock system with a dead battery, doors locked. would really like to know how to get into vehicle preferrably without having to try to pry out window frame enough for lockout tools. checked indentifix and mitchell, b...
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L blower motor VIN: YVLVS295X1
Volvo techs I need you. 01 Volvo S40 1.9t came in shop. Customer states blower motor will not turn off. I found blower motor operates even with fan speed selector at off. Fan speed operates at the same speed weather the selector is at off 1 - 2 or 3. But 4 and...
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2003 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1CZ91H43
Hey volvo guys got one for you. Died while driving and was diagnosed at another shop. They did not have time to fix it. I confirmed no fuel pressure. Shot some propane down the intake it tried to start. And I bypassed the relay still no pump sound. Yes i did h...
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2004 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1CY59H54
This vehicle came in with a hunting idle, Stalling, and a hard restart after stall. Checked the LTFT and found it to be -15% on both banks. I smoke checked the intake - negative. I checked for external vacuum leaks - negative results. I disconnected the MAF se... Trouble codes: 130A, 262A
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2005 Volvo S40 i 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1MS38225
vehicle is back with new codes po089, and p0174. ck fuel rail pressure at 80 psi. seen some notes on iatn that fuel pressure is supposed to be 55 psi. no diag. troubleshooting charts for p0089 in mitchell and no fuel pressure specs. talked to a parts guy at vo... Trouble codes: P0089 (fuel pressure regulator 1 performance), P0172 (system to rich bank 1)
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVB13536
Thanks to everyone replied my post. The vehicle was towed back to dealer. They reprogramed keys and fixed the problem. Trouble codes: 2F44 (Electronic car immobilisation), 2AD0 (Gear box control).
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L leak VIN: WDBCA39D7J
Thank you everyone for the feedback. We replaced the electro hydraulic actuator and the fuel leak is gone.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L timing chains VIN: 4JGAB72E0X
I would like to thank all the replies. All were correct however not having the lock plates we set the crank at 40deg, installed heads set cams to level plane with the block/head fired up not a peep. What was throwing us off was the "copper" links on the chain ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L wipers VIN: WDBRN47J82
while moving this gem of a car, wouldnt come out of park. customer didnt want to fix wiper problem, just the shifting problem. it was the shift solenoid. thank you guys for all the insight to the wiper park issue. if the customer decides to get it fixed i will...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L ride control VIN: WDBUF70J93
Well Guys another nasty Euro car is fixed... Most everyone was correct, we did have a blown strut. However; the system would not operate because the compressor was bad. After replacing the one blown strut and the compressor, the system functioned normally. W...
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: WP0C2990XS
Thanks to all of you for taking the time to help. Special Thanks goes out to Greg from New Mexico for steering me in the right direction. There are 2 tank lobes on either side of the pump that go into deep cavities. Fuel flows from a 3 way t at the pump output...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWRG71K15
thanks to all whom replyed problem was valve which was part of valve cover breather assy plugged off hose and vech runs fine
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1993 Volvo 240 2.3L Steering VIN: YV1AW8806P
thanks for the help cardone rebuilt my rack core and problem solved thanks again
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