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2006 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Lighting VIN: WAUDF78E76
Hi really need some assistance from all the audi techs. I have this 2006 audi in with a headlight problem it does have hid. The driverside light will go out while driving. the dash display reads ( left dipped headlight) when this happens. I am not getting any ...
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2000 BMW M5 5.0L Accessories VIN: WBSDE934XY
To all, I just need to reset the maintanence counter for the oil change. I have a reset tool that I have been using for about 20 years and it does not seem to work. The car has the round diagnostic connector under the hood and the green and red l.e.ds in the d...
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2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Cuts out VIN: WBAAG22132
Hello, This car will not transfeer fuel from one side of gas tank to the other. If fuel is low and the car sits and idles it will run out of fuel.
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2004 BMW 530i 3.0L HVAC Blower VIN: WBANA73594
Hi There Bimmer Techs! This E60 is putting me through the ringer! Car came in on friday with HVAC complaint and SRS warnings. The blower will only operate at 20 percent of speed setting in auto or manual mode.If you hit defrost button then you can adjust the ...
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2005 BMW 320i 2.2L steering sensor/no obd VIN: BMW320IE90
this vehicle has a steering sensor fault but the main problem is my auto ingenuity will conect to the vehicle but none of the enhanced features will work even though the enhanced features are activated have checked fuses etc anyone had this issue the snapon un...
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1991 Land Rover Range Rover County SE 3.9L Stall VIN: SALHV1246M
i am working on a 1991 land rover limo that came in running poorly and not accelerating properky. Upon inspection found intake boot torn to be torn and mass air flow sensor to be faulty. Replaced both boot and mass air flow sensor vehicle would now accelerate ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L sos message VIN: WDBNG75522
hi mebe techs, i got this s500 that the sos phone message is on e display at times while driving. i drove car and it happen but only when you make turns. i tryed using the launch& auto boss but no codes. if i push reset buttom it goes away till next turn.I sus...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L keyless entry VIN: WDBRN45W32
Keyless system will work just with knob very close to door handle. Dealer told client there is a bad antenna. Is it a common problem? Where is this antenna assembled on car? Thank you
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2002 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L Clutch VIN: WP0AB29952
Clutch pedal went to the floor, clutch reservoir is empty, clutch fluid (chf 11s ) leaking out from left front fender. I refilled the reservoir and had an assistant pump the pedal, the fluid is squirting out from the reservoir. There is a tsb for modifying the...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCB21C21
This Beetle came in with the MIL on. Read codes and got P0103. Recorded info and cleared code. About 2 weeks later car was back with the same code. The owner sees no change in performance just the MIL. Alldata first is to check MAF sensor at a idle when warm... Trouble codes: P0103 (Mass or volume air flow circuit high input)
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSK69M84
I need some info on how this system works.Car will misfire on cylinder #4 usually on a cold start or shortly there after-will continue to miss until engine is shut off and then restarted.When we check for the miss when it is happening we have no injector pulse... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L timing belt VIN: YV1TS97D8X
Hi guys I am replacing timing belt on this Volvo. Installed timing belt (carquest) hydraulic tensioner, idler pulley, tensioner with pulley (worldpac). Started it up before I put covers on, runs good no noise, but timing belt is walking off the cam pulleys abo...
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Mechanical VIN: YV1TS90DXX
Hi all, hope you can help. This Volvo S80 T6 has an ABS module that does not communicate at all, Engine has codes 510F, 911A, 903C, 903F, 928C, 901A and the transmission has code TCM 0010. The trans does not work properly as it does seem that the line pressure...
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2001 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1SZ58D91
Got vehicle from aution, was hit on left front door fender area, the car wont start, it has good spark, good fuel pressure, it has good communication with ecm, but has no injector pulse, looking at a wiring diagram, the common green wire to the injectors has p...
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2002 Audi S4 2.7L abs VIN: WAURD68D62
Sorry its taken so long to post the fix but I had to finaly tell everyone to leave me alone and I decifered the codes in the trunk and went through the procedure to code the unit. All worked wel. Thanks to all that responded and thanks to rosstech Dan
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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L timing VIN: WAULT64B32
we thought we were doing something wrong .we were supposed to tight slightly . as long as camshaft tools are in place you dont have problem.thanks to everyone who replied.
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2007 Audi A4 3.2L pedal VIN: WAUDH48H27
Jon [...] suggested this brake pedal was normal.We got a chance to drive an identical vehicle and found its brakes to be the same.
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Battery VIN: WDBJF65FWA
THANKS TO EVERYONE,WORKING WAY INTO THE NIGHT,NOT WILLING TO ACCEPT DEFEAT,I LOCATED EVERY TERMINAL BLOCK CONNECTOR AND SEPERATED POS.FEED WIRES UNTILL DRAW WAS GONE.TRACED WIRE TO FAULTY COMPONENT.FIX IS AN UPDATED BLOWER MOTOR,CLIMATE CONTROL MODULE(RISISTOR...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L Steering angle sensor VIN: WDCAB72E3X
In this case probably there is a bad module. It looks the only reason for the steering sensor to not initiatlize. I tested with another sensor with no sucess. I'm waiting for a friend who have a Star Diagnosis system to help me. Thank you for the answers
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L SRS System VIN: WDBPJ75J51
Thanks for all the help! The most valuable information was simply getting which circut the fault was and it was the drivers door airbag. I initially noticed evidence that some previous repairs had been performed on the wires at the drivers door hinge but I dec...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L radio VIN: 4JGAB75E72
Thank you all for your help with this radio problem. I learned a lot even though the customer descided not to proceed with diagnostics and repair. It seems that the vehicle had a break in the optical ring, and I purchased the bypass "optical short" tool from t...
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L Fluid VIN: WMWRC33403
THANKS TO EVERYONE THAT RESPONDED TO OUR REQUEST OF INFORMATION, WE ORDERED THE AMSOIL, THEY WERE SPECIFIC TO OUR PRODUCT REQUEST AND NEEDS, THANKS
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2004 Rover NEW-RANGE RO 4.4L air suspension VIN: SALME11444
Replaced both front struts/air bags ... leveled vehicle w/floor jacks & re-adapted with Launch...all sucessful...thanks to all for your help.
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B52
The Passat is fixed. Changed the Combi-valve and left the Air-pump alone as it seemed to work on the workbench. While it was here I also did the timing belt, waterpump and general tune up so it was a pretty nice job. Runs great and no more CEL. Thanks for ...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA69MX4
Thanks to those that replied. The owner took the car back home so I was not able to do any further testing. However, the most replies said to replace the coolant sensor AND connector. There is even a bulletin out for this problem (that I couldn't find) An... Trouble codes: P2181 (Coolant sensor circuit problem).
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2004 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, VIN: WVWAF63D04
Well having carried out pin checks of all ecm wiring grounds etc,I've ordered a new ecm. One odd thing noticed is that in channel 66 there is an 'actual speed reading' of 255 kph, -tried disconnecting other control modules, and it 's still there, so I'm thinki... Trouble codes: P1565, P1579.
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