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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Fuel Venting System VIN: WAUED24BXY
Car has to be filled at about 1/2 to 3/4 trigger at the pump or it will stop you multiple times. Customer complained that the last time he filled it the car "Belched" out about a litre of fuel when the nozzle was removed from the car. Seen it happen myself. Th...
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1995 BMW 320i 2.0L all gears VIN: WBACB22000
Dash displays yellow transmission gear sign. Then the car seems to be stuck in second gear until error code in the trans computer is cleared.limp home mode.After code is cleared car drives fine. This seems to happen when you start the car, the light does not g...
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2004 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Airbag VIN: WBABD534X4
I get a 0x02 code ( ig. circut belt driver) but mitchell gives me no test procedures for this system. I do have a wiring diagram, but before I pull the module and connector at the belt tensioner to check the wiring I'd like to have some info on this code. IE: ...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L turn signals VIN: 3VWPA81H1X
hi guys hope someone can help.car came to my shop rt/signal ok l/t signal all four flash.customer replaced all parts listed.i have checked all grd and power circuits.thanks
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSP69M51
This car quit suddenly while driving and will not restart. Vag-com measuring value blocks show 50 mg/sk for inj. quantity 0 degrees timing and 7V to mod piston while cranking. Battery voltage to shut off solenoid while cranking. Will start very briefly after s...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on, Exaust noise loud VIN: 3VWST71K56
This vehicle sounds like there is a large exhaust leak from the manifold or turbo area. There is signs of oil leaking from the old turbo. We have ran the vehicle with the exhaust disconnected and there was no improvement. We have also replaced the turbo and re... Trouble codes: P0101 (Mass air flow sensor g70 implausible signal), 00025
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2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D33
Thank you all for your valuable time!! We recommended removal of the intake to check for internal vacuum leaks. We explained to the customer about the valvetronic system and that there was probably a issue with it.Once again thank you for your insight! Mark Trouble codes: P507, P2187, P2189.
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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L Most Connector VIN: WBAVB33506
Thanks to all who responded. The connector should be located in a small black square in the knee panel just above the drivers legs (in our case we had to search for it as this is a butchered vehicle from a body shop) and yes in order to program all modules..n...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBEA30D1M
Well anyway I've got the car running good.It needed cap and rotor,overload protection relay and a Coolant temp sensor.The car starts cold everytime.I WANT TO THANK THE MEMBERS FOR ALL THERE INPUT! I felt it was a great help and put me in the right direction....
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1997 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBFA76F8V
thanks to all that replied, the harness was brittle and we knew this going into the repair that it was going to need to be done. the right engine module was the cause of the other misc lights and warnings. customer declined repair due to it being worth more th... Trouble codes: 1570 (das to right control module faulty n3/12), P1747, P1641, P1519, C1022, 065 (control module n15/3).
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2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBWK56F96
Thanks to everybody's help the car is fixed. I installed a new MAF sensor and the car runs great. Thanks for all your help. Trouble codes: P2188 (Rich [...] 1), P2190 (Rich [...] 2).
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1995 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWFA81H9S
Thank you for all 3 replies. We ended up with fixing the aftermarket wiring ,which was installed to the vehicle.They took the power from pin No 7 and 15 at 16 pin OBD 2 connector behind the IC. Regarding the surge you'll never can fix this car. Because the ...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWED21C01
Hi all, this vehicle is not yet fixed. After posting the problem, the owner's daughter smoked the new family cruiser with a collision with a deer. They had to get the VW back while the new car is in the body shop. We will get it back when the new vehicle is fi... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire detected), P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0507 (Idle Air Control System RPM higher than expected), P1136 (Bank 1 mixture adaptation system too lean), P1297 (Charger/throttle-valve connection pressure loss).
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