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2007 Audi A4 Quattro Cabriolet 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDF48H67
Hey Audi Techs...This car runs very well with good power, but the fuel trims at idle are +25...the max. We smoke tested the induction expecting to find a substantial vacuum leak...no such luck, the system is quite tight! Normal driving allows for normal fuel t... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 too lean), P0300 (pending...misfire codes), P0306 (pending), P0304 (pending)
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2000 BMW 330ci E46 2.8L Exterior Temp
I have this BMW in which the front bumper was replaced some time ago and the exterior temp never worked right since. Customer decided they wanted it fixxed so i took a look. the sensor and connector was missing. So i ordered the proper connector and sensor fro...
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L battery light(charge warning) VIN: SAJEA51D43
For the last month we have had this Jaguar in for a "Battery Light "on, INTERMITTENTLY . It has a code P2503- Charging system voltage low. Every time we check it the alt is charging 13 to 15 volts,but the same P2503 code comes back.ALLDATA has no listing for c...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Kickdowe VIN: WDBEA92E4R
hi evryone this car came to our shop with kickdowen no working.i checked the wirs,valve and switch . all ok.i found no power came to the kicdowen switch.i jumped wire and test the car ,kickdwen worked fine.i checked the wire from swich to pin 6 (87k)at A/C con...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L convertible top VIN: WDBFA76E4R
I have an SL600 with an inop convertible top. It also has an inop cluster which I though was the cause of both problems but I sent the cluster to Beckmann Tech and that is now working fine. There is a light on the dash now that looks like a shock with an up ar...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Starting VIN: WDBNG75J0Y
Vehicle has intermittent no start, battery good, won't crank. When this happens, instrument cluster displays "ESP" visit work shop, cooling fans are on high speed & no communication with any module. Customer has new key, acts like ignition switch, want to be s...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L no throttle response
Hi, Customer bought this vehicle, towed it to the dealer, dealer told him he needed transmission.had transmission rebuilt at AAMCO transmission. They also replaced the battery. They started the car, it idles but there is no response when you press accelerator ...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L No Start VIN: 3VWSG69M12
Help! I have a 2002 VW Jetta that apparently the anti-theft immobilizer has been activated. Customer has been sick for several months and doesn't drive the car enough to keep the battery charged. When she tried to start it yesterday, it would not start. Some n...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Cooling Fans VIN: 3VWDF71KX5
This VW keeps resetting these codes (18080, 18359). The system seems to function normally when tested. The fans operate and the vehicle does not overheat. We are not European tech's by trade and we would appreciate any help that you can provide.
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L No Start VIN: YV1VS29531
Vehicle would not reset obd 11 readiness statis for converter and oxy sensor after driving for two years. Did ECM upgrade,free one with Vida. At very end of download said failed attemp,possible ECM defective. Have lastest Vida sofeware,have tryed to reload m... Trouble codes: 1MM32, TCM00, TCME0
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2006 Volvo XC90 V8 4.4L Compressor? VIN: YV4C285276
Hello to All. This is my 1st help request and im looking for info my company doesnt have. This xc90 V8, I was told needs a compressor. It wasnt cooling at all and now it is, but only gets down to 65f. I dont have any pressure specs or labor times for the job. ...
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2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS33432
REPAIRED BROKEN WIRE IN HARNESS NEAR CAMSHAFT ACTUATOR. Trouble codes: P1525 (Camshaft a open curcuit).
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVB13586
Hello Techs, It is fixed, this vehicle has been out of the shop since last Thursday and customer has not returned. The problem turned out to be bad fuel but this fuel was kind of odd because as I said before the vehicle would start if you crank and accelerat...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Mechanical VIN: SAJEAB51C9
We found the front crank pulley faulty, it did not appear do be a issue but we had a good used one and the problem is fixed, we had not seen this before but nailed it in a timely fashion. Thanks for the persons with some good sugestions. Stewart
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L Mil on VIN: SALSK25417
Ok here we go: its one o clock in the morning and my wife is not calling me anymore lol another great night @ the shop loving it!!! Anyway Chris and Frank - thanks so much for your suggestions they are greatly appreciated especially knowing how busy we all are... Trouble codes: U2023 (Can communication with trans module).
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1994 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L Conv Top / Inst Gauges VIN: WDBFA76E4R
So I sent the cluster out to Beckmann Technologies and now the cluster is working as designed but the top still does not work. On the dash there is a light on constantly with what looks like a shop with an up arrow on one side and a down arrow on the other sid...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Suspension VIN: WDBLK65G7Y
right rear non moving stability bar behind differential .torex bolt half turn loose.Body would flex on turns.Over looked because bars are fixed.
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1998 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L radio VIN: WPOCA2998W
We traced the wiring problem to the final stage blower resistor module, unfortunately very expensive and customer declined the repair.
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2006 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Brake Pad Workshop VIN: WP1AB29P76
thanks to all that replied. helped a lot do not need a scan tool to reset brake pad wear light. after the repair it should off on it's own well what i did was found a old wear indiator cut the wirs just to use the connector strip and tied the wires together t...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 3VWSE69M42
Thank you for everyones replies it seemed like no one really read the post though since I stated the the bearings all checked good, yes I was using a mech. gauge thats how I was able to post the actual oil pressure reading, we replaced the oil pickup as stated...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWST71K96
I didn't receive any data that verified the pressure of the pump being within spec or not, but I did find out that the pump was leaking and I changed the tandem pump, which is the pump on the cylinder head, very simple and viola, the tdi lives. Thanks
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