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2004 Audi S4 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUPL68E64
Replaced left(Bank 2) Cam Sensor and erased codes. Codes reappeared within 25 miles of driving. I assume the random misfire codes were due to the sensor problem. Car has lost some of it power. Two months ago valve cover gaskets replaced. I do not have a VAG to... Trouble codes: P0021 (Intake Cam Position Sensor Over Advanced Bank 2), P0300 (Random misfire)
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2004 Audi S4 4.2L compressor VIN: WAUPL68E14
Hi Audi Techs, I'm hoping someone has seen this before. This '04 S4 came in with a/c blowing warm and a whining noise under the hood. I did the basic checks like system pressures, and found that the compressor is not working. Upon inspection, I found that the ...
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2005 Audi S4 Cabriolet 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WUARL48H65
Audi specialists welcomed for this one. We performed a 60k service on this car, which included spark plugs, several months ago. The car ran fine up until the other day. The customer said it started to misfire while driving on the highway. Scanned vehicle and f...
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2003 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Cowl switch VIN: WBABS33413
Customer managed to get this top up before he got here. now I need to get it back down to test/repair switches at front edge of cowl. Has code 1F, cowl lock switch open or shorted to ground, data from convertible top module shows S142 and S145 as both "no"s wi...
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2003 BMW M3 3.2L Hesitation VIN: WBSBR93413
This vehicle came in with no power and 4 fault codes; 107 6b elect throttle self test fail, 119 77 elect throttle potentiometer, 120 78 elect throttle potentiometer signal compare fail, 230 E6 elect throttle set point actual valve monitoring. I scope checked t... Trouble codes: 107, 6B
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2004 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Air Temp VIN: SAJEA01T74
Hello and thanks in advance. I have this car blowing warm air out side vents and cold out the center. Pulled codes b1263,b1242,b1262,b1265. Cleared and b1242, b1265 came back.alldata has no test procedures for these codes.i hope some one cane give me a directi...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz e350 3.5L moaning noise VIN: MERCEDES35
this vehicle has a loud moaning sound at idle like a noisey tensioner or power steering pump yet if you relax the belt the noise is still there have fitted a new power steering pump
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C320 4Matic 3.2L fan runs full always VIN: WDBRH84J24
Scanned with DAS P2073-004 Electric Suction Fan for Engine or Air conditioning: Open Circuit Fan runs full blast all the time also KOEO. Fan and fan module are part of the same assembly. Only 4 wires feed the fan module. Two very fat wires power and ground, a...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L Airmatic VIN: 4JGCB65E36
I have an R350 that I need a second opinion on. Customer complaint is that the right rear suspension drops intermittently. It doesnít do it all the time as it will go down while been parked for a couple of hours and other times it will sit overnight and not go...
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1983 Porsche 928 S 4.7L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, **no mil lamp** VIN: WP0JB0924D
customer purchased vehicle which was delivered to him on a flat bed the previous owner drove the car off the truck and parked it and left. after that the car never ran properly! found bad gas in tank drained and fill with fresh replaced filter and pump and fou...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 3VWSK69M41
So i think i have 2 problem one is something with the cooling system is not circulating and something is wrong with the fans. ( the fans are broken in peice " 2 fans same place" nothing is hitting.I think they went to fast and broke but i dont know. and it is ...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Hesitation VIN: WVWWH63B42
owner came in complaining of a hesitation. i took the car and test drove, to confirm and it does have a problem. when you take off from a stop , sometimes it will seem like its slip shifting but not always. I checked for codes and found a code p1830. i cleared... Trouble codes: P1830
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo S 1.8L compressor VIN: 3VWFE21652
so i have the second volkswagen in my shop in a week, this is the same issue i had with the first one, i have evacuated and recharged the system and put the correct amount of refrigerant in the system, checked every electronic compnent i can think of or find o...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L transmission VIN: 3VWSK69M82
Limited info on alldata- have looked at alot of iatn requests & fixes- do not find any problems with opens or shorts outside of trans case to trans control unit- - local VW dealer say - We jsut replace transaxle- what are thoughts out there?
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2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L engine VIN: 9BWGK21J13
The customer complains of intermittent white smoke that will engulf the vehicle. Happens morning after a long drive (100kms). Have pressure tested cooling system, performed cylinder leakdown, checked gasket seepage with a boroscope. Havent yet confirmed custom...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF71K25
Poor idle and engine light on. Codes #P0011 (VW number 16395) cam position ďA" timing over advanced or system performance bank 1. Code P0016 (VW code number 17748) cam and crank position sensor signals out of sequence.. Code P0300 multiple misfires random cyli... Trouble codes: P0011 (vw code 16395 cam posititon A timing over advanced), P0016 (cam and crank position sensor signals out of sequence), P0300 (multiple missfires)
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2002 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L fuel door lock VIN: YV1TS92D72
Can,t seem to figure this one out. The fuel door lock is inop. Relays, wires to lock and lock itself all work fine. Using bosch scanner and looking at data list there is no change is status of relay when you hit the switch to unlock or lock. Relay is not getti...
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2006 BMW 525i 3.0L steering angle sensor 5EBA VIN: WBANE53526
installed a new szl and sent it to another shop to be coded. All is well except for a code for the steering wheel heater always being on? the light on the steering wheel never comes on but the module thinks the switch is depressed. it moves up and down but ...
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1998 Jaguar XJR 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJPX1840W
Thanks for all the replys, "Robert from Illinois" hit the nail on the head with his suggestion of checking for "park position light" illumination. We did not have it and as per his suggestion tried starting in neutral Wallah! Felt a little dumb but ... We ulti... Trouble codes: P1336.
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Can Network VIN: SAJEA51D83
ALOHA, SORRY FOR THE DELAY IN CLOSING THIS HELP REQUEST, BUT I WANTED TO CONFIRM THE DIAGNOSIS . OK AT THE DLC WHEN OHMING THE DATA WIRES (GREEN WIRE AND YELLOW WIRE )NORMAL READING IS 60 OHMS, IF U DISCONNECT ANY ONE OF THE MODULES (ABS, TCM, ECU.)IN THAT DA...
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2004 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Stall, MIL Lamp on, Abs tire monitor lt VIN: WMWRE33474
Well I think i'm going to call this one fixed. I went thro all the grounds and cleaned them and cleaned the battery terminals. I didn't really find anything conclusive but when i test drove it, it did fine and the customer has been driving it for almost a week... Trouble codes: P1613 (Serial Communication with ABS).
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1999 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L Power Steering Fluid VIN: 3VWDB61E8X
most of you said to use pentosin chf11s. thats whatb we used so now we can hunt our leak. thanks everyone
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