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1998 Audi A4 Avant 2.8L Airbag VIN: WAUGD28D1W
Soooo, The ECM communicates OK with VCDS but the SRS doesn't. ABS doesn't communicate either but we figured the module had issues like most of them do. Fuses are OK so we put in an airbag module. Guess what? Still no communication. Tried battery Voodoo wi...
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1998 BMW 318i 1.9L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WBACC0321W
I'M in need of some help, i was switching out the camshaft position sensor, i removed the throttle body to install the camshaft position sensor, but i also remove the air filter and the charcoal canister, now is hesitating on accel. if i floor the gas it does ...
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2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L Right Low Beam VIN: WBAEU334X3
Right low beam innoperative (Xenon). Having difficulty finding specific information on this wiring diagram. I have access to both Alldata and ShopKey and neither has enough information to help me narrow down this one. I need to know what wires at the igniter h...
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2004 BMW 530i 3.0L Radio VIN: WBANA73564
Hello All, I have this BMW that the radio will start to pop or make static sounds after it has been driven for about 30 minutes. If I go on long trips the static gets worse and sometimes the sound cuts of completely for a few seconds at a time. This happens ...
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1982 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L engine oil leaks VIN: SAJAV1248C
hi there, i am working in this 1982 jaguar that has an oil leak coming from some where by distributor area.i put a dye in the oil,but the vehicle only leaks when running donw the road making it dificult to verify the leak,since i have oil all over the place.pl...
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L No Start VIN: SALPV1645Y
Hello Land Rover Specialists I have a no start problem with this vehicle. The fuel pressure is good and I have injector pulses but no spark. The ignition relay rl-2 is energised any time the battery is connected, and I have 12 volts feeding all the way back t... Trouble codes: P1510, P1551
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRH61J65
** please help ** vehicle came in with missfire condition, scanned fault codes and retrived p2056 and p2050 - cylinder #5 missfire. Inspected cylinder #5 coil & wire and found (1) terminal extremly corroded and wire also corroded. Inspected spark plug - ok. Re... Trouble codes: P2050 (Missfiring damage twc p0300), P2056 (Missfiring of cylinder 5 damages twc p0305), P2043 (Missfiring p0300), P2049 (Missiring of cylinder 5 p0305)
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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L SRS warning VIN: WDBTK56J26
Customer brought in his CLK350 with the SRS display on the dash. Through Autologic, I pulled B1223 (9223)"resistance value in the ignition circuit containing component r12/9 is too high". I know that component r12/9 is the driver's side airbag..in the seat. I ...
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1977 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0L Surge VIN: 9117610392
THIS CAR IS A GREY MKT CAR WITH A 3.0 NOT A 2.7! The car will poorly, as well as surge between 2000-2400 Rpm. I have replaced the air box for a blowout, with a relief valve installed now. It has all new intake gaskets, boots and hoses, cap, rotor, points (se...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Dash displays/ SRS VIN: WVWMA63B8X
1999 Passat 1.8t AEB came in on hook with a destroyed T/C Tensioner (cam journal/ head damage) & Turbo (hot wheel snapped off). AEB Cyl. Head & Turbo replaced complete & new WP, TB, gaskets/ seals. Scan received expected Codes for new startup & battery discon...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L turbo VIN: WBAAC741F0
I replaced this turbo about a year ago when I did I had the line brazed at the banjo fitting for the turbo oil feed line that goes near the oil filter on the front of the motor. Later the customer brought the car back for some work and I noticed it was leaking...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C7Y
Cust ran over a rock then engine light came on shorty after.Can not see any damage.Fuel pressure 39 psi o2 regulation -5.3 6.2 cust states no driviablity problem.I am limited to mitchell info and snap on soluce equipment.And I do not have a lot of vw knowlege.... Trouble codes: P1128 (fuel trim bank 1 system too lean)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Hard Engaugement VIN: 3VWSE69M52
HI VW GURU'S, This car engages hard intermittently Codes 00349 solenoid 10 (n283) intermittent, in the engine ECU has code for mil request (TCM error?) When I try to run a solenoid activation test with VAG,com software will not work shows error messages. We ha...
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L Starting VIN: WVGEM77294
Vw audi prosche tech, please help, car came in with a dead battery. Replace battery and 1 week later, need jump start again. Customer say if car sit more than 2 days, need jump start. Check charging ok, but parastic drain 2amp. Drain may go away (not evaery ti...
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2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1SZ58DX1
Customer states ; ever since we have done the timing belt the vehicle seems sluggish and the service engine message goes on. sometimes code P1237 is set and it does not seem like the turbo is kicking in. We have since replaced the t-belt with a volvo part and ... Trouble codes: P1237
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2005 BMW 525i 2.5L Srs VIN: WBANA53595
Thanks for all of the responses! It turns out through additional testing it was the satellite sensor in the drivers door. Replaced and all is good now.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Cooling Systems VIN: WDBLJ70G22
Thanks for all the great replies. I havent actually done the fix yet but did find the problem. Thanks to the tech help I never would have guessed tranny fluid to be so brown. As I mentioned, this one didnt have an oil cooler and the head gasket theory wasnt si...
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1984 Porsche 944 2.5L No Start VIN: E132HF5669
thank you all for the help ithis 944 is fixed i replaced the conputer and the main relay the speed sensors ck out ok
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2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L Battery draining VIN: YS3DD78H7Y
Well, folks, it turns out the ignition switch was 'leaking.' Enough to turn on ignition relay (#21 (H, third from retaining screw)) in the relay panel above clutch pedal and supply voltage to various fuses with everything off. I was about to put the panel ba...
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1998 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3VWDA81H1W
well so far i might be happy,, crank sensor replaced then the test drive to verify , let it sit then restarted the engine and it worked every time , the black smoke came back after i erased the codes i wanted to share the codes but most were 1200 codes and iat...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCD21C1X
Thanks to everyone who took the time to answer my help request If you read my help request you know that this is my car and I bought it to play with Knowing it had problems The orignal problem was the transmission . After the trans. repair I still had a Mil... Trouble codes: P1340, P0321.
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg TDI 4.9L Sound system VIN: WVGPZ77L74
The software coding for the radio was wrong. Coded the radio with the code from another '04 Touareg and it works fine.
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAK73C16
This ones done. The upper crank pressure regulator valve was bad.The pin had broken inside. The vehicle however did not have excess of .5 hg vacuum at the dipstick. It appears as this part is the GM purge valve of the new milenium.thanks to those who replied. Trouble codes: P1297, P1093, P3005.
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