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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Ignition Switch Tumbler VIN: WAULC68E03
Looking for some help from the audi guru's this a4 had a tumbler that would not allow the key to go all the way in. Audi knew exactly what we needed, sent the tumbler setup. The question i have is all of the directions for r+r requires the ignition to be turne...
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2003 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 1.8L Valves VIN: WAUVC68E13
Greetings everyone. This vehicle actually belongs to a good friend and previous service advisor. The vehicle arrived with misfires in cylinders 3&4, and the customer is suggesting coils. Fault codes p0300, l0301, p0302, p0303, and p0304 stored, dead misses in ...
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2005 Audi A4 Quattro Cabriolet 3.0L Radio VIN: WAUDT48H35
Customer comes in with no radio reception. We scan it & find an open or short to ground code for the antenna. Took a while to find the antenna but it's under the plastic trunk lid with the Sat Nav stuff & who knows what else. Touching a test light to the cen...
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L Hard to refuel VIN: WBAAZ33474
Has anybody seen this befor,owner states he can not refuel tank but maybe one gallon at a time,I did try to put fuel in vehicle and confirmed complaint,this vehicle is a SULEV equipped.Thanks
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L oil leak VIN: SALTY16403
Quick lube changed oil on this Land rover. They overfilled it by 3 quarts and sent it out. Customer was driving down the highway and it blew oil all over the underside of the right side. Brought in here. We drained 3 quarts of oil out. Cleaned engine off and n...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGCB65E46
Alright guys... Looking for some traction on this one. Car came in with a dead misfire and a handful of codes. Found the tumble doors inside the intake self-destructed, pretty spectacular. Replaced intake assembly, new plugs, cleared codes. came back with the ... Trouble codes: P2189, P0745, P0749, P2091, P2095
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2006 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L oil pan VIN: YS3FH51U26
Good morning,i need help from saab techs.06 saab 93 aero wagon,2.8 turbo.how do you remove the oil pan.the oil cooler is in the way.it looks like the engine needs to be removed.mitchell says only 2.2 hrs.what am i missing.do i need to drop the cradle out.mitch...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMD63B73
hear is the story. customer bailed on this car when oil light started coming on. cleaned blocked sump etc.. car started and quiet as a mouse. roadtest and car low on power. like no turbo and mil returned. looked for blockages and found excessive oil in inducti... Trouble codes: P0299
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRV49M64
Hi everybody need little help car came in to shop whith mil lamp on scaned car and i have codes p0351 and p0353 igniton codes, i replaced the coil , if i star the engine the mil lamp is off but when i acelerate engine to more than 1500 rpm mil comes on if i cl... Trouble codes: P0351 (Cilinder 1 ignition circuit open), P0353 (Cilinder 3 ignition circuit open)
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L abs VIN: WVWPD63B54
This jetta has a brake pedal vibration shudder type sensation like the abs is being cycled, only when you come to a stop. At other speeds the vehicle's brake system is fine. From about 4 miles per hour to a stop it actuates the abs. I scanned the vehicle with ...
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2004 Volkswagen Golf GL TDI 1.9L Hesitation VIN: 9BWGR21J94
Hi, folks. The actuator for the VNT turbo would not hold vacuum on this car. I checked vacuum signal through the N75 solenoid valve and it passed vacuum when tested and actuated with scan tool, so I assumed the control section was ok.. So P0299 underboost...va... Trouble codes: P0299
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, No Power VIN: 3VWSA69M15
This code seems to only set on startup and not when the problem is happening. My Modis does not have a PID for cam offset.Although lack of fuel and exhaust restriction could be a desciption of the problem, the temperature factor is puzzling me.When it runs poo... Trouble codes: P1340 (cam/crank sensor correlation), 17748 (cam/crank sensor correlation)
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1990 Volvo 740 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1FA8742L
Thanks in advance, not very familiar with volvo. Vehicle has no injector pulse signal. has good fuel pressure, good spark, good compression. started out as intermittent problem, would die randomly and sometimes start right back up. sometimes not at all. now, v...
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L 2-1 Downshift VIN: YV1RS58D51
Hi guys need help on this volvo. Car came in said it laurches when come to stop. It;s 2-1 harsh downshift. We reset the adapotations to zero and send the car to dealer for software update as per tsb. But no fix still doing the same thing i think made little wo...
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2001 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L abs VIN: YV1SW58D01
Car orginally came in with ABS, traction control and engine lights on. Code p1550, 1618 and 0722 was orginally stored (and a front o2 sensor also but unrelated, and that is fixed.). Tighten left front axle nut (was loose as stated on Identifix), right front wh...
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1991 Alfa Romeo Spider 2.0L Oil Pressure VIN: ZARBB32GOM
I THANK ALL OF YOU FOR YOUR REPLIES JUST SO YOU'LL KNOW OUR CUST. JUST BOUGHT THE CAR AND HIS GAGUE WOULD DROP TO 0 WITH A RED LIGHT NO KNOCK IN ENGINE I TOLD HIM SENDING UNIT BUT HE DIDN'T MIND PAYING TO DO IT RIGHT SO WE CHECKED THE PRESSURE 70PSI AT START 4...
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1983 BMW 533i 3.2L Flywheel misaligned VIN: WBADB7400D
Thanks to Cedric from Louisiana, Edgar [...]. All said one hole in the flywheel is slightly larger with a hollow dowel pin in it and one hole on the is also slightly larger. Also put locktight ...
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Engine Oil VIN: WBADT43472
Everyone Thanks for your help. Most of you were right. The problem was pcv oil seperator, and replaced hoses with it. The repair was complete. Thanks again guys.
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L door locks VIN: WPOAA299OX
we did not notice that when the doors were locking the passanger door was not. we replaced the passanger door latch assyembly & that fixed the problem. thanks for everyone who tried to help.
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1993 Rolls Royce Silver Spur II 6.7L starting VIN: SCAZNO2D6P
thank you all for the replies, specially for the diagrams, it end up being the anti-theft module. It has a burnt spot in the circuit board.thanks again guys.
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2002 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L module VIN: YS3EH49G52
Hi fellow tradesman, thanks go out to Justin [...], who got me pointed in the right direction. The ABS module was not faulty, and it is normal that the ABS data stream is read through the ESP function. Justin suggested that I do into the diagnostic menu and sele...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Drive engagement VIN: 3VWSF29M5Y
Thanks to everyone that offered help. We've removed the trans to re-test all clutches and determine where leakage is occurring. Through testing and inspection we've ruled out the valve body and solenoids. There are no codes and no indication of an electronics ...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Hesitation VIN: WVWPD63B42
THANK YOU EVERYONE. IT WAS THE CRANK SENSOR(ENGINE SPEED SENSOR)AND THE CODE FOR THE CAMSHAFT WAS CAUSED BY THE WRONG OIL FILTER.I'M A MERCEDES TECH. SO I DID NOT NO THAT A SPEED SENSOR ON A VW WAS THE SAME AS A CRANK SENSOR(YES I'M AN IDIOT)BUT IT ALL WORKED ... Trouble codes: 17522, 16706, 16523, 16395.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Runs out on power VIN: WVWSP1J63W
Hi and thanks, we tried a fuel filter and there was more power, but not fixed. Was looking at MAF signal and there it looked to be a issue, so installed new on and boom she's of and running. Thanks again
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