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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 A6 Quattro 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDT74F25
Hi Fellows, Car came in because of this above 2 DTCs. 1.Check fuel pressure and found the one at outlet from rail back to tank is low than normal(specs. 6bar). Pressure at rail OK specs. 25bar. But when hook up mechanical pressure tester at rail outlet. It fi... Trouble codes: P2543 (Low fuel pressure sensor circuit intermittent), P2006 (Intake manifold runner control Bank 1 stuck closed)
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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L vibration VIN: XXXBW57032
I have two E39 sedans doing essentially the same thing. a '97 with approx. 234,000 miles on it and a '98 with about 98,000 miles. Both have a minor vibration that is felt in the steering wheel. Seems to start at about 48 MPH, and is felt the most at about 52 ...
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1994 Jaguar XJS 4.0L headlamps VIN: SAJNX2743R
Hello everyone, We got this unit as a trade in. The battery keeps going dead. We removed battery to charge and test and now when we hook up terminals there is a very loud noise coming from the headlamps. I have no experience on these units. I did do a draw t...
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2004 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L Stall, start/stall VIN: SAJEA74C84
Customer filled up fuel tank with regular unleaded and drove car home. next morning crank and start/die repeatedly. One of the ford dealers ran battery down and recarged through a power port. Car trailered to us(70 miles). I charged and tested battery, all ok....
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2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNY22272
I was told car wouldnt go over a curtain speed I drove it seemed fine no engine light on but has stored codes. Idles Very Little Rough Long term Trim's are about 8.5 to 7.0 Trouble codes: P1470 (Variable inlet valve motor bank 1 short to grd), P1472 (Variable inlet valve motor bank 1 short to grd), P1477 (Variable inlet valve bank 2 output open ciruit), P0171 (Lambo regulator bank 1)
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2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNM22212
Ok guys this is for those land rover techs. Car came on a hook, customer states that car would not drive (move) at all. Started vehicle and car will accelerate ok but if you put your foot on the brake and try to accelerate nothing happens, it stays at idle, re... Trouble codes: P0102, P1471
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2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DD75H9Y
hoping for help not much detail the codes p1577,p1312,p1334 keep coming up. hoping u saab guys can put me on track seeing this is my 1st one thanx. Trouble codes: P1577
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L fluid VIN: 3VWCA21C1X
hello everyone, todays special is a 99 beetle with a 2.0 auto trans, the problem is if you let the car sit over the weekend it will leak fluid out the trans, we replaced the plastic filler pieces thinking it had a crack in it or a bad oring and would break com...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Hesitation VIN: WDBFA66E2L
Thank you for all that replied. We have not fixed this vehicle yet. Customer took the car since it was currently running fine and will return when problem reoccurs. One gentleman recommended smoking for a vacuum leak and one explained how the system works. We ... Trouble codes: 17 (Oxygen sensor implausible signal).
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E-24V 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WDB1240312
Firstly thank you to those who replied and offered help with my problem. Fellow techs suggested that I should be careful and examine the wiring loom for problems and try and enrich the fuel mixture and also helped me think through what was happening. I had to... Trouble codes: 50%.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Shift interlock VIN: WDB2201652
Thank you very much for all your help. You people are great. Basically there were two way of getting round the stuck lever. No. 1 was to to remove the gear knob and strike the gear lever while holding the lever away from park position. This might release the l...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF40J95
well this car is finally out of my life but it has been a good learning exprience. first off i had the car taken to a m/b dealer for the adaptation relearn. thought i had it done then. it ran much smoother and wasn't counting missfires anymore. unfortunetly it... Trouble codes: P0303.
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2007 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L Battery VIN: 4JGCB65E67
WELL WE FINALY FOUND THE COMPUTER BACK UP BATTERY, EVERYONE THINKS IT SHOULD BE UNDER THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT. BUT NO THE MAIN BATTERY IS THERE. THE SMALL BATTERY IS UNDER THE PASSENGER FLOOR IN FRONT OF THE PASSENGER SEAT. WE NEVER HAD THE BATTERY LIGHT COME...
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2006 Porsche Boxster 2.7L window motor VIN: WPOCA29856
received another new motor and it corrected the problem
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2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L rear calipers VIN: YS3FD49Y67
I wanted to reply as soon as the problem was addressed. Vehicle not on road yet, but the pistons are depressed - that was the challenge. Last night I got the rotors at 6:05 and then tried to get the job out and ran into this obstacle. I thought I was putting e...
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2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCL71K19
thanks to all it was the exhaust flap valve , the butter fly was frozen. We replaced it and the light has not returned. We never had any running issues. Thanks agin it is sometimes very hard to find good info, IATN has came thru agin Trouble codes: P0475, P048E.
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L 2-1 Downshift VIN: YV1RS58D51
needed valve body but we replace the trans with new from volvo
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