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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Valve Covers VIN: WAULH64B41
Hello Audi Techs: We have a situation where this car came in with leaky valve covers and the gasket were changed out recently by the dealership and leaking again! The customer didn't want to take the car back to the dealer and wanted to pay us to redo the wor...
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDG74F95
I have this Audi that came in with the check engine light on with 2 codes P0341 and P0366 for the cam shaft sensors. I found a bulletin that said to remove the the vvt solenoids and check for debris on it they are both ok. I can clear the codes and start the e... Trouble codes: P0341 (Camshaft position sensor G40), P0364 (Camshaft position sensor B bank1 G300)
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2005 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAZ33405
How to test p0411 code? some data & michell don't show any help Trouble codes: P0411 (Cold air injection problem)
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L warning lights VIN: SALPV1645Y
Hello Group, Problem with this one is that the air suspension warning lights are on even though the air suspension works perfectly and there are no trouble codes in the system. Warning lights displayed while the engine is running are :suspension up light on ...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L ignition switch VIN: WDBDA29D7P
Hello fellow IATN members, My son has a 190e that has a ign switch(key/tumbler)that will not turn I obviously need to change ie BUT without having key turned to position 1 to install removal wire removal is not possible from the Mercedes Manual. My hope is so...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4JGAB54E5W
When testing, right now the only thing I find wrong is that injector Cyl 3 and Cyl 6 are not fired by the ECU. There is power at both of these injectors. The question is why are these 2 Injectors shut off. I understand that the ECU can selectively shut down an... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multible Missfires), P0303 (Cyl 3 Missfire), P0306 (Cyl 6 Missfire)
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Air Bag/Srs VIN: WDBRH61J63
HI ALL We have a 2003 C240 wagon with a SRS light on and a body code B2D97 controller N2/7, all data has no info on this code, after testing we are looking at replacing the the control module N2/7, can anybody tell me will this module needs to be programed of...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF40J43
Hi everybody, I've got a stumper. This car was here last month with a laundry list of codes, a weak battery and no coolant. We replaced the battery and cleared the codes, nothing came back after two test drives. The car is back with only one code, but I'm gett... Trouble codes: P2004 (B18 altitude pressure sensor signal - stored)
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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS500 5.0L Current Drain VIN: WDDDJ75X96
I have a draw of 2.9 amps with car off, locked, after setting for over an hour. I have narrowed it down to fuse #6 in the fuse box in the left side of the trunk, fuse powers the Audio Gateway Control Module. There is a small fan in this control module that run...
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2004 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L coolant pipe VIN: WP0AB29334
Vehicle has metal coolant pipe/ fitting that hose attaches to that is loose/ leaking where it presses into intake manifold, appears to have some sort of epoxy residue on it. Just wondering if anyone has seen this, what is the coreect fix? Reopoxy, replace inta...
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2006 Porsche Boxster S 3.2L suspension VIN: WP0CB29866
Hi all in IATN land. This Boxster is giving me fits. Came in with front suspension rattle. Found left front coil spring broken. Replaced both springs and aligned. Test drive and noise was gone. Customer returned 2 days later with a knocking noise in the front ...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat W8 4.0L Engine VIN: WVWUK63B52
Car arrived running extremely rough (as if on 4 cyl) 3 faults: 16399 bank 1 cam (exhaust) advance set point not reached) over retarded p0015 16749 cam position sensor B, bank1 (g300) malfunction (p0365) 18613 performance malfunction in cooling system (intermit...
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Brake peddle VIN: YV1TS97D7X
This Volvo came to me with a check engine light. It had a bad # 6 coil which I replaced along with the spark plugs. Cleared codes and ran the motor, then retested for codes- no codes. The owner said that there was a clunk in the front of the car and poor ride ...
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBABJ6325R
Thanks guys for all the helpful tips. Seems I need to send this vehicle out to BMW to have the EWS aligned to the new DME. Without a scanner to properly retrieve information, I'm at a loss for further diagnostics on this one. Once again, greatly appreciate ...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L engine VIN: SAJEA51D52
Thanks for all the reply's. We pulled frame, trans, and motor out bottom and set frame on jack stands. We split it there and removed motor with engine hoist . I guess we cheated a little and didn't pull the transfer case. I didn't know there was a little dust...
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2004 Jaguar XJR 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWA73B34
Sorry for the "no fix"as owner has decided to return vehicle to the seller and has declined further repairs. I tested rotary switch as per my one reply and switch was ok. Trouble codes: P1696 (adaptive speed control link), P1797 (TCM to ECM CAN NETWORK malfunction).
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L parking brake VIN: WDBJF82J7Y
Thanks to all the great help on this issue. I am SLOWLY getting into more European repairs and have found Mitchell less helpful than their domestic/Asian instructions.
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1963 Volkswagen Beetle 1.2L Mechanical
Hello, Good Morning, I have not had the opp to go to this vehicle and work on it - at his home. That is not where we started from. But - the owner now says that the vehicle will not move out of it's parking place. Simply summarized - There were 2 sets of re...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPA81H5X
I followed the procedure to align the rotor and found the rotor to be out of alignment, which I corrected. When I pulled the distributor, I marked its position and returned it to the marked position when re-installing the distributor. Obviously, the position w... Trouble codes: P0341 (Cam position sensor out of range.).
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3VWCC21C4X
After we replaced the coolant sensor, we could not get car to readapt. Still ran great warm. After numerous drive cycles, we have to assume car readapted itself, because now it runs great cold or warm. Thanks for all of your help. We were ready to send it to a... Trouble codes: P0300 (Randon misfire), P0301 (Misfire cyl 1), P0302 (Cyl 2), P0303 (Cyl 3), P0304 (Cyl 4).
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2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRF71K86
Hello and Good Morning, This vehicle has been repaired. I can not say - though it was to any information supplied by anyone. Mitchel Shop Key did not cover the ECM power relay circuit. The Huntington VW dealer attempted to help - but had no information, hi... Trouble codes: P0688, P1545 (Throttle Valve Controller - Intermittent), P2106 (Throttle Valve Actuator - intermittent), P2251 (B1S1 Negative lead Open circuit), P0130 (B1S1 Malfunction in Circuit), P0011 (Intake CAm Retard Set Point not reached.).
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1993 Volvo 240 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1AS8801P
sorry i took so long to close this but could not get in touch with customer to confirm fix.the maf was bad.i should have known the first time because after resetting the adaptive memory,the car ran really bad.after the maf replacement,i reset the adaptive memo... Trouble codes: 231 (adaptive fuel trim too lean or too rich at part loads).
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2003 Volvo XC70 X/C 2.5L Sunroof VIN: YV1SZ59H73
We fixed operation of sunroof switch-by replacement of UEM module & program & disconnect of Siren, Turn signal indicator working intermittently on dash- customer chose to ask Volvo dealer about this concern- has to take vehicle to Volvo for another warranty i...
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Valve Body VIN: YV1CZ91H04
Hi everyone, and thanks again for your help. I'm happy to report that all seems well with this transmission so far. First, I should clarify the transmission condition. The consensus from the transmission people that we talked to was that the valve body probab...
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