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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L No Reverse VIN: WAUZL64B61
Customer said that this just started one day and now it does this every time. There is NO reverse when the transmission is cold. After warming up it works fine. All forward gears work fine at all times. When it does not work (cold) it does not even atempt to m...
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2004 Audi A4 3.0L timing belt VIN: WAUJT68E44
Hi All I am a dodge tech, and my son has this audi a4, 3.0l It is in need of a timing belt change. Got the bumper off, got the front end off, covers off. belt is exposed. My question is. According to alldata I need a special tool to lock the cams, ( i dont ha...
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2006 Audi A4 2.0L Cuts out VIN: WAUAF78E06
Audi tech, please help. Car tow in about 2 week ago and not starting. Found no fuel pressure that supply from electrical fuel pump [...] mechanical high pressure pump at engine. Tear down electrical pump with a junction, test old pump, pump itself work ok, but ho...
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2001 BMW 325xi 2.5L panel litght VIN: WBAAV334X1
hello techs, this bmw have a single wire pads wear sensor one for left front and one for right rear and the light is on,is there a procedure to turn the light off?i don't think the wires are grounded.ijust changed the pads and rotor. thanks,rick
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2006 Ferrari F430 Spider 4.3L Oil change VIN: ZFFEW59A46
I am performing my first F430 oil service. Far different from the F355. The sump has a cover plate with 4 small hex screws. The plate is fused to the sump. How do you free the sealant so the plate can be removed? Second,the oil pan has its normal drain plug th...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L trans. shiftersticks VIN: WDBNG75JB8
after car is shifted back into park with brakes applied try to shift out of park theres a bind unless pulling fast on shifter then goes to reverse noticed when appling brakes you can here a click near shifter but will not shift
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Cuts out VIN: 4JGAB54E12
Hi every body, i have this mb ml320 with intermittent no accelerator control & ck engine light is on ,cycle ignition switch & accelerator works fine again. Check engine lt stays on & accelerator function resumes to normal. Accessed for codes, there are 3 codes... Trouble codes: P2082 (G3/3 left o2 sensor short in the signal line), P20DE, P20CF
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L abs VIN: WDBRH64JX2
Have this Benz in the shop that intermittently the ABS or ESP will apply the right front brake while driving. Happens intermittently and is not speed or road condition dependant, had it happen to me while doing 80 down the freeway with my foot off of the brake...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E500 4Matic 5.0L pad wear dash indicat VIN: WDBU483JX4
how do we reset the "Brake Brake Service visit workshop" warning massage in the center dash cluster
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1993 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 3.6L Running on one Coil VIN: WP0AB2961P
Car came in and is very hard to start. It's running on one coil. The rear coil is not firing. I switched the wires (green and black) from the firing coil to the dead one and it fires, so both coils are ok. Car also came in with a dead battery and the owner sai...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWCP21C82
This vehicle was towed from the dealer. Customer was told injector pump lines and injectors was the reason the vehicle quit running. Upon inspection found water pump had failed and timing had jumped. Replaced water pump and timing belt components. Tested compr... Trouble codes: 16706 (Ign dist speed input circuit g28 no signal)
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Ignition keys VIN: WVGZE57L74
When I was trying to adapt the key and the procedure was running, a fault message generated that key adaptation is not possible even though I tried to adapt the other key, but same results occurred. Kindly find bellow the Diagnosis Log out of the tester and h...
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2004 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L power lock VIN: 9BWFL61J54
Right rear power lock actuator will only unlock wont lock.My moddis with european software wont communicate with any door modules but will with eng & trans.I pulled door panel & tested blue & violet wires going to actuator when i command drivers door switch i ...
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1995 Volvo 850 2.4L Abs/Master Cylinder VIN: YVILW5534S
Volvo techs please help,so this 1995 850s,brake pedal would go all the way to the floor and abs/trac lights are on,pulled codes and got them in this order,422 Rear wheel circuit return valve open or short,444 no supply to hydraulic unit valves,212 right front ...
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 3.0L Misfire VIN: WAUVT64B13
My regards to all of you audi gurus! I wanted the apologize for responding so late and at the same time thank you all for your quick response and expertise advice. Thanks to your help I was able to fix the auto in question. And if you could only see the smile ... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303.
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1993 BMW 320i 2.0L Hesitation
Hi all Problem fixed. After i replaced crank sensor I took car for drive with oscilloscope connected on signal wire of VANOS and i noticed that is working like it should. Vehicle power is restored. That information from Autodata that VANOS should operate with...
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2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L air bag light on VIN: WMWRF33565
HALLO . IT IS ME AGAIN , BUT THIS TIME HAPPY , HAPPY , HAPPY. SO IS MY BOSS TOO , BELIVE ME! SO FIX GOES LIKE THIS. AFTER NEW SEAT SENSOR DIDNT WANT TO ENABLE , WE CALED AUTO LOGIC GUYS IN UK , THAY SAD WE NEED UPDATE , THAT IS GOING TO BE $1200, PLEASE. SO B...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Airbag VIN: YS3FB45S53
The consensus seems to be that the ACM is bad. The customer is going to try to get a dealer to repair the car under warranty since he says the car's had the problem for over a year. If the dealer doesn't warranty the repair, he said he'll bring it back to me...
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2002 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L speed sensor VIN: 9BWGB21J52
Hello guys and thanks for all the help on this one. This ABS code was so intermittent that it would self clear this code sometimes. Well I inspected the trigger wheel,all terminals and wiring and found nothing wrong! Had to beat the s___ out of old sensor to r...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMD63B73
Thanks for all the help guys. The cause of the po299 was a worn wastegate rod pivot on the lever causing the valve to not fully seat. we removed the manifold,confirmed and adjusted it. The code has not returned and the tip in lag is greatly improved. As far ... Trouble codes: P0299.
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2000 Volvo C70 2.4L Electronic VIN: YV1NC53011
Thanks for everyone that replied. We are stilling working on this car. So far we check all the wiring from the TCM. Power and ground are good. I replaced the neutral switch and TCM. Both new from dealer. Tried to reload New TCM with VIDA but during the retri...
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