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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUML64B03
Vehicle towed in no start, found battery had 51cca. Installed new battery, upon start up engine had noise, appears to come from inside the intake. After the chain tensioners and valve cover gaskets, no codes but cam crank correlation and misfire p0300-p0303 pu... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0301, P0302, P0303
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L pass doors stuck closed
i cannot get the door panels off this vehicle to access door latch assemblies without completely destroying them, and i need to fix these stuck doors. i am trying to see if i cam power the electrical portion of the door locks to see if it will engege the lock ...
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Charging VIN: WBAEV33473
Hello to all, We have this BMW here with batt light iluminated all the time. At idle no loads 14.2 volts, turn on loads & voltage drops to 12.2, raise rpm to 2000 with same loads on and voltage increases to 15.5, while at 2000 rpm turn loads off and voltage in...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Battery VIN: SAJDA01C71
Hello Fellow Iatn Techs. I have here a 2001 (according to VIN) Jaguar S-Type 3.0L V6 in the shop right now that has a large battery draw/drain. I starts out drawing about 1150mA and then about 1 hour later, it drops down to 380mA. I pulled all fuses in the En...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L supply voltage to rpm sensor2 and 3 VIN: WDBNG75JOY
Customer was driving car when (MIL) lamp came on for the first time,however he claims it did not affect driveability.he then went to a local garage in the city,they scanned it and cleared lamp.He then continued on to his office. Later on that day on his way ho...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L radio VIN: 4JGAB75EXA
Benz techs, I have this ml 500 that originally came into our shop with a coolant level light on. the bottle and 100 amp fuse at the possitive battery cable where replaced. I am told the customer jump started another vehicle with this car and had initially hook...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Stall VIN: WDBRN40J13
Towed in no crank. Engine cut out 2x and wouldn't crank after the second stall. Two codes engine control module internal error (203B-002) and CAM sensor no signal both stored. Description of code "internal error replace control module". Replaced w/ new engine ... Trouble codes: 203B0
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Serp belt VIN: WPOAA2994X
This 911 has a bird in the belt. It squeaks with a rhythm when hot and under acceleration or steady load. When cold or under deceleration, no noise. I have replaced the bearings in the idlers and the clutched alternator pulley. I soaked the belt in soapy water...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Misfire VIN: 3VWBC21C6Y
Hello all, not sure where to begin with this thing. About a year ago came in with miss and found coil to be junk still was a factory coil no surprise there. Then a few months ago came in with the ground terminal burnt on the coil now with and engine miss again... Trouble codes: P0303 (Miss cyl. 3), P0300 (Multiple cyl. Miss)
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L No idle VIN: YV1VS255XY
Hi i have this s40 back third time for no idle problem. Runs fine if hold foot on gas pedal. First did radiator and clened connector at idle valve begin idling good. Second time replaced right cv axle and new valve and connector and begin idling good. Now agai... Trouble codes: P0506
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2003 Volvo XC90 2.5L control module VIN: YV1CZ91H33
Vehicle cam in with the ani-skid light on. We pulled the codes and get 0090 code. Scan tool says internal module failure. Mitchel has nothing on this code or the system that we can find. Can anyone tell me for sure what the code is? Also if it is a module, do ...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH83421
Thanks for the help. The two most useful replies were Usman with a great link to wiring diagrams, and Cedrick with a thorough summary of how the system worked. Now if the customer will bring the car back I believe I have enough info to properly diagnose it. Trouble codes: P0452 (Evap Press. sensor Switch Low).
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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADT53471
THANX TO ALL THAT RESPONDED. JUST GOT VEHICLE FIXED. WE SUB THE JOB TO A LOCAL BMW GURU. HE HAD TO REPLACE THE NEW CRANKS SENSOR WE PUT IN WITH A USED OE ONE HE HAD ON A CORE ENGINE. I GUESS OE IN THE BOX DOESEN'T MEAN MUCH AND COSTS IN THE LONG RUN. HE THEN R... Trouble codes: 83 (crank sensor circuit a), 244 (75 - no rpm from dme), 75 (no rpm from dme).
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L trans. shiftersticks VIN: WDBNG75JB8
Thanks to all who replied.It ended up being the shifter. We sent the car to the dealer.The dealer made it too much of a hassle for us to work on it.We had to get proof of ownership from the customer.Then she had to go to the dealership and give writen permissi...
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1988 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, eratic spark VIN: WPOAB0918J
hello, I have to close my request because the time is out, but I ordered a part; reference sensor I think that's my problem and here's why; when I start the engine cold and it runs fine, I disonnect the reference sensor and the trouble doesn't come back. If I ...
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1992 Saab 900 S 2.1L cruise control VIN: YS3AK35E0N
This was actually an easy fix once I wrapped my head around it. I got lots of advice from guys who didn't read all of my post telling me to test the things that I already had tested. You know who you are. Mike [...] told me about retrofittin...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWCP21C82
Well first I want to thank all those who responded. I am still working on this vehicle and hope to update with a fix soon. I did find that I had a bad test lead when scoping the sensor there is a good signal at the sensor and at the ecm. I peeled back the harn... Trouble codes: 16706 (Ign dist speed input circuit g28 no signal).
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