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2003 Audi TT 1.8L hard shift VIN: TRUSC28N93
customer brought this automatic transmission (non CVT) TT in due to hard shift when hot (up and down) in what appears to be second gear. read diagnostics, used autologic scan tool. code present. 17116 GEAR 2, MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION. believe problem is internal...
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2005 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Timing VIN: WAUDF78E95
We have this 2005 a4 2.0 l engne with the adjustable cam timing chain. We have replaced the rear cover and the chain, sprocket, and tensioner. We now have the factory cam lock block for the cylinder head. We are looking for a procedure in how to line up the ca...
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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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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L Battery VIN: WBADT634X1
Howdy everyone, This BMW works fine most of the time, but about every ten days it's battery is dead first try in the morning. Customer drives it daily to work 10 miles each way. It was here two weeks ago for this problem and we found nothing wrong (see history...
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2004 BMW 545i 4.4L main connector sleeve VIN: WBANB335X4
Hello BMW Techs We have to replace the sleeve in the main electrical connector for the transmission, we already have removed the transmission oil pan and pull down the lever to release the connector sleeve, but it will not come out, my question is are doing it...
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2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVD13506
Hi all, Thank you for your time. I have to think this is serious, I have ignored it and reset the ECU and it comes back, I have pulled out the VANOS solenoids and they were clean and clear but the computer still thinks it is off. Then of course the thermostat ... Trouble codes: 2A99, 2EF4, 2A98, P1553 (Crankshaft - outlet camshaft correlation), P0128 (Coolant Thermostat Temp low)
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L water pump VIN: WBAVB135X6
This vehicle came in with a thermostat code, and intermittent overheating. It seemed that the thermostat was not opening, so one was ordered and installed. We have found that we cannot operate the water pump with our Snap- On Verus scan tool, or using the manu...
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALSK25427
We have Mitchell 5 service information that has nothing that references diagnostics. Can some one send us diagnostics for these trouble codes P2406, P2402? ANY Help will be appreciated. I will email you a fax number if needed. Trouble codes: P2406 (Evap leak detection pump sense high), P2402 (Evap leak detectin pump control high)
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Cooling Systems VIN: WDBJF65H7X
Hi all, we have an E320 with the 112 engine that appears to be leaking coolant into the crankcase. The engine oil is a milky consistancy and after driving the car for 20 minutes or so the low coolant light comes on. we have pressure tested the cooling system a...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L shift pressure regulating solonoid valve VIN: WDBNG70JXY
Hi all, Car came with fault code P0748,and manifacturer code 007 I've checked all the solonoid resistance values as per mitchell manuel. Well I got The resistance value to the solonoid y3/6y2 is 1.2k ohms but the spec. is 4-8 ohms, i cked the the voltage input...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Radio Reception And Alarm Horn VIN: WDBTK65G04
Thank you in advance for any help I can get on this one. First of all this vehicle has spend most of its life in storage (climate controlled shop). The problem seems to have started after battery was unhooked last time it was driven, the battery discharged eve...
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2004 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33474
When acceleration car goes into limp mode. Checked found codes P2127- Pedal travel sensor - low input and P2138 - Pedal travel sensor 1 & 2 measuring range & power output problem. Cleared faults comes back every test drive. Tried throttle from another car stil... Trouble codes: P2127 (Pedal travel sensor - low input), P2138 (Pedal travel sensor 1 2 measuring range power output problem)
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2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF73597
We replaced injectors that where really bad shape.That improved idle and performance. Starting cold is still a problem.It takes multiple tries/starts and dies/ or will idle very rough -no acceleration for approx.2 min.After that acceleration is normal and car ... Trouble codes: 273F, 2740 (Ignition coil 2 misfire)
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L pcv VIN: YS3DF58K02
Hi all, We have a oil burning issue with this vehicle. It showed up as a basket case, with a new turbo to be put in. After 2 turbos I decided to look into it more. Turns out that oil is being pumped from the crankcase breather to the intake tube before the tur...
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2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L display VIN: YS3FD59Y57
Thank you in advance for your help. This car had a display of )--- for the indication for oil quality & next service. When scanned with the tech 2, however, it showed the actual percentage as 0%, although it did not indicate "Time for Service". It also showed ...
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Stall VIN: 3BWBR31C54
This one has a few problems! The customer said the vehicle died on the road with no warning. Customer left it for a few hours, came back and got it started after cranking it for a long time. Once car was towed in, we noticed the intercooler was sopping wet wit... Trouble codes: P0101, P0299
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 3.6 3.6L Cooling Systems VIN: WVWEU93C56
Hi Guys, having overheating problem with this passat. The 3.6 is new to me, and cant figure it out. Vehicle only overheats at idle. Fans work great, pulled the radiator and condenser and cleaned fins.(not much trash anyway)All hoses are getting hot except for ...
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2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No crank VIN: YV1TS94D41
Hey guys I have a problem child.I have no power to my starter .I can jump pins 30 and 87 at the relay and it will crank.When I turn the key to start I get power on pin86 but no ground to pin 85 .It goes to power instead of ground.If I ground it it will crank a...
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1986 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L Lighting VIN: ZARBA5419G
Thanks to everyone, especially Rob who offered a wiring diagram. It looks like it is normal for the turn signals to work without the ignition on. We have worked on hundreds of these things over the year, and I guess we have never tried the turn signals wi...
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2001 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 1.8L Surge VIN: WAUKC68DO1
Well! After all of the trouble and the car at the dealer for almost a month a factory turbo fixed this car.The customer told me i didn't know how to fix "Audi" well apparently Audi isn't real good either because it took them almost a month to fix the car.They ...
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L Milage /Odometer VIN: WBAAM5341Y
the vehicles cluster is working correctly now due to the battery reset procedure and changing the oil level sensor, the only problem that has not been resolved is the check enging light on with no codes in computer (using snap on euro),but when you look up cod...
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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L Wipers VIN: WBABM534XY
Thanks for the replies. Some said to check the ralays and I checked them and no problems found. Others said possible switch. Customer needed the vehicle so I let them take it and the wipers have been working perfect ever since. Might have been a bad connection...
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2003 BMW 745i 4.4L Dynamic Drive VIN: WBAGL63452
WE FOUND IT WAS A RELEATIVELY STRAIGHT FORWARD TYPE JOB. AFTER CAREFUL INSPECTION OF THE LEAKING HOSE, WE FOUND IT WAS HIT BY ROAD DEBRIS AND CUT A HOLE THRU THE METAL MESH COVERING ON THE HOSE. THE CAR NO LONGER HAD ITS BELLIE PAN UNDER THE FRONT AREA, ALLOWI...
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2002 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L engine VIN: SALPM16447
Thanks to everybody for help, we checked compression in that bank which was 27 psi average in all cylinders, there was a lot of pressure in cooling system. We reccomend reman.engine to customer,he didn't reply yet.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CL600 5.8L Abc Pressure Line VIN: WDBPJ78J12
The Helicoil that we used was rated to 3000PSI. And we wound up just letting it go As-Is to a cash buyer. We did give the guy s 7 day warranty which wound up costing us a radiator and cooling fan. As far is this car goes this is one of the worst reliability th...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Intake camshaft VIN: WVWAK73CX6
Hello VW Techs After removing the cylinder head and finding an intake broken camshaft, timing adjuster broken chain, we advised the customer it was better to replace the engine with a factory reman unit, also due to the high mileage in original engine. The ...
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