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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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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B22
I am just wondering if anyone else has had this issue with a car and found a concrete repair. I am leaning towards a camshaft spocket however the parts alone are $750. I want to be sure we have the right fix. Thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P0024
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1991 BMW 850i 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, loss of power VIN: WBAEG2310M
Have severe lack of power due to dme cutting injectors off on bank 2 within 2 seconds of starting. Sets a code 16 (reference signal lost) on bank 2 (cyl. 7-12). Have replaced all secondary ignition including wires, cap, rotor, pick-up, crank sensor, and coil. ... Trouble codes: 16 (Referance signal lost bank 2 cyl. 7-12)
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WBAEV33493
Thank you in advance, this BMW came into shop last week for engine light,and low level coolant light. Used scan tool to identify codes, same misfire codes. Added coolant to top off radiator. Test drive vehicle, and it did not overheat, so I let the vehicle sit...
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1984 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L Evap leak VIN: WP0ZZZ91ZE
i google the picture of canister location. front left of bumper area. at the gas nozzle to put gas it has a little smaller one also. what s that for. the nozzle inside has weld marks. i test it and i hear a leak. i have a green emission book. it did not ...
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1999 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L Abs Module VIN: 3VWDB61EXX
Car came in for abs lite on with code (00287 right rear wheel sensor intermitten) inspected air gap at sensor found to be good ispected abs wheel sensor fond to be good at sensor. Checcked wheel sensor signal at abs module found to be good. Code is for intermi...
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2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Electronic VIN: YV1SZ58D51
Hi volvo test! 1 month back car come for check engine light it on with map sensor problem now the car stall and can't ever turn over no sound but all light in dasd boad they are on battery and stater all good! customer said that before car stall transmission l...
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2004 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L Driver's Info Module VIN: YV1RS61T54
The DIM was inop. In the process of trouble shooting this car, my tech plugged in a DIM from another car with really high mileage (176,000). The DIM from the other car worked, so it needed a new DIM. We installed the new DIM & downloaded the software. Problem:...
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2006 Audi A4 2.0L Cuts out VIN: WAUAF78E06
Problem is the fuel pressure regulator under intake manifold. This electrical fuel pump built up high pressure [...] mechanical pump. We compare the start up pressure at mechanical pump port. Before we change regualator, pressure shot up rocket high before it st...
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2001 BMW 325xi 2.5L panel litght VIN: WBAAV334X1
hello all tech, thank you all,everyone said to leave the koeo for 3 to 5 minutes,My service manager told the owner that and we don't hear from him anymore so I assumed it's fixed. thank again, rick
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L abs VIN: WDBRH64JX2
No one had any ideas as to the code definitions. WHile the car was on the lift I happened to notice a "very slight" noise while rotating the right front wheel...I mean slight. I pulled the hub off and there was a rather large buildup of grease and dirt between...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L rear shock leaking VIN: WDBSK75F33
thanks for all the replies.replaced blown pressure hose in left front fender-replace right rear strut assy-replace the filter located in the fill tank-after flushing system and putting new fluid-perform rodeo-test drive and ck for leaks-problem solved.
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Unknown VIN: YS3FB49S83
Recieved many replies about tech two scanner needed . one reply stated that if transmission seems to shift ok to reset by disconnecting battery cables and touching together. Then reset information system. Cleared code and all is well. Mike P
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMD63B6X
Thanks to all for your inputs. From your inputs, I replaced an OEM MAF, replaced a new suction valve on back of intake manifold due to completely plug on the side port. I cleared codes and drove it overnight. Check Engine came back on. This time; it is P1... Trouble codes: P1141 (Load registration unlikely value), P1129 (Bank 2 long term fuel trim system too rich), P1127 (Bank 1 long term fuel trim system too rich), P1139 (Bank 2 long term fuel trim system too rich), P1137 (Bank 1 long term fuel trim system too rich).
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2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1TS94D31
Life is good again! Long story, customer replaced battery and alternator (Battery new and alt. from salvage yard). When recharged battery checked out OK on on an OTC tester. Car wouldn't start yet. At Cedric's post (grudgingly) I decided to try a different bat...
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