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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Master Cylinder VIN: WA1YD64BX2
Hi all, master cylinder on this one keeps going bad. This one came in from another shop after tech gave up. Originally towed in because RF-wheel seized up. Codes pulled were 00526 - Brake Light Switch-F and 01435 - Brake Pressure Sensor 1 (G201). They replaced...
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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1YD64B32
I am not an Audi tech, but got stuck with this thing. The car came in with mil light on and evap faults. We have a ross-tech software and I am trying to run the group test 071 evap test. I am getting reed open message and it won't go to reed closed. I need to ... Trouble codes: P0442 (Small leak), P0455 (Large leak)
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2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L no power VIN: WBAUD13546
We diagnosed a bad eccentric shaft sensor. This requires to remove the valve cover to replace. My tech was using the Alldata procedure. We came to remove the servodrive for the electronic timing control. Two screws hold this in. When we removed screws it and i... Trouble codes: 2A36
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2002 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L sunroof VIN: SAJDA01N22
I have a 2002 S-Type where the sunroof opens all the way when car is started. This is a used car lots vehicle with low battery. It is obvious lot person has been jump starting this car. It use to close with switch now once it is opened it will not close. I cle...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L rocker arms-pushrods VIN: SALTY16433
This things been on our island for years. an old GF owned it, blew head gasket years ago, we fixed that and updated several things on it. Lately it's had a lean code both banks and MAF sensor was also bad. Smoked the intake and there was an intake leak. I've d...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Dash Mil Light VIN: 4JGAB54E61
To all the mercedez mechanics. We don't work on these very often so when one comes in, we cringe. The customer was complaining the ABS and brake warning lights keep go on and off while driving and the warning buzzer would sound. Scanned all the modules and the...
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2006 Mini Cooper 1.6L No Start VIN: WMWRC33576
Wolud like to get any other information on this car. as to why I can't get into the dme. Thanks.
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1997 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Mechanical VIN: WP0CA2980V
Hello, this Boxter has no compression on cylinder #1. No noise in engine, no smoke, no indication of blown head gasket. Other five cylinders have approx. 150 pounds. Have heard that this engine has a history of problems and needs special tools to repair. A use...
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2000 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L abs VIN: YS3EH45G5Y
Vehicle has the TCS OFF light on continuously in dash. We cannot access with our Genisis any computers except generic OBD 11. Using the wiring diagram we checked all fuses, grounds and removed and reinstalled the ABS/TCS module connector. We replaced the TCS s...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on, No power at all VIN: 3VWSF29M3X
this vehicle has NO power at all takes 2-5 minutes at least to get uo to 60 mph ? all the archives says intake clogged ? how hard is this to perform and does the intake have to be replaced and or any other components. I have limited experiance with this Thank ... Trouble codes: P, 1256 (Coolant temp), P, 1403 (Egr / intake clogged)
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2008 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L exhaust VIN: YV1MS38298
this vehicle appears to have exhasut noise at cold start but after a minute or two the noise goes away checked for exhaust leak none found and the noise is not like an exhaust leak noise but like a baffling sound for about a minute or is this normal or can any...
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1983 Audi 4000 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WAUFA0814D
HELLO GUYS, THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO REPLIED,THE CAR IS FIXED. AFTER RECHECKING ALL THE COMPONENTS WE FOUND A HOSE FROM THE COLD FAST IDLE VALVE TO THE INTAKE BOOT THAT HAD A CRACK IN IT. WHEN THE CAR WAS NOT MOVING THE HOSE STAYED CLOSED AND EVERYTHING SEEME...
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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L Blower Motor VIN: WAUDC28D1Y
Thanks for the help it ended up being the blower resistor. On mitchel wiring diagram it did not show one so we overlooked it Thanks again Tom
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAZ3342K
thanks for your help, we reprogrammed the dme there was a software update, the evap seems to be working ok. Trouble codes: P1449.
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Suspension VIN: SAJEA51C72
Thanks for the replies. Jeffrey from New Jersey had the right answer. The links on the rear suspension were worn out causing the problem. Replaced links and handled great. Links did not have any movement with wheels off the ground, but need to be checked with...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L soft top VIN: WDBFA66E2M
Thanks all for the advice. After countless hours of switch and circut testing, I took Don [...]'s advice and bought a code reader on ebay. After clearing several codes I had one set, code 27, low voltage. I tested the battery and found it was bad(failed load t...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L shift pressure regulating solonoid valve VIN: WDBNG70JXY
First I like to thank every one who helped me with the problem. I finaly change the tcm (Tran. control unit)Part # [...] from benz dealer which requier vin and millage during the order. However i learned no need to send the whole vehicle to the dealer ...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Forward engament VIN: 3VWRH29M51
Hi group: We change the control valve body and the vehicles stars perfect. We donīt note any strange at simple view: the valves are free, the check balls are in correct position, the solenoids have normal resistance and electrical operation; I think that the ...
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2006 Volkswagen Touareg 4.2L self leveling VIN: WVGMM77L96
Thanks to everybody that took their time to reply. especially Mark from California. The car needed to be brough back to basic settings and also there was a blown fuse on the pump circuit. So fr so good and customer is happy..
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2005 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Brake Control Module VIN: YV1CZ91185
The problem was a defective SAS (clock spring) that caused the SAS module to be unable to communicate with the CEM and the rest of the CAN. The defective SAS also kept the SAS module from being able to be programmed. I plugged in the original SAS module (par...
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