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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Oil Temp Gauge VIN: WAUED64B81
Hey there! 2001 a6, 2.7t 6 speed quattro. This car is being silly now... customer had original concern of engine reaching operating temp, center display would beep and flash "oil sensor", and oil temp gauge would go from around 240 degrees to 150 degrees (bott...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Dme,Ike,Asc,Egs VIN: WBAGH83421
This car has been here three times now and has not left yet! This car has an intermittent CANbus fault - intermittent no communication, the tech support guy from Autologic suggested fixing the persistent code 140: map cooling active code (the thermostat) becau...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L mil on intermittently. VIN: SAJHX1040X
The car came in with the complaint that the ABS light and the stability control light were intermittently coming on. I ran the car on the floor or about 1/2 hr. during which time the lights did come on. I scanned the ABS control unit and pulled the codes liste...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Abc VIN: WDBSK75F03
CODES C1353 ABC suction restricer valve Y8611 component error C1526 pressure supply low C14b7 steering angle initialize Put new pump on, used merc fluid, made sure to follow the instuction's (turn steering wheel back & forth several times), all air out the pow...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN40J53
Hi guys I need some mercedes help Im in over my head. I have a c230 with P0258 lambda control. I found the short term fuel trim to be 6% and th long term to be 11.7%. The fuel system says it is running in closed loop with an o2 sensor fault. My problem is I ca... Trouble codes: P2058
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN40J94
this is the third time the car is coming back to us with the same code p0456 small evap leak, no leak found when we smoke tested, within three visits we replace 2 gas caps, 2 purge valves, new fuel pressure sensor w/sending unit & new chrcaol filter,new thermo...
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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 Saab 900 S 2.3L Shifter VIN: YS3DD38B2V
Hello, I have here a Saab-story. The car came in with a SES and the transmission in limp mode. I pulled a code P0705 for the trans range switch. I checked iATN and found others with the same code and they either replaced the range sensor or the ignition switch...
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2005 Saab 9-5 Arc 2.3L On Star VIN: YS3FB49SX5
Hello, Local dealer just bought this car at auction and brought it to us with the Onstar Warning in the DIC. With the TECH 2 I checked all modules for codes and we have a conflict of VIN's stored. The DDM is showing a different VIN from the car. Also, when I ...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L no heat VIN: WVWVD23B7Y
hey vw guys thanks in advance. we have this passat it came in with no heat. we let it run tested the hoses they were at 150f. so we decided to change t-stat,water pump, t-belt. all went well until it warmed up. the hoses are now at 185f heater hoses at 165f we...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L brake light switch VIN: WVWPD63B01
Passat came in about 3 weeks ago - would not shift from park - red light on center console asking for brake pedal to be dpressed would not go off - replaced brake light switch - car shifted out no problem -- returned this week -with exact same issue -- figurd ...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Surge VIN: WVWPD63B62
Hey all, Got a 1.8 turbo here with a steady surge on accel. On light accel(boost under 5 lbs) car runs great. Moderate to heavy accel you get this surge, with pressure gauge installed you can watch the boost climb to about 5.5 lbs & then it slams back to 0lbs,...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Mechanical VIN: WVWSP61J72
Since The replacement of the front pads and rotors due to wear, at 123,000 miles the customer has come back 4 times with a pulsation coming from the front brakes. This intially started in someone eleses hands and has now ended up in mine. I found that the fron...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Missing connector VIN: WVWTH63B42
I am trying to plug the cam sensors into the main harness. Both cam sensors have a 3'jumper harness on them. That jumper harness then plugs into the main harness. I know, the wiring diag. does not show the jumper harness but they are there. I found one green ...
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2001 Volvo V70 2.4L cam seal VIN: YV1SW61R41
car came in leaking oil badly from cam seal on intake cam with vvt unit. checked crankcase vent system , its working . when replacing seal i noticed cam adjuster unit moves in and out about 3/16 to 1/4 ".after replacing seal seemed not to leak for 1-2 days the...
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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Readiness monitors VIN: WAUML44E74
Thanks for the replies. Yes, one does have to floor the gas pedal while holding the brake pedal at the same time. I was able to force all of the monitors to run which in turn failed the Cat. In Mass you can have one monitor not run and get a sticker for this ...
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALME11403
Thanks to all that replied. We smoke the exhaust system and found leaks coming from around the welds of the converter. The customer declined the repair for new cats. Every response hit it right on the head. Thank you all. Trouble codes: P0159.
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA2982W
Thanks for the replies but this vehicle has apparently not been acting up and hasn't been back to fix the problem. Considering what was suggested, I'm going to have to assume the mass air sensor is probably my most likely suspect. A new part isn't always a per... Trouble codes: P1129 (Adaptation close to full load mixture too rich B2), P1127 (Adaptation close to full load mixture too rich B1).
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on, No power at all VIN: 3VWSF29M3X
Thanks for the support That I recieved in this, Bottem line, the Mass air flow sensor was defective, the EGR valve was definalty plugged up & the in-take kind plugged as well, the car ran the same but with the turbo noise afterward, until I unplugged the mass ... Trouble codes: P, 1256 (Coolant temp), P, 1403 (Egr / intake clogged).
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