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2004 Alfa Romeo 156 JTS Sele 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: ZAR9320000
Cleaned contacts for Lambda 1 and 2, problem came back after 2 weeks. Replaced Lambda 1, problem came back after 1 week. Please help. Thank you Trouble codes: P0139 (Lamda 1 signal below Cat slow), P0159 (Lamda 2 signal below Cat slow), P1131 (Lamda 1 signal upstream plausibility)
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1993 BMW 325i 2.5L Battery VIN: WBACB4313P
Good Monday, all- Need help identifying a relay located behind the glove box. We are after a 4.5 amp drain which is eliminated by pulling fuse #33. Alldata claims there are left and right park light relays as well as an on board computer horn relay in the glov...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L not shifting VIN: WBAGJ8320W
We replaced intake gasket set and since then the vehicle will not shift out of first gear. There are no engine or transmission codes stored. I saw a previous post that said to check the connectors at idle air valve and throttle position valves because they can...
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2003 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L Air Bag Light on VIN: 4USBT53413
Hello to all, got this Z4 roadster with an air bag light on. Found code "93E7" but I do not know what it means. The definition says right side air bag low or no voltage? In the door or the dash or seat sensor? It is the only code and will clear but come right ...
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2004 BMW 530i 3.0L Surge VIN: WBANA73514
vehicle was brought in with a surge that takes place while driving down the road at constant throttle, anywhere between 1200 and 1700 rpm. the vehicle has a constant surge of roughly 300 rpm, that definately cant be ignored. you can not duplicate the condition...
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L preesure plate VIN: SAJEB52D43
Hi,need some help on this jag. After replacing engine with used one,and new jag disc have no cluth pedal or disengagement.Owner wanted to replace disc only, disc was worn & had been warm.bleed clutch, slave clynder working but not moving pressure plate enough,...
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1994 Land Rover Defender 90 3.9L No Start VIN: SALDV2286R
Hello to all, got this Defender 90 in here, when it came in it would be hard starting. With some starting fliuid it would start after a couple tries while it was running I check fuel pressure good. BUT then after that I lost the signal to the injectors and now...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF65H0X
hello fellow mb techs. veh came in running very rough. found only misfire codes p0300/p0306/p0303/p0301. found new plugs but original wire set. replaced wire set. veh started and ran much better, however as usual i reset adapts. or tried. in the middle of lear... Trouble codes: C1022 (Asr no can comm with m.e.)
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Interior VIN: WDBUF70J73
Have this E-500 with some can communication codes. customer complaint was the odometer is not working, we have tested and found that the actual speedometer mechanical ring is damaged and causing the speedometer to be in-op mechanically. electrically the speed ...
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2001 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L interior lights and sunroof. VIN: YV1SZ58D51
This car has no interior lights or sunroof function. The fuses are all good. The customer had jump started the car a few times so we recharged and tested the battey. Replaced bad battery. In the past I have had S80s where the directionals would not work and ju...
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro Cabriolet 3.0L Noise VIN: WAUDT48HX4
WE REPLACE THE FUEL FILTER ON THIS A WEEK AGO AND HAS BEEN QUIET SINCE. THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED WITH ADVISE AND INFORMATION.
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2006 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L Shifting VIN: WAUAC48H55
I talk to AUDI which said that CVT has new updated part number, need to order per VIN specific, total cost for the TCM, Seal and Gasket $750.00. Thanks. Ronny.
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2000 BMW 750iL 5.4L Rear Brake Lite Remain On VIN: WBAGJ0344Y
CUSTOMER CAME BACK A FEW DAYS LATER AND TOLD ME THAT HE HAD REPLACE THE REAR TAIL LITES. AFTER I INSPECTED THEM I SAW THE ONES LITES ON THE LEFT SIDE FUSED TOGETHER . AFTER REPLACING HARNESS ALL WENT WELL. THANKS TO ALL . AS USUALL EVERYONES OPINION IS...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Dme,Ike,Asc,Egs VIN: WBAGH83421
Most votes for part failure went to the ABS module, I knew this part # went bad a lot, but apparently it's notoriously unreliable, judging by the responses I got. However, when I came in to work this morning, the boss informed me that the customer has lost co...
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L abs traction VIN: SALMF11434
Thanks to all for the help. This was the first time in for this customer. It turned out to be a two fold problem, the air bag was leaking and the steering angle sensor were both faulty. thanks agin
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALSK25427
When I grounded the wire to the pcm from the pump the pump would run. I monitored this ground when starting cold and sometimes the ecm would ground the pump and sometimes it would not. Sent customer to dealer to confirm the ecm was at fault. Trouble codes: P2406 (Evap leak detection pump sense high), P2402 (Evap leak detectin pump control high).
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Dash Mil Light VIN: 4JGAB54E61
Many said the brake switch was the problem. Since the switch wasn't very much we went ahead and replaced it but didn't fix the problem. Unplugged both brake pad sensors and the lights went off. Found the rear brake pad sensor was installed incorrectly and ruin...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN40J94
Thank You Guys very much, Most of you hit it right on , it was the filler neck , one of the plastic joint has very small leak , with the smoke machine running move & touch the hoses around here's the smoke coming out of that joint. Thanks a Million
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1996 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L A/C Compessor VIN: YS3DF55N71
thank you to every one. the first tech help was ANDERS WITH EXACTLY WHAT I NEEDED. ALSO RICK. I WAS GALD THAT I GOT SO MANY GOOD RESPOSES. THANK YOU EVERYONE, ROBERT
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWSA29M8X
we finally fixed this car by replacing the used throttle body with a new one, did the adapt learn and all is well. But I still dont like how this car only had a battery replaced (yes by customer) and now it has to have a new throttle body? well im not gonna p... Trouble codes: 01165 (throttle valve control module), 17973 (idle speed control throttle position lower limit not attained), 17988 (throttle actuator bank1 malfunction).
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