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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAULT68E52
After replacing the timing belt and water pump. Customer notes that the car is vibrating slightly during idle in drive at the stop light. Check code, no history codes or pending, nothing. All ignition coil and spark plugs are six month old. The vibrating goes ...
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L steering angle sensor VIN: WAULC68E84
This car was jumped started prior to arriving at our shop - no warning lights were on at that time. We replaced battery and noticed that the traction control warning light had come on as we pulled car out of shop. It scanned with a code 01826 (steering angle s...
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVB13576
This car is modified - the muffler has been removed and a straight pipe with tips replaced it, axle back only. There is a dry-filter aFe intake kit with heat shield and MAF pipe. I tried swapping MAF sensors with an e90 330i that was on the lot, MAF sensor was... Trouble codes: 2E8E, 2A2E, 2A2F
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2003 Land Rover Discovery S 4.6L Cylinder #6 VIN: SALTW16483
Vehicle comes back with misfire on Cylinder #6. Hydrocarbons found in cooling system and it builds pressure quickly. Coolant is seen in the cylinder using boroscope and it appeared to be dripping down the cylinder walls from around the head gasket area. We rem...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: BA48D5KA10
Greetings MB techs! This 560SL has an unusual symptom of cycling the air injection pump relay off and at the same time the check engine light will flicker for a fraction of a second and the engine will stumble. Code 3 (coolant temp) was stored when the vehicle... Trouble codes: 3 (COOLANT TEMPERATURE one time)
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Reverse VIN: YS3DF58K92
Got this vehicle with a used transmission installed. The transmission will not engage in Reverse. It engages in Drive okay. The scanner shows the output speed turbine sensor at 14 MPH when in Neutral or Park with the vehicle at rest. Once the transmission is e...
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Cuts out VIN: WVGBC67L74
Hey need your help the volkswagen mentioned has an epc (electronic engine power control) message on dash we don't have scanner to read values of problem we are having. We can go into global but it's not givng us any readings to try and pin point problem. Custo...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L code p0410 VIN: WDBHA24G6X
thanks for the pointers everyone. turns out that the check valve was the problem after all. i could blow through it but it was difficult to do. when i got the new one i knew it was going to be fixed as it was considerably easy to blow through. thanks again Trouble codes: P0410.
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 3.6 3.6L Cooling Systems VIN: WVWEU93C56
Hi guys, This one was a simple install error. Original fix was the thermostat, tech that installed it didn't get the pin on the thermostat into the thermostat housing cover. In turn the thermostat could not open properly. Thanks for all the help!!!
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2005 Volvo XC90 V8 4.4L Hesitation VIN: YV1CZ85225
Replaced fuel pump 2x bucking goes away, still runs out of gas with 3-4 gallons in it. Quadruple checked all hoses inside tank - OK. Both pumps run as designed. Off to Volvo Dealer is goes. Its our first Fail. Trouble codes: P0089 (Fuel pressure regulator performance).
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