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2000 Audi S4 2.7L No Start VIN: WAUDD68DXY
Hi hopefully someone can help me on this one. This car came in with the intake off. I was told it had a head gasket problem but was unsure. I put it all back together to hear it run to get a solid diagnosis on it. When I started it, it ran for a minute then sh... Trouble codes: 18084 (check light electronics throttle control k132 elec. prob. in circuit p1676)
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2002 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L No Start, extended crank VIN: SAJDA01N82
Problem is intermittant. Have only experienced a slight extended crank. Customer states that before you would barely even hear it crank. It has acted up enough on her to make her think it wasn't going to start. Took a few tries. I have only the codes to go on.... Trouble codes: P1233 (Fuel system disabled or offline), P0460
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2004 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Starter Operation VIN: SAJEA51082
Car won't crank - anti-theft pas system when turning key to on the pas light in the console comes on and goes out in about 60 seconds. According to my information this means the key is recognized by the instrument cluster and is alowed to crank the engine. It ...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUH65J84
Hello MBZ Techs: We replaced the charcoal canister shut off valve and the updated harness...the valve is also an updated valve from Mercedes. We also ran a leak test on the system and found no vacuum leaks. We released the car and it came back with the same co... Trouble codes: P2025 (Charcoal Canister shut off valve)
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2005 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: YS3FH75356
Hello Saab Techs! This car has a mis-fire on idle and also on the Tech 2 mis-fire counters. I have replaced with NGK plugs platinum, New Coils and MAF sensor from dealer. When I drove it drives fine with no problems turbo kicks in. I drove for about 45miles. ...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L steering VIN: WVWLH63B51
I am hoping to find a VW mechanic here to clarify this... To replace the inner tie rod ends...is it necessary to remove the rack? this is a 2.8 liter v-6 all wheel drive Pasat. The mitchell info says sometimes yes, and sometimes no. There is a HUGE difference ...
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2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Engine VIN: WAUFL54D9Y
Group, The problem was the chain tensioners oil supply. Replacing the gaskets and cleaning out the screen took care of it. The rattle sound sounded heavier than I was used to hearing. Thanks everyone.
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1988 BMW M6 3.5L Internal Bad Bearing VIN: WBAEE1418J
We got several replies and we have since sent the transmission to a local guy we use for our MBZ transmissions and he threw up his arms and said it's to deep for him after looking at it. We are going with Steven from Illinois suggestion and go with Erkisson In...
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2005 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L blower motor VIN: WBXPA934X5
THANKS FOR HELP TO ALL WHO REPLIED, IT WAS A VERY EASY JOB. JUST REMOVE WIPER COWL AND THERE IT IS. THANKS AGAIN TO ALL. I WAS CONFUSED BECAUSE ON SOME MODELS U MUST REMOVE HEAD, NOT ON THIS ONE.
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBFA66E6M
I received a lot of suggestions on replacing the EZL. I was able to obtain a wiring diagram from a friend which helped a lot. I must say Dallas from Texas left a great description on testing at the round connector near the EZL. This series of tests which I w...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, No acceleration VIN: 3VWRF61HXW
Thanks for all the input. after screwing with this thing for a few days decided to start from the begining all over again. pulled the intake again to tripple check that it was indeed clean and clear, found a small amount of carbon that didnt get out when it w...
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS29551
Well i replaced the front O2 sensor. Reset the adaptation (which i forgot to do the 1st time) and test drove the car for 2 days. The vehicle has been gone for several days now and havent heard from thew customer. So i assume it is fixxed since the light was ... Trouble codes: ECM, 28 (Front Heated Oxygen sensor integrator. Faulty Signal).
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L Oil Light On With Good Oil Pressure VIN: YV1VS29541
ok this is going to be a slap in the face for the tech that swapped engines. during the install he didnt notice that the oil pressure switch plug and the a/c compressor plug had a different "orientaion" meaning that they where simply backwards after unpluggin...
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2006 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L No Start VIN: YV4CY59256
Thank you all for the great replies. Well I checked all connections again to make sure they were good. The problem was that the computer was not fasted down well enough to the wiring harness. I removed the computer to check for a bent over pin. When I reconnec...
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