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2008 Audi A5 Quattro 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAURV78T38
Hi Guys, Happy New Year to all. well I stared out the New Year with this gem. came in for 55K Service had MIL On Scanned it with My Verus found P0303 CYL #3 Misfire and P0171 System lean Bank One. Drove and did notice slight Eng Miss at Idle. We replaced the S... Trouble codes: 00768 (Random mutiple cly missfire P0300 upper limit reached), 00771 (Cyl 3 missfire P0303 upper limit reached intermitant), 04874 (Cylinder dissabbling P0130A upper limit reached)
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2009 Audi A5 Quattro 3.2L Main Reminder VIN: WAUDK78T69
Trying to reset the Inspection interval on this Audi. I've reset the Oil service light via my Launch X-431 using the 02 block but I can't find the block # for the Inspection reset. Called launch but they said they only support up to 2005. Has anyone figured th...
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1991 BMW 325i 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAD231XM
This car came in with a broken Timing Belt. I don't know how it ran before. When I start it up after the repair it runs very rough for about 15 seconds and then smoothes out, but still runs rough. With the vacuum a little low I checked for leaks and found none... Trouble codes: 10 (O2 Sensor Control)
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Suspension VIN: 5UXFB53504
I'm getting mixed info on this BMW X5 when it comes to lifting the vehicle on a lift. This car has hyd. suspension and some say it is ok to lift all 4 wheels off the ground to repair brakes or service. Others say I must de-pressurize before lifting, and then r...
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2005 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA13525
We have a 05 X5 3.0 here with no driveability concerns other than the check engine light. The only code is the 1093. Short term and long term fuel trims are correct, cannot find any reason for this code to set. We cannot find any abnomalities in the datastream... Trouble codes: P1093 (pre catalyst fuel trim too rich bank 2)
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2006 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA13546
Hello iatn members i have 06 bmw that keeps popping code 235 this is a bmw code the wonderfull alldata does not cross refrence the bmw codes ob2d code anyone with any suggestions would be highly appreciated your help...Once again the 235 means fuel control ban...
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2006 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Check Brakes Light VIN: SALAE25436
Hello , I had replace front brake pads on this Land Rover and tried to reset " Check Brake Light ' with my Verus . Unfortunately my Verus does not have an option for it . It has Reset Service Option , and i tried it & it didnt do anything . Does anybody know i...
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1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1071205456
ok guys i need some help on this one,this is 1979 mercedes 450sl.this car cam in from another shop saying that it will no start and run.Some one had already replaced the fuel pump and filter,I was able to get it to start and run.when this car is cold it will o...
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2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WMWMF33537
Customer states she exited freeway and car stumbled and stalled. Vehicle re-started with no problem and ran fine except engine light was on. Car has the listed codes (multiple cylinder misfire, cylinder 3 misfire, & cylinder 4 misfire). Engine is not misfiring... Trouble codes: 2781 (Multiple cylinder misfire), 2775 (Cylinder 3 misifire), 2779 (Cylinder 4 misfire), 277A
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1995 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L engine VIN: WP0AA2996S
Looking for some insight on this porsche and its engine noise, we are a european repair shop but dont see a lot of porsches. Customer complained of a lack of power and pinging noise in the engine. I test drove the car and the power felt fine, they dont really ...
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1995 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L 3rd gear start / no shift VIN: WVWBB81E9S
At this time we are at a loss as to which way to go. Not sure if our alldata is giving us the right info or just how screwed up this vehicle is. Any guidance is greatly appreciated.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Low Power VIN: 3VWSP69M22
We had this car come in with a broken oil pump chain and cracked oil pan. We replaced the oil pump,pump chain oil pan and timing belt components. The customer took the car for two weeks and came back with a low power concern. Looked over the engine finding the... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 misfire)
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2006 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L auto transmission VIN: WVWFV7K56W
Hi VW techs, need help. this GTI automatic transmission is jerking into gear.especially going from P to R @ idle. It's banging and jerking. got codes off the trans: 18223 pressure control valve short to plus-intermittent and 18222 pressure control valve open o...
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1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L cooling fan motor VIN: YV1LW5720T
This is my mothers car, we have installed three fan motors from two different manufactures, in the past four months, low speed resistor keeps failing! I have checked all voltages (OK) and for voltage drops in harnesses (OK). High speed still functions fine, ho...
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2004 Volvo S40 1.9L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1VS27544
Volvo Techs,Never seen this before.Car will hunt & stall,New iac replaced by other shop(Volvo & european shop).Car will hunt & stall drives fine down the road.Come to a stop it will stall.In the shop idling it will hunt & stall unless yuo give it slight thrott...
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2002 BMW 330xi 3.0L Safety VIN: WBAEW53482
Thanks for all of the replies. My main question was about code 80. You guys said that it was low voltage to the control module. Most of you said that it was most likely a low battery. I load tested the battery and the battery passed the load test. I then remov...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF26J85
Thanks for all the help,this one was new to me.I googled the codes and found that a lot of owners of 2005 mercedes world wide are haveing this same problem and it was a EGR valve sticking.Replaces EGR with new oe part and all is perfect.Thanks Trouble codes: 23591, 25351.
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Steering VIN: WPOCA2984W
I would have to agree with Francis on this one. After determining that there is nothing worn, loose or out of adjustment, It would seem this is a tire or even a normal condition. I spoke to a long time Porsche parts guy that I know and he says that he hears th...
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2004 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FH79Y44
well guys thankyou for all the help , some said to replace the cassette , but this model does not have one , so we did the next best thing -- we replaced all the coils , and the car runs great , and no more C.E.L. . thankyou all Trouble codes: P1312.
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L red temp flashing VIN: 3VWSB81H3W
THE CAR IS FIXED. THANKS TO ALL 8 REPLIES. HIGH TEMPERATURE READING FROM ECM DATA IS SOLVED BY REPLACING WITH NEW 4 TERMINAL TEMP SENSOR AND NOW THE TEMP READING IS MATCH WITH GUAGE READING. NO MORE P0117. RED TEMP LIGHT FLASHING IS DUE TO OPEN CIRCUIT OF COO...
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2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS90D3Y
This car is not fixed due to customer funds. I smoke tested the intake and found some small holes that I repaired. Cleaned mass air flow and reset computer. He says it runs better but the check engine light is back on. I have not re scanned the codes. He ... Trouble codes: P1152 (Front o2 sensor bank 2), P1132 (Front o2 sensor bank 1).
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