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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULD64B62
mil light comes on after a few warm ups. engine reaches temp but seems to take a long time.it is about 200 degs f. after appox 25 min. also the heater does not have good heat at idle must rev engine. has had the aux water pump replaced prior to this code setti... Trouble codes: P2196
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L cranking, starting VIN: WBAGH8340Y
Hello all, I have another nightmare that wont go away. This vehicle came in on a tow truck will not start or crank. Customer stated transmission light came on and the vehicle started jerking and then smoke starting pouring in from under the passenger side of t...
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2006 Maserati Coupe GT 4.2L fly wheel. VIN: ZAMEC38A96
Hi Guys, I have a technical deficiency, I pulled the Bell housing off to replace the broken pressure plate, and noting the hot spots on the flywheel I pulled the flywheel off after marking the location, as the exciter ring for the timing is on the back side a...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Hesitation VIN: WDBDA29D9N
This car belongs to another shop.The problem that the car have , is that is starving from gas when cold. When it gets hot it runs a little better but still has no power when you accelerate.Fuel pressure is normal (around 80 psi) Differential pressure is abou...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Sunroof area VIN: WDBRF61J14
Greetings. We need some help on this one. We have had ongoing problem with water leaking into the car. The problem is intermittent. The water shows up on the right front passenger grab handle on the headliner. The only place we can determine that water could e...
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2010 Mercedes-Benz sprinter 3.0L cruise control VIN: WDZBE8CC2A
Hi, folks. This Sprinter is not factory equipped with cruise control. The owners want it. I am curious if the necessary programming can be done with my Drewtech reprogrammer? As far as I have been able to decipher, I need to purchase the control switches, inst...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Variable cam VIN: 3VWRF71K15
I already know what wrong with this one but i would like to know how common and to what availe.The bolt in the intake cam that holds the variable cam timing unit on to the cam came loose.It stopped the intake cam from turning.is this common or iam i just lucky...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF71K36
Car came in with MIL on.Scanned for codes and got P0456 / 16840 VAG.Checked gas cap and used Vag com to run evap leak test,failed.Visual inspection of all evap lines.Removed line from purge N80 valve and capped to eliminate possible leak at purge valve,still f... Trouble codes: P0456
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1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L No Start VIN: LZ5606X262
To all you Volvo techs, thanks in advance. I had this Volvo towed in. They blew a heater hose and the car won't start. Turns over freely. The cams are spinning. Seems like a classic cylinder wash down problem. Can any one give me some advice if I'm using the r...
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2001 Audi TT 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUUT28N41
THANKS FOR ALL OF THE REPLIES, WE TESTED ALL THE COMPONENTS WE COULD AND FOUND NOTHING BAD. UNFORTUNATELY WE ARE GOING TO HAVE TO SEND THIS ONE TO THE DEALER.
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2005 Audi A4 1.8L Fuel Gauge VIN: WAUVC68E75
Thank you for all your help. This one was fixed. We replaced the suction jet pump which keeps gas in both sides. We also replaced the sending unit.
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1991 BMW 325i 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAD231XM
Well it was back to basics on this car. With the slightly low vacuum, I thought about the valve adjustment, even though I did a valve job on this car, when I checked the valves several were tight. I runs great. Trouble codes: 10 (O2 Sensor Control).
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Starting VIN: WBADD6326V
THANK YOU ALL CAR THE PROBLEM WAS STARTING SYSTEM WAS BLOCK I DID USE BMW SCANER TO UN BLOCK AND HTE CAR START FINE.
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1996 Jaguar XJS 2 2 4.0L Blolkwer motor VIN: SAJNX2740T
The blower assembly from Engel Imports fixed the problem. Finished the installation yesterday and delivered the car.
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1983 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L lack of power VIN: WDBAB33A4D
Well, after many days of killing ourselves and testing everything we could get info on... we improved the power enough that the customer is happy! So, here goes... 1) we verified all turbo and fuel boost from turbo lines. 2) we made sure that filters, pum...
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1973 Volkswagen Super Beetle 1.6L generator light VIN: 1332475497
Thanks to all that replied. I did get the wire diagram via fax thanks for that as well. This guy decided he did not want to pay for any further diag, But i did get some useful info after he came to pick up the vehicle. He stated that he has a few bugs around h...
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1998 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDA81H6W
Thanks to everyone who responded with suggestions on this car. your input helped me to convince the customer to replace the ignition coil and spark plugs with O.E.M. parts and she is very happy with the results. Sometimes aftermarket parts just won't quite get...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWBP21C83
Thanks for the tips on checking fuel supply..this vehicle did not have a seperate lift pump in the tank, the injection pump pulls the fuel to it. Knowing that the fuel should "spray" when injector lines were cracked finalized my diagnosis. I did replace the ... Trouble codes: P0672 (did have damaged glow plug harness loose conn.2 gl plg).
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion 1.8L camshaft alinment VIN: WVWBD63B65
Thanks to all who replies, Chris from texas hit it right on the head. once I saw the marks it was no problem, I did not even use the special tool to compress ten. asm.Thinks again for helping me out of this self inflected problem, Next time I will slow down an...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Electrical VIN: 3VWTD71K15
The problem turned out to be an internal short in the fuse box next to the battery. There was no water intrusion at all anywhere that I could find, just something internal shorting to B+. There was no part in stock locally so we had to order from VW warehouse....
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1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L Misfire VIN: YV1LW5721T
Found that someone put small piece of fuel hose in fuel rail at injector tip, blocking off fuel flow. Removed, normal operation restored. Trouble codes: 543.
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