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2000 Audi S4 2.7L No Start, One cylinder fires VIN: WAUDD68DXY
I really need some help on this one. I am still having problems with this car. I will start with what it is doing. It cranks and gets fuel but no ignition except on one cylinder. I replaced the Power Stages and one bad coil I found. When cranking it fires an i...
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Electrical VIN: WBAGF6321S
I was just wondering if anyone could tell me where the central locking remote control, and liftgate lock switch are? I have searched for hours online and on mitchell, and alldata. I have a short to ground on fuse 58 and there was too large of a fuse installed ...
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2004 BMW 760Li 6.0L Cuts out VIN: WBAGL83524
Hi BMW Gurus, We replace all the spark plugs and 1 ign. coil due to the misfire at no.12 cyl. Now the misfire is gone.But the engine cuts off still occur. Any one could give us a clue,why it shuts off suddenly any time after start,at idle or why you're driving... Trouble codes: 2749 (P0312 Misfire cyl. 12 detected in DME), 51AC
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Air Bag VIN: SALTY16433
This land rover came in on a tralier. Left rear air bag deflated.right rear inflated.removed left rear air bag and put some air in it with a blow nossle.don,t appear to leak.don,t have any information on what to do.i need some help to repair this.this is my fi...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 600SEL 6.0L No engine power VIN: WDBGA57E0N
I think I may have firing order off. The right bank runs fine. If i disconnect a wire from right bank it starts to skip. If i disconnect a wire from left bank nothing happens. No skip at all when any wires are disconnected from left side. Car runs and drives b...
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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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2006 Mercedes-Benz R500 5.0L radio VIN: 4JGCB75E76
This car came in with radio unit able to turn on, go through all options, but simply will not put out sound to the speakers. All accessable fuses have been checked ok. autologic reads no errors on any module. im guessing the headunit itself is bad but is there...
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2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: YS3FD49Y47
After getting codes from solus we checked voltage from both pedal position sensors and actuator and everything seemed ok,nothing is available on shopkey and alldata for saab 03 to 2007,no codes,no code table, nothing.we had to fly by seat of our pants and it g... Trouble codes: P2135 (Pedal pos sensor no correlation s a---b), P1681 (Manufacturers specific codedont know)
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L hard starting VIN: 3VWSF29M6Y
We have a 2000 VW TDI in the shop with a cold hard starting issue. It will almost always eventually start, but it does take awhile. When it does finally start, it runs rough for several minutes, and has excessive white smoke, which I believe indicates unburned...
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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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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2004 Audi S4 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: WAUPL68E44
Well folks, this one is fixed. I want to thank the 3 gentleman who replied to my request. the fix for the noise on startup and the P0011 fault code turned out to be the adjusters on the end of the camshaft. i replaced both sides and i also did the upper tensio... Trouble codes: P0011 (camshaft timing over advanced bank 1).
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2005 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA13525
we tried everything we could find from every source.o2 sensors were moved B1 to B2,B2 exhaust manifold was removed and tig welded very small crack at #6 port.Fuel injectors were moved B1 to B2 with no change.We have smoked intake and exhaust with no more leaks... Trouble codes: P1093 (pre catalyst fuel trim too rich bank 2).
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX6248W
Thank you to all that replied. Like everyone said, the timing chain tensioners wore out and lost most of the oil pressure. We replaced all the Chains guides and tensioners and with a little help from a local Jaguar expert we got everything back in time and car... Trouble codes: P1383 (Bank 1 Overretarted).
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1999 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L master cylinder VIN: SALJY1244X
Thanks Scott and Carlos, sure enough the calipers were binding. I bled the brakes and did some aggressive braking and found the rotors and calipers to be at 250 degrees Celsius. I then replaced the calipers and re-tested to find them to only be at 85-90 degr...
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2006 Maserati Coupe GT 4.2L fly wheel. VIN: ZAMEC38A96
the flywheel has one slightly offset bolt hole, it can only go one way, and the air gap doesn't coincide with tdc.
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2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WMWMF33537
Took a shot gun approach since we were unable to duplicate complaint, explained everything to the customer (she is a regular and wanted to fix everything questionable). Preformed a few services to the Mini including replacing the in tank fuel filter, fuel inje... Trouble codes: 2781 (Multiple cylinder misfire), 2775 (Cylinder 3 misifire), 2779 (Cylinder 4 misfire), 277A.
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2003 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1AB29P23
THANKS TO ALL THE ADVICE YOU ALL HAVE GIVEN ME IT ENDED UP BEING THE PURGE VALVE. NOW YOU CAN FILL UP THE GAS TANK AND THE CAR STARTS UP RIGHT AWAY AND DOESN'T STALL. THANK YOU AGAIN. Trouble codes: P0441, P2187 (Lean mixture bank 1), P2189 (Lean mixture bank 2).
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L Rear Defogger VIN: 3VWBR31C64
We had an aftermarket rear window with defroster grid installed. New grid drew less than 19 amps So far, life is good - defroster has been working OK Thanks foe the help Keith
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Variable cam VIN: 3VWRF71K15
Im afraid that this is not a fix but i do have info for all that are working on Volkswagon 2.5 when the variable cam unit comes loose from the intake cam it does bend valves at least 6 intake valves.Called VW and asked how common this is and i guess very,they ...
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1994 Volvo 940 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1JW8318R
thank you all who replied, after further investigation, it was found that customer had cats cut out of vehicle, and also wiring found cut for 02 sensor, replaced exhaust and wired in new 02 sensor, tests ok at this time.
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1995 Volvo 940 2.3L Hesitation, Hesitates @ 1500 RPM VIN: YV1JW8318S
Thanks to all who replied. After two weeks we found that the flex plate was bent. Replace it and vehicle running smoothly
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