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2002 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 3.0L whining noise from front pump VIN: WAUJT64BX2
customer complaint of shudder and slipping at lower gears, noticed at times that if you come to a quick stop. Then accelerate quickly, there is a whining noise from transmission. We have chcked the fluid level several times,at temperatures rangeing from 100f t...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WBADM537AY
Hey guys, this guy dropped off this vehicle today because there was a major oil leak and he could smell fumes in the cabin. I inspected and found that there was a lot of oil coming from the valve cover gasket and dripping onto the exhaust manifolds. Checked fo...
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2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Dash Lights VIN: 5UXFA53513
BMW tech im not! Specializing in g.m. im having a rough time diag this bmw. Cluster lights and shifter ligts stay on all the time even when key is out. unplugged light switch, ign switch and LCM..nothing. Dont have alot of info on it. Sorry dont have anymore i...
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2003 BMW 530i 3.0L Temp controls VIN: WBADT63473
Good day IATN members,i have this 530i, with lack of heat when using any option other then defrost? .. No codes in control head/ system live data , all looks normal,coolant levels ok, A/C system pressures normal, seams like its the heater control valve... any ...
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2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Electronic VIN: SAJDA14C6Y
there were no codes, all upshifts normal but when downshifting from 5th to 4th it bumps down. everything else is ok.if the trans is held in 4th gear there is no bumpdown!thanx in advance for any help
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Cruise Control VIN: WDBJF25F2W
Customer complain, after replacing the diesel injection pump The cruise control stop working, I checed the basic & every thing seems connected, brake lights working fine, no info from alldata, any help will be greatly appreciated
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGBB86EX6
This car has codes for misfire on all six cylinders (p0301-0306) but I could not fit them all in the spaces above. Car misses and shudders very badly at idle and it seems a little worse once it gets hot. If you rev the engine sometimes it sounds like its hitti... Trouble codes: P0015, P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
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1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L all locks VIN: WPOCA2983X
Good day fellow Porsche Tuners, I have a 99 Boxster that using key fob, doors lock then unlock, no unlock funtion with fob although central locking recieving signal and flashing indicators on center dash. bonnet will not open even with secret cable under bump...
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWNA63B4W
Repaired oil leak, started car, acted flooded, eventually fired up but with a "miss" & MIL light flashing. (Under a dark smiley face, not a good sign.) Called owner; "Oh yeah, been like that for a couple of months, can you look at it? Pulled codes. No.1 plug w... Trouble codes: 16684 (Misfire recognized), 16685 (Misfire cyl. 1), 17656 (Fuel level too less yes thats what it said.)
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD23B6Y
Checked power and ground at all three O2 sensors. Replaced after cat sensor due to wire chaffing on it. No joy. Code returned.Resistance across heater circuits is between 8-10 ohms on all three 02 sensors,shop key says less than 2k ohms is good. Next step says... Trouble codes: P1176 (O2 heater)
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L No Start, Won't crank over VIN: WVWMD23BXY
Customer advised engine will not crank over. Dash lights are on, but no key response. Windows will not operate, etc. Customer asks, "if he gets a used comfort control module (about $85), does it have to be programmed? Is there somewhere the original can be sen...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.8L Starting VIN: WVWRH63B73
towed car in. Will not crank. Battery voltage reads 12.54 volts while turning ignition to the start position & testing at ignition feed to starter solenoid. Replaced starter (which i bench tested first) & have the same problem. At times prior to installing the...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L #3 cyl.. VIN: WVWVD63B54
Good Morning, I have a stumper here. Customer complaint 2 weeks ago of a missing during cold startup for a minute then it goes away. I pressure checked cooling system, put a video scope in #3 cyl. and could see coolant leaking through the head gasket. So I rep...
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1986 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AX884XG
Vehicle did not have this problem till I worked on it. Put in a coolant sensor for the computer. Go to start and worked for a second then died. Then just cranked. Removed new sensor,replaced old one,no change.Disconnected Maf,no change. Has spark. No injector ...
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1991 Volvo 940 GLE 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1JA8942M
you would think with all those parts it would be good,only ran good for 6 months now it has same condition,ive done the test per alldata and have come up short,thanks for any help Trouble codes: 232 (fuel trim rich or lean)
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2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Cem VIN: YV1SZ58D82
performed a TCM upgrade on vehicle to correct a shift problem.after download was completed it failed to confirm the download.soon after i realized the car was completely shut down.no DIM,no start,light switch inop and no communication.after further testing fou...
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2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L cooling syst
Thanks to everyone who responded,took a piece of wooden broom handle and had my boss give it a little smack from underneath and came right up. Thanks for all the input.
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2005 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBXPA93495
THIS CAR DROVE US CRAZY, BUT ENENTUALLY WE DETECTED A SMALL VACUUM LEAK AT THE SIDE OF THE INTAKE MANIFOLD WHERE A VALVE BOLTS IN. WE REMOVED THE VALVE, RAN A BIT OF SEALENT ON THE OLD SEAL. AND NOW THE CAR IS HAPPY AND THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT IS OUT. THANKS Trouble codes: P2882 (Codes not found in baum scanner), P2883 (Codes not found in baum scanner).
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start, High pulse width VIN: SAJHX1249V
Finally,its fixed,it had to sit on the back burner for awhile,but when i got back to it things went smoothly.After extensive checking found wires rubbed through on both downstream o2 sensors,they somehow got pinched by the bracket,i dont know why it didnt set ...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L Starting VIN: WDBCA39E2M
thank you everyone i'm fix. problem is ignition coil. sprak too weak. change coil now ok... thank you...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L esp VIN: WDBRF81J64
well thanks every input i hook up my scaner read stering angel senor reading reading was 360. i disconnect stering rack turn one full turn to corect.that take care the problem. thanks again.
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1996 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0L No Start VIN: H6TM132101
Looks like we had a bad ignition switch. Key on engine off there was 12 volts to the coil and ecm, cranking dropped the voltage to 4 volts- hence the lack of 12 volts at the crank sensor.Appreciate the tests guys!
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L gray fluid VIN: WVWYH63B42
Thanks to all , I used all the replies . I changed the fluid with a valvoline product . I manually flushed out what fluid I could using the pump on the trans . The MISS I was confused about was in fact oil in the #1 spark plug hole . It didn't set off the MIL ...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Electronic VIN: 3VWDT71K26
Thanks for all the help. Customer declined repair of flywheel. Sent to trans shop for shifting issue
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1984 Volvo 242 DL 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AX8844E
Greetings All, You've come thru for me again. I replaced the ECM, removed the added Ground Wire from the Relay, turn the Key and It started right up. I let it Idle for awhile, shut It down, let It sit then tried six more start-ups...all successful. The Car ru...
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1987 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Poor Idle Quality
Thanks to all who replied.I went over all your post carefully and benefited from your input.Noticed that although original problem was resolved,vehicle stumbled on startup when cold.Removing the idle air control and cleaning resolved.Thanks again Francis.
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