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2004 Audi A4 3.0L timing belt VIN: WAUJT68E24
Hello everyone in iatn land. Well im trying to do a water pump and timing belt on this 2004 audi A4 with a v6. Ive done older ones with no problem, but this one has vct. I check all data and it shows a lot of locking tools i do not have at this time. Has anyon...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Cooling System VIN: WBAGH83441
Acts like it has a huge air pocket. I know very little about this vehicle's cooling system. After replacing reservoir, cooling system took over a gallon of coolant to fill. Startup ECT was around 100 deg.(F). Temperature quickly (within a few min.) rose to ove...
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2002 BMW 325xi 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEU33492
Hello All, I apologize in advance for the limited amount of data for this vehicle. I have a new customer who brought in his 2002 BMW 325xi for a diagnosis of his Check Engine Light and some other service work. I found a P0035 trouble code stored on the comput... Trouble codes: P0035 (Turbo Charger Bypass Valve Control Circuit High)
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2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN63412
Hi I have this BMW that when it is cold it runs rough and makes noise when it is hot ir runs good. I cheked the injector it is ok I swaped the coil with cylinder 6 and cleared the code and restarted it and it set the #5 misfire again the plug looks ok, I am go... Trouble codes: P1351 (Cylinder 5 misfire)
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: SAJEA51D53
Thankyou in advance for all of your time. Veh came in with yhe only complaint of a check eng light. We found p0171 and p0174.Ltft's were both 19.5. We found the original fuel filter, so we replaced it and flushed the injectors with our motorvac system, we smok... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2007 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWA51A07
This car came in this AM with the CEL on. I connected my Autologic scanner and began to run through the warm up. When I got to the scan option, I opted or the complete scan. I got a total of 7 ECMs listed, 4 of which were not communicating, and 2 of which had ...
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1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L abs module VIN: SALTY1244X
I just checked, this vehicle still has the original modulator electrical portion attached, so there is still something to check there, but I was more curious about the "FR WSS signal erratic" code I got - I checked it against the list at www.RSWsolutions.com a...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L headlights VIN: WDBEA52E7R
I need the help of one of you Benz guys. Headlights both high low beam are inop. High low beam fuses are not getting power. I traced the system until I got to the headlight control module. Any hints of how to check this module or any guidence on common problem...
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1997 Saab 9000 CS 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: YSC3D68U8V
THANKS UP FRONT FOR ANY HELP. AFTER INSTALLING A BATTERY THE ENGINE DOES NOT WANT TO IDLE IT SURGES TO THE POINT OF STALLING. AS SOON AS IT STARTS TO GET EVEN A LITTLE WARM IT RUNS FINE. I CHANGED THE COOLANT SENSOR BETWEEN 3&4 no change. i disconnected the ba...
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1981 Volkswagen Rabbit (Truck) 1.6L No Start, no fuel delivery VIN: 1V1KG0170B
Hello all. This little wabbit will not pump fuel from the tank to the engine. I have cleaned/cleared the fuel lines, replace the spin on filter, but the pump will not pull fuel when cranking the engine...with throttle open, closed, etc. I pulled the fuel line ...
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1990 Audi V8 Quattro 3.6L No Start VIN: WAUKE5446L
customer decided to not fix this one, and I can't blame him. the cost of the repair far exceeds the value of the car, but I would like to thank you all again for your advice and suggestions.
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Exterior lights VIN: WBAFB33551
This vehicle has not been fixed yet but, that's because I have not been ablt to take it to the dealer and have the module programed yet. I have to do this first then I will repost the results. I suspect there are other problem that exist with the electrical sy...
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1985 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L No Start VIN: SAJAV1342F
Sorry that this one took so long to close. This car had two problems. Mark and James were right with the water in the gas tank. I checked pressure but did not take a fuel sample. Shame on me. I took a fuel sample and about half of it was water. I drained bo...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJKD6043X
Of the six replies, a common response was to smoke test the intake to locate vacuum leaks, if any are present. Also, replies indicated that a common failure on these cars is the MAF sensor. I haven't had the car returned to the shop for any further work as the... Trouble codes: P0171 (A bank combustion too lean), P0174 (B bank combustion too lean), P1224 (Throttle control position error), P1611 (ECM CPU failure.).
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2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L no communication VIN: SALME15466
thank you all for the replies. i still have not figured this out but i am going to try the scope to look at the signals. to answer which scanners i used.. it was snapon modis, the Launch, and my blue point code reader. i do have power and ground at the dl...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 260E 2.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality
Well customer declined to have any work done. I disconnected the transmission vacuum line with no change and it was dry, so that was ruled out. I pulled the plugs and found them to have oil on them. The gaps were too small so I gapped them to specs and reinsta...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L Ride Control VIN: WDBFA76FXW
Customer did not approve service @ this time,made an app. for next week...but I need to close this request now...upon further interrogation of the customer,it had been getting worse over time..according to the wife!!! We will cannon ball the car next week! Th...
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2008 Porsche Cayenne 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1AA29P28
without HID right: [...] The part number we used are right. But I don'i know why it can not be calibrated.
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2004 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 9BWEL21J14
Ok. The car is finally fixed. When the problem originally came up, we took the car to a European specialist to have the throttle body adaptation done, he told me that the throttle body was faulty, needed replacement. I was surprised, as the car ran fine befo... Trouble codes: P2101.
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L Starting VIN: WVGCM77L94
Sorry for not closing this request right away, I wanted to wait to see if I fixed it. A couple of you guys said that these have a lot of electrical problems. I totally agree with you. Couple other said that there was software updates for a bunch of modules. St...
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2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Cem VIN: YV1SZ58D82
well got to a point were my vida subscription ran out and i was still unable to perform a successful download.after going back and forth with the vida help desk, they told me to uninstall and reinstall the entire vida program and see if that allows an eupdate....
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2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L No Start VIN: YV1CZ59265
Thanks to all who responded, Bruce [...] actually went out of his way to help. He sent me the TSB to #23-32. It basically is a relocate of the module PN [...] Harness. Gary suggested it might be warranty, but according to the Dealer it is no... Trouble codes: P291B, P291D, P291C.
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