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1999 Audi A4 1.8L air bag system VIN: WVABB28D2X
Hi Audi Techs, We have an '99 a4 here that has the airbag light on. I scanned the vehicle with our vag-com unit and almost every code posible except for system deployed codes. client states the light came on while driving. The codes are 01213 belt tensioner ...
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2003 BMW 530i 3.0L Engine VIN: WBADT63413
Customer had last oil change done with me in 7/10. 6000 miles later, customer has had to add oil a couple of times due to message appearing on dash board. Basic checks started by looking at TSB's and removing spark plugs. Plugs are original but look as though ...
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2005 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV33475
After replacing the head gasket the check engine light comes on after the second start up. Check the codes with snap on scanner: reads 2767 camshaft position sensor 2 signal time. When checking code global reads p1318. I scope the camshaft sensor and i see a s... Trouble codes: 2767 (camshaft position sensor 2 signal time), P1318
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2007 BMW 750Li 4.8L shut off every 5 min VIN: WBAHN83597
Hi Fellow, This 750LI has issue with fuel nozzle keep shut off after 5 min while filled up gasoline at any gas station. So customer has to hold the fill up nozzle by hand to keep it filled up. Is there any known issue with those 750LI tank ventilation and what...
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1994 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L Ft Brakes
The boss bought a This vehicle to sell. Brakes worked fine yet the the L/F sensor showed the linings were low. He retracted the pistons w/o opening the bleeders and now the front system will not build pressure. He did push the pedal all the way to the floor to...
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1977 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith II 6.7L no power VIN: LRF31101LR
This old beast was sitting in a garage for a few years, the customer was driving it and taking care of it but let it sit up. The fuel was dried up in the carburetors so we ordered parts from the dealer and rebuilt the carburetors, changed the fuel, fuel filter...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No 3-4 shift, slips on take off. VIN: 3VWSA29M4Y
So now this car slips on a take off. Will not go into 4th gear. If I shift manually transmission does not slip but will still not go into 4th. Sometimes will throw check engine light on. Codes are 00281 VSS No Signal (g68), 00652 Gear Monitoring Not a Plausibl...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTH63B61
Hi folks. Well, this VW Passat is becoming a regular visitor to the shop. I did a heater core last year, then a timing belt, then cam cover leaks. All was fine for 5,000 miles up to February 16th when it arrived on a roll-back for a 'No Start'. Heavy snow ... Trouble codes: P0130 (O2 Sensor Circuit Bank1 - Sensor1 Malfunction . Intermittent), P0150 (02 Sensor Circuit Malfunction- Bank 2 Sensor I . Intermittent.)
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWAC63B81
Vehicle has extended crank @ times. When vehicle won't start no spark is there @ coil. Replaced 4 coils with coils from dealer(bulletin WG/WG00(USA), Date of issue:Apr2004). Problem still there. No other complaints, just extended crank (over 20 seconds). Sems ... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353, P0354, P0341
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRT71K16
Hello everyone, I have a volkswagen that is becoming a problem child. I am getting these egr codes and I am at a loss of thoughts on this one. The customer is describing a misfire condition and the check engine light is on. I think this vehicle may have an int... Trouble codes: 00103, 00102, P0403 (p0407-), P0407
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2003 Volvo C70 2.4L starting system VIN: YV1NC63D04
So here it goes, I have never experienced this problem with the car in the shop, but it occasionally will not start. It cranks fine, sounds fine and has NO smell of excessive gas. Sometimes after 3-4-5 times of trying to start it, it will start and run flawles...
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2001 Audi S4 2.7L No Start VIN: WAURD68D91
the fix was, customer chipped the pcm for more horse power,so after unhook bettery we have to go thru a procedure like turn key on push cruise control botton 7 times key off key on again wait 5 seconds than crank.thank to all that enswer me. Trouble codes: P1650.
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2005 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Hydraulic System VIN: SAJWA51A45
You guys were great - many of you suggested adjusting the push rod in the brake booster. JTIS (Jag's factory repair CD) doesn't show this procedure and neither does Alldata but there really is an adjustment and it really worked! I hope this tech-help request...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz G500 5.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WDCYR49E42
Sorry i got side tracked from this project. The customer uses premium fuel. i will try and clean the fuel lines, test the O2 sensor, then finally will reset the misfire monitor and look for software updates. hopefully this will work, if it does, i will post... Trouble codes: P0305, P0306, P0307, P0308.
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1981 Volkswagen Rabbit (Truck) 1.6L No Start, no fuel delivery VIN: 1V1KG0170B
Well, folks, this little VeeDub is alive again! Thanks to a LOT of VERY GOOD responses from fellow techs! This may take a while to explain: After clearing the fuel lines by removing and plugging the return hose and blowing low pressure air through the tank, a...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L instrument cluster VIN: 3VWCC21C5X
Sorry it has taken so long to close this but it took forever to find a good used cluster. The good news is that the used cluster has taken care of the problem. Speedo, oil pressure light and temp light are all working properly so far. Thank you to all that res...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L 1,2,3,4,5 VIN: 3VWSR69M14
first of all thanks everybody who took time to help me on this car, I really appreciate that. ok this is what happened. when I first got the I used OBD2 scanner, which gave me only P2637, after research after research, I decide to take another shop, they scann...
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1990 Volvo 240 DL 2.3L Power steering VIN: YV1AA885XL
I'm listed this as "Fixed" but with an explanation. The customer admitted that he thought the steering was "a little" stiff before he brougt it to us and that it did indeed improve dramatically after our service. I was set off balance since I thought something...
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