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2004 Audi TT 1.8L PRNDL inverted VIN: TRUTC28N94
after first rebuild, torque converter welded itself to input bushing due to poor ground. have repaired all the grounds now but the prndl is inverted. trans shifts ok through all gears. able to communicate with pcm, stores a code 18010(p1602) with NO mil on. fu... Trouble codes: 18010 (low voltage terminal 30 pin 62 at pcm)
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Mechanical VIN: SAJGX2049X
Hi Jaguar guys, this car came in rattling,found bad timing chain tensioners,replaced those changed engine oil and filter (5W30). After cold start engine makes no rattle noise when warming up you hear the chains making noise again,not as bad as before.Checked o...
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2006 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWAO1B66
Hello Fellow Techs, Owner said she started car one morning and the engine ran very rough and check engine light came on so she shut engine off and restarted.After restart,engine ran fine,engine light went out so she brought car to us for repair.Have road test... Trouble codes: P2610 (87- ECM internal engine off timer performance), P0160, P0180
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2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L oil leak VIN: SALNY22262
cam plugs keep blowing out under load we replaced cam plugs & installed cold weather update kit for crankcase breathing. Cleaned out small fixed orifices in both valve covers. Vehicle still came back with a different cam plug blown out. checked crankcase pr...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L shift valve VIN: WDB2100612
Car came in first with trans clicking. Found oil leak into Trans ECU,cleaned and repaired oil leak.This trans is still making a clicking noise from transmission when hot and in P or N.The clicking is coming from one of the shift solenoids (shift 1-2 4-5). Clic...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Water Leak VIN: WDBKK47F1Y
Hi Mercedes tech's, this one has a water leak in the passenger floor area, we had found the front cowling drains very clogged with leaves and such,we cleaned all of it out and the leak seemed to be fixed. It came back a few weeks later and is leaking again, sa...
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2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L No Start VIN: WMWRF33575
Ok i replaced the head gasket,afterwards when i turn the key the starter will not engage. When i scan it it has code 1661 ews timeout. i can go into ews with scanner it says the key is working properly and the ews module and dme module are commicating correctl... Trouble codes: P1661
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2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L dual mass fly wheel VIN: WMWMF73597
hi there i have a dual mass flywheel that seems to have alot of play. is this normal or is there a spec. can any one help me with this thank you ...
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2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L water in pump VIN: YS3FB45593
The Secondary Air Pump has gone bad because of water in the system. The air filter is damp, and there are small puddles of water in the a/f housing. Obviously water is getting into the a/f intake. Somewhere, I remember reading about a TSB concerning this probl...
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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L cam seals VIN: WAULT64B92
Thank You to all that have replied. This job was not bad, just took some time and $400.00 worth of some new tools. The soliniods that control the VVT's were not leaking, the gasket between head and plate was leaking. Some mentioned that they have seen these so...
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2004 Audi A4 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUJC68EX2
Thanks for all the help. Customer didn't want spend a dime on her daughters car. Has soon has customer was told repair was going to be more the $100 they bailed. Thanks for all the help Trouble codes: P0139, P0135, P0172, P0171, P1296.
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2005 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68E45
I want to thank everyone for taking the time to consider my problem. Yes, I smoked the intake ...NO, I did not smoke the air source system from air box to t-body. So I did and found a tear in the tube from air box to turbo. Not a very good basic diagnostic... Trouble codes: P1128 (Fuel trim B1 lean), P0171 (Fuel trim B1 lean), P0507 (Idle higher than expected), P1136 (Fuel trim B1 lean), P0101 (MAF signal implausable intermittant), P0442 (EVAP small leak).
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1988 BMW 535i 3.5L Hazzard lights and indicators VIN: WBAHD12040
Thanks for all the replies.Brad hit it on the head.The flasher unit was supposed to be in the power distribution box under the hood LH side with the fuses etc but it was missing.After reading the last reply i just happened to be doing a W O F inspection on a ...
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1976 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L No Start VIN: 1151141203
As far as we can tell the car is fixed. We will not know for sure for about another month. We went for the glow plug update kit from Duraterm.Wiring diagram a little tough to read, not very explanitory. with a little digging on the net found a site that was he...
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2005 Volvo S40 i 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1MS39065
At least for now the vehicle is fixed. We have put over a [...] on the car after cleaning the ECM and CEM connectors and pins. There was no sign of dirt or other corrosion when cleaning, but it seems to have gotten rid of my problem. Thanks for the respo...
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