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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68E43
I have a strange one here. The SAI will not pass readiness. The soleniod works suppling 16 in vacuum to the kombi-valve. Kombi opens and flows. SAI pump is quiet and blows strong. The problem is the flow is reading too high instead of too low. If I bleed off s... Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary Air/ incorrect flow detected)
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2007 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WAUDF28EX7
Hey everyone. I've got an Audi A4 in the shop that seems possessed by the devil. Vehicle came in yesterday running just fine, but with the CEL illuminated. I pulled codes from it and got the following: P3137 P2004 P0642 P0444 P0033 P0243 P1573 P2400 P2295 P0... Trouble codes: P0642, P0444, P0033, P0243, P1573, P2400
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2007 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDV74F67
BVJ eingine. Regular client, serviced regularly. as described at idle and just above mil on and flashing, drive the car and the counters drop, light goes out and it's smooth under accel/load/cruise. Come to an idle/stop and RUFF! The lights on, counters are up... Trouble codes: P0014, P0300, P0301, P0302, P0304, P0303
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2001 BMW M5 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSDE93461
Hi guys need help mil is on used verus pull these listed above. Couldn't find any info on alldata for 143 i don't even if the rest of the code discription is correct given by verus. Try to get generic codes. Only code i got is p0128 i guess that's 105. Help pl... Trouble codes: 143 (Ecu box fan), 105 (Coolant temp plausible sig), 144 (O2 bank 1), 145 (O2 bank2), 175 (Fuel trim bank2), 174 (Fuel trim bank 1)
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1971 Jaguar XKE 5.3L 3-2 shift
This car came in with no passing gear/kickdown shifting resent. Both the low speed kickdown, triggered by vacuum drop when the throttle is preessed at speeds consistent with town driving, and the high speed kickdown, triggered by a solenoid switch insi...
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: SAJEA01U03
Keep in mind this is a new used car for a customer that bought the vehicle in this condition, so I have no history of when/what symptoms started. Vehicle was brought in with restricted performance light on, rough idle condition, and a rubbed through radiator h... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean), P0175 (Bank 2 rich), P0300 (Random / and cyl2 cyl4 cyl6 cyl8), P0102 (Mass air flow), P0112 (Coolant temp low), P0420 (Catalyst efficiency)
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2007 Jaguar XKR 4.2L wont crank VIN: SAJWA44CX7
car came in for a thermostat. after repairing car it sat in the shop for a few days. took it for a test drive and parked it. went back and car will not crank or start. when we hit the starter button it just shuts the dash off. We replaced battery since it was ...
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1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L abs ground fault VIN: SALTY1248X
When this car first came in the rear air suspension was collapsed and would not stay up unless you jammed the raise button in with a toothpick.We found the ground connection in the left kick panel was loose and this took care of the air suspension problems but...
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2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.0L false readings
Customer stated that the fuel guage reads either full or emepty found that the front fuel tank sender is malfuctioning, problem is there is only one opening and it's 3 feet from the sender, call the dealer and the parts guy said the techs reachinside the tank ...
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2002 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L Misfire VIN: WV2NB47042
Have this 02 Eurovan that has intermittent misfires only cylinders 3 and 5. (This is acutally one of three or four we work on that sets the same faults at times and wonder if they all have related problems?) The ONLY times the misfires occur is on cold start a...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVMPD63B53
Hi techs, i couldn't find test for code p2181 on mitchell on demand,anybody seen or fix this code?also i'm getting lean code,no intake leak,i'm leaning on maf.btw i'm using generic scan.slight throtle the maf goes 10 gram the st -11 b1s1 o2 is not on the data ... Trouble codes: P0171, P2181 (Cooling system performance)
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2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRL71K19
Hi Y'all I have this 09 Jetta diesel with a CBEA engine in it. It came in with codes in it, see below. The customer stated that the car was running funny then later would not start. The customer had thought they put the wrong fuel in it. This is not so. I pu... Trouble codes: P1006, P020A, P1004, P1007
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2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hard Start VIN: YV1SZ58D11
Hi everyone, and thanks in advance for your input. We have an unusual problem that has us pulling our hair out. First, a little background. We are a used car dealer/garage that specializes in Volvos. We did a rear crank seal and spark plugs on this car just ...
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2004 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Steering Return VIN: YV1C291H44
Need help. Volvo came from body shop with light hit to l/front. (fender bumper-door repair) Car returned to customer, customer returned stating a knocking noise in the front end on turning and bumps. Our diagnosis found that the inner rack bushing had alot of ...
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2009 Audi A3 Quattro 2.0L Service Reminder VIN: WAUKF68P49
Hi There. The Audi has not come back yet. I had a 2009 Jetta in the shop today and tried resetting the Service Reminder on that. I went to adaptation in the Instrument Cluster. Went to Channel 2 and changed the 1 to a 0. It worked. Thanks to all that help...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBRF64J61
Thank You iATN members. The Benz had a loose connection in the back of the relay box in the trunk. I cleaned and repaired the contacts and all works well. Once again thank you all! Brad
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L shifter VIN: WDBNG75J61
Excellent replies, please read them, apparently a very common problem. One replie mentions a person who is machining an aluminum piece for this. pleas read post for the fix. this is just for the archieves. thanks to all.
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L fans VIN: WVGCM67L14
Hi all.. thank you so much for your help. i really appreciate it. im sorry i don't have any fancy fix for you but it turns out that a connector was not plugged back together all the way for the cooling fan. fans went off immediately and customer has not com...
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2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Engine VIN: WVWAK73C97
Thanks to those that replied to my help request - Many of you correctly identified the crankcase breather system as the problem - I could not believe the noise I was hearing was air being sucked into the crankcase past the rear main seal, but sure enough when ...
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2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1SZ58D82
Ok, I appreciate all of the good information. The reason that when I would plug the BCM in the network would go down is because we had a low voltage. The BCM was not the culprit. I performed my original checks again because having low voltage I was suspect of ...
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2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1SZ58D12
Turns out the CEM died. I replaced the CEM and downloaded the software and everything came back alive. Looks like the CEM died during the confirm process of the TCM download because when I checked the current software for the TCM, the Upgrade was installed. ... Trouble codes: P1630.
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