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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Cooling Systems VIN: WAUML44E54
This car the fans stay on after the key is turned off i did find tsb for wire under buy the alt hits the alt but this car is good temp sensor is working ok i dont want to replace the fan mod unless i am sure it is about 900 hundred dollers thanks for the help
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3332X
Hope some one can lead me in the wright way this car blongs to a freind she failed inspation for check engine light on ihere are the codes po441 and p1624 i dodnt know much about bmw i would like to know what these codes mean and if i should tell her to go to ... Trouble codes: P0441, P1624
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAV33451
I have good fuel control on B2S1 & no added fuel trims yet I get a reoccuring p1193 for max trim on post cat sensor B2. no exhaust leaks & repaired harness to B2S2 for intermit. signal. Have checked Mitchell & Identifix for more info but I cant find an explina... Trouble codes: P1193
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2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Dash area VIN: SAJJA42C0Y
Hello IATN Members; I got this Jaguar with a loud rattle/squeak sound on center of dash area while all the time. Please advise. TX Jp
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2003 Land Rover Discovery HSE 4.6L Diplay illumination VIN: SALTP16473
The climate control diplay illumination, not the button illumination or dash illumination flickers. Bypassed wiring straight from Rheostat on supply and ground, no change. Tried 2 used rheostats no change. Tried diplay from know good car, still flickers. Our d...
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1973 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L fuel sender VIN: 107044-12-
Very early car, fuel level sender is no longer available. PA speedo says they can't fix it. Part no. is 107-542-00-04 up to chassis 009072, newer is available, just not the earlier one. Anyone know of someone that could fix it? Thank you. Terry.
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L Oil Pressure VIN: WDBGA32E4P
This Benz came in with a low oil pressure complaint - needle drops to zero at idle but comes up off idle. Engine sounds ok. Confirmed pressure gauge was correct by using a mechanical gauge. The oil was lighter oil (5W30) so we changed it and noted that the fil...
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1998 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Dlc VIN: 3VWFA81H6W
We have a 1998 Golf GL that came in with the Check Engine Light On. Problem is I am unable to communicate with the car throught the DLC (used 3 different scanners). Tested signals at DLC connector, Battery Voltage & Grounds good, but found Pin.#7 K-wire ~ ECM-...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCK21C21
freeze frame data fuel sys closed loop load 29.411% ect 129 deg f shrtft1 (3) 2% longft1(3) 6% rpm 2320 vss 41 mph this is all the info I can get on generic obdII Trouble codes: P0170
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWSP69MX2
I have this 2002 Jetta TDI, If the car sits for a while it will loose fuel prime and no start. If you pull a vacuum on the return line it will prime and run perfect. replaced all filters, fuel shut off solenoid, and inspected every inch of line from the pickup...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L dome light VIN: 3VWCK21C83
This is my wife's car, gotta keep those women happy! The dome light and alarm is inop with the driver's door open, both OK with passenger door open. Is the switch located in the door latch? Is this a common problem? Or is there a common problem with broken wir...
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2004 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS61T24
Engine spped and cam sensor have been repl. With factory parts still malfunctions at times the park indicator in dim goes to a dash mark instead of a p like communication with ecm/tcm is gone but there is never a can communication code in any module except bcm... Trouble codes: 3000 (Cam position sensor faulty), 990F, 310A, 640A, 640F
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2007 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WAUDF28EX7
Hey everyone - the vehicle is fixed (to the best of my knowledge.) I replaced both of the relays under the ECM in the underhood fusebox. The "Engine Compartment Power Supply Relay" feeds all of those components (except the intake motor.) I've driven the vehicl... Trouble codes: P0642, P0444, P0033, P0243, P1573, P2400.
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1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L abs ground fault VIN: SALTY1248X
the problem was the ground between the ECU and connector behind the right front kick panel.If you checked the resistance between the plug and ground the resistance was ok but with a scanner their was a problem with the ECU ground reference voltage compared to ...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire VIN: WVWMA23B6Y
well there were some good replies but i didnt reach a good conclusion. The car lot is sending it back to the auction. Compression was fine cold and hot. I suspect a bad connection somewhere in the coil wiring or maybe fuel injector. not sure if the seconda... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303.
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L Suspension VIN: WVGEM77L74
THANKS FOR THE HELP RALPH HIT IT ON THE HEAD THE CONECTOR AT THE RIGHT REAR SHOCK WAS CAROTED WHEN YOU TURN THE KEY ON IT LOOKS FOR THE SENSOR IF IT DOSE NOT SEE IT SETS THE CODE IF YOU CLEAR IT THE CODE WILL NOT RETURN TILL YOU TURN THE KEY OFF THEN BACK ON
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSK69M44
almost all replies said that the fuel pump relay powers the fuel injector fuse. ordered a fuel pump relay and installed. i did check for power at the fuse with key on but still no power so i tried to start it and it fired right off. so not to confuse anyone wh... Trouble codes: P0261, P0267, P0264, P0445, P0037, P0141.
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2002 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L ignition switch VIN: YV1TS91D52
We unfortunately had to farm this vehicle out to another shop with a better European scan tool. They had came to the conclusion that every time this vehicle was acting up it was loosing communication with TCM as I suspected. So we gave the vehicle back to th...
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2004 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Steering Return VIN: YV1C291H44
WILL LIKE MIKE AND HARRY SAID GO WITH OEM. WHICH WE DID REALIGNED ALL IS GOOD. NOTICE WITH AFTERMARKET ARMS THAT THE REAR BUSHING WAS ONLY MOUNTED IN 2 SPOTS ON THE RUBBER MOUNT WHERE THE OEM ONES WERE A FULL RUBBER BUSHING. LIVE AND LEARN, THIS ONE IS A LOSE...
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