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2001 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUML54D71
Vehicle has had 2 new factory MAFs. All readings for testing mass air flow are in spec by book. Car seems to run good. We have inspected the wires and connectors best as possible with out pulling car apart. Any input would be help full. Trouble codes: P0101, 17549 (Load Caculation Cross check implausible P1141)
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2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Engine VIN: WA1YD64B83
Customer complains of coolant leaking gone through 3/4 gallon in 150 miles. Every once in a while get a cloud of supposably white smoke. Very intermitant. Any help would be great...
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2001 BMW Z3 Roadster 3.0L gauges VIN: WBACN33411
Low mileage BMW Z3 comes in with fuel gauge inop. eep2 code registering on display where odometer normally is, scan gauge cluster using launch x-431. code set for gauge cluster can bus. after reading archives decided to install new cluster, and somewhere durin...
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2004 BMW 530i 3.0L Ignition VIN: WBANA73534
Vehicle died while driving.Had terminal 15 output 3 code in security system. Terminal 15 output 3 had 1.1-1.2v all others had battery voltage. Tried another key. same result tried aligning the modules. same result Also had battery monitoring failure code, re...
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2005 BMW 745Li 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGN635XD
Dear fellow bmw tech customer parked his car and after few hours, his car will crank but not start,tow truck driver add fuel thinking car was out of fuel, while cranking battery went dead, and they try to jump start the car with no luck to start the car. Car w... Trouble codes: 2F44, 2F45, 2F80
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2008 BMW 328xi 3.0L engine VIN: WBAVC93518
-Car came in for oil leak issues. Oil was changed by pep boys 3 weeks ago. I see no problems with that. I had to pressure wash, an oil mess everywhere. We cleaned more in the bays, road tested to verify our leaks. I have an 100% large oil leak from: #1 bell ho...
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1996 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJMX6346T
Hello this Jaguar keeps setting a p0336 code and goes into limp in mode.I have checked continuity to ecm for crank and rpm sensors. After clearing the code when the car is idling the engine will rev freely to red line. If I select any gear it will set code and... Trouble codes: P0336
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L turn signals VIN: SALMF11404
Hello Fellow Techs, The turnsignal indicators on the dash don't light up when using both left and right turnsignals.All turnsignal lamps function correctly.I checked bulbs,all fuses and grounds for the instrument pack. Wiring schematic shows led's for the in...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBPJ75J11
To all Techs, I have a 2001 Mercedes CL500 that does not upshift. The transmission is stuck in 2nd gear at all time. The engine is running normally but the MIL is on. The code is P2037 which is related to the CAN BUS from the ETC. I do not believe there is a ... Trouble codes: P0600 (Serial Data Link Fault generic OBDII), P2037 (CAN message from ETC control unit), C1511 (Control module incorrectly coded ESP system), C1024 (CAN-EGS ESP system), C1027 (CAN EIS ETC ABC system)
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRA81H2W
Hi guys. This car makes my brain hurt. Compression, timing, injector pulse, spark all good or present. Vehicle continually sets vag code 16725, po341 cam sensor signal inplausible. Verus graph of sensor signal good. Current across two outer pins of dist. conne... Trouble codes: P0341
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1992 Audi 100 2.8L No Start VIN: WAVAJ54A2N
Well guys, cars fixed. Replaced the ECU located under the glove box. After my last update I recheck my fuel pump relay. My ground kept clicking. Would stay grounded ever. Put a ground to the fuel pump relay and car started right up. Ordered the ECU and it work...
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2003 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 3.0L No Symptoms VIN: WAUVT68E73
Thanks for the help everyone but the customers needs their vehicle. We have tried a new ECM and TCM and the check engine light comes on right away without any codes in the TCM. Vehicle runs and drives just fine so we are going put this on the back burner for...
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2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJJA42C7Y
Thanks to all who responded. Briam from Cali provided the correct part number and the fix was all of 15 minutes. I replaced the cartridge [...] and the pipe. Cleared the codes and all was well for about 30 miles and the MIL light came back on and P0171 ... Trouble codes: P0171 (p0174-), P0174.
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2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L camera & glove box VIN: SALMF15416
Well the camera thing I may pass on. But I was able to pry the glove box door open. I rem0ved the side panel and other things in order to try to look at the latch system. I was able to get the latch out and I could see that the cable release outer housing unsn...
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L fuel guage VIN: WMWRC33413
I would like to thank the three guys that helped, it turned out to be a defective fuel sender right out of the box imagine that. On the day we put it we could of used a little more time to recheck with the old if we had re cleared the codes from the new bad ...
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2007 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3ED49G57
Thank you to those who took the time to reply. Alot of you suggested that the CKP could cause this and similar problems, as I was running short on ideas I tried one. It was not the problem. finally I put all the facts together; Cranking HZ of MAF was 1500Hz, t...
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2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRL71K19
Well this one is fixed. There is a long story to this fix. As I originally posted this car came in not starting at all. I replaced the RPM sensor in the trans housing and the car started but clattered and would not restart hot soak. I replaced the injectors on... Trouble codes: P1006, P020A, P1004, P1007.
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2003 Volvo S40 1.9L Cam Reset Valve VIN: YV1VS27513
Thanks again for all the help reguarding this vehicle. As it ended up, it did need more than just the valve as some of you had suggested. It ended up needing the whole vvt gear and timing belt etc. I took the advice of several of you who wrote in and, because ...
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2007 Volvo S60 R 2.5L engine light on VIN: YV1RH59237
As Jim from NJ pointed out that he had the same problem & he swapped out the voltage regulator from the old alternator We were suprised as we had installed a Bosch reman. alternator 2 times & both had the same problem. Anyway we have made Bosch aware of this ...
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