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1986 Audi Coupe GT 2.2L No power to compressor VIN: WAUBD0859G
I have a full charge but no power to compressor. Looking for either the low pressure switch or A/C clutch control unit location or both would be preferred. I have scoured Alldata and Mitchel and searched the internet but have come up empty. I want to check inp...
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2001 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Stall VIN: WAUML54D31
to audi tech this car came in no fuel psi we checked power and ground to pump it was ok we replaced fuel pump car started up ran four 1 hour custamer picked up ran for about 3 hours he called car quit we whent to pick it up put 1 gallen gas startet up drove it...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L tranny VIN: WBADD6324V
Good evening to all.Sorry for being lacking in info but Im hoping you guys can help.My Boss picked up this BMW and loves driving it but is getting anoyed with this issue.Problem is tranny will not upshift unless you manualy shift thru the gears (@ aroung the n...
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2006 BMW M5 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSNB93596
I cannot seem to find explaination of this DTC (2789). Also has ambient temp sensor [...], sensor tests good to me .8 volts at 80' F.,up to 2.2V. with "choke " cooler blowing on it,(approx.45'F.). New temp sensor only changesd by .1 V. I believe rough road ... Trouble codes: 2789 (Detection rough road), 278A
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1990 Jaguar XJS 5.3L No power VIN: SAJNW4847L
Trying to do my good deed and it's not cooperating,Engine is getting no spark to pass side bank. Nothing from coil,I switched wires from upper to lower coil and I then have spark.I do have power and ground at both coils but I am not geting a signal/flash at th...
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2005 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Air Temp VIN: SAJWAO1UX5
Help can seen to get the right info on this car. Can"t get cold air for drivers side vents i recharged a/c check all the door motors, that i could find with alldata info any help...thanks bob
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2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L compressor VIN: SALAA25405
Good morning! I was hoping some of you land rover techs could shed a little light on this a/c system. This is a clutchless compressor system that seems to have the symptoms of a compressor going out or a blockage in the condensor. We haven't seen many of these...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L oil pressure VIN: WDBFA76FXT
I have been tring to determan weather this v12 has any flaws in the oiling system that may cause oil pressure loss. When this vehicle came in the valve train was makeing alot of noise. On inspection of oil pressure it was found to be low, 35 psi cold. When war...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Srs VIN: WDBNG70J81
SRS light on, Code B1871-Ignition Circuit 12 and resets as soon as vehicle is restarted. I accessed the archives of a 2001 CL500 for a B1867-Ign Circuit 8 code that I worked on last year & had recieved some specific info for that code, the drivers door airbag,...
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1997 Saab 900 SE 2.5L No Start VIN: YS3DF35N7V
Thank you for your help I just installed a fuel pump in this vehicle. The pump runs but I have no fuel flow. I removed the tank and pump again and could see nothing incorrect except that the well has no fuel in it. I had put about 6 gals of fuel in it after in...
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1975 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L Suspension VIN: 1152028450
This beetle has a very loud squeaking noise in the front suspension.It does not squeak when bouncing the suspension evenly-like bouncing the front end from the center of the bumper-only when rocking the front end side to side-I grab the open door and rock the ...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWRH63B11
smoke tested until smoke came out filter at leak detection pump (LDP). Pinched off line to filter and could not find any smoke. Switched to presure check and ball drops to zero leak and stays there even after 5 minutes. I removed LDP and ohm tested as stated i... Trouble codes: P0442
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion 2.8L Engine VIN: WVWAH63B21
Vehicle was towed with a no start, upon inspection we found timing belt teeth all torn, timing belt did not brake but most of the teeth were gone, water pump pulley locked , and other tensioners not working,.continiue to check crankshaft ,crank rotates with no...
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2010 Audi A 4 2.0L Oil Level VIN: WAUWFAFLOA
Dave hit the nail right on the head. The first problem I found was that I was attempting to reset the oil life/level system without the hood being open. Second, our ShopKey did not have the bulletin Dave mentioned so I got it from the shop next door using thei...
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Rear self-levelling VIN: WBAFB33531
Gantlemen, I want to thank you all very much for your very helpful replies. Indeed, I wish I had Autologic, or a GT-1 as I had when at the dealership, so I could not only read the data, but reset when done. I have also spoken with several other long-time BM...
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1959 Fiat 600 .6L turn signals
Thanks everyone for the replies. I got the diagram I needed. It seems to have a intermittent issue as it started working again. This is a low priority car so I haven't torn into it yet. On a side note this is not your normal fiat, it is powered by a 1914cc vw ...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L cooling system VIN: JT8VK13TXN
You all are very helpfull... Thankyou. The head gasket was leaking equally on all 4 cylinders to the water jackets under load. We felt out the rough torque setting on all head bolts before removal (to see that we hadn't missed one on installation)... all w...
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start, Hesitation VIN: YV1T397D2X
AFTER CHECKING INTAKE HOSES FOR CRACKS AND CHECKING VARIABLE VALVE TIMING SENSOR WITH NO PROBLEMS FOUND.DECIDED TO REMOVE TIMING COVER AND REMOVE AND INSPECT LOWER CRANKSHAFT GEAR AND FOUND SPLINES TO BE MISSING WHERE IS SLIDES ONTO CRANKSHAFT.REPLACED CRANKSH... Trouble codes: P0011 (Camshaft position a timing over advance).
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