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2004 Audi A4 1.8L front wheels VIN: WAUAC48H34
Hello iatn friends today im fighting a 04 audi A4 with a tick noise you can only hear windows down driving real slow mosly like parking lot driving. The tick is from the front wheels and i can get it to do it on a lift i started removing the tires,rotors,brake...
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2006 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L No Start VIN: WAUDG74F26
Customer was driving the car then all of a sudden she had no acceleration she pulled over and car died and would not start.We have no codes,good spark,fuel tank pump spec is 6 bar and we have 4.9. is it too low? seemed to have good volume and the pressure hold...
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Electronic VIN: WBAFB33591
Vehicle displays "trans fail safe program". Hooked up modis and checked for transmissions codes and got "151 can:brake signal" .checked global obd11 and got no codes.can not find info for this code. Customer does not have any driveablity complaints.please help...
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2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L reverse VIN: 5UXFB33542
Customer complaint: CUSTOMER IS SEEING WARNING SIGNS IN DASH ABOUT THE TRANSMISSION PROGRAMMING.WHEN CUSTOMER IS DRIVING 5MPH OR SO (LIKE THROUGH A PARKING LOT) OR WHEN DRIVING IN REVERSE THE CAR WILL GO INTO FAILSAFE MODE. VEHICLE DRIVES GREAT AT HIGHWAY SPEE...
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2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L cooling fan VIN: WBAEK720X0
Hello and thanks for taking the time to read this. I have a cooling fan failer and unable to test system.the fault code is "279d engine fan". The cooling fan dose not run and the engine will overheat if left running. We have had to remove strip and clean the ...
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2005 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Aux Cooling Fan VIN: WBABW53465
BMW Techs, please help! 2005 E46 330Ci. Body Shop referral. All has been repaired between the headlamps. Everything working, including the Auxiliary Cooling / Condenser fan. Every time I start the car the cooling fan comes on full speed and runs continuously, ...
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2006 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Electronic VIN: 5UXFA13576
4X4 light comes on along with ABS/DSC light. When we scan it comes up with code 5F3A - Transfer Case internal. It also had steering angle sensor code which cleared after realignment.Fluid is a little low - no leaks - does not smell burnt.You can hear servomoto...
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2000 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L No Crank VIN: SAJDA24C6Y
no signal to starter relay my question can it be a bad alarm module or Pcm? has anyone run acroos this problem tnx. I have to codes but I can only see gloval OBD II codes. Help!!
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1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L slips fwd under load VIN: 1070441205
at this point we want to try a used good correct for our trans valve body
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2003 Porsche Boxster Roadster S 3.2L Mechanical VIN: WP0CB29823
The engine in this car has a high frequency noise coming from the front of the engine that comes in at 2800 rpm and goes away at 3200 rpm. The noise seem to be coming from the housing at the very front of the engine at the center. I'm not sure what this assemb...
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2003 Volvo XC70 X/C 2.5L rear differential VIN: YV1SZ59H53
Good morning Volvo techs.I have this 03 xc70 that when I accelerate hard there is almost what I would describe as a chattering noise at the rear wheels.If I put 2 wheels in gravel and 2 wheels on pavement it is worse then the rear wheels disengage completely.I...
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1990 Jaguar XJS 5.3L No power VIN: SAJNW4847L
Well finally got the new-used module yesterday-Tuesday 4-26, Joseph [...] informed me that the ignition modules were on the radiator core support and to swap the plugs. We swaped the plugs and the spark followed, Installed the new module and all is well except ...
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1998 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Accessory Belt
The idler pulley was the problem- replacement pulley is steel and original unit is plastique. Just enough smaller diameter on 'update' part to make 7pk2325 belt fit. A person needs steel pulley tensioner with steel pulley idler to make this belt fit.(Cedric; I...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBFA66E6M
Despite desperately wanting to fix this car I have not yet been able to. The customer has decided to take it to the dealership. I am rather certain it will need a fuel distributer. I received some tips about checking the micro switches , eha valve, and further... Trouble codes: 7 (It has been said this code related to the crank sensor however I could use some clarity on this).
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1975 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L Suspension VIN: 1152028450
Thanks for all the help-as I stated we lubed up the front torsion bar grease fittings-it did not seem to make much difference at the time however after not hearing from the owner I called him and he said the noise has went away-I can only assume that the greas...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCP21CX3
Well this one is finally repaired. When I repaired it I was sure it was repaired properly because I drove it several days with cold starts in morning going perfect. I gave it back to the customer and he has driven it 2 weeks; all is good he said when I talked ... Trouble codes: P0670 (Glow Plug Module Control Circuit).
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1994 Volvo 960 2.9L Transmission VIN: YV1KS9517R
I cleared the tranny code and had the car when it was cold and the tranny would function normally for a bit. Drove it about 5 minutes and then it started slipping as expected and the tranny mode lights started flashing. Rechecked codes and got same speedo code...
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1999 Volvo S70 2.4L no monitor set VIN: YV1LS55A2X
well thanks to all of your help this vehicled has passed emmissions. a special thanks to those who suggested changing the thermostat. I disconnected and shorted the pos and neg terms for about 15 minutes then drove the hell out of it with 3 key cycles. was ...
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