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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L No Start VIN: TRUWC28N11
Good morning, we have a 2001 audi tt quattro that was towed into the shop with a no start condition (engine cranks, but no fire or fuel). On initial inspection there is no communication with the engine control module. We were able to retrieve several codes thr... Trouble codes: 00778 (Steering angle sensor), 01314 (No comunication with engine control module)
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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L Odometer VIN: WBAHD6321S
This car has an aftermarket radio installed and "CODE?" is on the IC display. I need to get state inspections done but I don't know what the current mileage is because of the displayed "CODE?" message.
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L Safety VIN: WBAAM5331Y
OK, I have a 2000 BMW 328I Auto, I am using a Autel AA101 Scan Tool, It is suppose to be able to read Airbag Codes from BMWs but it is not linking, so I can't get the code for my Airbag light being on, and I also have the Traction Control light on, but I am no...
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2001 BMW 750iL 5.4L Edc VIN: WBAGJ03441
Hi ! I apologize in advance for the vague nature of this post. I have no information, not even trouble code definitions. The ride of the rear suspension is rough, like its in sport mode ( not like bad hydraulic accumulators ) and these are the EDC codes i came...
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L ABS module/ wheel sensor VIN: 5UXFB33563
Hello group, this BMW came to us with ABS/DSC and brake light on the dash "ON". We get code #47 and the code won't clear. I am not sure what code #47 means. Is this code #47 the same as Code #C0047 (Brake Booster Pressure Sensor)? We removed the ABS control mo...
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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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2006 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Chassie measurments VIN: N25RG49291
We require the chassie measurements for the XJ350 alloy body so the panel shop we are using can repair a car with slight frontal impact.The car is on the chassie bed and they dont have the correct details. The only panel shop in New Zealand want us to ship the...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L obd1 VIN: WDBEA34E7R
quick question guys - is there a way to check codes on this obd1 mercedes, the check engine light is on and don't have a scanner to do obd1 on this benz. thanks guys in advance
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2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF52H56
Vehicle came in for a check engine light right after service. Inspected vehicle and found everything connected. Scanned and found code 2188 and 2190. (P0172 and P0175) Inspected for vacuum leaks. None present. Has seen MAF sensor cause the lean codes but have... Trouble codes: 2188 (Rich limit bank 1), 2190 (Richlimit bank 2)
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2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L No Start VIN: WMWMF33587
customer said vehicle was stalled out (manual trans) by an inexperienced driver. and would not restart. Pulled a 2968 code, intake camshaft sensor, replaced camshaft sensor with a new one from the dealer and the fouled out spark plugs. Vehicle has fuel and fir... Trouble codes: 2968 (inlet camshaft sensor)
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSC29M1X
This 99 jetta won't start after I replaced the heater core. The job went pretty smoothely, but now it cranks but won't start, the check engine light never comes on, and it stores codes p0725, p1850, and p1857. All fuses are good. The anti-theft sensor ring tha...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Stop Engine Now Light VIN: WVWAC63B01
I need some more ideas. I have a "01 Passat GLS that is KICKING our butts. Good customer had cam seals leaks up front so because it was getting close to 100,000mi. we went ahead and replaced the timing belt, tensioner, water pump, and cam and crank seals. Also...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Linkage VIN: 3VWCK211Y1
The transmission model is 09G or also called a TF-60SN. The unit was stripped for OH and upon reassembly there is a small part that cannot be identified. It appears to be something associated with the internal linkage but I have been unable to find an exploded...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Misfire VIN: 3VWRR69M64
VW tech's i need help please! Deisel 1.9 . Runs rough and has huge amounts of exhaust coming out of the butterfly flap where the intercooler hose hooks up on manifold, that's the passenger side, right by the timing belt cover. It sounds like a machine gun goin... Trouble codes: 16791 (Egr sensor circuit b low), 16683 (Turbo underboost)
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L compressor VIN: 2D4GP44LX5
This compressor will not engage most of the time. At the relay #3 under the dash I have voltage at term 30, ground at 31. Volattge from AC switch at term 15, and approximate 10 volts on wire from J220 computer. Putting 12 volts to term 87 will engage the compr...
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2009 Volkswagen Eos lux 2.0L top and seat
i try to diagnostic the problem for inoperation of top and both front seat in this eos the vehicle is not repair is wrecked the costumer want the top and seat work for sell the car wrecked.i cant scan top and seat...no communication when i scan the other syste...
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1990 Volvo 740 GL 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1FA8855L
This is a 1990 Volvo 740 GL Wagon with the Rexix/Regina system. Customer had intermittent no start problem which has turned into full time no start problem. There is no spark and no injector pulse. A check of codes revealed only a code for the cold start injec...
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2002 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Engine Block VIN: YV1RS58D12
Car cam in with coolant smoke out tail pipe. Pulled plugs and had an obvious coolant leak into # 5. Pulled head and inspected. Has a crack in aluminum between cylinder sleeves. Will this cause a problem with a new gasket sealing?. It does not seem like enough ...
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2006 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L No Start VIN: WAUDG74F26
Diesel fuel in tank, took out rear seat cusion to drain tank,changed filter and flushed lines up to high pressure pump,car started and all pressure readings are normal,car drove fine,smoking stoped after a couple of miles. Customer swears they did not put die...
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1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1745R
Apparently there have been a lot of other hands in the vehicle, adding to that it's from a small car dealer that did not want to pay for any time to troubleshoot I literally pushed this car out. Hank you fro all the help. Although IATN did not fix this one, th... Trouble codes: 33 (injector drive circuit).
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2004 Land Rover Discovery S 4.6L air ride VIN: SALTR19494
This one was easier to fix than first thought. It was very easy to remove the clips and the line on the rear air spring and remove them for inspection. Aired them up and sprayed them with soapy water and there was the leaky bag. Replaced with OE parts and fixe...
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2004 Land Rover Freelander HSE 2.5L MIL Lamp on, loss of power VIN: SALNE22254
removed all timing covers to inspect valve timing, everything was dead on!!! performed smoke test, no leaks was found. spark plugs are new. checked injector resistance, all ok... checked coil resistance, all ok. advised customer to take vehicle to dealer for p... Trouble codes: P0303, P0305.
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2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L Wipers VIN: 1G8AL52F86
thanks for all the help this one turned out to be the wiper relays having bad contacts intermittently causing it not to work.thanks
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1996 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L oil pressure VIN: WDBFA76FXT
Thank you again for all the replies. We decided to remove the oil pan and inspect for signs of internal damage. What we found is a rather telling amount of fine to course metal powder. The oil was also full of fine particals (looked like molten metal). We deci...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L key chime VIN: WDBNG70J32
Well once the customer found out I was going to charge him to check it out, and was unsure of the out come, he was not as motivated, and never got back to me to set a time. I am sure that it started with the original coding of the cluster, and what the car is ...
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2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Vibration VIN: 3VWDC21V6Y
Alleged fix! Customer took car to VW dealer and they told her that the jerking on accelleration and the vibration or bouncing was because the clutch was slipping. I knew the clutch was getting worn but I never experienced anything like that. Well she is bringi...
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Electronic VIN: WVGZC67L54
The car is fixed. The problem was a broken yellow wire at the harness connector on the transmission. It was the lowest of the three connectors which are rectangular in shape. The yellow wire is right on the bottom of the connector and was obviously pulled tigh...
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion 1.8L head gasket VIN: WVWBD63B65
Thanks to all that replied I did pull the head back off and sent back to machine shop, The head was leaking around the valve seat, they sent head to atlanta and they were able to repair head took them several days I put the head back on and all is good now. I ...
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS TDI 1.9L Mechanical VIN: 3VWCR31C25
SEVERAL OF YOU GUYS WERE DEAD ON THE MONEY. WE REMOVED DUAL MASS FLYWHEEL. WE COULD ROTATE FLYWHEEL AGAINST THE SPRINGS. THE SPLINED HUB IN THE CENTER OF THE FLYWHEEL WE COULD MOVE AROUND. I TOOK THE FLYWHEEL TO THE LOCAL DEALER STILL NOT CONVINCED THAT THIS W...
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