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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WAUDH28D6Y
Hello to all Audi specialists. I work in a shop with mostley japanese and domestic vehicles. I have a customer here with an audi heater hose coupling broken.I have no information on shop key regarding whats involved in replacing hoses. Can anyone who has had t...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L door acuators VIN: WBAGJ8326W
thanks in advance for any help I replaced the footwell flap motor, ventilation flap motor, defrost flap motor and stratification flap motor all on the right side of this bmw due to trouble codes 5,1,3,7 the old motors would still move but set codes right away....
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAAM3342U
TPS voltage on the scan tools do not move until 4000RPM (parked in shop) About 1/4-1/2 inch of pedal travel. I am sure the numbers and the percentage should move instantly. Does anyone have one in the shop to compare? Thanks. Rick
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH834X1
P0102 will set every second key cycle when cleared. Voltages at mass air flow look good and mass air flow meter has been replaced. I thought maybe someone here might be able to help...thanks Trouble codes: P0102 (Air Mass Min Values Fail Rationality Check)
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2007 BMW Z4 Roadster 3.0si 3.0L Blower VIN: 4USBU535X7
Hello all, Customer is complaining about no blower speed change from her heater after the dealer replace the battery. Only code I have been able to pull was a FF code (Energy saving mode activated). I have not been able to find any information for this in Al...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDB2030612
Hi all.. We have a Merc c240 will intermittently hesitate in the engine ,flash on the engine light and then bring on esp warning on dash after. Almost like some one turned off the key for a split second. Other times the engine fan will come on full speed then ...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 3.5L timming VIN: WDBWK56F36
car came in with 1208 and 1200 codes constant adjustment of can right bank. yes it was a wore out ballance shaft gear replaced everything put back in car and it showed left cam corolation out of sinc on both cams so i pulled it back out and to my suprise it wa...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz C280 4Matic 3.0L Steering VIN: WDBRF92J46
Hi Mercedes guys I have C280 with a low speed shudder from the Transfer Case. Also the steering gets very tight at moderate speeds but feels ok at a stop. My question is should I do the flush procedure on the T case or replace the unit. Also Has anyone out the...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz ML320 CDI 3.0L Hesitation
hi all. thanks in advance. I am limited to proprietary information on Mercedes. codes 912D;glowlamp, and code 9023;passenger seat belt. the SRS light is on, which is the 9023. I was told to change the passenger seat belt latch, as they get dirty and set this...
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2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L Convertible VIN: YS3DD78H2Y
The car came into our shop from a used car sales facility. The used car place attempted to get the top to operate and found the convertible to be leaking when operated. We received the car and the top was totally inopt. I went along with diagnosis and found on...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63BX1
This car came in for a lean code, checked for vacuum leaks many many many times. Can't seem to find any. Lean code in the computer but car runs fine. Fuel trim was +10 at idle and upwards of 30+ while under load/accelerating. Replaced the MAF sensor and fuel t...
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Pressure Monitor VIN: WVGBC77L44
Hi every body, i need help, i have a vw touareg with the tire pressure monitor light always on, accessed data from the tire sensors, there is no communication between the tire pressure sensors and the tire pressure module, most likly batteries are dead on the ...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L ac system VIN: WVWAK93C16
Hi VW Expert Ladies and Gents, Need some advice. This Passat is at proper freon levels. It has a low side of 45-50 and a high of 150-155 and 60 to 62 degrees at center vent (won't get it done in Florida heat) at idle. Even at 3000 rpm pressures only change sli...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L False Warning VIN: WVWAK73C86
We received this vehicle which needed an engine replacement. After replacing engine, we noticed that when the replacement engine was revved to 2k RPMS or more we would get a warning light indicating low oil pressure and telling us to stop the engine. We checke...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L Misfire VIN: WDBUF56J36
Sorry for late closing, forgot Odd things noticed on this vehicle, if manually shift gears miss fire dosent occur, if leave in drive under load will miss then shut off injector, customer took to dealer for further repairs, have yet heard what they found. Thank... Trouble codes: P0306.
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L compressor VIN: 2D4GP44LX5
The short reply is that a AC cut out relay fixed the vehicle. I still am not sure how the circuit works.I took the gamble and replaced the relay due to replies stating it is a common problem. One correction on my help request- The pressure switch is F129, I i...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Hesitation VIN: WVWEK73C06
Customer has not Givin authorization yet for repair So I am closing this request But it seems like the flap motor needs to be replaced.The Computer was reflashed with the new information already. I thank everybody for there replies. Trouble codes: P0642 (Senseo reference voltage A Circuit low), P2004 (Intake manifold runner control Stuck open bank 1).
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2009 Volkswagen Routan SEL 4.0L Suspension VIN: 2VHW54X19R
Thanks for the replies. I have not heard back from the cutomers yet. They were trying to make the dealership that they bought it from repair it. The only helpful tip was that there may be an axle shaft binding. I hope that I'll get to update this with some use...
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L blower VIN: YV1VS29531
Yes blower and resistor did it. Customer admits to changing radio fuse. This must have been why the retainer was loose. Thanks
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2004 Volvo V40 1.9L No Start, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VW27534
I dont know how we all missed the bullentine No 21-21 from 8/15/05. Volvo had a bad batch of intake valves that year that caused this.The heads of the valves errode and cause a lack of valve clearance.Mine was early enought that when the valve warmed up and e... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl 4 misfire).
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