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2002 Audi S6 Avant 4.2L a/c compressor VIN: WAUXU64B52
Dont work on alot of these but i find myself navigating pretty good through these audi/vw's. I have a audi with no a/c clutch operation. it has electronic climate control. i find that i have no ground signal coming from the climate control head to the relay. i...
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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L no gear at all VIN: WBAGN63423
now does the same thing , when warm does not go in gear .no codes
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2006 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA13586
check engine light on has 1 code P1191 EC O2 sensor Bank 2 before cat converter trimming What does this mean? Do not have the info on it thanks you Dick [...] Trouble codes: P1191 (EC O2 sensor Bank 2 before cat.), 236 (BMW code for same above)
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2006 BMW 330xi 3.0L 4x4 VIN: WBAVD335X6
The idrive box shows the 4X4 ! symbol with thw service symbol. also the traction light is on ( triangle with a circle and last the brake light is on. The only thing so far we saw the brake sensor cable broken and yet to fix.(just saw that). otherwise we have c...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51C72
Car came in as a no start had no fuel pressure we replaced the fuel pump it then ran fine one week later no start again fuel no pressure again or varying pressure up and down down to 10 psi we installed another pump and it starts up fine after a few seconds th... Trouble codes: P0191
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1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Noise VIN: WDBLK65G9X
I have this mercedes that has a "humming" noise after it is driven for a short while. It starts making the noise at light cruise (30 mph) and then after it gets good and warm it will make it at idle. Some times it will not make it at all. The noise was coming ...
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L mil VIN: 3VWBF61C1W
ichanged the t belt and it would not start i didnt lock the pump pin all the way in and it moved a little i fixed that i gave the car back no it returned with code p1248 on my quick code checker i need with this car bad plz thanx in advance
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2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L cam timing VIN: YV1TS94D1Y
Help me out volvo techs, had to put a vvt unit on the intake side cam, i think my cam some how got out of sink(turned) on me and dont think i have the vvt unit in the right spot did the whole alldata procedure for installing and removing belt,marked all my cam...
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Reduced Performance VIN: YV1RS58D71
When driving down the city streets the car slows to around 10 mph and the dash indicated Reduced performance. You have to turn the car off to get it to reset and then you are good to go until the next time. During normal operation the car has a slight hesitat...
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2006 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS59226
This vehicle came in on 04/11/2011 with cutting out and lack of accelleration. We found codes ECM925C---THROTTLE VALVE SIGNAL TOO HIGH DTC IS FOUND ACTIVE. ECM120C---AIR MASS SIGNAL TOO HIGH DTC IS FOUND NOT ACTIVE. ECM9200---THROTTLE POSITION (TP) SENSOR FAU...
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L Safety VIN: WBAAM5331Y
Thank you for all your replies, I have ordered a different connector so that I can read the codes, and I am waiting for the part.
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Eas VIN: SALPV1644Y
Thanks for all the help. Sorry I'm such a dummy. It was the thermal switch in the compressor. When this switch opens it interupts the ground to terminal 16 at the EAS ECU so the ecu shuts off power to the comp. relay. Its very simple to test. The large 4 term....
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2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L No Start VIN: WMWMF33587
the fix for this vehicle was timing had jumped 3 teeth off. Reapaired and all is well now. Thanks for all the replies Trouble codes: 2968 (inlet camshaft sensor).
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B91
The problem turned out to be the timing chain tensioner was deffective. Replaced the tensioner and chain and that solved the problem. Thank you very much for yor help! Trouble codes: P0011.
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWRH63B11
I really didnt do anything other then remove the LDP, test and reinstall it so even though the light is still off I am calling it "not fixed" for now. The replies can be summed up like this: 1)purge valves much more common than LDP assemblies. 2)tap test purge... Trouble codes: P0442.
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Misfire VIN: 3VWRR69M64
Thanks gents for all your help. Cam lobe wore off due to oil starvation. Customer is going to have head rebuilt with cam as a kit for approx $1500 vs new at $3000,i left the decition in his hands, not mine !! Thankyou. Trouble codes: 16791 (Egr sensor circuit b low), 16683 (Turbo underboost).
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