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2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L leveling VIN: WA1YD64B23
Car was broght in , they just moved into tyhe area, no dealer support in reno now. The complaint is over night it will drop on the driver side if left in position #1, but will stay up in position #2. I found it will drop down over night in ny position. Checked...
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2004 Audi S4 4.2L Electronic VIN: WAUPL68E04
a/c will not work after car is parked in the hot sun if i bring the car in the shop and let it cool down every thing works fine on cooler days every thing works fine its only inop after sitting parked in the hot sun
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Door Locks VIN: WAULT58E84
Hello Group: this A4 sedan has inopole drivers Door & front passenger door lock. the drivers door lock will lock & unlock with the key. the passenger lock is unlocked & cannot be locked at all (no key cylinder in pass. door) the electronic key fobs both operat...
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2006 Audi A3 2.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUHF78P66
there are 3 more codes 00257 mass air flow sensor implausible signal p0101 no signal intermittent. 00400 fuel pressure sensor circuit malfunction p0190 intermittent 00768 random multiple cyl misfire p0300 not a plausible signal signal intermittent. There are s... Trouble codes: 04759 (pressure drop betweenturbo and throttle valve p1297), 00833 (cam pos. sensor implausible sgnal p0341 intermittent), 01618 (sensor ref. voltageb to low p0652 intermitent), 00665 (boost presure reg. control range not reached p0299), 08487 (accel. postion sensor 2 signal to low p2127 intermittent), 00802 (engine speed sensor no signal p0322 communication intermittent)
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: WBADDT3340
vehicle is using one quart of oil every 300 miles ,, plugs are rich ,, no codes
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2004 BMW 745i 4.4L Blower motor VIN: WBAGL63414
Hi I have this bmw with the blower motor not working have power and ground to the blower resistor ok on the white wire which is the control wire what should the voltage be at high speed and at low speeds cant find anything in alldata to check the resistor. tha...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF55F4V
MB dealer replaced ecm for air injection fault. 50 miles after veh picked up, cel came back on...P0325, #1 knock sensor faulty. replaced sensor with oem VDO sensor. replaced 2nd sensor and wiring harness at next visit with cel. next visit sent to dealer could'... Trouble codes: P0410 (secondary air injection malf. FIXED), P1453 (secondary air pump relay K40. FIXED), P0325 (component a16/1 is faulty. knock sensor 1), P0330 (component a16/2 is faulty. knock sensor 2)
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63B2X
Hi fellow techs: Im stumped. Got this cylender #1 misfire. The first thing I did was to swap the coil from #1 to #2 cylender. Did this and still have P0301. Put a new plug in and still have P0301. Switched injectors from #1 to #2 and still have cylender # 1 m... Trouble codes: P0301 (cylender 1 misfire)
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Blower motor VIN: 3VWCS21C41
This vehicle belongs to a regular customer and came in initially on a complaint of poor cooling from the HVAC system. After pressure testing the system, I found that the low side pressure was high (60psi) and the high side pressure was low (125psi). I determin...
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2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 2.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 9BWPH61J62
Vehicle first came to us towed in, not starting, found no fuel pressure (no codes) - replaced fuel pump assembly and fuel filter. Vehicle started and ran ok on test drive. Vehicle was towed in a week later stalled while driving, no check engine light. Fuel pre...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Compressor VIN: WVWAE63B95
Although system is full of refridgerant, will not come on when requested. Cannot locate a fuse or relay for compressor. Aware VW has had fuse issues related to A/C system operation. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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1988 Volvo 760 GLE 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YV1GA8749J
I need some major help with this one. I have almost no experience working with Volvo's. This car came in for a no start. After testing I came to the conclusion it was the hall effect sensor in the distributer. Got that replaced and the vehicle now starts, but ...
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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Shift Interlock VIN: WAULT68E92
Replaced transmission control module and vehicle is repaired. Thanks to all that replied.
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2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L navigation VIN: WBAGN63492
purchased fiber optic loop from bmw for testing puposes, removed connectors from affected control units one by one and used loop to patch fiber optic system. nav unit bad. thanks for the info
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L servomotor installation VIN: WBAVB13506
Thank you very much for the help. like most of you suggested the motor will reset itself leaving the ignition on (engine off) for a few seconds. And like Mark suggested I installed it without turning the allen screw. Car idles fine, no poblems. Thanks again
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2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJJA42C1Y
Thanks for the responses!!! I checked everything related to the cylinder including compression, running compresion, leak down, swapped injectors, coils, checked coil & fuel injector waveforms. When the CEL comes on for a misfire the car is running fine. At thi... Trouble codes: P0307.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Horn VIN: WDBJF65J61
First of all, thanks to all those who replied. I sent the cluster back to BBA after they agreed the horn signal did go through cluster. Got it back and plugged in...horn works now. Now if they had just fixed the inop Check Engine warning light...AGGGGGGGGGGGGh...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L door warning,door lock,lights,gauge, VIN: 4JGBB75E76
unfortunatly i have not found the problem with this car and the customer feels she should not have pay us for the repairs to her car and ofcourse she was told she would be charged and that any reinbursment to her would have to come from the previous shop. car ...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L rear hatch VIN: 4JGBF71E08
thanks for the responses. still waiting for the customer to return the car so we can go further. I will keep you update if / when she returns. thanks for your time!
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2005 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Mechanical VIN: WP1ZZZ9PZ5
Sorry for the delay, thought I had closed this one. The starter has to be removed to take off the converter bolts. The starter is under the inlet manifold. On this particular vehicle, the coolant was filling up the inlet manifold and the coolant was leaking ou...
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