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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Immobilizer VIN: WAUED64B31
This audi has been repossed, towed and door unlocked with lockout tools before arrivng, we received copy of title and ordered key from audi, with the key we reset alarm from drivers door but key icon is flashing indicating that immbolizer is engaged, have vag ...
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2004 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L temperature VIN: WAUCD64B74
Thanks in advance!!! Customer came in with a/c compressor hot wired to a switch. istalled relay and control head (DTC 00769 fan for internal temp sensor) would take about 5 minutes for compressor to start working and to blow cold. Cust just called, now it take...
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L fuse 37 VIN: WBACD4325T
ok we have this 96 bmw that blows fuse 37 every time you turn on the lights. checked all bulbs in rear (ok) checked tail lamp assy (ok) checked wiring and not getting a clear diagram as to what wire goes where with this sys. it does have the check control modu...
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2007 BMW 328i 3.0L Mirror Glass Tilt VIN: WBAVC53597
Hello BMW Techs: This drivers mirror angles tilt up and tilt in (enough)isn't working for the original own anymore and we did change the mirror motor because of the complaint, with no luck! We have seen this issue before on other E90 series vehicles but never ...
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 L 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: SAJHX6249V
Engine shuts off/cuts out at times. Starts right up after stalling. slight buck at times. New crank sensor installed. Fuel pressure good when stalls. Scoped injectors and not loosing signal. Primary pulse at all coils cuts out when it stalls. Swapped engine co...
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2001 Jaguar XKR 4.0L Starting VIN: SAJDA42B81
First Jag ever touched by me so I hope some jag guys can give me some direction. This car was brought to me in pieces from a buddy of mine who rebuilds wrecks. I have put the engine in and I am unable to get it to crank over. I do not have any info on how to t...
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L no acell VIN: WDBBA45A9C
need some direction on this one, not very familiar with kjetronic, i have info describing operation of components but would like a starting point to help eliminate wasted time. car starts and idles fine any throttle input and bogs down (feels like its running ...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Instument Panel Illumination VIN: WDBHA28E1V
Unable to backprobe due to connector configuration, don't want to pierce insulation if possible to avoid.
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1988 Rolls Royce muslanne 412CID exspansion valve VIN: SCBZS02B8J
Hello, and help! I have a Bentley that was previously converted from 12 to 134 that came in with the AC inop. I found no freon in the system and fixed the leak at the conversion fitting. I have a manual on disk, but the AC section is missing. I put 2 pounds in...
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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21VX1
Car came in with bad idle but ran. Pulled code's P0341,P1473,P0171,P1225,P1226,P1227,P1228,P1451,P1421. Found Vac line cut by belt replaced it cleared codes car's Idle is good but the code for leak pump come's rite up removed pump tested pump is cool found TS... Trouble codes: P1473 (EVAP Leak Pump open), P0341 (Camshaft position), P0171 (Bank 1 too lean), P1225 (Injector Cyl 1 Short to Ground), P1226 (Inj 2), P1227 (Inj)
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2000 Volvo V40 1.9L Vvt VIN: YV1VW2552Y
This car had a bad oil leak from the exhaust cam VVT sprocket and so I purchased the tools to lock the engine in position to do it properly. One question I have is that the original VVT unit had a mark on the sprocket to line up with the upper timing cover but...
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2006 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L Hood Release VIN: YV1TS59226
hood release problem
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1998 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L Calipers VIN: WAUED28D3W
First and foremost I would like to thanks everyone for all the responses. The answers I received were all very helpfull. I read all the responses and used a combination of all the answers. I ended up borrowing a Vacula power bleeder and bleeding the R/f calipe...
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2003 Audi S8 4.2L No Start VIN: WAUGU44D83
Thanks to all that sent help but, once I started talking to the customer and explaining possibilities, he told me he had just had the fuel pump replaced at an Audi Dealership 6 months ago. So I buttoned the car back up and he went on his merry way. Trouble codes: 17548 (P01140 Cat), 16705 (p0321), 17978 (p1570), 16544 (p0160).
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L ABS Control VIN: WDBUF82J24
Thanks to all who replied. we spoke with our local MB dealer and they immeadiately confirmed what all of you had suggested was the problem. They did not replace the SBC module at this time but upgraded it's software with a notion that the module/pump is still ...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L Charging VIN: WDBUF56J76
Thank you for all the replies. Customer running out of patient since car has been sit here for a couple days. She may possible take it [...] dealer since we don't have further recommendations. Will update the repair status if she bring it back.
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Abs, Psm VIN: WP1AB29P84
Thank you for replying. The customer called to decline repairs today. So i don't have a fix but i did learn some useful information that i can pass on. not porsche specific, this will work for diagnosing other communication issues. if you take your oscillo...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Radio code VIN: WVWFE83A6T
Thanks everyone... I guess my local dealer doesnt do free radio codes. Mike sent me the code and after messing around trying to find the right buttons to push. I found it was Seek and the left scan button. I did have to leave the car on for morethan an hour ...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L no/hard start VIN: WVWAK73C76
Thanks, it was the evap cannister purge solenoid. Dealer had it in stock,pt # [...]. Refilled tank to the full mark and it did not flood.
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