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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L fuel system VIN: WAULD64BX3
Hi Fellows, After the tech replacing timing belt with cam seals, He aligned with the cam & crank with proper tools and it fix perfectly. The engine keep cranking without running. There's no fuel injector puls,so we thought it timing is out of alignment. Both v...
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L Vent Temp VIN: WBAET37472
This car came in for not cooling. Temp from vents was as hot as outside air, which in sc is pretty hot. I felt the lo side line and it was cool but nowhere near cold. So i evac'd and recharged system with correct amount of refrigerant. It was about .75 lbs low...
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2005 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L power steering column VIN: 5UXFA53593
Hello iatn im ASking for a second opinion today on a 2003 bmw X5 whos power steering column is inop from the stak and the memory selection switch on the side of the seat. I scaned for codes(none).Worked the switch and watched the scan tool and it looked good.T...
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1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L door locks VIN: SAJKD6047X
thanks in advance for any help or any advice. This Jag, the info on the dash says the passenger door is open. When I put the scanner it shows that the door switch is working correctly, for this and all the other doors. When you try to lock the door manualy all...
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2002 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Misfire VIN: SAJDA01N32
this one looked obvious i replace both #1 and #2 coils, all the spark plugs and cleaned the throttle chamber put it all ;back together same thing the check engine flashes on accel which i would expect i suspect the injector and/or coil driver in ecm, my questi... Trouble codes: P0302
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBJF25FGW
after fixing the fuel leak, I retest the engine idle quality and found rough idle present only when engine is warm, when a/c is on idle OK, and in gear idle OK, rough idle only with no loads, check for vac leaks, found o ring at egr leaking, replace o ring and...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ml270 2.7L radio VIN: WDC1631132
hi,can any tech get a security code for a becker radio s/n [...],thanks ,its just to hard to get to dealer here,
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Me-SFI VIN: WDBRF61J32
Car was towed in with no crank/start from another shop. Found battery to be near dead. Installed test battery. Ran quick test with AL. Many codes set due to other shop testing and from dead battery. Found with key on that engine fan runs at full speed. Dash li...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L power steering VIN: WDBRF52HX6
Hello everyone Im having problems with MB C230 steering.I frist got this car with the complaint hard steering and smoke from under the hood. I first check the fluid(its was a little low and smelled burnt)Then i checked for leaks(none found,but it looked like s...
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2002 Opel OMEGA B 2.0L Engine VIN: WOLOVBM69Y
We also check the compression and it's all good!
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1987 Porsche 944 2.5L oil VIN: WP0AB0945H
This 944 originaly came in with a blown upper radiator hose. it was apparent that it had been mixing oil in the cooling system for a while due to a bad head gasket. all hoses were soft. I replaced all of them. The engine had not been overheated according to th...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMD63B2X
VW Gurus, I need your help. We have plugged every crank case leak that this car has. The car is over fueling for some reason. If you clear the codes, The short term fuel trim is -23 at idle and fluctuates on the road. The long term fuel trim will creep up to a... Trouble codes: P1129 (Bank 1 fuel trim too rich), P1127 (Bank 2 fuel trim too rich)
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L Cuts out VIN: 3VWSE69M53
Complaint, the vehicle cuts out for 2-3 seconds only @ 1/8 tank of fuel at cruise on freeway. Connected dvom to fuel pump and fuel pressure gauge. When problem occurs pump can be heard running 13.2v steady to pump. Pressure drops to near zero. Back to normal a...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L 2-1 Shift VIN: WVWWH63B73
Hello, this vehicle has a harsher than normal 2-1 downshift. I initially dropped the pan on this wagon to physically check all of the solenoids, I am no tranny expert, but here at the used car dealership where I work I see enough used VW's/Audi's to know that ...
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2003 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L Misfire VIN: 9BWBK61J03
Vehicle came in several weeks ago with a check engine light, listed codes, and the complaint of a severe loss of power. Owner described the power loss as feeling like a misfire of one, possibly two cylinders. We were unable to duplicate the symptom in approx. ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple misfire), P0304 (4 Misfire), P0204 (4 injector circuit malfunction)
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2002 Volvo V70 AWD 2.4L timing belt and everything surrounding VIN: YV1SJ58D72
Car came in for it's 10K mile oil change, the car sees very little in terms of maintenance. Worse still, we live on an island so most cars see 5-6 miles per drive cycle, day in and day out. There was lots of oil under engine, most coming from timing cover area...
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2004 Volvo V70 2.5T AWD 2.5L Alarm VIN: YVISW61T84
Hello all! We have this 04 V70 with an alarm issue: About 5 minutes after locking the doors with the remote, the emergency flashers start blinking, and a minute or 2 after that, you can hear a very faint alarm sound. After about 5 minutes of that, they quit. W...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: SAJHX1246W
Thanks for the replies. While driving the vehicle more & monitoring O2 sensor voltages & fuel trims the right bank seemed to fall in line even though it had flagged the P-0172 Rich fault but B2S1 almost flatlined at low voltage. I smoke tested the intake & onl... Trouble codes: P0172 (System too rich Bank 1), P0174 (System too lean Bank 2), P0151 (O2 Sensor circuit low voltage Bank 2 sensor 1).
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2004 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Cooling Fans VIN: WMWRE334X4
RECHECKED MODIS INFO AND FOUND HVAC PRESSURE READINGS. THE REFRIGERANT PRESSURE READINGS ON MODIS WENT LOWER WHEN THE A/C COMPRESSOR WAS ENGAGED ALTHOUGH MY GAUGE READINGS WERE FOR THE HIGH SIDE WENT DOWN. THE CUSTOMER HAS PICKED UP THE VEHICLE AND WAS GOING ...
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2006 Other European Cont 6.0L Service ligh VIN: SCBBR53W76
Vag scanner worked. You guys are great!!! Thanks
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1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: WP0CB2969L
The conclusion of this 911 is the DME was at fault. The client was from out of town and is taking home for now. If I have any usefull info to post after this I will add it to the replies. Thanks to all.
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