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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT68E62
Vehicle stalled on road, can get it started but it is running very rich(fuel out tailpipe) MAF reads 0, Replaced MAF and still get a 0 reading. Also has P0261 cyl 1 injector open, P0414,P041 secondary air injection, P445,P2401 evap system codes Trouble codes: P0030, P0037, P0050, P0057, P0141, P0161
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.0L seats VIN: WDBEA50DXJ
my front seats do not move forward, no wires diagram found to check wires or signal to motor, this vehicle have amg package special edition. if anyone have the wires diagram will make my day tk.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L horn, radio VIN: WDB2100821
Hello all mercedes technicians, I have 01 210 here that I cannot for the life why i do not have any controls from the steering wheel, no horn, no radio function from steering wheel. I have swapped the complete steering wheel, instrument cluster, spiral cable,...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L a/c VIN: 4JGAB57E83
A/C blows hot air *scanned for codes=found high pressure/sensor deffective. *Replaced sensor=No change *Re-scanned for codes (none found) *manually applied power to ac compressor=still not cooling *commanded ac from scan tool= system shows its on, but still no...
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2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Mechanical VIN: YS3ED58E1Y
This turbo 4-banger blows large clouds of oil smoke intermittently - episodes occur weeks apart, the rest of the time the exhaust is smoke-free. The smoking has never occurred at startup, only after running for awhile. Now, before you all type "Turbocharger" a...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Compressor VIN: 3VWBA21CXX
A/C compressor will run for a short time after cold startup then shut off. Do not see a square wave on terminal 3 (yellow/red wire)of pressure sensor. Have replaced the pressure sensor but still have the same problem. Have tested all circuits of pressure senso...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCB21C21
Car came into the shop this morning with a hesitation when wet, sprayed the wires with water and found the #1 wire was arcing. After replacement the VW would surge and hesitate at any time, removed coil pack and found hairline cracks in the case. After road te... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random/multiple Cyl. misfire detected), P0301 (Cyl. 1 misfire), P0135 (02 Sensor B1 S1 heating circuit malfunction), P1113 (02 Sensor B1 S1 internal resistance too high intermittent)
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2005 Volvo V50 T5 2.5L Starting VIN: YV1MJ68255
Techs, vehicle was towed in for a no-start cond., symptoms are: steering wheel always locked, all dash lights (icons) DO light up with key "on", upon starting attempt there is "one" audible click only. Power door locks and interior lights inop. Message on dash...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Misfire VIN: WAULT68E62
As was suggested, I removed the valve cover on bank one and found a worn cam lobe and follower on the exhaust cam at cyl#3. Replaced cam, followers and timing belt. Car runs great. Thanks again for all your help. Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire).
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBJF25FGW
egr diaphragm leaking and causing a vac leak, also pcv hose slight leak all found with smoke test
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBRH64J22
idle improved significantly after spraying cleaner through throttle body. customer decided against putting more time into it.
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2005 Mercedes-Benz smart .8L lack power VIN: F05J215533
New turbo fixed it. The dealer stocked the part, that is often a tell tail on a part like that as well. There was no play in turbine, so that didn't help me in diagnosising. pulled pcv off and did brake stand and there was zero blow by feeding into turbo so o...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L Ignition Switch VIN: 3VWPB61H2X
Well, headache has left the building. I have to say that all of the responses were right on target if I was replacing the tumbler. No wonder I was confused. I was changing the ignition switch. These are the instructions I received for the job. Clearly they we...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWCC21C21
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED,PERFORMED CAPICITOR RUNDOWN AS SUGGESTED.FUULY CHARGED & TESTED BATTERY.SCANNED W/MODIS EURO,NO CODES.PERFORMED T/B RELEARN. CAR STLL START & DIE BUT WOULD STAY RUNNING W FAST FOOT WORK ON ACCEL. PEDAL. NOTICED SOME ERRATRIC MASS AIR ... Trouble codes: P0300, P1182.
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.8L No acceleration VIN: 3VWVH69M34
I am pretty sure I fixed the vehicle. After opening the help request I let the vehicle sit for 4 hours and tried to start it. I noticed that the engine crank very slowly. Load tested the battery and battery failed. Replaced battery and readapted the throttle b... Trouble codes: 00928 (D/S locking unit implausable signal), 00929 (P/S locking unit implausable signal), 00930 (RL locking unit implausable singal), 00931 (RR locking unit implausable signal).
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2003 Volvo XC70 X/C 2.5L Alternator VIN: YV1SZ58D41
It turned out to be a faulty aftermarket rebuilt alternator. Thanks for the assistance.
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