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1996 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Ignition key cylinder VIN: WAUGC84A0T
Ignition key does not return from start unless you assist it. At times the key won't turn at all until you fiddle with it. If this was an GM I would be sure it was a bad key cylinder. This cylinder is dash mounted so I don't know if there might be a cable r...
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2006 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L shifter VIN: WAUAC48H76
I have an Audi here that I need some help with. It won't start, as in no crank after it gets hot. There are no codes in the trans module. When it won't start, the shift indicator won't light up on park or nuetral. The scannner shows all the other gears, but in...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD532XW
hi i have a bmw 528i 1998 with code p0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor A circuit)this engine has 1 cam only behind the oil filter ,so i change the cam sensor and clear the check engine light i start the car no problem i shut off the engine and started again the c... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor A circuit)
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2000 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4USCH3343Y
After replacing the throttle body with a new unit. Car was still doing the same thing. But was giving me an P0601 and a p0600. After looking through some tsb, seen that these cars are knowen for engine wiring harnesses. Replaced the wiring harness and now have... Trouble codes: P0505, A9 (Engine-Throttle output stage shutoff after diagn error)
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2005 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAZ3345K
This little 325i has had a problem for some time with the DM-TL setting a code as noted (P1449) The previous shop basically told them "take it somewhere else." I'm up for a challenge so I started checking archives, tsb's etc. then started taking it apart so I ... Trouble codes: P1449
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2005 BMW 545i 4.4L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANB33575
car came in for stall/no start/no crank intermittently. no dme codes when it runs. trans codes are 5140 and 5149, havent been able to find any literature/flow charts on those codes. after a long idle warm up or after a short 10 min drive it will cut out for a ... Trouble codes: 5140 (engine controll message missing), 5149 (power module message missing)
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Pressure Control Solinoid VIN: SALME114X4
The reason for this post is two fold, 1. MOD doesn't provide much useful information on this vehicle. 2. The problem is very intermittent. A scan check showed it has a code stored for a pressure control solinoid electrical problem. The customer is going to bri...
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1975 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Cuts out VIN: 107.044-12
Hi guys, Car was towed in as a no start, engine dose crank, car had been in storage for past year. found no fuel pump operation, located a faulty fuel injection relay, now fuel pump runs and car will start, however it is intermitent and you can hear the fuel p...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Speedo VIN: WDB2110652
the speedo needle gets to 90kph then stickes,come to a halt,needle drops down 1mm at a time,goes click click till drops down to zero,check needle operation with das,it says to replace cluster unit,my question is will a cluster from another car plug in and play...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L No Start VIN: 4JGBF71E77
We are trying to locate the fuel pump control module in this vehicle. It is equipped with a DVD system and the module is not found where ALLDATA indicates it should be.
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L cooling fans VIN: 3VWCF21C8Y
This car came in friday with no a/c. I had replaced the cooling fans 2 weeks ago, because the larger one was inop intermently. Friday when I checked the system I found the 30A fuse was blowen. I installed a fuse holder bypassing the fuse block. The fuse still ...
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L 5th To 4th VIN: 3VWBM331Y5
This bug up & down shift really good in the city.but on high way when slowing down looking at scanner from 6th to 5th ok but from 5th to 4th it kick so bad sometime i think tranny is gonna come down.feels like it skip 4th & just jump in 3rd but not sure,from 3...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL TDI 1.9L no reverse VIN: VWVRR61J55
This vehicle was brought to us with a no reverse problem.We first drained and filled the trans with the correct type of ATF which was dirty and smelled bad. Then the trans was drained again and refilled this time with a quart of Lucas ATF additive,the trans di...
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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L electronic suspension VIN: SAJWA71074
Good day to you all. I did not get a lot of infos from IATN techs ,but anything that meant a lot to us . the working pressure of the system is from 120 -200 PSI that depends on how good is the air compressor .We rig up the plumbing to hook up to the distributi...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L steering angle sensor VIN: 4JGAB57E63
I would like to thank all of you for the help and suggestions,they have been of a grate help.I spoke to the tech that did the diagnostic and told him to hook up the scaner to check for reedings of the steering angle sensor when turning the steering fully from...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Stall VIN: 3VWTG69M21
Thank you to all those who sent me helpful replies. Suggestions centered on the throttle body assembly, and the possible need to re-initialize it with a Euro scan tool, the mass air sensor, and a crank sensor that might fail when hot. I weighed whether or no...
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2006 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEV71K26
Thanks to all the reply, I send the car to the dealer due to recall campaign,. Trouble codes: P310B.
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