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2004 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1YD64B84
This thing keeps resetting heater performance/warmup codes. Both sensors are new. I have seen a slow warmup on a pre-cat sensor, though. My question is whether or not the pre-cat sensor can affect the post-cat code, and/or if there have been any PCM issues wit... Trouble codes: P0036 (H02s heater b1s2), P0141 (Ho2s heater b1s2)
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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Caliper VIN: WAUML44EX4
Hi to all, I think I screwed up. A simple pad and rotor replacement on an A8 and now I can't get the pistons back inn. I had removed the rotors and pads and found out you must use a scan tool to release parking brake in order to push pistons back inn.Well I di...
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1993 BMW 325i 2.5L Stall VIN: WBACB4315P
Runs good, shifts fine. When hot, in drive, ac on, it will stall like torque convertor coming on. Will not do this with ac off. In revers with ac on no problem. In drive with ac on, idle up a little with foot and no stall.I also found a code 26 for battery vol... Trouble codes: 100 (gear monitor), 20 (speed signal), 40 (pressure regulator), 54 (ground mag), 22 (trans oil temp sen)
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L Misfire VIN: WBAET37412
car has a missfire on number 2 sparkplug. Plug was changed and coil swapped for another coil. Still has same code and missfire. any help you offer would be appreciated Thank you Clint Trouble codes: P1345
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Electronic VIN: 5UXFB33553
Blower motor and final stage resistor replaced. Motor will still not work. Having connected the battery now the ignition warning lights and radio will not work
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Air suspension VIN: 5UXFB53524
Car came in with inactive suspension light on, we ran some test Autologic, Ran suspension up and down a few times, now will not come back up, pump will run for about 10 sec and shut off and then bleed, it will run like this all the time key out of igntion 24 -...
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2004 BMW X3 2.5i 2.5L front drive shaft
Hello folks, I am working on this x3 the front drive shaft has a u/joint gone in it. thought it was going to be an easy drive shaft replacement, easy to change but not easy on the wallet After receiving the drive shaft from bmw they said the front output flan...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01P71
Hi guys having trouble with this Jag. It came in with code P0065. Checked the mode 6 data and had cyl #1 and #4 misfire. Removed coils and found oil in spark plug tubes. Replaced the valve cover gaskets, spark plugs and coil boots. Customer came back in three ... Trouble codes: P0065 (Air Assisted Fuel Injection)
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on, VIN: WVWPH63B72
VW Non Continuous Monitors: "PIDs and component descriptions" is my question: why can't I get this info locally? Seems like only the dealer OEM scanner has the answer. Using Generic scanner for non conitinous monitors shows the test id $05 component $07 failed...
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2005 Volkswagen caddy 1.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WV1ZZZ2KZ5
car towed in from used car yard.was told running well until battery went flat .they fitted another battery car ran poor & towed into work shop.after checking fault codes on 5052 ,p0341 camshaft implausable signal ,we checked cam timing & found out one tooth .r... Trouble codes: P0341
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1981 Volvo 245 DL 2.1L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: YV1AX4556B
ok volvo guys i need help. The vehicle dies when starting some times. idle is very low and at full throttle it wont go more than 3 miles per hour ? cam timing is right on! pulled the cat no change. checked ignition timing spec is 8 plus or minus 2 degrees. Fou...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Charging VIN: WBAGH83451
THANKS FOR THE HELP. IN THE ABSENCE OF A CLEAR ALTERNATOR TEST PROCRDURE FOR THE ENTIRE SYSTEM ,I DECIDED TO TAKE A SHOT AT REPLACING THE ALTERNATOR. THIS TURNED OUT TO BE THE FIX AND THE SYSTEM CHARGES CORRECTLY NOW.
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2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L compressor VIN: WDBRF52H86
It was the front SAM module. The dealer had 5 in stock.
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2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Electronic
well, it was unanimous. Everyone said to let it go. This is what I did. thanks all for saving me the headache.
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L cooling fans VIN: 3VWCF21C8Y
Thanks for everyone's fast respones. All of you were right on the money. The fans were pulling too many amps. I had to replace them with other aftermarket units but, they were only pulling a combined total amprage of 18amps. I was just over thinking the sy...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WVWWH63B43
Hi Group Thanks to the quick reponce. I'm a one man bussy shop, worked on to many things at the same time, lesson learned. The cooling system bleeding is confusing at all data, but I double checked and found the hose bled it all good know. The upper pinch bo...
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2003 Volvo V70 2.4L Air bag LF seat VIN: YW1SW61TX3
Thanks to those that helped with this repair. We did use the Autologic tool to do a reflash of the module. This cured the light and all functions are now working normally. Using the Autologic required a call to their tech support people to make sure we were ch...
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2005 Volvo V50 T5 2.5L Starting VIN: YV1MJ68255
Thanks to everyone that replied. Customer took vehicle to dealer & they replaced the steering column module. Thanks again.
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