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1999 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED28D7X
Vehicle came in with P0411 secondary air flow incorrect. Had some failing vacuum lines so those and the vacuum solenoid were replaced. 6 weeks later the code came back and the combi valves were replaced. The air pump can be turned on manually and it appears to... Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary aire injection incorrect flow)
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Engine VIN: WAULD54B14
I was wodering if any of our Audi experts know if an APB engine code will work on this car that has a BEL engine. Engine ran out of oil and we're replacing it. I noticed the valve covers are different (different coils). That can be easily swapped along with th...
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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L fuel gauge VIN: WAULT68E33
Fuel gauge intermittently goes below empty. Sometimes cycling the ignition switch will get it going again while at other times it will get stuck just below empty. Sensor one reads 58 ohms and sensor 2 reads 63 ohms. What are the specs for the sending units? ...
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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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1999 BMW 540i 4.4L cooling fan VIN: WBADN5336X
Customer complained of a noisy cooling fan. The fan in front of the condenser sounds like an old air raid siren when it winds up. A new fan assembly makes the same noise when the ac is on. The engine driven clutch fan operates, but may be a bit on the lazy sid...
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2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L Starting VIN: WBAVC93567
OH my God someone please help. I have this BMW 325xi, towed in.I inserted the fob and pressed start button, I heard relays activate and a click from engine compartment, tried couple of times. tapped starter and got a kick and spark. I replaced starter removing...
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2006 Porsche Cayenne Turbo 4.5L Pcv VIN: WP1AC29P76
This car has had a history of high oil consumption since about the 30K mile mark. Customer has to add about a quart every 800 miles or so. The car was in for the cracked coolant pipes on the engine this time. I noticed that there is a very high vacuum at the o...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L No Start VIN: WVWMD63B9X
Dear fellow techs, I need some help. We are working on a '99 VW Passat 2.8 DOHC and I am trying to locate the ECM Power Control Relay. I have pulled the knee panel and relay #219 is not there. I have pulled the ECM cover and only one relay is there, #373. Is ... Trouble codes: 18010 (Voltage supply to termial 30 to low.)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Cooling Fans VIN: 3VWSE69M42
This car came in with a overheating issue, turns out cooling fans were not working. Tested fans to find that they "do" work so we wnt ahead and replace the control module, fan switch on rad. And temp sensor on t-stat housing...fans still are not coming on and ...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L cam/crank seals VIN: 3VWSP69M42
We are trying to get to the bottom of an issue with the cam and crank seals for Volkswagen and Audi. According to Mitchell if the vehicle came equiped with a PTFE style seal you must replace it with a PTFE seal. The only seals listed for these vehicles by the ...
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2008 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L Radiator fan VIN: WVWHV71K68
I need some help from some VW guys. The radiator fans run anytime the engine is running. The engine management shows 48 to 53 percent duty cycle to the fan after start up, even cold. The oil temperature reads -60 degrees C at all times. This has a BPY engine. ...
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2000 Audi TT 1.8L Stuck LTFT numbers VIN: TRUTC28N2Y
We discovered the Long term fuel trims changed VERY SLOWLY!!! If we disconnected the fuel pressure regulator and drove for 10 minutes it would change only after about 5 minutes. After we discovered that, we put in the MAF again and went for a long drive. Th...
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1996 Jaguar XJS 2 2 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJNX2740T
The relay was found in a place I thought there was no likelihood of finding it. Above the battery tray is a platform with the conv. top pump and a row of relays. Right next to it is a long sheet metal panel with the mount or the deck lid gas strut attached. B...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L fuse 11 VIN: SAJDAO1D3Y
Replaced the A/C Compressor, It had a shorted compressor clutch.
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2004 Land Rover Freelander HSE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNE22204
USED CAR DEALER SENT VEHICLE BACK TO AUCTION. SORRY I DONT HAVE ANYMORE INFO. THANKS MEL Trouble codes: P0332 (Knock sensor b2 low input).
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L cooling fan VIN: WDBFA61E8M
Thanks for all of the help. I checked the connections and the wiring at the sensor but didnt find anything wrong. The customer doesnt want to spend any more money on it and it has other issues. Thanks again for the help!
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2003 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L Misfire VIN: 9BWBK61J03
Thanks to one and all for their assistance. This one is not fixed-too little information to go on, too random to pinpoint. We have now driven over 400 miles since the last incident with absolutely no recurrence of either the problem or with codes. We turned th... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple misfire), P0304 (4 Misfire), P0204 (4 injector circuit malfunction).
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2005 Volkswagen caddy 1.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WV1ZZZ2KZ5
thanks every one for your help new owner of car didnt tell car yard or us that he put some petrol into his diesel van ,this caused the belt to jump teeth due to either poor run or partial hi pressure pump seize ,starter failed due to customer cranking too long... Trouble codes: P0341.
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