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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L pump VIN: WAUZL64B0Y
I have had issues in the past with audi power steering pumps making noise. this one was really bad and needed a pump. I replaced it when I did the timing belt. It was quiet when it left but, the customer said that it still makes noise. I did re-clamp the hoses...
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2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN63404
These codes have come on with the check engine light illuminated. The owner has to pass the emission test for state inspection and it has failed. We have tried to look up these codes on mitchell but with no success. Any forsight from anyone, would be great in ... Trouble codes: 272C, 272D, 28D7, 28D5
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L red light on rear view mirror is flashing red VIN: SALME11423
some times i turn off truck lock door and go inside a store come out and all 4 flasher lights are blinking and red light on rear view mirror is flashing also use ket to unlock doors and it stops does not do it unless vehicle is locked with remote
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2003 Land Rover Discovery HSE 4.6L Valve Lifter VIN: SALTR16483
Vehicle came in with lifter noise, sounds like tappet noise coming from left side of motor. Does not sound like all the lifters, but only one or two. Oil pressure gauge bounces with the taps, fluctuating about 3 psi at any rpm. Gauge is installed on the pump h...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Accessories VIN: WDBJF65J02
Customer had a coke can exploded in his car. Since then the power mirrors, windows, wipers, signals, sunroof and power locks stopped working. The alarm was acting all funny too. Would go off when you start the car with the engine running and after 15 seconds i...
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2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRH33577
Has anyone come across this code? we are unable to identify as we do not have a factory scanner. Customer says the check eng light and eml light comes on and is sounds like it goes into limp in mode. Car has had the throttle plate assy changed last year. (code... Trouble codes: P1125
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L compressor VIN: VW98L563RT
ok this one has me really puzzled and the sad part is its my dads car so i really feal obligated to fix it. we have owned this car for over a year and the a/c never worked. we replaced the compressor a week ago and drove the car for two days and it quit. it co...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Starter VIN: 3VWSK69M42
This is a 2001 VW Jetta Gas Eng. The vehicle came in with a no crank condition. I checked power, ground to relay. Good. Checked signal for Transmission range sensor (Multifunction switch). Good. Signal from ignition switch good.Even though this is a 9 relay by...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWVD23B03
Thanks in advance for your help! Car came in with excessive chain noise at back of cylinder head and p0011 intake cam retard setpoint not reached (over advanced) lower limit exceeded. OK, we're a VW shop, seen lots of this. Replaced the chain and electro/hydra... Trouble codes: P0012 (Intake cam advance set point not reached over retarded upper limit exeeded)
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1989 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Mechanical VIN: YV1FA8755K
car came in running like cat was plugged , we let it cool down problem went away , but when it was cold it ran fine but had a lot of black smoke , but no power loss like before. but when it warmed up smoke went away but power loss was gone , the ext day it coo...
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2002 Volvo S60 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1RS61R82
This car will crank about 1/2 the time, but not start. We have a permanent fault concerning the antenna ring (CEM 6c42 - Antenna/light ring-cable clock signal (ICK) too low). We checked the antenna ring as follows: Term 1 IPS: 12v Term 2 ICK to CEM D14 : Wir... Trouble codes: CEM6C
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2004 Volvo S60 R 2.5L Clutch VIN: YV1RH52Y14
I am trying to replace the clutch on this S60R. I have already bolted on the new pressure plate. When I went to look for torque specs I see there is very specific instructions on using special counterhold and compression tools. I do not have these tools, and s...
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2003 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L top VIN: WAUAC48H93
Thanks for the help on this one. I have not fixed the car but I think a connector cleaning will do the trick but customer has not returned yet. I post a updat when he comes back. Thanks
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1996 BMW 318ti 1.9L overheating VIN: WBACG7325T
Well, it is fixed and the only thing that is certain is that I screwed up; but I did learn something useful to pass along. The original diagnosis (blown head gasket) was correct; the subsequent overheating problem was probably incorrect bleeding but may hav...
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2003 BMW 745i 4.4L not running VIN: WBAGL63453
iatn is great, thank you for the help. i would never think to look above my left knee for a key lock cylinder which levers down and locks to get it out of park. it won't give me back the key however. maybe when i lock it back up. the hole in front of the spare...
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L panel lights VIN: WBAEV334X4
Sorry this is late. This car is making me crazy. I replaced the outside temp sensor and that code cleared but the other two are still there. I have unplugged every module I can find on this car with no change. I suppose a can line or k line may be actually sho...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01P71
Thank you to the 6 people how replied. The fix for this Jag was cleaning the throttle body. It has been a week now and customer reports the MIL light has not returned. I did notice after cleaning the throttle body the RPM would return to idle slower and had... Trouble codes: P0065 (Air Assisted Fuel Injection).
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1988 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.3L Hesitation VIN: WP0JB0939J
I'd like to thank all my colleagues that took the time to write to me. Since we had an intermittent and very sporadic situation, it took me a while to diagnose this dog. Although almost all of you pointed toward Warm Up Regulator, it turned out to be leaking i...
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1986 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L No Forward,Good Reverse VIN: YV1FX8842G
thanks to all for the support and tech info. the trans was removed,dissassembled and inspected, finding bad design cast iron sealing rings not sealing weel and bypssing pressure to a burnt up forward clutch "a" a trans kit with teflon seals was installed and n...
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2006 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Pass. seat, dash, etc VIN: YV4CZ59276
Bruce from NC was right on the money...pulled L/F seat and carpet... wiring harness chaffing on welded stud at bottom of driver's foot rest ( meant to hold harness in place )... 3 wires chaffed 1 burned...repaired wiring and re-secured away from stud.Cleared a...
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