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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Air Bag VIN: WAUYP64B61
Is thair a good way to test for leaking air bags on this audi ?.i used a sonic leak tester to find the lf leaking.replace lf air bag test drove pumped up ok butt leaked out front of car came down .
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Air Bag VIN: WAUED64B61
Hi Audi techs, we have this 01 A6 Quattro 2.7T with air bag code 65535. (U48023 internal control module memory check some error) This is the first time dealing with this code. I could use some imput on what not to do to avoid first time mistakes. I assume tha ...
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2006 Audi A3 Quattro 3.2L Horn VIN: WAUNF78P46
Horn will not function when button is pushed. NO fault codes stored, Replaced steering column control module. Can activate horn with scanner only.
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1998 BMW 318i 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBACC0329W
This vehicle runs very poorly for about 15 seconds over and over but then stops as though the computer is automatically shutting it down after poor running for 15 seconds. Has set a code for bad cam sensor, replaced but no change. A few tries later set a code ...
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1995 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L a/c compressor VIN: SAJKX1746S
A/C compresor engages intermittently (mostly off than on). Trace cause to clutch relay not being grounded by the ECM. No DTC stored that would cause the ECM to not turn on the clutch relay. Tried a used A/CCM as it provides signals (data unknown)to the ECM. St...
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALPA1247X
First time customer came in stating check engine light and run rough. Scan for code and foung the listed codes in system. Engine have misfire while idling. Inspect spark plug wires and found arcing on spark plug. Can't seem to figure out which cylinder is miss... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0307 (Cyl. 7 misfire), P1316 (Excessive emission misfire fault), P1314 (Catalyst damage bank B misfire fault), P0430 (Cat below efficiency bank 2), P0420 (Cat below efficiency bank 1)
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2011 Land Rover Range Rover 5.0L instrument cluster VIN: SALME1D40B
Can any one tell me how to remove the instrument cluster on this 2011 Range Rover HSE? All data has no info on this new of a Land Rover. Thank you, Bob
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 350SD 3.4L wont shut off VIN: WDBCB34D8M
Met the owner at a car show and he was telling, and showed me vehicle would not shut off with key. The only way to shut vehicle off is to push on diesel shut off lever on pump. The solenoid will move about 3/4 way but will not shut off fuel. Have not worked on...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L TPMS Warning Indicator VIN: WDBUF70J74
Ford tech here, posting on behalf of our dealer to request assistance to reset a tire pressure warning display on the vehicle in question. This vehicle is a sold unit from our used car department. The servicing tech who did the safety inspection and all the wo...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Low power VIN: 3VWSR29M74
Thanks in advance. Car came to me with no power and smoking. Replaced turbo with oil feed and return lines and a fresh oil change. Turbo looked bad.. Exhaust vanes and end of shaft missing completely, intake vanes broken and mangled up. Replaced o2 sensor as w...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L evaporator VIN: 3VWSK69M44
I am experiencing a noise from the evaporator area of this car. It may start out as a squeaking type noise then progresses to sound like something vibrating inside the dash. It is not in the blower motor. If you shut off the AC button (and leave the blower on ...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Accessories VIN: 3VWRF71K56
there is a .8 amp draw from radio, on power distribution only radio is supplied direct power from #8 fuse, draw goes away with radio disconnected, customer states that they have replaced the radio already and problem is still present, I talked to volkswagen th...
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2008 Volkswagen Eos 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWBA71F68
Initialy this vehicle would set an evap dtc every 1500-4000 mile, now it has become more frequent. In the past we were never able to confirm failure. the last time it was in for service performed the onboard EVAP self test, and confirmed failure, vehicle set P... Trouble codes: P0456 (Evap small leak), P1643 (01110- VW- evap very small leak), 01110 (VW- evap very small leak)
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2004 BMW 330i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV53484
installed new alternator and still get the code but no cel. Will update if anything changes. It does charge out fine. Found some stuff saying that there are software updates but not for that year. May have to check further if the car comes back. Trouble codes: 281D, 281C.
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1978 Porsche 924 2.0L No Start VIN: 9249202091
car left yesterday. The fuel pump relay does not prime on this one i think it may have seemed like it was priming before because the dizzy was on its way out? Either way with the correct diagrams there is only one wire that references the rpm from the coil. ...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Starter VIN: 3VWSK69M42
So even though earlier I tried a new Multifunction switch (safety neutral switch) just by plugging it in outside the transmission and trying to crank it with no results. I took a shot from reading IATN and the net and installed the new switch. It still would n...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L engine VIN: WVWME63B54
thanks for all the help, no replies yielded a actual repair for this issue, just because all that replied have never gone inside and repaired a balance shaft module for this concern. customer declined repairs and is going to trade vehicle in. my next step woul...
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2000 Volvo C70 2.3L Steering VIN: YV1NC53DV1
Greased the steering stops and noise went away, however tires still rub and customer will be replacing with the correct size. Thanks to all who offered their help and advice. You guys are great!!!
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