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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDG74F95
replaced high pressure pump with regulator valve N276, replaced low pressure fuel sensor, replaced high pressure fuel sensor, checked fuel pressure and delivery at primary fuel pump (in Spec) monitored power and ground side of fuel pressure regulator valve N27... Trouble codes: P2296 (fuel pressure regulator valve N276 short to B)
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2007 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L engine VIN: WADUF78E37
This audi is dumping raw fuel on the plugs.Compression is 175 on all 4 cyl.Fuel pressure is in specs.My fuel trims are good Im getting good spark.However on my scanner the timing is reading -17 .I m leaning toward a timing belt I have never done one on an audi...
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2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Unknown VIN: WBABS33442
Hello all you ZF trans rebuilders out there. This is the story about a BMW with an ZF 5HP19 that really is not cooperating. The car came in with no reverse or drive and having seen this before we assumed a broken D/G drum. Okay no big deal. The fluid was fairl...
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2003 BMW 530i 3.0L Asc Light VIN: WBADT63483
I have a 2003 bmw 530i that the traction control light/asc/dsc light stays on but there are no codes present. I tried clearing codes and still nothing. I drove over 30mph for a little while then checked for codes again but still nothing. Have no clue how to ge...
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2005 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L Clunks VIN: E4USBT335X
HI there, this vehicle came in because the customer states that it has a rattle/clunk. We did not even have to drive it off our lot(very rough driveway) and it sounds like the struts are clunking junkers..especially the right front. The vehicles seems to do it...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L shift VIN: WDBHA24G6Y
Hello mercedes tech. Have a 2000 c230 that will not shift out of 1st gear. The shifter will not go from netural to park without shuting car off. Also there is no back up lights. Code P0720 Cleared codes and P0720 comes right back. Vehicle came from another sho...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L rear bow VIN: WDBLK70G62
The soft top rear bow stops before it goes into the 90 degree position, motor runs as if loss of pressure. Checked roll bar S83/5 and 6 limit switches OK Checked soft top switches Y56 1,2,3 OK Roll bar lamp on and flashing when car in idles Roll bar will not...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L Suspension VIN: WDBPJ75J93
Hi, My sister car has a loud and annoying squeaking noise mostly driving at low speed coming from front right suspension. I can hear the noise when I bounce the car but noise seem to echo everywhere. I'm working on the car at home and having a hard time findin...
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2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Compressor VIN: WMWRE334X3
When you set the climate control to auto at your desired temp,everything works except the compressor clutch.i have gotten to the pressure switch under the air cleaner box(with the three wires).i have two wires with constant 5 volts,and the remaining wire tests...
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2008 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Misfire VIN: WMWMF73528
ok here we go, new at dignosing mini coopers. car come in with ses light. scanned and found codes, went to misfire data and car is missing on all cylinders, but only seems to do it when u first start the car. is this a common thing with these cars. any help wo... Trouble codes: 2783 (several misfire), 277B, 2773 (misfire 1), 277F
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2004 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L a/c VIN: YS3FD49Y14
A/c ok and heat ok,but cant lower temperature on right side below 80 degrees f duct temp,left side fine heat or cold,removed right heat damper motor and turn lever by hand and get good heat then cooler when turn but not cold-i think something may be blocking t...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Cmp, Cks VIN: 3VWBC21C4X
Owner states he just purchased the vehicle and had a timing belt replaced due to miles on vehicle. since he first purchased the vehicle it seemes low on power and sometimes backfires, then other people had asked him if he had it fixed since it would just die o...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSR29M75
Having trouble trying to stop the P0101 from setting. We have removed throttle motor and egr to find it dirty. These were cleaned up and the intake manifold was removed to clean out a coffee cup full off carbon build up inside the intake to no avail. It seems ... Trouble codes: P0101 (Maf sensor circuit range.)
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2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN63404
after getting the codes read, i decided to take it to a friend at the dealer and the info was basically the same. it didn't need reprogramming on either of the codes. it has a communication era in the alternator system, causing the code. as far as the lean ... Trouble codes: 272C, 272D, 28D7, 28D5.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Misfire VIN: WDBNG70J82
thank you all for your help,turns out it had 2 bad spark plugs
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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L rear headrest restaints VIN: WDBTK56G76
Thanks for the replies guys. Special thanks to Gustavo [...]'s replies were on the money. Once the headrests were unlocked, the power top operated normally. Using a 12 inch long thin phillips screwdriver to...
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2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 4Matic 3.5L 10K oil change VIN: WDCGG8HBA3
I received five replies. There is confusion whether service 1 or 3 is for oil change. Some suggested 2 is for air filter or basic inspection. Hopefully, Mercedes will make this clearer down the road.
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L Mechanical VIN: 3VWBF61COW
Thanks for the help, the difference in each head gasket is the holes in the exposed part of the gasket, which refers to the amount the piston protrude from the deck of the block. Most are 2 hole. Thanks Bentwrench
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2004 Volvo S60 R 2.5L Clutch VIN: YV1RH52Y14
I installed the clutch without using the tools and it worked fine. The one tool that Volvo specifies is a press to depress the clutch before it is installed on the flywheel so that it can be bolted on easier, and the second tool they specify is to keep the aut...
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