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1997 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Dash lights VIN: WAUGC84A8V
Gentlemen, I obviously don't work on Audi's often. I changed the headlight switch with a used one for my car lot customer. Now the dash lights are very dim, I'm afraid I can't figure out how to turn them up. I have looked and looked and cannot figure out how t...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L timing belt VIN: TRUUT28N41
I am working on removing the cylinder head. Timing belt stripped on freeway. The three bolts that hold turbo to exhaust manifold don't want to come undone. I'm worried that they might strip with a 1/2 inch impact. Thought I would ask for help before a bigger i...
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2006 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L temperature setting VIN: WAUDH74F06
Hello.I have this 2006 Audi a6 sedan with dual climate controls.after about 20 minutes of operation the driver's side temp control setting will go a little haywire and jump all around.Initialy set it at 72 then it will start going to 80,65,78 for example. The...
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2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAGL63452
After installing expandable cooling pipe,which repair worked out great,and valve cover gaskets and spark plug cones to prevent oil intrusion into plug wells I have a shaky idle hot or cold makes no differance.Spark plugs are new.Engine mounts are new.Crankcase...
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1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L MIL Lamp on, no communication VIN: SALTY1248X
The check engine light was on on this rover. I connected the snap on modis with rover software. to my dismay it would not communicate with the pcm, it would communicate with every other module. I went to try another scan tool, a generic otc one and before i co...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L draw VIN: WDBRF64J21
Does anyone have a rear spec for current draw. i an now reading 0.17amp... Amp draw was 1.75amps.. Thanks
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E240 2.2L no start VIN: WDB2100621
Thanks in adv, here i have one mb that knocked me out (almost) car came in started customer drove the car in the wate which got in the from floor hole under the back seat where pneumatic cotrol of central lockin is, which was full of water, and centeral lockin...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L cooling fan VIN: 3VWCA21C4Y
This one boggles the mind. Got a beetle that customer said last week that the blower motor works sporadically, so we replaced the motor itself, as it happened on all speeds, not just stuck on high speed like a resistor. Today, it gets towed in complaining the ...
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L D/s Window VIN: YV1RS58D41
Hi all, I actually found a shop here that had the exact same problem they posted back in 2007 but they did not post a fix. So I'm posting the same thing he did... This car came in with the drivers window not working sometimes. when we hit the up and down switc...
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1CZ91H74
Cranks Along Time Before It Starts. Once In Awhile It May Not Start At All. Runs Rough Until SES Light Comes On Then Idles Pretty Decent. Clear Codes And It Will Run Rough Again. Fuel Pressure Is Good. Don't Have Anything To Use To Check These Codes. Shopkey H... Trouble codes: 280A, 3503 (Misfire At Least One Cylinder), 3553 (Misfire 5), 3563 (Misfire 6), 3543 (Misfire 4), 5200 (RPM Sensor)
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2000 Audi A6 2.8L transmission VIN: WAUZZZ4BZ1
The customer got original wheels and tyres back - we refitted them although they were only 2-3mm larger in diameter it made all the difference. Runs a treat. No codes - wheel speed sensors read the same after refitting old wheels - wheel and tyre size specifi...
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L blueish whiite smoke VIN: 5UXFB53574
the customer had reported that the smoke was not as bad as it was after she had the crankcase vent replaced at the dealership. she had not driven far it since that repair when she brought it to us. we told her to drive it as residue in exhaust may just be burn... Trouble codes: 28D6, 274E, 2744 (misfire 4), 2747 (misfire 3), 2748 (misfire 7), 2749 (misfire 2).
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2004 Land Rover Discovery HSE 4.6L temp. control VIN: SALTW19454
Thank you all who responded I did check the amount of refrigerant, it was not low. I am waiting for my launch to be repaired then I will once again try to read the climate control module. Thanks again. Bob
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2005 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Mechanical VIN: SALMF114X5
THANK TO ALL FOR YOUR HELP. I FOUND THAT THE RATTLE/KNOCK NOISE ONLY HAPEND ON A TWO HOUR HOT SOAK. I CHANGED THE OIL AND FILTER WITH BMW OIL AND FILTER, THIS DID NOT HELP. THEN I PUT IN LUCAS OIL TREATMENT THE NOISE WENT AWAY.(I KNOW THIS IS A BAND-AID) BUT A...
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2002 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3EB45E52
Thanks to all the great responses. Almost everyone said the same thing Replace the trotlebody. We replaced the trotlebody and updated the software on the ecm . Abuseok Simon from CaliforniaAug 20, 2011 4:16:31 PMRecommend replace complete throttle body and per... Trouble codes: P1604.
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSK69M41
sorry it took so long just wanted to make sure it didnt come back. thanks for all the help ended up being throttle actuator replace & relearn all ok thanks for all the help Trouble codes: 17987 (throttle acuator not started), 17950 (angle sensoe 1 for throttle actuator implausible signal), 16605 (angle sensor for throttle implausible signal).
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2002 Volvo S60 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1RS61R82
We rechecked the resistance with a different meter, and found that the original meter was faulty. After further checking we decided the CEM was faulty. We sent the car to the dealer for replacement and programming, since this only comes up about 2 times a ye... Trouble codes: CEM6C.
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