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2007 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Stall VIN: WAUMV44E57
Customer states car stalls and restarts. Check engine light on. It has a 012425/P3089, signal for fuel pump electrical low limit. Alldata has no diagnostic information. Anyone have experience with this code or access to diagnostic information?
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2007 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDH74F87
tested the wires from the ecm to the high pressure sensor alldata is saying pin 1=bat grnd good /// pin 2=bat voltage we have 5 volts??? is that a correct spec /// pin 3=5volts good our pressure readings thru rosstech show both pressure sensors having equal v... Trouble codes: P2294
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2004 Jaguar XJR 4.2L MIL Lamp on, limp mode VIN: SAJXA73B94
Trouble-shooting P1229 shows only checking the 2 circuits between the ECM and the throttle body. It states that if less than 5 ohms is the result, replace the throttle body. Our readings are .1 ohms. We suspected a faulty new part. We spoke to the shop foreman... Trouble codes: P1229 (Throttle motor control circuit malfunction)
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L Misfire VIN: WDBGA33E8T
idk whats wrong with this car, im going to replace coil and see from there. tired of looking at this car, check engine light went off but idling still the same. sounds like its missing but if reved up pass 2000 rpm runs fine, on test drive, hesitates until pas...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Car wont turn off VIN: WDB2201751
Hi friends this car wont turn off you retire the infrared key switch off and the car still running the stop lamps stand on an the car will turn off on 10 to 15 minutes codes stop lamp switch implausible, i replace brake switch and nothing happens, i dont know...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Control Arms VIN: WDBNG70J76
I am looking to replace the 2 lower control arms and the press in ball joint on the L/F suspension. My determinator does not communicate with the vehicle but it also does not show the option for the air suspension. I don't know if the Snap-on solus offers it o...
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2002 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L oil flow VIN: YS3ED592Z8
Did oil change with cylinder head job as usual, and the oil gooped out in blobs. Oil light is coming on at idle in gear, and the lifters are VERY slow to pump up. I'm already sure the pick-up screen is clogged, but I want to test for sure. I need the oil pre...
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DF78K52
The Check Engine light has been on for quite a while, like maybe over a year. Trying to determine what is causing this fault to occur. I realize it has nothing to do with customers problem of long cranking and or hard starting since that just started occurring... Trouble codes: P1663 (Charge Air Control Valve circuit short to B)
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2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Power windows (driver side) VIN: YS3FB49S93
Vehicle came in for driver side power window up/down intermittently inop. Disassembled driver side switch, found corrosion, and cleaned. Reinstalled switch worked fine. Decided was a good idea to replace switch anyways, got new switch from dealer installed and...
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2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRW31C16
Thanks in advance. This Beetle came in with PO300,302 & 304. We put 5 new coils and plugs. Same thing. Then we did injection service. Same thing. I smoked it hot and cold, no leaks. Swaped injectors,same. Did compression test , all 175. Ramped amp new coils an... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0304
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1987 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: YV1AX8859H
Vehicle is being difficult. I replaced the t-stat because a .47v (according to my vantage) is below 176f. Old t-stat is rated at 190f as is the new one, old looked ok but replaced anyway because I had it out. From my findings (emissions and o2 sensor) this fue...
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2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L compressor VIN: YV1TS90D51
This customer has recently lost her job and doesn't have the money to replace the A/C compressor on her car. The pulley on the compressor is seized and broke the belt. I was wondering if anyone knew if there was another (shorter) belt and belt routing that can...
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2004 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L unknown VIN: WAUCD64BX4
The lower control arm was at fault, the way I verified this was to jack up the left side just enough to keep weight on the tire and have someone turn the wheel, you an feel the vibration through the control arm when the sound is made also if you disconnect the...
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDG74F15
I received at least 3 replies that indicated that the ECM itself would have to be replaced. Unfortunately there is no definitive way to identify that the ECM is the problem and if there is no new software from Audi for the ECM you cannot reflash it. Jeff fro... Trouble codes: 18836 (EVAP leak detection pump sense circuit).
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2005 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L Clunks VIN: E4USBT335X
Hello everyone and thanks for the help. Upper strut mounts fixed this vehicle. I received many replies, many about bushing issues, but mine was upper mounts as some said as well. Thanks ROn
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1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: SAJKX6042X
Like to thank everyone for all their help. This one got me good. I took the front cover back off, and ordered a right side VVT actuator being that I didn't find anything else wrong. I spun the engine around by hand 5 or 6 times, on the last rotation I heard a ...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 260E 2.6L Compressor VIN: WDBEA26D2H
We went ahead and replaced the reciever drier, charged the system with R-134A and both Low and High side pressures were normal. A/C is cold inside the vehicle and will be returned to the customer. I guess the old adage should be followed, I didn't buy the car,...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Misfire VIN: 3VWSC29M61
Hi this car is fixed. after testing the harness, cam & crank sensors we sti9ll had no signal from the ECM. Replaced ECM and all is well. Thanks Bob Trouble codes: 16684 (Random/mutiple mifire), 16687 (cylinder 3 misfire), 17950 (angle sensor 1 for throttle actuator implausible signal), 17976 (thrttle actuator mechanical failure).
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2004 Volkswagen Golf GL TDI 1.9L shifts VIN: 9BWGR61J64
No fix here, Joe had good suggestions and we had already performed those checks, other responses were for the wrong transmission. Told customer to drive until problem can be duplicated at the shop. A fix may be on the horizon, we'll see...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Serp Drive Belt VIN: 3VWSR69M14
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED SO QUICKLY, WE DID REPLACED THE ONE WAY ALT PULLEY AND PROBLEM IS NOW CORRECTED. WE HAVE SEEN THESE GO BAD ON CARAVANS BUT WOULD NOT HAVE SAME SYMPTONS AS THIS VW. EXCELLENT INFO FROM ALL
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L No Forward Gears VIN: 3VWSG71K55
...Well the fix was to overhaul the trans, K1 clutches burned, and the K1 piston looked damaged. Will update if I find more problems... as iATN wants this post closed. Thanks for all the replies. Great Job Guys!!
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1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Drive-axles VIN: YV1LZ5648W
Thanks to everyone for all the info and we will from now on replace all 4 tires with the same brand in the future.
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