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1998 Audi A4 2.8L turn signals VIN: WAUDD68D1W
Car lot vehicle no history on it but I have no turn signals have substitued 2 differnt turn signal switches one new, one used, substited a new dealer hazard switch still no turn signals. i do have hazard lights all other lights work fine. Ran through wiring di...
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1998 BMW M3 3.2L Fuse VIN: WBSBK9338W
Hello we have a 1998 bmw m3 air bag light and rollbar light on the dash.no communication to srs module.srs fuse #42 blows as soon as soon as ignition turned on. Any help thank you
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Steering Wheel
First of all thanks to anyone who helps me out on this. This vehicle belongs to a long time customer and they pick up on any abnormallity. We found a few issues during normal maintenance, leaking Valve cover, CV Axle boots torn and rear Diff side seals were le...
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2004 BMW 525i 2.5L Cuts out VIN: WBANA53574
This car is cutting out at idle this is the 3rd week it has been hear I was not able to duplicate the fault untill today. 2 weeks ago I replaced the throttle body for throttle codes and not revving up last week I checked the battery it failed the load test. Wh... Trouble codes: 28B2, 5F77
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 L 4.0L instrument cluster VIN: SAJHX6240V
instrument cluster randomly apears to go through test proceadure while driving the longer you drive the more it happens. all lights illuminate and guages start to flicker.
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L cooling fans VIN: SAJGX2046X
The owner delivered the car with the complaint that the electric cooling fans run all the time when the engine is at normal operating temperature. First, I checked the coolant level with the coolant cool and added appr. 4 oz.; not enough to cause the coolant t...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L Compressor whining sound VIN: WDBUF5LX58
Owner is concerned about the sound. I read one tsb about the belt,p-83 55-87b. Has anyone repaired this or is this normal? Vehicle cabin is cold,and operation seams ok.
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2000 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: HIY2023888
Replaced plugs to correct P1312. The P0171 reoccured along with P1654 fuel pump relay intermittant coil circut. No obvoius leaks, checked intake gasket with ether. There is some idle speed increase using propane in the intake hose but too much stalls it, respe... Trouble codes: P0171, P1312 (Combustion detection for 1 and 2)
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1985 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L Charging System VIN: WVWGA016XF
Good morning and thanks for reading this. When this Jetta is started the battery light stays on and will not charge until I bring the rpms up to 1800, then it charges fine and the battery light goes out. I have checked voltage drop on the alternators ground an...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Right Front Wheel Bearing VIN: 3VWTD81H1W
We have a left front wheel bearing that will not tighten when using vw torque procedures. This the glx 6 cylinder so we are using the " plus " suspension procedure. We tighten axle nut to 66 ft lbs and turn an extra 45 degrees - 1/8 turn. Wheel is loose. Have ...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on
Ok VW Gurus, I am looking for information on this vehicle for the voltage value that is on the signal return for the Cam sensors. Vehicle has two as I am sure you know. The interesting thing is that I have NO signal coming from the CMP sensors, despite the fac...
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1976 Volvo 242 2.1L No Start VIN: VC24245E10
Hello thanks for your time, I'm getting fuel all the time the key is on pump is running flooding it horribly leaking fuel from the intake manifold. my question is what is making this pump run all the time, should it be running all the time the key is on? Shoul...
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2008 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L Runs poorly at times VIN: YV4CZ98278
This vehicle is an arbitration from the local auction. The only code is P050B. The check engine light and running problem are intermittent. I find no information for this code in Alldata or Identifix. Can anyone shed some light on this fault code? Thanks for a... Trouble codes: P050B
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2006 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, P0171 & p0174 VIN: WXPA93496W
The problem with this vehicle was the pcv system. It was diagnosed and the customer refused the repair. Thanks much for all of your help. Tom [...] Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean), P0174 (Lean).
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2000 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: SAJDA15B7Y
Ended up replacing the who;le timing chain set. From research just replacing the secondary chain is a temporary repair and not the 100% fix. Upon disassembley what was explained was true. The primary guids were on the edge of failure and not seen until removal...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L lack of power VIN: 3VWSP69M82
Removed intake to ensure it was not pluged. Checked injection timing it was dead on. Recommened we replace injection pump. Customer declined repair and said he would drive it the way it was. To bad we were not able to solve this one. Thanks for all the replies...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L cts drops to 40 neg VIN: 3VWCD21C33
THE LIGHT CAME BACK AFTER I BYPASSED THE WIRING TO ECM I DID REPLACE CTS AT FIRST IT WILL GO TO DEALER NOW THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP.AND THE CODES FOR THOSES WHO ASKED PO171 PO172.
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