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1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA24BXW
OK this one I'm uncertain of. This Audi has a Cyl 1-3 misfire and a shorted cam sensor code. I ran a compression test on the vehicle and was surprised to find cyl 1-3 had less than 10 psi and cyl 4-6 had over 140. I was curious if anyone knows if a bad cam sen... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random multiple misfire), P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0302 (Cyl 2 misfire), P0303 (Cyl 3 misfire), P1338 (Bank 1 cam position sensor short)
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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L convertible top VIN: WBABK8322V
Hello Bemmer tech's, This one was brought in when all other shops in the area gave up! He was even charged 7 hour's by the dealer! What happened is that for some reason he messed with the top frame where it bolts down into the frame and the top stopped working...
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2004 BMW 645Ci 4.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAEK73464
Hey all i am having a nitemare here. this car came in with a leaking valve covers we replace them with the correct procedure to remove the servo tronics from the valve cover and then rest the valve tronics lift adaptation . we didnot do anything to the vanos... Trouble codes: 27BC, 27BC, 2731 (function camshaft control inlet bank 1), 2732 (function camshaft control inlet bank 2)
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L convertor? VIN: 5UXFB535X4
Ok this x5 has been hear 3 time with the same issue, when cruising down the road at 35-40 mph in 5th. gear you will feel a quick surge every 2-3 sec. and then dissapers for no aparent reason.Oh ya the kicker very intermitent even drove around with the owner fo...
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2004 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBXPA93454
Have this customer with a BMW X3, engine cuts out. When the car is driven the engine cuts out but comes back right away, if it standing still it stalls. Engine start with no problem every time Have checked everything on the engine didnít find anything, (no cod...
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2002 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L L Blower motor VIN: SAJDA14C12
We have to change the left blower motor and have no information on doing it. Alldata has no R&R instructions. We faxed them a request and received a fax back saying Jag does not have it in the factory manual. So the question is, how much do we need to take apa...
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1998 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L No Start VIN: SALPV1240W
vehicle is a cranking no start.engine is flooded. spark is ok compression ok injector pulse seems to be pulsing at twice the rate of spark. very fast just for cranking.all injectors seem the same.fuel pressure at 35psi.any ideas?replaced spark plugs. plugs get...
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2002 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L abs VIN: SALPM16472
Hi guys , i got this 2002 range rover came in with abs/tc is on, scan it with auto launch & it give code for brake switch failuer clear the codes & comes right back on , no info on alldata , any he;p will be greatly appreciated
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2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L Ride Control VIN: SALSF25446
I started with codes C1a31, C1a03, C1a04, C1a06 using snap on verdict. Found S/B that said to replace sensors and recalibrate. Dealer intown says there is no calibration for this. Car continues to set code c1a31 for left front sensor. I can watch it in live da...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Door locks + lights VIN: WDBRF61J81
After replacing the problematic rear sam do they have to be reprogramed to read properly and what is blocking the COM with all the other modules only have access to Engine and Trany
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2006 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic 5.0L Satellite Radio VIN: WDBNG84J56
Hello Members, I have a problem with the satellite radio system on this car. Driving down the road, the radio says acquiring signal very frequently. Even in open areas. I scanned the system and came back with 3 codes. D241 Open circuit between N87/5 and A2/82 ...
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2004 Porsche Boxster S 3.2L unable to fuel VIN: WP0CB29864
We have this Boxter S that will not take gas into tank. have everything disconnected at canister and checked filler neck hose. all seems fine. I do hear a solenoid clicking above gas tank but am unable to get to it unless we drop takk. Any one have any more in...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS Turbo 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSD29M9Y
The car first comes in for check engine light ON. I scanned and found one code p0411 (or Volkswagon oem [...])secondary air injection incorrect flow. With engine Off, i use a smoke machine, introduce smoke from tail pipe, i find smoke coming out of the Air... Trouble codes: P0411
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX VR6 2.8L valve cover VIN: 3VWTG69M31
Hi Guys We are doing a valve cover gasket and need to know if these valve cover gaskets crack with the new gasket and leak. We have been seeing that with other plastic valve covers recently. With having to pull the plenum on this one I would like to know. It ...
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2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T 2.0L Steering Wheel Switches VIN: WVWEK73C77
Car was brought in with complaint of no steering wheel switch control, horn not working. Scanning system brought up 01426 control unit in steering wheel, E221 no signal/no communication. 00466, electrical control module for steering column electronics. j527 no...
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L roof, alarm VIN: YV1TS90D8X
Replaced roof module with new O.E. We can't get it on line by working locks or battery reset. Had 4 roof codes, now down to 1, UEM-0005 roof communication. Motored roof to close it. Any ideas on how to get it to work?
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L monitors VIN: SAJGX2047X
replaced lazy oxygen sensor and monitors set in 1 drive cycle, funny o2 looked ok on o scope
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRA81H5W
Crank position was the main problem. The other problem was that the customers kid had been playing mechanic. What he did was switch the plug wires around. I guess I should have check that but it never fired while cranking, so I never went that direction. Got ...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWPD63B52
THIS PROBLEM HAS NOT REOCCURED SINCE THE ONE TIME OCCRANCE. I BELIEVE THAT A LESS THAN FULLY CHARGED BATTERY MAY HAVE BEEN THE ROOT CAUSE. HOWEVER , AS PART OF MY ON-BOARD TOOL KIT I NOW HAVE A SPRK PLUG SOCKET AND A SQURT CONTAINER OF MOTOR OIL. THANKS TO ...
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