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2001 Audi TT 1.8L Chutch VIN: TRUTC28N51
Hello fellow IATNers. I have a puzzle here that I am hoping someone has run across before. We have an Audi TT with a turbocharged engine and a manual transmission which presented with a fractured transmission housing. The transmission was replaced with a used ...
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L Pings VIN: WAUVC68EX3
Hello everyone and thanks for the advice on this one. I have this 1.8 turbo A4 in that under light acceleration the engine has a noise that appears to be a detonation/pinging sound. I cannot powerbrake it and get it to do it..but while you are driving and you ...
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L starter VIN: WBAGH8340Y
hello iatn, This vehicle came into our shop with a battery light on,vehicle charging at 14v and the alternator was replaced. Cleared codes and battery light turned off. Vehicle has an intermitant no crank condition that was suspect to already be there origanl...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX1244W
Hello, this is an excellent customer with a weird problem. Per customer, he is driving vehicle and car will just cut off, he pulls off to side of highway and will key off and start right back up first time, everytime. He says it always happens only when cruisi...
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2000 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Misfire VIN: SAJDA2408Y
I have a 2000 Jag. 4.0 V-8. My scan tool shows cyl. 2 and 4 misfire. I have aldatta in shop. My problem is someone in my area told me that aldatta may be wrong on the firing order. So, before i start digging into this car i would like to ask if someone from th... Trouble codes: P0302 (cyl. 2 misfire), P0304 (cyl. 4 misfire)
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2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Misfire VIN: SALTY19444
Hello Group, I am pretty certain that I have a bad coil pack on this one.Misfires on cylinders 1 and 6. I am trying to scope the ignition secondary.This v-8 has 2 coil packs.I have the scope set on distrubutorless ignition,secondary.The hookup is simple.One ... Trouble codes: P0301 (misfirecyl.1), P0306 (misfirecyl.6)
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Right T/S VIN: WDBGA51E0N
hello fellow mb techs. this fine jewel of a 140 has the right t/s front and rear steadily lit most all the time. of course t/s is operated by either s4 combination switch or s6 hazard switch. the right t/s e6e2 comes from n7 lamp module (already replaced, see ...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28EXV
This vehicle sets code P0341 while cranking? The sensor has been replaced. The air gap has been checked. Engine starts & runs fine. Could there be a variable timing issue? Please help? Trouble codes: P0341, P0460 (tank fill level too low), P0330
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2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L air bag VIN: YS3FD76Y07
I have an airbag code b0084-05 but my All-data has no info on this code. The only thing I can find is its a problem with the right front impact sensor. The car has never been in an accident and there is no record of an airbag deployment. Any info on this would...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3VWSA29M1X
Looking to see if anyone has ever come acrossed anything like this before. cam sensor code has not came back... Thanks to all...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Differential Vent Tube VIN: 3VWCC21C0Y
Differential oil keeps leaking out vent tube (near the speed sensor) even though (according to the speed sensor dip stick) it is at the correct level.
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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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1987 BMW 535i 3.5L Unknown
Thanks to all who replied. I will definitely do the accumulator, and probably the switches and filter as well. I was really surprised at the number of responses, something I might have expected for an easy chevy or honda problem, but not for what I thought to ...
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2002 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L abs VIN: SALPM16472
Specail Thanks To Carlos from Virginia, Carlos you hit it right on, I replace it with a used unit as you recommeneded & that solved my problem, the brake switch is a part of the pump assy, We all learn as we Go...Thanks Again
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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L Srs VIN: WDBTK56616
did not get anywhere on this one. I sent the vehicle to the dealer, they still have it and have yet to come up with an answer after replacing the driver(side) airbag in the seat along with the connector..
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2007 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 5.5L Suspension VIN: WDDDJ72X37
We tried to activate compressor with scanner and it would not respond. Found that compressor was fried. Power and ground were good. Installed new compressor and relay and recalibrated system. All is good.
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2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L testing VIN: WMWRC33505
well,sometimes it amazes me that we have to interrogate customer to get the truth out of them . I cant believe they don't understand that giving more info will help fix the car faster.This car was in a major accident , salvaged title. The dme was somehow modif...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Right Front Wheel Bearing VIN: 3VWTD81H1W
THE GENERAL AGREEMENT WITH MOST REPLIES WAS - FORGET THE SPECS AND PROCEDURES. TIGHTEN IT DOWN UNTIL THE PLAY IS GONE AND SHIP IT. THATS WHAT WE DID. MY KIDS CAR. ALL SEEMS WELL NOW. NO LOOSE WHEEL, NO WANDERING PROBLEMS, HOLDS ALIGNMENT WELL. I CALL IT A FIX.
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1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LZ5642W
Thank you all for your replies, which I did follow up on. The engine ECU was the fault. Replaced with a used matching unit and the car runs fine.. Thanks again Trouble codes: 314 (Cpm sensor), 123 (Ect sensor), AT213.
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