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2000 Audi A4 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDC68D4Y
Intermittent misfire, high fuel pressure. Vehicle was test driven and on return trip started misfiring. After a few miles the miss went away. Spark plugs appear to have been changed recently, as well as coils on cylinders 1,2, and 4. Fuel has no water, cloudin... Trouble codes: P300, P0301 (Cylinder one misfire)
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2004 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 3.0L turn signals VIN: WAUVT64B34
customer complaint was they heard a clicking coming from dash after turn signal cancelled in either direction. also right turn indicator in the instrument cluster lights up dimmly during right signal operation, all the exterior turn signals/hazard lights are w...
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2006 Audi A6 3.2L engine VIN: WAUKH74F16
Thanks in advance, this vehicle has code #P0307 A-009 air intake system flow low, cannot find any info, also code #P0068 Map Maf throttle correlation, before we start digging in just looking for a little insight into these codes, thanks again
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L cat. efficiency VIN: SAJEB51D62
car came in with check engine light on. scanned for codes, found P0303,P0301,P0300,P1316,P1313(misfire codes); P0174(system too lean bank 2); P0420,P0430 (catalyst system efficiency below threshold bank 1&2). random misfire was caused by oil seeping inside spa... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst system efficiency below thresholdbank 1), P0430 (catalyst system efficiency below thresholdbank 2)
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Surge VIN: SAJEB52D43
Thanks in advance for some info on this Jag. Symptom: surging as fuel pressure drops to 30psi. We ass-u-me fuel pump, new pump, same problem. On hindsight, we've found the car runs fine until fuel level gets below 1/4 level, then the surging starts. Fill tank ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E7W
Vehicle runs good, the only concern is that the check engine light comes on and then there is a miss until you cycle the key off and back on again, then the miss is gone. We have driven the vehicle for several days and it is always the same, it will act up on ... Trouble codes: P0306
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Shifting VIN: 3VWDD41C51
Hello IATN fellows: got this Beetle that is giving me new problems after replacement of parts (see repair history), now when cold and placed in Drive transmission bangs and car dies, have to wait until it warms up to be able to put it in Drive or Reverse, then...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Heating VIN: WVWYH63B43
Vehicle has no heat Have a vag [...] footwell flap motor.I also might mention a/c compressor is always on.Performed basic settings and out put tests and 00603 keeps coming back so Im sure I need the v85 foot well flap motor,My question is does this cause t...
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Stall VIN: 3VWCD31C04
Customer complaint is that car will intermittently stall at stop signs, he also says that just before stalling the low brake pad warning symbol on dash illuminates? I have had the car in shop twice now with literally over 100 MILES of drive time with no issues... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0102, P1152, P1142, P2279
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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L ignition switch VIN: WAULT68E13
I disassembled everything and could not verify any problem so I replaced the lock housing (with ign switch). then after reading andrews post about the tumbler I decided to change that too. Im pretty sure it should be fixed at this point. thanks to all who pos...
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2007 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Mechanical VIN: WAUEV74F47
we never figured out the mileage, the cluster computer showed the same mileage. We did figure out the coolant in the oil. On the back of the heads there is a cam sprocket cover on each side. there is an aluminum crossover tube that bolts to it. There is coolan...
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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L Radio VIN: WBADT634X1
Thanks for all the input, the problem was caused by the indash CD unit which is also the tuner unit.
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 L 4.0L instrument cluster VIN: SAJHX6240V
I did check power and ground to the cluster as well as the pcm while driving with multiple volt meters hooked at the same time did not catch the problem on the meters. had to let car go before i got some of the replies so did not get to check the coils. thank ...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L lr window
well the problem turned out to be the glass was too tall. It was an aftermarket ppg glass. the part number on the glass matched the r.r. glass but the l.r. glass was approx. one inch taller than the r.r. I found this when I saw that the r.r. window glass w...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Clutch
Thanks very much all... I did go with the LUX kit in the end, i did everything as a kit which made for a nice day and a happy customer... Thanks again, have a great weekend!
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No communication VIN: 3VWSA29M1Y
Sorry for the delay on closing, been out of town off and on for the past few weeks. To sum it up, a lot of you guys had some great replies. It actually ended up being the Instrument Cluster would not convert CAN data through the Gateway Into K-LINE data for th...
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2004 Volvo V70 2.5T 2.5L rr wiper, defrost, center brake light VIN: YV1SW59V24
Everything works now with the exception of 3rd brake light. Wiring dosn't show it running through top most shunt; however, upon replacing shunt we got power to the light but now enough to power it. Customer declines REM just to drive the light chimpsel. Though...
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