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2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L misfire VIN: WBAGN63412
after replacing purge cleared codes drove car mil light came back on with codes po363,p1343,p1349,[...] p1345. car seems to crank and run good till it warmes up a little then starts to skip on four cylinders has anyone ran into this problem before? atn sugg...
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2005 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Right rear view mirror VIN: 5UXFB53585
When reverse is selected the right rear view mirror adjusts down automaticly. Intermitantly, the mirror will chatter left and right and sometimes will get stuck in the down position after shifting out of reverse. The dealer replaced the mirror and the problem ...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Shifts VIN: WDBHA22E0S
This Benz has a very odd shift pattern to it starts in second like I know alot of them do then it kicks down to 1st then right away 3rd then 4th so close behind it you dont even really feel it. Does matter how heavy you are into the throttle shifts like this e...
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2003 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L abs VIN: WP1AB29P13
When this car came in it had codes for all the wheel speed sensors and code 0814 for active brake booster. I cleared all the codes an all that came back was the 0814. looked at wheel speed data all looked good. We replaced the brake booster. That did not fix t...
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1998 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L door locks VIN: YS3DF58N7W
the customer called and said that he could not get in his car only the drivers door would unlock, we tried all the locks with the key with no success we also tried manually to open the doors with no success we have looked at other post with lock issues and hav...
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2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Parasitic Loads, Headlamps, Alarm, Cooling Fans VIN: YS3EF48Z61
Hi fellow techs: I am not a SAAB expert and am hoping there are some Saab Savvy tech out there who can at least steer me in the right direction. The symptoms include: 1. a parasitic load totalling about 250 mA when nothing is operating and this load seems to i...
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1967 Volkswagen Beetle 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out
i installed a rebuilt solex 30 pict-2 carb. checked and set timing to proper mark. installed a new fuel pump, repaired a broken ground wire to the condenser, replaced fuel filter,checked for vaccum leaks... after warm up engine will not idle! if i slightly clo...
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Stall VIN: WVWEE83A7T
Car was towed in for a crank no start. Tested system found crank position sensor resistance out of spec, replaced sensor. Car starts and runs good for a few seconds then starts a rolling idle and will die. I can monitor data on scan tool for only a few seconds...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L door locks VIN: 3VWDD21C6Y
car runs when drivers door is closed as soon as you open door car shuts off replaced door latch asy and whidow motor asy. car will start with door latch unplugged. no diag codes checked for broken wires in door and hindge power locks work , and alarm works , d...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L lock-up, drive VIN: 3VWSG69M01
Adjusted fluid level as per Alldata. Still has slightly delated engagement.Customer complained of it "falling" out of drive like it was in neutral. Said it made it to it's destination limping in a lower gear. Can't find any broken wires but there is no sign of...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L lean conditi VIN: 3VWSA69M54
We had a malfunction code P1152.Lean condition.Replace fuel filter inside the gas tank. The engine is a BBW.Replace MAF,Check for air leaks.Check for clean air duct to the air filter housing. Cleaned throtle body.Is not vacum action on the cranckase.No malfunc...
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS29501
This vehicle came to the shop with codes 28 and A1 (p0133 and p0128) stored in computer. Origionally diagnosed and found thermostat opening early and the fuel pressure regulator was leaking fuel. Replaced both and engine heated up correctly. Test drove and fou... Trouble codes: 1 (p0133), 1 (p0133)
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABN534X1
Thanks for the help, we continued smoke testing and found that the crankcase ventilation valve was indeed bad. Replaced the valve and hoses as needed as well as new manifold gaskets and the trim values came down under 5, vehicle no longer sets the lean codes,... Trouble codes: 151 (Signal ox sensor before cat. conveter bank 1 min. value undershot), 227 (Ox. sensor control deviation bank 1 too large), 228 (Ox. sesnor control deviation bank 2 too large).
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2004 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L No Start VIN: SAJWA74C54
The replies I received indicated that I should be able to gain access to the ECM by accessing the as built data from previous sessions and then restore operation from that. Thanks to all who responded. Unfortunately, I never got chance to try it with our IDS ...
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1990 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0L Compressor does not engauge VIN: WVWFB4311L
Found it! :)... There were two faulty connections... The first one was at the A/C clutch relay under the hood near the brake master cylinder... The terminals were corroded and the female connectorsí were not tight. Cleaned the relay terminals and tightened the...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Cuts out VIN: WVWAA63B4X
Thank you to those who took the time to respond. This car is still sitting outside in pieces. The compression was within 2% on all cylinders but we don't have a leak down tester. As far as I can tell the timing is correct after referring to Mitchel and other s... Trouble codes: 16684 (Random /mulitple miss P0300), 16687 (p0303), 16688 (p0204).
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Limp Mode VIN: 3VWSA29M4Y
Thanks for the push in the right direction on this one. As Stanley and Jerry said, swap out the harness. As it turns out, I pinched the harness in the upper starter bolt and if I had not pulled the starter to get to the harness, I may have pushed this thing of...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T 2.0L HID headlights VIN: 3VWNJ81K16
ECM fixed this one. It also needed both headlamp range control modules. Now I check the lights and the tails don't work.. here we go again..
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2006 Volkswagen Rabbit (Car) 2.5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWBS71KX6
the reason i am closing this case for now, is because the vehicle has not yet returned, but, if it does come back in, I will make sure to see if the ect, and or the iat, are within parameters, since this was one reply i had recieved on why the air pump may not... Trouble codes: P0411.
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2007 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L wiper motor VIN: WVWGV71K77
First thing was upon initial repair of replacin broken wiper transmission I was not aware of the hood closed requirement so I condemned the motor. Put in new motor and would not function, reinstalled old motor still not operating. Apparently the old motor will...
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