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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L trans leak VIN: WAUED54B51
do not know what is causing the fluid to leak out the breather, also installed a reman torque converter. please help
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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L tcc solenoid p0741 VIN: WAULT64B22
hey guys, i got this 02 audi a6 3.0 auto trans that keeps throwing code p0741 which is tcc solenoid circuit or stuck off. there is a tsb that torque converter internal seal leaks and its slipping. the car drives fine. ones the code went off on its own and than...
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2006 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L Srs VIN: WBXPA93496
Hi all in IATN land. This X3 cam in with the SRS light on and a passenger occupancy sensor code. Replaced sensor and cleared code. I now have a #114 code. The code description is seat back lock K BUS. Is there a problem with the installation, or does the SRS n...
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2006 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L various
customer calls with complaint of "trans failsafe program" message. comes in next day and message is gone. comes and goes. when it comes on the radio blinks out as does some other convenience features. scanned with launch (best i can do) vehicle voltage is 13.7...
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Transfer Case VIN: SALPV1640Y
Hello Group, I had this Range Rover towed in because it wouldn't move when shifted to drive or reverse and the customer thought they needed a transmission. When shifted to D or R neither drive shaft would move but when put into park i could hear the parking pa...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L RF shock VIN: WDBJF82J02
hello to all and thanks for the help. i have this e320 that has a noise in right front shock area more of a rattle than a thump. owner thinks it is less of noise when someone in pass. seat.have gone for rides and can hear the noise over a set of bumps sounds m...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic 5.0L Suspension VIN: WDBNG84J63
Note: Airmatic & 4-matic. There is a knock/thump from the right front over large bumps (compression only). The dampening is normal and the car handles well. It is not a rattle and the customer had not noticed it. The bump needs to be large but not rim bending ...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK280 3.0L ESP faults VIN: WDBWK54F56
This vehicle was originally towed in because it would not shift out of park. By the time it reached us, it shifted fine and did not fail again. Quick test results showed no ESM faults, an event stored in the transmission module: D408 "no CAN message was receiv...
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2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Speedo And Tach VIN: WMWRE33435
Greetings! I've tried to locate and answer online and in Alldata unsuccessfully. Backlight on center panel-mounted speedometer is out. Also, lighting on steering column-mounted tach is partially out. I've been unable to determine if this lighting is integral t...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L mileage set VIN: WVWAK73C16
this vehicles instrument cluster has failed. replaced with a new one from the dealer, and using ross-tech pro edition, i cannot get mileage to stay saved in cluster. after interrogating cluster, attempt to use security access with reccomended login code 13861,...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L No Start VIN: SALTY16433
Vehicle had a bad connection on bottom side of "under the hood fuse box". The injector fuse was also blown and could not get it to reoccur. Trouble codes: P1668.
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L Alternator VIN: 4JGBB86E36
Thank you to all of you who took time from your holiday weekend to help! Once again I come away with egg on my face. Bob from New York and Paul from Pennsylvania directed me to a DTB which addressed my issue precisely. Thank you Steve for the link to an intere...
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2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L Noise VIN: WMWRC33595
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO REPLIED, DWAYNE YOU WERE RIGHT ON, REMOVED CALIPER AND AXLE AND SPUN BY HAND LISTENING WITH A STETHESCOPE. REPLACED RIGHT FRONT WHEEL BEARING AND NOISE WAS ELIMNATED, ANOTHER HAPPY CUSTOMER, THANK YOU VERY MUCH.
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2008 Porsche Cayenne S 4.8L airbag system VIN: WP1AB29P88
the car went to the dealer. Not sure exactly what they did. No modules were required, i put the old one back in and they calibrated the front pass. seat aws. I thought autologic was suppose to be a good company but they let us down on this one. Not sure if ...
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1999 Volkswagen Golf TDI 1.9L cruise control
Thanks for the help guys! The Golf was a late 99 and didn't have a Cruise controller module as several of you mentioned. Turned out to be the multifunction switch on the stearing colume. thanks again, Bruce
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Hood Latch Release VIN: 3VWSC29M0Y
Thanks for all the responses The original was a VW part (came in a previously opened bag) Had VW send us a second latch today. Installed it. Works perfectly. Not alot different between the two that we could see(same part #) - just looks like secondary rod is b...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L window regulator VIN: WVWPD63B72
After you remove the door panel, there is a inner metal panel you have to remove. The regulator is conected to it. First take the two star bolts ou that hold the door latch in place. Now just above those star bolts is a rubber plug, remove it and there is a st...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Intake cam
The fix was to replace the cam chain. Thanks to all 4 replies. All suggested replacing the chain. I had already replaced the tensioner (I see I forgot to mention that). It must not take much stretching of the chain since the sprockets still looked ok. Thanks f...
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2005 Volkswagen Touareg 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGBG77L95
thanks to all for you help...this vehicle went to the dealer for the igniton coils. Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305.
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