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2007 Audi A4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAF78E47
Hello, and happy holidays. We've got this Audi with one recurring code and a few newbies. The car originally came in two weeks ago with misfire and lean condition codes. After the quick diagnosis of the old try to remove the oil cap at idle trick, the crank ca... Trouble codes: P0455 (EVAP system large leak detected - MIL ON), P0300 (Random Multiple Misfire - Intermittent), P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfire detected - Intermittent), P0302 (Cylinder 2 Misfire detected - Intermittent), P1093 (Bank 1 Fuel Measuring System 2 - Malfunction - Intermittent)
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2008 Audi A3 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUHF68PX8
Dear Audi Friends: We service car since new and it always was a good car, now it came in with 4 (9) faults. see above. Customer complain is: in the morning (only) car will start stall multiply times, to get car idling you have to depress accel pedal and car st... Trouble codes: P2015, P119A, P0171, P0300, P030X
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Left Rear Door VIN: WBAFB33561
Customer back and now complaining she can not open the door either from the inside or outside. She has children that might have tripped the child safety lock. Looking for suggestions on opening the door with the least amount damage to the door or components. N...
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Camshaft Timing VIN: WBAFB33511
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L ABS Code VIN: WBADT43422
Car has ABS, brake light and check engine light on. First scan showed no engine codes. Checked ABS first time had 89 low syst voltage, 105 brake light switch signal, 115 pressure sensor offset. Cleared and the 115 came back. Mitchell has nothing on this. I don...
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2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Engine VIN: 5UXFA53573
Engine stalled going down the road. Customer stated when she restarted engine it started smoking heavily. Towed to shop. We ran engine and it smokes very white(ALOT,LIKE IT'S ON FIRE!)Disconnected PCV line at dipstick, no oil. Runs smooth,all fluid levels are ...
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2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L position switch VIN: WBAWV53597
car dont start PRDL on scanner stay onr R dash show R even if i move the shift selector to any other CAS not recieving signal from trans module i have located a part inside trans which is called position switch i need help in determine if this part the respons...
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Steering Angle Sensor VIN: SALME11424
Hello, have a 04 RR came, in with ABS/Traction lights on, scanned and got code for internal failure of Steering Angle Sensor. Tried hard reset and initialized sensor, lights went out but when i turned the steering wheel lights came back on and code reset. So r...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz G500 5.0L High/Low Shift VIN: WDCYR49E84
This vehicle came in with a P2213 code and display showing "TC in neutral" with door open and running. Engaging E brake or closing door shuts off warning. The vehicle drives and shifts normally. When "Park" is engaged the Park lock works although the waring of...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L lack of power VIN: 3VWST81K16
we have this 06 vw tdi that came in with a no power concern. test drove it and found that the engine has no power and wont go past 3000 rpm. removed intake manifold to see if there was excessive build up but found nothing. checked timing, everything was ok the...
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2007 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWHV71K27
car came to our shop with check engine light on for p0300 and p0301.another shop replace all spark plugs and all coils, then threw a timing belt at it. codes still came back. found tsb on lifters, so I replace all lifters. now Im getting a code for maf p0100. ... Trouble codes: P0100
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2005 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L No Start VIN: YV1MH682X5
Happy Holidays Everyone! This car floods on cold start. If I leave it out (20deg) for 3-4 hours, it will foul the plugs and no start. Disconnect injectors and it will start. Leave the car inside, and it will start fine. Plugs are new, fuel press starts at 70ps...
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2007 Volvo C70 T5 2.5L Tire Wear VIN: YV1MC68267
The customer brought this Volvo to us after he changed the lower control arm/ball joint assemblies. Requested 4 new tires and a 4 wheel alignment. We installed Yokohama Invigor P235-45R17 tires and did the alignment. A month later he said it felt like it was g...
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2003 BMW 530i 3.0L Low Oil Pressure VIN: WBADT63443
I went ahead and took off the oil filter housing to change the gasket since it was leaking and clean the valve inside it at the same time. That was the problem. I now have 10 psi at idle (spec is 8.5) and no oil light. Thanks to everybody out there!
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2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L hvac box VIN: SAJEA51C04
Thanks Adam and Stanley. Stan has confirmed what my dealer has told us. What a joke! I'm not working on and vintage jag -it's 2004!. Def Door has part number, but not avail. Air box available but does not come with my door. Adam had a 'Mend it' suggestion. ...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Water Pump VIN: 3VWCA21C2X
Many of our replies confirmed that pump failures are common with these 2.0l engines. Also, there were 2 people who had seen cracks in the block leaking. a couple people recomended using a Hepu or Geba pump. We replaced the pump(we verified is was leaking from...
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS 1.8L Window switch VIN: WVWDC21J01
Thanks for the help, broken wire at pillar just as suggested! thank you thank you thank you!!! Merry christmas!!
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