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2004 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 3.0L Lifters VIN: WAUVT68E04
Hey Guys I have a car I married that is giving me some problems. Car came in originally with a blown engine due to the lower oil pan getting tagged. Replaced engine with lower mileage core. Only differance with the swap was that the original engine version was...
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L power windows VIN: WAULC68EX4
I have this Audi, drivers window will not operate. Other windows operate from master switch but do not operate from there individual switches, child lock not engaged. I have check the measuring blocks for the switches and they all seem to work properly. I inst...
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2005 Audi S4 4.2L Battery VIN: WAUXL68E05
Hey all i hope someone can help this audi s4 has a battery drain ! its drawing about .9 to 1.8 amp yes its flactuating up and down! we pulled fuses and fuse # 15 is the cause (when disconected all drain stops).according to all data this fuse send power to ins...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SE (Car) 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WDBCA24D9L
I replace intake gasket, idle will go higher and higher uo to 1600 rpm,dificult to start, this system is new, i 'm lost can you help me please, also when cold hard to start
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Battery VIN: WDBSK75F53
Perform short test for codes, found p20b7-008 increased idle speed due to sbc low voltage, check current and voltage on vehicle/ no control module defective (p1999)in me-sfi 2.8, etc code p2600 voltage supply circuit 87 has under voltage, scb code c249e under ...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSA81H3V
Hello, Everyone! I have battery, starter,fuel pump, ecm, crank sensor, hall sensor distributor, maf sensor, tps, checked all ok and have power to them! but only no power at fuel injectors and #18 fuse(fuel pump/ HO2 control module) Any help, please.
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Unknown VIN: 3VWCC21C6X
Immediately after filling the tank with gas, the vehicle struggles to start. The car will crank over and over and not fire. Problem occurs only after gas is put in.
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L compressor clutch VIN: 3VWCP21C32
I'll try to make this short. This vehicle came in with a blown up compressor. Compressor, receiver/drier and expansion valve were replaced, with a full system flush. Evac and refill (twice) with 1 lb 10 oz of R 134 (spec is 700 grams). No function. I found an ...
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Heater Core VIN: WVWAE63B75
We installed a water pump on this car over a year ago and ever since the customer has complained about hearing air in the cooling system through the heater core. Last week the AC system quit working and we had to replace the coolant temp sensor for telling the...
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1990 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Check Engine Light VIN: YV1FA8944L
This car came in for check engine light and failing smog test, i pulled code ( grounding pig tail to # 6) 2-2-4 came up -- which was for coolant temp malfuntion and vehicle is in limp home mode, i ohmed the cts and sure enough it was out of range so i replaced...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L Fuel Gauge VIN: WAULC68E03
Its a yes and no on the fix. I found out how to do the gauge sweep and it worked fine. I did find a loose connection at one of the sending units. I corrected the problem and have sent the customer to drive it until the gas gets well below 1/4 tank to see if we...
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2005 Audi S4 4.2L Engine Misfire VIN: WAUGL68E05
THANKS ALL FOR THE HELP. IT TURNS OUT THE CLIENT HAD HIS CAR TOWED TO THE DEALER TO SEE IF THEY COULD GOODWILL OR HELP OUT. TALKED TO THE CLIENT LAST WEEK TO FIND OUT THE OUTCOME OF HIS PROBLEM. DEALER NEEDS TO PULL THE ENGINE FOR R&I. DEALER THINKS ITS TIMING...
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2008 BMW X5 3.0si 3.0L Misfire VIN: 5UXFE43508
thanks for all the help, we bought a used coil that snaps on plug, misfire gone, car runs good, thanks again everyone Trouble codes: P0304.
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Cuts out
Sorry but could not fix this problem many of you said the fuel pressure relay is bad. I put in a new one from worldpac and it did not fix the problem. I could jump 30 ad 87 and car would stay running in fact it would stay running as long as the rpm's were abov...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E 2.6 2.6L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WDBEA26D4M
thanks to all that replied. It was the fuel distributor. car runs fine now.I cescked the ECT sensor and also checked the mixyure and I had to reset it after the new fuel distriutor was installed Thanks IATN
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2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L no power VIN: 3VWPL71K59
Thank you all for some good replies. Most detailed the EGR valve sticking open causing no power. Also some mentioned the intake or cat clogs. We removed the EGR valve and looked inside the opening for any clogging. None found. Also, looking at the valve will n... Trouble codes: P0402.
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