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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Differential VIN: TRUUT28N91
I have a TT with what appears to be differential problem. I think we caused it, but my question is why / what is it. Car came in for a 60,000 mile service. Per Alldata it is due to for a Haldex filter change. replaced filter and oil. Now when driving car, when...
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L Heater VIN: WAULC68E72
Hello, This A4 is a regular customer and a car we have serviced since new. At approx 60k we did a waterpump, timing belt and radiator. One year and 6k later it came in with a poor heat complaint. We tried flushing the heater core to no avail so it was replaced...
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1989 BMW 325i 2.5L rocker arm/shaft VIN: WBAAD1301K
I am looking for any suggestions and information on getting the intake rocker shaft to slide toward the radiator so I can replace the #5 intake rocker arm. **head is on motor, and motor is in car** I have already removed/slid over all other intake rockers and ...
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2004 BMW 330i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: WBAEV53464
BMW guru's. Please help. This vehicle stalls out only cold, and it surges badly until warm up according to customer and I have confirmed this condition. Customer have thorttle body and sub-harness replaced, along with air boot, intake gaskets and some other me...
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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVB335X6
Car was driven to the shop with no problems. Valve cover was leaking oil (comon problem) we replace the valve cover gasket and at the same time we replace the aluminum bolts in the front of the cylinder head. We had done about 4 of this in the pass month. We h... Trouble codes: A0B4
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2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L turn signals VIN: WBAVC93507
Hi all I have a 328is driving me crazy. Both of the turn signals will flash fast and a a bulb error message comes up (Will not tell me which one) on the instument cluster. All bulbs appear to be flashing though 3 per side just very rapidly. I pulled a car from...
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1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: SAJHX1742S
This car fails NOX. And iS not going into closed loop NOX is 4.47 with 2.00 allowable CO is 6.08, with 12.00 allowable. HC is .45 with .80 allowable. It runs fine, with no mil on I varified that the EGR ports are clear, and the pintle max opens then close...
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2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: SALSH23466
Hey everyone! Customer would get in the truck, attempt to start it and the truck would idle and then immediately stall. the engine keeps cranking for a longer period of time and then the idles if you keep your foot into a touch to make it idle. You can tell it... Trouble codes: U1328, U1828, U1598, B1B02, B1B85
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C36 AMG 3.6L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WDBHM36E7V
This Vehicle was dropped off with a substantial coolant leak from one of the heater hoses. We repaired the leak. Now only after at least 30 minutes of driving the car loses power and bucks. There are no codes present. Checked for pluged exhaust (no restriction...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L drive train VIN: 4JGAB54E82
The vehicle came in for its 100k tune up. We replaced the spark plugs,engine oil and filter with OE parts. Upon inspection, we found that the left engine mount was broken and the right mount had collapsed, so we replaced it with Bilstein brand from Worldpac. A...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF70J63
Mercede tech, please help. Vehicle came back the third time with same evap code p0456 or p2075 evap small leak. Replace all these componets and light will back on in a months. Smoke test, system pressure hold nice and tight. Remove seat and inspect and no leak... Trouble codes: P0456 (Purge control system has a slight leak)
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Cuts out VIN: YS3FB49S13
car came back in for check engine light on and no power on acceleration. was not able to verify no power on acceleration. codes present are P0300, P2122,p2138. not concerned with code P0300 because spark plugs are worn. more concerned with codes P2122 and P213... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random multiple cylinder misfire detected), P2122 (TPS/Pedal position sensor/ Switch D circuit low input), P2138 (TPS/Pedal position sensor/ Switch D/E voltage correlation)
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L power wnds acessories ,wipers,htr fan VIN: 3VWSA29M9X
no crank no voltage to starter cyl,good batt good starter tailgate light on in dash,with the key off and removed from ign switch wipers and heater motor still operate if anyone can help me with this problem it would be deeply appreciated
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Glow plug
This car was bought at auction and brought to me by a local dealer for a long crank and hard start. I ohmed the glow plugs and found two of the four wrer out of spec ,simple enough or so I thought. When I went to install the new glow plugs I found #3 just spin...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L CCS Switch VIN: 3VWSK69M04
I have the cruise control inop on this VW Jetta. Sets codes for Cruise control switch input incorrect. codes 17977(P1559). I replaced the cruise control switch with and the brake switch with OE parts. Here is what I see. When the switch is in the on position...
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2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF33507
Hello everyone. We have fixed this MINI. We purhased the tool set for this engine. We measured out the timing chain. It was 5mm beyond spec according to the plunger measuring tool. We replaced the timing chain and guides. Now the MIL stays off and the car runs... Trouble codes: 277B, 277F, 288D, 2845 (VANOS exhaust acruator movement).
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2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF31Y56
Thanks for the replies! A new fuel pump and filter brought the pressure up to spec. Fuel trims are now normal. Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 lean).
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1998 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS564XW
Fellow Techs, It appears this vehicle was suffering from carbon buildup on the intake valves+ports. After a motorvac type treatment the symtoms have gone away. We continue to road test this vehicle to ensure the problems do not return. Thanks again for your re...
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2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: YV1SZ59H64
well, this one is fixed, just not by me, refered it to the dealer, where they apparently just replaced the #1 coil, which to me still doesnt explain why when i swapped #1 & 2 coils the miss remained on #1 and didnt move to #2? none the less its fixed and down ... Trouble codes: P0301.
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2007 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Dynamic stability control VIN: YV1RS59237
It was just the software download to the new SAS, needed the VIDA to do it, dealer did it $200 later. Thanks for everyones help.
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