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2004 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1YD64BX4
The car originally came in with fuel trim rich codes. We found one o2 sensor not responding, and replaced it, drove thru monitors and codes came back. The freeze frame showed the indicated readings at idle, and fuel trim short: -12, and long term: -5.5, both b... Trouble codes: P0175, P0172
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L blower/main VIN: 5UXFA535X2
Blower runs all the time. scanner data shows voltage changes when comanded/cked volts@connector was same as scanner data.has power all the time@tem#2 yellow/geen wire(alldata shows wire should be red/blue)I have tryed cust3 power stages&A new one from worldpac...
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2007 BMW 650i 4.8L parking assist VIN: WBAEK13557
hello iatn members.bmw came in to our shop from bodyshop due to parking assist inop after rear bumper got a new paint job. the car naver been in accident and before the paint job park assist did working okay.check all wiring connectors no issue there.pull the ...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SE (Car) 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality
car is hard to start,once started is fine,check all components above to no avail,this is a nightmare first mercedes to work in it i really, really appreciate your help
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Unknown VIN: WDBHA24G3X
This car has been towed to the shop after no gas pedal response condition.the customer said it happened right after a jump start due to battery drain.there are no present codes.we changed maf,reset ecm by pressing gas pedal all the way to floor while ignition ...
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1995 Volkswagen EuroVan Camper 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 1WVAE0703S
We just did a valve job on this Eruo Van and need to know a easy way to set the timing on this. We don't have all the stuff that VW wants us to use.
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2000 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS 1.8L relay inop. VIN: WVWDH21J1Y
Hello Group, Relay for secondary air injection is not getting 12v to terminal 85 from I wire on wiring diagram.Tracing the circuit,I wire goes to connector 87A of the engine wiring harness.Sounds like a relay output terminal,however I cannot find this connect...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCT21CX1
We have a vehicle that keeps coming back with same two codes P1128,P1255. We have already changed the mass air flow sensor and the coolant temp sensor and vehicle still sets codes. No driveability issues and both sensors are working properly. We have also done... Trouble codes: P1128 (fuel trim bank 1 mult system too lean), P1255 (coolant temp sensor short with ground)
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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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2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Rear Calipers VIN: WVWAK73C07
Rear caliper wont retract after commanding with scan tool -- could hear motors run
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2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Parking Brake VIN: WVWAK73C07
Used scan tool to retract electric parking brake -- did rear brake job -- lr electric works fine -- rt rear no motor operation (no power to it) worked fine on arrival -- parking brake fault displayed on message center.
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1999 Volvo S70 2.4L readiness monitors VIN: YV1LS55A3X
thermostat replaced 6 weeks ago, code cleared. failed State Inspection for readiness monitors. I have cleared,reset, and drive cycled till I'm blue in the face. No codes, Only O2 heater will go ready. all mode 6 and generic looks good. my Launch will not commu...
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L Heater VIN: WAULC68E72
Hello again, We had 9 responses on this car and for some reason most suggested things that were already done according to my post. We did borrow a UVIEW 550000 Airlift from another shop (we have never used one) and the heat is now fine!! What puzzles me is th...
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2003 BMW 330i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV53463
Thanks go out to everyone who suggested the harness replacement. I installed an ECM harness in this vehicle - it's actually pretty straightforward and not too heinous (as harnesses go.) I'm sending the vehicle out today and we'll see if it ever comes back - I ... Trouble codes: P1632 (Throttle Valve Adaptation - conditions not met), P1634 (Throttle Valve Spring Test - Test failed).
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Cruise VIN: 3VWSA29M6X
Like the one Graeme fixed with every test correct but the cruise was still inoperative due to a faulty turn signal switch, this VWs problem was the Adatation of the throttle body (which was the first thing I checked which both the VAG 1552 and the Ross Tech Va...
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1994 Volvo 960 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1KS9502R
Hello Guys I am happy to report this little car is fixed. Anders nailed it with the coolant temp sensor. I knew it had to be that or the actual wiring the only two components yet to be changed. the ironic twist to the whole thing is the donor car we borrowed t... Trouble codes: 131 (engine speed signal from ignition system absent).
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1995 Volvo 940 2.3L engine VIN: YV1JW8312S
THE VOLVO FINALY QUIT ALL TOGETHER. TURNS OUT THE CAM PIN SHEARED CAUSING THE MECHANICAL TIMING TO BE OFF EVEN THOUGH THE TIMING MARKS ALL LINED UP. THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP AND SUGGESTIONS IATN IS THE BEST.
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2005 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L No Start VIN: YV1MH682X5
The customer did not want to spend any money on this car, so we never really were able to solve the problem. Many replies suggested CTS, fuel press regulators etc., all these were checked and within specs. So unless he changes his mind, we'll never know for ...
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