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2000 Audi TT 1.8L Radio VIN: TRUUC28N9Y
I was wondering if anyone could save me from having to visit the local Audi dealer for a radio code. This is in a 2000 Audi TT. VIN [...]. Ref #CQ-LA 1611L. Serial #51664. On the top of the radio is another number [...]...
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1986 BMW 325 2.7L poor power VIN: WBAAB5403G
We got this 325 es in for what was simply an oil leak. we replaced the rear main seal, clutch assembly and some shifter bushings. The fuel pump was noisey and customer o.k.'d new pump, pre pump and filter. We noticed that every other time hot or cold the car h...
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1993 BMW 740iL 4.0L No Start VIN: WBAGD8321P
Vehicle came in with not start. After checking it out found that fuel pump was bad,while replacing pump found gas was also stale. So it must have been sitting for a while. Well replaced pump and cleaned out tank.Now have good fuel pressure,but no injector puls...
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L coolant pipe to heater VIN: WBAAM533XY
Hello Guys, this is the story I pressure tested before releasing and checked ok. Customer came back because of a coolant light. Pressure tested again today and checked ok. Let sit for and hour then started pouring from the area where the 2 pipes conect to the...
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2003 BMW M3 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSBR93453
This m3 was towed in and we had multiple code: all cylinder misfires and random misfire, 079 - signal exhaust gas temp sensor, p1756 - gear cannot be engages, the car was towed in due to smg transmission not engaging into gear, we thought the misfire cause the... Trouble codes: 079 (Signal exhaust gas temp sensor)
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Oil Leak VIN: WBAVB13506
This BMW belongs to my son and has developed a slow oil leak.The entire belly pan was soaked as well as the left side of the engine from the middle down.He was told he needs a valve cover gasket but that is one of the few gaskets that is plain to see is not le...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L Tailgate window
This Landrover Freelander has a tailgate window which I opened and now won't close. I checked the fuses and wiring...all is well. When the window was closed and I opened the tailgate it(the window) opened a short distance, as it should. When the gate was clos...
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L oil reset VIN: SALMF15457
Have a 2007 Range Rover HSE 4.4L V8. Changed oil and tried to reset oil service light. Alldata has oil service light reset procedures and I did it step by step and service light doesn't reset. Alldata shows to hold reset button and turn on ignition switch to p...
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2008 Land Rover LR2 SE 3.2L Starter VIN: SALFP24N28
Hey im about to put my head through a wall here. I have an 08 land rover LR2 that was towed in for a no start. Customer also stated that the steering column lock message showed in the cluster. Scanned the vehicle With autologic and found no codes (yes a Land r...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L abc VIN: WDBSK75F63
Hi, customer first called with puddle in driveway.. I went to location to evaluate situation. Found hyd. fluid all over as if it may haved belched out the top. Since original fluid loss. I have not been able to duplicate fluid loss. I am getting pressure to l...
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1957 Porsche 356A 1.6L lifters
Sorry - put my story in the wrong spot. Please see above in related repair history. Richard
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS TDI 1.9L Unknown VIN: 3VWCR31C75
Hi. Have 2005 VW Beetle 1.9L Diesel. Car came with hard start wnen cold, idle fluctuates, and sometimes when stopping, the car just dies. Has 2 engine codes. 16791-EGR Potentiometer G212 signal too low- intermmitent. 16512- Coolant thermostat valve N214 temper...
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2000 Volvo V40 1.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VW2559Y
Hello everyone I hope this one isn't too painful but here it goes... I have a 2000 Volvo V40 with a misfire that happens intermitently after a cold soak. Can't douplicate concern in work bay or on road test to confirm misfire. Performed EEC test and retrieved ...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L air bag light VIN: WAUJT68E92
THANK YOU FOR ALL THE INPUTS. THE WIRE CONNECTOR WAS LOOSE AND WE REMOVED AND CHECKED THE PINS AND RECONNECTED, ERASED THE CODE AND TEST DROVE. WE ALSO MOVED THE SEAT MULTIPLE TIMES TO SEE IF THE LIGHT COMES BACK ON BUT NO. THANKS AGAIN.
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2003 BMW 530i 3.0L engine VIN: WBADT634X3
1. a thermostat fixed the no heat problem when driving. 2. The transmission converter slip code did not return after the code was cleared. 3. The engine vibration was caused by a cracked flywheel
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L Rear Door Lifter VIN: 4JGBB75EX6
BESIDES THE LEAKING HYDRAULIC CYLINDER WE FOUND THAT THE TRAVEL SENSOR WAS BENT. AFTER REPLACING THE SENSOR AND RELEARNING THE SYSTEM EVERYTHING WORKED FINE.
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2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRC33412
Cleared codes.Customer decided to trade vehicle in.Codes had not returned by the time she bought new vehicle. Trouble codes: P1787, P1698.
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