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2002 BMW 330i 3.0L diff VIN: WBAEV53442
This vehicle came in for a pre vacation checkover. While checking the rear diff fluid level I found the diff was pressurized. I have been looking for a vent and am unable to find one. The BMW dealer parts deptment has sent me complete break downs of the housin...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WP1AA29P04
Hello Porsche and VW guys,this car came in with a loss of power, rough idle after startup. Scanned codes old code P0016 new code P0369 cam sensor. We replaced the cam pos sensor B no change. Has any of you seen this code on a 3.2V6(VW or Porsche) before ?? Af... Trouble codes: P0016 (Cranksensor/camsensor correlation bank1 sensor 1), P0369 (Camshaft pos sensor b circuit intermittant bank1)
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2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FD45Y76
I am looking for any information on how to test the EVAP Pressure Sensor located on the tank. Mitchell has nothing on it as usual. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Trouble codes: P0452
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No power VIN: 3VWSP69M51
I found the intake was plugged with soot. I removed the intake to clean and before I put back on I checked the intake valves and they are just as sooted up. How can on one clean them or better off leaving alone?
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L cyl head VIN: 3VWSE69MX2
Looking for some experienced opinions from VW experts. Customer brought this Jetta in from another shop and asked me to replace head gasket (brought all the parts with him also). He's owned the car about 4 weeks- go figure. He says it overheated on him once, a...
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2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L Unknown
I have this VW with an intermittent po652 which is implausible signal. The trans shifts fine and after a couple of days it will not shift and records the po652. There is not only no trouble tree for this there is no correct transmission sensor location in Alld...
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2004 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Misfire VIN: 9BWFL61J74
Thanks in advance for the help/time. This Golf came to us in April 2009 with codes stored and engine ran rough untill it was shut off and restarted.Ran fine for us. Intermittent:17746 Cam Position open/short 17763,66,69,72 Ignition activation cyl 1,2,3,4 Ther... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 Miss)
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1991 Volvo 240 2.3L Breather System VIN: YV1AA8846M
This is as cherry of a low mile example of this car as probably exists. One owner. We did a complete tune service about 8k ago including replacing the flame trap. We double checked the crankcase and it's breathing nicely. Vacuum passage clear and positive flow...
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2004 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L Radio VIN: YV1TS59H84
the radio will search for staions but will not stay on any one station. if we dial a station then we get no sound from the speakers. we do not have enough info on these so we could use fresh ideas. the wipers are also intermittent but when we check these they ...
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2005 Volvo XC70 2.5L horn VIN: YV1SZ59225
Removed contact reel and horn still blows. We're told the relay is inside central electrical module (differant from diagram) After removing top torx screws from module it refuses to hinge down?
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2006 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L Hesitation, power loss VIN: YV1MS39096
Hi Volvo Techs. i have a problem with this 06 volvo s40 non turbo. upon starting it sounds like theres a loud air sound coming from the intake. also when pressing the accelerator to the floor it seems to have a lag, or delay in spooling up. after car warms up ...
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2000 Audi TT 1.8L Radio VIN: TRUUC28N9Y
The fix for this problem was far simpler than I imagined. A few google searches for "Audi TT radio code" turned up several sites that claimed they could provide a radio code if I gave them the "AUZ..." number and my credit card info. Actually tried two differe...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L No Start VIN: WBADD6327W
I thought I sent and update,but I don't see where it came up. I scoped the Crank sensor didn't like the wave form so I replaced it. Also put Plugs & 2 Coils. Vehicle starts everytime. Customer happy,I'm Happy. Thanks All for the great advise Trouble codes: 241 (Misfire 4), 242 (Misfire 5).
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1999 BMW 540i 4.4L Safety VIN: WBADN6332X
thanks to all the replies,i hate to close without a fix,but the customer decided to trade the car in,after reading the replies,and giving it some thought im going to say that the used air bag module was more than likley the cause.Once again thanks to all
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1977 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L 3-4 shift VIN: 1231302021
Ok guys thanks for all who replied to my post. Those of you that stated that this transmission starts out in second were correct. After advising the customer on this,showing him your posts and test driving with him he still was not satified so after great disc...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Sunroof VIN: WDBUF70J33
i have gotten the sunroof to work but not the sun screens (opposite of what it did before). i believe it is a synchronizing problem but as of yet can not get both to work together. so as long as the sunroof works it should be acceptable
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Misfire VIN: 3VWSA29M2Y
Thank everyone for your input and suggestions. Fix: Reinstall thread insert using a different thread locking compound (green locktight). Replace spark plug, scoped ignition again, and patterens were good. Cleared codes, used water in a spray bottle and satura... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random/Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected), P0302 (Cylinder 2 Misfire Detected).
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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L Battery VIN: 3VWCC21V71
First off thanks to everyone who helped me on this one. I was able to get this one fixed. .27 amps is way too much of a draw for this car should be around zero. Also .05 amps (or .5 milliamps) is an acceptable limit. I isolated the problem being in the driv...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L CCS Switch VIN: 3VWSK69M04
Thought I closed this... The #5 fuse was blown. We didnt have the proper diag info at the time. Without the proper power to the switch the data display was showing faulty readings from the switch input throwing us into left feild. thanks for the replies.
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1996 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Steering Fluid VIN: YV1LS5549T
My tech was checking fluid level without engine running. He got fooled because after starting the engine and turning the wheel, the fluid foamed, and the air bubbles caused the level to measure full. After we let it settle down, started it up and did not turn ...
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