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2004 Audi S4 Avant 4.2L Timing Chains VIN: WAUPL68E04
We are getting ready to installing timing chains and tensioners in this Audi S4 with 4.2 engine and automatic transmission. Dealer recommends using a platform to hold engine and trans. Has anyone removed without the platform. What other special tools are neede...
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2004 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L transmission VIN: WAUAC48H84
Good Morning Everyone. We have an A4 that has a shudder on acceleration mostly when cold. Seems to improve after warm up. Customer has been to Audi Dealer. Dealer tech diagnosis is the CVT Clutch is out of tolerence and needs to be replaced. The only problems ...
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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L Electronic VIN: WBAHJ6321S
Please help me! bmw tech and all tech !i have car come a/c not working i checked and see no free-on and comp leaking bad! after i replace new a/c comp it still not kit on. I check my power to comp it good but no ground even at high pressure switch i don't have...
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L ABS module, steering angle sensor VIN: WBAFA53561
This one has us guessing and hoping you can provide some assistance. Customer came in with the ABS, BRAKE, and trac lights on. Scanned and had fault in DSC for steering angle sensor-internal fault and code for brief power interruption. Steering Angle Sensor Mo...
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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality
new dme will not idle smooth surges no throttle response sets code 134 Trouble codes: 134
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L shifting VIN: SAJEA51C02
Engine codes are P1643 (no trans ECU comunication) and P1582. Engine and all other functions work well. there is no communication between the trans ECU and scanner. A Used ecu was installed without a change. No evidence of water contamination in either ecu. Am...
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2004 Jaguar XJR 4.2L service plug
How do you remove the coil for cylinder number 8 left rear bank?
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WDBRE64J11
Vehicle first arrived at shop running poorly and check engine light on with codes P2017 and P2086 indicating left and right banks below permissable limit for mixtures, checked and found air box to mass meter warped and sucking air replaced and also found vehic... Trouble codes: P20D4
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L converter VIN: WDBUF70J83
Good day all, We are fighting a shudder in this car that appears to be caused by the torque convertor. We first replaced with reman unit from precision, no help. We then replaced the pwm solenoid and conductor plate,still have a shudder/vibration when the con...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 3VWCB21CX2
Thanks in advance for any help recieved. Car was towed in a no start. Starts for several seconds and stalls. Fuel flow seems ok.4 oz in one key cycle. Tried unpluging mas and starting. No change. will not start on starting fluid. Code p0321 was in memory when ... Trouble codes: P0321
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L starts and dies VIN: 3VWSK69M42
It starts and dies instantly, stereo says SAFE 1000 , fuel pump relay is good, one blown fuse for the instrument cluster. Car was running then everything in the dash started slowly going out and the only light on the dash now is the battery light. No dtc's are...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L timing belt VIN: WVWRH63B72
hello vw and audi techs. i've got a 2002 vw passat sedan with the 2.8 atq motor which needs the timing belt/water pump replaced. the pump is making noise and leaking. first time that i've had to do one of the v6 timing belts. i have the big cam bar and the cra...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Mechanical gear disengagement VIN: 3VWST71K05
OK VW guys I have a bad one. I really need some help on this one. Car came in on the hook.Customer stated while driving car lost power to the wheels. Tow man dropped it. I cycled the key. Car pulls in lower gears then abruptly disengages.I shut it off to limp ...
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2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Hesitation VIN: YV1TS94D01
this car feels like it is starving for fuel. it has a hesitation. the fuel trims are adding around 30%. fuel pressure is within specs but when i do a volume test, i get alot of air bubbles. i found no leaks so i put a new fuel pump in & i still get air in fuel...
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1995 BMW 750iL 5.4L No Start VIN: WBAGK2324S
the car is fixed but i was not able to doit myself we sent the car to a bmw specialist and they say they have to program the ews with the ecu the details of it i dont have there is no way to get this one fix without the proper scanner thank you guys ,,, Trouble codes: 00001 (n/a), 00035 (n/a), 00025, 00254 (236 - can time out), 236 (can time out), 217 (time out).
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L No pull VIN: WBAGJ8324W
Thanks for your help. We had transmission rebuilt. After I posted I found that the trans was starting in second gear sometimes.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L No Start VIN: 4JGAB72E5X
Replace the CPS, and Returned to customer after multiple attempts to duplicate concern. Vehicle has not acted up since replacement of CPS. Thanks everyone for your responses!
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2002 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33482
Hi everyone, After 35 miles of trouble free driving I think I can call this one. Special thanks to Dan here in NC for sending me the tsb regarding this fault. The wiring connector for the throttle body solved the problem. This was available through Mini. As se... Trouble codes: P1225.
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2004 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Parking Brake VIN: YS3FB49S54
The tech bulletin I received seems to be a fix that does not work well in repairing this problem, i spent quite a bit of time trying to make it work with no positive results. replacement of the entire handle assembly seems to be the best way to go. Sorry for t...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Misfire VIN: 3VWSP69M12
Thanks to everyone for your help! The pick up screen in the fuel tank was all plugged up! Cleaned the tank and added fresh fuel and she ran GOOD! Thanks for all of your help!
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