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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Starting VIN: WAUDC28D7Y
Hi everyone i need some help...this a4 wont start no crank,no power period everything is dead...i cant get a good wiring diagram,cust says he came out in the morning to start his car and when he did he says he heard a pop sound...i checked the battery(good),i ...
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2012 Bentley Continental 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SCBFR7ZA7C
This car is new. First time EFI MIL went on with less than 300 miles. There is no Bentley dealers near my city. In fact this car client imported from USA (no Bentley warranty in Brazil) As engine is a VW W12 (turbo) I can access engine modules using a VCDS (... Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF sensor circuit range / performance)
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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L No Start, Hard start cold VIN: SAJWA71CX4
We replaced the fuel pump with a matched unit out of a Lincoln (none available for Jaguar for 6 months) This has been done by other shops before. It bleeds off pressure overnight and will not start easily. Even as pressure builds to 60,70 psi it stumbles and c...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L windows,locks,seats VIN: WDBLJ65G1W
customer said alarm was not working right and the windows and seats have a mind of their own. Reprogamed remote, take out of ignition and push 5 times. Everything worked fine. Went out today and everything was as describe by customer. No power windows, no powe...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L throttle VIN: WDBJF65J92
very slow acceleration..im the 3rd tech to have a shot to figure this out,which makes me want to for it will gain a new customer.i have it pretty much figured out but need some help in locating.. its a p0223 or a P20DF code... signal 2 circuit high code & foun...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz B200 Turbo 2.0L speed sensor
have 2 codes for ctv transmission,0793 rpm signal from component y3/946 secondary rpm sensor not available,0722 rpm signalfrom component y3/9b5 output rpm sensor not available,have gone through test procedure with das,needs speed sensor,transmission control un...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz C300 Sport 3.0L tail lights VIN: WDDGF54X18
The left rear tial light, parking lamp burns brighter than the right rear only at times. It normaly only does it after the lights have been been on for a period of time. All other lights operate normaly.
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2000 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA2997Y
customer brought car in a couple of weeks ago. read the diagnostics. (same 2 codes present) cleared the codes. sent him on his way. light returned with same code. my question is, is this a common problem? is it typically the sensor. and if so, has anyone repla... Trouble codes: P0197, P0420
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L enguagement VIN: 3VWBK21C51
god morning to all and a special good morning to all the vw techs. thank you for any assistance with this vw. this beetle came in with a complaint of slipping when accelurating from a stop. i noticed on the test drive that every time a came to a stop it would ...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Stall VIN: WVWPD63B14
Engine will not idle, can keep running above 2500 rpm by feathering the throttle and will accelerate past 4000 rpm. Soon as you let off gas pedal, engine will stall. Fuel pressure is o.k.; tried new MAF (NAPA), no change; reset throttle; no trouble codes prese...
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2008 Volkswagen Golf City 2.0L headlights VIN: 9BWEL41J38
I brought a vw city golf into the shop for a safety. I have no headlights and no turnsignals. City Golf is a canadian vehicle, shop key doesnt have the wiring diagrams for this vehicle. Checked my fuses and I have power at my switch. using a jetta diagram and ...
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2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L climate control module VIN: YV1TS94D71
This S80 came into the shop with a Check Engine light and fault codes for failed Electronic Throttle Body. Sent the electronic throttle to BBA for rebuild and after reinstalling throttle body... the fun began. We disconnected the battery, as per the throttle b...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2004 Audi S4 Avant 4.2L Timing Chains VIN: WAUPL68E04
Due to the cost of the repairs customer took the car and declined repairs
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1980 Fiat 124 Spider 2.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 124CS00173
Thanks to all 7 people that replied, Esp.Justin [...] out the micro switch in the TPS was indeed bad. Thanks again to everyone.
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2006 Land Rover LR3 HSE 4.4L Parking Brake VIN: SALAG25456
Thanks to all who replied we went ahead and ordered the new park brake module and cables as well as shoes rotors and pads. Installed all new parts and springs, Thanks to Matthew for the great info on set up . Was able to initiate module through the Autologic T...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L abc VIN: WDBSK75F63
Hello again , The fix for this car is not evident yet. Many have been so helpful with info and or suggestions, especially Dave from Calif. big thanks. Results on the car go as follows, found left ft strut leaking, replaced, seemed ok for a short time....
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2006 Mercedes-Benz C280 4Matic 3.0L brake light switch VIN: WMEAJ0036J
I did find out how to wire the new harness.I was told just to tap in the 5th remaining wire to the wire already going to esp moduale. thanks
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2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L engine VIN: WMWRE33576
Thanks to all who replied but the customer wanted to take the car to the dealer. Last i heard the dealer could not get it to have the same problem so not sure what was going on. Thanks again for all the help.
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1984 Porsche 944 2.5L No Start, No Fuel Pressure
Thanks to everyone that responded, this car is fixed. Special thanks to Jeff for providing a good solid wiring diagram. DME relay was faulty.
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 3VWRT71K86
Thanks for the replies, especially Jeffery, who suggested the ignition switch. I ordered and installed OEM Volkswagen, and couldn't get it to act up. If i hear anything, i will update. Thanks again for taking the time to help. Trouble codes: 01317 (control unit in dash-sporadic open circuit), 00884 (ignition starter switch-X terminal-short circuit), 00885 (ign starter switchterminal 50---short circuit), 00002 (gearbox control unit-open circuit), 00003 (module internal failure), 00457 (vehicle elec. control module open circuit).
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L p0014 VIN: YV1VS2550Y
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I got several replies, but none stated a problem with lower oil pick up seal problems with these. After seeing this i researched the archives and it appears that the larger sized volvos with the 2.4 etc hav...
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