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2003 Audi A4 Cabriolet 3.0L Unknown VIN: WAUAT48H23
Hi need help from you vw/audi techs, This audi came in ,the customers complaint was the transmission did not feel like it was shifting into the highest gear. After driving the car i felt that the transmission seemed rough at higher speeds. it is the cvt trans ...
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Rear window hatch VIN: WBADS43442
The rear window hatch is not opening. The motor doesn't release the window lid, however i can release the window with Autologic connected to the system.
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2007 BMW 328i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVA33577
Car was brought in as no start intermittently. Since car has been dropped off it has not started. It cranks, but won't fire. We have an Autologic, but our info on this year car is limited. I cleard codes and vent valve code came back immediately and oil condit... Trouble codes: 2A19, 2A94, 2D16, 2D0F, 2EA1, 2D5A
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L no start VIN: SAJDA01D2Y
need to relearn sercurity none of my scan tools have relearn can not find any relearn listed on line {probility is somewhere no luck pulling it up} have ids for ford any one had any luck down loading their solf ware and runing it with ids? dont post often can ...
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2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Fuel inj. VIN: SAJEA51C74
The car came in witht he following codes: P0303 Cyl # 3 malfunction, P1313 Misfire, cat damage, Bank 1 , P1316 excessive misfires, P0182 EFT sensor low vtge, P0203 FI circuit malfunction. Owing to the dtc's referring to cyl # 3 in 2 of the codes and a mnisfire...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Ecm VIN: WVWPD63B32
OK, so this bugger came in blowing smoke, rough running, etc. Cleared the cowl drains. Common issue. Moved the vehicle later and it just stopped running. Determined the ecm had failed. Sent it out for reman and was informed the processor was fried (non-rebuild...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on
fail smog for ckeck engine light, p0171 lean condition emissions pass good, smoke test to find a vacuum leak found hoses under intake, change hoses and drove car and check engine came back again, same code, smoke test again no leaks check o2 sensor and test ok... Trouble codes: P0171
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.8L l/f VIN: 3VWVH69MX3
I have this Jetta here that is making a wheel bearing type noise in the l/f when turning hard right. We have replace both front wheen bearing due to noise then replaced the l/f again for this noise. The transmission was rebuilt due to a few synchros that were ...
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2002 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Mechanical VIN: YV1RS58D72
car came in from the corner gas station with a large oil leak, tech up there thought it was the vvt gear and didnt have the tools. we do so no problem, checked it out and found the intake cam(non vvt) seal had popped out, pushed it back in and ran car, could w...
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2005 Volvo S80 2.5T AWD 2.5L No Crank VIN: YV1TH59235
Hello all. This vehicle was on the lift all week end and someone forget to shut the key all the way off. We tried starting the vehicle once a new battery was installed. Battery was replaced roughly a year ago so we just covered that under warranty. When holdin...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L control head VIN: WBADM5337X
We installed a used atc control head and sent to dealer to get progammed, most said check inputs and replace control head, Thanks for the help
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2004 BMW 545i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBANB33544
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED. RONALD OUR GT1 WANTS THE KEY OFF TO RE LEARN THE VALTRONIC LIMITS. THANKS TO RANDY FOR THE VALVE COVER INSTALLATION TIP. WITH THE BANK 1 ECCENTRIC SHAFT STIFF AND AFTER FINDING OUT THAT THE ENGINE BURNS OIL WE HAVE ELECTED TO INSTALL... Trouble codes: P1061 (Vvt limp home request bank 1 electrical malfunction).
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2004 BMW 545i 4.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANB33554
I have installed used motor thats better. Its has no valve cover leaks,and no spark plug tube leaks. I'm sending out for valve tronic relearn, I don't trust what I'm using. Also can be someone else's headache.If someone can help, go to functions for engine,the... Trouble codes: 285A, 2865 (Power supply limit vvt-limp mode).
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2003 Jaguar XJR 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA15B33
It is time to close this request even though the car is not yet fixed. Some replies said get rid of Bosch plugs. I did. Dana from MA suggested a bad pulley or serp belt-driven component tugging on belt. I see no sign of this. Robert from VA suggested secondar... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301, 2 (Misfire cyl. 12), P0303, 4 (Misfire cyl. 34), P0305, 6 (Misfire cyl. 56), P0307, 8 (Misfire cyl. 78), P1316 (Catalyst damaging misfire).
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2006 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Air Suspension VIN: SALAD25496
Well it seems as if there isn't just one common problem with these things other than the entire system. Although all fingers pointed to the compressor with built in exhaust valves, I was hesitant to just throw one in. I double checked all the valve blocks th...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG 5.5L Vents VIN: WDBNG74J55
this car is now fixed. turned out to be a heater control valve under the wiper motor. replaced and all is well. thanks to all
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWSC29M0X
I received a lot of good info but nothing fixed it. This one is still a head scratcher. I'm going to tow it to my house to dive in further. Thanks again. Will keep you updated
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2009 Volkswagen Passat CC Sport 2.0L Timing chain/Cam shaft VIN: WVWNL73C29
Well this one leaves on a tow truck heading to the local Vw dealer for a third opinion. Fortunately for us, the dealer agreed that the engine needs replaced. Their basis for that is; if any cam lobe or bearing journal is scored than the engine replacement is ...
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