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2007 Audi Q7 Premium 4.2L Starting, ignition VIN: WA1AV74217
Q7 towed in with a no crank/no start condition. Car will not come out of park, steering wheel will not unlock. Key in ignition chime comes on. Key fob will unlock doors. Scanned with Autologic and got code 16347 control module defective (access and start permi...
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2007 Audi A3 2.0L Misfire VIN: WAUHF78PX7
Hi All - 'Problem Child' Audi Here. Came in initially with slight noisy, mechanical fuel pump and bad running with about 130K on Odometer. Cam follower had hole punched thru. We replaced the Hi Press Pump and Follower and changed oil.Cam lobe a little scuffed ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0304, P0087
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L ac VIN: WBAGJ8327V
A/C system works great and blows cold air when vehicle is cold. After you drive 10 min the a/c stops blowing cold air. If you let the car cool down the a/c will start working again. Pulled codes: 2d 0f 0a 15 0d Not sure where to find info on those codes.
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1998 BMW 750iL 5.4L No Start, Alarm/Immobilizer VIN: WBAGK2326W
Hi everyone, and thanks in advance for your input. We have a BMW that's giving us fits here... The car initially came in for the driver's window not working. We diagnosed the window as a broken window regulator and the customer took the car while we ordered ... Trouble codes: 204 (EWS Random Code Storage), 148 (Interface Immobilizer)
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3344Y
hi to all i have this bmw with codes 1189 1188 1250 another shop changed 02 sensors its coming in tomorrow i just wanted to get some input haven't really worked on bmws much thanks in advanced Jeff Trouble codes: P1250, P1189, P1188
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2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGN63422
Goodevening BMW techs everywhere.I have this 745li that will not start.When we pushed the car in we checked for trouble codes and we had codes in 31 modules,most of them non current codes,the car had no injector pulse or spark or fuel pressure.We decided to er...
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2004 BMW 745i 4.4L Drivetrain? VIN: WBAGL63564
Used car lot car, so history is unknown. Initially there were multitudes of codes in various modules, took quite some time to clear them all with our Launch. No, those codes were not recorded as they should have been, but there were no transmission codes. We c...
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2005 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L compressor VIN: SAJWA79C35
Hi pros. we need help to determine what wrong with this Jag, vehicle come in with the complaint , air cond works at time. hook up gauges and road test vehicle , after about 1 hour of driving in hot weather (93 degrees in south Louisiana),A/C quit working , low...
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2002 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: YS3ED59Z32
This one feels as though it is missing when accelerating but does not register misfires on the TechII. The hesitation is marked, feels like a bad cap and rotor or worn plugs on a traditional ignition system. Scoped CKPS and pattern is good, 13.6 v ac and resis...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat W8 4.0L steering VIN: WVWLK63B44
Hello, I have this VW that puked the powersteering fluid out the top of the resovoir going down the highway. I replaced the pump and rack-n-pinion with new ones from VW, Used VW fluid and it still does it. I don't see anything else in the system. Any ideas, Th...
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2008 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEV71K48
This car won't set readiness, and these two faults come back almost within minutes of driving, and right away if I try manual readiness setting with VCDS. Sensor is new, connector shell is new, new gold-plated terminals spliced in with proper heat shrink conne... Trouble codes: P0140 (000320 Lambda sensor B1 S2 no activity), P1114 (004372 Lambda sensor B1 S2 internal resistance too high)
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2009 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L engine VIN: WVWFD71K09
Found small approx 5mm long needles out of needle bearing in oi pan. Does anybody know where this engine has a small needle bearing?
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2000 Volvo S70 2.4L speedometer VIN: YV1LS61T6Y
Got an easy one for you Volvo guru's. Got this 2000 S70 that the speedo and odometer are inoperative. Testing shows the abs module is at fault. Can you put a used abs module in this vehicle? This car belongs to a used car lot and of course this is the route ...
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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L Engine Performance VIN: WAULT64B02
okay took the vehicle to the dealer for a misfire reflash that was available. when they performed their diagnosis they indicated that the ignition coils (all 6 including the 1 new one that i have installed) were no good. the good news was that they were all co...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L abs module VIN: SAJDA01DXY
Some things you need to know about this model: Evidently some scanners do not work well with this car and you get false info. Some info says you can check the sensors with an ohm meter-not so! These sensors are a hall effect and the only way to test is with...
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2005 Land Rover LR3 HSE 4.4L intank level sensor VIN: SALAG25465
thanks guys for the iformation just needed to know if was posible to remove inner sender unit and with your recomendation we got it done fuel gage works ok vehicle is gone
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2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Retractable Soft Top VIN: WDBLK70G4Y
I am closing this post even though the car is not totally fixed. A bad relay was found at the pump\hydraulic unit in the trunk. Now the rollbars will extend and retract with the dash control switch. The remote trunk release works from the fob. And the trunk wi...
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1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L 5th bow VIN: YS3DD75B9V
I have not fixed this car. The customer is slow getting back to me. Everybody says that this is a programming problem and that I should use TechII instead of ISAT. The 5th bow potentiometer will also have to be replaced (or tested, at least). I will updat...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRK29M91
THANKS FOR ALL REPLIES.TURNS OUT WE HAD FAULTY WIRING.WIRING DID CHECK OUT OK BUT DECIDED TO DOUBLE CHECK WHILE SOME ONE MOVED HARNESS AROUND AND THER IT WAS ONE BAD WIRE.AGAIN THANKS Trouble codes: 221 (Throttle pos.sensor range), 1542 (Throttle angle sensor implauseable signal.).
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDD21C31
After reviewing the replies, we replaced oxygen sensor & concern was corrected. Thank you for your assistance. Trouble codes: P0170 (Fuel trim bank 1), 16554 (Bank 1 metering system malfunction. same as p0170).
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2002 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L steering wheel stiff and grinding noise VIN: WV2NB47012
well it looks like I will need to close this out as the customer is leaving town for a few weeks before he can repair this rig. thant for those that have responded and I will repost when the problem is repaired.
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