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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L ignition,timing VIN: WAUED64B21
We replaced timing belt, seals, water pump ,cam adjuster seals. Did the whole procedure step by step. Started the car and got a p0346 cam sensor range proformance code. We found out that the cam adjuster on the driver side bank had some slack on it and the cha...
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L Stall VIN: WBAAM5342Y
Hello BMW good samaritans, here is the deal Customer complains that the engine will shot off on decel once a month or so when getting off the freeway. The vehicle idles ok when at the shop, customer reports that sometimes it surges slightly. We tested with gt1...
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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN63493
We have a BMW 745Li 4.4 V8 that cranks but does not start. Interrogated fault memory with autologic scanner, found codes in the DME (Eng module) & EGS (Trans module. DME codes: 2760 secondary air system, bank 1..2761 secondary air system, bank 2..281E Variable... Trouble codes: 4F56, 5140 (No message from Engine Management), 507D, 281E, 2760 (secondary air system bank 1), 2761 (secondary air system bank 2)
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2006 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Brake pedal VIN: 5UXFA13506
Hello everyone. This BMW has a low/soft brake pedal. I have spent all day with this car and nothing seems to work. I replaced the brake pads only, front and rear, as well as the right front CV axle. I was able to use the Alltell scanner to activate the bleed p...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L wipers VIN: SAJDA01C2Y
car came in with wipers on wont shut off with car running if you shut car off they will stop after 3rd cycle but if car is not running and key in run position they perform normally ant help would be greatly appreciated
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Unknown VIN: SALTY16413
hey guys customer came in with a complaint of the truck jerked into gear then the M and S light came on the D light was flashing and the security light came on ran diag no code and cant duplicate symptoms any ideas or thoughts would be appreciated
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Interior VIN: WDBRF61J61
Hello fellow techs, This C240 was purchased by my employer. He did some cosmetic repairs throughout and replaced the srs module due to srs light being on, among other various repairs. The battery was going dead and I was asked to repair. I discovered a 1 amp...
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2011 Mercedes-Benz C250 2.5L temp sensor VIN: WDDFH3EB6B
I am sorry for the incorrect info, but the B200 model is not recognized by ALL DATA nor any other service information. What I have is a 2011 Mercedez B200 with the check engine lamp on after a collision. I am able to scan it and retrieved code 0071 (I think) c...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L noise VIN: WVWPD63B62
have a whistle noise on boost, appears to be coming from turbo area near waste gate, have removed all hoses and checked for leaks, what am i missing, going crazy on this one. any vw techs can you help me!!!
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Timing Chain VIN: 3VWSE69M43
Has anyone seen this before? and any ideas what would cause this? This is a timing belt motor with slave chain to drive the cams. The cut is directly above the tensioner and its about 2" long. Customer did run the car very low on oil and and topped it off be...
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2005 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L compressor VIN: SAJWA79C35
Hi pros. thank you for all the help. the fix is servicing displacement control solenoid in back of compressor, it was binding. the system works like this,with the desires from driver, the module processes infos and it controls the variable displacement soleno...
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1981 Porsche 924 Turbo 2.0L No Start VIN: WP0AA0934B
Thanks for all the replies.We have scoped the flywheel sensor and found the sensor to be no good.We belive the flywheel sensor will solve the porblem. We are however having a hard time finding a new sensor. Thanks for all your help, Steve
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2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: YV1TS94D4Y
Hello, Thank you - each man who took the time to reply back to me concerning this Volvo power plant. There were good replies. I dug deeper into the pdf from Matthews Volvo Site And found like a fellow said ] That the ground connection for the injectors w...
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2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L rear end VIN: YV1SZ58D61
I have narrowed the problem down to the viscous coupler, however the customer doesn't want to spend any more money on the vehicle, so unfortunately I won't know if that would have fixed the clunk or not. the excessive play was in the rear differential and the ...
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