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2006 Audi A4 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUKH98E06
This PITA is an 06 Audi A4 quattro wagon 3.2L. Originally came to the shop with a p0106-map/baro sensor range/performance code. There are no other symptoms or driveablity issues. Freeze frame showed code setting at idle, map sensor reading at 32kpa, baro at 91... Trouble codes: P0106
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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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2008 BMW 328xi 3.0L left rear sensor VIN: WBAVC735Y8
Hello BMW experts, I have a e90 that I will be replacing the left rear tpms sensor, my local guy sells them individually non bmw part. I have looked on all my seminar books as well as internet and the archives, also all data, and have had no luck with any deta...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Battery VIN: SAJDA01PX1
Customer complaint is that the battery will go dead after the vehicle sits for 4 days. The vehicle has been here for the same problem, but when we test it for a draw we find nothing out of the ordinary(19-20mA after 35-40 min). The car can sit here at the shop...
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Ignition Switch VIN: SALME11443
The vehicle was towed in with the keys not being able to be turned in the ignition. So far we have powered up the blue wire @ pin#1, which should allow the keys to be turned in the ignition, but still unable to turn keys. We have replace the steering column, s...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L rear doors lights VIN: 4JGAB54E3Y
Hi everybody? i need some help on this 2000 mercedes ML320.Two rear doors light stay on .Only with the keys on or run or drive the vehicle. That the only two lights are on.Front dome lights and the rear dome lights are off.The remote control work great . 1 pus...
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2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF73597
vehicle was aquired with mechanical engine damaged ie timing chain streched timing jumped bent valves ect.have cked various sensor outputs and have replaced valve cover smoke cked for air leaks none noted.this vehicle starts runs very rough and stalls when col... Trouble codes: 2B64, 2782 (combustion misfires multiple cylinders), 277A, 277E, 2776 (combustion misfire cyllinder 3)
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2001 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA29831
This is my own car I have had for 5 years and am getting ready to sell. It has always had an issue with the MIL coming on for P0410 and P1411. Last fall I dug into it and found some vacuum line problems and replaced one of the vacuum switching relays. (Bank 1)... Trouble codes: P1411
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg TDI 4.9L Kessy Module VIN: WVGPZ77L74
Apparently not a lot of these vehicles with the V10 were produced so there is limited resources and knowledge about them. Vehicle was presented as a no start with the key stuck in the ignition, it will not turn on VIA the electronic ignition switch, turn key t...
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2004 Volvo XC90 2.4L Radio
The owner has bought an used ICM [in car entertainment module] on eBay from US and asked us to install and download software to reprogramme via VIDA. On most modules used unit wouldnt allow the software download to reprogram. Has any of you Volvo Techs come ac...
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2004 BMW 545i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANB33564
The vehicle started to run correctly and never acted up again (after several restarts and driving for over 20 miles) I told the customer to take it back to BMW if problem reoccurs. I informed him that I don't have much of the specialized diagnostic equipment f... Trouble codes: 0X274, 0X274, 0X274, 0X274.
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2006 Land Rover LR3 4.0L No Start VIN: SALAE24416
Hi all so the customer doesn't want to authorize the replacement of the crank sensor as a preventative measure as most of you suggested. He wants it fixed but doesn't want to spend time or money (typical eh). We have not been able to duplicate the no start for...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L no a/c VIN: WDBGA32E7R
was,t too hard to figure out. tap on base module tach and a/c stopped working put used one in. seems fine its been 5 days
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2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L top wont open VIN: WDBTK75G04
Many thanks to Bryon, Greg and Bryan. I followed your suggestions but still no top opening. Thinking along with Bryon about the live data, and the window opening not recognized, ordered and installed a new top control unit. now the windows are recognized but ...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz R320 CDI 3.0L check engine light VIN: 4JGCB22E08
well, we are moving on from this one. cannot duplicate fuse failure. intake port shut valve is functioning as well as intake flapper motors. mercedes service manager said they have had a couple of these that are caused by oil leaking from intake snorkel onto t...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L No Start VIN: WP1AB29P94
MAHALO TO EVERYONE THAT RESPONDED, SORRY FOR THE LATE CLOSING, THE RESPONSE AND ACCURACY OF THE REPLIES WERE SO QUICK THAT I FORGOT THAT I EVEN POSTED ANYTHING. APPARENTLY I WAS THE ONLY ONE THAT DIDN'T KNOW HOW THIS SYSTEM WORKED YES BOTH F/P RELAYS ARE EN...
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Abs VIN: 3VWCD31Y54
Finally this bug is fixed! Thanks a bunch to Roger from Ohio,Shane from Texas, Anthony from New York and Alan from North Carolina. It went like this. After Shane and Roger suggested it had to be a coding issue, I took a closer look at the Module coding. On my ...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPF71K75
Thanks to Earl from Pennsylvania and Roger from ?. Both had good luck by just doing the upper chain and not the lower with it. A new upper timing chain, 2 chain rails and a tensioner fixed this problem. I've done several VR6 tensioner jobs and this one is simi...
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1990 Volvo 240 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: YV1AA8859L
ok i performed pinout on the computer using my vantage. all of the signals going into the computer were there and correct. i checked the valve clearence. all were good. finally i took a shot in the dark and oedered up another air mass meter. the new one ca...
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2004 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L Cluster,Limp In Mode VIN: YV1RS64A24
I will at this time close this post as vehicle has beenout of shop for a week wih no call back.As I had updated,I sent DIM to BBA,they repaired it and I reinstalled it without disconnecting the battery. The same issues was there.I did disconnect battery for 10...
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