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2004 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Electronic VIN: WA1YD64B04
Mileage 173,782 Audi Dealer - Requested the owner remove it from their shop - not wanting to make repairs. Towed 80 miles to me - because I was willing and had the heart to take the job on - Ran into more than a simple bargain. Thanks to the membership who ...
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2007 Audi A4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAF78E57
2007 audi a4 po455 fuel evap large leak.hello group have this vehicle ,had codes for intake runner and evap [...] and p2014.cleared system first put gas to half tank vehicle was driver over 40 miles for intake runner no codes came back.po455 comes on aft... Trouble codes: P0455
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2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L Intake manifold VIN: WBAGN634X4
we are fixing the breathers that tear on these n62 engines-problem is that the intake is full of oil-on the older engines cleaning the intake is easy this one looks more complex-would like to know if there is even any way this can be done or if any one has att...
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2006 Land Rover LR3 4.0L abs VIN: SALAE24446
Hello to all. This vehicle arrived with a concern of abs and traction lights coming on after stop and go driving. She also stated that it drove differently during that time. We could not reproduce the concern but found PO504-29 brake circuit code stored. We re...
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2007 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L charge indicator VIN: SALAE25447
vehicle came in with low batt. voltage.. charge battery. test for battery current draw. ok. test alternator with vat40. alt not charging. renew alternator. retest system. charging okay at 13.0 volts. test charging system with vat 40 and snap-on brick. everythi...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDB2020206
This is a C200 fitted with [...] engine. Engine control is PMS Motronic .The car came in with low idling (550-600rpm with air-con on and in "D"). Due to the low idling engine sometimes wanted to stall and was shaky. Otherwise it was running perfectly.... Trouble codes: 021 (Idle speed control in limp home-mode)
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF65F1W
Good morning, I'm trying to find what ground signal or what is normal for the rear heater circuit on this vehicle. I have my voltage going to O2's, and the computer is grounding the O2's for 100ms, 1 time every second. For the 100ms the rear heaters are on the... Trouble codes: P0161 (O2 Sensor heater left O2 after TWC), P0141 (O2 Sensor heater right O2 after TWC), P0400 (EGR Malfunction)
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L starter VIN: 4JGAB54E22
Hey guys, i have a 02 mercedes ml320 with a clicking starter (moms car)have checked all the basics including battery terminals, fuses, bench test starter,swaped out starter relay in engine compartment and all checks out ok. I am limited to working on this car ...
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2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L left rear caliper VIN: WMWRH33556
We are getting a metallic clattering noise from left rear wheel area over bumps. Noise goes away when e/brake cable is adjusted or slight brake pressure applied. Noise returns approx 25-30 miles after adjustment done.
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2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF33537
Have code coming back after map sensor replacement, snap on shows one code number other scanner shows differnet number same discribtion,2EES, e225 map thermostatic activation. Previous map values all over the place mostly low, new map fix that problem but stil... Trouble codes: E225 (MAP Thermostatic)
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2005 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FB49S45
Customer came in with lack of power and code p2138. Scoped pedal position sensor at PCM every thing looked perfect. Read postings on IATN and Direct hit. Told customer best guess was pedal position sensor. Replaced sensor, cleared code and all was good for 2 d... Trouble codes: P2138 (Pedal position senso correlation)
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWSP69M91
Removed and cleaned carbon from intake and valves. Runs good after starting has been achieved.2001 jetta tdi long crank cycle glow plug light comes on for 1 sec. And turns off. Engine cranks tell oil light comes on before engine ever tries to run. Have disconn... Trouble codes: P1248 (Manufactors air fuel controlled spec.)
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2006 Volvo XC90 V8 Ocean Race 4.4L Advise VIN: YV4CZ85296
Thanks for reading this. This car came in with the complaint of not being cold enough at idle and at low speeds. After a 20 minute drive to our shop, the car never really cooled off inside. They had the car at another shop and were told it needed a new compres...
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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN63493
Hi all, We have been dealing with identifix and have not come up with a fix yet, but heres what we have done. First we scoped the PT CAN data at the mechtronics connector, pins 6 & 2 and found it operating at 1v to +2.5v CAN H and 1v to -2.5v which indicating... 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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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE29M6Y
Thanks for taking the time to help out guys. The vehicle isn't fixed yet. I received a wiring Diagram and some descriptions of the codes from another couple of fellows. I used my Bentley manual for a 2002 Passat and diagnosed it with that. The newly remanuf... Trouble codes: P1565, P1542, P1171.
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L fuses VIN: 3VWCB21C91
Well thanks again Robert for the help. Well the check engine light was not coming on, so I started checking the power supply and grounds to the ECM found pin 121/62 had no power with the key on. I did a quick wiggle test on the harness and the power returned.R...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L no communication VIN: WVWPD63B54
thanks to everyone. pulled the carpet and found a lake of water. the central ctr module dead and wires broken from the harness. found a piece of harnes with connectors and a used module from junkyard, fixed the clogs in the cowl, pullked out the carpet and let...
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2004 Volvo C70 2.4L Ignition Key VIN: YV1NC63D14
WHAT I FOUND TO BE CAUSING THE KEY NOT TO RETURN WAS THE BUTTOM THAT ALLOWS YOU TO PUT THE VAR IN GEAR IN AN EVENT YOU HAVE A DEAD BATTERY OR THE SHIFT LOCK SOLENOID DOES NOT WORK WAS STUCK AND CAUSING THE KEY NOT TO RETURN.WE CLEANED IT UP AND ALL IS WELL THA...
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