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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L Steering VIN: WAULT64B43
Help Audi Techs! We just finished a timing belt job on this car- had to push it out and maneuver it into a parking stall for a couple of days waiting for parts. Now when the vehicle is started it is pushing power steering fluid out of the vent hole in the rese...
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2004 BMW 745i 4.4L Dynamic Drive, All Lights On Dash VIN: WBAGL63514
This vehicle has a charging problem i think. While driving after vehicle warms up dynamic drive than the transmission safe mode will come on than all dash lights and display on dash will go out and then come back in.
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L oxygen sensor VIN: SALPV1444T
oxygen sensor get oil fouled. What is mostly found? car has 155000 miles. rings,valve guides and seals,or both.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L a/c VIN: WDBJF82H5X
vehicle came with a/c not blowing cool performed recharge and found that after vehicle ran for a few miles that it would get warmer so expansion valve was replaced and system was recharged still having same problem seems that the clutch is not engaging as ofte...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L speed sensor VIN: WDBNG75J7Y
Alright we got this s500 in here and the transmission will not work when warm. I have the code for the speed sensor failure or transmission slippage. We replaced the speed sensors in April and didn't see any signs of hydraulic fluid traveling up the wiring and...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L engine running VIN: WDBNG75J62
Customer states that the car is stalling out when driving. Current stored faults: P203b - fault or function monitor in electronic accelerator P2004-8 - hot film mass air flow sensor short to ground Have replaced cheap crank sensor with OE sensor, have check...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz G500 5.0L transmission VIN: WDCYR49E32
this vehicle's engine was running rough. after we scanned it we replaced coil number 6 for a misfire and we performed a complete tune up (spark plugs - wires set, air filter, fuel filter, clean out of throttle plate.) engine is now running smooth/ when the own...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L EIS is not unlock VIN: WDBTK75J55
Hi MB Gurus, We really need help here,after order new key,EIS & ESL key still not turn. We did double check the VIN of all parts. Die orange key did downloaded the DAS data correctly. The red LED stays on for 8 sec. then went out. The only one thing we've note...
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2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Noise VIN: YS3ED58E0Y
Thanks in advance. I have this 2000 saab that came in with an obvious turbo noise. Sounds like a rattle under boost. We replaced the tubo with a garret reman and the noise went away for a couple weeks. I should tell you that the turbo we replaced was 15 months...
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2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Radio VIN: YS3ED55E31
Hello, I have a 2001 Saab 9-5 that we are trying to install a used radio in. The original radio is completely inop. I have never tried to marry and divorceusing a Saab radio using the TECH II before , so this procedure is new to me. It is my understanding tha...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Starts And Stalls VIN: 3VWSC29M71
This vehicle sits for a 6-8 hour peroid and will start then stall imediately,you can not press accelerator to keep it running.I've towed it into the shop and start and runs perfectly! The check engine light is on and we cant scan to ECM or any modules.There is...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Starter VIN: WVWAC63BX1
The customer kept on trying to start the car when the battery was dead he says it was making clicking now it will make no sound other then relay clicking.. The starter is getting 12 volt whenever you put a jump box to it but the signal wire on the starter has...
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2006 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L drive belt VIN: 3VWRR31C16
vehicle came in needing timing belt service and noisy belt, sgueals when turning and growls at idle [...] later came back with same noises KOER the tensioner rapidly moves back and forth to which it looks blurry warrantied the tensioner which was a dealer p...
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2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LZ56D5Y
Hello everyone, i have a volvo here clearly im missing something need some help,well here goes car got towed in customer called asked how much to replace fuel pump cause needed a pump gave them a price and customer said do it, shop was very busy car sat two we...
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2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Unknown VIN: WBAFB3352Y
thank you to every one for there input thermostat solved the problem and found that resevoire was leaking down onto abs module and shorting that out as well
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53581
Hello everyone, this clunker is finally fixed. The tech that put in the engine left the ground strap lose in the middle of no where. This caused the can to go down on and off. The more we worked on the worse it keep getting.From running rich, stalling at times... Trouble codes: 146 (range check voltage supply pedal sensor 2 hard code), 149 (motor throttle feedback and air mass signal inplausible hard).
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L air suspension VIN: SALLMAMA33
Thanks everyone for your inputs, after scanning the car using Carman, Launch and Autologic we were not getting a definitive diagnosis so we ran scan using Autologic this showed that at times the compressor operating pressure was remaing static and that when ...
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2005 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L mirror VIN: SALME11455
customer finaly returned today,did hard reset and all was well.after 3 restarts problem returned,so we replaced battery,reset steering angle sensor and ride hight.cleared codes in all modules and all is well.thanks to all who replied,ANY TIME ROVER ACTS STUPID...
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2007 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Ride Level Control VIN: SALAE254X7
Well it's time to close this. Customer scheduled twice to bring vehicle back for compressor replacement and cancelled both times. I'm confident that a compressor will fix it. Most recommended replacing the relay as well which I intend to do if/when he return...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L gauges, immobilizer VIN: 3VWSK69M25
Hi there. I was not able to look at this vehicle again before the date that I was advised to close the help request. The replies that I got were very helpful. The first thing that I would have done is a capacitor discharge- disconnect the battery and join the ...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L a/c system VIN: 3VWST71K96
BAD Compressor!!! Previous new VW unit went bad in 14 mo. Thanks to all who replied
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2000 Volvo S70 GLT SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS56D7Y
Well thanks to the replyes I was able to focus on what was wrong and started looking at the throtle body under the intake and found that the air tube was not all the way in leaking air.I set it back in all the way and put a clamp to it.that took care of the ro... Trouble codes: P0327, P0332, P1238, P1618, P0014, P0722.
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