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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED64B51
Hi there have an audi that has been running rough at times,it sets codes 16487/17539/ and codes for all missfires on all cylenders.in the transmission computer and abs computer you also get a 1857 code and when driving if the abs light t funny and at and idle ... Trouble codes: 1857 (Ecu error intrasmission and abs computer), 16487 (Mass air flow sensor to high), 17539 (Oxygen sensor b2 sensor1), 16685 (Missfire 1 cylender), 16687 (Missfire 3 cylender), 16688 (Missfire 4 cylender)
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2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUUT28N82
This car came in with the P1555 or 17963 code stored. The driveability complaint is that if you are above about 4000 rpm with the car floored the boost will suddenly drop and the car will buck slightly. We tried a new recirculating valve N249 but no change. We... Trouble codes: P1555 (Maximum boost pressure exceeded)
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1993 BMW 525i 2.5L Both Right side windows VIN: WBAHD531XP
Customer states that the right rear window stopped working about a year ago and the front regulator started malfunctioning about six months ago, it would go up in one inch increments and now it does nothing. When I press ether window switch on the counsel or o...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WBAAR3345Y
hello group,2000 bmw 323i oil in cooling system.we replaced cylinder head and gasket on this vehicle 18000 miles ago,during this time vehicle been at dealer to ck any oil resedue in cooling system by customer request and they have run cooling system flush and ...
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAET37433
Vehicle came in Friday with a rolling idle and when this occurs it will not respond to the throttle, no codes present for the electronic throttle control; looking at the data I was able to see the throttle request in percent and it tracked the application of t...
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1983 Land Rover 110 2.5L fuse panel VIN: SALLDHHG7A
I need some help from the other side of the pond. I have here an 83 Land Rover 110, European model, as it is right hand drive. I am looking for several pieces of info. Here goes. First off, most of the electrical accessories are inoperative, and I have found ...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Unknown VIN: WDBGA32E7R
auto cam in for belt making noise. replaced belt and tensior noise went away but alc compressor won't engage. if you put on defrost it works. have no power to it. when i hot wire it its gets real cold.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Airbag VIN: WDBJF65JX1
Car came in with a SRS light on, Last time it came in with this issue the previous tech put a clock spring in it. The Code is B1859-Drivier's airbag firing circuit resistance too high. I have pulled down the airbag, clock spring, and wiring to the SRS module t...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz C350 4Matic 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF87H87
Car came in with codes po172 p0175. I replaced maf sensor drove and same codes came back. Fuel pressure is good. I don't think o2 sensors are bad since its both banks. also if i induce a vacuum leak o2 sensor react to it. Thanks for your help Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L p0411 VIN: 3VWDD21CXY
I have tested whole air system and all test fine. any help great Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary air injection)
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L a/c compressor VIN: 3VWCB21C62
compressor locked up and no longer working( faulty part).I replaced the compressor and now has no power to compressor and no power output from a/c module. have installed a new fan module/ac module. replaced the high pressure switch and the fan switch which is ...
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2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L backpressure sensor VIN: 3VWRL7AJ8A
CEL was on for the exhaust flap valve. Valve was completley seized. Replaced valve, light stayed off for a few days. Came back in with trouble code P0470, which was for the exhaust backpressure sensor. Replaced sensor with dealer part. This is the sensor on th...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L abs
after a lot of stuffing around,i found that the instrument cluster had previously been removed,and the ABS and washer low level lights were mixed around,and the level sensor was crook,so the light stayed on,so if the customer had only told me about previuous r...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBJF72F1V
Thanks to all that helped. iATN is the best! We got a lot of good suggestions. There appears to be a lot of problems with the dual distributors that some of these vehicles have. Ours, however, had a direct ignition system with eight ignition coils. Another pro...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E500 4Matic 5.0L will not shift into park intermint VIN: WDBUF83JX6
Customer brought vehicle back in could not duplicate problem, scanned all computers no codes in any module, customer stated never happened again. I did nothing to vehicle.
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2005 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Cel VIN: WP0AA29905
I have to close this request without a fix.My customer had friends at the porsche dealer so I sent him there.Many thanks to Nicholas who suggested smoking the intake,which I did,and a possible bad MAF,which I strongly suspect.Thanks also to Ron who also suspec...
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2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Radio VIN: YS3ED55E31
By entering the DICE module I was able to change the vin in the vehicle to the VIN of the donor vehicle . This allows you to divorce the radio. After that I changed the VIN back to the correct one for the vheicle and divorced and married the radio and it works...
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2005 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L cim VIN: YS3FB49525
Thanks for replying. Got a cim from 05 & all is well. LKQ sells complete column with a key for $150. Got the steering lock & air bag also. They didn't secure the wheel so the srs contact had to be swapped. Bought new key case & key blank from auto transponder....
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2008 Volkswagen Jetta City 2.0L Cruise control VIN: 3VWTK49M88
Well ,the probem is fixed. I first of all want to thank everyone for taking the time to offer help and possible fixes. As i said in my post , the car was from auction with lower mileage so bad wiring wasn't even a consideration based on mileage and the fact t...
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2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VW3L7AJ8B
Well Guys I installed A new EGR valve (N18) and that fixed the problem. what is still confusing to me is that the new valve ohm's out bad @ pin 2&6 12.9 ohms & pins 1&5 171.2 Specs * 2 and 6 should be 18.5 ohms, +/- 1.3 ohms. * 1 and 5 should be 175.6 ohm... Trouble codes: P1413 (004 - Performance Malfunction).
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