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1997 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L cooling fan VIN: WAUBG84D4V
Air conditioning pressure is to high. Cooling fan doesn't turn on with ac. Fan will run if temperature switch in radiator is jumpered on both speeds. It appears that the insturment cluster is responsible for turning the fan on with ac or when overheating condi...
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2006 Audi A4 2.0L odometer VIN: WAUDF78E96
We had a rough running A4 so we replaced one fuel injector and cleaned all the excessive carbon from the intake valves and manifold. We have made this exact same repair on other cars many times with no problems. This time when we started the car after finishin...
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2007 Audi A3 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WAUHF78P47
Hello Audi Techs, We have got DSG trans and as the car comes to a stop the RPM goes up to 1100 to 1200 the idle surges a little and the car seems to want to lunge forward a little. Then on acceleration it hesitates a little and the symptoms aren't consistent ...
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2004 BMW X3 2.5i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBXPA73474
Car came in on the hook, customer said it died on the highway. Cranks but wont start. Will start if I spray fuel in the intake then die. Replace fuel pump and filter/regulator. I now have fuel pressure when key is on and cranking. Checked the main relay, I am ... Trouble codes: 2796 (Throttle adapt values incorect), 27C7, 28B2
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2007 Jaguar XK 4.2L a/c drain VIN: SAJWA44B37
anybody know where the a/c box drain comes out?
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALME11454
This Rover came in with chain rails gone and the motor rattling badly from the chains. First we replaced left and right and center chain guides; we removed the oil pan (lower) and cleaned all the debris out of pick up and pan. We had a pretty good rattle on st... Trouble codes: P0021, P0011
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Long crank VIN: WDBA45AXE4
Car will usualy start good first try in AM, after that it has long crank time. As far as I can tell fuel and ignition systems are set correctly. They are set different then I am use to. Mixture is set by unplugging O2 and taking a voltage reading at #3 of test...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L ESP Light On VIN: WDBUF65J25
Has hard fault in ESP that won't clear, C0C31 Check Component B24/15 Rotational Speed and Lateral Acceleration sensor. Tried clearing fault, comes right back, removed Pass. seat to check sensor, no damage found, checked connector-ok, checked wiring between sen...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L turn signals VIN: 4JGBB86E96
Group I got this truck from a local body shop. Supposed to have been hit light in right rear. After repair has no turn signals,hazard lights,power seats and fuel gauge inop. Customer is friend of body shop owner and told him it all worked. Only thing not opera...
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2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Convertable top VIN: WMWRH33495
The problem is that the convertable roof does not retract completeley. Here is the sequence of events: Push button to retract top, sliding roof opens, push again, windows go down, front left and right corners unlatch properly, THEN it does not go any further, ...
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1987 Porsche 924 S 2.5L driveshaft coupler VIN: WP0AA0922H
i`m back at it again n mayb this time i`ll hang w/program.lookin for first hand instructions on r&r driveshaft coupler[engine dampner] and also pics of coupler as this my first n gettin the jitters.my sons car n gonna attempt the impossibl as this little car i...
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2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L broken LF axle stuck in transmission VIN: YV1SZ58D32
This is a 2002 XC70 (AWD car)- the left front axle has broken off inside of the transmission. -the "splined nub" of the inner CV joint is in the trans, the rest of the axle is loose. I've seen this 2 times before- both times I was replacing the trans, and co...
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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L navigation systyem , Battery Drain VIN: WBADN6349Y
The problem was navigation unit in the trunk, got it fixed by Radioman in San Diego [...] . Now the radio do not go off, navigation screen in center of dash works good, battery do not get drained.
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCR31C35
This car had a shorted intake flap motor that was causeing fuse # 34 in the dash fuse box to stay blown. (the common denominator on the wiring schematic). Sorry for the late post, it took that long to get the car back. Thanks to all that replied
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