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2003 Audi A4 1.8L Unknown VIN: WAULC68E43
Hi, I have an audi quattro 1.8t turbo. I completed a timing belt and water pump and it runs and starts perfect except I noticed a loud fluttering when I accelerate and let off the gas, it is coming from the intake. Im not sure it was there prior to the work bu...
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2004 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L Transfer case VIN: 1D4HB58B74
Thanks in advance for any help on this one. Customer brought me this AWD Durango that will intermittantly shift into 4WD lock on its own without any change from the t/case range select switch on the dash. I have verified the concern. Sometimes when it does it ...
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2010 Ford Fusion Sport 3.5L radio VIN: 3FAHP0DCXA
My wife's 2010 Fusion Sport has a new problem with the sound cutting out. It's got the Sony system with the basic Sync. No touch screen. Randomly the sound shuts off. No noise, no static or anything. It does this on AM/FM, Sirius, USB, CD. Haven't confirmed th...
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2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Running Lights VIN: JF1SF63501
Car starts and runs fine, no service lights on dash. Only when car shut off running lights are staying on causing battery to die. Headlamp switch works the dash brightness, signals, headlamps all work.
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on
Zero reading on scan tool for MAF. Went thru the wiring and found zero faults. Has power at pin #3 at idle. Removed the MAF plug and tested between pins #2 and #3 and it has 3.7 volts which is a tad under which state 4.5-5.5 volts but I don't think that's givi... Trouble codes: P0102, P0154
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L lack of power VIN: 1GNDT13W7X
Thanks for all the input and help. It ended up being loose tq. converter bolts and the noise traveled up through the vortex injectors somehow, the customer replaced the vortex injector for leaking and hard starting but the tq. converter bolts fixed the noise. ...
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2003 Dodge Durango Sport 4.7L Compressor VIN: 1D4HR38N83
Well I didn't fix this one. A few responded the clutch was bad on the compressor, how they came to that conclusion I don't know. This one is being told to shut the compressor off. I still feel the ECM is likely faulty.
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2008 Dodge Charger SE 2.7L 1-2 shift VIN: D267937698
Replaced transmission using salvage yard transmission. Test drove vehicle and gave to customer. No complaints so far. Thanks to all that helped.
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1998 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Pedal Function VIN: 1FTZR15U1W
I am finally happy with the way the brakes perform! Turn out as was suggested, (and I knew in my heart) that the fron t calipers needed to be replaced. Once I did that, I was then able to properly bleed the entire system, and subsequently gave the truck an out...
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2007 Hummer H2 6.0L p/s steering VIN: 5GRGN23U67
thanks for the reminder iatn. well thanks to everyone who help out, after replacing the steering gear box,p/s pump 3 times my self + i think 4 times other techs.i replaced the pump 3 times w/new pump from oreillis auto parts to no luck, got one p/s pump from c...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L engine cranks, no start - VIN: 4JGAB54E7W
Hey Gang ! well, it is FIXED!!! And what do you know but a faulty ignition switch! Thanks to all who responded. But--- some of you did not read the post and kept condeming the fuel pump?! - we took apart the old switch and found that the spring terminal con...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz c180kompress 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on
thanks for the replies,it was a split pvc valve behind the compressor,pretty easy repair to do.removed the manifold and compressor,some say it can be done in place,thought it was easier this way. Trouble codes: 20290.
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2008 Pontiac G6 GT 3.5L No Start VIN: 1G2ZH17N78
this vehicle is fixed, it was the main ground from the battery to the transmission and it was hard to see neer the battery. Thanks everyone
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2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L clutch VIN: 4S3BH6861Y
Thanks everyone for your help. Most responses said the master cylinder would take care of it and it did. Installed new master and bleed a few times, pedal stayed up after final bleed. Thanks again God bless !
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Air Bags VIN: 3VWRF29M2Y
Hi All, First and foremost, thank you for your suggestions. I very much appreciate you all taking the time to offer me guidance. I initially disconnected the battery, replaced both front safety belts, the right airbag in the dash, and the steering wheel...
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2009 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2.0L Stall VIN: WVGAV75N59
hey guys thanks for the input shared it with my customer and he will share it with the dealer . thanks again to all
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