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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L air bag light VIN: WAURD68D81
customer had check engine light on and air bag light on we performed up stream oxygen sensor replacement both left and right banks and performed diagnosis of air bag light and came up with 00589 indicating Ignitor 1 for airbag passenger side N131 value of resi...
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1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L AC compressor VIN: SAJNL4849K
Trying to fix this customers AC. Previously converted to R134a (not by me). Came in empty, leaking at compressor body. Found compressor was also broken internally. Replaced with reman unit. Also replaced condenser and drier. Wired electric fan to come on with ...
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2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L Lack of power VIN: SALSH23418
Got the truck in with lack of power after driving for approx 5 min. at 40-50 mph. Replaced MAF, same problem. scan computer for codes, found temp code P2601- coolant pump control ckt range performance. any thoughts on this?? really appreciate the help.
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: WDBDA29D5M
vehicle sat for 2 years .added fresh fuel replaced filter started right up and was driven all summer.recently started to stall when hot and hard starting after stall,also hard start hot after shut off.now vehicle is no start unless i manually push repeatedly o...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WDBRN40J13
problem .. when cold car has an unstable idle and programa scan software showes a miss on cylinder 2 for about 3 to 5 seconds and only when cold again car has new injectors / plugs and coil after driving for a few minutes no issues whatsoever about every... Trouble codes: N0NE
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2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK550 5.5L Mechanical VIN: WDBTK72F47
This car came in on a hook. The customer stated that the vehicle came to a stop and when he started to go the car would not move. No forward or reverse gears. You can't even feel the transmission go into gear. The display shows it is in gear. the transmission ...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L water pump VIN: NP1ZZZ9PZ4
customer landed on door step with water pump and some alloy cooling pipes,says these replace plastic original ones,have no books on this,is this a straight forward job or can it be nasty and cost more than what its worth.,.thanks
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1995 Saab 9000 CDE 3.0L Alternator VIN: YS3CF48W3S
Have Talked To identifix and Bosch Tech Lines And Still have Low Voltage To battery, Voltage Starts Out At 13.8 but after Running 5 to 10 Min it Will Go to 12.2 volts worse with a Load Have Used Alt on now has what i can Tell Aprox 70 amp Output with Inductive...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Headlights VIN: 3VWSE69M13
The vehicle arrived with no headlights, either with or without the ignition switch being turned on. I have very little experience with this make of vehicle. I am familiar with headlight systems that only work when the ingition is on, which raises the question ...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L Battery VIN: WDBEA34E1N
Hey everybody. Thanks for all the replies on this Benz. Sorry it has been so long but I have been out sick for a while. Richard from New York was right on the money. I disconnected both of the amps for the factory radio in the trunk and the power antenna and m...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Drivers Side Lights VIN: 3VWSB69M02
We determined it is the comfort module that is causing the problem. we unplugged one of the connectors and now the lights don't stay on. all headlights work fine switch works fine. doors still lock and unlock but, the alarm doesn't set with that connector unpl...
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Low beams VIN: WVWRU63B05
I want to thank each and every Mechanic that responded to my plea for help on the VW light problem. Actually the owner of the vehicle was from out of town when I was asked to repair it. They did leave to go back home before I could finish the repair but I did ...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Cam Timing VIN: WVWAK73C86
AFTER TEAR DOWN WE FOUND THE VVT CHAIN WAS BROKEN. WHEN I DRAINED THE OIL, IT HAD ONLY 2 QTS. I BELIEVE THE OIL PRESSURE DROPPED CAUSING THE VVT TENSIONER TO RATTLE AND BREAK, CAUSING THE CHAIN TO BREAK. NOTE IF YOU SELL THIS JOB MAKE SURE YOU INCLUDE REMOVING...
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS29551
finnaly got it to stall no start. labscope at pcm no fuel injector ground, exchanged pcm w/ rebulit. off to dealer for re-program and theft re-learn. thks iatn
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2004 Volvo S40 1.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: N0TAVE1LAB
Thanks to everybody. Todd was right. Too much oil (1.5 qts). Also everybody else was right. Had to replace coils and wires with Volvo parts. After i corrected the oil level drove the car and the misfire moved to 4500 rpm ( was 3000 rpm). Then I put the coils ... Trouble codes: P0303, P0300, P0300.
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