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2005 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUML44E55
Hello to all Audi techs,we have this 2005 A8 L quatro with P0171 and P0174 lean on both banks,plus P1136 and P1138 also lean codes respectively During smoke test we noticed smoke pouring out of air injection secondary valve(according to Mitchels that's what it... Trouble codes: P1136, P0171, P1138, P0174
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2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Hydraulic Tappet VIN: 5UXFB33542
So I finished replacing the engine on my vehicle with a used engine and now I have no oil pressure on Bank 1 cylinder head. Also I'm getting a code 33 VANOS. Obviously I'll get this if there's no pressure. I am checking the pressure on the port just behind t...
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2006 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L airbag VIN: 5UXFB535X6
Hello BMW gurus. i have a x5 here that is really racking my brain. i replaced the seat occupancy squib like i have done before on other european cars and i cannot rid myself of this blasted code. i have checked all the wiring and fuses in the fuse box and the ...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L ADS Suspention VIN: WDBGA57E9S
Hello fellow Mercedes techs, Let me start by first thanking everyone who takes the time out of their busy day to read this post. I am dealing with the worst MB they ever made. This S600 came in with the ADS light on,the ASR light on and the Engine MIL Light o...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L brake pads VIN: WDBRF61JX3
I believe I have a brake booster problem but I want to be sure as it is a costly repair. The wheels on this car spin freely with the engine off but as soon as you start the car all four wheels lock up with brakes fully applied and the rear brake lights come on...
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2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Windshield Wipers VIN: WVWTK93C77
Hello fellow techs! Hopefully there are some experienced VW techs out there that can help me with this headache that I have. I have a 2007 Passat Wagon that the front wipers & washer don't work, however the rear wiper & washer work just fine. The scanner I hav...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Airmatic VIN: WDBNG70J52
Thanks for all the replies. The customer is still saving her pennies for the repair. I received some good suggestions and Norman from across the pond e-mailed me some PDF's. One suggestion was to put the car up briefly as a leak in the bellows is worse when ex...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Improper Operation VIN: WDBLK70G32
Thanks to those that responded. All the info. I have gone over suggested that one of the many switches was faulty. The scan tool was not showing a open or close with top operation, the switch was removed and tested with a ohm meter and was functioning properly...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Glass VIN: YS3FD49Y83
The windshield was replaced. Solar Lamisafe AP Tech is the brand that was put on the car and the sensor now works. FIJ Solar Tint is the brand that did not work.
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2003 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L blower motor VIN: YS3ED49Z93
I put a second final stage unit in and all is fine. Thanks for all of the help. IATN rocks
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2008 Smart Fortwo Passion Cabrio 1.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMEEK31X68
hey everyone thanks for your help i found a broken wire leading to the right front a.b.s. sensor.i dont know why it would affect the acceleration in park but it did Trouble codes: P2158 (Vehicle speed sensor b).
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