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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Radio and Switch lighting VIN: WAUED24BXY
Car came in with intermittent buzzing coming from the radio. When the problem would happen the radio and center panel lights would flicker and go out. The #15 fuse finally blew and voltage gauge went to zero and "fuse" message showed up on dash. Removed radio ...
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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: WA1YD64B82
Replaced timing belt, tensioner, etc. using audi alignment tool. Car started up & idled fine. 10 minutes into road test, when I went to accelerate, car lost power, went into limp mode. Now it idles horribly & backfires at idle. I shut off the car & restarted, ... Trouble codes: P1545 (Throttle valve controller malfunction), P1568 (Throttle actuator mechanical failure)
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2005 Audi S4 4.2L Electronic VIN: WAUPL68E35
Looking for a little info here I have a 05 audo s4 and has a complant of of the tiptronic not working it has the paddles on steering wheel and at shifter, scanned trans module and got codes 18161 tiptronic switch implasible signal p1753 aldata has no listing f...
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2005 Jaguar XK8 4.2L tamperature VIN: SAJDA42C35
The car came in with the complaint that, after a 1/2 to 1 hr period of driving after which the car might be parked for 1/2 + or-, the temp. gauge will show an increase to about 3/4m from the middle. No cooling fans come on, but the motor will run poorly and th...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Battery Protection Light, Instrument Cluster VIN: WDBUF70J93
Looking for some help. I have this 2003 Mercedes E500 in for the battery protection, convience functions temporarily diasabled coming on and off and for the instrument cluster intermittently goes dead on start up (all guages and back lights inop, usually comes...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz R320 CDI 3.0L engine light VIN: 4JGCB22EX8
would like to know? i am getting a code 2648 (twc)temp sensor converter temp sensor on the converter under vehicle there are two possible sensors witch one is the temp sensor,alldata and mitchel dont give you much info?
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2009 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGAV75N29
Hello to all and thanks in advance. This one's got me scratching my head. This vehicle originally came in with a fault code for the Intake Manifold Runner Position Sensor and, after looking at some TSB's from WV, it was surmised that the intake manifold was ne... Trouble codes: P0302 (Missfire Cylinder 2)
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2006 Volvo C70 T5 2.5L Drive axle VIN: YV1MC68236
Hello fellow techs, I have this Volvo that we initially replaced a right side drive axle due to a broken inner CV boot on the passenger side.The boot was torn in a clean circle right at the small clamp.The remanufactured axle was installed and the tech said he...
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1996 BMW 740iL 4.4L Alarm VIN: WBAGJ8329T
Thank you everyone for your replies/tech-tips/experience! I should have taken a snapshot of my Autologic when I went to check the alarm triggers in the ZKE, it was the alarm horn/siren that was faulty. Opened up the alarm horn to have a better look and the c...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L turbo VIN: WDB9046122
after spending considerable diagnoses time on this,took the plunge and fitted new turbo unit,performes like new truck now,it pays to have a close look at the engine values when using das to find any discrepencies when test driving, thanks all.
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2004 Porsche 911 GT3 3.6L drivers seat heater VIN: WP0AA29984
Boy do I feel stupid! I knew these were in series, I've done this before...When I pulled the connector to check it was only the seat portion. When I looked at the wiring diagram I started to bang my head on the table! DUMMY! The backrest element was open. I gu...
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1998 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L Oil leak VIN: YV1LS5642W
Car went away leaking oil, sob. This occurred during a two-week low point for me for the year. I could only surmise at the time that oil was leaking from head gasket at an oil return passage from head gasket to block. When I checked the exhaust cam rear...
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2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1LZ56D0Y
This car is fixed!!! It ended up being a small split in the upper inter cooler Hose. Very hard to see, but as the car warmed up the hose (which was oil soaked) would open up slightly at the crack. I also removed and cleaned the throttle body for good measu...
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