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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULD64B52
I check for vacuum leak or loose hose; the only thing I found leak was the hose splitting from the secondary air injection going to the right combi-valve had a crack and both combi-valve leak. These three thing I will be replacing, but would you guys suggest a... Trouble codes: P0491, P0492
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2011 BMW 328i 3.0L trunk VIN: WBAKE3C57B
this vehicle can to us from a body shop with a front end collison and the battery is dead we supect the battery cable is blown due to the front end collison therefore we can not power up the car from jump post under hood we are trying to get in the trunk to ch...
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2005 Jaguar XK8 4.2L Radio, window VIN: SAJDA42C35
This car is already the subject of another post re. its cooling fan system. These issues are additional. The right side door window will lower itself a small distance as designed to clear the weatherstripping whilst opening the door, just as the left side does...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L Hesitation VIN: WDBCA39E2M
I have ths Benz that was surging missing while driving, and when accelerating from a stop it will bog out. I replaced the wires and the plugs, the feul filter and a leaking EHA valve the eninge runs good but it still bogs down and can stall out when giving it ...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L backup (reverse) lights VIN: WDBJF72F9V
Hello to all u mercedes techs out there. This car came in to get checked for state inspection and had no reverse lights, have checked all fuses and bulbs and all is well. Here comes the fun part...no juice coming from illumination control module(N7-1), somedat...
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2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YS3FD49YX6
Wiring, from what I can see and able to check without tearing apart the car appears ok, nothing swollen or broken, really dont want to wait another 3 months for a warranty pedal from dealer again. Is there a "common" wiring short with these that is anyone awar... Trouble codes: P2135 (Throttle Pedal Position Sensor A/B Voltage Correlation), P0638
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2008 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FG7AY88
Not positive about VIN-I wrote down [...] but iATN's system didn't like it, so I tried to make one according to WIS, but that didn't work either. MIL was on for a few days last week, but went out over the weekend. The customer brought the car for ... Trouble codes: P0089
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1992 Volkswagen EuroVan CV 2.5L Coolant Light VIN: WV2PC0707N
Good Morning, This EuroVan is a grey market vehicle from Canada that I have had a difficult time finding info for. The coolant light will start to flash after 2-3 minutes from a cold start, or sometimes not until after a 25 mile drive. The engine is not overhe...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Misfire VIN: 3VWSF31K36
This vehicle came in running rough at idle, misfing at cruise. Replaced valve cover cause 15" vacuum at dipstick tube, traced to breather failure, but still misfire at cruise. Suspect timing chain issue, Checked Block 093,channel four, should be 0 degrees +-5,... Trouble codes: P2279 (Po300-), P0300, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305
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2003 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS91Z43
This Volvo sets the 130a code repeatedly. You can clear it but it comes back in 5 miles. The fuel trims look OK to me, the Lambda readings are all close to 1.000. They do fluctuate a little above and below but I expect them to do that. 2 pids that I do questio... Trouble codes: 130A, 271A, 261A
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2004 BMW 320i 2.2L engine
Once again thank you all for the replies. customer decided to go with a used engine. Up and running changed all the fluids. I showed her several answers which helped make up her mind I believe she plans on selling it but who knows. I must apologize to you all ...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L cooling fans VIN: 3VWCD21C7Y
Large 4 wire fan replaced. We replaced this fan last year, apparently it is going bad again. With new fan the amperage draw is 14.2 on high speed and 9ish for the small fan. This is keeping the draw low enough not to stress the fuse block.
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2008 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L engine VIN: WVWAK732C8
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP.IT WAS A DOWEL PIN IN THE END OF THE CAM HOLDER TO SUPPORT THE CHAIN GUIDE.
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1999 Volvo V70 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW55A7X
Well, this particular story has reached a conclusion, as far as I am concerned anyways. Thank you all for all of your replies and useful info. The customer's fiancee decided to have the vehicle towed to another shop, and NOT to the dealer as I suggested. I ... Trouble codes: P0181 (Immobilizer Communication Fault), P1054 (Faulty Speed Sensor Signal).
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2001 Volvo V70 2.4L Input Speed Sensor VIN: YV1SW61R51
Well I'll start with the fact that the new, updated speed sensor assembly fixed this. Volvo # [...] eliminates the double sensor and harness assembly and replaces it with two individual sensors and a seperate harness so that now, they can be replaced indiv...
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