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2004 Audi S4 Avant 4.2L No Start VIN: WAUPL68E94
Help Audi Tech's!! Good afternoon, This is our first time posting, bear with me if we have left anything out. We have an 04 Audi s4 that will not start, customer states he came out from school and car would not start. We have no check engine light, no fuel pum... Trouble codes: 01314 (Instrument panel code for ecm no communication), 01304 (Instument panel code for radio no communication/ has aftermarket radio), 18258 (Abs code for powertrain data bus missing from ecm)
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2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAGN63482
After replacing a solenoid valve, I tried to refill the transmssion as usual, but it is acting weird. When I emptied it, I got about 7 quarts out. (Note: the car came from two other shops that couldn't fix it, so I don't know if the fluid level was right to b...
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2006 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA13506
need to know sensor range ie 0-5volts for this sensor i assume works like standard maf but very tiny if signal is like regular maf then it is bad. Pro Demand and other give no sensor or data info on component. just dont want to replace a bad part air pump work... Trouble codes: P1419 (Seconday mass air flow meter)
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2003 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA14CX3
I have limited resources on this vehicle but im at a dead end.have replaced ecm,o2 sensor and still code returns quickly.checking resistance on all 4 wires and all the same 1.2 ohms.i can't read live data.i'm not getting definitive answers on shopkey as to whi... Trouble codes: P1646 (Bank 1 sensor 1 o2 sensor)
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1979 Mercedes-Benz 280CE 2.8L No Start VIN: 1070421200
Thank you in advance for your help. Car wouldn't start, no spark. Found an open coil resistor and bad module. Replaced those, car ran great for an hour. Then it acted like a plugged fuel filter and died. No start. Still have spark. Suspect fuel distributor, bu...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA76E5R
Ok, Im gonna try and get right to the point and discribe whats going on and what I have concluded to figure out my next step. Car came in with ASR light on, I know this is the issue bc vehicle will perform perfecly when I get the TB's to synch up. My question ... Trouble codes: 4 (Hot wire MAF sensor bank 2/2 voltage too H/L), 8 (CMP sensor signal L5/1 not recognized)
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Brake Booster VIN: 4JGAB54E6X
Hello fellow techs, having a problem after replacing the brake booster on this Mercedes. It has the electronic Brake Assist System and Electronic Stability Program. The initial problem was a hissing sound from under the dash and a hard pedal. Found the booster...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L starter VIN: WDBNG75J0Y
hello group, i have this mercedes here that wont crank for an extended time, and while it wont crank, the scanner has no communication with any controller on the vehical, and the cooling fans running on high, then after cycling the key several times, fan stops...
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2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L will not shift out of park VIN: WMWMF73507
shifter will not come out of park
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1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L fuel pump VIN: YS3DD78B7V
this car came in on tow truck with fuel pump inop. New pump works if i jump the fuse. I have been trying to locate the fuel pump relay and cant seem to find it. If anyone can help me I would really appreciate it. Thanks Clint [...]
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on
customer pulled his own codes n we verified p0010 bank a.new sensor installed n lite went out.two days later mil on again w/same code.car runs fine but he complanes that is lackin power.looked at timin belt n is still good n tight.we drove car n runs good.look... Trouble codes: P0010
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Hesitation VIN: WVWCE63B55
Hello, Need some information on this BHW diesel. Car came in as basket case. Reman head. Installed cam and injectors set with dial indicators. dynamic timing could be wrong since person took cam gear apart. Vehicle starts and runs very good at all times. excep...
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2007 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L Fuel Pump VIN: 3VWRW31CX7
This beetle came in with a battery drain. Found that the fuel pump runs with the key out until the battery is dead. I found a identifix article referring to the fact that fuse #34 is for TDI cars only and can cause this problem. I pulled fuse #34 and the car w...
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Srs VIN: YV1RS53D81
Cust. stated that sun roof became inop. & SRS wng. light came on immediately after his son did something with the radio. We don't know what the son did because the stock radio is intact. I'm guessing the battery ran down however, because sun roof op. restored ...
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1991 BMW 535i 3.5L a/c VIN: WBAHD131XM
Sorry it took so long. Talked with cust and declined the repair and then sold the car. I want to thank Christopher from Hawaii for the info that he emailed to me. Thanks for all your help just could not sell this one.
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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L Cuts out VIN: WBAHD6328S
THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP THE CAR IS FIX butterfly is jamming and cable to motor is broken AFTER I REPAIR CABLE LIGHT WIIL NOT GOES OFF UNTIL LATER ON AFTER FEW HRS I COME BACK BEFORE WE CLOSE THE SHOP AND GO HOME I STARTED THE CAR THEN THE LIGHT GOES OFF...
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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L hvac tcs srs chime abs VIN: WBACD4321V
Thanks so much for the help. I will certainly use and share that link to BMW wiring diagrams. It turned out to be rodent damage. Found that splice, but no cigar. Next to the power distribution block (under hood) there are three large round connectors. Afte...
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1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L rear diff/axles VIN: 4USCJ3322W
Greetings. I recieved 8 replies to this request. Some suggested adding limited slip additive to the diff, but this symptom occurs on straight-line acceleration. We changed the lube and added modifier anyway, but it didn't help. We inspected the rubber donut in...
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1982 Mercedes-Benz 240D 2.4L fuel sending unit VIN: WDBAB23A1C
As of now the car has not been back in to fix. When she does we will update the information. We will check to make sure that the sending unit is correct. No one else has had any issues with the units.
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SL 6.0L asr light VIN: WDBFA76E4P
well group, im sorry to say this ones not fixed, owner of the car delined repairs due to cost. the wiring and throddle bodys is what it needed. thanks everyone for all of your help
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: WDBJF25F6W
Larry and I are on the same page on this one. I drained the Bio, ran it on diesel for a few miles, took it to the dealer who sold me the pump. They replaced the pump, no questions asked. Others suggested fuel supply problems such as algae. In my experience fue... Trouble codes: P1223 (Fuel rack travel sensor or slide valve position sensor Y23/1/1).
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L n02 VIN: 3VWSA81H4V
Most replies mentioned that the N02 was a maintenance reminder caused by milrage, and that is correct. Other replies let me know that IPC does not have a module to scan, and it doesn't. One reply mentioned checking the charging system, which was stated in my q...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWCP21C52
Wow Thanks to all the replies some very super smart ppl out there.. My freind @ the body shop this car belongs to his daugther i trouble shooted this problem and found no fule issue i also found that this car has n intake pump and it is in the injector pump as...
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