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2002 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 3.0L No Start VIN: WAUVT68E32
did a engine swap same avk engine put it together no start,back firing like the engine is out of time,the replacment engine used from manual trans car this car is automatic,check compression good wiring to cam sensers all good,what we feel is the flexplate is ... Trouble codes: 1670E, 16750 (16775-), 16775 (16725-), 16725 (16730- camshaft postion impausble signal), 16730 (camshaft postion impausble signal)
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WAUDG74F25
Miss fires cold and only after it runs for just a short time like 90 seconds it is fine for the rest of the day until it sits over night again, then it will cough and puke until it gets just a little bit of temperature in the motor. We have checked fuel pressu... Trouble codes: P2296 (Fuel presure regulator valve), P2004 (Intake manifold flap stuck open), P0300 (Cylander 3 missfire), P1653 (Dtc memory of abs controller), P1753 (Implausable signal intermittent)
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1986 BMW 535i 3.5L Hydroboost VIN: WBADC8409G
Hey Guys so this bimmer has been a thorn in my side since the day this guy walked on the lot. He brought it in this time complaining the brakes locked up after he drove it a while. I temped it and the left front was obviously stuck. I pick it up to take a look...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L ride VIN: SAJDA01P01
meow the cat is crying this car has very low miles ,, had loose ball joints and stabilizer links and a CATS system fault for the left front strut connection we installed new ball joints and links and repaired the wire to the strut the problem is the susp...
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SD 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, Chugging VIN: SALTL15421
Both upstream O2S replaced, same codes are generated. Can't find vacuum leak if there is one. Fuse 2 ok. Trouble codes: P0134 (No O2S activity bank 1), 00135, P0155 (O2S Heater circuit bank 2 sensor 1)
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Oil Seprator VIN: WDBRF40J84
Can anybody tell me where the Oil Seprator is on this Model.
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF71K05
We are getting a fault code po411. We can activate the secondary air pump with the scanner and it runs fine. We have checked the coolant temp sensor and the readings are accurate. We ohmed out the secondary air injection valve and it is 25 ohms which is in spe... Trouble codes: P0411
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2009 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGAV75N09
Car came in this morning, customer says light came on last night. I scanned it, and found P0030. I had to call Mitchel in order to get proper information and diag procedures. After following all the steps, ie voltage check, ground check, resistance of the O2 s... Trouble codes: P0030 (Heater circuit malfunction)
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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA24B2X
i needed to erase codes then go to 060 and the reprogramming started auto matic. thanks to all the help!!! Trouble codes: P1545 (throttle valve controller malfuntion).
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2006 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L 3-2 shift VIN: WAUDL74F56
Owner of car has decided to let me perform "exploratory surgery" on the valve body in an effort to find and repair a problem. This is a "no hurry" job so am currently waiting for a v/body zip kit from Sonnax.
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L turn signals VIN: WDBBA45A4B
Thank you to all that replied to my help request. I did try to clean the switch and checked to make sure all the powers and grounds before I posted. After finding what may be the only new switch left in the world and telling the customer a very fair price, he ...
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2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L Brake Servo VIN: YS3EF49E03
On the way to be fixed. Customer has decided for a new unit, which has arrived. The car will be back next week for the installation. Thanks to the replies.
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1992 Volkswagen EuroVan CV 2.5L Coolant Light VIN: WV2PC0707N
This vehicle is fixed. It ended up being the instrument cluster. We sent this one out to be repaired and have had no more problems since being reinstalled. Thanks to all for the replies!
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA81H4T
Well this one passed emission test thankfully. I couldn’t fine information on how to long code ECM so I just let it go though testing with code present (P1475- Evap emission control leak detection pump circuit malfunction no signal). The code is a manufacture ... Trouble codes: P1475 (Evap emission control leak detection pump circuit malfunction no signal).
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1997 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Engine VIN: WVWEE83A7V
I Haven't Had Time To Get Back To This Car Yet. Been Busy And Since This Car Belongs To My Kid, It Will Have To Wait Till The Paying Jobs Are Done. I Guess My Next Step Will Be To Pull The Valve Cover And Check The Timing. I Will Repost Something When I Have ...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWSE61J13
Well we got it handled pins 3 and 5 at the pedal assy running no ground ran 2 new wires to pcm fixed that, then had a burned wiring smell ohmed the heater ckts in the 02s and found one at 2.8 ohms and one at 8 ohms spec 8 to 14 ohms, replaced both and all is g... Trouble codes: P1639.
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2007 Volkswagen Rabbit (Car) 2.5 2.5L cooling system VIN: WVWBR71K87
This one is down the road with a happy Customer. Here are the suggestions I recieved: William from Minnesota and Efi from Israel both suggested that perhaps we were incorrect about the fluid contaminating the coolant, and said that we should check the transm...
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2011 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDX7AJ6B
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP WE FOUND THAT WE WERE RIGHT ALL ALONG THE VW DEALER WAS SENDING US THE WRONG SENSOR THREE TIMES WE FOUND A DIFRENT PARTS PLACE AND THEY FOUND US THE ONE WITH A MAP AND AIT TENP SENSOR IN STALLED AND ALL IS GOOD Trouble codes: P0113 (Intake air temp. Circuit high input).
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS2551Y
We decided to throw a Hail Mary and we ordered the third new rpm sensor, and tah-dah it works like a charm...go figure fyi, has exact same pattern on lab scope, and same resistance and the same 1.8 v ac at an idle...go figure...thanx for all the help, Jay Trouble codes: 78 (engine speed sensor).
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2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L turn signals VIN: YV1CY59235
The CEM was faulty. After replacement the system ( steering wheel functions ) still acted goofy so I put the old SWM back in and every thing worked perfect. I was unable to download the reload for the new SWM. The scanner ( Vida ) does not communicate with t...
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