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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L none VIN: WAULT68E23
Unable to verify fault check sensor thour temperature range- pass checked timing belt condition and alignment - pass Trouble codes: P1338
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1996 BMW 750iL 5.4L Lr Shock VIN: WBAGK2327T
We have this 750il that we installed 2 brand new oem rear struts and it has the power steering hydraulic fluid go to them for the ride control. The left rear leaked out of the top shaft seal area. We warranteed it with another brand new oem strut and now less ...
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2003 BMW 540i 4.4L Sunroof and passenger door VIN: WBADN63433
Hello Everyone have this Bmw here and changed the sunroof lift arms as they were broken adjusted the glass and did the relearn and it has wind noise on the sunroof.I also have a problem with the passenger door making a rattling noise when the window is fully u...
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2004 BMW 530i 3.0L transmission VIN: WBANA73594
This car has a strange issue and I'm not sure where to go with it. It is a pretty noticeable shuddder type sensation under moderate to heavy load around 3000-4500 RPM for a second or two. It acts like it is trying to shift to another gear or is just plain slip...
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1996 Jaguar XJS 2 2 4.0L ABS Light VIN: SAJNX2741T
This started out with a ABS light that was always on. After pining out ECU we sent it to BBA for repairs. They said it was not repairable and they found us another one. After installing this ecu the light now goes out like it should but comes back on over 19-2...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L radio VIN: WDBTK75G94
original radio(pt# [...] model#cm1330)quit working. it looked like screen was hit by something. we got a used radio(pt# [...] model# cm1330). it plays great for 25 seconds then stops and display says 'PROD'. you can turn it off and back on and it w...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L oil pressure VIN: WVWPD63B32
Good morning everyone. I have an 02 passat 1.8t that came in the shop with a blown head gasket. After the repair the oil pressure light came on whenever you would drive it. We removed and checked the oil cooler. It was plugged with milky oil and sludge as was ...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L driver info center VIN: WVWTG61J22
Hello everyone, After consulting with BBA Remanufacturing, I sent the instrument cluster out of my wifes 2002 Jetta GLX VR6 Wagon to BBA Remanufacturing for VSS repair and LCD Display Repair. I get a call today that my cluster is damaged beyond repair from wha...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L No Start VIN: WVWRH63B94
Greetings!! We gave this Passat an opportunity to eat our lunch, and it GLADLY obliged us!!! Typical plugged heater core, and we removed the dash and installed a new heater core. All assembled, and No Start!! Vag-Com scan of all controllers gives us a P1850 No... Trouble codes: P1850 (Powertrain data bus missing message from ECU)
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS2556Y
This keeps setting a Cam reset codes every two drive cycles. It always sets cold, at start up. I checked the old CVVT and it was binding, so we did a motor flush and replaced the CVVT. I pulled the reset valve ( electrical actuator) it looks very clean and t... Trouble codes: ECM, 5E, ECM, 60 (Cam reset)
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2004 BMW 525i 2.5L All VIN: WBANA53534
Thanks to all that replied, Eric was on the right track. We already had jumped 30 to 15 and got NOTHING this was done a few times just to be sure...well... I guess something went wrong when the Icom got plugged in. I recall testing #1 & 16 and had power but t...
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SD 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, Chugging VIN: SALTL15421
Customer had installed 2 new aftermarket upstream O2 sensors. I replaced bank 1 sensor with one of the original ones that he had removed. I now have activity and no more heater codes. Measured resistance of heater circuit in the new sensor and it measured at 2... Trouble codes: P0134 (No O2S activity bank 1), 00135, P0155 (O2S Heater circuit bank 2 sensor 1).
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Cat and evap system VIN: 3VWCK21C72
Thanks for all the help. It was a bad Cat. Looks like this is a common problem with these cars. The customer is holding off repairs because of cost. Scheduled for replacement next month.
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2006 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L high beam headlights VIN: YV4CZ59276
All Fixed... First off thanks for the replies, knowing how the system was supposed to work always helps with diagnostics. This one was found by a VERY careful visual inspection of all the harnesses around the headlamps. We found a 1/2" slit in the wire loom be...
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