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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L heater core VIN: WA1YD64B22
Car once again has no heat. I would prefer to try cleaning it again, but customer wants me to replace the core. I haven't done one and the Bentley manual is confusing. What has to be removed? It talks about an instruement panel shell and drivers side storage c...
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2011 Land Rover LR2 HSE 3.2L Air Suspension
I have this land rover for maryland state inspection. I have been dealing with toyotas for almost 4 years now and the information we have is limited to toyotas only. Could some tell me how can i turn of the air suspension on this car or i can just raise the ca...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L sensors VIN: 4JGBB86E36
suv with cheak engine light on and i scand for codes.came back with p0031,p0051,p0037,p0057 short to ground for all 4 o2 sensors and p2009,p0414 short to ground for intake manifold runner and air pump valve. are these grounds controld buy the ecm or do they go...
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2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L brake lights VIN: WMWRE33465
Brakes lights are not functional.Center light works.Checked BCM output,have 12 volts on right rear until loaded then 0 volts.No voltage to left rear at all.I removed BCM and fed power to the rear from the bcm plug and lights work.My diagnosis is a faulty BCM.T...
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2006 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI 1.9L pass side side air bag VIN: WVWZZZ1KZ6
customer states air bag light came on while driveing,found code 01218,side air bag igniter pass side[n200]sporadic 001-upper limit exeeded, have looked up elsawin found it hard to read, is the igniter part of air bag,and if replaced does it have to be coded in...
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2007 Volkswagen Rabbit (Car) 2.5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWCR71K37
Is anyone reflashing VW? We do alot of reflashes, but have never done a VW and we are wondering what we might encounter. We have a J2534 tool. We also have the ross-tech, which should reset every thing except immobilizer. There is a TSB for a reflash as a firs... Trouble codes: P0110
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Blower Motor VIN: WAUML64B43
Thanks to all that replied. It was the Resistor (Control Module). The wires in the connector are green and melted. Why cant they just call it what it is. Thats what had me questioning myself from the beginning.
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L cat VIN: WBAGF6321S
I wish i did not have to agree with most of you but i guess i have to bite the bullet. I am storing the car for the winter and will worry about it the new year. Once again thank you for your time.
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1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L No Start VIN: 1070441206
Thanks for the eight replies. Suggestions included secondary ignition and/or coil wire and plugs, overvoltage protection relay, leaking injectors, no cold start injector operation, low volatility fuel, and misadjusted CIS sensor plate. After more testing, I fo...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Soft Top VIN: WDBEA66E5R
Thanks for the reply's but every one seem to think I was trying to get top up. The top was up and I needed it down. Mercedes does not have a way to get top down manually there is no release for the soft top center pin. I first cut a hole in the cover bottom fr...
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1981 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L No Start VIN: SCAZN42A1B
ok guys. thanx to everyone who replied. i have not fixed this vehicle yet but am pretty confident the ignition amplifier is the culprit. thanx to darryl for the pdf file of the ignition manuel. and than ted for the info on the ignition kit that i nedd to buy. ...
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1994 Volkswagen EuroVan CV 2.5L Temp gauge inop. VIN: WV2PD0704R
We finaly identified the cluster to be bad but client declined repair. Vehicule was going to storage for winter we may chage the cluster in spring when it gets out. Thanks for all the help.
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on
i have to close this w/o a fix cause passat never gave us a second chance.car runs fine n dandy just complainin about more muscle,wanted to check timin belt align ment but never saw car again.thanks to all for info n if passat comes back i`ll b ready Trouble codes: P0010.
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2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 9BWFP61J43
Thanks for all the replies. Many helpful ideas. I had, however, checked all suggestions except the blocked exhaust. Since this was completely disassmebled, I called Identifix. What I found out was really interesting and I think it will help future searcher... Trouble codes: P0216.
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation VIN: WVWSR21J56
Thanks for the replies. Sometimes you get buried in looking for a conspiracy until someone points out the obvious. I was assuming that I had too much intake pressure and that was causing the noise. When I rechecked for leaks I found that the joint pipe at th...
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1998 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L ecu VIN: YV1LW5642W
Hi Guys This is a new one one me... What I think was happening, the MAF was sending the ECM such an over flow signal, that it was causing the ecm to punch out here and there. I put in a MAF and the MAF reading kg/h wend down from 406 kg/h into the teens whil...
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