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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED64B61
This a6 has the #2 coil not fireing, we swap it and the miss stays @ #2. When I back probe the coil and the one next to it #3 I get the same readings. Ground on the middle wire and power on each remaining wire. It is a dead miss and code sets within 2 minutes.... Trouble codes: P0302
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2005 BMW 545i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBANB33575
hi guys i have this car in my shop came from a used car dealer i change the oil several month ago and he sold it customer came in car smoke when accelerating check oil level found low removed both breather hose from both cylinder head and found oil in hose oth...
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2005 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAEV33415
Could use a little extra help on this one guys. Car has been in several times over the last 8 months or so for a no start when outside temps are below 40 degrees or so. The car will crank but not attempt to fire. The customer says the car will always start lat...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Park Brake Cable
Parking brake shoes burned out & broken,I have just fitted new but cannot fit both disc/drums back on as cable seems to be too tight, I cannot see how to slacken this; I have never needed to adjust cable on any merc as adjustment at shoes is usually sufficient...
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2003 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L no start VIN: WP0CA29823
03 boster no start.hello group have this 03 boxster,vehicle was towed in vehicle was always running fine,even with all the remote gutts missing in key.one day at shopping center did not start any more.efected items.windows are inop,no start position(cranck whe...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Water pump VIN: 3VWCA21C7X
The water pump leaks after just 2 weeks of use. We have had a number of leaking pumps for this part (06a 121 012 or 011L with the metal impeller}. We previously used Graf pumps but had a 20-30% failure(leak) rate. After that we started using the Hepu but after...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSG71K65
Car won't go over 2500 rpm. Codes p1545 & p1558 in PCM. Tried to reset thottle body, basic setting-4 field 060. In Field 4 it says error. Tried a new o.e. throttle body, same problem. Brake light switch tests ok. Disconnected battery to reset PCM , same proble... Trouble codes: P1545 (p1558-), P1558 (testing and results)
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2009 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGBV75N99
Vehicle initially came to the shop with the customer complaining of the cel on and intermittent rough running. We connected our scan tools and found p0300, p0301 and p0304. The first thing we did was clear the codes and was able to drive the vehicle for 10-12... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0304
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1997 Volvo 850 2.4L Starting VIN: YV1LS554XV
Vehicle was towed to our garage for a no start condition. Customer was away for a week and came back to a car that would not crank and was bone dead. Customer called AAA to have battery jumped and AAA was not able to get vehicle to start. As soon as the Volvo...
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2006 Audi A4 Quattro 3.2L No Start VIN: WAUEG74F46
Sent this one to dealer 75 miles away. I suspected either an ignition switch or access start module, because the start function without key was inoperative I figured it was the latter. Was able to try the customers other key without luck. Dealership confirmed ...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L Mechanical VIN: WDBRF52H87
Ok...so here is all the info. that I have learned the hard way. Engine must be removed as the first step in doing the balance shaft. Cylinder heads can remain attached but much care must be taken when reinstalling the front cover to not push on the lower laye...
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2006 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L No Start
Hey iatn team, thanks so much for the quick responses to my cry for help. All these heads together make a team that cannot be beat, iatn is great. I was looking for someone to say hey old man you are getting rusty and outdated. Or that technology is leaving me... Trouble codes: 16395 (CMP over advancing), 16725 (CMP performance).
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1998 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5582W
Suggestions included the following: 1. Drive the car longer 2. Disconnect the battery and connect the cables to reset fuel trims 3. Unplug the ECM to reset it 4. Smoke the system to check for leaks Tried all suggestions to no avail. Light still comes on, car ... Trouble codes: P0172 (Long term fuel trim - upper limit).
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS2556Y
After testing the cam reset valve many times, we just replaced it and the problem solved. Things that were done, was to test the cam and crank signals, with a lab scope, you can check the waveform library to see the correlations between the two signal, this w... Trouble codes: ECM, 5E, ECM, 60 (Cam reset).
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