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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L engine VIN: WA1YD54B82
Car has a bad oil leak coming out unused bolt hole on lower right side of bellhousing. It is not leaking directly under rear main and does not leak at idle. Can not find any leak on top at lines or intake. Has anyone seen this and can you advise me before I pu...
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2005 Audi TT 1.8L k line short to ground VIN: TRUTC28NX5
Hello folks I'm stuck here I have this 2005 Audi TT that will not communacate with any scan tool. I use vag com. I have pulled up on Mitchell a data line circut diagram. I have disconnected the following and are still disconnected. eng ecm, auto trans ecm, abs...
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2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L engine VIN: WBAHN83546
Hi folks. I have this BMW with HUGE amounts of vacuum in the crankcase. It is using about a quart of oil every two weeks. I cannot discern how the pcv system works or if the two pressure regulators on the back of the intake are part of that system. BMW told th...
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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L electric coolant pump VIN: WBAVB33586
This bmw has no power to the electric coolant pump. I have been unable to find wiring diagram on mitchell. all the fuses I found are good .I have ground at pump.
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2004 Land Rover Discovery S 4.6L Fluid VIN: SALTL19UX4
Grab a cup of java Rover techs, this one defies all logic and is just plain baffling! This Rover does NOT have ACE. We are using synthetic P/S fluid from BG. The tech working on this has 13 years working on Rovers at dealer & independent garage. Original compl...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Won't shift past 3rd gear VIN: WDBJF65J11
Hello MB Techs. This E320 will occasionally only shift up to 3rd gear with normal acceleration. I can be doing 60MPH but it won't go past 3rd gear. Come to stop and take off again and it's fine. I also noticed that if I manually upshift (move the shift lever t...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L shifts VIN: WDBRF61J13
We replaced the conductor plate and wiring harness bushing a little over a year and approx. 7,000 miles ago. Problem at that time was of erratic shifting and sticking in gear. Codes were not recorded, but they were consistent with a bad conductor plate. Filter...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz CL600 5.5L Torque converter clutch VIN: WDDEJ76X77
Experienced MB techs only please. M275 engine with 722.6 transmission. Been watching this problem getting worse for a few months now, and about to dive in. When vehicle driven from stone cold, torque converter clutch will cause vigorous shudder when shifting i...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWMA23B7Y
I need some direction on this one from all you VW techs. I have a 2000 Jetta 1.8L Turbo that will not start. There is no spark or injector pulse. I have checked all the fuses and the test good. I'm beginning to think PCM but I want to be sure before I go that ... Trouble codes: P0601, 16985
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Brake lights VIN: 3VWSA69M44
Just want to see if anyone has seen this problem before: Customer brought car in stating that brake lights don't work "at times". (They work ok at this time) What I did notice is that with the key on, the brake lights stay on very dimly, even with the brake li...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start
car towed for no start good signal to pump no run installed factorty pump ran test 60 lbs filled with gas and returned to customer car went 138 miles no issues stalled next day on highway let set 10 minutes abel to restart go another 20 or so miles and another...
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L 4th 5th 6th Gear VIN: 3VWCK31C25
Has anyone ran into this problem on the 09g transmission? shifts good through 3rd gear after warm but will not shift above that.
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2002 Volvo V40 1.9L Unknown VIN: YV1VW29582
Towed the car in for no start, engine wont crank, check codes found only transmission codes 602 software error, my question is that will cause no cranking signal to the starter , Thanks
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2005 Volvo XC90 V8 4.4L shifter interlock VIN: YV1CZ85285
This XC90 AWD randomly will not release the shifter interlock mechanism. Only does it when cold, will eventually release if the car is left running for five minutes or so. We are uable to duplicate the problem in the shop; cleaning and lubing the mechanism did...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Suspension VIN: WAUML44EX4
Thank you for your sugestions, I should have mentioned that I tryed soaking them twice a week for 3 weeks before I attemted to remove them, no help. I have worked on cars in the salt belt for 37 years and can usually come up with a plan to make a job profitab...
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2003 BMW 330i 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV53453
Sorry for taking so long the owner does not have money for now, so we are waiting, nothing is been done sense I posted the help request, as far as the connectors that were lose couldnt go in the wrong place they only fit one way second it is not a transmission...
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2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SD 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTL15482
Its looks as though this one will need to be reprogrammed. Snap-on has a pass thru pro 2 that will hook up to the manufactures websites to reprogram. It will cost me more to tow it and have it done than to buy this tool, and will be able to do other cars in th... Trouble codes: P1673 (Manufactures output signal).
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SE (Car) 3.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WDBGA32E7N
Well, the case is indeed closed on this vehicle. The final answer is a puzzeling as the problem! I've been able to make the vehicle start, run, and idle by isolating the base module,ASR, and LH from everything else on the car. Had I looked further I would have... Trouble codes: 11 (DI code Reference Resistor R16/2 Defective), 010 (Base Module code N16/1 fuse F2 open circuit), 8 (LH code Camshaft Position Sensor L5/1 open circuit), 9 (Base Module code Voltage supply for LH module interrupted), 17 (LH code No data transmission with EA N4/1), 18 (LH code No data transmission with EZL N1/3).
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2007 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L Starting VIN: WDBRF52HX7
Ordered another key and yes that was the problem. Also learned that switch could be checked without key turning. Thanks guys.
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2008 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L Engine VIN: 4JGBB86E38
Fixed? Yes, cause never broken. Seems Elvir and I are the only folks who have seen this, and we both conclude that this must be due to the oil pump pressure relief valve sticking. Since there has never been a customer complaint we will just wait and see...
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2001 Saab 9-3 Viggen 2.3L Surge, Misfire VIN: YS3DP75011
it was the ignition casset, the one we put in was defective, i ordered another one from Worldpac & the car ran like a Champ, thank to everyone who reply to. Happy Holiday
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