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2006 Audi A4 2.0L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUKF78E46
This is my personal car and it is driving me nuts. Audi has gone to guided fault diagnosis with the vag-1551 scan tool and has not released any diagnostic flowcharts for any of their drivabilty codes. The car started setting the CEL with the P310b code. Driv... Trouble codes: P310B, P2293
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2004 BMW 745i 4.4L valvetronic servo VIN: WBAGL63404
We are changing valve cover gaskets on both banks. I know to remove bulkhead cover, and we have a Verus Pro and see the functions for valvetronic, and 3 functions for that. Valvetronic limit learn, then valvetronic servo motor removal, then valvetronic minimum...
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2007 BMW X3 3.0si 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBXPC93437
Good day BMW techs everywhere.I have this 07 X3 that drove in this morning with an intermittent excessive internal engine vacuum problem.Now we have all done hundreds of these on the m54 engines where we replace the oil seperator but after an extensive search ...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L window VIN: SAJHX1248W
This has the drivers window stops working clicks if we reset the battery it will work for awhile a few days and stops working again, we have seen this several times and in most cases we just reset battery and in most cases that it but this is reoccuring too of...
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L windows VIN: SALPV1244T
Intermittently, lose all controls on switch pack(windows, mirrors, sunroof). Tried a new switch pack when it was acting up but to no avail. A wiring diagram would be helpful to determine if power/grounds and signals are there. [...] Thanks!
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2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SD 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTL15482
Hello out there, This Rover ran for a couple of days after engine was replaced, and then quit. No spark or fuel pump. We get this code for the immobilizer coding(P1673) after a long crank, and sometimes a code for the security system, (P1000). Nothing in Allda... Trouble codes: P1673 (Immobilizer not coded)
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L No Start VIN: WDBDA28D7P
hello, this car is actually a 6 cylinder. I didnt have the car available to me now and need to figure this out before I am near it, So, this is my dads car. It has been running not so great for a long time and I decided to attempt some adjustment on the fuel...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L No Start VIN: WDB2037452
This is a C200 coupe and not a 230.Car was towed into us with a no start problem. Check spark ok. Found no fuel pressure ,found that the ecu is not switching the fuel pump relay to earth. No fault codes recorded. Hoping that there are some common faults that m... Trouble codes: N11
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2008 Mercedes-Benz C350 Sport 3.5L eis VIN: WDDGF56X08
This vehicle came in as a no start/no crank. it was determined that the electronic ignition switch (EIS) has failed. I have gotten a OEM replacement and key, and have removed the old one. The question is I can not find any replacement procedure and I don't wan...
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2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE32006
Hey Mini tech's, this cooper S came in before christmas with a loss of acceleration. We checked codes and found p1688(throttle body), but could not fault wiring or throttle body. We then noticed that the alternator was not charging correctly so we replaced the... Trouble codes: P1688 (Throttle body), P1627
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2000 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L flasher VIN: WV3AH4700Y
Greetings everyone, I have this Eurovan- Rialta camper that the turn signal flasher is constantly clicking . When the turn signals are activated they work normally as do the indicators in the dash. When the emergency flashers are turned on they work normally...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDD21C22
Wow 17 codes! on the in laws car so i can't get out of this one. First time it stalled out road side diagnosed figured the 4yr old battery must be goofy, cleared codes and ran fine for a few days. Had been fighting a cooling system code and p0171 code. With th... Trouble codes: P1115 (1 o2 shorted to gnd), P0261 (1 inj shorted to gnd), P0267, P0270, P0264, P1475
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA69M15
This car came in about 2 months ago for a check engine light. Codes found were 16555 (Po171) Fuel system lean bank 1 and P0101 MAF sensor implausible signal. Found the MAF to not be putting out the correct numbers and replaced the MAF. The car came back a coup... Trouble codes: P0171
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAD63B45
I continue to get a check engine light on i have smoked engine and checked fuel psi and check the pcv system and replaced maf. About every 2 weeks light comes on. test drove and watch the fuel trims -7.0 to 4.9. The code that turns on the light is 17544, p0171... Trouble codes: 17705 (pressure drop between turbo and throttle valve), 16684 (random misfire detected), 16685 (cylinder number 1 misfire), 16686 (cylinder number 2 misfire), 17544 (fuel trim bank 1 system too lean), 17519 (o2 sensor regulation bank 1 no signal no commuiction system)
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5576W
Ok this vehicle is giving us a very hard time. It came in with an exhaust leak in the flex pipe and o2 sensor codes. So we replaced the pipe and erased the codes and they came back. We then replaced both sensors sent it out and it came back with P0133. we chec... Trouble codes: P0133 (02 sensor circuit slow responce bank 1 sensor 1), P0140 (02 sensor circuit no activity detected bank 1 sensor 2)
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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L thermostat VIN: WBADE6329V
Thank you guys so much for your input. I did use aftermarket parts, UGH. I could not get the auxilary pump to run at all. Still i could only find one bleed screw in the expansion tank and i dont own a air lift tool so i ordered one I think I will get it thi...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L No Start VIN: WBADD6322W
Well this vehicle is officially fixed. A special thanks to Scott and Alan that responded with my additional information requests. Alan is the official winner on this one. His comments on how the recall to upgrade the crankshaft position sensor can easilly be u... Trouble codes: 61 (Rear oxygen sensor), 79 (Rear oxygen sensor).
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2001 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA14C71
Thanks for the eight great replies. Most centered on harness damage, injector power supply or resistance. One suggestion was to check fuel pressure. The injector power wires all had 12 volts and were receiving a solid ground signal from the PCM to open. We cou... Trouble codes: P0201 (Fuel injector circuit malfunction cyl 1), P0204 (Fuel injector circuit malfunction cyl 4), P0206 (Fuel injector circuit malfunction cyl 6), P0207 (Fuel injector circuit malfunction cyl 7).
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L heater VIN: WDBBA48D1G
All the replies were great, mainly about the rebuilding of monovalve and the fact the lower hose on this car runs colder than most cars. The repair was cust took car put back into storeage. Thanks alot Mark
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 5.6L 4 Cilynders VIN: WDBCA45D7H
Well, thanks everybody for the input I received from this post, what learning experience and how good is it feels to be part of this iatn family, thanks to everybody especially you guys that refer to the washer behind the camshaft gear, my guy is a good techni...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L draw VIN: WDBEA32EXS
Found comfort control module drawing 70 ma so I replaced that and also intermittent draw from door switches. Replaced all of them. Now no significant draw.
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1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Camper 2.8L ABS Module VIN: WV2EH8704V
Module is bad.Unfortunatley BPA does not repair these particular modules and customer declined any further repair and will pass it on to the next owner.
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2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L Unknown VIN: YV1SZ59H94
Well I got this car back to day and the cust. did not take it to the alinment shop I recomended and was still lifting and pulling to the right, retest drove and still same, replace the A-arm I replace with the old A-arms with lemforder bushing when I was putti...
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