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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Air Bag VIN: WAULT68E63
Has a 01218 code for passenger side air bag. we're planning on performing the TSB to splice around the connector but the TSB mentions using an air bag adapter VAS 6036 to attach to the seat while it is out. I assume this is for static electricity but it doesn'...
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L EDS 5 solenoid VIN: WBAFB33521
Hello all, I have an e53 BMW X5 4.4i and it sets code 05 pressure control solenoid 5 (EDS 5) immediately after key-on, every time. I don't even have to start it. It came in with codes 03 (EDS 3) and 48 (TCC slip). I erased codes and only code 05 returns. I can...
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L No power VIN: WBAGL63462
Car came in with trouble code for bank1 not being able to learn valve adapts in the valvetronic system. We installed a new eccentric shaft sensor for bank1. This fixed the problem and there were no trouble codes in the valvetronic module. The car still had no ... Trouble codes: 2859 (Variable valve gear learning function stop. error lower window)
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2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L air intake syatem VIN: WBAEK734X5
I would like to know what this code is related to, i have looked through aldata, mitchell, and identifix and can not find a description or troubletree. I am hoping someone that works on bmw's can translate this code for me. Thanks in advance. Bobby d
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2005 Mercedes-Benz SL600 5.5L no control on display VIN: WDBSK76F25
Radio and all button controls are inoperative on the display except volume knob. Steering wheel can control volume and station selection. Have looped out all from MOST bus except amp gateway and display.
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Gauges VIN: 3VWSE29M1Y
Key on engine off no mil start car runs fine but has abs airbag oil and brake warning lights on also no shift selector . Shut car off and restart it the engine light will be on some times and other lights will all be off except air bag but once I clear all cod...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L code pending VIN: 3VWSP69M22
Car came in with a intermittent no power. We pulled code 17946(p1538), and 16627(p0245). There was oil all over the turbo and intake pipes so we replace the turbo with a reman, replaced the N75 vac solenoid. Clear codes and found the p1538 still comes on pendi... Trouble codes: 17946 (fuel shut off solenoid short/ open), P1538
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1993 Volvo 960 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: YV1KS9501P
This vehicle came in with a broken timing belt. It needed a valve job but the customer ended up getting the work done somewhere else. Now its back all fixed up but now it has drivability issues when the engine is cold. Customer complained of a long cranking ti... Trouble codes: 123 (Ect no signal)
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2006 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L No power VIN: YV4CZ59246
Hi there everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this customer with a very clean 2007 XC90 that was on a trip and stepped on it to pass someone and it all of a sudden lost power and now acts like it has a plugged catalytic convertor. Sluggish and ...
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Steering VIN: WAUDG74F35
I deem this fixed for right now at least. I found strange electrical codes present. the car had the original battery (8 years old) I replaced the battery. Upon further research I found a bulletin (97 09 01) that pertains to this problem "power steering handle...
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L shift VIN: WBAGJ8329V
i send the ( AGS) to the dealer they apgrade the AGS ( chenge the Eprom the car had shifting problem ( poor shifting quality) dealer sayd thay upgrade the AGS version whit chenging the EPROM
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L rpm, fuel, temp, turn lights, dsc light on VIN: WBAAM5347Y
thank you very much guys. we disconected the cluster and reconected and still did not work, procceded to do a battery reset disconected the cluster and it started working again. thanks
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2000 BMW 740i 4.4L Dme VIN: WBAGG8341Y
costumer take the car to the dealer & they replase the DME & EWS
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBGA51E5P
I recieved 6 replies all helpful and correct,all said the job should tke about two hours,that was right on the money as well as being carefull with the crankcase hoses,they were junk as every one said,thanks for the great insight
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2007 Mercedes-Benz CL600 5.5L Torque converter clutch VIN: WDDEJ76X77
Survey Sez = Nicholas from North Carolina nailed it! Root cause was TCC solenoid in valve body. Very interesting problem. This shudder was much more violent than what you get from coolant contamination. Had engine out for combination of turbo coolant line rese...
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2003 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L transmission sleeve VIN: WP0CA29823
Everything is good on the vehicle. Further inspection the bmw wiring is a little different than Porsche. Most of these parts are the same. Thank you for the help
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2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L dash VIN: YS3ED58EX1
sorry it tolk so long to close,had car sent to dealer and it would not start for them and they let it sit over night and next day it started.they re set the system and car has been fine.not shur what was wrong.
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