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2004 Audi S4 Cabriolet 4.2L Power Steering System VIN: WUARL48H34
Customer complain of hard steering assist at all speeds for over 1 year or so. Service writer at the Audi dealer said he need power steering pump. It may be right or, may be just an attempt to qualify the customer? Fluid is clean and at correct level. PLEAS ...
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2009 Audi Q7 3.6L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1AY74L89
calling you audi wizards out there!!! have this q7 came no throttle responce pull code p2294 and misfire #1 and #2 swap coils fault moved oky needs coils and spk plugs also replaced g247 fuel psi sensor and also the low psi sensor clear codes go to start p2294... Trouble codes: P2294
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L limp mode VIN: SAJEA01T43
Car came in with battery dead again. customer said car had lost power and multiple warning lights came on in cluster. I charged battery and tested, tester said ok. I removed battery from car and tested with snap on vat60 and battery immediately dropped below 9... Trouble codes: P0121, P0122
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E7R
Engine runs smooth--not misfiring, but idles low at times, idle speed oscillates up and down at times, occasionally stalls. MIL comes on-- code 022 "EFP signals emergency mode" is only code. Engine wiring harness looks good--probably replaced sometime in the p... Trouble codes: 022 (EFP emergency mode)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L cluster VIN: WDBNG70J21
Well guys thanks in advance for the answers, this car came to the shop with the cluster lights off, everything was dark, customer put the battery cables on reverse position and he said that one p[art of the cluster burn off on that day and after couple of week...
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2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L dual-mass flywheel VIN: WMWRE33525
I've found nothing in the archives. This is my own daily driver, and I'm facing the dreaded Mini Cooper dual-mass flywheel problem (it's really bad too). Since I'm doing the job myself this time, I have a choice of which parts to install. There are several DMF...
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2005 Volvo V70 2.4 2.4L Hesitation VIN: YV1SW61215
Good morning everyone. I have an 05 volvo v70 wagon that has a bad bog or hesitation on accel. I have worked on volvos for many years and it feels just like the earlier ones did when they had a bad electronic throttle body. We have tryed a used unit and it did...
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2005 Volvo XC90 V8 4.4L Mechanical VIN: YV1CZ85225
Volvo techs. Our shop has a 4.4 v-8 with a failed countershaft bearing. My question is are we just wasting our time trying to replace the bearing. All the balls have come out of the bearing but there is no noise from the engine. There is a slight vibration fro...
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2006 Volvo XC90 V8 Ocean Race 4.4L Engine cover VIN: YV4CZ85256
This is for all Volvo techs, I have a 2006 XC90 4.4 V-8 with a damaged front engine cover. I would like to know if I can do it with out any special tools. (i.e. Does the crank pulley need realigning like on non keyway engines or any other tools or procedures) ...
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2006 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: YU1MS38286
Need You Volvo Techs on this one. Vehicle came into the shop with check engine light on. Vehicle owners son brought it in. never seen this car befor. customer says vehicle would not start at times and when it did start ran sluggish and bogged down. Finally got... Trouble codes: U0001 (High Speed CAN Bus), U0101 (Lost Communication with transmission control module), U0400 (Invalid Data Recieved), P0089 (Fuel Pressure Regulator 1 Performance), P0091 (Fuel Pressure Regulaotr 1 Control Circuit Low)
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2005 BMW X5 4.8is 4.8L No Start VIN: 5UXFA93515
Well, so far so good. I could reproduce the crank no start by driving the car in the shop and attempting to restart it within about 15 minutes. Found an obscure bulletin about a reflash due to these symptoms. The bulletin was for 10/04 through 12/04. Ours ...
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2005 BMW X5 4.8is 4.8L Suspension VIN: 5UXFA93515
The search for a cause for the inverse reading on the front sensors did not reveal an actual problem. It appears that there is a software glitch that makes it look like they are backwards but the actual readings are correct. I coded/calibrated about 5 times ...
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2009 BMW 328i xDrive 3.0L Unknown VIN: WBAWC335X9
We remove the valve cover off & found the wheels on the camshafts the one trigger the camshaft sensors were lose, to set the timing on this car you need a special tool,we overnight the tool , set our cams & the crankshaft, put the valve cover back on reset & ...
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2005 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: SAJWA79C15
Greetings! I have finally fixed this Jag.. The car has been at the shop for a long time, so there was no hurry to get it done. I did order OEM coils, but they were identical to the ones I got from Carquest, FoMoCo... so obviously didn't bother fitting them. An...
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2003 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L Odometer VIN: SALNM22233
We tried several times to clear everything out including having the battery unhooked and terminals bridged all night. The vehicle left reading kms. It is possible that the dash could be reset with the factory scan tools but we did not go any further on this ...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L power windows VIN: 3VWCA21C8X
Thanks to all of the replies. This may have been a multiple isssue problem. first of all it had apartially broken wire in the drivers door. It had 4 strands holding together so repaired that. second we replaced a drivers door latch as it was not working(mechan...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWPD63B42
I have narrowed this one to a faulty ECM and ignition coils, which sounds like a known problem. The parts have arrived from the dealer and my question is will the ecm need to be programmed. I beleive the immobilizer needs to be set to the ECM. Can anyone give ...
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