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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L wipers VIN: WAULT68E82
Ive got this A4 I could use some help on. The wipers will not shut off. I checked for binding linkage, thats ok. Fuses good. The switch seems to be working as i can watch all the modes change while watching on the scan tool. I checked the park switch in the mo...
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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L parking brake VIN: WAUML44E34
Thanks for reading my post. this audi came in rt parking brake motor inop. tested motor and found it to be froze it would click but not spin left operated fine when running self test. Removed motor found water intrusion all corrorded. replace motor with new au...
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2003 BMW 760Li 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN83483
car came in with engine oil and antifreeze leaks. both leakes were fixed by replacing timing cover gaskets and water pump. car is running good. customer picks up the car 20 minutes later came back with check engine light on. found code 276d translated to obd2 ... Trouble codes: 276D, P0441
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2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAHN83506
Hi ALL. Got this 06 E66 N62N that has a horribly poor idle when hitting the brakes, it was diagnosed as a bad brk. booster to no avail. Idle speed drops to about 460 rpm when shifting from park to a drive range and at times you can hear the valve train rattl...
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2004 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L coolant leak VIN: SALNY22204
one of bosses cars. it has been loosing coolant and I have not looked at it before. came from auction. I removed the engine cover and observed coolant in the lifter valley and to me it looks like the wet mark is coming down from the pipe area behind the water ...
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged 4.2L Mechanical VIN: SALMF13447
2007 Range Rover Customer Complain the brake pedal sometime is hard to stop , its feels like a hydru booster issue, we change the brake fluid & bleed the system, still the same , the problem comes & go, I noticed it does overnight & after 5 minutes of driving ...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L esp,bas,abs VIN: 4JGAB75E53
I only have a Solus scanner, using Generic software for diagnosis.. Vehicle came in 2 weeks ago, BAS, ESP, ABS lights on, along with Engine light. had a code p0500 speed sensor 'a' problem..looked at Identifx, suggested L/r sensor/wiring problem. Explained to ...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Suspension VIN: WDBUH82J54
Hello, customer first brought this mercedes in for right rear air spring going down and then left rear eventually following along. Replaced the rear air springs with arnott ind. Springs. (the original springs did not have the additional reservoir). Customer t...
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2005 Porsche Boxster 2.7L Valve train VIN: WP0CA29855
The engine has a valve train noise, I believe it is a defective valve lifter. The question I have is the following: Are valve lifters a common problem with these Boxters and is it possible to replace a lifter and/or camshaft without removing the engine?
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2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L No Start VIN: YS3EF48Z91
hey gang! i am stumble here with this saab, i have zero experience on this vehicles, car sometimes won't even turn the engine, and when it does it will try to run, but won't start, at the begining it will try, but at the third attempt it will just sound like n...
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2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3EB59E83
Hi , Have Saab 9-5 no start, no codes has spark, fuel press, no injector pluse. Car went into reduced power then shut down we had it towed in...replaced crank sensor as a hail mary...no change
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on, lack of power VIN: 3VWSD29M01
Lets start by stating that we have never worked on this car, the list of isues is extensive, codes are 16622 16490 16711 16795 16804 17545 18032 17608 18010 the car feels like either the turbo is not working or the cat is cloged, we have not put alot of time i...
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2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L rear struts VIN: YV1SZ58D92
Hey Group I don't see many Volvo's here.Know I have this Volvo here which needs all 4 struts replaced. The rear ones giving me trouble! According to all data you need to remove the exhaust muffler drive shaft then drop the rear complete suspension and all that...
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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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2002 BMW 330xi 3.0L high beam head lamps VIN: WBAEW53492
First and foremost thanks to all 6 techs who replied to my issue.in fact the problem was not a problem at all this is a normal function of this sytem.the lighting control module is programmed to override the traditional halogen function.i guess it woud be over...
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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L Mil VIN: WBAGN634X3
Thanks a lot for all the replies! It turn out the rear O2 sensors are not ready,that why DME shut off the Air pump after 2 sec. You can see that DME shut off ground at pin 3 (br/bl) and pos. power Kl.87 remain from IVM.So it wasn't the airpump relay. I could n...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Ecm VIN: 3VWSB69M41
After trying a known good ecm, not the problem. I unplugged the power supply relays, (when it would run and check engine light and epc light were on) and check engine light and epc light would remain lit so they could not be the problem. After a call to Identi...
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L cam seal VIN: YV1TS97D5X
Thank you all for your input. when I did the seals I did infact not push it in all the way due to how the seal looked like it was at the end. the leak did in fact turn out to be the vvt solinoid gasket. I did not have the volvo presure tester but when I said I...
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