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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L No Start, No mil, no communica VIN: WAURD68D51
Car towed in. Will crank, but not even kick.no inj pulse. No spark. Have power to coils and injectors. No fuel pump activation.ecm will not communicate to my snap-on slous pro. Other modules do. Trans module gives code p1850=no pcm data. At pcm connectors i fo...
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2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Battery VIN: TRUWT28N02
I have this tt with 44 milliamp draw found code 65535 in drivers door module will not clear. My info relates this code to a air bag module there are no codes in air bag module. My scan tool wont give door data only codes. No interior lights on hood latch opera...
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Turbin Speed Sensor VIN: WBABR3342Y
This is a ZF 5HP-19 trans. All valve body solenoids and output speed sensor resistance measurements are in spec. The input or turbin speed sensor resistance spec is 292 - 358 ohms, I measured 3.58 meg ohms. There was no fault codes, electrical or shifting rela...
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2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: SALTY15402
I'm stumped. I was thinking it could be the security system but there's no horn blaring and the starter is not locked out. Fuel pressure holds at 55 psi. I checking the ignition switch next. Does anyone have any ideas.
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2003 Land Rover Discovery S 4.6L Misfire VIN: SALTL16423
This vehicle was in the shop for originally oil leaks out of the oil pan, head gasket, and timing cove gasket. Cylinder heads were removed and the were faced at machine shop, valves were tested for leakage but were not leaking. (service writer decided not to h... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 miss fire detected)
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Battery Light VIN: WDBUF65J73
Customer came in after they had the battery replace (with a new one) they told me that the battery light came on stating the sign of the battery and visit workshop. We checked charging system and saw that it was charging fine but she drove the car for one day ...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne Turbo 4.5L Oil Level Monitor VIN: WP1AC29P64
Hats off to you Porsche Techs! Have a "Oil Level Monitoring Failure Workshop" message on the instrument cluster at times. When this happens the oil temp gauge also drops to 0. Somewhat intermittent, not constant, but if vehicle idles for 5 or 10 minutes it wil...
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2006 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S 3.8L Motor VIN: WP0AB29996
Customer said while driving down interstate he started to hear a whining noise. No check engine light came on and did not run hot. But all of a sudden vehicle started to smoke heavy out drivers side exhaust. Had it towed after that upon inspection drivers side...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDI 1.9L Heater Core VIN: WVWSR61JX5
We are looking for a labor time on replacing this heater core. The only reason I ask is our shop All Data shows 1.4 and shows an access panel. However our car appears not to have one and looks like dash removal is required. Thank you in advance.
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2002 Volvo S60 AWD 2.4L Differential VIN: YV1RH58D72
This car came in for hopping and hard turning. It feels like a blazer when you make tight turns. It feels like its stuck in all wheel drive all the time. I lifted car and checked the rear differential fluid, and the viscous fluid in the rear differential and ...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Mechanical VIN: WAUED54B5Y
Thanks for all the replies. James hit the nail right on the head. The Oil level sensor crossed over to another vehicle and didn't have the Temp built into it. I ordered a OE one with that number and all is well. Thank you very much. Moe
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2006 Audi A4 2.0L Mechanical VIN: WAUAF78E16
The engine is out. Alldata did it again!! I found there is nothing to disconnect/unbolt when you have a CVT trans. It just has splines like a manual trans (no torque converter to deal with on a CVT) Thanks for the help.
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L cam timing VIN: WVWND23BXY
Thx guys. As suspected the cams ware misaligned. Of by one tooth on both banks. After realigning we still had a little hesitation, turns out we had bad ign wire on #4. We did not try hard enough on bank one to realign the cam without removing the whole front e...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire VIN: WVWVD63B13
It was the pcv/diverter valve causing the problem. I replaced the valve and cleaned the tubes to and from. Cleared the codes and took it for a drive. No problem. Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0300 (Random misfire), P0301 (Misfire cylinder 1), P0302 (Misfire cylinder 2).
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2006 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 9BWGR61J56
tHANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES. THE TURBO ACCUATOR ON THIS VEHICLE ARE NOT AVALIBLE ACCORDING TO MY LOCAL VW DEALER. i TESTED WIRES TO TURBO ACCUATOR POWER GROUND AND SIGNAL GOOD ACCUATOR WORKS FINE JUST THE SENSOR IS BAD. AS THERE ARE NO DRIVABLTY ISSUES CUSTOMER... Trouble codes: 18996 (boost positon sensor circuit a low).
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2006 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWFV71KX6
WE END UP PULL DOWN THE FUEL TANK AND BLOW AIR THROUGH THE VENT TUBE AND FELT SLIGHT RESTRICTION AND A SLIGHT POP AT THE UPPER FUEL TANK. AFTER WE BLOW IT A FEW TIMES, RESTRICTION SEEN [...] BE DISAPPEAR, SUSPECT MAYBE A SLIGHT CLOGG OR DEFECTIVE VENT VALVE. VENT... Trouble codes: P0441 (Evap emission control system incorrect flow).
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