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2003 Audi A4 1.8L Turn Signals, Tail Lights VIN: WAULC68E53
Wipers and horn also dont work,load reduction relay bench tests ok but relay coil has 70 ohms, seems high
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2005 Audi S4 4.2L Mechanical VIN: WAUGL68E15
Looking to get some opinions here. 2005 Audi S4 8 cylinder with 6 speed standard shift transmission. Towed in for no shift. Can start the car up and put into any gear fine...No noises..And it will stall when you try to let clutch out but not even try to move. ...
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2008 BMW X5 3.0si 3.0L AUX input VIN: 5UXFE435X8
This car came in the with customer giving us a pile of parts wanting to be installed. (car was diagnosed at the dealer) Parts list: 2 tail lights, 1 rear speaker, 1 amp (AMPH/AMPT), 1 tele (TCU/ULF), 1 wireless box (ULF/SBX-H) and 1 Aux input jack. Symptoms...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L 4 not ready VIN: WDBNG70J3Y
The customer attempted to get the vehicle inspected. (Location: Dallas Texas) There has never been a mil on,but there were four 'not ready' monitors in list.EGR,EVAP, SECONDARY AIR,AND HEATED CATALYST.Given the fact that no faults existed,we disconnected the b...
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2003 BMW 330i 3.0L Engine / Oil Temp Sensor
Well this one isn't fixed. None of the replies provided any new info. In the end we decided the noise was coming from lower than the head, maybe a piston or wrist pin? The customer didn't want to take the next big step of a tear down, especially since with the...
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2007 BMW 328i 3.0L Acc VIN: WBAWB33587
No fix yet on this one. Some suggested proper bleeding. I did the bleeding as per instructions with both stats so I don't think that is the issue. I was able to compare coolant temp readings to a vehicle with the same engine package. The car I checked got up t...
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2008 BMW 335i 3.0L Battery Voltage VIN: WBAWB73568
First, I would like to thank everyone's input. What a great resource for getting help, thanks to all of you!!! You guys were right, the battery needed to be registered. I eneded up purchasing a Bavarian Technic cable/programmer and reset the battery myself. Th...
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L No Start VIN: SALME11433
FINALLY FOUND A WIRING DIAGRAM!! FOUND THE STEERING COLUMN LOCK MODULE WASN'T SUPPLYING GROUND TO THE IGNITION CYLINDER LOCK SOLENOID. INSTALLED NEW STEERING MODULE AND IT STARTED. THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L all VIN: 3VWCR31C84
thanks for all the replies, all were very helpful, customer decided not to invest more money in trans repair, said he was selling the car, again thank you.
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L oil leak VIN: WVWBD63B15
Thanks to all who replied. Found the 2 plugs at the rear of the head below the tensioner were loose and seeping oil. Removed and applied sealer and re installed. Kinda kicking myself for not checking them before installing the head. Thanks again for all th...
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2006 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L Mechanical VIN: YV1MH68206
WELL IT IS FIXED, MITCHELL DIDNT HAVE ENOUGH INFO. THERES A PART ON THE BACK SIDE OF CAMS THAT HAS TO BE REMOVED BEFORE THE TOOL WILL FIT THANKS SCOTT
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