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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L wheel speed sensor VIN: WAULT68E62
car came in with abs light on, has code 00283 lf wheel speed sensor fault. replaced lf wheel speed sensor, drove car and light came back. heard axle could possible cause this code also ,so i replaced the axle ,code comes back.watching the wheel speed sensors w...
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADT63432
Hello fellow iatn members, i am at a dead end and need some help. This vehicle idles at about 950-1000 rpm at idle whether in [...] or drive. I know there is no vacuum leaks for i have checked with my smoke tester. I even had a guy come out and do a reflash to ... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle rpm plausibility leakage)
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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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1979 Lancia Zagato 2.0L Thermostat VIN: 828BS12001
Just replaced the timing belt on this little gem out of long time storage. Cleaned out fuel system and it runs well. Problem is that the thermostat does not open. This is an externat stat built into an aluminum housing with 3 large hoses going to it. I cannot ...
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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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2005 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L air suspension VIN: SALMF11435
Hey i have a range rover here that the air suspension stops working intermittently. It has a code 116 static pressure in reservoir. I checked the reservoir pressure and its ok when its sitting but when you lift the suspension it drops from 11.9 bar to 9 bar an...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Starting VIN: WDBRF40JX3
Car came in with a no start. Autologic shows DAS start not authorized. The strange thing is that if you honk the horn then the car will start. Has anybody run into anything like this?
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2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF52J06
This vehicle came to us with a P0411 code and an inoperative secondary air pump. We replaced the air pump, with one which does work when powered up. There is power to the relay. The problem is there is no power to the air pump when the relay is bypassed. We tr... Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary air System)
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2005 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L oil level sensor VIN: YS3FB79N15
oil leaks at oil level sensor connector in pan-is there any fix for this or do I have to replace the sensor? anyone had this problem? thanks
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3VWBF61C4W
Car had an engine swap at another shop, client brought car to us to check injection pump with VAG. Car would not start, had codes for glow plug control. We started it with ether. While using VAG, we could not see the pump timing on the graph at all. We did hav...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Braking VIN: 3VWSP69M72
This VW came in with a request to inspect and replace rear brakes. Rear brake pads were worn to 2 mm lining remaining. Left front (sensor) brake pad was worn excessively so pads were replaced and rotors machined. During the road test the brake pedal is extreme...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on, No Power VIN: 3VWSR69M14
I have a wonderful 2004 VW Jetta 1.9L TDI that is having some running problems. Very intermittently will act up when driving. When is does act up it will set a P0226/16610 Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch "C" Circuit Range/Performance code and go into a r... Trouble codes: P0226 (16610 Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch C Circuit Range/Performance)
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1997 Volvo V90 2.9L Engine VIN: YV1965966V
Hi Volvo Techs This Volvo v90 was brought to us having spent 6 weeks at a repair shop before it was fixed for non-running. The owner had it for a week before it failed to start. We find Volvo VST failed to communicate with ECM [PCM} or Immoilizer but can com...
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2005 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L Airbag light VIN: WBABT32050
Gentlemen, thank you all for your advice and input. Having never come across this model before, you made both finding the components and checking them much easier. All modules and wiring were dry and in good condition, the only thing I could find was slight co...
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2012 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L soft top VIN: WDDKK5KF4C
the instructions in the owners manual are to close the top. to be able to open the top with the roll bars deployed can not be done. first the bars need to go down, this is done by removing the back seat and locating the lever that locks the roll bar up , rota...
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2006 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S 3.8L Motor VIN: WP0AB29996
HELLO FELLOW TECHS FIRST THANKS FOR ALL YOUR REPLIES AND INSIGHT I REALLY APPRECIATE IT THE PROBLEM WAS THE AIR OIL SEPERATOR AND I SENT IT TO PORSCHE OF MOBILE ALABAMA THEY REPLACED IT AND OTHER O-RINGS THAT I WOULD HAVE NEVER CHANGED DUE TO NOT BEING AWARE O...
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2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Ignition switch VIN: YS3FD79Y74
First of all I really want to thank all who responded.The CIM was definitely the culprit.As this vehicle was jamming up an alignment hoist and no tech 2 to help us out a guy gets desperate.This is for knowledge pourposes just in case this ever happens to you.A...
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2005 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L abs VIN: YV1TS59205
Well, the car's still not fixed, but I gotta close the post 'cause the time's up. I replaced the complete hydraulic unit, and the noise and ABS light came back a day later. I called the Xemodex tech line to see if they'd be any help, and, come to find out th...
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