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2003 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L breather -vent VIN: WAUAC48H33
After resealing breather pipe, we drove 12 miles at city streets and rechecked for leaks and looked dry. Then we drove 28 miles at hyway driving and breather pipe showed leaking again. Transmission fluid level was checked at 35 degree centigrade( about 90 F) ...
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2007 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L p0717 VIN: 2G1WB58K47
Need some help with this p0717. Viewing input speed with the Tech 2 at idle in park will read normally. If you drop it in to gear and accelerate it will read 0 until code sets and the TCM substitutes value. I connected a scope to ISS + and - and get a A/C volt...
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2003 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Engine VIN: 1FAFP49Y63
This car was purchased by a dealer at our local auction. The car was driven at the auction and would not accelerate over 2K RPM. The next day the car drove just fine. On the 3rd day the car was taken on the freeway, started to die and then would not restart. N...
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2006 Ford E-250 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTNE24W16
Van has no power giving gas or under load. miss firing all cylinders after unplug mass air flow sensor. Did a tune up. changed spark plug, fuel filter, air filter, oil changed. check freeze frame and found code p0106. check data map sensor on scanner it stays ... Trouble codes: P0106 (Map baro performance)
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1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start VIN: JT8UF11E2R
Car would not start when I received it. Checked fuel pump operation, found inoperable and replaced pump, now getting fuel. Still a no start, found no RPM signal, replaced CKP sensor, still a no start, checked for spark, none. Getting voltage to coils but no sp...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WDBJF65J81
drive car for 30 minutes or sometimes will go longer then u want to pass n accelerator goes away n car starts to slow down.disconnect battery r turn key off after stop n works again.you can hold accelerator half way r to the floor and will not go.seems to happ...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L odometer VIN: WDBUF65J43
Thanks in advance. The answer I need is probably simple and in the owners' manual but that isn't available. Apparently, after performing service Friday, and resetting the maintenance indicator, we inadvertently did something that causes the speedometer / odo...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz SL600 5.5L Turbo boost VIN: WDBSK76F24
Customer complaint is that full throttle acceleration is not what it is supposed to be. To be honest it is real hard to tell because it seems that you are well over the double nickle in no time as it is. Anyway, the only fault code was charge air temp high. ...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GNDT13W1Y
It's high time to close this post or my rating will be degraded,not positive it's fixed but believe it is,didn't have time to test it,costumer had to use it and it was closing time.First of all I believe there are at least three different cases used on these a...
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L torque converter VIN: 1GNDT13SX4
A rebuild fixed this transmission. The filter was clogged with friction material and the rebuilder said 2nd gear wouldn't have lasted much longer. I didn't get an exact cause for the noise. Could've been the clogged filter, pessure valve or a bearing. This is ...
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2007 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L braking VIN: 2CNDL63F57
thanx all.. you were great.. many said to pull the master and check for leakage and fluid contamination then leave the master a little loose and test drive,I did and the locking up was gone,and no more traction light on the dash,talked to the customer and he t...
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1993 Eagle Vision TSi 3.5L Burnt wiring VIN: 2E3ED66F5P
Thanks to those who replied to my post. Fixed about 25 burnt wires by matching colors. PCM seems to have stopped squealing now, must have been a short causing that. Spread RTV sealant over the acrylic covering the board on the PCM to seal out the weather bette...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz S350 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNF67J06
First off, thanks to Terry, Erkan, Chris, Ron, Mark & Byron for your replies on this one. We were in the right direction on this one and due the the relay, the secondary air pump ran itself into oblivion, burning the brushes out of the plastic housing. A new a... Trouble codes: P0410 (Secondary Air System Malfunction).
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2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L Misfire, Sparg plug damage VIN: WDBRF52HX6
OK, we haven't actually repaired the car, but it is safe to post "The Fix" Apparently, on early versions of this engine, it is common for plastic pieces inside the intake manifold to break loose and enter a cylinder. The fix is replacement of the manifold. I ... Trouble codes: P0301.
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Electronic VIN: 3VWSG69M91
Thank U very much, I am sorry for inability to write comment to my post, I did not know there is such a space to rate answers. The informations given were really helpful and has aid me to FIX my fault. Thanks to all who post a reply to my questions.
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2000 Volvo V70 2.4L No factory ecm comm VIN: YV1LW61J8Y
Well, after reaching out to my customer a few weeks ago, I am informed that there is no CEL on and the Volvo is starting and running fine (as it was when it came in). There is obviosly no way to tell if the 1670 code is still present over the phone, but since ... Trouble codes: P1670.
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