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2004 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L engine VIN: WAULT64B84
ok fellow techs i got a real confusing audi a6 here.car runs and starts all the time. every once in awhile it will miss and hesitate and then get a huge hiss sound at rear of engine, and it surges and idles funny. car came in with a maf sensor code so we repla...
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2008 Audi A4 2.0L idle system VIN: WAUAF68E18
no codes, no failure of any kind, just the noise.
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2003 Bentley Arnage R 6.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: SCBLC37F93
Car came in with the check engine light on, scanner gave me code p1296 coolant temp sensor. replaced the sensor and did a full drive cycle until all monitors showed pass. took it for the emission test and it passed. a cpl days go by and the light came back on! Trouble codes: P1296
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2003 Bentley Arnage R 6.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: SCBLC37F93
Car came in with the check engine light on, scanner gave me code p1296 coolant temp sensor. replaced the sensor and did a full drive cycle until all monitors showed pass. took it for the emission test and it passed. a cpl days go by and the light came back on! Trouble codes: P1296
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2004 BMW 545i 4.4L Starting/Ignition Key VIN: WBANB33514
Hi everyone. I appreciate any help your are willing to give me. This 2004 545i drove in, engine will not crank in park (starts in neutral)ignition key will not come out lock of cylinder. PRND indicator in dash does not show any thing when in park (display is ...
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2007 BMW 328i 3.0L No crank VIN: WBAVA37567
2007 BMW 328 was towed into shop with no crank condition.Fault code AOB4 stored in CAS for engine start, starter operation.After attemting to start multiple times DME faults 2F4C EWS-DME message incorrect and 2F4A interface EWS-DME stored. Attempted CAS-DME al...
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Air Suspension VIN: SALMF15497
We replaced the rear air bags for what we thought was a rear suspension problem. Now( and maybe before as well) the fronts are not lifting. The compressor runs, and I think when it cuts off it is because of the overheat sensor cuts it off- runs too long. I am ...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Door Locks VIN: WDBFA67E6R
Anyone know how to program this key fob to the vehicle? It is a single button type and I've tried different techniques that have worked for me on other makes but this one has stumped me. My concern is that this vehicle may not be receiving the signal and somet...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L airmatic VIN: WDBNG75J81
Hey guys thanks in advance for all of your help. i have an 01 merceds S500 with airmatic suspension. vehicle came in with front struts cracked on the top mount where they were leaking air from. i replaced the front struts, including o-rings for air lines to th...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L door locks
door lock switch does not operate locks. customer states that passenger front lock used to operate very slowly when using key fob. so he changed the key fob battery and now it has stopped working with the key fob. all of the door modules stored code b1193.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRK69M23
Original customer complaint: car came in with CEL on & sometimes Blinking. Rough Idle/Misfire, etc. Scanned for codes. retrieved DTC P0300 & P0304. During visual inspection was able to see Cylinder # 4 Ignition wire Arcing on the Cylinder Head. We replaced #4 ... Trouble codes: P0300 (VAG -16684 Random/Multiple Misfire), P0304 (VAG - 16688 Cylinder Misfire Cylinder 4), P0420 (VAG - 16804 Catalyst Threshold Below Efficiency Bank 1)
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L HID lights VIN: WVGEM77L64
After car has rested all power off I got 12.3 only,they say 2 year old oem battery. Owner says sometimes has no lights at all,can turn ignition switch off and back on and lights comes back on? With VCDS I've got codes for cats, (16805 P0421) and (16815 P0431) ...
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2006 Volvo XC70 2.5L Starting VIN: YV4SZ59266
Hello everyone,i hope someone can help me with this car... Came in would crank for a few seconds and thats it. CAN hi speed down,low speed respondinging,check CAN voltage at DEM reads 3.5 1.4,delete DEM BCM ECM SWM TCM. One time after flexing CEM could read C...
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1979 Lancia Zagato 2.0L Thermostat VIN: 828BS12001
Thanks for all the replies. Some suggested vendors but I had no luck with them. Others said to make sure the system was not air locked and it was not. The replies suggesting alternate thermostats like a BMW 2002 or as one said an older french car type that wen...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L relay 109 VIN: 3VWSP29M33
As I stated earlier another shop ridged the relay. The dealer somewhere up north replaced the computer & was told to remove the toggle switch .They did not remove the switch possibly fraying the new computer. the costumer is returning home for the summer I to...
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