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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L brake/parking lights VIN: WAUED64BX1
veichle came to shop,customer complaint was while applying brakes warning tone heard and message in driver info.center on dash lights up.unfortunatlly,message center is unreadable.during inspection,when applying brakes parking lights would light up.off brake a...
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2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Engine VIN: WA1YD64B13
I can see a cracked hose from turbo going to intake has been black taped for a crack, but don't know how to test for the P1557, check the N57 charge pressure control solenoid valve? I can see O2s warm up real slow and front O2s respond very slow? MAF sensor ha...
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2003 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L ECM Fuse VIN: SALNY12263
Vehicle was towed in it died on the road. Has a blown fuse # 2 in underhood fusebox.This fuse goes directly to ECM at connector 604 and to a header. If I un plug connector 604 from ECM it does no trip the circuit. Im thinking it could only be the ECM but want ...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L transmission oil cooler pipe VIN: WDBRF81JX4
Front universal joint on front driveshaft came apart and driveshaft damaged the passemger side transmission oil cooler pipe. We have to replace the pipe and wanted to know if there is any trick to getting old pipe out & new pipe in without damaging pipe (bendi...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Programming VIN: YS3FB49S63
What happened is we didnt upgrade our tis web because of the car line going under. Well all of the sudden we seem to have every saab in the country at our door. I went to buy a year subscripsion and we couldnt find our pass word. So we sent for a password rese...
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2011 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L fuel gauge/TCS light VIN: YS3FA7CY6B
This car reads 0 fuel (MIU says no fuel and guage needle moves but only slightly. Fuel pump/sending unit replaced previously by others... tested fuel sender and voltages to and from sending unit and T8... all appear to be appropriate but no guage movement.Tech...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L fuse box connection VIN: 3VWDD21C32
Here is the deal.We have this beetle that overheats the cable connection at the fuse box on top of battery that goes from fuse at batt to cable that goes to batt+ of alternator.Any ideas why this gets hot like a bad ground somwhere.Did perform a voltage drop f...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0L no power VIN: WVWME63B24
thanks to all in advance. This passat is giving me fits. originally came in for no oil pressure and no power. found oil pump chain came apart and turbo grenaded. also noticed super hard brake pedal. replace oil pump/gears, turbo and oil lines and tandem pump. ... Trouble codes: P0299 (turbocharger under boost 16683vag)
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2005 Volkswagen Touareg 3.2L Suspension Compressor VIN: WVGLG77L15
Vehicle has Code 01772: implausible signal from pressure sensor G291. Pressure in group 6 field 2 builds to approx. 12.5 bar, temp. in field 1 goes to 230C, then compressor shuts off. In approx. 6 seconds pressure in field 2 goes to 0 bar. No leak at the air b...
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2003 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Fuel VIN: YV1RS61TX3
Good evening. Purchased this vehicle thinking it just needed a fuel pump. No noise from tank. Vehicle ran with starting fluid. Checked power at under seat plug and got 12 volts. Thought pump was culprit so replaced. Same condition persists. This vehicle has a ...
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2004 Audi S4 Avant 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUPL68EX4
Thank you for the quick response. Both suggested oil pressure problem. We cleared the codes yesterday and drove the car for 3-4 miles with no trouble. This morning we started the car and the CEL came on immediately along with terrible engine noise!!! Shut eng... Trouble codes: P0011 (Intake cam advanced bank 1), P0021 (Intake cam advanced bank 2).
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Injector pump. VIN: WDBJF25H8X
To all the techs who responded, thank you very much for taking time to help. I was able to order the rubber seal from the dealer using part # supplied. Also it was pretty straightforward to remove the plate from underneath, no more leaks, and a happy customer.
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2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L top operation VIN: WDBSK75F84
Thanks Guys for the replies! I never open those W230 manually,that why I rather get some infos before I start with. Here's what we've figure out: 1.Open the trunk with mechanical key and release the pressure at convertible top relay with 6mm hex 2.Take off ...
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2007 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L Engine VIN: YV4CZ98277
Thanks Bruce and John(Pennsylvania). On the 3.2 motor, the actual oil trap/PCV system is on top of the motor in the back. It's out of black plastic and is called a valve cover in VIDA. But when the part is delivered, the VOLVO invoice calls it an oil trap. The...
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