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2005 Audi A4 Quattro 3.2L battery draw VIN: WAUDG78E95
i have a intermittant draw on this a4, when checked it is within specs, but overnight the rear running lamps come on and stay on and run the battery dead. was wondering if anyone has seen this.
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2009 Audi S5 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAURV78T79
Hello fellow members of IATN, we have a good customer of ours that brought their vehicle into the shop stating while cruising on the interstate with cruise set at approx. 80MPH, the trans felt like it was slipping and the cruise shut off, rpm's increased and t... Trouble codes: 05493 (Right engine mount soleniod valve short to pos. p1575), 2815 (Accelerator position sensor 2 signal too low. p2127)
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAET37434
To start this car was running GREAT!!!Before my customer and his uncle attempted to change the fuel filter. What i was told is that the uncle replaced the fuel filter and the car didnt start so he came up with a bright idea lets spay sum starter fluid in the t... Trouble codes: P0328 (knock sensor 1 circuit high input bank1), P2197 (oxygen sensor signal biased/stuck lean bank2 sensor1), P2195 (oxygen sensor signal biased/stuck lean bank1 sensor1)
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L compressor
compressor will come on for about 1 second and shut off.When you cut the key off and start the engine it does the same thing.I am suspecting the pressure switch but cant find any information on how to check it.I can jump the compressor relay and the compressor...
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2007 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WP0AD29937
Car came came in with an Idle surge that is not at regular intervals but seems to get worse as engine warms up. Original code pulled with Durametric(I know its not a good scanner but its what the shop owner bought us) was a 1010 HFM electrical fault. This engi... Trouble codes: B1010 (HFM electrical fault value below lower limit), B1810 (air massHFM ahead of throttle plate implausible upper limit value exceeded), B1510 (air massHFM ahead of throttle plate implausible implausible signal), P1090 (manufacturer specific)
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L CEL's on VIN: WVWAD63BX5
Hi VW & Audi Gurus, Car comes back for CEL's on with same code P0171,no more misfire as it came to shop last visit. Engine runs so smooth,so we smoke test again and found no leak. Hook up Magnehelic gauge and the needle went all the way to stop,which is more t...
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2009 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Battery VIN: 3VWRW31C89
Customer just purchased vehicle last week in oklahoma where had to install new battery before could drive back to missouri. Next day, battery dead, jump start. Same issue next three days until brought here. Charging system just fine, has .5amp draw on fuse #4 ...
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2003 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Cooling Fan VIN: YV1RS61TX3
Bought this 03 S60 recently and repaired fuel delivery issue. Once driving the vehicle found that A/C was inop. Checked compressor for operation, checked refrigerant, etc. Issue I found was cooling fan would not turn on with A/C. Fan did not seem to work with ...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L brake/parking lights VIN: WAUED64BX1
thanks for all your replies.after adjusting brake switch,veichle has not returned.I will repost a fix if veichle returns and is repaired.I appricate all your info.looking forward to helping someone else in future.I.A.T.N.rocks.thanks,Bill
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L Brake Booster VIN: WBAEV33402
Thanks for the replies. I did try numerous ABS activations and then a re-bleed. I even bleed the hydraulic unit and then went to each caliper. I thought it got better but not much. Accompanied with the "free play" I had a noise with a pulsation so I replaced b...
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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L Electric Pump, Radiator, Thermostat VIN: WBAVB33506
THANK ALL OF YOU FOR YOUR REPLIES. AFTER READING THEM AND FURTHER DIAG. WE CONCLUDED THE WATER PUMP WAS BAD. CUSTOMER HAS AN AFTER MARKET WARRANTY AND THEY DECLINED REPAIRS. CUSTOMER HAS YET TO BRING CAR BACK IN TO BE REPAIRED SO GUESSING THEY FOUND SOMEBODY C...
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L computer VIN: SAJEA01U53
Thank you all for the replies. After unplugging the parking sensor unit in the trunk I found that at some point the control unit was in water all sorts of corrosion on the pcb board and connecters. Got a new unit on the way. Car communicated after unit was un...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Convertible top VIN: WDBLK70G33
Thanks for all the advise, with my DAS machine I did not see any response from soft top switch and my wiring diagram did not match factory wires.so I send the customer to MB dealer, I am assumeing the soft top computer is bad .
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2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Extended crank cold VIN: WMWRE33596
I finally have the pressure tester back at the shop. Our suspicions were correct. The fuel pump check valve is bleeding off fuel pressure. Swapping out the in tank pump assembly appears to have fixed the problem. Thanks to all of you that replied, much appreci...
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2007 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L mil VIN: YS3FH56U07
Thank you for all your help. Turned out the problem was that someone had disassembled the instrument cluster and put a piece of black tape over the led. Since this was not a common complaint, we started by testing the signal at the ecu to make sure it was gr...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C9Y
Thanks to those who took the time to help. We tested everything we could think of. We tested all of your replies. Everything checked out fine. We recommended that we replace the computer and the customer declined. Trouble codes: P1579, P1565.
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