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1999 Audi A4 2.8L cluth VIN: WAUGD28D7X
Customer claimed to hear a "clunking" noise when they release the clutch pedal in first or reverse gear. Also the clutch starts slipping. The clutch and flywheel have been replaced with OEM parts and the replaced parts are working properly. However, the "clunk...
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: WBACB4327S
i would like to test and or replace the IAT but i cant seem to locate it. Its not were alldata said it is (near dipstick to the right of throttle body) its not in the center of the intake to the inside of the throttle body. the part we got for the car is threa... Trouble codes: 77 (intake air temp sensor circuit), 7 (camshaft adjustment), 13 (02 sensor circuit), 66 (antitheift signal), 16 (rpm/tdc sensor)
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2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L wipers, windows,horn VIN: WBAEK73415
car starts normally except starter stays on for 3-4 seconds after starting. then wipers go on and stay on,can't be turned off. all power windows inop. intrument cluster gauges inop. wiper fault displayed and electrical malfuction displaed. no horn. signals onl...
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2006 BMW 525i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANE53526
Looking for any help here. I have a car that runs great but keeps setting code P0171 & P0174 (Too lean banks 1 & 2). I have smoke tested the crankcase & intake system under pressure but no leaks found. I have replaced the MAF sensor & the crankcase vent valve ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2010 BMW X3 xDrive30i 3.0L Radio inop VIN: WBXPC9C45A
Hi Bimmer Techs & Fellows, This car have a very long history with the local BMW dealers.I just want to make it short: Customer bought his car in for battery completely drained and dealer said it need a battery. After almost $600 and 2 days later the same thing...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L No Start VIN: WDB1070471
Hello, This haunt is a 1986 MB S420SL with no spark due to lack of triggering at coil. Coil power and continuity checks OK. My concern is that the ignition module is the culprit. The cranks sensor signal at the flywheel indicates approx. a .7 volt AC pulse wh...
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2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L MIL Lamp on, wont rev up VIN: WDZPE7CC4A
we are looking for the air intake sensor does anyone know where it is located thanks in advanve
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2005 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L engine VIN: WP1AA29P05
Engine has ticking noise at idle.Noise stopps on acceleration but returns at high idle(steady throttle) and deceleration.No codes or drivability issues. Perform Oilflush and put new oil and filter on with no luck. removed Valvecover to check rocker arms and l...
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2007 Volkswagen Passat Value Edition 2.0L No Start VIN: WVWLK73C57
Car towed in for loss of power and loud exhaust leak. Found catalytic converter broke at flange to manifold but engine will not run. It starts and then shuts off immediately. Seems like an immobilizer problem. Scan with VAG but no communication. Vacuum tube fr...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2010 BMW 528i 3.0L Compressor VIN: WBANU5C50A
Thank you guys for the help the repair on this car was like sone of you mention to me a bad expansion valve now the a/c is cool like a Christmas in the north pol thank you.
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1996 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L convetible top VIN: WDBFA67F8T
Hello Every one,this one is fixed and out. After rechecking the same things the following day, I noticed that the motor 40 amp fuse in the trunk, was checking good with the test light, once while I was testing with the test light, I noticed that the test light...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L cluster VIN: WDBRF64J32
Thank you guys for the input. In my community there are very few Benzs so I refered customer to dealer as I'm not willing to spend the money on a scanner for them. The crazy thing is I drove the car to park it and the info center said no malfs. and workshop li...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3VWBS21C61
Thanks to all who replied. Verified with VW that this is the correct engine for this vehicle. Thanks again...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Electronic VIN: 3VWDT81K36
This is not the correct way to close any help session. The cust called me and stated the car will be traded in. This will cause my rateings to go down . But I wont lie to anyone] Thanks mark
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2008 Volkswagen Jetta SEL 2.5L fan #2 INOP VIN: 3VWRM71KX8
Thank you to ALL whom replied to this post.. This car is repaired, It took the #2 fan for the repair. It DID NOT flag a code and it was a pain in the @#$ to pull to test. But, after pulling the assembly I tested the #2 fan with my PP Hook and it was bad. A...
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