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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L ABS module VIN: TRUWT28N21
What are the two brake preasure pids in scan data normal readings? Both [...] are 653 bar with foot off pedal. With KOEO a slight foot pressure both pids drop to 0 bar, and then increase as pedal is pressed harder, up to 90 bar with HEAVY foot...
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2005 Audi A4 Quattro Cabriolet 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUET48H15
I have an audi a4 that came to me after audi diagnosed as a catalyst problem. fast forward bank 1 catalyst installed same problem. will not miss at idle.driving down highway cel flashes until u hit a steady speed then goes out. snap on verus expert mode says 1... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303
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2007 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Starting,No Dash Lights,No Windows,No Radio Or Hea VIN: WAUDH74F17
Hello techs this audi was sitting for a week or so customer went to use and could not.it has no lights at all on dash with key on.windows,radio,wipers,locks and heater inop and wont crank.i believe i checked all fuses,relays and i replaced the ignition switch/...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Starting VIN: WBAAM3348Y
Towed car in with complaint of no start. Customer stated someone put 2 stroke oil in his gas tank. He said he ran it almost empty than put in sea foam to clean it out. He said it would not accelarate then started putting out white smoke and stalled then would ...
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Electronic VIN: WBAAN37411
Car came in and we extracted 2 fault codes.P0720-Stall speed and 049- Symptom, gear monitoring. Clear faults and drive car for about a mile. When you come up to a stop light comes on. We checked all solenoids and wire harness and all check out well.Pulled valv...
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2007 BMW 335i 3.0L Radio and Nav VIN: WBAWB73527
Vehicle brought in from body shop with all accessories working except the radio and nav. Used Autologic to run quick test and found fault a731 stored in JBE. Accessed bistable relays through tester and tested relay. When testing you can hear the relay click on...
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2007 BMW X3 3.0si 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: WBXPC93477
Group I have one of my customers that is anal about services on his truck. We have worked on it for several years now with no problems and it has always done great. I had surgery and while out he took to another shop due to something in the fuel when he filled... Trouble codes: P0440, P0442, P2068, P0463
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1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L engine VIN: SAJHX1748S
We have an engine oil leak at the power steering pump flange where it bolts to the engine. According to the dealer, there is no gasket there (it is british after all). Is there something else that could cause the leak, hi crank case pressure from plugged syste...
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L No Start VIN: SALLMAMC34
First of all this is a 3.0lt diesel engine(same engine as the BMW X5) and not the engine listed. The vehicle was towed in with a no fuel fault and a flat battery. We found the main fuel pump was not working. Since fitting new fuel pump we can still not start v...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E7T
Hi Techs, Just bought this car. Trying to smog the vehicle. the check engine light comes on while driving, then after shut off, it is gone. Scanned the vehicle, and no codes are stored. None of the drive cycle testing will stay either. Its as if the engine li...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L Speakers VIN: WDBUF87XX8
Cant find amp checked connections on radio ok. Static in speakers even when in CD mode.
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2008 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF73538
This car came in for check engine light and poor idle. Car idles poorly but runs great going down the road. I have smoked it several times and not found any vacuum leaks. Spark plugs look good and are correct. The fuel pressure readings on data stream seem goo... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304
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1985 Saab 900 S 2.0L Mechanical VIN: YS3AH35J5F
Vehicle came in with a seized left front caliper. I did not test drive the vehicle prior to repairs. I replaced front calipers, front pads and front rotors. I performed front parking brake adjustment per alldata. During the test drive, I noticed a rythmic thum...
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WVGCM77LX4
This this is kicking my butt i am at a dead loss on where to go now any info will help thanks Trouble codes: P1130 (Ltft multi. B2 system too lean), P1128 (Ltft multi b1 system too lean), P2181 (Cooling system performance), P2231 (O2 sensor signal circuit shorted to heater b1s1)
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1994 Volvo 850 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LS5529R
Attention Volvo Tech's ; This car came to me with a crank , no start. The previous Technician replaced: all ignition components; Cap, Rotor, Ignition Coil, Ignition Wires. tech also replaced Crank Sensor, Cam Sensor. Tech also replaced; The Relay above the rad...
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2006 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L warning system VIN: YV4CM59286
hey guys need some help a customer brought this car to me with the battery warning light on and power system service urgent light on..the story is his last alternator aparently seized up so the shop up the street put an alternator in it i looked at it and i kn...
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1979 BMW 528i 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire
Hello to all I must apologize for the length of time it has taken to close this request. Between shelving the car off and on to focus on more pressing issues, as well as some family things, time just got away. I received many good ideas in terms of the prope...
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2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L wipers, windows,horn VIN: WBAEK73415
installed new safety gateway module and now have all 6 fiber optic lines on module and able to communicate with all modules. next step program sgm. thanks to all for your support and help
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1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Engine VIN: 1070441201
I thought I had this one fixed by cleaning the valve covers and breathers. I drove it for about two days and it happened again, ran fine for about 5 minutes and then here comes the smoke, I mean so much smoke that I had to turn it off a signal light to keep f...
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2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L poor acceleration VIN: YS3ED45EX1
Sorry the customer picked up the car and decided to get rid of it. I am convinced it needs a turbo. everything pointed to a failed turbo. He didn't want to proceed with the repair. Trouble codes: P1105.
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2011 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L fuel gauge/TCS light VIN: YS3FA7CY6B
No luck fixing this car! Tried checking software coding for tank size etc. and removing and re-adding control units... No luck ... No addl time approved by customer. Thanks for the replies
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1999 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L hard to fill gas tan VIN: 3VWDB61E8X
I MADE SURE THE BREATHER HOSE OK.I ENDED UP GETTING A USED GAS TANK.WHEN I COMPARED THEM THERE IS A 1/2 PLASTIC PIECE STICKING OUT ON THE LEFT SIDE INSIDE THE FILLER NECK ABOUT 2 INCH DOWN.THE ORIGINAL TANK THIS WAS BROKE OFF.I CANT EXPLAIN WHAT IT DOES,BUT TH...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L airbag VIN: 3VWCD21C2Y
thank you for all the help. found faulty air bag and igniter. replaced these parts and found no further problems with this vehicle so far.
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Wipers VIN: 3VWRC29M6Y
Well gentleman don't laugh too loud about this fix, I took the wiper relay cover off and sprayed the inside of the relay with penetrating oil put it back together tried the wipers no change same problematic symptom, my wife gets in the vehicle the next day she...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L radiator fans VIN: WVWAK73CX6
Thanks for the help guys. I don't know 100% if I got this but as Lou and Chris stated this is a temp sensor type fault as the fans usually throw different codes. I knew that the control module was built into the fan. I just was thrown off because the diag. sai...
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