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1999 Audi A6 2.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAUBA34B5X
Hello Forum, I have this Audi that came back 1 week after putting a timing belt on it, customer states that it "idles rough". I feel the vibration at idle in gear that he is complaining about, and it does seem worse than when it was in last week. I have reche...
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2009 Mini Cooper S Clubman 1.6L No Start VIN: WMWMM33559
This car came in for a noise in the valve train.found out top guide of timing chain was broke. In order to move the car from my bay i slapped the valve cover back on and forgot to connect the ground wire in the front center of the valve cover.try to start it a... Trouble codes: 2BD3, 2BD4, 2BD0, 2848 (Fuel pressure sensor)
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2010 Volkswagen Jetta S 2.5L airbags VIN: 3VWJZ7AJ2A
Hello, We have a 2010 Jetta which has been in a wreck and all required airbag sensors etc have been fitted and a new module. We have cleared all codes and have 2 remaining, passenger air bag cut off switch, signal redundant, and passenger seat control module, ...
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2006 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L leaks at front and rear of engine VIN: WAUAC48H76
Thank you for the help. There is a PCV valve under the intake manifold that failed. Valve has 5 ports and is in the area of #3 and #4 runner, also need to change the rubber hose to oil filter housing and plastic hose that goes behind cylinder head. The trans n...
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2004 Maserati Spyder GT 4.2L Starting VIN: ZAMBC38AX4
i gugs thanks for all the help i took my car in to the dealer the diagnose it to be a f1 pump the replaced the pump the pump send pressure to the pressure plate to release the clutch disc after leaving the dealer the vehicle begins to stall out at every stop l...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L no 2-3 shift VIN: WDBFA66E9M
Looks like its rebuild time . Thanks for the input. Brian
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Stall VIN: WDBNG70J0Y
Really sorry I didn't close this post. Customer finally came back in to recheck. I tested all wiring to ECM, all good continuity. Tested voltages at ECM and air flow meter all within spec. Checked all intake piping and made sure there was no debris in air clea... Trouble codes: P0100.
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L cooling VIN: WDBUH87J06
Robert and Fai hit nail on head. The oil cooler gasket had tiny cracks between oil and water passages causing problem. Gasket can be changed by simply removing cooler, no need to remove anything else. Job took 1 hour to change cooler gasket, also changed o rin...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF56J76
Hell MB Techs After replacing the air pump and relay, we activated the air injection pump and it run, also check the check valve and vacuum going into the diverter valves and it was OK, but the O2 sensor readings would not drop, at this point we determine tha... Trouble codes: P00, 410 (malfunction of secondary air injection at right bankfunction chain), P00, 410 (malfunction of secondary air injection at right bankfunction chain).
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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L Ignition Key Console VIN: YS3DD35N3X
I took the advice of the majority and got a second-hand shifter console from Goldwing in New York, installed my customer's existing lock cylinder and ignition switch (both newer than the car), and shipped it. Crude but effective. Anders, Justin, Pete, Jim & Ro...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 1.8L Traction Control VIN: 3VWSE69M75
Hi again, and thanks again to all who responded. I'm happy to report that this car is finally fixed. After much digging, I managed to find in Alldata a function test chart that gives signal specs and such for the different sensors, and, according to tha...
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2007 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.5L steering VIN: 3VWEF71K17
Decided to go ahead and diagnose the LF wheel speed code first, and found a broken wire in the harness near the brake caliper. Repaired the wiring and cleared the ABS DTC. Then I was able to successfully go through the steering angle sensor relearn procedure. ...
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2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on,
This had 60 milliliters {grams}in group 108 which is clearly way past the regeneration criteria. 45 milliliters (grams) is max for this VW to re-clean itself so off to the dealer for the new filter under warranty. Thanks to all. BTW another fine design for us ... Trouble codes: P2463.
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