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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Unknown VIN: WAUDT74F95
The car was towed in as it died on the customer while driving. Customer reported all the dash lights came on and it died. When it came in the battery was pretty weak so I charged it up and it cranks, fired and then immediately stalls. The instrument cluster is...
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2007 Audi Q7 3.6L No Start, Stall VIN: WA1AY74L97
This vehicle came with a crank and stall condition. We found a cracked intake manifold. What had caused this? It looked like a bad backfire. Before installing a new manifold, we want to be sure I am not missing something else.
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1983 BMW 528e 2.7L cruise control VIN: WBADK7304D
tested power and ground circuits. okay. tested brake and clutch switch inputs. okay. tested switch inputs. okay. What else can be tested, and are there any known faults with the cruise control system.
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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L wipers VIN: WBADT63431
hi everyone I have this 5 series in the shop that im going to try and diagnose tomorrow, im not really familiar with this model so im asking for some advise so I have some good ideas when I get in in the morning. the wipers stop working interm. when they stop ...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L compressor clutch VIN: WDBHA28E1V
got this mercedes for inop ac. hooked machine up and found next to no freon in system did a ac service and added recomended amount of freon. started vehicle up ac started working blows cold. had vehicle running for a few minutes checking for ac leaks when i no...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWSP69M01
Need help with a VW jetta diesel! We put a fuel filter and timing belt on this car for maintenance last week. Car was running great with no problems before work was done. The car sat a the shop 3 days before work was done and started just fine and drove it in ...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L engine VIN: WVWVK63B63
Runs real low on power sets codes p0016 p0017 p0018 p0019 every time. There is not a lot on diagnostics do I need to go into the cam timing?
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2005 Volvo V70 2.5T 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1SW59265
This Volvo is giving some issues. I have so many jobs to complete I haven't much time for diagnostics. The customer brought in the vehicle stating sometimes stalls, bucks under wide open throttle. Codes pulled as listed above. I suggested the fuel pressure sen... Trouble codes: 290C, 280B, 280C, 212C, 21EC
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L ABS/Bleeding VIN: WAUEH24BXY
What an interesting repair. When we finally decided to order a new booster, that was the turning point. The rebuild on the ABS unit was necessary to communicate and put the ABS back on line BUT the reason the car would not stop was no vacuum boost. Once we to...
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2006 Audi A4 2.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on, Unresponsive Turbo VIN: WAUAF78E26
Thanks to every members who replied my post.I did a cylinder leak down test for all 4 cylinders and it was all perpect.Then,I removed lower turbo cooler hoses that I found a lot of fresh engine oil. So,I think no turbo boost and oil burning issue were due to d... Trouble codes: P1093 (Bank 1 Fuel Measuring System 2 Malfunction), P0139 (Oxygen Lambda Sensor B1 S2 Response too Slow), P1114 (Oxygen Lambda Sensor B1 S2 Internal Resistance too High), P0299 (Boost Pressure Regulation Control Range Not Reached).
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2004 BMW 330Ci 3.0L rotors VIN: WBABD53464
thanks guys for all the info, I went ahead and measure hubs for run out, fully inspected suspension and everything else listed by you guys, I did not find anything wrong, I did clean the hubs till they look like new, just as last time. once again using all dea...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L dynamic stability VIN: SAJDA01C7Y
Sorry I forgot to close. Customer opted out of the fix. After talking w/ Identifix I found that the switches in question were in the booster and were just open or closed switches. They are used to determine the amount of booster assist ( pedal effort) is goi...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L pinion bearing VIN: WDBUF87X88
Well no one makes bearings for this diff. Ugh. Had to buy diff from dealer. Mercedes apparentley has a patent on this bearings. they are not available to anyone else.
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