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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Forward Gears VIN: WAUZL54B5Y
Esteemed group, I want to pinpoint the issue with this ZF trans. Torque converter or internal clutch problem? The transmission worked flawlessly up until the client's wife parked the car at their home on a hot 100 deg day with no issues from the car at all. ...
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L reverse gear VIN: WBABN53421
vehicle came in with check engine lamp on. codes p0128 coolant temp too low code p0171b,p0174b system too lean p0300,4,5,6b random misfire replace spark plugs . cleared codes and updated ECM soft ware with auto logic. after two road test , back to shop and no ...
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2008 BMW 128i 3.0L steering angle sensor VIN: WBAUP73578
We replaced the steering angle sensor and need to code it. We have the Snap-on pass thru pro II. Paid BMW to access their website. Has anybody used this method that can give out any advice?
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2010 BMW 550i 4.8L instruments VIN: WBANW5C5XA
Customer complaining of instrument not working at times, all warning lights come on,wipers come on, Warning in message center is vehicle electrical fault.It is intermittent so it is pretty hard to trace down.Have checked to see if the battery cable connection ...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Misfire VIN: WDBJF82J0Y
Car runs fine untill hard acceleration. Then check engine light comes on and shuts down #4, #5 and #6 fuel injectors. Do not feel any misfire until injectors shut down. Shut off engine and restart, runs great again until hard acceleration. I replaced left side... Trouble codes: P0304, P0305, P0306
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1984 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L odometer/speedometer VIN: WP0ZZZ91ZE
Speedometer/odometer not working. Speedometer was sent out to have gears replaced. VSS was replaced original one had deteriorated wires possible causing shorting. Installed repaired speedometer still not working. Checked integrity of wiring from cluster to spe...
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS 1.8L engine VIN: 9BWDD61J61
Vehicle came in making a strange sound from the area of the timing belt and with a severe oil leak that appeared to come from the front main seal. We took off the timing covers and found a badly frayed timing belt, especially on both outside edges. Oil covered...
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1995 Volvo 850 T-5R 2.3L Vibration VIN: YV1LS571XS
There's a vibration in the steering wheel from 50 mph to 75 ,it gets worse with more turbo boost ,I'm thinking there's a bad engine mount or bushing issue ?
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WBAET37472
AFTER TALKING WITH CUSTOMER I DECIDED TO CK FUEL PRESSURE AGAIN AT FIRST STARTUP AFTER IT HAD BEEN SETTING FOR A COUPLE OF DAYS AND THE PROBLEM WAS EVIDENT UPON STARTUP. THE KEY ON PRESSURES JUMP TO AROUND 40 AND AFTER VEHICLE WAS STARTED IT NEVER RAISED MUCH ...
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2005 BMW 760Li 6.0L Transmission shifting VIN: WBAGN83525
Customer did not return with vehicle until yesterday as he was out of town on business. Car hasn't been fixed yet although I received some useful information. Apparently the code is related to the input and output speeds of certain trans members. These are con...
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2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L mechatronic VIN: WBAHN83586
Thanks for all the quick replies. all said factory reman trans had to be programed and coded by dealer or someone withn an autologic. we sent car to another shop with autologic. got car back friday and all works great now.
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2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK550 5.5L Alignment VIN: WDDDJ72X57
you dont need to know model or sub model. just need to know what the chassis codes is.
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2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WMWMF33537
Thanx all for replies after removing the head again and closely inpect all valve guides and seals found #2 valve seal leaking. Resend head back to machine shop and they recheck everything and confirm that cyl#2 valve seal was leaking the replace guide again a ... Trouble codes: P0302.
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