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2003 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Aux Cooling Fan VIN: WBABN73413
Car came in with code 279d and aux cooling fan cycling from off to high for 5 seconds than repeating only with ac on. With ac off works normally as needed to assist regular clutch fan which i replaced with the thermostat {bmw parts}.ihave run the function test...
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2004 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L Dsc
ABS/DSC module has code 5E4F stored. DSC becomes active on hard turns above 50mph such as freeway ramps. Code desciption constant valve operation. Performed steering angle reset and accelerometer reset.Can't find any info pertaining to this issue. Have driven ...
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2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L Brake pad wear indicator reset. VIN: WBAVD13586
Ok, Thanks in advance. The front brake pads and rotors have been replaced along with the wear sensor. Now, I am well aware of the required procedure to reset the pad thickness maintenance reminder. My problem is that after I perform the rest the red "BRAKE" li...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBTJ75J94
Where to start...8 CAN communication codes in the ME identifying: SCM, ETC, IC, EIS, ESP, Electronic Selector Module and a rough road detection signal. 2 CAN communication codes in the ETC identifying communication with the ECM. 1 CAN communication code in the...
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2007 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA29917
Hello all, We have this 997 in with a check engine light on. No secondary air injection operation. Checking the wiring to the system revealed no power coming out of the pump to the control relay. This system has the relay and the fuse on the ground side. The ... Trouble codes: P0491 (Secondary Air Bank 1), P0492 (Secondary Air Bank 2)
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1999 Volkswagen Golf TDI 1.9L Unknown VIN: WVWGF31J8X
build date 1999 april golf with f129 ac pressure switch...pressure tested with shop air and no leaks but i observed that when i drained the shop air from the system from the high side the high side guage would go to zero right away and low side guage would ver...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Stall VIN: 3VWSP69M82
had this car for 2 weeks came in low power checked turbo operations vaccume hoses vaccume from vac pump when codes are cleared vehicle runs normal until under load and around 3000 rpm the vehicle shuts off like you turn the key off when you restart the vehicle... Trouble codes: P0725, 00529 (no rpm signal from ecm trans code)
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L compressor VIN: 3VWCP21C32
Customer says the compressor will turn off while going up hills in 5th gear but if you shift into 4th the compressor will start working again, it works all the time in town otherwise. Fuse box on top of battery is good. This is a manual A/C system so we are un...
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2010 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L ignition VIN: 3VWPG3AG3A
Simple question why does VW recommend spark plug change every 40k if they’re running double platinum plugs.
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2007 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L controls VIN: WAUMV44E67
Thanks for everyone's replies and suggestions. The charge was low as stated, we've rechecked several times for leaks and none were found to date. Customer states he can improve a/c performance by turning control head off then back on after starting vehicle an...
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2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGN63492
First I would like to thank everyone for the help.. definately A LOT of good information...after a good look over to make sure everything was all together and hooked up we had a good talk with the customer and they could not obligate their selves at this time... Trouble codes: 0X281, 0X279, 0X276, 0X276.
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2006 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L vacuum pump VIN: YV1RH59286
We will be installing a pump from Volvo to see if that will help; otherwise the owner will live with the noise. Seems like these pumps vary a lot as to noise levels...
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2008 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L No Start VIN: YV1RH59298
OK, as usual iATN ROCKS! Turns out the starter motor was the problem. Its been 2 weeks & problem is gone. Thanks for the replies. Trouble codes: ECM50.
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