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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Fuel gauge VIN: WAULC68E14
Hi guys, ive got a fuel level reading situation. Primary level sensor(g) i ohmed out 58ohms full 300ohms empty. 60ohm full 301ohms empty on secondary. Opposite left to right. Sweep on the scope is nice and smooth by hand with no glitches. Gauge passed actuator...
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1999 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L Suspention VIN: 4USCH9335X
The issue with the car is it will pull to the left hard. If you make a sharp turn (as in a tight circle in a parking lot) the pull with then be to the right. The tires have been rotated from front to rear, and cross rotated, and even a different set of tires p...
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2004 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Mechanical VIN: WBABW53474
have an oil leak on top of engine in the middle. the wire loom for map sensor has oil coming down it. and oil on map sensor. how can that be theres no oil in intake. but it looks like oil coming out od the back of map sensor. no no for sure if this is a map se...
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2009 BMW 335i 3.0L Hesitation VIN: WBAWL71089
Need help from BMW techs; This 335i with the N54 motor with only 20k miles on it;goes intermittently and not very often; into reduced performance mode. Also noticed once in a while it will take little longer cranking than normal before it starts and for a coup... Trouble codes: 2FBF, 29F2
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L refrigeration VIN: SAJHX1745T
After recharging the system I started the engine and turned the A/C on and checked for compressor function. The compressor was turning so I went for a test drive during which the air coming from all vents in the cabin remained hot. The car had been sitting in ...
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1997 Porsche 911 Targa 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0DA299XV
Have read several posts relating to this car for a mil light on with engine mis-fire codes and a rough idle. Several people responded back talking of the main engine harness as a possible repair. Car has had a complete tune-up and still throws the mis-fire cod...
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2006 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L starter VIN: YS3FH46U86
intermittent no crank condition codes me9 u0212 00, esp u2139 00, esp u2143 00,esp u2142 00, cim u2100 00 dealer replaced cim and then told the customer that the problem was in the wire harness. i replaced cim with a used one and also a new ism and renewed j73...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Timing Chain VIN: 3VWSF71K36
Hello everyone, and thanks in advance for any help received, anyhow I have this vw jetta 2.5, with suspected timing chain issues, anyhow I would like to check the timing, or atleast install the special tools I purchased to remove chain and check to see if its ...
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2008 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L passenger side headlight VIN: WVWEV71K88
this customer brought this vw to me very frustrated.The headlights are very expensive and they have replaced the head light twice.the dealer replaced the headlight once then another shop replaced the headlight and ignitor. when they brought it to me and told m...
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Fail Safe VIN: 5UXFA53522
Thanks for the input. I tried every reset possible but it has a internal transmission problem. We put a remanufactured trans in it about 40,000 miles ago direct from BMW. No warranty after two years. Really sucks for the customer. She is getting rid of it.
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2005 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L left headlight low/high beam VIN: 5UXFA13565
Performed adaptive headlights control module reset fixed the problem. sib 63 07 05. Ive seen this bulletin before but never found the procedure in autologic. It was in adaptive headlight module under component activation, last page and last option is module re...
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2008 BMW X5 3.0si 3.0L No Start, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 5UXFE43518
OK THANYOU ALLL GUYS FOR YOU HELP.I DECIDED TAKE TO BMW.THEY TALKME THAT CAR NEEDS VALVETRONIC MOTOR(THAT I THINK WAS NOTHING WRONG) AND RECALIBRATION.CAR IDLE OK NOW BUT P0012 CODE CAME BACK AFTER 10 MILES, ROAD TEST THEY SAYING THAT VANOS UNITS CLOG WITH SL... Trouble codes: 2A9A.
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2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L temp. adjust button VIN: 4JGBF71E37
Thanks for all 5 replies! I've even put 1 qt more than it suppose to be. The oil level sensor is bad,it needs to be replaced and reprogram. For the temp. button (wheel) I just put some more pressure while turning it back to cool and it works. I just leave the ...
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2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L engine light VIN: WMWRH33516
Mini is a fine auto manufacture. the cars break often and even the new parts they sell are bad. woo hoo i want one of those. hard to tell your customer the car they own is a POS with a smile. turns out the new thermostat we installed from the beginning was...
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2004 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L brake pedal VIN: YV1TS92DX4
Thanks for the help guys- we did find the rotors severely undercut but before we could move forward the car lot that sold it to her stepped up and is going to make it right- we are glad they did- she needs the help! Greg, Julia and crew
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