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1996 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L compressor VIN: WAUEA88D2T
Customer brought Audi with complaint of AC not working. System empty, we recharged. Still no power to compressor. It has climate control system, has codes as follows. 00792- AC pressure switch F129, open or short. 01297 Sensor for vent temp footwell contro...
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2007 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDF78E37
Car has come in from a used car lot who sold it and now has a customer wanting the cel and fuel gauge fixed. Also wanted the gas cap missing warning fixed. I pulled the driver side sender and found it broken at the top. Installed a new one filled car to about ... Trouble codes: P1093, P2177, P2279, P0455
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2002 BMW 330i 3.0L monitors not done VIN: WBAEV53472
need to know if sombody can help me with this problem first time that i have this situation please if sombory out there know how to reset this let mi know will apreciate that thanks
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2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Altenator VIN: 5UXFA53523
Hello to all iatn members,hope everyone is doing well,got this bmw x5 that wont charge tried 2 napa altenators which i know on these cars they dont work,so got a altenator from world pack a bosche,still no charge got a used one off a bmw still no charge,put a ...
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2006 BMW 750i 4.8L cooling fan VIN: WBAHL83596
need help this bmw will over heat after being driven on freeway then idling temp gets to 230-40 and fan is turning vary slowly.when car started cold fan working properly sit at idle will not overheat until driven then idle. block test negative 3 times no coola...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L door locks VIN: WDBRF52H26
Have 2006 C230 that will not lock or unlock via remote control. Key works properly in EIS, batteries in key are good, red led flashes when key function is pressed. Door locks work properly on interior button. I have a Tire pressure monitor tool that I tested k...
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1997 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo 2.3L Fuel Gauge VIN: YS3CF68M0V
Improper reading on fuel gauge when driving, stop car and cycle key reading on fuel gauge in dash changes. I checked resistance on sender unit which was 363 ohms full,also back probed connector at sender when plugged in on signal wire and had 3.45 volts full. ...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FB49S53
Mil on with dtc p0546 and p0606. The procedure says to update ecm software using the tech 2. I got security access using the tech2 removed and then re-added the ecm, then tried to go in and update the ecm using the sps service program software function on the ... Trouble codes: P0546 (Exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit open or short), P0606 (T8 control module internal fault)
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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWDC21V21
HELP VW EXPERTS!! This cabrio is driving me crazy. Came in for cranks but no start. No codes. Replaced crank sensor and ign coil with vw parts. Has strong signal from crank sensor to ecm. even ran wires directly to ecm just in case from crank sensor. Replaced ...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L rear caliper leak VIN: WVWSR61J44
Help VW TDI experts!Vehicle came in for a leak at the rear calipers,seemed straight forward.Installed reman calipers,didn't let fluid empty from system.Bleed manual method and have great firm pedal with engine off, but slow fade with engine running.Feels just ...
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1994 Volvo 940 T 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1JS8709R
no spark no pulse ground at coil
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2000 Volvo S70 2.4L Compressor VIN: YV1LS61J1Y
The A/C clutch disengages on a random basis. When engaged A/C runs fine then for no obvious reason the clutch disengages and will not reengage. Turn off the car and restart and A/C runs again. This is an automatic HVAC. The archives talk about a high pressure...
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2001 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L neutral VIN: YV1SW58D01
This vehicle sets code: 012b Neutral Control. I found a TSB for this, regarding a TCM upgrade. I purchased a 3day sub., and tried to download software to this car. The download fails right after verifacation. I have gone through the list of possible problems t...
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2004 Volvo V40 LSE 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VW275X4
These codes come back almost as fast as they are cleared . Sometimes vehicle is not even driven. Does a ECM upgrade take care of this issue. Trouble codes: P0015 (Cam shaft position), ECM60, ECM61
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2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic 5.0L Charging VIN: WDBNG84J53
Thanks to all whom offered help on this. From the sound of it, this was a classic case of the cowl drain backing up and flooding the vehicle. The rear sam area was filled with water. Replaced the SAM and several other modules in this area. Took awhile to g...
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2002 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3EB49E52
Thanks to everyone who responded. Got this one fixed. I got some more info from customer and come to find out it was at another shop and had the oil pressure switch replaced. Nothing to do with the problem at hand but the harness started to ark off the starter...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF71K05
Sent vehicle to European specialist, said timing chain out of sync. Thanks guys. Trouble codes: P2279 (Induction air leak), P0300, 30030.
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