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2006 Audi A6 3.2L mmi VIN: WAUDH74F56
This vehicle came to from body shop. Floors got wet (not for a log period of time)dried vehicle out well. Most of controls on mmi unit don't work. codes for 56= radio mal 1100 53= p-brake malfunction 0010. Had several others that were resolved with new coded t...
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2009 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Mechanical VIN: WAULF78K29
Burns 1 qt oil every 1000 miles. Audi oil consumption update did not change anything. Car does not have a good oil change history. I beleive we need to tell the customer the problem is the rings and only major engine work is the cure. I also beleive that pulli...
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1992 BMW 850i 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: WBAEG2310N
We had this 92 12 cylinder BMW towed in yesterday. It is garage kept and has been sitting for approximately two years. The customer took it to get the emission test and said it ran well. Passed the test and stalled on his way home (would not restart). We check...
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Idle Air Valve VIN: WBAAN374X1
I received this 01 BMW 325i 2.5L after several shops have had it and just through parts at it to try and fix it. It has a new throttle body and idle control valve that others have put on it trying to no avail to repair it. The issue I have is when you are at c...
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2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L Compressor VIN: WBAVD13526
Hello there fellow techs, i dont know much about these bmw a/c systems because when car came in the pressures where the high was extremly hi and low side was very low so my thought txv is stuck replaced it and recharge now pressures are even but not blowing co...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L memory seats and mirrows VIN: SAJHX124XW
hi( I got this Jag XJ8, memory seat not working. driver seat moves up and down, forward and back, steering column moves correctly, I program the memory seat, mon drivers door, follow the instruction in how to set up the momory, al the switches on the memory wo...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L Air-Matic Suspension VIN: 4JGCB65E57
Vehicle rear suspension(air-matic)drop after parking over night, not every night. Performed short test with mb scan tool, 5501 critical vehicle level at reat axle. Air-matic compressor actuation ok. Apply soapy water at compressor air connector, valve block as...
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2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L ecm VIN: YS3FD49YX7
Car drove in fine, no issues, for new key to be programmed. I did that succesfully. Then i wanted to update his ecm software because i found an available update on sps. the programming went fine to 100% but gave me a fail message. Ever since, key turns but no ...
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L engine VIN: SAJEA51D83
first off thank you for your input i apreciate all your help.i found dirty ground & positive connections.after cleaning connectionson both ends of all wires chasy,engine,&frame. everything started working rite again.
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2005 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L electronic e-brake VIN: SAJWA01TX5
thanks to everyone for your help. I test the battery and it test good but was on the low side for the voltage. replaced it with a new one and the clutch codes went away and the problem was fixed
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1997 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L thrust bearing VIN: SALPV1240V
The number on the bearing is [...] eurospare The saddle ( main web ) width is .871 . The bearing is .866 . I have tried 3 sets of bearings and they all come up with that number. I took a small file and fitted the bearing to the block . It took 2 hours ...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBLJ65G2W
this car is back with codes p0300,p0305,p0303,p0302. Customer shut off engine and restarted and has been running fine for 2 days. He was able to bring back today to have checked. also the drivers seat would only move forward. data stream showed switch to be mo...
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2006 Mini Cooper 1.6L Unknown VIN: WMWRC33596
thanks guys for the feedback; turns out the map sensor was the problem. We installed the new map sensor and away it went. We have never seen such a crazy code but nothing surprises us anymore! Larry
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L Unknown VIN: WVWMD63B63
Hello everyone and good morning! The customer's car has been repaired for a while now but forgot to close this post... I took my time as many of you said and stuck to basics. Re-smoked the car just to take a double view and re-check for no air leaks (there wa...
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