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2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Electronic VIN: TRUUT28NX2
Need some help from the audi techs, This tt came in with no ac. found fans inop as well recharged ac to full charge and cheked the high pressure switch/ was good. Replaced fan control module. Same problem no ac. However now the fans come on when the car is up ...
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2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L shifting VIN: WA1YD64B23
Looking for information on checking the input speed sesor g182, have checked cotinuaity between pins 16 and 44 at tcm to pins 5 and 6 at transmission, good. Some prior post talk about 230-300 OHMS between pins 16 and 44, have done this open so i tested it at p...
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L Starter VIN: WBAGH8339X
Car towed in no crank. Car on rack probing starter signal wire. Intermittent 12v coinsiding with intermittent crank for couple seconds only, no start. Jumped 12v to starter solenoid and cranked fine but no start. Battery wasnt the best so i replaced it, also r...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.5L Misfires VIN: WDBNG76J05
This vehicle came in due to a random misfire. The vehicle was previously taken to a Mercedes Benz dealer. The dealer stated the aux water pump was defective causing the misfire. We found the water pump to be stuck and replaced it. We also followed standard ble...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L a/c compressor VIN: 3VWSC29M5Y
Customer states a/c quit after dead battery was replaced.I don't see how a/c ever worked as when the a/c is working the low side pressure follows the high side from 80psi to 150psi so I know the compressor is functional but the expansion valve is not.Now onto ...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3VWSE29M7Y
The vehicle was brought to us from another shop with a no start complaint. When the EPC and CEL were not on in bulb check, the vehicle would not start. We replaced the complete engine wiring harness and found some broken solder joints in the ECU. That has fi... Trouble codes: P1545 (Throttle Position Control Malfunction)
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2008 Volkswagen Touareg 3.6L front wipers VIN: WVGBE67L48
This vehicle had a dead battery so I boosted it and the wipers came up to halfway and stopped and would not move. found an open fuse and replaced it. Now the wipers just jerk back and forth about an inch. Im having trouble following the wiring diagrams on AllD...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L Right Turn signal VIN: WBADT63442
Thanks to all that replied. Customer did not want to pay for new LCM instead customer had ordered a used LCM. I had installed and turn signals went out but the LCM needs to be coded ( relayed to customer the LCM needed to be coded prior to him ordering used pa...
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2005 BMW X3 2.5i 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WBXPA73465
Problem Resolved!!! I did smoke test the engine with no leaks found. I changed the oil in the transfer case(did not install shutter guard b/c no one had it locally) performed a road test and the symptom is no longer there! I did use factory BMW transfer case...
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2010 Jaguar XF Premium 5.0L reduced power VIN: SAJWA0GB6A
Thanks to Jason and Tim for their input and information. I recommended to customer to replace both high pressure pumps and they have yet to decide what they want to do. If I get this resolved, I'll post an update to this request. Thanks again, Don Trouble codes: P0087.
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2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDPPF4CC3A
106200 CODE TEST IS NO WHERE TO BE FOUND. I GUESS MERCEDES FORGOT TO WRITE ONE UP. ANYWAY WHAT WE LEARN AND SPECIAL THANKS TO JUSTIN WHO ACTUALLY PUT ME IN RIGHT PATH.THIS CODE IS SET WHEN IF METERING VALVE IS CLOGGED,NOT ENOUGH DEF PRESSURE OR VOLUME OR SIMPL... Trouble codes: P1062, P7000, P7010.
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2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9L No Start VIN: WVWGF21JXY
Hello Group Victor's suggestion about the crank sensor being bad would not allow fuel shutoff solenoid to open led me to remove solenoid and check operation while cranking.Solenoid was fine as was rpm pid. Checking vacuum on intake side of pump showed ...
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