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1974 Audi 100 Series LS 1.9L Hose routing VIN: 8041073309
I'm hoping someone out there might have access to some old Audi info. I have a customer with a clean, great running 100LS that is in need of some TLC. I need a vacuum diagrahm for this little gem. Someone in the past has plugged off all the "emissions hose" in...
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1993 BMW 325is 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Sluggish acceleratio VIN: WBABF4318P
Vehicle came in with complaint of no power on acceleration. Verified customer concern. Feels like the transmission is in fail safe, checked for faults in transmission computer no communication to trans computer, swapped in know good trans computer still no com... Trouble codes: 069 (Knock sensor 2), 013 (Oxygen sensor), 201 (Oxygen sensor control)
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Unknown VIN: WBADM6334X
This one is driving us crazy. Came in with no power steering assist and a belt/pulley type noise. We replaced the pump belt and pulleys. It still had a rough sound and chirp. The roughness was coming from the alternator so we replaced it. It is still chirping....
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L battery VIN: SAJDA01CXY
Customer brought car in with dead battery issues.checked for a draw,had 3amps at the beginning and after approx.45 minutes went down to 350ma.Did alot of research on fix data base and the usual other avenues.Man there is alot of battery drain issues.Before get...
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on, random misfire bank VIN: SALPV1542Y
The problem has never happened for us, customer states it happens most often with engine not fully warmed up, and does not happen when engine is hot. We suspect it is coils but they do not fire all on one side. So what am I missing here. Thanks for the help. B... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (misfire cylinder 1), P0303 (misfire cylinder 3), P0305 (misfire cylinder 5), P0307 (misfire cylinder 7)
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2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L engine noise VIN: SALTY12432
Hi there, I'm at a loss here and any help would be greatly appreciated. We replaced a short block from Atlantic British, when we got the block the pistons had nick marks from valve contact but they assured me that they check everything and since I was running ...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L power loss VIN: WDBCA35E9M
Hey Guys, I have a 91 Mercedes 420 sel, am having issues with vehicle randomly surging while driving, almost like you lift off accelerator, if you push gas pedal, the fuel consumption gauge moves like you are flooring the gas, but the car doesn't respond, is ...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SL 6.0L height control
Hey there MB techs. thank you in advance for any technical help you can provide for me. I have a 1993 Mercedes 600SL that was towed in. it has been stored for 2 years. I got it started but, the rear suspension is bottomed out and almost on the ground. I lifted...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J92
Car came in for oil and filter change. Customer called back next day, car runs very rough and dies at stops. Car came in, code P2054 and P2050. # 6 misfire. We replaced wires and plugs. They looked really bad. Code comes on when accelerating almost right away.... Trouble codes: P2054 (Misfire 6 Cylinder)
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWSG69M81
Hopefully someone has seen this before. The customer states that while driving the car it will die, dash lights come on and it will restart without having to stop the car. The reason she notices is it she feels a lack of power. It has done it to her about 6 ti... Trouble codes: 16825 (Evap), 16795 (Sec Air), 16525 (O2 sensor)
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1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Unknown VIN: YV1LS5517P
HELP!! this volvo can in on a hook to the shop for a no start. I pushed the car in and it started right away. I tried to duplicate the problem several times but never could get it not to start,but it just had a bad misfire. I installed #4 injector, plugs, wire...
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1998 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L Cooling Systems VIN: YV1LS5647W
Engine oil cooler lines leaking- big, messy leak. A non-turbo engine has a "bypass plate" on the oil pan, where the turbo engine has the oil thermostat/cooler lines. the non-turbo "block off" plate is $20 the turbo oil cooler lines are $500 ball joints/brak...
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2000 Volvo S70 GLT SE 2.4L no start VIN: YV1LS56D0Y
check for spark no spark no injector pulse good compression 150 psi on all cylinders, checked all fuse are good but found that number 4 fuse for ignition coil is not getting and power from main system relay, replaced main relay still no power to fuse 4, also c...
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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUYP64B11
Thanks for the replies, didn't mention I had already swapped the igniters also. A young man drives this vehicle, and it is a standard trans. Thinking he probably missed a shift under hard acceleration as the number 4 cylinder had a slightly bent valve. not sur... Trouble codes: P0300, P0306, P1454, P0304.
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2006 Audi A6 3.2L mmi VIN: WAUDH74F56
Yes I replaced the mmi in central console. This took care of the rest of headache, thanks to all that helped me out. Nate
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L refrigeration VIN: SAJHX1745T
The problem with this A/C turned out to be a failed receiver/dryer. The dessicant bag inside the receiver had ruptured and was blocking the gas circulation. I got a new receiver/dryer and a good used condenser and installed them, evacuated the system and charg...
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2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Noise VIN: SALTY19424
WE CHECKED THIS PUMP OVER AND FOUND INTERNAL DAMAGE FROM PREVIOUS WATER INTRUSION. REPLACE PART AND ALL IS WELL . THANKS AGAIN FOR ALL THE GOOD INFO.
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Control Relay VIN: WVWAE63B05
THANKS AGAIN FOR ALL THE GOOD INFO.,TRACE FAULT BACK TO A DEFECTIVE RELAY, REPLACED AND ALL IS GOOD
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