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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Interior lighting VIN: WAUDT74F05
Hello guys. We had this audi in about 2 weeks ago for exterior lighting issues so we ended up replacing both rear tail lights and comfort control module(which has been programmed). Now the vehicle is back with an interior lighting issue. When entering the vehi...
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1988 BMW M5 3.5L Valves VIN: WBSDC9302J
I need to adjust valves on this vehicle- Is there any preferred tools and/or any special tips I need to know? Thanks!
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1998 BMW M3 3.2L Release Bearing VIN: WBSCD9326W
Aloha techs vehicle came in with the release bearing melted, the sleeve that bearing slides on was gouged. We got a new sleeve ,trans input seal, release bearing, disc, pressure plate, pilot bearing, rear main, the whole works. My question is what is securing ...
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2004 BMW 525i 2.5L compressor VIN: WBANA53564
Hi guys I have a BMW 525i here with an a/c problem. Actually I think it has more like 3 problems. 1st is that the air is not cold. The pressures on the high and low side are near equal. The black/green wire is ground at the compressor and so is the brown wire,...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Idle oil pressure VIN: SAJHX1040X
It seems that an approximate 100 RPM change between idling in gear and idling out of gear results in the warning light being on (in gear). There is no provision I know of for increasing the idle as the idle speed is controlled by the engin management sysytem. ...
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L check engine VIN: SALMF11474
Have code 22,oxygen sensor2 before cat ageing TV,replaced both oxygen sensors,check engine light came back on same code
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Bas /Antiskid VIN: WDBJF65F5W
No codes just bas light and antiskid lights on ,we had a broken switch so we installed a aftermarket switch and the light came on ,so we oredred new from mb same thing no codes
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L ABC Suspension VIN: WDBSK75F93
Leak at o-rings, replaced, cleaned..re-installed, fluid pumps thru system, but ABC will not pick vehicle back up..still sitting on tires.
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2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Wipers, Radio, Blower VIN: WMWRH335X7
Hello everyone! i have this mini cooper s convertible with a phantom operation of the radio, wipers that come on whenever they want and the a/c system is not operational, the head controller for the a/c system is new and as per mini is a plug and play, found t...
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2004 Saab 9-5 Arc 2.3L Throttle Body VIN: YS3ED49A94
I replaced the throttle body in this vehicle cause car would not start and when it did it would just die. Vehicle idles fine now but keeps throwing code p1230 after i replaced the throttle body. Do these have to be programmed?
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2009 Smart Fortwo Brabus 1.0L No Start VIN: WMEEJ31X49
Hey all you Smart techs out there. Have a smart car here that has a long crank, hard start when cold. when it starts it runs rough and clears up and runs good for the rest of day. I have cleaned throttle body, and it doesn't matter if you use the throttle duri... Trouble codes: P0302, P0303, P0300, P0455, P0457
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSA81H8W
This Jetta came in as a crank/no-start. Found the codes listed, all for short to ground issues. We cleared the codes and the engine started for two key cycles then the codes reset. Now, the codes can be cleared and will stay cleared with the key on. However, a... Trouble codes: P1225 (8- All four fuel injectors short to ground), P1425 (EVAP Purge Valve Short to Ground), P1472 (EVAP leak detection pump short to ground), P1613 (MIL Call-up circuit short to ground the MIL is operating.)
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2000 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX 2.8L engine noisy top end
costomer had vehicle to several other shops to have top end noise diagnosed.Informed to change oil with premium oil,no change.Then told oil pump needs replacing,this is when we got the car.Replaced pump engine still noisy oil lamp flashes when idled up.Any iss...
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2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI 2.0L Mechanical VIN: WVWBM7AJ9A
This car was towed in, customer stated that the turbo was wineing it lost power and then quit running. It cranks but wont start. checked fuel and pressures with the help of identifix, all ok. There are no codes present. My tech disconnected one of the intercoo...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L Controls VIN: WDBJF70J01
Turn out the ACC (Remanufactured Units from Programa) that World Pac sells has quality issues. We finally ordered our third unit and 95% of the buttons worked which led us to order our 4th unit which worked 100% and issued was resolved.
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1998 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L Cooling Systems VIN: YV1LS5647W
We removed the oil engine oil cooler system, and put the "block off" plate on the oil pan. Drove the heck out of the car with no trouble. As the hot weather is behind us for another 9-10 months, and the car does not get loaded down with people & stuff, I think...
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2008 Volvo C70 T5 2.5L Air Bag VIN: YV1MC67238
replaced the steering column with another column and the problem was solved. Does not seem right that you can take the igniter out and hold it in your hand but it is only serviced with the column. Thank you to all and hope everyone has a great day.
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