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2008 BMW 750Li 4.8L Valve Body VIN: WBAHN83598
Customer complaint is transmission slipping and intermittently going in to park. Test drove car and verified complaint. Checked fluid level which is OK and scanned for codes with Autel Maxidas. Found code 4E89 "Solenoid valve 1 of Solenoid valve 2 mechanically...
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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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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L evaporator VIN: WDBRN47J42
I could really use some help on this vehicle. By trade i am a factory trained MB tech, but I have not worked at the dealer since the 80's. We use All data at the shop, I'm trying to change the evaporator on this vehicle , and I can't find any good directions. ...
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2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L check engine light VIN: WMWMF73537
vehicle came to shop no start did have a low compression move the valve cover founded broken upper chain guide replacedthe timing chain guides tensioner still low compression on couple cylinders Founded carbon build up on the valves removed the head sent to ma...
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2006 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L me9 VIN: YS3FH71U16
If i remove the ECM main ground then pulse it on and off the ECM EVENTUALLY IT CAUSES the Ecm to be seen on the can and then the car starts . but if i leave it grounded and turn off the key after about 20 secs cannot restart unless i remove ground and pukse it...
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1992 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L Surge, Cuts out VIN: WVWCC5152N
Group I need a direction to go on this vw. I have a buck or jerk while driving. It seems to happen intermittently once driven for 5-6 miles or more. Town or highway driving happens. Feels like the key is shut off and on multiple times then clears up. I have no...
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2006 Volkswagen Touareg 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Pinging VIN: WVGZG77L26
Vehicle will misfire on #5 cyl only when very warm and under full load. I can hear pinging also, when under full load. Fuel pressure stays above 4.2 BAR when problem occurs. I have switched plugs and coils, problem stays on #5 cyl. Fuel trim is OK(ST 1%,LT -4.... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305 (Cyl 5 Misfire), P0325 (Knock Sensor)
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2009 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRM71K49
Firstly,thanks in advance for your assistance. This one is for all those VW gods out there. This vehicle came in with a p0106 code a few weeks ago. the customer does his research on his vehicle came wanting this sensor to be replaced. So we replaced the sensor... Trouble codes: P0106
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Interior lighting VIN: WAUDT74F05
Thanks to everyone who replied! Took it over to the local Audi dealer and had the comfort control module reprogrammed. All is well now! Thanks again!
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1998 BMW M3 3.2L Release Bearing VIN: WBSCD9326W
THANK YOU TECHS FOR THE QUICK REPLIES, JUST HAD TO BE SURE, EASY JOB BUT NO FUN IF YOU HAVE TO DO IT TWICE AND GET PAID ONCE. YOU GUYS ARE THE BEST
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2005 BMW M3 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSBL93415
Thanks to all who responded. 3 issues found a resolved. 1-tank vent valve was bad. Replaced and still could not get readiness monitor to set. Smoke tested intake and found leak from elbow connector at vacuum rail. Replaced and still had MIL on and readines... Trouble codes: 232 (Tank Vent Valve Function Test).
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2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Ride Height Calibration VIN: SALAE25425
Several tries and truck would sit level. Customer has had for a while with not complaints so far.
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSA81H8W
Thank you guys, IATN absolutely rocks!! I had previously tested the fuel pump relay and it bench tested fine. However, installed a new fuel pump relay, and it started right up. Many blessings to all of you for your help. 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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2007 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWFV71K17
Thank you for responces.Even though checking wastegate bypass valve heard it clicking it was bad.Manually checked wastegate rod movement and was good .Applied pressure to waste gate actuator and it moved.Hooked up gauge and was getting lower pressure from bypa... Trouble codes: P0299.
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1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Unknown VIN: YV1LS5517P
Well the customer desided not to dig any more into this P.O.S. Thank you to everyone who offered help!
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