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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L pump VIN: WAUML44E34
Dear fellow techs I have this a8 with no air to shocks. I have codes 01583/01772/01400. compressor does not activate. It will run if you power with 12 v .I am looking for fuse and relay. They don't appear to be where Mitchell indicates.Car had a flat customer ...
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2005 BMW 325i 2.5L alternator VIN: WBAET37455
hello fellow techs, i need some bmw help please. vehicle arrived with the complaint of battery light intermittently illuminating. she said has never happened until the battery was changed last night, have not been able to duplicate this problem. she said the c...
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2007 BMW 328i 3.0L Hesitation, Poor Throttle Respon VIN: WBAVA335X7
PROBLEM: I have a 2007 328i that goes into throttle failsafe mode about 6-8 seconds after the car starts. When you initially start the car it has normal throttle response for the first 6-8 seconds. After that, response is very slow and feels like you can only ... Trouble codes: C0DB4
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2010 BMW 535i 3.0L Windows VIN: WBANW1C57A
hello all, i have a 2010 bmw 535i that customer states that intermittently windows, sunroof, and trunk all open by themselves even overnight. i cannot duplicate this situation. i have discussed this with autologic and was told to check for water intrusion in t...
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2006 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L special functions VIN: SALAD25476
Vehicle came in with hard start and resetting trip on dash. After replaced battery we have a message on dash that reads; "Transmission range not available. System fault special programs not available. Special programs off" Customer is wigging out, says we ca...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L Ignition VIN: 4JGBF71E97
We drove the car into the stall to look at the driving height of the car. We looked at the drivers rear air strut with soap. We got into the car to move it out of the stall and the key will not turn. We charged the battery thinking is was low, we also replac...
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L steering pump VIN: WMWRC33403
hi all, This MINI has been to the shop several times. In the past we have recomended an P/S pump for the hard steering and noisey pump condition. The vehicle was left this weekend, the customer states the steering failed and now the pump runs all the time even...
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L Engine VIN: 9BWGS21J81
Here's a head scratcher; Girl drives car to gas station, runs fine. Shuts off, fills tank, goes to re-start, runs terrible, engine misses. Gets it to Dad's house 200 feet from station, dies in yard. Quick diagnosis = "NO SPARK". (3)"check engine light codes" [...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L Misfire VIN: WVWMD63B84
thanks in advance, this one is sucking the life out of me, keeps setting misfire codes for cyl 1 & 2 intermittenly. have swapped coils no change mass air flow sensor had very low readings replaced maf now readings are in spec, but still intermittly runs bad!! ... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0300
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Surge, Misfire VIN: 3VWST71KX6
Have VAG-COM scanner, code is 000665, informed customer that I felt there were deeper issues, but he wanted to replace EGR cooler. Replaced, cleared code, test drove, very poor power, runs like plugged exhaust. Cannot hear / feel turbo engage. Identifix has an... Trouble codes: 00066
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2002 BMW 540i 4.4L Alarm VIN: WBADN63472
I never did find where alarm counts could be found.I received replies that indicated ISTA wasn't good on cars as old as 2002.The next BMW I get in I will look for them again and post my findings.
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAZ33464
thank all of u guys for your help the problem was the mas air flow ,. reset then fuel trims drove the car no more problem thank u guys again . question why i did not get a bank i lean code the second time / thank u guys again
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Mechanical VIN: SALTY12491
Thanks for all the response, almost everyone said the same. Textar pads are know to have squeak problems on LR. The most common suggestion was brembo rotors and akebono pads. We installed them and sounds good so far. Thanks for the help and all the responses.
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1979 Saab 900 EMS 2.0L water pump
ken and bob u walked me gave the steps.Joseph,I am advising this customers young friend who bought the saab as a project car,He plans on becoming a technician.Bill whats a pos?lol Anthony [...] will definitely check out the site,tx.THANK YOU all,I will not invoic...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWSP69M23
THANK YOU TO ALL THAT HELPED... TURNED OUT THAT WE DID HAVE THE CAM 180... PULLED THE VALVE COVER AND SAW THE ORIENTATION OF THE LOBES WAS WRONG. RESET AND IT FIRED RIGHT UP. THANKS AGAIN
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2004 Volvo V70 R 2.5L speed sensitive steering VIN: YV1SJ52Y94
Sorry to not have closed this. Thanks to all that answered. The problem still exists but I should add at this time we are going by customer's description of the problem and have not experienced it in the shop. I am begining to think it may be in the custome...
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