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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT68E92
This car was originally in the shop 3 months ago with codes set for the Intake camshaft control circ. bank 1 and bank 2 open, bank 1 adjuster tested bad so we replaced only bank 1 adjuster unit and timing belt, when we finished we topped the car off with oil a... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0305, P1411
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2005 BMW 330xi 3.0L Vibration
Customer complains of minor vibration while driving various highway speeds. Have checked wheel balance, alignment no problems found. Thinking possible drive line issue, looking for ideas to isolate specific problem.
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2008 Land Rover LR3 HSE 4.4L transfer case/DSC VIN: SALAG25448
Hello Land Rover techs. This car came in with a trans warning, suspension stuck at lowest ride height setting, brake/stability and low range warning lights on. Scan test showed several communication faults (C1A00,U0132,U0128,U0403,P186D) with DSC module, t-cas...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L Cuts out, Stall
Ok need help here My hair is all gone now got 12 hours into this problem. Car was towed in as a no run it will start and run for 30 sec to 1 1/2 min fine and smooth then just dies. Not dropping fuel pressure, spark, or injector pulse. Once it dies it starts ri... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302
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2008 Mercedes-Benz C300 Sport 3.0L No Start VIN: WDDGF54X58
I had this vehicle towed in to our shop with a cranks but will not start. I do not have any fuel pressure, have spark, and can not communicate with the scan tool. Have tried 2 different scan tools. Found a TSB on replacing 4 relays in the fuse box under the ho...
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2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WD3PE8CC6D
Customer came with def light and 7 starts.he added 2 1/2 gallon def fluid when 1st the light came on.but the light did not go out after he drove for whole night and than start start to count down.i got 2 code and scr module shows full on all 3 levels.try to er... Trouble codes: 16CE0, P18BC
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2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L ABS light-intermittent VIN: YS3FD79Y96
The complaint is ABS comes on at times.. The only scanner we have is solus, and an Autel- can only pull a code c0050-06? Alldata does not show this as a valid code. Any Ideas? Solus won't even LIST a Saab! There are no loose/noisy wheel bearings to suggest pos...
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2002 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L oil pump VIN: 9BWGK61J82
Recently purchased car knowing that the oil pressure light comes on and beeps in the cluster frequently. New owner changed oil and filter and problem still exists. Light comes on at about 1200 to 1500 rpm under load. Oil filler neck has some burnt old oil and ...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSK69M34
Hello. Gentlemen) I need your HELP with this vehicle. This car came to me with an over heating problem with a check engine light for overheating and camshaft sensor INTERMITTENTLY. Owner stated that this car been having this problem for along. He say someone r... Trouble codes: P0341, 2181 (replacinCooling system intermittently)
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2008 Volvo XC70 3.2 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV4BZ98238
This vehicle is coming to me from after having been at another shop. There is currently codes P2401 & P2419 setting in the vehicle. I have limmited scan tool capability for this vehicle as we are a GM dealership, however, I suspect that there is a wiring issue... Trouble codes: P2401 (Leak detection pump fault), P2419 (Leak detection pump fault)
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L pump VIN: WAUML44E34
Thank you all for your support. This resourse is a great help.The fuse and relay are in the under dash relay panel.After letting car sit over night I did a battery disconnect. Air pump came back on line very noisey and took a long time to lift car. Now confide...
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1998 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABK8321W
Thank you for all the replies and help. We changed the thermostat which got us to closed loop faster however did not repair the vehicle. We then decided to bite the bullit and bought a factory Mass Air Flow Sensor...problem solved! Gees, what a headache! An... Trouble codes: 1188 (fuel trim bank 1), 1189 (fuel trim bank 2).
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2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L Vanos Sprocket VIN: WBAGN63504
The consensus seems to be to replace the damaged one. Thank you for your input. Henry [...]
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS TDI 1.9L Power Loss VIN: 3VWCR31CX5
Wow. I had a real stinker here. The car ran good, until it warmed up a little and then went into low power mode, if you cut the key off the normal power returned for a while.The troubleshooting service told me to monitor a certain color wire on the n75 boost p... Trouble codes: P0299.
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2009 Volkswagen Jetta S 2.5L ABS Module VIN: 3VWJZ71K29
Thank you to all that replied, especially Murkesh of India, it was really a no brainer. got the long coding out of the old unit, programmed into the new unit, performed the basic settings needed and all is good!
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2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1SZ58D11
I apologize for taking so long to post the fix to this request. The problem with this vehicle ended up being a faulty mass airflow sensor. I scoped the sensor and found that often times the voltage would be quite erratic with no real change in throttle posit... Trouble codes: P1238 (6806 Turbocharger control system flow fault), P0121 (904C Reconfiguration emission system or TP sensor 1 and 2).
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2010 Volvo XC60 T6 3.0L idle- accessory drive VIN: YV4992DZ6A
Thanks to all who replied- I also felt the decoupler pulley in the gear housing is the culprit for the noise- we will be examining it further and probably replacing it when the customer returns. As far as the fog lite I suspected this is normal for only the dr...
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