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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L oil and cool
hello the problem I am having is there is oil in coolant reservoir and coolant in the oil trying to determine if its a blown head gasket or a defective oil cooler
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L Door window drop VIN: WBABJ5329R
To whom may help. My memory is not as good as it use to be. I have this convertable and when you open the door the window is suppose to drop 1/2 inch or so. It is not working on this car. I have another 1996 conv. and when you open the door on either side the ...
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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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2006 Mercedes-Benz R500 5.0L Power Steering Pump VIN: 4JGCB75E06
This vehicle came in with the power steering pump making noise so we replaced power steering pump and flushed system.the pump still made noise so we replaced power steering pump and flushed system a second time. No better. It seems that the pump is making air ...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWSP61J63
Car came in in with check engine light is on, found code p0672 Glow Plug Cylinder#2 Circuit, We sold the customer new set of glow plugs & new timing belt & water pump, clear codes test drove the car it runs great, next day customer came back with 2 codes P0672...
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2007 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L power door locks VIN: 3VWRW31C27
I am looking at this for a friend, but I don't usually do european cars as they are about .05% of the local cars, so I don't have european scanner software other than generic. It has a power lock problem. All locks work as designed from any input EXCEPT drive...
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2003 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L aux vacuum pump VIN: YV1TS92D03
Brake booster vacuum pump continues to cycle for 15 minutes after engine shut off. Alldata has no info online diagnosing this system and the library said volvotechinfo site was down. Brake assist seems to act normally while running but the pedal is hard, in...
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1997 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBB88D9V
Customer decided he did not want to spend money on problem, so we left it at that. A quick look at system, and we suspect cluster, but could no confirm. Want to thank all who took time to help! Trouble codes: P0501.
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2004 BMW 745i 4.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGL63544
the first thing we did was put an ivm module because we ran into same problem before so we decided to put another ivm module in from dealer and another cam sensor and it fix the problem.we believe we got bad ivm module or cam sensor thank you for your help.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK49F81
I called a so called specialist to come over and have a crack at it, He pulled his hair out and left without charging me. He kept saying everything is working perfect and there is no reason for the code. I have returned car to customer and they will drive it f... Trouble codes: P0101, P0103.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CL600 5.8L Starting VIN: WDBPJ78J42
to all the tech thanks for your help i replaced the module for the suspension
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1982 Volkswagen Vanagon Campmobile 2.0L Head Sensor VIN: WV2ZA025XC
Thanks for all the replies - head sensor was well within spec`s. thermo time switch is working properly & aux air valve opens & closes properly. what I did find was the aux air valve elbow cracked, under side of main intake bellows cracked & intake runner hose...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3VWSK69M05
THANKS EVERY ON FOR YOUR REPLIES SORRY I HAD A LOT GOING AT SHOP AND DID NOT RESPOND SOONER DID FIX THE PROBLEM WITH NEW MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR ACTUALLY IT HAD THE WRONG PART NUMBER.THANKS VERY MUCH FOR TAKING THE TIME TO HELP BEST REGARDS JULIAN
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2006 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWFV71K86
thank you guys for the help i would check the o2 sensor and the valve cover when the customer bring the car back .they had to use the car thank you guys again
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2006 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L first and second gear VIN: YV1MH68256
Thank you to all who replied. I am certain it needs a transmission. the owner decided she wanted to take it to the dealership. I think she will get the same answer from them but, I appreciate all the responses I got.
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