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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Fuel Pump VIN: WAUML44E94
We have a 2004 Audi A8 that came in on the hook after being in storage for 2 years and found no fuel pressure. Opening up the access covers above the fuel tank shows that the fuel pumps are indeed running, but the fuel lines are brittle. One was already broken...
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L hvac VIN: SALSH23497
merry christmas to every technician on the trade. This range rover is only blowing hot air to the passage side, I remove the blend door motor and move the blend door manually, and it still does not change at all, I am sure the blend door is fine on the heater...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Electronic VIN: WVWVD63B84
We are not real familiar with vw systems but we get a code of p0730. If it is shifted manually it shifts fine but if you just put in drive and try to go it seems like its in back up mode.we also noticed that the prndl indicator is fully lit up instead of just ...
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1981 BMW 320i 1.8L Stall VIN: WBAAG3301B
After determining the engine harness, fuel pump and regulator were also changed, controled by motronic 1.3. Verified fuel pressure 38-41 psi. No ground signal supplied to airflow meter. Swapped another customer supplied ECU vehicle will now run and respond ...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Ride Height VIN: WDBUH82J55
I was able to find the code definitions that I asked for. C1341 is RR level control valve shorted to ground. FYI C1331 is for the LR valve. My up to date VERUS, Programa, and Launch all showed the codes as manufacturers or undocumented. The issue ended up bein...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 3.5L R12/10 Front Side Air Bag VIN: WDBWK56F86
So I have to close this as a fix. The car has been fine so far with the replacement of the seat harness for the air bag and the female pins on the main body harness. Thanks for the help
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L battery drain
This car is finally fixed. I did replace the satelite radio module but it didnt fix the draw. I checked for fault codes in all modules and found one in the gateway module. It was 00470 comfort system single wire mode. I had already checked the wiring at the do...
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2007 Volkswagen Touareg 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGZE77L37
We finally got this figure out before the holiday. when we try [...] adapt. low side at 6 bar is too high when i compare [...] a different 3.6l passat. ideal you want [...] see low side around 5 bar. we pull the fuel flange out on top of... Trouble codes: P0088, P0341, P0300.
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5579W
Customer don't want to pay for tear-down on the computer and have it send out for further checking. But I personally do believe the computer is toasted, due to the heater taking it out. Trouble codes: P0131, 212 (factory code circuit low voltage).
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2008 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L hard start VIN: YV1RS59238
Well I do appreciate all the replies. the final fix for this was the starter. we decided to purchase a reman from Volvo. current draw decreased slightly but cranking rpm increased. again thanks to all. Trouble codes: 5000 (faulty rpm signal).
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