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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L rear defroster VIN: WAUDL74F45
Rear window defroster is not working, I have checked the 40a fuse at the right rear, the relay has power from the fuse and the relay ground is ok. I removed the relay and checked it, ok. checked the data block in the hvac ecu and it shows the button on/off whe...
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1984 BMW 633CSi 3.2L Hesitation VIN: WBAEB840XE
Customer originally called with complaint of low power. Car was finally towed in as a no start. After replacing reference sensors on bell housing the car started. We are now back to the original problem. When you accelerate there is occasionally a hesitation, ...
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1998 BMW 328is 2.8L Ign key spins VIN: WBABG1324W
I'm looking for specific info on the ignition lock assembly. This is my own car. Occasionally, when ign key inserted, it just spins. Has always done this since owning car for past eight years. Returning key to "0" position, withdraw and start over again it wo...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L No Start VIN: WDBHA28E3T
Vehicle was sold as used. was towed in crank no start mil on only code was p0600 check on alldata code is not in the system. did find a tsb af42.31-u-6001a for no start with p0603 as one poss. code to check for moisture/corrosion at bas module this vehicle doe... Trouble codes: P0600
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL600 5.8L left bank ignition VIN: WDBPJ78J01
So car came in with po307,308,309,310,311,312. I started with sparkplugs, still misfire complete left bank. I then replaced entire coilpack and still misfires.Vacuum readings do not indicate plugged exhaust. Any help would be appreciated.. Thanks!!!
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Ignition switch VIN: WDB2100651
Hi guys I have this 2000 e320 model 210 that has a problem with key not turning and central locking unlocking will not work but the red light on key fob works. Replaced key fob battery still nothing. Removed EIS module and tapped by hand and turning key and al...
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2010 Mini Cooper 1.6L Lights & Windows VIN: WMWMF3C52A
Vehicle came in with INOPERATIVE: Turn Signal, Windows, Dome Light. Instrument Panel Lights, Head Lights. Scanned with AUTOLOGIC Tool; Quick Test Report: TU78202 VEHICLE R56 COOPER 3 door Coupe Engine N12 Driver's side Left Country USA 08:39 07/01/2014 --- ---...
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2011 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWSU3C50B
Came in with a check engine light. We have a launch x431 scan tool. Codes pulled are manufacturer codes-no p codes were available. First code for immobilizer I believe is not related to issue. Checked All Data for information. Found the 2863 code is the same a... Trouble codes: 2FD9, 28B4, 2863 (valvetronic power limitation)
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Surge VIN: WP0AA2991X
Hi Porsche guys, this car is kicking my butt! 1999 Carrera, vehicle drives great, except the idle will surge between 800 and 1300 rpm after it warms up. I have installed a new idle control valve, maf sensor, oil separator valve. all of which have done absolut...
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2007 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L No Start, Dead battery at time VIN: 3VWRW31C37
Checked for short circuits etc none found but fuel pump runs after shut down, car and f/pump will run with f/pump relay out of car, start car and ecu relay powers up car runs but ecu relay and fuel pump does not power down when key turned off and removed may s...
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2005 Volvo XC70 2.5L extended crank time. VIN: YV1SZ59265
Hello all it's been a while but we aren't finding the information we need to further test this unit. When the vehicle first came in it would crank for extended time and eventually start. We put a fuel pressure gauge on it and there was no fuel pressure. We cra...
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2003 Audi S8 4.2L fuel gauge VIN: WAUGU44D13
Thank you for all the replies, we pull both sending units out again and manually test the circuit by moving the float, seen all work ok. Customer just run out of patient and want [...] the cluster or...
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2011 Jaguar XJ L 5.0L pads
thanks for the two replys,but i had to send it to the dealer did not have the right scanner to put the rear caliper pistons back in ,looks like i will have to get one soon ..
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L rear door locks VIN: SALTY16423
yes I found what I needed from mike and phil. the trees were in the way of the my seeing the forest. the customer did not even understand the purpose of the superlock. replaced the latches and all is well. thanks for all the help.
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L hvac VIN: SALSH23497
i am sorry the customers still haven't coming back for repair.. thanks for everyone help.
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L abs VIN: WDBNG70J2Y
Another one down the road thanks to the pros on iatn. The first reply I got suggested looking carefully at the tone rings while rotating the wheel slowly. The gaps in the left front did appear uneven visually, but when Ola described fixing a near identical pr...
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2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF33527
Thanks to all the Mini experts. Eduardo seemed to nail this one on the head & Martin had the same suggestion. After retiming exhaust camshaft (not sure how it got out of time in the first place). I did not have the tools or ability to reset adaptations so I se... Trouble codes: P0015 (B camshaft position- timing over retarded), P0014 (B camshaft position over advanced), P0017 (Crankshaft position- camshaft correlation).
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2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Vibration VIN: YV1LZ56DXY
HI, EVERY ONE THE PROBLEM WAS TORQUE CONVERTER , FLASH THE TRANI. AND INSTALLED REMAN T.C. THANKS AGAIN TO ALL AND HAPY NEW YEAR.
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4L blower motor VIN: YV1RS61R71
Thanks for the quick replys. The overall concensus was that the blower motor contacts were getting iced up. To me, I don't think that was the problem. 'The customer never brought the vehicle back for me to test for voltage drops, so I have very little informat...
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2003 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L aux vacuum pump VIN: YV1TS92D03
Customer has not been back in yet. Most replies question brake booster, suspecting a vacuum leak. The old rule was to hold down pedal and listen for hiss (leak), engine running or off, indicating a leaking booster. I hear nothing. Pat from CT says there's ...
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