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2005 Audi S4 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WAUPL68E95
We have this 05 S4 standard. Codes P0300, 304, 306 and 308 continue to be set for very harsh misfire. These codes come back every time. Idles and starts fine, hot or cold. First start of day chains rattle for a second or so. No roughness at idle, or no load pa... Trouble codes: P0300, P0308, P0306, P0304
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2006 Audi S4 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUGL78E56
had vehicle in shop for mil lamp on. Has code for secondary air injection on bank 2. We have vagcom diag computer. Can actuate valve and air pump relay. Can hear and see valve and pump operate. Have not seen this engine yet with this code. We see other makes a... Trouble codes: P1411 (Secondary air injection bank 2 insufficient flow)
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2008 BMW 335xi 3.0L B-D Gear VIN: WBAVD53528
Hello there! I have a 2008 BMW 335 XI Automatic with about 84 000 KM on it and the car has issue going into reverse. When started from cold, it works but after heating the transmission for sometime, when put into reverse and pressing on gas pedal, the car sta...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L windows VIN: WDBJF70H8X
based on the complaint, i disconnected the front door control module on each front door and connected back and then the windows will work. after couple of days one of them will not work again. Next i looked identifix and someone suggested disconnecting right r...
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2009 Mercedes-Benz E300 4Matic 3.0L Misfire Cyc 1
Symptom : 1. Car stationary and engine on idle have mild vibration. 2. While accelerate, engine check light "ON", if press more on throttle pedal some time accompany with "gong" noise from motor. Once accelerate in gradually motor work fine. 3. engine ch...
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1995 Volkswagen EuroVan Camper 2.5L Engine VIN: WV2EE0707S
Vehicle has a high idle, 2000 RPM. It will come down slowly to about 1000 rpm, but will jump back up when you step on the throttle. We did a throttle clean and induction clean service, but that did not help. TPS tests good, no codes present. Does not seem to h...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Timing chain VIN: 3VWDF71K35
Hi everyone,I need some help with the timing chains on a 2.5. I am replacing the upper and lower chains as well as all the other parts. My question is, does the lower chain have to be timed? I have the crank locked down with the tool. There is a triangle mark ...
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2000 Volvo S70 GLT SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS56D7Y
car came in for check engine light had code 455 large evap leak .proceeded to smoke test found no leaks with close valve pinched off . attempted to actuate canister close valve to test .found valve emitting a vibrating sound , not a crisp click sound . bench t... Trouble codes: P0455
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4L Vss VIN: YV1RS61R51
Have a P0500 code, ABS light on and once in a while the service light comes on and the traction control light comes on. Moving slowly through the lot you can hear the ABS motor running, if you turn off the traction control it doesn't do it. Once in a while und...
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L Driveshaft VIN: WAULT64B53
HEY GUYS,SORRY FOR THE LATE REPLY I FIXED THE PROBLEM WITH SENDING THE DRIVE SHAFT OUT AND HAVE THE REAR AND FRONT COUPLING/JOINT REPLACED AND AFTER INATALLMENT THE PROBLEM WAS RESOLVED. THANKS FOR YOUR HELP.
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2008 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L engine VIN: WAUDH74F38
At this point we are still waiting on the customer,Customer is trying to get Audi to help with repairs as his warranty ended on 01/04-Thanks for all the help and info the timing chains need to be replaced
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2003 BMW M3 3.2L Abs VIN: WBSBL934X3
I want to thank everyone that replied to my post. The fix was the sensor under the drivers seat. The car had been gone now for a couple of weeks and has not returned so I feel confident that it is fixed. This is not a bad job to do but I was lacking valuable i...
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2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Door locks VIN: 5UXFA53583
this was my first experience with "superlock" or "deadlock" or whatever you want to call it. i agree with some that it is hard to imagine any vehicle having this feature, as it could very easily become a safety issue. anyway, 99% of replies said to break the...
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2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L Reverse lights VIN: WBAVD13576
Customer chose not to spend money on footwell module to fix car. Thanks to Dan for the very technical info he provided.
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2006 Land Rover LR3 4.0L starter VIN: SALAD24496
sorry guys no fix yet I will continue testing this vehicle all can lines tested good and the resisters also are good, spoke to a tech. from land rover palm beach and he said the only thing left to do is start replacing modules but I don't have that option to t...
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2005 Volvo XC70 2.5L extended crank time. VIN: YV1SZ59265
Hello all. Well we replaced the fuel pump with a second Volvo fuel pump and the vehicle started right up and held 29 psi for about 4 hours then we started it and put it outside for the night. In the morning it did hold about 14 lbs of residual pressure and sta...
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