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1999 Audi A4 2.8L throttle control VIN: WAUED28D7X
have exhausted all test and google search results for this code can clear code comes right back as soon as I start vehicle and touch throttle. Vehicle as been sitting for a long time, was looking for suggestions on my next step.
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2001 BMW 330i 3.0L leak VIN: WBAAV53461
Hi We have this 330xi and the injectors leak externally when it gets cold -5 degrees aprox. It appears to be leaking right out the side of the injectors . We put a used set in per customers request along with new seals . It lasted a few days and now is doing...
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2004 BMW 530i 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANA73534
Got this car with surging and stalling and sometime no start at all when it is really cold like -temp. Once the car gets warm its fine runs great. had 4 faults that only would come up when it surges and stalls and would even clear on as soon as car warms up. T...
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2011 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDAPF4CC2B
MB sprinter showed up today with engine light and exhaust light on. def is full all connections at def tank are now clean and good. My snap-on scanner does not show much info and I cant find anything on mitchel for these codes. messege in dash says 8 starts re... Trouble codes: 15B70, 16CF0
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2006 Mini Cooper 1.6L aux inst.cluster (tach) VIN: WMWRC33506
Need alittle help..Im trying to diagnose the tach cluster on a 06 mini! the only diagrams i have are from alldata and its falling abit short to say the least!The tach cluster goes completely dead at times.Ive replaced the main cluster that houses the control u...
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1998 Saab 900 S 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3DD58B0W
This Saab has been towed in several times in the last three months.It always cranks, the plugs are wet and code p0133(front 02 slow response)always returns.All I have to do to get it started is to erase the codes.It acts like the fuel trim is maxed, though it ... Trouble codes: P0133 (Front 02 slow response)
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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDC21V61
Came in with MIL and code 16486 (mass or volume air flow ciruit low input). Found MAF connector broken and terminals loose inside connector, tested mass air flow sensor acording to ALLDATA, lead us to replace MAF, also replaced connector and pins with VW parts... Trouble codes: 16487 (mass or volume air flow circuit high input)
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Coolant VIN: WVWPD63B34
Hello, This car was towed here from a shop in another town. According to the owner, they replaced the "U-Joints" and were going to drive it home and it overheated. Since they have replaced the Thermostat, Water Pump & Fan. (I have no receipts so this is what t...
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1996 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L Heater VIN: 4USCH7323T
WELL THANKS FOR YOU HELP ON THIS ONE, ALL OF YOUR INFO WAS USEFUL - STILL WE WERE UNABLE TO FIND ANY PROBLEMS, - OUTSIDE TEMP SENSOR WAS READING ACTUAL TEMP, COULD NOT FIND ANY PIDS FOR CABIN TEMP SENSOR, (MANUEL CONTROL HEAD). WATER PUMP AND T-STAT ARE GOOD, ...
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2006 Mini Cooper 1.6L blower VIN: WMWRC33566
Group thanks for all the great replies. What we found is the blower relay is made into the fuse box. It was not sending any power out of the fuse box. I replaced the fuse box and got power out. I had kept everything unplugged like the blower motor and the blow...
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1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWFA81H3T
I am closing this post because I simply can not find the answer to this problem. I really wanted to fix this car and very rarely have I ever given up, but when you don't know, you don't know. In summary, the VSS output side (pin 7) goes to the fuse box and out... Trouble codes: P0501.
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L speedometer VIN: 3VWRF81H2V
thanks all for replies seems German cars have black wires that are not ground , the plug on vss sensor brown wire ground , centre white with blue tracer signal , black wire 12 volt not ground . we hade no power on black fixed problem when power supplied .
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2004 Volvo S40 LSE 1.9L Evap emission pressure sensor VIN: YV1VS27574
Smoke tested and found no evap leaks, went ahead & replaced the leak detection pump. Drove vehicle for multiple days until system passed evap monitor and let her go. Thanks everyone for the helpful information contributing to the fix.
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