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2008 Alfa Romeo SPIDER 2.2L MIL Lamp on
Understand timing chains stretch on these has anyone got a scope waveform of good crank and cams sync Trouble codes: P0013 (Camshaft position sensor b circuit), P0014 (Timing over addvanced or performance)
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2010 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L Noise VIN: WAUFGAFB8A
Customer came in with what he called a belt squealing noise in the engine compartment that would only happen once the engine was hot and at idle. The noise is exactly as he described it but it is not the belt, it is coming from the PCV system. If I create a sm...
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1998 BMW 323is 2.5L emissions VIN: WBABF8325W
OBD monitors will not run, i have run every test known to man,car will not flag any pending and or falg any dtc's , data pids appear to be in threshold limits. car has been driven 6 to 8 drive cycle trips per BMW, eavp/secondary air/ 02's and cat will not run....
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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L Timing VIN: WBAVB33536
Hello iATN, hope you guys can help. This vehicle came in intially for an overheating issue and no heat. During inspection we found coolant mixed with oil and a bad leak at the oil filter housing. we performed a block tested and found combustion gasses present ...
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 L 4.0L Front Engine Pulley VIN: SAJHX6240V
There is a spark coming off the front pulley around the crankshaft position gear. It is regular and about every 1/3 of a second at idle speed. The spark sounds and looks like a shorting plug wire spark. It is visible and follows a regular rhythm around the pul...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L All Guages VIN: 4JGAB72E3X
Blew 3 amp fuse on back of radio, replaced and radio works, but all gauges-temp, fuel, rpm, are inoperative and only the SRS and Airbag lamp come on, no communication with cluster, scanner communicates with all other modules. All powers and grounds at cluster ...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz R320 CDI 3.0L Mass Air Flow Sensors VIN: 4JGCB22E17
Customer stated vehicle lacks power and MIL is on. Stored Code: 2646 - Check component B2/6 (Left hot film mass air flow sensor).: Value is above limit. Mass airflow sensors are in a joint y-pipe assembly feeding from each individual airbox to the turbo inle...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Abs VIN: WVWVD63B01
Code 18057 /. P1649 abs loss buss to ECM first I unplugged the abs mod and tested terminal 58. /60 I had 63 oms so I thought the ECM transistor was good and the wiring to it . Then I put my lab scope and checked commcation and had square wave to each can hi an...
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2010 Volkswagen CC VR6 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, sets factory code VIN: WVWEU7AN7A
This car came in with multiple misfire codes,P0420,P0430, and P000B. I am only concerned with the cam code as no other codes have returned with extensive road testing and cold starts - All pertinent monitors have reset with no failures. The cam code sets eve... Trouble codes: P000B
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1995 Volvo 850 2.4L Ignition Power To Starter VIN: YV1LS5516S
I am thinking alarm maybe locking out system. Key fob is in-op
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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B92
Well, I am glad I didn't change the cats like my first feeling told me to. I pulled the valve covers off to inspect where the line up tabs were at. I found the left exhaust cam broken at the second journal. The first 2 inches of the cam will spin. The rest is ... Trouble codes: P3302, P0304, P0305, P0306, P421/, P0024.
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2007 BMW 328i 3.0L vanos VIN: WBAVA33527
Hello All, Finally we have solved all the issues with this car.As I said in an earlier post the head was damaged when the machine shop lost or left out the small steel ball that is either a plug or a check valve it goes in the oil passage between clys.3 & 4 wh...
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2010 BMW M3 4.0L EDC steering angle sensor VIN: WBSWL9C57A
Members listed several things, but what I noted was the question of the alignment cap on the rack itself. It does appear to be very very slightly off, perhaps enough to be the 11 degrees that I was out of limit... must be slightly bent suspension component. ho...
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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L No Start VIN: SAJWA71C94
Pulled the fuel filter last nite and muddy fuel ran out the back. Replaced with new, turned key and tried to start. Let it sit for the night. Tried again this morning while playing with the pedal and got it to start and shut off. Hearing what it sounded like, ... Trouble codes: P1582.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L All Guages VIN: 4JGAB72E3X
Very useful information from everyone, at this time it is still not repaired and installing another cluster did not fix the problem.
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Wiper Motor VIN: 3VWCR31CX4
thanks for all the help- we found the replacement wiper motor connector was damaged allowing battery voltage to intermittently activate the motor!
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2008 Volvo S80 3.2 3.2L power steering pump VIN: YV1AS98218
Many thanks for the reply's , the fix for this car was a power steering fluid reservoir. After speaking with identifix they suggested not to change the pump and change the reservoir there is a bulletin for noisy p/s pumps and a redesigned reservoir. There is a...
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