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2006 Audi A3 2.0L cooling system VIN: WAUHF78P56
Car came in with check engine light. It runs great, no issues. But the code 008577-cooling system performance was found. Found some tests; check fan operation, temp gauge, leaks. All good. Anyone else have this problem or something similar?
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L compressor VIN: WBAGJ8328W
I am using an Autologic scanner, IHK has only an AUC code, KO (PWM) signal from IHK to DME is staying below 30 percent (29.88) this will reduce to less that 15 peercent when I turn IHK off. Service literature indicates that 45 percent or greater is necesarry f...
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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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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L ride control VIN: 5UXFB53584
thank you for your help have a 2004 bmw x5 with air suspension problems first this car was in a accident and repaired by another garage now it came to us with this problem with have change both front sensors and connectors and the right front shock assembly h...
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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAVB33506
Hello there and thanks for the help with this possessed demon. This BMW runs great EXCEPT, intermittently, while sitting at idle, it will let out a pronounced sputter, like a fishbite. You can see the tach dip down when it does it. The vehicle runs great oth...
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L Mechanical VIN: SAJEA01U33
After diagnosing an intake manifold leak I discovered the gaskets were only available from the dealer, none of the local parts stores have a listing for them. The gaskets from Jaguar are the metal gaskets between the fuel rail and the heads. Removed the intake...
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L crank sensor VIN: SALJY1240V
crank no start, code P0335 crank sensor code, found no fuel pressure and no spark, watched crank sensor output on scan tool saw no change at cranking, replaced crank sensor nothing changed.
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L cam timing bank 2
problem is keeps setting code po021 cam timing, replaced intake cam and gear vanos unit new sealing rings on cam, used all special tools to set timing chain and gears set vanos with multi meter set sensor rings with special tool reassembled vehicle started veh...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L drivability VIN: WDBRF40J05
Hey guys going through hell with this c230 started getting codes p0254 (continuous adjustment of exhaust camshaft) and p0010 (continuous adjustment of exhaust camshaft) ... Previous tech had replaced cam magnets problem persisted ... i decided to pull valve co...
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2006 Peugeot 307cc 2.0L Front windows
Hi guys need a bit of help with this 2006 Peugeot 307cc convertible, originally did a service on the vehicle and the customer asked me to look at the windows as the passenger window won't work. During the service the windows worked fine apart from the passenge...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Engine VIN: WVWAK73C26
This car was towed in. It did still run but had thrown a rod through the side of the block. Customer request used engine be installed. I have been told these engines self destruct that is why used engines are expensive. (Two to three thousand!) Is there anythi...
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2005 Audi S4 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WAUPL68E95
This car is fixed. Don't always believe what the codes tell you. It turned out that both front cats were melted in the middle section of the matrix! The front and rear surfaces looked good. Scoped front O2's and that gave the hint. Very erratic readings. Cut t... Trouble codes: P0300, P0308, P0306, P0304.
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2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L valve cover VIN: WBAVC93547
i'd like to thank all you guys for taking the time to help me out. sorry for misidentifying. it is the n52k. eric from texas had it right it goes in the right rear corner. there are actually 2 bolts that are different one is bit larger and has a flange at th...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L lock cylinder VIN: WDBHA22EXS
Inside the black cover there is area that is machined down it needs to end up at about the 7 o clock position onto the lock housing where a metal tab is located/released when the key is in #1 position. I did purchase the special tool for turning the cover it d...
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2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L Gauge lighting VIN: WMWRF33555
We sent the cluster out to BBA Reman. for testing, they returned the unit stating "no fault found" so we replaced the General Module, Coded and Assigned it to the vehicle. Still no night time illumination, after rechecking our wiring and feeds again we bit the...
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2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 2.0L timing VIN: WVWJK73C29
thanks for all the replies info was very help full. What I believe happened was the cam gears moved so the marks was useless. Owner has decided to wait on repairs because of the cost of the engine. Thanks to all that replied .
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