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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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2008 Audi A4 2.0L filler neck VIN: WAUAF78E68
Customer gassed up (full tank) and tried to start the car. Car turns over and stalls immediately. This happens a couple times, then the car will start and run with no problems. Read fault codes and the following appeared; -004243 - bank 1; measuring system 2 -...
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1994 BMW 318i 1.8L No Start VIN: WBABK5323R
We had this car towed in, customer stated it lost powered then died and wouldn't restart. After doing some checking noticed the car was flooding itself out. Knowing DME is a problem we sent it off to have it checked, came back fine. Injector pulse 10-11.5 ms w...
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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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1996 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Seal
Have this jag with oil leaking from the intermediate shaft seal Behind the triangular plate above the crank on the front cover. Can't find any info about changing it. Looking to see if anybody has Done one & if so is there any special tools needed? Any help wo...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF65H2X
I don't have enough information to fix this po400. Alldata and Mitchell both come short. To my understanding, monitor runs intrusive test on long decel when PCM opens egr valve and looks for map change. Map sensor vacuum supply line seems to have a check valve... Trouble codes: P0400 (egr flow)
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Srs VIN: WVWMA23BXY
Replaced [...], SRS Airbag, Cleared fault, short test drive, fault comes back. Need Help. Thanks
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Compressor VIN: 3VWRK69M84
This car came in for ac not working. Discovered 40 amp fuse blown in above battery fuse box and driver's side cooling fan bad. Replaced fuse, fan, and fan module. The ac clutch will not engage and when I check for power it flashes momentarily every 5 seconds o...
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2007 Audi Q7 Premium 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1BY74L27
After replacing low side pump and filter assembly, low pressure pump duty cycle percentage went from 58% to about 42%. Low side fuel pressure went from about 4.5bar to 5.2 bar at idle. It has been about a week, truck has not come back and client called saying... Trouble codes: P310B (004 - Fuel Pressure Outside).
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2007 BMW 328i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAWB33597
OK I CHANGED A COIL, THAT TOOK CARE OF THE MISS, DEFINETLY OIL LEAKING THROUGH THE CONNECTOR FOR THE ECCENTRIC SHAFT SENSOR,AND I CANNOT GET RID OF THE CODES IN ECU, BUT SINCE THE CHECK ENG LIGHT CLEARED AND MISFIRE GONE, CUSTOMER DECIDED TO TAKE VEHICLE AND S... Trouble codes: 2A31, 2A47, P0301 (Misfire cyl 1).
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2009 BMW 550i 4.8L Dme VIN: WBANW53539
Michael from Texas! Thanks so much for taking the time to reply! I knew a DME Ram reset would fix the car I just could not find how to access it in autologic because it is not labelled as such, it is a byproduct of another feature, "oil disturbed test plan", t...
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2001 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Shifting VIN: SAJDA42C91
The replies discussed several levels of response from a service with the pan off, possibly to include a valve body removal to inspect it for wear or damage. Beyond that, there was a suggestion of a drum needing replacement and just a general rebuild as a way t...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L trunk light VIN: WDBNG75J42
Thanks to all who responded. I traced the trunk light circuit from the lights to the rear SAM. No fault in the wiring. Couldn't confirm rear SAM was faulty with the equipment I have so borrowed a "known good" module from a dealer tech friend. After install...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L No Start VIN: WDBKK49F63
Thanks for the help. All replies referrred to key issue or EZS or DAC module or related wiring. Customer brought both keys and neither worked. checked wiring to all modules related to starting and running. Problem appears to be in DAC module. We're sending thi... Trouble codes: P202C.
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2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33526
First I would like to thank all that replied to this help request. No one had a waveform capture I was looking for but their info was extremely helpful. Well after reviewing the information from the replies I am pretty sure this Mini has a timing chain issu... Trouble codes: P0341 (Camshaft sensor no plausible signal).
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L fuel tank vent VIN: WVWPD63B94
Hey guys, thanks for your input - one reply asked if there was a part # for the valve - unfortunately - NOT!; we are hesitant to try to epoxy / repair due to safety issues; the customer is calling VW national customer to request warranty / help. Problem not...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Misfire VIN: WVWAK73C16
Well this one is fixed. I like to thank everyone who replied. Do to the style injector i never removed it from the head (teflon one time seal) It ohmed out ok and had a good scope pattern. It was simple clogged from carbon on the end. Changed number 2 injector... Trouble codes: P0302, P0300.
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2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on, Low boost VIN: 3VWAL7AJ9A
Ok guys, due to recommendations you offered, I decided to recheck for leaks in the charge air pipes. I found the pipe in between the charger and the cooler cracked, likely damaged during engine replacement. Although the vanes in the new turbo were damaged I'm ... Trouble codes: P0299 (Turbocharger underboost).
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