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2002 Audi A4 3.0L MIL Lamp on, chugs at idle int. VIN: WAUJT68E32
The car came in with the p0130 code. Threw a walker o2 sensor at and car set readiness fine and even made it through emissions. A mile after emission station it was reported that car started running rough. Got back to the shop and looked harder. Checked voltag... Trouble codes: P1142, P0130
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAFB33541
Rap! We are doing a valley pan replacement. With things apart it became obvious the valve cover gaskets, with a front upper cover reseal, needed to be done. This is a job we have done many times. When completed we have a rap which seems to be lower end on the ...
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAET37402
This car originally came in back in November with the complaint that the cruise would quite working after driving 5-10 miles. I was able to duplicate and found the EML light would come on when the cruise quit. Found code D3 iac valve mechanically stuck. Custom... Trouble codes: D3 (Idle Air Control Valve mechanically stuck)
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1986 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: SAJNV5846G
On this model XJ-S, the FI ECU has a rotary indexed switch. I have attempted to adjust this switch while the car has been on the smog machine dyno, watching for any indication that the tailpipe reading would reflect a change toward cleaner or dirtier in an att...
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1978 Mercedes-Benz 230 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1070441204
At idle it has a miss. Rev the engine to somewhere around 2000 rpm and it smoothes out real nice. At first i thought vacuum leak, but found NONE. I did a KV test and all cylinders were between 7 & 10 KV. I did a BG Induction service, (no change). I thought may...
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2005 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FB49S05
We are looking to install a used engine computer. We have installed new before. We have a Tech II and the software. Do we need to electronically "remove" the computer from the donor vehicle with the Tech II before we can use it?
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Window VIN: 3VWPF71KX5
Replace driver door electrical harness only on advisement from customer, due to broken wires at "A" pillar. Now, nothing works from driver door {door locks, windows, trunk release}. Windows work from other doors. Any advice before I get in too deep on this one...
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2009 Volkswagen Passat CC Highline 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Came in for CEL for Fuel rail pressure sensor low pressure. I have checked the lift pump for pressure going into the high pressure pump and it is always around 6 bar and never drops below 4 bar even under high load. The real problem doesn't seem to show itself... Trouble codes: 04506 (Fuel Pressure sensor Intermitent), 00369 (Lean Bank 1), 00768 (Random Misfire), 00772 (misfire 4), 00770 (Misfire 2)
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1CZ91H14
Hoping IATN can help me on this one. This Volvo came in with a bad transmission, and only DTC's initially were for the transmission. I installed the transmission, now I get DTC 5200 RPM sensor. It only triggers on cranking/starting the engine. Will not set wit... Trouble codes: 5200 (RPM sensor)
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2005 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 2.0L turbo? VIN: WAUKF68E75
The customer came in today and no oil came out of the intercooler hose. Next time I would definitely check for suction at the valve cover first and if present, do the valve cover/breather, and the reason being that if the valve cover nipple has as much suctio...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L trunk VIN: WDBUF87J66
Special thanks to Mark form Washington The relearning I believes only applies to the full extension. The only way I know is with the SDS. If I recall, the button has to be pressed when it is in the full upright position. The owners manual may have something....
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L from park to Drive VIN: 3VWRK69M43
Thanks you all for you replies!! The brake light switch was working intermittently and replaced switch and started working fine...I found out about the switch after posting here... replaced trany fluid with VW fluid. again thanks for all your help!...great s...
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