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2009 Audi A3 2.0L seat heater VIN: WAUHF78P19
we have this a3 with a seat heater issue. With both thumbwheels at 6 seats will not get hot. we found tsb# 87 11 16 and found software level not up to date. The car was sent to the dealer to update the software. There was no difference in temperature before an...
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L ignition VIN: WBAAN37441
Hi : I replaced the engine. I used manifolds, harness, valve cover and oil pan from the original engine. The original engine was running good, but it was burning coolant. Now a have misfire cy 1,2 and 3. Compression is good on all cylinders. I swap coils, spar...
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L airbag light VIN: WBAGL63452
the air bag light is on and the car has not been in an accident I get the following codes: 1-airbag-SASL satellite, A Pillar,left code:(no message(0x20)from driver seat satellite,SASL receiver,SSFA transmitter...code 953C 2-airbag-SASR satellite, A Pillar,R...
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2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L camshaft, excentric shaft VIN: WBAHN83596
Hi guys: the car was running good when it came in . Was burning oil at idle (bad). I pulled the heads, sent them to the machine shop for a valve job. After installation I had a general misfire and cy. 6 misfire. I pulled the valve cover and found that the rock...
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2009 BMW 328i xDrive 3.0L Clutch VIN: WBAPK53579
Hi again in IATN land. This sweet little Bimmer is like new. It came in a year ago with a noise from the clutch ONLY when the clutch was depressed to the floor. I replaced the peddle stop and all was well. Came in this week with fluid running out of the slave ...
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Mechanical VIN: SAJEB01T03
Hello to all. We have this Jaguar s type with a manual transmission, Slave cylinder is leaking (internal in bell housing) and customer gave go ahead to pull trans and check clutch also. Alldata has no info on pulling trans. It looks pretty straight forward wit...
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2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on, Low coolant temp VIN: SALMF15416
First TY to all you techs for reading this post! Code P0128. Should be a simple fix, put in a thermostat. 3 thermostats installed aftermarket and OE, still same results. Coolant temp 120-140 degrees(F), low coolant temp reading on gauge on instrument cluster, ... Trouble codes: P0128 (Coolant temp below operating range)
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1997 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L Electronic VIN: WDBFA76F8V
I am replacing the RPM sensor board in the trans as well as the trans control module. Codes PO715 and PO720 This car has NO GLOVE BOX. How do you remove the trans control module? THNX
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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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2004 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 2.8L Hesitation
When under heavy load, and only in upper gears (5th and 6th), ignition timing pulls intermittently to 5ATC, causing a serious hesitation. I've carefully graphed knock sensor voltage for each cylinder, and I have watched individual cylinder retard. Knock sensor...
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2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAK73C17
Hi Group This problem car belongs to a very good regular customer and has been very well maintained. Check engine light came on while driving, found codes P000A and P0011, cleared codes and came right back, these faults suggested a problem with N205 Variable ... Trouble codes: P0011 (Intake Camshaft Retard Setpoint not reached over advanced), P000A
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L Cuts out VIN: YV1VS295X1
Hello Group, I have this Volvo S40 that is cutting out at idle in drive,only when its hot and there is an electrical load. When this car came in,it had this complaint along with a hard start and MIL on. We found multiple problems,ruptured fuel pressure regula...
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2007 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDH74FX7
Thank you to all that replied! IATN saves the day again. Roman you nailed it. I tested the power supply relay for the lambda sensors and found it faulty. I verified the integrity of the circuits related to the fault codes and everything tested good Out of curi... Trouble codes: P2401 (Evap circuit low voltage), P0031, P0051, P1117, P1121, P2295.
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2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAGN63464
Thanks for all the help, This job truly does suck. The labor time given by Alldata is way off. The bolts on the valve cover are different sizes and need to go exactly in same spot. The longer bolts are on top and shorter bolts are on bottom.
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Stall VIN: 4JGAB54E2Y
Group Did some further testing and advised customer problem was either in throttle body itself or accelerator pedal sensor. After telling them what a throttle body costs and that we would not install a used part on this vehicle they decided they could not affo...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L cam gear VIN: WVWAC63B51
I will post the fix once we can get it back in the shop, hopefully this week. IATN wants me to close it for now. And yes the head was changed by another shop, don't know about the cam and crank sensors. A new belt, water pump, and component kit with actuator w...
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2005 Volkswagen Touareg 4.2L No Start VIN: WVGMM77L65
The real fix would had been if we took it apart It would had been alot easier. But thats in the past,If you do have the chance to replace the fuel pumps on this type of car you need to first look at the you tube link that an iatn member sent me and review the ...
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2006 Volvo XC90 V8 Ocean Race 4.4L Service charging sys VIN: YV4CZ85276
Thanks for the confirmation. We did not attempt a used ECM. A new ECM brought back our communication and all is well. Almost everybody stuck to the question I was asking and saved me from wasting time on this one. The diagnosis is simple. The ECM is the master... Trouble codes: U1208.
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