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2005 Audi A4 3.0L Cam Timing VIN: WAULT68EX5
Vehicle came in for noise. Water pump bearing failed. R&R timing belt. This motor has 4 cam phasers not the 2 valve timers. I did use the cam lock/holding tool but did not loosen the cam phasers for adjustment. This was my first time doing a timing belt on thi...
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2007 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Tire Pressure VIN: WAUDH74F57
I have not been able to reset Tire Pressure System. I can clear it but comes back next day. The only code I get is 01521 Sensor for tire pressure: lower limit exceeded. I have replaced all the sensors and control unit. I have checked the coding for correct set...
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2010 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: WAUBFAFLXA
Vehicle came into shop no start condition. Engine sounded like it had low compression. Perform compression test found all cylinders low compression. 20 psi. Checked timing found vehicle out of time on intake side 3 teeth. Performed leak down test. No problems ... Trouble codes: P050B, P053F, P0101 (Mass or Volume Air Flow Circuit Range Performance)
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WBAAN37421
Has strong vac leak with oil fill cap off. Going through oil. Can see crank case vent valve wet, have ordered new one. Is it better to pull intake to replace this? Just looked at number 6 plug, looks ok. Is the aftermarket ok or do I need the oem style? Trouble codes: 227 (O2 bank 1 control deviation), 228 (O2 bank 2 control deviation), 243 (misfire cyl 6), 21 (vanos inlet)
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WBAET37483
Hello all EURO techs.I have this BMW with a very noticeable misfire/hesitation under load and will eventually throw oxygen sensor codes. Short fuel trim runs 3+/3-% long term stays at 12%+ I replaced the PCV hoping to get the long term trims down when it did n... Trouble codes: 2974 (O2 upstream interuption), 2973 (O2 upstream interuption)
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2008 BMW 335i 3.0L Unknown VIN: WBAVB735X8
Hello folks, we have this 2008 BMW 335I with 59,700 miles. Car came in with service engine soon light on, checked DTC (4F53 Fault in disengagement of converter lockup clutch). Checked for transmission fluid leaks, removed mechatronic electrical connector and c...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L instrument cluster VIN: WDBRF61J31
The instrument cluster draws 600 m.a. and wont go to sleep if awakened by the network. If I pull either fuse 42 inside or unplug the cluster and plug it back in it goes to sleep. The center display will shut down but continues to draw current. With the cluster...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on, No accleration VIN: WDBJF65J91
Hello Fellow Techs, This vehicle came in with check engine light on & BAS/ESP light on. Found the following codes of P0120 - Throttle actuator and C1041 - No communication to acceleration sensor. Engine idles @ 1,100 rpm. Tried a good used actuator, no help. A... Trouble codes: P0120 (Throttle actuator), C1041 (No communication to accleration sensor)
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L Suspension VIN: WDBPJ75J12
Suspension was slammed down. Found tandem pump leaking. Replaced pump assembly attempted to do rodeo test but could not do with Autologic. Performed the rodeo test with Programa software. Car feels o.k. but ABC light comes on. There are 3 fault codes that won'...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG 5.5L Cuts out VIN: WDBUH76J35
This car is really getting under my skin. We have a 2005 Mercedes E55 AMG wagon that holds back (lean misfire) on acceleration starting at about 1800 rpm. Now, before you guys start telling me to replace the Air Mass Sensor, it is an AMG and it doesn't have on... Trouble codes: P0432 (Insufficient left catalytic converter), P0422 (Insufficient rightcatalytic converter), P0300 (Multiple misfire at all cylinders)
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2008 Other European Crafter 2.5L Diesel particulate filter VIN: WV1ZZZ2EZ8
Hello. My first helprequest. We have a 2,5 TDI VW Crafter with a Disel particulate filter(DPF) installed. The car was first brought in with the DPF light and the engine light on. Fault code on the DPF-filter malfunction (P2002) I tried to regenerate the filter...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWNA23B7Y
This vehicle check engine light come on for code P1136 system too lean bank 1, smoke tested found evap purge valve check valve leaking so replace it, two other check valves under intake manifold and also replace vacuum hoses wild i was there found brake booste... Trouble codes: P1136 (Bank 1 System too lean)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Hesitation VIN: WVWSE61J92
Got a Jetta with the 1.8L turbo (AWP) that bogs down on accel and throws code p1200. We have tested the diverter valve (on intake boot) GOOD The AMM is GOOD The recirculation valve (n249) is testing GOOD The wastegate actuator valve (n75) is testing GOOD The ... Trouble codes: P1200
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2010 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L No Start VIN: WAUHFAFL8A
Hi everybody, i like to thank you all for your help, after checking the fuel pressure and ignition system all seem to be good, after checking the engine's compression we found out that it is low, i contacted the customer to inform him that it is an engine prob...
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1976 Mercedes-Benz 280S 2.8L No Start, no spark
OK, I still need help with this car but unable to post any info so must close it. My email is [...] I got a new switchgear, hooked it up but still have the same results in that when graphing voltage at the coil I have battery voltage KOEO and ...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Door locks VIN: WVWNA63B9X
Sadly, after 6 hours we had to put this thing back together because the customer didn't want to go any further. All the replies led to checking the comfort module and wiring harness in that area for water intrusion. I unwrapped the entire harness up to the A p...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Ignition VIN: 3VWSB69M82
Thanks so much for the quick replies and a special thanks to Roman from Singapore for the wiring diagrams .Sorry for the delay Guys had to get away from this one for a couple of days . Good news is it is fixed ..after talking to several of the family members w...
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