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1992 Audi S4 2.2L Steering VIN: WAUHP54A0N
Help Audi Techs!! This S-4 came in with leaks in the rack and pump- after replacement we now had a groan/ vibration in the pressure hose from pump to rack while turning the wheel back and forth. We tried a second pump then rack- same. We have followed the blee...
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2007 Audi A4 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: WAUAF78E07
Who may have the right data for cam/crank wave form for this engine. See picture of event. Trouble codes: P0016
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01C9Y
I have this Jag S-type. It came a broken breather hose under the intake. I replaced that, scanned the car and found it also had a P1386 VVT over advanced code. We did an oil change and used the recommended synthetic oil. cleared the cods and told the owner to ... Trouble codes: P1386 (VVT Over advanced-Bank 2)
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2006 Jaguar X-Type Sport 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: SAJWA51A66
Customer has had a problem with temp gauge in the red. This problem started a week ago. Very intermittent. Driving around the temp gauge is typically about 1/2. It will all of a sudden shout to hot. Pull over, turn car off and back on, temp is back to normal f...
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2009 Land Rover LR2 HSE 3.2L Charging VIN: SALFT24N49
vehicle was towed in for no start! battery was dead, recharged and cleared out code. It started right up! after running for awhile battery light came on! checked alt. and there was on voltage, just battery and droping! replaced alternator, restarted vehicle an...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L SBC module VIN: WDB2110422
"Service Brake visit workshop" warning on. check brake found front brake pads worn down to the sensor. Replaced the front brake pads and sensors. We scanned the SBC system found code C249F, service threshold reached. Warranty for the hydraulic unit was over. W...
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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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2001 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L rack and pinion VIN: YS3DF75K31
The rack was leaking from pinion shaft seal soaked the floor with fluid. Removed and replaced with rebuilt rack now steering wheel rocks left and right violently. If you hold the wheel with two hands it has about 50 to 75 pounds of force turning to lock positi...
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2004 Volkswagen Golf R32 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWKG61J04
OK everyone I need some help here. I have a 2004 GTI R32 that keep coming up with the same codes 18683 and 19711. I already replaced the Oxygen sensor, I also checked for good continuity from ECM to the oxygen sensor connector. The interesting part is the it t... Trouble codes: 18683 (Oxygen Lambda Sensor B1 S1 Negative Lead Open Circuit), 19711 (Oxygen Sensor B1 S1 Heating Circuit Regulation at Upper Limit)
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA69M65
Evening VW techs, Jetta was brought in for a water pump leak, which went well but after the test drive we noticed the MIL was on and the engine would not go above 3000 rpms. after talking to the customer she said the car was acting like this before we did the...
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Unknown VIN: YV1CZ91HX4
hi guys need some help i have this 2004 volvo 2004 xc90 am trying to reset the parking brake .there is no adjuster in the cable and under the console .i look on all data the reset the procedure i still cant get it any help thank you guys
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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: WAULT68E23
Many thanks for the 3 replies to my post for help! The crank sensor was the problem. It's located on the left side of the motor and actually is mounted in the bell housing. Someone had been into this job before I suspect they had replaced the Trans. Anyway the...
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2005 Audi A4 3.0L Cam Timing VIN: WAULT68EX5
Thank you for the replies! It is fixed. It only made sense that my timing was off considering I had just done the timing belt. This time I followed the service and repair procedure to a "T". Locking the cams, loosening the phasers, tensioning the eccentric the...
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1991 BMW 318is 1.8L Timing Chain VIN: WBAAF9312M
THANKS EVERYONE FOR YOUR HELP. THERE WAS ALOT OF GOOD INFO. THE PROBLEM WAS I DIDNT HAVE THE CAMSHAFTS LINED UP CORRECTLY. THE ANGLE THE ENGINE WAS SITTING KEPT THROWING ME OFF. I THOUGHT I WAS SEEING THE BACK OF THE CAMS COORECTLY AND THE LOBES LINING UP. I M...
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAET37402
I guess I will call this one fixed. I checked the crankcase vacuum it was ok. My service adviser decided to send it across the street to the BMW dealer. They reprogrammed the ECM and this apparently fixed it. I don't know what the reasoning for this is he did ... Trouble codes: D3 (Idle Air Control Valve mechanically stuck).
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2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALAD25435
You know that feeling you get when a difficult problem gets resolved? Yeah, I got that. Fit a new fuel pump module with pressure regulator-FYI does not come with a new access panel seal and special clamp, Land Rover p/n [...], $55 cost-and pressure now 6... Trouble codes: 0171 (Mix adaptation lean bank 1), P0174.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L instrument cluster VIN: WDBRF61J31
Thanks for your help on this...I got the cluster back from the guys that fixed the display who said it had no draw on their bench. They were right...Pedro suggested checking the ambient temp sensor and sure enough I had a code B1045 in the front sam for open l...
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2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 2.0L back up light VIN: WVWAK73C79
The problem was the electrical unit(09)i speaker with the costumer and we decide to by-pass the electrical module by taking the reverse output from the range switch and with a relay (for not loadind the switch)get the wirel of the b/u ligot at the unit and th...
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