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1998 Audi A6 2.8L Trans limp mode VIN: WAUAA24B7W
Transmission (5HP-19) was replaced by us with one from a junk yard. The vehicle sat outside for a while waiting for parts/funds for repairs. After trans was replaced, fluid and filter changed and level checked to be correct at operating temp. We received a cod...
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1990 BMW 750iL 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, VIN: WBAGC8315L
Car Came to us after customer stated that another shop tried to fix throttle hesitation under load and at idle by replacing the catalytic converters and the O2 sensors, customer picked up car after the shop gave up trying to fix it and was recommended to us. W... Trouble codes: 10 (o2 sensor control), 28 (o2 sensor), 195 (FGR control button), 5 (Throttle valve signal stored in TCM)
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L dsc VIN: WBAAV33461
We have faults in the ABS DSC control module 5E38 5E3C rotatio rate sensor, the issue is that the car will activate the DSC intermitantly with no reason IE wether related clear roads, now this AM it is working just fine, we are under the impresion that the car...
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2002 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Converter VIN: WBABS53412
This BMW came in with a leak in the front of trans and no converter lockup. We rebuilt the transmission, replaced the torque converter and valve body. Now the trans goes in and out of lockup. We again replaced the converter and valve body after a conversation ...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L srs VIN: WDBRH81J74
This C240 came to me with the left front splash panel missing and damage to the wiring for the washer pump & left front lights. The washer level indicator and coolant level were both showing on the instrument cluster display as well as the srs warning. I repai...
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2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L No Start VIN: WMWRE33566
Car was towed in with a no start condition. Customer stated he shut off car and it would crank with no start. I looked into this car and found the instrument cluster is no working or lighting up at all and OBD2 connector has no power, no spark due to no coil p...
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2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on, Reduced power VIN: WMWMF33537
Came in with timing chain noise ,rattle and check engine light. Cores p0011,p0012 and others i cant remember.we have had several with the turbo engine that had the same problem, and always had good results, we have all the set up tools for both engines.the kit... Trouble codes: P0014 (p0115-), P0115 (p0017-), P0017 (testing and results)
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2009 Mini Cooper S 1.6L abs module VIN: WMWMF73519
abs light on intermittent code 5e2c control unit supply no data available on alldata for code any info would be appreciated
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1983 Porsche 928 S 4.7L Left camshaft VIN: WP0JB0922D
Oil still was leaking from that front cam flange pretty much the same as it did before we resealed it. There doesn't seem to be a crack anywhere and all the seals went in without nicking them. We removed that front flange from the left cam and carefully inspec...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L Starting VIN: WP1AB29P64
This vehicle was in an accident. body shop fixed some suspension work and, the vehicle won't start. They installed a new battery. It was towed in to us and, I can't talk to any of the control modules. I have checked all fuses that I could find that were associ...
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2000 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Interior VIN: YS3DF55K6Y
Hi, I'm having a problem with the audio system in this car. Right now I'm heading negative in progress. Owner has replaced head unit and amp twice each. Last situation was that stereo works intermittently and can be triggered to work by jiggling steering whee...
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Radio VIN: 3VWCM31Y35
I replaced the battery, which was a much more complicated job than I would have anticipated... These cars are fairly miserable to work on, but fortunately I don't see many. Anyway, the radio now displays "Safe 1000" and it needs to be coded before it will wor...
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2007 Volvo XC70 2.5L Hesitation, Sputtering VIN: YV4SZ59257
I replaced a faulty fuel pump on this about a month ago. Vehicle just came back with a complaint of it bogging/sputtering on them but can not recreate complaint. Identifix is saying fuel pressure at idle should be 43-45psi and I'm at 50 psi and duty cycle shou... Trouble codes: 2900 (Fuel pressure), 290D, 212C, 2800 (Fuel pressure sensor), 3100 (Misfire at least one cylinder)
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2008 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWML33508
When the response I received said he got the info from all data I found it the next morning after I cooled down a bit. The motor I received was in one piece with harness I still had no real testing info the only damage was the wire going to the exhaust cam so... Trouble codes: P0015.
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L A/C compressor VIN: 3VWST71K46
Thanks for the replies. The folks at Ross-Tech wound up reviewing my logs and were able to see that the part number for the HVAC module was incorrect for the car. The installed module was from an '09 and this car is an '06. The customer wound up taking the ...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L No Start VIN: WVWEK93C86
hi, everyone after checking all relays, and track all involved wires , got to ecm. and find out that ecm.is the problem , a reman. ecm. and programing solved the problem. injector drive is in the engine computer. thanks to all of you for help
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L exhuast gas in cooling system VIN: 3VWDT71K56
Thank you for your responses. We put in a new EGR cooler, old one changed 14 months ago. This stopped the diesel from entering the coolant and the flow improved to the heater. We drove the car 100 miles or more before we returned it to the customer today. The ...
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2006 Volvo XC70 2.5L fuel tank leak VIN: YV4SZ57126
Soaked the seal in trans fuild for about 6 hours and then lubed the seal up. I smoked tested the tank and didn't see any leaks. I let the car run in the shop for about 2 work days with the right side of the vehicle jacked up. Didn't see anything leak so I thin...
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