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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEH54B41
Vehicle came into shop with a misfire at idle. Scanned for codes and found that cylinder 3 had a misfire. This misfire only occurred at idle. Misfire at around 1200 rpm would disappear. I replaced spark plugs and plug wires. Didn't fix the problem. Fuel pressu... Trouble codes: P0300 (Cylinder misfire)
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2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUUT28N52
Customer returned about about 150 miles after engine replacement with p0411 air inj. code. I tested every component in the system and all is functional except the pump relay is missing ground control from the ECM. Wire from the relay to ECM ohm's out good. The... Trouble codes: P0411
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2003 BMW 745i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGL63433
to all BMW gurus out there. got this 745 that had the secondary air system codes on. read a post that mentioned replacing the check valves on the back of the heads. saw some you tube video of the ports/drilling on the side of the head that lead to the check va... Trouble codes: 0X276, 0X276
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L xenon headlamp VIN: WBAET37483
appears R. headlamp assembly is New, removed inspected wiring for possible collision damage - none found, checked any fuses related to headlamp, only 2 fuses #9, #32 both 5amp and good. Have low beam left side, both flash to pass will come on, but NO highbeams...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz S430 4Matic 4.3L Ecm VIN: WDBNG83J55
Hello imported techs, this is an unusual question. It only apply to techs who own a Launch X431 PAD. To make a long story short. I bought an X431 LAUNCH PAD thru Amazon third party. Up on activation all was fine until I realized that I was missing the envelope...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L compressor VIN: WDBUF56J86
Got this car from local Honda dealership.They put compressor on it form Mercedes i reset codes for low freon. the car cooled great for three days. Stop cooling sent it to Mercedes dealership they said bad compressor. So Honda puts another one on.Cools good for...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG 5.5L No Start VIN: WDDDJ76X46
Vehicle came in with no start issue when cold. No signal to fuel pump when not starting. Tried relay still issue. Tried rear sam unit still No start when cold. Eventually will get signal after couple cranks... Any help much appreciated.
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2012 Mini Cooper Countryman S ALL4 1.6L Air Bag VIN: WMWZC5C51C
Hello techs,vehicle in from rear end hit.air bag light on with code 9417 not clearing.discription in scanner is belt force limiter driver.i am guessing needs a tensioner.not telling me which side. Thanks in advance john g.
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L shift display VIN: 3VWBC21C1X
Came in on a tow truck with a bad cv joint. Axle was replaced and now vehicle won't start. No prior problems with starting. The shift display stays locked in D no matter where the shifter is moved. Shifter and cable both move freely. If key is turned off and s...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2004 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L 4x4 traction light VIN: WBXPA93404
thanks for all the help guys., turns out esc/abs modules Always need to be coded to car when replaced.
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2007 BMW 335xi 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: WBAVD53547
thanks to all. I took off the throttle body and it had some carbon. the plate was open slightly so i did not move the position of it, I just cleaned it out with some carb cleaner and blew it out then hit it with some wd40. reassembled it and cleared codes. i... Trouble codes: 2CEC, 2CED, 2D09, 55C3, 5F77.
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L shifting VIN: WDBRF40J93
we removed the transmission and found the f1 and f2 spages broken, so what we think is that the transmission was skipping second gear all together and jerking in to third
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF40J35
Sorry for the delay, it was a vacuum leak. Thanks to all who helped. Adam Trouble codes: P0366.
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2004 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRC33404
Thanks for your replies! We had tried to reset with a Snap-on scanner and a Launch without any luck. We Hired our Mobile guy to come with a factory tool and update the software as well as reset adaptations with the same results as us. The car sat here at the s... Trouble codes: P2097 (Post Cat 02 rich).
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2004 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L warning chime VIN: YS3FH46Y84
I want to thank everyone for giving me your advise..im sorry to say I don't have fix for this car customer had to go home and decided to live with noise until she gets home.thank you all again.
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Starting VIN: WVWPD63B12
Thanks to everyone that sent replies. We checked all the lights everything that was talked about in all the posts everything looked good, this is a very clean car also. I did remove the drivers seat and carpet checked the comfort module and it was in a plast...
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