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2005 BMW 325i 2.5L A/c VIN: WBAEV33405
Vehicle has cold air from center vents. Defrost and bottom vents are hot. System has a full charge. DTC's 20 AUC heating and 1E AUC sensor present and won' clear. Haven't found information an how to diagnose DTC's with Alldata. Any help from you BMW guys would...
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L water pump VIN: WBAVB13576
2 days after return to customer "service engine soon" light came on. Codes found were 2E81-electrical coolant pump speed diviation and 2A13-DMTL leak diagnosis pump, activation. The vehicle has not flashed the overheat lamp. Question one is should you always s...
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2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 3VWPF71K27
I need help form you VW guys. I very seldom work on forgin cars and can't remember the last time I worked on a VW. Car came in with poor cooling. And A/C condenser fans not coming on. When testing for power to fans only the larger one(left hand side) would c...
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2003 BMW 330i 3.0L Hesitation VIN: WBAEV53413
We decided to have the customer take the car in hopes we would get a code(s), or the issue would progress. After several weeks still no change. We received a few replies. One to check the MAF, which as stated in the original post, was replaced. Another to scop...
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAZ33424
Thank you Steven and Andrew from New Jersey. Yes the car has a steel/metal fuel tank. So we called the BMW dealer and YES it normally would be covered under warranty. HOWEVER the car was in an accident and it now has a SALVAGED title. So the warranty went down... Trouble codes: P1447.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L No Drive no reverse VIN: WDBRN47J92
Its still a no fix. Replaced tcm, replaced shifter, opened transmission replaced clutches, connecting plate. Transmission is behaving exactly as it did when I purchased car. No codes.
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2005 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG84J05
Not happy with this one. This vehicle was released to the owner with the diagnosis of a failed ECU based on circuit testing and the inability to use a scanner (Snap On Solus Pro) to activate the EGR. The owner was advised to seek out someone more capable, as w... Trouble codes: P2001 (Egr).
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.8L Fuel leak VIN: 3VWVH69M03
thank you for the ideas ,we took all apart went back thru smoke tested found a mouse chew spot we had missed on last repair
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Radio VIN: 3VWCM31Y25
THE VEHICLE ENDED UP NEEDING THE IGNITION LOCK CYLINDER HOUSING I REPLACED THE HOUSING NOW THE RADIO SHUTS OFF ONCE THE KEY IS REMOVED FROM THE IGNITION.
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2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T 2.0L Input speed sensor VIN: 3VWTK49M87
Did sensor and circuit testing and all tested fine. Apparently VW wiring is poor so ran a new overlay harness from sensor to TCM. Released vehicle to customer and am crossing my fingers. Will update if does not work. Thanks for replies.
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1997 Volvo 850 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LS5559V
Looks like Dave from Ohio nailed it. Looked this morning and found what looked like a harness hold down not bolted down, my helper missed it, and honestly I looked for missing/ loose grounds a few times and missed it. Other suggestions were interference with c...
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