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2002 Audi A4 1.8L abs VIN: WAUZZZ8E82
just fitted a stop light switch,now brakes come on when driveing,oedal goes hard ,not releasing,code says basic setting,am using das 708 scanner,what process do i do eg channel no,no problem before fitting switch,put old switch back in same problem, any clues.
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2003 Audi A4 Cabriolet 3.0L MIL Lamp on, Starts cold then die VIN: WAUAT48H13
Can start right up and pull in and out of shop. After 5 mins starts miss firing and shuts off. No start till cool. Had many codes for all kinds of things. Clear all codes and I get P3041 in engine and P1787 in auto trans. I have the VCDS pulling codes and will... Trouble codes: P3041, P1787
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L left valve cover VIN: WBAGL63452
customer came in with an oil leak from the left valve cover. after researching we decided to go all the way with new valve cover, bolts and gasket from the BMW dealer. installed and yes went through the many step torque sequence. road tested all clean and dry....
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2006 BMW 550i 4.8L Hesitation VIN: WBANB53506
I need update the i level software, first time doing this with Peter David software and Icom, most connector. measure plans are 4 pages long, need to know if any modules will need to be replaced. plans show new module part numbers, trying Fix in Service bullet...
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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L adaptive headlights VIN: WBAVB33506
Car was brought in from a body shop, after all repairs where done on vehicle adaptive headlights don't work, and malfunction indicator is on on message display. technician did a little research and discover that the replacement head light assy. that the body s...
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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on, long crank VIN: WBAVB33596
The engine has a long crank 80% of the time and then stumbles and runs poorly, sometimes will stall. It will restart, sometimes ok sometimes not. The oil cap seems to be leaking some oil but may have been some oil spilled when filling but seems fresh and wet. ... Trouble codes: 2A2F, 2A2E, 29CD, 29D9, 2DEC, 2F0D
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L check engine light VIN: WDBCA39E7M
i have a check eng light that flickers intermittantly. the car doesnt offer a data stream. it idles around 900 rpm. ive checked the ovr and idle control module, both seem ok.ive been told the cel is only for an o2 sensor. i have replaced that and checked the w...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L Headlamp switch
OK, just want a quick opinion here. I have my customer's '95 SL320 in the shop and the wire between the Headlamp switch and the ignition switch is toasty/crispy. It obviously had a short. The insulation is completely burned off from the ignition switch all the...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E0T
We just replaced head gasket on this vehicle and now we have this code. Cams were timed with crank at tdc #1 cyl, pins in 4mm holes on rear of cam sprockets. Looked dead on. Installing the actuator, was directed to install slightly counter-clockwise. Appeared ... Trouble codes: P1341
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2009 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA29929
Car Came in with a check engine light and rough idle once warmed up. Durametric scan tool showed 8113, 7501, and 0403 codes. OBD had P0175 and P0304. Fuel trim on bank2 -20%, bank1 -4%. Swapped O2's: no change. Confirmed O2's were hooked up properly. No exhaus... Trouble codes: 8113 (Valve Lift Adjustment Implausable Signal), 7501 (Bank2 Lambda Contol System too Rich), 0403 (Cyl 4 Misfire)
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2008 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDJ71K48
Hi VW Techs, We have a 2008 jetta here that had major front end damage as well as engine harness damage. The wiring harness and body damage were repaired. When vehicle was scanned we found numeruos codes for maf, intake air temp, as well as the codes I have l... Trouble codes: P3193, P2127, P0190, P0118
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2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L rain sensing wiper VIN: YV1SZ59H24
After the replacement, the rain sensing feature didn't work. The system sets code UME-0080 "Rain Sensor Missing". The Upper Electronic Module supplies the power, ground, and varying voltage on the data line. The code resets immediately. Is it possible to be th...
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2007 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L high beam shutters VIN: WAUMV44E37
Big thanks for the replies! It was the j519 module or central electronics module. It is located under the drivers dashboard behind the stack of relays. There was no power coming out of it when activating high beams. installed new one, coded with VAG and all ...
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2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L convertable top VIN: 4USBT33413
thank you all for the good info, as everyone has said to check the drain so I did and sure enough the top motor was swimming. cust. is going to bring car back in the fall to have the motor replaced. thank you all again
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L radio VIN: SALMF15487
The fix was to replace the main audio amplifier in the left rear of the vehicle. The client was visiting relatives in her hometown, which had a Land Rover dealer. They diagnosed the problem as the MOST system being down due to a faulty audio amplifier a...
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