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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAULT58E82
Hello Everyone. This car came in with a check engine light. All three cylinders in bank 1 are misfiring. We looked at group 15 on the VAS 5052a and saw all three cylinders miss firing in bank 1 at idle. We looked at group 16 and there are no missfires in bank ... Trouble codes: PP030, P0301 (miss fire cylinder 1), P0302 (miss fir Cylinder 2), P0303 (miss fir cylinder 3), 16805 (Bank 1 warm up cat), 18010 (power supply voltage)
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Oil seperator VIN: WBADT43482
I have this BMW that is sucking a lot of vacuum through the hose that goes to the front of the valve cover. I believe this goes to the oil separator??? DOES ANYONE HAVE A TRICK TO REPLACING THESE??? Also, how do I reset the memory when repair is finished??? We...
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2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L Mechanical
I Replaced the engine in this BMW 6 weeks ago due to the front crankshaft pulley center bolt loosening, this resulted throwing off of the serpentine belt, and more importantly, loss of cam timing. I removed valve cover, set up AST timing tool, re-set engine ti...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16 2.3L Air Condit VIN: WDBDA34D8G
We have no A/C compresor engagement and found that the ground side of the presure sensor is not available, we have removed most of the area surounding the HVAC controler but have not been able to figure out how to remove the control head for testing of the var...
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1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Slow to respond VIN: WP0CA2987X
I have a 99 boxter 2.5 auto. Im getting the following codes permanently stored in the ecu. By permanent I mean will return asap as soon as engine is turned on. p0341 cam sensor bank 1 short to b+ p1397 cam sensor bank 2 short to ground Both sensors are new i... Trouble codes: P0341, P1397
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2002 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L Electronic VIN: YS3EH45G22
This a dual situation with the A/C system, at times we have all A/C systems working, but other times we have no interior fan but the compressor working, we have faults as follows 08 01 11 13 07 the other issue is that sometime when the compressor clutch is eng...
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2005 Volkswagen Touareg 3.2L front diff bearing VIN: WVGLG77L65
have removed front diff and found metal debris in oil,i am trying to find rebuilding specs have found bearing part # carrier pin seems maybe held in with roll pin cannot find rear exit hole, special tool?? ,procedure ??any help would be great thanks
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GL TDI 2.0L No Start VIN: WVWAE63B55
Head gasket was done along with having it surfaced at ran good after this repair. Came back on hook about 2 months later and acted like it had run out of fuel. Long crank time then started ran good and started all day no problem. Check fuel out filter got 11 p...
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2007 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L oil consumption VIN: YV1MS39047
Hello Volvo Techs and others. I have a 2007 Volvo S40 non Turbo, The Head Gasket was replaced in the beginning of 2014 due to gasket leaking on timing belt side. Repair went off with out any trouble. Customer was involved in front end collision and states 2 m...
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2001 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Reverse drum VIN: WAUML54D71
I found a transmission shop that could rebuild the trans for a reasonable price and will send it out. Thanks to those who to time to respond. Steve
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2006 Audi A4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAF78E26
Customer has been out of town with the car and iatn wants this closed, I will report fix when it occurs Trouble codes: 01255, P0089.
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2006 Audi A4 Quattro 3.2L 3-4 gear VIN: WAUDG74F96
The vehicle needed a new transmission. Checked trans oil and found a substantial amount of metal shavings. Trouble codes: P0783, P0068, P307A.
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Unknown VIN: WDBDA28D5P
thanx for all the replies. this one was very confusing. although i pinched off both hoses with pinch off pliers. it still blew hot. after blocking the one heater hose near the aux heater pump the unwanted heat went away and the ac blew really cold!!! thanx a...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L dash lights/tag lights VIN: WDBJF25H7X
thanks for the help. I received several replies mentioning potential trunk wiring issues at the hinge, faulty headlight switch and possible wiring error on my part during evaporator replacement. we ended up finding a faulty switch that would only short on th...
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2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 2.0L A/C Blower circuit VIN: WVWAK73C48
I pulled the blower motor and inspected it. Shaft seem tight. Checked amperage pull with remote battery and starts out pulling 42.1 amps and levels off to about 20 amps. Put fuse back in s39 40 amp. And stared engine. Manual AC system. Fuse does not blow w...
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