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2011 Audi A4 2.0L Cam Timing VIN: WAUAFAFLXB
Car came in on the hook with a crank but no start condition. We verified the cam timing was off by pulling the upper cover and seeing that the marks do not line up. (car was not seized, as it did crank. We removed the timing chain and found worn tensioner and ...
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2003 BMW M3 3.2L Misfire VIN: WBSBL93403
Got this car in from another one of our locations. Bank 2 cat and the throttle acuator were replaced. Since then the vehicle has a slight misfire that was not happening prior to repairs. most noticable while warming up after a cold start. They replaced plugs, ... Trouble codes: 208 (misfire 4), 209 (misfire 5), 207 (misfire 3), 210 (misfire 6), 213 (misfire multiple)
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2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Airbag system VIN: WDBKK49F52
SRS light on, checked codes, #33 continues to reappear. "Failure to communicate with pass door airbag impact sensor under pass seat". Swapped sensor from driver side, changed harness connector, swapped airbag from driver side, swapped control unit from another...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L instrument cluster VIN: WDBUF65JX4
First lets say thank you in advance!!! You guys are great when my mind goes blank... the vehicle came in with the instrument cluster going dead at times. Found that when you turn the right turn signal on. The cluster will switch off then back on like you turne...
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WVGCM77L94
Car came in from a car lot with notoriously troublesome vehicles. Complaint was car dying at irregular intervals, always restarted immediately. First testing found fuel pressure at around 10-20 psi, floundering idle quality, and engine died upon throttle appli...
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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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2002 Volvo S60 AWD 2.4L hard starting VIN: YV1RH58D62
"C:\Users\Brian\Desktop\img258.jpg" Thanks for responding all. Just wondering if anyone has a known good CKP/CMP correlation waveform on this vehicle. Replaced locked up motor recently and initially hard to start with excessive crank time and sets 5200 Manufac... Trouble codes: 5200 (RPM sensor -manufacturer specific)
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Hesitation VIN: WBAGH8342Y
Disconnected M A F sensor motor responded very quickly!!! scan values were acceptable,??? New M A F runs great. Thanks for the good inputs. Thanks Len
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Oil seperator VIN: WBADT43482
Thank you very much iATN community. Got parts from the dealer and removed and installed in 1.5 hrs. Half hour of it was spent cleaning the dipstick tube (should have taken Sisco's advice and replaced it). Braking off the old hoses definitely saved time. Thanks...
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2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Converter VIN: SAJDA14C2Y
Rick from NC is correct. The input shaft sealing ring was damaged causing pressure to bypass. I'm not much of a Jaguar guy but I have learned something today that will carry on into other car lines as well. Thank you all for your input/advice. I am greatly ...
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2006 Lamborghini Gallardo 5.0L Brake wear indicators VIN: ZHWGU12T76
Thanks to all who offered assistance. We checked the ohms reading at each brake wear indicator. They were all .666 and we could not find any bad connections. Customer decided to take the car to a Lambo specialist. Thanks again. John Sr.
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2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L tilt telescopic steering column VIN: SALSH23428
thanks to everyone who replied. I found the tag on the bottom of steering column and used the Autel scanner to code, works perfect.
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E0T
Thanks for all the great replies. As you all stated, we did not time this engine correctly. Timed it with the intake cam advancer rotated clockwise as looking at it from the front, not the seat! Spun it over twice and the marks lined up. Thanks to all! Trouble codes: P1341.
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF56JX6
Well here I am ready to dig in with all this great info but when I told the customer what it could cost he was not ready to go any further. Thanks for all the help. The sight with diagrams is kick butt. Regards to all. Brad
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2000 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Cooling System VIN: WP0AA2995Y
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP WE HAD AIR LIFT SYSTEM 2 3 TIME WOULD NOT GET HOT AT LOWER HOSE FRONT CAR REPLACED T STAT STILL WOULD NOT GET HOT REPLACED TANK WITH CAP FACTORY BUT WEFOUND THAT THE CAP WAS BAD REPLACED CAP ALL OK
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2008 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDJ71K48
As we continued working with this vehicle we added a ground to the brown/ blue wire and the intake runner and coolant sensor codes did not reset. We found that accelerator pedal position 2 output did intermittenly drop out and we also got an intermittent code... Trouble codes: P3193, P2127, P0190, P0118.
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2010 Volkswagen CC Sport 2.0L windows VIN: WVWMN7AN2A
Thanks for the help. Will need to reschedule vehicle to come back in and just do the old school method of just dig in. Problem in giving customer close estimate without knowing where to start. Like recommended I will start at B pillar and see if there is power...
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2010 Volkswagen CC Sport 2.0L rear windows VIN: WVWMN7AN2A
Thanks for the help. Will need to reschedule vehicle to come back in and just do the old school method of just dig in. Problem in giving customer close estimate without knowing where to start. Like recommended I will start at B pillar and see if there is power...
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