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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WAULC68E04
After the head job was done the car now overboosts a lot. Customer has a digital boost gauge in the car reading off the intake manifold directly. I verified its operation against a mechanical one and they read the same. customer stated the car would always max... Trouble codes: 16795 (seconday air injection system incorrect flow detected), 16396 (bank 1 - camshaft Aintake advanced set point not reached over retarded)
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Temperature Gauge VIN: WBAAW33471
Vehicle came in for 02 codes. Flashed ECU with Autologic per BMW TSB to address those codes. Customer brought car back in 2 days later stating the vehicle overheated and the temp gauge went to full red. Got vehicle and confirmed it was not overheating. Did not...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Battery VIN: WDBLJ70G42
Hello fellow techs. This Mercedes has a battery drain that kills the battery over a three day period (according to the customer). I first checked for any interior lights remaining on and also checked the glove box and trunk light, which were turning off when c...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Rear Window Movement VIN: WDBLK65G73
Hey iatn friends! customer has come in after we just replaced the three position proximity switch located at the left roof mechanism. After the top has been opened. While attempting to close the rear cover unlocks and raises, the top lifts and moves freely thr...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L warning light VIN: WDBLK65G73
This Car has just returned to our shop. The hydraulic convertable top operates normally but the control switch flickers, totally at random. No diagnostic codes to be found. The light only flickers when the roof is closed and locked. While monitoring scan data ...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L limp home mode VIN: WDBRF81J24
this car will sporadically go into limp home mode. check engine light on. at times the fault (p2602) wont clear. other faults will clear. other times a simple cycle of the key brings it out of limp mode and it will shift. and other times all it will do is rev....
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2005 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic 5.0L ignition VIN: WDBNG84J45
Hello Benz techs,this 05 220 was under the rain outside with out the RR door, and rain got to the rear fuse box. The car was running, the back lights where out.The fuse box was partially melted. We put in a used unit, and all was well, drove it 10 miles and pa...
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2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWZZZ1KZ9
Hi all had this vw jetta come in with fault codes p0088,p0087 rail pressure too high & too low.it had been to another workshop & they had fitted rail pressure sensor & fault sill returned .we checked codes & carried out guided fault finding on [...] & check... Trouble codes: P0088, P0087
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2006 Volvo XC70 2.5L Abs VIN: YV4SZ59226
hello everyone, I have this Volvo XC70 that has a 504mA battery draw, the previous tech installed a new abs module and the problem was gone for approximately 3 months. Well its back and setting a E003 configuration malfunction. According to all data this code ...
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2005 Audi A4 1.8L Inst.Cluster Headlight Washer VIN: WAULC68E15
THANK YOU STAN FROM PA GROUND G33 LOOSE.YOU COULD SEE SOMEONE WAS IN THERE AND THERE IT WAS.HAD I FOLLOWED ELECTRICAL DIAG.AND SAW WHAT WAS COMMON WITH THE EFFECTED ITEMS I MAY HAVE SEEN THIS. THANKS AGAIN
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2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDYPF1CC6A
Im apreciative of the replys i received. Thanks guys, iatn makes us all better techs. The fix on this one was the DEF dosing valve. Replaced, relearned and ready to go. thanks again. Trouble codes: 10610.
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2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L CAN bus VIN: 3VWTL71K89
Unfortunately, I was not able to fix the vehicle, I did however mitigate its obvious (to the driver) symptoms and informed him of such. Replies suggested CAN Gateway module, door harness, and grounds. I did check all grounds, they were all good. Did not fin...
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2007 Volvo XC90 V8 4.4L alternator VIN: YV4CZ85227
As most of replies indicated, the problem was a defective alt. Installing OEM alt from the dealer solved the signal from the alt, but we still had problem with the ecu. Xemodex repaired it and sent it back in a very timely manner. Down time was only 4 days w...
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