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1995 Audi S6 2.2L Engine VIN: WAULA84AXS
Car towed in, crank no start. Check basics, fuel and spark and neither are present. Scan PCM with a snap on solus and got these two codes: 00514 Ignition point sensor G4 and 00513 Engine speed sensor G28. Using the Bentley manual I tested the resistance betwee...
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1999 Audi A4 2.8L Center dash vents VIN: WAUED28D4X
Whether AC on or off, the air output from dash center vents fluctuates greatly when air speed turned up, as if the blower speed is varying. I believe the air control door is opening & closing. No faults are showing in system using Autel. This is a clean car an...
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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Booster Vac VIN: WAUBA24B3X
This is a good friend's car who has had progressively lower brake power assist over the years. Putting a vacuum gauge tee'd into the booster vacuum line we see that up on starting it only has 7" of vacuum, and until you rev the engine a bit, it doesn't go high...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Starter VIN: WBADD6323W
This BMW will not crank over. I put in a new battery since the old one was weak, still no crank. After much diagnosis I have found that the EWS data shows the starter disabled because of lever position, i.e. it thinks the car is in gear instead of park or neut...
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2003 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Convertible top
Hi all, I need some help with this 325Ci. The car came in with the roof not working at all. This is the hycdraulic roof with the electric cowl motor and motor under rear seat for cover latches. I have had some experience with these in the past. The red light o...
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2007 BMW 328i 3.0L Mechanical VIN: WBAVC53547
Hello folks, I have this 2007 BMW 328I N51 (FZ74179) engine that came in like it has a turbine engine idling under the hood. After customer came in the car was parked for about 5 hours and started back up again and the noise went away. Checked crankcase breath...
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1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L condenser VIN: SAJGX2748V
Customer had complained about not cooling well at stoplights and while sitting still in park. We hooked up gauges and high pressure would climb to 350 to 400 and compressor would turn off because of high pressure. The cooling fans are running on high speed and...
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2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L abs module VIN: WMWRE33576
need some clarification mini experts! complaint is cruise control didn't work and a warning indicator light came on but is now off. cruise does work, I scanned abs and had 3 codes, cleared, initialize tires, and have one reoccurring fault code listed on my lau...
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2008 Mini Cooper S Clubman 1.6L Hesitation VIN: WMWMM43352
Hi guys see if you can help me on this one have code 2885 for air charge sensor all data and Mitchell have no info on this car this is what I tested so far smoke the charge hose no leaks cleaned the charge sensor no help there I wanted to know if anyone had an...
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2002 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L engine VIN: YS3ED49Z72
Engine really runs bad like bad misfire customer installed correct NGK plugs finally 43 psi fuel pressure 175 cranking compression on all cylinders-figured with those good numbers timing was on. 2 DIC tried swapping around still has P1300 found engine was in...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L fuse 32 & 43 VIN: 3VWBB21C02
I am wondering if anyone has seen this before. I remember a TSB about fuse boxes on some models, but I didn't think it involved this one. When this car dies, we lose power to fuse 32 & 43, which provides power to injectors, l/s htr, sai valve and other comp. I...
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2009 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L Noise VIN: 3VWRJ71K09
We have a 2009 Jetta 2.0 turbo in our shop for 1) Rear main oil seal leak, and 2) Noise in the driver's side when turning left or right. It sounds like a CV joint noise, but the noise is not coming from the outer CV joint, but is coming from either the inner C...
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2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L Ac Compressor VIN: 3VWPL7AJ3A
I charged ac on the high side. Procedure says engine off, compressor off, vents off but theres no off switch for vents? blower speed on level 3. Start engine let idle for 5 seconds turn on compressor, and i got nothing. No light turning on for compressor switc...
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2010 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2.0L Battery VIN: WVGAV9AX1A
Good Afternoon, I have this VW from one of our local dealers that the battery goes dead in a day or two. I have confirmed this concern but am no where near knowing what is causing the draw. The battery passes all tests after it is recharged. Most of the tim...
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1996 Audi Cabriolet 2.8L Pan Or Near VIN: WAUAA88G3T
The replies we got were to use dye or chalk powder to locate leak, make sure level is correct, and look for a crack above pan rail and possible front pump seal. All good but we could not identify the source--we suspected the pan gasket because that's where it ...
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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAULT58E82
So this was a extremely difficult problem. The only reason Im closing this post late is because the customer was on vacation for two weeks and i want to make sure everything was good before posting the fix. In the end the problem was with the pressure valves... 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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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L window VIN: WBAVB13526
thanks every body for your inputs, i replace the motor and did the initialization and that took care of the problem, thanks every one
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Starting VIN: WDBUF65J94
SO WE LET THE CUSTOMER KNOW THAT WE COULD ONLY DO SOME BASIC DIAGNOSIS WITH THE CAR, HAD FUEL PRESSURE WITHIN SPEC BUT NO SPARK. CHECKED ALL FUSES IN CAR AND UNDER HOOD TO FIND THAT THE #58 FUSE WAS BLOWN, REPLACED 15 AMP FUSE AND CAR FIRED RIGHT UP. FUSE WAS ...
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2008 Volkswagen Rabbit S 2.5L Rear Hatch lock VIN: WVWAA71K88
So what I learned is that Gulf and Rabbits don't have a release. The button on door and FOB only unlock. You can buy a program to release, everything is there. But not factory. Thanks
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2002 Volvo S60 2.4L temp pins at start VIN: YV1RS61R22
thanks every one for your help adam hit it on the nose,when he told me to do batt relearn. I just switched the battery and every thing works fine thanks again
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