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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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2009 Audi A3 Quattro 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WAUKF78P89
Car towed in with engine light, edc light and smoke and fuel from tailpipe - checked low side fuel pressure ok - pulled spark plugs #3 fuel soaked - check injector ohms 1.7 for all four - It looks obvious as a bad #3 injector, but feel I might be missing somet... Trouble codes: P0302 (p0304-), P0304 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304 (p0303-), P2293 (testing and results)
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2005 BMW 545i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANB33575
no problems encountered in above repairs other than way too much work.Have swapped cam sensors left and right and eventually installed new oem sensor on bank two.Have swapped vanos solenoids around as well to no avail.Ohmed all wiring back to modules appears g... Trouble codes: 2B65
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1973 Mercedes-Benz 220D 2.2L No Start VIN: 1151101035
Hello all, looking for some help on this Mercedes diesel. The customer replaced the injection pump and did not time the pump. The vehicle does start but runs very poor. I know the pump is out of time and I am having a hard time timing the pump. I have read the...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Check Engine Light VIN: WDBRF40J75
Car came in with no check engine light. I pulled the cluster and couldn't see any bulbs so I re-installed it and hooked up my scanner, (which I should have done in the first place) and commanded the Cluster lights to come on. They all work including the MIL bu...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS500 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDDDJ75X76
Need help from you MB gurus: this CLS500 will set these O2 slow response codes after 2 trips. I've replaced both upstream O2 sensors with Bosch OE connector parts and both codes returned. Data stream shows both banks STFT between 0 and -5 and LTFT between -10 ... Trouble codes: P200D, P2080 (P0153 left O2 sensor upstream of TWC slow response)
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2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L Hesitation VIN: WDZPE8CC7A
This is a long wheel base 12 passenger Sprinter 2500 (906735) with a 642.898 V6 diesel CDI. At first visit we did very extensive repair due to exhaust leak that creamated intake manifolds and stepper motor (unbelieveable mess!). Vehicle has since run well but ...
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2008 Volkswagen Beetle S 2.5L air bag VIN: 3VWPW31C38
on my ross tech I have a 01587 code cant find anywhere in my info anyone know what the code I think its clock spring but not positive.
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1995 Audi S6 2.2L Engine VIN: WAULA84AXS
Tried to view Cr signal with scope and no signal was produced. Decided to view flywheel trigger points by removing starter and turning engine over by hand. Turns out a bolt had backed out of the rear main seal flange and wiped out the Trigger tab. Welded th...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L limp home mode VIN: WDBRF81J24
customer has decided to try a used trans control module. will post update as we find out more Josh
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2002 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L engine VIN: YS3ED49Z72
owner got 2 more ignition coil units- tried them- still runs bad I spent too much time on this already and decided to ship it - NOT fixed.
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2005 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Starting VIN: YS3FD79Y35
So, the problem with this vehicle was in the wiring harness. The repair was to locate the wire (bu) in the harness below the battery box that comes from the ignition sw term 3. Note: There are 4 identical blue wires in this harness. We cut the wire at that po...
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2001 Volvo V40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VW29561
the adaptive relearn with the volvo scanner fixed this car, the lt was stuck at 8 before after the relearn it went right to zero, best $55 i have spent in quite a while!! Trouble codes: P0133, ECM28.
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