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2001 Audi A4 1.8L Engine VIN: WAUDC68D01
The car is running excessivly rich the trims on channel 32 are +9 on idle and reaching up wards of +22 for partial throttle. If it runs in the shop it smells of excess unburnt fuel.
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2008 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Intake Valve VIN: WAUDF78E68
Hello everyone! 2008 A4 Quattro with a 2.0 BWT was towed in from the dealer. Customer states the car just stalled out of nowhere. Was running fine, then quit. It would not restart. She took it to a dealership, and they performed a compression test. They wished...
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2011 Audi Q5 Premium Plus 2.0L Leak VIN: WA1LFAFP4B
Ok, not alot of exp with an Audi this new. Came in last week running very badly. Tech working on it found the crankcase breather valve/oil separator was bad. Changed it and runs great. Came back in with a really bad oil leak. IT'S BAD!!! Coming from inside the...
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2008 BMW X3 3.0si 3.0L Surge VIN: WBXPC93428
Surges under light load, any gear. Data on exhaust position is -100 cr Does respond opposite of intake, however, neither one shows any adaptation. Replacing solenoid would probably be redundant. Any ideas? Trouble codes: 2A87, 2A15
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2008 BMW 328i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAWB33538
This car came in with crank no start condition, pulled codes and able to communicate with all modules, except the DME. Also noticed that with the key on the fuel pump is constantly running. I tried unplugging the dsc and fuel pump module and still can't commun...
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2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Starting VIN: SAJEA51C84
Hello Group, Vehicle from another shop.Driver's seat and battery replaced,then car would not start.Have code P1260,security input, and code P1603,TCM eeprom.Both codes clear.Car locks and unlocks with remote.Security warning lighs on when car is locked and of...
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SALJY124XV
Stumped as to why both upstream and down stream O2's are stuck at 5.00v. Run engine up to 2500 rpm with no change in sensor voltage or short term fuel trim. Have applied shotgun approach to parts/diagnosis: fit 1 new upstream O2, mass air flow, engine ecu, coo... Trouble codes: P1187 (HO2S one heater open circuit)
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2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Low power VIN: WMWMF33547
Car came in with cel low power checked codes 283d in system cleared code & drove - drives fine for a couple of miles then cel comes on loses power & code is back - removed valve cver timing chain seems physically ok no broken rail s & has no slack cant find mu... Trouble codes: 283D
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2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L left reversing light VIN: YV1CZ59265
Complaint was reversing lights stay on all the time, even with key off. Unplugged CAN from rear module. Noticed light or lights still on. Sent REM to Canada for repair. Found no problem with it. Now the reversing lights (or at least the left one stays on with ...
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUVC68E63
I found a problem with the pcv valve, which I replaced but My trim numbers end up about the same still even after reseting trim. the customer has had it back for a while now and has not called me so it may be ok. thanks for everyones help. Jim Trouble codes: 17544 (p1136 lean mixture).
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2007 Audi Q7 Premium 3.6L shifter VIN: WA1BY74L27
Thanks to everyone who helped, especially Phillip from California who guided us step by step thru the jungle of wires. Wet carpets / water on the floor corroded several wiring junction points on pass side resulting in loss of power supply to pin 9 at TCM.
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Hesitation VIN: WBAAM334XY
This BMW is fixed. A second new MAF was the fix. The first new MAF was made by RPT and did correct most of the calculated load issue but it was still running lean off idle and hesitating cold. We ordered a VDO maf made in Germany and the cold hesitation is ... Trouble codes: P0170, P0173.
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2005 BMW 545i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANB33575
Been out of town for a few days.Strangely enough immediately after I posted I went back and double checked if indeed valve cover was fully seated.It was not so the trigger wheel was too far from sensor.All replies were great. Trouble codes: 2B65.
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2005 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWA01TX5
first of all i want to thank all of you taking time to guide me. Most of you suggested purge valve and yes it turned out exactly that. Also this car had a recall on a gas tank so i told him to take to the dealership. He was a happy customer at the end of th... Trouble codes: P0101, P0452, P0456.
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1989 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L electrical system VIN: WP0AB0915K
Well,where do I even start to explain myself on this repair.there is nothing wrong with this car.the battery fixed it. Now we get to the post about the draw.If someone else posted this I would have advised them that the draw was not enough to cause an is...
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1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L top VIN: WP0CA2995T
well here goes the cables where bound and fried the control module for reasons unknown the polarity for the motors is reversed the top worked fine but the electric locks where crazy answer,, the micro switches where ...
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2010 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2.0L Battery VIN: WVGAV9AX1A
This vehicle has some how repaired itself. After a long charge time with our D-tac plus and a couple of days drive time the draw is gone. With the doors locked or unlocked the draw will drop to 7ma and stay there. I cleared all the codes in all modules afte...
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