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2005 Audi A4 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WAUAF68E25
Hello all tech. I need your help pleaseeee. working on this POS. caming for missfire # 4 . comppression on # 4 only 25 psi. running at idle very bad but off idle it will smooth out. I did leak down was 92 % but do not knpw where it is. check air leak from inta...
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2010 Audi A3 TDI 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUKJAFM8A
Need help for proper direction. No archive available ? Thanks. Trouble codes: P020B, P13D3, P020A, P13D0, P13D6, P13D9
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2008 BMW 650i 4.8L sliding panels VIN: WBAEA53568
Hello bmw techs, I removed the sunroof glass and found one of the platic sliders broken. Parts not available so entire cassette will be replaced. this customer has an extended warranty, I dont have much experience with sunroofs but another guy here does. Just ...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L speedometer VIN: WDBFA61E1M
We are installing a 383 small block chevy for a customer. NOT MY IDEA! I need to know the pulse per mile or km for the speedometer. We want to install a autometer universal GPS speedometer interface, part # 5289. Autometer tech says it needs a 12 volt square w...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Alarm VIN: WDBJF65J61
We have an E320 here, and the alarm goes off randomly, and frequently. When the customer dropped it off, the alarm went off 5 times within 30min. When you lock the doors, the alarm will go off almost every time within 40-60sec. The following codes keep coming ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L esp VIN: WDB2110562
we had a problem with b24/15 sensor acceleration sensor and changed to a second hand unit as soon as the new sensor was fitted a new code came on and would not clear.(same code as above 4cf1 ) acceleration sensor)put old sensor back in and no code. So we put a...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG 6.3L Mixture VIN: WDDEJ77X18
Car came in with engine light on found codes 171 & 2187 running lean at bank 2.smoke test it no leak found at all except the vacuum hose from the brake booster to the intake is leaking from the coupling at the intake, i called mercedes & they said that coulpin...
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2009 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWML33549
At first it came in for the check engine and stall when starting cold. You would have to hold up the rpms to keep it running until it warmed up for a few minute. Checked out coolant temp sensor readings and it was at 210f when cold, when unplugged it went down... Trouble codes: 2ACB, 2A8B, 2F8E, 2A74
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Surge, Stall VIN: 3VWBB21C51
This is the original customers concern" EPC light keeps coming on. The car will only go 5 mph or 90 mph, with crazy high engine reving. Throttle body changed twice, and the gas pedal also changed twice. The light is off for several months and then the comes on...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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1994 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Tps VIN: SAJNX2748R
Following Bob's advice, I got a 90 to 92 TPS and swapped the plugs (there are 6 wires in each switch with identical color coding). I couldn't duplicate the problem in the time I had to test it; the customer said the failure usually occurred after a couple of d...
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SALJY124XV
I give up. Kind of threw caution to the wind and replaced all 4 O2 sensors. Now have 1 bank full rich and the other full lean. I've spent $100's in parts out of my own pocket and probably 25 hours checking, rechecking my work, rechecking their work, and scratc... Trouble codes: P1187 (HO2S one heater open circuit).
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2002 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L No Start VIN: SALPM16492
So this more than likely is Fixed. I can't be 100% sure only because I haven't heard back from this customer whether that is good or bad. It looks like the security coding reset fixed it at this time. If the vehicle returns I guess I will have to update thi...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L Drive-axles VIN: WDBUF87X88
Thanks to Cedric and Wayne for the prompt replies-the correct torque is 70nm and an additional [...]
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L oil leak/vacuum in crankcase VIN: WVWPD63B04
thank you to everyone for your input. what fixed the problem was the crankcase ventilation valve. this is a t shape valve under the intake what I confused with t connector the way to identify it is, it has a big hose on one end and two small hoses on the other...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L No Reverse Gear VIN: 3VWSE69M64
Thanks to all that replied. We suggested valve body replacement. The customer decided to pull the chute for lack of funds. I would have liked to see this car fixed.
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1996 Volvo 960 2.9L ac VIN: YV1KS9605T
Thanks for the help you guys,like i said on the update finally was able to retrieve a code for the servo motor and installed a used one and all was ok.
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