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2007 Audi Q7 Premium 4.2L tail gate VIN: WA1BV94L57
This vehicle came in due to left inner tail/stop light inop.No power out of module for this circuit. After much research, I replaced and recoded the module. Now there are 2 codes that I cannot clear. 02084 and 02095, they are both component protection codes. A...
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2005 BMW 525i 2.5L Abs VIN: WBANA53535
Vehicle jumps at the end of a stop like momentary abs activation, we did a visual inspection of harnesses ect and see no issues. Check'd for codes and found none. Before we start digging deep i was hoping someone may have seen a similar issue? crack'd toone ri...
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2008 BMW 550i 4.8L mechatronics sleeve lock slide VIN: WBANW53538
feeling a lil embarrassed. im changing the mechatronics sleeve due to leak (my first time doing this job). I pulled the white slide down with ease. removed the sleeve easily. marked my lug and slid the new sleeve in with ease. verified with a mirror. now I can...
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1966 Jaguar XKE 4.2L Charging
Imagine this, a vintage Jaguar with an electrical problem :) I replaced the battery and voltage regulator in this car about a year ago due to the battery being old and not holding a charge. At this time the voltage regulator quit and was replaced with a new (...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L altornator VIN: WDBRF61J22
Hey guys i have this benz here.customer has mess around with it said he change the maf sensor battery.well it here now i start it up has no power as i give it gas the information center will turn red say check battery bad altonator.so i but a volt meter on it ...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Cuts out VIN: WDBTJ65J24
Vehicle came in to the shop with the customer complaint that the vehicle dies while driving and electrical system malfunction also has a display defective visit work shop comes up on display when it dies,the customer would then let the car sit for 15 min or so... Trouble codes: P2071 (Start Enable of DAS Not Sent Check Fault Messages in Control Module EZS)
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2010 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF3C58A
car came in from body shop no damage to engine noticed but know have code po013 . no real diag chart switched acuators exshaust to intake code did not change.anyone have a clue what signals i should be looking for at connector for acuator thanks Trouble codes: P0013
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1999 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Flashers VIN: YS3EF48Z8X
First of all thank you everybody in advance for any input/tips. Ok about 4 months ago I replaced the digital display unit a used one; because you couldn't read nothing, so after it was installed. the display says "service theft alarm" and nothing else happen i...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWXB81H8V
I am requesting help from my fellow IATN technicians, especially those with VW experience. This VW Jetta has a check engine light concern with no driveability issues. it needs to be fixed to pass NJ State Inspection in November. I am helping my uncle who has b... Trouble codes: P1452, P1450 (Sec AIR shorted to B)
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WVWMA23B0Y
When the secondary air pump comes on first when cold the manifold vacuum is about 10 inches. As soon as air pump shuts off vacuum returns to 15-18 inches. What is that? I happens every time the air pump is turned on.
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L electrical VIN: 3VWCD21C12
This vehicle will drain fully charged battery in 24 hours. We have disconnected every thing we can think of with no results. Need some new ideas.
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Cem VIN: YV1TS90D7X
Vehicle is from an auction. Used car salesman. Had a recommendation from the Volvo Dealer that the first step was to replace the CEM. Wanted a second opinion. We scanned the vehicle, codes are below. We checked the connectors at the CEM, and the wiring loom at...
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2005 Volvo V70 2.4 2.4L BCM module VIN: YV1SW612X5
Hello, I have a volvo v70 here that has these fault codes CEM 1A5F Communication missing with BCM control module signalPetrol Engines A02B Anti-lock brakes control module communication fault Faulty signal 940C Brake Control Module Faulty Signal I have tested...
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2011 BMW 328i 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire
There were no codes and no check engine light on. So I was considering following TSB for trans issue but customer took vehicle to another shop that told him it was a coil. I thought a bad coil with what felt like a bad shudder would set a missfire code, still...
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