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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L instrument cluster VIN: WAULT68EX4
Hello we have this Audi at the shop right now giving us a little grief. Car came to us dead description was a light came on, on the dash he pulled over and turned car off, then would not restart. When we got it the cluster was dead aside from the slip light wa...
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2005 Audi A4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAF68E15
Good Morning to all, and hope everyone is ready for the Holidays, I have this Audi with the code P1624, vehicle speed sensor/TCM check engine request, on this vehicle. I have no help from Audi service and All Data has no info. any help would be greatly appreci... Trouble codes: P1625 (vehicle speed sensor control)
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1995 Land Rover Range Rover County Classic 3.9L Spark VIN: SALPE1243S
The vehicle came in with the complaint that periodically the car would stall and not restart. The car was towed in on a weekend. When Monday came around, I cranked the motor and the car started immediately. I drove the car for about 10 minutes and then, while ...
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2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Cooling Systems VIN: SALTY19414
The car came to us overheating and a leaking hose, we replaced the hose, replaced the thermostat, refilled the system as per sugestion from RR dealer tech lifting the expansion tank about 8 inches above the bleeder screw and filling the tank until coolant flow...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L speedo / fuel/ temp VIN: WDBJF55F0V
speedo / temp gauge / fuel gauge not working , everything else at cluster works .needle of gas gauge vibrate .on rare occasion , when turning key on , all work [ very rarely ].i am assuming bad cluster ??? , am i right ??? .job for Bob Beckmann ??? .
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2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350 Bluetec 4Matic 3.0L check engine on
We have done only maintenance work on new diesel MBs, and a few intake actuators. We are not sure about this: Check engine on; codes: 1189 exhaust back press sensor implausible value (comp.B60) and 1239 positive boost press. too high. Could not reset, codes ar...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Unknown VIN: WVWPD63B64
Customer ran over tree branch which part of it went past the lower sound panel and proceeded past the starter and into the thin aluminum eng/trans separation plate which then made one heck of a noise when the engine ran. We removed the engine to replace this ...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDI 1.9L Hesitation VIN: 3VWSR69M55
This tdi is giving us headaches, please help. We performed a test while driving to see how the turbo performed. Driving and flooring value boost pressure came to 1946psi which is normal here at 7000 feet. The mass air flow reading however is only 450 tested wi... Trouble codes: P0101 (Mass air flow sensor circuit range/performance), P0341 (Camshaft pos sensor)
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED24B8Y
Thanks for the help everybody. We ended up repairing grounds at ign modules (pins were slightly loose). We also added several grounds as Autologic tech support recommended- chassis to engine, battery to engine and ign modules to chassis. Merry Christmas! Greg ...
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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L oil pressure VIN: WAULT68E42
thanks for all of the input. I replaced the O-ring seals on the pump tubes inside the oil pan and then we ran a oil system flush chemical through it. after that the oil pressure jumped up to slightly above the minimum spec and the light has stayed off. thank...
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2007 BMW 550i 4.8L Unknown VIN: WBANB53587
Thank you for all the input, we end up try perform a pressure adaption on all clutch & set all pressure from negative value [...] 0. Road test the car, transmission run like a dream. Customer has been pick up vehicle & drove for a week without any issue. Thank yo...
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2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L removability VIN: SAJJA42CXY
I found the fuel lines to be unapproachable without removal of the front portion of the subframe. The space available was less than 1 in. in width, and the access for the fuel line removal tool was 4 in. or more from the access area. Once I had removed the fro...
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2004 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Engine VIN: WMWRE33474
Thank you all for your replies and great information. We suspect that the engine deck surface is the main problem. The inside of the engine also had some sort of coolant stop leak material added to the system, which was cleaned out at time of cyl head work. O...
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2011 Mini Cooper Countryman S ALL4 1.6L Misfire VIN: WMWZC5C59B
Well, we reviewed everything that had been done, replaced the crank sensor, sanded all surfaces to ensure no interference, reassembled with the same symptoms. Reprogrammed all modules and installed new plugs and the car runs beautifully. There is a bulletin ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304.
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1996 Saab 900 S 2.3L Stall VIN: YS3DD58B9T
Well guys this was a weird one. We finally caught the mass air meter reading 200+gps at idle with engine load at 100%. Scanner data switches slowly on these older cars. New mass air sensor readings 4-5 gps at idle- engine load 9%. Merry Christmas! Greg and Cr...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on, Lean VIN: 3VWCD21Y83
Thanks for all of your help. I was on the same wave length as all of you. It turn out to be a leaky one way check valve coming of intake above valve cover. It must have been picking up carb cleaner through the leak since it was in the area. I did smoke tes... Trouble codes: P0171 (Running lean Bank 1).
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