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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Radio % Obdii VIN: WAUED54B01
2001 audi a6 2.7 dohc. Currently unable to communicate with scan tool & radio does not turn on. When scan tool is plugged into obdii link i have to power to turn on scan tool but when trying to scan the computer it will not connect. Also radio does not turn on...
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2003 BMW 330i 3.0L Engine VIN: WBAEV53473
Car came in with moderate sized oil leak coming from the left side of the engine. The pan looks OK as does the Valve cover. Customer took the car and will return when I have the gasket or part. But I don't know what is on the left side of the engine below the ...
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2003 Jaguar XK8 4.2L DSC System Fault VIN: SAJDA41C33
Hello IATN Techs, l don't get to see much jaguars in my garage but I got a 2003 jaguar xk8 with a C2785 fault code. I don't have any description on alldata regarding this code. ABS module was sent in to BBA Reman and checked out ok. After talking to Identifix ...
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L cable VIN: WP0CA2981Y
The release cable for the rear hatch is broken and we are trying to find a way to replace this cable with out removing the convertible top. They ran the cable along with the wiring to the rear of the car in a plastic Chanel ,tie rapped together. If someone has...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L many VIN: WVWSR21J04
Routine clutch replacement in this BEW Jetta wagon. I have done many of these. After connecting the vehicle battery as the final step, I attempted to start and road test. Engine starts and stalls repeatedly now. Yes there is a 17978 DTC engine start blocked b...
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2005 Audi A4 1.8L compression VIN: WAULC68E45
Alright gents, thanks for all the input. I had the head pressure checked when it was getting resurfaced and tanked. Passed fine. Leakdown was also good, as was the vacuum gauge readings (showed a tiny bit of flutter but nothing alarming). I pulled the head and...
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2006 Audi A3 Quattro 3.2L Emission VIN: WAUKD78P06
we replace valve cover assembly ,update the ecm to latest version these took care of all problem ,thanks to all that take their time to offer help .
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1995 Land Rover Range Rover County Classic 3.9L Spark VIN: SALPE1243S
I received thre replies, all of which suggested the CKS as the most likely cause. After I ghot the 1st one, I ordered the sensor and installed it. That was on X-Mas Eve, so I had no time to test the car out until today. I have driven the car for over 1 hr. wit...
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1979 Mercedes-Benz 300CD 3.0L No Start VIN: 1231501200
After the valve adjustment the compression was minimally improved on a few cylinders. As many of you suggested the valves were very tight and needed adjustment. Pre adjustment compression: 100-150 psi Post adjustment compression: cylinder 1 230psi 2 - 200p...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L srs light on VIN: WDBRF64J83
Customer declined any repairs or diagnostics on this one.Thanks to all those that replied.
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2009 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 6.3L Unknown VIN: WDDNG77X59
Sorry it took a while for the update, I was waiting on the drive shaft to arrive. Install the drive shaft & the car drove like dream as suppose to. Thank You Guys
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWST71K46
Thanks to everyone that replied!! This was a real problem child. Most replies had to do with tests that I have already performed. Some pattern failures that these engines have, according to the replies, are clogged catalytic converters and blown turbochargers....
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