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2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L Anti-theft VIN: WBAGN63432
Hey there iATN! Hoping you can help steer me through someone else's BMW disaster. Short history: A local shop drove this 745 into his garage to change the water pump. New pump went on, went to start it, wouldn't crank. Played with it for a month before giving...
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2005 Jaguar S-Type Sport 4.2L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWA01U35
Jaquar tech, please help on this bad boy here. Car came in with check engine light on & misfire randomly when engine first start, misfire will go away after once you step on gas pedal one time, sometimes also has long cranking issue. P0300, P0303, P0304, P0306...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start
Intermittant hard to start.Came in no spark and no injector pulse . found bad coil wire and coil had carbon track . replaced coil and wires and cranksensor . cranksensor because of age . still didnt start no power to injectors and fuel pump , bypass relay fuel...
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2011 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L Charging VIN: 3VWDX7AJ1B
Charging circuit 2011 Jetta 2.5, Exciter field terminal 1 only pulls one second then off. Does not charge up at all. Tested wire back to BCM # 49 does switch to battery voltage only 1 second. Cant get to charge at all. Customer bought and installed(good used a...
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2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Temperature VIN: YV1SZ58D52
Reduced heat from dash after veh sat for a few days. Had orig tstat that seemed to be not closing fully. Had an ac fan on all the time. Engine temp gage normal. Heater core 50 degrees cooler than known good veh. No bubbles in system. Replaced tstat, disabled ...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L coolant resovoir VIN: TRUUT28N11
thank you all for the replies..i removed the coolant hoses from the oil cooler and ran the engine until oil came out..replaced oil cooler, thermostat, degas bottle and flushed cooling system.
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2007 Volkswagen Touareg 3.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGZE77L57
Thanks everyone for the info. Customer approved a teardown. We found that one of the timing chain guide rails was broken and had allowed enough slack on the chain for the camshaft to jump a tooth. We replaced timing chains, guide rails, tensioners, oil pump sp... Trouble codes: P0341 (camshaft position sensor), P0088 (Fuel rail/system pressure too high), P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfires), P0306 (Cyl. 6 misfire), P0302 (Cyl. 2 misfire), P0304 (Cyl. 4 misfire).
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2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L windshield washer VIN: 3VWLL7AJ1B
Thanks for the replies. You did lead me in the right direction, but I still don't have any good electrical diagrams or pin identifications at the module for further testing. Since this module may need replaced or re-programmed, I have sent the customer to the ...
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2003 Volvo S40 1.9L steering column VIN: YV1VS29553
Sorry on the late reply, but I couldn't verify the fix until today as I was waiting for ignition parts on an unrelated issue. But when I removed the column and tried to pull the intermediate shaft out of it's sleeve, it would not budge. Even if I took a hamm...
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