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2007 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L engine VIN: WAUDH74F27
customer noted check engine light staying on but no unusual problem or performance issues,retreived codes p2006 and p2007, I performed a visual inspection of all vacuum hoses and plastic lines (good), tested vac solenoid to intake actuators (good),applied vac....
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L transmission VIN: WBADM6347X
Vehicle brought into our shop no transmission engagement. We have a MODIS scan tool with European cartridge. No codes in transmission module. Has air bag code and O2 codes. We unhooked the wiring connector and transmission has 4th and reverse. Hook back up and...
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2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L oxygen sensors VIN: 5UXFA13594
I will try to be as brief as 3 days checking will allow. Know that basics really evaluated and revisited on multiple occasions. Customer states that check engine lamp not on before CCV job. CCV froze up when bitterly cold and started burning copious oil, broug...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz S550 4Matic 5.5L Timing VIN: WDDNG86X37
Hi guys I have a nightmare job here. Came in for CEL and had codes P0016(1200)Constant adjustment of intake camshaft of right cylinder bank in direction 'Retarded' P0017(1208)Constant adjustment of exhaust camshaft of right cylinder bank in direction 'Retarded...
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1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L Speedometer VIN: YS3DD38B8V
Customer brought vehicle into shop for Check Engine Light being on, Check Gearbox light, ABS/Brake light, and speedometer not working. Plugged our Autel into the vehicle and retrieved codes: P0501 - VEHICLE SPEED SENSOR A RANGE/PERFORMANCE FAULT P0758 - SHIF...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz C300 Sport 3.0L Cam adjustment VIN: WDDGF54X58
So we dropped the sub oil pan and found quit a bit of metal debris in the pan. We discussed engine replacement options with the client but he decided against repairs for now. When we put the pan back up and function tested again, we found that we could no lon...
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2011 Saab 9-5 Turbo4 2.0L no injector pulse
I appreciate everyone's help with diagnosing this SLAAB. I mean SAAB. My final inspection to timing components and electronics was, that I found the cam actuators completely clogged with chunks of metal from the cam gears running with no oil, pulled the valve ...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start
thanks for all the replys. the new napa crank sensor was the problem. it passed the ac voltage test and had good signiture with vantage pro when running but was pulsing the ground from ecm to relay while cranking. oem sensor fixed it. thanks again
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L 1-2 shift VIN: WVWTH63B12
Thanks Michael from New Hampshire you were correct the problem was a bad carrier bearing, the rubber isolator was shot. Installed a different drive shaft and noise eliminated. Thanks for everyone's help.Tom
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2011 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L Charging VIN: 3VWDX7AJ1B
Tested at Alternator shop passed good ??? Put on car Failed??? Bench tested (used Good alt) in (clockwise) rotation charges great!!! on car alt pulley rotates - (Counter clockwise) No Charge???Put New regulator brush kit into old Counter clockwise rotating pu...
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1995 Volvo 850 T-5R 2.3L abs VIN: YV1LS5712S
Thanks for all your replies! It ended up being a faulty tracs hydraulic unit (like the faultcode said) A used one took care of the problem Never seen them go bad before
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