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2003 Audi A4 1.8L torque covertor VIN: WAUJC68E43
need help with this job I,m removing the transmission but I can fine the bolts that bolt the converter to the flex plate A ALLDATA SAYS THROUGH REMOVED STARTER BUT I TURN THE ENGINE MENY TIMES AND I CAN FINE THE BOLTS MY QUESTION TO YOU OUT THERE DOES SOMEONE ...
2007 BMW X5 4.8i 4.8L coolant system VIN: 5UXFE83597
Pressure test coolant. Major coolant leak rear off engine. Anybody know common places that leaks on the rear of the engine. Unable to see leak as I am sure you are all aware. Thank you in advance.
2000 Jaguar XJR 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA15B9Y
I have this supercharged Jaguar XJR V-8 4.0L, the type that has the 2 fuel pumps in the fuel tank. The MIL is on and has a P1646, fuel pump relay 2. So I figured this wouldn't be too difficult. I started in the trunk where the relays are. I could prove that fu... Trouble codes: P1646
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L Cooling System VIN: 3VWRL71K89
This vehicle overheats after driving 20-30 miles, the heater seems to work only a fair amount when running in the shop but will slowly stop, after it overheats the heater is cold and radiator fans are on with cold air and radiator is cold. no coolant loss..No ...
1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LZ5644W
The answer to this problem is usually the "J hose". But note this is the XC AWD and it does not have a "J hose" due to the orientation of canister for this model.The light went on shortly after the car passed the smog test and the gas cap was tested during the... Trouble codes: P0442 (Small Evap Leak)
2000 Volvo V40 1.9L OBD monitor VIN: YV1VW2557Y
This Volvo has a hard time setting the CAT and O2 monitor even after driving vehicle for more than 100 miles steady cruise at highway speed (55 to 60mph). Only the EVAP. monitor was easily set. One thing that seems abnormal is that the Comprehensive Component ...

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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L ecm VIN: 3VWDF71K25
So after way more hours than I like to spend on a VW I found the problem was water in the wiring at the under hood fuse block. I disassembled the fuse block and found 2 very corroded wires and one broken wire. Thanks to all who chimed in on this problem.
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDI 1.9L Mechanical VIN: WVWSR61J55
Thanks for all the replies, especially Daniel, Nigel, Alex and Jeff for suggesting this is probably still just a fuel contamination issue. We went and filled tank and drove around to mix well and almost immediately saw a significant improvement. I believe ther...
2012 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo 2.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: 3VWVA7AT5C
Many thanks for your responses.. I seems that plugging the original bad coil into the cylinders 2 and 3 embedded the faulty signal into the ecm 5 volt output.. when we unplugged coils 1,2and 3 the correct signal returned to # 4. the simple fix was to replace ... Trouble codes: P0301, P0303, P0300.
2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Temperature VIN: YV1SZ58D52
Everything points at internal engine blockage. Great advise on the use of OEM parts. Customer is ok with the amount of heat for now. We will probably not get a chance to diagnose it again unless this concern comes up again next winter.
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