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2009 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: WAUMF78K09
Hello Audi Techs, We are replacing the water pump on this engine and it has a small drive belt that turns the water pump which runs off a small shaft, which Alldata is saying there is a special tool to remove the small drive gear so the small belt can be repla...
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L Climate Control VIN: WBABJ6327S
Mechanical IHKR climate control not working when A/C knob pushed,blower fan working at all speed. Test all fuses and all K-relay. Remove climate control 64 11 8 391 512 to verified pin contacts all is clean. Search archive and found few FIX about IHKR module. ...
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2008 BMW 328xi 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAWC33538
Customer complaint is a check engine light. We also noticed when the vehicle is first started it takes 30 seconds to a minute for the idle to stabilize, though the idle speed variation is very subtle (the customer didn't even mention it). The main concern is t... Trouble codes: 29E0, 29E1, 2A15, 2A1A, 29D2
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L abs, esp,bas VIN: WDBNG75J32
The car came in with intermittent esp/bas warning. The light wasn't on when I scanned it but it had these codes. c1010-08 terminal 87 under voltage c1504-009 system faults steering angle sensor not initialized c1024-004 Fault in can communication c1112-002 one...
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1969 MG MGB 1.8L super charger VIN: GHN4U18360
I have this mgb with Magnuson super charger and the bearings went out in the back of S/C. The rotors have contacted each other and the housing. Does anyone know if a S/C is available by itself.I hate to spend my customers money on a complete kit which includes...
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1979 Porsche 930 Turbo 3.3L smog pump operation
Hi all. I have this 930 turbo which has been here a while. I did all the work mentioned and after all was complete the car ran and drove great except there was a popping in the muffler at idle and I pinned it down to the smog pump...well I should say the diver...
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2002 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L transmission VIN: WV2NB47012
Hi tech,s I have this 02 euro van that will intermittently set codes 00777, 00660, 00529, 00545, 01314 in the tcm and and set a 18032 mil request for tcm in the ecm, setting the check engine light. this vehicle has also had a 00778 steering angle sensor fault ...
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2002 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Starting VIN: 9BWBK61J12
Please !! we have this vw come in with not running because of customer try to jump start the car with wrong terminal and up with fire ecm . we called dealer they want over $ 900.00 for new ecm . we call other guy he said get the used one with cluster from the ...
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2010 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L radio VIN: 3VWRZ7AJ4A
Radio/navigation system will not power up. Fuse in back of radio and fuse 8 in fuse panel ok. Which wires on the connector to radio power up system? I believe it is the 2 red and yellow wires pins 15 and 16 in the t16b connector. Which ones are the grounds, do...
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADT43472
Customer was my brother-in law I was able to check up on it as it left our shop. It became obvious it was a mechanical problem. Euro line isn't really my thing. Engine management is more my area these days. Vehicle went to a BMW only shop. They trusted my reco... Trouble codes: 242 (Misfire cyl 5), P1351 (Misfire Cylinder 5 With fuel cut off).
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2006 BMW 330xi 3.0L Brake pedal pressure VIN: WBAVD33596
Customer left the car for two weeks for us to drive, however the condition never resurfaced. Inspected the booster , vacuum pump, and associated hoses but no defects or oil contamination was found. We suspect customer slide on ice and activated stability syste...
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2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WBAVC93567
Thank for the help What was found is terminal in wire harness at #2 fuel injector was broken, Replace wire terminal Trouble codes: P0202.
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2007 BMW X3 3.0si 3.0L Starter VIN: WBXPC93457
I would like to thank all that took the time to help solve this problem. The braided ground strap by the right front wheel (which I didn't know was there)was frayed, corroded and almost in 2 pieces. I believe that the lack of ground path was what affected the ...
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2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALMF15476
Thanks for all the great responses. The fix was easy I had to reset the adaptations. I was unable to reset adaptation originally with our scan tool. I was only able to clear codes. I lied to the scan tool and told it the rover was a 2007 that enabled me to res... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2014 Mercedes-Benz SL550 4.6L Maint Reset VIN: WDDUG8FB1E
Thank you to Robi from Florida and Mukesh from India for your info. Here's the scoop: There are 2 different procedures for maint reset depending on which STEERING WHEEL option you have! I'll list them both. With the standard steering wheel: With doors, ...
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Engine VIN: WVWAE63B65
WELL AFTER INFORMING MY BOSS THAT THE FIX WAS GOING TO BE A COUPLE G'S AT BEST, HE OPTED OUT AND DECIDED HE WAS GOING TO TAKE IT TO THE AUCTION. BUT I AM 95% SURE THE BALANCE SHAFT CHAIN WAS THE NOISE. NOISE WAS DEFINITELY UNDER THE ENGINE TOWARD THE FRONT. TH...
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2009 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L Oil Leak VIN: WVWED71K49
Hello everyone and thanks for the help. This one needed a new crankcase ventilation valve on the valve cover. Under boost the pressure would go positive, squeezing oil out. We did install a new valve cover gasket and all appears well. Thanks, Ron
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