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2007 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Mechanical VIN: WAUDF78E97
Hi IATN Members. I've got a Nightmare Audi (T-FSI BWT) that uses OIL. I replaced the Turbo upon clients request 3k miles ago because he was told it's the cause of the consumption by another repair shop. It's back here now because it used 6 liters of oil since...
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2001 BMW 540i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBADN63431
I got this 2001 BMW 545i Im replacing the VVT Gears on both cams, I have all the required Locking tools to set the timing chain, but my question is when I install the VVT gears ,,,do I install the chain when the VVT in clockwise or counter clockwise position? ...
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2003 BMW 530i 3.0L alarm system VIN: WBADT63453
alarm will trigger automatically for no reason. not familiar with vehicle system and can't find much info. car will sit 10 minutes then, alarm will sound. other times will sit 2 hours then, go off. It did set for a long period of time then someone walked by th...
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2005 BMW 525i 2.5L no crank VIN: WBANA53575
hey BMW friends thanks your for helping out. car came in will not crank. no check engine light doing koeo self check. brake, abs, airbag, traction, seat belt light all light up. the message center says transmission fault. I found the only two modules I know 10...
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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L 5-6 shift VIN: WBAVB33586
Customer complaint is when driving on the highway around 60-65mph its not shifting and rpms are holding around 3500 - 4k. The problem was duplicated a couple times, it would be stuck for a while but then ends up shifting after a minute or so. only codes store...
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2008 BMW 328xi 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAWV53518
Hi guys need help on this bmw.came in with mil on. Replace exhaust cam solenoid road tested 2a87 code did not return but 2a00 secondary air system fault code comes back.pump works good air flow.check the deverter valve found carbon and air hose melted.replace ... Trouble codes: 2A00, 2A87
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2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L radiator fan VIN: WDBKK65F02
I only have access to All Data. I cannot locate a proper wiring diagram. I need information as to any fuses that may be involved and power and ground distribution to the fan module and radiator fan motor and component locations. I just don't have much informat...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L engine performance VIN: WDBUF87J86
Engine will crank but will not start intermittently.There is fuel pressure always available,spark always available,injector pulse always available and the injectors are opening and squirting fuel.No codes have set in the ME control unit.
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L crank sensor VIN: 4JGBB86E66
Came in with p0015 and after replacement of the cam magnet for bank # 1 exhaust that disappeared but the p0335 appeared which was not there before. The truck sometimes starts like the timing is advanced but flags the code even when it fires right up. I replace... Trouble codes: P0335
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2010 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WMWML3C57A
Purchased used no service history ran good this is first problem I have had This is my personal car. I specialize in Subaruss and there problems. Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 BMW 850Ci 5.4L MIL Lamp on, no throttle VIN: WBAEG4322V
Thanks all for your responses. Since the original request I,ve had another tech try a Launch and Logitech scan tool. No luck. I've learned a lot about the 850ci in the past couple of days. The biggest is to stay away from them. Thanks again!! Trouble codes: 50 (error basic throttle adaptation), 51 (error basic throttle adaptation).
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2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L cruise control VIN: 5UXFA53533
WE HAVE REPLACED THE AIR MASS METER BOOT WHICH WAS TORN AND LEAKING. WE HAVE ALSO MUCH PRIOR REPLACED THE ABS CONTROL UNIT. WE BELIEVE THAT THE AIR MASS METER BOOT REPLACEMENT HAS ADDRESSED THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ISSUES. WE HAVE YET TO ADDRESS ABS/BRAKE & TRAC...
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Unknown VIN: 5UXFB53534
I was able to do a battery replacement reset with the maxidas, but there was no change. I hate to do it, but had to send it to the dealer, We didn't have enough info to repair this vehicle. Will let you know what the problem was if I ever hear.
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2005 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALME11465
WE HAVE REPLACED ONE OXYGEN SENSOR WHICH HAD A HARD FAULT, WE HAVE TESTED AN AIR MASS METER, SMOKE TESTED THE INTAKE AND SMOKE TESTED THE EXHAUST ALL WITHOUT PINPOINTING A FAILURE. WE WILL BE REPLACING THE TEMPERATURE SENSOR IN THE THERMOSTAT. THOUGH WE HAVE N... Trouble codes: P1173 (O2 Sensor Fault Aging downstream fuel trim B2), P1170 (O2 Sensor Fault Aging downstream fuel trim B1), P0151 (02 Sensor Upstream Bank 2 Circuit Fault), P1615 (Elec T/Stat circuit Fault).
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2006 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S 3.8L engine temperature VIN: WP0CB29966
Thanks Cedric and Edward. Problem was indeed related to the transmission cooler operation. Coolant was flowing through the trans cooler, impeding engine warm up.Flow should be inhibited during warm up, by vacuum applied to the coolant shut off valve. The vacu...
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