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    "The outside temperature sensors were not working...

    "The outside temperature sensors were not working anyway."

    Does anyone know if this can have an effect on driveability?
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    Oka, can you be more specific when you say "Then...

    Oka, can you be more specific when you say "Then it died." and "Then, it dies again."?
    Will the car turnover and start after it dies?
    Are you using VIDA to troubleshoot your issues? If often will...
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    I don't remember from your earlier threads, but...

    I don't remember from your earlier threads, but it sounds like this 2007 was new to you when you got it with the broken valve? In other words, you haven't been driving it for years and thousands of...
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    DEM stands for Differential Electronic Module...

    DEM stands for Differential Electronic Module which refers to the Haldex unit of your AWD system. If you have VIDA/DiCE, a scan should tell you if your AWD is working.

    Last fall, I was getting a...
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    Is the check engine light (CEL) coming on? If so,...

    Is the check engine light (CEL) coming on? If so, you can read the stored code(s) for a clue to what the problem is.
    Maybe you're having issues with the fuel/air ratio mixture? Are any hoses...
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    Any codes? Can you trace it in VIDA?

    Any codes? Can you trace it in VIDA?
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    I remember it being a little tricky getting the...

    I remember it being a little tricky getting the air intake to mate up with TB. I'm not sure how exactly I did it. Would it help to keep the attachment bolts of the TB threaded but very loose so you...
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    In PA a car can pass inspection with the MIL/CEL...

    In PA a car can pass inspection with the MIL/CEL on? Maybe whatever is causing the light to trigger isn't emissions related?

    With VIDA, you can usually read the codes, CLEAR them, and the light...
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    Hopefully someone with more knowledge than me has...

    Hopefully someone with more knowledge than me has a better feel for the different starting requirements of a cold engine vs. a warm one. Different fuel amounts? Longer cranking time? These are just...
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    Does your professional installer have any ideas...

    Does your professional installer have any ideas what the problem may be?

    Does the engine crank/turn over with the remote when it's cold out? If so, how many times or how long?
    How many times or...
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    Seems like early in this thread we suggested you...

    Seems like early in this thread we suggested you may be experiencing shifting problems due to a worn valve body. My car was throwing the P0740 code and going into Limp Mode until I replaced it. Have...
  12. Thread: PCV kits?

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    It helps me to count the notches on the old belt...

    It helps me to count the notches on the old belt between the timing marks before I remove the belt. Then when you put the new belt on, count to make sure you've got the same number of notches between...
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    If you've got a new gasket for the throttle body,...

    If you've got a new gasket for the throttle body, you can remove and clean it pretty easily with the manifold off.

    This is the vid that helped me when I had to replace the intake cam seal on my...
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    I had to replace the temp/pressure sensor on my...

    I had to replace the temp/pressure sensor on my Haldex. At 200k miles, the Haldex oil was very clean so I figured it must have been serviced before I got the car. I also replaced my Angle gear oil...
  15. To remove that top nut from the spring strut to...

    To remove that top nut from the spring strut to take it apart, you're also gonna need a T40 torx bit as a counterhold to hold the bolt while you're turning the nut (or to turn the bolt while you're...
  16. That's a good vid vtl linked to that shows the...

    That's a good vid vtl linked to that shows the various components and locations.

    I replaced my right rear spring a couple of weeks ago which was broken. With the new spring, the car's rear end...
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    I bought a new GM valvebody. I believe it was a...

    I bought a new GM valvebody. I believe it was a type B, my original VB was a type A or maybe blank. As Astro has indicated, to make a B valvebody compatible with a trans which had an original A...
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    When I did my brakes and rotors a few years back,...

    When I did my brakes and rotors a few years back, some anti-squeal grease packets were provided to apply to my Bosch brake shoes. FCPEuro has a pretty good youtube video on replacing the brakes and...
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    Is your car throwing any codes/CEL? Possibly a...

    Is your car throwing any codes/CEL?

    Possibly a dirty MAF (mass air flow) filter? Apparently you can test to see if its causing problems by unplugging the electrical connection to it, starting the...
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    I did 3 flushes with new ATF with no improvement....

    I did 3 flushes with new ATF with no improvement. I talked on the phone to a rep with an ATF cooler company and told him my plan to keep the fluid below 60C using a cooler so the trans would shift...
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    My 02 transmission shifted fine until the ATF...

    My 02 transmission shifted fine until the ATF warmed up to around 60C as read by my VIDA/DiCE unit. Then I would get terrible bangs making the car undriveable.
    The problem in my case was a worn...
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    I wish my memory was better. I think I had a...

    I wish my memory was better. I think I had a problem downloading one big executable file but a few times now I've downloaded a handful of smaller compressed files. Then I unpacked them all together...
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    This was my situation with my 2002 resulting in...

    This was my situation with my 2002 resulting in drained battery. I pulled the fuse and I think I continued to get the message "ALARM SYSTEM SERVICE REQ'D" on startup. So I would clear the message and...
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    I've installed VIDA on a Windows 10 laptop using...

    I've installed VIDA on a Windows 10 laptop using the thread provided by jman474's link. I'm using VMWare Player software. It runs pretty well for the most part. My folder is named Service Machine R2...
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    I think they're activated only when you hit the...

    I think they're activated only when you hit the wash function (pull the right stalk towards you) for your front windshield. On my 02, my headlight wipers started acting wonky after awhile. I'd look...
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