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1998 Audi A4 2.8L 2-3 shift VIN: WAUZZZ8DZW
vehicle was initially booked in for an oil leak coming from engine rocker covers & tensioner gaskets. cam belt was also replaced. Since carrying out these repairs the vehicle has developed a major slip betwen 2,3 shift. scan for codes in engine & transmission ...
2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED24B5Y
This Audi runs great but will set service light after several trips all data looks ok except long term fuel trims both are at 18-19.What should they be. This is our first experience with Audi's so before we dive into it blindly i would ask for some help. Thank... Trouble codes: P1128 (Bank 1 mixture adaption system too lean), P1130 (bank 2 mixture adaption system too lean)
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L tail lights VIN: WBADD6326V
we are using after market bulbs???,or problem with fixture for rear tail light?
1995 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WDBEB31EXS
Good afternoon Mercedes Benz techs. I have here an old overkilometered Benz which runs very rough and smokes when the engine is cold.It also has a hard time to accelerate.Once it has warmed up a little it runs good and strong. Fuel filter is new.there is no ch...
1997 Porsche Boxster 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCA2980V
Vehicle came in for an Oil Service..err by the way the MIL is illuminated..Changed oil and filter Pulled code and ran short o2 test with scanner Failedat cruize--let idle for 2 minutes-passed! Checked fuel pressure 55psi stationary ( 3.8 bar ) 47psi with reg c... Trouble codes: 27 (o2 sensor cyl1-3 lean limit p1123)
1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L readiness codes VIN: 3VWFA81H7T
Have a weird one here, hope someone has seen this before. Car came in with mil on and VSS fault. DEQ failure. Found TV wire disconnected at fuse panel--instrument cluster to ECM. Reconnected it and signal to ECM ok now and no faults. Upon attempting to set rea...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSA81H6T
No spark at the plugs and no spark on the coil wire. It does have fuel injecter trip when cranking. I suspect the coil or the distributer pick up. I dont do many VWs and need the specs and testing procedures for both. Any other help from you VW gurus would be ...
1997 Volvo 850 T-5 2.3L no symptoms VIN: YV1LS5724V
hey volvo techs, i need some info please. this car was just purchased by a customer from an individual. the turbo is leaking oil onto the upstream o2 sensor. i know there is an updated harness to help w/ o2 contamination but we have other issues to tend to fir...
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L cruise control VIN: YV1LS55A8X
Hello Techs, have this S70 that the cruise control just shut off while driving back home. the arrow light on the dash came on & started flashing, CEL came on. it has a P1057 faulty signal to TCM, P0722 no output speed sensor signal, P1081 Immobilizer communi...
1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Accessories
The form would not take the data from the VIN so here is the VIN: [...] The problem is a shift interlock failure. The Shift interlock solenoid is stiff and has been hot, these are in stock at the dealer so will obviously need that but there is a...

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1994 BMW 540i 4.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAHE6320R
as of yet we can not come with information needed to determine if the computer is bad. computer still will not turn on and off o2 heater relay. wires and relay are good. vehicle runs good if o2 sensors are at temp. Customer took vehicle in presant state. Thank... Trouble codes: 12 (oxygen sensor cyl 5-8), 13 (oxygen sensor cyl 1-4).
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Accessories
1: turn on radio. 2: within 8 seconds, press and hold the 'M' button for 8 seconds. 3: scroll through the functions using the '+' and '-' or the '( )' keys until you find the function called GAL. This function adjust the speed dependant volume, 1 is low and 6 ...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21C1X
OK, OK Robert. You made a believer out of me. I had my helpers push the VW back into the garage in the freezing rain, amid a lot of grumbling. When I went to RECHECK the #32 fuse it was MISSING from the fuse block. I plugged in a new one, and of course it fire... Trouble codes: 1237 (Cyl 1 fuel injector open circuit), 1238 (Cyl 2 fuel injector open circuit), 1239 (Cyl 3 fuel injector open circuit), 1240 (Cyl 4 fuel injector open circuit).
1996 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5541T
Thanks to all who replied.I can see that we in the industry,including myself, need more info and knowledge in the area of EVAP.We had checked the gas cap in the begining.We smoke tested the system again and found a hole in EVAP line by charcoal canister.Repair... Trouble codes: 611 (Large evap leak intermitant), P0455.
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