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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L No Start VIN: WAUED24B6Y
This vehicle was towed in as a no start. It died out while driving. Checked for broken t-belt first and it was found to be ok. Found no fuel pressure or spark. Check engine light does not come on with koeo. Also found there is no power to the fuel pump fuse or...
1993 BMW 525i 2.5L engine VIN: WBAHD6311P
Hi BMW techs & follows ! car was tow in last week,cust request to change starter.check bat & found totaly dead replace battery and car start & runs fein. While install bat terminals have seen that too much spark comes .So i check current draw and found 250 mA....
1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGF6329S
The check engine light is on - scanned for codes and has "oxygen sensor control" codes - (201 / 203) both sensors have been replaced - the oxygen sensors appear ok - Previously when we replaced the oxygen sensors the computer gave different codes - the codes 2... Trouble codes: 201 (oxygen sensor control 1), 203 (oxygen sensor control 2)
1998 BMW 750iL 5.4L starter VIN: WBAGK2321W
Calling on BMW TECHS, I have a 750iL that the customer drove to dinner and when he came out it would not crank over.He has tried his other keys but still a no crank senario. There is no commnication with the immobilizer (EWS)module. I have limited diagnostics ...
1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Engine fail safe VIN: SAJAX1040X
The owner of this vehicle does not drive the car very often but states that the problem started occuring intermittently and has become more frequent. I have gotten problem to occur evry time I have driven it. After about 4-5 city blocks of driving, the message...
1976 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L 2-3&3-2 shift VIN: 1070441203
this monster came to us about 6 months for a overhaul so we rebuilt the trans with no problems. the sun was shinning and the customer was happy. untill last week when the clouds apeared and the monster reapeared. the customer said that after he drives the car ...
1987 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Cooling System VIN: WDBEA30D3H
Problem Only when i'm stuck in track the temp gauge goes up almost to the 120C mark . Once you start rolling the temp goes to 80C where it's normal. I don't know anything else to do. I haven't put a changed the water pump. But i've replaced many other parts ab...
2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Right front marker lamp VIN: WDBUF65J13
Left Marker front marker works battery voltage is present (13.2.V)when mesured with voltmeter. Rt ft inop. Bulb good,fuses good Inspect wiring harness No visual damage.
1986 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L Hydraulic System VIN: SCAZN42A2G
We are looking for a part for this 86 Spur. It has been stranded in our shop for over a month due to parts availablity. We need a braided stainless steel covered hydraulic line that goes between the body and engine on the right side of the motor. The system re...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L motor mount VIN: 3VWSF29M2X
have this vw in with a broken motor mount. this happened once before and customer replaced himself. it is the right-hand mount (at the timing cover). when this happened the oil pan hit the ground and put a hole in it. he did not use the factory bolts when rein...
2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21V51
Co-worker just last week installed new water pump and tires on out of state car. Came back 2 days later with CEL. We're not sure if CEL was on before or not, owner not real clear on this. Code P1128 LTFT too lean (VAG 17536). I checked all vacuum lines for lea... Trouble codes: P1128 (VAG17536 LTFT too lean bank one)
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, sluggish VIN: 3VWSP29M61
Car is sluggish, compared to identical vehicle. Feels as if boost from turbo is not reaching motor. All turbo plumming appears intact, i have run into that in a coworkers TDI bug. Wondering if possible injector timing or even wastegate issues are present. Stil...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L no communication VIN: WVWPD63B52
Trying to get DTC's for MIL but my 1552 won't communicate with the ECM or TCM, even though I can communicate with every other controller in the car. I remember ABS units causing this problem but disconnecting it has no effect. (and no, the ABS and brake lights...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L no power to clucth VIN: 3VWSK69M22
hi group dont work on alot of these, came in ac dont blow cold found no power to compressor ok, checked all power and grounds at relay ok replaced relay assy compressor comes on and ac works great, 4 days later its back no power to clutch, rechecked power and ...
1995 Volvo 940 2.3L ignition switch VIN: YV1JS8312S
Vehicle came in with hard start symptoms, and shuts off intermittently. On a test drive, it stopped running and would not restart. Tech held the key in a certain position and it stayed running long enough for the trip back to the shop. Replaced ignition switch...
1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS572XT
Hello everybody. I'm having a problem with this volvo. It came in a few days ago with code po133b. After looking at scan data noticed that the o2 was switching pretty slowly at idle or cruise. Fuel trims are within 5 % and all other data looks good. I put a ne... Trouble codes: P133

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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L central locking VIN: WBADM6349Y
This is somewhat a leson, when the car came in for the directional light problem it was assigned to one tech who usually work on this kind of problems, well during the process and trouble shooting he must have had removed one of the fuses without ever returnin...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WDBEA30D4K
Thank You! to so many of you who took the time to help. After digging out our old ignition scope and dusting it off I was able to see our problem on #5 Cylinder, bad valves intake and exaust but mostly the intake valve. A cylinder leakage test showed over 85% ...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L needs rear muffler VIN: WDBFA67E4P
This model for some reason don't have to many options, we try defferent sources and came empty handed. Therefore we doing factory unit.
1998 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L Accessories VIN: WDBGA70GXX
1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L no reverse VIN: YS3ED48E4X
thanks to all who responded after chasing what i was sure was an electrical fault we installed another trans assembly and that cured the no reverse problem. the old unit was dropping pressure in p and n but would engage reverse if a quick shift from drive to r...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L Hesitation VIN: 2VWCP21C61
Cleaned intake runners and replaced mas air flow meter and all seems well at this point-thank you for all the tips Trouble codes: P1557.
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