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2001 Audi A6 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge
We have this A6 that runs perfectly, except for about 15 seconds after a cold start. The engine starts and idles perfect for about 10-15 seconds, then for the next 15 seconds it loses power, misfires, and at times backfires through the intake. At first I thoug...
1988 BMW 635CSi 3.5L spark VIN: WBAEC8413J
vehicle died-owner cranked till starter stuck and burned.It would fire for a split second,but not run.Replaced starter and now cranks with no start,It will spark 1 time and no more while cranking.will not even attempt to fire.have fuel pressure if I jump relay...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3341Y
ONCE THE VEHICLE WARMS UP VERY SLIGHT MIS STILL EXISTS, BUT DURING WARMUP PROCESS STEADY MISFIRES AND CHECK ENGINE LIGHT COMES ON. i HEAR A VACCUUM LEAK, BUT CAN NOT FIND IT. i SOUNDS LIKE A CARCKED INTAKE MANIFOLD. Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (misfire cyl 1), P1189 (air and fuel metering), P0173 (po305- misfire cyl 5), P0305, P0306 (misfire cyl 6)
1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L starting VIN: SAJHN1744T
Hi and Help,we have a no start no starter operation,the vehicle came in with inop wipers,diagnosed and installed a new wiper switch,wipers work,engine would start but would not come out of park.Found that problem was sticky micro switch at shifter clicked it a...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Hesitation, Surge, VIN: 4JGB54E1YA
the car idles ok, but when you try to accel. the engine some times wont respond, like you dont press the accel pedal, and some times goes up and down the rpm, this is intermiten,when is cold is more frequent, you heard back fire like the airflow meter is bad,t...

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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN40J63
Thank you all for the help. Put aside the brick and using the X431 which I borrowed from a friend revealed P0172: System ran rich. There is a TSB related to the P0172: the fix is to remove the supercharge and replace the torn hose for the SAI, the hose is behi... Trouble codes: P1105 (manufacture code- see service manual).
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