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2001 Audi A4 1.8L oil pressure VIN: WAUDC68DX1
hello techs, this 2001 audi a4 quattro was towed in with a blinking oil pressure light on.i dropped oil and level sender to check for sludge.inside of pan looked clean.removed oil feed line to turbo and checked oil pressure from feed line to guage.pressure rea...
2004 Audi A8 4.2L thermostat VIN: IGNEK13R7Y
hi everyone just looking for a little . info from all the audi guys have this A8L 4.2. that cam overheating withh the fans on. I know these are know for the thermostats but have not done one on the A8 yet . could some of you guys give some advice as to what t...
1998 BMW 540i 4.4L abs sensor VIN: WBADE6324W
problem with the vehicle is the abs/dsc light on. the left frt abs sensor is showing 0 mph reading all the time. i replaced it, but the reading is still the same. i'm trying to check for an open in the wires between the module and sensor. according to alldata,...
2003 BMW 330Ci 3.0L tire wear VIN: WBABS53443
I have a BMW here where another shop has aligned this thing but still has bad tire wear. I have noticed the rearward bushing in the front lower contol arms allow a lot of movement. I spotted it when the general service tech was pulling car into shop and applie...
2004 BMW 525i 2.5L mil VIN: 1B22A55L33
How to reset the information center after repairs?
1991 Jaguar XJS Classic Collection 5.3L Cuts out VIN: SAJTW584XM
This car is and extra car for our customer. Recently it has started pinging on the highway and cutting out intermittently. We replaced the fuel filter and cleaned and re-insulated the ignition amps. I feel it is possibly a problem with the ignition module but ...
1991 Volkswagen Fox GL 1.8L No Start VIN: 9BWGA2301M
The car was towed in after a very wet weather time. Alot of snow and windy conditions. Custumer said the ign. got wet and a no start. Ign ws replaced. The car has sprk at the plugs. Timingbelt is lined up. Comp. is at 140lb in each cyl. Fuel pres is good. Spar...
2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L flashers VIN: P436610097
my volks 2001 golf tdi,when i put the flashers right or left when coming back to off posstion the relay for the flashers stay's click but 3 times the normal speed stay like that for a few mins, replace the relay and flasher bulbs and looked for broken wires do...

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1991 Audi 100 2.3L hydraulic system VIN: WAUBC5443M
Thanks to Bradley and Jeremy on this one. We let it gravity bleed for a while and after a 5 mile or so test drive the brake light stopped coming on. I figured it wasn't the accumulator because the brake light wasn't coming on before i replaced the calier. I kn...
2000 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L tcc lock up VIN: WAUZL54B5Y
hello group,thanks to all who replied to this help request,we recieved many very good ideas to look into,we checked the tps,vss,brake switch,and t-stat,all were good,dropped pan again,fluid looked a little dark,cleaned out valve body and checked the solenoids,...
2003 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L tpms VIN: WAUML44D73
I tried to reset the TPMS system using the MMI several times as some as you stated. However the tire pressure light came back on. Some said to try to disconnect the battery to reset the system, I tried this as well but this did not work. Since I didn't have a ...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Electronic VIN: WBAGH83481
Thanks to all who replied. The heater control valve is definitley the problem. I clamped off the hoses going to the core and both left and right face vents are cold. The only thing i have left to do is find the break in the 12 volt feed going to the htr valve ...
1986 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: SAJAV1341G
Thanks to all of the replies - I belive most of the problem was wiring related. The harness to the ignition coil and resistor block for fuel injectors - found many bare wires. Replacing the coolant sensor also made a noteable Change. Also found that most of th...
1992 Jaguar XJS 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJNW4848N
Thanks for all your replies, most leaning towards the battery being weak. Replacing the battery cleared the codes and after 50 miles or so it has not returned. This code is a computer self check, and when the battery was weak it had poor voltage at the compute... Trouble codes: FF29 (Fuel Failure 29).
1993 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L Suspension VIN: SALHC1347P
thanks for all the replies. as many suggested the best remedy was to pull the air shocks and replace with coils and shocks, which is exactly what i did. It seemed a better solution that taking it to Rover to have them charge me a hundred bucks to advise me to ...
1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: BA45A1CBO1
thanx very much for all the replies !!! finally found the sweet spot for the air fuel mixture screw and had to adjust the cis plate also dialed in the mixture with gas analizer
1995 Volvo 960 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: YV1KS9612S
Many thanks Tom, The injectors were indeed the cause. Volvo injectors never seem to go bad so I guess I was tunnel visioned. Talking to to customer he said he was having a hard time putting the yellow caps on the end end of the injectors. He used a vise to p...
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