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1998 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 2.8L warning light VIN: WAUJC84A1W
Audi Techs, This A6 wagon was in for oil change 2 weeks ago and yesterday a green indicator lamp came on in the display near the clock (to the far right of the main instrument cluster). This is a seperate little guage cluster. The indicator is green in color ...
2001 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 1.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WAUKC68D21
Here is the complte scan; 16396 - Bank 1: Camshaft A (Intake): Advance Setpoint not Reached (Over-Retarded) P0012 - 35-10 - - - Intermittent 17536 - Fuel Trim; Bank 1 (Mult): System too Lean P1128 - 35-10 - - - Intermittent 17734 - Knock-Control: Cylinder 2: R... Trouble codes: 16396 (Bank 1 Camshaft A Intake Advance Setpoint not Reached Over-Retarded), 17536 (Fuel Trim Bank 1 Mult System too Lean), 17734 (Knock-Control Cylinder 2 Regulation Limit Exceeded), 16684 (Random/Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected), 16687 (Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected), 16688 (Cylinder 4 Misfire Detected)
2003 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L central locking VIN: WAULD64B13
customer brought car into us complaining that after key out of ignition and door closed, key waring beeping as if key still in ignition. perform guided fault finding and found i have no communication with central locking module. pull up carpet to access module...
1983 BMW 633CSi 3.2L Stall VIN: WBAEB8403D
hello bmw techs , this bmw has been to many shops over many years with no results ! intermintently has a flat spot while driving , and than stalls. this happens hot or cold , and than will re-start anywhere fron 15 seconds to an hour and blows black smoke (...
1997 BMW 318ti 1.9L 1-2 Cold Shift VIN: WBACG8328V
Hello and thanks in advance.I have a 318I that has relatively low mileage on it.The car runs great but has one irritating problem.When the car is cold,anytime car sits overnite,regardless of outside temperature,it takes a long time to upshift,especially the 1-...
1994 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L electric windows and sun roof VIN: SAJMX1346R
Hi everyone This car came to use from another shop with this problem. At any time the windows and sun roof will close whether or not moving, drivers door open or closed, unable to find good diagnosic help or wiring diagams for system if this has a theft syste...
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWA71C84
Good day everyone. This might be a long one. HISTORY : 01/062004.Vehicle was damaged while being delivered with 3 miles on the clock in Newark NJ.. Damage confined to the rear trunk area. Vehicle repaired . 03/04/2004 Mileage 20. Vehicle Serviced. 03/04/2004 ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel System Too Lean Bank 1.), P1000 (OBD Systems Readiness Test Not Complete), P0308 (8 Misfire Detected.), P1314 (Cat Damage Bank 2), P1316 (Misfire Rate Exceeds Emisions.)
1978 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L No Start VIN: 9118200850
hello this vehicle was sitting ten plus years i have a no start condition first i had no spark found a blown fuse in engine compartment now i have spark no fuel please help thank you

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2001 Audi TT 1.8L temp gauge VIN: TRUWX28N71
found that within 30 seconds of starting car temperature gauge immediately wne tup to normal operating temp and then climber to overheating flashing temp light on dash. check with scan tool and found engine temp still down at 60 degrees celsius and warming up....
1997 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L airbag VIN: 4USCJ3320V
Thank you all for your replies!! Turned light off with scanner from a local shop.
1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Trans cooler lines VIN: SAJGX2046X
Well it's not as bad as I thought but man you guys' on iatn or great. You do have to remove the left cat, and cut the pipe about 10' back. then slow and steady fight your way out. We did both lines, buy the way due to the fact that both were coming apart at th...
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L motor VIN: WDBHA28E1S
Well most of the replies were right on track with the vac. leak under the hood at the vac. block/manifold. It was cracked at the ball bearing. I replaced it. The pump seemed to still runs longer then seems normal to me. I checked for other vac. leaks to no ava...
1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L won't run cat mon VIN: WDBJF55F8T
i suppose i could write the definitve work on 96 cars with monitor issues at this point - but let me sum up - california will allow cars to pass with up to 2 monitors incomplete but this is a blind test and automaticly fails if more than 2 are not run - custom...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBJF65J51
thanks for all the advice,called dealer they said they needed to re program car because of alternater problem customer was real understanding thanks again
1996 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DF78N2T
Thanks for the real life experience info that makes this site so valuable. We took the advice of most and put the black T7 moduel on and the car and it runs great with no MIL. The customer is happy because he save some money and realizes that he will eventuall... Trouble codes: P0300.
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Electronic VIN: 3VWRA29M3X
Iwas not able to fix this one,the customer moved to another town 250 miles away.Iwas able to give her the info that i got from my replies.There is another sensor on the trans and that was most likly the problem.
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L air con VIN: WVWZZZ3BZ2
as i had thought there is a specific code that had to be entered. The dealer obviouisly has access to these codes but was not willing to share with us! basically the code needs to be entered via a scan tool. mine was capable, but i did not have the code: thank...
1998 Volvo S90 2.9L return line VIN: YV1KS9603W
The customer chose not to pursue repair and as such I have no useful information to share, but I do appreciate the offers of advice from several people!
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