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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L looking for parts VIN: WAUML64B82
Hello Audi Techs, I am looking for a source of lower injector seal retainers for this car. I have been told by the dealer that the only way to get this part is to buy a new injector. We need all eight, at $200.00 each I would like to find a way around this. ...
2002 BMW 745i 4.4L Engine VIN: WBAGG82010
Both heads were done as a result of overheating (including chains, chain guides and tensioner). Since then this vehicle has a peculiar rattle noise from the engine. Seems to be more prominent from the left side head under the tappet cover. At one point we thou...
1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1742T
This car sat for 2 years in our balmy New England weather and then the owner decided to put it on the road again. It ran but was towed in. First start was ok but oil light on and oil pressure gauge flat, throttle sticky. Removed throttle body and cleaned, rein...
1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Electronic VIN: SAJHX1243T
Can not get a straight answer on this one. Radiator fans inop with A/C. Traced out all the wiring to fan module, I am convinced the fan module is faulty. Part#LNA 6702 AA.(white) New one is a LNA 6702 AB (white). Updated relay so I thought. With the new relay ...
1999 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALPV1246X
Thanks to all of you who try to help me tackle this one. Cold start the vehicle idles rough and misfires for a couple minutes, then idle smooths out and misfire disappears. Cold, or warm, open the throttle and the vehicle hesitates. Not just momentarily but a ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire), P0304 (p0305-), P0305 (p0306-), P0306 (P1319- Cant find a description for this at any of my references), P1319 (Cant find a description for this at any of my references)
1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Engine overheating VIN: WDBGA51EXS
Need advice from the Mercedes techs; This 94 S500 came in from a different shop for diagnosis of an over heat problem. The preliminary check was simple when the temp went above 100C the top rad-hose was hot the bottom was cold. No condenser fans came on nor d...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L a/c VIN: WDBJF72F3V
Car came in for no A/C. Engine not running low side pressure only 32psi so I recharede the system. Now the compressor wont run. DTC's B1227,B1231,B1235 stored. Looked at data in control head data read as follows 1. 33 2. E 3. 35 4. 35 5. 37 6. E 7. 07 8. 32 10...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Misfire VIN: WDBJF65W91
Client complains about car jerking just under low speed (under 20mph). Test driving car I first notice something like a miss/lack of power, on starts from stoped. Problem disapear with more rpm/car speed. Continue driving car, after warming up engine, I noti... Trouble codes: P2043 (misfiring), P2044 (misfiring of cylinder 01)
2001 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YSED58E213
The car came in with a check engine light on with codes:po133 and po134. Since then we have replaced the front o2 sensor and it has been working properly. the car has come back now with the check engine light on again with the same po134 code on. we drove it a... Trouble codes: P0134
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Blower Motor VIN: 3VWTE29M9Y
We have a 2000 Jetta that came in with climatronic control. The fan is stuck in the high position. We checked for codes and found a code for the ambient temp sensor & we replaced that sensor. We have a 1273 code for the blower motor V2. We have replaced the cl...
2000 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWUH23B8Y
hi this car is a 2000 passat v6 2.8 ltr 4 motion automatic . it has 4 new bosch o2 sensors and 2 new fact cat converters vin #[...] . it has 2 codes 17584 &17585 o2 sensor correction behind cat limit attained on both bank 1 &bank 2 i just tried an... Trouble codes: 17584 (o2 sensor correction behind cat limit attained), 17585 (o2 sensor correction behind cat limit attained)
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L 2-3 shift/flare VIN: 3VWSE69M52
the vehicle came in with a 2-3 flare,and harsh shifts,replaced tcm,no fix,replaced valve body,fixed the harsh shifts,still 2-3 problem,found leak in rev-high piston cracked,still no fix,presure tested on lift dont see anything out of the ordinary,other than di...
1990 Volvo 240 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AA8842L
Howdy Volvo Tech's This car came in on the hook,no start. There was no spark and no injector pulse. Found the crank sensor wave form erratic, so replaced engine started. Triied throughout the day all was good . Customer came to pick up would not start. Went ou...
1992 Volvo 940 GL 2.3L power? VIN: YV1JS8831N
please help me volvo gurus!!! car had blown head gasket...repaired head gasket and rebuilt the head...repaired other codes...this is the only code left came back after 2 weeks (233)...i don't have any code descriptions... thanks d. [...] Trouble codes: 233 (dont know code - no listing)
1996 Volvo 960 2.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YV1KS9606T
Another tech replaced the intake gaskets on this car and injured his back and hasn't been back to work. I inherited the job as a basket case. Got it back together but I have a group of vacuum hoses that I can't figure out the routing to. Most of the time you c...
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Engine VIN: YV1SZ58D11
We have a customer that came in for a failed battery and alternator. It had been 6 months since the last lof and only 4,000 miles. We replaced the battery & alternator and performed the LOF. When we drained the oil it came out black and thick and with burnt oi...

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2002 BMW X5 4.6is 4.6L air suspension VIN: WBAFA92000
Thank you all for your help I have the vehicle up on the lift and its ok thanks again.
1997 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L abs module I guess VIN: SALPV1442V
1974 Mercedes-Benz 280 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1140601210
1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDB1070441
Fix: Bad set of plugs. Several plugs would not come out with out soaking them. They were mismatched and some fouled. Replaced all. Reset timing and mixture. Threw some denatured alcohol in the tank and changed the oil. It passed with flying colors.Even better...
1994 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L 12 VIN: WDBGA32EOR
Hi, I would like to thank all you techs for helping me solve this problem. The problem was that one of the fuse was located in the front right side of the engine computer. It broke and right now the ABS light goes off and the speedometer is working. Thank you ...
1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Backup lights VIN: WDBJF55F7T
Well, I found it. I thought MB had fixed their bio-degradable wiring issues by 1996, but I guess not. I traced the problem to the wiring harness between the transmission n/s switch and a 6 pole connector on the left wheel house. The insulation on the wiring...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L brake system VIN: 3VWCF21C4Y
Of the 8 replies I had on this car, they mostly suggested a booster problem. Others dabbled around internal ABS bleed-down, master cylinder problem, possible weak vacuum build-up due to the mechanical vacuum pump on the diesel. I ended up replacing the boost...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L ABS module VIN: WVWZZZ3BZY
Hey guys the owner carried the car to the dealer to deal with the situation sorry I dont have any useful info to share,thank you guys for all your help.
1995 Volvo 960 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: YV1KW9611S
After numerous responses, mainly about cam timing (we had used the cam holding tools when installing and it was dead-on) we decided to let the customer take the car and drive it for a while. Customer brought car back after letting drive for a week or so, did ...
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L Hesitation VIN: YV1VS2556Y
Thank goodness for smoke machines, every shop should have one. Found very small crack in small 6" hose that connects from intercooler to intake boot at throttle housing. After tugging at it once it completely broke off Part #9480325. Car fixed, thanks to every... Trouble codes: P0234 (Turbo Overboost Condition).
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