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1997 Audi A6 2.8L power steering VIN: WAUJA84A7V
We replaced the rack on this A6 due to a bad leak. The pump was also replaced and the system flushed. After the job was done, the tech drove less than a mile down the road and lost power steering. The steering seemed to come back on line at around 2000 rpm, bu...
1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L transmission VIN: WAUBA24B4X
This car has a clunk, and a jump when you go from drive to reverse. It does not do this in any other gear. Transmission shifts fine, and idle is at 700. If anyone has any idea what this CLUNK and JUMP problem could be, please let me know. I have been pulling m...
2001 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUZL64B81
Hello; I am having a challange with these codes. I have check for leaks, none found. I have replaced the secondary air pump, codes come right back. The car seems to run fine. Any ideas? Trouble codes: P0491 (Sec. Air Inj. Sys. Bank 1 Incorrect Flow Detected), P0492 (Sec. Air Inj. Sys. Bank 2 Incorrect Flow Detected)
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAV33481
po369 dtc code was stored in pcm i replaced the cam sensor bank 2 by the intake manifolt and come came back on at secont ignition cycled. any idea.??? Trouble codes: P0369
2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L battery VIN: WDBJH82J22
this car had a incident with some jumper cables and some smoke. we have replace the alternator and reinitialized the steering and cleared codes. the problem is the foglamps won't go off. i have replace the illumination control module {headlight switch} with a ...
1984 Porsche 930 3.2L hard hot start VIN: WP022293ZE
Ok, this rare porsche 930 turbo is all together, but it starts up when it is cold thanks to a new cold start timer switch. It runs pretty good, full power when driving, idles good. When I turn it off it starts right back, but if it sits for like 5 minutes when...
1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOAA2997T
Customer has been in our shop several times with the same codes. Ignition pattern looks normal on both banks. Smoke tested intake system several times with no problems found. I have pulled all of the fuel injectors,numbered them,tested them,and replaced them i... Trouble codes: P0302, P0305
2004 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L Steering lock. VIN: YS3FH49YB4
Vehicle was towed in with the Ignition key not able to turn, Has steering lock malfunction. Check with scan tool. Had codes C0548 SCC internal failure & B3948 for steering lock failure. I suspect the steering lock motor is not working, It looks like the entire...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: M03M045465
Hello ... This Car has MIL Lite On and In generic OBD i Get o2 codes for the heater and Sensor 2. On live data stream nothing is happening and only has .43volts. ??? In VW i Cannot get any data on the o2 and the ect code only comes up when i use a vehicle spe... Trouble codes: 16502 (ECT Out Of Range), 16525 (o2 Heater Circuit), 17526 (o2 Bank 1 Sensor 2)

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1996 Audi A6 2.8L electric windows VIN: WAUGA84AXT
Hi everyone, sorry about taking so long for a posting. Finally this car is gone and it hasn't come back yet,apparently, there was a combination of problems with the doors and windows. First,after many hours of tidious work, I was able to confirm no broken wire...
1996 Audi A6 2.8L starter VIN: WAUFA84A3T
Sorry for the delay, We replaced the electric part ign. switch, but occasionaly car was heving the same problem.We than replaced complete switch ign lock and housing coded to this vehicle and car is fixed. Thanks again for your help
1996 BMW 318ti 1.9L monitors VIN: WBACG7327T
2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Keyless entry VIN: WBADT43441
Thanks for the replies. We are going to have this customer take it to a different dealer and see if they can program these keys, we also think there may be a problem with the immobilizer. Thanks again
1976 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1070441203
Finally we got a new warm-up regulator from Germany, replaced all vaccum switches and hoses. Re-set timing, idle speed and co-contend. Now car runs great. We never really figured out what caused the "customer complain" but on a 30 year old car you just have ...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L compressor VIN: WDBCA35E3L
well a big thanks to fasthair he hit it on the head, the evaporate temp. sensor was the prolbem,, when i removed the sensor the compressor ran longer sooooo ,,, after i got the new sensor i checked the resistance= old at 1.305 & the new at .903 about 400 ohms...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L Hesitation VIN: WBGA32E4PA
Customer took car and hasn't come back yet. I'm sure he will come back he has multiple cars and rarely drives this one.
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L left front and rt rear VIN: 3VWRK69MX4
well went with calipers at this time it has fixed problem customer is going to come back at [...] and we will look at the brakes then thanks for the info and we replaced calipers after talking to customer we could not find any thing rong at this time ...
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