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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L No Start VIN: WAUML44EX4
car supposoly quit while moving to clean snow.we replaced the timing belt and pulleys and sparkplugs. car cranks over normally but does not start checked engine fuses ok can only get global obd2 on modis only 2codes p2401 and p0498 i hear the fuel pump working... Trouble codes: P2401, P0498
1997 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L No Start VIN: SALPV1448V
Hi everyone, We have really been having problems with this rover. The customer came in complaining that the car does not start after being turned off. The engine turns but there is no combustion. The car does it more after being driven for a while. Initially, ... Trouble codes: P1179, P1177, P0305, P1314, P1313
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L MIL Lamp on, ESP/ABS/BAS fail VIN: WDBRF64J61
Greetings. Vehicle brought in because of state emissions test failure for emissions. OBDII codes P0170 & P0173 on failure sheet from inspection station, but battery was dead and Freeze frames & codes were not available. I replaced a badly sulfated battery & t... Trouble codes: P0170 (Mixture adapt. at limit at Idle Bank 1), P0173 (Mixture adapt. at limit at Idle Bank 2)
1996 Saab 9000 CS 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3CD68U8T
good morning everyone this request is directed to you saab guys . car came in with po300 , and was missing at the time . the miss comes usually upon start up ( but not always ) and seems to clear up upon throttle up ( but not always ) scope of the crank senso... Trouble codes: P0300
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWAD63B45
After replacing head ,turbo,oil pump,and screen,Car has good compression,fuel,but no spark. Double checked timing marks 15 times. Appears that timing marks or off 1/8" on crank mark. Tryed next tooth,5/8" off. The scan tool has a cam position sensor code. 5 vo...

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1989 BMW 325i 2.5L Tach and Fuel Mileage Gauge VIN: WBABB1300K
Customer finally showed up with the cluster. It fixed the tach issue but now it has an issue with the overhead cluster where the brake warning light wont go out. He's getting another cluster then I can call this one done. Thanks to all for your advice in confi...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSR69M14
I want to thank Don & Peter for their help. We shorted the battery cables to discharge anything unwanted in the computer,did basic setting with the VAG-COM, drove the car 50 or so miles to so to try and make the vehicle pass readiness, but it did not happen. I... Trouble codes: P0321 (engine speed rpm sensor-g28).
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Fuel Guage VIN: YV1SZ58D01
As suggested by the replies, the rear window wiper & rear door locks were also inop, indicating a problem with the R.E.M. module. Removing the #1 fuse in the rear cargo fuse compartment temporarily "woke up" the module, and the fuel guage function was restore...
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