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2001 Audi A6 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEH64BO1
Audi techs please help...I have a 2.8 A6 that ran bad and had codes 17927/p1519 A cam pos sens bank 1 malf., 16684/p0300, 16686/p0302 2cl miss, 16687/p0303 3cyl. miss. I pulled valve covers and front covers and aligned timing marks, right side bank 1 tenioner ... Trouble codes: 16684 (p0300 randon missfire), 16688 (p0304 4 cyl missfire), 16689 (p0305 5 cyl missfire)
2001 Audi A4 1.8L upper end VIN: WAUDC68DXI
my question is with shavings in the oil and some lifter noise ,is this engine worth saving? iv'e never had one apart could the shavings be from the turbo? just trying to feel out what my options are before i tell this guy we can fix it or not. of course replac...
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L pcv VIN: WBAGJ8325W
Car came in blowing oil smoke with hissing noise in rear of engine. We replaced the pcv plate on the rear of the intake. There is still a noise in the back of the intake. The car runs OK now but this noise can't be right. Is it possible the tube inside the int...
2001 Jaguar XK8 4.0L oil pump VIN: SAJJA42C3Y
I have yet to find out why this car has no oil pressure while cranking. Vehicles gauge shows no oil pressure and when the sending unit is removed while cranking, no oil is pressent. I have replaced the oil pump with the old engines which ran, same outcome. I h...
1967 Mercedes-Benz 250SE 2.5L poor supply to pump VIN: W108014027
Good afternoon, My problem with this old beast is that I am getting only a trickle of fuel from the tank to the electric pump. Pump output is good when a remote tank is in use (~16psi to injection pump). What I need to know is what liquid I can use to clear...
1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Windows VIN: WPOCA2987X
Hi Porsche Techs I have limited experience on boxster tops, and currently no access to factory scanner; wonder if someone can help with this problem. I have not found a test plan as of yet. Customer put top down after sitting through winter and then back up. ...
1992 Volvo 960 2.9L relay VIN: YV1KW9509N
I am trying to locate the ABS surge relay to check the fuse. It should be under the dash to the left of the steering column. I have always found the relay there before on other Volvo models, but this one is not there. Thanks in advance.

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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Starting VIN: WBADD6327W
Thanks to everyone that sent information on this one. Customer had to pick up vehicle so it is still not fixed. He will return it later. The information we received was helpful. we were directed to check the ignition switch, dme relay, fuel pump relay, and...
1997 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L No Start VIN: SALPV1448V
Thank you everyone for the reply. As most of you suggested, i replaced the Crank position sensor located on the bell housing. The old one did have oil on it. I guess these cars have problem with valve cover gasket leak. I tested the car for a week and made ... Trouble codes: P1179, P1177, P0305, P1314, P1313.
1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LS5509P
thank you to all for their help triple ck harness and found small split at connector repaired all ok Trouble codes: 212 (o2 sensor), 113 (02 sensor).
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