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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L steering rack VIN: WAUYP64B51
customer complaint was hard steering tech found loose tie rod and leaking rack , replaced rack and pump flushed system much better and still alittle tight to the right
1995 BMW 740i 4.0L drivers door module VIN: WBAGF6323S
just need to know if drivers door module needs to be coded on this car after replacement. If it does, I will send to dealer. thank for the help
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Electronic VIN: WBAGH8345Y
Help all BMW techs! We just replaced abs conrol unit for this car. Customer called afew days later saying a/c was inop. We scanned for faults with gt1- none. a/c charge is correct.Compressor clutch not energized. we found no signal was being recieved from high...
2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS33411
Hi Group. I have this 325 ci With P0456 Very Small Evap. Leak. I have a smoke pro machine. After doing some checking, I decided to smoke from the purge valve hose back. I used less than a quarter pound of pressure, and the smoke all come out of the bleeder pip... Trouble codes: P0456 (Very Small Evap. leak 20)
2002 BMW M5 5.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSDE93402
HELP!!! We just installed a new clutch and new flywheel. Vehicle started fine and ran great for us. After the costomer picked up the vehicle within 5 minutes he came back and now the vehicle has a misfire and check engine light is on. Had codes for misfires al... Trouble codes: P0012 (A Camshaft Position Sensor), P0014 (B Camshaft Position Sensor)
1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJNX2741S
According to the scanner Long Term Fuel Trim on both bank 1 and 2 is +57.8%. Short Term on bank 1 is +25%, short term on bank 2 is -25%. With a scope connected to the back of the PCM probing the oxygen sensor wires, they read +4.9v KOEO. When the engine is st... Trouble codes: P0300
2000 Mercedes-Benz C320 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WDC2030462
This C320 (slightly negelected) came in for service & rough running. Replace plugs & leads plus 2 suspect coils. Car returned about 1 month later again running rough at idle(surging in gear at idle) and poor accel. I though AFM and scanned & got typical result... Trouble codes: P2043, P2044, P2046
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Electronic VIN: 4JGAB54E62
Hi group, The 2002 ML320 was towed to our shop, check engine light is on, code P0715, Turbine input shaft sensor problem. When I move shift lever through P R N D it hits hard (kicks) stronger than normal. shift lever at D position and lever moved side by side(...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L compressor not engaging VIN: WNBNG75J42
this benz came in for ac not cold, ac off button stays on, and compressor is spinning but not engaging as low side and high side pressures are the same at 85 psi, same as outside temperature. found 6 body codes ,but don't know what they really means. i really ...
2004 Mercedes-Benz S430 4Matic 4.3L battery goes dead VIN: WDBNG83J14
Car would die overnight. Draw on system 2000MA. Disconnected seat module, draw drops down to 600MA, and goes down no further. Have checked CAN system, draw does not drop when checking/disconnection CAN/BUS systems. Sometimes car will not recognize key and alar...
2002 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Intermediate Shaft VIN: WPOCA29802
PLEASE, Porsche Techs- I need help... I ended up buying this Boxter from the customer who originally had his clutch go out. Put in a new clutch kit,engine seemed to run just fine-but after 20 minutes of running, I shut it off, and discovered it had sprouted a...
1993 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L throttle body calibration VIN: YS3CL65R2P
I understand that the 675BO code is because the throttle body is unprogrammed. That will disappear when the ISAT can program it.. However, if the codes are cleared, and the procedure for programming is tried, the throttle picks up to 3000 like it is supposed t...
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L no kpwr through trans VIN: YS3FB49S23
wtf any clue would be highly appreciated. the other shop has the saab scanner, and we don't have a clue though im going this weekend to mindend nev, to a raymac course, heard of it? thanks again for [...]
1995 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.5L Gas tank VIN: WV2EE0707S
This van came in with the original complaint of fuel gauge reading only between 3/4 and 1/2. Customer was convinced it was the sending unit so we removed it and found that the float was hitting the side of the tank and not allowing it to go above 3/4. We put a...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3VWCF21C3Y
Engine smokes (fuel smoke-white)cyls. have excessive wear for low mileage ie. washed cyls. , problem has not changed since repairs. Data recovered, pump start 68, boost wot 2200, maf 330, inj quantity 4.0. This engine has 350-400 psi in all cyls. and since the...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L ability to run VIN: 3VWDD21C01
This vehicle belongs to a best friend/customer owning it about 1 1/2 yrs. His daughter is the driver. It has failed to start about 10 times in 16 mo. The engine will crank over but no-start. by the time I get to where it is, you know starts and runs....
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L tpms sensor VIN: WVGCC67L84
04 Touraeg 4.2 104000 miles The problem is that that the tpms light comes on DAILY, when it feels like it (customer was in florida for a month, and it never came on, but as soon as he got back up to colder climates, it says "flat tire" and "defective wheel onb...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Fan Control System? VIN: 3VWSF71K36
Greetings all, No overheating concern. P0480 Fan Control 1 P0481 Fan Control 2 I am trying to obtain a diag tree or a little more information how the above codes. My Soulus doesnt support 2006 VW and Alldata has nothing for DTC codes for this vehicle as of ...
2001 Volvo V70 2.4L Timing VIN: YV1SV58D91
Reachn out to the volvo guys here. If anybody has some clear an concise instructions for setting the timing on this V70XC turbo would be much appreciated. The history is that it came in to the shop setting PO014 timing stuck advanced. The motor is a sludge vic...

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1993 BMW 318i 1.8L Battery Draw VIN: WBACA6318P
Thank you everyone for the replies and sorry that it took so long to reply, but I wanted to make sure this car was fixed. I guess maybe if I wasn't being taken off the car every 10 min. I would have figured it out faster. There's a lack of light where the car ...
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L No Start VIN: WBADM6349X
Thanks to Tucker and Scott for their promp replies . Scott had the answer I was lookig for. Apperantly the ews modules were recently updated and our launch (updated two weeks ago) was not up to par, causing missalighnment of the rolling codes .The amazing thin... Trouble codes: 209 (anti-tempering potection ews).
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Electronic VIN: WBABS53431
Sorry for the delay to close this request, the info we recieved couldn't get us anywhere, we did take the vehicle to a euro trans. specialist who charged us $120 just to tell us that the transmission is bad and that the module may need to be replaced too?! I g...
1996 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Blower VIN: WDBGA32E6T
I want to thank everyone who took the time from their busy schedules to help me out with this problem. Despite the overwhelming percent of replies which listed the blower motor final stage/power module as being the culprit, I wanted to try to put my meter on t...
2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L door locks VIN: WDB1704652
Thanks to all that replied. It was water damage to the vacuum pump/module in the boot next to the spare tyre. Thanks again
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