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2001 Audi A4 1.8L low oil pressure VIN: WAUDC68D21
We have low oil pressure only when oil is above 90 c idle pressure is 16 psi ,2000 rpm 40 .I have read a lot about pluged screens but this has been serviced reg 5000km with syn oil. We removed oil pan after checking cam bearings ok.found screen was pluged .But...
2002 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Hesitation, Misfire, Burning Oil VIN: WAULD64B42
Hello Fellow Techs. I have here a 2002 Audi A6 Quattro with a 2.7L (APB) Twin Turbo Engine with a 6-Speed Manual Gearbox. Vehicle was brought in for rough running, and check engine light on. Upon initial inspection of the vehicle, there were 8 fault codes stor... Trouble codes: 16518 (O2 Sensor Ckt B1S1 No Activity), 16523 (O2 Sensor Signal Too Slow B2S1), 16684 (Random Misfire), 16685 (Cyl 1 Misfire), 16686 (Cyl 2 Misfire), 16687 (Cyl 3 Misfire)
2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L compressor VIN: SAJEA01U93
A/C compressor cycles too frequently and stays off too long. Discharge air from ducts does not go below 60F. A/C relay is losing the ground (pin 37 ) blk w green tracer from the ecm. If ground is supplied air blows cold. Why is ecm shuttting down the compresso...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Suspension VIN: WDBNG75F0H
hi mb techs,we have a 2001 s500 (220) customer states air matic suspension works but ,air matic button that rasises suspension works but led lights will not light up,and no message in cluster that tells driver suspension is up. we check for codes with factory ...
2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L service c light VIN: 4JGBB86E56
I have ML350 suv 2006 in for state inspection and lof,but service c is on and it says (service c has exceeded 63days)reset factory setting,but cannot find setting c.I call dealer but no help. thank you in advance for any help James [...]
1994 Saab 900 S 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YS3DM38B5R
Intermittently will crank and not start cold.It appears there are no dash lights when it will not start.If you leave the key in the run position for a approx 30 secs the dash lights will come on and vehicle will start.Also while cruising the vehicle will just ...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L top position warning VIN: 3VWCM31Y14
Hello everyone, I have this beetle convertible that is driving me crazy. The top opens and closes fine. My only problem is that when you close and lock the top the warning light stays on and I get the beeping warning and the 2 flaps do not close. I have replac...

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1990 Audi Coupe Quattro 20v 2.3L No Start VIN: WAUGD08B7L
Thanks to those that replied. This car is a real pain. I checked and rechecked the ground connections on the intake as a couple people said. All was clean, but I cleaned them again anyway. The crank sensor seems to work okay. The scope pattern from the...
2003 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Hydraulic Pump VIN: WBABS33413
First I want to thank Erik for the only reply to my request. Never did find out what triggered code 90. We had diagnosed a dead hydraulic pump for the top. It showed signs of oil leaking down from the pump and into the pump motor and electricals. The customer...
2003 BMW 530i 3.0L Key Remote VIN: WBADT63443
Thank you all for your time. I felt confident enough to have this customer come back in to try programming the keys. I was thinking that you had to use the remote button to lock and unlock the vehicle because thats how the instructions are written. You can st...
2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L Headlights VIN: WBAEU33443
Thanks for all the help guys. The right headlamp controller/igniter was my problem. I replaced them both and headache is over. Thanks again.
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Locking Differential VIN: WDBEB28D3M
Thankyou all for your help - I have with your help and the use of a wiring schematic bypassed the ASD ECU as all other components have checked out and the customer does not want the expense of the ASD computer - as one technician here suggested - I checked the...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L abs ,bas VIN: WDBJF65F3W
Thanks for all the input, turns out our initial thought on a bad abs module was correct, just wanted to make sure. It appeared to have been wet. Thanks again.
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L cooling system VIN: 3VWED21C01
Hello Group, Vehicle test driven 30 miles and all is ok. Thanks to all who responded, there were many! Most pointed me to the water pump itself. The impeller was indeed broken. Not cracked or in pieces, It slipped off the nurl on the shaft and simply did...
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