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2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUFL54D3Y
vehicle wouldn't go over 1000 rpm, now it won't start. multiple codes for throttle assy-p1542 p1171 p 1558 p1545 p1564 p 1559. p0118 CTS. p1411 load regulation. p0103 maf. durning no start spark is good but no injector pulse. if i unplug throttle assy (intermi...
2005 Audi A4 3.2L Steering angle sensor VIN: WAUZZZ8E55
Hi Audi guys, please help me out. Battery was disconnected while working on SRS. Since reconnecting battery and driving the ESP warning lamp stays on. Code 01826 stored. When I look at the measuring blocks the steering angle sensor stays at 0. Code 01826 sugge...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6347Y
I don't know what else to do, I bought this car with a head broken, I did replace the head and gasket, synchronized the cams with the special tools, remove the vanos and replaced the seals of the pistons, I did notice an improvement. The ABS module has an inte... Trouble codes: 18 (exhaust camshaft position)
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Stall VIN: WDBBA45C6F
This jewel of a Benz has a stalling problem only when hot,in drive,at a stop.Restarts with no problem.Can unplug the isc motor and the idles goes up to 1500+.I asume that the isc system is functioning.The idle is at 600 to 650 in drive.It seems that a switch i...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDC2030452
Hi all Merc techs I have one for you. This vehicle came in for the mentioned fault code. I have erased it, reset all adaptations and sent it on its merry way. Two days later car came back in same code. Mercedes TIS indicated with this fault it either could be ... Trouble codes: P2031 (032- G3/2 before CAT O2 sensor at off sensor signal error P0130)
2004 Bentley Continental GT 6.0L Air Conditioner VIN: SCBCR63W34
Got this GT came in not blowing cold, check freon level, was .4 pounds in system. Evac, vacuumed, and recharged to 1.43 pounds(about 650gms, as called for I believe). Still not blowing cold, no high speed operation either. Disconnected high pressure switch and...
1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRC81HSM
vw tech, please help. car came in with long cranking problem when car sit overnight. check residue pressure- drop [...] 0 bar when car sit overnight and long cranking occur. replace fuel regulator and fuel pump- same problem. fuel pressure will stay at 2 bar afte...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L engine VIN: WVWPD63B53
hello techs customer was driving on freeway when oil light came on then check engine light .the oil light is off when the car is ideling but ther is a lot of noise from the valve train when you put it at fast idel oil light comes on scan. comp. code found p001...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M34
i have a p0171 i cheked for vacuum leaks no leaks.my short fuel trims are high.my mass air flow is ok swoped it with a good one from another car we have with ap0411 that keeps on setting aswell no vacuum leaks i put a used secondary injector pump now the pump ... Trouble codes: P0171
1994 Volvo 960 2.9L Cruise Control VIN: YV1KS9515R
Hi everyone- Thanks in advance for your help. We've got an unusual problem on this Volvo 960. The cruise control does not work at all. For the most part, in my experience, these cruise control systems are very reliable and usually simple to fix- If they quit,...
2004 Volvo V70 2.5T AWD 2.5L compressor VIN: YV1SJ59HX4
Not getting ground signal from engine ECM to terminal 1 of the magnetic clutch relay. Compressor runs fine and air is cold if i use a jumper wire at clutch relay. Did notice that the evap temp sensor shows 0 degrees celsius could this be the cause?

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA29M0X
Thanks for all your helps. I had tried most of them before posting and still had problem. I finally went after the wiring and completely looked at the harnesses. On top of the trans in about 2 inches of grease I found a 5 or 6 connector "gang" plug that was... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301, P0304.
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 3VWDD21C5Y
Well, this is another one that's not yet fixed, and will be ongoing but it's time to close it for the time being. I received more than one suggestion to try a capacitive discharge by touching the battery terminals together, which is actually one of the first ...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L temp gauge, fuel gauge, abs light VIN: 3VWSC29M21
Well it turns out that we had multiple problems going on with this car here. The overheating issue was resolved with a water pump. It overheated in the shop after running for three or more hours, boiling the cooling in the engine. The fuel gauge proble was ver...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L floor shifter VIN: 3VWCD21Y74
i replaced the top of the shifter & adjusted the trans shift cabel the gears all line up now. thanks for the help .
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L compressor VIN: YV1LS553XW
Thanks to all of you who took the time to give advise. The problem turned out to be an intermitantly failing clutch relay.Even though we found the relay not getting grounded from the ecu it must have seen the command for ac function and didnt see it work so it...
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