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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Soft pedal VIN: WAUZ164B21
After replacing the front and rear brake pads and rotors with oem Audi parts the pedal feels soft. Tried to bleed the system the conventional way and with a brake bleed machine but the pedal still feels a little soft. I read about having to use a factory scan ...
2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Torque Converter VIN: WA1YD64B33
Hey guys, i have this Audi in here with the fault code 17125 (p0741) followed the TSB and replaced torque Converter as TSB recommends. got the new torque converter and installed. now we have the same code popping up. Torque Converter clutch: stuck OFF/ No Powe...
2003 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L srs VIN: SAJEA01T73
SRS light is on-scanner will not communicate with vehicle in standard OBDII-changed to non OBD and can scan some modules-but not srs-we are thinking srs module may be killing the CAN-tried to disconnect srs and re-try vehicle scan-still wont-can still enter so...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDC1631542
engine check light,codes for front 02 sensors low heating capacity,check live data,02 mv osilate 170-850,five times in 1 minute,both heater control turned on,fuel trims low and even,vehicle drives normal,exhaust clear, on testing connecting plug to 02 sensor,h... Trouble codes: P2008, P2088
2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L stop lights VIN: WDBLJ65G1F
the car came in with no stop lamps.the abs lamp is on and the bas & esp lamp is on also. i hooked my scanner up and there was a code for the stop light switch. i also found a tsb for this problem. the fix was suppose to be replace the brake lamp switch. i got ...
1987 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: WVWCA0156H
Yes, the odometer reads 811187, however, I must assume that the first digit is incorrect. This is the first time I have seen this symptom on a CIS. The upper and lower chamber pressures are right on the money but the injector pressure is good at idle but when ...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA81H4T
Engine light on for inactive upstreem ox sensor, replaced with new, still has same problem, the computer will not go into closed loop will only go in for a second on and off. I need to reset the monitors to pass the emission test. has anyone seen this problem,...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWTE29M9Y
Hi, I seem to have checked everything I can check and am looking for some direction on this car. It has a misfire on cyl5 under load, worse when hot. Feels like an ignition miss. First tried swapping plugs and wires with a diff. cylinder to see if there was an... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random/Multiple Cylinder Misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected)
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L failed monitors VIN: YV1LS5575W
hi, i have a 1998 volvo s70 that is not running all its monitors for smog.scanned the car. no codes found.have the autodiagnos tool for this car. i have gone through and ran test's and everything has seemed to pass.all the adaptations have been reset. the flyw...

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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Clutch Slave cylinder VIN: WAULT68E24
The tech working on this car installed the slave cylinder improperly. once slave was installed the proper way all issues were fixed. thank you all for the replies.
1988 BMW 735i 3.5L rotors VIN: WBAGB4314J
A big thank you goes out to everyone that offered their services, as it turn out, we change the brake lines and added some fluid and so far no problems with the brakes locking up. Again thank you
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD6327V
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO REPLIED HAVE REPLACED SENSOR AND IS ALL GOOD Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft position a circuit).
1997 BMW 328i 2.8L daytime running lights VIN: WBABK8326V
Thanks for the replies- none were correct. After extensive research we found the DRL relay. It is in Canadian models. They replace the high beam relay with the DRL relay. This allows a low voltage pulse threw the high beams with then maek the high beam lights ...
2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Power Seats VIN: WBABR3347Y
Hi Guys Thanks for all your help.Customer took vehicle to dealer and as i suspected needs a new complete seat.Seat track was stripped out and motors were faulty.Apparently 2 problems occured at once. Once again thanks for all who replied.
1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E3V
We believe this one is fixed. I tried another scan tool from another shop and found the readings spot on with what i was seeing on the DVOM. I removed the redundant ground and drove the vehicle until all of the monitors had ran, including the oxygen sensor and... Trouble codes: P0130 (o2 sensor circuit malf).
1979 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L overheat and lean VIN: 1592038556
Thanks all for your help. I checked the lower cylinder shroud plate and found it there but positioned over the cylinder head,and cylinders instead of down lower over only the jugs. I repositioned these. Ended up removing the fan housing to vacuum out the mo...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L charging cable VIN: 3VWBB21C02
The problem was the charging cable. It was only dropping 300mv at the terminal end at the fuse box, but was enough to tell the alternator to keep charging near full capacity amps. Besides that the cable is to small. So I replaced the cable with a 4guage batter...
1989 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Burning oil out the exhuast VIN: YV1FA8947K
Thanks to all you techs who replied. This was a non turbo engine. I have checked the pcv system and disconnected the house under the manifold and drove it for 20 mins without any smoke. The flametrap was clogged. I will be trying to clean this out and see what...
1994 Volvo 850 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: YV1LS5527R
thank you Sean, John and Magnus for your insights. I think that the car is repaired but last time it took a month to show up again. I did the distributor cap and rotor as suggested. I've never seen one with quite as much tracking at this mileage, nor have I...
2002 Volvo V70 2.4L cooling fan VIN: YV1SW61R72
Sad to say I lacked the testicular fortitude to fix this unit.I did recieve some very good tips , but the bottom line is even with the proper scan tools you cannot give a bi directional command to hi fan , and I dont have VIDA anyway.This system is very compli...
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