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2000 Audi S4 2.7L No Start VIN: WAUDD68D0Y
2000 s4 no start, customer came out one morning after the weekend(3 days of sitting). car turned over a little slow. made some attempt to start then turns over without starting. customer has complained of cold start issues in the past. becoming more frequent r...
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L timing VIN: SALME11404
Faults codes P0011 and P0021, camshaft adaption "a" bank 1 and 2. fully advanced. Faults can be cleared but set immediatly have starting. Vehicle came in for noise on start up, Replaced Bank 1 VCC acuator, soliniod, housing, cam chain, tensionor, main timing t...
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L 2-3 shift VIN: YV1LS61J8Y
have driven the car about 50 miles since last used transmission was installed. no check engine light and have used volvo transmission fluid. and suggestions on what to check or what i may be overlooking would be a lot of help.

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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Soft pedal VIN: WAUZ164B21
I have not been able to get the customer to bring the vehicle back for me to check any further. My thanks to everyone for your input. I'm sure they will be in sometime in the future so I can do further testing. When that happens I will post the fix.
2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L TransferCase VIN: WBAWC33517
Internal mechanical transfer case failure was the end result, slipping and burned clutches set trouble code and put transfer case into fail-safe mode. Thanks to BMW guru Pierre for the information. Vehicle was just out of warranty, and BMW covered transfer c...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L malfuntion indicator in dash VIN: WDBJH82JX1
Thanks for the reply's. I told the customer to go to dealer to get the sos programed out of the computer. The service indicator can not be set with this on because it keeps popping up and wont let you stay on the mileage setting. Seems there is not an update t...
2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L left heater flap? VIN: YS3ED48E11
sorry for taking so long to close.Cleared out codes,replaced left heater motor,& test drove car,seemed to work ok.returned car to customer& so far no problems.Thanks for all the replies.
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63B4X
Well, this one took a while mainly because the customer was not in a hurry. The problems are 3. One, the pcv system had a big hole in it under the manifold. The germans cant make rubber or plastic! Two, Robert from TX nailed it on the output stage causing P030... Trouble codes: P0102, P1545, P0302.
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