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2006 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Electronic VIN: WAUDG74F86
Car came in with sign on dash display Brake lining and No parking brake. Looked at pads and all 4 are low, needs replace. I scan the brake module and found 00473 - Electronic connector Parking brake module J540. I know that the rear will have to be retracted w...
2005 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBXPA93485
This bimmer came in with a po171 and I cleared it and it took 400 miles to return, this time it had po171,po174 so I replaced the parts listed above. The long term trim is 7.8% on both banks so I know this light is coming back, short term seems to be mainly le... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33443
Mini Techs: We have got a situation where the oxygen sensor was shorted to positive code 2096...we put another oxygen sensor in and the same thing. We sent that new oxygen sensor back to the dealer and got another factory oxygen sensor and we got the same thin... Trouble codes: 2096 (Oxygen Sensor bank 1 short curcuited to positive)
1990 Volvo 240 2.3L No Start, Hesitation VIN: YV1AA8849L
This is for Volvo Guru's. This volvo idles smooth at cold start up and runs fine, but will not pass 25mph on the road like a rev limiter is on. Feels like plugged exhaust. Tried two mass airflow meter from worldpac, same condition, check sensors, all appears o...

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2006 Audi A4 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUF78E26A
Thanks to all that responded and Everyone who talked about the crankcase breather/pressure regulator valve, nailed on the head. My problem was just as several people have described, I got the wrong one. I ordered from my Audi dealer and provided him the vin# ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0507.
2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L head lights,tail lights VIN: WDBTJ56H89
I was unable to get a good wiring diagram for this vehicle and the customer wasn't being very patient.They wanted vehicle.If customer brings vehicle back or we get info on what fixed it I will post.Thank You everyone.
2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Airbag light on VIN: WMWRE33403
Thanks to Dave and everyone else that offered helped. The car is fixed. All of you are right. The new airbag computer needed to be coded. We coded the new airbag computer with the factory GT1 software and the airbag light turned off.
1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L front pump VIN: WP0CA298XW
New pump is in and trans is operating nicely. The torque converter bearing surface cleaned up well after removing the seized bush w/ a puller. With zero info on repair procedures, the process has a bit of a learning curve but once the puzzle is figured out, it...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 1.8L Compressor inop. VIN: 3VWSE69M45
Thanks to the few who provided their input, someone rewired the 4 pin connector above the oil filter housing which supplies the ground and power to the A/C, but also supply's power and ground for the high pressure power steering switch for the P/S. The ground...
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