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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUUT28N01
Customer came in for engine light on dash and stated no running problem. Found 2 codes,p1557, turbo pressure control limit exceeded.And p1297, turbo/throttle valve pressure loss. I havent done much work with turbos in the past and mitchell has little to no inf... Trouble codes: P1557, P1297
2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Headlight Leveling VIN: WAUYP54BX1
This vehicle came in for routine work. One of the complaints was that the headlights were not leveling. We scanned the vehicle and found a 01533 Address 55: Xenon Range Labels: 4Z7-907-357.lbl Part No: 4Z7 907 357 Component: dynamische LWR D07 Coding: 00030 S...
2006 Audi A4 Quattro 3.2L central lock VIN: WAUDH78E26
Hi Fellows, The key remote on this A4 is not working ,so I ask the customer to bring both keys,so I replaced the battery in 1 of the keys due to no LED light up when you push the button. In 35-central lock is no communication ,so I try the 46-Cent-Convenience ...
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L battery light VIN: SAJEA51C14
Need some Help with this jag the Boss and I are at a disagreement on what is wrong The car came in on a slow to start issue and I found the battery needed to be replaced and that the alt was charging at 15.33 volts. I changed the battery and retested the syste...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WDBEA32E1P
Looking for a little bit of information, the car has a rough idle what seems to be a lean misfire and extended crank with surge when cold. Problem we have is it does not have a check engine light. Where the light is suppose to be is nothing more than the dash ...
1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA67E8R
Hi every one. This MB has check engine light always on yet can retrieve no codes with launch. I van't find any info for diag on check engine light on and no codes found. What am I missing? Thanks
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L wiper system VIN: WDBRN40J23
Help Mercedes Techs!! This C230 came in from a local dealer with wipers that wont park. We tested and replaced wiper motor with a factory part and now they are completely inoperative. We have ran every test/ check we can think of with the Autologic, called tec...
2000 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 2.8L Battery VIN: WVWUH23B4Y
Just a little question... Working on this Passat and they have a Geo Metro battery in the bugger. Looked in my Interstate book and Interstate online and they have batteries listed for the year and engine but it says ex 4 Motion. Does this take a MTP-91 like th...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 3VWSD68M11
car looses power under load above 3000rms. feels like a missfire on all cylinders. usually only when cold. will do it for about 30 minutes of constant driving then clear up. it does it whether the mass air flow is plugged in or not. i replaced spark plugs,inst... Trouble codes: P0300

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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L engine VIN: WBAGN63433
I must say that this has been quite a learning experience. Thanks to all who have replied. The oil leak was in deed from the alternator bracket. Not too bad to do but a little tricky. Charged 6 hours plus seal, BMW coolant, cleaners, and a code clear/sc...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSD69M11
thank you for all your replies. i replaced the mass air flow sensor and as soon as i turn the key on it throws a high input code. im pretty sure it will need a computer. thank you again. Trouble codes: P0103.
1999 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: C8X2587912
Closing this post, haven’t fixed this car, I know cat converter is flowing unfiltered gases, suspect ECU is reading the rear 02 and trying to lean out the mixture, customer may have to experiment at his cost and replace converter, thanks to all who’s already r... Trouble codes: P1171 (upper fuel trims).
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