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2002 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUVT64B92
Vehicle came in with the whole right bank misfiring. Found that the intake manifold was leaking on the right bank. Vehicle was also due for a timing belt so both parts were replaced. Vehicle now has a P0341 (camshaft position sensor circuit range/performance) ... Trouble codes: P0341 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Range/Performance), P0304 (Cylinder 4 Misfire Detected), P0300 (Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected)
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Heater VIN: WBAAM3340Y
Veh came in with no heat and coolent leak. Expansion tank was split on the side and replaced. Pulled hot water valve for inspection and replaced. Back flushed core and engine. Let sit with 25in vacume on cooling system for over half an hour, didn't drop 1in. ...
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51C84
Hey all, thanks in advance for the help. this clean car came in with codes P0171 & P0174. off idle fuel trims are normal. at idle in park lt fuel trims are both at 18%, idle in drive 19.5%. car idles beautifully and vacuum is 20.5". MAP reads 8.9" - 9.2" (we a... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Condition - Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Condition - Bank 2)
2008 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L trailer lights VIN: SALMF15478
I have customer with two Range Rovers HSE 2008 and 2004 These cars are equipped with factory trailer light module and wiring. Owner purchased new trailer equipped with LED style light bulbs. I did not have this car in my shop with the trailer (loaded with boat...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML55 AMG 5.5L Electronic VIN: 4JGAB74E21
does anyone know or if even has a 31 pin round connecter or just an obd connecter, can not retieve any real data just codes from obd, works fine until all warning lights in dash come on then goes in failsafe, turn off and back on and works ok, has anyone seen ...
2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic Sport 3.0L service indicator VIN: 5FG25HYT56
Sorry about bogus VIN don't have car here. How do you reset the service indicator? We do not have a Mercedes tool to do it. The manual says how but it does not seem to be working. Any help is appreciated.
2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L power steering pump VIN: WMWRC33435
we can only get pump to shut off by disconnecting large wires going to pump motor,if we disconnect the other smaller wires pump continues to run,is there a relay or switch inside motor making pump run all the time
1999 Peugeot 306 XT 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: VF37ALFZP3
Hey Peugeot Tech's This may be a stupid question, but the " MIXTURE REGULATING SYSTEM "is the MAP Sensor is it not? I have this peugeot which came in for a poor acceleration when cold. After cleaning the injectors, replacing the Fuel & air filter, I found the ...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3VWSP69M13
Ah, Volkswagen glow plug systems, gotta love em. The complaint for this car is long crank time, and lots black smoke on cold start. I trouble shoot these systems all the time and have hit a snag I have not seen. My second step is always unplug CTS, key on, che...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Noise VIN: 3VWRR69M34
Greetings. This PD TDI came in for a 100K service and the owner also wanted us to check into two noises. The first is inside the dash at about 1500 rpm and temp related. That requires some digging. Our question is about the other noise. A test drive before any...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Surge VIN: 3VWRK69MX5
we have done a throttle body alignment, removed and cleaned the throttle body, replaced the air flow meter, to no avail. the switch on the clutch for the cruise had been wired around,and we replaced the switch. we chedked the starter lock out switch, and it wo...
2005 Volkswagen Touareg 4.2L cruise control
Hello everyone, i have a 2005 touareg in my bay, 2005, and the cruise control is not working. The green light comes on in the dashh when the on button is pressed, but the set button doesnt work and the other buttons have no effect. I have a vedis scanner, its ...
2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: YV1TS90D9Y
Hi All, Customer recently brought in a 2000 Volvo S80 that had an erratic idle. The customer also noted that the car would sometimes stall at a stop. We test drove the car to verify the condtions. I immediately thought the ETM was causing the problem. We rem...

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1999 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L abs VIN: 4USCH9337X
I agree with you that there are no external relays. Everything has been incorperated into the ABS module. customer came in with a code for the ABS pump. I thought before we condemn the pump we would start with a new relay. cleared the code and car has not been...
1987 Mercedes-Benz 190D 2.5 2.5L runaway diesel VIN: DB26D4HF34
I ended up tying to a line comming from the pump. supplying enough vacuum to the key solenoid vacuum line.
2006 Mercedes-Benz R500 5.0L popping sound VIN: 4JGCB75EX6
So, we checked the EGR valve, and I noted a SLIGHT bit of leakage between the intake and exhaust ports, just blowing with my mouth.. I decided to check out a new EGR valve, and when it came in, I found the same slight amount of leakage on the new unit. Tried...
2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Thrust Bearing VIN: WMWRE33453
Hi guys--thanks for all of your replies, I am going to sum up my answers to all of your replies and then explained my possible problem with my solution. I did not install a high tension pressure plate, Input shaft on the trans is not hitting the crankshaft, ke...
2001 Saab 9-3 Viggen 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DP75G91
I am going to close this with a summary, due to the length of time it has taken in the past for the codes to set. They have not set yet, since this most recent visit (25 Days). As most of you suggested,I found all of the harness splices for the TB. All of them... Trouble codes: P1251, P1260.
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L timing belt VIN: 3VWSR69M14
Skip had the answer. There are two possible crank locking tools. T10100 was not mentioned in the Bentley book. VAG has subcontracted tool distribution to Snap-On Equipment Solutions. Their website states "T10100, 4-cyl diesel...Fixing the crankshaft in pla...
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