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2004 Audi Allroad Quattro 4.2L ride control VIN: WA1YL64BX4
This Audi Allroad has the code 01769,sensor for vehicle leveling front right,(g289) problem in electric circuit.The problem with the vehicle though, is that every time you turn off the engine to park it,the LEFT FRONT collapses.I have very little information o...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Cuts out VIN: WBADM6348Y
Customer complains of the engine dying when cold - has relatively consistent drop-outs and there is a light sucking sound when the drop-out occurs. I suspect the sound is nothing more than the throttle blade in the absence of the sounds of combustion. However,... Trouble codes: 68/P0, 222/P, 146 (Trans code - CAN torque interface), 148 (Trans code - CAN engine temperature)
2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L radio VIN: SAJEA01413
Hello Jag techs, on the right of the radio knob are the buttons for the am/fm and other radio functions. The only thing that works is the volume knob, none of the buttons work. The customer says that sometimes they work and then the car will start dinging and ...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF55F2V
Mercedes E320 06/96 Model 97 cat below threshold code. European model : ECU, horn module in right rear engine compartment as you drive, 6 in line, but TWO banks. Two exhausts, 4 O2 sensors. Used Xentry, Modis, generic OBD II same problem: cannot read bank 2....
2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L abs VIN: WDBNG70J31
this one is for the MB techs out there. this car has a code C1024 electronic ignition system ECU- N73 fault in CAN communication. BAS and ESP messages stay on the instrument display. driving the vehicle we found no issues. after clearing the code the light com...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L active body control pump VIN: WDBSK75F03
Hey Guys. I do not work on european cars. I am trying to help a freind out. The problem is intermittenly the ABC light will come on and vehicle rides real hard. He took vehicle to dealer they said needs new hydraulic pump for suspension. It has metal shavings ...
2004 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L PSE module VIN: WDBPJ75J14
Hi all! I am having an issue with this 2004 CL 500. A few weeks ago it came in for a dead battery so I charged the battery and it failed a load test so the battery was replaced. I went ahead and checked for battery draws and also found a 2200-2300ma draw and t...
2001 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L abs VIN: WPOAA29971
Another shop did some fuel tank work on this car and removed steering rack to access whatever and installed the gear off center.The shop straightened steering and now have code 4440 steering angle code that will not clear. Alldata shows an ugly calibration pro...
2002 Rolls Royce ARNAGE 4.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SCBL31E82C
Hi, this car is a Bentley Arnage Car came in with check eng. light on Code P0128 = Therm. Regulating Temp. Dealer suggestion, we replaced thermostat, same code came back same day. Any suggestion will be appriciated Syncerly Marco Trouble codes: P0128 (Thermostat Regulating Temperature)
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Engine Missfire VIN: YS3FB45S53
The first thing that this car was brought in for last Oct was MIL on, but no real driveability complaint. Found a P0300 but no real reason for it. Performed a fuel system cleaning and asked customer to use a higher quality fuel since they were fueling with ine...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L switch
I have replaced the right side power mirror and the mirror switch-both were broken.The mirrors are inop. I checked Aldata,could not find a lot to go on.So I am going to diagnose by the schematic.Notice data wires to the drivers's window module.Could you tell m...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSH69MX2
Hi Group This car is driving me crazy, it will not rev over 4000 RPM, it acts like it has a governor on it, if you clear the fault code out it will run fine until the MIL comes back on after driving a short time, then it acts up again, this happens consistent... Trouble codes: P0501
2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE29M42
thanks to all in advance for any help. along with all the codes i put on here there was also a 17544 long term fuel trim adaptive bank 1 system too lean. the customer brought it in saying yesterday the car was skipping and thought it was burning oil because of... Trouble codes: 16684 (random misfire detected), 16685 (cylinder 1 misfire detected), 16686 (cylinder 2 misfire detected), 16687 (cylinder 3 misfire detected), 16706 (ignition / distributor engine speed inoperative circuit no signal), 17511 (bank 1 sensor 1 heating circuit insufficient performance)
1998 Volvo V70 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: YV1LW5537W
Car was brought in to us after customer had taken to dealer. Dealer advised customer that the headgasket was blown, and needed an oxygen sensor, quoted customer very high price. Customer took advice from family to bring car to out shop for repairs. After doubl... Trouble codes: 267 (3 injector low)

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2005 BMW 325xi 2.5L vibration VIN: WBAEP33445
Thanks to everyone who replied. I have checked this car from head to toe. Motor mounts checked out but I still replaced them. I checked every mount on the car and everything checked out. There are no codes in any of the systems. I even went as far as taking th...
2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L speedo,tach VIN: SALNM22212
Well fix was a cluster replacement as 2 replies stated. Found a used cluster with approximate mileage since you cannot edit odometer. Thanks very much for your help. Having replies that coincide with your diagnosis goes a long way in the confidence of th...
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF65J64
do not know if the car is fix. from what i found out the ecm groung the valve. it has 3.61 volts on the ground side with the key on it should be 0 volts found out on a test on anoughter car same year. so i thing the ecm has a bad ground or ecm. just need the c... Trouble codes: P2025.
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