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1995 Audi S6 Avant 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: WUALA84A5S
Hey there! Have a 95 S6 that is becoming a headache. Car came in for failed e-test, we found a dead oxygen sensor, and a dirty throttle body, so we replaced the 02 and did a BG induction service on car, put in a clean air filter and cleaned the MAF while we in...
2004 BMW 325xi 2.5L MIL Lamp on
Customer states CEL on. Found codes p0491 and p0492. Checked AIR pump, found that was burnt inside. easy enough, replaced the pump. 2 months later, the CEL back on, same codes. found pump bad again. OK, Warranty new pump. This time the pump didn't last for one... Trouble codes: P0491, P0492
1996 Jaguar XJS 2 2 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: SAJNX2748T
This car came to me for an extremely rough run and NO power. I found the engine was running extremely rich and the AMM registered very low g/s of flow. I'm sorry for the long post, I just want to provide as much info of what I've done as possible so I don't ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire Detected), P0303 (Misfire Detected - Cylinder 6), P1314 (Catalyst Damage Misfire Detected - cylinders 456), P1313 (Catalyst Damage Misfire Detected - cylinders 123)
2005 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWA82C95
Car came in with check engine light on. Code pulled was P0174 (Bank 2 combustion too lean). Cleared and reset codes. I listened for an air leak, I didn't hear any. On other Jags this has always worked well for me. I could hear a hiss through the hose on the ... Trouble codes: P0174 (Bank 2 combustion too lean)
2000 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L comp won,t run VIN: WDBJF70J2Y
I do not work on these cars very often to say the least reg customer bought it .Complaint of no ac like i said we evacuated the system and refilled and the compressor will not run the EC light stay,s on the whole time.I read Alldatta and had a TB about the...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Accessories VIN: WDBNG75J61
engine will not shut off. this is my car, driving to races, notice a/c quits blowing cold, brake warning light comes on in the dash, get to race track have buddy check lights, go to shut it off and it won't shut off! You turn the key off and all the warning li...
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Timing/Balance Chain VIN: YS3FB49S83
This vehicle came to us with a really bad turbo. Vehicle does not appear to have had regular maintenance. Replaced the turbo, engine runs fine but has what sounds like timing or balance shaft chain noise. Before we build an estimate, does anyone with experienc...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWRF81H4V
Customer came in for the check engine light on. Code 00550 was store in PCM. I diagnosed it as a bad injection pump. Replaced injection pump, timing belt, idler & tensioner pulley. Used all of the factory tools. Bleed air out of the system last night and let t...
2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L A/C Clutch VIN: 9BWFK61J13
Customer came in for A/C inop. Assumed Fan control module but tested anyway. Found all powers and grounds ok. Checked powers and fuses at fuse panel on top of battery. All ok. Low speed fans do not come on. And the only voltage reading that is off is the 11 vo...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L Pads/Rotors VIN: 3VWSE69M55
Hello VW and German Specialists. I have a a 05 Jetta that I installed factory pads and rotors on the front axles. The problem that I am having is that the front brakes are making a awful squeeling noise when braking in reverse- especially cold. I have tried de...

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2004 BMW 530i 3.0L HVAC Blower VIN: WBANA73594
Hi There! My time has run out on this post so i will close with some details. I had the new battery registered as some of you suggested, but to no avail. The amber battery symbol still shows up after start-up and my charging voltage remains 15.5 at the batte...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L fuel gauge VIN: WDBNG70J81
Thanks to all that gave me quick & accurate answers. I did take the vehicle to the MB dealer and had the rear SAM programmed for the earlier fuel sending unit, at a charge of $104 (1 hr labor) and it immediately went to just above reserve, which was correct ba...
2001 Saab 9-3 2.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: YS3DD58H91
2006 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Door Window VIN: YS3FD49Y96
I would like to apologize to all of you that responded. The car was 9.3 and not 9.5. Somehow I clicked on the wrong model. Probably because I was working on 9.5 at the same time. Anyway, the after-market part was not good-enough. Got one from the dealer and al...
2001 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1SZ58D91
Turned out to be ecm, brought to volvo thanks to all that replied
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