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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B03
hi audi techs i have this check engine light po456 very small leak . i did smoke test from purge valve to back pump i used pliers to block the system and no leak found .any other arear i should look for thank you
1997 BMW 318i 1.9L No Start, No spark VIN: WBABH8320V
Good morning everyone, I have a 97 BMW 318i that a customer brought to me along with another 318i just like it. He wanted us to remove the good engine from one car and transfer it to the other car. After the engine swap the car suprised me and started immediat...
2003 BMW 760Li 6.0L Starting VIN: WBAGN83473
Hi evrybody.this car came to the shop runing .after park the car for 2 hr or more talk long time to start carnking until stop maybe towic or three times .i can not check spark or injecotr signal.if someone saw this problem befor can give me idia to start work ...
2006 BMW M5 5.0L SMG clutch valve VIN: WBSNB91086
I need some help with this SMGIII trans. In fact I'm looking for a better description/explanation for a fault code related to clutch adaptation. I apreciate so much if somebody with good access to experienced SMG BMW techs could get more info about this situat...
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Atf Temp Light VIN: SALTY1246Y
Hello Land Rover techs: I have a 2000 Discovery V8 that came in for engine swap. Everything went well until we road tested car. Vehicle shifts OK, no MIL on and does not seem to be shifting abnormal. The only issue is ATF temp warning light comes on after 5-10...
1994 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L Alarm VIN: WDBFA63E6R
Vehicle had a short and burned some wiring to brake light switch ,rear brake light,and grounds,was blowing fuse #5 to under hood fuse box. I repaired those circuits.fuse isnt blowing now,but fuse 1,2,3 have no power.could some one please fax or email wiring di...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L blower VIN: WDBNG70J0Y
2001 MBZ S430 Vehicle came in with no blower operation. Found blown fuse (vehicle has had the factory updated blower harness and fuse relocation. Replace fuse, blower motor, & regulator/resistor. We then found the blower to operate normally with key on engi...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GT 2.0L cooling fans VIN: 3VWVA81H8V
vehicle has no cooling fan operation other than if u use air conditioning
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDD21C42
Hi, this is a 2002 VW Beetle with a 1.8L VIN [...] with 127k on it. The car has been regularly serviced. Recently we have been struggling with a 17705 Pressure drop between turbo and throttle. Now I have a few more codes. I don't experience any dri... Trouble codes: P1297 (17705 Pressure Drop between Turbo and Throttle), P1151 (17759 Long Term Fuel Trim Lean), P0507 (16891 Idle Control System Higher than Expected), P1296 (17704 Error in mapped cooling system)
2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L srs
First thank you all for your help, I have recently purchased this car. I have done the maintenance on this car in the past. recently this s80 had a charging system problem which resulted in replacement of the alt. The srs warning is now displaying in the info ...

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2006 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Lighting VIN: WAUDF78E76
Thanks to all the responses turns out simply the balist was shot a new one is around 500. Replaced the balist and had is coded by dealer car is great. Special thanks to Tony from Minnesota hi andrew i had the exact same problem on 06 a4 and it was the ballast...
1999 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Cruise control VIN: SALJY1246X
I could not find place willing to rebuild cruise control ECU. Aussie Electronics suggested by David is not doing that. I guess, we will have to use recycled units only.
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Abs,Bas,Asr VIN: WDBJF65F8W
Thank you for all of your replies. The brake light switch did fix this vehicle and all is well. Thanks again!
2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start, erratic no start VIN: WDBJH65J3Y
You Guys ROCK! 16 out of 16 replies mentioned the crank sensor. She'll go down the road with a new CKP today and I'm convinced it will be cured.In these days of trying to stay alive and having to take on models that we're not familiar with...this group is a li... Trouble codes: P0087.
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L keyless entry VIN: WDBRN45W32
Thank you for the answers. Considering both remote control and fm reception are bad problem looks really a bad antenna. Client did not return yet in order to do the job.
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3DD58N7X
Fix was fuel pump. That is the first time ever I have seen a fuse cavity powered by a seperate relay. Guess if i had a good schematic i may have seen that.
1999 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L long cranking to sta VIN: YS3DD55NXX
I wish to thank all who tried to help with this trouble maker. Now that I have to lien sale the car we started playing with it at our pace during down times. To make a long story short we unplugged the MAP sensor and the car started, it ran like @#$%$ but it...
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