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2000 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 2.8L Engine Oil VIN: WAUGD28DWA
Hello everyone, I have a lot of time invested in this Audi and I would really appreciate your opinions before I continue and possibly damage something. Originally this vehicle came into the shop with a leaking valve cover. My co-worker replaced the gaskets, in...
1990 BMW 525i 2.5L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: WBAHC2316L
Hi every one , I have this 90 BMW 525 I with 80 k on it and it is in great condition over all. It is been surging stalling and no restart. The ambient temp was at -50 and a code for the engine temp was stored and the check engine would flash on and off during ... Trouble codes: 45 (Engine coolant temp sensor), 40 (Ac compressor)
2002 BMW 330xi 3.0L Safety VIN: WBAEW53482
I have a good customer that has this BMW that the SRS light is on. I normally do not work on BMW's but he is a good customer and I told him I could at least pull the codes and advise him or fix it if it was something simple. The codes that I pulled are 03 - P/...
2001 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA24C51
According to Mitchel p1646 is a fuel pump relay 2 malfunction for a supercharge motor. This vehicle is not a s/c motor. Just wondering if someone has ran into this or does this code have a different meaning. (oxygen sensor, etc.) We normally do not work on Jag... Trouble codes: P1646
2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Warning lights on dash VIN: SALTY12401
This Discovery came in with the abs/brake/tc and hill decent light on.Scanned system with the Launch and pulled above listed codes.Performed the tsb pertaining to the abs modulator and shuttle switch and found no issues with the wiring.The pump will work and I...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L No Start, Stall VIN: WDBCA35E9M
thanks in advance for any help, advice or direction. This is the first time for this car, owners concern is that the car just dies and will not restart right away. The owner is a elderly lady and is not sure how it dies, like running out of gas or just turned ...
2006 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG 6.0L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG79JX6
I need help with this beast,only happen whenever car decide to quit,sympton crank over and runs with misfire and some time missing so bad car won't start. I'm suspecting coil pack but cost of the coil pack is $1250.00 per side so I really need someone to shine... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0307, P0308, P0309
1996 Saab 900 S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: YS3DD58B8S
We have tried to hook up two different scan tools,a Modis and an OTTOTEST,neither one will communicate.This vehicle runs rough and stalls alot.Seems to be loading up w/fuel but can't really tell.We have unhooked the crank sensor and it made no difference,Ohm'd...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 1.8L Surge VIN: 3VWPD69M21
Hello all you vw guru's out there i got a jetta giving me fits when it first came in it was surging severly all the time i replaced the maf and it stopped.a week later same thing won't hardly idle.checked for vacuum leak found 2 vacuum lines broke and repaired... Trouble codes: 16684 (Random cylinder misfire), 16685 (Misfire cyl 1), 16686 (Misfire cyl 2), 17705 (Pressure loss at connection between charger and throttle body), 17963 (Maximum pressure exceeded), 17545 (Lt fuel adaptive bank 1 system to rich)
2004 Volkswagen Golf R32 3.2L No Start VIN: WVWKG61J54
* Related Repair History Vehicle has aftermarket turbo and pcm reflashed * Message Vehicle was towed in for no start concern.Inspection reveals good spark and fuel pressure but no injector pulse.Vehicle runs on alternate fuel. Suspected immobilizer probl...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRG71K76
The car idles rough as if it is misfiring. I'm using a Auto Enginuity with the VW software. The only code that comes up is 00022. The definition is Actuator Warm Flap Center Console In The Back On The Right Of. Related info, code module: fuel and air metering ... Trouble codes: 00022 (Actuator warm flap center console in the back on the right of)
2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Parking Brake Reminder Light VIN: YV1LZ56D2Y
The parking brake reminder light seems to be 1/2 on (not full brightness) when parking brake is applied light gets full brightness , switch is working right (simple ground switch), also the bulb malfuntion light is on and the low washer fluid indicator light ,...
2004 Volvo S40 1.9L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1VS27544
Volvo Techs,Never seen this before.Car will hunt & stall,New iac replaced by other shop(Volvo & european shop).Car will hunt & stall drives fine down the road.Come to a stop it will stall.In the shop idling it will hunt & stall unless yuo give it slight thrott...
2004 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L oil leak VIN: YV1CM59H34
car came in with major oil leak, cleaned the oil leak, and ran the vehicle, did not see any obvious oil leak from front of engine area, timing belt was soaked w/oil, replaced front cam seal, front crank seal, and resealed oil pump and replaced gasket, and inst...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Engine temperature VIN: WAUED64B81
Thanks for all the help. we finally got into the engine and pulled the thermostat. We then tested it in a pot of water and monitored the temperature and the thermostat and a new one at the same time. the new stat started opening at 180 degrees, however the old...
2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L No Start, cranks over VIN: TRUWT28N72
Sorry it took me a while to close this out. Ran into problems getting the radio out. Finally did and the emergency flasher button was the fix for the directional. Don't know if it is related, but now the car will intermittently not start. Just posted a ...
2001 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.6L Air Suspension VIN: SALPM16481
thanks to all who replied. since my snap on modis could not clear up the air suspension code . i took it to landrover to clear it up, so vehicle is working fine . when we returned at the shop we notice that the rear left and left front air suspension bag...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L No Start VIN: WDBJF72F0V
Other shop brought vehicle to diagnose no start. No pulse at injectors. Vehicle was towed to impound before. Perform pin test to confirm operating circuits. Determined that alarm interupt engaged. Diconected battery to clear memory. Vehicle tries to start. Wil...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L steering VIN: WVWLH63B51
Well, he is ANOTHER lesson for me. One of my techs THOUGHT it was the inner tie rod ends. After I checked it BEFORE ordering parts,I found that the rack and pinion mounting bolts were loose. I removed the battery and tightened the 2 mounting bolts, and problem...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Basic Setting VIN: 3VWDT71K06
Thank you for everyone's help. During testing, we replaced the steering angle sensor, clockspring and steering column control module with known good parts...nothing made a difference. Basic setting for steering angle sensor would always set but steering end im...
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