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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...
2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUWT28N12
Thank you all for your time and assistance. This is the second time I've had this vehicle return for this code. Parts replaced last time are listed in related repair history. I've been testing this system with no conclusive results. I had good manifold vacuum ... Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary Air Injection Incorrect Flow Setected)
2004 Audi A4 Cabriolet 3.0L Pump VIN: WAUDT48H04
This vehicle has 47K miles. It has been in for a power steering whine at low rpm before. The fluid has been flushed. The pump has been replaced. There are no leaks. After the previous repairs the system was quiet long enough to leave the shop. TSB's point to l...
1998 BMW M3 3.2L Release Bearing VIN: WBSBK9333W
Hey Guys Hope someone can help me. Vehicle came in transmission hard to get into gear. After inspection found clutch pedal releases to close to floor master cylinder had been leaking alittle so I replace booth master and slave cylinders.First I let system grav...
2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Unknown VIN: 5UXFA13524
The customer says this vehicle made a noise and the air from the vents went cold. The next day the heat was ok but no airflow from the floor vents. We got the car in and it is switching modes just fine as well as going hot to cold and cold to hot normally. We ...
2005 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L High Beams VIN: 5UXFB53535
High (main) beam headlights won't come on. indicator on dash does illuminate. when turn high beams on right low beam will flash brighter once then goes back to low beam. performed wiring check, check all grounds at back of headlights, check grounds and wiring...
1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJKD6043X
The customer came in yesterday afternoon to say that his CEL was lit again, and when I scanned it I got the P0171/P0174 codes back along with the other two listed below. I am wondering if the method I used to get air into the still flooded motor after the repa... Trouble codes: P0171 (A bank combustion too lean), P0174 (B bank combustion too lean), P1224 (Throttle control position error), P1611 (ECM CPU failure.)
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: SAJWA71CX4
customer says car wants to die at idle, intermittently. drives fine at highway speed. We have pulled codes twice and come up with p0101 mass air flow volume range performance and p0121 throttle/pedal position sensor A- circuit range performance, Throttle posit... Trouble codes: P0101, P0121
2004 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF70J64
Replaced #2 Fuel send did not fix pulled both sensor and found one side of the saddle tank was empty so what balances the fuel level in the tank? Trouble codes: P203A
2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK280 3.0L Mechanical VIN: WDBWK54F06
Have this 2006 SLK 280 in from the body shop. Car was hit hard in the rear. Since the accident car has a very noticeable vibration. Figured it was bad motor mounts, but motor mounts are nice and firm with no problem. I know these V6 motors have a balance shaft...
1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Steering VIN: WPOCA2984W
greetings Porsche techs. this boxter seems odd. if the steering wheel is turned all the way either right or left, as you start to move the vehicle the outer frt tire will fold under somewhat then slip back out. this creates a hopping affect that you hear and f...
1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Stall VIN: WVWEE83A8T
Thanks in advance . This one came in with a stall at extended idle . No codes and data looks ok. I cleaned the throttle plates but did not help. It is like it just turns off after idling for about a minuite or two . It will start right back up and does not mis...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L power door locks VIN: 3VWRA29M7X
1999 vw jetta new style power door locks crank windows. cannot find any thing in wiring schem. for the door lock/ unlock switch for key operation only interior buttons. all other features lock/unlock door and fob does to, but key in lock cylinder does nothing....
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L Starting VIN: WVGCM77L94
Hey guys I have the Touareg here with the battery intermittantly going dead causing a no crank no start condition. Customer brought the vehicle in about a 1 1/2 months ago for this condition. Tested and found the battery at 1 volt. Charged the battery & load t...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L Heater VIN: WAUJC68E32
2001 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGG83451
The new MAF fixed the problem. What caused me problems is that when I scopped the MAF it looked fine. At idle 1.5v and the snap throttle wave form looked just like Vantage Pro said it should. But one of the responders suggested that if the LTFT is pegged Posit... Trouble codes: 0171 (Too Lean Bank 1), 0174 (Too Lean Bank 2).
2001 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA24C51
Called someone with alldata. Had same response. B1S1 heater issue. Commented on Mitchell about the wrong info. Will look at the O2 today. Thanks for everyones help! Trouble codes: P1646.
1998 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L Headlight VIN: YV1LW5648W
The height adjuster ball had come out of socket. This I had found by removing headlight assembly and taking lens off. Two replies had suggested pulling back on reflector assembly through bulb access ports. Next time I'll remove highbeam bulb, stick my finger...
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L blower motor VIN: YV1VS29591
i went on vacation and forgot to close it.sorry about this.i end up letting this one go,most replies pointed to factory scan tool to properly work on this line of vehicle.thanks for the advise.
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