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2004 Audi S4 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: WAUPL68E44
hello all, i was hoping to gain some insight fromsome other audi techs. i have this 4.2 engine with the brilliant design consisting of multiple timing chains on the rear of the engine. i have a fault code P0011 for over advanced timing on bank 1 of the engine ... Trouble codes: P0011 (camshaft timing over advanced bank 1)
2005 Audi A4 1.8L Fuel Gauge VIN: WAUVC68E75
We pulled 00771 Fuel Level Sensor implausible signal. Gas Gauge Reads 3/4 full even when the tank is full. This is a saddle tank we can see that one side of the tank is full and the other is not. We have the fuel sending unit, but have not installed it. I hav...
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Charging VIN: SAJEA51C54
Customer has stated that battery lamp would come on intermittently for the last year. We never had vehicle when battery lamp was on untill now. Battery lamp is on at all times now and charging system is not functioning. We verified all grounds we could find on...
2004 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L No Start VIN: SALNY22254
vehicle came in for miss at #2 cylinder,diagnosed it to the driver in the ecm,replaced it with a used ecm,vehicle will not start now with either ecm. has all its inputs,powers and grounds,scanner shows 220rpm while cranking but now has no spark or injector pul...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBGA43E1S
Car runs great for the first 5-10 minutes (from cold start), then bogs badly under load, coughs, splutters, and stalls - very long crank and hard start after this happens. Since the problem started, we have replaced the engine wiring harness (deteriorated), s...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF70J91
hello group, ive got a strange one here. car came in with the check engine light on. pulled a p0170- fuel trim b1. FTs were at +25%. smoked intake and found no leaks. i replaced the maf with a bosch unit as i have fixed many of these cars this way in the past.... Trouble codes: P0170, P0173
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Monitors VIN: WDBRF64JX1
Any idea how to set EGR,EVAP, and CAT monitors to ready status . I drove the car over 500 miles .O2 sensor monitor and O2 heater are ready ..won't pass emissions test without that
2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L Tail Gate Switch VIN: WDBRH81J83
Submitting this as a reference for other users. There is a tsb for a problem with the tail gate switch in various mb models, but inop status usually appears in summer months after long exposure to sun (not during a cold nh winter day!) micro switch holder in t...
1981 Porsche 924 2.0L No Start, no fuses will light VIN: WP0AA092XR
Well hello everyone. i have a crazy one here i dont work on porsche at all so its a good learning tool. well car has been sitting 10+ years i bought the car for dirt cheep guy said he was driving it and all of a sudden it stoped running and he put it into stor...
1996 Volkswagen Golf CL 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3VWAK01H7T
hi all.this volksy has a stalling problem during the warm up of the vehicle.has injector on time [voltage and current ramped no fault found] has spark is able to jump 20 with an inline tester hooked to the plug,so gap plus 20,no problem .has the above when pro...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Shifts Hard Then Goes Into Limp Mode VIN: WVMA63B9WE
Hello volkswagen techs. This vehicle came in with no comm with scan tool and we found bad ebcm and unhooked it to allow comm on bus line. Found code 17100 among others. Cleared codes and found 17100 returned. When driving vehicle goes into limp mode within a m...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Electrical VIN: 3VWTD71K15
So this car drives into a repair shop...all joking aside, this truly is a funny one. I have this Mark 5 Jetta TDI with some strange electical problems. First a little history---this is a new customer to us but here's what we have done. The car came in with a c...
1987 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Poor Idle Quality
Unable to scan vehicle
1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1TS97D3X
I have this 1999 volvo s80 that will not turn.have message that says start prevevted.think it has to do with security system.tried replacing antenata ring but did not there any way to bypass security system or does anybody have any other idears.need he...
2002 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L MIL Lamp on, p0234 VIN: YV1TS91D82
i got this car in and had p0011 on it i clean cam sensor and replace oil and reset the light, my costumer drive the car for 2 day came back with code p0234 if any one know about this code let me know please thanks
2002 Volvo V70 AWD 2.4L sips (right) VIN: YV1SZ58DX2
Thank you for your help. The customer gets an intermittent code (srs 0041) which is an intermittent short to ground in the igniter wire or connection between the right side SIPS bag and SRS control unit. One of the first steps is to verify that the harness o...

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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Rotors VIN: 5UXFA53502
replaced front rotors, torqued to factory specs. road tested ok will wait to hear from client
2008 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T 2.0L No drive symptoms VIN: 3VWRA71K28
performed a relearn with snappy solus and light never came back. had to use expert mode in the solus. with Address Word 01 , Function 04-Basic Settings and Display Group 142 til showed adpt OK. Trouble codes: P2015 (Intake manifold flap sensor / motor).
1997 Volvo 850 2.4L steering rack or pump? VIN: YV1LS5645V
First, we sprayed the u joints closest to the rack with penetrating spray. While turning the wheel the binding issue went away. Realizinmg that was the issue the part was replaced. The vehicle was fixed and no further issues. Thanks for all the responses, you ...
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