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1990 Audi V8 Quattro 3.6L No Start VIN: WAUKE5446L
OK, here we go! Have A v8 Quattro that was towed in, no spark or injection pulse, and no tach reading while cranking. Have fixed a number of these with these symptoms with failed crankshaft position sensors, and or engine speed sensors, so I pulled them out, (...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH83471
Hello everyone, I have been fighting this BMW for a while now. It originally came in with a misfire and other maintenance issues. After replacing spark plugs and fuel filter, misfire went away. Car came back months later with the p0171 and p0174. lean on both ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2)
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Shift sensor VIN: SAJEA51C84
I'm about ready to skin a cat!! Vehicle first came in for transmission being stuck in limp mode and the check engine light on. Scanned the vehicle and found code P0778. 2-4 brake pressure control solenoid. Tested the system per the info given and ended up repl...
2006 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Fault VIN: SALAD25436
I am getting a hard fault for the l/r height sensor. Vehicle came in with many suspension faults stored. I cleared all the faults and opperated the suspension system. With in about 30 seconds while lowering the suspension a fault for the l/r height sensor came...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 260E 2.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBEA26D3J
hello Mercedes Techs We have replaced spark plugs, ignition wires, distributor cap, distributor rotor, idle valve in addition the air flow sensor position indicator, we did install it, in the same position as the old one, but now the engine stalls, perhaps is ...
1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Crankshaft VIN: YS3ED48E9X
Customer ran engine low on oil resulting in a spun bearing on #3 rod. I figured I would get a crank kit and just go from there. I am having a tough time locating someone other than the dealer that carries these parts. I have located gaskets, and most other par...
2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L system surge VIN: WVWBP21J21
Not convinced the regulator is bad. Replaced tensioner with no improvement. Alternator has an over-ride clutch. Do these cause a lot of problems?
2004 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 9BWEL21J14
Hello all, vehicle came to us with coolant in oil, diagnosed and replaced cylinder head gasket, job went well, no problems. On startup after the job was done, EPC light came on on the dash, engine runs rough, will not go over 2000rpm. Scanned computer with Sol... Trouble codes: P2101
1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS90D8X
OK, here it goes everyone. car came in a couple months ago for a check engine light on. Had a code for bank 2 rear o2s heater and some fuel trim code. owner stated that the car had been sitting for about a year prior. we changed the 02s and cleared the light. ... Trouble codes: P0171, P1174, P0134, P0300

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1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L No Start VIN: WDBHA22E3T
We found that the door lock fuse was blown. Replaced fuse, locked and unlocked door and it started right up.
2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L fluid VIN: WMWRC3356T
Hello, everyone, thanks for the prompt responses. Also, sorry about the late closing of this request. Its been a bit busy at the shop. I ended up using dealer fluid only because I couldn't find any other fluid listed. I did speak with the bg dealer and he ...
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