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2001 Audi S4 2.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G88939WUU
Hello i got a call about a aux water pump install yesterday and customer stated that 3 other shops she called won't do job. I looked on all data and mitchell all i can find is labor hrs. No repair info. Has anyone done this repair or should i also stay away?? ...
2001 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L Air bag light is on VIN: WAUDH68D41
hey group I have this Audi A4 quattro with a 2.8L and it has the air bag light on with two trouble codes stored. the first code is 00588-Air bag igniter drivers side N-95 resistance too low intermittent. The second code is 65535-ECU defective. I need some assi...
2003 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L MIL Lamp on, code19760 & p0365 VIN: WAULT64B03
Customer had car at dealer. Dealer told customer timing belt was off a tooth. customer brought car to us to do job as it was 300 less. Car previously in front end collision. Upon disassembly when the cam and crank tools were installed motor showed to be in cor... Trouble codes: 19760 (cam crank correlation. g300/n28), P0365
1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L left front door speaker VIN: WSAGJ8320V
hello fellow techs, i am working on a bmw. I recently put a new window regulator and motor in the driver front door. the customer brought back with a complaint of the speaker in that door making a buzzing noise, even with the ignition turned off. i put in a ne...
1998 BMW 740i 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGF8321W
Hi BMW guys out there, this 740i came in with a no start (cranks over ok). The fuel pump is not coming on, there's no spark and no pulse. There's no ecu codes that I can retrieve with autoenginuity, and I did retrieve EWS codes described above. I did jump the ... Trouble codes: 00 (wrong key identification with key N1)
2001 BMW 330i 3.0L Steering Agle Sensor VIN: WBAAV53451
Ladies and Gentlemen, I need a hand here. I have this 01 330i. Came in with dsc light. Scanned for codes found 5E43 Steering Angle Sensor Internal. Tested for power ground and can voltage at sensor ok. Attempted to clear code code. Code would clear until car ...
1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHD1045X
Vehicle came in with a check engine light on P0171 and P0174. Smoke test intake and found PCV hoses leaking and quick disconnect for brake booster. Replace O-ring in quick disconnect and replace both PCV hoses, intake gaskets and install new spark plugs. Reche... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank 1), P0174 (System lean bank 2)
2004 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L No Start VIN: SAJWA74SG1
This car will start for a few seconds then die. I was able to drive it in to the shop, but it would barely accelerate. The customer brought the car in previously for poor acceleration and misfires that would happen intermittently. We replaced all coils and spa... Trouble codes: P351P, P1260 (Anti-theft code)
1994 Land Rover Range Rover County 3.9L No Start VIN: SALHE1243S
Vehicle has No Start on arrival. found no fuel pressure KOEO and cranking. Reaplaced fuel pump and rechecked and found no fuel pressure still. checked for power at fuses which was good, check fuel pump relay and found no power after relay. If u ground the rela...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 350SDL 3.4L Heat VIN: WDBCB535D9
Ok, i installed a head with new injectors and related parts. This car now has heat only when idling. It is about 10 degrees outside today and when i drive car it loses heat coming out of vents.. I pull it back in shop and temp gun hoses.. Upper hose 178 deg, l...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Emission monitors VIN: WDBRF64J91
Will not set the emissions monitors. 3 are not run. Egr, secondary air system, evap. All systems test ok. We have a star scan. It says trips sre not run yet. More driving needed. My question. Is there an updated program or ecm for this problem? the temperature...
2006 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRC33526
Good morning BMW/MINI techs everywhere.I am having a reoccuring problem with this Mini.I have a code 2097-O2 after cat exhaust gas composition indicates O2 sensor fault,B1S2 short to ground.I replaced both O2 sensors and the light comes back after 2 road tests...
2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L Engine VIN: YS3EB49E03
Can anyone tell me if the engine has to come out with the transmission and/or can it come out the top. Whats the best way to do this? I havent done one before.Thanks
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L ABS Pump VIN: 3VWSE69M72
Received this car from a dealer. If you briefly press and release the brakes the ABS pump will run for a second and then stop. Driving or not. If you hold the brakes say for a slow stop or just press and hold, or tap the brakes real quick the pump will not run...

Fixes & Summaries for European
Fix/Summary Answers
2005 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Misfire VIN: WAUDL74F45
Well, folks. I am going to close this post. The cusomer has not returned. He said that he would bring it back if it acted up again. As I said in the first post, it did not act up often enough to even varify the problem. If it comes back, I;ll try again. Thank ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0305, P0306.
1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WBAAM5337X
Turns out the core was restricted and I replaced the thermostat. Heat is good and constant now. Thanks for the help
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Coolant level warning VIN: WBAEV33443
After checking sensor connectors, expansion bottle and thermostat operation we drove the car and checked the antifreeze level while still running and found the level had dropped quite a bit. We topped it off with a little more than a quart of antifreeze and th...
2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY12471
Thanks to all who replied got rid of the bosch plugs dont no why we installed them in the first place the parts store told us they were the oem plug(i personaly hate those plugs my tech put them in unknown to me untill i wrote the post sorry). Installed NGK pl... Trouble codes: 108 (supply voltage continuous), 12 (o2 sensor 1 after cat), 62 (misfire several cylinders), 75 (misfire several cylinders with cutoff).
1985 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.0L Will not shut off VIN: WDBCB20B5E
The solenoid is installed correctly. All of the posts were helpful except one that said the ignition switch goes bad. I had it diagnosed as I said. When you install the solenoid, their is lever on the backside of the pump inside the hole that is the shut off l...
2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Sunroof area VIN: WDBRF61J14
The sunroof tray has 2 plastic pieces in the front that make a U shaped upper section that is bolted to the lower metal tray. The space between these pieces is where the sunroof cables reside. On the passenger side we discovered from rust and staining that w...
2010 Mercedes-Benz sprinter 3.0L cruise control VIN: WDZBE8CC2A
Thanks for the input from all of you. I'd consider aftermarket, and may still go this way, but the problem is, the aftermarket cruise cable will have to be attached to the accelerator pedal as this is a drive by wire system. The way the accelerator pedal/poten...
2000 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: YS3EF48Z0Y
test car when not starting crank sensor had high resistance replace crank sensor and test drive fixed problum. allso mcleared up hesitation thank for help Ezra
2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Temp gauge VIN: YS3EF48Z61
Justin said that the temp gauge will drop when any temp sensor code sets. Read his reply for lots of good info on this problem. Anders said to always replace the t-stat and ECTS when a code P0116 is set. He also said that he sells the thermostat when he does...
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