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2002 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 3.0L Esp / Cruise VIN: WAUVT58E02
This A4 has two problems which I believe are related. The esp warning light comes on after a 1-2 mile drive and esp is inop. Also cruise control does not work at all. No CEL but has stored code in ECM of 16955 / p0571 for cruise / brake sw 'A' circuit malfunct...
2007 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDV74F67
BVJ eingine. Regular client, serviced regularly. as described at idle and just above mil on and flashing, drive the car and the counters drop, light goes out and it's smooth under accel/load/cruise. Come to an idle/stop and RUFF! The lights on, counters are up... Trouble codes: P0014, P0300, P0301, P0302, P0304, P0303
1971 Jaguar XKE 5.3L 3-2 shift
This car came in with no passing gear/kickdown shifting resent. Both the low speed kickdown, triggered by vacuum drop when the throttle is preessed at speeds consistent with town driving, and the high speed kickdown, triggered by a solenoid switch insi...
1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALJY1249W
The car was brought to us with the above parts replaced by a do-it-yourselfer. Upon road testing starting fine loss of power as it warms up.It has a high idle when warm.Upon scanning the o2 sensors are not responding and are set at 4.5 volts.We checked the new... Trouble codes: 0152 (o2 high volts bank2 sensor1), 0153 (o2 high volts bank1 sensor1), 1191 (fuel /air meteringhigh)
1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No power VIN: 3VWRF81H8V
We are the lucky recipients of a Jetta in a box. Vehicle came from another shop that did a water pump and bent the valves. Owner had the head redone from a reputable machine shop. Then it was reasembled here. All proper timing tools were used. Had an unussualy...
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L crankcase pressure VIN: YV1VS29581
I am looking at this car for a friend who owns a body shop. I am not very familiar with Volvos, but I have worked on them occasionally and found them to be well built vehicles that are not too difficult to service. This particular vehicle blows the oil dipstic...
2004 Volvo S60 2.5T AWD 2.5L SRS components VIN: YV1RH59H14
Hey all, Hopefully there's a Volvo specialist out there who can respond promptly to this post. We have a '04 Volvo S60, that was involved in a highway accident, customer states she hit the median and lost control on one of those nasty snow days. Her air bag an...

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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Starting VIN: WAUDG74F65
I would like to thank everyone for taking time out of there day to give me help and some info on this car. Yes everyone was right, Im sure the problem is the access/start module and have a feeling we are going to be seeing alot more of them in the future. Here...
2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Park assist VIN: AUD4994858
Thanks for the quick help guys! Yes it is located on the inside on one of the lower trim pannels of the left rear opra window it is a little snooty getting to it, and now the coustomer can listen to the anoying chime again Thanks a bunch! Glen.
2003 Jaguar S-Type R 4.2L Misfire VIN: 5451845118
ok well when i pulled the supercharger off and the intake off i found the passenger side was silconed and no gasket but the driver side did have a gasket? not sure lol... that was my vacumn leak. coils shorting out due to oil leaking from the tube seals... and... Trouble codes: P0303, P1316.
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L 4th gear / overdrive VIN: WDBCA25D5K
hi there everyone and thank you again for your help,now that i know that this trans. starts out in second there was nothing wrong with this car it shifts in all gears it just revs. high. thank you again..
2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Misfire VIN: WDBRN40J74
hi everyone..thanks for the of you told us that we need to check the spark plugs, we noticed the plugs were fould up so we changed the runs fine customer hasnt come back...thanks again Trouble codes: P201A.
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