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1992 Audi 100 2.8L No Start VIN: WAVAJ54A2N
Car brought it on no start/engine stall. Customer states that about a 2 gallons of water was spilled on backseat. Ever since then car quit running. Pulled seat and found battery and a few other electrical boxes. Unsure if either one is ecm; my shopkey shows it...
1996 Audi A4 2.8L bizarre symptoms VIN: WAUDA88D3T
Need an Audi guru in a bad way to point out the error of my ways. I work on a lot of volkswagen and despite that I consider myself a smart tech, but this car is stumping me. Car is new to customer, he ran engine out of oil, discovered his dohc engine was not s...
1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WAUBA24B0W
Hi Guys Car came in with a multiple misfire with code p0300,p0301,p0302,p0303. we found vacuum leaks on the intake so we replaced pipes that are cracked and performed a tune up, replaced spark plugs,ignition coil, wires. After the tune up car run fine customer... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303
1994 BMW 530i 3.0L limp home mode VIN: WBAHK2312R
Hello, Got this 530i E34 v8 wagon in from the transmission shop, they completely went through the transmission car was fine for a week then went into limp home mode. Here are the codes I have 2 EGS internal fault 30 Battery voltage (just installed new battery)...
1996 BMW 328i 2.8L clutch safety VIN: WBABK7323T
Customer states that the vehicle starts without the clutch depressed. He owned the the vehicle for over 6 years and swears it never did this before. I have very limited and condradicting information on wiring diagrams. Identifix call was of little help and we ...
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L Ars dynamic drive VIN: WBAGN63443
Good afternoon BMW techs everywhere.I have this 745li sedan that is completely lop sided.It is completely raised on the left side and completely squashed on the right.I was getting trouble codes but accidently erased them instead of printing them and now they ...
2005 Saab 9-7x Arc 5.3L shift motor VIN: 5S3ET13M35
Hi guys. here's a good one for ya. this saab keeps coming back to us about every 3000-5000km, with the shift motor burned right out of it. this unit is all wheel drive, so the shift motor doesn't just pick a position and stay there, the has two s...
2005 Volvo S40 i 2.4L Safety VIN: YV1MS38295
Hello Volvo Techs! The wiper motor is NOT working at any speeds. There was a code from WMM no signal. There is power and ground to the wiper motor but there is no signal to pin 1 on wiper motor connector (green/white wire) I believe Im suppose to get 2.5volt...

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2003 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Mechanical VIN: SALNY22293
thanks for all the great advice [ i will try to sell this customer into a factory reman unit. just makes more sense in the long run...
1996 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L Cuts out VIN: WDBFA63F0T
thanks guys the fix for this one was to reprogram the module for he throttle motor Trouble codes: 113 (Controller hfm not coding).
2006 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRC33526
Sorry about the late post,I have been waiting to hear back from the customer but he has not contacted me since.I advised him to visit the dealer and have it put back into basic setting,i couldn't do it with my scan equipement,I have a chinese version of the di...
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS2559Y
Installed a new cam sensor and going to go from there, as of now the vehicle has 300 extra miles on it. The MIL has not returned. Trouble codes: P0014, P0015 (Cam timing over retarded).
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hard Start VIN: YV1SZ58D11
Hi again, everyone, and thanks again for your help. I'm happy to report that this car is fixed. I did a compression test and even pulled the engine wiring harness and checked it thoroughly for any damage, but found nothing. I had already checked the boost pre...
2002 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1SZ58D22
The car still isn't fixed, but I believe I have found the problem. I believe that the crankshaft pulley has been installed incorrectly. I decided to check the cam timing by removing the starter and installing the 999 5451 tool into the block instead of jus... Trouble codes: ECM30.
2003 Volvo XC70 X/C 2.5L brake switch VIN: YV1SZ59H23
Thank you for the info, we used our autologic and checked the adjustment of the switches all good . finaly found a faulty ABS control module... thanks to all
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