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1995 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUJA84A7S
I have a 95 A6 that came in with a hesitation under load and we have normal idle. I checked codes and had an intake leak code so i smoke tested and found two hoses leaking replaced hoses. checked vss and speedo works and reads on scan tool. tested erg system n... Trouble codes: 16885 (vehicle speed sensor range/performance), 17816 (egr temp sensor signal to high), 16785 (egr flow insufficient detected), 17912 (intake leak detected)
1997 BMW 318i 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACC9328V
I hve been chaising a P0402 fault on this car for the past 2 years I will give a quick summary I have put in 4 after market cats every time the check engine light would come on the only code stored was the P0420 and all the cats would break apart. I replaced t... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0420 (Cat efficency)
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L No Accelleration VIN: WBADM6345Y
Thanks In advance. we installed a used engine on the car. we ran the vin codes on both to make sure they were a match. after installation everything ran fine. after the customer had the car for about two days he came back in and stated that he had know accelle...
2006 BMW Z4 M Coupe 3.2L Convertible Roof VIN: 4USBU53546
The convertible top does not work. The latching mechanism does work and will release and lock fine. The led blinks constantly unless the up or down button is pushed and then it will stay lit solid while the button is depressed. I have scanned for codes and the...
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L smoke from exhaust VIN: YS3FB49S03
Car initially came in blowing white smoke from exhaust. Did initial check over and found the oil level was low, so we topped it off and let the car run at idle. After checking the car over again we found that the oil level had dropped cosiderably. Checked the ...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L ABS module VIN: 3VWDG71K35
This 2005 VW-Jetta 2.5 came in a few days ago with a complaint of a dead battery. He, the son of customer jumped it. He said something must have been left on. But all the lights on the dash were on when driving the car to the shop. By the time I got to look at...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Hesitation VIN: WVWEK73C06
Transmission feels like it is slipping between first and second gear Sometimes the P R N D Lights stay on. I cleared codes and they both came back a few days later. Any help would be appreciated Thank you very much Trouble codes: P0642 (Senseo reference voltage A Circuit low), P2004 (Intake manifold runner control Stuck open bank 1)
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L door locks instrument cluster, washer system, VIN: YV1SZ58D71
Customer say's that the instrument cluster will go dead, when this happens the high beams will not work, sunroof inop, window and locks from drivers switch are inop, washer system inop. When everything returns to normal SRS message is displayed. Codes in most ...

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2005 BMW 745Li 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGN635XD
Thanks every body for all the info, First I erase all the codes from all the system,than I try to initialize CAS unit with DME unit with my OPPS unit, still the car did not start,than i found a procdure in my Lunch X431 called (adjust CAS with DME)after the ad... Trouble codes: 2F44, 2F45, 2F80.
2003 Land Rover Discovery HSE 4.6L Highway Driving VIN: SALTY16403
Thanks for the replies,The Brake, ABS and Hill decent light, all coming on is common. Most proable a wheel speed senor, but my Solus does not have the update as of 4/4/11 for european ABS scan, so this went to the dealer.
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Windows, Door Ajar VIN: 3VWRF71K85
Thanks again for the help, I knew i should check IATN before I started. It was the harness, not the door latch. A common problem. removing outer door skin to replace the harness just blew me away, harness snaps into loom at jamb. I can't believe cars anymore. ...
2005 Volkswagen Golf TDI 1.9L Unknown VIN: 9BWGR61J45
ok thanks for the help on this one. a surge / power loss at 3200 to 3800 rpm, i looked into our previous work orders and found it has been 35,000 miles (1 year) since we changed the fuel filter. this car has been run almost entirely on biodiesel (b100), so i p...
2007 Volkswagen Touareg 3.6L brake controller wire harness VIN: WVGBE67L47
Thanks to all which have replied. I finally found the 4 pole plug on the left A-piller. It is in plain view, but has this "grey-anti-rattle-foam" around it, thats why I overlooked it. Anyway, takes 5 minutes to hook up the 4 wire for the brake controller, BUT ...
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