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2006 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L No Start VIN: WAUDG74F26
Customer was driving the car then all of a sudden she had no acceleration she pulled over and car died and would not start.We have no codes,good spark,fuel tank pump spec is 6 bar and we have 4.9. is it too low? seemed to have good volume and the pressure hold...
1998 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Accessory Belt
We were setting in to replace a water pump on this XJ8 and noted the accessory belt tensioner appeared frozen in regards to pulling it back to remove belt. The belt was/is a newer Continental brand. Upon tensioner removal it was discovered the tensioner wasn't...
2006 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG 5.5L Abc VIN: WDBNG74J46
Looking for some info, heads up and some direction. I have the cd for this model from but I can't find any info on C codes or any specific troubleshooting on this system. This is the first ABC I am working on. Right rear strut is leaking fl...
2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF52H56
Vehicle came in for a check engine light right after service. Inspected vehicle and found everything connected. Scanned and found code 2188 and 2190. (P0172 and P0175) Inspected for vacuum leaks. None present. Has seen MAF sensor cause the lean codes but have... Trouble codes: 2188 (Rich limit bank 1), 2190 (Richlimit bank 2)
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B32
Hello to all and hope you can help with this problem. Vehicle is back with the same two codes;p1479 and p0411.We've done everything listed in the repair history for this car can't seem to find what is wrong with it. Smoke test didn't show any vacuum leaks and ... Trouble codes: P1479, P0411
2004 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L Ignition switch VIN: YV1MS68264
This car came in as a no start. When key is turned the only thing that happens is you get a key error message. It is the same with two keys. No dash lights or instruments come to life and steering remains locked. Three trouble codes are stored- CEM 1A41, CEM E...

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2003 BMW 540i 4.4L blower speed VIN: WBADN53463
located used climate control module, alset, thanks for the help
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Trac Module? VIN: SAJWA71034
To all who replied Thanks and this is a great resource no I am not PRE judiced against Jags I was a Jaguar Service Manager in nj in the 80s I KNOW they are nightmares that being Said I had the car scanned and found codes for inop lr speed sensor and hall swit...
1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DD78B4V
Hi again, everyone. I'm going to call this car fixed. I checked the charging system and battery. They were ok. I checked for codes in the transmission with the Tech 2. There were several codes that were listed as 'not present'. I cleared them and ran the car... Trouble codes: P1614 (Check Engine request circuit open/short to B).
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCK21C81
Sorry for the late reply, the shop got busy and i forgot to close the post. Thanks to Mark from Connecticut and Myk from Alberta, apparently something hit the underside of the car pushing the heat shield into the O2 sensor momentarily shorting it out and blowi... Trouble codes: P1425 (Evap purge valve n80 short to ground), P1117 (oxygen Lambada sensor heating circut short to ground b1s2), P0135 (oxygen Lambada sensor heating circut malfunction b1s1), P1435 (Secondary airpump relay j299 short to ground), P0102 (MAF sensor G70 signal Low), P1296 (Error in mapped cooling system).
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Lack of Power VIN: 3VWSP69M12
Ok so this vehicle is fixed. Thanks for all the replies. I did check compression and it was 30.5 to 31 bar across the board (450psi). I ended up removing the turbo for an overhaul; the local place that specializes in turbo overhaul said that the vanes just ...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L ABS module VIN: WVWPD63B63
Thanks everyone for there excellent responses. Yes, the physical symptom sure was that of a single wheel speed malfunction, without the corresponding fault code. The culprit turned out to be the right front wheel speed sensor. Ohmed them all out & values wer...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire
everyone,thankyou so much for all your help and suggestions.this site is truely an invaluable resource to all of guys are awsome.mark from CA,one of your ideas early on included a capactance discharge.(both batt cables together)although ive definatly do...
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