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2003 Audi TT 1.8L Shift quality VIN: TRUTC28N63
Hello VAG experts, I have this Audi which will occasionally shift very hard. I pulled codes from the tranny controller and found p0845 or VAG code 17229. The code description is pressure sensor 2 intermittent. I have been unable to find a location for this se...
1994 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBACB3328R
any suggestion welcomw please.03/94 bmw 325i,got engine replaced by another shop customer drove vehicle for 1 day.next day car wii not start cranking ok.they have replaced 2 used computers same part #,new fuel pump and used maf sensor.car was towed to my shop,... Trouble codes: N0NE
2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Misfire VIN: WDBLK65G3Y
Hey guys I got this car in and it is driving me nuts. I think I did everything possible to try and cure the misfire but it just does not leave. What else can be the culprit? I did some google searching and found that carbon could be build up in the intake or o... Trouble codes: P0306
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Abs VIN: 3VWSE29MXY
Sorry about this being long but here it goes. Car came in with complaint of ABS/ASR lights on. Had fault code for left front wheel speed sensor. Erased code and test drove with scanner attached, showed equal speeds on all wheels. Pulled front wheel speed senso...
2004 Volkswagen Golf 1.6FSI 1.6L Surge, MIL Lamp on, loss of power interm VIN: WVWZZZ1KZ4
This car intermittently looses power, usually when you are cruising and slightly accelerate, but not necessarily. It will not stall, but you push the throttle and nothing at all happens, it will come right by itself fairly quickly,in other words the problem oc... Trouble codes: P0191
2002 Volvo S60 2.4L Stall VIN: YV1RS61R72
This car starts then stalls within 2 to 5 seconds. It reminds me of the GM cars if the passkey is not working. I have cleaned the grounds on both fenders and from engine to body. Fuel pressure is good. Changed fuel filter. Throttle body clean. Fluids all good....

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2004 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L Airbag System VIN: WAUAC48H14
So I recieved my Stabilant 22 and applied it to all of my ETR connections and removed the passenger seat ETR connector from under the seat (Drivers side had already been done). After removing the center console to apply stabilant 22 to the SRS control module ...
1997 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L Clutch VIN: 4USCJ3324V
Thank you to all that responded: We ended up replacing the hose to the slave once again (2nd time) and the clutch has been working great ever since. The customer has been driving the car and reporting back to us that it has been working just fine. The hose we ...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH83421
Well, unfortunately this one kicked my derriere... I borrowed a friend's Autologic and LDP failed the test, replaced ldp under warranty ( reluctantly) and the same result, I know I can't have 2 defective Ldps, Power to ldp is present , no shorts on wiring, in ... Trouble codes: P0453 (EVAP pressure sensor high input).
2003 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L Radio VIN: 4USBT53433
Sorry for the long delay, but we send the radio out to a radio place for checking/rebuilding/fixing. Anyway, radio place said nothing was wrong with radio therefore we tried the "coat hanger" test. As soon a antenna or coat hanger was connected to the radio th...
2006 BMW M5 5.0L pass side locks VIN: WBSNB93567
hello this car is fixed but we are not happy with the final report. this car went to bmw dealer and they said that both actuators were bad and replaced them and it works now. that is the fix as reported to us. the problem we have is the doors were closed and d...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBJF20F0V
I am going to go ahead and close this up for now. We determined that the cause has something to do with the ECU not signaling the rack to move in the IP. Could be the anti-theft system but we have no codes suggesting that, or could be a bad K40 or ECU. Thanks ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L ABC Pump VIN: WDBNG75J81
Thanks to all the people that took the time to reply! All the responses were of value in the process of eliminating the noise. We moved the line away from the frame and that made a difference. We changed the filters in the system and flushed the system that ma...
1987 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L idle VIN: WPOEBO91HS
Thanks to all your replies. Kurt hit it right on. Oil tank hoses replaced with out the restrictor in place. Idles fine until oil cap removed. Oil level was slightly down near minimum mark checked hot while idling. best regards fatih.
1991 Saab 900 S 2.1L Mechanical VIN: YS3AM45JE1
I am going to call this fixed. It is waiting to be scrapped, or have the trans replaced, customers call. Replies seemed to agree that something broken inside eng or trans and broke the case. I pulled the diff cover, fished around as far as I could with a magne...
2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED58E11
Thanks to all that replied. As Ander and all of you said to fix P1110 first was the issue. The bypass valve did not hold vacuum and was a lean issue also. Thanks a million to all. This has been a trying week repairing cars and it is nice to have all of you on ... Trouble codes: P1110 (Charge air bypassvalve performance problem), P1171 (Short term fuel trim too lean).
2008 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L Left head lamp VIN: WVWHV71KXW
No responses, and while the Launch X-431 couldn't get the basic settings to stick, performing basic settings with a Ross-Tech VCDS and clearing all faults from the car got the light to get powered on. Bulb voltage is visible in group 55 Headlight Range, MB2. ...
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