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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Radio VIN: WAUED24B9Y
Hi there,im looking for a radio code for this audi, radio serial# [...], dealer wants to charge me 70 bucks to give out radio code . Thanks in advance
2002 Audi A6 3.0L all VIN: WAUJT64BX2
The transmission was rebuilt at 100000 miles. since then the car still cuts off when pushing gas every time. in the begging the first couple of gears are not smooth and the car jerks when give gas. when the car is up to speed it is alright around 50MPH and up....
2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Suspension VIN: 5UXFA93534
Need susp code definitions. Have code 13, 2, and 0,0 from our Launch scanner. Customer bought this (used car) a few months back. It Always had a slight lean to r.rear after parked a while. Last week, L/rear was down and 'susp system inactive' we replaced 2 bag...
2005 BMW 545i 4.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBANB33575
Good morning , i have a 2005 545i that i aquired from another shop. The complaint was the vehicle would intermittently die and intermittently not restart or crank. When no crank happened there was no comm with dme, abs, egs, and everything else on that can bus... Trouble codes: A0B0
1996 Jaguar XJS 2 2 4.0L keyless entry/locks VIN: SAJNX2740T
The car intermittently will, when locked, begin making a beeping noise followed by the alarm going off. Unlocking stops the alarm, but makes it hard to lock. It will also do this with the key locking function. At other times, it will unlock after each locking ...
1996 Jaguar XJS 2 2 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJNX2740T
I went to the car with some tools and quickly established that, once again, I had no fuel pressure. While it was still at the curbside, I was wiggling and tapping on the inertia switch and going to the key switch to try to start it when it started, and ran wel...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Front Right Shock VIN: WDBNG70J1Y
This S430 came in with airmatic problem. I tried to actuate using Launch 431 and got nothing. Compressor sounded weak and laboring so I replaced it (Compressor was physically damaged and the hose from filter was torn to shreds) . Now things got better but the ...
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L steering pump fan VIN: WMWRC33422
Power Steering Cooling Fan does not work. operates if taken off and 12V and ground supplied. No power at fan connector. Fuse 5 which I "think" supplies power to this fan does not have power to it. Diagrams are not clear (to me). I dont even find wire colors. U...

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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT68E62
Found #34 engine mgmt fuse blown, eventually found an intermitant short in the o2s11 heater. Replaced that o2 sensor and the car is running great. That #34 fuse will shut down all of those systems. Trouble codes: P0030, P0037, P0050, P0057, P0141, P0161.
2003 Audi A4 1.8L Mechanical VIN: WAULC68E23
Thanks for all the replies, I took a gamble and changed all five litters on the #1 cylinder since the valve springs that were hard to see looked good. The litters were inexpensive. As a precaution, we verified oil pressure, it stayed under 70psi, so it wasn't...
2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L Cmashaft Timing VIN: WBAEU33423
The smoking problem was a valve for the pcv system causing this thanks for the help. the code 65 we had to order a new plate for the vanos system
1988 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Fuel small VIN: SAJNA5840K
All replies stressed that the fuel tank was the culprit and, sure enough, when I pulled the tank I found a puddle under it that came from a leak. I sent the tank to my go-to guy for tanks & radiators and, oddly enough, he couldn't find the leak by pressurizing...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCB21C21
Thanks to all who replied. We have fixed this one with the help of our local dealer! The computer required a reflash after the replacement of the ignition module. Man I hate German cars!Hitlers revenge strikes again!!!1 Trouble codes: P0300 (Random/multiple Cyl. misfire detected), P0301 (Cyl. 1 misfire), P0135 (02 Sensor B1 S1 heating circuit malfunction), P1113 (02 Sensor B1 S1 internal resistance too high intermittent).
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSC29M31
for some reason if i try to run the test individually with basic setting 077 it won't pass but if i run through the readiness sequence the secondary air will pass there. i've been road testing this car for days and no code is returning so i think it was defini... Trouble codes: P1424 (Secondary Air Injection System Bank 1 Leak Detected).
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