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2005 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: WAULC68E95
Hi guys.car came in running but misfiring and overheating we found that the cylinder head was crack we got a new one from dealer came with all the valves and rear timing changed already installed.put everything toguether the timing belt is on the correct marks...
2001 BMW Z3 Coupe 3.0L Fuel Guage VIN: WBACK73471
Hello Friends I have this 2001 BMW coupe Z3 3.0 Liter that the fuel gauge don't work, all other gauge work fine, check for code with Modis, wish was up date for BMW, no code find I got ALLDATA and look at the wiring diagram, check all the fuse and all check o...
2002 BMW M5 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSDE93412
Good afternoon BMW techs everywhere.I have this M5 that was brought in with a check engine light.I checked codes and I had 18 codes!! I had everything from coolant temp codes to misfires on all 8 cylinders, mixture codes etc.I erased all codes but code 145 or ...
2003 BMW 745i 4.4L not running VIN: WBAGL63453
car was left in lot by wrecker. owner called and said it would not run. i checked fluids, full of water and 6 quarts low on oil. topped off oil and changed plugs. it will not start for me. compression is uneven. pass side, bank 1, are all about 115 psi. the ot...
2004 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L Engine VIN: WBXPA93474
Suspect a faulty crankcase vent valve. Have vacuum at the bottom of the valve on the hose that goes to dipstick tube. Is there supposed to be vacuum here or is there any way to test the valve. I am getting oil in all the cylinders and when i removed hose from ...
2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Hesitation VIN: SAJEA51D43
When driving "Cruise unavailable" warning comes on and vehicle loses acceleration. Then it will come back and vehicle will buck and jerk. Have checked the codes, re-set. Checked for intake leaks, none. Replaced fuel, etc... Have checked connections and emissio... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean), P1582 (Flight recorder data is stored), P0300 (Random Misfire Detected), P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 Misfire), P1316 (Misfire rate excess emissions)
2006 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Temperature VIN: SAJWA71BX6
The car runs good and the temperature stays right on 95c. however, when you turn on the A/C system, within 5/6 minutes, the temperature gauge on the dash rises steadily to hot(in the red) and the overheat light comes on, however upon checking the engine temps,...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: WDBDA29D2N
vehicle is lean at all times,adjusting CO has evened out idle but heavy hesitation upon accel,backfiring though intake.haven't found anything convincing when checking the usual areas for this type of complaint.CO cannot be tuned to match idle to 2500rpm (no va...
2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Top VIN: WDBLK65G11
Hi Guys, i got this 2001 mercedes CLK320 the convertible top wont work, scan the vehicle found code B1650 in the convertible top module, clear the code & retest no codes found, but the top still not working, the car came in with the top down & it was raining w...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 4JGAB72X1A
Hello group and thank you for your time, This vehicle will intermittently lose acceleration rate when WOT is being applied. Vehicle will accelerate up to 5k rpm with no problem then the yellow triangle begins to blink and rpm drops to 3k. Once it reaches 3k ac... Trouble codes: P0400 (EGR Malfunction)
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Surge VIN: WOBRN40J93
This is new to me and my benz expierience is shy, can someone guide me in the right direction. We recieved a car from a car dealer that has a unique symptom. On cold start it will surge quite badly especially in gear but after about 2 minutes it clears up and ...
2003 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Key FOB Memory VIN: WP0CA29933
Hello I currently have a 2003 Porsche 911 that the Key F.O.B. memory won't reset. I've tried a number of methods including what the owners manual instructs with no luck. All the memory funtion buttons work but the last driver's settings are still programmed. W...
2004 Renault Espace 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: VF1JK0JDB3
Hi Guys, have this french beast in my shop.The car starts and idles fine.When you drive it the car starts to hesitate as soon as you pass aprox. 2500 rpm with black smoke.It feels like its running out of fuel.When rpm drops it drives normally and never dies.L...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Cooling Fans VIN: 3VWSE69M42
This car came in with a overheating issue, turns out cooling fans were not working. Tested fans to find that they "do" work so we wnt ahead and replace the control module, fan switch on rad. And temp sensor on t-stat housing...fans still are not coming on and ...
1999 Volvo C70 2.3L Soft top VIN: YV1NC56D8X
Vehicle came in a month ago with CCU 316 rear hatch opening code,cancel code and worked fine for a couple of weeks,customer was driving and started beeping and quit working. Code CCU120 cover lock permanent fault and CCU216 cover lock switch permanent fault,c...
2006 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Pass. seat, dash, etc VIN: YV4CZ59276
car came in blowing fuse # 10 under dash intermittently... takes out PSM, CCM, AUM, DIM, Pass SRS etc... drove car 30+ miles with no blown fuse... next day fuse blew again ... no special circumstances

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1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA34B9W
Thank You so much for all the helpful advice! Unfortunately I herniated a disc in my spine and have been unable to work on it since :( I will try all the suggestions and repost if necessary. Thanks Again! Trouble codes: P0000, P0303 (Cyl 3 misfire).
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Blower Motor Volume VIN: WBAGG83471
after the road test and loosing all of the blower, it started clicking in the dash. got back and removed dash and r&r the motor/final stage assm. reassembled and did great. thank you to all whom gave advise on this.
2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L cd player VIN: SAJEA51CO2
My father-in-law has a 04 Jag Xtype. I'm going to try his player in my car,like the 2 replies I got said it probably is, if the cds cycle when cartridge is put in. Other reply said to check player connection if the radio works. I will update this post when I s...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L No Start VIN: WDB8A4800J
Well here we go again. We have tested everything and for the last 6 days it has started first time every time. Wish I knew why. So we will ship it and wait till it fails again. If there are any ideas please respond.
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