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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L wheel speed sensor VIN: WAULC68E33
this vehicle was brought to our shop with an abs light and a check engine light and the speedometer was quitting intermittently the customer was mainly concerned about the engine light so he could pass emissions. when checking the vehicle the test said to chec...
1995 BMW M3 3.0L engine VIN: WBSBF9324S
car was towed in. no communication with the dme(engine computer). found that the dme relay is not getting a ground. when i ground the dme relay everything is up and running and the car starts. i can communicate with all the other computers in the car but the d...
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L electric windows, door locks VIN: WBADD6326W
this car came in with several problems: (1) windows would only work at their respective doors (2) both front doors would not lock/unlock with the global switch. (3) turn signals would work, but not light up or sound in cluster. using autologic, no codes store...
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABN53491
have tested all the usual areas for this complaint, and all is well.found that DME is not giving groung to activate air pump or vacuum solinoid,also ECT is working normally.what else can ihibit this function other than failing DME? any help is good help,thanks... Trouble codes: P0492, P0491
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L battery VIN: WBAFB3351L
Vechicle has newer battery and new alternator. Battery keeps draining and did a draw test. It has a .041 draw with all doors and hood shut. All lights off. Noticed the PRNDL Light will NOT go off after sitting for about 45 minutes. Is this normal to stay on or...
2005 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L ABS module VIN: SUXFA13S1L
The result of the above is a rock solid pedal with KOEO,(high and hard) a soft pedal w/KOER. The pedal fades to 2" above the floor. Pedal effort to stop the car seems normal. The initial stopping seems 'delayed' a bit before the car is stopped by depressing th...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Dsc VIN: WBAVB135X6
DSC Recode malfunction
1996 Jaguar XJS 2 2 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SAJNX2743T
Was wondering if any of you could give me some insight on this good customers and friends and we seem to be struggling to get a repair we performed a throttle stop set procedure that was described in mitchell on demand manuals did not help we have checked for ...
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L transmission VIN: SALMF11454
Hello Land rover techs, Customer brought car in complaint transmission goes in fail safe mode(4th gear) Scanned for codes found P0720 and P1709 Also later with different scanner P0730 incorrect gear ratio P0732 incorect gear 2 ratio We replaced both speed sen...
1997 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L close assist mech VIN: WDBGA32G1V
drivers side close assist (mechanism) will stop working every other day, once its re-learn ( take vacuum pump fuse out for 10 sec) it will sart to work properly. for a little bit. info on mtchell and alldata is very limited. Can anybody axplain the system. i k...
2010 Mercedes-Benz SPRINTER 2.3L no power VIN: WDB9066332
the vehicle doesnt have any power. Fault code cleared but returned immediately. Power supply tested at boost sensor and founded ok. resistance of sensor 1.5 k ohms between terminals I dont have much information on this vehicle Does anyone have resistance val... Trouble codes: P2263
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L parking brake VIN: WVWEK73C06
There are many posts on this subject, but I did not find what I am looking for. We went to put rear brakes on this Passat and encountered a problem. We are using a snapon Verus with European software. B4 starting we checked to make sure scan tool was capable o...
2002 Volvo S60 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1RS61R52
Car won't start. Engine Cranks fine but won't start. I have put a battery charger on for testing as the headlights come on every time the key is turned on. Fuel Pressure jumps to 53PSI when key is cycled on but drops to 50 after the initial 2 second power up ...
2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L abs VIN: YV1CZ59275
Came in with ABS lamp on intermittently. BCM-0070 Pump motor supply voltage BCM-0072 Pump motor mechanical error CEM-1A5F communication with BCM missing. Checked pump motor with power and ground with jumper wires directly to motor and runs. Will not activate ...

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1998 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L no acceleration VIN: WAUCB28DXW
Thanks for everybody's help. I got a video inspection scope from harbor freight and stuck it through the o2 sensor hole to inspect turbo and wastegate. The wastegate valve was open which is weird because the accuator was moving it ok. We took the turbo off ... Trouble codes: 1548 (wastegate n75 valve), 1559 (Idle speed/ throttle adaptation problem).
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L no time clock VIN: WBADD6324V
We recomend the costumer to change the cluster but he pass, He will buy a adesive clock to put on the dash for his wife
2004 BMW 745i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN63594
We pulled drivers side exhaust manifold and from there we could see all 8 of the ports were the air is pumped into the cylinders.We decided to attempt to clean out by picking it out with some stainles steel flat rod from an old wiper blade insert and clothes h... Trouble codes: 2761 (P0492 - secondary air bank 2).
2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L burning oil VIN: 5UXFB535X4
This one is fixed. The engine is different than the ones I worked on in the past. It has a metal intake with no end plate on the back side. So i ended up replacing the vacuum diaphrams as the left one had 2 holes in it.The enginee pulls vac off the front of th...
2005 Saab 9-5 Arc 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: YS3ED59A35
Thanks to all who offered help..!! After cleaning throttle body and re-checking throttle position sensor voltages, still had symptom. Did not want to put throttle body on without some evidence other than "gut feeling" ! Took couple hour loss on vehicle and se...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L No Mil Lamp VIN: 3VWED21C01
Thank you All for the replys I beleve that the problem is in the Insterment cluster.because the light is a LED on the circut board. But the car has not rerurned untill then we will see
1989 Volvo 760 GLE 2.8L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: YV1GX6947K
OK,first of all, thanks for the replies!Not hard to believe that the most common comment was to distance ourselves from the car the best and fastest way possible.That being said, when we scoped the crank sensor, I originally used my vantage(small screen and li...
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