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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDH28D4Y
Thanks in advance for the help. We have replaced the the combination valve on the affected bank (bank 1). Now when I activate the pump and open the valve manually with a vacuum pump, I cant feel any air out the tail pipe. When O do this on bank 2 it blows out ... Trouble codes: P1423 (AIR injection no flow bank 1)
2000 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 2.8L Time and Date display VIN: WAULH24B6Y
I don't believe the center LCD display going out is related to my problems on the date/time display, but please let me know if I'm wrong. The time and date reset to 12:00 after the car sits for more than half an hour(or so) just as if you disconnected the bat...
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53521
Vehicle came in with all six cylinders misfiring and oxygen sensor bank one and bank two pre cat deviation codes. Found coils burned up from arching and spark plugs mismatched Replaced all coils and spark plugs. Cleared codes and test drove vehicle, vehicle ra... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire)
2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Malfunction VIN: WDBUF70J83
Vehicle came from another shop, they tried to reset the "Service Inspection" somehow they did not clear anything but managed to get more info on the display. Display in cluster - "Main inspection performed on time ?" & "Emmissions Inspect. Performed on time?" ...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No communication VIN: 3VWSA29M1Y
Hi guys, I Have a good one here and I think I have it narrowed down but I wanted to ask input on this before I proceed. This 2000 VW Jetta has no running complaints but failed smog due to having no communication with the Engine Control Module. I have already ...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Door Locks, Windows , Instrument Cluster , Dome VIN: 3VWSP69M52
Hey Guys I hope you have some good answers for me as this one is a tough one. Customer has had this symptom for awhile and I have yet to pin it down. Car every 3-4 months after he has been drving for a bit (20-30 miles) he'll shut the car off and find the odom...
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWAL71K69
Veh sets code P0401 (01025). Veh is new to customer, has new EGR. Mitchell has no info for this Code. Watched desired and actual flow on VAG com, they match or are within 100 of each other. Any info would be appreciated. Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient egr flow)
1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LZ5642W
car will not start after last drive. has fuel pressure and cranks normal. found engine fan running with key on which is normal for code 123 ect sensor, replaced with new sensor, same issue. check wiring from engine to ecu no problems found. It seems like a com... Trouble codes: 314 (Cpm sensor), 123 (Ect sensor), AT213

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L soft coding VIN: WAUZL64B71
I had two replies and I want to thank you guys for helping me. I didn't know Ross-Tech had that coding strings available, kudos for the guy from Kenya. That is very nice to know and I appreciate your time. Thanks again. I am considering this issue fixed.
2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L brake pads VIN: WAUEH6BX1N
Gentlemen Sorry for the extended time frame. The owners went on vacation and we just got the car back. I wish we had some profound fix for you but we do not. We checked pad looseness in the mounting bracket and found they had play and were not hanging up. W...
2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Bleeding New ABS Unit VIN: WAUD199999
Thanks for all your help. Oddly enough, it was the master cylinder that went bad while the initial bleeding of the new ABS unit. The brake fluid was very dirty and had condensation from the looks of it. Suprising for a 2004, something I would think to see on a...
2005 BMW 545i 4.4L No Start, No crank VIN: WBANB33525
Thanks for all the help, we told the shop to replace the DME, and then we would align with the CAS, the customer decided to take it out of that body shop and bring it to a dealer. I found out through a friend that the DME did fix the problem, why he didn't le...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L wipers VIN: WBAVB135X6
Thanks to the techs who supplied info as to the whereabouts of the relay. Unfortunately the customer decided to take it to the dealer & has not reported back as to the fix.
2005 Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG 6.0L overhead console VIN: WDBPJ79J55
Thanks to Edgar and Robert for their replies. I did have to send this one to the dealer. I am going to look into the getting the xentry software though.
1952 MG TD 1.3L headlamps
Hi & thank you to all those that replied. Wiring diagram was with booklet in vehicle. Obtained bulbs from moss motors & dis-assembled wiper motor & fixed it
2006 Saab 9-7x 5.3i 5.3L engine VIN: 5S3ET13M06
This vehicle is being sent to a Saab dealer to try and repair under the federal emissions warranty being that it will not pass an emissions test due to misfire on cylinder # 1 we can identify the problem and even duplicate it the intake lifter on # 1 cylinder ...
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Rt/front door VIN: YV1SZ58D41
Vehicle is going local dealer next week for diagnosis and, hopefully, repair. VIDA shows red CEM block on network tree and fault for lack of comm with PDM, which is a hard fault. Power & ground to PDM are fine and CAN lines show 2.0 & 2.7V when this module i...
2007 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1MH68277
Thanks for everyone that replied to this post. this volvo is not fixed yet. We cleaned out the oil pan (not too dirty) Oil trap housing assembly, VVT cams, R&R valve cover (check for sludge), intake/exhaust VVT solenoids. CEL still on. code 673c and 674c. ... Trouble codes: 673C, 674C.
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