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2007 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Mechanical VIN: WAUEV74F47
2 Problems, maybe related. This car was in consistantly for oil changes every 10k-15k and put on about 20k miles per year. In the last 4 months it all of a sudden put on 48k miles, customer has no idea how that much was put on. We double checked vin number and...
2008 Audi S5 4.2L Left axle half shaft VIN: WAURV78T98
I need some advice from anyone who has worked on a clutch on one of these. As you guessed I am replacing a clutch and have the transmission out. The repair info says remove left side inner axle in the direction of the arrow. Well no amount of tuging, pulling, ...
2002 BMW 330i 3.0L data link VIN: WBAEV53482
hello,I have this 2002 bmw 330i with no scanner communication.I am using a vedis pro with euro software that is working fine. The car came from a [OH NO!] body shop after repairs to have the airbag light shut off.The car runs perfectly and everything works on...
2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L engine VIN: WBAGN63474
The question that I would like to see if you can answer, why would this engine when only warm - put out blue smoke at idle? We have looked at what we call the crank case ventilation pump, it's about 1 year old. Customer stated that the oil leaks and the blue s...
2004 BMW 545i 4.4L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANB33574
this car came in shop running rough,tried reading the data with the matco scaner but could not understand how to read the mass air flow grams,but I did noticed when starting the car up that you could hear a vacuam type noise undes the intake area.I sprayed car... Trouble codes: 10062 (misfire detec sum above max threshold), 10057 (misfire detection cyl 2 above max threshold), 10055 (misfire detection cyl 3 above max threshold), 10052 (misfire detection cyl 4 above max theshold), 10272 (error disa below min threshold)
2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II LE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTH15431
This P1415 keeps coming back. The whole secondary air injection system appears to be working perfectly, there's no cracks in the plastic feed hose (I smoke tested it), the shut valves don't leak, I swapped the downstream oxygen sensors with no change. The o2 s... Trouble codes: P1415
2008 Land Rover LR2 SE 3.2L Shifting VIN: SALFP24N48
Need some help on this Landrover Freelander. Customer complaint is that when he approaches and goes over a speed bump, on take off the engine RPM will flare above normal at take off. I test drove with customer and rode with customer and could not duplicate the...
2001 Porsche Boxster Roadster S 3.2L Intermediate shaft chain tensioner rail VIN: WP0CB29821
Hi, I have this 01 Boxster S which has a grinding noise from the intermediate shaft area. The first thing I did was check the oil filter and found a lot of metal, some of it was aluminum. I then pulled the trans and inspected the intermediate shaft bearing and...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Heater VIN: WVWYH63B12
Hey all, Don`t like asking for help, usually can find a fix here if need be,BUT... So this still has no heat, no flow(to heater core) ;changed heater core (it was OK),changed water pump(that was ok ,too, no broken impellers) ,( you know how much a PITA all tha...
2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L lights VIN: 9BWDE61J52
this VW has just the left turn signal lights on all the time with key on or off and killing the battery. front and side and rear and dash light indacator is on for turn signal. I have unplug each light one by one and no change i have removed all fuses in fuse ...
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L camshaft position timing VIN: YV1VS2559Y
ok i've recently inherited someone elses headache and is running arund now chasing my self... customer came in with check engine light on codes p0014 (60) p0015 (61) camshaft position timing over advanced and retarded b2 b1...there has been by her records a vv...

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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L starter VIN: WBAGH8340Y
hey thanks for all your help. I checked the ignition switch and found that when you turned the key to quick that the switch wouldnt operate properly and keep up with key. So i changed the ignition switch and now the vehicle starts everytime and has no other is...
2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 346DS50963
sent car to local dealer,they did some reprograming & other adjustments returned repaired,thanks for your help Trouble codes: 27BB, 2731 (intake cam position).
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Windshield washers VIN: SAJEA51C74
Brian from CA had it right. I removed the reservoir (no fun there; I had to remove the bumper to gain access) and cleaned sediment from the reservoir and the pump. After putting it all back together, I had good spray volume & pressure from both sides. The othe...
2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Misfire VIN: SALTY19444
Hello Again Fix was #6 spark plug wire open and coil replacement for misfire on no.1. However,I posted trying to find out why I can't scope 4 of the cylinders.I do have Autologic and it has a misfire screen indicating the offending cylinders but not what t... Trouble codes: P0301 (misfirecyl.1), P0306 (misfirecyl.6).
2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L Ride Control VIN: SALSF25446
2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WP0CA298XY
thankyou to all that replied!!! thak you! i found a broken vacume line at the oil/air seporator and replaced both units. the popping is gone but still had rolling idle about 100 rpm. took car to the dealer for idle relearn and all is good. thank you again for...
2003 Saab 9-3 Vector 2.0L Unknown VIN: YS3FF49Y43
thank you guys the problem was the amp under the drivers seat the draw went to 25 millamps i replace the amp . no more problem thank you guys again.
2001 Volvo S60 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS61R91
Found the MAP sensor floating above the radiator, not attached to the radiator support as it's supposed to be. Two of three wires were frayed, brown & violet/white, with strands touching each other and I suspect ground. Since a majority of the conductors wer... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam position sensor fault), P1107 (unknown), P0608 (5V supply to ecm shorted to B or ground).
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