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1997 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L No Start, VIN: WAUEA88D6V
Car was brought in with no start. Battery was dead. Pushed it in the shop and charged the battery for an hour. checked codes and pulled out 1 spark plug wire to see if it has spark. The car started! Erased engine codes and they haven't come on since clear. Any... Trouble codes: P1340, P1392, P1505
1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAUBA24B2W
Customer came in with bad battery and was replaced by new one. now car won't idle and has a check engine light on for tps. Is there anyway to relearn the tps without a european scan tool? No Audi dealer within 30 miles and can't believe that is the only way to...
2003 Audi A4 1.8L Fuel Gauge VIN: WAULC68E03
We are working on this for a couple of issues. The problem is when the tank gets half full it drops to empty. Someone else supposedly replaced the fuel pump to fix the fuel gauge. We cant see anywhere where they have taken it apart. They broke the fuel line to...
2003 BMW 530i 3.0L Low Oil Pressure VIN: WBADT63443
This BMW came in for a complaint that the oil pressure light comes on while at at stop idling. The oil light comes on and stays solid, but when it is over 1000 rpms, it will go away. The light comes on regardless of temperature. I changed the oil and the pre...
2004 BMW 325i 2.5L Code 111f
HI I working on 2004 BMW 325i check eng on code P111F i look on alldata but not list. Can u help me
2006 BMW X3 2.5i 2.5L pcv VIN: WBXPA734X6
Hi bmw guys I could use a hand. I have a x3 that is lacking power and smoking out tailpipe at idle. There is a tremendous amount of suction at oil cap can hardly remove it when vehicle running. There is codes 2882 and 2883 lean mixtures. also 2746 cylinder 2 m...
2007 BMW 750i 4.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WBAHL83587
this came in with misfires on all cyllinders along with differential pressure sensor fault we cleared all codes and on test drive check light comes back on with misfire on cylinder 5 and 29CC misfire several cylinders this would come on every test drive. We sw... Trouble codes: 29CC, 29D1
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L intermitten low pedal VIN: 4JGAB72E01
...Please help with this MB ML430 im running out of ideals.This is what its doing when you start off driving pedal is normal then after driving for a min. the next press of the pedal will travel almost to the floor. Then if you hit the pedal again its frim onl...
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L central locking VIN: WDC1631132
Hello everyone ,this ML came in with the tailgate not unlocking with the remote ,I tested the remote , the tailgate function is transmitting the same frequency as the door lock and unlock sections of the key .I synchronized the key ,no change, I tested the cir...
2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L service light VIN: WDBUF56J96
to the mercedes benz gurus out there, got a simple quesion. did a service E and was wondering how u reset the damn service/maintanance light. thank everybody in advance.
1993 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.5L Front heater VIN: WV2MC0700P
Customer states that there is little to no heat output from the front heater Tested car, the front heater output never gets above 100F at idle, drops to 80 to 90F when driving, the rear heater output stays at a consistent 130 to 140F. The thermostat was just r...
1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L abs/traction control VIN: YV1LZ56D9X
Good morning volvo techs, I have a 1999 volvo xc70 build date is 8/98. This vechile has given a few techs a run for there money. I am the 5th tech to work on this vechile. The problem we have is The abs and traction control activate when it should. I have drov...
2001 Volvo V70 2.4L abs VIN: 2001V0LV0V
2001 volvo v70 came in with abs and traction light on.Pulled codes 070 was present annd looked at datasteam(otc) both rear wheels had no reponse.LR was reading 298 mph and RR is nonreponsive.The front wheels are accurate so I thew a module at it(problem still ...

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2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L ABS/ESP Module VIN: WA1YD64B93
Found the correct Road test procedure in Rosstech Wiki(which also had a link to a video of someone actually performing the procedure). Ran the test using this procedure and test passed with no codes and all lights are off. Thanks to all who replied! Having ...
2003 BMW 745i 4.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAG263483
Received my new AST N62 timing tools and we went to work. Immediately saw that both intake and exhaust cams were out of time by a few mm. Set them closed up covers and vehicle started nice smooth full of power and MIL lamp free We suspect the fact the owner w... Trouble codes: 27BC.
2004 BMW 545i 4.4L no gears VIN: WBANB33524
sorry it took so long, luckily the customer has extended warranty, but it takes forever to get authorization. We had to replace the whole transmission because bmw no longer will sell the hydraulic unit separately. Trans and clutch fixed all of the issues . ...
2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L engine VIN: WP0CA2981Y
I am going to close this with a big THANK YOU to all who responded. We pulled the oil sump cover and found all sorts of things. After talking to the customer and telling our opinion, The customer asked us to remove the transmission for inspection of the IMS b...
1992 Volvo 740 2.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: YV1FW8835N
Hey Guys, we replaced the alternator, the customer says it has been ok since except for an occasional problem trying to get it started in wet weather. thank you all so much for your time and input Trouble codes: 132 (Battery voltage too low / too high), 223 (IAC valve signal absent / faulty), 232 (Adaptive fuel fault).
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