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1998 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 2.8L upshift VIN: WAUJC84A0W
we recently replaced the transmission in this vehicle with a rebuilt unit from erricson. upon completion,there is no upshift from 1st gear. reverse works fine. fluid level is correct, elect. connectors look good, 00532 code. any ideas guys ? thanks...
2001 Audi TT 1.8L AC compressor VIN: TRUSX28N11
The Audi battery goes dead after sitting overnight.I did read about many audi TTs that share this unpleasent affliction in the fix archives ,involving batteries,instrument cluster,fuse block on and on.My audi has a different problem apparently.With the key off...
1999 BMW 750iL 5.4L Misfire VIN: WBAGJ0338X
first let me say thanks to all at aitn. this is the best bunch of people i have ever asked help from. anyways this car came in for running rough when cold and coolant leak i removed intake repaired coolant leak and v/c gaskets, installed new spark plugs.checke... Trouble codes: P0303, P0309
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Engine VIN: 5UXFA53573
Engine stalled going down the road. Customer stated when she restarted engine it started smoking heavily. Towed to shop. We ran engine and it smokes very white(ALOT,LIKE IT'S ON FIRE!)Disconnected PCV line at dipstick, no oil. Runs smooth,all fluid levels are ...
1986 Mercedes-Benz 190D 2.5 2.5L idle o/k,won't accel VIN: WDBDB26D8G
Vehicle came in on hook with no start. Engine was locked up from no oil. Customer wanted car fixed with used engine. Found used motor with 98,000 miles on it. Used motor was in vehicle with auto trans. and customers vehicle is std. trans. Installed motor and c...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWSH63B52
Hello, having an issue with this Passat. Runs smooth at idle, only misfire under wide open throttle. It has a known good coil, I also removed the upstream o2 sensor and road tested to check for a blocked cat, it made no change. Wires are new and tested. plugs ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random/Multi Misfire), P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0302 (Cyl 2 misfire), P0303 (Cyl 3 misfire), P1423 (Secondary air injection Bank 1 incorrect flow), P1411 (Secondary air injection Bank 2 incorrect flow)

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2008 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Pcv VIN: WAUDF78E68
Thanks to all. We replaced the valve,you could see a plastic stem loose inside.The new part was cast over where the old had the visible failure. Car still has a lot of vacuum on crankcase but you can remove oil cap while running and runs fine with the cap on.
2006 BMW X3 2.5i 2.5L pcv VIN: WBXPA734X6
Hi guys just wanted to thank everyone who replied I swapped out the PCv and all the hoses took for good drive and all is perfect. I took mikes advice about cutting the old hoses which made removal super easy. I was able to get access without removing the oil ...
2001 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Seal VIN: SAJDA15B51
ok the aftermarket fluid was apparently the problem, even though the level was correct ( at 25 and 80 deg C ) when it got hotter the level would all of sudden be half way up the dipstick. this time i disconnected the cooler line and flushed it completly , co...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBCA25D9J
Vehicle was fixed after readjusting air flow sensor with vehilce running to spec. after doing adjustment code 10 went away and vehicle ran fine. Trouble codes: 10 (throttle valve switch idle speed contact).
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L lack of power VIN: 3VWST81K16
Thank You Every One Who Responded!This car is finally fixed. We checked the fuel filter as many suggested. It looked more like the oil filter from a diesel, black and oily. Replaced the fuel filter and car ran normal. So the lack of power was due to lack of...
2007 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWHV71K27
well it turned out to be a leak after all, the cooler had a good size hole in it. I feel like an idoit, dont know how I could have missed that. so the final fix for this car was lifters and injector seals for the misfire codes and new cooler for the p0100 Trouble codes: P0100.
1988 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L compressor VIN: YV1AX8847J
SO sorry for the delayed fix. I am sharing my account with my techs and this was one of theirs. The fix was the capillary tubes on the expansion valve were not located properly. AC worked great right after. Thanks again for everyones help and have a Happy Holi...
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