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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA24B7X
Thank you in advance. Car came in with miss and overheating problem and found that the timing belt had jumped a tooth and the the water pump was slipping. I used the Audi/VW tools along with removing the valve cover to ensure the cams were properly aligned. Af... Trouble codes: P1519 (Bank 1 Camshaft Adjustment Malfunction)
1997 BMW 328i 2.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACD332XV
Any information on what was cause of tsb or thoughts of what we may be overlooking or issues seen by others needed Trouble codes: P0335 (Oe code crank sensor signal)
1990 Jaguar XJS Classic Collection 5.3L Pulse VIN: SAJTW4842L
The car returned for a similar problem; damage to the wiring due to leakage of exhaust near wiring. The damage was less than the 1st time as we had routed the wiring away (as much as possible) from the source of the leakage. The leak was from the left air inje...
2001 Land Rover Range Rover 4.6L Air Suspension VIN: SALDM16481
Customer kept telling me that the vehicle started going lower when left overnight and after he used it that it will not raise up. I had the air suspension reset and the vehilce did rise back and work fine but then it dropped (lowered) again with no codes (we u...
2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L Engine VIN: SALSH23406
Truck came in with code p170 bank lean, smoke the engine no vaccum leak found, install new mass air flow & new air filter,clean the intake & reset the pcm, the light came back on after 3 miles of driving, fuel pressure & fuel trim within the spec, any help wil...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L MIL Lamp on
Morning all...hope your are surviving the holidays. I have one I need some quick help with. It is a transit that was towed in at quiting time with a "no acceleration" complaint. A quick inspection found a brake light switch in-op, so I installed another thinki... Trouble codes: P020E, P0120 (Throttle deflection)
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWMA63B4X
This problem was a christmas gift and i need help unwrapping it. Thanks in advance, your help is greatly appreciated. Customer states that she was having trouble starting car, had to boost battery several times before she decided to replace battery. The car ca...
1999 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCB61E4X
Hi AITN techs, I have a problem with thise vehicle that im not sure if the pcm is bad, and need some advice before i replace an $850 part. it failed smog with high nox. first thing i did was test the o2 sensor to see if the vehicle is in fuel control but the r... Trouble codes: P1582 (idle adaptation at limit), P0411 (secondary air inj. incorrect flow)
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Heater Core VIN: WVWAE63B75
We installed a water pump on this car over a year ago and ever since the customer has complained about hearing air in the cooling system through the heater core. Last week the AC system quit working and we had to replace the coolant temp sensor for telling the...
2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L Alternator VIN: 3VWPW31C16
Vehicle came in with alternator/battery light on and running at battery voltage. We charged the battery and checked its condition---ok. Since we ruled out the battery, we decided to replace the alternator. This is the one where the nose of the vehicle comes of...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWST71K96
I noticed if you sprayed the engine down with water then waited 10 to 15 min. car would not start or run rough then set the code p0321 engine speed sensor faulty signal. Trouble codes: P0321 (Engine speed sensor)
2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YV1T890D61
When you start this car cold most of the time it will misfire (not like a specfic cylinder more like it had bad gas) and idle terrible then within a few minutes will run fine until the next morning.I do not have a scan tool that will access OEM data. I have tr... Trouble codes: P0237 (Boost sensor a), P0236 (Boost Sensor a), P0036 (o2 heater control B1S2), P0138 (o2 High Voltage B1S2)
2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: YV1SZ59H64
howdy all, mostly work on domestics, but at times think i can work on european also, apparently i cant, this 04 volvo came in for a maintenance check up and she said it would cut out at times up hill, overall condition of vehicle is good,i road tested it and i... Trouble codes: P0301

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2005 Audi S4 4.2L Battery VIN: WAUXL68E05
thanks for the replys what we found is the dvd for the navigation will stay on wont go to sleep! the alternator has a bad diode and will only charge at 13.5 volts thanks again
2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Speedo And Tach VIN: WMWRE33435
Thanks to those that replied. Not exactly an overwhelming response rate but not a 'mainstream' vehicle either. The most complete information came from Dan [...]: "Ray, there are no replaceable bulbs. The lighting is. Function of the IKE which is part of the c...
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