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2003 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUUT28N63
This vehicle came into shop two month ago. Customer just bought vehicle then took to dealer replaced clutch and performed testing on code P0501 they stated system functioning normal after performing testing but check engine came back on right after picking up ... Trouble codes: P0501 (vehicle speed sensor A range performance)
2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDT74F95
ok when this car came in i swapped coils and plugs to other cylinders and car hasen't misfired yet also checked for vacuum leaks with both carb cleaner and butane none found.then i removed intake runner sensor connector to check for power i only get 5 volts at... Trouble codes: P2006, P0304, P0430, P1050, P2014
2003 BMW 330i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV53463
Hey folks, I've got a real headscratcher here. This vehicle came in with no throttle response, and codes P1632, p1634. After checking all of the wiring to/from the throttle, the throttle itself and also checking the pedal position sensor values thoroughly, we ... Trouble codes: P1632 (Throttle Valve Adaptation - conditions not met), P1634 (Throttle Valve Spring Test - Test failed)
2004 BMW 545i 4.4L miss fire,oil leaks VIN: WBANB33554
Just wanting tips on this repair. I read alldata and said don't replace valve covers for leak, then also read replace covers for leak. I read to remove upper cowl cover, then servo motors, then valve covers. I can see leaking oil sending unit, and valve covers...
2005 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA135X5
I have this X5 with a evap leak. I smoke tested the evap system and could not find any leaks. I put a gas cap on and road tested the light did not come back on yet but the check the gas cap warnning did. Is there a common leak point for tis car? Trouble codes: P0456 (Evap slow leak)
1991 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L R/F Headlight VIN: SAJHY1740M
OK maybe i'm getting older than i think, but this one is kicking me. Have no power to r/f headlight all other lights good. Checked the normal things, fuse and am getting a little lost in the wiring diagram. Seems to pont to the facia panel. ANYBODY have any th...
2002 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L no crank VIN: SAJDA01P22
Vehicle presented stays powered up with key out all the time. Sure enough one hour after turning car off all accessories still alive. Traced back to electrical portion of ignition switch. Replaced electrical part of switch now I get no crank. PATS light flashe...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L cabin heating VIN: WDBEB31EXS
"Happy New Year" to all This vehicle blows only cold air from the footwell vents. If we switch from defrost to bi level or foot well only there will be plenty of heat intitially from the footwell vents...only to peter out and eventually go to cold. This manou...
2005 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L PSE module VIN: WDBNG70J25
This 05 MB s430 came in with burned up PSE pump. I ordered new module from dealer. Installed and coded new module. All pse controlled devices are now working properly, but codes b1436-12,15,16 and 17 keep resetting. This morning the battery was dead, however I...
1998 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWBB81E7W
HI VW guys and girls I need help here. I inherited a Cabriolet that falls on its face under accel (cuts out completely at around 3000 rpms then cuts back in around 800 rpms. I have three codes 00750 warning light open circuit (cel does not illuminate) and a th... Trouble codes: 00750 (warning lamp open circuit), 17988 (Throttle Actuator bank one malfunction), 16487 (Mass Airflow high Intermittant)
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWN4B1C3W
Good evening iATN, I have this vehicle with a no start,no injector pulse,no spark,and no dtc`s.On scanner i have pid data engine speed showing rpm` from what i understand this is what the pcm needs for spark and injector pulse.i have verified engine speed ...
1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Mechanical VIN: YV1TS90D0X
Hi guys We did an oil change and found the oil filter cartridge had partially disintegrated into the engine. A good size portion was gone into the motor. One largish piece fell into the drain and was caught in the screen. It was pretty big. If one of the chun...

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1990 Jaguar XJS Classic Collection 5.3L ign. & F.I. VIN: SAJTW4842L
The key to this repair was to get the motor to run for any length of time longer than seconds. The first solution was to restore spark dependably. To do this, I found that the round plug behind the motor was not making a continuous connection to the coils and ...
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