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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L ecm VIN: WAULT64B12
cam phasers where frozen ,, changed with factory new ,, locked engine and cams to install belt ,, engine runs fine ,, throws codes for both banks ,, checked wirning ,, all good , when using Ross Vag and asking for a reading ,, controller either cancels out or ...
2007 Audi A4 Quattro Cabriolet 3.2L convertible top VIN: WAUEH48H47
Hello Audi Techs The convertible top is not working, the top storage compartment cover in the rear lifts up about an inch, but that is the only thing will do, please advise what procedure we should follow to check for this problem. Thanks in advance
1998 BMW 323is 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: WBABF832XW
Good evening, this BMW was towed in because it stalled when customer drove through a car wash. Did not see any water intrusion in harness. It had good fuel pressure, and intermittently had no pulse, spark and no cranking RPM on scan tool. We replaced the crank... Trouble codes: P1747 (CAN-Bus Monitoring), P0340 (Cam position sensor A circuit), P0101 (Mass of volume air flow circuit range/performance)
1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on
Hello, vehicle driven to shop, horrible rattling from timing. Removed valve covers and could see guides destroyed. When I removed lower timing cover, chain had so much slack it drooped completely off of lower sprocket. Replaced lower chain and all guides, rail... Trouble codes: P0021 (Intake camshaft position - timing over-advanced bank 2), P0011 (Intake camshaft position - timing over-advanced bank 1)
2004 BMW 530i 3.0L Starting VIN: WBANA73534
Hello to all Iatner's, We are struggling with this bmw. It was towed in after dying on the road. if we go to start it, no lights come on the dash board, no gauges no anything. even with the key in just the on position , we can not work the windows and nothing...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Sub Frame Bushings
I wanted to replace the sub frame bushings for the customer, while the engine is out of the car. I've never done this job on this vehicle before. AllData and Mitchell have no info on doing this job or an exploded view of how the parts fit together [That is wha...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF70753
I have this e500 with a p2004/p0103 code for mass airflow sensor short to battery voltage, we have repalced mass air and car was fine for 2 weeks then returned with the same code, i have checked for vacum leaks and fuel pressure all are fine , i have also chec... Trouble codes: P2004 (Maf hot/film short to battery), P0103 (Maf hot/film short to battery)
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L Ignition VIN: WMWRC334X3
Hello, Thank you for your time reading and responding to my post. This little Mini starts and runs just fine but when you turn it off and take the key out and the eng is still running. Stall the engine, the dash, P/S pump are still on and the blower turn off. ...
2002 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L crank sensor VIN: YS3ED49Z52
Hey all , Ok this one has me miffed , I got a saab here with a AC style crank sensor , and it has an occasional no start. I started with the basics , fuel pressure , inj pulse , spark , well come to find when it acts up I have no pulse or spark so I scope the ...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L No Start VIN: WVWWH63B23
Posting for another tech in shop. Car has extended crank when cold. Had set P0321 (showing on VAG as intermittant) which despite the stated definition relates directly to the crank sensor. Crank sensor has been replaced with factory unit. Waveform from sensor ... Trouble codes: P0321
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA69M04
car is in now for a check engine lite on,timing belt and other p.m.maintenance before i start i would like to know if any vw techs seen these codes all together or if they have anything in common.alldata has no tests for po333,po328,po1326 any help would be gr... Trouble codes: P0420, P0333, P0328, P1326
1995 Volvo 940 2.3L engine VIN: YV1JW8312S
here is our plea for help. this volvo is a nightmare!!! the vehicle came in as a no start condition found the spark plugs wet with fuel and the pressure at 60 psi. changed the oil, plugs and pressure regulator and got the vehicle to run but would not take thro...

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2001 BMW 330i 3.0L transmission VIN: WBAAV53441
Andy hit it on the head the mass air flow was bad all fixed
2002 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L no crank VIN: SAJDA01P22
Fixed this one I feel stupid. When checking fuses I got interupted and missed one. The fuse that powers the transceiver was blown. Replaced fuse and all was good. Thanks for the help sorry about the wild goose chase Mike
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBEA32E4P
Hello Fellow Tech. Thank you for the support and advise, the problem been fix, it was short on the antitheft control module, due to the vehicle so old, owner didn't want to put alot money into the old vehicle, so I went ahead bypass the Voi wire from ignition...
2008 Smart Fortwo Passion 1.0L wont shift VIN: WMEEJ31X78
First i want to thank Robert, Aaron, Alex and Avinash for taking the time to reply to my help request. We ended up sending it to the dealer. They said all it needed was the comuter reprogrammed. After they did that everything is good. I still think something c...
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