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2001 Audi A6 2.8L camshaft timing VIN: WAUBH64B01
Hi, this car came in with check engine light on, misfiring on cylinders 1,2,3. The customer came from another shop for a second opinion, the other shop told him his timing belt was broken. Fault codes in the ECU are: 17927 (P1519) Camshaft adjustment; Bank 1...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGH83491
I started this journey with a miss at Idle,checked for codes and found a cly 3 miss code, changed the plugs and cleared the code and test drove the car. The take off was slow, revved up to [...] and started rolling, then parked the car. Next day I drove it ...
2003 BMW M3 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSBR93453
This m3 was towed in and we had multiple code: all cylinder misfires and random misfire, 079 - signal exhaust gas temp sensor, p1756 - gear cannot be engages, the car was towed in due to smg transmission not engaging into gear, we thought the misfire cause the... Trouble codes: 079 (Signal exhaust gas temp sensor)
2006 BMW 530i 3.0L remote VIN: WBANE73586
Unknown history, car from used car dealer. Car was purchased at auction with only one key, the dealer purchased another remote key from BMW dealer with the VIN number. both keys start car, but neither one operate remote central locking. Scanned all systems wit...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L parking pawl VIN: WDBRF61J23
Does anybody know the procedure to replace the seal for the parking pawl? No list of this operation in alldata,Except in rebuild. If anybody has info on doing this without tearing everything apart,it would be a great help.Thank You.
2005 Volkswagen Touareg 3.2L turn key no function VIN: WVGZG77L65
turn key no dash lights dont come on, no crank . Get code 00288 steering column lock actuator (n360). Checked wirring under drivers floor ok. Changed relay under drivers seat.Sometimes when I go into immobilizer it will crank, but no start then I get the idiot...

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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L turn/hazard flasher VIN: WAUEH54B7Y
Thank you for all the replies. I was able to disassemble the switch and clean it and it now works fine.
2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Shifter VIN: WAUED54B01
The TCM was drowning in a puddle of water from the clogged sunroof drains, got up in the wiring harness as well. Thanks everyone.
2007 Audi A4 Quattro Cabriolet 3.2L convertible top VIN: WAUEH48H47
Hello Audi Techs After checking the motor for power one more time, we found there was power coming to the motor, but the motor was not working, after knocking on the motor, the motor started working, we replace the motor as well the two relays, the converti...
2012 Audi A7 Quattro 3.0L air conditioning control head VIN: TRUBFAFK9C
What we found was that there are two metal clips on the sides of the climate control head. To access them you have to remove the radio/navigation center and then reach behind the control head with a small screwdriver. Maybe once the car is older you can just...
2001 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L ABC Suspension VIN: WDBPJ75J11
All good things must come to an end, and the fun is over with this vehicle. In my post I said I was about to replace the pump, but over the weekend I sat down with the intro manual and after seeing in the hydraulic schematic that there are four separate nitrog...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Glow plug
I'm calling this car fixed. I was able to find a thread insert kit. So I drilled the old glow plug out of the head without to much trouble. Thanks for all the help, sometimes it's just nice to hear that someone else has had some success with such a repair befo...
2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L P0116 and starting VIN: YV1SZ58DX2
First, thank you to all that replied to our request for help. When replacing the belt, we DID turn the vvt camshaft pulley clockwise. We did have the have the camshaft holding tools on the backside of the camshafts. We replaced the belt 5 times using the proc...
2005 Volvo V70 2.5T 2.5L oil pressure VIN: YV1SW59235
After pulling the oil pan twice and rechecking the pickup and seals there was no problem with sludge plugging the pickup. we checked to make sure the sump had oil in it while the problem took place and it did. We pulled the oil pump it measured out to factory ...
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