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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L power door locks VIN: WAUDH68D21
Customer complained of inoperative power door locks. Remote will cause alarm horn to beep (confirmation) when locking / unlocking. Trouble code 01367 (air pump switched off)pulled using a Launch X431...the pump does not activate. I havn't been able to get enou...
2003 Audi A4 Cabriolet 3.0L no start VIN: WAUAT48H73
motor seems like it's difficult to turn over like a low battery even with charger on.all our basics check out. we have spark, we have fuel pressure, injectors are spraying, checked for blocked cat, disconnected it no change. had code for misfire cyl.3 and o2 s...
2010 Audi A4 2.0L Oil Pressure VIN: WAUAFAFL0A
This came from a body shop after a front end crash, to shut off all the lights on the dash (check eng, oil press, abs, trac, air bag, TPMS). After recoding, adjusting steering angle sensor and clearing codes I'm left with the low oil pressure warning. The "low...
1995 BMW M3 3.0L Drive-axles VIN: WBSBF9326S
Help BMW Techs! This customer brought his CV axels in to have CV boots replaced. While working on one of them on the bench the outer cv extended and tipped completely to one side ejecting one ball. Now no matter what we try we cannot reassemble the joint and g...
2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L Auto Release VIN: WBAGN63472
The automatic trunk opener is operating slowly. We have checked the fluid level in the pump. The question is how do we check if the the trunk supports or the pump is the cause?
1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Tappets VIN: SAJGX5744V
After repairing cooling system , noticed unusually loud tappet noise on right side cyl. Headrecommended to customer that we pull valve covers to inspect timing chains, (customer said chains and tensioners had already been replaced, but go ahead and inspect) pu...
2005 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG 5.5L head light VIN: WDBUF76J85
On this 2005 E55, I have fault code 90B2 which read Component E2M2 (Right dynamic curve illumination) motor OR lead is faulty. I have power going to the motor and I am able to command the headlamp to move upwards and downwards (range adjustment) on both sides....
2006 Mercedes-Benz S430 4Matic 4.3L TPMS display on dash VIN: WDBNG83J06
Alldata bulletin Tire monitor System - False warning message. Factory manual requires downloading information into the scan tool. We have IScan that can get into the system. Before we start we want to make sure we can accomplish this without a factory scan too...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L engine VIN: 3VWCA21C4X
Car came in running very poor, scanning with vagcom showed cam sensor code, after inspecting cam sensor found it had come apart. Replaced cam sensor with cam gear since it had destroyed old one. Car still runs the same only now with no codes. If I pinch fuel r...

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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WAUEH24B3Y
I want to thank everyone for their help. I especially want to thank Tony for saving me lots of time. It is possible to do with out removing timing belt. Thanks again to everyone. IATN is the best! Oh, and no more oil leaks!
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L No Start VIN: SAJEA51CX4
Thank for your replies, but ive checked all fuses with an omhmeter they all checked good and we have Ids software it kept going back to the legacy program, the fix for this car was the power distribution box the slave ignition relay that feeds power to the ign... Trouble codes: P1146 (Generator load low input/generator c line low input), P1582 (Flight recorder data is stored/ electronic throttle data is stored), P1629 (Internal voltage regulator/generator front right line failure), P1338 (Fuel pump circuit low high input), P1637 (Can link ecm/abs control module network malfunction), P1643 (Can link ecm/tcm circuit network malfunction).
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