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1999 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Mechanical VIN: WAUBG34D8X
vehicle came in for oil leak. degreased and ran. it apperard to be coming from oil pump drive area. i pulled the covers the timing belt and i could see the cam seals and the crank seal showed no signs of leakage. the area around and beneath the oil pump drive ...
2004 BMW 330Ci 3.0L unknown VIN: WBABW53434
Looking to see if anyone has had issues with this model. At start up warm or cold. we have a ear shattering squeel that sounds like a blocked P/S pump. The P/S unit seems to be flowing normal and the secondary vacumm pump is functioning normal as far as we can...
2005 Jaguar XK8 4.2L out put shaft seal VIN: SAJDA42C45
The right diff out put shaft seal is leaking and the parts dept.at the dealer said they dont show a seal for it and in the pix there is just an o-ring. I realy dont what to take apart to find out about the seal and not be able to get one. thanks for taking th...
2006 Jaguar S-Type VDP Edition 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWA01B76
need help from u jaguar techs , car came in with motor light on , codes are p0171,p0174,p050b, and p2105. i am suspecting a bad mass airlow or a vacum leak causing lean codes. but my main concern is the other 2 codes. i dont have any info on any one of them an... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P050B, P2105
1996 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L MIL Lamp on
Car came in for mil and rough running. P1372 is for coil 2 and P1374 is for coil 4 and are described in alldata as coil primary charge current (dwell) reached in less than the threshold min. of 2ms (normal saturation time ) 2ms). Found that coils 2 and 4 were ... Trouble codes: P1372 (early ignition coil activation coil 2 cyls. 58), 1374 (early ignition coil activation coil 4 cyls. 23)
2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Auxiliary Port VIN: YS3FD79Y64
Customer installed auxiliary MP3 port and needs system configured to make it work. We need to know what the process is. Have never done this particular re-program operation before. We have the Tech 2 and are very familiar with getting security access and addin...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L asr light abs VIN: WVWMA23B3Y
Hello fellow techs, I have a problem child in my hands cant seem to figure out thanks in advance for any help. Well here it goes if u turn right on this car asr light (anti slip regulation) starts blinking car looses power i guess normal since its thinking ca...
2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L Blower and wipers inop VIN: 3VWPG31C86
Hi there and help with this gremlin infested beetle. I had the vehicle in for inoperative AC blower and windshield wipers. The customer stated they would come and go together intermittently and then finally both went out. I brought it in and went to the igniti...
2008 Volkswagen Passat Turbo 2.0L Stall VIN: WVWJK73C38
hi VW test and all car stall and tow I check low then 50 psi of fuel pressure when key on but after set 10 min car will start again and will stall 5 min later it will not start or it start and cut off that time no fuel pressure I check it have power by fuel pu... Trouble codes: 12356 (135 -), 135 (12355-), 12355

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2003 Audi A4 Cabriolet 3.0L no start VIN: WAUAT48H73
thanks to all who replied to this post. The customer fought with audi canada since a sludging problem is common on these cars and they decided to cover a part of the cost for replacing motor as long as the job is done with them. From the latest news he gave me...
1989 BMW 325i 2.5L rocker arm/shaft VIN: WBAAD1301K
I recieved many replies(9) and are thankfull for all of them. The car has been put off due to a sudden boom in business, I took a local job to get me through the slow time I was having, and now am working way too much to finish this BMW. I am 100 percent sure ...
2004 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L seat belt warning light VIN: 4USBT335X4
thanks to all that replied the problem was at the seat belt latch driver side the housing was coming apart i put it back together and all is well thanks again russell this site really helps thanks iatn
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVA33567
Car is going away without a fix. Thanks to those that did reply. Randy suggested fuel pressure bleed down, but this was not the case (original data showed fuel pressure of 80psi)Pump pressurizes system when doors unlocked/opened. Pressure was unchanged both w... Trouble codes: 2A37, 2A47, 2A45, 2A77, 2A3F.
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L engine VIN: SALME11473
Thanks for the responses, I did the valve cover gaskets, we'll see what happens.
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L 5th gear VIN: WDBFA63E0S
Hi guys, thanks to everybody that replied, but running out of time here.. everything checks out fine on this car exept that I haven't checked the solenoid for the 5th yet. If that is okay I will condemn the gearbox and recommend a replacement unit. thanks agai...
2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 3.5L Unknown VIN: WDBWK56F75
Thanks to all. It was an easy job. Sometimes you just dont know untill you are in over your head and then it is to late. Like most replies stated they just pop out and push in. Thanks again.
2006 Mercedes-Benz S430 4Matic 4.3L TPMS display on dash VIN: WDBNG83J06
Thank you Scott from Alberta. We initially thought that to be the case, but we thought there may be another recourse. We did send it back to the dealer and our customer is happy. Thanks to all for your conciderations
2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L Unknown
Hey guys I put that N92 solenoid in and it's seems to be fixed. I thank everyone for there time and expertise. Seth
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