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2004 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L transmission VIN: WAUAC48H84
Good Morning Everyone. We have an A4 that has a shudder on acceleration mostly when cold. Seems to improve after warm up. Customer has been to Audi Dealer. Dealer tech diagnosis is the CVT Clutch is out of tolerence and needs to be replaced. The only problems ...
2007 BMW 335i 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAWL72070
hi all after repairing the hi presure pump complete replacement of tank unite customer states rough idle on full fuel tank use 2 to 3 gallons and idle is good. checked it today no fault codes filled tank drove ok pulled up in shop idle started to lope still no...
2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L Lighting VIN: WP1AB29PX4
Hello All, we have a vehicle here that warns Check headlight adjustment. When we originally scanned the vehicle we found codes that will not clear in the left headlamp, hence we ordered one from the wreckers, and after install of the same we find no improvem...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L engine VIN: 3VWDD21C7Y
hi i have this vw with a p0302 cede i did found park plug on cyl #2 with carbon build up i did replace all 4 spark plugs car run good after few days came back same code remove the spark plug and corbon build up again im not the vw expert is there any help it w...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Timing VIN: 3VWSF71K85
Evening group, Have this '05 VW 2.5 5cyl BGP engine, Jetta. Customer came in due to MIL on and states about 30 hours after light turned on started hearing a noise & running rough. Confirmed MIL retrieved dtc P0011 Cam A intake retard setpoint not reached. Furt...
1998 Volvo S70 T5 2.3L srs light VIN: YV1LS5375W
I removed the dash panel and passenger's side air bag to replaced the dash bulbs, i turned the key back on to test them without reconnecting the air bag not thinking that it would be such a big deal to reset the light. I have found out that our snap on scan to...
2002 Volvo S40 1.9L High Idle Cold VIN: YV1VS29562
Hey techs, This Volvo is giving me a headache. It originally came into the shop a few months ago with a really erratic idle. Sometimes it would idle at 3-4000 RPMs and occasionally it would idle so low that it would die at stop lights. I replaced the IAC and...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Oil Leak VIN: WBAVB13506
OK This has been a learning lesson and I hope this helped others who wind up with one of these problematic n52k engines.I discovered that the oil filter housing gasket can leak intermittently, so just plan on changing it every 3-4 years and don't beat your hea...
2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L xenon headlight VIN: WP1AA29P44
Sorry for the long delay, but I wanted to make sure the Cayenne was fixed. Since the blew 2 NEW control units and 1 used one. We ordered a USED headlight unit with USED control unit and replaced his "aftermarket' Chinese bulb with an OEM Osram bulb. Ever since...
2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WP1AA29P04
We did an oilchange 5W40 SYNTH. and cleared codes. Engine starts and runs but after 15 seconds it started to run rough. We installed fuel pressure gauge,we saw fuel pressure starting at 55psi and gradually drop to 15psi(engine running rough) then pressure went... Trouble codes: P0016 (Cranksensor/camsensor correlation bank1 sensor 1), P0369 (Camshaft pos sensor b circuit intermittant bank1).
1991 Volvo 740 2.3L drivetrain VIN: YV1FA8846M
Well, this one is some what better. Not 100%. The mounts did not change any thing. So I sent the drive shaft out they said joints were fine so he balanced it out a little but not enough to cause an issue. I cleaned the rear and trans flanges tourqued the bolts...
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