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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L timing belt tension VIN: WAUEH54B0Y
Howdy all. I have a timing belt tensioner thats is losing tension after driving a short, 20 miles, distance. I replaced the tensioner again however it has bled down again. It was adjusted as per all data to 15Nm. What am i doing wrong? Thanks in advance for an...
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Brake warning light VIN: WBADD62090
Hi all, This BMW came into our workshop with the brake warning lamp on the instrument cluster constantly illuminated. It's the one with an exclamation mark in a circle. I first checked the operation of the handbrake switch and the brake fluid level, then remov...
1983 Ferrari Mondial Quattrovalvole 3.0L windows And Top VIN: ZFFEB06B00
This car came into my shop from a friend. The cars electrical is a real mess. The top is part way up the windows do not work there are cut and spliced wires all over the place. My problem right now is we have 0 info for this car. we can not find the fuse box a...
1991 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L Hazards (4 ways) VIN: SAJHY174XM
This is my personal car, just bought it to replace my last XJ6 that encountered a deer on the highway,, I bought it had to repair ignition tumbler, and install new battery, as soon as the battery is hooked back up,, the Hazards start flashing, get in lock unlo...
1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1747T
got this one from the auction last year- was running good, boss using it, parked for winter, tried to start in snow- crank and crank, no start- came back later, fired right up..sat again, few weeks, crank and crank and crank, no start- walk away, go back, fire... Trouble codes: N0NE
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1244W
We pulled this car in to replace the Transmission. It started but ran rough for an minute. We though because it had been setting for a while (approx 2 Months) as the owner was trying to decide wether or not to replace Trans. Long story Short. We replaced trans...
2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L No Start VIN: SALTY16423
Hi, everyone this suv was droven in ! customer complaine sometimes when he go to start nothing hapen he have to try ignition off and on until it start up. No engine lihgt on and no code , took us three days to duplicate the problem.!! starter is fine, starter...
2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Right Front sensor VIN: SALTY19494
Front right ABS sensor code 89 low output.
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Electronic VIN: 4JGAB54E62
Good Day All, I need some help resolving this problem child.Intermittently the bas esp and abs lights stay on on start up with a code c1401.I tried running the pump motor by jumping out the relay and it runs every time I try. Replaced the relay but no help. W...
2004 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L Door Lock,Power Seat,Power Mirror,Turn Signal VIN: 4JGAB57E34
From time to time when driving power door lock,power mirror ,power sear ,turn signal stop work after pass by a bump everything go back to normal . Can't duplicate the problem long enough to tent .any suggestion? thank you all.
2005 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG 5.5L A/C Cooling System VIN: WDBNG74J55
Hey there guys. I have a 2005 mercedes s55 amg with an a/c issue. System blows ice cold air, but when driving for about 30 minutes to an hour, warm air starts coming from the drivers front a/c vents. I can cylce the key off and then right back on, and system i...
2008 Porsche Cayenne S 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1AB29P78
Hey guys, I have this recurring code that has no description other than "0004 upper limit exeeded". There are no issues with the car at all. Client states that the mil light will come on for a few days, then go off. I'm using durametric software and this is al... Trouble codes: 0004 (upper limit exeeded)
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L AC Compressor-High side pressure to low VIN: 3VWRA81H1T
Thanks in advance to all. I have this VW here with some wierd ac issues. First the compressor, expansion valve, and drier have all been replace. 4 times with the expansion valve, and 3 times with the compressor. Problem is my high side pressure is 90-100 psi a...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L speedometer VIN: 3VWBA21CXX
Customer thought trans was not shifting right. I hooked up VAG and test drove. All shifts were normal incl. TCC. While discussing w/cust. RPM to vehicle speed. he said at just under 60 MPH. tach was regeristering over 3500. Test drove again. and relized the sp...
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRL71K29
Check engine light is on. Cleared the codes and as soon as you turn the key on it resets. Scan data on our snap on scanner doesnt show a pid for exhaust pressure sensor. Check the output of the sensor with a volt meter, it is reading zero and has no change. Th... Trouble codes: P047C, 01148 (VW exhaust pressure sensor 2 short to ground)
1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L oil consumption VIN: YV1LZ5646W
Long history of oil usage. Started at another facility in conjunction with a head gasket change due to a broken timing belt tensioner. They had replaced valve seals and changed the turbo twice. We inspected with borescope determined wet pistons and replaced ri...

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2000 Aston Martin DB7 Vantage 6.0L Misfire VIN: SCFAB4235Y
replaced all coils and plugs lots of work if had to go in again. can only get the coils from a dealer tryed to match the motorcraft number and talked to motorcraft supplier and the number is dealer
2005 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L charge indicator light VIN: SALME11425
The problem looks to be a bad circuit in the PCM their is communication between the PCM and the alt the PCM reacts to load inputs and the charge rate is fine.A new PCM is a dealer only item @ $1600.00 and is on national back order as well the customer didn't ...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWNT81K26
thanks to all ,graeme nail it ,my tech install rear seal without timing it.retime the crank sensor start right up thanks again
2010 Volvo S80 3.2 3.2L power windows VIN: YV1960A55A
I would like to thank you all for the responces. I used my Vida today and was able to reset the windows with no issues.
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