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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...
2004 Audi S4 Avant 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WAUPL68E04
Customer complains the vehicle goes into limp mode. Vehicle presented with multiple codes including those listed as well as multiple misfire codes and fuel trim codes. Cleared and test drove, throttle body codes returned. Replaced throttle body, adapted and te... Trouble codes: P1543 (Throttle valve sensor signal too low sporadic), P1172 (Throttle valve position sensor signal too low), P1630 (Accelerator pedal position sensor signal too low), P0507 (Idle control system rpm higher than expected)
2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALAD25485
thanks in advance. this vehical came in for oil change, performed oil service and noticed check engine light on and air ride light on system set to normal highth only!!! found code 2610 in ecm and c1a13/c1a20/ in suspension system for presure increase and decr... Trouble codes: P2610, C1A13, C1A20
1995 Porsche 968 3.0L sunroof VIN: WP0AA2962S
Car came in with the sunroof not working correctly. Repaired stripped gears and replaced switch for sunroof in center console. I got everything back together and the problem that im having is that the the unlock feature to remove the roof is not working. With ...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Starting VIN: WVWWH63B72
Hello, We got this Passat in with a no crank situation, pursued the source of power to the starter solenoid and found that the comfort control module is where it starts out at. Our assumption was that we would find the typical water in the box problem since t...

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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality
ref voltage to bi cam 12 volt to 17 volts ran new wire and was able to do the key cycle to relearn idle thanks for all replies my question is why the voltage spike on teh 12 volt ref after i ran my own 12 volts car ran great Trouble codes: 134.
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L brake Lights VIN: WBAGN63453
ABS/DSC control unit was the problem. Coolant leaking from reservoir corner leaked onto control unit . Used control unit and programming have fixed brake light problem. Thks to all for help
1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1747T
ONCE AGAIN, Thank-you to all that replied.. seems that using a tester designed for an ABS wont identify a STRONG ENOUGH signal. the display showed an even signal, but was not enough to fire, replaced and fired right up. Trouble codes: N0NE.
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1244W
This car is fixed!!! Most everyone thought this motor was going need a rebuild, however it is ok. Thanks to Wayne from Virginia, who suggested running trans fluid for 30 Min then adding regular conventional oil. After I did this it still didn't want to star...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51D52
Well this jag is being just that! No matter what i do the lean condition is always on bank 2. If i reset ft and let idle it will be ok until drivin. ST FT pegs at +25%bank 2 and approx +5-10% bank 1 at cruise(between 30-50mph). I have swapped injectors and low... Trouble codes: P0174.
2006 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L right rear window VIN: 4JGBB75E16
Thanks to all who replied. This had a bad SAM module, intrenal relay short calling for window to go down all the time. No signs of any type of liquid spilled on unit, great point though. Replaced SAM and reprogramed. system working fine.
2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Removal VIN: WMWRH33435
Well i finally finished the clutch. It said it pays 11.2 hours, it probably only took me 10. I decided to not remove the engine like some suggested. But i did take the radiator and condensor out and that seemed to help alot, it gave me tons of room.. After...
2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF73577
Well I got a couple of replys, for which I'll say thanks to those that did. I had already checked those things. I smoke tested the vehicle and didn't find any leaks. I verified all of my connections were clean and tight and had good continuity from the PCM to ... Trouble codes: P2402 (Evap System Leak Detection Pump Control Ckt High).
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