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1997 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WAUEA88D1V
the vehicle dies out while at warm idle. i have swapped mass air flow sensors, idle air control valve, throttle body, and disconnected all vacuum hoses, with the fuel pressure regulator connected and disconnected. i have disconnected oxygen sensors, all are wo...
1996 BMW 328i 2.8L replace hydrulic pump VIN: WBABK7324T
have a nightmare BMW and need some help! This Beamer came in with ABS and Traction control lights on! He came in with a used unit and we replaced it! Now lights are still on with a code 31- power to all solenoid vales disturbed! Code comes on as soon as I clea...
2003 BMW 330i 3.0L air conditioner VIN: WBAEV53433
we got this car in , complaints of cold on the side vents and warm in the middle . we changed the water valve ,serviced the a/c , none of which worked . there is a vent control in the center and it works like it is supposed to except when we scroll down for co...
2004 BMW 545i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBANB33544
A customer brought his car to our shop complaining of irregular idle and intermittent clatter from engine under load then grayish smoke from exhaust.these problems came about after another shop replaced valve cover gaskets. I smoked the engine and found both v... Trouble codes: P1061 (Vvt limp home request bank 1 electrical malfunction)
2004 BMW 745i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGL63534
I have done all related tests mentioned above with no fault found, the only thing I have not done is disassembled valve cover to check for mechanical damage or torn it down for timing checks. Maybe someone on here has had a similar symptom where all of one ban... Trouble codes: 274E, 2743 (Misfire Cylinder 5), 2745 (Misfire cylinder 8), 2748 (Misfire cylinder 7), 2746 (Misfire cylinder 6), 27BC
2005 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Suspension VIN: 5UXFB53535
Hello, we have a X5 bmw where we were trying to adjust the ride height on a self-leveling system with an iscannii. We were able to lower the suspension but now we can't get the individual shocks to adjust. We have the right rear extended and the fronts lowered...
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L No Start VIN: SAJNA5844K
hello the problem were having with this car is on initial start up either hot or cold it wont start.the injectors wont fire.they have batt voltage but no ground.on third try the car starts up and runs fine.i have changed the cold start relays.i know the ground...
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTY124XY
After replacing the BCM with a USED unit vehicle will now Start and die.NO Security light on at all.All other BCM functions are now there.Question is how do I go about programing the Used BCM to the ECM,or do I even have to.I read in some posts that with the v...
2008 Land Rover LR2 HSE 3.2L Drivers Seat VIN: SALFR24N98
Hi LandRover Techs I have a 2008 LR2 here with no drivers seat functions (Except lumbar). I scanned for codes and got code U0208 no communication to drivers seat module. Seat module also failed network test. I quickly checked the 3 fuses for power seats all in...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L vacuum VIN: WDBAB33C1F
Hi Mercedes folks! have you got a minute to help me with this climate control problem? here it is: cold or warm engine. start car, let idle. heat blows fine. revv up engine and the heat diminishes. let it idle again and temp remains cool. turn off climate cont...
2006 Porsche 911 Carrera S 3.8L oil pressure gauge VIN: WP0CB299X6
Good day, Looking for any Porsche pros with some knowledge of what I have going on with this 03/06 911 Carrera S 3.8 H6. Customer complaint is that he states "the engine is running hot, gauge farthest to the right is reaching max." With initial inspection we f...
2004 Saab 9-5 Arc 2.3L Fuel Filler VIN: YS3ED49A44
Thanks in advance for any help. Right after we performed the 90k service including fuel filter this car would not take fuel. Gas station fuel pump shuts off very quickly. Tried different gas stations no change. If tank is 1/2 full it takes fuel with no problem...
2007 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Converter VIN: YS3ED59G87
Hello, We have a 07 Saab 9-5 wagon that after approximately 5 miles of driving will go into limp mode,starts out in 5th and sets a code p0741. There is no info on Alldata for this code on this particular vehicle or on Identifix for that matter. The car will d...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Unknown VIN: WVWVD63B11
we rebuilt the transmission and only moves at first, give me the code 17100 P0716 Input / Turbine Speed ​​Sensor "A" Circuit Range / Performance., which is the sensor A.? this has 2 internal sensors, one on top of the valve body, and another on one...
2005 Volvo XC70 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1SZ592X5
Hello, We have an 05 Volvo XC70 2.5T that came in with ECM-280B (Fuel pressure sensor signal missing) and ECM-280C (fuel pressure sensor signal too high) codes stored. The only symptoms were that the vehicle would occasionally buck under acceleration. We have ... Trouble codes: ECM28, ECM28
2008 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: YV1RS59268
The Vehicle arrived with the complaint that it would stall after extended driving time. Under further evaluation of the problem we realized the vehicle lost fuel pressure after about 30 minutes of driving during acceleration. We replaced the fuel pump assembly...

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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L No Start, no crank VIN: SALTY124XY
After replacing L door latch assembly(with used) and trying to noavail,I took a closer lok at the BCM.Found that it had water intrusion.I replaced the BCM with a used unit and I now have all functions operating.Power windows,locks ,seats,everything that goes t...
1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L Tcc VIN: WDBHA23E3V
well, after pulling the cunductor back out, I check all the solenoids for fitment and ohmed out aswell. I found the tcc solenoid was bad. Replace solenoid and all is well. Just really strange how it was good and went out like that. Thank you to all who help...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L starter VIN: WDBRF40J63
the battery was droping to 9 volts when cranking, even with the charger connected the sam module wouldn't let the starter relay energize. a new battery fixed the problem.
2005 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Left footwell flap motor VIN: WDBRF61J15
Turned out to be easier than I thought. I was about to take Larry's advice and drill through the support bar but would have needed a long drill. I then figured if I took out the white plastic radio/heater conrol frame I could get a straighter shot. After th...
2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L battery light VIN: WDBSK75F15
Hi Guys well this one is fixed as many said I did replace the both batteries with mercedes batteries from dealer but still no comunication with charge module when we checked found all power and grounds good but the module had a burnt smell replaced it not chea...
1992 Volvo 940 T 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1JS8710N
Thanks to all for ideas after tracing with no faults in LH with vst on pins ,found damaged wire ( yellow) at gang plug behind right strut tower pin # 8 on ECU lost my #%#^ on this job but it is fixed and had been to two other shops I could not give up thanks... Trouble codes: 144 (Load signal missing mfi).
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