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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L cam plug at cylinder head VIN: WAUBA24B3X
Thanks for reading my help request. This 2.8 is leaking pretty bad at the plugs at the back of the cylinder heads. I'm wondering if anyone has a good way of removing and reinstalling these plugs. I've tried in the past and have had no success. The problem is t...
2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Rear window hatch VIN: WBADS43442
The rear window hatch is not opening. The motor doesn't release the window lid, however i can release the window with Autologic connected to the system.
2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L starter VIN: WBAEH73415
Hello fellow BMW techs. This is my first post, please bear with me. This 645i has a problem that has only happened to my customer until now. On rare occasions the engine will not turn over when the key is in the start position. He has had this problem for the ...
2007 BMW 335i 3.0L all shifts VIN: WBAWL73517
This 335i arrived with complaint of a rough upshift and downshift. We verified the complaint, then inspected car to find that the electrical sleeve was leaking. We replaced sleeve and serviced transmission using OE fluid and were careful to get fluid level cor...
2007 BMW 335i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVB73527
Good afternood BMW techs, thank your for your time with this repair. I have this 335i with some strange issues.First off this car was towed to me from a local usd car lot with a no start condition. The starter turn over the engine but no start, My scanner wo...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL (Car) 3.0L No Start
This car has been sitting for a while. It turns over but will not start. I noticed it has a new fuel pump on it. I checked to see if it has power and it does, but I still have no fuel preasure. I am not very informed on old Mercedes, before I jump off in this ...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: WDBEA30E0N
Hey guys, need some help with this one. Came in overheating, filled with coolant, leaks out of the radiator cap (reservoir), so I replaced it with a new one. Doesn't leak from the bottle now, but it still overheats only at idle. The coolant expands and overflo...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L Fit & Finish VIN: WDBJF70J41
Hello Fellow Tech. I need help look up the Air bag touble code: B1315, I have search all over info. from alldata, Mitchel, even OEM Benz, couldn't even find the detail info about this B code. I am truthly appreciate with your help and info. Thank you so much.
2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L No Start VIN: WP1AB29P94
Towed in , no-start, hook up fuel pressure gauge, pressure jumps up to 60 psi , engine starts , then immediatly fuel pressure starts to drop, if u let it idle ,pressure will fall to 20 psi and just as its about to die , jumps back up to 60 and idles again . An...
1986 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L oxygen sensor light VIN: SCAZN42A8G
quick question. How do reset the "OXYGEN SENSOR" LIGHT? I am fairly confident that it went on at about 30k. it is on at all times.
2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L Cruise Control VIN: 3VWCC21V71
Hello. This Cabrio is eating my lunch. The cruise control does not function, it doesn't try to function. As far as I can tell, this is basically a "diesel" cruise system on a petrol car. It has it's own vacuum pump, and an interesting cable system. The thrott...
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCK21C93
loss of power on acell acts like trans not shifting rec dealer customer brought back said cam and igniter however i suspect other issuse any advice in this would be nice. Trouble codes: 9023 (camshaft postion senor fault)
2004 Volvo S40 LSE 1.9L vvt sprocket VIN: YV1VS27524
trying to set up this volvo 1.9 borrowed the tool to hold the back side of the cams to hold them. I replaced the cam seals got a new vvt sprocket for the exhaust cam my ? there is no timing mark on the new vvt gear and do i have to clock the vvt sprocket or do...

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1999 Audi A4 2.8L cruise control VIN: WAUED28DXX
Hi, just want to thank everybody who gave their input as everybody's response was very helpful. i ended up getting an new cruise control module and it ended up fixing the problem. but what happened was now instead of not working at all, it was working interm...
2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51DX3
sent the car to jaguar, the nyvip code was b1165, jaguar said it was wheel speed sensor, not sure why it would not pass nysi Trouble codes: B1165.
2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Right Front sensor VIN: SALTY19494
THANK YOU EVERY ONE THAT REPLIED! THANK YOU THANK YOU!All great information. Especially thank you to Matthew from Ohio! I drove the vehicle on the hoist while checking voltage at each sensor. The voltage was slightly lower on the right front. I cleaned the rus...
2008 Porsche Cayenne S 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1AB29P78
Thanks for trying guys, did research and found nothing on it. The client has not been back. The vehicle runs fine, the cel is intermittant. Me thinks he needs it to be scanned by the dealer or someone with the piwis. The Durametric software I'm using is pretty... Trouble codes: 0004 (upper limit exeeded).
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Ecm VIN: WVWPD63B32
Thanks to all who replied. Looks like I'm checking into RossTech. Great lead that was suggested by multiple persons. Thanks also for the suggestion regarding the radio; we have run into issues in the past when the vehicle has had the radio swapped for an after...
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