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2003 Audi TT 1.8L Adaptation VIN: TRUSC28N63
Need exact channel for adaptation of tcm
2011 Audi S5 4.2L AWD-coding VIN: WAUCVAFR5B
Dear Audi guys, this one has us buffeld, the accident car arrived driveable, without any fault codes, just a badly leaking and cracked differential. We replaced diff with a brand new diff from Audi Germany, and now we get the fault codes: Address 22: AWD f...
1997 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L air bag light VIN: 4USCH7326V
Hi,I have a 97 BMW with the air bag light on.I donot have a cable for our scan tool to fit BMW conector.Is there any other way to get the codes out of it with out useing a scan tool. Thanks
2006 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Only in park VIN: WBXPA93456
This x3 runs perfect on the road, lots of power no misses. Idles perfect in drive or reverse. As soon as you put it in park it starts to blubber, appears to start runing rich. No codes and mass air flow and intake hose did not fix symtom. Very strange how perf...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L brake pad warning VIN: SALLMAMA33
Hello everyone , this Range Rover brake pad warning has just appeared, brake were overhauled last year and new sensors fitted,I have scanned the car and have found no faults that could relate to this and have checked and tested sensor circuits.If I do a reset ...
1981 Mercedes-Benz 240D 2.4L Won't shut off. VIN: WDBAB23A6B
The customer picked the car up late at night and I got a call about 1/2 hr. later that the transmission was stuck in a gear and he couldn't get it out. I went to the car and couldn't get it out of what sems to be 2nd gear either. It was towed back to the shop ...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 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 ...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 3VWSC29M8Y
need some advice on this VW that we just bought. the car shifts as smooth as silk in all gears but has a slip from 2-3 . i know these have " lifetime" fluid in a sealed system. my question is it worth trying a fluid and filter change or am i just wasting time ...
2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 2.8L Passanger Air Bag VIN: 9BWPH61J92
Air Bag lamp is on. Code 00589 was retrieved. We checked the entire circuit from air bag igniter to module and found no 0.3 Ohms (my leads). Tested through air bag with low impedance fluke meter 2.5ohms. Replaced bag with one from a Jetta that we were assured ...
2008 Volkswagen R32 3.2L hvac VIN: WVWKC71K08
so i have an r32 with great heat on high but if the setting is dropped to 85f vehicle blows cold. I found that if you go to measuring value blocks it shows several vent temps and a heater box temp.they all read 35-37c but theres also a temp of 80c that listed ...

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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L cam plug at cylinder head VIN: WAUBA24B3X
Thanks to all who replied. They came out pretty easy driving a screw driver through them. I sealed the new ones with RTV. The VCT solenoids are definitely leaking as well. Thanks for all the advice!
2005 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Instrument Cluster and the Radio VIN: 5UXFB53545
WOW!! Well I was able after 3 days of driving it to duplicate the complaint. Was leaning on DSC per others replies and the fact that I did have a E39 do it to me in the past, BUT while on a extended road test It happened to me. Radio blip'd on and off, 4X4 ...
1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Surge VIN: SAJGX2749V
Thanks for all the help with this one. It was the throttle body.Sent to BBA reman but they could not fix it so I have ordered a used unit. Thanks again for the help iatn partners!!!
2005 Saab 9-7x Linear 4.2L cyl 2 VIN: 5S3ET13S65
The customer had a aftermarket warrenty at a dealer so they took it there to get it fixed
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Ignition lock c VIN: 3VWSF71K76
Thank you for all of the great responses. The problem ended up being a flap of plastoc inside the cylinder was blocking the wire hole. The cure was to cycle the key several times to get the plastic to move. From then on the procedure went smooth.
1995 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L Hesitation VIN: YV1LW5713S
I drove the car for two days without a problem. The customer comes in and pays for the repair and makes it not even a mile up the road before coming back. So I'm at square one. I also before all this I had tried known good mass air sensor with no change in per...
2005 Volvo S40 i 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1MS38235
Sorry for the delayed response. I recieved many responses that pointed to the relocation of pwm fuel module due to water intrusion and also many recommended replacing the fuel rail pressure sensor. The problem is that this vehicle is from a used car lot so t... Trouble codes: P0190, 2600 (OE code- fuel pressure).
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