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1999 Audi A4 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUGB28D4X
This car came in with dead battery and shorted out LF door window motor drawing battery down. After motor replaced and car started, idle was unstable and car would cut out and stall on acceleration. Codes returned after cleared almost right away and we replace... Trouble codes: 17967 (throttle valve control fault in basic settings), 17953 (throttle valve controller malfunction)
2004 BMW 325xi 2.5L Vibration VIN: WBAEP33474
This car has a severe vibration under load after it gets warm. After driving at least 30 minutes or so at highway speeds, a vibration will develop that gets gradually worse the longer you drive. It feels like you are driving over the rumble strips on the sid...
1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Forward and Reverse VIN: SAJKD604XX
Hello Group, I have this Jaguar that came in 6 months ago with no forward. I pulled the trans apart and it had the typical broken A - clutch drum. I installed a re-manufactured drum and rebuilt the trans and sent the car on its way. It just came back with a co...
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L ride controle VIN: SALME11424
Hi we need to repair the air suspension on this rover, and cant figure out how to disable it. we have an Iscan 2, and have the abilatiy to acess the system but cant seem to figure out how to disable it. do i need a factory scan tool or can it be done manualy? ...
1964 Mercedes-Benz 190DC 2.0L No power from idle VIN: 1101101213
just replaced hand primer pump. I have driven car before and it is just so lazy from standstill. Starts out in 2nd as i believe is normal but just no torque, once its rolling its all right" feels like 36hp beetle" . Any way to fiddle with the injector pump tim...
1994 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L no a/c VIN: WDBGA32E7R
auto has been at shop alot of times. another shop butcherd the engine swap. since then after it set for two years i got it. they said used engine was no good. had broken wire to one coil. since i fixed that. its been running good. came back two weeks ago with ...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L ride control VIN: WDBJH82F0X
We replaced the shocks on this car.The customer said her boyfriend said they were bad.Did not seem like a bad idea and almost 200k.Aftewards we found out they were trying to cure the rough ride. I have checked every system my Launchn and Modis can get into and...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L abs VIN: 4JGAB54E0Y
Code 1401 I'm looking for the resistance value for the pump A7/3m1 this is reading at 1.045 (meg ohm) Thank You
2011 Mini Cooper Countryman S ALL4 1.6L Cuts out VIN: WMWZC5C53B
Hi all, this vehicle has some unique circumstances. It was purchased new as a development vehicle. We bought it and installed a new center coupling (our prototype design) which we control through our own software. In the process we removed the passenger air ba... Trouble codes: P0324, P0335, P0073
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L no communication VIN: 3VWRK69M44
Pulling hair out...Have this 04 jetta no communication with scan tool. have disconnected abs module, has oe radio. what is really wierd about this is that I get communication when the batt voltage is very low ..around 9-10 volts when it is drained to the point...
2007 Volkswagen Eos 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWFA71F67
This is were euro-spec comes in. We check cam timing found one tooth off intake cam, tried to reinstall (with oem cam holding tools) what we found was, the cam adjuster was jammed from the forceful break of the chain. It was not possible to install the chain c... Trouble codes: P0016 (cam/crank corrilation issue g40 g28), P0234 (Boost pressure reg. N75)

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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L Stall VIN: WBAAM5342Y
thanks for the info guys, some of you recomended to clean the idle valve, I have elected to replace it instead, just having trouble getting this girl back in the shop. I will also perform a smoke check to the intake as well as check the disa valve as you guys ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L ride height VIN: WDB2153752
it was the pressure valve leaking causing the problem,replaced got a repair kit from benz[$230.00 au]1 o ring and fitting sleeve,most expensive oring i have seen,but what is the cost when it fixes the problem. thanks all
2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Leak VIN: WP0CA29992
Thank you for the great advice. I offered to repair the transmission by making my own gaskets, the customer is thinking about it and will likely return shortly for the fix. Thanks Again! Eric Top End Motorwerks
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L noise VIN: WVWPD63B62
wanted a second opinion noise, so sent it to the dealer and they confirm that noise is from turbo again, needless to say putting in another turbo, this one from vw.
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDT31K86
I found a problem with the wiring harness coming down the front of the engine and going underneath the air cleaner housing. The vibration from the diesel causes the wires to vibrate and wear inside the hard plastic wire loom. Some wire spicing and its fixed. T... Trouble codes: 403 (EGR control circuit), 16785 (insufficent EGR flow), 17808 (EGR circuit malfunction).
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