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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WAUDG74F95
Hello Group. I have a Audi A6 with a 3.2 that was just at Audi that went in for a "tune up" for a cold misfire and a hesitation/surge on easy acceleration. The customer came in today and asked for an injection cleaning because Audi said it may need a manual de...
2001 BMW 525i 2.5L front pump VIN: WBADT43421
hello,I have a very basic issue here on this ZF [I repeat ZF trans]I am trying to remove the front pump to replce the pump bushing and seals and the pump will not come off. I have removed all of the bolts,the lower pan and filter,connected a slide hammer to a...
2006 BMW 750i 4.8L Mechanical VIN: WBAHL83536
Hello BMW Techs, This car has smoking issues out the tail pipe intermittently, big clouds of white smoke comes out the tail pipe at start up at idle. We have tested the PCV system and it's fine. We have seen this often on these model cars with this kind of mil...
1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L instrument cluster VIN: SAJHX124XT
The customer concern is warning lights and tach/speedo in the instrument cluster light up and off while driving or stationary with engine running. (no driving problems) i check the voltage and grounds to the cluster. No intermittent problem. I replaced the clu...
2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L Heat and A/C
Hot air is blowing from the vents with the Air Conditioning on. Yes, I know all about the dual coolant control valve and yes, that is the problem. However the coolant control valve is brand new AND I have tested for voltage going to the coolant control valve.....
2005 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L starting the car VIN: SALNE22205
Car came to us with no starting, it was cranking over but no start. found problem on the ECM, we repair and reprogram the ECM unit. car now start but die instatly ( start and stall). if i unplug the MAF , it start but dont accept accelaration ( dont open the t...
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L soft top latch system VIN: WDBFA67E3S
Vehicle had hydraulic leak at left latch actuator. Replaced left actuator which fixed hydraulic leak. When upper trim panel was reinstalled latch actuators seemed out of sequence. Refilled hydraulic reservoir, also disconnected and reconnected the battery. Nei...
1997 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L Convertable top VIN: WDBFA76F8V
Evenin tech's and thanks for taking a look. Came in with bad engine mounts, problem resolved. Customer brought to my attention a noise in the trunk (door lock module cycling) with the top down. Read a TSB about a door lock actuator issue. So customer puts the ...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L power windows-front,power mirrors, power sunroof VIN: WDBJF65H5X
Customer complains of erratic and intermittent failure of multiple electrical systems. Often they "self repair". It acts possessed. Sometimes the front windows lose the "express up" feature (current problem) for both front windows. Currently neither works at a...
2002 Mercedes-Benz G500 5.0L Door Lock Signal VIN: WDCYR49E32
the drivers side (front and rear door signal in the dash panel will indicate door open when you start to drive . I have ckecked wiring and it seem to be okay. Any help will be appreciated.
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Compressor VIN: 3VWCK21C22
I have no compressor operation.No voltage to compressor. I can power compressor and clutch operates. I know it gets signal from coolant fan control module and I can power clutch from here but I don't think I am getting signal from control head to fan module on...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L 1-2 shift VIN: WVWSE61J12
Vehicle was in an accident (solo ran off road according to body shop) which physically damaged transmission causing leak. Body shop repaired body damage and installed used transmission. Customer drove the car for about a month after getting it back from the ...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWST71K26
Hi Everyone, I have a Jetta here that needs some experience I lack. It died while driving, then would crank and not start for 5 min, sat for a bit then started, drove a mile then died with crank, no start. Customer towed in and I retrieved u0100 lost communica... Trouble codes: U0100

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2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L left rear caliper VIN: WMWRH33556
Thanks to all. After market pads didn't have proper tension springs. Replaced and all good!
2008 Mini Cooper S 1.6L computer network VIN: WMWMF73538
The problem was an unprogrammed CAS which would not power up thus preventing the network from communicating. An Autologic was used to install the missing software in the CAS without needing to power up the whole network. The software was provided buy Autologic...
2007 Volkswagen Eos 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWFA71F67
Installing new Timing Chain fixed, Codes P0016 Cam Crank Corrilation bank one issue.(Timing Chain Stretched) Boost Pressure Valve fixed Code P0234 Boost Pressure. (Boost Preessure Valve Cracked) Thanks to all the helped. Trouble codes: P0016 (cam/crank corrilation issue g40 g28), P0234 (Boost pressure reg. N75).
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