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2005 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L cooling system VIN: WAUML44E65
This came to us with a cracked radator, We installed the audi updated radiator and hoses , ( per bulletin ) We removed the air from the cooling system with a air lift tool. Test drove and this will only overheat at highway speeds, We replaced the engine coolan...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WBAAR3345Y
hello group,2000 bmw 323i oil in cooling system.we replaced cylinder head and gasket on this vehicle 18000 miles ago,during this time vehicle been at dealer to ck any oil resedue in cooling system by customer request and they have run cooling system flush and ...
2005 BMW 325Ci 2.5L emmissions VIN: WBABW33405
car has code p0070 ambient air temp sensor code which i can not find in the service manuels. found a broken ambient sensor so replaced and i have the same code coming up. cant find any info for this code
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L junction box VIN: WBAVA33577
Hello all, hope someone can shed some light on my situation for me. Vehical came in with a complaint of loosing all electrical power at times. found B+ wire melted at back of junction box behind glove box. Replaced B+ terminal and junction box. I marked all pl...
2008 BMW 328i 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WBAVC53568
This car is back for the third time for same problem, started with fault code 2A41/2A43 both for Valvetronic thermal overload protection. and 2A37/2A47 Valvetronic eccentric shaft sensor plausibility. Replaced the servomotor, did flash update to DME and perfor... Trouble codes: 2A38, 2A37, 2A47, 2D59
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L No Start
Hello all, This Jaguar was towed in from another shop. Has no spark and no injector pulse. Has warning on dash "Engine Failsafe". Unfortunately my scan tool is out for repair, so I am left with just OBD II generic. I scoped the crank sensor and it is good. I h...
1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJGX2041X
Thanks in advance for any help and info. SES light is on p0171, p0174 lean codes. Long term 12-15% at idle, 19.62% maxed out at cruise and loaded both banks. Smoked intake system fixed every visable leak and there were several, no change. Cleaned MAF no change... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean system bank 1), P0174 (Lean system bank 2)
1994 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Unknown VIN: WDBGA32E7R
auto cam in for belt making noise. replaced belt and tensior noise went away but alc compressor won't engage. if you put on defrost it works. have no power to it. when i hot wire it its gets real cold.
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Unknown VIN: WDBJF55F2V
A/C blows cool on right side and warm from left side. I have read several posts regarding this concern. I am certain it has the proper amount of charge in the system. I have also pinched off the diverter valve hoses with no change. What I see that I question i...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 3VWCA21CXY
I bought this car and the AC and fans were out. I changed the Fan Control Module and it fixed the AC/Fan problem. I drove it over 250 miles without any issues or overheating. Recently, on a local drive, the red light began flashing, and I pulled over and shut...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L speedometer VIN: 3VWSE69M12
Car came in with speedometer not working. Everything printed says it has a impulse generator on transmission. The place for the transmitter is there but no transmitter or wiring to be found. Any thoughts. I assume the wiring comes from the enigne loom. Brad G...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L a/c compressor VIN: 3VWCB21C62
compressor locked up and no longer working( faulty part).I replaced the compressor and now has no power to compressor and no power output from a/c module. have installed a new fan module/ac module. replaced the high pressure switch and the fan switch which is ...
2004 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS59V94
Vehicle towed in with description of no acceleration pedal response and shut off completely while driving freeway. Pull those 2 code 982A and 984A ECM internal fault, then starts fine, erased codes and testdrove 3 days, no symptom no issue, today while testdri... Trouble codes: ECM98, ECM98

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1992 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: WBABB1316N
Thanks to all those that replied. This vehicle ultimately had 2 problems which were causing me grief. When I pulled the harmonic balancer to check and make sure it hadn't shifted I noticed the air gap to the crankshaft sensor was too large. BMW spec is 1mm. ...
2007 BMW 525i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANE53537
Thanks for the info.Thanks for the input. What we determined today was the Trans control module was sending an improper signal to the shift interlock. Only 45k on it dealer is going to cover it under warranty. Thanks for the input.
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on, No power VIN: 3VWAL71KX9
Vehicle repaired and in the customers hands for 2 weeks now. Turns out the problem was the turbo actuator. Looks like there is a fair amount of turbo/actuator trouble with this setup. There is supposedly several special tools for replacement but we made due. D... Trouble codes: P00AF.
2002 Volvo C70 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1NC53D42
want to thank you all for taking the time to reply on my post. yes we had a harness connector undone on left side of dash. was not the connect for the dash, somehow one of the other plugs had come unlatched and was loose.
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