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2005 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1YD54B15
I have an 05 Allroad here that my customer hates now. They were on a road trip to Wisconsin and they had an engine fire. I was never able to get the cause of the fire or a repair list from them, but I assume a failed coil burned up on #6 and cooked some stuff.... Trouble codes: P0159, P1140, P0160
2001 BMW 525i 2.5L Compressor VIN: WBADT43421
Hello fellow Techs! So I have this little BMW that is giving me fits! Came in with A/C inop. Performed full evac and recharge, filled it with 1.65lbs as per specs and found that the compressor was not engaging. We grabbed scan tool and saw that the ambient tem...
2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L oil pressure/chain tensioner issue VIN: 5UXFB53544
this started as vehicle making ticking noise from driverside front of valve cover and after replacing chain tensioner, broken chain guides(and none broken ones), and intake and exhaust vanos units the noise is still there. when i went back in to replace the va...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L engine running VIN: WDBNG75J62
Customer states that the car is stalling out when driving. Current stored faults: P203b - fault or function monitor in electronic accelerator P2004-8 - hot film mass air flow sensor short to ground Have replaced cheap crank sensor with OE sensor, have check...
1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Smoking VIN: YV1LZ56D0X
Bought this vehicle from a friend who was told the motor was blown. Vehicle has oil on top of valve cover and smokes out of tailpipe. I measured vacuum at oil dipstick and found no vacuum or pressure. Removed intake and inspected flame box and found most of th...

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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Radio, MultiMedia VIN: WAUDG74F55
This one is fixed! thanks you for all the replies. David you nailed it, it was the Satellite radio module. the Ring Bypass tool makes life a lot easier. Thank You! Eric
2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L engine VIN: 5UXFB53544
thanks for all the good replies. i replaced the vanos and i still have same noise. but when i did this it just seems like the tensioner has no pressure on it accept for the internal spring. the directions make it sound like it should be hard to push back and i...
1985 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L flange bolt VIN: 1P0EB0918F
thanks for everyones help installed new bolts and loctight on threads and torque bolts and no problems
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L p0411 VIN: 3VWDD21CXY
Thanks for all your help. The issue ended up being the turbo bypass diaphragm on intake boot. The combination valve was opining but just not enough. Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary air injection).
2007 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L power asst.steering
This fix is not actioned as yet. The car is booked in on 13th August. Paul and Kevin have given me useful pointers to investigate - thank you both for taking the time to respond. I will post the outcome in due course. Regards Dean
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