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1997 BMW 318i 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACC0329V
Vehicle came in for state inspection with check engine light on & 3 current codes - replaced front oxygen sensor to correct code p0130 - repaired vacuum line to secondary air injection vent valve to correct p1423 - this leaves code p1174 - i thought this was a... Trouble codes: P1174
2003 BMW 330Ci 3.0L warning light VIN: WBABS53453
When fully warmed up and idling red oil warning will flicker and sometimes stay on.Under these conditions measured oil pressure is not less than 12 psi.Has been checked with couple of gauges.No unusual noises from engine and no codes with Autologic.Warning lam...
2008 BMW 128i 3.0L evap core VIN: WBAUL73568
Hey guys, sorry to post over something so mundane, but we have an 08 BMW 128 convertible in here with a failed evap core (Valeo system). The problem is that our estimating software does not list any times for anything other than evac/recharge on this model (Sn...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG 5.5L Air Suspension VIN: WDBUF76J93
Test drove car was fine, parked car went to test ride again trans banging into gear, air ride on floor, all kinds of can communication codes, trans fluid leaking into passenger floor.
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWTE29M2X
Replaced first ignition coil pack because two of the six were not firing. a few weeks later, it is back with a crank, no start condition. The computer had coil out put codes in it so we replaced the coil pack again and erased codes. It would spark for a moment...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L 1 to 4 gear VIN: 3VWSE69M82
I would appreciate any help with this if there are any volkwagon transmission specialist out there. This vehicle came in shop not shifting at all and noise in transmission. Sold the customer a rebuilt whick I had rebuilt by a local transmission shop that I hav...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L rear sealing flange VIN: VWTD1J2006
Replacing a leaking rear seling flange[aka rear main seal on a 2006 jetta tdi pump duece,apparently the only way to perform this operation is with a speacial tool #T10134,does anyone along the front range of Colorado have one of these I can rent to perform thi...

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2001 Audi TT 1.8L Accessories VIN: TRUTX28N71
thanks for all the replies,the fix was a new comfort module,and everything works now,the hardest part was locating it, all data knows nothing about this module,so heres the location so the next guy dont get beat up trying to find it,if you look in the compartm...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBNG75J32
I appreciate everyones help on this one but I'm sending it on to the dealer. I am swamped with scheduled work and don't have time to spend days on end on this one. It seems that for every hour I spend under the hood of the S class cars I have to study two to...
1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0AA2992X
I'm going to call this one fixed, finally. Thanks for all the help, and special thanks to Ron [...] for taking the time to answer some of my questions. It's tough when you have multiple problems. The big issue that was causing the SAI faults, was a c... Trouble codes: P0410 (Secondary air system bank 2), P1411 (Secondary air system bank 1), P1128 (Oxygen sensing adaptation idle range bank 1), P1130 (Oxygen sensing adaptation idle range bank 2), P1123 (Oxygen sensing adaptation upper load range bank 2), P1125 (Oxygen sensing adaptation upper load range bank 1).
1995 Volkswagen EuroVan Camper 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1VWAE0704S
Thanks to all who have replied. The problem is so intermittent with no consistency whatsoever... The customer has chosen to take the vehicle and keep an eye on this problem. I have had this vehicle for over a week with no progress other than chasing leads w... Trouble codes: 00560 (EGR signal short to ground short to power).
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWRH63B13
Thank you all for the input! Cold reboot ended up being the fix. Very happy to have this one out of our hair. This was a first for me to have false misfire codes. Glad we didn't have to tear this one back apart. Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303.
2007 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.5L Trans VIN: 3VWEF71K27
It was a speed sensor.Thanks to all who replied. Adam
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