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1997 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBG84D6V
Hello group Got audi here came in with lots of problems,running bad and parts on seat. He asked us to replace bad vacuum hoses thathe decided he could not. We removed intake and replace the hoses under intake intake gaskets and few other hoses we found bad. T...
1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L windows, interior lights VIN: WAUBA24B6W
Hello everyone. I have an A6 here with no interior lights, and all power windows inop. I checked codes in the central locking module using a Launch X431 and there were about three pages. Erased codes and immediately 01570 returned: Ignition Switch Terminal 15 ...
1999 Audi A4 1.8L Cuts out VIN: WAUGB28D5X
Hail all ye Audi techs!! I have a 99 audi a4 quattro with a p1545 code for the throttle valve. it idles poorly and at about 1500 rpm it cuts out however you can push past it by feathering and keep the rpm up. the p1545 code comes back every time. I have repla... Trouble codes: P1545
2004 Audi TT Quattro 3.2L Stall VIN: TRUUF28NX4
customer says it will stall intermitently usualy after a hot restart. the service writer had it happen to him once. with gauges on fuel lines it has never happened. watching the fuel pump waveform there are some low peaks pressur is about 3 psi. low. this is a...
2006 Audi A4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDF78E16
the car sets dtc p2293 when accerating under load. I can not get the fuel rail pressure to build past 90bar. I am starting to believe i have the wrong engine installed but dealer tells me they are all the same parts used. The car orignally came with a BPG engi... Trouble codes: P2293
2003 BMW 760Li 6.0L Electronic Height Control VIN: WBAGN83403
This vehicle leaks down in the LH rear suspension and we believe that the shock unit is leaking. Any sugesstions on how to isolate and prove the leak is in the shock unit. I'm hesitant to put an $1800.00 shock unit on without being able to prove that the leak ...
2003 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Master Cyl. VIN: SAJEA51C13
First thanks to all that reply. Car came to me with master that was leaking into booster. it is 100% better but pedal to me has excessive travel and feels like it pumps up and fades. I have bleed numerous times, r/r,l/r,r/f,l/f and diagnally,as repair informat...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Transmission VIN: SALMB11463
Hi guys, This is actually a customer of ours that asked us to try and sell for them. We have done most of the maintenance and repair work to this vehicle. The car has been sitting for close to a year and we needed to put a battery in it and some fresh gas....
1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Unsure VIN: WDBJF72F3V
Hello and thank you for helping with our requests. On this Mercedes we have a pop at almost full right hand turn when you're backing out of the driveway.It sometimes can pop when you go to take away from the stop. The noise is definitely coming from the front....
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4JGAB54E72
Help I have this car for about a week for misfire problem on cyc. 2,3,&5 I have checked for pressure test average of 170 psi. Check injector pulse cyc. 3 and 5 die out within 2 mins test for continuity on both wires they checked out good. Changed mass air flow... Trouble codes: P2056, P0305 (p2053-), P2053 (p0303-), P0303
2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WDZPE7CC4A
I am leaning towards replacing the engine control module as it is the only component left that I can think of to cause a misfire at cyl. 6. Compression is good, injector is known good, fuel pressure is within spec. and of course I have a fault code for an inte... Trouble codes: 10E70, 15A50, 15600
1987 Volkswagen Scirocco 16-Valve 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WVWCB0531H
Never thought a 25 year old would kick my hiney, but this one is getting the best of me. First off, the car is exceptionally clean, completely stock with NO mods, near show perfect and just a nice car all around. It came in about 2 months ago with a leaky wate...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L door locks VIN: WVWMA63B9X
The trouble is that the doors will not open by beeper or key. On one occasion opened the right rear door but the days passed and he did not want to open any, either inside or outside. I open them to install new locks. thanks for help me.
2001 Volvo C70 2.3L battery VIN: YV1NC53D81
The battery goes dead. I have a draw on C8 and believe it is the IPC. I had got another one and now the draw comes and goes with the new (used) IPC. I want to know if the clock and miles on the IPC is on all the time. Is that normal opp? I can pull the fuse an...
2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: YV1SZ59H84
Customer complaint of intermittant stall and restart. Came into the shop with the above codes (really concerned about the ECM control module fault) Cleared codes and performed throttle body adaptation and took for a test drive. Drove great, parked in shop, got... Trouble codes: 260A, 261A, 400C, 130A, 6814 (Turbocharger control signal too high), 981A

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2005 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Variable exhaust cam VIN: WAUDF68E25
Thank you for your responses gentleman. Great site Charles, very informative. After having looked at all the parts illustrations and speaking with another Audi dealer it appears these piston rings are only sold as part of the rear cover for this engine. The 3....
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Temperature guage VIN: WBADD6326V
The repair was two fold. After reading all help email, I double checked all possibilties. When refilling cooling system I used a system evacuator to remove air. I also found the three stage auxiliary fan in front of radiator to be faulty.
2004 BMW X3 2.5i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBXPA73474
Thanks for all the help, I ended up sending this one to the dealer to confirm a bad DME. Trouble codes: 2796 (Throttle adapt values incorect), 27C7, 28B2.
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L starter VIN: WDBJF65H5X
This car left today. Customer is going to trade it in. I did use a multi meter to test all of my power and ground signals. I used the test light to see if the circuit would still pulse with less of a load on it than the starter solenoid. I have seen circui...
2004 Mini Cooper 1.6L Steering VIN: WMWRC33484
Well this ended up being a bad steering shaft(was binding bad). We ordered the OE pump unit, but didnt use it at this time. After doing the shaft, everything felt normal. Thanks everyone for the help - If the pump fails, I am going Oe for this.
2006 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on, low powere VIN: 9BWGR61J26
Hi and thanks to all, one of you mentioned the adjustment for the waste gate rod. When we got the new turbo it had to be transferred over. On hills we would get overboost at [...]. There is no spec for this adjustment, so it took a while to get it right, ev... Trouble codes: 16791 (EGR curent low), 16627 (wategate solenoid), 17903 (Egr), 16618 (Turbo overboost).
2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Rpm Vss VIN: YV1TS90D61
Thanks for all the replies..This one turns out to be the input speed sensor in the trans..Reman co is sending another trans and will pay!!! Seems like the TCM stops recriving info when it goes into limp mode.. that would explain the info on the Launc freezing ...
2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L broken LF axle stuck in transmission VIN: YV1SZ58D32
We were able to get it out with a BIG slide hammer- center drilled the nub, tapped the hole out with a 3/8-16 tap, and pulled it out. no metal shavings get into the tranny- the nub is solid- just don't drill all the way through it. Got the tool o...
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