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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L right brake assmbly VIN: WAUBA24BXX
Hi; this car came in with the right front brake getting very hot after normal driving.We replaced the right caliper and brake hose with no changes.then we tried inspecting the brake line,it was o/k.We tried to determine if fluid pressure was being held in the ...
2008 BMW 750Li 4.8L Hesitation VIN: WBAHN83538
I don't have much diagnostic info on this car. I found the fault code (2DCF)at one time on the internet but now I can't find it again. Pretty sure it is for one of the Valvetronic motor circuits. No MIL. When you pull away from a stop, the car hesitates. After... Trouble codes: 2DCF
2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L Stuck in park VIN: WDBTJ75J45
Car came in stuck in park. Randomly it will work properly but then will get stuck again. Replaced brake light switch and shifter, problem still present randomly. When it will not come out of park the "Check Engine" light and "ABS" light will be on. Could not g...
2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L misfire, lean fuel trim VIN: WMWMF73537
I have checked timing, cam tool locks on, all pistons even. I tried to use crank holding tool, but that would not line up, I've read this happens with automatic flex plates, holes not lining up correctly. So I measure all the pistons at the same height as my c...
2008 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Cup Holder VIN: YS3FB49Y38
Hello SAAB folks - I have been asked to replace the broken dashboard cup holder on this 08 Sport Sedan. My WIS info only goes up to 06, and the dash changes as of MY 07. But it looks like the NAV/Infotainment screen has to come out, and to get that out you fir...

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1999 Audi A4 1.8L Cuts out VIN: WAUGB28D5X
Thankyou to all who helped on this one. It was a combination of steps to get it calibrated. 1. disconnect battery and hook both cable ends together for 5 minutes. 2. verify that there are no codes in the system 3. using the appropriate scan tool recalibrate ... Trouble codes: P1545.
2005 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L MMI display VIN: WAUDL94F15
Mr. Phil, You hit the nail on the head. After getting more familiar with our VCDS tool, I went into the applications option on the main menu and performed a optical bus diagnostics, (after making MMI operational, by disconnecting/reconnecting our sound sys. m...
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Fuel gauge VIN: WBAFA53551
Thanks to all that replied. The feed back helped find the problem. It was the transfer hosing that runs on the top inner tank, it has a jet pump in it that was not gworking properly. We also replaced left side sending unit. Thanks again.
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALME11454
We are still working on theis vehicle. It seems that the M62 bmw engine has problems with the vanos sealing rings causing the knock on start up and a persistant low knock at idle. We have replaced all the tensioners, rails and guides due to wear and severe cha... Trouble codes: P0021, P0011.
1987 Volkswagen Scirocco 16-Valve 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WVWCB0531H
Thank you to all who responded with good tips. My gut feeling was I had a circulation problem and it was just that--Randy from N.C. hit it on the head, the flow back to the coolant resevoir was too low, I ended up removing the factory restrictor in the small r...
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