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2003 Audi A4 1.8L fuel pump noise VIN: WAUVC68E73
Hey guys. This is the non return system. I replaced the fuel pump because of noise, I noticed he already had the updated pump in there. The noise returned shortly after. The buzzing was acutally coming from the left side which is where the level sender is. I p...
2007 Audi A4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAF78E07
This car came to me with codes P0442 and P0455. I checked the system and found the purge solenoid was defective. Replaced it and 3 days later code P0455 returned. Smoke tested and no leaks found. Replaced the leak detection pump as per the flow chart on Mitche... Trouble codes: P0455 (Evap large leak detected)
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L No Start VIN: WDBRF61JX2
Car was towed in,cranks no start. I have 50psi fuel pressure,no spark,and no injector pulse. I put my Modis on the CKP and CMP. CMP and CKP both looked good. I also put my low amp probe on a couple different injector wires and got no signal. I get a crank rp... Trouble codes: B1036
2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L A/C off on panel VIN: WDBRF40J74
Help me on this Mercedes. On the control panel the A/C off button stays lit all the time. I take it that button is not lying because A/C does not blow cold. From other posts, it appears that this system has a continuous Compressor "Clutch" operation or engagem...
2008 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 6.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDDNG77X38
This car was ran without oil because the oil cooler hose was out of place and the radiator fan wore a hole in it. All 9.5 qts of synthetic oil sprayed out before customer knew what happened. Car was driven until it shut off. The customer said he restarted it b... Trouble codes: P0300, P0348, P0305, P0306, P0308, P0368
2002 Renault Megane 1.4L No Start VIN: VF1LA0W052
The car was sometimes misfiring mostly when changing gears. Then cleaned plugs and coils. The car started and continued to show same problems. The car was stopped then afterwards could not start. No spark and no fuel. Checked the Crankshaft sensor with scope s...
2004 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Tdc VIN: YS3FB49SX4
Can anyone tell me if the TDC mark on the crank pulley is really tdc or is it offset. Cant seem to get it timed correctly. This motor has been apart before i got it. I don't know if it was ever put together right before i got it..
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Window VIN: 3VWXA81H4V
Customer called for an estimate on a window repair. Of course she wanted to know how much ! driver side power window operates erracticly, makes a slapping noise when it goes up. Sometimes stops half up. Has anyone had experience with these. Window regulator, w...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 3VWCD21C0Y
Hello all, This Beetle came in with what we thought was a classic case of a bad throttle. 17953 and 17950 codes were set. The old throttle would not adapt, it would give a status of ERROR. So, I got a new throttle from VW and replaced it. Adapted it, workes fi... Trouble codes: 17953 (Throttle Valve Controller), 17950 (Angle Sensor 1 for Throttle Actuator G187)

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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L right brake assmbly VIN: WAUBA24BXX
Hello,we had the car's pedal sink low 1 time so I replaced the master cylinder.It still had high temperature on the right front.The right front was 210 degrees and the rest were 140 degrees after a drive.I checked the wheel bearing temp. and both sides were 95...
2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L water pump VIN: NP1ZZZ9PZ4
thanks for everyones reply,i removed the leaking water pump,then lifted the inlet manifold,and what do i find,alloy pipes already fitted,probly done by previous owner,or was original,anyway i didnt fit them,customer bought them from the usa now stuck with them...
2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L Alternator VIN: YS3EB49E43
1st replacement alternator was defective and DID in fact behave exactly as the original in the vehicle. After rechecking my voltage drops on both Batt pos and neg sides of alternator, I took both alternators to local rebuilding shop to have them bench tested. ...
2002 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L idle fault VIN: WVWZZZ1JZ2
Thanks for all the replies...I had tried them all already then i found this on vag-com message board. the only difference was i had a "-" in the channel reading which i reset to "0"... I reckon the problem was the EGR adaption, but why cleaning the throttle ...
2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L Air pump VIN: 3VWSF31Y76
relay fixed it. Thanks Daniel [...] for the help!!
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