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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WAUED24B3Y
need some advise on where to start on this one please, customer concern is that engine will just shut off while driving and will start after sitting for a few minutes. at first i could not duplicate problem so i scaned ecu to see if any codes were present, fou... Trouble codes: P1557, P1602
2007 Audi A4 Cabriolet 2.0L Cylinder Head VIN: WAUAF48H27
This one is for all the AUDI techs out there. I have this 2007 2.0L Turbo. I took the valve cover off, but it looks like there's another sub-frame that is part of the Camshaft Caps that is leaking as well. It has an oil leak coming from the back of the cylinde...
1996 BMW 740iL 4.4L Alarm VIN: WBAGJ8329T
Alarm keeps going off, no codes other than the "Continuous Voltage" code. Checked hood sensor, fuse(s), and OK there. Re-coded/programmed the ZKE module and still the alarm is going off. Checked power/ground connections and all are good (unless I missed somet...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L Cruise Control VIN: WDBCA35D9J
Looking for any good ideas as to where to go next on this car. I have the MB special tool for testing all of the cruise control inputs to the amplifier and all signal inputs test good (Cruise switch inputs, power, ground, throttle motor operation, good ground ...
1999 Mercedes-Benz CL600 6.0L code light is off VIN: WDBGA76G9X
Hello Mercedes Techs We keep getting the PO 100 code, cleared the code test drove car and code returns, we replaced the right air mass sensor with a factory rebuilt unit, cleared the code and test drove again and after driving about 20 miles code has returned,... Trouble codes: P00, 100 (right air mass sensor), C1025 (can signal abs not available)
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB72E2Y
Hi Guys, I got this 2000 Mercedes ML430 with engine light is on reads code P0100 Mass air Flow Circuit, install new mass air flow sensor from mercedes & the code still comes back on after 10 miles of driving, No vacuum leak found, check the circuit from the se...
2005 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic 5.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG84J35
Hello everyone, This vehicle has an intermittant drivability problem.Sometimes it will run slight rough & stalls in idle speed. as well as will hasitates between 0 to 1o miles per hours speed. The MIL light comes on with code # p0104 & stays on when it happen... Trouble codes: P0104 (Maf sensor signal)
2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: YS3EF58Z91
Owner brought in for smoking oil problem-accessed turbo and found turbo rotor is loose-bearing shot-my question is this-turbo did not appear to be "boosting" on test drive before we opened it up-owner just uses as a second car and hasn't noticed the lack of tu...
2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Radio VIN: YS3DF58K22
Hey all thanks in advance for the input! we have this saab in that had an incorrect alternator (improper amperage output on the low side) and ever since then the radio has not worked. The display lights up and seems to work fine. It suns through the syatem che...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDI 1.9L No Start, Cuts out VIN: WVWSR21J45
Greetings to all. This vehicle has used far too much of my time and is causing hair loss. Customer drove through a flooded roadway, I beleive the water was at approx 1 ft. deep, after going through the car stalled, restarted drove a few feet stalled again and... Trouble codes: P0321, P0322, P0674, P2564
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Convertible top VIN: 3VWCD31Y25
This is informative only I have fixed this vehicle.. This bug does not have the flaps for the convertible top , Vw discontinued use of them in 2004 they were A HUGE PROBLEM... I checked component locator and wiring diagrams and it shows the position sensors i...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L oil leak VIN: 3VWDT81K26
There is a pretty good oil leak looks like from front crank seal area, there is also wetness and oil at hose to turbo, i removed oil cap with engine running and there is some pressure if i leave cap loose it kinda just bounces around from pressure if that is a...
2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Compressor VIN: WVWXK93C87
Hello everyone! First and foremost, thank you all for taking the time to read this and giving me some input. This little VW is giving me fits. So it originally came in with some noise and intermittent operation. Checked for power and ground, everything looked ...
2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1S758D42
We installed a used engine with 70k on it. We did not clean the block to transmission surfaces. I have installed redundant ground cables. engine to trans, trans to body, and body to engine. Voltage drop tests good on all grounds. modis lab scope looks good exc... Trouble codes: 5200 (engine rpm signal)

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2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L ride control VIN: WALYD64B63
Thanks to all who replied to my request on repairing or replacing the air suspension line. I had to purchase the complete line from the Audi dealer but I only used about two feet of it.I found a small coupler that worked in connecting a new piece. Thanks muchk...
2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVD13536
I want to say thanks for all the help on this fix. The car ended up needing a steering column.I did not see any info on alldata for this but a tech at bmw told me the column causes this problem. I replaced column. The column is fairly easy to do. Sent car to b...
1995 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L abs VIN: SALJN128XS
Thank you all very much for your help. .Turns out I shot myself in the foot. My diagnostic connections were ill fitting on the module pins causing the differing signals. The actual malfunction was the abs load relay. It was stuck on. I replaced the relay and a...
2001 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.6L car cranks by it self VIN: SALPL16491
thanks for all the help it was great the fix was to replace fuse box found it full of coolant and it was badly coroded all electrical issues now gone no head gaskets needed had to replace thermostat and radiator still have to replace o ringd on heater core car...
2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WDZPE7CC4A
Engine Control module was not at fault in this case. Suspect an internal mechanical failure but client did not want to perform any major repiars at this time. Trouble codes: 10E70, 15A50, 15600.
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