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2007 Audi A6 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAH74F27
Audi techs out there i need your help, new customer of mine by a referal came in my shop today. 2006 audi a4 check engine light is on with a p2070 code. Intake manifold tuning (imt) valve stuck open. I dont work on audis just trying to help this lady out. A bi... Trouble codes: P2070 (Intake manifold tuning imt valve stuck open)
1995 BMW 740i 4.0L cat VIN: WBAGF6321S
Hi guys, this is my baby, never seen the winter. The left side cat was noisy and i changed with aftermarket readyfit on both sides. The right one is fine but the left was changed twice, the last one 2 months ago and the cones are rattling in them.The last one ...
2004 BMW 745i 4.4L air injection ports VIN: WBAGL63594
The car came in with codes P2760, P2761 secondary air injection insufficient flow bank 1, bank 2. Another tech working hear at the time diagnosed the air pump as having low flow which I verified. Replace the pump and proceeded to try and set readiness. After a...
2003 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Low Power VIN: SALNM22233
PLEASE HELP!! This thing has some serious problems as do all of these freelanders from my research. Ok here we go, this truck has been here for a long time and we have all but replaced the vehicle for the customer! it first came in because the customer thought... Trouble codes: P0301
1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBFA68F3X
Hi guys I have this mercedes that's giving me fits. The car came in for a no start/ no crank issue. It was wrecked in the right rear where the locking module is located so I checked that first and it had gotten wet and corroded so we replaced that. After getti...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Cam adjuster VIN: WVWAC63BX1
This 1.8 AUG engine sets a P1531 fault, "camshaft timing adjustment--open circuit intermittent". The adjuster works properly when commanded with basics in block 094 and passes the test. It also passes the audible "output" test. The fault will set at idle (whi...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L glow plug VIN: 3VWRP69M23
I am replacing all glow plugs.I have a particularly tough one.Any trick to removing one that is stuck???
2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 9BWFP61J43
Hi everyone. This TDI arrived with very little power under all conditions except idle which seemed normal seemed normal, and idle throttle response seemed normal. The code #16600/po216 - injection start valve malfunction came up in alldata as a cold start inje... Trouble codes: P0216
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAK93C16
We got this vw in 2 days ago with p0171 and p12a2. car ran well did not locate any vacuum leak so replaced rail sensor. Its back same 2 caodes. Checked the circuit again as flow chart suggest. Then checked the fuel pressure it went between 45 and about 55 psi ... Trouble codes: P0171, P12A2
2011 Volkswagen Golf TDI Highline 2.0L ABS Light
Hello All, quite the lousy start to a Friday morning. Thanks for taking the time to read this. I apologize for the lack of VIN, I did not write it down this time. I did an alignment on this '11 Jetta Sportwagon TDI, nothing out of the ordinary. I used our Aut...
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS2556Y
This keeps setting a Cam reset codes every two drive cycles. It always sets cold, at start up. I checked the old CVVT and it was binding, so we did a motor flush and replaced the CVVT. I pulled the reset valve ( electrical actuator) it looks very clean and t... Trouble codes: ECM, 5E, ECM, 60 (Cam reset)

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2004 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L No Pump pressure VIN: WA1YD64B04
Hello, Thank you for your responses and help. The job to remove this transmission - Involves making a holding frame above the engine to support it - so that you have control over the subframe that must be detached from the body. And supporting the vehicle so...
1995 BMW 318i 1.8L No Start VIN: WBABK6326S
I have been unable to nail the problem on this unit to date. I will have more time to apply to this project at a later date and will send new post at that time for fix. Sorry for not havinbg better feed back for all of you but thanks for your time and info yo...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L all cabin electrics VIN: WDC2030642
thanks for info,i was pretty sure it was in key or switch,so recomended he go to dealer,they confirmed and replaced faulty items,
1993 Saab 9000 CDE Turbo 2.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: YS3CL48M5P
Thanks again to all who responded! As you know, cars this age can have multiple issues- After finding the ABS relay code, testing showed high resistance in the battery cable/junction just off of the battery- new cable and cleaning the terminals going to the fu... Trouble codes: 675B0, E7590 (Safety system faulty operation).
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L oil pressure VIN: WVWPD63B32
This vehicle is finally fixed and I am happy and a little embarassed. It seems that we actually fixed it when we replaced the oil pump but when my tech reassembled it he did not plug the oil pressure switch back in all of the way causing the light to come on a...
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