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2008 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDH74F38
This is the first one of these direct injection ones we've dealt with and I don't see much info out there on injector issues. I do find that there might be a reflash for misfire codes but there is no mention of the injector code anywhere. Has anyone dealt with... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire 4 cyl.), P0272 (4 fuel injector contribution balance fault)
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Engine VIN: WBAFB33551
BMW Guys & Gals. I have an 01 X5 4.4 that needs engine.It is now in my shop,with an engine that someone partially disaasembled.I have sold the customer a used engine. Looking at which way is the best way to R&R it. One member from IATN advised to pull tran and...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L pedal
Hey guys, this little car is eating my lunch. It came into the shop for a couple of loose tierod end and repack front wheel bearings. My tech pushed the pistons back to remove calipars. Reassembled everything and now the brake pedal is soft like a bad master. ...
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Starting VIN: YV1LS5537W
Looking for help on this one, I am new to these older Volvos. Vehicle towed in for intermitent "No Crank, No Start." When I turn the key to first position(ACC), all the lights on the dash illuminate as they normally should. When I turn the key to engage the st...

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2006 Audi A6 3.2L Heat VIN: WAUDH74FX6
well!! it seams that for some reason afther I replaced the PWS valve with no change and messing around with the temp sensors and a week later the car works bettefr. not that is fixed but it is manageble now. the customer is ok. with it and does not wanna spen...
1996 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L Starter
Thanks for the suggestions guys, this car is down the road! Replacing fuse #7 in the junction box (central locking module),resulted in the car starting and it didn't fail again.If the fuse blows in the future I informed my customer to replace it and see me im...
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L engine overheating VIN: WBADM6333X
everyone was right... water pump impeller separated from shaft resulting in no flow except for when heat was commanded and the aux water pump was enabled. replaced leaking radiator, thermostat and water pump.. thanks guys, my first request fixed two business d...
2008 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L Unknown VIN: WDBUF87XX8
Thanks for the responses Marvin from texas got it, Despite trying my best to follow the 1mm thick bead of rtv in the locations that the factory tsb states. I must have used to much the front bearing of the intake cam was completly wiped out. Major screw up wil...
1979 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L starts and dies
Thanks to all that replied. I had to turn the CO mixture screw about 15 full turns to get it to start and stay running.I don't know why it was so far off but it is fixed. It has a dead cylinder that customer said wasn't that way when stored. I don't know why t...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L SRS Light on VIN: 3VWSF71K56
Hi guys and thank you to those who took the time to share a little wisdom. The problem was the clock spring. I tore it down and found 2 bad wires on the c/s. Replaced and retested,,, ALL IS GOOD!!! Thank you again, IATN ROCKS
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