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2002 Audi A6 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, VIN: WAUJT64B72
Car came in running rough with misfire codes. My gut told me to pull the plug off the mass airflow meter and the car immediately smoothed out. Plugged back in and it kept running smooth. Road test and parked until new Maf. Went to pull back in and running bad ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0304, P0306
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Unknown VIN: WBAAM3349Y
hi BMW Techs, I have a 323i here that has poor heat fromt the center and outer vents. I have made sure that cooling system is purged of air by using an airlift refill unit. scanner shows coolant temp at 202 degrees f. temp at t-stat housing is 178 f. floor ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L hood release VIN: WDBJF65J32
this car had a minor bump in frt of car but now the left side of hood pops up but not the right side,is there any way to release the hood latch without a cutting torch/holesaw??? any tips would be much appreciated!!!
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Brakes VIN: WVWVD63BX2
Hello VW guru's We need help with this VW Passat.It first came in with complaint brakes were locked up.After looking through IATN bulletins I found several cases with a bad brake booster. We replaced the brake booster (had water in it) and also the master cyli...
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Water pump VIN: 3VWCP21C33
Help! I have a second pump failure in 19,000 miles, both due to leakage. (NOTE: This is NOT an impeller low/no flow issue!) It's most definitely a pump seal leak, NOT a failure of the pump body o-ring, and so was the last one. I've never had a one time failure...
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAD63B45
I continue to get a check engine light on i have smoked engine and checked fuel psi and check the pcv system and replaced maf. About every 2 weeks light comes on. test drove and watch the fuel trims -7.0 to 4.9. The code that turns on the light is 17544, p0171... Trouble codes: 17705 (pressure drop between turbo and throttle valve), 16684 (random misfire detected), 16685 (cylinder number 1 misfire), 16686 (cylinder number 2 misfire), 17544 (fuel trim bank 1 system too lean), 17519 (o2 sensor regulation bank 1 no signal no commuiction system)
2006 Volkswagen Passat 3.6 3.6L abs VIN: WVWFU73C26
The vehicle original came in with abs/epc lights. Scanned and got some codes. We ohmed the right front and left rear abs sensor and had no ohms. replaced the sensors and clear codes. Everything was okay for about 2 days and The same codes came back..?? Clear c...
2013 Volkswagen CC (Car) Sport 2.0L Tail Lights VIN: WVWRF7AJ4D
This vehicle is a gti r20t, installed customer oem europe led tail lights with harness adapters. Nice lights, nice installation. Problem is i need to change coding in 09 central electronic module. Using vds no problen finding 09 and code adapting. Light manufa...
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L Incorrect data VIN: YV1VS2551Y
Good after Saturday noon. Well the holidays are here and so is the weird. I have this S40 that has sat for a couple months while the customer was off island. Complaint was for a brake issue. Turns out the check valve in the hose to the booster was bad. Repair ...

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1997 Audi A4 2.8L Heater
Thank you all for taking time to try and help me. As suggested by many I flushed out the heater core which helped but didn't cure it completely. I checked hose temp with an infared temp gun and had 170 in and 105 out which was suggested that the core is defi...
2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK32 AMG 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBKK66F42
We end-up sending to a Mercedes Specialist due to our aftermarket scanner does not have the necessary means of checking the DAS system. Since both keys didn't work. My guess was either the key ring or the DAS Module was bad. The diagnosis from the specialty... Trouble codes: P2071 (P2071-72 start enable of das not sent check fault messages in control module ezs), P2601 (Event the voltage supply of circuit 87 has over voltage).
2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L esp, bas, abs traction control VIN: WDBUF70J73
Well this one is fixed and down the road. I can't believe it but it was a tire that was the wrong size on the vehicle. All the tires should have been a 245/45/r17 but someone put a 245/55/r17 on the right rear tire. I was walking out of the shop one night and ...
2005 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB75E55
Hey Guys Thanks for the reply's. I sent this one to the dealer. I smoke tested the intake system and found no leaks. Fuel trims looked normal when the car was running right and no obvious things to check. Pinned out all wires from the Air Flow sensor back t... Trouble codes: P0104 (Hot Film Mass air flow sensor check signal line voltage).
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Low Power VIN: 3VWSP69M52
Well gents, this one is fixed. First of all I appreciate all the responses out there. Especially from Mike from NJ, he was a huge help in understanding how these animals think. To start off, I rechecked everything I had fixed or checked. To the customer's requ... Trouble codes: P0234 (Turbo Over Boost).
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start
new pump installed today problem solved upon further investigation found screen had a hole in it that lined up with first fuel pump looks like our tech missed when installing the turn to lock and caught the screen pump worked well with full tank but no suctio...
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