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2007 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L camshaft VIN: WAUDH74F07
Hello from the Midwest well I think I have a can of worms about to explode and it is an Audi A6 Quattro 2007 3.2L with a 160,000 miles on it. This car came in with a hard start cold and not running the best and had nine codes the one that jumped out at us was...
2000 BMW 740i 4.4L speedo,abs,batt.light VIN: WBAGG8341Y
Car died on its way to my shop,customer complained of battery light coming on intermittantly.Tow co.tried to jumpstart but battery to weak to start.I charged battery for aprox. one hour and car started fine with only battery light ON in instrument panel. I tes...
2008 BMW 328i 3.0L instrument cluster VIN: WBAVC53508
I don't know where to start. Alldata doesn't offer any diagnostic charts for this code. It has something to do with the cann buss.
1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBGA51E5P
we have already diag.this car with a bad harness.can some one who has changed an engine harness in one of these tell me about how long it takes and any pitfalls to watch out for, alldata gave no labor op. thanks for your time
2008 Mercedes-Benz C350 Sport 3.5L No Start VIN: WDDGF56X88
Gentlemen: First of all, I'm embarrassed to say that the only scanner that I have that would communicate with all the modules on this car is a Bosch VCI. This thing produced a code: "A25464" that I never heard of. It also identified the code as: Steering Whee... Trouble codes: A2546
2008 Mini Cooper 1.6L gauges, electrical VIN: WMWML33588
Hello group, we have this Mini that has a WEIRD PROBLEM, DASH LIGHTS ARE GOING CRAZY, HEAT CUTS OUT, RADIO CUTS OUT, LOSES POWER WINDOWS,but engine runs good. problem happens running or koeo. Seems to be a short somewhere. Anyone have any good info on these pr...
2005 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FD79Y35
Vehicle came in with a throttlebody code originaly and we checked and replaced it with a new factory unit. Vehicle ran fine for 3 weeks and started the same problems over again. We are not sure of the work that was performed at the dealer and have not seen the...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B73
car came in with multiple codes: P0304,300,303,301,302 - all cylinder missfires. P0507 - iac high idle, higher than expected. P0411 - secondary air injection incorrect flow. P0171 - system lean bank 1. after smoke testing for vac leaks found 2 hoses leaking an... Trouble codes: P1297 (Pressure drop between turbo throttle valve), P0300 (Random missfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 missfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 missfire), P1479 (Brake booster vac system mechanical malfunction)
2004 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 4.2L No Start VIN: WVWAF63D14
Vehicle came in tow with no start condition. Put the key in the ignition and the dash shows "steering defective workshop" and the radio starts to work. Scanner communicates only with radio, nothing else. All fuses ok, checked for water at the driver's side und...
2009 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGAV75N69
Vehicle came in on 12-10-17 with check engine light on code p2015 for intake manifold flap position sensor. Checked vehicle for any binding of intake flap. Tested for power at flap position switch-ok. Replaced intake manifold flap position sensor and set adapt... Trouble codes: P2015
2004 Volvo S60 2.5T AWD 2.5L Immobilizer-CEM VIN: YV1RH59H94
This car came in with a very intermittent no start no crank. With a message on the display that says "Start Prevented Try Again". The trouble codes in the system for the CEM were CEM-6C49 Transponder communication faulty signal , CEM-6C48 Transponder faulty si...
2006 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L No power VIN: YV4CZ59246
Hi there everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this customer with a very clean 2007 XC90 that was on a trip and stepped on it to pass someone and it all of a sudden lost power and now acts like it has a plugged catalytic convertor. Sluggish and ...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L won't start
As it turns out it was, as most of you suggested, a open connection, after reading some of the replies, lifted car back up & could see that the connector was sitting about 1/4 inch from case (should be about 1/10 of an inch) no way could we get the sleeve to s...
2008 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3EH59G48
thanks to all who helped the fix was to reset the limp home throttle.once i rear the technical tost it was easy why this happens is still a up in the air.thanks mr. swedecar for your help Trouble codes: P0101, P1260.
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Water pump VIN: 3VWCP21C33
Some said to replace the pump with the same, some advised using a dealer sourced pump, some said check the cap, some the belt tension. I replaced the pump with another pump from Worldpac. I also replaced the contaminated timing belt (I have and use the corre...
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