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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Misfire VIN: WAUEH64BX1
Have this 2001 Audi A6 2.8 with misfire codes. (see list) appears to be the drivers bank of cylinder. checked fuel pressure. (70 psi) checked camshaft position sensor (ok) hear slight popping in intake at idle. no engine noise from chain tensioner. checked cam... Trouble codes: P1347, P0300, P0304, P0306, P0305
2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Electric Windows, Sun Roof And Closed Door Switche VIN: WA1YD64B92
2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Steering VIN: WAUDG74F35
customer brought car in complaining of steering too hard. Not to the point of not working, but hard to steer. checked fluid level. full but dark. check tire pressures and adjusted to 35 psi. still steers hard. thought problem would be the power steering pump. ...
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Abs VIN: WBAGJ8322W
98' BMW 740IL problem is intermittently the abs dsc light turns on and the brake apply and stayed applied. Has 2 dtcs 51 Brake pressure switch and 68 brake pedal switch plausibility. If you clear the codes the 51 comes first then the 68.I have had the problem ...
2004 BMW 330Ci 3.0L rear view mirror VIN: WBABW534X4
Original mirror turned black and replacement did the same thing immediately! Pin out showed voltage on 2 wires that are supposed to be no power. Before I go cutting these wires I wondered if anyone has seen this before. Thanks in advance.
2006 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFB53506
car misfires when first cold in the morning but clears out, does not smoke at all. replaced both crankcase vent valves and updated hoses, installed new plugs an reprogrammed pcm. car has misfires on all cylinders, mostly on cold mornings. read all tsb about mo... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303, P0306, P0305, P0304, P0308
2008 BMW 328xi 3.0L trunk latch release VIN: WBAWV535X8
customer came in with the trunk release not working,found remote or switch inside not opening trunk have to use key to open trunk.tested for power and ground at latch during remote operation and had ground but no power,activated latch with power probe and it f...
2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SD 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTL15482
Hello out there, This Rover ran for a couple of days after engine was replaced, and then quit. No spark or fuel pump. We get this code for the immobilizer coding(P1673) after a long crank, and sometimes a code for the security system, (P1000). Nothing in Allda... Trouble codes: P1673 (Immobilizer not coded)
2008 Mercedes-Benz C350 Sport 3.5L eis VIN: WDDGF56X08
This vehicle came in as a no start/no crank. it was determined that the electronic ignition switch (EIS) has failed. I have gotten a OEM replacement and key, and have removed the old one. The question is I can not find any replacement procedure and I don't wan...
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L sunroff- radio- etc... VIN: WMWRC33453
several systems are offline. Air Bag, Multi function steering wheel,On board module, Navigation,Park assist,Radio, Rain Sensor, Sun Roof, Automatic Interval Control. Not sure if all are applicable, but sun roof and radio work very intermittently, if at all. Ha...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L R/F door light VIN: 3VWSC29M5X
Initial problem- Remote door locking inop all doors. R/f door light inop with door open. No ground to brown/ white wire at door light. Light operates if fed an outside ground. Leaning towards the latch module but cannot find the correct wiring diagram on Allda...
2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L convertable top VIN: 3VWRF31Y96
hay i need some help here on this happy vw beetle the convertable top isnt working. fluid leval is ok. we have the vdc vag tool codes are 02000 switch is [...]. aldata dosnt give any discription on convertable top codes. im checking data it gives the...

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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L cilynder head VIN: WAUZZZ4E84
Well,fellow techs i decided to leave this car alone...I am pretty sure that rattling noise comes from camshaft chain tensioner.Damn thing is expensive almost like parts for space shutlle - 1040 (cca $1550) for two pieces!Since this is my own car and i have dr...
2003 BMW 530i 3.0L Idle VIN: WBADT63473
THanks for all the help we replaced the iac and that did did not help, we have vac from valve cover and dipstick We washed the engine down after repairs so I think we got water in a connector. Most likely not, but customer needed vehicle and will see what he d...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L No Start VIN: WDBDA28D7P
Hi. Thanks for all the help. Turns out I had turned the screw in to rich and it was running fine at the time, but when I turned it off and it cooled I suppose, it wouldn't start because of to much fuel. Pulled the plugs and dried them out, then following the i...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Won't shift past 3rd gear VIN: WDBJF65J11
According to most suggestions, I replaced the conductor plate. Unfortunately the problem still happening. Customer decided not to invest anymore at this time. Will be back when symptoms becomes more consistent or when there's a fault/hard failure. Thanks to al...
1979 MG MGB MK IV 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: GHN5UJ4501
Wow! there's still a lot of MG mechanics out there! Majority of replies were to replace stromberg with a Weber. I installed hand choke and choke was intermittent.Sometimes it would start right up,other times would not start at all.I examined choke body and c...
2008 Mini Cooper 1.6L gauges, electrical VIN: WMWML33588
Thank you for the replies. seems like these cars have some issues with electrical problems. After checking further, I found that the radio was the problem. Removed fuse for the radio and dash came back to life, as well as the heating system and all other syste...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA69M15
This car is finally fixed. The problem was indeed the MAF. Pretty bad when you get two sensors from VW and they are both bad. That's where I was having my problems but Peter from Lesotho helped me go back to my Ford diagnostics. I wasn't sure if those anti... Trouble codes: P0171.
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Hesitation VIN: WVWCE63B85
Thanks for the help I checked the items that everyone suspected and came up with no fix. The customer took the car to the dealer and they told him that this was a characteristic of this vehicle and there is simply nothing you can do to fix it. Now I dont know ...
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L 4th 5th 6th Gear VIN: 3VWCK31C25
The problem as many suggested was the valve body. These seem to have a real problem as I researched it. Replaced Valve Body and all is well.
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