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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L heater VIN: 2001AUD1A4
I have a 2001 audi a4. Cust. came in with no heat from any vent.Scanned hvac No faults.Checked blend door behind hvac head moving when commanded. Temp guage low when hot below 1/4 replcd tstat.no change. No faults.checked flow through heater core,found no flow...
2010 Audi S4 3.0L Front wheels VIN: WAUDGAFL0A
I thank anybody who takes the time to read and reply. Originally, this is a totalled vehicle that has been repaired and titled as a salvage. A front end collision is what i see because there are junkyard markings on the passenger front axle shaft and upper rea...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBFA66E0N
Hello Mercedes Techs This car came with the parts described above that were real bad, we replaced all these parts, because engine had a rough idle and a misfire, now we have a rough idle, right after you start the engine cold or hot, for about a minute or two,...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG Kompressor 5.5L abc system VIN: WDBSK74F33
no codes, all calibrated properly, fluid ok, no leaks, raises from normal ride height to max...then drops back to normal after 15 mins. does this over an over while running in park or neutral.why does this do this? how to eliminate this effect or problem?
2006 Mini Cooper 1.6L Forward frictions/Belt
Thank you in advance for any advice. This 06 Mini came in for a noise from the transmission any time the vehicle was in gear. we did some digging and found info about the 2 main ball bearings in the unit get contaminated and make the noise we were hearing. we ...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Heat VIN: WVWLH63B11
Hi guys i have a 01 passat no heat at all not overheaing i flushed out heater core the top hose gets hot and both heater hoses are hot bottom hose is luke warm but ice cold air comes out not sure what to do pls help
2009 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 2.0L Lacks power, intermi VIN: WVGBV95N99
Customer complaint is that sometimes has no power when pulling out of a parking lot, sometimes idles bad. Have been unable to duplicate i cant find much in the way of real world (not in vw dealer) testing and specs. Fuel pressure from the in tank pump goes t... Trouble codes: 00135 (Fuel rail/system pressure too low p0087 intermitant)
2010 Volkswagen Routan SEL 4.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2V4RW5DX7A
Hello everybody, i have this new VW Routan with low mileage only 2640mi that have driveability problem, the engine cannot raise above 3500 rpm and the transmission cannot downshift only upshift or to downshift manual. I have P0016 in PCM and P121C in ABS. If i... Trouble codes: P0016 (Crankshaft/Camshaft timing misalignment Bank 1 Sensor 1), P121C
1999 Volvo V70 R AWD 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1LV62D2X
This is my personal car and it has an intermittant crank no start . It has no ground trigger to the injectors WITH spark and RPM on the Snap on /Genesis scanners .It will start and run for a second then die at times .Have tried all 3 keys with the same no star...
2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L ignition lock VIN: YV1CZ592X5
Hello all, working on a volvo here with an ignition that turn past 1 positioin I know it needs an ignition My question is, Where can I get a good coded ignition without going through the dealer? And do I need any special tools/programming to replace it? I work...

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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Misfire VIN: WAUEH64BX1
Thanks for the help. We removed the left cam cover and found the chain tensioner upper rail cover missing. found that although the exhaust cam was lined up, the intake cam was off. I was hoping not the take the timing belt off to replace, but no such luck. Ha... Trouble codes: P1347, P0300, P0304, P0306, P0305.
2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L gauges and lights VIN: WAUML44E74
I would like to thank Jerry, Timothy, Long, and Pual for taking the time to reply. They were all correct. The battery control module must be programmed with the type and serial number of the battery that is installed. It is very specific and only gives you 4 o...
1998 BMW 318i 1.9L water pump VIN: WBACC0329W
We did use the two 6mm threaded holes on the water pump body to press the pump out of the block but the water pump was stuck inside the block still because the impeller blade (a stamped stainless piece) broke and prevented the removal. A ring that goes around ...
1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Locks VIN: SAJHX1741T
Thanks to all that tried to help- this vehicle came in with the correct factory black key-we did some basic tests and decided that because this client can be difficult and does not place any value on diagnostic time we sent him to the dealer- no amount of mone...
1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL 3.8L No Start VIN: WDBCA33A9D
took it to the dealer. dealer told him that he needed to replace all injectors - dribbling and the warm up regulator. customer declined repair. too pricey - $2300
2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DD35H3Y
so i guess what my problem was is that the black plastic piece had spun around 360? so when i reset it, the spring was not on the correct tab. it stayed on the silver tab. once i figured it out, 2 weeks now and customer says all is good. thnks for the input ag... Trouble codes: P1251, P1260.
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L 3rd & 6th gear VIN: 3VWST71K06
With more test driving we found that it actually shifts into neutral on the 3 to 4 shift and 6th gear. Thru a miracle, we were able to speak with someone who works at the Volkswagen proving ground about this problem. They felt that since there was a mechatroni...
2007 Volvo S60 R 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: YV1RH52757
We sent the ECM to Xemodex and had them confirm that it was damaged and not repairable. I was told that they had seen several cases of ETMís failing and taking out the ECM. We were able to locate a used ECM and sent it to Xemodex and they were able to confi... Trouble codes: CEM1A, SUM03.
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