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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L cam/crank sensor VIN: WAUML64B82
this car seems to run fine but keeps throwing out check engine lt. the codes that are present are po1340 or 17748,po300 or 16684,po303 or 16687,po305 or 16689. we have checked cam timing with locking bar and crank pin also checked timing chain marks, all line ...
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6337X
abs light on and check engine light we think speed sensor is in right rear of car abs sensors in front were bad those codes gone just have p0500 not sure where to go next. Trouble codes: P0500
2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABM5346Y
car came in with a serious misfire.scaned the car code 242 plus multiple cylinder misfire cleared code. only code po305 returns. replace spark plugs and boots.car improved now car only misfires on cold start ups on cyl 5 also swapped coils,injectors,checked co... Trouble codes: 242 (cylinder 5 misfire)
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Misfire VIN: WBAEV33453
Greetings all, First off all thanks to everyone for taking the time to help me figure out this hair puller. First car came in with multiple misfire codes customer stated another garage had just changed the spark plugs. First off I cleared the codes and starte... Trouble codes: P1351 (Misfire cylinder 5 with fuel cutoff)
2004 BMW 645Ci 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEK73414
I replaced Timing cover gasket for leaking when I startedthe engine check engine light came on with codes. Figured I broke the sensor so replaced with a new one same code. Very lttle info on alldata for this code. I checked wires none broke or pinched. Also th... Trouble codes: P0390, 27C0
2005 BMW 760Li 6.0L low power VIN: WBAGN83505
the car come to us from BMW per customer request & we found both cats melted so we ordered & put them both on now the whole lft side is not running we can add fuel into a vacuum port and get it to run. has anybody seen this before. thanks in advance
2005 BMW X5 4.8is 4.8L Suspension VIN: 5UXFA93515
This vehicle came to me a couple of years ago with a suspension inop. message. At the time it had several codes and I would clear them and sometimes get the same back other times different codes. What was consistent was that the left front voltage reading woul...
2005 BMW X5 4.8is 4.8L No Start VIN: 5UXFA93515
There are no codes in the DME, the EGS has codes 51B0 and 4E87, the EWS has code 0F for power on reset, the DSC has codes 5F42 and 5EB1, the VTG has code 55C4 no message from DSC, the KOM has codes BD and BF. The vehicle will at times crank and crank and not s...
2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L Ignition Lock Cylinder VIN: SALNM22212
I am working on this Freelander and the ignition key would not turn. I unbolted the lock cylinder (what a pain) from the column. Now I can start and drive the car with the cylinder hanging. I presume the lock cylinder needs to be rebuilt or is there something...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Mechanical VIN: WDBNG70JX1
Hello everyone, we recieved a towed in vehichle from another shop. The previous shop replaced the MAF sensor but didnt fix the problem. They recomeded the whole throttle body be changed but the customer wanted a second opinion because of high estimate. We repl...
2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L Misfire VIN: WDBUF56J76
We resealed valve covers. We did not pull front covers off as it was only leaking from the back areas. We test drove the car for about 20 minutes (idle and driving) Brought it back into shop. Shut of engine, restarted and had a direct misfire and 2 codes. All ... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire), P2315 (Ign Coil F primary low), P2306 (Ign Coil C primary low.), P0300 (Random misfire)
2001 Porsche Boxster Roadster S 3.2L tiptronic VIN: WP0CB29831
car came in with the transmission in limp mode and the d and #4 indicator lights flashing. Scan for fault codes and found code#p0706 store in memory. Checked and replaced the neutral saftey switch. The wires had rubbed against the side of the transmission. The...

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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
First of all I would like to thank all of those who provided useless answers. I appreciate those who were nice about it, but some of the replies I got were just a dick response. For those of you who kept screaming FUEL TRIM FUEL TRIM, thesnap-on solus does not... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0304, P0306.
1994 BMW 750iL 5.0L Hesitation VIN: WBAGC8321R
Finally-retryed all my tinker toys AGAIN and low and behold the auto boss decided to talk with it-performed the throttle adaptation and all is good-thanks to all the replys-Deke
2006 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFB53506
thanks for all your help, changed the right side valve cover as per tsb with updated crankase vent valve. all is well havent heard back from the cusomer in a couple weeks now. Trouble codes: P0300, P0303, P0306, P0305, P0304, P0308.
2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L tach & speedo VIN: WBAVC935X7
Thank you all for the information. I guess we did get lucky. No more memory saving of this type on BMW's! Evidently that fuse for the cluster is not up to the "backfed" current.
1973 Mercedes-Benz 280 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1080862098
Just a thankl you to the people who helped with this enquiry. The vehicle in question is back with the customer and appears to be going well.
2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L Air Bag VIN: WDBKK65163
Learned on this one. If you don't have a OE scan tool run like hell. Snap On gave me a code 4. We took it to the dealer. They told me it needed a air bag, Told them I doubt it. Called me back and told me it was the clock spring. Told them it was new. They told...
2007 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L engine VIN: WDBUF87X47
tested cam sensors 3 were out of range changed all 4 sensors cleard codes and road test all clear thanks
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Heat VIN: WVWLH63B11
i want to thank everyone for their help flushed the heater core and we finally have some heat thanks again
2005 Volvo XC90 V8 4.4L shifter interlock VIN: YV1CZ85285
The vehicle is back to behaving itself, so the owner has elected to wait on shifter disassembly until it becomes more problematic. Below is the reply from Bruce which most accurately fits our particular problem: Bruce from North Carolina Remove the square o...
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