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2000 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 2.8L No communication with any control unit VIN: WAULH64BXY
Hello all, so I have a K-bus that isn't functioning properly. I have tried scanning multiple modules with a SnapOn Modis and a Launch X431 as well as generic OBD2 scanner. Nothing, no communication what so ever. I have an oscilloscope on green wire for the K-b...
1992 BMW 525i 2.5L Clutch Master Cylinder VIN: WBAHD5312N
Cust brought own parts. Installed clutch master cylinder. Pedal very low when master cylinder installed. Checked part with two different suppliers. Checks ok. Master cylider bolt up very basic. Wondering if parts are missing. Possible bracket. Mitchell gives c...
2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L cylinder 5 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 improved now car only misfires on cold start ups on cyl 5 also swapped coils,injectors,checked co...
2003 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L comprehensive component monitor VIN: 4USBT534X3
need to inspect vehicle but will not set comprehensive component monitor.performed drive cycle many times. vehicle has no stored trouble codes. called bmw to check for recalls and tsbs. found no related. this is a continous monitor so should set with no drive ...
2009 Jaguar XF Supercharged 4.2L Shifter VIN: SAJWA07C29
This problem has occurred on 2 different occasions now. First time Vehicle was brought to a stop & operator could not physically move the gear selector to Park position. After turning off the engine they then found that vehicle could not be restarted because s...
2007 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALMF154X7
Have p0171 p0174, return after approx one hundred miles, completes drive cycle before flagging fault. We have replaced mass air flow. We smoke tested intake system, we did see smoke from egr, thought this was normal. Long term adaptions for bank one are 14. Lo... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank one), P0174 (Lean bank two)
2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L transmission VIN: WDNUF56J56
HI, Have a mercedes here that had a used trans and a new valve body installed,had mercedes come out and program. Now you can feel engagement in reverse and drive, but it will not move. No codes stored in ecu,trans. Performed fluid level check per alldata. Cust...
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Igntion coils VIN: 3VWCK31C05
This Beetle came in for no start. Cranks ok. Has fuel but no spark. Testing originally showed no voltage to ignition coils. After checking through circuits, power came back to coils. But there is a voltage drop of 1.5 volts. Fuse #37 in the dash fuse panel f...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Wipers VIN: 3VWDT71K26
Wipers inoperative tested hood latch and power and grounds at wiper motor ok. Codes 02071 local databus no signal/comminication code 00153 windsheild wiper motor no signal.These codes are out of 009 module j519. Tried commanding on no response it appears the l...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABM5346Y
This vehicle is not fixed as yet. All information received such as compression test,check vacuum,do leak down,do engine flush, check disa, swap injectors, change spark plugs and boot, change CCV, check fuel pressure, smoked engine found cracked rocker cover, r... Trouble codes: 242 (cylinder 5 misfire).
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L Cuts out VIN: WBAGN63463
Could not get this vehicle to act up while in the shop, so the customer elected to take it. I am beginning to suspect he was experiencing a failing transmission banging into gear, but until he returns with the car, we'll never know. If I ever do get an answer,...
1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBBA45A2C
we have received several replies about leaks under the control head and have decided to remove the intake assembly and replace all the bad gaskets and seals we find. unfortunately at this time my manager canot be without his only drive right now until we can ...
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WDBHA28EXS
Decided to replace all of the coils with O.E. coils after checking grounds,wiring and connections. After a week of driving all looks clear , no missing , hesitation or Check Engine light.Thanks guys !! Trouble codes: 61 (ignition output stage or coil cyl 3), 62 (ignition output stage or coil cyl 4), 63 (ignition output stage or coilinsufficient current), 104 (fuel saftey shut-off recognized).
2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF87J16
well the issue was explained to the customer who purchased the car 10 months ago ,,ouch while the customer was here i showed him the scan data and explained the ecu was faulty ,, most guys suggested to check the electrical ,,, i did and found... Trouble codes: P2008, P0446, P2008, VAR1A, 1NTAK, SW1TC, VA1VE, 0PEN, P0412, P0418, P00, 128 (thermostat valve open circuit).
2004 Volvo S60 2.5T AWD 2.5L Immobilizer-CEM VIN: YV1RH59H94
Thanks for all the input. The vehicle actually had 2 issue that resolved the issue. First issue was the removed key. We continued to use the valet key and had not issue until the customer got the car back. A week later they talked about the same issue but ...
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