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2003 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 3.0L Misfire VIN: WAUVT64B43
This Audi originally came in for a misfire, smoking and running rough. We replaced the vacuum valve for the crankcase vent system (diaphragm ruptured) and cured the lean condition, smoking and rough idle. Car was left with a misfire cold on cylinder 1. Replaci... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Multiple Misfire), P0301 (Misfire Cylinder 1), P0431 (Cat Bank 2 Efficiency Below Threshold), P1624 (MIL Request Signal Active has tranny codes)
2003 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Mechanical VIN: WAULT68E73
Hello, I have this Audi with a very weird vibration in the engine. The customer had let the car sit for about a month. When he returned he said the engine was vibrating. There is no check engine light on. It is a heavy vibration that does not change weather ...
2002 BMW 330xi 3.0L high beam head lamps VIN: WBAEW53492
this is my personal vehicle i recently purchased and has turned into a restoration.it has the hid low beam option.the issue is i have no high beams.i have blue indicator and low beams adjust.the flash to pass functions properly i.e.lamps light and idicator is ...
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L Mil VIN: WBAGN634X3
Hi Follows, I have got this car and try to figure out why the air pump keep shutting off after 2 sec. The pain is you've to wait until engine temp. is lower than 38*C or 100*F to be able to run the test. Even with Autologic to activate the SA pump,it runs only...
2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Lighting VIN: 5UXFA13524
we have a 2004 BMW X5 3.0 that the instrument cluster, center console, door illumination night lights are constantly flashing when you turn the head lights on and when the car is running. the exterior lights are all ok. we installed a new battery. the charging...
2004 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L Sunroof VIN: WBXPA93474
It looks like water is leaking from around the left rear corner of the sunroof where the cable comes out of the housing. I found a tsb:540606 but it talks about removeing the sunroof but is not at all clear on how to fix it. Please help.
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...
2009 BMW 328i xDrive 3.0L Unknown VIN: WBAWC335X9
Car came in from the body shop for alignment & new battery, install & register the new battery , align the car test drove it & its all good, customer vcame to pick up the car engine crank but no start, check for codes found 2A9A CAMSHAFT SENSOR INLET SIGNAL & ...
2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Mechanical VIN: SALTY15422
i have a question. i am doing a transfer case swap and after 4 different ones this one is the closest. the transfer box interlock solenoid is not on the transfer case i want to install. everything else is the same. question is will the swap still work? any hel...
2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L abs VIN: SALTY19434
hello, i have an 04 land rover discovery with abs codes 66 and 134. i have little info on abs system for land rovers and trying to see if anyone knows code meaning and related problems with codes. thank you
2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L No Start VIN: YS3EF48Z01
Car came in no start. Cranks fine, fully charged battery 12.5 volts. If I disconnect the battery and reconnect it the vehicle will start, run for 3 to 5 seconds then shut down, spark and injector pulse goes away. Will not restart until battery is disconnected ...
1997 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5641V
evap check no leaks and hard to fill with gas, too slow kicks out nozzle at gas station. with canister out of system it holds pressure. have no smoke machine. I have replaced valve at rad fan...same results 455 code hoses good ...hope to not drop tank... read ... Trouble codes: P0455 (Evap flow)
2005 Volvo V70 2.4 2.4L Hesitation VIN: YV1SW61215
Good morning everyone. I have an 05 volvo v70 wagon that has a bad bog or hesitation on accel. I have worked on volvos for many years and it feels just like the earlier ones did when they had a bad electronic throttle body. We have tryed a used unit and it did...

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1984 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L Loss of heat
Customer returned for further diag for this issue. The replacement head that was purchased was not working correctly (e-bay "rebuilt" unit), but this does not seem to be the root cause of the issue. I re-flushed the heater core and rechecked everything relatin...
2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L ABS module VIN: WDBUF56J46
Several replies told me to arm my customer with information and send him to the dealer as they should handle the tab. It seems as if MB was doing some beta testing by consumer without their knowledge. I guess once they had the answer to their question about ho...
2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Unknown VIN: WMWRE33443
ok this is how i fixed this problem we got autologic scaner, reflash dme and reset all the adaptation: after that no more code store in dme. thank for all your helps...
1999 Other European G wagon 602CID No Start VIN: 4602331700
Well Its fixed and runs up the road just fine. I had two replies to my request and firstly thanks to those two fellow members who took the time to reply. On the onset we do have WIS in the shop but the service info is obviously flawed as Alain [...] list...
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Igntion coils VIN: 3VWCK31C05
I did not receive any helpful responses to my request. The customer did not want to put a lot of time finding the splice, so I ended up soldering in a jumper to go around the circuit.
2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTK73C67
Thank you for all the input. After using our camera to get a really clear picture of this and the other 2 cars I decided to follow the advice pertaining to intake and valve cleaning. I did not remove the intake as we are currently working for free. I used t... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 Misfire).
2002 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Line Pressure Control Solenoid VIN: YV1TS92DX2
Hi again, everyone, and thanks to those who responded. I'm happy to report that this car is fixed. We replaced the line pressure control solenoid (STH) again, and this time installed the early style solenoid. We were also advised to replace the spring behind ...
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