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2007 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Voice Control VIN: WAUDH74F57
Dear Audi Friends, This car arrived with nothing working in the MMI, (Bluetooth does not pair with telephone, Radio and CD player quite working intermittenly), we traced it back to a defective telephone control unit (# 4F0.910.336HX) replaced control unit and ...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L right side power window VIN: WBAVB13506
Hello everyone, we have a 06 BMW 325i that had a failed right rear window regulator. We installed a new factory regulator, reinitialized it and all functions work except that when the window is in the full down position, then commanded up, it will only move up...
2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Ride control VIN: SALMF15416
Hi , my main question on this 2006 Range Rover L/322 will with the J5234 Pass Thru too work with programming a suspension module. The Land Rover page is running me all over the place! Thanks George , we do have the adapter 4220 from Land Rover.
2007 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged 4.2L Mechanical VIN: SALMF13447
2007 Range Rover Customer Complain the brake pedal sometime is hard to stop , its feels like a hydru booster issue, we change the brake fluid & bleed the system, still the same , the problem comes & go, I noticed it does overnight & after 5 minutes of driving ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Hesitation VIN: WDBJF65J61
Hello all you Mercedes techs, thanks for any advice you can provide. So this car had been jumping from shop to shop which scares me a little because so many hands have already been on it. I had requested for the customer to bring in previous invoices from the ... Trouble codes: C1024, C1041 (Undocumented Code)
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350 Bluetec 4Matic 3.0L major oil leak VIN: 4JGBB2FB8B
Good afternoon Mercedes Benz techs everywhere.Before I start this post I want to advise that there is NO warranty on this vehicle.It was towed in spewing more oil than the exxon valdez.The rear main seal or something related is pouring from between the engine ...
1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L ecm VIN: YS3DF55N2V
This saab has no injector pulse or spark or fuel pressure. Scoped crank sensor good wave form 560 mac and good resistance. ECM is not grounding the main relay.All the other wires at the relay have the correct voltage.If I disconnect the ecm and reconnect it th...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L thermostat VIN: 3VWBK21C94
vehicle was in 1k prior and had an overheating issue. heater core was warm (both hoses), but lower radiator hose would stay cold. Replaced t-stat, no help, found water pump intact. Replaced radiator, which seemed restricted and was leaking anyways, and car see...
2005 Volvo S60 R 2.5L Lower steering column VIN: YV1RH52775
Hello everyone, just throwing this one out there. Customer came in with steering issues and found the lower u joint binding on the steering column. Seemed like a simple repair but when I went to remove the lower pinch bolt it snapped off at the head. Looks lik...
2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L No Start VIN: YV1CZ59275
This vehicle intermittently blows the fuel pump fuse and will not run. I am aware of TSB 23-29 about installing the new harness and updating the REM. My problem is that the TSB specifies and shows pics for the car but not the XC90 suv. I can not locate the acc...

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2003 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 3.0L Misfire VIN: WAUVT64B43
Well, the customer decided they didn't love the car enough to repair it. Looks like it will be a handyman's special somehwere. As stated in the update the car has a problem with coolant leaking into cylinder 1 after sitting for at least 20 minutes. Could be... 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).
2005 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L cam timing
Sorry I thought I closed this already. I ended up re-adjusting the reluctor wheels on both banks to where they were originally and the faults went away. engine runs great. Thanks for all the suggestions!
2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L cluster VIN: WDBNG70J21
Well thank you guys for your response, I was no sure if I was doing it right or not but acording with the results the riple test is good at this point, that means that the voltage Am getting out of the alternator is very low only 100mv, now, what I was worried...
1998 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo 2.3L abs VIN: YS3CF68M8W
Unfortunately this car was in an accident and I am going to have to close this post for now. Although the customer stated that he had cleaned all the connectors, that was going to be our first step as recommended by several of you. If that didn't help, we we...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on, lack of power VIN: 3VWSD29M01
After numerous responses plus a little help from some close friends and a little closer look at the wire diagrams we found that the 3 wire conector for the boost sensor some how got croosed, two of the 3 were in the wrong cavity and when we realized this we sw...
2004 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI 1.9L Hesitation VIN: 9BWGR61J34
Well I finally got this one fixed; literally less than an hour ago.Ended up replacing the turbo, the oxygen sensor and the fuel pump. The turbo was clearly grenaded, and I think the concussion from it blowing up took out the heater element of the O2 sensor. I ... Trouble codes: P0135 (HO2S Heater Circuit Fault).
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L timing belt VIN: 3VWRL7AJ7A
Thanks to everyone.. Initial test of camshaft - turned freely by hand. Ran compression test and revealed #1 cylinder low.. Waiting for customer approval.
2005 Volvo V70 2.4 2.4L Hesitation VIN: YV1SW61215
Well we finally fixed this one. After several more days of frustration we scanned it again and for some reason this time I got a code but no MIL. It was showing knock sensor so I got it up in the air to look under the intake manifold and check the sensor and i...
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