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Help Request Answers
2001 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L No Start VIN: WAUZL54B81
Vehicle came in with cranks won,t start. Found no cel with koeo and no communication with pcm. Inspected multiple circuits and determined pcm was not grounding main relay or fuel pump relay. Causing no voltage at injector/coils/others. Following wiring diagram...
2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUXD68D11
The vehicle came to us with a huge oil leak, coolant leak, and CEL has been on and off for a while. We found that the Aux W/P was leaking, Cam Tens. gaskets leaking, plugs worn and vac check valve broken/leaking. Also vehicle had a 16688/16684 codes stored, so... Trouble codes: 16688 (Cylinder 4 Misfire), 16684 (Random/Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected), 17866 (Exhaust Gas Temp Sensor 2 Short to Ground Intermittent)
2002 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L module VIN: WAULT64B62
Hi, We replaced the abs module in this vehicle and are not able to code the new module. The login code from the standard charts will not work with either the sanpon scanner or the autolandscientech scanner. I can plug the harness into the old module but the co...
2004 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L Headlamp Adjustment VIN: WAULT64B64
We really need some Audi expert assistance, and thank anyone in advance for their help. We have this 2004 Audi A6 Quattro where the customer has installed factory original 2001 Audi A6 Xenon Headlamps, front bumper and hood onto this 2004 Audi A6. The original...
2009 Audi S5 4.2L MIL Lamp on, over heating VIN: WAURV78T89
vehicle over heats after driving for a little while scanned car found era code p0597, but it also seems to go into a fail safe when it does this im assuming. it doesnt want to shift it stays in low gear. i didnt scan the transmission for codes. i did look for ... Trouble codes: P0597, P1575
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Drivers window inop sometimes VIN: WBADM5347Y
after 2 days battery fully discharged. customer states drivers window works sometimes and all others work sometimes but never together. removed all fuses and still has draw(test light test).
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Electronic VIN: SAJWA71C34
Transmission light comes on , driver pulls over , shuts it off then re-starts and car is o.k. Scanned it for fault codes and retrieved . P0782 - Gear Load 2-3. We cleared faults and a couple of weeks later it is back with same fault.Fluid level is perfect , sm...
1993 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L Speedometer VIN: SALHC1349P
Is anyone familiar with these old classic Rover speedos? The cable to the transducer is good and spinning. I'm getting power to the the transducer, what kind of signal should I be getting from this unit to the speedo? I've checked with an ohm meter, open circu...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBFA66E9M
Hello, sorry for the long post, really just need some input. This vehicle came in running rough, idling high, then low and would intermittent die, intermittent severe lag on acceleration. This car has only one o2 sensor. EHA was leaking fuel. On smoke test, se...
1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBHA23E9V
I have this fly by wire throttle system that only happens on a cold engine.The idle drops to the point where engine shakes when coming to a stop.Here is the kicker.I have tried the throttle relearn a bunch of times.Scanner will show's YES on relearn.But whene ...
1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WDBFA67F3W
Hopeing someone can give me some advice where to go from here. Thank you in advance!
2004 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L trunk/doors VIN: WDBNG70J44
Thanks in advance , the power locks ,trunk was operating fine until the trunk lid did not want to open . i could not open it even with manual key (it was stuck ) eventually with the help PB Blaster i was able to open it with the key. When the trunk was not ope...
2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Stall VIN: YS3DF55K62
Vehicle runs fine... until it dies (mazin how that works). I have labscoped my coil command, my injector command and my CKP signal. This thing comes to stop fast, sometimes litterally screeching to a stop, some times its just like you turned the key off (no po...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L lack of power VIN: 3VWSE69MX3
Hello fellow VW tech's. Thank you for taking the time to read my post. This car ended up becoming mine after the customer found ou that the cylinder head needed replaced from the camshaft siezing up in it. Now it is my problem. I found a junk yard head with 65...
2005 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L Mechanical
hi i need VVT timing reset procedure when we remove center bolt 1 guy holding the cam 1 guy holding cam sprocket when the bolt come out the cam sprocket move out of the mark now we do not know how to set it back to spec please help all data inf is not clear th...

Fixes & Summaries for European
Fix/Summary Answers
2007 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Voice Control VIN: WAUDH74F57
Microphone and voice control is now fixed: When car arrived initially, we never looked in to the issue of the voice control, since the complaint was: “Cell phone does not pair with vehicle blue-tooth!” After talking to customer he claimed Voice Control was wor...
2006 Jaguar XKR Victory Edition 4.2L Dsc VIN: SAJDA42B86
Steven of Indiana was the only one to reply to this request, and for that I am grateful. He stated that there is a routine for calibration and clarified that it is part of the ABS module configuration routine, not a standalone utility. Now for the repair, ...
2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY164X3
Well this turned out to be easy; I just overcomplicated it. The fix was replacing the vacuum solenoid that would open briefly when energized but did not stay open when system was active. I have so far only been able to establish the fact that the system onl... Trouble codes: P1412 (Secondary Air Bank 1), P1415 (Secondary Air Bank 2).
2007 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged 4.2L Mechanical VIN: SALMF13447
it was the junction box ( fuse box ) Passenger side under the hood. Part # [...]. No power was going to the Brake vacuum pump, after replacing the fuse box, brake are fine & the pump cycles on & off as it need it
1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBEA34E4N
Hello all and to whom it may concern, this is my third time closing this request. Thanks you again to all who replied. It was a fuel pump that was restricting fuel flow after running until warmed up. Fuel pressure guage attached and watched until stall reveale... Trouble codes: 17 (Crank position Sensor), 22 (o2 Sensor heater), 30 (input signal front right central lock open circuit).
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L esp,bas,abs VIN: 4JGAB75E53
well, Ron came by with a demo Scanner- an I-scan wt, did a quick look-see, the code pulled with my Solus, P0500, vehicle speed sensor 'A', was the same as the one it pulled, referring to the L/R sensor- but in this case, not the the sensor itself.this one has ...
2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L Engine VIN: WDBUF26J55
Well I have to give up on this car and send it to the dealer. Suspected pressure control valve, or computer problem. Will update if i hear from the customer. Thank you everyone's help.
1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L ecm VIN: YS3DF55N2V
Well guys im sorry I wasted your time I have no excuses.I had no information on Mitchel on my Vantage pro or my Solis Pro on this car as far as what voltage the crank senser should produce.The only info I had was on Identi-Fix.It said 500 mvac and I should hav...
2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Heat VIN: YS3EF48Z11
It looks like I won't be able to fix this one before I have to close this request. The owner is still hesitant to spend many thousands on this and I can't blame him. Thanks for the replies, some talking about the broken shaft fix or bad motors, of which we hav...
2002 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WV2NB47012
HI there everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I took a shot at it and cleaned the throttle body..it was terribly filthy..and I re adapted the throttle settings and it has ran great since. Thanks for all the help on this one. ROn Trouble codes: P0725.
2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L rear struts VIN: YV1SZ58D92
Thanks to Gregory he hit it. I took a cam a long to pull down the lower control arm,just enough that the strut will clear the suspension.
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