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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...
2005 Audi S4 4.2L coolant VIN: WAUPL68EX5
This vehicle came in running with gauge barely off the cold mark. If you allow it to idle for 30 minutes the gauge will come up to 50% and the fan will cycle on and off continuosly. Drive the car and the gauge will sink down to nearly the cold mark. I put a th...
2004 BMW 325xi 2.5L heater core VIN: WBAEP33424
There is no heat coming from climate system. I found a lot of scum lying inside the cooling system, like a frozen river along the bottom of the plastic heater pipes I replaced. Some thought it might be stopleak. The heater inlet pipe, which makes a right angle...
2004 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBXPA93474
po171 and p0174 set. smoke tested cold and no problems found. fuel pressure and volume good. pcv system replace 4 years ago as well as intake flap. replaced maf and codes comes back . no vacuum at dipstick tube. runs good and has no other problems. Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L active steering VIN: WBAEK73475
Well I reached the point of asking for help. Customer brought vehicle to us for excessive oil consumption and smoke from tail pipe. We diagnosed to be the valve guides and seals worn and leaking. The car was under an aftermarket warranty so the customer battle...
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...
2003 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L engine VIN: WP0AA29983
Greeting fellow technicians. Customer came in shorty after an oil change about 4 months ago with a check engine light almost directly after an oil change. We had put in 5w40 sythetic, and realized it should have been 0w40. So first thing we did was changed the...
1993 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: WV2MD0702P
Vehicle came in as a gross polluter from smog test. Co 6.26% Hc 103ppm @ 15 mph 5.21% 104ppm @ 25mph NOX 63 and 52 ppm. Scanned with Vag-Com and found no codes. Found a small vacuum leak @ hose to the ECU and F/P reg. Repaired and rechecked co 4.35 hc 89 @ 15 ...
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 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCD31C45
My question involves proper testing of front L/S signals from ecu. At the 6 wire [...] harness connector, unplugged, my information says: Pin 4, blu/red= 12v bat..Pin 3, white= off/on ground (engine running).. Between Pin 1, green, and Pin 5, black=.4-.5v k... Trouble codes: 16516 (B1 S1 Signal hi), 16414 (B1 S1 Heater circuit open)
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L no dash lights VIN: 3VWSA69M65
car came in with no dash lights, we replaced the rheostate but no change any ideas, thanks for any help william

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2007 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Misfire VIN: WAULV44EG7
Thanks for all the responses and many thanks to Dang down in Texas for calling me after his response. We ended up taking the intake off the engine and we were shocked at 45 K miles the collection of gunk and carbon on the back of the intake valves. We replaced... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random / Multiple Cylinder misfires detected), P0307 (Cylinder 7 Misfire detected).
2009 Audi Q7 3.6L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1AY74L89
oky guys this one is fixed!!! first of all i wanna thank Jay,Tom,and Jesus!! for responding to my cry for help!first of all to test fuel psi we had to order specail fuel adapters vag 1318/10 from ast that consist of 3 brass fitting once we go them then test de... Trouble codes: P2294.
2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L Ignition Lock Cylinder VIN: SALNM22212
Thank you for the great replies. Andrew was the locksmith that I chose to send the lock to, to be repaired. I sent it to him, in Virginia Beach, VA, he repaired it and shipped it right back. I reinstalled the lock and now it works like a charm.
2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Ride control VIN: SALMF15416
Hi a rep from Land Rover called me and said that unless I wanted to go into severe debt, that it would be best to send it to a dealer. So that is what will have to happen. Thanks
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L No Start VIN: 4JGAB57E43
Finally ML is repaired Found that the AAM sends the power to the Transponder around the ignition switch, we were not getting power to the transponder Sourced out a USED AAM just for testing When we removed the AAM, it was LOADED with rodent urine, we also foun...
2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L piston bearing VIN: YS3DF75K02
i want to thank everyone for the help, the pickup was clogged so we did an engine swap for the customer. and we did not have any problems with the radio locking up thanks again.
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