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2008 Audi S5 4.2L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: WAURV78TX8
Hi guys, we have this 08 S5, can not find any info on this car so need some help here. It came in running a little rough at idle, at 2800 rpm, it would break up like it has a rev limiter. Noticed a lot of vacuum when taking off the oil fill cap, and high short...
2010 Audi Q7 TDI 3.0L Mil On VIN: WA1LMAFE3A
Code p20b5 reductant metering unit heater control circuit/open. I searched on identifix with no result. I cant find what system the code refers to. The information for code diag. Is unclear. It says to remove the reduction agent tank module and gives a locatio...
1994 BMW 540i 4.0L No Start VIN: WBAHE632XR
I have no voltage at fuse 23(fuel pump). I have voltage at fuel pump relay. if i jump 12 volts to fuse, the fuel pump turns on but car still wont start.
2007 BMW 530xi 3.0L Warning Lights VIN: WBANF73527
Gentleman, I have this Bimmer with codes D36B and D36B. I have a red brake warning light, abs light,dsc light and a message of AWD,DSC,ABS and EMERG EBV! on the display. Alldata has no information at all on diagnosing these codes. I have the Maxidas and Genisy...
1993 Land Rover Range Rover County 3.9L No Start VIN: SALHV1241P
This vehicle has lost fuel pressure and injector pulse. I believe the problem is in the coil wiring. Does anyone have a source for a good coil wiring or picture?
2006 Mercedes-Benz S350 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNF67J06
Original issue of the P0410 system was identified and we found the 40 Amp Maxi Fuse blown and the secondary air pump literally with the brushes melted out of the plastic housing. New fuse, new air pump, cleared codes and all was well for about 4 days of me dri... Trouble codes: P0410 (Secondary Air System Malfunction)
2006 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 9BWGR61J56
Thanks for your help in advance.I am trying to find test data for this code 18996 my mitchell does not list this code for this vehilcle. BEW engine .The car doesnt have any drive issues. code resets after drive.I belive the sensor is part of waste gate accuato... Trouble codes: 18996 (boost positon sensor circuit a low)
2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS94D4Y
Customer did not operate vehicle for 3 months. Vehicle just gets started and let run for 30 minutes once a week to keep the battery going. Car was towed into our shop. Vehicle started but ran extremely rough and dies out. Vehicle would barely want to restart a...

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2006 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Passenger seat sensor mat VIN: 5UXFA13586
Thanks to the members who offered help. The opinions were not consistent but did point me to a fix. When replacing the passenger seat OC3 sensor mat, you must ensure you remove all old hog rings, and not cause a preload condition when attaching the seat cover...
2005 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Air suspension VIN: SAJWA79C15
Thanks for all of the input. As almost all said the compressor was the problem. I did end up finding a post that mentioned current draw with a range of 17 to 21 amps. We saw 25 to 26. We replaced the compressor and relay and the vehicle is good now. Thank...
2004 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Starting VIN: YS3FB49S94
well, this car is fixed, installed a new ecm and all is good. thanks to all that helped me in this turd bucket.
1982 Volvo 244 GL 2.1L Starting VIN: YV1AX4940C
Sorry this is late - could have sworn I already closed it. Never did find a ballast resistor in the area of the right inner fender. Nevertheless, it is fixed. Removed the starter to get better access to the 'hot' wire from the 'controller' to the starter and t...
2000 Volvo V40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VW2550Y
Thanks to everyone who replied, I didn't get to read every one, we decided to replace the vvt unit and reinstall the t-belt. No codes have returned on a long test drive, even restarted in the middle to get 2 trips in. Going to driv it some more, but issues a...
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