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2006 Audi A4 2.0L power windows & sunroof VIN: WAUDF78E96
Hey Euro Gurus! This Audi has no power window or sunroof operation. Mostly just looking for confirmation of a diagnosis and any pertinent info that can be given. I have verified power and ground to the drivers door module and the central electrical module(unde...
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2010 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 2.0L engine VIN: WAU4FAFL1A
Customer recently bought the car from an older couple. Heard loud ticking noise, brought car to dealership, car got flagged for aftermarket software tuning. Car is unlikely to be tuned but Audi voided the warranty. The car runs perfectly fine, no codes in eng...
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L engine VIN: WBAVB13516
Car stalls at idle randomly the car cuts out and back in on acceleration and any driving speed randomly the tack will also flutter violently at times when this happens. This problem is intermittent but mostly happens when the car is cold. No CEL but I do get i...
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2004 Jaguar XK8 4.2L No Start VIN: SAJDA42C24
Hello guys, I have a Jag here that's been plaguing us with problems over the last 6 months or so. Originally it was towed in with a no acceleration under load condition due to a failed fuel pump. Replaced the pump, all was good. About 3 months later it came ba...
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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L master cyl. VIN: SAJWA71C64
Car came in repaired, rusted brake lines at the rear of the car near fuel tank. Bled system with pressure bleeder several times, manually bled brakes, still has a soft mushy brake pedal. Is it possible that the master cylinder failed when the brake pedal went ...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L Soft Top VIN: WDBFA76F6W
Customer brought the car in soft top wont work, check for codes none found, fluid are full, I hear a click when I operate switch for the top or the roller bar,any sugestions will be greatly appreciated
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.8L head gasket
I have this 02 S600 coming in for a head gasket replacement due to an oil leak at head,I am aware that it could possibly be the oil cooler I will verify that when it gets here,but I am just trying to find out what kind of job this will be.I have the list of sp...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB57E75
Previously, the fuel cap and purge valve have been replaced. When performing the on board test, tank pressure is brought down 20mbar, then is allowed to sit for two minutes. Pressure returns toward ambient anywhere between 8mbar (acceptable) and 15mbar (fail) ... Trouble codes: P2075 (Evap system has a small leak)
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1978 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 9112001270
Car came back with a stalling coming to a corner with clutch in (this happens regularly) or on decel going around a corner, once in a great while. I checked the decel valve but found this works on high speed and high rpm decel,in reading from a manual. I smoke...
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2008 Porsche Cayenne 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1AA29P98
Vehicle came in with code P12A2 & check engine light is on & seems engine running rough at idle, look at alldata for code description & its the fuel pressure sensor. install new sensor, clear pcm memory,return the vechicle to the customer, a day later customer...
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L oil leak VIN: WVWBD63B15
Ok, need a little help from the VW guys out there. Had this car in the shop for awhile now. Originally came in for head replacement due to the cam gear coming off the cam and valve contact. Replaced head after head replacement it was burning oil, found the tur...
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2006 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L Mechanical VIN: YV1MH68206
Thank you volvo techs in advance. We are replacing cam seals on a s40 t-5 2.5 and we need to know what cam holing tool is the right one, tool #. It is the newer version engine not able to get accurate info. Thank you, scott
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2007 BMW 328i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WBAVA33547
Sorry, but car has not come back yet. I think the MAF would be the best first step. It does feel like a BMW with the oil cap missing, but that was a tight seal and could feel good "suck" under it. Also it is very intermitent. It seemed that when it was real ba...
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2008 BMW 535xi 3.0L oil life reset VIN: WBANV935X8
When the car is over 300,000km, BMW recommends to use ISTA/D under service functions and disable the service light. There is a test plan on the newer version of ISTA/D 2.39.1 and up to turn the light off.
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L automatic transmission VIN: WDBGA32E5T
I replaced the transmission control module with the updated module & now the transmission works like new again.
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Mechanical VIN: WDBJF65J0Y
Thanks to everyone who helped with information reguarding this car. Had several responses that were dead on. First comment I will share, is that with the left valve cover off you can see the balance shaft timing mark and mark on the block, if the balance shaft...
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