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2001 Audi A4 1.8L No Start VIN: WAUDC68D01
Easy question for you European afficienados. Can you put a used engine computer in an '01 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8 turbo. If you can, will it have to be programmed? Thanks, Allen
2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Lifters VIN: SALTW16413
HI Rover Techs i need help. I have a 2003 Disco 4.6 liter with very noisy valve train. Came in with what sounded like a collpased lifter. Sales dept authorized replacement of lifters. While apart noticed the block and crank were replaced with new but old rods ...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG75J4Y
Could not get starter to engage, new battery was discharged. Renewed starter and vehicle cranked and started. Ran poorly and would not accelerate. Scanned multiple times, finally on OBD II setting (Launch X-431) was able to get misfire codes and Mil started fl... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple misfires detected), P0305 (Misfire cylinder 5), P0306 (Misfire cylinder 6), P0307 (Misfire cylinder 7), C1504 (Steering angle sensor is not initialized)
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L evap temp VIN: 3VWCD21C1Y
Hi VW Techs, we have a 2000 beetle 1.8 turbo manual trans. That has some strange a/c problem. the system originally had a complaint of system int. blowing cool but not cold. We had vehicle for about a week, started vehicle and ran a/c a number of times with o...
2005 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1MS68285
hello Volvo experts! car came to me with constant misfire (3100). found autolite plugs installed.I then replaced with factory plugs. ran perfect. 5000 miles latter, customer brought in vehicle for MIL. has code 3100. customer says car drives perfect. i looked ... Trouble codes: 3100 (random multiple misfire)

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2005 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L No Start VIN: SAJWA79C85
Thanks for the help, but we had to stop working on the car, the costumer did not want to pay for the diagnostic time. Trouble codes: P1582.
2005 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L Coolant in oil VIN: WDBRF81J35
Hi Guys, I gave the car back to the owner without repairs. Bill and Bryan from California told me that it is most likely the timing cover gaskets and that I could see if I removed the water pump and looked inside the passages. The customer is a regular and wi...
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Programming VIN: YS3FB49S63
i got some good info from all. i did finally get saabtechinfo to get back to me and 4 days of trying. finally they said they could'nt figure it out and that i should get a new email. that worked i bought my tis and im working through all the programming issues...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Power Brake Booster VIN: 3VWSE69M03
This one is finally fixed!. Ended up getting a reman booster and the hissing is gone. I thought I was going crazy however, my suspicions were correct everytime, all four defective used boosters with identical symptoms. What are the chances? Thanks to everyon...
2005 Volkswagen Golf TDI 1.9L oil in bellhousing VIN: 9BWGR61J65
prob. front seal customer does not want to dissasemble at this time . thanks all
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