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2005 Audi A4 Quattro Cabriolet 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUET48H15
I have an audi a4 that came to me after audi diagnosed as a catalyst problem. fast forward bank 1 catalyst installed same problem. will not miss at idle.driving down highway cel flashes until u hit a steady speed then goes out. snap on verus expert mode says 1... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303
1999 BMW 540i 4.4L Speedo Fuel Gauge VIN: WBADN5337X
So i have this bmw with a gauge issue. The speedometer does not work and the fuel gauge does not work. I did test number two for the dash cluster and the speedo needle does sweep like it should. The fuel gauge only moves to the 1/8 th mark during this test. No...
2007 BMW M5 5.0L oil level sensor VIN: WBSNB93537
We installed a used replacement engine after an engine failure. After filling the engine with the correct quantity of oil, and running the engine, we have an engine oil overfilled message. We replaced the oil level sensor with a new OEM part due to the unknown...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 1.8L Traction Control VIN: 3VWSE69M75
Hi everyone, and thanks in advance for your help. We are a used car dealer/repair shop that has specialized in Volvo and SAAB for many years, and have recently started branching out into other European cars. We have this '05 VW Jetta GLI (9M2) that we bought ...
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L engine VIN: WVWBD63B15
Ok guys could use a little guidance here before I tear the head back off. This car had been a problem child of mine for awhile now. Long story short, timing let go and wiped out the head, replaced with new head, new MLS gasket etc. After repair had low oil pre...

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2006 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L dash display VIN: WAULL44E46
I did order a new video cassette from Audi. After further examination I decided not to do the job. Told the customer we may damage the wood trim. He was Ok with my answer and decided to take the car to Audi. Sometimes you need to know when to say when. T...
1999 BMW 540i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBADN6341X
to qoute Gomer Pyle "surprise, surprise, surprise" i did not know that the pcv plate i had recieved was aftermarket, replaced with OEM and all is well. thanks to all that replied, i did not know that plate was not a dealer item, found it out after i called my ...
1988 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Alternator VIN: SAJNV5848J
I checked the physical condition of the alternator and it looked like the original one so I did a ripple test and it came out pretty high. The contacts were kind of blue and corroded but I don't think it was the cause of the undercharge. I found a local rebu...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L No Start VIN: WDB1070471
Thanks again for all whoe replied. Another crank sensor failure. Continuity through new sensor was only 750 ohms vs the almost infinite resistance of the original. What made it somewhat a problem is lack of info/specs and it did actually generate a small AC...
2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L ABS/BAS/ESP warnings VIN: WDBLK70G82
I DO NOT KNOW WHY COMPONENT TESTING FAILED ME ON THIS!!! It's possible I was looking at the wrong relay assignment on the front SAM, but I was under the impression that the black relay at the back was for the wipers. It was only while testing point to point ...
2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 4JGBF71E87
I want to thank the group. We are still doing testing on the vehicle. Timing is spot on. The only thing i did not do is to reset the adaption, It is extremely important on these car after the sprocket job is perform. We have take the plates so many times t...
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGCM67L74
Replaced cam position sensor on both sides code p0340 gone Thanks for the help Trouble codes: P0340.
1997 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L vibration VIN: YV1LW5644V
replaced r/f axle with canadian reman axle all is good.thanks for help just needed to confirm my suspicions couldn't throw parts at it.
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