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2007 Audi A4 Cabriolet 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAF48H27
Well this one for the Audi guys out there.The vehicle came with the MIL on and the two codes came up . My experience with Audi is very limited so I'd like to know if the most likely culprit is the intake manifold runner motor , the manifold or if they are to b... Trouble codes: P2008 (Intake manifold runner control circuit open bank 1), P2115 (Intake manifold runner sensor/circuit perfomance)
2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L oil fitler VIN: 5UXFB53544
just doing a easy oil change wrong. took oil filter, found a spring and a cup with slots in it.had dealer fax me parts picture does not show spring and cup with slots. went to euro shop with parts.thay said it goes up in parts that goes inside oil fiter. they ...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Vanos VIN: WBAVB13526
After having cam adjusters off to replace the short aluminum head bolts at front of engine, the following codes set: P1553 (2A99) and P1554 (2A98)Intake and exhaust cam correlation. I used the proper cam and crank lock tools and did not mix up in and ex cam sp...
1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Brake hydraulics VIN: SAJHX1742T
Good morning. Have an issue with low brake pedal. Came in very low,car had "some brake work" done before current owner purchased. Pressure bleeding helped a lot, replaced master cylinder and that helped a little too. Right now if you do an ABS stop the brake p...
1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Latch VIN: SAJGX2046X
After new hydraulic hose installation, and before all the interior trim was installed, we tested the conv. top operation and topped up the hydraulic oil reservoir. The top goes up and down but there id a problem with the latch. It starts to close before the to...
2007 Maserati Quattroporte Sport Gt 4.2L Mechanical VIN: ZAMCE39A67
does anyone know how much freon this thing takes.
2008 Maserati GranTurismo 4.2L Mechanical VIN: ZAMGJ45A98
Hello, I am going to replace the cam variators on this car and am needing some assistance. Can someone please send me some procedures, or send me a link with the service manual to perform this task. I have done this on porches, ferrari, and lambo. So I'm not a...
1976 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L Brake lights VIN: 1151141204
I have this old Mercedes Benz that has no stop lights. All fuses are good, at the stop light switch I have no power to the black/ red violet wire. If I take a power probe & feed power to the black/red wire on the stop light switch connector the pass. side stop...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L no power VIN: 3VWRF81H4V
I have the 97 VW TDI that has no power and no boost. It will set the low boost code within 3 minutes of driving the vehicle. I pressure checked the air intake system with 15 PSI air. No leaks found. Found the turbo leaking oil severely and the shaft very loose... Trouble codes: 00575 (map correlation error)
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Turnsignal switch VIN: 3VWSF71KX6
Hey, I have this Volkswagen Jetta in to replace broken turn signal switch (handle broke). I'm up to removing the clock spring, but in order to remove the clock spring you need to remove module under steering column. Small torx screw is removed in front but can...

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2009 Audi S5 4.2L Oil system VIN: WAURV78T39
Hello to all and thanks for the tips. We told the customer that we would like to see the car again, but he ahs not responded. So thought it best to close this post. We were going to pull the plugs and use a bore scope to look for any sign's of cylinder damage....
1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Lighting
Hi thanks for all the replyies. This was inded a faulty ignition switch..I replace the switch plate and all is well. Thanks.
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Charging VIN: SAJEA51C24
I appreciate all the help and tip! I did get a call from a gentleman named Lewie, and he walked me through the pin-out of the regulator and the testing that needed to be done there. The bottom line is, after all the testing, it is in fact a bad alternator. T...
2005 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG 5.5L Suspension VIN: WDBNG74J55
well, this one is fixed. i replaced the valve block under left front side and replace the pressure switch that controls the rear shocks. test drove and system ok. thanks all who replied and helped.
2010 Mercedes-Benz ML350 Bluetec 4Matic 3.0L injection pump VIN: 4JGBB2FB4A
I appreciate the time you took to reply Aleksandar and Barry, but thanks in a large part to the ineptness of the dealership, this is not fixed..I took the injection pump back off, after testing for injector leakdown and whiffing some start fluid into it, and h...
2000 Other European rover 2400CC engine VIN: SARRJZLLZY
greetings to all an before i begin thanks alot to Matthew from United Kingdom Jeremy from Pennsylvania Tim from Pennsylvania Nicolas from Mexico Bruce from Australia Eddie from United Kingdom Jason from South Carolina for their great help in fixing this...
2003 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Check engine light VIN: WP0AA29953
I turned off the "check engine" light and sent the customer on his way. A week went by and the light has not come back on. Bing of California sent 3 replies with the last one referencing a Porsche TSB. I believe that hit the nail right on the head. I forwarded...
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