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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L compressor VIN: WAULT64B12
hello, we don't work on these car much not to sure how this comp. works no power wire to clutch I belive it works off pressure.the comp. clutch runs when you turn the a/c on.fully charged system we don't have the import scanner to check codes in codes ...
2002 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L No Start VIN: WAUML44D92
This car first came in for no start condition. I determined that the fuel pump was bad. I replaced the fuel pump and found that the car would only run if it had 1/4 tank or more. I then removed the level sensor that is in the fuel pump so I could see where the...
2006 Audi A6 3.2L Mmi VIN: WAUDH74F56
This vehicle came from another shop.Car had few inches of water on floor. They dried out and noticed radio/navigation controls partially inop. They suspected faulty interface (wet) at driver feet. Replaced interface and vehicle does same thing. No scrolling wi...
2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L vanos VIN: 5UXFB33502
i installed both cylender heads now i am setting the vanos units up per service info when turning the left bank unit it goes easily to continuity and stays there however the right bank takes more than the 40nm to turn it to its stop and then it turns back a li...
2006 BMW 525i 3.0L Cuts out VIN: WBANE53536
This vehicle came in intermittent going into limp mode, had various Vanos system faults, and some communication faults, and brake light plausibility fault. Replaced a vanos solenoid and cam sensors, all vanos faults gone, however limp mode apparently being cau... Trouble codes: 2F63, 51AE, 5F37
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L temperature gauge VIN: WBAWR33537
originally came in for temp gauge goes high (which is an oil temp gauge) and a code p2570 . replaced indicated radiator and thermostat. at idle it stays dead center on the gauge. the fan works at multi speed when needed.when driving on the freeway it rises to ...
1994 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L Windows VIN: SALHC1342R
Having trouble identifying correct window control module for this vehicle. Has 20 pin connector- four rows of five pins. Wires go to window switches and window motors. Got prc 6859, but only has 7 pin connector. Amr 1282 has 8 pin and 10 pin. Located in center...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L injector pump VIN: WDB1241301
I have this gray car from germany and the injector pump is leaking. After looking up in my online information, there is no help, Has anyone had one of these off and if so how do you remove the pump and install to get it in time ??? Never had this type of probl...
1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L warning ligh VIN: WDBLJ65G2W
This car came in after sitting in storage for ten years. Customer had already replaced battery. I tested for no start, replaced fuel pump and filter and now car runs great. I have found 2 issues which the customer would like corrected. 1)there is a symbol of a...
2002 Porsche 911 GT2 3.6L Valve Lift VIN: WP0AA29932
Hello Porsche Techs, We have a misfire issue and a code P1361 for Valve lift control cylinder # 2 intermittent. The engine has good compression and excellent leak down percentages. We know that the valve lifters can have issues and cause these codes. I'd like ...
2003 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L steering column VIN: YS3FD46YX3
When driving around town display on dash showed message "Steering disabled. Stop safely and contact Saab". The customer was alarmed and had the car towed in. A scan with TechII and Candi box showed no steering related codes but showed a code for rejected tran...
2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS 1.8L engine VIN: 9BWDD61J61
Vehicle came in making a strange sound from the area of the timing belt and with a severe oil leak that appeared to come from the front main seal. We took off the timing covers and found a badly frayed timing belt, especially on both outside edges. Oil covered...
2007 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.0L exhaust cam VIN: 3VWXJ81K97
Performing chain and tensioner replacement on this 2.0 turbo due to knocking noise.Found sealing rings on cover for cam adjuster brittle and broken.My question is does anyone know where I can get just the sealing rings or do we have to buy the entire cover?
2008 Volvo XC70 3.2 3.2L Mechanical VIN: YV4BZ98288
Hello Volvo techs, Hopefully this is a simple request. We are trying to find the a/c drain tube. the customer is getting water on his feet and on passenger side. we would like to clear this before we look to anything else. so far we have not been able to iden...

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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Forward Gears VIN: WAUZL54B5Y
We will post this as fixed because we all know what needs to happen with this transmission. We are replacing it. I did find a couple Youtube videos of these transmissions. The drum does crack and cause the clutch pack to not hold pressure any longer. The lack ...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L A/C inop VIN: WBAAM3341Y
Most of you think about the air flap,slightly restricted... but we did replaced every thing,what need to be done. Also reopen all pipes and lines to clean them out again. It stay exactly the same. So we got frustrated and just send the customer out of the shop...
2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L Srs Light On VIN: 4USBT334X3
Many helpful responses, and I want to thank everyone who responded. However, the only thing that was conclusive was that the passenger side door air bag was at lower than specified resistance. Part was not available for three weeks. Also, since I could not det...
2008 BMW 328i 3.0L Unknown VIN: WBAVC57598
Thanks to all who responded. It sure is gratifying to know that if you keep beating on a BMW it will finally respond. It took four trys but finally it reset. I still have a CF-17 but at least the dash looks clear of probs. Thanks guys for helping me out and if...
2004 Land Rover Freelander HSE 2.5L Lighting VIN: SALNE22264
So this issue was extremly intermitant and for 3 days it would happen only for 5 minutes at a time, then on Friday the lights were coming on the dash and the brake lights were not working and we found the fuse for this circuit with no power fuse #2 and traced ...
2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L Suspension VIN: SALSH23406
I install new compressor & relay , Let it sit overnight,came next day & all the suspension at the same height, it looks like the compressor has an internal leak. Thanks to everyone who took the time to help
1984 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L odometer/speedometer VIN: WP0ZZZ91ZE
Thanks to those who responded ultimately lead to repair! Disconnected VSS at rear seat access. Connected an ohm meter verified function of reed switch and ruled out interior magnets. There are 3 re/br wires connected to this speedo after a quick ohm check to i...
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