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2008 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L A/C performance VIN: WAUDF78E28
Sometimes A/C doesn't blow cold air. P0480 Cooling fan 1 control circuit fault is stored in ECM. The fans only kick on for about 6 seconds and off. Probably 30 seconds between the next cycle. Recovered 300g of R134a. I charged 500g. Test relay and check fuse. ...
2004 BMW 325i 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV33414
I have a question for any BMW guys. Can a misfire cause a TCC lock up concern and set a TCC code? I have checked the TCC sol. and have found no problems. My BMW knowledge and information is very limited.. Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0741 (TCC Sol. circuit performance or stuck off)
2006 BMW 525xi 3.0L Accessories VIN: WBANF33546
Car Came In with the CID Not Lighting up, Customer said the dealer told him need new CID ( The one in the center) display car info & navigation, anyway i install used good one swap it from different car & I reprogram it with auto logic still dont light up or w...
2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L fan operation VIN: WDBTK65G94
Morning techs! I seem to only have to post here when i get a mercedez or bmw but i appreciate any help in advance. We have a tow in for an overheat and I looks as if the fan is not working checked all powers and grounds, fuses. They seem to be good but i can't...
2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L cooling fan VIN: WMWMF33587
Cooling fan will come on at the proper temp (108 deg) but does not turn off unless the car is shut off and restarted. The coolant temp on the scanner goes down to 86 or so, but the fan still runs, even with AC/Defrost off. Car came in for over heating. Found ...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Misfire VIN: 3VWSC29M6Y
The car presents a misfire when the A/C is turned on. Seems like its a p0300 but sometimes 2 and 3 seems to be consistent and other times 1 and 2 seem to be consistently misfiring. When the A/C is off or if you raise the RPM to about 1100 the miss disappears c... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Charging VIN: WVWTH63B02
Vehicle came in with a jump pack on the battery. Did not charge at all. Checked all wiring and condemned alternator. Battery was leaking and had ton of corrosion, even though it tested out o.k. and took a charge I decided to replace. Replaced with dealer alter...
2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WVWKK73C37
Hello All, I have a car that I'm hoping someone can help me with. I have a 2007 VW Passat 2.0 with a strange problem. I only need to drive the car to closed loop (which doesn't take long) and the problem occurs at idle and at part throttle. There is a noticeab... Trouble codes: P1297 (Pressure drop between turbo and throttle valve), P1093 (Fuel measuring system 2- malfunction)
2006 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Hesitation, No Power VIN: YV4CN592X6
2 months ago this car was at another shop for low oil pressure. They removed the lower oil pan and cleaned sludge from the oil pan and pick-up. A new oil filter was installed. Oil pressure came up to normal level. Over the past few months customer noticed a de... Trouble codes: 602D, 126B, 9820 (ECM Load Signal)

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2002 Porsche 911 GT2 3.6L Valve Lift VIN: WP0AA29932
A challenge at it's best! The question came up in the beginning can the job be done in the car?...yes it can! Do you need special tools?...yes a few, they can be bought from Baum tools. We replaced all of the lifters and found a seized intake lifter on our # 2...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWSP69M01
This was a case of not having the factory tools and thinking I could fabricate something to make it work. Ended up taking to a VW dealer and they had it running and starting fine in about 30 min.
2010 Volkswagen Routan SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 2V4RW3D11A
Thanks to all who took the time to respond. After several weeks of unsuccessful attempts to duplicate the problem in a controlled environment, the customer has decided to take his chances on the road with it.
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