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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L Cruise control VIN: WAUDH68D41
Cruise control will not set, this is my familys vehicle and we have replaced the abs module recently but the cruise did not work before then, we have replaced the air bag clockspring because of no horn condition, the turn signal switch assem. has also been rep...
2003 Audi A4 1.8L Transmission VIN: WAUJC68E43
Hello fellow technicians, we got this Audi A4 1.8T with an CVT 01J transmission, car history is that the transmission was repaired 1 year ago and that the car has not been moved or used during this period of time, now the owner went to pick up the car but the ...
2007 Audi Q7 Premium 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1BY94L97
Thank you for reading this and any input you may have in advance. The car was dropped off at the body shop to have the front bumper cover painted.After the job the car run poorly and the check engine light was on with code p0088.The body shop took the car to ... Trouble codes: P0088
2008 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L blower VIN: WAUDH54F18
Please Audi Techs, let us know if you have run into something like this. I spoke to the local Audi dealer and was told there is no specific problems that they encountered. Customer mentioned that he left sun roof open and was rained in. All controls on counsel...
2003 BMW 540i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WBADN63443
We have this BMW in our shop and its turning out to be a nightmare. It has a slight misfire at idle and as you increase the throttle the misfire gets worse and at times the idle starts to surge. Snap throttle under load it has a major misfire. I've cleared the... Trouble codes: 62 (Misfire Several Cylinders), 50 (Misfire Cylinder 1), 51 (Misfire Cylinder 5), 57 (Misfire Cylinder 2), 53 (Misfire Cylinder 8)
2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA13594
Car came in with these 2 codes ( P0171, P0174). Found vacuum hoses and connectors brittle. The crankcase valve was replace cus the snorkel was split. Cleared codes, test drove to reset monitor and after 102 miles of road testing MIL light came with the same co... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean condition), P0174 (Lean condition)
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Heater VIN: WBAVB13546
Help BMW tech please! A 2006 325i had the upper radiator hose replaced in our shop, tech followed "12 minute key on, engine off, temp at 84 and low blower" coolant bleed procedure twice then drove the vehicle. The yellow temp warning light came on, then the re...
2009 BMW 323i 2.5L OBD-2 Plug VIN: WBAPG73579
Dear BMW Friends, we are using the BMW ISTA diagnostic with the Factory ICOM A. We tried to read out OBD-2 plug, but ISTA said can not read Vehicle VIN #, therefore no fault code read out possible. We back-probed OBD-2 plug and have all Inputs. We connected IS...
2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: SALTY15441
I have a tough one here. I have a cylinder number 7 miss fire. I thought was a fualty injector. replaced injector and problem still exists. I checked the wire from the pcm to the injector and the wire is good. I also checked with a noid light and light does no... Trouble codes: P0307 (cylinder number 7 miss fire), P0207 (cylinder number 7 injector circuit open)
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...
1981 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L Poor Idle Quality
Hi, thanks in advance. I am looking for a accurate ignition diagram for this 81 porsche. I have been chasing a poor run and found my o2 relay pulsing at idle and i found that power to this relay is supplied by the rpm relay. This is were i was lost in my searc...
1987 Porsche 924 S 2.5L No Start VIN: WP0AA092XH
Vehicle towed in for a stalling condition which led to a no start. Upon arrival I found there was no fuel pressure and checked voltage and ground at fuel pump. There was no power at the fuel pump. I manually powered the pump to see if it would run and it did. ...

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2008 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L A/C performance VIN: WAUDF78E28
Current draw on the old fans was 13/6 A. The current draw on the new ones is 5.9/1.5 A. That explains everything. Now the fans don't cycle on and off when the A/C is on. A/C is working strong like it should. Hoping this info help next tech.
2008 BMW 328xi 3.0L all VIN: WBAWC33598
Thanks for responce-as all stated-the wire at fuse box was bad, recall at dealer has been doone, no fault since. thanks for the help.
2013 BMW X3 xDrive28i 2.0L starting ,no locking system radio ntot working VIN: 5UXWX9C51D
Sorry for the delay, I was repeatedly told that I needed a BMW factory scan tool or equivalent to take vehicle out of transport mode first. So after discussing options with the customer he decided to send to a local BMW specialist. Thanks to all who replied, J...
2003 Volkswagen Transporter 2.5L No Start
Kurt, Dan thanks for responding. Must have been a bad day. When I re-read the service info the next day I noticed that it said to set injector pump timing marks up when crankshaft at 82mm before tdc. (the pump timing was retarded approx two teeth) Set up as sp...
2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSG31Y46
Well thank you ladies and gentlemen this car is fixed! It turns out his car was vandalized and there was some unidentified liquid and stuff in the fuel tank. Now to try to make this helpful to others… The car came in with a one eighth tank and although the ver... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301.
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