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2005 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Ride height adjustment VIN: WAUML44E05
Hello, Looking for a procedure to re-start/initialize/adapt suspension system, if possible. Vehicle came in with suspension on the ground, would not raise at all. All DTC's were pointing towards internal issue with ABS module, replaced with used one from salva...
2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L transfer case VIN: SALAA25495
Was road testing the car with the customer and a noise was heard and the vehicle seemed to be in neutral. Towed the car back in. Multiple lights flashing on panel including the low range light, amber brake light, traction control light and ride level lights on...
2002 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED59222
Hello Saab techs! We are out of ideas with this SAAB 2002 9-5 V-6. Car has a problem with intermittent loss of power under acceleration and long cranking start ups (4-5 seconds) I have replaced all the parts mention above. We check the exhaust and intake syst... Trouble codes: P0134, P1172, P1300
1994 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3VWFA21H5R
This vehicle sputters and sometimes stalls when accelerating from a stop. And only with part throttle. Full throttle it will accelerate better. I noticed a hissing sound from the fuel filler neck and there is constant vacuum at the charcoal canister (it is pul...
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L 4th gear VIN: 3VWBB61C8W
Vehicle came back numerous times with the customer stating "I step on the gas but it won't go" sounded like throttle body. Then she said it "hesitates" Hmmm...misfires? We only test drove it five miles or so and finally got it on a hot day for 20 mile drive an...

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1996 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L compressor VIN: WAUEA88D2T
Sorry, I was unable to fix it. We tried a used control head with no difference.When I jumpered the low pressure switch it would not set the code for the pressure switch, however it still would not power up the compressor. Customer picked up the vehicle, I am s...
2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Electronic VIN: TRUUT28NX2
Thanks for the responses special thanks to Ralph from Colorado Check the fuse block on top of battery.Due to high resistance it will burn the terminals for fuse. The fuse was burnt replaced fuse and all works great thanks.
2003 Audi A4 1.8L Transmission VIN: WAUJC68E43
Sorry for the late reply customer wasn't willing to pay for the engine fix but we fix it anyway just to see if that was what was causing the problem. We disassemble the valve train and the cam actuator was stuck, we clean it and reassemble, we took care of bot...
2007 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUKH74FX7
Thank you for the quick and helpful replies. This is one to remind you to not always believe what you read. Per Alldata diagnosis the middle wire in the harness was supposed to have 12 volts. Well guess what, it is supposed to be a 5 volt square wave. Once you... Trouble codes: P0341 (Cam sensor implausible signal).
2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Air Suspension Control VIN: 5UXFB535X4
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L mirrors VIN: WDBRF40JX3
Sorry for not closing this sooner. Turned out to be to front SAM. Thanks again for all of your input. Regards. Brad
2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L door locks VIN: WDBRF52H26
Ok guys thanks, Sorry for delay. Had to wait for mew key to get here and you know how pain in the but TRP. parts are. But you guys where right, the old key would lock and unlock if key was held close to Ir sensor on door handle. I had good reception via rad...
1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L Compressor VIN: YS3DF35N9V
We cannot get the customer to return our phone calls. Since I posted this we have been unable to communicate with him. The next step is a Tech2 card for Saab which we are unwilling to purchase for just one vehicle and will instruct the owner to take to the S...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L a/c compressor VIN: 3VWSC29M5Y
Lou from New Jersey was right on! I found in my scanner under special functions throttle body recalibration.Ran it and it failed.Ran it a second time and presto A/C clutch engaged at an idle and works perfectly.The guage readings were my fault as I did not ch...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L convertible VIN: 3VWCD31Y54
Thanks for the replies. We tested the control module for voltage supply, loaded grounds and all was ok. Disconnected the battery then rebooted the system-still no communication. The top switch grounds the up or down circuit so we checked for voltage to the swi...
2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WVWKK73C37
Hello all, Unfortunately I had to turn this one away. I was asked if I had checked for a vacuum leak. I pulled the oil cap off and I wasn't sure if the vacuum I felt was excessive or not, so rather than measure it, I replaced it. That was not the problem. This... Trouble codes: P1297 (Pressure drop between turbo and throttle valve), P1093 (Fuel measuring system 2- malfunction).
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