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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Random misfire VIN: WAUZL64B0Y
Engine runs smoothly just after start up cold (three-four seconds) Then it begines to misfire and run poorly. Engine is low on power. As the engine warms up it begine to run better but still has a slight misfire at idle. When it is test driven and het at WOT (... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder misfire.), P0307 (Cyl. seven misfire), P0306 (Cyl. six misfire), P0327 (Knock sensor circiut), P0303 (Cyl. three misfire), P0302 (Cyl. two misfire)
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...
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L turn signals VIN: WBABS53411
hi everyone need some help, this car has a bunch of gremlins and was wondering if I could get some advise. the problem is the outside turn signals work but they don't flash in the instrument cluster, at times multiple warnings on the cluster come and go also,s...
2008 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Engine VIN: SALMF15428
This vehicle came in with a Check Engine Light on. Code stored is P050B. Previous shop diagnosed it as a bad transmission. P050B is COLD START TIMING PERFORMANCE. Has anyone seen this code before on this engine.
2003 Mercedes-Benz C320 4Matic 3.2L Starting VIN: WDBRF84J73
Hello to all mercedes techs, HELP !!!This car was towed in to us. The customer said he went in to pick up a pizza and came back out and the key will not turn in the ignition. he had the windows down and sunroof open. when you put the key in, you do not hear th...
2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Wipers VIN: WDBRF61J64
Hi Guys and Gals I have a 2004 c240 base model with a problem. I replaced the wiper/turn signal switch due to failure to stay on right turn. (self cancelled all the time) Afterwards 3 weeks later customer came back with wipers only working on spray mode or wa...
2006 Mercedes-Benz C280 4Matic 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF92H26
I took my Verus pro and reset adaptives for transmission and it appears to shift and code doesn't reappear. Had mil on for engine code 1697. Also has some SRS codes. Runs very good, I know that the code is a test plan for the oem scan tool but can someone tell... Trouble codes: 1697 (P2203- speed sensor 3 faulty), P2203 (speed sensor 3 faulty)
1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L hood release cable VIN: YS3DF75N2V
Car was towed in with a dead battery and broken hood release cable. It's broken at the hood end, not inside the car. WIS says "To open the bonnet in an emergency or if the bonnet-release mechanism is broken, use special tool 8292963." I can't find a picture or...
2002 Volvo S60 T5 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1RS58DX2
Customer states that the engine will crank but will not fire, or engine starts and dies. Could not duplicate symptoms on arrival, and have not since. Also customer complains of anti-skid service light on, transmission light, and the clock was going around and ... Trouble codes: BCM01, BCM10, CEM1A, CEM1A, ECM, 201A, ECM, E003

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2007 BMW X5 4.8i 4.8L Radiator Fan VIN: 5UXFE83567
First & foremost thanks IATN. Next thank you Dan from Ontario & James from Rhode Island you guys both hit right on target. The fix was the relay behind the RH fender, I removed the wheel well cover verified good voltage at the relay 12 gauge wire, & verified g...
1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Rear Seal VIN: SAJHX1744S
All the replies mention crank endplay. That was measured and was within specs. The surface of the journal was perfect. I had a friend who has worked at the local Jaguar dealer for 20 years come over with the install tool, but has admitted that that he has neve...
2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L shifting VIN: WMWRF33555
well with your help I traced this problem to a bad transmission, we took it to a tranny shop where its getting repair and work out a payment plan. learn a lot about this car (not to mess whit it) thanks evryone who replied
1997 Volkswagen Golf CL 1.8L no spark or injector pulse or rpm VIN: 3VWEK01H7V
Ok guys, this one is fixed. It was the ignition coil in the end. I want to thank all of you for taking the time to make great suugestions. George and Mike were spot on with coil-itus. Interestingly enough, without that working coil you will not see RPM on scan...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRK69M34
you guys are awesome. i am so glad i posted this before tearing into the car. with limited scan tool power (snap-on modis) and wiring diagrams (alldata) this could have been a real nightmare so i decided to PHONE A FRIEND first. it wound up being the fuel pump... Trouble codes: P1198, P1435, P1118, P1425, P0264, P0270.
2006 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.0L Cuts out, Wont rev over 3400 VIN: 3VWWJ71K46
Thanks for the help with this one. I have NOT fixed this one. The next step would have been for us to try a ECM reprogram and then if that didn't work, try an ECM replacement. Customer elected to drive vehicle as is for the time being and he said he would repo...
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