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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)
2007 Audi Q7 Premium 4.2L drivers window VIN: WA1BV94L57
The original battery went dead on this car(had all kinds of strange symptoms night before,Was dead next morning). I charged battery at terminals under hood, got car started and drove back to shop. Tested battery with Midtronics, replaced battery with non oem b...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBCA24DXJ
Hi everyone, and thanks in advance for your input. We have this Mercedes that we're having a bit of a problem with. And I must admit that I'm not that familiar with these old Bosch CIS systems, which might be part of the problem. First off, it's on excellent...
2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L Bas esp module VIN: WDBTJ75JX4
Hello everyone I have a problem with this benz that I can not figure out. Bas,abs and ,esp light are on the dash. I have no communication with the abs module so I checked all powers and ground but they tested fine. I replaced the abs module with a used one of ...
2008 Mercedes-Benz ML320 CDI 3.0L Turbocharger VIN: 4JGBB22E78
Rarely ask for help but I need some opinions on other techs experiences. I get code 2526-001 in the CDI ECU that indicates Y77/1 [charge pressure positioner] signal line is shorted to positive. I have checked the wiring and found there is no such issue. All my...
2004 Mini Cooper 1.6L transmission VIN: WMWRC33454
I have a quick question about this car and would like to see if anyone has encountered this problem. When driving at 60 MPH, cruising at a steady speed, the engine RPM will increase slightly as if the locking torque converter has dissengaged. If you increase y...
1991 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L Fuel Door VIN: SCAZN02A7M
Hi There. The fuel door solenoid would not work with fuel button on dash. I removed relay and found that if I gave power to terminal 5 the door would open also I was getting a ground signal from the fuel button when depressed. I am getting no power at the rela...
1985 Saab 900 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3AM35J8F
Customer brought this Saab to me and said can you fix it. I sobbed and said maybe. He bought it at a yard sale and car had sat for 10 years. It's a no start but does crank after charging battery. He stated that the previous owner said it needed a fuel pump so ...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWSP69M12
Attention VW techs This car is killing me. Car was towed in, died on highway, it didn't take long to determine it had a broken timing belt. Ordered and installed new head complete with valves,lifters and camshaft. I am very familar with Vw tdi's. When I tried...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: WVWPD63B52
Thanks for your help in this. We have a 2002 Passat that when it get hot (after driving for about 10 min's on the freeway) when the engine reaches approx 3500 rpm's it will fall flat on it's face. You can push the accelerator pedal to the floor & the engine rp...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L valve body VIN: WVWSK61J03
We have maintained this car for several years with no problems until now. Not long after doing a transmission drain and fill (OEM fluid) w/filter (several weeks?), there was a problem with shift points, missed gears, and occasional neutralizing. There had been...

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2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Wipers VIN: WDBRF61J64
Well folks this one has been sent to the dealer. It was not my choice but had to be done. I had put in 3 different switches over the last several days. I tried to code the rain sensor and it would with Autoland not Launch. When I went to initialize it, neither...
2006 Mercedes-Benz C280 4Matic 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF92H26
I'm seeing replys for problems I have that do nothing but throw me off. Thanks Mark . All I was doing was finishing the job up. I know Snap on is not a factory tool but they sure help me alot. I also talked to a guy with I Scan tools. Some times you just keep ... 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
Thanks to Peter [...] for sending a picture of his home made Saab hood opening tool! I got a piece of 1/4" rod and flattened the end with a hammer about 3/4", then bent the rod a little over 90* to form a hook about 1 1/4" long. Then it was a matter of inserting ...
1993 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: WV2MD070XP
Thanks to those that replied to my query. Suggestions were system relay(ecu power), O2 sensor, temp sensor, ignition timing, and a plugged cat or exhaust. We had covered most of these issues in our original inspection, but I rechecked them and threw in a temp ...
2009 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2.0L water pump housing VIN: WVGAV75N49
I wish I could say this is fixed but I can't. Talked to the local dealer and found out that this is a common problem. Told the customer what I was told and he has decided to trade the car in. I hate knowing that someone else is going to have to deal with this ...
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