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1996 Audi A6 2.8L oil pressue light VIN: WAUFA84A8T
car came in with intermittent oil light on, checked oil pressure w/gauge over 25 psi hot at idle, replaced sender. light still coming on, pulled dash and checked wire from sender to dash.. good readings, sent dash out for repair and told they couldn't find a p...
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN63473
Problem car data: Vanos position inlet bank 2 120 degrees Vanos position exhaust bank 2 120 degrees Vanos adaption inlet bank2 132.6 degrees Vanos adaptation exh bank2 72.50 Same readings on bank 1 Valvetronic mode limp home Same readings from a simi... Trouble codes: 27B6, 27BE, 27BF, 27C0
2010 BMW 528i xDrive 3.0L Extended crank VIN: WBANV1C58A
Customer's concern: extended crank, intermittent. Was finally able to duplicate after hot soak. Found tsb for reflash of computer. Has anyone done that and have success in solving probelm?
1972 Mercedes-Benz 350SL 4.5L location VIN: 1070441200
normally I change expansion vale with compressor and dryer, but don't have much infor on this car. does anyone no where expansion valve is and how to change it. i'm assuming this is my problem. I did compressor and dryer with retrofit and it was really cold. c...
2005 Volvo XC90 V8 4.4L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1CZ85255
Customer stated engine stall at traffic light after stopping for couple second. Check engine light on with the codes stated above. This vehicle last oil change was 26497 miles ago. Got in the car, put in drive and transmission slam into gear. Symptom get worst... Trouble codes: P0193 (Fuel rail pressure sensor high - input no sub type information), P0506 (Idle air control system rpm lower than expected), P0175 (System too rich Bank 2), P0172 (System too rich Bank 1), P0089 (Fuel pressure regulator performance), P61A6

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2007 Audi Q7 Premium 4.2L drivers window VIN: WA1BV94L57
Thanks to all who replied, especially Cheng. His reply was right on the money. I tried it first so I'm not sure if the others would work also. This is it-lower window, hold switch 3 seconds after window is down, release switch, hold switch in down position aga...
2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L transfer case VIN: SALAA25495
Charlie and a few of the other responders were correct about the transfer case module being bad. After removing the battery and box, we removed the module and found evidence of battery acid damaging the unit. We checked the connectors and they were clean. We a...
2005 Saab 9-7x Linear 4.2L Differential VIN: 5S3ET13S75
We installed a new OE encoder motor and shipped it. The customer is satisfied. I wish I understood why the repair works. Special thanks to Mark, Mike, & Alex who were familiar with the problem and cure. The very slight posi action was confirmed normal by A...
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: WVWCD63BX5
everyone was right. it was the right front axle. dealer part not aftermarket
2004 Volvo V40 LSE 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VW275X4
Thanks to all that replied. The cam solenoid & cam gear were replaced as I said & the customer went through emissions. Several months later the code came back. I am waiting for vehicle to return so I can check oil pressure. Oil has been changed regularly with ... Trouble codes: P0015 (Cam shaft position), ECM60, ECM61.
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