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|1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Fuel System VIN: WAUBA34B3W
Came in with fuel fouled plugs. Replaced plugs and in a short drive, plugs began to foul. We are very unfamiliar with these vehicles and am wondering what controls the amount of fule into the cylinders
|2005 BMW 325xi 2.5L Rejected Smog test VIN: WBAEU33405
I am unable to smog this vehicle due to an intermittent loss of engine speed signal. The smog machine has no problems testing all other ODB2 vehicles. I sent the car the the state emissions lab and they too cannot test vehicle. The speed signal is picked up at...
|1988 Saab 900 SPG 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: YS3AT76L4J
Hey guys this saab 900 turbo if suffering from excessive nox.I have determined that the catalyst isn't performing well because of a lean condition I see in the o2 sensor waveform. At idle it switches very well. anything off idle and it flatlines. during this c...
|2004 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L No Radio VIN: YS3FB45S14
Car is in from another shop, radio is totally inop., hitting buttons on icm makes nothing happen.first shop "borrowed" amp1 from a known good car with no change.icm passes bus response on tech2, amp1, ehu,cdfr have no response, tech 2 claims ring break just be...
|2004 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L Starting VIN: YV1RS61T24
A very intermittent crank no start. We were instructed to replace the CEM for faults in the high speed CAN for a problem that could not be duplicated after several days of road tests. Not surprisingly, the car came back. We have the following codes: BCM-E000 c...
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|2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Unknown VIN: WA1YD64B02
Thank you everyone for your help.We kept checking wiring harnesses and whatever we could.We may have scratched an itch?and satisfied it for now. The car was fine for a few days at the shop so we gave it back to the owner. It's been over a week now with no iss...
|2007 Audi Q7 Premium 3.6L liftgate VIN: WA1BY74L47
if you have one that the motor separates from pivot and has been trying to function, don't bother trying to retime it. just replace the module/motor assembly. at the price of the module/motor assemblies customer opted to have them removed and use the gate as a...
|1983 BMW 320i 1.8L No Start VIN: WBAAG33010
HI, EVERYONE. THANKS TO ALL OF YOU WHICH TAKE TIME TO HELP US. WE HAD TO REBUILT THE FUEL DISTRIBUTER , THE PLANGER WASN`T MOVING AT ALL TO SUPPLY PROPER AMOUNT OF FUEL TO INJECTORS. THANKS AGAIN MATT
|2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 3.2L Can not put fuel in VIN: WP0CB298XY
Amen this car is fixed!!! Ok, the tank venting valve can be replaced with out removing the tank. Get the battery and box out of the car. Carefully cut off the crimp type hose clamps to valve. Carefully use a sharp long knife and cut a v-shape in the styrofoam ...
|2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Power windows VIN: WVWPD63B72
We finally got this vehicle fixed. We had a used Passat come in that had all the windows working properly. We switched out the drivers side window module and it fixed the problem. We bought a new module. Just a side not the output from the old module to the do...
|2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWSE69MX4
Thanks to all who answered me.you guys and IATN are great.I found bad check valve under intake at crankcase.Not visibly damaged but not working.Thanks again Mark.
|2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI 2.0L Mechanical VIN: WVWBM7AJ9A
LET ME START BY THANKING YOU ALL THAT REPLIED, SORRY I'M REPLYING LATE. I DISCOVERED IT WAS A MECHANICAL PREBLEM DO TO THE LACK OF LUBRICATION FROM LOOSING OIL OUT OF A LOOSE DRAING PLUG. THE CUSTOMERS EXTENDED WARRANTY PLAN DID NOT COVER LACK OF LUBRICATION A...
|2011 Volkswagen Golf TDI 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on, Glow Plug Lamp VIN: WVWNM7AJXB
I replaced the fuel injectors and that fix the car completely. A summary of the parts that I replaced were: injectors, fuel distributor, fuel return line that connects to each injector, fuel filter, HP fuel Pump, all other components were cleaned and re-use... Trouble codes: P0087 (Fuel Rail/System pressure too low Upper limit reached), 34560 (Fuel Rail/System pressure too low Upper limit reached).