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2006 Audi A6 3.2L No Start VIN: WAUDH74F06
We have an Audi A6 Quattro that came in with an intermittent stall/hard start.I drove it for a whole day without a problem.On the second day I could get it to cut out on hard acceleration.Brought into the shop and had trainee check fuel pressure which was less... Trouble codes: P3073 (Fuel pump circuit), 12403 (VAG code)
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Starting VIN: WBADM6331X
Hi guys I am in desperate need for help on this car I just Purchased it 2 days ago the trunk would not close, so I took the latch out and put a new spring in it. Right after I got done the car won't crank or start I figured it's a blown fuse somewhere but I ca...
2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L drivers door lock VIN: WBAEP33443
Having trouble with this bmw 325 xi wagon. Drivers door lock only will not unlock with either remote or center console button. Have tried 2 new factory door lock actuators and still the same result. Have ohmed out all wires going from general module to door lo...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Part Throttle VIN: WDBEB28D9N
Hello everyone please give me some tip customer complained about low power i drove the vehicle i noticed vehicle does not downshifting works with shifter and kick down switch but never goes to 3th gear with part throttle from 4th gear and sometime vehicle goes...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDI 1.9L valve timing VIN: 3VWSR29M85
well long and short of it, been doing this timing belt all day must have done it 30 times. crank is locked in TDC, Cam is locked in TDC I have even removed valve cover to visually check the came position. when I try to crank by hand it stops dead either direct...
2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Electronic VIN: YV1LZ56D4Y
This vehicle is randomly going into "limp mode" with the forward arrow flashing. The problem happens sometimes after coming to a stop where the customer described the vehicle as "being stuck in overdrive" The vehicle shifts normally at all other times. The flu...
2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Suspension VIN: YV1CM91H14
we have replaced both front axles, left and right control arm bushings and still get an intermittent (death wobble). The customer states that it feels like a wheel is falling off. Mostly happens at highway speeds if he slows down the shake stops. He also noted...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L temp sensor VIN: SAJNX2743S
thank you everyone. after a bunch of testing I ended up adding a resistor to bring the gauge the halfway mark
2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on
I ended up sending this land rover to guy I know who specializes in land rovers. I had called him and he said the 06's are prone to intake valves getting dirty with carbon. He recommended a good motorvac service. He said he does them three times and that fixes... Trouble codes: P2096, P2098.
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L #2 Injector VIN: 3VWTG69M11
thanks for all turns out the ecm was shutting down the injector.i had checked spark,it looked great.decided to try a different plug wire and its fixed.i did not think an 01 would shut down injector.i have had plenty of misfires with soaked plugs so ...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WVWAK73C26
Well, I FINALLY got the VW to act up while driving once. I was graphing the MAF, RPM, desired and actual throttle positions, and the MAF did not go up when given throttle from a stop. Throttle opened, MAF did NOT go up, and RPM dropped as it stalled. MAF did n... Trouble codes: P1281 (Cooling System Implausible Signal), P0513 (Incorrect Immobilizer Key), P0442 (EVAP system small leak).
1998 Volvo S70 T5 2.3L Alternator VIN: YV1LS5375W
I checked the connections from the battery to the fuse box - good, I checked the ground to the engine and the alternator - good, I tested the alternator - good, I checked for voltage between the alternator housing and the battery - none. I cleaned a small amou...
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