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1997 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBB88D9V
We have a P0501 (16885) which is vehicle speed sensor. Speedo works, I understand signal comes from sensor on axle, into instrument cluster, then to various other components. I am assuming the sensor is good as the speedo is working. On scanner Block 005, veh.... Trouble codes: P0501
2007 Audi S4 Cabriolet 4.2L Low oil pressre message VIN: WUARHL48H3
We did some reseal on this engine that was leaking oil. Now we are done and when you just start driving down the road, the oil pressure message comes on. The oil is full. I did remove the oil pressure switch on top of the motor near the filter and manually che...
1995 BMW M3 3.0L No Start VIN: WBSBF0327S
hello guys, I have this m3 that was towed in. The car has very low miles for the year. The customer said he drove it in to where he stores it. The car wouldn't start when he went to get it out. I have no spark, fuel pump control and no injector pulse. I could ...
2009 BMW 750Li 4.4L Supplementa Restraint VIN: WBAKB83539
Have a [...] "Internal Control Unit Fault" code stored. Does not clear, displays in DIC to continue wearing seatbelt but have car restraint system inspected. Does anybody have any info on this?
2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51C72
I wish I could be more specific, but do not have Jag specific scan tool, so all info is from a generic tool. Code P2000 comes up with a description on the scan tool of NOX trap efficiency. There is absolutely nothing in Alldata concerning this code (the code i... Trouble codes: P2000 (NOX Trap Efficiency)
2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRH81J83
Hey everybody. I feel like I've been through the ringer on this one. This vehicle has been serviced at our facility for a number of years, never having any major issues. Despite its mileage, the vehicle runs very well and has never missed a beat. It was towed ... Trouble codes: P0141, P0161, P2009, P2089
2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L Transfer case VIN: WP1AB29P64
Vehicle came in stuck in low range 4x4 with 4x4 faulty message on instrument panel red led lit up on switch and 4x4 indicator on in inst panel.Replaced transfer case servo motor and worked the couple of times I tried it.Customer picks up vehicle and t case get...
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS TDI 1.9L Power Loss VIN: 3VWCR31CX5
Occasional loss of power and sets P0299 code. I think I have a BEW engine. When applying vacuum to the "waste gate" it leaks vacuum and doesn't hold as good as I think it should. This waster gate is called a vnt and is a kind of regulator operated by vacuum to... Trouble codes: P0299

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2008 BMW 135i 3.0L water pump
thanks for everyone help, I did remove the thermostat housing and then access to the bolt of the waterpump, the spot is still very tight, ..I have no idea why they love to put in such a good spot... so everyone have a great time to play with it..
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 3.0L right rear c.v. axle VIN: WDBEA90D5L
Sorry for the delayed response. After reinspecting the suspension and all related components, we determined that we had to install another new axle shaft and test drive the vehicle to either duplicate the failure, or determine if we had just received a defecti...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA81HXV
This vehicle originally came in for no start. Check engine light came on after I repaired no start problem, so customer already pick-up his vehicle, may be back again when comes to smog. Thanks CG in Sacramento CA Trouble codes: P1420 (Manufacturer specific code), P1452 (Manufacturer specific code).
1991 Volvo 740 T 2.3L Crank Seal VIN: YV1FA8744M
rechecked pcv system hoses and nipple,noted that pcv box/oil separator had been replaced previously.isolated boost from intake and rechecked and pulled vacuum at intake side.beleive boost pushing into crankcase do to worn rings.customer declined repaired and o...
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