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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT68E92
This car was originally in the shop 3 months ago with codes set for the Intake camshaft control circ. bank 1 and bank 2 open, bank 1 adjuster tested bad so we replaced only bank 1 adjuster unit and timing belt, when we finished we topped the car off with oil a... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0305, P1411
2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L ligh on VIN: WBAGN63494
Hello guys, this car came in 2 weeks ago with the srs airbag light on in yellow, we conected the gt1 and got a code for driver side seat matt, we order the part and schedule the part for the following week, by te time customer retur the light was red and he al...
2010 Mini Cooper S Clubman 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMM3C59A
We believe the dealer was correct in their diagnosis that the intake valves do need to be De-carbonized! What we like to know is what is the best way to do this job. We did this job once before on an Audi, we just scraped the back of the valves off and it work... Trouble codes: 2D52, 2773 (Combustion misfire 1 cylinder Misfire in warm up), 2783 (Combustion misfire several cylinders Misfire in warm up)
2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L clutch VIN: YS3FB45563
Hello iatn techs, Im looking for reasurance on this one, customer brought this car on a tow truck and ask me to replace trans clutch (manual) and so I did the problems is that the clutch peal sits pretty low you bearly let go off the clutch pedal when in gear ...
1982 Volkswagen Vanagon Campmobile 2.0L Head Sensor VIN: WV2ZA025XC
this van will not start when its cold out. I am trying to find the temp range chart for the head temp sensor in left cylinder head. haven`t worked on one of these in almost thirty years & am having trouble finding resistances. If any one knows the spec`s it wo...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRK69M25
Car came in with 3 codes. P0068, P0101 and p0171. Checked the maf and it was dirty as can be so we replaced it and test drove car. Seemed OK so we gave it back to customer. Next day he called and said after 30 minutes of driving the check engine light came bac... Trouble codes: P0101, P0068, P0171 (testing and results)
2010 Volkswagen Touareg TDI 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGAK7A92A
Not sure as to where to start on this vehicle, my Bentley DVD's only go to 2009 and they don't have a DVD out yet for this model. I did find some info on the Ross-Tech wiki for the P2453 to check the exhaust pressure sensor 1 (G450), but it doesn't give much d... Trouble codes: P2453 (Diesel particle filter differential pressure sensor implausible signal), P13D3

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2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L caliper VIN: WMWRE33575
I would like to thank everyone for there help. Ordered one from dealer which was also ATE caliper installed bleed system. test drove took temp gun and checked on both rear calipers and rotors same temp on both sides. do not understand why one from dealer fixed...
2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L ex camshaft VIN: WMWRH33597
Great feedback...turned out it was the vacuum pump was locked up. the vehicle wasn't actually in front of me...I posted for a co-worker...I would hope i would have seen the vacuum pump and thought to check it, i totally forgot that mini had a vacuum pump. un...
2007 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Cuts out VIN: YS3ED49G17
Evidently one must have an actual Saab factory scan tool to diagnose the theft message, which I do not have. As far as the codes go I suspect the throttle valve but I can't say for sure without the proper scan tool. I spent $9,000 on a Snap On Verus that could... Trouble codes: P1251 (Throttle body), P1261 (testing and results).
2005 Volvo V50 T5 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, lack of power VIN: YV1MJ682X5
Sorry for taking so long to close this one out. We wanted to be sure that the car was fixed first. The customer has had the car back for about 2 weeks now and says there is no more starting issues and no check engine light coming on. It ended up being a bad ... Trouble codes: ECM50, ECM67.
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