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2001 Audi A4 1.8L No Start VIN: WAUAC68D21
Need real help with this one. Vehicle towed in no start. Battery was low. Disconnected and recharged. Customer had replaced the f/pump relay as he checked and found no power at the pump. Checked and found no power to the pump. Checked the relay and it was not ... Trouble codes: 00771 (Instrument cluster open/short fuel level sensor), 01314 (instrument cluster ECU no comunication-intermittent), 00956 (central lock Key2 adaptation limit surpassed), 18010 (Engine power supply terminal 30 voltage too low), 17910 (Engine f/p relay short to plus), 17951 (Engine angle sensor 1 signal too low)
2007 Audi A4 2.0L No Start VIN: WAUAF78E57
Hello Audi Techs: We have got a tow in that we discovered has oil in the intake and has flooded the Air Flow Meter. We did the crank case valve (recently) that is on the valve cover and the car still was smoking. We did find that the oil filter housing also ha... Trouble codes: P1093 (Fuel Meassuring System 2 Malfuction), P0300 (Random Misfires Detected), P0302 (Cylinder 2 Misfires), P0304 (Cylinder 4 Misfires), P0303 (Cylinder 3 Misfires), P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfires)
2004 BMW 525i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBANA53524
bmw techs need some help on this one, customer said car died on the highway, car was towed in and has a crank no start condition, fuel pressure is between 50-55lbs while cranking. Car will run on starting fluid. INJECTORS NOT OPENING, Fuel injector appear to b...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WDBCA24D1K
Vehicle came in with hard cold start. Starts and stalls when cold. Will stay running with carb cleaner or starting fluid. We performed R&R plugs, wires, cap, rotor button. Smoke tested intake and found slight vacuum leak from electrical side of idle air contro...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L battery drain
Hi all, I have this 06 Passat that came in with a flat battery. Customer states that it has been replaced 3 times already. I checked for a battery draw and found 1.6amps! I had all the doors and bonnet closed and locked it and left the car for over 30 mins whi...
2007 Volkswagen Touareg 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGZE77L37
VW and Audi Tech, please help. Car came in complaint about loud vibration noise from engine area and check engine light on. We heard the noise from the fuel rail area. Install scanner, all misfire faults, cam fault possible due [...] low oil or timing chain relat... Trouble codes: P0088, P0341, P0300
1998 Volvo V70 2.4L Heat VIN: YV1LW5538W
Customer complaint is no heat and low amount of air flow. Customer states they ran car for 2 1/2 hours. We cant duplicate. Has anyone ran into this trouble.

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2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L flywheel VIN: 4JGBF71E98
Indeed the flex plate was very cracked around the mounting area,suprisingly easy to get apart, thanks for the help and quick responses.To tell the truth the MB stuff scares me a little!
2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Cuts out VIN: YS3FD79Y96
Thank you for all the replies. Actually we did vertify problem and after the problem, we see the fuel pressure drop down [...] 18 psi after engine cut off. But we can restart we car right away. Since that the problem disappear. We suspect the fuel pump or fuel re...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSA69M25
Well this one threw me for a loop but, I finally figured out the problem. Sorry to say nobody got it but, I thank everyone for the responses. For lack of any better ideas I decided to to a cylinder leakage test. When I got to #3 cylinder I was holding the br... Trouble codes: P1517, P0685.
2008 Volvo XC70 3.2 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV4BZ98238
Well, this ended up being a very simple fix in the end. The fuse that supplies power to the leak detection pump was missing. I installed the fuse & tested the operation of the system & found all tests out ok now. Cleared the code & the fault has not re-occurre... Trouble codes: P2401 (Leak detection pump fault), P2419 (Leak detection pump fault).
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