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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)
2003 Audi A4 1.8L abs VIN: WAULC68E43
Hi again. We have a new customer that brought in his car because the ABS and traction control lights are on. I scanned the system, and the only code that comes up is 01435: Brake Pressure Sender 1, G-201, electrical fault in current circuit. Mitchell on Deman...
2005 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L rear defroster VIN: WAUDL74F45
Rear window defroster is not working, I have checked the 40a fuse at the right rear, the relay has power from the fuse and the relay ground is ok. I removed the relay and checked it, ok. checked the data block in the hvac ecu and it shows the button on/off whe...
2003 BMW M3 3.2L Abs VIN: WBSBL934X3
Hello everyone, I need some help with a code for the rotation rate sensor 5E38. I am using an autologic for my scan tool. This car came in with the code stored and one of the things we noticed was that the wheels and tires have been changed. the front tires ar...
2005 BMW 745Li 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGN63525
To all thanks in advance for your help we removed the engine and trans as one unit with sub frame and struts and removed cly heads and replaced valve guides and seals installed engine and trans the car runs great and no smoke the car has been driving 200 plus ...
2005 BMW 745Li 4.4L transmision/cas VIN: WBAGN63565
what I have is a E66 745Li that gives warning message on display: "The transmission automatically shifts to P when the engine is switched off. Please contact your BMW center as soon as possible." fault code in transmission module 51AC no message from car acc...
2008 BMW X5 4.8i 4.8L Hard Start VIN: 5UXFE83578
I am looking for fuel system information for this 2008 X5. The vehicle came in as a no start, the battery was junk. This X5 now has an extended time. If the vehicle sits for a couple of hours it drops fuel pressure to 20 PSI. As soon as the vehicle is cranked...
2005 Saab 9-2X Linear 2.5L camshaft seal VIN: JF4GG61625
Vehicle came in with blown headgaskets. I removed the heads and sent them to the machine shop. They replaced the valves and seats, magnafluxed, and refaced contact surfaces. Got them back and re-installed all parts accordingly, including new idler and timing b...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Engine timing VIN: WVWMD63BXX
Hello all, Hi have this Volkswagen Passat in which the customer had towed in due to an engine noise. I was able to start the vehicle and heard a terrible grinding noise. I discovered the timing belt idler pulley had come apart in 2 pieces. I replaced the timin...
2009 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L electrical power VIN: 3VWRM71K19
Hello, gents. This Jetta came in on a hook, died won't restart. New customer for us, owner said it had stalled several times before but always restarted. Turning the key 'on' only displays the 'DRL' indicator in the cluster (no 'idiot' lights at all) and the ...
2004 Volvo C70 2.4L Shift solenoid VIN: YV1NC63D24
Thank you for your help. This car came in with a code P0762 or Volvo TCM 0115, Shift solenoid C stuck on. After reading and clearing the codes and test driving, the car performs flawlessly. Previously, several thousand miles ago, this customer had it looked ...

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2008 Land Rover LR3 HSE 4.4L transfer case/DSC VIN: SALAG25448
Thanks again members for all the helpful hints. I found no evidence of water in the transfer case control module. After removing the transfer case actuator, the plastic gear had a flat spot worn into it, just like the BMW actuators. Replaced actuator and retu...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L shifter VIN: WDBHA24G2X
Problem turned out to be mechanical, and pretty poor design IMHO. The lever under the shifter (operating the rod to the transmission)is keyed to the shifter shaft, supposed to slide and disconnect from the shaft when the shift lever is moved left while in D, s...
2008 Mercedes-Benz C300 Sport 3.0L No Start VIN: WDDGF54X58
Thanks to all who replied. After reading the posts I went back over all my diagnosis of the vehicle. Replacing the crank sensor was on my mind but having no communication with the computer still threw me for a loop. I unplugged the crank sensor and still no co...
2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF33517
bled some more and light has been off for two weeks.
2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L ABS light-intermittent VIN: YS3FD79Y96
Well, This one is down the road! I want to thank all that replied, with a special THANK-YOU to Martin, I pulled the harness from the frame at right rear and found A broken wire..The harness according to my local dealer is not available at this time, so.. I use...
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