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2003 Audi S8 4.2L fuel gauge VIN: WAUGU44D13
audi tech, please help. car tow in a months ago due [...] dead fuel pump. we put in a new fuel pump, a week later. car tow in cause by low fuel. fuel gauge show half tank, but actually empty on both side of tank. perform output test on fuel gauge, show normal flu...
2006 Audi A4 2.0L abs VIN: WAUDF78E76
Have an Audi here with Bosch 8.0 esp/abs randomly sets abs communication faults.[...] no comm, I think I have a module going bad.I also have codes for communication between other components and the abs modulelike trans and airbags and engine as well as a ...
1995 BMW 525i 2.5L poor performance VIN: WBAHD6320S
I am just wondering if this is a normal occurrence on the older bmw 525I models for the oxygen sensors to go bad. Or is there something else on the car that could be causing the oxygen sensors to go defective? This customer also has another car exact some mode... Trouble codes: 201 (Oxygen O2 Sensor), 13 (Oxygen O2 Sensor)
2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L engine light VIN: WBAEK73495
Hello all. got this good one. reduced performance light comes on at times. when the warning comes on the engine seems to run normally. no lack of power. pulled codes 2a5c valvetronic eccentric shaft sensor 2 reference and 2a6b valvetronic power limitation. we ...
2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L Unknown VIN: WBAVC93507
I don't know where to start on this car. has codes 2A43, 5F3A, A0B5. I'm having trouble finding any info on these codes.
2001 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA24C81
Vehicle was towed to shop, battery was dead. Re-charged battery. Started vehicle, road tested, transmission shifted normally during road test. Unable to find any info on fault codes. Anyone seen these codes any help is appreciated. Trouble codes: P1260 (Security input), P1222 (Traction control outpun circuit malfunction), P0711 (Transmission fluid temp sensor circuit range/ performance), P1632 (No discription)
2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L hvac VIN: SALSH23497
merry christmas to every technician on the trade. This range rover is only blowing hot air to the passage side, I remove the blend door motor and move the blend door manually, and it still does not change at all, I am sure the blend door is fine on the heater...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L battery VIN: WDBRF61J21
Have a 02 mercedes c240 here that I found a .9 amp draw coming from the driver seat module part# [...]. called my dealer and got price availablility and questioned him on if it needs to to coded or programed. was told there are no special notes but he wa...
2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Ride Height VIN: WDBUH82J55
car came in with sagging rear end. Found leaking spring in RR position. Replaced both rear airbags. Now we have a hard C1341 code in the suspension computer. I can not find a definition for the code in Alldata, identifix or IATN. The compressor will run for a ...
2006 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L cyl 3 VIN: YS3FH46U96
Hello Saab techs: Have this 9-3 v6 turbo 2.8, with an intermittent engine shaking WOT, when for exemple i try to resume acceleration while cruising. The car shakes a bit and then smoothes out. The mil goes on and off , and i only get a pending dtc, p0303 cyl 3...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDF31KX6
p2181 keeps coming back after a day or two. We replaced thermostat,ECT, radiater temperature sensor and ambient temp switch. ECT reads -48C when unplugged and 130C when shorted. Temp gauge is maybe a bit slow to rise but heater seems normal. Temp sensors read ... Trouble codes: P2181 (Performance malfunction in cooling systemimplausible signal)

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2006 Audi A4 2.0L airbag module VIN: WAUAF78E26
Thanks to everybody who replied. Pulled the module all the way out and still couldnt find any thing regarding index numbers, so i took a chance and called Autologic tech support again. Autologic UK called and after 20 minutes on the phone and almost every numb...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Esp/Bas VIN: WDBRF64J11
this car is finally fixed code c1210 on c class means it needs a road test after steering wheel angle sensor or lateral acceleration sensor replacement .I have to go over abs bas esp system separately erase all codes reset the zero point value than go for a r...
2008 Porsche Cayenne 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1AA29P18
Thanks to everyone for your responses. It looks like this Cayenne had a faulty pressure relief valve. Its installed at the end of the high pressure fuel rail. And of course its an updated part. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0674 (fuel pressure sensor- upper limit exceeded), P12A2.
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Engine timing VIN: WVWMD63BXX
Thanks to everyone who responded and shared their insight. After rechecking my cam timing and verified it was correct, I pulled the valve covers and checked the tensioners for the chains. They checked okay. It seemed my problem was on both cylinder heads. I d...
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