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2008 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L engine VIN: WAUDH74F38
we received this car on Monday with a running rough /noise. found all bank 1 cylinders were misfiring,there is a terrible rattling type noise from the plastic intake plenum.the noise could not be heard anywhere else on the engine.the noise would demish when re...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: WBADM634XY
BMW hard start...thanks in advance to all the IATN techs that take their time to help others.. I'm looking for a direction to start here on a 2000 bmw 528i. engine will crank over good with no start.. after a little fight it will start hitting on a couple cyli... Trouble codes: 238 (also 242 243 239 codes for misfire cyl1 5 6 2)
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L lower timing cover VIN: WBAFB33541
Can anyone tell me if you can pull the lower timing cover in the truck ?? This is the motor with water cooled alternator. Thanks in advance...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C36 AMG 3.6L Misfire
i have a c36 amg in for a missfire problem number 3-4 coil no spark have tried new coil and swapped with knowen good one. checked power supply and earth trigger from ecu. compession tested... sent ecu to be tested.. returned no fault found.have also made up te...
2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L Gauge lighting VIN: WMWRF33555
Vehicle battery was dead, owner jump started car and brought in for battery.When park lights or headlights are switched on none of the night time illumination (inside)is working. If I back probe a gry/red wire at any point all lights work. I'm not sure if we h...
2002 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L mil light VIN: WP0AB29962
This car came in with complaint check engine light intermittently comes on, accompanied by psm and abs lights. Pulled codes and found fault P0102(hot film maf sensor,intermittent, below limit value) in dme and fault 5525(torque transmission from dme intermitte...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L oil pressure VIN: 3VWRK69M23
Customer states: RED oil light came on and immediately pulled over and shut down vehicle. Added 3 quarts oil and started vehicle. Drove about 5-7 miles and again Red Oil light comes on. Customer opened hood and found copious amount of oil all over right side e...
2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L right rear door latch VIN: 3VWGG71KX7
First off I want to thank everyone in advance for any help.Car came in with a bad door lock actuator on right rear, replaced latch assembly, everything worked fine till we locked the door. after we locked and unlocked it the door would not open. While looking ...

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2002 Audi A4 1.8L stuck in 4th gear VIN: WAULC68E92
Thanks for the replies. This one is fixed. First, the trans controller on 2002 models is under the hood in the E box so water intrusion was not a factor. I had a discussion with a tech at ZF USA and he gave me some insight into code info and lack thereof. ...
2003 Volvo XC70 X/C 2.5L Steering VIN: YV1SZ59H03
First I want to thank all of you for the fast and helpful replies. After checking every single component I went with changing the rack, installed a new rack after flushing the system and the car works awesome. I had the feeling that was it but it never hurts t...
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