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2006 Audi A4 2.0L over boost VIN: WAUDF78E36
After replacing engine and turbo this car just does not want to drive right. Engine idles and runs smooth with no issues. The problem is when accelerating and the turbo starts boosting it goes into what seems like a fail safe mode where it won't accelerate abo... Trouble codes: P2293, P0234
2003 BMW 525i 2.5L Radio VIN: WBADT43433
Hi, i have this 525 BMW that was towed in for a dead battery. We replaced the battery and cleared allthe codes that came with it. All seams to work fine but the RADIO PRESET BUTTONS. The radio will turn on and off and wolume works fine too, you can use the sea...
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L vanos VIN: WBAVA33527
Hello All We are working on a 2007 BMW 328i the headgasket was leaking oil at mid block we removed the head and sent it to the machine shop.They did a complete valve job and milled it .005 due to slight warpage We have reinstalled the head using all new bolts ...
2003 Land Rover Discovery S 4.6L trans VIN: SALTL16463
Greetings All, This land rover came to us after having the trans replaced by by another shop. The symptom is a late hard shift, then the m&S lights start flashing and the trans is in the failsafe mode.When i scan the trans generically I get code p0722 which i...
2009 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF73519
Hell MIni Techs We have this Cooper S that came with a rough idle and has misfire codes in all cylinders, I read about carbon build up in the valves and problems with the high pressure fuel pump, but I would like to get some information on how to test for thes... Trouble codes: P00, 300 (Misfire code random), P00, 301 (Misfire code cylinder 1), P00, 302 (Misfire code cylinder 2), P00, 303 (Misfire codecylinder 3), P00, 304 (Misfire code cylinder 4)

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2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L engine block
While I appreciated the responses, I already knew the correct way was an engine but since shes paying for it out of her pocket (and changing insurance companies pronto) and cant afford the engine and r&r right now, I was hoping for more it is, she ...
2004 Mercedes-Benz S430 4Matic 4.3L door locks VIN: WDBNG83J84
I removed all the trunk liner panels and very carefully inspected all wiring - OK. Checked for short between fused side of fuse socket #62 and pin/socket #2 of PSE connector number 1 with a DVOM while wiggling wiring harnesses - OK. Closed myself into trunk fo...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMD63D0X
Well after not finding any obvious problems, we started looking to make sure that we installed the correct rear 02 sensors. Turns out the service writer ordered them for a 2000 Passat with a ATQ motor and we have a AHA motor. The funny thing is, is that the AT... Trouble codes: P1198 (Rear 02 Heater circuit B1S2), P1199 (Rear 02 Heater circuit B2S2).
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Starting VIN: 3VWSP69M33
First I want to Thank everyone that sent in their tips and suggestions. Someone else had just installed new timing belt, idler, and water pump before I got the car. I removed the cylinder head and inspected the valves. This car had the head replaced not too l...
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