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2007 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Unknown VIN: SAJWA51A67
Vehicle came in with a whine/scream noise between 25 and 30 mph. Initially we were not told that it happened only cold and would go away after driving for a while. We had difficulty reproducing it on the hoist but it was very loud driving down the road. Eventu...
2004 Porsche Cayenne Turbo 4.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1AC29P64
OK, 3rd time in for P2403 Evap Emission system leak detection pump sense circuit/open. Freeze Frame Data: 1160 RPM, closed loop, 138 degrees F. ECT, STFT B1 & B2 -6.2, LTFT B1 0, LTFT B2 -1.5, 17 MPH, 2.4% calculated load. Tested purge valve & purge air line ... Trouble codes: P2403 (EVAP Emission System Leak Detection Pump Sense Circuit/Open), P0011 (Camshaft Position A Timing Over Advanced or System Performance Bank 1)
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAK73C36
The problem is the intercooler hoses are sucked flat at idle, if i remove the map sensor they return to their original shape. I have changed those intercooler hoses thinking they were just defective,but same issue.I have taken the the waste gate vale off the t... Trouble codes: P0106, P0236

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1998 BMW 328is 2.8L Ign key spins VIN: WBABG1324W
Jan from Pennsylvania had the winning reply. I am quoting him directly: "The purpose for the lock cylinder spinning is to deter theft. The lock cylinder will spin freely if someone were to try to turn it with a screwdriver or something other that the correct...
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