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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: WAUDG74F75
i have code p2543 on audi a6 3.2 i have checked the wiring andchecked fuel pressure and it was 55 psi with gauge and vcds says 5 to bar at measuring blocks 103 and 10 and the fuel pump is running at 70% measuring block 103 and 106 the pressure is 5to 6 bar and... Trouble codes: 18975 (low pressure fuel sensorg410)
2012 Audi A7 Quattro 3.0L Electronic VIN: WAUYGAFC7C
Hello Audi Techs, We have this 2012 A7 and attempting to do the rear brakes. We are having trouble getting the calipers to release. We released the emergency brake by using Ross Tech software and also our Auto land tester. What we found is the system releases...
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L compressor VIN: WBAGJ8328W
I am using an Autologic scanner, IHK has only an AUC code, KO (PWM) signal from IHK to DME is staying below 30 percent (29.88) this will reduce to less that 15 peercent when I turn IHK off. Service literature indicates that 45 percent or greater is necesarry f...
2004 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Noise VIN: SAJEA01TX4
Thanks in advance for the help. We have this S-Type that has a whistle noise coming from the engine that is very intermittent. It only happens shortly after engine is run for about 5 minutes and cruising at around 50-55 mph. It DOES change with engine RPMS and...
2005 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Battery VIN: WDBNG75J15
This vehicle came in after a few other shops failed . After a couple day cold soak the battery will be to low to start the vehicle . The charging system is perfectly normal . I isolated the alternator in case there was some kind of draw from it but still had 1...
2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: WMWMF33577
Limp in when extremely cold.Manufacture codes 28B4 and 2863(p1062)valvetronic operation occur only when very cold- code disappears when warm or stored indoors. Engine has proper 5w-30 Mobil 1 and a Mahle oil filter. Diagnostics are almost nonexistent and could... Trouble codes: 28B4, 2863 (valvetronic mechanism power limitation)
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L fuel tank vent VIN: WVWPD63B94
Our customer complained of strong gasoline odor after filling the fuel tank. We verified complaint and traced to fuel leaking from top of fuel tank on the driver side. We removed the back seat and the inspection panels below and found a hairline crack in the w...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.0L Lighting VIN: 3VWWJ71K46
I need info on the headlight system on this jetta. The hid lights work good but I can not get the inside light (halogon)bulbs to burn. The Hids work on bright and dim so what are the inside lights- driving lights? What feed them.

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2006 Audi A4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDF78E16
Thank you all for responding to this request, its like having a big brother in the next bay! Given the responses and the mileage on the car I replaced the imr motor assembly. Test drove and no codes. Also I appreciated the helpful tips for replacement procedur...
1984 BMW 633CSi 3.2L Hesitation VIN: WBAEB840XE
The rebuilt air flow meter fixed 90% of the problem. The issue with cutting out under full throttle was a switch under the accelerator pedal. The customer didn't want to dig further, so we adjusted it far enough away from the pedal to keep it from being depres...
2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SD 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
thank you for your information, it did really help my understanding to the system, what I DID WAS TO CHECK THE SIGNAL FROM COMPUTER TO COILS, AND FOUND THAT ONE COIL WAS NOT RECEIVING INFORMATION, CUSTOMER WAS NOTIFIED PRCEED HIMSEL TO REPLACE IT AND PROBLEM S... Trouble codes: P1591, P1000, P1000, P1000, P1000, P1000.
2008 Land Rover LR2 SE 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALFS24N48
Did a harness shake and was able to get signal back from MAP. Tightened loose connectors at ECM and all is well. I guess problem existed before I did original repair on pulley drive,but I didn't check faults before starting work. High resistance values c... Trouble codes: P1080.
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L door locks VIN: 4JGAB54E3W
i changed the driver side door lock also.the car can be lock manually now.At least i can feel safe this way and considared a fix thanks to all the people how help.Kamal
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L No Start VIN: 4JGAB57E13
have only deterimed that problem occurs when inside of car is below 21 deg f. i tried new oe sensors for cam and crank, and new ignition switch, no change.crank signal pattern looks same at no start as does when starts' also compared pattern to another ML and ... Trouble codes: P0335.
2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L long crank VIN: WDBRF40J85
What a pain!!! The problem was the left side level. It has plastic hoses that go from the left side level sender to the right side pump and the hose had a leak at the crimped fitting. Causing fuel to leak inside the gas tank!!!
2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic Luxury 3.0L hard to start VIN: WDDGF8BB3A
Thanks for everybody's help. I did some research and found the these exact codes were repaired by replacing the purge valve. I went in to xentry and did the guided purge valve test and it passed. I went ahead and replaced it anyway and cleared the codes. I dr... Trouble codes: 0749 (bank 2 too lean), 0745 (bank 1 too lean), 2095 (bank 2 too lean at idle), 2091 (bank 1 too lean at idle), 0954 (car canister shutoff valve sticks closed).
2011 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDAPF4CC2B
This def system on this sprinter is all scanner testing to diagnose. mitchell was no help on sprinter and tech support kept telling me I needed to use a dealer tool to get anywhere on this truck. They say when sprinter was getting tossed between dodge and me... Trouble codes: 15B70, 16CF0.
2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDC21V61
This Cabrio is fixed. Felipe got it right and supplied good information to help me fix this one. The MAF sensor signal ground (internal to ECM) was open. With the help of the specific signal wire function I was able to run a redundant ground and read a wave... Trouble codes: 16487 (mass or volume air flow circuit high input).
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Coolant VIN: WVWPD63B34
Thanks for taking the time to reply. We have decided that the previous repair shop did NOT replace the water pump as I was told. (Wondering if they did anything they said) Anyway, from your posts, there is no water flow coming into the fill bottle from the ...
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