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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L No Start VIN: WAUDC28D6Y
This car is a no start, checked for spark, no spark. checked for codes there is no communication with engine and abs modules tried unplugging abs no change. checked fuses found #37 blown (radio) replaced, blown again (right away) removed radio and found fuse i...
2005 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L oil cooler VIN: WAULL44E25
AS anyone knows working on this car be frighfull, we just replaced the air suspension compresor and relay and while working on the car noticed a leak of coolant around the back of the alternator, we have been looking at this and have come to realize it is most...
2007 BMW 530xi 3.0L drivers power seat VIN: WBANF73597
The drivers power seat is not working at all checked all fuses and all are good scanned with are launch and could make seat work from scan tool but no seat functions from switch. Passengers side works good. Thank you for any help you could send are way. Duan...
2009 BMW 528i 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANU53569
Vehicle came in with no start, verified no start, found and retrieved codes: 2e8d(battery sensor); 2d59 (actual torque monitor); 2a38 (valvetronic servo motor sluggish), 2a37/2a47 (valvetronic eccentric shaft sensor plausability), 29cf mis cyl 3 29d0 mis cyl 4... Trouble codes: 2A38, 2A43
2009 BMW 550i 4.8L Dme VIN: WBANW53539
Vehicle in for front upper timing cover gasket and valve cover gasket repair. Upon completion, valvetronic motor end stops were relearned correctly and throttle body was readapted successfully. After initial startup the vehicle ran rough and set check engine l...
2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L Mechanical VIN: SAJEA01U33
After diagnosing an intake manifold leak I discovered the gaskets were only available from the dealer, none of the local parts stores have a listing for them. The gaskets from Jaguar are the metal gaskets between the fuel rail and the heads. Removed the intake...
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Locking VIN: SAJEA51C74
The customer brought the car in with the complaint that her lock/unlock function works intermittently. I have tested the system with both transmitters she has; they both behave the same way. Some of the times when the lock or unlock function is selected, nothi...
2008 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L Clutch VIN: WMWMM335X8
After installing the new clutch the engine wont turn over. I can't move the crank pulley with a breaker bar but I can pry heavily on the flywheel and make it move a little. I had a little trouble getting the input shaft to go in its home when reassemling. But...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Misfire VIN: WVWAK73C16
Hello and Thanks in advance. I have this Passat 2.0 BPY in the shop with cyl #2 and random misfire codes. Cyl 2 the worst. Thought it was a basic tune up with 4 coils time but nope. After some reading pulled of intake and thought i found the problem with carbo... Trouble codes: P0302, P0300
2003 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS61TX3
Hello everyone, What we have is a headache inherited from another shop. We have a recurring 261a aka p0089. We have actual fuel pressure of 90 psi with a duty cycle of 7%. Coming from another repair shop we verified that the parts they replaced were correct pa... Trouble codes: 261A

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1980 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L Hot start
Well this car had to leave and we didnt' get it fixed, unfortunately. I set up the 3 way pressure tester and the the pressure was leaking back to almost zero within a minute of shutting off. The fuel pump with check valve has already been replaced. When I clos...
2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Starts and dies VIN: YS3DD78H1Y
The problem turned out to be the air mass meter. I never had one that would shut off the injector pulse like that! Thanks to all that hit on the air mass meter. I wish the engineers that design these things would make it so the air mass meter would set a code ... Trouble codes: P0172 (Too rich bank 1).
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L secondary air injection system VIN: 3VWCM31YX4
Hello Friends Thank you all for all the great reply,as some of you mention,i check the engine for vaccum leak, find a very small leak at the intake manifold, repair that, also Check exchaust system, all check out ok with Smoke machine and also pluging the exh...
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