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2005 Audi S4 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUXL68E85
Hello all. This car was towed into us. P0346 code and all cylinders misfiring. did compression test and found the following results cyl 1 25 lbs cyl 5 60 lbs cyl 2 75 lbs cyl 6 75 lbs cyl 3 40 lbs cyl 7 70 lbs cyl 4 25 lbs cyl 8 85 lbs this is a 4.2 litre v8... Trouble codes: P0346, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305
1991 BMW 318i 1.8L Drivers air bag VIN: WBAAJ9312M
we corrected the alignment of the steering wheel now the SRS lite will not reset ... cannot communicate with the SRS control unit. I tried our new launch pad... I tried a older Baum tool # W621300 that is just for that car ... we tried a new Maxi Das and one m...
2001 BMW 320i 2.2L cooling VIN: WBAAZ27201
this is a 2001 318i sedan,has dual fuel system fitted,have current code 279c am using das708 scanner,code says DME output stage thermostate map cooling,cannot find p code for this no,can a bmw tech tell me what this is thanks,
2007 BMW X5 3.0si 3.0L no communication VIN: 5UXFE435X7
I need to know where the aldl gets its power
2009 BMW X5 xDrive48i 4.8L no acceleration VIN: 5UXFE83559
vehicle will go into what feels like fail safe won't accelerate barely moves, happens every 200 miles or so, finally got vehicle to act up and saw two lights on dash (orange triangle with almost full circle arrow most of the way around it, orange brake light, ... Trouble codes: 11757 (2ded), 11570 (2d32), 2CF8, 2DF9, 2CFA, 5F77
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBRF61J82
unstable idle. poor acceleration. no codes. smoke test no vacuum leaks. dropped front exhaust to check for clogged cats. no difference. fuel pressure ok. spark out of coils. injectors clicking. scan data.cylinder #4,ionic spark current o. cylinder #5a o. 5b sh...
2008 Porsche Cayenne 3.6L ignition VIN: WP1AA29P38
vehicle was towed in for a no start dim has ignition lock fault flashing ignition switch turns on and I tried to scan but the vehicle will not put out any information my question is ,,, is the immobilizer locked out or is there a repairable fix without se...
2005 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L steering VIN: YS3FH49Y95
hello. i need some help on this one.once in a while the steering shakes. it feels like it is computer controlled. thought maybe steering angle problem or wheel speed sensor. thanks
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Lifter
Vehicle brought in for timing belt service. BEW type engine, with cam actuated injectors. Technician noted that engine seemed louder than normal. Customer stated that he has owned the vehicle for 2 years now and he thinks it always sounded this way. I did find...
1993 Volvo 240 2.3L engine performance VIN: YV1AS8807P
ran fine for about a month or 2 then started having issues. servicing for engine when in shop was: head gasket(was leaking), cap, rotor, plugs, throttle cleaning, flame trap cleaning, new crank sensor, timing belt and front engine seals, air filter, check valv...
2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1CZ91H24
Volvo techs - HELP ! One of our best customers bought this beautiful XC 90 even after we told him we don't work on Volvos. Now we HAVE to fix it for him. He bought the car at a Volvo dealership and has the service records. Most recent record shows that the cy... Trouble codes: 0014 (Exhaust cam timing)

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2008 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WAUDH74F78
Responses were thta injectors are common on these vehicles. Suggestions were to scope the incector ground wire using a low amp clamp at the ECM since the wires are not accessable under the hood. This was more than we wanted to attempt so once we pulled the in... Trouble codes: P2006, P119A, P0303, P130A.
2004 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Noise VIN: SAJEA01TX4
Thanks for the replies. I smoke tested the intake manifold but did NOT find any leaks. This issue only appears to happen when the outside temp is below about 10 or 15' and it has been warmer here recently. I did find some staining on the lower intake manifold ...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Srs VIN: WVWMA23BXY
Thanks to all the tech who reply for SRS help FIX. We did check all the connections at SRS diagram and found loose contact under kick panel,secured and cleared all SRS faults,drove the car for two days and no fault and no SRS light on anymore. Thanks.
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