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2004 Audi S4 Avant 4.2L starter VIN: WAUPL68E44
I have gone to the customers house when this problem happens but it is impossible to get to anything on this car with out taking a lot of stuff apart. I was able to check for power out of ignion switch and it is ok. Audi istalled a new neutral safty but proble...
2005 Audi S4 4.2L Alarm VIN: WAUPL68E85
This is a first time customer. Concern is that the alarm (factory) goes off while driving and will not stop for "a long time". I never experienced this, it is very intermittent. She states that the hazards flash and the horn beeps, but stops when a turn signal...
2006 Audi A4 2.0L Engine VIN: WAUKF78E96
Have a 06 Audi A4 2.0 gas. Auto. shows 101K Car has a idle vibration. Changed trans and both motor mounts still present. No codes store, no misfire codes. Engine plenty of power, runs great but vibrates at idle, and can be felt at cruising speed. Took to d...
1994 BMW 318i 1.8L No Start VIN: WBABK5323R
We had this car towed in, customer stated it lost powered then died and wouldn't restart. After doing some checking noticed the car was flooding itself out. Knowing DME is a problem we sent it off to have it checked, came back fine. Injector pulse 10-11.5 ms w...
2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Cel VIN: WBADT43412
Hi Fellows and BMW Gurus, We've this car from another shop with lean codes P0171 & P0173. To us what could me the car run lean are: 1.Bad MAF or air leak. 2.Front or rear O2 sensors stuck on rich 3.Too high fuel pressure or leaking fuel injectors After runnin...
2006 BMW 330i 3.0L Timing VIN: WBAVB33536
Hello iATN, hope you guys can help. This vehicle came in intially for an overheating issue and no heat. During inspection we found coolant mixed with oil and a bad leak at the oil filter housing. we performed a block tested and found combustion gasses present ...
2005 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Alarm and Switched Relays VIN: SAJWA01TX5
So this car has me stumped I usually can figure everything out but not so much on this Jag. As stated the alarm will arm after 35-40 minutes and will go off when the door is opened unless you use the fob to disarm it or the key is inserted in ignition. Reocc...
1998 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L shift lever VIN: WDBGA33G9W
I Hope someone else has seen this: The gear shift lever will not physically move past 'D' into the lower gears. It won't even move over to slide past the gates. Are there solenoids in the housing that could cause this, or possibly something fell in the mechani...
1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L interior lighting VIN: WP0AA2999X
vehicle drains battery after checking several things and not finding anything car finally left interior light on after key is removed visor and door interior lights stay lite no codes and no known issues , all the door switches work and the interior door ...

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2005 BMW X5 4.8is 4.8L ride control VIN: 5UXFA93535
Thank you to the 4 that replied. We sent the car to the dealer to replace the defective module but instead were told that the module was ok. They claimed that the module was still in transport mode and just needed to be properly programmed which they charged u...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L fuse 54
hi guys thanks for your imput checked all replies pretty sure it may have been the loom under washer bottle removed cover repositioned wiring all seems good been gone for 2 weeks thanks guys marc
2005 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Battery VIN: WDBNG75J15
First I would like to thank everyone for responding with some awesome information ! Once I understood that 80 to 110 milliamps (thanks Mar) could be considered normal for this vehicle I had to change thinking . Returning to take a deeper look at the new batter...
2009 Mini Cooper S Clubman 1.6L Piston VIN: WMWMM33549
Thanks again IATN and the techs who replied. We ended up over doing this one and forgot its going to be for sale the head was just supposed to be checked and cleaned ended up being ported because of small gashes in the intake. The pistons were so expensive fr...
2006 Peugeot 307cc 2.0L Front windows
Thanks for the replys, turned out to be the drivers door switch
1999 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L windows VIN: 3VWDB61E7X
spoke to vw and it is normal thanks guys!vw says this car does not have that option
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3VWRA69M05
Once I checked the fuel pressure it was clear that the problem was the fuel pressure, specs say 3-5 bar at idle this car had 2.5 and on acceleration it went down to 2 bar replaced both filter and pump and all is good Thanks for all the replies
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