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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 A4 Quattro 2.0L Misfire VIN: WAUDF68E45
Hello Audi VW techs. I have this misfire only under loads. Car drives well otherwise. Starts easy, idles well, normal acceleration is good, cruise is excellent. Misfire is felt near 2500 and over rpms. I've swapped coils and spark plugs with nothing changing. ... Trouble codes: 00768 (Random/multiple cylinder misfire detected P0300 upper limit reached), 00770 (Cylinder 2 misfire detected P0302 upper limit reached)
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality
Hi , thanks for your time . I have this 03 bmw 745li with extremely high crank case vacuum . The owner had cleared trouble codes but tells me there were mixture codes only . We replaced both crank case vent valves as well as the breather hoses to the lower and...
2007 BMW X3 3.0si 3.0L Srs VIN: WBXPC93447
install new passenger seat occupancy mat clear the codes & try to enable it thru autologic but it keep failing , it wont enbale & i got code 72 for occupancy sensor not detected or not enable.Any help will be greatly appreciated... the seat coushin is brand ne...
2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 2.0L oil pressure VIN: WVWLK73C88
Vehicle was in yesterday for synthetic oil change with Mobil 1 5w30 and Mann filter. Customer returned today with complaint of knocking at idle. Cell phone video indicated lifters rattling. We are assuming a lack of oil, but it was quite cold here this morning...
1990 Volvo 240 2.3L airbag VIN: YV1AA8851L
This is a charity case for a girl who works at a homeless shelter. Somebody donated the car but it won't go through state inspection because the airbag light won't go off. We followed the procedure to check fault codes and there is no response from the light i...

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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WBAAM533XX
Thanks for the help. Most of the oil coming from cyl 6 was actually coming from valve cover gasket grommet. I replaced gasket and its a lot better but still burns some oil. Customer is going to run it.
2006 BMW 330i 3.0L Timing VIN: WBAVB33536
Thanks everyone especially larry. We fitted the new cylinder head asssembly and set timing using the same tools as before and everything is running perfect now. That ball/valve in the cylinder head MUST be there for the vanos to operate properly. Hope this ...
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Cuts out VIN: SAJEA71C34
Thanks for the replies and my apologies for wasting your time. I posted this for another tech in the shop thinking he had done all the preliminary tests. Wrong. I was going to help him when I got caught up a little and before I did the customer came and got th... Trouble codes: P1235, P1236, P0231, B2565, B2577.
2008 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 5.5L regulator VIN: WDDDJ72X58
I had to find the zero position of the motor.I used Autologic to find the zero point and reinitialize. Thanks Mark and Mukesh.
1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L interior lighting VIN: WP0AA2999X
here is what I found ,, the door switches all work , and the ignition was seeming to hang up rather than just the electrical part I ended up installing the whole ignition housing assy all is well thank you to the guys who did respon...
2007 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L ignition VIN: YV1MS39077
It had some kind of metal gasket spray in number 4 spark plug hole causing a misfire. Thank you very much for all your help. Jim
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