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2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L No Start VIN: TRUUT28N52
Vehicle died while driving. Customer states that he heard a noise when it died. He also admits that he tried to jump it (backwards). I checked all fuses, and found radio fuse blown, timing belt marks are correct. No metal particles in oil (from drain plug). Wa... Trouble codes: P0321
2010 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Mechanical VIN: WAUDFAFL6A
Good morning, we are working on a 2010 A4 with a caeb engine and have a reoccurring code p0016 for cam crank correlation . We replaced the cam bridge and changed the oil, The code keeps coming back.Our question is how do you check the cam timing it is obvious ...
2005 BMW 325i 2.5L Unknown VIN: WBAAZ33475
customer bring car for check engine light on code 2f09 intake air temp. sensor,no vacuum leaks car runs good reset light drove tree blocks light return this car don't have intake air sensor separate replace mas air flow sensor from bmw cost $500.00 ALSO replac...
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 BMW 335i 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: WBAWL73518 and all master tech.I need help. this bimmer came in for smog and it is failed for high hc at both 15 and 25 mph. no code store in dme.idle really smoth,also cruising. found a lot of proplem with high pressure mechanical fuel pump.but in this case it...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Stall VIN: 4JGAB54E2Y
Group I had this vehicle show up from another shop. They called and said it has no throttle response and they had replaced mass airflow sensor thinking it would fix it. I got it here and could drive it in but it does have no throttle response it idles and very...
2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUH87J06
After replacing the intake manifold the vehicle was driven approximately 10 miles, ran fine so it was delivered. Next morning it came back because of a misfire. Now it randomly looses the injector signal to cylinder 3 & 6 injectors. We checked the connectors t... Trouble codes: 0309 (The injection valve output stage of cylinder 3 detects a short to positive P0268), 0629 (Misfiring P0300), 0641 (Misfiring of cylinder 3 P0303), 0648 (Misfiring of cylinder 6 P0306)
2005 Volkswagen Touareg 4.2L No Start VIN: WVGMM77L65
We have this car in the shop from a cust. who tries to work on the car himself, he removed the fuel pumps, and now before I correct the problem I would like to know if anyone has a diagram on how the fuel lines route. The dealer sent me a picture from his part...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWXJ71K56
Can anyone help me out on this 06 Jetta 2.0 turbo? It came in with no drivability complaints but had a p0171 lean code. I've replaced plenty of valve covers on the 2.5 for this, so the first thing I did was pulled the dipstick. When I did, the engine started t... Trouble codes: P0171
2009 Volkswagen Eos Komfort 2.0L Oil Pan Removal VIN: WVWBA71F39
This 09 VW EOS 2.0 CCTA engine has a bad oil leak at the rear, and was diagnosed at another shop as the rear main oil seal. Simple enough, I thought. Looking on Alldata, I see 5.9 hours to R+Install automatic trans. We followed the instructions on Alldata, e...
2002 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1TS91D92
I have this Volvo S80. Initially had dead battery from cranking. Vehicle has good fuel pressure and cranks but will not start. No spark or fuel injection pulse present. KOEO has no check engine light. Customer claims vehicle died while driving and ABS light ca...

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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: WAUDG74F75
yessir! fuel pump and module was it, and filter or course. I don't know if this is relevant but upon removing the fuel pump I could see a few spots on the case where the pump had gotten hot. Trouble codes: 18975 (low pressure fuel [...]).
2005 Audi S4 4.2L Alarm VIN: WAUPL68E85
I still have not experienced the problem. I witnessed the radio turning itself on and begin playing the tape with the key removed and door closed. I am assuming that this MAY be related. [...] of the buttons do not work and they are all STICKY. I would...
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality
After having tried everything I could think of I decided to drive the car for a while , hoping that engine trouble codes ( previously cleared by customer ) would reset and guide me a direction . After a lengthy test drive I returned to the shop where the vehic...
2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L Hesitation VIN: WDZBE8CC2A
Thanks for the help and education on these systems volume control vs. pressure control. I'm going to release it to the customer as a fresh fuel filter seemed to fix the power issue and code 11BE00. The check engine light remains on with codes 170000H, 170100H,... Trouble codes: 11BE0.
2006 Porsche Boxster 2.7L temp gauge VIN: WP0CA29836
thanks to all who took their time to respond - issue was never overheating of any type - simply temp gauge inop w/ light flashing. Thank you Kraig from Indiana for saving someones life cause someone/something was going to die! (this is where the me being stupi...
2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 2.0L oil pressure VIN: WVWLK73C88
We pulled the filter and found no issues with the spring or filter. Replaced it with another new one and ran the car for 1/2 hour in the shop. Short test drive showed no issues, and a longer (24 miles) test drive showed none as well. Sent car home with cust...
2003 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS61TX3
Thanks to all who replied. As I suspected the ECM was the culprit. We repaired the intentionally cut wire and installed a used ECM, had to re-program the immobilizer to work with our key and the fuel pressure was normal. No more MIL and it runs like a champ. ... Trouble codes: 261A.
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