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2007 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDH74FX7
Hello to all! This a6 came to us from a used car dealer. We started with clearing all of the codes and they come back instantly. When it arrived it was not in limp mode but after a short time ( less than 1 mile)of driving we experienced a hesitation then a l... Trouble codes: P2401 (Evap circuit low voltage), P0031, P0051, P1117, P1121, P2295
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2008 Audi S6 5.2L Headlights VIN: WAUDN74F28
This vehicle has a right side high beam issue. However we have replace the Xenon Bulb, Socket or igniter and control uint. Burns up the socket and bulb. Thanks Dave
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L radio/cluster VIN: 5UXFB53524
hi every one just thanking you for the help in advance. i got a weird problem going on with a x5. what happens is intermittently the radio become completely inoperative and then the turn signal indicators on the instrument cluster become inoperative when the r...
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2008 Porsche Cayenne S 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1AB29P68
Came in with P1026 stored, fuel high pressure implausible signal. Replace the high pressure fuel pump, still has code P1026 coming back. Replace fuel high pressure sensor, still has code coming back. Idle is poor and engine cuts out @ 3000 rpm. Rail pressure v... Trouble codes: P1026
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FB49S73
Hello Friends, This car came to me and the customer said that the engine starts and quits. I have scanned the engine with my Modis and came up with the codes above. I called the customer who is out of town and he would really like me to repair it. I have done... Trouble codes: P0445, P0638
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2009 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGBV75N19
This car was transferred to me from another tech to diagnose this problem. I need a little information to move the process along. Customer complaint: The car was run out of fuel and now the check engine light comes on. The codes: P0171 system lean bank 1 and... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean Bank 1), P119A
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2009 Volkswagen Passat CC Highline 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Came in for CEL for Fuel rail pressure sensor low pressure. I have checked the lift pump for pressure going into the high pressure pump and it is always around 6 bar and never drops below 4 bar even under high load. The real problem doesn't seem to show itself... Trouble codes: 04506 (Fuel Pressure sensor Intermitent), 00369 (Lean Bank 1), 00768 (Random Misfire), 00772 (misfire 4), 00770 (Misfire 2)
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L compressor VIN: WBAGJ8328W
Idle speed does not increase by very much (approx. 100 rpm) have not had the vehicle back to complete the daignosis, but I believe this to be the problem. All other criteria are being met. Thank you all for your efforts.
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2003 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG Kompressor 5.5L long cranking VIN: WDBNG74J83
Thank to all . The problem was aftermarket crank sensor. I did put back the old crank sensor it working fine. And this time I have GS drove ,test...with fuel pressure gauge on the windshield and with the snap on scanner did the movie record...after 2 hours th... Trouble codes: P0335.
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L Unknown VIN: WMWRC33493
This challenge is over, Alan was 100% on this one, the little ball bearing particles of receiver dryer came u part and clogged the condenser.Ended up replacing compressor receiver dryer with condenser and expansion valve and flushing the system.The pressures...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Engine VIN: WVWAK73C26
This one is fixed. Customer bought a used engine with 90,000 miles. They were told by highly respected local import shop that the cylinder head was the weak link on these motors. Some of the responses confirmed this. They were also told to only use VW castrol ...
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2009 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Thank you all you guys, especially Lou, Dan, Don & Jeff. We did the carbon clean, customer called back in 2 days and said everything was fine. I tell him to give it a week to make sure. The only thing I got stuck in the first place was the code 2304, and later... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0302 (Misfire cylinder 2), P0303 (Misfire cylinder 3), P2303 (Ignition coil...), P2304 (Ignition coil...).
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2007 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L climate control VIN: YV1MS382X7
Thank you to all who replied. Magnus you were right on the money. Found left temp motor internally shorted, causing lin 1 bus fault unplugged motor and was back on line.Cust.didn't want to pull dash,and we were able to sneak out and new one back in on left sid...
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