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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L No Start VIN: WAUED64BX1
Afternoon folks, Need some help here. customer brought us this vehicle, we normally work on his wife's TT. another shop had installed this engine after his timing belt had broken. they were unable to get it to run. We had faults for both cam sensors and for th...
2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L cam phazer VIN: WAULT68E32
Owners mother in law's vehicle. boss drove vehicle home and passed a group of car reving vehicle out (probably higher then it has in the last 5 years), had a miss, cylinders 1-3 misfire codes and P0014 exhaust camshaft retard setpoint not reached after passing...
2007 Audi A6 3.2L Ignition VIN: WAUAH74F87
Hello Audi Techs, We had this car towed in to us with the rear wheels locked up. The car won't start and the dash lights won't light up and the battery is fine. We tried the second key thinking it might be the key, with no luck. We looked up IATN post and foun...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Headlights VIN: WBAVB13576
This BMW has the self leveling headlights, they are aiming too low, when I start the car they don't go through the self test movement, they stay aiming low, they are not at the bottom of the travel, I can control them with the scanner, but that's it. Thanks ...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBGA51E8S
car runs great. Had previous problem with misfire and found Green corrosion inside distributor caps. Spark plugs, wires and distributor caps and rotors have been changed last year. Cleaned caps and rotors and misfire has since disappeared. After a long run on ...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L starter VIN: WDBJF82H1X
Turn the key to start and the starter just makes a rapid heavy CLICK-CLICK-CLICK noise, not like a bad connection or low battery. If I jumper the starter relay it will crank over perfectly with the key on, if someone in the car holds the key to the start posit...
2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L starting VIN: YV1SZ58D52
Car came in with hard start problem. Car runs good once started. Car backfires through exhaust when cranking. Tack needle stays at zero for first couple seconds and then comes up just before car starts. Has cam sensor code but can't find anything wrong with ca...
2004 Volvo V40 LSE 1.9L blower mtr VIN: YV1VW27594
Volvo wiring diagrams are horrible!!! haha. condition is no blower at any speed. Customer states that it does come on sometimes on its own. In the shop here it does not function. Here is what we have. At the blower motor we have power at both ends. the resisto...

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2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L airbag VIN: WDBLK70G4Y
the car is fixed,thanks to mark from Washington and steve from florida for their quick response.this code deals with the airbag and it's communication with teleaid system in the event of an airbag deployment. since the teleaid system is not operable,I we...
2004 Porsche Boxster 2.7L Misfire, Vibration VIN: WP0CA29844
Thanks to everyone for all the replies. The flywheel was bad and the flywheel did cause the misfire codes. We did replace the IMS bearing while doing the clutch and many thanks to the people that gave us insight on the job procedure. Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire Detection), P0306 (Misfire cylinder 6), P0304 (Misfire cylinder 4), P0305 (Misfire cylinder 5), P0174 (Oxygen sensing adaptation idle range bank 2).
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSD29M7Y
Thank you, I recomended some disassembly to verify mechanical wear, customer declined. I felt that I made the right decision based on your replies. Trouble codes: P1340.
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