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2004 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L Unknown VIN: WAUAC48H74
I replaced the compressor because the front seal was leaking, as well as the R/D (car came in with the system completely empty). After the repair and completing with a full charge, the outer right and left vents are cold while the three center vents are cool, ...
2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L locking VIN: WBABS33442
i am having trouble with the central locking system.Doors will not unlock. Code is 29 central locking relay but I can't find the location alldata or mitchell is no help.. thanks Mickey
2007 BMW X5 3.0si 3.0L Sunroof Drai VIN: 5UXFE43587
I have this X5 and it is leaking water on the passenger side sunroof. Diagnosed a clogged passenger side drain in the sunroof attempted to blow line out water is only trickling out and is not draining fast enough to prevent in car leaks have tried to blow line...
2007 BMW X5 3.0si 3.0L No Start VIN: 4USFE43517
hi guys, ive got an 07 x5 here 3.0l. car got towed in as a no start. customer said he was just driving along and the cR WENT DEAD. we scanned it and got a code for crank sensor signal inop. so we replaced the crank sensor. now the vehicle will still not star...
2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L wipers / drivers seat VIN: SALSF25496
vehicle was brought in with 2 problems 1 drivers seat inop 2 wipers only work on high checked for codes and none found checked fuses and all are good ,, i have a scanner that was able to read the wiper switch and it shows the switch working but the wipers ...
2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L Can VIN: SALSK25428
One of my techs installed a new battery in this car and it didn't make it out of the parking lot before multiple warning lights came on. It has a total of 23 codes in in 7 different systems. Audio cntrl module, all terrain cntrl module, BCM, HVAC module, inst ...
2008 Volvo S80 T6 3.0L Differential VIN: YV1AH99228
Help Volvo Techs! We have this s80 awd with a customer concern after vehicle warms up and accelerating from low speeds he can hear a tapping noise that increases with road speed up to 25 mph and then at freeway speeds will shutter when accelerating. He also st...

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2007 Audi A6 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAH74F57
Many many thanks to Phillip of California. We swapped the cam solenoids side to side one at a time until, ta dah, the misfire moved with the exhaust solenoid. Stuck a new one in and all is well. I cannot say thanks enough on this one... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0366.
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WBAET37483
I have to close this request. I tried a MAF even though it tested good I replaced both Upstream O2 sensors repaired the disa valve And reprogramed the DME. Nothing has changed a thing. What really gets me is that if I unplug both upstream O2 sensors it runs pe... Trouble codes: 2974 (O2 upstream interuption), 2973 (O2 upstream interuption).
2007 Mercedes-Benz E320 Bluetec 3.0L catalytic converter VIN: WBDUF22X67
We did not get the cat monitor to run. We test drove hundreds of miles and followed the drive cycle advice given on this forum, factory cycle and also the local dealer's advised cycle (20 sec of full throttle for three consecutive trips) and nothing worked. ...
2006 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0AA29956
Thank you all for your input on this Porsche. The fix was a wiring problem. A family of mice made there home in the conduit that protects the harness in the drivers side sill over the winter.They had chewed the wiring enough to get continuity but would not car... Trouble codes: P0447.
1995 Saab 900 SE 2.5L anti theft VIN: YS3DF75N2S
thanks for all the info,but it looks like anti theft is not the only issue.i jumped the wires that interupts the starter and the vehicle is not sparking and appears anti theft system does not kill the ignition according to schematic.probably just another lady ...
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5544W
Well, it looks like this one is fixed. John, Derrick and Joe nailed this one. I scoped the crank sensor and the pattern didn't look to great, had a couple of erratic pulses. Tried a new sensor since they were pretty inexpensive, and it looked much better. Drov... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0305, P1310.
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