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2003 Audi A4 1.8L low compression VIN: WAUVC68E93
Here is the problem, I purchased this vehicle as a mechanics special. The first problem I found was a blocked converter which I had replaced. Vehicle still had a misfire in #2 cyl upon furter diagnosis while on a test driving the car the upper radiator hose ca...
2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L convertible VIN: WDBKK49F71
I am having trouble with the convertible top hyd leaking down. I had the car in last mount and resealed the front latch cylinder due to leaking.(It is not leaking now.) The trouble is after you close the top in about 5-10 min the switch lite comes on and will ...
2008 Mercedes-Benz S550 5.5L Suspension Module VIN: WDDNG71X18
Not a German Tech, but... did a trans filter and fluid service to vehicle prior to suspension control light illuminating. Light comes on intermittently after driving. Code 6000 "supply voltage of the control unit is too low(under voltage)" I did nothing specia...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL TDI 1.9L Mechanical VIN: WVWRR61J45
Engine cranks will not start sounds like out of timing following things we checked ? fuel pressure ok? compression ok? timing ok? back pressure ok we even both timing kit for diesel engine changed the cam end crank sensors cleaned egr valv there is signal ...
1998 Volvo V90 2.9L fuel pulse spark VIN: YV1KW9601W
I got this car from another shop when they had it it would start interm. they worked on it now no start. I pined out the computer I have no outputs no htz to coil cam and crank sensor in speck at computer. this is a us car no chip in key the shop I got it from...
2006 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L front left sidemarker light, right rear tail light VIN: YV1MS38246
Hello group, for todays headache I have this Volvo s40. complaint is that right rear taillight is not working, and the left front marker was out so I replaced that bulb and found that for about a second they are on. No power to either. on the scanner you can s...

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2007 Audi A6 3.2L Ignition VIN: WAUAH74F87
We learned a lot and we'd like to thank everyone that responded. We learned that when CAN is down and you can't pull codes, circuit 15 can be completed by depressing the brake pedal then you can extract codes, Thank You also to Auto Logic support team for this...
2013 Audi A4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEFBFL7D
The customer opted to send the vehicle to the dealer. We did not have the wiring diagram to continue fault tracing the problem. We were on a good path to finding the problem but got stuck due to the lack of the information. Thank you to everyone who helped. Trouble codes: P2026 (10537 EVAP system leak detection or fuel vapor temp sensor p2026 -00 175 signal too low permanent).
2005 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L drivers seat VIN: 5UXFA13525
Special Thanks to Dan from Ontario who provided the link for the wiring diagrams on this car. traced the issue to the power cut out relay in dash behind glove box. would have never found it without your help.
2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L wipers / drivers seat VIN: SALSF25496
on the advise of others I started to check the harness for water damage ,, it did have damage from a leak and or the roof drains getting clogged explained to the customer there might be a module or 2 that might have to be replaced ...
2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L Can VIN: SALSK25428
Thanks for the help. It appears that the TCCS is damaged as it lives (and dies) right behind and below the battery. It was covered in acid corrosion and battery cleaner when I removed the battery to inspect it as recommended by Jason [...]. Thanks Jason. We ...
2005 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG 5.5L Cuts out VIN: WDBUH76J35
The customer finally relented and okayed the replacement of the $4000.00 catalytic converter assembly. I replaced the cats on Monday and have been driving the car daily since then (four days) with no problem. No fault codes have returned. The injector duration... Trouble codes: P0432 (Insufficient left catalytic converter), P0422 (Insufficient rightcatalytic converter), P0300 (Multiple misfire at all cylinders).
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L Reverse VIN: 3VWPL7AJ5A
Thanks for your insight guys. I did perform the basic settings the first time around when I put the new mech unit and speed sensor in and it was good for a about a day, then started acting up again. I replaced this trans with a used unit and all is well now.
2008 Volvo S80 T6 3.0L Differential VIN: YV1AH99228
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