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2009 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WAULF78K39
we have this a4 that came in with a rough idle. drove the car and while moving the car has sufficient pick up/power. when at a stop the engine misfires. the dealer had checked mechanical timing of crank to cam and of cam to cam. tried a cam sensor and found no... Trouble codes: P0300, P0160
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2010 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Oil Pressure VIN: WAUBFAFL0A
We have low oil pressure after we did a rebuilt cylinder head due to a burnt valve
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2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L vacume booster VIN: WBAEK73465
we replaced the vac. pump due to oil leak and the hose w/check valves, and the booster assem. the booster is ( aftermarket ). I'm getting 20 inch. of vacume from pump but after 2nd pump on brakes the pedal will get real hard like no vacume. Tried a second boos...
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2008 BMW 535xi 3.0L Misfire VIN: WBANV93588
This BMW is driving me insane. Twin turbo, direct injected inline 6. It came in for a check engine light and misfire under light load. It originally had misfire codes for both cylinders 1 and 5. After clearing the codes only the cylinder 5 misfire code returne... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire Cylinder 5), 29D1
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2008 BMW 535i 3.0L Noise VIN: WBANW13558
This BMW is making a noise when braking. Kind of a Zzzzzzrrrrr that gets lower in pitch as you slow down. I originally looked at the car and told the owner that it was the front tires. The front tires are worn a little unevenly so that they have feathering/sca...
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2008 BMW 328i 3.0L modules VIN: WBAVC53588
I was codding the steering angle sensor using ista p when the battery charger went dead the session was terminated due to battery voltage too low.so now everything is dead like there is no battery .has anyone of you heard about shorting obd2 connector to retri...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L ignition switch VIN: 4JGAB54E12
Installed new steering column, tried to switch the ignition switch - will not turn in the new column - unable to complete the installation.
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L cam to crank sync VIN: 3VWDD21C81
p1340 cam to crank correlation is killing me. have checked cam to crank timing, have checked cam to cam timing and have 16 links between marks. have replaced cam sensor same problem, what am I missing.
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS58D81
So im stumped, this car will run prefect for 3-5 days, then it will go haywire. No check engine light,stall,surge,stumble nothing at all. Then it doesn't matter hot or cold it will start to act up. First from a stop when you just barely touch the gas it will s... Trouble codes: 644A
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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L cam phazer VIN: WAULT68E32
Took some outside source advice and removed timing belt and reset timing, tested and vehicle runs well now. No misfires or returning codes, have put a dozen or so miles on repair, no issues however have not taken it above [...]. car is out the door and happ...
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L door locks VIN: WBAAN37461
Special thanks to the 7 people who tried to help me with my problem on this BMW. Some of the ideas I had already tried (ie disconnecting and reconnecting the battery, going through the trunk, which on this model wasn't an option, using a wedge tool to pry open...
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2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L cooling system VIN: WBAFA12020
Hi Guys thanks for all that replied to my help request.I carried out a cylinder leakage test on all cylinders and found no.3 had 30% leakage and bubbling in the radiator with the cap removed.The customer opted to replace the engine with a low km's second hand ...
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2007 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWA51A07
thanks to all! replaced injector and so far no check engine light.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L Cuts out VIN: 4JGAB75E02
The time on this help request is drawing to an end. Therefore, even though the vehicle is not yet fixed, I will go ahead and close the request, adding as much new information as I have at this time. I received 7 responses with good information. Some of this I ... Trouble codes: P20D4.
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2002 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Instruments VIN: YV1TS92D12
This thing is Fixed! Thanks to all of you for your excellent suggestions. It turned out the Driver's Power Seat Module(PSM) was shorting out the network when cold. On a warm day, when everything was working, I took it out and put it in my refrigerator for a ...
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Damper motors VIN: YV1CZ91H84
There are 5 motors/actuators in this climate control and they are all connected by a lin bus. If any of these motors are shorted,it will bring the bus down and all of these actuators will be inop. In my case,the fresh air/recirculation flap motor was shorted. ...
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