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2008 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDH74F88
HI AUDI TECHS I HAVE A DAYTIME NIGHTMARE HERE 2008 AUDI A6 3.2 QUATTRO.HAD HESITATION EARLY IN THE MORNING AND HAD THE LISTED CODES 00135 LOW FUEL PRESSURE,08854 FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR VALVE SHORT TO PLUS AND ALL THE OTHER CODES THAT I LISTED ABOVE. I REPLACE... Trouble codes: 00135 (Fuel rail system pressure too low), 09220 (Evap leak detection pump sense circuit impulsable signal.), P0300 (Random missfire), 08854 (P2296 fuel pressure regulatir valve short to plus), 01152 (Coolant fan control circuit 1 electrical maulfunction), 05493 (Right engine mount solenoid valve n145 short to plus)
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L harness to selector switch VIN: SALMB114X3
Help Rover techs! We screwed up and pinched the wire harness for the gear selector switch in the bell housing going back in with the gear box- we have a black wire that seems to have just a fiber type of inner wire- also as if it is fiber optic but Autologic s...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Compressor VIN: WDB2030611
Hello Friends: I need help with this MB.I have been working in it from last March. This one has automatic A/C unit. It came with the complaint that A/C no working. And my diagnosis was: leaking evaporator ( it has uv dye ), the compressor ( a clutchless compre...
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L brakes VIN: WDBUF82J04
vehicle blew the right rear brake line ,, line was repaired from another shop and they could not get any fluid out of the rear calipers to bleed the system then the shop installed a used ABS unit and still can not get any fluid from the rear brake calipers ...
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L No Start VIN: WVGZZZ7LZ4
Vehicle came in with a spark plug that broke it's electrode off inside one cylinder. We removed the engine and stripped cylinder head off. The piston was damaged but the cylinder head ok. We honed the cylinder fitted a new piston and bearings. We replaced the ... Trouble codes: P0322 (CKP sensor no signal), P0341 (Camshaft position sensor A bank 1. Range performance problem), P0344 (Camshaft position sensor A bank 1. Circuit intermittent.)
1988 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1FX8854J
hello all, any help is appreciated! my sons Volvo won't start. excessive fuel. if I disconnect injectors will start for a second once flooding is cleared. checked injector pattern against coil pattern. has multiple injector firings for each coil fire. I pulled...
2001 Volvo V70 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: YV1SW61R21
This vehicle has been neglected and has several drivability issues. The injectors may be suffering from a failed fuel filter but the idle speed is the problem that is an issue. We had ETM related codes: ECM-532D faulty signal, ECM-620A idle speed too high, ECM...
2004 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L immobilizer VIN: YV1MS68254
hello fellas i have a 04 s40. I just replaced engine with used one and reinstalled. now when i first started i didnt relize key was goin get stuck once i removed the harness and battery so i just left it in during swap. Now i have immobilizer in dash and we do...

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2003 BMW 745i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGL63433
ended up being clogged exhaust passages in the heads. customer declined repairs Trouble codes: 0X276, 0X276.
2006 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L pcv VIN: 5UXFB53576
many good replies. Most replies mention valve guide wear. Makes total sense. Another reply mentioned oil return passage ways partially clogged. Did notice customer has not changed oil in over 12k. Changed engine oil and filter. Replaced pcv valves. Smoke not a...
2006 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALAE25476
After getting great feed back and looking into the tech bulletins, we concluded it is a gas tank issue. But their vehicle does not fall into the recall range. The expense to pull the tank and look it over is a little more then they were expecting so they too... Trouble codes: P0172 (Rich Bank 1), P0175 (Rich Bank 2), P0300 (Mis Fire Multiple), P0316 (Mis Fire with in first 1000 rpm), P0305 (Cyl 5 misfire), P0308 (Cyl 8 misfire).
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WDBFA67E4S
Thanks to all who replied. Richard was spot on. I questioned the customer and discovered that they live on the river. The car had sat for 11 days. I popped the distributor caps and sure enough there was moister. Dryed both caps and advised the customer to vent... Trouble codes: 2 (Max retardation), 6 (Cam position L5/1), 11 (Referance resistor), 12 (Engine speed signal), 20 (Diagnostic trouble code memory in D 11 N1/3), 21 (Load sensor D/11 N1/3).
1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L brakes VIN: WDBH24G6XA
so it turns out our"import parts suppliers"were unable to let us know he could only a r/m master cycl for a non abs system!!!we could not get one from the dealer,what does one do.the master cycl bore for the booster push rod has a slight lip that prevents the ...
2009 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG 6.3L airmatic VIN: WDBUF77X89
thanks guys for the info. Right side kick panel source of constant 12v power to terminal 30 on airmatic relay.Replaced fuse all good. You guys rule...
2004 Porsche Cayenne Turbo 4.5L Starting VIN: WP1AC29P04
Thank You for the replies! It turned out this car has a Steering Access Module just like the Audi's and we recently had this problem on an Audi. We ended up unplugging and plugging back in the steering access module and this Porsche Cayenne came back to life a...
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L Turn Signals VIN: 3VWAL7AJ7A
We fix this v/w with the replacement of the module that is located under the steering column, this is the module that works the turn signals and also the cruise, I want to thank everyone who took the time to reply on this problem. At first I thought it was the...
2004 Volvo V40 LSE 1.9L Unknown VIN: YV1VW27594
thank you guys for the help the problem after some checks i replace the pcv system reset the adaptive with the volvo scan tool drove the car no more problem thank you guys again
2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1CY59265
The Problem turned out to be a bad ECM. Customer traded the car in. Thanks for the replies and sorry about taking so long to respond Trouble codes: P0340, P0345.
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