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1996 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUGA84A9T
Hello fellow technicians. Here is quite the clam, A6 Quattro Sedan with the 2.8L SOHC AFC engine. The owner has it serviced here regularly and we do boat loads of work on it every year to keep it going. The elderly owner loves the car and wants it to keep it. ... Trouble codes: P0401 (16785/EGR System Insufficient Flow Detected), P0305 (Cylinder 5 Misfire)
1995 BMW 525i 2.5L auxiliary fan VIN: WBAHD632XS
Okay hope some of you bmw guys out there can help. I got a 1995 525i automatic. the customer came n with the a/c not working, and wanted it fixed. so I checked the system and filled it. it was a pound low on Freon. but the compressor was not coming on. so star...
2002 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Pcm VIN: SAJDA03P02
Hi we have this S-Type towed in from another shop, and they installed a new GEM module and programmed it but still would not start. I am new to the SDD/IDS software, using a J-2534 Pass Thru and downloaded SDD/IDS from Topix. We fired up the subscription SDD d...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 400SEL 4.2L No Start VIN: WDBGA43E9P
Group I have a nightmare mercedes. I was asked to install a motor. Original jumped time and bent valves. I checked and had no compression. Replaced with used per customer request. Also noted loom to engine bad so replaced while apart. Installed engine, drove a...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L pump VIN: 3VWDD21C4X
hello techs i have been chasing this code 411 for 2 months i have replaced all components of the air inj.system.i have performed output test everything working.i checked passage in cyl.head im about to replace ecm.any suggestions would be great thanks
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSC29M3Y
Need help from VW gurus; the throttle signal on this jetta 2.0 is acting up after the car warms up. Codes listed come right back even after replacement with new unit. It acts like the throttle plug would be disconnected. With the engine cold it runs perfect an... Trouble codes: 17951 (angle sensor 1 for throttle actuator signal too small), 17966 (throttle actuator electrical malfunction), 16506 (throttle position sensor signal too low), 17987 (throttle actuator adaptation not started)
2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T 2.0L Input speed sensor VIN: 3VWTK49M87
Intermittent code fault trips after 1 or 2 months. Will clear is not a hard fault. Unable to find any good diagrams/information on system in alldata, Chilton, motors,identifix manuals. Anyone seen anything common to these for wiring issues. Suspect connection ...

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2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L Oil leak VIN: WBAEK73425
Repair was pretty straight forward. I don't know why I get my knickers in a knot over these engines but it never hurts to research something properly before starting the repair procedure. Thanks for all that took the time to respond! There is an oil pre...
2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Convertible Top VIN: WDBLK65G2Y
It seems I was misinterpreting the meaning of the limit switch code. I verified ECU operation by closing windows and unlatching roof. Windows all go down and after lifting roof 10" and hitting open switch there is a faint audible click from the back of ...
1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, low manifold vacuum VIN: WP0AA2991V
after our engine work completion, we ran 44k and new fuel, ran the vehicle about 50 miles, now idle is correct. Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0303, P0305, P0306.
2005 Smart Fortwo Pulse .8L A/C Lines VIN: WMEAJ00F75
In the end I will have to send this guy to dealer to have the A/C O rings installed as I can't find or duplicate the disassembly tool. thanks everyone.
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