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2002 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 3.0L Mechanical VIN: WAUVT64B42
Replaced engine mounts ([...]) and front engine stop/buffer. The left mount was broken and the engine felt like it was going to jump out of the car. Afterwards we have a vibration at idle in gear. The mounts we used were Corteco. We then replaced them wi...
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Timing VIN: WBAFB33591
I need help finding info on timing marks for this engine. I'm replacing the guides and cannot find any camshaft marks.
2007 Jaguar XK 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWA44B97
Month ago, had cel with evap and t-stat codes. Replaced parts as stated above. Customer complaint of misfire / rough idle on start up, for less than 30 seconds then will smooth out. No other driveability issues. Can only duplicate issue after car has been ... Trouble codes: P0316 (Misfire detected on start up), P0305 (Cyl. 5 misfire), P0307 (Cyl. 7 misfire), P0398 (Cyl. 8 misfire), P0300 (Random cyl. Misfire.)
1975 Mercedes-Benz 230 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1150171205
The vehicle has an intermittent surge/hesitation/stall. It could be my imagination, but it appears to start on left turns. I cannot get it to do it in the shop. Are there problems with these carburetors?
2005 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG84J05
Hi all Check engine lamp with a P2001. Manifold vacuum to transducer, moving the vacuum source to the EGR valve stalls the engine, so I am confident the passage is clear. Located the correct terminal at the ECU, can supply ground and the valve opens and engine... Trouble codes: P2001 (Egr)
2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L transmission VIN: WDBRF40J95
Vehicle came in about six months ago, limp home mode and fault code p0715. Found oil in connector plug, cleaned and replaced connector plug and seals, cleared code and vehicle runs fine. Vehicle cam in again a few days ago with same code and in limp home (does...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L brake caliper VIN: 3VWSE69M93
Customer complains the vehicle will apply the drivers side front brake caliper while driving and abs light comes on and radio shuts off. I fault checked abs unit found code 668 for supply voltage terminal 30. Cleared codes test drove no codes found at this tim...

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1996 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUGA84A9T
Thank you for all the replies. This one has been back together and running for the past two days but I couldn't test drive it until today. It is fixed. I was in the process of taking the throttle body off when the first response to check the port came in from ... Trouble codes: P0401 (16785/EGR System Insufficient Flow Detected), P0305 (Cylinder 5 Misfire).
2007 BMW 530i 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBANE735X7
vanos on the intake side got stuck in the advance position, replacing vanos took care of the problem, and replace disa valve , because was making a really bad noise
2008 BMW 335i 3.0L Safety battery terminals VIN: WBAWB73548
Hello everyone and thanks to those wise individuals that help and got me on track to where I needed to be. In this case, as instructed, I went back and checked the connections at the pos battery cable. It is a large red plastic number that has a couple wires...
2007 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Air Susp VIN: SALMF15417
sorry for the delay, but it was a parts thing. Found that the new compressor kit from the dealer was internally faulty. so they parts warrantied it out. also i replaced the pressure valve located at the rear of the compressor. reset adaptations and reflash co...
2008 Porsche Cayenne Turbo 4.8L comunication VIN: WP1AC29P68
start disconectign modules, and the one that did the trick was the network control module located under the steering column
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