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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAULT64B03
This 2003 A6 came in with a bad exhaust cam. I replaced the cams and all related seals/gaskets in the entire cylinder head, have no oil leaks and p0015 keeps popping up. The car idles perfectly until the fault code appears, but then either idles real low, arou... Trouble codes: P0015
2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L Engine VIN: WBAHN83536
Hello everyone this bimmer has a under heavy load misfire on all cylinders on 1 bank only p0300,p0305 p0306 ,p0307,p0308 it idles exelent ,only misfire under heavy load over 3k rpm when it starts misfiring it get so severe that i have to turn engine off then r...
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...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Controller VIN: WDBJH65F7W
Hi, I have replaced climate control head, blower was on high continuously and display was scrambled. I was not able to retrieve P1 and P2 values from old controller. Mitchell and the instructions for the reman controller are not clear as to the specific P1 and...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Roof VIN: WDBSK75F13
Car came in with a complaint of the vario roof side flaps not sitting flush on the trunk lid. Found that the mounting plated were bent and ordered updated plates. Installed the new ones and the flaps were sitting flush against the trunk lid. I operated the ro...
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Radio VIN: 3VWCM31Y25
Good afternoon iatn i have an 05 vw beetle the radio stays on and the drivers door lock is inop i did some research and found that you can play the radio up to an hour with the key off well mines stays on way longer than an hour im trying to find a little bit ...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEK73C36
Customer came in with a complaint of a check engine light on and hesitation or a surge while going up hill or at highway speeds. Brought the car in and scanned for codes and found p2293 fuel pressure regulator 2 performance and p0172 system too rich bank 1. We... Trouble codes: P2293, P0172

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2005 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWA82C95
Replaced throttle body after disconnecting battery. All is good and code did not return. Thanks guys Trouble codes: P2135.
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Erratic Ion Reading VIN: 4JGAB54E32
I got 4 replies to my information request and basically they all said to ignore the Ionic Current Spark PIDs on the scan tool for a Mercedes with the exception of the V-12. It was stated that Mercedes only used this input on the V-12 models. It was also stated...
2006 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L tandum pump VIN: WDBPJ75J36
Thanks for the input . The accumulator was the issue and replacing it took care of all the noise .
2007 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L No Start VIN: WDBUF56X97
Sent car to another shop for second opinion. They suspect a bad ME which is what we suspected. Not sure if the flashing had anything to do with it not wanting to start when we sent it over to other shop. They seem to think it was possibly cylinder wash out due...
2007 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YV1RS59297
Thanks for all the replies. AS it turns out I probably had the exhaust cam off a little, I was pulling the reluctor wheel off for a thorough look and while loosening the bolt I inadvertently loosened the vvt hub bolt so I started from scratch and removed the t... Trouble codes: P0345.
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