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1999 Audi A4 2.8L system pressures VIN: WAUED28D4X
Specs call for 550gr +50 refrigerant with standard condenser. Nobody has been able to tell me what the +50 stands for. Complete evacuation and recharge with 550gr and still get 65# low side & 450# high side pressures at 2K rpm. Can oil infusing orifice screen ...
1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L compressor VIN: CA39056A20
A/c compressor clutch will not engage .System has a full charge of freon. Tested inputs at relay as per help on identifix. If jump power to clutch control at relay compressor will kick in. Jumped pressure switch at drier - no good .Replaced Relay , still will ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF64J51
LTFT rich at under load condition, idle ok. after reset the fuel adapation. drive the car on freeway, the LTFT and STFT will go rich from 0 to -29% on both banks. when back to idle. can see the fuel trim try to adjust back to lean side from scanner. so as the ... Trouble codes: P0170 (Generic obd2), P0173 (Generic obd2), P2016 (Oem p0172), P2085 (Oem p0175)
2009 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF73539
Vehicle came in for noise in timing cover and burning oil. Remove head and had redone, replaced timing components. Replaced Intake due to cracked pcv lines. Started and immediately got codes for throttle body- checked connections no issues. Before I replaced i...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Misfire VIN: 3VWTE29M5Y
This little ole vw misses always but we really can't tell which cylinders are constant because our generic scanner doesn't have a misfire counter, but my concern is an oil pressure issue because it has a lot of rattling in the top end, sounds like a lifter rat... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0304, P0305, P1340
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L no 12v to coil when hot soak. VIN: WVWMD23BXY
car came in with hot soak no start complaint. it will restart within 5 minutes of shutdown but maybe not if you wait longer. will usually restart after an hour or two. there is no voltage to the coil while cranking when it will not start. I replaced the fuel p...

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2004 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Door Locks VIN: SALNY22254
Sorry for the delay, it was the Body control unit, I orderd used one & everything is fine now
1994 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, High idle VIN: WDBGA43E8R
thank you all for the input, it turned out to be a bad S2 micro switch in the throttle body, fixed that and she's purring like a kitten!
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L a/c VIN: WDBHA28E8S
The compressor fixed the problem. Its about 80 degrees outside today and the [...] side psi is 175-200 and the low side is down around 30 psi. Vent temp is about 40 degrees. I've done lots of expansion valve vehicles with this symptom and they were fixed by rep...
1998 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5644W
thanks for all your help. The fix was to replace the O2 sensors from the dealer. Thanks very much. Trouble codes: P0171, P0172.
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