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2005 Audi A4 1.8L low boost
Hi, I need some help with the Audi 1.8T. It has lack of power and keeps throwing 'boost pressure regulation' control range not reached. I have seen this code many times and fixed them with diverter valves and wastegate control solenoids and other leaks but thi...
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Mechanical VIN: WBABS53461
This car came in with no Reverse, car was fine & shifting fine no problem, she parked it next day it wont move in revers, check with the san tool no codes, shifter display ok in all gears, is that internal issue?do i need new transmission? Any help will be gre...
2004 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAZ33424
This 2004 BMW 325I has an evap system code. After the car sits for a while it will leak fuel through the vent of the DMTL. It just pours out. It eventually stops. We don't have any experience on BMW evap systems. The one thing that is really puzzling is why is... Trouble codes: P1447
1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Poor Idle Quality, high idle VIN: WDBBA48D0G
This car is idling at 1000 rpm. I have checked the throttle switch. it tested good. I checked the current draw of iac and it is approx. 650ma. So it also does have power from the overvoltage protection relay to the idle speed controller module. smoke tested fo...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L Asr VIN: WDBCA39E2M
We have a clients 1991 560SEL 126 body car. The vehicle has the ASR light on constantly, and the throttle has a significant delay when applying the accelerator pedal. THE ABS LIGHT IS NOT ON. Another item to note is that the cruise control does not work, altho...
2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Blank Cluster VIN: WMWRE334X3
where is the instrument cluster module or is it incorporated into the body or engine module?
1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WP0CA2997T
Misfire at idle (rough idle)smooth then rough then smooth again. Performed clt 7% or less checked fuel pressure in spec. Scope checked both dist/coil systems did not pick up any odd patterns. Tried new air mass meter no change replaced spark plugs and checked ...
1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.6L Electronic VIN: WP0AA2998T
Looking for some 993 A/C advice. I have this 96 993 that came in with no A/C. customer says compressor has been noisy and wanted new. replaced compresser, reciever drier and expansion valve. after install, found condensor fan cycling intermittently. read diagn...
1997 Volvo 850 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LS5559V
Thanks in advance guys and ladies. Not a Volvo tech myself. This car drove in for an oil leak, Put my #1 tech on it, he is slow as sin but very thorough. Pulled trans to replace rear main. Job went smooth as you could expect for a Volvo until it was all back t...

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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ832XV
thanks to all who posted. Decided to check cam/crank timing even though the compression was good. Brought Number 1 close to top using screw driver went below to line up and lock pin into the flex plate. Hole in flex plate not anywhere near number one, also ... Trouble codes: 147 (thermostat).
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WVWMA63B5X
Thank you for all of the replies. I cleaned the throttle body and tried the relearn procedure as was mentioned. The relearn did not take. I replace the throttle body and did a relearn and the code went away. The idle was good and no drivability problems. T... Trouble codes: P1545.
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