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2007 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L high beam shutters VIN: WAUMV44E37
I have fault 02450 bi-zenon shutter solenoid f320 open or short to plus. neither work or even try to. fault is hard fault that comes right back I tried unplugging each side one at a time and cleared fault to see if function would be restored to the one left pl...
2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L No start VIN: 5UXFA53592
Hi this one just would not start one day and still not! The engine won't turn over, but have determined that its not the darter or ing. switch system. The crank signal gets to the immobilizer but not out. I have a month rental on the BMW software, first time u...
2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L convertable top VIN: 4USBT33413
hi everyone I have this z4 and I am not very familiar with the convertible top system...what happens is when you hit the top button to open the top it will unlatch from the windshield frame but then stop and the red light on the button will flash. I can hear a...
2007 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L radio VIN: SALMF15487
The radio won't turn on and the light in the power button is flashing. The screen has the green Land Rover screen saver for lack of a better term. Navigation as well as back up camera are also out, but the back-up warning chimes are still active. I tested and...
2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG 5.5L dash warnings VIN: WDBLJ74G31
Hi Guys, I have this early CLK55 (Prod date 11/00) that has the ABS,ESP,and BAS lights on the codes C1504 and C1140 indicate steering angle sensor not initializing,and the lights go off after turning lock to lock.The lights come back every time the car reache...
2009 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Radio VIN: YS3ED49GX9
I'm trying to replace the radio/ cd changer head unit due to cd changer failure. On the older 9.5's I have always reprogrammed the VIN in Dice to the VIN of the donor car to divorce the replacement unit and then reprogram back to the original VIN to marry in t...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on
Air pump will not activate.I do not have a factory tool to activate.My Autel and Launch do not have the capability.The large 40 amp fuse in the engine compartment is not blown.The relay next to it(when I remove it ) I can make it click remotely.If I send curre... Trouble codes: P0491, 492 (no secondary air bank1), P0492
2011 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L No Crank VIN: YV4952CZ1B
We are using Vadis on line with latest software 14b. Here is the Data in the CEM for the Immobilizer. CEM-ID code received should say yes ours is No CEM-ID code stored " Good " Faulty CEM-radom code to TP " " Yes " No CEM-responce from TP " " Yes " No CEM-TP...

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1999 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L shifting VIN: WAUBG34D7X
Thank you for the replies, I did check the motor mounts which were good, actually appeared to have been replaced recently. I did reset the adaptations and tried to relearn the shifting but had no luck. I told the customer I suspect and internal problem, and h...
2004 BMW 325i 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: WBAAZ33474
customer declinded to go further and seemed very hard to please. When i dug a little further i found that the oil looked like it had mixed with coolant. I still think the pcv is an issue but im afraid it [...] also need a head gasket. Thanks for all of the re...
2006 BMW 530xi 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANF73536
There was quite a bit of shreaded belt material wrapped around the crank, ruining the front crank seal. Replaced the seal and now have perfect vacuum and fuel trims. Thanks to all that contributed advise on this one. Best, Mike Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B64
Thanks for all the help guys- most were right- the pcv valve was actually broken passing vacuum into the crankcase. After replacement crankcase vacuum was less than 1 inch. Thanks! Greg and crew Trouble codes: P1111.
2010 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L Re-fueling VIN: YV1390MS0A
Ok So this one is fixed. What is came down to was a restricted tube that came directly out of the tank and it was supposed to allow the tank to vent when re-fueling. The rubber tube lining was pulling away from the sidewall of the tube. This liner pretty mu...
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