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2003 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L oil leak VIN: TRUWT28N03
Bad oil leak ever since repair was done. Seems to be in front of engine close to tensioner pulley, though some was found on intake side toward front. Cleaned area and added dye, nothing conclusive. Any thoughts? Removed timing cover, cam seal and damper appear...
2010 Audi Q7 Premium 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1VYAFE2A
Hi Techs, I have this 3.6 litre that is apparently too lean on bank 1. When I look at block 032 Im sitting at .8% and .6%. Block 033 -4.7% @1.54v and -4.7% @1.5v. Block 036 .14v and .70v both saying the the o2 sensor are ok. All of my lambda number are at 1.00... Trouble codes: P2196 (008598 B1S1 SIGNAL TOO HIGH Rich), P2096 (008342 Post Catalyst Oxygen Sensor Correction Too Lean Intermittent), P2270 (008816 B1S2 Oxygen Sensor Signal Too Lean Intermittent)
2008 BMW X5 3.0si 3.0L glass VIN: 5UXFE43558
We have this BMW x-5, the upper tailgate glass portion will release and raise normally from dash button, switch at handle, or key fob. It will not lower automatically from switch at bottom of open tailgate. As far as I can see it should not lower from the fob....
2008 BMW 535i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANW13598
Looking for any ideas. After initial repairs I am having a hard time finding any additional faults related to the charge air system. I know it could be a charge air leak or a turbo concern but I want to ensure I cover all bases first including any pattern fail... Trouble codes: 30FF
2006 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWWJ71K76
Car was originally brought in with worn cam and follower. We replaced camshaft, follower and high pressure pump. Car came back with customer complaint of hesitation and sharp cut out under acceleration after driving for several hours. We can duplicate the conc... Trouble codes: P2293 (Fuel Pressure Regulator Valve N276), P310B, P0089 (Valve For Metering N290 Implausible Signal)

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2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Blank Cluster VIN: WMWRE334X3
Thanks to all 3 replies, Pat and jermey hit it right on. corrosion at and under the fuse panel on the driver side kick panel. wire around the connector and installed a used body control module and all is working and customer is happy. Thanks again guys
2005 Smart Fortwo Passion .8L No Start, No gear shifting VIN: WMEAJ00F35
Thank you Vladimir, Justin and Dave for you input. WE re-checked all the wiring with more care and found a speedo wire broken. WE also replaced the gearbox angle sensor. The above did not fix the problem. Upon re-checking the SAM fuse box we found fuse #30,40A... Trouble codes: P2400 (Transmission Blockage), P2401 (not known), P2402 (not known), P2403 (not known), P2414 (not known), P1834 (Transmission lock-up solenoid short circuit).
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L No Start VIN: WVGBC67L04
We went over the following and also replaced several parts and still, it came down to poor compression hot, Here are the parts we tried coils, plugs, fuel pump, cranksensor. So the reply on this problem is we didnt correct anything but throw parts to it and ru...
2007 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Traction control VIN: YV1RH59257
Thanks to Peter, Mark, Robert and Bruce for your input. Turns out the clock spring was the the problem. Alldat's service procedure caused us to clock it wrong. After making that correction, it works as designed. Thanks again. Brad
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