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2006 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L no communication VIN: WAUAC48H66
Trying to perform Texas state inspection and fails for no communication. I can connect generic OBD II readers and they communicate. I also can communicate with VCDS. Not sure what the emissions machine (ESP) is not seeing. Had no problem with 2 previous inspec...
1995 BMW 525i 2.5L wipers VIN: WBAHD6320S
we have no wiper operation, we have 3 good fuses, and we have power at the wiper motor on the black/white wire only when the switch position is in high speed, we have the diagrams and we think we are looking at one and or both of the modules I.E. general modul...
1995 BMW 525i 2.5L limp-home mode VIN: WBAHD6328S
This is my own car, has been trouble-free for years 'til this... Check engine light comes on, few seconds later, "TRANS PROGRAM+" appears on dash display, then shifts into limp-home, stays in 3rd obd II port, have to read info through 20-pin connecto...
2007 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged 4.2L lighting module VIN: SALMF13487
have a land rover range rover with the lighting warning light flashing consistently. codes are u0182 lost communication with lighting control module. cant find any diagnostics or which wire is power or ground if any info on this it would be greatly appreciated...
1993 Lotus Esprit Turbo SE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: SCCFC208XP
Thanks in Advance Is any one out knows what is the fuel pressure suppose be I check fuel pressure its only 24psi Thanks again for any help.
2006 Lotus Elise 1.8L Misfire VIN: SCCPC11166
Got this car as a trade-in. The Elise has the standard Toyota Celica GTS 2ZZ-GE engine but this car has a ForcedFed turbo kit. Owner said it has a bad cylinder and we found #3 was down to 60 psi compression. Took the head off and replaced #3 piston and rings w... Trouble codes: P1301 (Misfire level causing emissions increase), P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0302-), P0302
2009 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA29929
Car Came in with a check engine light and rough idle once warmed up. Durametric scan tool showed 8113, 7501, and 0403 codes. OBD had P0175 and P0304. Fuel trim on bank2 -20%, bank1 -4%. Swapped O2's: no change. Confirmed O2's were hooked up properly. No exhaus... Trouble codes: 8113 (Valve Lift Adjustment Implausable Signal), 7501 (Bank2 Lambda Contol System too Rich), 0403 (Cyl 4 Misfire)
1977 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1172034804
Hello Friends This is a new customer and he has a 1977 VW bug type 1. The engine has been re-built and they installed a re-built 1974 1.6 LT dual port engine, with a new cylinder head. The complaint that the customer has and has been fighting for a long time ...
2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L transmisson VIN: 9BWDE61J93
Hey all, hopefully one of you VW guru's can help me out. First off i am not spectacular with Auto or tip tronic transmissions in any way shape or form and im so/so with VW's in general. This is my wife's car, we have had it for 4+ years and the problem has bee...
2011 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0L Air Bag VIN: 3VW2K7AJ3B
I got volunteered to fix this car b/c the used car dealer we do business with said "VW wants to much to fix it." I hate when that happens. I'm not very good with VW's so please bare with me. The problem the customer is having, is the passenger air bag off lig...
2004 Volvo V70 2.4 2.4L gauges, tran VIN: YV1SW61T04
We have a very strange problematic vehicle. 1st sign of problem is when the transmission starts to bang on shifts, then the gauges go dead, then come back to life. After 3 or 4 times of this, the vehicle goes into limp mode with the gauges dead again. The cour...

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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L No Start VIN: SALLMAMC34
sorry techs forgot this was open, the problem ended up being the computer. fitted new computer and vehicle started
1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L aux fan VIN: WDBCA39E7K
hello thanks for your replies. with the help of steve we confirmed that the push button control unit was the problem. no signal to control unit but got a signal out of control would be more helpful if everyone would read entire post before responding a...
2004 Porsche Cayenne Turbo 4.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1AC29P04
Thanks guys for steering me in the right direction.There is vacuum t with check valve on the back of the intake right below fuel line connection by fire wall, got disconnected before the check valve that is why smoke machine didn't show a leak,but I didn't see...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L 2-3 shift VIN: 3VWRG71K05
thanks for the help awesome engine design turn counter clockwise and jumps timing got it fix thanks for the replies guys
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