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2010 Audi Q7 3.6L warning lights VIN: WA2LYAFE4A
car has acts up very intermittently. did it one time 2 months ago. Then was fine until last week where it acted up twice. What happens is TPMS, Traction abs then check engine lights come on. when I scan the car, there are faults all over for communication. abs...
2004 BMW M3 3.2L MIL Lamp on, Hard starting VIN: WBSBL93414
This BMW has been a bit of a headache for me. It came in to our shop after repairs were done at a previous shop for vanos control assembly, solenoid pack and timing gear The Codes that are in it now are: 015 Camshaft sensor synchronization to the crankshaft ...
2006 BMW 330i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on, long crank VIN: WBAVB33596
The engine has a long crank 80% of the time and then stumbles and runs poorly, sometimes will stall. It will restart, sometimes ok sometimes not. The oil cap seems to be leaking some oil but may have been some oil spilled when filling but seems fresh and wet. ... Trouble codes: 2A2F, 2A2E, 29CD, 29D9, 2DEC, 2F0D
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L bosh control unit VIN: WDBRN47J92
Anybody with info on where to get one good used or new please let me know asap . Thank you .
2004 Mini Cooper 1.6L Ignition system VIN: WMWRC334X4
Vehicle arrived for a no start. Customer had been roll-starting for several days and figured he needed a starter motor. Seemed easy enough at the time. Had power and signal to starter. Put in another starter only to have the new one not turn over. Figured out ...
1989 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.3L door lock VIN: WP0EB093XK
We have this 911 turbo with a door lock issue. key turns in lock, no problem. the problem is the drivers door does not lock / unlock electrically. passenger side works fine. removed the drivers door panel. lock actuator is not working. install known good actua...
2002 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L Electronic VIN: YS3EH45G22
This a dual situation with the A/C system, at times we have all A/C systems working, but other times we have no interior fan but the compressor working, we have faults as follows 08 01 11 13 07 the other issue is that sometime when the compressor clutch is eng...
2005 Volkswagen Passat GL TDI 2.0L No Start VIN: WVWAE63B55
Head gasket was done along with having it surfaced at ran good after this repair. Came back on hook about 2 months later and acted like it had run out of fuel. Long crank time then started ran good and started all day no problem. Check fuel out filter got 11 p...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAK73C36
to all VW gurus out there. got this passat with codes 16394 camshaft position A actuator circuit and 16683 turbo/super charger underboos. has anyone seen these codes and what should i look for. thank everybody in advance. Trouble codes: 16394 (camshaft position A actuator circuit), 16683 (turbo/super charger underboost)
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L CAN bus VIN: 3VWTL71K89
Hello, folks. This Jetta Sportwagen has me stumped. The owner says the problem started after he used his key in the driver's door to operate all the windows. The noticeable issue here is randomly the doors, when locked, will unlock themselves when driving. An...
2010 Volkswagen CC Sport 2.0L windows VIN: WVWMN7AN2A
Hello to all. I need help from the VW gurus on finding a splice. Alldata lists a splice for power supply to both rear window modules. Listed here Vehicle Diagrams Electrical Diagrams Body Control Systems Comfort system, from November 2009 Diagram 60/...

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2007 Audi A4 Quattro Cabriolet 2.0L Engine VIN: WAUDF48H17
All of your help replies were correct. As robert from texas suggested the oil got low causing the oil pressure to release the timing chain tensioner causing the cam to jump a few teeth. This damaged the valves and tops of the piston causing the air to leak by....
1995 BMW 525i 2.5L wipers VIN: WBAHD6320S
Well it turns out that the motor itself was the problem and what a PITA it was to replace thanks for the replies we did do the testing as per several replies.
2001 BMW 330i 3.0L Tach, Coolant Temp gauges VIN: WBAAV534X1
I have disconnected every module one at a time and have found no change in the gauge function. I did notice when I disconnected the ABS control module that CAN voltage went from 12V to around 2.2V LOW and High 3.2V. I am going to start with repalcing the ABS...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L master cylinder VIN: 3VWSP69M92
after reading replies i had 5 that said booster was problem so i went that route and replaced booster with new unit from worldpac. problem solved, no more sticky pedal or dragging brakes. thanks to all that took time to reply
2009 Volkswagen Routan S 3.8L dash lamps, dead battery VIN: 2V8HW34159
tks for input the 3 of you gave! i never did duplicate customer concern on this trip. i did check the Chrysler side of things and didn't turn up anything there either. custo agreed to pick it up and wait for condition to worsen or return when problem was oc...
2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Code TCM-0100 VIN: YV1SZ58D02
Well, no fixed but we got to the bottom of it. Once it gets hot, no 3rd gear. Code seem to be implausible gear ratio. Cust is trading it.PS the dipstick is way under the front, do not ever ever take off the filler cap looking nut on top.
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