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|1990 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: ZARBA12T6L
car will not pass IM at idle, high HC and CO. At 2500 it is running well enough to pass IM. Checked temp sensors, cam timing, VVT solenoid, cleaned injectors, fuel pressure correct, customer installed new plugs wires and cap. I will try a used ref sensor tomor... Trouble codes: 1223 (O2 sensor readings go to max or min164 factory manual), 1265 (Not in factory manual)
|2011 Audi Q5 Premium Plus 2.0L low oil level warning VIN: WA1LFAFP8B
Replaced oil level sensor, still reads low oil level remains on,drove vehicle 40 miles low oil still on, we did find a tsb for defective hood latches, checked hood latches they are recognizing close position when the hood is closed, checked fuses ok, checked f...
|2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DF78K02
car belongs to my wife, MIL comes and goes with this random cyl misfire code. car runs good, never noticed a miss in it Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire), P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire)
Fixes & Summaries for European
|1998 Audi Cabriolet 2.8L convertible top VIN: WAUA488GXW
well the fix is in thankyou for the replies Bruce,Tony,and Victor well the trunk was locking with remote key and when trying to open top but the trunk lock acturator also has micro switches in it to that were not seeing it was locked replaced acturator and all...
|2001 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L Fuel Tank VIN: WV2EB47051
SMOKE TESTED AND FOUND LEAKING BETWWEN METAL FUEL FILLER NECK PLATE AND PLASTIC TANK FILLER NECK.DROPPED TANK ENOUGH TO REMOVE AND REINDEX TO ALIGNMENT TAB AND REINSTALLED WITH SEALANT.RAN BOTH TESTS 70 AND 71 ON VCDS AND PASSED.THANKYOU FOR ALL THE HELP
|2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L transmisson VIN: 9BWDE61J93
Thanks you to all you guys who replied, sounds like it was as i thought, not much to do in terms of cheap fixes, replace the unit complete sounds like the cure. I actually found a guy on Ebay who rebuilds them with all brand new factory parts for anywhere fro...