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2003 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 3.0L Fans VIN: WAUVT54BX3
Vehicle came into shop overheating. Another tech diagnosed inop fans as fan controller faulty. After confusion of identification of controller we received the right OE valeo unit. Installed/ spliced in unit and fans now run continuously as soon as the main fou...
2008 Audi S6 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDN74F78
Need help with cold start rough running hesitation for few minutes and MIL on ? strange code P1081-004 and 004225 Mixture lean exceed which stated PCM control unit 2 AT BANK-3? Thanks. DID SMOKE TEST NO LEAKS FOUND, CHECK COILS AND SPARK PLUGS ALL FINE WITHIN ... Trouble codes: P1081 (004- Lean limit exceed), 00422
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN63473
this car was towed in no throttle response when he parked it 30 days ago now it wont stay running. listed all these codes 2796 - 2799 - 27F6 - 27F7 - 27F8 - 278B - 278D - 271A - 2722 - 2783 - 5F26 - 5EE4 - 9C76 - 9C94 - 9C64 - 27E7 - 27FE - 27E8 - 27FF - 2821 ... Trouble codes: 2796 (throttle act - test low stop), 2799 (throttle - valve), 27F6, 27F7, 27F8, 278B
1989 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L Mechanical VIN: SAJHY1548K
Jaguar Tech, please help on this bad boy here. Car tow in with a hard brake pedal, check power & ground signal [...] accumulator charge & pressure switches- OK. Replace switches per TSB, system still inop, found really weak pressure from hydraulic pump at right s...

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1990 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: ZARBA12T6L
I am going on vacation and have run out of time for this car. I think it is in limp home mode. I could turn the flap on the air flow meter and it wouldn't change the CO. I did put a 200 ohm resistor in the temp sensor plug with no change. I recommended that th... Trouble codes: 1223 (O2 sensor readings go to max or min164 factory manual), 1265 (Not in factory manual).
2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Starter VIN: SALAD25475
Thanks for all the help involving testing the CAN circuitry. I hae yet to find the problem as we have tried another ABS module and another Climate Control Module. All of the system resistance is proper and the car is still down. We are still chipping away at t...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L compressor VIN: WDBUF65J73
I want to thank all 5 of you for your help and schooling on Mercedes AC systems. Unfortunately the owners decided not to fix the AC at this time,(summer almost over). Testing the system for the leak was a real chore. but one of you mentioned that evaporato...
2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DF78K02
replaced ignition cassette today with an OE unit, can take 2-3 weeks for light to come on so closing help request till I can give it some time to see if it is indeed repaired. Thanks to all who replied, general consensus is the DI unit so we will see. Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire), P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire).
1977 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1172034804
Hello Friends Thank you all for all the great replies,to this 1977 bug. It is fixed I got many replies and very good advice, to start with I checked and re-adjusted the throttle which was way off The throttle opened to much and the adjustment was way off, al...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L engine VIN: 3VWRT71K66
rmeoved transmission for inspection,determined that the dual mass flywheel had come apart causing engine to stop turning and also causing some damage to transmission bell housing just waiting on parts to be able to re asssemble.thanks for all the help
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