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2005 Audi A4 1.8L Inst.Cluster Headlight Washer VIN: WAULC68E15
Hello techs first customer complaint of wipers moving slow.battery light flickering,dash lights dim and inst cluster display dissappering.this also always happens when u use wiper switch.swapped out complete wiper switch,motor n links.swapped out electric cont...
1986 BMW 535i 3.5L hydra boost
OK guys I need some info on this thing. 1st car came in with brakes staying applied. narrowed problem down to a bad hydraboost.replaced hydraboost and all was ok for a few days, and then it happened again. removed master and found fluid coming from booster, su...
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53541
I believe I have repaired all of the pre-catalyst fuel trim issues with the vacuum leak repairs. The P2096 code has always been in the code history, I ignored it until I had the other fuel trim codes repaired. Now my focus is fixing this code. There are no d... Trouble codes: P2096 (Post catalyst fuel trim system too lean bank 1), B0MW, 225 (Fuel trim control after bank 1 catalyst)
2009 BMW X6 xDrive50i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFG83519
This X6 came in with misfire codes p0300-p0301-p0303-p0304-p0305-p0307 Hesitation and Poor Idle Quality we R/R updated injectors updated coils spark plugs fuel pressure sensor pcm software update after the road test the same misfire code came back we CK the bo... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire detected), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire detected), P0304 (Cylinder4 misfire detected), P0305, P0307
2011 BMW X5 xDrive35d 3.0L MIL Lamp on, limp mode VIN: 5UXZW0C5XB
Vehicle had Check engine light turn on after sitting for 2 days.Started up and vehicle and drove 1/4 mile, light turned on and vehcile went into limp mode. Made basic checks on system and checked fuel pressure regulator found no issue and sent vehicle to deale... Trouble codes: P0088 (Fuel Rail/System pressure too high)
2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Electronic VIN: SALAE25445
replaced tccm due to damage by battery acid. sent to another shop for coding, when returned will not shift out of first gear, has codes for clutch adapt and clutch pos. sensor circuit range/perf. p2789, p0806 any ideas appreciated. thanks
2008 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L High Low Pressure, Low High Pressure VIN: WDBUF87X28
Car came in for warm air. checked line pressures, found low side at 60 and high side at about 110 psi. Inside vent temp about 45F. Did an evac and recharge. Inside temp went down to 30F and line pressures went to about 30 and 150. Cust took car and called back...

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2008 Audi S6 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDN74F78
Low fuel. Fuel quality was not as specs required. Carbon build up at intake valve. Clean carbon build up with VW G-001-700-03 fuel additive. Clear all PCM faults. Drove the car for 60 miles. All is FIX. ... Trouble codes: P1081 (004- Lean limit exceed), 00422.
2003 BMW M3 3.2L Misfire VIN: WBSBL93403
Thank you to everyone who took the time to try and help me out on this. I decided not to label this a confirmed fixed because all i have to go on at this point is theory. The vehicle stopped misfiring and was able to clear all monitors and pass Smog. I beli... Trouble codes: 208 (misfire 4), 209 (misfire 5), 207 (misfire 3), 210 (misfire 6), 213 (misfire multiple).
2011 BMW X5 xDrive35i 3.0L cooling system VIN: 5UXZV4C57B
Thanks everybody. This was an easy slam dunk, as everybody agreed. New water pump and thermostat, followed by the correct bleeding procedure and we are all set.
2005 Volkswagen Touareg 3.2L front diff bearing VIN: WVGLG77L65
ok after a little searching figured it out axles pop out like c/v shaft /pin does not have to be removed to remove carrier , cannot find procedure because it not published /vw stated that you have to replace entire diff but you can replace bearings and seals /...
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