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2008 Audi A6 3.2L Electronic VIN: WAUAH74F38
Hello, I got this A6 that intermittently won't come out of park when the car gets warm(driven for awhile). We test drove the car and was able to duplicate the problem.The shifter wouldn't move and the gear selection bar on the instrument cluster would flash.Pu...
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)
2004 BMW 330Ci 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABW53484
Hey guys would like to thank you in advance for any help possible. I am new to working on euro cars and there terminology. I have lean codes 2882 and 2883. Checked fuel pressure it was in specs. Smoked tested intake side and found maf boot leaking, fixed that ... Trouble codes: 2882 (2883 -), 2883
1997 Jaguar XJR 4.0L slight buck at times VIN: SAJPX114XV
This car came to me with a high idle on cold start, and slightly high idle when warm (~1000 RPM). Also 2 monitors incomplete. Resetting adaptations solved this although I had to do it twice; usually once is sufficient. Also part of customer's complaint was a ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Rear Window Movement VIN: WDBLK65G73
Hey iatn friends! customer has come in after we just replaced the three position proximity switch located at the left roof mechanism. After the top has been opened. While attempting to close the rear cover unlocks and raises, the top lifts and moves freely thr...
2008 Smart Fortwo Pure 1.0L No Start VIN: WMEEJ31XX8
we have this smart car,that stalled while driving down the road and would not re-start.we pushed the vehicle in the shop,noticed the gear selector display in the dash was all flashing lines.scanned for codes,in the ME-po901 clutch actuator beyond tolerance ran...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: WVWPD63B41
When you start the car it has a loud valve train knock that goes away after a few seconds. Customer states that it has been making the noise for a few months. I changed the oil and put in Mobil 1 with a new filter, still no change. Customer thought it was not ...
2008 Volkswagen Eos Turbo 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWBA71F78
Alright VW guys really need some help with this one. Car came in with a lack of power under acceleration and drop in fuel mileage. This car has been to the dealer they installed a throttle body and pcv. Also put on was MAF, turbo divertor valve, spark plugs, n...
2009 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L Bent Valves VIN: 3VWRJ71K09
Vehicle came in with the engine seized up due to the intake valves impacted against the pistons. The camshaft drive chain tensioner was way out - like the chain was very worn. Only 85 K miles on this car. Pulled the head to find all the exhaust valves just fin...

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Abs & P/S Lamps On VIN: 3VWST71K66
We had to let this one go to a shop that has a VAG- Asking customer to inform us of what was causing errors & lamps
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