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2007 Audi Q7 Premium 3.6L shifter VIN: WA1BY74L27
Truck towed in, key turns, no crank. Message - shift to park. It is in park, shifter does not release from P except by override. Engine ECU - no communication with Trans Module. ABS also no comm.w. transmission. Tranny module can not be read. Fuse 8 in RH brow...
2007 Audi Q7 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Hi there guys, writing this one up before i go home. This 07 Audi Q7 came in after the above mentioned repairs already performed but according to the customer everything is as it was. Same DTC's & driveability concerns. I went as far as doing a visual inspecti... Trouble codes: P0087 (Fuel Rail/System Pressure Too Low Lower Limit Reached), P0087 (Fuel Rail/System Pressure Too Low Lower Limit Reached), P0300 (Random misfire), P0305 (Cyl 5), P0304 (Cyl 4), P0420 (Catalyst System Bank 1 2 P0430)
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L turn signals VIN: WBAGH83431
Help BMW techs! this car had sat for about 2 1/2 years unused needing a transmission. We replaced the trans- when customer came to pick up the car the turn signals were inop- I did a quick check of fuses in the lot- all ok. This appears to be something that o...
2009 BMW X6 xDrive35i 3.0L waterpump VIN: 5UXFG43509
We are replacing the waterpump, & can't get it out of the space. All Alldata says is to partially loosen the sway bar. We have both brackets out, & both ends disconnected. Just cannot work it out through there. Is there another way to get it out? It is su...
2005 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWA01TX5
after replacing MAF with an oem part customer returned in about a month with the same code and other evap codes which customer declined to repair them at the time. would evap code cause p0101 to return. LT FT readings are well within +/- 5%. any ideas would re... Trouble codes: P0101, P0452, P0456
1973 Mercedes-Benz 220D 2.2L No Start VIN: 1151101035
Hello all, looking for some help on this Mercedes diesel. The customer replaced the injection pump and did not time the pump. The vehicle does start but runs very poor. I know the pump is out of time and I am having a hard time timing the pump. I have read the...
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L convertable top VIN: WDBLK65G23
This clk is a nightmare and need it to go away. The original complaint from used car lot was windows, blower, for/aft not working on seats and radio inop. Scanned and diagnosed lower control panel module incorrect for car. radio also used and buttons did not ...
2004 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L Unable to refuel VIN: 4JGAB75E94
This Ml500 came to us unable to put fuel in the tank. We found the charcoal canister (part of the tank) was clogged due to fuel intrusion. Customer admitted to over filling several times. We were unable to get a new tank as they are on backorder. Reluctantly i...
1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L top VIN: WP0CA2995T
this porsche came in with the convertible top inoperative we installed new drive cables and a new control module here is the problem to open the locks you activate the switch to the down position the locks release and then you must lift the top off the f...

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2009 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULF78K49
The car has been gone two weeks: fixed! Two sets of codes were present. There was a code (read with the VCDS) for a fuel pressure malfunction. This did not make the check engine light come on, but could be the cause of the other codes. For this reason it w... Trouble codes: P2187 (System too lean at idle).
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L no power to compressor VIN: WBAVB13596
We located some relays behind the glove box but none of them are A/C relay. Mitchell information is completely unreliable by showing a picture of an A/C relay behind the glove box. On the other hand, Mitchell wiring diagram does not even show an A/C relay, it...
1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L shift interlock VIN: SAJGX2748V
The customer opted out of spending money for diagnostic time. glad to see the car leave but not glad.I had a lot of time in this thing.They couldn't understand why we cant just put it on the computer and tell them whats wrong.I would have loved to find the pro...
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L warning light VIN: WDBLK65G73
After many hours of watching switch data and confirming everything looked normal I continued to replace the power top control module. After installing the module all issues were gone. The power top continues to operate normally.
2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L Hesitation VIN: WDZPE8CC7A
Our final diagnosis was a bad torque convertor, however, the customer did not want to spend any more and took the vehicle as is. Thanks for everyone's suggestions, we read them all and when we got the vehicle back yesterday (has not been in the shop since ori...
2005 Volvo XC70 2.5L 3-4 VIN: YV1SZ592X5
Thank you for your responses. I agree it was in the valve body. Lucky for me customer had an extended warranty that covered the transmission. Installed low millage lkq trans and all in right with the car again. thank you.
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