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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...
2010 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Engine VIN: WAUDFAFL9A
Car came in had a loud rattling noise all the time with the engine running,had code p0341, checked oil pressure it was with in spec. Disassembled the timing covers, tech disassembled variable valve timing unit, no problem found, replaced the timing chain tensi...
1992 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABB1313N
Hi Everyone, This vehicle will not communicate with my modis. I try on a 94 bmw 325I and it worked perfectly. I believe the equipment is ok. No communication. When cranking engine the check engine light will flash on and off. Customer was driving vehicle and c...
1998 BMW 540i 4.4L No Start VIN: WBADE6323W
hi everyone!!! of cource its a beamer problem. car came to me with a fluid leak. diagnosed and repair was the engine valley pan seal under the air intake. was very slow in repairs to ensure a good job was done with no mistakes. after all was repaired I went to...
2007 BMW 530xi 3.0L engine VIN: WBANF735X7
Hello everyone, this 07 530xi has codes 2A82 and 2A98. the cams sensors where replaced previously by someone else. The same codes come back. Done some search online and come up with cams adjust solenoids. Replaced them both, and first code to come back was 2A8...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Engine VIN: WDBHA22E1T
This car sat for a couple years before we did a head gasket repair. When we finished the car wouldn't start. Has fuel pressure and would start with carb spray, so I know the mechanicals and ignition work. The security system was flashing the lights built into ...
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 ...
1989 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L electrical system VIN: WP0AB0915K
Hello,I have this real nice old 1989 911 Carrera,with a draw.With fluke 88 connected and even waiting for 30 to 40 minutes,the draw will fluctuate rapidly between 7 and 14 milliamps nonstop I have removed every fuse one by one in the fusebox,removed and unplu...
2004 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L oil leak/compression VIN: WP0CA29964
this car was towed in as a no-start. customer purchased car at auction as a no start and the 4 green plugs at the end of the camshafts missing. all 4 plugs were installed, new battery and we have a no start with no compression. years ago I had similar proble...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L chime/gong VIN: 3VWSF29M0Y
dear fellow techs I have this jetta that when it is started the key chime is on as it would be if car was off and key left in ignition. Also if the the lights are on the chime is constant. the chime goes off after a couple miles.No codes found . Locks lights a...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M34
Hi all, I need help on this . This vehicle came in with numerous codes. Although I recently replaced both oxygen sensors, datastream shows there dead. I pulled the connectors and both were filled with oil. I disconnected the connectors from the pcm and its dry...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Stall VIN: 3VWSE69M94
Hi, I've got a 2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8t that will stall randomly. The only times I've had it stall for me is when it's sitting here at idle. When it does stall the battery is dead and the vehicle requires a jump but starts back up without any issue. The...

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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WAULC68E04
after all this time I found a problem in the boost feed to the n75 valve. after replacing the hose going from the turbo to the n75 the problem no longer existed. this took care of the boost issues. found that the cam chain was stretched(came with the head fro... Trouble codes: 16795 (seconday air injection system incorrect flow detected), 16396 (bank 1 - camshaft Aintake advanced set point not reached over retarded).
2002 BMW 330i 3.0L Unknown VIN: WBAEV534X2
I wanted to wait long enough to see if it actually continued to run well and so far it has. We replaced the exhaust cam sensor and the codes stayed away. We too have seen this happen in sub freezing weather but not 95 degf,I hope this post helps others avoid t...
2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Engine VIN: SAJJA41C5Y
The vehicle is fixed. 4 of the 5 replies concurred that the brake light switch was the cause of the "Failsafe Engine Mode" warning light. I have just checked in with the customer who said that there have been no more phantom script appearances since the switch...
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