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|2009 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L engine does not run VIN: WAUSF78K29
we resealed the cam cover for an oil leak. car came back 2 weeks later for an ses light. it was running in our shop and crash bang boom... stalled no restart. diagnosis 20 psi in 1 & 4 and 0 psi in 2 & 3. cylinder leakdown showed bent exhaust valves. removed ...
|2000 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM5347Y
Hi All, Feeling stumped on this one since I found so many obvious issues to cause the lean codes. The intake air hose was cracked badly, replaced upper and lower. Replaced the oil drain back hose. No change. Customer wanted to replace the balance of the CCV sy... Trouble codes: P1188, P1189
|1954 Jaguar XK120 3.4L No Start
Hi need some assistance from the SU carb techs. This jag has the original SU carbs. It will not start without ether and runs like crap until warm. once warmed up all the way the car runs well. I removed the carbs cleaned them as best as I could found the choke...
|2001 Mercedes-Benz E430 4Matic 4.3L transmission VIN: WDBJF83J31
This car came in with customer complaining of car going into limp home mode regularly. Scanned and found the following: 110 speed comparison Y3/6n2 to Y3/6n3 is sporatic 147 gear in transmission slips sporatically 118 right rear wheel speed sensor implausib...
|2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L shifting VIN: WMWRC33445
Car came in w/complaint of TRANS.stuck. in manual mode. Will shift great manually,stays in 1st otherwise.no codes and I am not familiar with this setup,are there any common issues with shifter,etc
|2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 3VWSE69M22
hello all friends im having problems with this car. i have a large vacuum pull when you take the ol fill cap off.it will suck your hand in. runs great and does not smoke. Checked every vacuum source, pvc and every possible line any help would be appreicated T...
Fixes & Summaries for European
|2002 Audi A4 1.8L Windows And Steering Wheel Electronics VIN: WAULC68E32
IT WAS THE CCA MODULE. THE SUNROOF DRAINS WERE CLOGGED AND WATER REACHED THE MODULE AND IT HAD WATER DAMAGE. REPLACED IT AND ALL IS GOOD. THANKS GUYS!
|2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L door lock VIN: 5UXFA53583
Thanks to all that replied. Steven helped steer me in the right direction. The handle wasn't hard to pull but the latch was still at fault. We had Alldata and OE wiring diagrams. There were two wires that werent in any diagram that were latch position wires. T...
|1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Stall, no acceleration VIN: SAJGX5749V
sorry this took so long to close. we had to wait for customer approval and decisions. as noted earlier we changed throttle body and got an improvement in performance, it would now idle. but still seemed to lose acceleration at times. and then more codes w... Trouble codes: 0335 (crank sensor), 0340 (cam sensor).
|2000 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L water pump VIN: YS3EF48Z4Y
Thanks for your replies. Tapping the water pump out with a hammer to the pulley flange was the simple way, I tapped it a few times with a hammer on the front side, the placed a screw driver blade in the small opening created and tapped the back side of the pul...