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2009 Audi S5 4.2L Starting VIN: WAURV78T69
Car has been towed into shop twice with no crank condition. Always starts for us. Have factory VW/Audi diagnostic software car has no relevant codes. Customer tries starting with push button only. Can also can be started by pushing key fob into dash. We have t...
2002 BMW 745i 4.4L Drive-axles VIN: WBAGL63462
hi guys i have this car my shop i replaced the pcm for no start hot the check engine light comes she went to auto zone for a diag codes p0500 vehicle speed i check the abs sensor hook scan tool get reading on all sensors i hook up the scanner autel and road te...
2002 BMW 745i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAGL63462
this car was in my shop for no start i replaced the pcm customer drove car home after several day the check engine light comes on she took it autozone codes p0500 vehicle speed i hook my scanner autel and road test get reading on all wheel sensors scan test dm...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Makes a noise VIN: WDBBA48D2J
Ok. I have this Benz that makes a noise that sounds very similar to the noise that any car makes if you are sitting at a stop and you gently release the brake pedal. You can kind of get a groaning noise from the brakes if you try that. However, on this Benz it...
1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Convertible top VIN: WP0CA2991X
Good morning group, Vehicle came in for inop convertible top. Hydraulic cylinder on the driver side is leaking. Replaced hydraulic cylinder and flush system. Inspect the operation of the top. Everything worked well. Vehicle delivered to customer. We get a c...
2005 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Battery VIN: YS3FD79Y95
Saab techs, please help me keep my hair!!!This car came in with a battery that goes dead overnight, every night. That seems like that would be an easy find, but not so much. I did current draws on every fuse in the car including engine comp., trunk, and interi...
2005 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L Ctrl Module VIN: YS3FH79Y65
Hello, Looking for some of you Saab gurus that helped me before on this same vehicle. Car has been on the road for a few months now with a new ISM, CIM, a used MIU and the knowledge that the UEC was damaged. Now we are going to replace the Underhood Electrical...
2007 Volkswagen Touareg 3.6L Engine VIN: WVGZE77L77
This is a parts fitment question. Vehicle broke timing chain and damaged valves, 2 pistons, timing gears, ect. Cost of parts do not justify repair. What I have found is a production date split from or thru 12/06 on used engines and trying to find out what the ...
2006 Volvo V70 2.5T 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1SW59216
Got another one of these Volvo's with a problem with the fuel pressure system. Its intermittent, the CEL turns on and off, no driveability issues. Im getting readings of 400kpa (58psi) at idle and 20% fuel pump duty and only nominally changes when driving o... Trouble codes: P0089
2013 Volvo C30 T5 2.5L Front fog lights VIN: YV1672MK4D
Car was in a fender bender, tore off the front bumper cover. LF fog light was damaged where the connector is, repaired it. Only the rear fog light comes on with the switch. We can turn on the fronts with a scan tool. No codes in CEM. Can read data that shows t...

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2011 BMW M3 4.0L rear speakers VIN: WBSPM9C50B
thanks for the replies. did not end up being able to research further as the customer decided to install all new aftermarket speaker and amp system that taps into the logic 7 amp most circuit. I believe this should eliminate the clipping as was indicated that ...
2009 Smart Fortwo Passion 1.0L No Rev Intermittent VIN: WMEEJ31X79
Hello everyone and thanks for the help offered. We never were able to duplicate this concern. Suspecting that it was a programming issue, the vehicle was sent to the Smart dealer. They updated the vehicle's software and no problems have occurred since. Tha...
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPL71K59
After all is said and done, the fix was to make sure both sensors are the part # [...]. The parts listing at the dealer is wrong. Just make sure you go through the guided test before replacing the sensors. VW has a hotline to help us with these problems. ... Trouble codes: P047B.
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