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|2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L transfer case VIN: SALME11413
While driving at any speed transfer case goes to a neutral condition, engine revs up and vehicle stops moving and will not hold in park. You hear a slight whining sound and the 4x4 low indicator light that is located in the instrument cluster next to the trans...
|1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L no throttle response VIN: WDBEA32E8R
Hello all, thanks for taking time to help us here...The maim question is: does anyone know how to get codes out of this car using a Baum Scan Tool DS2021. Baum no longer supports this tool, and the company they referred me to wasn't able to help. The instructi...
|2005 Porsche Cayenne Turbo 4.5L Level Control VIN: WP1AC29P35
Vehicle came in VERY low. Sitting on bump stops. Found four codes stored for level sensor failure at all four corners (774, [...]). Verified connections, verified wiring intact (5v, gnd, sig), calibration not possible due to sensor codes. Checked actu...
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|2004 Audi A4 3.0L Downshifting VIN: WAUJT68E34
RECOMMENDED TO CUSTOMER TO REPLACE COMPLETE TRANSMISSION FOR RESOLVE. THE TCU WAS CODED CORRECTLY TO THE VEHICLE. CUSTOMER DECLINED TO REPLACE TRANSMISSION. THAK YOU FOR ALL THE HELP.
|2005 Audi A4 2.0L Engine VIN: WAUAF68E55
Hello and many thanks to all who replied. We took a break on this car because yours truly ran away to Florida for a week, but yesterday we brought it in and started to run the basic tests suggested. Kenneth and Seth were right, the engine is junk. We did a ...
|2008 Porsche Cayenne 3.6L Misfire VIN: WP1AA29P58
It turns out after removing the intake manifold that we discovered heavy build up on the back of the intake valves. We walnut blasted the intake valves and replaced # 3 injector and changed the oil to get the gas out of the oil. We reinstalled everything and t... Trouble codes: P0303 (Misfire cylider 3), P0300 (Misfire cylinder 6).
|2006 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Auto Leveling VIN: YS3ED49G76
Thanks everyone for your input (some very funny). I learned from this experience that if I am going to diagnose and repair Saab Xenon automatic leveling systems in the future I will need the proper factory test equipment (Tech 2) I sent this vehicle to a fr...
|2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L coolant VIN: WVWWH63B24
I told the customer that more than likely it will be the thermostat housing as most of the replies stated (thank you) however,since our business doesn't have the right tooling nor does it have the training we decided to have the customer take it to someone tha...
|2007 Volkswagen Touareg 3.6L Engine VIN: WVGZE77L77
Thanks for the info, we found the VIN split at the salvage yards to be incorrect. A 08 engine worked just fine.
|2002 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L module VIN: YV1SW53D62
Had to take the car to the local dealership and have them wake up the climate control module, we do not know if the original problem of intermittently switching to heater on its own is fixed as the weather has gotten colder
|2006 Volvo V70 R 2.5L fuel system VIN: YV1SJ527X6
Thanks to all who helped. Everyone agreed that the fuel pump is working overtime - when we went to change it we found the PVC fuel line kinked. I installed a rubber hose and some clamps to hold it straight. 40 km road test confirms the fix.