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2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L air suspension VIN: SALSF25446
Hello Group, Customer's complaint is soft suspension,especially in the rear end of vehicle. Scanned EAS for faults.Had code C1A18-64,Pressure increases too rapidly when filling reservoir.Erased fault,has not reoccurred. Suspension pumps up to correct heigh...
2002 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WDBJF70J62
This E430 came into the shop with complaint of very slow acceleration. Scanned and found codes P0122 and P0123. Cleared codes, went for a short test drive, codes returned. Installed known good pedal position sensor with no change. Not sure where to go from her... Trouble codes: P0122 (throttle/pedal position sensor high input), P0123 (throttle/pedal position sensor low input)
2006 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF26J36
Vehicle runs ok on cold start as warms up will begin to knock, smoke and appears to run rich. Replaced fuel rail assembly per TSB and O2 sensor. Pressure is ok and O2 reads correct. Problem is still reoccurring. Will run ok and about 5-6 minutes of driving wit... Trouble codes: 2021 (Rail pressure monitoring via control valve is too low), 2047 (Rail pressure monitoring via control valve pressure too low)
2004 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Engine VIN: WMWRE33474
Has anyone ever see this type of problem.? Seems like could have a very small crack or pin-hole internal of the engine block. Or Could this be related to the aftermarket tuner or the Oil Catch Can system not working properly.? We would love to get this car and...
2010 Porsche Cayenne S 4.8L Mechanical VIN: WP1AB2APXA
Hi, This Vehicle has a oil leak from the front of the engine, possible oil pan. I have seen this on most of the 4.8L Cayenne engines. Is There a pattern failure?
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L transmission module VIN: YV1SZ58D51
This is my second request on this car. It was fine but sat for a couple weeks and when ran again the check engine light comes on with an ecm-530b code for tcm communication failure. The central electronic module is also showing a tcm failure code. I verified t...

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2008 BMW Z4 Roadster 3.0i 3.0L Starter VIN: 4USBU33538
once again the vehicle had not had an issue for a couple of weeks and released back to customer,happened to him again.and he tried second key and vehicle started.goinmg to replace key battery when vehicle returns as a starting point,thanks for all the help
2009 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L Unknown VIN: SALSH23439
Thanks to your help I was able to confirm the fix and it indeed was the mismatched tires!I never would have thought of that being the culprit. My hat's off to those that replied and to the original tech who diagnosed this issue as being mismatched tires. ...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WVWMA23B0Y
well the fix was a pair of cams and followers, the vacuum still drops when secondary air pump is commanded on but at least you have power brakes and start up. Thanks to all who wrote in.
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Hydraulic Lash Adjusters VIN: WVWAK73C06
I am calling this a fix because marvel mystery oil quieted the lifters.This is only masking the symptoms of a sludged engine and I informed the customer that more work is required to make the cam codes go away for good.Thanks for your replies,it bolsters my su...
1997 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS564XV
As advised, I let the car sit overnight, took it on a suggested test drive. It set all the monitors but one. Texas allows an inspection with one monitor unsatisfied, so off it went. Thanks to all who helped.
2001 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Seats.Wipers. Ect VIN: YV1RS58D91
Well we found that the CEM module is going bad. Just waiting for customer to make a decision. Thanks for the help.
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