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2006 Audi A4 2.0L Shifter VIN: WAUAF78E06
Hello Audi Techs, The customer got stuck in a gas station and the vehicle wouldn't come out of Park the customer kept playing with it and eventually it came out of park and drove it to the shop. There were no codes in the system and the vehicle shifts out of p...
2008 Audi A6 3.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WAUAH74F88
Hi, We have this 2008 Audi A6 3.2 fsi that is cutting off after reaching operating temp and not setting any fault codes. After the vehicle stalls it will start back up with no problem, only to cut off again within a few minutes. Upon finding a newer battery...
2005 BMW 325i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, SES Flashes Constant VIN: WBAET37495
Hello Techs, This BMW was brought to us from another in town shop owner (its there personal vehicle) Approx: 1 yr. ago, (only in cold temperatures), the car started with: int. NO-Start (cranks Normally), or starts right up and idle surges from 800-1300 for app... Trouble codes: 2869 (DME self test RAM check faulty P16A3), 28B2, 2830 (DME self test checksum P16A0), 27A1, 2796 (THrottle adaptation values incorrect P1632)
2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L removability VIN: SAJJA42CXY
The car came in with a lack of fuel pressure. I have determined that the fuel pump is faulty. The fuel tank must be removed to gain access to the pump. The instructions in Alldata direct the removal of the fuel lines from beneath the car, indicating that the a...
2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L Open fuse VIN: SAJEA01U13
I have a Jag in the shop that has blown F47 fuse twice. It was towed in. I've replaced the fuse and had the car running for 2 hours at idle and 1500 RPM in the shop. I've driven the car 5 of miles with no problems. I've checked current draw with a lab scope an...
2005 Jaguar XK8 4.2L Shifer VIN: SAJDA42C35
This car came in due to not releasing from the "Park" position when the key is on and the brake pedal pressed. There is a stored code, P 0706, which is "J gate selector position implausible". I have connected my scanner (Autologic) to the car and can monitor g...
2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Air suspension VIN: SALME15476
We have here a vehicle which drops on the RF side after about an hour or sometimes more. After 3 or 4 hours, the RR drops. The Left side never drops. I checked the system very closely for any leaks. I found no leaks. Since the airbags are such a common proble...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Sbc VIN: WDBSK75F83
Have this fault code and can not find enough information to make the test. The Brake Switch S9/1 does not send a signal to the Drivers SAM N10/10 The code reads: C249C-Test Cable Stop lamp to N10/1(Driver-side SAM control unit with fuse and relay module)for V...
2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGBF71E57
Greetings to all this truck came in with 2 codes one was for a crank sensor,we scoped crank sensor and signal looks good,other code is for engine off time not really sure what thats for.i cleared ecm drove car over night no problems coming in this morning it s... Trouble codes: P2610 (Engine off time has an implausible value), P0335
2006 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Won't Crank VIN: WP1AA29P66
Hello Porsche Techs, Car was towed in, it won't crank, the key does get accepted and you hear the steering try to unlock but it keeps making a ratcheting sound and the gears sound like they are slipping in the steering column. On the dash the display says "MOV...
2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L Warning Chime VIN: 3VWRF31Y46
This very low mileage convertible has a problem with the warning chime for the lights on. You sit in the car with the seat belt buckled and start the car. The warning chime with the tone for lights left on will sound for one minute and then stop. If you then t...
2008 Volkswagen Eos VR6 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWDB71F88
Greetings. When this EOS came in for a set of tires we noticed the SES was on and the idle speed was surging. We found the above service codes and as I was giving it a cursory look over I thought I could hear a vacuum like hiss from near the throttle body. I a... Trouble codes: 16452 (MAP/MAF Throttle correlation), 16485 (MAF Performance)
2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L Air distribution? VIN: 3VW3L7AJ0B
First time in for this customer/vehicle, and car is new to them. The right heat duct (right footwell vent in VW) always blows cold air, it is a manual system, the blend air door seems to be fine, temp changes fine, works on Defrost, vent, blend, but all the ti...
2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE 2.0L heater VIN: 1VWBN7A36D
VW techs, This passat has a manual heater/ac control. the problem is it has little heat on the passenger side. The driver side will produce 160 degree air from the far passenger vent. From left to right the vents get cooler. The far right vent only gets to abo...
1994 Volvo 850 2.4L Electronic VIN: YV1LS5514R
hello Volvo world. I am replacing the ac high pressure trinary switch with four wires. the original part #9132754 is nla. I found a 4 seasons switch part #36581 that has the same four wire setup. the Volvo switch has two each solid black and brown wires. the 4...
2003 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L Surge, Misfire VIN: YV1TS91ZX3
This car as come to us from a local(Non Volvo) Dealership it was sold as a used car. It started off as a dead skip so they replaced 1 plug and 1 Coil in #2 cyl. So after a bit of highway driving at 70-80 mph and let off the gas and coast down to 60 then acce...

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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Srs VIN: WDBKK47F6W
Thanks for the replies. It seems that there is no consensus regarding the SRS module being programmed to the vehicle. Also, just to be clear, I wasn't going to buy/install a used control module. I was just trying to gather information for the customer. We've h...
2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBTK56F97
the car is fixed.my basic question was in alldata right in front of me.there is a tech bulletin which gives three different scenarios concerning vanos codes. the bulletin gives three different scenarios with different sets of codes to get you on the right... Trouble codes: 60 (cam adjuster right side incorrect position of exhaust cam), 276 (ditto intake cam), 276 (ditto intake cam).
2008 Mercedes-Benz SL550 5.5L fans,blower VIN: WDBSK71F88
Group we decided to send this one to the dealer. Everything pointed to a driver sam being bad but we can't reprogram if it is so told customer that would be the best place to get repaired properly. Also all the time it was at another shop and them messing with...
2005 Saab 9-5 Arc 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YS3ED59A55
As most of your responses suggested, the cam timing was out. The intake cam was advanced one tooth. The timing marks are not the most accurate or precise on this engine. In the end with everything lined up at the TDC position it would appear as though the ca... Trouble codes: P0300.
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Pan gasket VIN: 3VWCK21CX3
Thanks for the input guys. We put a OE gasket on it and problem solved. I forget the name of the first gasket kit we used but the second was a Febi that we got from Worldpac.
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L cooling fans VIN: 3VWCK31C34
Turns out the thermostat fixed the code. The low speed fans are bad but the customer denied service.
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L excessive smoke from exhaust after replacing PCV VIN: WVWEK93C16
Thanks to everyone who replied. There was excessive oil in the plenum and it took a while for it to burn off. The smoke gradually stopped. Thanks again everyone.
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Power VIN: 3VWST81K66
Got car back from Dealer and word for word this is it. Scanned system and had 1 dtc for under boost condition. Checked N75 and found to be in limp mode. Checked fuel supply and found filter clogged with soot and thick layer of rusty sediment in housing. Replac... Trouble codes: P0299 (Boost pressure regulation).
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