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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Heat VIN: WAULC68E04
Still no heat. Pulled hoses off of heater core with vehicle running have no plow to heater core. If you hold vehicle at 3000 rpm get slight heat and slight coolant flow. While I had the pump out I blew air back through the heater hoses into the block. Seemed t...
2006 Audi A3 Quattro 3.2L Emission VIN: WAUKD78P06
Hello, i would like to thanks in advance for the help. We got this Audi A3 V6 3.2 with a code P2279 intake air system leak. we smoked test already and spray tested and couldn't find any leak. we removed the intake manifold and exhaust manifold and replaced the...
2006 Maserati Quattroporte Sport Gt 4.2L blower motor VIN: ZAMCE39A56
Im stumped on this Maserati QP Gents!! This is a regular customer who brings this car in pretty regularly... Anyhow the car has no fan speed for the heat or ac.. A normal vehicle would usually be the fan motor or resistor- I get a blower resistor from the deal...
1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBCA37A1E
This car came in with a no start. Replaced Ignition module and finally would start. At this time, it was difficult to start cold but would start very easy when hot. We found the control pressure regulator to be "stopped up". Disassembled and cleaned the fuel p...
2007 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L Overhead Control Panel VIN: WDBUF56X47
Last week, this car came in because the overhead lights did not operate when the driver's door was opened. I replaced the switch this morning, then checked operation, now no condition will cause the auto overhead lights to come on. They will work manually and ...
2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L navigatgion does not communicate to heads up VIN: WDBTK56F59
The heads up display will not communicate to the navigation or stero, no GPS display
2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 3.0L Alignment VIN: WDPPF3CC0C
Can anyone help with alignment specs on this truck. It is a freightliner sprinter. It is not listed on Mitchell or on my hunter alignment machine
2012 Mini Cooper 1.6L radio inop VIN: WMWSU3C53C
this came in for a no start condition, the customer charged the battwer and got it to run but the radio stopped working right after the battery charge.. the battery load tests ok. but still no radio. i suspect the two symptoms are related but id appreciate som...
2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Headlight Adj. Module VIN: WP0CA29942
Hi Porsche techs, We have a 2002 C4 Cab with Litronic on which the left hand headlight automatic alignment is not working. The right hand headlight works fine. We are trying to locate the control module that is supposed to be underneath the passenger side ai...
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Cuts out VIN: WVWCE63B85
hello everyone, Let me first state that I by no means am a VW guy. I have a very strong backround on Cummins diesels but very limited on VW. I was at a dealer for 18 years and serviced all makes and models for the car lot, but seldom got VW diesels. I left th... Trouble codes: P0304
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Timing Chains VIN: 3VWPF71K05
I have a 2005 Jetta 2.5L in the shop with the code P1340/17748 Camshaft pos. sensor / Engine speed sensor, Incor. Correlation. I am using VCDS. I read an article stating to go to measuring block value, group 093, field 4 to see if there is a problem with the c...

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2011 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WAUHFCFL8B
Hi Guys. Thanks for all of you excellent feedback. It turned out to be the fuel pump control module as a few of you suspected. The problem I had with it was that the failure would only occur after rolling at a constant speed on the highway for over 15 minutes ... Trouble codes: P3044, P3045, P0087.
2005 BMW 325Ci 2.5L monitors VIN: WBABV134X5
First I would like to thank all of you that answered my request. Boris and William were spot on we changed the thermostat housing and thermostat and it passed the O2 AND EVAP monitors right away. Which was enough for it to go through smog. THANKS AGAIN
2006 BMW 550i 4.8L Mechanical VIN: WBANB53596
thanx for all the replies.. they all made sense. after discussing the options (time/money) the customer made the decision to trade the car for a new one.thanx again for all the replies!!!
2006 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Mechanical VIN: YS3ED49G16
You guys were right about the vacuum pump. I cant believe I missed this. I found that plugging the vacuum pump inlet brought down the crankcase pressure to normal level. I found that the check valve at near vac pump was cracked! Replaced line and rechecked....
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