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2009 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Oil pressure VIN: WAUSF78K89
I am looking for input on this 2.0 turbo Audi. It keeps setting a code 5580 or P164B 00 oil pressure switch malfunction. The actual oil pressure numbers look good (see test results) and the oil pressure switch, reduced oil pressure switch and oil regulating va...
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L No Start VIN: WBADD6323W
This BMW is driving us crazy and we need some input. I apologize in advance for the length of this post. If any of this looks familiar it is because this car has been posted before as a no crank problem. Cranks, but does not start. Good fuel pressure. No spar... Trouble codes: 14 (Fault lamp MIL), D1 (Signal EWS manipulated)
2007 BMW X5 4.8i 4.8L K-CAN crash VIN: 5UXFE83547
Well this one is really kicking our butts and my (foolish, ego-driven) inability to give up has tallied more hours than could ever be billed. We can not find the K-CAN fault in this E70. THE BACKGROUND: Car came in with an electrical system failure message i...
2011 BMW X5 xDrive35d 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXZW0C57B
Need help on this 35d. Mil is on for 4a2e # 5 glow plug activation.intake mainfold need to remove to replace the glow not work on these bmw diesel much.ques is do i need glow plug only or i should be looking to replace module as well like mercedes.if i... Trouble codes: 4A2E
2003 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L srs light on VIN: WDBRF64J83
Has a code b1025,with srs light.Code definition is drivers squib resistance high.Any good testing tips or tricks.I am not familiar with these systems
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L 2-3 Shift Cold Only VIN: 3VWSC29M2Y
We did a complete overhaul on the transmission including torque converter, all pistons, bushings and EPC solenoid. Updated internal harness with hard wire style. Vehicle will shift great except when cold. The first 8-9 upshifts into 3rd gear will slip. Only wh...

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2005 BMW 760Li 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN83595
Thanks to everyone's help. We replaced a defective #4 fuel injector and the miss fire is no longer present. Trouble codes: P0304.
2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L Open fuse VIN: SAJEA01U13
Thanks to all who took the time to respond. I rechecked the wiring harness and found nothing that would indicate a problem. I rechecked the current draw with a scope. The pattern looked good and current draw was good. I replaced the pump with a new Jag unit...
2005 Jaguar XK8 4.2L Shifer VIN: SAJDA42C35
After checking at the console (after removing the shifter cover) to confirm that the micro switch activated when the shifter is in the Park position and that the solenoid worked when powered, I replaced the brake light switch. This cured the problem. There are...
1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L no throttle response VIN: WDBEA32E8R
Thanks to all who took time to give assistance. The main thing I was looking for was how to retrieve codes with this tool. I already knew the wiring was bad and we replaced the T/Body. But when we were still having problems (turned out to be defective reman...
2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Headlight Adj. Module VIN: WP0CA29942
We found the module behind the audio amplifier in the front trunk area. Installed new one and headlight adjustment issues are fixed. Strange that all the info pointed to beneath the passenger air bag. Even the Porsche PIWIS-Ti documents said the same thing. Ma...
2011 Saab 9-5 Turbo4 2.0L Clutch VIN: YS3GN4MR8B
After some reading and research I pulled the clutch, it was burnt on the flywheel side.the flywheel was ok, the real trick to this job is that the pressure plate is self adjusting so when you want to bolt it to the flywheel it must be compressed while bolting ...
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