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2007 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDF78E37
Customer brought the car with engine light is on misfire codes on all cylinders & lean code,& customer said its blown a white smoke from the tail pipe on & off while he's driving , took the big hose off from the turbo & there's a lots of oil came off,,,both oi...
2009 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULF78K79
this car arrived from a local car lot with the check engine light on and a slight to moderate misfire at idle. On a cold start its almost not there. As it warms up it gets worse. By the time its up to temp, if you rev the motor a few times it really almost goe... Trouble codes: P0303
2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Misfire VIN: SAJEA51D53
Ok guys, I am working to not go down a rabbit hole - and be standing over top of it like Elmer Fudd. MAF readings - Assisting fuel trims seem to be working well. Oxygen sensors are functioning. Upper sensor seems a bit lazy at idle. But after I install intake... Trouble codes: P0399, P1316 (Excessive emmissions or fault)
2005 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Power Steering VIN: SALMH11465
Hello, Vehicle came in with complaint of increased steering effort on cold start up. Goes away after driving down the road. Changed power steering fluid and reservoir. Issue is still present. Found TSB LM-211-011 related to excessive steering effort. TSB as...
2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L timing VIN: WMWMF73567
Hello, I am working on 2007 mini cooper S (turbo) it was brought in for another shop Diag of #3 burnt valve which is what I found on a intake valve on cylinder three. I used a BMW tool to lock crankshaft and camshaft in timing via tool. I removed the cam sprok...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPH63B81
The car came in for a hard misfire on cylinders 4,5, and 6 I have tried swapping the injectors, tested coil under a load, replaced spark plugs and wires because wires were arcing, checked for compression has 150 psi, checked timing belt and timing chain timing... Trouble codes: P0304, P0305, P0306
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWRH63B91
This one is kicking my butt. This car came in for oil leaks. The valve cover gaskets were puking and the spark plug tubes were full of oil. The check engine light was on and it had codes for misfires and cam codes. Unfortunately, the codes weren't recorded, wh... Trouble codes: P0346 (CMP sensor signal implausable), P0300 (Random misfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire)
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L 1-2 shift VIN: WVWTH63B12
I got this car in to repair a failed timing belt, heads off for valve job, timing belt and related parts.Car runs great no codes but on test drive there is a thumping that sounds like around the rear of trans, front end of the drive shaft on moderate accel fro...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA69M14
leaning toward an upstream oxygen sensor - anyone run into these before - what is normal range for o2's Trouble codes: P1142, 17550 (load calculation lower limit exceeded)
2002 Volvo S60 2.4L Compressor VIN: YV1RS61R32
Comprssor cyl time short in warm wether 90 + scan pids show -40f on ambient temp.wear is ambient temp sensor ? is it evap sensor & is there a evap sensor on this veh.
2010 Volvo XC60 3.2 3.2L rear end VIN: YV4982CZ7A
have a 2010 xc90 I'm working on, drive it down the road and at about 20-30 mph you start hearing a slight howling coming from the rear of the truck. at 40 it's fairly loud! it's there on acceleration, coasting and braking. most on coast around 40mph and can't ...

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2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Lighting VIN: WDBNG70J52
after taking a closee look & compare both the old & the new Sam Module part #,it was the wrong one , called the dealer & they send me the correct one, install the new sam module & all good now
2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Convertable top VIN: WDBSK75F24
Thank you for all the replies. the problem turned out to be the hyd. strut that opens the trunk to accept the roof had come off the pin that is part of the framework for the trunk. The pin was bend dowmward. At the same time it damaged the limit switch that is...
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