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2007 Audi A4 2.0L emisson VIN: WAUAF78E47
car runing on idle bad rought i pull the plastic hose from the intake runs good i when to the dealer to buy cranck case ventlation i install it same back to square one i still have idle rought
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
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBAVB13516
First time customer. Engine will start and run a few minutes before stalling and failing to restart. Will restart after short rest period, then runs only very briefly before quitting and requiring a longer rest, prior to restart. For DME fault code 2D54 (which... Trouble codes: 2D54, C0F16, C0F14, 5E19
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...
2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L replace fuel tank VIN: WDBSK75F64
im trying to replace fuel tank, and the fuel tank cover won't come out, it seems like the top needs to be open, but it doesn't work, and i'm asking for help to open the top manually, thank you in advance
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L Transmission fault VIN: WDBTK56G76
I need help with this one. The vehicle came with the code P0718 - Input/Turbine Speed Sensor Circuit Intermittent.i did check all possible faults such as, - Faulty Transmission Speed Sensor - Transmission Speed Sensor harness is open or shorted - Transmission ...
2011 Mini Cooper S Clubman 1.6L Battery VIN: WMWZG3C57B
Vehicle arrived with customer complaint of battery dying overnight. Checked for parasitic draw on battery, found approx. 3.2A draw on battery. Let vehicle sit for 30 minutes and still has 3.2A draw. Vehicle attempts to enter sleep mode after approx. 2 minutes ...
1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L drivers seat VIN: WP0AA299XV
im working on the power drivers seat wont move forward or backward. I cant move it far enough forward to get to bolts to get it out? so I can work on it any tricks on getting the seat out so I can work on it ? thanks joe.
2006 Volkswagen Passat 3.6 3.6L Timing Chain VIN: WVWFU73C86
This car was towed in as a no-start. It appears that the timing chain is broken. I have limited experience with vws. Did it bend valves??? Is it worth doing chains or do I quote an engine??? If I do chains, what special tools do I need?? Any insight into this ...
2008 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA71K08
We got this car from shop I used to work at before opening my own place. They got this from an auction with a bad engine and that's all I know about the previous history of the car. The motor was rebuilt and when they got it all back together this is what they... Trouble codes: P0088
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on, Derate VIN: 1VWBN7A31C
Hello everyone. This VW came to us with the check engine light and DEF lights on and customer had a complaint of it derating. It's been to the dealer multiple times for the same problem with no luck. Reference voltages and glowplugs tested fine. No sign of any... Trouble codes: P0651 (Reference voltage b open), P13D0, P13D3, P0472 (Exhaust pressure sensor a low), P204A, P0674 (4 glowplug open)
2008 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Drivers blend actuator VIN: YV1RH59248
This may get long winded but here goes. Vehicle arrived with a myriad of communcation codes. Cleaned and tightened loose grounds from Central Electronics Module, and most seem to be fixed. Only complaint remaining is that the drivers side vents won't blow warm...

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2004 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L Misfire VIN: WAULT64B54
2008 Audi S6 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDN74F48
Thanks for everyone's help. After contacting Ross tech for some help, swapping mass with no change, monitoring fuel psi at 49% and 30 bar at idle and up to 100 bar at full throttle (always spec and actual were within 1-2 bar), nothing was standing out, so I pe... Trouble codes: P1077 (Lean Limit Exceeded).
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L Spark/Fuel VIN: 4JGAB57E83
Hello, As far as an accurate diagnosis based on raw data I did not come up conclusive. I did however feel the detent of the ignition switch did not feel very good so based on the price of a new one I installed it. I am pretty sure this issue is fixed.
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