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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED24B4Y
The shop acquired this car for storage and we paid off the finance co. Someone in the past had moved vacumn lines and unpluged several of the sensors. I took a picture of the vacumn scymatic on the hood and enlarged it, and we think the vacumn is right. It kee... Trouble codes: 1423 (secondary air injection insuficent flow bank 1), 1411 (secondary air injection insuficent flow bank 2)
2006 Audi A4 2.0L compression VIN: WAUDF78E46
Hi, we got this Audi testing us while we test it. Tow in with codes related to fuel pressure. Pull valve cover and sure enough intake lobes that run fuel pump were gone. ( common problem ) We replace intake cam and fuel pump. we set up cams using audi tool so ...
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L emissions VIN: WBAVC53587
Hi Fellow techies, This one baffled the last shop. Thought I'd post their results before digging in. Just wanted to run all this by some of you with more experience than I to help point me in the right direction. Pretty much most of the things I'd do were done...
2008 BMW 128i 3.0L Mechanical VIN: WBAUN13588
This is for the BMS Technicians out there. Car came in for a routine Valve Cover Gasket replacement. Mitchell calls to remove the VVT servo motor. When removed, the gear jumped inside. I need to know how to reset the motor to avoid damage. Thanks in advance ...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Cuts out VIN: WDBEA32E2S
Greeting Mercedes experts. This E320 has a rev limiter that comes on at 3000 while driving (same as when sitting still). I pulled code 20 from the blinking light which, from my best understanding, is for a VSS. It all makes sense so far, right? I can's seem to... Trouble codes: 20 (VSS - Vehicle Speed Sensor)
2010 Mercedes-Benz GL350 Bluetec 4Matic 3.0L 10cb00 VIN: 4JGBF2FEXA
Hi guys, I have this 2010 GL350 CDI bluetec has 86,300 miles on. DTC 10CB00 or P2006 component B96/1 (left intake port shutoff sensor) has an internal fault. I think sensor is integrated into servo motor M55. Blow by engine oil leaking onto servo motor and sat...
2005 Saab 9-5 Arc 2.3L Mechanical VIN: YS3ED49A75
Saab tech, please help on this bad boy here. Car came in with a strong vibration especially when shifter in drive or reverse. We replace few broken mounts, worn belt & tensioner. Vibration decrease 20%, but we still think not in acceptable range. No dtc in any...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAK73C66
Help VW techs! We have this 2.0t Passat in for intermittent rough run- po304 set in ecu. We had done a service about a week ago that included new plugs. We performed basic checks- compression good- good signal to coil and injector- we found a dead coil. We rec... Trouble codes: P0304
1998 Volvo V70 2.4L missfire VIN: YV1LW5576W
we keep getting po302 and it comes back to pending fairly quickly. we put volvo plugs cap rotor cam and crank sensor noid light on #2 injector spark light on #2 plug replace the wire and the injector. rechecked the timing belt twice.still p0302. engine seems t...

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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L transmission VIN: WBADM6347X
The car has the 4L30E transmission with the two pans. Our scan tool does clear and read codes. We did a few of the suggested wiring checks and all were OK. So we are calling it damages by flat towing the car with the engine not running. Customer does not h...
2006 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Steering VIN: WBABW33456
Thanks for the help guys! It turned out to be the steering rack- probable spool valve. One more in the books! Thanks again, Greg and crew
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L cabin heat VIN: WBAVB13596
Thanks for the help guys- this was a weird one. The OEM water pump would not build enough volume of coolant flow to purge the air from the system- it barely streamed out of the return hole in the expansion tank. New oem pump- good flow- good heat! Greg and cre...
2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWDC21V6Y
thanks everyone for taking time to help,I replaced the coil again after checking all the grounds physically took them all apart,found no problem,rechecked timing belt perfect,ohmed wiring from components to ecm perfect,rechecked secondary ignition perfect,remo... Trouble codes: P0715.
2008 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L turbo, crankcase ventilation system VIN: 3VWRJ71K08
Thank you to all who replied. The crankcase pressure was not excessive and I inspected the entire crankcase ventilation system, no faults. I removed the boost pipe and cleaned any oil that had accumulated throughout the system, test drove vehicle and there w...
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