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2007 Audi Q7 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1AV74L07
Mil on 008569/P2179 Too lean off idle Bank 2. Long term fuel trim Bank 1 = 1.6 Bank 2 = 14.1 Car came in Mil on P2179 but runs well. Smoke tested intake, tested good. Took car with high pressure fuel pressure on graph to see if there was a difference side to s... Trouble codes: P2179 (Too Lean Off Idle Bank 2)
2005 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L Misfire VIN: WBXPA93425
car came in from other shop they said transmission is slipping. when testing driving car you can feel it bucking. checked codes and found misfire codes . checked fuel trim and numbers are around 13 on bank 2 and 10 on bank 1. So I smoke tested intake system to... Trouble codes: 2742 (not present misfire cylinder 1), 2743 (not present misfire cylinder 5), 274E, 276D, 2747 (not present misfire cylinder 4)
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L long crank VIN: WBAVB13506
this car came in with many codes. we repaired some common vacuum leaks to repair a few. what we are hung up on is a crankshaft position sensor code. code p0335/2a94. we found crankshaft sensor to be broken on the connector end. we installed a new factory bmw p...
2007 BMW 750Li 4.8L Coolant thermostat VIN: WBAHN83587
Hopefully anybody could help me out or more knoledge on this bmw setup
2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG 5.5L battery drain VIN: WDBTJ76H14
after 1 or 2 days of sitting , the battery goes dead. has a 330 milli amp drain. pulled fuses 1 at a time , no change in amp drain. disconnected alt- no change. disconnected abs computer - no change. no lites are on in vehicle , no visor lites , no cig lighter...
2005 Porsche Cayenne Turbo 4.5L Starting VIN: WP1AC29P45
This vehicle came to me with a slow or no start, without a jump, (very cold conditions--much worse). Still drags even in 90 degree temps. Tested and replaced original battery. Always starts but starter turns slowly after battery replacement. When very cold fi...
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L starter VIN: 3VWJL71KX9
Looking for some help from some vw techs out their this jetta has no power at starter. I was hoping to pull the starter relay and make my tests from their but no location in mitchell or identifix. I called the identifix hotline and was given the location. Slot...
2005 Volvo V50 i 2.4L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1MW39095
Hello Volvo tech's, This has happened twice, but can't duplicate it other than it blow fuse #35, but not on us . And we clear the codes that come up due to the fuse, and within a two week period installed two fuses..We are either dealing with a Cam solenoid, M... Trouble codes: 6400 (Inlet cam reset), 640A, 1300 (MAF sensor), 4000 (Canister purge valve), 4350 (Leakage detection moduleheater)

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2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALSH23436
replaced coolant temp sensor and cleared codes. Duane from Alaska informed me about o2 sensor heater shuts off too soon and Land Rover has a re flash to stop lean far as the p0455 ,it may have been a loose gas cap at one time, this was this customers ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0455, P0116.
1996 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L Ads VIN: WDBFA76FXT
Problem solved. Found loose pin contact in female connector at ADS module along with an internally broken wire. There are no level sensors within the struts on this particular model and the car relies on one axle level senor in the front and one in the rear. T...
2012 Mini Cooper S Clubman 1.6L Instrument Cluster VIN: WMWZG3C56C
2 Of you suggested that the battery could be a problem. So when we got the car back. We put our battery load tester on it. Sure enough the battery had a voltage drop when you hit the auto start button. Replaced the battery and it corrected the issue. Thanks fo...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Glow plug curcuit VIN: 3VWSP69M11
The starter and setting the timing fixed this one, thanks for all the info. Sometime back I remember a starter being an issue with stating. won't be forgetting this one.
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