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2005 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L gearbox
Hi all,anyone seen or heard of this problem and have a fix for it. The gear box has a dedicated rear on the trans for this unit and solenoids to operate it and would appear to be hydraulic and as stated is stuck in low ratio,any help would be appreciated. Pau...
2005 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on, Lack of Power VIN: WAULC68E55
Car has multiple codes; listed below. Vehicle lacks power. Customer claims catalytic converter was glowing red. Was unable to duplicate. Figured out the Secondary Air Injection code; water in pump and a torn elbow near valve cover. Believe the lack of power is... Trouble codes: P0420 (16804 Catalyst Bank 1 Operation Below Threshold), P0410 (16795 Air Injection System Incorrect Flow Detected), P0299 (16683 Boost Pressure Regulation Control Not Reached), P1293 (17701 MAP Controlled Engine Cooling Thermostat Upper Limit Reached)
2009 Audi Q5 Premium 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1KK78R59
Hello Audi Techs, We aren't familiar with the Intake code P2070 Intake Manifold Tuning valve stuck open. We would like to know if these manifolds have internal issues and if anyone has seen anything external cause this code. The second code on the list we are ... Trouble codes: P2070 (Intake Manifold tuning valve Stuck Open), P0491 (Secondary Air Injection System Insufficient Flow Bank 1)
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Missfire
Car came in from other shop that got missfire codes P0300, P0301, P0303, P0304 and P0305 (generic missfire and missfire on 1,3,4 and 5) They replaced plugs with correct NGK. All codes back. I cleared and reran. P0303 kept popping back up, so I assumed coil #3 ...
2008 BMW 328i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WBAWR33548
We replaced the V.C. gasket for oil leaks, ran fine post repair. Jumped it to confirm no oil leaks next day and it ran fine until I revved it up, it then idled rough and whistled. The whistle was from really high crankcase vacuum. Did nothing but restart it an... Trouble codes: 2A82, 2A98
2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L cam ajustment VIN: WDBKK49F71
To all the great people of iatn. please I hope some one can help me. the customer stated the rattle did not start till after we serviced the car. the problem is that the cam adjustment unit rattles bad when applied and then again when released. I have checked ...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Ignition Coil VIN: WVWWH63B23
I replaced the timing belt and water pump. after assembly I am getting misfires on 3&5. Rechecked the valve timing and it is good. performed leak down just to make sure (15%). Both cylinders share the same ignition coil. Replaced the ignition coil assembly (na...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Trans mount VIN: 3VWSE69M33
Strange problem with this Jetta! Four months ago this car was towed in with the transmission laying on the frame due to the bolts pulling out of the trans bracket in the rear of the trans. We replaced the mount, bracket, bolts and axles using dealer parts for ...
2007 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWEG71K97
This car sucks. Possible literary. After a few minutes (10-20) Idle starts to climb- goes to 2000RPM and bounces to 1200 rpm, Acting like a valve cover- we replaced it with no change. Some times it runs great for a long time until I aggravate it, example with ... Trouble codes: P0506, P0113
1997 Volvo S90 2.9L pulls right HARD VIN: YV1KS9603V
my apologies if i get too long winded in this post. also, while the VIN says this is an s90, the car is a 97 960. at least according to all of the badging on it. this customer is a dealer. he'd just bought this car. it had the right rear bent. we replaced wi...
2001 Volvo V70 2.4L Ecm VIN: YV1SW61R51
Looks like ECM is dropping injector driver after heating up. Used ECM's from sources are dirt cheap but need to be reprogrammed. Dealer claims used units cannot be reprogrammed. Do not want to invest in a new reman or dealer replacement unit. Is it true that u...

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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDG74F35
thanks to all who replied but drove car for 2 daysdrive normal no codes and fuse #5 hasn't blown yet. will return car to owner and see what happens. Trouble codes: P2401, P2295, P2009, P2237, P2240, P0306.
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L No Start, Long crank time VIN: SAJWA71C14
I never liked the sound of the starter. I first did amp test and it was 180 amps. Cranking rpm was around 130. Thought that was ok so I looked else where. I now replaced starter and sounded good and fired right up 20 times. Its fixed. Amp test of new starter ...
2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L door lock VIN: 4JGBF71E18
Took off metal cover and found corrosion in the SAM module. Im not sure if Mercedes could have put it in a more pain in the A place to get to but replaced it and all is well. Thanks for the replies
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