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2002 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 3.0L Cooling Fans VIN: WAUVT68E52
I am reopening this request as when I previously did there was a post with the exact issue that I could not find in tech help or knowledge base after I read it but my cooling fans run on high when they run on high speed only not continually as some seem to rea...
2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTW16493
Hello everyone. I need help from you techs that are good with land rovers because this one has me stumped. Vehicle came into shop for failing the epa test. The only code stored at the time was for p0130 oxygen sensor circuit bank1 sensor1. I did notice all dri... Trouble codes: P0130 (Oxygen sensor bank1 sensor1), P0154 (Oxygen circuit no activity detected bank2 sensor1)
2008 Mercedes-Benz ML550 5.5L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGBB72E38
This is one of our customer, he brought the SUV in and said that the dealer checked out the "check engine" light said the camshaft magnets needed to be replace. He declined the repairs and came to us. Pulled the codes and found the 4 listed. p0012, p0022, p033... Trouble codes: P0012 (Continuous camshaft adjustment incorrect position of camshaft right), P0022, P0335, P0336
2008 Mini Cooper 1.6L Idle and start up VIN: WMWMF33598
Hello and help with my personal Mini nightmare. I need help on setting the record straight about the crankcase ventilation system on the Mini's. I have this one in that idles rough on start up and appears to have a PCV system that may be drawing too much air? ...
2011 Porsche Cayenne S 4.8L Engine VIN: WP1AB2A24B
to all the porsche experts please i need your help this car came in with engine idling rough and no assisted braking checked codes and following are multiple misfire bank 1, P0068 which is MAF/MAP throtle position coalition, p2404 evap leak pump sensor, p0344 ...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 1.8L Tensioner Pulley
We had this Jetta come in with the drive belt hanging about a third of the way off of the tensioner pulley. Drive belt and tensioner were replaced and belt was still hanging off the tensioner pulley. We could see that someone had recently replaced the alternat...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L No Start VIN: WVWAK73C86
Thanks in advance for any replies. 06 Passat 2.0t came in on a hook. I think th cust cleared codes because there aren't any. Cust said that died while driving. Then cust showed me a coil pack that came out of number one cylinder that was completely melted alon...
2010 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGAV9AX8A
Howdy all, I have a volkswagon Tiguan 2.0 turbo that is starting to give me a little trouble. This is my first time asking for help so ill try to do my best. Veh, came in and on test drive the veh runs well when moving and rpm is up. Idle surges from 450 to a ... Trouble codes: P0341 (cam shaft position sensor implausable G40), P0011 (cam shaft A retarded set point not reached), P0300, P0506 (Idle control sys lower than expected.)
2012 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L Front windshield wipers VIN: 3VWDX7AJ4C
Hopefully someone out there has dealt with this situation. We have a 2012 Jetta that we replaced the front windshield wiper motor on. The original motor was very noisy. This is apparently a very common occurance, and there is a TSB for it as well. The TSB (whi...
2013 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L evap VIN: 3VWFP7AT9D
I have this beetle with a CEL on with a code for the Leak Detection Pump circuit high.I need some testing info and a tip or two.I don't have the car at the moment but I will tomorrow.I sent it VW dealer thinking it was still under warranty but they said it was...

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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Missfire
Thanks to all who took time to reply. I swapped two of the injectors and no change so that ruled out the injectors. Yes the 200+ compression is high for this car. Probably a lot of carbon build up. In any case, as I mentioned in the original request, the plug...
2008 BMW 328i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WBAWR33548
Must have had brainlock looking at the eccentric deg., missing inlet cam signal and the fact that the car ran very well with the eccentric manually set to 70 deg. Pulled and cleaned inlet vanos solenoid and all is well. Doesn't seem to have the excessive vacuu... Trouble codes: 2A82, 2A98.
2008 Mercedes-Benz GL320 CDI 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 4JGBF22E08
thanks to everyone responding, all valuable information. I am NOT rebuilding the turbo since I don't know how and don't have the means to properly do the job, as most don't. I finally found some useful information at that really helped me app...
1969 MG MGB 1.8L super charger VIN: GHN4U18360
This is a copy of my correspondence with Garrett Harmon at Magnuson. I am now waiting for my customer to decide where to go from here. I hope this info may help someone else some day. Thanks for all the replies. (DH)Mr. Harmon: I have a customers 1969 MGB in m...
2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on, Very low power VIN: WMWRE33423
The car had a vacuum leak at the cross over pipe. This caused issues with the fuel management system which in turn took out the catalytic converter. The clogged converter caused much of the low power. It was also going into limp home mode. The knock sensor cod... Trouble codes: P0326 (Knock sensor).
2007 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWEG71K97
I feel like I missed the side of a barn. Sorry for not having fuel trims, as I'm the shop owner, not the tech. Mike from BC pushed me in the right direction. We blocked off vacuum pump, in the process discovered a small crack in the booster line. We were looki... Trouble codes: P0506, P0113.
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