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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Misfire VIN: WAUDL74F75
I change the spark plugs and all the coils and the number 2 injection and it is still coming up number 2 injection and misfire on 2 Trouble codes: P0202 (Number 2 injecter), P0302 (Number 2 misfire)
2007 Audi A4 Cabriolet 2.0L convertible top VIN: WAUAF48H27
This audi came in with the top not working. Have codes -02000 - SWITCH SETTING IMPLAUSIBLE SIGNAL -01091 - CONVERTIBLE TOP FRONT SWITCH F202 IMPLAUSIBLE SIGNAL -01986 - SENDER FOR CONVERTIBLE TOP BAR POSITION G356 The 02000 code keeps coming up right when to...
2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBKK65F31
2 weeks later came towed back in with no alarm going of but start error message in display and no start. remote still works for setting alarm. disconnected both battery terminals and hold them together and reconnecting, car starts for 2 sec and than died, you ... Trouble codes: P2071 (8- Start enable of das not sent check fault messages in control module ezs p19990)
2006 Mercedes-Benz C280 4Matic 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBRF92J86
Hello, I need help. Vehicle was towed in, barely idles (approx. 400 rpm) and won't respond to throttle input (max. rpm with foot to floor in park is 1,200). Only codes stored are the camshaft timing codes listed, manually checked camshaft timing, slightly out ... Trouble codes: P0767, P0763, P0275, P0271, P0059, P0063
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTH63B52
this car came in from a car lot so I have no history on what happened. Ive noticed on cold start sometime it will run with very few misfires after maybe a minute it starts to misfire on all cylinders and lightly pop back through the manifold. It will then star... Trouble codes: P1606, P1340, P1347
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Timing Chain VIN: 3VWSF71K15
Vehicle came in due to check engine light and running rough. Customer did drive car in. Upon initial inspection we found that the spark plugs that the customer installed were not tightened to specified torque (literally finger loose). We replaced plugs with ne...
2006 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L cooling fan VIN: YV1RS59246
ECM6200 code after 2nd. key cycle. "reduced engine performance" on display. No check engine light. Volvo did ECM upgrade, tried new ECM, tried new fan, alternator, starter, crank sensor. STILL "reduced engine performance code". Fan activation correct with VIDA...

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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Starting VIN: WAUML44E74
While continuing to search for more fuses, I heard a light clicking noise from under the right side of the cowl. I unplugged the siren and the draw is now acceptable. I never did find the fuse that supplies power to the unit. I cut open the housing and foun...
2008 BMW 328xi 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAWC33538
I appreciate all the help. I wish I could be more specific, but what happened is I found that my scan tool could not relate some of the items that you said I should check out. I made the decision to have the customer take the vehicle to the BMW dealership. The... Trouble codes: 29E0, 29E1, 2A15, 2A1A, 29D2.
1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L blower VIN: WDBGA33E4S
Thanks to everyone who took time to help me with this problem, it turned out to be a strange one.I tried a known good blower and regulator with no success, so I swapped the parts out of my problem car into a parts car we had on the lot and both the controller ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L abs, esp,bas VIN: WDBNG75J32
The alignment fixed the car setting codes every time id drive. the previous codes did not return, although I think they might. Customer took car and we have not heard back from them. If the does do return and we go further I will update this fix. Keep in m...
2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L All VIN: WD3PE7CC0A
Thank you guys for responding as to the battery location. This was my first Sprinter and I did not have a clue. We charged up the battery under the drivers floor board and all came back to life. I just got my J2534 device. Rick from Houston says do not let ...
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L starter VIN: 3VWTL81KX9
It's fixed and here is what I learned. The starter relay turned out to be in the 5th position, with the number 53 marked on it. This vehicle does not use a typical clutch switch, it has a 2 circuit "clutch position sensor" mounted to the outside of the clutch ...
2010 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGAV9AX8A
well that was it, the tensioner went bad and the chain slipped. the screen was toar out of the cam bridge, accoding to the dealer that piece is updated too along with the tensionr. When i pulled the upper cover off you could see the timing chain slipping over ... 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.).
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