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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Electronic VIN: WAUML64B12
We just replace the auxiliary fan due to it being noisy. The car returned a week later with the A/C system not working. There is enough pressure in the system, but the compressor does not turn on, nor the aux or condenser fans. The car does not overheat. When ...
2004 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L door locks / dome light VIN: WA1YD64B14
We have a strange electrical issue with this 2004 Allroad. customer complaint is when driving the dome light intermittently comes on at low speeds. Seems like when the auto door locks activate the dome light illuminates. the one code that keeps reappearing is ...
1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM5333X
Vehicle came in with multiple misfire codes & rough idle when cold. Customer changed MAF & both intake snorkels. It also had multiple 02 codes & various sensor codes from customer tinkering around. I cleared all codes, smoked it & found CCV/oil separtor leakin... Trouble codes: P1188, P1189
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABN53431
Customer complaints that car Hesitate and misfire we found code p1353 misfire cylinder 6 with fuel cut-off..So we smoke test.replace spark plugs ignition coil crankcase valve and #6 injector.Test drive and the same code keep coming back.Need some help PLZ.. Trouble codes: P1353
2003 BMW 530i 3.0L main relay VIN: WBADT63463
We installed used engine would not start.[we drove it in shop]. We found 30 amp fuse underhood for the main relay was blown ,replaced it ,car started and ran great for 4 days. I had to have it towed in this morning with same fuse blown. I can't find a wiring d...
2006 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L drivetrain VIN: WP0JB09366
Ok this is a long post ,, this pristine 911 turbo was brought in for a seized engine after being rebuilt 10,000 miles ago when the engine was opened up there was evidence of too much rtv to seal the 2 case halves it was apparent rtv went into the oil sy...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T 2.0L engine VIN: 3VWAJ71K96
Need help from volkwagen technicians ,after replacing the belowmentioned parts and also replacing intake manifold w/ flapper motor. Vehicle keeps bring check engine light back w/ code p2014 intake manifold runner position sensor switch circuit bank 1..i also t...

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2008 Audi A4 Cabriolet 2.0L Stall VIN: WAUZZZ8T78
Thanks to all that responded but an aftermarket computer was not available. Had to buy from Audi ($3000)
2003 BMW X5 4.6is 4.6L transmission VIN: 5UXFB93503
Judging from the few replies received and input from a reputable trans rebuilder, the prognosis for this trans is not good- likely an internal problem given the gear monitoring code and the condition of the original fluid. Also just learned from the driver tha...
2006 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L expansion tank VIN: SALAE25496
we collectively think this lr3 needs a new radiator since there is 15-20 degree difference on certain spots on it. customer wants his truck back and has no more money to throw at it so off it goes. thanks for all the help.
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Lighting VIN: WVWVD63B12
Good Morning to all Soory for the delay in replying with the fix had to stop and go to the NAPA trade show in vegas.The problem was the comfort module under the drivers side carpet was in water dripping wet and corroded.Replaced module ,dried the carpet cl...
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWTL71K79
Well customer left with vehicle and we will see what his next move is. Number one my solus does not have the access needed to properly diag this vw. The rossi unit actually is fairly reasonable but not something I would invest in at this point. The egp sensor ... Trouble codes: P047A, P0401.
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