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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L No Start VIN: WAUML44E64
evening all, Not sure how this system works. the car came in with a no start. A quick check found a no fuel problem. The tech hooked the fuel gauge up and the car did start this time, but as it was running the pressure started at around 50 lbs. then started to...
2007 BMW 530xi 3.0L a/c VIN: WBANF73587
Hey guys, need some help here. I have a 2007 BMW 530xi that I can't seem to get the A/C to work properly on. Customer originally came in because the air was blowing warm when the A/C switch was on. We confirmed this and first checked for a proper charge. When...
2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L Shifting VIN: 3VWDC21V3Y
I have three cabrios 2000- 2002 with this same problem. I am missing something. Yes new throttle body and manytimes cleaning and throttle body adaption. After adaption normal for a while. Check sweep throttle position sensor no clitches. Cleaned grounds and al...
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Tcm VIN: WVWAE63B05
After reinstalling trans try to reschedule or program TCM before road test using Ross Tech, Cannot find and " Basic" settings for Diesel engine, PLEASE help., If you try to drive vehicle there is a bad "chatter" when trying to shift. Chatters when going into "...
2009 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGAV75N39
We had this car in a month ago and the PRND32 readout on the panel was showing all items lit up. As in the past we replaced the range position sensor for the trans. We also replaced the mass air flow sensor for the 00257 code. Both came back with the readout s... Trouble codes: 01314 (Engine control module), 00257 (Mass air flow sensor)

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1991 BMW 318i 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WBAAJ9310M
I checked all the wiring at the computer connector, but found not thing I could pin point. I finally gave up & called the customer to pick up the vehicle & take to someone more appropriate (BMW specialist). I was willing to take a loss on this one, but the cus... Trouble codes: 16 (Camshaft sensor).
2009 BMW 528i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBANU53539
It turns out the new fuel pump was defective and quit working shortly after it was installed, which is why we verified proper fuel pressure after installing, but didnt think it would die shortly after. Once the pump was exchanged for a working unit, vehicle st...
1966 Mercedes-Benz 230SL 2.3L Oil leak VIN: 1130421001
Thanks again guys for all the help. The breather pipe atop the valve cover seems to have fixed the oil leak, i was able to clear most of the rust & carbon out of it as a temporary fix until we can track a new pipe down. I am also fairly certain that there is...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L abs light, BAS ASR light VIN: WDBHA24G6X
sorry but i have not repaired this one. Got a friend with an other scanner with 38 pin connector. light on, but no codes!!! just an erratic data at right rear sensor. Talked with customer and he said wo!!! stop. it's over. Light gonna stay on. Thank you for ...
2011 Mini Cooper Countryman S 1.6L Hesitation
Thanks for the input guys. Yes it is correct that the low pressure pump supplies 5 bar of pressure. We installed a new pump and retested pressure. Car is running fine. Trouble codes: P302C.
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