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2007 Audi Q7 Premium 4.2L All VIN: WA1EV74L07
Owner states he got home,parked, next morning car was dead, no lights on dash, no windows, no accessories, radio, etc. Installed new battery, no change. I've checked fuses under seat and relay box in engine compartment, fuse boxes have power. Bypassed relay ne...
2009 Audi S5 4.2L Oil Level Sensor VIN: WAURV78T29
Replaced oil for 125k service, no issues, fired up checked level and good but dash keeps displaying "drain oil". replaced level sensor and oil again has exactly 9 quarts and still says drain oil, drained 3 quarts and still says drain oil level, been servicing ...
2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L vehicle VIN: 5UXFA13554
This X5 has a shudder, almost a thumping that can be felt in the floor/seat when taking off hard from a corner. It operates fine in a straight line. Disconnected the motor on the transfer case as I have read here, and it now will spin a rear wheel on take off ...
2011 BMW X3 xDrive28i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5UXWX5C59B
As the engine warms up, idle drops to normal rpm, until car rolls the least bit in drive or reverse. At that moment, idle raises to aprox. 980 rpm (In gear or park/ neutral) and stays there until engine cools somewhat & the process repeats. To be clear, the i... Trouble codes: CD930
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Misfire VIN: SALTY1242Y
Hello Techs, Thanks for looking at my post. This vehicle is is with a check eng light that is on an flashes at times.It also has a miss that is more noticeable at times and on acceleration. Has new plugs and wires done prior to coming here. Testing and no spar... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P1590 (ABS Problem)
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L Charging VIN: WVGEM77L24
I have excessive voltage drop (1.5v) on the alternator battery cable and need to replace it. Access is very limited and i am unclear if engine may have to removed to do the job? My local dealer says they have never done one... Anyone have experience changing t...

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2011 Porsche Panamera Turbo 4.8L Hesitation, long crank VIN: WP0AC2A70B
It did end up being the high pressure fuel pump. Replaced that and it is running fine now. thanks for all the help Trouble codes: P1023, P1026, P1030 (Fuel high-pressure sensor stuck), P0190 (Fuel high-pressure sensor).
2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: YS3FD49Y77
Well... with the head between my legs I have to admit I've made a rookie mistake. Basics...basics...basics. After talking to Michael [...] a bit about data values I abandoned that and went for compression wave form. It is however very difficult to get a de...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Stall VIN: 3VWCT71K46
FIXED! First of all thank you everyone for your suggestions and thoughts; very much appreciate. Most of you nailed the issue. It was the wiring harness in front of the starter. I took out the air box and idled the engine. Pulling on the harness caused the e...
1998 Volvo S90 2.9L back lighting VIN: YV1KS960XW
Secured connectors on instrument board as instructed. Didn't seem to help until everything was reassembled, works! Thanks Much
2005 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1MS68235
HELLO TO EVERYONE sorry it has been awhile since I closed this but I wanted to be sure it was fixed. like many suggested I removed the reset valve on the intake side and replaced the o rings and after a long drive the codes returned so I bit the bullet and... Trouble codes: P0026 (Inlet Camshaft Sensor Faulty).
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