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2002 Audi TT 1.8L No Start VIN: TRUSC28NX2
This TT came to us as a crank/no start issue. We verified: fuel pressure (41PSI) injectors firing coils/plugs produce good spark Compression : 155#-160# on all cylinders Leakdown loss less than 7% on all cylinders Timing components good a...
1991 BMW 750iL 5.0L Hesitation VIN: WBAGC8314M
Vehicle came in for low power, after checking it out, found noid light on drivers side is flashing very dim. passenger side is bright, pulled spark plug wires on drivers side no change in idle and has good spark, passenger side has good spark too and engin... Trouble codes: 201 (O2 sensor control), 201 (O2 sensor control)
2006 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L master cyl VIN: 5UXFA13556
customer says pedal is soft,and wanted brake bleed. preformed pedal didn't change replaced master still no change no air in system. rear brakes when you pump up and crack both rear bleeders fluid doesn't shoot out it dribbles out and pedal doesn't go down ...
2004 Mini Cooper S 1.6L brake warning light VIN: WMWRE33444
So the customer came to us after coming from the dealer. Her brake warning light was on dealer told her one of the sensor was malfunctioning because the front brake pads were low, she asked if we could replace them. So upon checking the pads they were l...
2011 Mini Cooper Countryman S ALL4 1.6L oil pressure VIN: WMWZC5C58B
Customer brought in Mini with a VVT solenoid and oil pressure switch. Did some research I guess. The oil pressure warning would come during hard driving. Also, it was due for an oil change. He said there were codes for the solenoid (intake)he cleared. Ther...

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2013 BMW X5 xDrive35i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5UXZV4C53D
thanks for the 2 replies I got. the new servomotor fixed the problem. I took the valve cover back off to make sure nothing was messed up on installation and there really isn't anything to mess up (pinched wires, loose plugs, etc...) so while I was looking at i... Trouble codes: 2DD6.
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy
Turns out the power and rich condition was the drivers side distributor was wired 180 degrees out of time. The fuse was blown in the base module creating the stall condition. Hard to believe it idled smooth and took gas pedal response. It did spit while drivin...
1999 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L No Start VIN: WDBGA43G0X
thanks to all that replied. In the end it has a bad PCM. Has all powers and grounds and input from crank and cam as well as temp sensors and any other sensor i thought to check. Customer said he wasn't going to fix it and will probably end up at the dealer. Ou...
2011 Volkswagen Tiguan S 2.0L MIL Lamp on, 2500 rpm VIN: WVGBV7AX7B
The problem with car was the computer acting up. We had replaced the computer and had exactly the same problem. I found solution on Ross Tech website. It's called a deep relearn for lack of a bether description. I cleared trouble codes 6 times in a row using a... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (testing and results).
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