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2001 Audi TT 1.8L oil pressure VIN: TRUWX28N71
Last week I installed a new oil pump/pick up screen from VW and I counted this one as fixed. I checked the oil pressure with a gauge after repair and it read hot 75lbs 2000rpm and 45lbs at idle. 200 miles later, it is back with the warning light on again inter...
2004 Audi S4 Avant 4.2L Lighting VIN: WAUPL68E74
Customer drove in his Audi S4 with the 4 way flashers flashing. says he has not driven car is 6 months. Had it indoors with a trickle charger. (clean car) decided to drive it today and the flashers are flashing. removed the emergency flasher switch. disconnect...
2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: 5UXFB33502
set timing three time with all proper tools now make a lot of noise. Has anyone had this problem?
2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Air Suspension Control VIN: 5UXFB535X4
The air suspension will shut down after driving and code #80 will set. Code 80 (front right activity plauibility) will set after a short drive or may take 3 or 4 days to set. I have replaced the right front level sensor and checked the wiring connectors. I hav...
2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Coolant Expansion Tank VIN: SAJDA14C7Y
I have this Jaguar XJ8 here for a broken expansion tank. Customer was at smog check station next door. Technician noted a coolant leak so test was aborted. Vehicle came to me with a leaking expansion tank. I replaced the tank with a new unit from Jaguar and th...
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Windows VIN: SALME11404
Hi Guys This is last ditch effort before it goes the landrover house. Both front windows went down of their own accord and will not come back up. For a while the convenience feature worked but now does not. Upon removing the door panel we have put power and gr...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG75J91
I have this Benz here that randomly will start misfiring. Have retrieved this same cylinder misfire code at 2 different times. One time another tech was driving the car and it did start misfirig cycled the key off and restarted then was all fine. Customer has ... Trouble codes: P0301, P0306, P0303, P0304, P0300
2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L no shift VIN: WDBRF64J42
Car was Picked up by customer from a transmission shop with same problem.It was brought to me with code p2500,p2502 and p2600.Cleared code and test drove car.Car takes off in second and neutrals when it shifts to third.You can manually shift to low and shift t...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L No Start VIN: WDBRF61J03
hi all. i have this benz that stalled while driving and towed in. found no fuel pressure with power to pump. pulled pump out from under seat and found right side tank empty and left side full. add fuel to right side tank car starts and runs. found info on iden...
2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L cooling fan VIN: WMWMF33587
Cooling fan will come on at the proper temp (108 deg) but does not turn off unless the car is shut off and restarted. The coolant temp on the scanner goes down to 86 or so, but the fan still runs, even with AC/Defrost off. Car came in for over heating. Found ...
2005 Smart Fortwo Pure .8L starter VIN: WMEAJ00F75
The car will not crank over. There is no voltage to the starter solenoid wire. The start disable is disabled, conditions are correct for car to start. Where do I go from here?
2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L a/c VIN: 3VWRW31C46
VW beetle initially came in for a/c inop. another tech misdiagnosed as a bad compressor(electrical prob, bad clutch- problem was actually in vehicle wiring). Compressor was replaced along with dryer. Customer states that after the repair there is a vibration i...
2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WVWKK73C37
Hello All, I have a car that I'm hoping someone can help me with. I have a 2007 VW Passat 2.0 with a strange problem. I only need to drive the car to closed loop (which doesn't take long) and the problem occurs at idle and at part throttle. There is a noticeab... Trouble codes: P1297 (Pressure drop between turbo and throttle valve), P1093 (Fuel measuring system 2- malfunction)

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1994 BMW 740iL 4.0L quits running won't start VIN: WBAGD832XR
Thanks for the replies. I followed up on the leads given and this is what I learned; Stomp code procedure I already knew about and it will only give engine codes. I called the tool maker [Peake} and learned it does engine codes only. I could pull codes with ma...
2004 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4USBT53514
Thank you for all of the replies. I guess we made the mistake of skipping the basic compression test. We didn't think of checking for internal engine damage because of the good car condition. The misfire only happened during cold start up and went away right ... Trouble codes: P0301.
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Vanos VIN: WBAVB13526
The customer has picked up the car and we have not heard back from them. I am wondering if one of the heads from the broken headbolts may have fallen down and damaged the crank sensor or the gear it reads off.
2010 BMW 550i 4.8L instruments VIN: WBANW5C5XA
Found about an inch of water in trunk and modules submerged.Replaced modules and relocated.Thanks for the replies
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L wiper motor replacement VIN: 4JGAB54EXW
Thanks for all who responded. the fix was to take the arm off the motor and reposition it toward the driver side(looking at it from the front of the vehicle it seems to be at approx 4 o'clock position. but still had to remove and reposition the wiper blades a ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L air bag VIN: WDBLJ65G72
Thanks for the replies!!! The insurance company finally decided to total the vehicle. (thats what took so long to close this help request) I appreciate the support and time everyone takes to respond to help requests
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L Speedometer And Hvac VIN: WMWRC33472
Focused on the connector problems , found no corrosion and were not properly equipped for any scan diagnosis. And as we all know BMW enjoys cloaking repair info and that is discouraging.
1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L no power VIN: 3VWRF81H4V
Thanks for all of the replies. Many of you guys said that the MAF can cause this problem. Other said to check the N75, pump timing, plugged exhaust or plugged intake manifold. I disconnected the MAF, no boost. Already checked & replaced the N75 and was sure it... Trouble codes: 00575 (map correlation error).
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L compressor VIN: YV1LS5579W
I have fixed the car, the problem was with the high pressure switch. Thanks everyone for the help.
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