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2009 Audi S5 4.2L Cooling System VIN: WAURV78T49
Hello Audi Techs, We have lots of oil in the cooling system, the coolant reservoir is full of oil. My first thought considering the mileage is the cylinder head gaskets or a cracked head or both. We don't have much experience with these Engines and we woul...
2001 BMW 320i 2.2L ASC And Brake Light On VIN: WBAAN92050
Issue: Car displaying ASC light and red brake light in cluster constantly Have checked fuses, ok Checked power, ground and CAN wires at ABS module, all looks good There were codes in ABS module with 2 road speed sensors codes but cleared, drove and...
2008 BMW 335xi 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVD53598
Vehicle came in last month for a missfire . We determined that the driver for the rear bank was bad in the dme. We replaced and proggramed the dme . We test drove the vehicle and it was all good and customer picked up vehicle and brought it back the same d... Trouble codes: 30FE, 3100 (Boost-pressure control deactivation)
2013 BMW X5 xDrive35d 3.0L No Start VIN: 5UXZW0C51D
Vehicle came in for egr low psi fault,Cleared code and sent customer on his way until he could schedule it in for service,Next day came back in on a hook,no start cranks but wont fire, or fires but dies shortly after starting,Was able to clear codes and ge... Trouble codes: 46C0, 4121 (Engine ecu main relay), 47C4, 4A27
2013 BMW 535i xDrive 3.0L Mechanical VIN: WBAFU7C50D
Hello technicians we have this bmw at the shop no start condition no compression at all the cylinders maximum compression 30 psi at all cylinders we remove the valve cover timing looks good no evidence of oil sludge fuel pressure spark injectors everything...
1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBFA67E7R
I have been working on this old Benz for about a year now trying to solve this intermittent stalling issue. What happens is the car starts and runs fine. drive it for about 5 miles no problem. all of the sudden you get a stutter like a misfire. then the en...
2006 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L oil VIN: YV4CM59216
Hello friends, we have this volvo XC-90 5cyl. turbo in the shop,it runs but the amount of smoke coming out of the tail pipe is hard to believe. i automatically thought the turbo internal seals were blown, so i contacted a company that rebuilds turbos and t...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2005 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L heated seat VIN: WP1AB29PX5
Thanks Chris and Greg! The owner forgot to tell me a crucial information: "The seat was replaced from a donor car, and it is when the problem started". He was not sure from what year. So much time wasted, but a good lesson. The seat module was always awake, w...
2009 Volkswagen Jetta S 2.5L programming security VIN: 3VWJM71K19
Thank for all the help and suggestions. Our diagnosis was correct. The local VW dealer "could not do it" they tried and were unsuccessful. I talked to the SA and offer to share some of this information with his Tech...he said "our techs don't take calls" he do...
2012 Volvo XC70 T6 3.0L a/c operation/overheating VIN: YV4902BZ4C
Thanks to all you guys for your suggestions,sorry for the delay,the customer was in Russia and could not reach him,in this case i might have over analyzed the problem,as you guys suggested by disconnecting the battery over night the ECU acted normally from the...
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