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2012 Audi A6 Premium Plus 2.0L all systems VIN: WAUDFAFC8C
vehicle sits for a week in the cold and rain. Then does not want to start. Let car sit for 30 minutes, then car will start. After car starts it puts up lots of warnings on the dash. checked charging system, it's ok 13.8 volts. There are faults in almost al...
2003 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Ignition Switch VIN: WDBNG70J53
This car has an ignition lock that won't turn. Customer is another shop owner and he bought a new key and that didn't fix it. Does anyone know a reputable repair source for this EIS? Would like to send it out and have it fixed rather than replace it if ...
2009 Mercedes-Benz ML550 5.5L Misfire VIN: 4JGBB72E09
Misfire on cylinder 7 and 8. Problem is there is no spark or injector pulse on those 2 cylinders. Both cylinders have good compression. I tried swapping coils, clearing the codes, doing an adaption reset, disconnecting the battery and connecting terminals ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0307, P0308
2014 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4JGDF7CEXE
This benz is becoming a severe pain... Vehicle comes in with a code P008992 Fuel Pressure Regulator 1 is faulty is the code description. Car runs poorly and stalls out. Initially replace the 2 high pressure fuel pumps at the rear of the engine to no avail.... Trouble codes: P0899
2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Accessories VIN: YS3FD49Y77
Car is not at shop. VIN is from our loaner car. Customer wants us to install a used radio into his 2007 9-3. The replacement head was not divorced from the donor car. Will I be able to marry it to his car? We have a TechII and candi module.
2007 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.5L brake booster VIN: 3VWEF71K97
This Jetta came in with a complaint of dragging brakes, when this happened it would actually stop the car if you let it, this happened every application. You could pull up the brake pedal with your foot and they would release until the next application.We ...

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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADE5320V
So thankful to the responders - for the most part I am looking for the technical on when, what and why the code 121 load detection would set and what I can do short of custom reflash to address this issue - what I have done is to build a bigger diameter maf in... Trouble codes: 121 (load detection).
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA53533
Thanks for all the great responses. After all the great responses I was convinced it was another mass airflow sensor so warrantied the one we put in. NO go the pcv system was not working correctly so we decided to change it hoping it would fix the rich conditi... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
2015 Volkswagen Jetta SE 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 3VWD17AJXF
Answered my own question in the middle of the night,Chain is ok as well as camshaft and HP cam follower.What it turned out to be was the high pressure rail sensor,came in early and replaced high pressure fuel rail sensor,So far starts and does not die and fuel...
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