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2006 Maserati Quattroporte Sport Gt 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: ZAMCE39A56
Vehicle came in for routine oil change. System may have been overfilled as some oil wound up in engine compartment. Customer returns with hunting idle and hesitant throttle response with above mentioned codes. Diagnostic was not performed due to lack of ... Trouble codes: P2109 (Ecm throttle pedal position sensor), P1185 (Obd engine oil temp sensor malfunction)
2012 Mercedes-Benz C250 1.8L extended crank time VIN: WDDGJ4HB9C
Looking for some guidance on this Mercedes. It has an intermittent extended crank time. Then it will set codes for both intake and exhaust camshaft adjusters. Also on start up you can hear a clicking noise from the adjusters. Just curious as to how most ... Trouble codes: P3406, P3656
2011 Porsche Panamera S 4.8L Steering Lock VIN: WP0AB2A74B
The key will turn ok. There is a message in the cluster that reads: "Relieve steering" and a red steering wheel appears. When this happens the car will not start. I can hear the steering lock releasing as soon as you insert the key, and I can turn the whee...

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2008 BMW 335i 3.0L Engine VIN: WBAVG76040
Thanks for all your replies. Good idea about the ignition waveform test. This vehicle is not fixed. We ultrasonically cleaned the injectors, swapped, didn't change anything. The ultrasonic cleaning caused them to leak when engine off. So we then ordered anot...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Battery Drain VIN: WDBUF65J03
Turns out both seat modules were keeping the can awake. Thermal cameral showed the central gateway module below the steering wheel was staying warm. Unhooked both and after 45 minutes the draw went down to 50 milliamps. Big issue is how time consuming it can b...
2010 Volkswagen Tiguan S 2.0L Intake balance shaft VIN: WVGBV7AX3A
General consensus here was to replace the engine due to the 2.0 TSI being a complete pile of garbage due to various common problems ie timing chain tensioner, cam bridge failure, balance shaft failure and low oil pressure. This was my original plan but no used...
2008 Volvo S80 T6 3.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, network goes down VIN: YV1AH99238
Ok first I want thank everyone for their help. I came in on Saturday so I could focus all my attention on this car. I was able get the vehicle to fail and only had a code in the TCM for network so I removed the air box and a/c compressor removed covering from ... Trouble codes: U0100, U1210, P2208, U1126, U1400, U1360.
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