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2015 Audi Q7 TDI Premium Plus 3.0L Heater VIN: WA1LMBFE8F
Vehicle had poor heat output, 120'F at vents. Verified thermostat operation. Verified aux coolant pump and shut-off valve operation. Coolant pipes were hot at heater core inlet and cold at outlet. Replaced heater core. Drained cooling system per Audi instr...
2000 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM5348Y
We have this old bmw, trying to get thru NYS inspection, problem is cel is on, will not clear, can not get any codes from anywhere with Launch scanner, but can get codes with Mac code reader. All codes are trans related, p0705, p0731,p0732,p0733,p0734,p074...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM634XY
This otherwise well maintained E39 has had a reoccurring P1250 for some time now despite our best efforts. When using our BMW diagnostic program we do not get a manufacturer equivalent to P1250. The generic reader does not define P1250 so there are mixed o... Trouble codes: P1250 (Fuel Pressure Solenoid Malfunction), P1188 (Fuel Control Bank 1 Sensor 1), P1189 (Fuel Control Bank 2 Sensor 1), 228 (mixture deviation bank 2), 227 (mixture deviation bank 1)
2008 BMW 535i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANW13548
The problem: On cold start,starts fine, after ~5-10 seconds, stumbles for about 20 seconds, sets MIL, and radiator fan comes on.Restart: all fine, no MIL. Driveability is good. Code is 29F2: Fuel high pressure system. The history: It came in with this issu... Trouble codes: 29F2, 2AAE, 6291 (EKPS control voltage too high), 6293 (EKPS control current too high)
2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRF31Y56
I need help from the VW techs again. This beetle came in with a stored P0171 fault, LTFT is 20%. Customer complaint was surging at 20-25 MPH and MIL on. So far I have blocked off the hoses to the valve cover and oil filter housing with no change, there is ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Systen too lean)
2001 Volvo S60 2.4L Brake lights VIN: YV1RS61R41
This has the third brake light only, no power to the regular brake light bulbs, no codes in any module, This does not have the brake rely in the REM even though the wiring diagram shows one, in fact one slot where the rely would go has no wires in it, I...
2007 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L battery light ON VIN: YV4CY98217
I'm starting another help request on this car because I can't update on the other help quest I open last week to make my testing and issue more clear. thanks in advance guys and gals Car was tow in with no start, dead battery and we pull in new battery ...

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1939 MG WA Drophead .0L Mechanical
I was able to find a Bentley MG Workshop manual. It's on the way from the USA. Thanks for all the help. If anyone ever needs engine information, feel free to contact me.
2007 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L battery light VIN: YV4CY98217
I open another help request because I can't update more information to make my testing for clear and questions on my help. See my other help request for the same car for more information please
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