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1997 Audi A6 2.8L Unknown VIN: WAUJC84A7W
Hello group, I have the above listed Audi A6 Quatro 2.8 in the shop with an AC problem. The problem seems to be in the control circuitry, since when I “jumper the Compressor I get excellent cooling from the AC. This is the “story". Client purchased the car...
1993 BMW 525i 2.5L no start VIN: WBAHD8314P
This car came in with an unusual complaint. When driving home at night, the owner pulled into his driveway and shut off the car. Directly the lights began flashing and the vehicle cranked over but would not restart. He unhooked the battery and when he hooked ...
1994 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L transmission VIN: WDBFA63E7S
gentlemen, this sl has very abrupt shift points,especially 2-3 and even when you shift from reverse to drive and vice-versa. it also starts out in first gear from a stop always hot or cold. no codes are present and modulator function is a ok. any suggestions ...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L left low beam VIN: WDBNG75J3Y
Hello, I have what you would think would be a simple problem the right side low beam is intermittently not working.I have replaced the left front SAM from a previous repair. At the time before this repair I had the problem with the low beam. The SAM was repla...
1989 Saab 9000 2.0L Stall VIN: YS3CL55L6K
This car has an intermittant stalling problem. By intermittant I mean once in every 20 stops. The engine will stall if while driving you downshift and at a stop take it out of gear. It will also stall at times if you simply take it out of gear and let the engi...

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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L timing chain VIN: SAJDAO1D1Y
thnaks for the help with this jag. retimed engine with right lock pin. engine running as it should now. thanks again for all the help!!
1969 Mercedes-Benz 1969 2.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1130441200
thanks to all who replied.adjuster had been turned in too far,damaging an old pump core and used the adjuster and springs from it.installed pump(as directed) and made all adjustments neccessary to pass emission test.
1994 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L cooling fans VIN: WDBGA32ERA
Car has not returned for diagnosis/repair, but had some great help, thanks to all who responded, and hopfully I will be able to add a fix to this one someday. Brain.
1992 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L power windows VIN: WVWCB5159N
Thank you for your replies on this vehicle. I tested another Cabriolet that we had and what do you know it does the exact same thing. Come to find out that is a normal operation of the power window control module. I installed a new battery even though the othe...
1994 Volkswagen EuroVan CV 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WV2EE0707S
Thanks to Byron from Ontario for the response. Cleaning throttle body appears to have fixed this one. It didn't seem to be that bad but 500 miles since vehicle left and no reccurence of problem. Did find oil in the intake ducting. Customer noted improved drive...
1999 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWAB81E9X
Thanks everyone, Indeed the belt was off first. My tech lined up the belt BEFORE he lined up the distributor. A strange setup for sure, but we now know the proper proceedure. Trouble codes: P0341.
2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L alarm VIN: 3VWDC21V4Y
Thanks for the ideas on this one, but this was not your everyday normal problem. I finnaly had another exact some model Cabrio to use a test vehicle for control module pin testing. I found that the module was not recieving a 4.5 volt reference signal on T12a10...
1998 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L Info Display VIN: YVILW5373W
Thanks to everyone, The 'DISC' on the dash display indicates that something in the system is DISConnected. So, I have an intermittant open circuit in the system somewhere. Responders said most likely the 'info' button or its connections, or outside temp sensor...
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