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1990 Audi 100 2.3L ignition switch VIN: WAUBC5447L
I am in the process of changing the electrical portion of the ignition switch and of coure my trusty assistant tried to pry out the old one breaking it. There appear to be two set screws intended to hold the switch in place, looks like half the dash has to com...
1996 BMW 735i 3.5L heater fan VIN: WBAGB62080
This vehicle is fitted with automatic climate control. With ignition switched on, and heater fan switched off, fan running constantly. Found whilst varrying switch control, no change in fan speed, except for high fan speed. Vehicle also suffers from a intermit...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4JGAB54E5X
After looking at same issues found with other members on this truck, I checked the very known problems with it. Before anything the #2 inj sounded very weak -vs- all others and #2 hole had the code. We changed the injector and it's sound was much better and sn... Trouble codes: P0302, P0202
1984 Other European Silver Spur 8.0L oxygen sensor light VIN: SCAZN42A9E
Hello Techs, I have this rolls with an oxygen sensor light on whenever running. Is there a way to reset this light after replacing sensor? The customer said that the light has been on for years. Thank You. Joe
1997 Porsche Boxster 2.5L roof VIN: WPOZZZ98ZV
I have the above vehicle with power convertible top stuck in the raised position and really need to know if I can lower this manually or gain access to the stowage compartment. I know it is easy enough to raise the top but need to know the lowering procedure t...
1996 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3CF68M9T
Hello Saab techs This 96 9000 CSE sets a P0441 and P0300 causing the check engine light to come on. I'm not getting any misfire counts on the Tech 2, the cassette and plugs are new. Have checked all the hoses and connections involved with the evap system. Thi... Trouble codes: P0441 (Evap low flow), P0300 (random misfire)
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Speedo/Tach VIN: 3VWRA81H2T
We do not normally work on Volkswagons so, this is new territory for us. We have this Jetta that has an inoperative speedo cluster. On initial start up the tach , speedo, and gauges all work. About ten seconds later, everything drops to zero. No speedo, tach, ...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L MIL Lamp on, poor power VIN: 3VWCF21COY
greetings have a tdi with reoccuring code of p1556 or 17964.After driving car it has poor power,acts like turbo not working,sometimes a little whine but not often.This code not in alldata for this car but we went after the wastegate actuator thinking there was... Trouble codes: P1556
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L anti-theft starter interlock system VIN: WVWND23B5Y
Hi VW techs. Having a problem with this 2000 passat SW keeps blowing fuse #14 that goes to the Comfort system central control module. When this happens starter will not work (nor power windows). Installed new module from VW - fuse still blows. (note: sometimes...

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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E3X
Hi agian to all. Well I guess this must be a vary common problem with 23 replies and all having the same fix (MAF). So we replaced it and all is well. Is it just me or does it seem like all makes are starting to show problems here? Thank You !! to all that rel... Trouble codes: P0170, P0173.
1972 Porsche 911E 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 9112101846
Sorry for the long delay in closing this post. The problem was the injection pump and the injectors. The injection pump on these cars lasts about 24,000 to 30,000 miles. Usually a groove starts to ware on the cam were the plunger rides, this is due to long per...
1991 Saab 9000 Turbo 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YS3CL58M7M
So we installed the Ignition cassette and new plugs. The dealer sends you the up dated unit with a new harness. All is good and this Slaab is on its way.
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