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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L door locks VIN: WAUED64B61
Passenger door lock actuator will not work with drivers door switch, keyless remote or drivers door key lock, but will operate manually. When using the scan tool to actuate the lock through the control unit, door lock will operate most of the time in component...
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Brake lights VIN: WBAFA53591
I finished repairing the customer's concerns on this one. It's Friday afternoon. Murphy's law kicks in. And this BMW SUV starts to disintegrate. The information center says, "Check brake lights." Sure enough, no brake lights. It had them when it came into the ...
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2003 BMW 325ci 2.8L air bag VIN: WBABW33453
need to remove air bag for turn signal replacment how does it come off?? THANKS
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L climate control servo VIN: WDB1070451
Hi Group I have very little information on this problem. Car came in with a complaint of a coolant leak. I found the climate control servo was leaking. Dealer wants big bucks for this part. As far as I can tell it is functioning properly. I have searched the ...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBCA39D9H
Greetings, Group, This Benz was in about nine months ago running very poorly: lumpy idle, rich exhaust, hesitation when punching throttle. We found fuel distributor leaking into the intake, injectors had a terrible spray pattern on the test bench. Tune-up par...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L convertible top VIN: WDBFA61EXL
hello all, Alldata does not have any information on this system,I have a well maintained 300sl with a cabriolet top that does not function,nor can the hard top be locked down.While you are driving the buzzer sounds and the softop switch flashes.I first suspect...
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1997 Porsche Boxster 2.5L battery VIN: WPOCA298XV
This car came in with dead battery. After instaling new batery found parasitic draw of 3000ma. I removed all fuses and relays from both fuse boxes and the draw still there. The car is all stock, no aftermarket alarm or radio. Is there a conector I can disconec...
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2004 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L wARNING lIGHT VIN: YS3FH49Y84
Evening Gents, I have this 10/03 Saab Aero 93 that came in for warning lights illuminated..It says it is the pass seat problem--shows up in red at the info panel center top of dash. I pulled codes B1001 and B1016 which appear to be modules that are not on line...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L alarm VIN: 3VWSA81H2V
Thanks for the replies ! You guys are great ! Once agaian IATN saved the day . The prob . was a broken ground wire in door jam of left rear door . I should have noticed it because the window in that door didnt work ! Once again thanks for the help !
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L power windows, power mirrors, sun roof, can bus, i VIN: 3VWSE29M2Y
there was two different problems, the first wich is somewhat embarrising is the fuse for the wondows sunroof and ect.. was not even there, when i checked the fuses i did it with the power probe just to see if there was a blown fuse. the customer had stated whe...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L speedo drive gear VIN: 3VWCK21C72
Hi all thanks for the replies after removing the rear cover I discovered that someone had removed the 180mm long driven gear & housing for auto trans and installed a 135mm short gear & housing for manual trans. the gear on the inside is perfect. Now the 2 gear...
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1987 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1V1FX8758H
thanks to all-- wiring harness under intake was burnt badly- replaced harness and vehicle is FIXED! thanks a MILLION! chuck [...]-
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