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1992 Audi 100 S 2.8L power window module VIN: WAUBJ54AIN
OE Power window module was fried, causing hi draw and windows to go up and down with key off. repl w/$400 new 1 systems came back to life, after 5 min windows go up and down, module buzzes and relay cycles. ran the audi 15 page tst all ok? Any help from stutt...
1995 BMW 525i 2.5L oil pan VIN: WBAHD5326S
2 months after clutch replacement, oil pan starts to leak down the right side. We replaced the gasket (neoprene and steel) and noting the BMW request we applied flange sealant at the bolt holes and on the front and rear cover seams. We used the Mercedes black ...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJDA01P51
This engine sometimes takes long crank time to start when hot. Good fuel pressure inspect spark plug valleys for oil or water, check connector to main fuel pump seems ok. Fuel pressure does not drop off however same effect of a bad check valve. Any ideas would...
1996 Saab 900 S 2.3L Stall VIN: YS3DD58B3T
please help This 900s stalls intermittently. When it does stall the warning lights do not light up as they should they are, just barly lit. After this car stalls it will imediatly start up as if there was nothing wrong. I have no time to check to se if it lost...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B51
car came in with check engine light on, codes 17887/p1479 and 16795/po411. we checked opperation of each item and they seemed ok, we then cleared codes and told customer to drive the car a few days to see if they were going to come back. the next day the check... Trouble codes: P1479 (brake vacume boost), P0411
1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L cem VIN: YV1TS97DXX
Car came in late last night. Windows, central lock, sunroof are all inoperative. Radio display not displayed but radio is working. Turn signals, windshield squirters all inoperative. Brake failure warning message and SRS failure message displayed. Power seat a...

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1989 Audi 90 2.3L temp light stays on VIN: JKH4587LO6
thanks to all for all the replies, i found the coolant temp switch, coolant temp light is now off , thanks again
1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SEC 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDB1260361
Thanks for all the support guy the fix was a cat replacement and also retard the timming enough to bring the Nox down to 1.45GPM .The car passed with flying colors.
2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Dash VIN: WDBMG70J01
Received 5 replies and the consensus was that the dash is the problem. Contacting the local dealer found that the dash units are on backorder. Appreciate the help. No it's hurry and wait for the dealer.
1993 Saab 9000 CS Turbo 2.3L heater fan VIN: YS3CL65M8P
Got a new fan speed controller in and the fan works fine. Usually replace them whenever replacing the blower motor, but have nerver had one fail in this manner. Is this failure a sign of inpending blower failure? It works great and is silent. Told the customer...
1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L pressure VIN: 3VWRC81H65
Hi guys It seems the tests are for on road so the pressures went up with the TPS readings. I did however have to call ATSG back and find out how to reset the TCM so it could relearn how to shift. This info was strangely left out of the book. To sum it up, ...
1991 Volvo 740 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: YV1FA8847M
Replies were to check CTS, timing belt, crank sensor and radio noise supressor. All checked out good. It has only acted up twice in the past 3-4 weeks so customer does not want to spend any more money on it at this time. Thanks for all you time. Kevin.
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