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1999 Audi A4 1.8L Timing Chain VIN: WAUGB28D5X
This vehicle was driven for a year without an oil change. It came in three qts low on oil with the rear timing chain rattling. Filled with oil and it still rattled. I tore the engine down replaced chain tensioner, blew shop air to clear the oil galleys. And re...
1989 BMW 325i 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBABB2307K
This request is for a friend who I have been trying to convince to join IATN. This vehicle will cut out and stall intermittentlly.When this happens the, if the car is allowed to sit for 10-15 minutes it will restart and may be fine for 2-3 days before this occ...
1992 BMW 318is 1.8L abs light on VIN: WBABE5311N
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all Customer dropped off vehicle with the check engine and abs lights on. I hooked up my Snap-on Modis to pull any stored codes. Engine code 200 was stored. This is an "internal DME control unit failure" . The test is to ...
1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L ingition switch VIN: WDBHA28EIR
hello group I am in need help with a mercedes c280 I replaced the electrical part of the ignition switch and when disconected all wires fall apart and i was not able to see which wire is in which pin at ingition switch, there are seven wires, if any one of you...
1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L 1-2 shift VIN: WPOAA2994V
Hello all, This vehicle was brought to me for a sympton of popping out of 2nd gear, and occasionally hard to shift into 3. Now I have completely dissassembled the Transaxle, cleaning all components as the unit was very sludged up. I found the shifter fork for ...
1994 Saab 900 S 2.3L 5-reverse VIN: YS3DD35B9S
will not shift in 5th or reverse aldata bullitin say to replace 4626321 linage 4626677 ball stud 4626537 willnot go in these gears and if you go under hood and help the linkage it goes right in gear and works ok to replace these parts it calls for you to remov...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCT21CX1
Im requesting the description on code P1255 Alldata has no description on this one. thank for the help. Trouble codes: P1255 (Manufacturer Control. Fuel /Air metering)
1999 Volvo V70 2.4L Lighting VIN: YV1LW55A8X
hello every one out there.. i have a VOLVO 1999 v70.. 2.4 eng (no turbo).. all i want to do is how to reset the service lite on.. (not chevk eng) thanks in advance

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF29MSY
thanks for the responses, all refered to glow plug relay as the timer, also common for relay to fail when glowplugs go bad, I had on intended to replace glowplugs being they never shut off, vw is quite proud of the relay, glowplugs are avaialable after market,... Trouble codes: 380 (glow plug circuit a).
1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L turn signals VIN: YV1TS90D5X
Curt Anderson was nice enough to respond with the following info...and it indeed did fix the problem... ... Steve, we have seen this problem a number of times. It seems the CAN goes down for the SWM,(Steering Wheel Module). Try pulling and reinstalling the f...
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