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2002 Audi A4 3.0L alarm,windows,dome lights VIN: WAULT68E22
we have this audi that seems to be possesed,intermittently,whether you are driving the car or it is parked the alarm system will go off by itself.when this happens the dome lights flash on and off,the windows wont work correctly-they will work,but the express ...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L blower VIN: WDBCA24DXL
Customer stated that climate control system for no reason would ramp blower speed up and ramp duct temp up.The only way to regain control was to turn car off.I've been left car to drive.I have checked power input(pin13),gound input(pin12)I checked current draw...
2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L compressor VIN: WDBJH82J21
PROBLEM : (Vehicle displays 11/00 date on 'vin' sticker on B pillar.) Long time customer calls from Texas ...no cooling from a/c... arrives shop...compressor clutch sheared from input drive shaft...just acting as an idler wheel. Spins freely. Sticker on a/c c...
2000 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCA2995X
This porsche has a oxygen sensor heater faults. We need to update the dme fault software ME 7.2. My local dealer gave me the old dme code. How can I get the new code? No one seems to know anything about the TSB that porsche put out or anything about the new re...
1985 Saab 900 2.0L Cuts out VIN: YS3AT35L3F
This vehicle is running normally, till it fully warms up. After about a ten minute drive cycle, it shuts off. I will be testing more tomorrow morning. first two areas of spark and fuel. I just can't handle this four degree Michigan evening. I have handled zero...
1973 Volkswagen beetle 1600CC Cuts out VIN: 1142646095
Hello again, We are up against the old one here not only is it old its a volkswagen. We replaced the carburetor with a reman unit the vehicle starts and runs the choke works fine but as soon as it comes off of fast idle the car idles down and stalls. you can k...
1998 Volvo C70 2.3L parking brake light VIN: YV1NC5670W
Vehicle came in with an non operating parking light switch,switch was replaced but now light stays on when vehicle is cold and operates normaly when vehicle has warmed up,not sure where to go from here

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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED54B2Y
Hi guys, Sadly I have refered the customer to the dealer if the problem accurs again (and it will). I had to tell them I had exhausted my resources on the issue. 2 people were kind enough to reply to my post but the info was of no assistance. I would advise ... Trouble codes: P1690, P1676.
1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Air Bag VIN: WBAGF61090
Most of the replies were correct and go directly to the point, The prob was under the driver seat, the pre-tensioner electrical connector was disconcected. After that I clear codes and light goes off. It is important to note the difference between Asian SRS sy...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L low beams VIN: WBFA66EONF
Thanks for the help, we still did not find the relay with the relay locations that other people passed on to us. We did not find them in the locations that were indicated. We have put the car back together and recommended that the onwer take it to a dealer as ...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SL 6.0L r / f window VIN: WDBFA76EXP
We found the main body harness which is in this thick rubber matterial to have broken wires causing the window not to operate properly. Thank you everyone for the response.
1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L drive by wire VIN: WDBEA32E7R
received many replies with help testing. we have eliminated everything except the throttle control module, this car has a new wiring harness installed last year. the customer has had too many expensive repairs in the last 3 ytears to warrant spending anymore. ... Trouble codes: 22 (miscelaneous code).
1998 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDB81H6W
Thank you guys for the help. I ran the voltage test on the wire going to the dump solnoid,and had power like one tech had me do. and then I removed the evap canster and replaced it with factory evap canster. Code went away and the montior went to the ready pos... Trouble codes: P0442 (small evap leak dect).
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.8L no upshift VIN: 9BWGD21J71
Thanks to everyone that sent replies! Without the proper electrical & diagnosis information I stopped with my safari. The client took the vehicle to a forign independant shop & this is what they did to correct the shifting issue. pt# 01m 927 933jt trans ...
2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, no miss fire codes VIN: YV1TS90D31
I subscribed to IVADIS and found the specifications I needed to identify the problem .The mass meter voltage should be 1 volt with the key on and 1.7 volts with the engine idling .The mass meter voltage was out of spec. ,causing the light to come on. Trouble codes: P1152 (o2 sensor front bank 2 too rich), P1181 (fuel adapt bank 2 at limits).
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