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2000 Audi TT 1.8L compressor VIN: TRUTS28N5Y
Hello Audi Techs: I need extra help with this vehicle, few weeks a go it came with the compressor inop, I check for pressure in the A/C system and in the low side I have 100psi, so there is enough amount of charge. Then I check the fuses and the pressure switc...
2000 BMW 740i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGG8345Y
hi all i have a problem with this 740 it got to me running very bad with no throttle respond this is a drive by wire system we check codes and found some knock sensor codes and throttle actuator codes on inspection we replace the cover behind the intake had th... Trouble codes: 134 (electronic throttle actuator min stop not leare), 130 (throttle actuator deviation)
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAR3346Y
Hello All, This car came into shop with a complaint of intermittant loss of power,stalling, and hard starting.Retreived codes.Two codes in system,one for intake cam sensor and a second code BMW#123 OBDII# p1622.I have replaced the cam sensor and cleared the c... Trouble codes: P1622
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L boardmonitor, radio VIN: WBAFB33531
cust. jump started vehicle and since then the monitor is blank (back lighting works) and radio will shut down after 4 minutes. will work another 4 minutes if shut off and turned on again. there were fault codes in zke for interuption of power, but none in nav ...
1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Rattling sound VIN: SAJGX2049X
Cat lovers, please help. This Jag has a strange metallic rattling sound only on light acceleration starting at 1500 rpms and 40 mph in 5th gear with the converter locked up. In 4th gear at 1500 rpm and lock up, it will also make the noise, but not as easily. o...
1995 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L batt runs do VIN: SALHC1346S
Complaint of battery running down. Found this is due to interlock relay 1(k 153 interlock relay 1-per Mitchell 1 info) I need to know what this relay controls etc so I can further diagnose the system. It is powered by fuse #12. Relay is second from left in the...
1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L electric Windows VIN: WDBJF55F0T
hello I have this mercedes e320 that came for brakes and then windows stop working after three days in the parking lot I woul very much appreciate any help you guys can give me as to what could be the cause os such problem I have checked fuses and door switche...
1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L camshaft cover VIN: WPOCA2982X
In removing the camshaft cover to reseal the oil leaks, I can obsrve the cam deflecting outwards (all of the upper bearing halves except one are part of the cover). The information from alldata's data and library do not address this(it looks like factory manua...
1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L compressor VIN: WVWEE83A5T
good friday morning everyone,i have vw that came in with a/c blowing warm.when i hooked my gauges up,i found that the pressures were equalized,and of course the clutch was engaged.so i decided to replace the bad compressor,drier,and x-valve.when i received the...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, No power VIN: 3VWWB81H2T
Vehicle came in with no start condition, tested spark and found ok, tested fuel pressure and found at 43psi, checked for codes and none found, sprayed carb cleaner in intake and vehicle will start and run if i hold rpms at 3000 for a clouple minutes sometimes ...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPB8HXM2
Hello VW techs, Thank You All for any Help in advance. This Jetta came in a few months ago for routine maintenance(1st time customer). We performed the service & informed Her that the check engine light was on & she said it's been coming on and off intermitten... Trouble codes: 17990 (Idle speed control adaptive at limit)
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMD63B5X
Hello to all. This is my first request for help. I did this repair for another local garage. 1999 VW Passat V6. When I removed the timing covers from the car, I found the water pump bearing failed and the timing belt idler pulley severly damaged,(the ball be... Trouble codes: P1522 (VAG Code 17930 Camshaft Control Malfunction Bank 2)

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1987 Audi 5000 S 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 0WAUEE0447
After pulling my hair out, performed leakdown and compression in those two cylinders. Had 100% cylider leakage in the two cylinders, 0 compression as well. Pulled the head, the exhaust valve guides were loose and had moved just enough to keep those valves open...
1997 Audi A8 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 0WAUBG84DV
After trans install, vehicle briefly ran on what fuel was left in the lines. performed a fuel pressure test and had zero pressure, by-passed the fuel pump and it was spraying mostly air with some fuel. looked further in the tank, verifed sending unit reading a...
1989 BMW 325i 2.5L trans VIN: WBABB52305
in most replies the info was r&r with a new unit. my suspition was the coverter and it is bad. the part came in wrong so I have the trans out waiting on parts but i am shur this will fix the bum-w thaks all of you for your suport IATN is a grate help
1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Alarm System VIN: SAJHX1740S
We still have this Jaguar in our shop. Paul [...] helped us a lot with his understanding of this system. We still do not have a conclusion to the problem but we have an idea it has something to do with the pass front door. It turned on the over head light ...
1976 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Unknown VIN: 1070441203
thanks to all the replies, the transmission mount in rear of tranny was shot causing all those vibes. thanks again!!
1988 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBCA25D2J
Finally. A lasting fix for the possesed mercedes. i want to thank all of you who took an interest and sent in suggestions. as always , some were not correct or didn't fit the symptoms...but some were right. i had 6 replys suggesting the overload / overvoltage ...
1991 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 3.6L convertable top VIN: WP0CB2967M
Well got car back in and started checking further. Pulled relay R21 out and reinstalled and roof now works consitantly. Not sure if this was a contact issue or relay problem. 'Relay' is only two terminals making me think it may actually be a breaker.
1996 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L ignition switch electrical VIN: WVWC83A0SE
Thanks to you guys for help and info! I used a bearing separator and a two jaw puller on the separator. It works just fine and that's what i had in the shop. Thanks to C. [...] for the help.Also these tools are from Snap On. So long!
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Rear main seal VIN: YV1LS5533W
Sorry for the delay in getting back to you all. We just got the car back to re-do the job. I got lots of great advice all of which applied to our job, including: Be absolutely sure the pcv system is clean and operating (ours was) Use the actual seal installer ...
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