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1998 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Limp mode VIN: WAUBG34D3W
This 1998 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L V8 will go into limp mode once warm.Code 18243-solenoid 5 N233 short will then be stored.No other ECM codes will be present.We have replaced the valve body wiring harness and were able to artificially activate all solenoids using...
1991 BMW 525i 2.5L battery draw, fuse #20 VIN: WBAHD5310M
Vehical has a .85 amp. draw all the time, unless you remove fuse #20. Have inspected all wiring to fuse #20, except the "park heating/ventilation relay box" which I have not been able to locate in vehical, eather by wiring diagram of component location, used b...
1996 BMW 740iL 4.4L cigar lighter VIN: WBAGJ8329T
Seems like a minor problem, but how often do you have a lighter outlet go dead? Both the front console and the rear compartment outlet are dead. Pulled the rear out, easy to do. wiring to socket Ok, but no voltage. Customer needs this for cell phone, etc. Befo...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L compressor VIN: WDBFA61E6M
not getting power to compressor.if i apply power to compressor it will engage and temp is very cold.
2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L window VIN: WBD4FU4794
car came in from body shop with right front door shell replaced, all parts transfered to new shell. express up or down is not working. if I try to set stops on window by moving the window down to bottom and push untill the 2nd detent and hold for 15 sec then m...
1998 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Door check VIN: WP0CA2998W
We have this 993 1998 convertible with a broken door check drivers door body side. We are getting little to no help from any local dealers as far as the procedure to replace this door check on the body side. The door side is straight forward but the body side ...
1995 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Vent temp VIN: 3VWFA31H5S
Our customer came in with a gradual loss of cooling, guage pressure readings of 160 over 50 with 120 psi static pressure and 65 degrees...we assumed a weak compressor, we installed reman compressor,drier, oem expansion valve and flushed the a/c system...now do...
1997 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L 1st gear VIN: 3VWFA81H1V
Hello all, got ourselfs flustered here. Good customer well maintained golf. Let sit for extended period of time. When started driving again anytime came to full stop trans would shift into neutral. Give any amount of throttle and would shift, or slam with heav...

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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D71
Thanks for all replies. Customer is taking to Dealer for fix. However we did check all connections at AAI valve, and all piping was okay. There were no driveability symptoms except for MIL. Trouble codes: P0065 (air assisted fuel injection aai control range performance).
2002 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1SW61N61
Thanks to all who replied to my request. I installed a new MAF, and at idle the readings for the amount air went from 3.14 to 2.90 g/s. The trim number also came back near zero. The customer has not returned with the CEL and in the past it would have already c... Trouble codes: P0171.
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