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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUXD68D31
Good afternoon. We have a 2001 S4 2.8l twin turbo. DTC's 17819 Secondary Air System Low Flow bank 2 and 17831 Secondary Air System Low Flow bank 1 reset soon after clearing. The air pump sounds great. I checked the Kombi Valve hoses and connections and it all ... Trouble codes: 17819 (Secondary Air System Low Flow bank 2), 17831 (Secondary Air System Low Flow bank 1)
2002 Audi S6 Avant 4.2L head lamp aim VIN: WAUXU54B82
hello group: replaced both headlamp assemblies and i can not get the 001 in basic settings to then aim lights - they are far to low. i first check codes with my vag com program & i can not clear the headlamp incorrect aim code. i have followed the procedures t...
1992 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Parking Pawl
checked costomer consern and founed that some times it would not engage the parking pawl when put in park on the shift lever is there any adjustment for this problem all help app. thanks in advance. ken
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L "transmission failure" VIN: SAJHX1248W
codes are set after being driven 50 or 60 feet. then engine revs to 1800 then shifts to 5th gear and mil reads "transmission failure". i have learned from the iatn network the problem is in the "A" clutch basket, and the clip has become dislodged .can a...
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on, CRUISE INOP. VIN: SAJHX1240W
looking for assistance with an intermittent cruise issue on this jag. no trouble codes stored (generic obdii only). cruise control works very intermittently. amber warning lamp(NOT CHECK ENGINE LAMP) and engine fail safe message appear intermittently as well. ...
1995 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L No Start VIN: SALJY124XS
Need some help and am very sorry about the way this is coming out. I am presently stuck with a landrover and have no experience with them. I have a no start and no books or refence info for this vehicle. looked in fix data base and noticed and ignition concern...
1999 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Air suspension VIN: SALPV1442X
Hello group: Customer complaint: Suspension was on high mode & all four mode lights on switch were illuminated for a week & dash warning stating "EAS fault". Then when driving down freeway today suspension warning on dash stated "Do not drive over 35MPH" & th...
1971 Other European Silver Shado 6745CC caliper VIN: SRH9939000
Hi there, generally nice Silver Shadow, came in with left rear caliper sticking on(brakes very hot). upon inspection the left caliper-it has four pistons and two seperate lines. the upper two pistons would not move back, upon opening the upper bleed screw-both...
1976 Other European V8 4.4L Fuel smell in car VIN: 0011553LCA
Car came in with a strong gas smell inside the car. We found that the carbon cannister lines were off the canisters and have refitted them. The leak is most noticable in the rear seat area and the trunk of the car. Fuel fillers seem to seal tight and the press...
2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L engine VIN: WPOCA2988Y
This boxter has a slight harmonic vibration at about 3000 rpm. It does not matter if you are moving or not, or if moving, it does not matter what gear you are in. If you rev to 3000 rpm sitting still, it does mot matter whether you have the clutch in or not. T...
1988 Saab 900 SPG 2.0L Slave cylinder VIN: YS3AT35L9J
Hello I was just needing to know if it is possible to change the slave cylinder w/out the special tools. Any help will be greatly appreciated
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Brake light VIN: 3VWCC21C9X
Hi all, Apologies for what could be a silly request, but how do I remove the taillights without damaging anything, for bulb replacement? Any help is greatly appreciated.
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L instrument cluster VIN: WVWMD63B2X
hello VW techs. This one is making my head hurt. Car came in with complaint of brake,ABS and oil warning lamps on with audable warning, also tachometer inop. All intermitantly, while driving or KOEO or KOER. We verified complaint and checked for TSB's. Found o...
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9L No Start VIN: 9BWGP61J41
Another one. This car was jump started by the owner, he had left an acessory on. Car was towed into our workshop with the complaint that the engine would crank but no start. We found that the glowplug light was not coming on and the Check Engine light (MIL)...
1999 Volvo V70 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: YV1LZ5646W
vehicle came in for misfire, scaned car and found misfire codes and multiple misfire code, replaced cap,rotor,plugs,wires and still car has rough idle and vibration through exhaust Trouble codes: 304 (misfire cyl 4), 305 (misfire cyl 5)

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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L air distrubution VIN: WBABK832OV
Thanks to all who responded All three responses were correct as I had a faulty climate control head that completed the repair.just let anyone know that are concidering scanners I have recently bought an AST PC retriever that has been a fantastic scanner until ...
1998 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L trunk VIN: WDBGA51G7X
Thanks for everyones help. This trunk needed to be motivated with a pry bar while at the same time pushing in with the key. After getting it open it needed to be adjusted to close correctly. Thanks again.
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L ac lines VIN: 3VWBB61C5W
as several replies said it is the expansion valve making the noise, we couldnt find it at first, but it is in the engine compartment on the passenger side covered with a black plastic cover. the customer has not deceided to replaced it yet. but thats where the...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63B5X
Tps adaptation was a problem,THANKS every one which responded to me spcially Dave ,was kind to call and give me some help over phone. Trouble codes: 1545 (TPS Contol Malfunction).
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