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1994 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L a/s system VIN: WVWJF4317R
Hi guys, we install new a/c condensor on a 1994 VW Passat 2.8L it was leaking , recharge the system works pefect ice cold, two weeks later customer brought it back complian a/c is not cold, we check the system, compressor is working & the low side reads 30psi&...

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1987 Audi 5000 S 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: WAUFCO442H
Good morning,afternoon or evening fellow techs, thanks to all that responded, I have learned from this nightmare and hope you will too. NOx is formed by excessive temperature in the combustion chamber.With the lack of an EGR or air injection it makes it real d...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Clean power mega fuse VIN: SAJDA01CGY
Hi Guys, Thanks for all of the Replys. I found the short to be at the Battery hold down. Seems battery was replaced with a battery of a Smaller size a whoever instaled the New Battery tightened the hold down to much and the bolt pierced the main Harness that g...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L compressor VIN: WDBEA30D7J
Hello There, sorry for the delay, this was one that made me pull my hair out. First of all I would like to thank all 21 techs that ansered my post.Since all the components where new, I had to get ceative.I tie two wires to power and ground from the relay and w...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L 4th gear VIN: WDBDA29D3L
I have heard back from three techs who conclusively have ruled out the MAS as a factor; I was told the transmission does not have a lock up convertor or overdrive. That make the MAS moot and spells relief for me. Its off to the tranny shop if customer wants ...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on, no power and irratic VIN: 3VWSP29M71
Special thanks to: Jeff from Alabama for the step by step diagnostic chart for DTC P1557 which ended up being a seized waste gate rod with the end result being to replace the turbo unit. Howard from Pennsylvania who directed me towards to turbo unit as well. D... Trouble codes: P1557.
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