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2004 Audi A4 1.8L Safety VIN: LFVBA28E14
We need to replace the cluster of this 2004 Audi A4 1.8T.The part number of the old cluster is 8E0 920 900 N.But the parts store sent us a 8E0 920 900 LX.Someone said the 8E0 920 900 LX is a new version one and can be used to sustitute 8E0 920 900 N.Is that ri...
1995 BMW 525i 2.5L all shifts VIN: WBAHD6328S
hey bmw and trans guys, i need some help with this one. i have this bmw that came in for a bunch of repairs. one complain was it shifts hard.. i sublet the trans problem out and they told me it needed a rebuild and shift selinods. customer oked repair and it w...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start VIN: 4JGAB54E1Y
Have an 00 ML 320 that will not start. Will crank but no start. Fuel presure 54 psi. If I pull spark plug wire with spark plug resting on vavle cover I have one or two spark cycles, then no spark. Fuel injectors have pulsewith. Scanner used Snap on Brick...No ...
2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Differential VIN: WP1AB29P24
Hi, Techs: I got a 2004 Porsche Cayenne 4.5L. The problem is when you turn the steering wheel all the way to right(or left)and star off then you will feel the body chattering and vibration. Anyone experience the problem? any suggestions will be appreciated.
1993 Saab 9000 CS Turbo 2.3L abs/ets VIN: YS3CL65M4P
Straight up, this car is not worth putting over $3000 worth of work. Customer has looked high and low for used units to no avail. New TCS control unit is also unavailable. This car has the Mark IV ABS w/ traction control. Has anyone out there ever tried to con...
1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Transmission VIN: YS3ED58E2X
This car was in last month and and the problem was intermitent. Now it has (2) codes P1624 (no definition available) and P0758 (Shift solenoid B Circuit electrical). Everytime I clear the codes they come right back. Also this time car is pretty much not drivea...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L dome light VIN: 3VWDD21C1Y
This car has a problem with the dome light. It comes on like it should when you open the door and then will time out like it is supposed to. Then when you turn on the key the dome light will come back on and will stay on until you open and shut the door again....
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRK29MX1
Hey there VW friends I have a 2001 Jetta here with an AVH motor that is posessed with spirits. Originally the car came in because it was in an accident and got repaired down the road at a reputable body shop. Shortly after the accident, they were driving alo... Trouble codes: P1564, P1542, P0221
1998 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: YV1LW537XW
Hey Volvo Specialist, I've got a weird one. when the outside temperature is 50 degrees or less, first time starting it. It will start and run for about 5-10 seconds and quit? go to crank it again and it just cranks, but won't start? but if you wait about 3-5 ...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1992 Audi 100 S 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUBJ54AZN
Well what I did was put a battety charger onit while cranking and I guess the lifters pumped up enough where the car was able to start and run until all the lifters pumped up.
1992 BMW 325i 2.5L frame VIN: WBACA5306N
I thank everyone who replied and most of you supported me on this matter,we will be going for a hearing and I will keep you posted.I still believe it's not a saftey issue but will have to deal with it.
1999 Jaguar XJR 4.0L rear wheel bearing VIN: SAJPX1849X
we got endplay proceedure from dealer- ken hit it right on the nose-set up endplay with no seal or preload-specs are .002 endplay- order shims from dealer to set endplay- thanks again for all your help
2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L shift solenoid C VIN: SALNY22292
Thanks Bill,Sherman and Kenneth for the information.The vehicle went to our local tranny shop, then to an independent garage 30 miles away specializing in Land Rovers, then we were told that the dealerships don't diagnose and repair these trannys, they just re...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Star and stall VIN: WDBEA30D9L
Fist of all, Thanks to everyone who replied. it is nice to know that we can help each other in this industry. the problem with the car was a lack of crank referance. if the MAS does not see a square wave after start it will shut down the pumps. after much rese...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG75J81
Thanks to all of you for your fast and courteous response. The problem was the accelerator pedal. Trouble codes: P0120.
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L overheats VIN: 3VWBA21C89
All better. Turns out the problem was a very small crack in the #2 COMBUSTION chamber. this crack would only open up hot and under pressure. I had to get the engine hot then pressurize the coolant to 20 psi with the spark plugs out, I could see a very small am...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSP29M01
First off thanks to all. Thank you Stuart for the good definition. After pulling my hair out, I determined that one glow plug #2 was not glowing as fast as the other three the old fashion way by removing them and jumping them straight from a battery. The #2 gl... Trouble codes: P0380 (Glow Plug Heater Circuit Malfunction).
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