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2002 Audi A4 1.8L master cyl? VIN: WAULC68E02
hi techs this audi came in with brakes all locking up. put on lift could not turn wheels. let cool down now they turn . test drive can not get it to happen again. it acked as if the master cly was not letting the fluid to return. had 1 code 0435 brake presure ...
1992 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Relay VIN: SAJNW484XN
I changed the master solenoid brakes ,(passenger side next to firewall, inside engine compartiment), and the dealer sent the abs relay to change too. This relay is a upgrade abs sistem.,but I donīt find this relay in car.Help me.Thanks a lot
1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Trunk lock VIN: SAJHX1749R
Im having a problem opening the trunk with the key.But the trunk will open from the button in the center console. I removed the latch assembly and found that when unlocking there is a servo motor that provides the needed travel of the unlocking mechanism.I ca...
1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Left blend door VIN: SALPV1247T
Hi group, I hope somebody can help. We have this 96 Rover, the heater works only on pass. side,cold at driver side. We don't have the scanner for ROVER diagnostic system. But so far we have had good lock to repair this cars. I have removed the left blent door ...
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L instrument cluster VIN: WMWRD33402
Dear Cooper Gurus, I have a Mini in the shop and when you shut it off the instrument cluster light stay on..all the time. Any help on this would be greatly appreciated. Steve [...]
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L ignition switch VIN: YS3DD588N1
Hi Saab techs, I am not familiar with this anti theft system. when battery power is removed does the transponder need reprogramming?Or might the key problem be coincidental?Any help/guidance greatly appreciated!Thanks in advance David
1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63B7W
This car came in last month with code P1136. The car was tested for induction leaks, exhaust leaks and gas anylized...was rich (CO was .30 %) at idle. We replaced the air mass sensor and forward oxygen sensor and had peace for app one month. The car is back wi... Trouble codes: P1136 (Fuel trim too lean bank 1)
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 33VWCF21CO
we have a 1999 tdi beetle that is randomly stalling. replaced fuel cut solenoid as per talk with vw dealer. customer states the car still just shuts off with no warning. the fuel solenoid was getting very warm to touch and it did drop out, still had voltage at...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L smoke VIN: 3VWDD21C8Y
This is a car that was just purchased, so no history. Car has 2 problems. One is it overheats. radiator stays cold. Fan comes on. Already removed Stat & waterpump impeller appears o.k. Stat looks new & I know someone had it out because the old o-ring was setti...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWCD21C2Y
This car will start fine cold but when left to idle cold it will start to load up, and eventually foul the spark plugs to the point it quits running. It will restart but run poor until the plugs are cleaned. Originally it wouldn't restart and I pulled the plug... Trouble codes: P0300
1994 Volvo 940 2.3L stop lights VIN: YVIJS8312R
Car belongs to college students who are home for Christmas. Brake lights are inoperative, all fuses are good. Park lock works, all bulbs are good. All other lights work no stop lights work even the third brake light doesn't work. Stop light switch has voltage ...
2000 Volvo C70 2.3L engine VIN: YV1NC53D6Y
HELLO VOLVO TECHS: This car came to us for a third opinion on an engine knock. The original problem was engine knock--previous shop removed oil pan and replaced all the o'rings for oil supply. The engine was clean inside and oil pressure was in spec after this...

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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L abs light VIN: WAUED24BXY
Thank you for your help customer picked up vehicle so I never got to go any futher on repairing vehicle. Thanks again for your help everyone.
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L tailgate closer VIN: WBADP6347Y
Many thanks to Michael from Florida who faxed me the wiring diagrams and component locations for the tailgate closer system. The customer has not yet returned for further diagnosis, but I feel confident I can troubleshoot the system now. Jon from Missouri poin...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDB1070451
hey group,thanks to all who responded. as stated in my original post we ordered another module # 40 32, the same as the first one we ordered that burned (thanks Terry from Cali for comfirming that was the right one). we tried it with the new valve and it worke...
1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Steering VIN: YV1TS97D3X
I talked to pump rep and he said i may need to run pump at speed for while to break it free and make it pump. Put a pressure gauge on the pump and let car run and after a while the pressure came up but the steering did not free. Pressure went up to 1500 psi wi...
2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L battery VIN: YV1TS90D6Y
Sorry for the wait I was waiting to here from the customer. The real drain was no drain at all. I left the key in the ignition it was off but just being in the ignition caused the anti-theft to draw. Also the trunk was open I removed the bulbs but the BCM woul...
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