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1989 Audi 200 2.2L No Start VIN: WAUGC0440K
Greetings to all,I have this audi which will not start after a hot soak (5-10 minutess)after you shut it off.I searched the archieves and read alot about possible bad check valve on the fuel pump so I went and got one.We removed the pump and found what should ...
1993 Audi 90 S 2.8L Base Cam Shaft Settings VIN: WAUDJ58COP
Timing belt ruined. Water pump pulley covered with rubber where the pulley burned the belt. Have pulled the heads, Renewed all Valves, springs & seals. Have reassembled the Right side head. Have Brought the engine to TDC for # 1 cyl. Have purchased the cams...
1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Electronic VIN: SALPV124XT
Hi Land Rover PRO's, This Range Rover has lots of R134 in the system ...NO leaks...I tested at the dual pressure switch and there is NO power from the HEVAC module to the dual pressure switch..the AC button on the dash is flashing... The fuses are fine, but M...
1999 Other European SilverSeraph 5.0L srs VIN: SCALA61E9X
I need help on how to pull SRS codes and code descriptions. I can communicate with our Autologic (BMW) but only with the engine and abs systems. Any help would be great Thanks
1995 Saab 900 SE 2.5L 5th bow latch VIN: YS3DF78V1S
This Saabs top was working perfectly and suddenly quit. The top stops because the fifth bow latches won't release. Testing at the ECU connector shows that the latch motor is getting power and ground but it is not moving. We powered it up after unplugging the E...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3VWSA29M5Y
This car has an intermitant hesitation, it will occur when rpms are around 2200 and in a high gear,if you gear down the miss fire is gone(sorry it is a 5 speed, I clicked automtic up top).It will do this hot or cold, the car may do it many times in a day or go... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C7Y
Car came in with overheating complant. We found that it had no coolant movement, pulled the waterpump and found that the plastic impellers had broken in half. When we pulled the timeing belt the cam was off 1 tooth, when we installed the new belt we put it bac...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L horn VIN: WVWPD63B21
we have this 01 Passat, has a four spoke steering wheel, the part I changed is the cruise set/res/cancel switch, this also is the little brain that the radio controls go through, the horn goes through, and the cruise control. I got the radio working, got the c...
2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L cam timming VIN: YV1TS90D2Y
I took the valve cover to replace the cam seals and opened up a can of worms. I lined up the timming belt and made marks on the variable valve timming gear before I removed it from the cam. I don't have the tool to line up the cams and I don't have any directi...

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2003 BMW 330i 3.0L air temp VIN: WBAEV53533
The local BMW Dealer told us it needed an expansion valve and drier but I just couldn't understand that because our pressures were right on and they couldn't explain why so I went back to digging. NEVER overlook the basics. We checked all the fuses and found o...
1993 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L oil pressure VIN: SALHC1349P
priming the pump was the trick. i thought that not removing the pump from the cover would allow me to 'sneak' past that bit of work but silly me. i filled the oil filter full of oil, packed grease in the pump gears, and even poured about a third of a quart of ...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L won't accelerate VIN: WDBFA61E6N
Sent this one to the dealer. I had hoped to get results from the customer before closing but will update later. Some suggestions included bad wiring harness, throttle plate binding and bad throttle housing. Thanks for the replies.
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L electrical cooling fan VIN: WDBJF65H5X
Thanks to all replies. We replaced the alternator and we restored the charging system; the battery was new, the customer bought it from me over the counter and installed himself. After the alternator was changed we noticed the fan was on all the time. First wa...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDB2100652
Thanks to everyone responded to my message. About the ECU part number, we have confirmation from people in DaimlerChrysler that the new ECU part # 112 153 26 79, is the correct replacement part. The part # 030 545 58 32 is no longer good. Their online part ord...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Battery VIN: 3VWSE29M9Y
We first unplugged the CD changer, no change. Definitely has 50ma draw in radio so we left it unplugged. Determined that 80ma more draw kicks in when the trunk is opened with the button on the key with the car only either locked or unlocked [can't remember whi...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSP69M02
RUI; With the over charging problem, may have fried some computers. Try doing a capacitance drain test for a minute and then erase faults and recheck system. From: Ben from Missouri Alt is comoputer controlled so if it is overcharging you need to look at the c... Trouble codes: 17068 (unknown code).
1995 Volvo 940 2.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMYU031X6
thanks to all who responded we replaced the fule injection relay most thought this might be the porblem time will tell
1996 Volvo 850 2.4L gauge,cooling fan VIN: YVILS5545T
Many thanks to all 8 who replied to this problem. You all hit the nail on the head! I replaced the thermostat and sensor and the customer just drove away happy. We were a little puzzled when the car acted perfectly normal this morning coming to the shop for th...
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