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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Accessories VIN: TRUWT28N91
This car was serviced at another shop before it came to our facility. They had replaced the VSS (Vehicle Speed Sensor) as the Check Engine Light was on and a VSS code was present. The speedometer was also not working. We checked the vehicle and did find the V...
1994 BMW 740i 4.0L front suspension VIN: WBAGD4323R
hello,any BMW mechinics I have got a clunk noise in left front that is not very load. It loudest after you back up then pull forward and make a hard right hand turn. I checked out all suspension parts, steering parts for looseness when checking out front end a...
1995 BMW 525i 2.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WBAHD632XS
Was towed in. Turn the key, engine will initally fire. Engine will rev, briefly run smooth, then return to idle rough as heck, popping, backfiring thru intake. If you rev it up, if it catches.(most of the time depressing the throttle will stall..).. and goes i...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Left Tail Light VIN: SAJDA01C7Y
Left tail lamp warning on the dash board, Left rear tail lamp will not work. I have checked the fuse, #3 in rear power distribution, OK. Bulbs and circuit boards check out ok by Ohm meter, 1.8 ohm across tail lamp circuit at circuit board connector. Tested res...
1982 Mercedes-Benz 280CE GRAY M .0L dash lamps VIN: WDB1230531
looking for a wiring diagram that goes with this model of mercedes all the wiring diagrams i have available are for us sold carsand they are not correct for this model... this car was converted in california to meet us standards at some point
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L blower motor
blower motor isnt working ac comp runs fine i dont have any info on these cars i checked the fuses all ok cust states that it just stopped no intermitant problem in the past. can anyone help me with what might be wrong i cant even find the blower motor looked ...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Poor Idle Quality, Sometimes hard start VIN: WDBDA29D1N
This vehicle exhibits poor idle quality, sometimes is hard to start when cold or warm and will pop through intake on accel until warmed up, likely due to not enough air entering through Idle Valve causing plugs to load with fuel. Found that the Idle Valve was ...
1995 Saab 900 S 2.3L Fifth Bow VIN: YS3DD78B6S
This convertible top is unable to raise the fifth bow (rear edge of ragtop), which is the first thing that has to happen in order to lower the convertible top.When I command the fifth-bow motor on with the Tech2, I hear the motor straining but the fifth bow do...
1983 Volkswagen Rabbit L 1.6L No Start, assembly VIN: 1VWEG0179E
I need someone to provide me with the timing mark locations for the diesel injector pump. This Rabbit came in as a Biodiesel project car from a local school nearly a year ago. We agreed to swap out parts for the project. However it took them forever to get all...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L abs VIN: WVWMA23BY3
Hello All Thanks for taking the time to read this plea for help. I have this Passat that had Brake, ABS, lights come on intermittantly. I got into the ABS system and found code ( not sure of number, I am at home right now) Loss of power to to module. While li...
1988 Volvo 760 GLE 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1BA8746J
OK Volvo tech's...Hear's a real head scratcher.. Vehicle originaly brought in for a stalling when hot complaint, but would restart right up. Initial startup vehicle ran like it was starving for fuel, pressure tests agreed and pumps were replaced. Now its a no ...
1990 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Surge VIN: YV1FA8953L
this is quite a long story sorry the car came in with a complaint of surging and cant get above 20 MPH. confirmed pulled codes 234- TP switch at idle. confirmed faulty TP switch. replaced and adjusted. cleared codes and ran car with the same surging condition ... Trouble codes: 223 (IAC valve signal absent or faulty), 234 (TP switch signal in idle position faulty)
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L Limp-in VIN: YV1LS55A3X
Transmission stuck in third {limp-in I assume}. Scan test with generic PO605, Internal control module error. Looked at archives. Two possibilities stuck out, PN switch bad or transmission bad. Customer and I decided to start with Park/Neutral switch. Switch is...
2003 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L noise VIN: YV1TS92D93
hi all you volvo technicians,ihave a question on the crankcase ventilation system on this car.i have never seen a closed pcv system before and need to know how it works.can't find any information.also this vehicle i am working on is making a moaning sound afte...

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1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L condenser VIN: WDBCA3909H
Thank You to all that took the time to replie. The two largest number of suggestion (put r12 back in and recirc door) were right on. I did not fix the recirc door, but the r12 made it better.
2004 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L alarm VIN: 4JGAB57E84
Customer picked up truck and said if it happens again he will leave it with us to look into. Thanks for the info I will post any info I get on this truck if it comes back in. Thanks again ...Tim
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTH63B21
I'm sorry to say that I couldn't figure this one out. Between the 4 replies I received and the hours I spent searching Alldata and talking to other shops, I just couldn't come up with enough information to diagnose this one. We referred the customer to the dea... Trouble codes: P1171 (throttle actuation potentiometer signal 2).
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