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1994 Audi 100 S 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUEK84AOR
Engine cranks OK but no start. Spark test - no spark. Unfortunately I have no experience with Audis amd only a Michell manual for source data. Not much help there. I would like to know what voltage level the ECM delivers to the Power Stage (ignition module). A...
1995 Audi 90 2.8L door buzzer VIN: WAUBK88C1S
trying to get a handle on the system. Customer dropped off vehicle complaining that door buzzer/chime was on all the time. All Data has no info on system that I can find(is there something I'm missing?)other than the wireing diagrams, which have to be pieced t...
1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Electronic VIN: WBABK8338X
the ac controls were totally dead no lites etc. after removing the fuses and reinstalling it worked fine for about 1 hour. after removing the fuses again it lit up but ac was inop. is this an obvious ac control head failure?
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L blower motor VIN: WBABN53461
this is my problem , the bmw330 w/ auto climate control the blower motor intermittantly quits. the compressor is still pumping cold. all fan lights on controll panel are light to indicate motor is in high speed, but no air is moving out of ducts.checked the ba...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Center Dash Vent VIN: EA30D7KA99
This is one for you MB techs. The AC system works fine in every way except the center dash vent has no air flow. roller vent switch is opening & closing the vent properly. My question is what to look for and some insight as to the procedure. Thanks in advance,...
1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L moniter tests VIN: GA57E0TA31
car came in failed local emmisions test. moniter tests for o2 sensors,air.twc,evap not performed we replaced all o2 sensors we performed all activatiois passed them all we use the gm drive cycle test after about 4 hrs with out shutting the car off it performed...
1967 Other European Elan 1558CC Rear Strut Inserts
Hello classic Lotus Techs. I'm working on the rear brake-hub-strut assembly. my problem at the moment is that i'm not sure how the strut insert comes apart. I have the hubs and rotors and bearings/axle disassembled but currently am trying to figure if the bott...
1992 Volvo 940 GL 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1JS8811N
Hi All, We have this 940 with a 311 code (speedo sensor signal missing). We measured the signal out of the speed sensor and was just a little low however since we had it out we replaced it. Code disappeaded for a couple weeks. I seem to remember that there is ...
1994 Volvo 940 2.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: YV1LS8315S
The problem is when the throttle is raised to around 2000 rpm the engine will misfire, tach will jump. While testing the ignition patterns on the primary side I will have mutiple random firing lines during this time, so I know what the problem is, I do`nt know...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WBADD6328V
this one turned out ok after going thru the trans again, we still are not sure what was wrong, btw the trans was a 4l30e
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L bas VIN: WDBRF61J51
Ok now I see where you can close the open request. Anyway, as most of you guys advised Brake light switch fixed this one. Your help was greatly apreciated as usual you guys were right. By the way that little tester of mine 'called euro check was able also to e...
1979 MG MGB MK IV 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: GHN5UL4955
finally got correct temp sender for gauge which made needle on gauge about 1/8' lower at same temp(measured at t/stat housing)Also realised that fan thermoswitch in this car is for a 1980 MGB which may come on at a higher temp. when I ordered a replacement, I ...
2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DD58H8Y
Thanks to all who replied. I waited to close this until I was sure the car was repaired. I did replace the MAF sensor and all is well. I did think about cleaning it, however this car has had an on going check engine light concern from another repair shop so I ... Trouble codes: P0171.
1998 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L monitors VIN: YV1LW5640W
Well those that said it should be easy to run the drive cycle on the dyno apparantly have not attempted. I have in the past completed the complete cycle as close a possible without setting a single monitor. Jim from Calif said that you can use the factory scan...
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