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1994 Audi RS2 2.3L Immo VIN: WACZZZ8CZR
Hello Sometimes immobilizer mil will be on (blinking). Engine will start and stall. VAG immobilizer code 01176 (key - sporadic: signal too low) My problem is I donīt know this system and I did not find complete information/wiring diagrams about this immobi...
1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA24B7W
Hoping somebody can give me insight here. This car is in for mil lamp and regular checkup. This secondary air injection system seems to be operating normally. I have checked flow at the pump (per tsb for clogging of injection pumps and O2 codes that I have pul... Trouble codes: P1129, P1127, P1141, P0411 (Sec. air injection system), P1139
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L radio/cell phone VIN: WDBNG75J9Y
Hi Everyone, I could use some help on this problem I'm having with this Benz. Customer had 4 large flower vases on her rear seat that tipped over and flooded the right rear side. A week later, she brought it in to us because of a draw problem. I found that th...
1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Twice module VIN: YS3EF4823X
I'm hoping you saab guru's can help! One of my techs is replacing the Twice module due to water intrusion from a/c drains and a sun roof drain disconnected.We got a used Twice mod and key from gold wing used saab parts. The key was of different style but tech ...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRF81H2W
this vehicle runs poorly when cold. in colder ambient temps the vehicle starts hard and runs rough for a few minutes then seems to run ok after brief warm up. the only recurring code is the p0303. we checked the coolant and intake air temp sensors when the car... Trouble codes: P0303 (clyinder 3 misfire)
2000 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 2.8L all gear VIN: WVWUH23B1Y
i have a problems in this car , the transmission sometime lose the pressure, no move any range,no forward and reverse. i repair the transmission , i found forward, 4/5 gear burnt. i fix it by replacing the damages parts .now, i dont have aplication on any rang...

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1999 Audi A4 1.8L Hesitation VIN: WAUCB28D5X
Thanks for your time guys. I stated that the boost pressure regulator was replaced before we got this vehichle. I removed inlet hose and saw marks on the waste gate rod as if someone had turned the adjustment so I decided to adjust it my self. I found that it ...
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L brake rotor VIN: WBAGH834XY
There were a number of veteran techs that replied to this informal survey and gave excellent answers. For the most part, the replies and opinions were studied, fair and balanced answers. My humble formulated policy regarding Brembo rotors will be as follows: I...
1978 Other European Silver shado 412CID Upper blend door
The part I could not identify turns out to be called a'socket chain'(if I only knew proper English!) As it turns out, the temp. controller gears being split was the problem. The reason the fascia vents would not work after replacing the controller was because ...
1995 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Cuts out VIN: WPOCA2996S
First I want to thank all the Porsche guru's that took the time to reply to my request. I am going to call this a fix but the nature of this problem was so intermittent that to be 100% sure will take several months. My experience with cars with broken distribu...
2004 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 9BWDH61J44
I really opened a can of worms here. But aren't most EVAP problems? I got 8 replies, and about 6 different suggested fixes, depending on your interpretation. Among the most logical (to me) were 1)a crack in the canister from the accident, either along the seam... Trouble codes: P0455 (Large leak in evap system).
1994 Volvo 850 2.4L Heater Blower runs at all times with key off. VIN: YV1LS5527R
Many thanks to all who responded, but especially to Frank [...] who hit the nail right on the head when he suggested that the plugs from the high blow relay and the blower motor plugs had been swapped...(crazy that 2 plugs in close proximity would be interchan...
2003 Volvo S40 1.9L Power Assist VIN: YV1VS27533
Thank you all for your help with this problem. As almost all of the replies indicated, is was a problem with the vacuum valve. The replacement valve and hose assembly was stocked at the dealer, and after just a few minutes, the car was fixed. Just a quick note...
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