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1985 Audi 5000 S Turbo 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Fast idle VIN: WAUHCO445F
This vehicle has a very fast idle that we just can't figure out. We have replaced the above with used. We did try to get a new air flow meter from Audi but the part has been discontinued. We have checked the basics and everything seems to be okay and there is'...
1963 Mercedes-Benz 230SL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1130241000
Need some help with this one. Although I am familiar with mechanical fuel injection systems (Alfa mostly), this one is proving to be a bit of a challenge. Car will usually start when cold, run from 10 to 60 seconds or so, and then stall. If you try to keep it...
1988 Porsche 928 S4 5.0L ignition switch VIN: WP0JB0929J
hello techs, have problem getting the ignition switch (key portion) out of the housing. read what i had on alldata and was pretty vague on the procedure. was wondering if anyone can fax me something better. also have talked to alldata too and they could not co...
1975 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L Cuts out, Stall
Hola, replaced engine due to 2 cylinders having no compression. Starts fine, but occasionaly stalls or hesitates idle or cruise. Fuel pump stays running til it dies & fuel pressure good. Injector signal is lost when problem occurs. Used 2 diff. pcm's, 3 diff. ...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L door lock VIN: 3VWSA29M8X
I have a problem child VW here. The car came in with the window motor and regulator gears stripped. replaced the window motor and regulator ( used ). client called and stated the drivers door lock does not work with remote. When the car got here we found that ...
1999 Volkswagen Golf Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L Starting VIN: 3VWJA81H4X
This golf was towed in with a no start condition. After charging the battery I have found that the car has no spark. I think that I have tested everything properly and that this car should start but it won't. I have a good pattern on the engine speed sensor, t...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWCC21C11
Hello this is a weird car, there was a noise in the rear which we fixed, by replacing the shocks and their mounts. Now the car wont run,so figure. The problem is that fuse 28 isnt getting any voltage, the alldat has a poor diagram that is hard to read, Could a...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L heater doors, or core VIN: WVWTH63B72
good morning; been working on this heater for a week now and have not accomplished anything. there is no heate comming from the vents inside the car, the heater core is getting hot, and has been bleed and flushed out and flows fine. when we read the computer...
2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1TS94DGY
Check engine light came on next day with a cam code. Reset timing to correct marks no start, then found out that the marks were off by three teeth on cam and crank. Reset it dead on this time and still no start. Sounded like vehicle had no compression. Now Veh...

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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L Cooling Systems VIN: WBADN6343Y
Thanks to all that replied. The problem was a bad fan module.I had a 2002 525i in the shop the next day and it has the same set up.I check the signal wire,the fan is pulse width modulated by dme.The fan on the car that had no operation was getting a signal fro...
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