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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L xenon directional headlights VIN: WAUDG74F85
hey fellow audi guys, I have a 05, A6 with directional xenon headlights coming to me tomorrow from the body shop down the road. They replaced the headlight, on the right front and they need the basic settings done on it,(I believe). They have no scanner to com...
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, lacks power VIN: SAJHX6241W
Need some expert jag help. we have the solis scan tool but have no jag software and i am unable to code definition and unable to view all sensores under generic mode. Any help on the definiton of this code and any diagnostic help would be great thanks Trouble codes: P1643
1992 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBDA28D3N
Is there a way to flash codes on this vehicle. Our modis with european software does not communicate. We have tried holding button down for several seconds on diagnostic connector in engine compartment on passenger side near battery. Any knowledgeable guidance...
1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L high beam lights / turn signal VIN: WDBHA28E7V
this condition is simple and if it is a malfunction it is strange because the logic behind it seems plausable. anyway the condition of question is that every since we replaced the turn signal switch ( for no right turn signal function) when driving with the hi...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L power locks and headlamps VIN: 3VWSA29M6Y
hello fellow techs we have a weird problem here. we have a 2000 vw jetta and when ever you turn the healamp switch on the trunk unlocks. then when the headlamps are on they flicker and the right one is not very bright. we have not done alot of testing i was ju...
1999 Volvo V70 2.4L lock cylinder VIN: YV1LZ5608X
well freinds today we ran into a problem with this volvo,we were checking for dome lights that stay on and warning chime that keeps ringing when ever key is in ignition.we were going to move car to a different stall and now igntion key just spins.it will not t...

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2002 Audi A6 3.0L 1st gear VIN: WAUJT64B02
Thanks for all the help. The responses were varied and good suggestions were offered. It is not a quattro, only a front wheel drive. I thought it was a six speed trans, due to the fact the shifter could go into a 'manual select', but in fact I am told it is a ...
1994 BMW 530i 3.0L oil pressure VIN: WBAHE2328R
thanks for all the help, everyone was right all the bolts in the oil pump housing were loose. I tightened them and it runs perfect!logged 227 trouble free miles since first towed in.
1999 BMW 323i 2.5L door locks VIN: BMW1999323
well the beemer is a fix.Although we had to do the unthinkable and break the drivers door window out.What happened to this thing to cause a terminal lock out is the only door lock on the drivers door had failed. when this happens there is no signal to the gene...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L drivers window VIN: WDBJF65H4X
Sorry for the long delay. The fix for this was two fold. The first was a broken wire in the harness at the motor, the second was a intermittant window switch. Fixed wiring problem and replaced window switch all is good
1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.6L Speedometer VIN: WP0CB2965L
The speedo itself turned out to be the problem. Even though North Hollywood shop checked it out another speedo worked in this car. Thank you to all who helped. Checking the continuity from sensor, checking ohms from the sensor, checking all grounds were a good...
1999 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L mirrors VIN: WVWZZZIJZX
well for a start I am pretyt embarrassed about this one. I turns out that this is a feature of the car called mirror syncronisation & cannot be turned off.What may have thrown some of you off is that this is a right hand drive car so it works backwards to what...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L unknown VIN: WVWVD63B62
Thanks to all that responded. most were right on the mark with prior experience of the booster taking in water and then freezing so that the spring/diaphram doesn't move. Helluva design. First thing was to check for proper vacuum at the booster to insure the h...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Unknown VIN: WVWPD63B12
Thanks to all that replied. The fix was what most said. Under the brake booster the is a drain that gets clogged up and the booster sits in water.The water gets into booster..we replaced master and booster.. also while booster is off there is an extra body plu...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L Timing Belt VIN: 3VWDD21C52
Thanks to all of the help from so many knowledgable VW techs! What finally did the trick for us was taking off the tensioner- which was spring-loaded and not hydraulic. When we turned the crank 2 turns the marks were off one tooth on the cam sprocket. On the 5...
2000 Volvo C70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YVINC56DOX
beleive it or not it was needing a flash program. volvo said that if battery voltage is lost for a long period of time the memory is lost. so we sent it to volvo and had it flashed and all is well Trouble codes: P1618, P0605.
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L mil- on VIN: YV1VS29581
Thanks for the advise, I did replace the mode switch to no avail, in doing so I did find there is a short in the power to the switch, not enough to blow the fuse just a heavy voltage drop. customer declined the wireing repairs. Thanks
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