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2004 Audi S4 Avant 4.2L Starter, ignition switch VIN: WAUPL68E44
This is the second time i am working on this car, same problem. So the customer finaly got back in the state and took car to the dealer ( had it there before during the warranty and same problem and they said " no condittion was found at the time"). After brok...
1994 Mercedes-Benz S350 3.4L motor VIN: WDBGB34E4R
Vehicle came back after 2,748 miles, customer said she had to add 5 quarts of oil. Checked and cannot find any leaks, removed intake connector and looked at turbo. Turbo has signs of oil inside but not enough to have used 5 quarts of oil. Also cannot see vehic...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Clutch VIN: 3VWRA81H2W
Hello: This one came in from "another shop" with a pretty good imitation clutch cable end retainer on the release arm of the transaxle. clutch would not release fully. Customer stated that the original retainer fell off. I replaced the cable and new retainer a...

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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L keyless entry VIN: WBADM634XX
Thanks to all iatn is the best! Speacial thanks to Greg and Eric, they were both correct. After finally finding the info in the GT1 and Alldata we were able to figure out exactly how the system works and realized that we had no power to the antennas in the c p...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA811T9
After recieving three coils from NAPA, we order a factor coil from VW and the problem was fixed. NAPA is checking in to why there coils will not work with this car. Thanks to every one who answer my request. THANKS AGAIN Mike.
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M44
Thanks for your responses. Most pointed to the ECM power relay which I had eliminated. The after market radio issue was mentioned as well as checking for A/C ripple. Since the car was still in warranty the customer opted to tow it to the nearest dealer (200 mi... Trouble codes: P1548 (boost presure regulator N75 open circuit), P1531 (Cam timing adjustment open circuit), P1287 (Boost pressure control valve N249 open circuit), P0012 (camshaft A advance setpoint not reached), P0688 (ECM power relay load circuit open circuit), P1624 (TCM MIL request).
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