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2002 Audi A6 3.0L interior monitoring VIN: WAULT64BX2
car has been to our shop twice before for customer complaint that alarm randomly goes off. tech who had it previoulsy replaced the central locking module. car came back with same complaint and he could not communicate with interior monitoring module-replaced m...
1990 BMW 520i 2.0L Hard start VIN: WBAHB31040
Hola from Spain. Have a 90 320i here that is a hard start. Car came in no start, flooded out terrible. Unplugged the injection harness to clear, reconnect, WOT and start with lots of black smoke. I found that coolant was straight water and had end of CTS a bit...
1994 BMW 740iL 4.0L central lock VIN: WBAGD8327R
when i lock doors alarm sets and wont let me unlock after that I can get in thru passenger side crank it and wont start then unlock from trunk and starts find any help please.
1999 BMW M3 3.2L cooling fan VIN: WBSBK0331X
dont really need any repair help, I've got this one figured out the car was missing the high speed relay, when i called my local dealer they said they had to know the color of the relay to get me one can any body answer this question
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L air bag system VIN: WBAGH8349Y
please help, generic scan tool says :022 ($16)front left mrsa + 023 ($17)front right mrsa. local dealer no help we need to know what these codes mean+ what component or curcuits to test.thanks in advance, all help apprieciated. ???diagnostic charts would be aw...
2001 BMW 330i 3.0L air bag VIN: WBAAV53451
alittle help from you bmw guys. I have this 01 bmw 330 I with an air bag light on. it has a code 01 in memory. If I clear it comes right back on within 2 seconds. no diagnostic info available from mitchell. any help would be appreciated. Is this a common probl...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Nav screen VIN: WBAGH83481
Attention BMW techs; has anyone ever seen a problem with a navigation system(MK II)showing only lines on the LCD screen? The radio shuts off after 2-3 minutes. We have replaced the battery and the ignition switch. I cannot come up with any information on troub...
2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L Block VIN: WBABM5343Y
We have a winner here, this vehicle came back with a complaint of the coolant level going down we pressure tested the cooling system and found no leaks so we topped off the system and sent the customer on his way. The vehicle a week later started running hot a...
1991 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L ps pump VIN: SAJHY1743M
This Jag came in with no fluid in power steering system. Cust. says put a pump on it. I did then found out that this was the 2nd one installed with same result no pressure. It has the level ride system that uses the same tank for fluid. We filled with the Jag ...
1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L starter VIN: SAJHD1049X
Hi gang i would appreciate any input on this jag. usually after it sits overnight or for any extended period of time the starter willnot engage or do anything when the key is turned to the crank position. i had it act upthi morning and i found that i have no p...
2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Cuts out VIN: SAJEA51D93
Need information on changing the fuel pump on a 2003 Jaguar X-type. We are Audi specialists, but trying to help my Father in law whose car is just East of Sacramento CA. He had the car diagnosed as needing a fuel pump, but the shop said they charge $1100.00 in...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WDBCA24D7K
This car came to us with a lack of power concern. We are not well versed in German cars so please help. The car is very hard starting cold and adding carb. spray doesn't help. Once it is started and you rev the engine, it is very lethargic. Most of the time it...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Head Gasket VIN: WDBGA51E2S
I am sorry to bother everybody with the simple questions, just not very familiar with mercedes. I have a 1995 S500 with the 5.0 that has a bad head gasket, It appears to be pretty simple only worry is the Huge timing chain. It calls for a camshaft lock pin in ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61JX2
This little MB has got us scratching our heads. All scan data is normal. fuel trims are good the car runs perfect. I never feel a misfire or hiccup untill the vehicle is driven at full throttle and reaches 4800rpm's then it cuts out cylender #4 injector and ru... Trouble codes: P0304
1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L Locks, Security System,Power Seats VIN: YS3OF78N3V
Vehicle arrived to us with no power seat operation in either seat, no door lock and no key fob operation. Also noted that security system is not flashing indicationg not active. Started checking fuses found lock module fuse blown and locks, key fob, and secur...
1997 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L ignition system VIN: WVWFE83A3A
after replace heater core we have a no start, disassembled and found no wiring disconnected, battery was disconnected and dash removal was required including speedo cluster.also no communication with ecm but can communicate with trams module according to my te...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L compressor VIN: 3VWRF81HXW
Ac runs great until car gets to full operating temperature. I cannot find an accurate wiring diagram for a 1.9 diesel, mitchell only shows 2.0 or 2.8.Any help with the actual problem or with a correct wiring diagram will be appreciated.

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L stability control VIN: TRUWT28N61
Hey guys, sorry for the delayed close- unfortunately we were a victim of bad info on this one, discovered through iATN's input so many thanks to all who responded! The faulty sensor was indeed above the steering column, but all the sensor ID's, connectors and ...
2003 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L central locking VIN: WAULD64B13
Found that on Audi's there is a special adapter used to communicate with the diffetn can busses found on audi as to volkswagen. we overnighted the adapter and when used we were able to communicate with the central locking again.
1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX1746S
Once again I find myself saying this APPEARS to be fixed. Michael from California was right about my having an intake leak. Number 3 injector O-ring was not sealing well so I replaced them all. However, after doing that I still had one upstream and one downstr... Trouble codes: P171, P0139 (Bank 1 Sensor 2 Slow Response).
1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBJF0VA49
The delay in posting a fix on this one was due to several factors. Research being one of them. Anyway, this car is fixed. I want to thank Jerry and Sam among others for their help. After checking for vacuum leaks (again) I replaced the new Bosh maf with anothe...
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L esp bas light VIN: 4JGAB57E84
Thank you all for offering input on this ML. First I need to mention that recently I have had a number of these 03 ML's come in with Bas light on, and it was not the brake switch as we have seen most of the earlier models having a problem with. For 03 Mercedes...
2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCA2986Y
well thanks for the info guys you all are the best seems we replaced throttle body and did the reset and it did not work we removed the wiring from the dem and that did not work we thought...we restarted the veh around 10 times and whamo it worked. it works fi... Trouble codes: P1502 (throttle jacking unit spring test above limit).
1995 Saab 900 S 2.3L Clutch VIN: YS3DD75B2S
Thanks for all the replies. The job went great. I won't mind doing these in the future.
2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBKP37W5H
thanks to all who replied, several times engine stalled when mass air flow disturbed must have been a coincidence. crank sensor fixed fault..
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L transmission arrow flashing VIN: YV1LS55AOX
thanks to all.. cleaning abs modual connections with wd fixed odometer and flashing trans arrow.
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