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1996 Audi A6 2.8L electric windows VIN: WAUGA84AXT
Hello Audi techs!!! I got a good one for you all...This A6 came to the shop with an electrical problem that was draining the battery overnight and the sunroof was working intermittently. Upon inspection, we found a .86Amp draw at the central locking/lighting c...
2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L wrong ecm VIN: WAUED64B21
thanks for any help in advance. i had to replace the engine control module in the customer's 2001 audi a6 quattro with a 2.7 turbo and manual transmission about 6 months ago. the control module part number installed and that was in the car matched (4b0-997-551...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Unknown VIN: WBAGH834X1
Front suspension Squeaks like mad. Driving the customer crazy. There is basically 2 lower arms with bushings and it looks like one would have to be replaced with the arm and the other would have a replaceable bushing (other looks like it could be the strut for...
2006 BMW 330i 3.0L engine VIN: WBAVB33556
Hello BM guru i'm in trouble here! my custommer have 2 e90. one is a 325xi that was not cranking. when i scan it with my X431, i have code in car acces module for terminal 15...other module where inaccesible. the other one is a 330i. we decided to make a swap ...
1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SLC 4.5L No Start VIN: 1070241200
I have no power to the fuel pump I checked the power wire off the battery, I can not find fuel pump relay and have a very poor wiring diagram.Can anybody point me to the Fuel pump relay? Thanks Ron
1977 Mercedes-Benz 240D 2.3L injector pump VIN: 1231231201
Hi, Once again I need some help! Im rebuilding a 1977 240 diesel, and need to know how to set the injector pump and camshaft timing. Aldata and shopkey are no help! if anybody could explain it, or point me in the right direction on information would be greatly...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L vacuum diagram VIN: 1234567123
One of my fellow coworkers bought this car as a basket case, all parts of engine were in trunk. He now needs a vacuum diagram he is not sure of proper routing. If anyone could e-mail me a diagram or explain the proper routing i would greatly appriciate it. Tha...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WDBEA90D5K
Greetings Techs, I am working on an '89 300TE that has developed a poor run condition. Every once in a while it runs OK, but that is very sporadic. It can take up to 5 or 6 tries to get started and may need to warm some to drive away. It appears to not have fu...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L all gears VIN: WDBJF65H4X
found no problem with clutches.found some oil in transmission conrol unit.cleaned seem ok after reair.looses all forward & reverse gears after driveing 5 miles.or after operating temp reached.turn enine off wait 1 minute restart & all gears are back & transmis...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54EX1
Hey gang, I got this ML with a check engine light on and a code p0306. When it came in I had a dead skip #6, had spark but no injector pulse. After clearing codes the injector pulse comes back, and the engine runs fine at idle and will reset the code only afte... Trouble codes: P0306 (misfire 6 cyl)
1979 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L Turn signals VIN: 911A013086
We have no turn signals. Technician stated that he has seen them come on a few times very dimly. We are unable to continue diagnosis w/o wire diagrams or component locator. We would try a signal relay but are uncertain of it's location. Your help is appreciate...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Compressor clutch VIN: 3VWCD21C6X
The AC compressor clutch will not activate. Only when jumped from battery directly to fan control module green and black wire to compressor clutch. Vehicle arrived recently reconstructed,fans intermittent,then soon became in-op,car intermittently will not star...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Compressor cuts off at idle VIN: 3VWSC29M8X
Hello Guys.. I am Working on a 1999 Jetta 4 cylinders AEG. Engine single cam. when i turn the a/c on, it blows cold for the first 15-30 minutes after that the compressor cuts off.. it only comes back on if accelerate it to 2500 rpm. checked the compressor coil...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L compressor/fans VIN: 3VWCC21C9Y
Fellow techs. I've got a Beetle with no a/c operation and no cooling fan operation. Prior to any diagnosis, I evacuated and properly recharged a/c system. After which, still no operation. I checked all power and grounds using those horrible block diagrams an...
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L oil service VIN: WWWZZZ7LA4
Hi, all members: Is there anyone know how to reset 2004 VW Touareg oil service reminder by using VAG-COM. Which channel number and value should I input?
1996 Volvo 960 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1KW9604T
Looking for help on a 1996 Volvo 960. Car is in the shop for a no start problem. No codes present. When cranking car there is no control to the ign. coils or fuel injectors. I have eliminated the ign. switch, fuel pump relay, ign. system relay, fuel inj. relay...

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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L blower VIN: WDBEA32E4R
thanks for the help on this. the fuse was located between the fuse box & fender on the drivers side. in a little black box that most called a minature coffin. the fuse was blown & fixed the problem. thanks again!!!
1980 Triumph TR7 2.0L Hydraulics VIN: TPVDJ8AT20
Hello: The clutch is now operating. Replaced the black rubber clutch hydraulic hose with a real one made of stainless weave. Supplier was Rimmer Bros. Ltd. , Triumph house, Lincoln Lincs, LN4 2NA, Great Britain. Great hose, fit perfect, injected it ...
1997 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L a/c VIN: WVWEE83A3V
Everyone was correct the blower motor resister was bad. Installed the new one today, and everything is back to working order. I would like to Thank all of you for Helping me out on this one.
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L compressor VIN: 3VWRC29M8Y
Thank you for all the replies. Now first of all I had my meter set up incorrectly and my duty cycle for the pressure switch was actually ok. If you are ever checking this, be careful to notice if your meter reads duty cycle "on" or duty cycle "off". It does...
2004 Volkswagen Golf 1.9L cruise control VIN: WVWZZZ1KZ4
The information supplied to activate cruise control was as follows engine 01 Login code 11 enter 11463 as far as i can work out this is relevant for MK 4 golfs the code for a MK 5 is different and when i have the relevant code / procedure i will post it , many...
1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Mechanical VIN: YV1LZ5643W
Thnkas to all who replied, all was great info, but John nailed it with the timing belt. My customer neglected to tell me that this all happened after the serpentine belt had broken and was replaced at another shop up in Maine. The belt must have gotten caught ...
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