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Help Request Answers
2000 Audi S4 2.7L 1st gear VIN: WAUDD68D6Y
Hi Audi tech's this S4 has a whine in first gear and cannot really hear in second but it still sounds like a main shaft bearing. Just wondering before I tear down if anyone has seen this only in 1st? No metal in oil. We have delt with shift issues but no noise...
2000 Jaguar XKR 4.0L Right Rear 1/4 window VIN: SAJJA42B8Y
Hello Group, The right rear quarter window will not move on this convertible. The noises that it makes sounds like a typical window regulator which I have ordered and have here. I have not done any disassembly on the vehicle yet because I thought it would be ...
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L radio VIN: SALMF11464
This nightmare has inoperative FM radio, making the aftermarket XM satellite radio inop. I recently removed the glove box to replace the blower motor regulator. after returning car to customer they called back and stated the FM and the XM would not play. AM ra...
1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L a/c vents VIN: WDBEA30046
Good morning everyone I have an 86 m/b 300e that came in for no air from the center ducts. It comes out good through the outer ducts and the defrost. I suspected a vacuum leak so I checked the source at the intake and the various vacuum hoses under the hood an...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Hesitation, WONT TAKE THE GAS VIN: 4JGAB54E1Y
Why did I take a Benz in for service !!! Here goes... This vehicle is starving for fuel, worse on cold start yet idles good. Upon accel falls on its face... sometimes if gas pedal is slowly pushed rpm's will come up to the rev limiter and run good. Fuel presur...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Coolant Warning VIN: WDBRN40J93
We have a C230 that will start normally and show "no malfunction" on the driver's information panel. After about 30-45 secs a "coolant- visit workshop" warning comes on. The coolant level sensor has been replaced, the coolant has been flushed, the coolant temp...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCD21C6X
Hello Everyone. I have a 99 New beetle that likes to die intermittently. This problem happens with no warning or symptons. The customer is a little old lady,and she drives this car like one. She can get it to malfunction at every stop sign. When I drive it try... Trouble codes: P1127 (Boost pressure control exceeded)
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWZZZ9CZY
Carried out tests according to trouble tree, and come up blank. Cleared MIL, after 3 days MIL back on, same code. Vehicle has been to agents on numerous occasions apparently for same problem. I have noticed in past posts that MAF failure seems to be a common p... Trouble codes: 16556 (P0172 System too rich)
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L engaged all the time VIN: YV1LS5570W
looking for volve tech's that may have seen this concern.starter will not stop running unless i remove the relay.also the headlamps and heated seats and def switch and the blinkers all work with the key out of the ign.unless i pull the 60 amp fuse that goes to...
2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L accessories VIN: YV1SZ58D92
We have purchased a new CEM and have been unable to load it with VIDA. VIDA cannot communicate with the vehicle with new CEM in place even after entering VIN in manually it will not recognize the new CEM to this vehicle. If you command VIDA to read the vehicle...

Fixes & Summaries for European
Fix/Summary Answers
2003 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Compressor VIN: WBABS33492
I want to thank everybody for their help. I feel kind of dumb. As it turns out the ground wire on the compressor was loose. I could not see it until I removed the compressor. I was ready to purchase the BMW support for my Auto Enginuity if I needed to. For s...
1992 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Electronic VIN: SAJK1743NC
The jag is fixed Thanks for all the help. Yes it was the darlington transistor. I took the blower motor out and replaced the transistor and everything went to working fine. There is still a door problem but a no go from owner. A big thanks to Donald Blanchard ...
1993 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L battery VIN: SAJHW1747P
We found the left front seat lumbar inflater switch jamed and holding the switch in the "on" position.
1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1741R
The problem was water in the fuel. I had checked or replaced everything on the ignition side and I checked all the specs, grounds and voltages for the fuel system right at the ECM connectors and found nothing out of line. With nothing else to check I figured i...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WBDCA39DOJ
well checked all the basics,..all good,..replaced crank sensor,..and checked all the other items as suggested,...car ran great for like 3 weeks and started all over again,..so the customer has the car and we will continue to try and diagnose the problem,...but...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBBA48D1J
Signal from throttle position sensor was normal, but on suggestion, plugged in new sensor and car did not die for 2 days, running about 2 hours each time. Properly installed sensor 8/30, and car ran all day yesterday and no problems in 2 hrs this morning, so ...
1983 Porsche 944 2.5L diff noise VIN: 1GWNT308T9
This 944 is not fix yet,I found the noise come from the torque tube,will replace the torque tube and also will check out the clutch system.Thank you for all replies,will post the fix latter.
1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3VWRC81H6S
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWRB81H9W
Once again, thanks to all who replied. The common concern seemed to be with grounds. One frequent reply was about the ground from batt to trans bell housing. If this is left off, and tried starting, it would damage the computer, even if later reconnected pr...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3VWCA21C8Y
Thanks to John [...] The Fix... Replaced the 3rd MAF, ran throttle adaptation, after dissconnecting the battery & touching cables together to drain completly. (The MAF was bad but car WOULD NOT perform untill battery was disconnected & cables connected & dra...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L A/C Compressor VIN: 3VWSB69M12
I would like to take the time to thank you for all of your help!! It turned out that the shop was checking compressor voltage at the A/C compressor after installing the cooling fan control module and was receiving no voltage. When I arrived to recheck the vehi...
1998 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on
Mass air flow good - No Vac leak - problem still persists - Customer has asked for black tape to cover light. Thanks to everyone.
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