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2002 Audi A4 3.0L blower motor VIN: WAULT68E52
blower wont work tested power and ground okay fault code for short to positive looks like blower motor is the problem has anyone seen this? thanks for any help.
1995 BMW 318is 1.8L ews VIN: WBABE6325S
Vehicle came in with no crank condition. Diagnosed failed starter, but also no signal to the starter. Pulled codes from DME with Autologic "081 51 Electronic anit-theft vehicle disable EWS II". When we attempted to connect to the EWS module with the Autologic ...
1998 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Door locks VIN: SAJPX1848W
The driver's door key and keyless entry system doesn't work. None of the other doors will lock or unlock when the key is used, only the driver's door unlocks and only with the key. The remote actuator will unlock the trunk, however, telling me that the remote ...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBFA67EOP
Got this 93 500sl. Trying to get the car to pass emissions. Just barely failed HC Standard is .80gpm readings were .98gpm. But here is the weird thing. When looking at the MAF the KG per hour its all over the place. It will be at 20 then shoot up to 50 then go...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L no power VIN: WDBHA24GXX
This car came in for a complaint of the car not having any power on accelaration and the check engine light on.Test drove the car and found this true. NOTICED THIS car is A turbo car.I KNOW NOTHING ABOUT THIS TYPE OF SYSTEM.I checked for some infomation about ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Surge, Stall VIN: WDBJF65W91
Hello I'm getting a "ghost" 02 sensor code. I'm calling it ghost because it is not followed by a P01XX O2 sensor related OBDII code. There is just the description "plug connection of the 02 sensor is wrongly connected". Sometimes it will set this code for the...
2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Clutch VIN: WPOAB29972
Hellow Porsche Tech's : I'm trying to find the real time on replacing the clutch on this vehicle? We looked on Alldata but it is obviously wrong it says 5.6 hours! We have herd upwards of 18 to 21 hours? Does anyone know the true hours to replace the clutch?
1975 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, random misfire VIN: 1152015691
Heres one for all you BEETLE lovers. We need some help! We have a tech with 40 years experience in diagnostic work that is at the end of his rope. First the vehicle was brought in with a stalls out at idle complaint. Original diagnose we found a bad coolant te...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3VWTG69M81
Oringally car came in for misfire on #4 cylinder no compression burnt valve. The day before I was to do the job I drove the car out of the shop and the traction control light and EPC light came on engine while not rev up and is popping. Like out of time. Sorry... Trouble codes: 17022 (throttle valve inplausable)
1992 Volvo 740 T 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: YV1FW8710N
I have #2 and#3 cyl. miss firing all the time but better off idle. Spark is good. Fuel pressure is high but only 2 cyls are showing problems. 2 and 3 plugs are coming out black. 1 and 4 look normal. All injectors are working. Pressure drop when pulsed is equal...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 5UXFA53552
This site is amazing! The fix was the evap diagosis pump in the left rear fender well! A new one does leak with the smoke machine but the new one is in and the vehicle has been doing fine for weeks! Thanks for the help!
1997 Land Rover Discovery SE7 4.0L check eng light VIN: 1034567711
wow!! thank you all for the very fast tech advise it fixed the problem and taught me something new ...i found the relay in pass foot side compartment and reset it ...the light went off and customer is am i thank you guys so much ,,,mike phx az
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L door locks / keyless entry VIN: WVWNA63B9X
after discussion with the customer this morning they have elected to take the car to a certified vw dealer. if they contact me with the repair i'll pass it on here if possible. thanks for the replies. mike
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L looses throttle VIN: WVWPD63B13
Thanx again guys for another "fix"! Apparantly, airflow sensors are an issue, as Brad [...] felt that it w...
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L srs VIN: 3VWBK31C75
Thanks for all the help with this one. I have had a lot of trouble with it because I did not get the whole story at first. This car belongs to a bodyshop/rebuilder. He bought the car and fixed it up. The control module that I understood to be new was send to a...
1996 Volvo 960 2.9L air distribution VIN: YV1KS9608T
Hello Tech-friends, first I want to apologize for the delay to close my post, we worked many hours diagnosing this vehicle, of course with your help, we read all the ideas and tech tips, the problem was at the recirculation actuator and the inside temp. sensor...
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