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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L abs VIN: WAUML44E14
After bearing and speed sensor were replaced with oe equipment the signal is restored. The new problem is that it keeps throwing a 00290 left rear mechanical malfunction code. I am unsure were to go with this because mitchel and alldata give limited informatio...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L transmission VIN: WBAAM3340Y
trans is a 5l40e has no reverse and no codes.
2002 BMW 745i 4.4L abs / parking brake VIN: WBAGL63422
We replaced the rear pads, rotors and rear brake sensor, flushed the brake fluid system and test drove the bmw. Upon test drive found the ABS light, Parking brake light and "parking brake malf." message in the DIC. Followed the reset procedures found on a prev...
2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L R/R Window VIN: SAJD01N61F
Right Rear power window motor inop, no power to motor, benched motor moto pops my power probe fuse going in the up postition, alldata wiring diagram sucks, any ideas. The switch harness the yellow wire has +b and the \'slate\' and gray\' wires become +b with u...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L battery VIN: WDBGN70J5Y
got an interesting problem here. have this benz with a dead battery. the problem here is that the manual trunk lock cylinder is broken and will not open the trunk. any ideas about getting into the trunk another way?? tried a jumper box into the lighter with no...
2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L transmission VIN: WDBLK70GX1
Does not recognize any gear selection. Have had this problem before & replacing the plate in valve body solved this problem. Not this time, any help?
2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L charging system VIN: WDBUF65J23
this charging system seems to check ok except for the diode check,less than 500 milvolt, i think that alt is bad, but not convinced,no concrete signs, am i missing an other test that will give me more information,also we replaced rear brake pads but cannot res...
1987 Porsche 944 2.5L blower motor VIN: WPOAA0945H
Good morning Porsche techs,I have this old 944 that most of the time the blower motor works fine but intermittently it only works on 4th speed.Normally a blower resistor causes this but why would it work fine most of the time?.Also I need to know where this re...
1993 Volkswagen Corrado SLC 2.8L No Start VIN: WVWEF450XP
The wiring problem was in the cooling fan. Car did not start. After rewiring was done tried to start and had no spark,check wiring, replaced crank & cam sensor, still no spark, replaced computer, when switch is on all spark plugs fire at the same time w/o cran...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSG69M81
To all VW techs, I am getting a #5 cylinder misfire code. I know these cars have coil issues. Can the coil be bad even though there is spark at the plug? I don't think these cars have a common issue with the fuel injectors and the compression is good. Has any...
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L fluid level VIN: WVGZC67L64
Hey Guys , We have a Touareg with a wrecked frond end and probable trans fluid loss. Seems to slip, we cannot find any fill procedures anywhere, we have vag-com if necessary. Searched archives and Mitchell to no avail... Thanks, Dave, Shop Foreman
1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Stall VIN: YV1LS5504P
Got this car in and it runs poorly and stalls when it gets hot/after about 20 to 30 minutes of running or driving. It will start back up and if it is hot, dies out again. Let the engine cool and it will run 20 to 30 minutes until hot and dies or runs poorly. W... Trouble codes: 121 (Mass Air Flow sensor)

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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L wheel bearing VIN: WAUML44E14
Aftermarket bearing installed did not have the reluctor wheel inside of it. After oe bearing installed signal is returned. thanks for all the help
1989 BMW 750iL 5.0L leveling VIN: WBAGC8318K
We have decided to put the regular struts on this car and bypass the self leveling. sorry for the long delay in closing .
1991 BMW 318i 1.8L Ins. Cluster, Blower Motor VIN: WBAAJ9318M
Fixed! Thanks to Jason from Australia, and the rest for your input. Reply 2 of 3 From: Jason from Australia Date: Sep 26, 2007 1:57 AM Try replacing the fan speed resistor. I replaced the resistor and switch, installed a new 7.5 amp fuse and sent my cust...
2002 BMW 530i 3.0L compressor VIN: WBADT63412
This 530i is fixed! Thanks to Erik from Texas, Scott from Missouri and Gene from California. As Scott said the sensor on receiver/drier behind the right headlight was the correct sensor (although the code description on mi MODIS said Pressure switch). Alldata ...
2000 Jaguar XJR 4.0L failsafe engine mode VIN: SAJDA15B9Y
Well, here we go again. When customer learned that it could require spending some serious money to fix this and that I couldn't predict exactly how much or guarantee results, he is now considering trading it in. Of the replies I received, the most informat... Trouble codes: P0121 (TPS A range/performance), B0121 (No information).
2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L clutch VIN: WMWRE33423
mornin' gentlemen.well, this mini is down the road.i recieved 6 replies,5 of witch were helpfull in that they put my mind at ease about doing this job.i bought no special tools.like every body said, its mostly just a lot of nuts and bolts, of note is that the ...
1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L starting VIN: WPOAA2993V
Well, we think this car is fixed. customer picked up the car 2 weeks ago and has not called back. we replaced the clutch switch and now the car starts everytime. I am still not sure why the immobilzer light in the clock does not work. Customer is happy, so are...
1992 Saab 9000 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3CR55B7N
We find car had bad crank sensor and replace the crank sensor car start right up. Fuel pump work ok also. Thanks to every one giving us that infomation. We get 13 replies that all said bad crank sensor.
1989 Sterling 825 2.5L ac control VIN: SAXXS84A64
Well This baby is gone we were able to find a replacement contol head out of Kentucky and it worked. Thanks for your help
1997 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L abs module VIN: WVWEE83A6V
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