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1995 Audi 90 Sport 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUDK88C6S
Hello Techs, I am working on a 1995 Audi 90 with a crank-no start condition. I have verified -No spark, No injector pulse. I am not familar with Audi's especially the older ones, so using Mitchell wiring diagrams I tested for B+ from Ign switch to pin 46 of F...
2002 Audi A4 3.0L vvt cam gears VIN: WAUVT68E12
doing timing belt and cam seals for the first time on a 3.0L putting it back together and want to make sure i am setting up the cams correct. i have the tool locking the cams together on both banks and am reading alldata that has me torque on the tensioner to ...
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Unknown VIN: WBAGJ8322W
This car came in with dead battery, found parasitic draw of 1260ma, found that draw goes away when fuse 6 for interior lights removed, I took out all of the interior and trunk lights, but the draw still there. According to the diagram that I have fuse 6 is a s...
1999 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on, VIN: WBAAM5331X
99 328i ck eng ilte on. This car has a problem with obd2 codes. When we scan the dme with autologic tester there are no codes for eng or trans. But when we scan with obd2 tester there are 20 trans codes from incorrect gear ratio to bad shift solinoid. The car ...
2000 BMW 740i 4.4L abs VIN: WEBAGG8437
Alldata and a quick look for any other info sources does not give me the description or testing for an abs/traction control code of 114 - on this E38. Would any BMW techs be able to throw me a bone on this one. Much appreciated. I have an X-431 and can access ...
1997 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L cruise control VIN: SALPV1445T
we checked all four wheel speed sensors,good we installed a used becm and checked signal wire continuety continuety good becm would not even start the truck we also checked all vacuum hoses,vacuum pump and diaphram. please help srs light on abs light on tc lig...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L timing chain VIN: WDBGA32E2P
Hi Fellows ! Car comes in for cylinder head job (it's leaking at cyl. 6 exhaust side ).The head was send out to machine shop and we install with every mark line up,cam adjuster to all the way retard... Now we test drive the car ,everything looks & runs normal ...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L rear door locks VIN: WVWMA63BXX
Net techs, We have this '99 passat that has an odd issue. Came in originally for rear door locks inop, no dome lights, and trunk open warning light on. Had codes: 00953-cabin lighting timer undefined switch position, 01134-alarm horn-H12 undefined switch posi...
2000 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 2.8L abs VIN: WVWUH23B2Y
hello this thing came in with abs and brake light on and code 1203 stored ran diagnostics found the abs module bad replaced, at that time there was only the 1203 code, replaced module know it dumps code 00285 right front wheel speed sensor open/short ckt to po...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L front wipers VIN: WVWVD63BX3
hi every one there not much info in alldata on the 2003 vw passat wagon the front wiper work on all speeds but they just dont park. They stay striaght up. thanks for any ideas
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L blower VIN: YV1SZ58D11
customer concern after driving hour+ air flow from vents stops cannot not duplicate in garage customer drove and came back with car acting up blower motor is running sounds like plenty of air flow but cannot get out of any vents customer also said air went fro...
2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L engine VIN: YV1CM91H74
we rebuilt trans owner pick up suv came back 2 days later b cuz hard start .code po336 we replace rpm sensor same problem .instument panel displays engine performace reduce thank for any help guys

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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L cooling system VIN: WAULT64B92
i would like to thank all those that took the time to help me out on this one . all had very good ideas. i did obtain a adapter to fit both the bottle and cap . the cap passed and no leaks were noticed under pressure . ...
1994 BMW 318i 1.8L Fuel gauge VIN: WBACA6324R
I finally figured out what the problem was. I thought that since my troubles started after the right side sending unit/pump was replaced that the problem had to be with the new part. What it turned out to be is that there was a manufacturing defect which blo...
2001 BMW 530i 3.0L Shift VIN: WBADT63481
Well So Far So Good Did Advise Cust. If Problem Reaccures Will Need To Replace trans. Thanks To All For the Help!!!
2003 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Mechanical VIN: SAJEA01T23
1998 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SALPV1240W
Well, it's time to close this without a fix. It looks like it will require a Rover-specific scan tool, something I just don't have yet. Customer has not returned yet anyway. This is my current problem. Most of the vehicles I see are getting a bit old, with lot...
2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L seat headrest VIN: WDBRF52HY5
Thanks to all who responded. I wouldnt have thought Mercedes would have printed this information in the owners manual. Sometimes you've got to just "read the manual" It was difficult at first to find the release spring. Just need to pull back the rear headrest...
2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L airbag VIN: 3VWCC21V9M
Thanks to all who responded. We found a ground wire in the center console that was disconnected. I think we disconnected the wire accidently during the diagnostic process. Thanks again.
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