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1999 BMW 750iL 5.4L General Module VIN: WBAGJ0341Y
Vehicle came in after heavy rain. Customer complains of RR window went down by itself and will not come back up, Wipers inop, Burning sound behind glove box, and Window Washers started spraying and would not turn off. The following was taken from a short test...
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L seats VIN: 442CH95453
i have a 2002 530i here with both front seat backs only going forward and back on one side.. i know the earlier versions had cables but i am not familar with this system and alldata gives no info on dismantling these seats.. is there a common failure on these ...
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2002 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Accessories VIN: SAJDA24C02
We want to program a new key and key fob, when we start the programming we get a communication error with body module message- then we are prompted to run a network integrity test/ this is where we are stuck- I can't find any information for this test- I do ha...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Heater control VIN: WDBHA22E5S
I know this is gonna be one of those posts where it is right in front of me and couldn't see it. This 95 C220 came in because there is no median between hot and cold. Its either hot or cold. I pulled the codes above. The only code that I am little leary about ...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L heat VIN: WDBNG70J41
my question is how to recalibrate (relearn procedure?)if there is one the actuators for the automatic temp control system? the a/c and heater both work. the heat only works if set at the hottest setting, anything below that the air out of vents goes cool to c...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L trans module fuse VIN: WDBRF61J21
Got this car on the hook from an unknown customer (still no contact) with information that the car had been sitting for a long time. First I removed the battery, charged it up, and tested to make sure it would work. I had a no crank. Further testing revealed o...
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1996 Other European 4.6SEh 4.6L Imobiliser VIN: SALPE1243S
The car was delivered to the shop via tow truck after the owner put new batteries in his keyless entry remote and the dash reads "engine disabled". There is no data available from "Somedata"; they don't even have Rover listed. Is there a procedure for reinitia...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GT 2.0L reverse VIN: 3VWVA81H4V
We're working on this VW Jetta that keeps jumping out of reverse. We've been through the shifter adjustment several times, and the problem seems to be internal. I see notes about replacing the reverse gear, and 1-2 selector. I'm just looking for someone who ha...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Injection Pump VIN: 3VWCF21C7Y
This one has me a little stumped. Good customer and car kept in great shape. They purchased it used a little over a year ago at about 90k. Has been doing great, and they are a bio fuel user. They drive it every day but parked it over the Thanksgiving weekend. ...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPD69M21
Ok, here we go all, I have not dufg very deep into this one yet, but would like some input before I start on a wild goose chase. vehicle came to me with check engine light on, no complaints with the way the vehicle runs. scanned system and found 14, yes fourte...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWYH63BX4
car came in with 2 misfire codes. performed tune up with plugs, wires and replaced coils with module. still not fixed. fuel pressure is over spec by 1.2 bars. swapped plugs,wires and injectors from cyl to cyl no change. my next step is to manually regulate fue... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L front pump VIN: WAUCB28D1X
DIDN'T HAVE TO REMOVE EITHER AXLE JUST RUBBER SEALS, LIKE I SAID AUDI WANTED $500 FOR A WHOLE SEAL KIT BUT TRANSTAR HAD THE SAME KIT FOR $250, JUST FOR THOSE FIVE LITTLE RUBBER TUBES BUT WHAT ELSE ARE U GOING TO TO DO THANKS FOR ALL RESPONSES.
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L coolant leaks VIN: WBABR334XY
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. We have it fixed. There are two plastic pipes under the intake manifold with two O rings on the the ends that push into the rear of the water pump housing and the head. The ends where the O rings go were c...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L engine compartment VIN: 3VWCD21C5Y
THANK YOU EVERY ONE FOR YOUR REPLIES, EVERYONE SEEMS TO AGREE THAT THE FIRE ORIGINATED AT THE FUSE BOX ON TOP OF THE BATTERY, AND I COULD NOT FIND ANY EVIDENCE SUGESTING OTHERWISE. UNFORTUNATLY, THERE WAS JUST TO MUCH FIRE DAMAGE TO TRY AND PINPOINT THE EXACT ...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3VWCS21C81
thanks for all the great info. iatn is such a valuable resource. the maf fixed the car, although there were no maf codes and the running problem did not change with the maf disconnected. i took the advice of the excellent techs on this forum, replaced the maf,... Trouble codes: P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire), P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire).
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L shift from park to drive VIN: WVGBC77L14
vehicle is at the dealer. think that its an internal in the trans thanks for the help guys it got far enough to say i had enough and send it to the dealer
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1993 Volvo 240 2.3L oil light VIN: YV1AW8809P
customer chose not to repair vehicle at this time. The wiring between block and alternator was melted.
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Accessories VIN: 5FN2LN8670
thank you for your replies .called dealer 2 times ask them to recheck again .they said they make a mistake because it should come with the housing include 2 bolts on this 1998 like all you guy said. life is easier with the whole housing thank you again
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2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS94D7Y
Thanks for all the replies. We ended up replacing the ABS module simply based on commonality and relationship to symptoms. Most said we needed VIDA to properly diag. this one. I agree. Our OTC scanner would give us quite a bit more than I suspected but cer... Trouble codes: 0077 (in ABS- batt volts too hi), 0093 (module commin ABS), 0095 (Module commin ABS), E003 (in Trans- Config. fault faulty configuration), E000 (in CEM - comm fault).
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2003 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, NO UPSHIFT VIN: YV1RS61T03
The AMM was not the issue. After replacing it erroneously and then putting the old one back on I traced the problem to a partially clogged catalytic converter. I tested fuel pressure under load and found it to stay perfectly steady and right at proper specific...
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