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1996 Audi A6 2.8L Electronic VIN: WAUJA84A4T
Hi folks I need to replace two parts on thiS Audi auto heat and a/c system . The positioning motor for the temperature flap, and the positioning motor for the cental flap. Mitchell is no help ,can any one tell me were they are and how to get access to them so ...
2000 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUKH68D5Y
I know this may not be the best place for this since the e-mail flood everyday is a lot. Thanks in advance. This Audi came in with the above P0431 code and I cleared the codes and test drove monitoring the front and rear O2 Sensors they look almost identical. ... Trouble codes: P0431
1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L rear door locks, gas door VIN: WBAGJ8325V
Customer has no operating rear door locks or gas door. The central locking system will not comm. with the assenmacher retriever. All fuses are good. I need a strategy for pin testing the central locking module in dash.
1984 Jaguar XJS 5.3L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: SAJNV5840E
thanks in advance to all jaguar tech. this car came in to the shop in the hook .no star i checked fuel pressure has 42 lbs steady no drop. has good spark in all cylinders the injector pulse with neon light seems to be good but with scope shows 2 ms. cranking i...
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...
1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L abs VIN: SALPV124OT
This Rover was towed in with a hard brake pedal and three warning lights on. Brake (red) ABS (amber) Trak (amber). Reading through all the past repairs (with iatn) it seems that rf wheel sensor is most common after jumping #5 and #15. When I jump these two the...
1977 Other European Corniche 412CID voltage regulator VIN: 00DRF30462
No sense voltage at regulator. Low+, Med+ & Hi+ terminals. One wire to each terminal. If sense voltage is introduced to any of the three wires, system charges normally. Do the three sense wires go to a voltage rate select switch? If so where would it be locate...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L ignition VIN: 3VWRA81H0V
vehicle will only run off of 12 volts. when alternator is connected, vehicle will not run. disconnect atl., vehicle runs fine
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L antitheft VIN: 3VWSA81H7V
this vehicle come from dealer cust stated they told her it would need a new control module for alarm system. she said it would not disarm with remote and alarm would go off. this happens 2 to3 times a week. due to christmas there is not any money to repair thi...
1995 Volvo 850 2.4L a/c heater control panel VIN: YV1LS5513S
OK, this sucks. This is my second help request this week for another heater control problem. Cust. states that the right side center/side is blowing cold and the left side center/side is blowing hot. From what it looks like there are temperature doors motors f...
1998 Volvo V70 2.4L AWD unit VIN: YV1LZ56DOX
Client complaint is a whirring type noise on accelleration,followed by loud clunk on decel. Sounds like the AWD unit is sticking. Is it possible just fluid is broken down? If so how do I drain the unit it appears to call for a Volvo only formula.Client purchas...
1998 Volvo V70 R 2.3L leak VIN: YV1LW5241W
Car came in for inspection of oil leaks (burning smell). The turbo oil return line appears to be leaking where it comes back into the block in the usual place. I also have a leak up in the front of the head. The oil leak is dripping off the lower edge of the e...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L dualmass flywheel VIN: WAUAC48H83
Dear Friends: Thanks to all who replied. However, there was no real conclusion about the radial play. I talked to LUK in the US and there answer was "We do not supply, these dual mass flywheels for the aftermarket sector, therefore we do not have any testing p...
1999 BMW 540i 4.4L Cluster VIN: WBADN6335X
Thanks to every one that replied. The fix was a trip to the dealer. It seems in my experimenting with trying to code the used cluster with AutoLogic, the zcs code became corrupt. Dealer recoded and and installed correct zcs code. Again thanks.
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L cable VIN: WBAAN37441
thanks to everyone for your help i removed the grill and got to what i needed
1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Starter, dash lights VIN: SAJGX2042X
Thank you all for your help. All suggestions were very helpful,but it turns out the problem was a wire rubbed through to the body. The harness was behind the right kick panel just above the bottom of the dash. Repaired wire, reset all modules like Steven sugge...
1995 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L anti theft VIN: SALLPAMJ4M
Hello FRIENDS: Today is like Christma's day to me. With your help I solved my problem. I checked the "check engine warning light", and doesn't light when I turn on the switch, so i disconnect the battery and jumped the wires ( and cross my fingers)for 5 minute...
1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Heater control VIN: WDBHA22E5S
Ok. So far this car is finally fixed. I was fortunate enough to have another C220 come in. I switched control heads, no change. Just for S&G I switched in car temp. sensor, still no change. So the only thing that I could think of is that I had a wiring problem...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L heat VIN: WDBNG70J41
2000 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: YS3DF75K7Y
What great responses, from careful thinkers! All were appropriate to our dilemma, but Justin [...] put us on the right track with his questions about airmass deviation and intake manifold gaskets. B204 ('99 and earlier) and B205 ('00 and later) engines ...
1998 Volvo S70 T5 2.3L Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5348W
Thanks to Dave from Florida for putting us on the right track. After rechecking the TPS, PCV, and ECT as suggested we looked at the Turbo hoses and they looked good. We did a smoke check anyway, not expecting it to show any problem since the car was running ri... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel Trim lower limit).
2000 Volvo V40 1.9L Variable Valve Timing VIN: YV1VW2552Y
This one has run for three days, 20 or more starts, and 160 miles without the problem recurring. Before this, 12 hours and five starts were the best it could do, so I'm going to call it closed. Under the spark plug cover, behind the rear cam gear is a valve /...
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