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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L hazard switch VIN: WAUED54B51
I have this Audi with noisy hazard switch. Originally the customer had no turn signal, but hazard lights were working. When you tapped on the hazard switch, the turn signal started to work, ( but intermittently) and switch was noisy with turn signal in OFF pos...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJDAO1D3Y
HELP! - This Jag is kicking our collective butts. Came in on hook as no start - cranks ok. Has no fuel pressure. Removed rear seat and checked voltage at main fuel pump = ok. Jumped curcuit CA101-12 at rear electronic control module to ground and had fuel pres...
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Remote Control operation VIN: WDBLJ70G6X
Hi there, I am new to the board; please be patient. Have this CLK in the shop with customer complaining about the remote access not giving feed back via the flasher system (turn signals). Locking and unlocking works ok. When unlocking the car via remote, all ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Hesitation
Hi Fellow Techs Got a C320 with a ASR light on/off problem When driving at normal cruising speed the ASR light comes on and engine dies of power and will not accelerate the RPM will speed up and down between 1000 and 1500 rpm and will not rise any higher tha... Trouble codes: P0150 (O2 s circuit B2S1), P0155 (O2 s heater circuit B2S1), P0173 (fuel trim B2), P0507 (I A C system revolutions per minute higher than expected)
1990 Saab 900 Turbo 2.0L brake lights VIN: YS3AL75L8L
Hi Techs, This car blows the stop light fuse (#31) when the brake pedal is pressed. The wiring in the trunk looks ok and the bulbs are correct. I traced wiring under rear seat and found no short, so I'm thinking the short is under the dash, near the stop light...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L ignition VIN: 3VWWA81H5T
This vehicle came in on a tow truck. Customer states that while driving the car, vehicle stopped all of a sudden and would not crank up. Battery system ok. Horn, turn signals, radio works, however key on no power into the instrument cluster and no crank. I tri...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L temperature control VIN: 3VWSA29MXY
Customer purchased used Jetta driving home discovered no heat. Found heater core bypassed and coolant dripping from heater box. replaced core. What a pain!!! Now have good heat only when temp control knob is turned all the way cold??? When set at full hot outl...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L clutch VIN: 3VWSP69M01
Good Morning fellow techs. This Jetta came in on hook from another shop. They installed new slave cylinder and new clutch, burnt starter up tring to get started, replaced starter, now won't go in gear. I found shifter cable end broke, replaced with new one fro...
2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L No Start VIN: WAU1245810
The car will not start. I have fuel pressure and spark but no signal to the injectors. I talked to a local shop that specializes in VW and he felt it would most likely be the computer. I have not checked the reference sensor with a scope as yet, or the cam sen... Trouble codes: 1249 (driveline)
2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L 1-2 shift VIN: 9BWDE61J82
Last week we had this car for a lean condition and we replaced the MAF sensor, a breather hose and the pcv hose. Since then we have had an issue intermittently occuring with the trans. It will intermittently set the 00652 and 01045 codes and send the trans int...
1992 Volvo 960 2.9L Instrument lights VIN: YV1KS9508N
This car came in with no instrument lights, and blown fuse for instrument lights put in new fuse still no lights. Tried new head light switch, still no lights, all bulbs okay. dimmer for insrtument lights is part of headlight switch. Does that A,E relay behind...
2001 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1SW61R91
When the check engine light came on, there were no driveability problems. Retrieving the codes with the VADIS system, it comes up as ECM-4201 with a description of an efficiency problem with the catalytic converter. It then asks you to check for exhaust leaks ... Trouble codes: ECM42

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2007 Audi Q7 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1AV74L47
The Q7 has gone to try somewhere else. It had been to dealer without fix before. Maybe this monster is too new, your guys' replies couldn't help me fix it, thanks a lot anyway. Trouble codes: P0088 (Fuel rail pressure too high).
1993 BMW 318is 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WBABE6315P
We checked to make sure all air was bleed from system. Ok there. I noticed the lower radiator hose was cold and upper was hot. Though the thermostat was defective. Replaced the thermostat. Still same symptom. This vehicle has a dual climate control system. We ...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 350SDL 3.4L Body VIN: WDBCB35E8M
I don't have an answer for this one. The customer decided to continue to drive the vehicle with the noise for now and will address it in the spring. I removed to power steering belt to eliminate the ASD as a possiblity. The noise was still there! I thought tha...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L floor shifter VIN: WDBNG75J82
Many many thanks to all that replied (9). I don't do a lot of MB's so I wasn't familier with the shift module and its required programming. You guys are the best. I was entertaining the idea of swapping the encoded module from the old control to the new one bu...
2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Differential VIN: WP1AB29P24
Hi, all IATN members: Thank you for so many replies. I especially appreciate Mr. Tom Ram & Mr.John [...] due to they provide me precious Tech Bulletin related to my problem. According to the Tech Bulletin I replaced the transfer case CU and solved th...
1983 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AX8856D
Good morning. After alot of checking and double checking we fixed this car. The problem areas ended up being- ignition module, to get power where we needed, a coil with an internal resistor, and last but by no means least, pin sleeves (thank you Raymond) that ...
1997 Volvo V70 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YVILW5506W
The customer finally returned and with your help I was able to quickly locate the OBD port inside centre console oddments box under a plastic cover clearly marked OBD. It is clear that there are differences between domestic and export models as many replies st...
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