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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L door lock and unlock VIN: WP1AB29P54
Hi : Dear porsche friend,this cayenne s has a problem use the keyless entry can't lock and unlock door(every door) but start engine ok.Use piwis clear kessy dtc,then door lock and unlock ok.But about one hour later all the door lock and unlock not work ,the dt...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Starting VIN: VWVWVWJETT
TDI Z1 engine will start on ether, will not by its self. no power to glow plugs the relay up by the wiper motor with large fuse is melted had to order one. after jumping the relay the power seems to go to some sensors on the back of the cylinder head coolant f...
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1997 Audi A6 2.8L Transmission VIN: WAUJC84A7W
Got two great replies that basically said to check the fluid levels and if the levels are right then the trans probably needs a rebuild. The levels were actually low so it's toast. Not my cup of tea so she'll have to go elsewhere for that. Thanks to all
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Brake Pad Sensors and Brake Light VIN: WBADD6324V
Thank you for all your replies. Today I went back and took a closer look at both of the wear sensors. The right rear sensor is still in good shape, but I checked it with my DVOM like many of you suggested and it was open ! Then I went back to the left front s...
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1997 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L battery VIN: SALPV1249V
I'll call this fixed as the customer is satisfied with RF receiver disconnected and battery not dying. This of course means that he cannot use his security handset to lock and unlock the vehicle. He would prefer this to spending another $300 for a new receiver...
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2001 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L colling system VIN: SALTM16421
Thanks to every one who replied to my request. Upon checking each cylinderI found collant discolouration on #-8 Cyl spark plug. I suspect a blown head gasket or a liner not sealing . I will give the bad news to the customer and find out what he wants to do fro...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L poor heat VIN: WVWWAC63BX
Thanks to all who replied. Very popular issue I guess, all of replies(13) all pointed to heater core being plugged. Was not able to back flush and get adequate temp( as suggested , was worth try ). Replaced core (tons-o-fun) and heat temp at 150ish now...WOOOO...
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