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2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L cruise contr VIN: WAUFL54D3Y
vehicle came in with cruise inop. I went into read measuring block 066 and had an erratic signal in the 4th segment xxxx was glitching between 0000 and 0011 I replaced the switch assy and get a solid 0011 when I turn the cruise on and wiggle the turn signal st...
1996 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.0L Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
Greetings gents. I have a couple, three hours tied up on this Discovery. Originally...cust. complaint was converters turn 'red'! Muffler shop condemned muffler and cust had coil pack assembly replaced(used). Assessment then was 'better'...which is to say-no se... Trouble codes: P1191 (Manufacturer Controlled Fuel/Air Metering), P1372 (Manfctr. Contrlld. Ignition Syst/Misfire), P1374 (Manfctr Contrlld Ign Syst/Misfire)
1994 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3VW5RA21H6
jetta guys ineed your help, i just got this car four my wife, and have no history. car feels like it has a typical ignition missfire, problem seems worse when warm, and under load. horrible gas mileage only about 14mpg. compression is over 145 on all cylinders...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Injection Pump VIN: 3VWSF29M34
Car came in for a routine timing belt. Used cam locking tool, popped cam sprocket, lined up flywheel mark, everything fine. Problem apears to be that the injection pump is 180 degrees off. When it came in the hold for the locking pin was at about 7 o'clock whe...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L transmission VIN: WVWSK61JX2
Jetta comes to the shop with a request to fix the CEL. We scanned using the generic mode. Found P0700 and then using european software (65535) transmission ECU failure. I have power and ground checked the unit and its plug. All seems ok . I want to cover all t...

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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L heater core VIN: WBAAN37476
Thanks to everybody for the time and the help. I blew the return hose to the radiator and finaly got coolant flowing to the water valve. Then I unplugged ( electrical conector ) the valve and got FULL HEAT at the vents. The car was not fixed yet, with valve pl...
1995 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3VWDD21C61
Thanks for all the replies, and suggestions. I have fix the problem yesterday. The problem was...the MAP sensor. Changed a new one, and problem solved !! Thanks for your helpS!!
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L 1-2 Shift etc. VIN: 3VWDD21C41
Many thanks to all who replied. The "fix" was a re-manufactured transmission from VW. A special thanks to Brian for all his help and the time he spent with a couple of related off line questions regarding the computer reset procedure. After checking the pan...
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