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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L Sunroof VIN: WAURD68D01
Customer complaint is intermittent sunroof operation. I confirmed, reset zero position and it was working fine. Customer picks up car, "it's doing the same thing" Great. So what happens is when you turn the sunroof switch it should move the amount that you mov...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAM3334Y
Hi I Have this 2000 323i that has a no start condition. When you turn the key to start the car the only thing that comes on the dash is blinking " oil sevice -5175 miles " . The car will crank has fuel pressure but no spark or injector pulse. I use a genisys s...
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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L rear brakes VIN: WBAGG83411
car arrived in early bird drop off with customer complaint of rear brakes smoking - found evidence of rear brake only overheating (front ok) rear caliper dust covers cooked - rear pads cracked and rear rotors blue - some brake fluid leakage from front of boost...
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L compressor, fan VIN: WBADS43442
Hello techs I have scanned the ac system on this car and got code 22 only auxiliary fan. The system is at full charge I evact and recharged to 750 grams- 1 lb 12 ounce. all controlls on dash seem to work fan lites all buttons and louvers. I have no clutch enga...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L 3rd gear shift VIN: WDBJF55F3V
This owners compliant is the car shifts fine, but under slightlty hard and hard ecceleration it will jerk 3rd gear. It feels like it shifts but then free wheels for a second then slams 3rd gear. I have the MODIS with Euopean 8.2 software. The menu reads: "dian...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L draw VIN: WDBPJ75J2Y
hello merc techs, i have a great cl 500 with a battery draw. it goes to sleep and when asleep draw is 40mA and it spikes about every other second to 70mA, yeah pretty minimal but it kills a battery in 2 days. i replaced the siren for water intrusion. i have ha...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz SL350 3.5L Battery VIN: WDB2304672
Hi, Have this Merc that does not seem to be charging,it will start,but after a bit will come up with alternator symbol in dash,saying charging problem,it has two batteries and both are 11 to 12 volts with engine running,if the car is left running it will stop ...
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2004 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Electronic VIN: WMWRE33444
Greeting techs. The vent air on this vehicle is lukewarm on the left vents, cold on the right. I have a fifteen degree differential. The climate control is not a dual zone, and I am wondering if there are any known issues causing a difference in outlet tempera...
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1987 Porsche 944 2.5L headlights VIN: WPOAA09448
When the headlights are turned on the motor doesn't stop at the raised position, lights keep going up and down until the headlight switch is turned off. I have repaired the headlight motors on Italian cars by replacing the diodes on the side on the motor, coul...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FD49Y53
Im hoping some of you are more familliar with the new style 9-3 than I. This vehicle came in for some normal service tires etc,but also a complaint of a poor run. The conditions are upon a cold start after sitting over night the engine will run rough at first ... Trouble codes: P0300
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1988 Volkswagen Jetta 1.6L Trans swap VIN: 3VWAK01H0V
Sorry for the incorrect VIN#. I have a 1988 VW Jetta diesel comming in next week for a trans swap and I need to know if the 5spd from an 85 Jetta diesel is the same? The customer has asked if I can find this out for him, and any info would definately be apprec...
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1998 Volvo V70 2.4L drive axels? VIN: YV1L25640W
Hello Volvo techs. did some normal diag upon hard left or right turns above 5mph this vehicle makes a classic cv axel poping noise and wont duplicate on rack. Upon inspection found two brand new front axels (napa brand). left hand more noticeable than the righ...
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1999 Volvo S70 2.3L vent control VIN: YV7LW53D3X
hello have codes 25-55 and no info in alldata and mitchel,control panel flashes 20 times then goes off you can operate the system for several minutes normally but then shuts down .basically i need help with code identification.thanks
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D1Y
Finally, My customer decided to fix her car. I went with Mike of Illinois and recommended the throttle body assy. I had already scoped the tps signals and found no glitch. I ordered the throttle body and installed same and everything is good. I drove the car a... Trouble codes: 1584 (throttle fault detected).
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2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L headlights VIN: WPOCA29992
I WHAT TO THANK EVERYONE FOR THERE HELP. EDWARD FROM PENNSYLVANIA WAS RIGHT. THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH WAS THE PROBLEM. WITH THE COMBINATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED I HAD VOLTAGE FROM TERMINAL #56 FROM THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH. WITH EVERYTHING CONNECTED I LOST VOLTAGE FROM...
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2000 Volvo V70 2.4L tcc/sl sol. VIN: YVILZ56D7Y
Hello Group, Sorry for the late reply. It seems the vehicle was fixed when the used transmission was installed! Faults in tcm memory were not cleared correctly! New updates were installed and all memory was reset. Engine lamp and upshift light off for th...
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