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1994 Audi 100 CS 2.8L air bag VIN: WAUEK84A4R
HELP!! I HAD A OLD 94 AUDI 100CS COME IN FOR A STATE INSP. WITH A AIR BAG LAMP ON. I DON'T HAVE ANY INFO ON DIAG. THIS SYSTEM. I'M USING A SNAP ON BRICK TO PULL CODE 00588, HIGH RESISTANCE-DRIVER SIDE IGNITOR. I ASSUMED (YOU KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS) THAT IT WAS A...
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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L coolant VIN: WAUBA24BXX
Vehicle came in overheating. Overflow was cracked. Replaced overflow. Vehicle got hot very quickly and started to boil over like there was a flow issue. Replaced t-stat and gasket. vehicle ran for approx. 2 hours in the bay. figured it was ok. put cap on overf...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L solenoid 6-N93 VIN: WAUEH24B7Y
This A6 will go into limp mode a couple times a week, when the car acts up we get a transmission code of "00268 solenoid valve 6-N93 short with power intermittent" we dropped the pan and inspected the wiring to the solenoids and replaced the solenoid also, rea...
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2006 Audi A3 2.0L ac compressor VIN: WAUNF78P66
Hi all techs! a3 presented w/ ses lite [po301]and complaint of intermittent cooling. hooked gauges and had 100 lbs on both sides w/ system set on max cool [lo].found good info from mitchell on square wave and amperage. my control and ground appear to be perfec...
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1991 BMW 325i 2.5L ABS dash light VIN: WBACB4319N
Hello Men, this car was brought into our shop with ABS light on. It will not pass safety inspection with ABS light on. The sensors are expensive, so no room for mistakes. Has anyone pinned out the sensors for a positive ID on sensor failure or know the steps o...
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1998 BMW Z3 M Roadster 3.2L airbag VIN: WBSCK9336W
Good morning BMW techs I have this Z3 M roadster with mouse damage.Customer has just pulled out car after winter storage to find that the power windows no longer work and the airbag light is on.I found all the wires under the shifter were chewed off.repaired t...
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2002 BMW 330Ci 3.0L a/c blower, instrument cluster VIN: WBABN5340P
customer came in with complaint of a/c blower malfunction (surging/ cutting out). charging and oil lights were on on instrument cluster. we have replaced the final stage blower and conditions stay the same. did sweep on gauges (instrument cluster): fuel gauge ...
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WDBBA45A6E
Having problems with this Mercedes. Very slow to respond to accl. petal. Cuts out, and falls on its face on any demand for fuel. If you apply slowly it isn't too bad. We replaced fuel pump and filter at the request of the customer as we did not know his compla...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L compressor VIN: WDBCA25D9L
I cannot get the A/C compressor to switch on. There is freon in the system, pressure switch is closed. I get no output from the MAS unit to the clutch. The clutch speed sensor puts out a signal, there is an ignition signal to the MAS. I don't seem to be gettin...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L asr VIN: WDBGA51E6R
car came in w/asr light on and in limp in mode. wiring from ea,cc,isc fried. replace unit with rebuilt. did not help, sent unit back to rebuilder who insisted that unit is working. replaced asr module w/known good module. same problem. dtc readout is 120, miss...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L compressor VIN: WDBRN47J52
Hello Friends: I need some advice with this vehicle, because it is my first time working with this kind of compressor. The compressor doesn't have magnetic clutch, it is extarnally control by a selenoid valve. The compressor is broke in its body so I have to r...
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2000 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Starting VIN: YS3EF4823Y
Car came in with no start, He had been in the flooded area of the North coast Dom Rep carpet was soaking wet, After flood he noticed that the alarm siren did no work two weeks later No Start condition, Had car towed in no theft light with ignition on , removed...
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2001 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L starter wont crank VIN: YS3EH58GX1
pull out hairs here, replaced starter with good bosch, replaced relay car never acter up while at the shop, customer says: "when hot will not crank" any help appreciated
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3VWSR69M94
This car was brought to me to replace the timing belt and waterpump. Customer furnished all parts and everything was supplied. We have done these before and have never had any problems. I do not do any work to the injection system on these cars because I do no... Trouble codes: P0401
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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1997 Audi A6 2.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUJA84A1W
well we own this one. Owner just bought the car from the owner. And we still had to fix it. Want to thank all who responded. A lot of great info. We were off a little with the wrong engine info. THe veh is a Quatro but nothing matched with any info on All... Trouble codes: P1340, P1392.
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1998 BMW 323i 2.5L blowing oil VIN: WBABJ7333W
This one is fixed! It WAS the vapor separator. After finally getting it off the car, it appears the leak was coming from the round flange area where the tapered body snaps to the vertical round piece, of the vapor separator assembly. Several continued to menti...
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1998 BMW 323is 2.5L abs module? VIN: WBABF7329W
Thanks for all that replied. After replacing the speed sensors and clearing the codes, we drove it for approx. 100 miles with no problems. Returned to the customer and he drove it over 200 miles with no problems. Customer is happy and so are we! Im not sure wh...
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX174XT
THANKS MEMBERS THAT RESPONDED. I REPLACED CRANK SENSOR AND THE RELAY THAT POWERED THE O2 HEATER CIRCUIT. THE CAR STARTED AND THE STRANGE BEHAVOR OF THE CHECK ENGINE LAMP WERE TAKEN CARE OF. THANKS AGAIN!
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2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L gaiter joint VIN: SALNY22202
thank you for the replies.apparently this joint is only replaceable with the front section of the shaft.thanks again for the re-assurance.
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L radio VIN: WDBHA23G1W
Thank you for great support like always, mercedez gave me the code.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Starting VIN: WDBRF61J41
Thank you to all who replied. We found that the connector for the ME was lose (after putting in an EIS) and all was well Thanks again guys and ladies if there were any out there! Steven R. [...]
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3VWCC21COX
THanks for all the help guys. It turned out to be a MAF sensor. It looked fine on the scanner but when it was replaced the car ran fine. Once again thanks for all the help. NATE
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF29MXY
thanks everyone out there for helping me out.after installing the glow plug wiring harness the check engine light for the glow plug circuit got fixed. this is the common problem with these vehicles. Trouble codes: P0380.
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1995 Volvo 850 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LW5514S
I had gone through and tested the battery cable and it had tested good.Also tested the fuel relay it seems to working fine at this time.Thanks for all the help,I'll keep plugging away.
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