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2000 Audi TT 1.8L window glass VIN: TRUTC28N8Y
Hello Audi Techs This vehicle came with a broken window regulator on the driver's side window, we replaced the window regulator and motor, but now the window glass does not drop a little when you open the door, please advise what we should check or reset. Than...
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2004 Audi TT Quattro 3.2L Lighting VIN: TRUUF28N24
Hi techs, got this 04 TT from the State and would like to register in Canada. Due to the regulation, we have to make the Daytime Running light working in order to proceed the goverment inspection. Is there any special way to do so, like using the VAG Laptop or...
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2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L radio VIN: 5UXFA13564
Got a noise in the speakers. Radio Works but no sound from the speakers and got bad noise from speakers. Volume Control Works fine. Checked Radio No codes present in the memory for the radio. Any help is greatly appreciated. thanks
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBDA29D1L
this little jewel has me thinking, the check engine light comes on and stays on after driving for a period of time. code #18 keeps reocuring. i have not been able to find a good descriptions or trouble tree for this code, i refered the customer to the dealer b... Trouble codes: 18 (testing and results)
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Surge VIN: WDBDA29DLF
first id like to start by thanking all the iatn members for there advice in past problems ive had with my car. ok well the costomer brought the car form another repair shop and they had gotten a major tune up.. each time i stop at the stop sign after each shor...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Reverse and low VIN: WDB1400322
TRANS IS 722.371 Vehicle came into shop for a complaint of slipping in reverse gear, once vehicle had been driven for 20-30 minutes. We removed the transmission and torque converter and had both rebuilt. Upon dissasembly we found the B3 frictions to have wo...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: WDBGA57E7T
Okay, Mercedes Techs, I'm at a loss. First posting, please bear with me. Vehicle came in on the hook as a no start after having the fuel pump replaced at another shop. Of course, as soon as it was off the truck, I was able to start the car and drive it in. The...
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2000 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Warning light stays on VIN: WPOAA2993Y
Hello Porsche Techs: The pad warning light stays on! We have new brakes (all factory parts), new pad sensors and we tried even replacing each pad sensor one at a time a second time around with no luck. We ran codes with our Porsche Tester 2 and found no codes...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L brakes locking up right front VIN: WVWBH63B61
CAR CAME BACK WITH SAME PROBLEM, BRAKES LOCKING UP IN FRONT. WE FOUND THE RIGHT FRONT CALIPER STAYING COMPRESSED,WE LOOSENED THE CALIPER BLEEDER AND WE WERE ABLE TO MOVE THE WHEEL. aPPLYED BRAKES AND IT WOULD STICK AGAIN. lOOSENED BRAKE LINES FROM MASTER CYCLI...
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2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LZ56D1Y
Help Volvo techs. I have a 2000 v70xc. Car came in on the hook with a no start. Found to have no fuel pressure but when depressing the schrader valve in there seem to be air pumping. The fuel gauge was reading just above a quarter of a tank. We added 5 gallons...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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1996 BMW 318ti 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACG8327T
Well this was a fun one. I checked all wires from connector to computer. Check for sensor ground at computer pin #71 and check continunity from pic # 70 at ecm to knock sensors 1&2 front sensor. checked coninunity from pin 40 at ecm to knock sensor 3& 4 all we... Trouble codes: 211 (Knock sensor 2), 108 (continuous voltage).
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1998 BMW Z3 M Roadster 3.2L airbag VIN: WBSCK9336W
This car is finally gone. The airbag code 9 is the passenger door airbag code,NOT the dash airbag code.The way I found this out was by inducing codes myself.The dash airbag code is code 8,This is why I couldn't find anything wrong with the wiring.Once I found ...
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L remote VIN: SAJHX1741T
Ok, this one is fixed. Sorry for the delay I went on vacation. I want to thank Robert,Dallas and Helmut for their help on the sunroof, it made that part of the job alot easier.I had two different problems that appeared to be related. The first one, the door lo...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: CAJEA51C22
Jason from Texas hit the nail on the head!. We found that the ground he was talking about was slightly dirty. We cleaned it and made sure it was properly tightened. Presto-the misfire went away! Thanks to all of you who replied to the help request. Everyone h... Trouble codes: P1313, P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305.
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1988 Other European Silver Spur 4.0L Inop VIN: SCAZS02A7J
The fix was the control board bellow the radio/heater core area. I removed it and notice that the relay contact to the board was overheated, re solder it and everything is good now. Thanks again. Regards Rick
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1979 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1592042126
This vehicles is fixed. There were a lot of things going on with this car. The customer supplied a rebuilt distributor which, when installed, corrected the advance issue significantly (the cent. advance was frozen). A more careful examination of the vacuum t...
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 9BWDD61J71
CUSTOMER TOOK CAR TO VW DEALER THEY THEN SAID THAT BREATHER HOSE NEEDED REPLACMENT SO WE REPLACED BREATHER HOSE THEN WENT BACK TO DEALER THEY REPLACED COMPUTER Trouble codes: P1387 (control module faulty), 17795 (control module faulty), 16490 (man. air pressure not plausible).
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1999 Volvo V70 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: YV1LW55A7X
Sorry for the delay in the close on this fix. I just called the customer yesturday to make sure the car is in good working condition and it is. This is what I found: No codes would ever set on this vehicle, however Dave (from Florida) mentioned that it is po...
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2002 Volvo S40 1.9L Mechanical VIN: YVIVS29562
The customer, who was from another area, decided to bring the car closer to their home, so we did not repair the problem. We did recommend replacing the transmission based on the foul smell of the fluid and the fact that the customer knew the fluid that was in...
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