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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Electric Windows,Sunroof,Suspension VIN: WAUYP64B01
Ok Audi Techs Got A Weird One Tech Replaced Trans and Battery, Now Power Windows Inop, Suspension Inop,And Sunroof Inop Check All Fuses,Powers And Grounds Everything Good Thinking Possibly Central Locking Control Mod.? Also Door Locks Do Work We Have Been Look...
2004 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUJC68E93
audi/vw techs i need help on this one. please note that vehicle starts, runs and performs well, however i can't get rid off the above codes. i have check for vacoum leaks, check the wirring from the sensor to the computer but still the codes are back after i t... Trouble codes: P1479 (brake boost vacoum system mechanical failure), P0234 (turbo sporadic overboost condition)
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ8327W
This wonderful 7 series arrived at the shop complaining of poor running/stalling/no start after replacement of a camshaft sensor and the thermostat complete with housing. The Camshaft sensor code keeps returning, despite the proper waveform found even at the D... Trouble codes: 115 (Hot Film Mass Air Flow Sensor), 002 (Fuel Changeover), 168 (Idle Air Control Opening Coil), 169 (Idle Air Control Closing Coil), 139 (Output stage map cooling), 112 (Camshaft Position Sensor)
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L drivers seat VIN: WBAGH83481
Looking for a little help on this 740il. NONE of the drivers seat switches work. Fuse # 15 in fuse box is OK and replaced. Is there an individual seat module for the front power seats. Has anyone run into this problem before? Thanks in advance
2002 BMW M5 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSDE93422
BMW Techs need your help with this one I have an M5 E39 with MSS52 here with a hard fault code 049$031 and no description. Alldata has no info and no conversion to po#. There were various faults for evap system as well as a dtc 016 or po 355. All items in DTC ... Trouble codes: 049$0
2005 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L evap core VIN: WBXPA93455
hello members,hope all is good for everyone,have this bmw x3 charged the a/c a couple months ago,system works good blows ice cold, so comes back not blowing cold,nearly empty i did put dye the first time i charged it, i don't see any visual signs with lines, c...
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Transfer case VIN: SAJEA51C94
After engine oil pan gasket was replaced and we road tested car, a gear lube leak appeared at transfer case at right axle shaft seal area. We pulled axle again and replaced outer seal and shield. The leak is still present and appears to be coming out of vent d...
1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L headlight alignment VIN: WDBFA67F4W
the headlight alignment is inop. the fuses are good. We can not find the N71 headlight alignment control module. MOD and All data show it under the pass. side inst. panel or behind lf headlight. we have an earlier model year sl and it has the module under rs i...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L dies VIN: 4JGAB72E3X
car towed back in 7/28, fuse 26 blown. replaced blown fuse, car driven several times, including home last night, still operates normally. have spun wheel left/right to make sure clock spring not problem. no draw on fuse 26, still starts/drives fine.
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Accessories VIN: 4JGAB54E91
Hi guys i got this 2001 ML320 came in with rear wiper not working its spray fluid fine, we replaced the rear wiper motor & switch & still the same I dont want to repalce the activity module unless that's the problem
1993 Saab 9000 CS Turbo 2.3L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3CL65M7P
Owner drve car 40 miles - Engine and TCS lights came on, car went into 'limp home mode". Owner had car towed home, when he started the car after the tow the TCS light was off and the engine light was still on, but the car then drove normally (not in limp home)... Trouble codes: 5 (Blink code)
1999 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DF78N5X
hello i need help from someone who knows something about a saab. this car came from another shop that changed the ignition casette module a while ago because of a no start. now under a medium to heavy acceleration the check engine light starts flashing and it ... Trouble codes: P0304
1977 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1572095727
Hello All, Vehichle came in with a lean condition at start up. I found the cold start injector had no pulse. Changing the computor solved that problem. From ther it only got worse. Vehichle would not start the next morning, turned out to be the pump relay. Now...
1983 Volkswagen Rabbit (Car) L 1.6L Brake Caliper VIN: WVWRF56784
Intermittent locking caliper. After some driving ONLY the pass. front caliper will lock up. Cured by opening bleeder, pushing piston back in and closing bleeder.
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L engine VIN: WVWVD23B02
thanks in advace vw techs out there. have this passat 1.8 turbo been serviced and maintained by the book religously.customer the other driving in to town had no oil warning flash on dash kind of ignored anf proceded to drive home checked oil and surprise no oi...
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L smell VIN: YVIL5564XW
Hey vovlo techs. Have a tricky one for you guys. I have a volvo s70 with a gas smell. The smell only accurs when filling up. The customer states that they always stop filling up when gas pump shuts off on first shut off. The smell hangs around for about 3 to 4...
2000 Volvo V40 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VW2550Y
rough unstale idle, multiple random mis detected dtc. i think the ecm either needs to be reset or is messing up the timing.

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1990 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L speedo VIN: ZARBB32G2M
Thanks to Steven [...], Easy fix with a wiring diagram. Replacement hall switch had two wires switched by my tech. Pink/black, power. Black, ground. Grey, signal.
1994 Audi 90 S 2.8L compressor clutch VIN: WAUEK88C7R
Hi guys, this one never got fixed , the cust didnt want to spend anymore money.Once I hot wired the relay and the compressor engaged, the system still did not work properly signifying more problems than the cars worth at this time. thank you for your suggestio...
1997 Audi A4 2.8L steering VIN: WAUEA88D1V
I want to thank all who responded to my request for help. After checking all the sugestions to the best of our ability & the limits of the equipment, the insurance company sent it to the dealer. The dealer reply, complete alignment. The pull/drift is gone & ow...
2003 Audi A4 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: WAULT68E73
Thanks for the input from some very savvy techs, its good to discuss possibilities and a strategy is then used. It was the fuel pump. Mark [...]
2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L Starting VIN: WBAHN83506
Thanks for your responses, we put a factory battery in the car and registered it- The power module was not sending the wake up signal to the CAS, replace and all systems back on line. The park brake is inop, needs a module for that, when the customer ok's tha...
1984 Volkswagen Vanagon Campmobile 1.9L compressor VIN: WV2ZB0258E
1995 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L master cylinder VIN: WVWEE83A5S
Thank you for the 4 quick replies.The fault here is on the local vw dealership.After obtaining the part # [...],it was easy to find in the aftermarket for a reasonable price.Thanks again
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Speedometer VIN: 3VWSB69M02
Thanks for all of the responses.David [...] was the first to bring to my attension that I had the wrong sensor. The Mitchell on demand had the wrong pictre on the locator and I was working with the trans speed sensor for shifting. The gear and adaptor that a...
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWVE63B54
finally got new PCM replaced, it was a specail order part & it took 3 days to get, after installing the new pcm the car run like a dream, what a nightmare that was. Thanks to everyone who helped us on this one Trouble codes: 16486 (mass air flow signal too low), 16683 (boost pressure regulation range not reached).
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