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2001 Alfa Romeo 147 2.0L computer VIN: ZAR9370000
hey alfa tech's i need some advice on this vehicle. all the electrical system is freaking out. on start i get a vdc, ebs and an abs system failure signal. as well the vehicles lights have a mind of their own. mainly the left hand rear tail light will stay illu...
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L ECU no programmed VIN: YS3FB45S03
My daughter just bought a 2003 9-3. As usual, Dad is expected to make it all better. I am glad this isn't a customer's car. The problem is the error message. "ECU not programmed." I hooked it up to my Tech 2 and there is nothing that tells me which ECU is th...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L fuse 5(7.5amp) blows when defogger turned on
car came in ac inop. found compressor not coming on. checked if system full it is. found no power going to high pressure switch. found fuse 5 (7.5 amp)blown which sends power to ac high pressure sensor. replaced fuse and ac works put guages on and pressures ar...

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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L mileage VIN: WAUZL54BXY
This car is back on the road ! Thanks for 4 replies.Mike from CA hit the nail on the head. We search in ross-tech under instr. cluster swapping in the section 22. to 24. You have to recoding the country version to Canada (2) (they use km !)first,then convert ...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 3VWCA21C8Y
I am happy to report that this vehicle is fixed. I was able to get a VAG 5053 scan tool and reset the throttle. It started right up and drove great. Thanks to all who offered suggestions and special thanks to Tim [...] who gave me the steps to follow to rest. Trouble codes: P0121 (Throttle/Pedal Sensor A circuit), P1543 (M C Vehicle specs Idle control), P1580 (M C Vehicle Idle control inputs), 17951 (TP Sensor voltage too high), 17987 (Throttle vavlve CTRL mod adapt not set).
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L cruise control VIN: VWWSR61J44
Hello Friend's Thank you all for all the good response to my post. Most of you hit the nail on the head, after lots of testing I finally got my Bentley disc for that car. After going through the disc, I found that when the engine control module has been rep...
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