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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L No lights on instrument cluster VIN: WAVZZZ4F26
Hi everybody, i need your help on this Audi A6, if i on the ignition the windows will work, lights, A/C will show off but it doesn't come on, no lights on instrument cluster only the parking brake light shows and the starter kicks but the car doesn't start, th...
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L battery VIN: WDADT53472
Thanx in advance to all that read this post. Diagnosis is being performed and I need to locate the EWS module (drive away protection control unit). I know on the earlier version , it is behind the glove box. This is an 02 E39 and before I dismantle the dash . ...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01NX1
This problem started when a coin was dropped into the cig. lighter. The power wire shorted, got hot along it's whole length. Another shop removed the wire and taped spots on other wires that were touching it and partially melted the insulation. The car now has... Trouble codes: P1580
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1991 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L vehicle tracking VIN: SALHV1242M
This vehicle wanders on the road at highway speeds. I am guessing that one of the axles is shifting a bit. Everything in the steering is tight, gearbox, tie rods, etc. The steering stabilizer is new, the shocks are good, the swivel pin bearings are tight, the ...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L a/c vac hose VIN: WDBCA3901H
theres a gray with a white tracer vac hose behind the instrument cluster,can anyone tell me where it goes.outside of the vehicle it goes right to the intake for a vac source.but can't find where it hooks inside.any mercedes techs or anyone else know.thanks a b...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Linkage VIN: WDBGA32E7T
When wipers turned on, they raise about 1/4 stroke, then jamb. They can be easily returned to park position when turned off. I notice the driver's elliptical arm can be easily pushed in & out about three inches when in this position. Looking for some head's up...
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1985 Volkswagen Vanagon Campmobile 1.9L Mechanical VIN: WV2ZB0250F
Hello group, I have this Vanagon that started out with a bad clutch master.Ran the system dry (shares brake master reservoir). In inspecting the van had 2 rear wheel cylinders leaking.By the way had poor brake pedal. Sold job & still have poor brake pedal.Then...
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1988 Volkswagen Scirocco 16-Valve 1.8L calipers VIN: WVWCB053XJ
Merry christmas everyone, I have a problem that seems trivial but all logical fixes hasn't fixed the problem. the brakes work normal for about 10 minutes of driving, then the right front caliper starts to hold. I replaced the hose but no change, pulled caliper...
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L Brake Pads VIN: WBAET37432
Thanks to everyone for your help. We finally got the car back and were able to duplicate customers concern. We pulled all wheels to first make sure all our work was correct and no problems were found (all hardware intact and working correctly). It turned out c...
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2000 Jaguar XJ8 L 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA23C6Y
Thanks to all the great replies. It was indeed the secondary camshaft tensioners. Super common from what I read and heard from the parts guy at the Jag dealer. Not too bad of a job for Jaguar. Car is fixed and out the door. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0300 (p0306-), P0306 (p0307-), P0307 (p0308-), P0308.
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L shift lock VIN: SAJEA51D13
I had 8 responces to my post all helpful.Thank you all.This car came in late Friday on the hook.Saturday i spent some time trying to get it running and get it out of gear,to no avail.This morning I really spent some time on it.First scanner would not communaca...
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2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SD 4.0L abs VIN: SALTL12482
Sorry it took me that long to close this issue, I had to wait for a USED ABS CONTROL UNIT , new one is very expensive, replace the unit bled the system , took the truck for spin & it's perfect no sliding. Thanks to everyone who helped me on this one
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L alternator VIN: WVGCM77L24
YES IT CAN BE DONE WITHOUT PULLING THE ENGINE. REMOVING THE RH FRONT WHEEL WELL, RH AIR BOX, AND GRAVEL PAN YOU CAN ACCESS AND REMOVE THE ALTERNATOR THROUGH THE HOLE. THERE IS A BRACKET IN THE WAY FOR ONE OF THE COOLANT PIPES THAT CAN EASILY BE REPOSITIONED ...
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