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1996 Audi A6 2.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAUGA84A2T
wifes car. problem is she only drives 1/2 mile to work,in cold,10 degree or colder weather, moisture from crankcase vent lines accumulates on throttle body and will freeze holding throttle open. i have resorted to changing oil every 1000mi or once a month in w...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L SRS Module VIN: 3VWCK21C72
I just recently installed a new SRS module in this Beetle due to the old one being dead. I now have an SRS light on but no codes. Has anyone re-coded one of these with a Matco Determinator/OTC Genisys scan tool? I have the most recent Euro and ABS/Airbag softw...

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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L No Start, No Crank VIN: WBADT63422
Thanks everybody who helped. Especially Mirek and Harold . It ended up being EWS Module would not recognize the key . I removed module and took key with module to local locksmith . They were able to reset module to match the key or vise versa . Anyway, everyt...
2000 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Pass door VIN: SAJDA15B0Y
I deciphered how to use my Autologic scanner to test the function of all of the door switches and it showed the pass (front) door switch to be active all the time, door opened or closed. The other three doors' switches all showed inactive when the door(s) we...
1972 Mercedes-Benz 280SEL 4.5L Ft. band adjustment VIN: WDB1200557
Thanx everyone who replied. Worked like a charm. Tightened till snug(3.5-4 Ft Lb) and backed off 1 3/4 turns and tightened jam nut. This trans shifts great. Much appreciation to every iATN member who helped, this is what our network is all about.
1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WDB1704472
many thanks to all who offered advice,especially marc [...],the problem was in the engine control unit,will send ecm for repairs,but as australia closes down for christmas the repairer is shut till 16 jan,thanks again. Trouble codes: C1022, C1025.
1990 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L hard start when cold VIN: YV1FA8946L
Thanks for those who took the time, installing a Volvo OEM temp. sensor did solve the problem, I think the other sensor was made in (China) not good as OEM.
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