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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L take off VIN: WAUED24BXY
this is kinda kicking my rear end, this was a used car it was sold then left out shop, later like 4 days to return with shifter display on dash all lit up in limp home mode, starts out in 2nd gear. Now I don't have access to a Vag-Com but we did take it to ano...
2001 BMW 525i 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADT43441
Hello, Need help on 2001 BMW 525i, secondary air pump code, thanks in advance for replies,hopefully some bimmer guys can help resolve, what i have is a secondary air pump code,P1491, and smoke tested system and found a number leaks under intake and hose at com... Trouble codes: P0491 (Insufficient secondary air flow)
2007 BMW Z4 Roadster 3.0si 3.0L Lighting VIN: 4USBU53517
hey all you bmw techs i have just one quick question. the dealer i work at bought this z4 from calif. and it has to have daytime running lights to be insured in canada. i was just wandering if the drl function can be turned on some way with out adding any comp...
1996 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L windows VIN: SALPV1443T
Intermitant window control board inop At wire connector for window switches only have one hot wire purple have checked all fuses looked on alldata but diagram doesn't do well for this system like to know other wires grounds, positives volts etc. before replaci...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.4L shut off relay VIN: WDBGB34E3N
we have this car when it is runing charging system is good when we shut it off engine shuts off fine then after about one minute the shutoff relay will start clicking and wont stop till key is turned on or battery goes dead. we have not been able to find any w...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L fuel gage VIN: 4JAB72E91A
fuel gage dosent work perform tsb disconect battry still not working pease help us
1978 Other European cab 2.2L not known
A good mcustomer bought this vehicle without asking us to check it out or if we could work on it, Our fabrication guy fixed all the rusted out body and supports, Customer stated that the brakes stopped ok but pedal was low and felt a little soft, checked brake...
1984 Porsche 944 2.5L oil leak
This car has just been put back inservice and the timing belt water pump and oil pan gasket has just been replaced. There is an oil leak which I believe was thought to be the oil pan coming from under the intake manifold twords the rear of the engine. It looks...
1986 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L drivers seat back VIN: WPOABD9156
owner stated he pushed button to recline seat back and it will not return to the upright possition can here motor running looking at the hinge between seat bottom and the seat back while seat motor is running parts are spreading apart is there a gear stripped ...
1996 Saab 900 S 2.3L low cold idle VIN: YS3DD58B3T
this saab has a very anoiying vibration at cold idle after starting. the steering wheel and dash vibrate loudly after starting up cold. cold idle at 1050 rpms.. after it warms up,the vibration goes away and car runs smoothly, we have replaced 3 engine mounts a...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L timing VIN: 3VWSF29MXY
i need help removed timing belt i think injector pump pulley moved how do i get it back in time did not remove the bolts just the belt and cam timing do not see Anny marks
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Speedometer VIN: WVWMA23B6Y
We havent been able to find much on this transmission,weve replaced the speed sensor once before. The problem is the speedometer will bounce approx. 5 mi. per hour @ times,causing the cruise control to hunt & fluctuate. Noticing that when you drive, the speedo...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63BX3
car runs fine with no problem at idle or acce,check spark plugs,ignition cyl #2,check sensor (green sensor).erase codes. car came back with same codes within two days(p0300, p0302,p2181). check ground cable from battery to body and from body to engine.at this ... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire recognition), P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire detected), P2181 (performance malfunction in cooling system)
2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L headlights VIN: 3VWR31C06M
The headlight wiring on this Beetlseems to have a problem. It seems that the connectors do not make a good connection behind the headlight assy.The body connector is locked inplace in the back (female spades), the part that stays in the headlight(male spades),...
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L alternator VIN: YVILS55A9X
Hello Volvo experts ! I put an alternator on this one about 5 months ago . It was back in with the famous hiss under the intake. I repaired the affected components (oil seperator,vac hoses) and shipped it . The customer picked up the car and took it straight o...

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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAZ33474
Thanks to all. I got up early this morn and bought a one week subscription to Mitchell and got some decent wiring diagrams and sure enough it was the oil level sensor. Louie
1998 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L auto temp control VIN: WBDJF25FXW
I want to thank all of you who responded. Steve from Florida gave me the most helpful info. I went to the link that he suggested, printed off the info and was able to enter the diagnostic routine through the HVAC control head. I determined that there was a ve...
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: YV1SZ58D41
checked all that was reccomended, did not get my scan tool updates before customer had to take vehicle, thanks for all the help.
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