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1992 Audi S4 2.2L serp belt tensioner VIN: WAUHP54A5N
Car came in with knocking noise from engine. Clearly could see serpentine belt tensioner jumping. Removed tensioner, bearing dry & noisy, hand turned all other accessories, p/s pump binding up. Warrantied pump, replaced tensioner, reassembled, still had knocki...
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1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Power windows and sunroof VIN: WAUBA24B4W
Need some help from you VW/Audi guys. I have this Audi with no power windows or sunroof. Check codes and only get a 01570 (turn off delay; terminal 15 29-00 short to ground) from the central locks module. I'm not sure what this means. As there is no trouble tr...
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1994 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Battery VIN: SAJNX2732R
While the customer was traveling, he had his battery drained after a 2 day period of no driving. He returned from his trip and came into the shop for diagnosis. I found, by a process of elimination, that the security module was responsible for 1/2 of an amp of...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D8Y
ran code from alldate very short list still scratching my head Trouble codes: 1580 (pcm override)
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2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L tilt steering VIN: SALSH23428
Hey, guys. This rover has no tilt and no telescopic. I have checked every fuse I can find(found 2 fuse boxes). I removed the switch and tested with an ohmeter and I think it's OK. Whichever way you move the switch, there is no click, thump, message or anything...
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2008 Mini cooper 1.6L reset window motor VIN: WMWMF335X8
repaired window on drivers side door now need to know how to reset window motor
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2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Electronic VIN: YS3FD49Y54
I need some help with a 9-3 with Auto Climate Control. The ac compressor clutch does not come on. I have recovered & recharge freon ( it was not low). I do not have signal to the ac relay to turn it on when ac is on. With tech 2 I can command ac relay on under...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WVWPD63B0X
This car came in with leaking heater core and small leak at coolant temp sensor replace both (3 days later) filled coolant with a machine to make sure no air pockets. engine light on code P0117 engine coolat temp circuit low. Temp on the dash dead center 190...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L temp gauge, fuel gauge, abs light VIN: 3VWSC29M21
ALright so the jetta came in for check engine light po442. solved that. and then it left and customer said that the temp gauge pinned to overheat and the red coolant light came on. also the fuel gauge dropped off and was reading empty. when we got it back star...
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2004 Volvo V70 2.5T 2.5L A/C compressor VIN: YV1SW59V34
This vehicle has regular maintenance and in very good condition, it is used by a salesman in cross country mostly freeway mileage. The compressor quits when ever it wants to. I cannot get it to act up. He states it mostly fails in traffic and will not come on ...
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L oil leak main seal
WELL AS USUAL THE IATN CREW IS FULL OF KNOWLEDGE AND HELPED VERY MUCH...I GOT CAR BACK TOGETHER AND TESTED THE VENTING SYSTEM AND FOUND TO BE GOOD..FULLY TESTED CAR AND ALL WENT PERFECT ...CUSTOMER HAS PUT OVER 200 MILES AND ALL LOOKS GOOD... THANKS FOR ALL T...
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L converter VIN: WBAGJ8327V
we have yet to get this car out the door due to some other computer related issues but we have that under control. the replies were all spot on. we removed the transmission and found it had fetched up on one of the alignment pins. my tech actually torqued the ...
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1991 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L vents VIN: SAJKY1749M
Problem was a vacuum operated upper, center door. When driving under load noise went away as in low vacuum. took glove box out and unplugged hose to this vacuum motor and noise left. We then removed door and motor assy and found diaphram split. Ordered new par...
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2003 Jaguar XKR 4.2L long crank when cold VIN: SAJDA42BX3
most other folks say there is a fuel line that breaks inside tank i could not say for sure to customer that removing tank would fix vehicle so he declined repair. thanks for all the help rusty Trouble codes: P1111.
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Blower Fan VIN: WDBEA3OD2K
Thanks to all, replaced the motor and regulator and all works well.
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2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Mechanical VIN: YS3E145EX1
Because of limited Saab and turbo experience we depended on the iATN archives of fixes for information. Turbo and PCV problems were common, but the smoking alway got worse as the engine heated up and was driven. The responses I recieved got us on the right t...
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1995 Volkswagen EuroVan 2.5L ac compressor and expansion valve VIN: WV2EE0709S
Removed ac lines and condensor to look and feel for restrictions in lines. Blew out and flushed ac condensor had lots of dye in condensor. Reinstalled components and charged ac system at start up presures went high and compressor kicked off. Decided to road te...
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