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2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L Blower VIN: WDBTK75G04
Cust. complains of intermittant A/C operation. When I pulled the car into the building the a/c panel was blank. When I shine a light into the LED section I can see that all of the functions move as one would expect.(temp,fan ect.) When the a/c button is pushed...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWRF81H1W
vehicle was brought here from anther shop. customer states lack of power. scan test=no codes. noticed new injection pump, checked for proper timing belt timing. timing was off. reinstalled timing belt to correct timing. reset injection pump timing. vehicle sta...
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2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWGF21J1Y
This VW has a bad turbo, adjuster rod won't move. Our question though is about the pump. The code for it comes right back when cleared, running or not and the glow plug light flashes. I read several posts in the archives and have checked the timing with VAG-Co... Trouble codes: P1562 (Quantity adjuster upper limit reached), P1556 (Charge pressure control negative deviation)
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 3VWCS21C91
Hello everyone, This Bug has some bugs in it. The vehicle has intermittant flare-up on the 2-3 shift when cold. After warm up the problem goes away. Also note this generally only happens once per driving cycle. Fluid is full and slightly discolored/burnt. Any ...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 3VWRT71K36
Hello VW techs! I have this 06 Jetta from a regular customer. She came in complaining that when she has the cruise on and accelerates with the cruise that it jerks. I test drove to verify and it does jerk and miss. It feels like a bad plug wire but of course i...
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2004 Volvo S40 LSE 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS27554
hello a long time customer bought this volvo about a year ago. has had intermittent stored misfire codes. car has had different sparkplugs put in, now has volvo plugs installed for about 3 months. car came in on saturday missing code p0302 cyl 2 misfire. inspe... Trouble codes: P0302, P0303
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L fuel gauge VIN: TRUWT28NX1
I did find ground connection 269 located in the harness next to the righ tof the steering column, it was flaky. however the problem is still there, I have the cluster out out and am sending out for repair. I did try running my own ground to the circuit, didn't...
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1999 BMW 540i 4.4L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN5333X
Found Fuse F75 a 50amp fuse located behind the glove box. (Not in the glove box fuse panel)Blown. Customer declined chasing circuit at this time. States he will return to fix this problem and the ABS light problem. Thanks to the people that gave me the correc... Trouble codes: 164 (Ambient pressure sensor in DME), 141 (unknown), 026 (Adaption limit lean B1), 027 (Adaption limit lean B2), 210 (knock sensor 1), 134 (Learning function lower stop throttle actuator).
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1994 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Battery VIN: SAJNX2732R
The owner of this car is traveling and has not brought the car back to our shop to leave it as I told him he would have to do to allow us to observe the problem as it manifests. He said he would be back in touch to continue pursuing the fault around the middle...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L starting VIN: SAJDA01D91
i would like to thank the people who replied and especially the one that told me to look at the colors and number of wires in a connector---there was two exactly identical connectors with in 6 inches of another that were switched causing all my problems-- (sel...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L control VIN: WDBKK65F22
hello sorry for the delay. this one is finally fixed.thanks to everyone who replied. the key code was the 1000 code test asr control unit.after testing all and talking to everyone who would listen the autologic tech line confirmed the code for control unit and...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Belt Drive VIN: WDBRN40J93
Smooth as silk or as smooth as a four hole lump can be. The culprit was indeed the clutched alternator pulley. Thanks to all that pointed me in the proper direction and to everyone else as well who suggested the tensioner was the perpetrator as I, my humbled '...
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