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2004 Audi A4 Cabriolet 3.0L roof VIN: WAUDT48H14
Here's one for all of the Audi experts, I've got an A4 cabrio soft top malfunction. When opening the top, the front fabric bow unlocks and comes up, the rear bow then raises completely, then the roof compartment lid unlocks and comes up halfway and stops, pump...
2004 Audi A4 1.8L starting VIN: WAUJC68E24
Hello Audi Techs I would have to repair the wire loom in this car, being damaged due to the electrical systems control unit short, I have to repair the wire loom in different sections by replacing sections of wiring,when I tried to order wire and crimp connect...
2004 BMW 325i 2.5L power mirrors VIN: WBAEV33494
Hi Techs: My problem with this one is that power mirrors doesn´t work well. I replace the mirrors switch but the problem still there. I touch one click al the switch in aany direction an the mirror moves all the way from one side to another and doesn't stop un...
2006 Maserati Quattroporte Executive GT 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: ZAMCE39AX5
I have a 2006 Maserati Quattroporte with a check engine lamp on and states engine control failure on cluster. My scanner will not allow me to communicate with the pcm. Is there a special scanner to communicate with this vehicle. Any help will be appreciated.
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L front struts VIN: WDBNG75J81
Customer complained that the rear end was high, once the car was here it appeared normal. When the car was lifted we immediately heard an air leak. Found both front struts leaking air. Looking in the archives found that a repair kit is available. Yet most post...
2000 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Engine Noise ?? VIN: YS3ED48E0Y
This vehicle has been meticulously maintained and always used synthetic oil. Came in with coolant leak (no signs of over heating), due to broken radiator. Customer noticed wiff of smoke and stopped driving immediately. Upon repair of cooling system and ensurin...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L solinoid valve 10 VIN: 3VWSE69M33
checked wires replaced sol valve switched computer out of ideas any help would be welcomed
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Glow Plugs VIN: 3VWRR69M34
This car is eating glow plugs and me. Dealer has replaced glow plugs under warranty/recall. Customer brought to us a month after with check engine light on and two glow plugs open circuit. Took back to dealer they replaced glow plugs and one week later same s...
1994 Volvo 940 2.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1JW8313R
engine is running lean 16.3 to 1 failing NOX. Replaced MAF and 2 of 3 codes went away. Cold it runs like its starving for fuel and stalls when put into gear. Once warmed up it runs pretty good, a little rough at tip in throttle. Fuel pressure is good, What kin... Trouble codes: 231
2004 Volvo S60 R 2.5L brake squeek VIN: YV1RH52Y14
SO, we told her that this is a common problem and the fix is usually replacing rotors and pads with OEM parts. The OEM pads comes chamfered with a built in backing plate,and the OEM rotors comes with this anti-squeak coating on them. Our shop has never had a s...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1995 Audi 90 2.8L tcm, ecm, brakes VIN: WAUBA88CXS
thank you to all that replied. i disconnected the abs module and was able to communicate. i replugged back in and everything works perfectly. thank you.
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L fuel out of exhaust VIN: 3VWBP21C43
thanks to all, vw is fixed. several replies were about timing. alot of special tools to do the job. the only tool that i think is really needed is the correct scan too to set the dynamic timing, you can use things around the shop in place of the other tools(dr...
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