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1999 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 1.8L door locks VIN: WAUGB28D0P
Alarm system functions but doesnt lock doors. Therefore one thinks doors are locked and they open and set off alarm. Hear a brief running at rear locking module (luggage compartment) upon activating manual or remote locking or unlocking. Module is $795. Do you...
2002 BMW 330Ci 3.0L wont start VIN: WBASB53402
Thought we had this one fixed. Came in on the hook, turns over, no start, Autologic says start and key enabled, no other codes in any system. Turn key to on position with foot on brake, wait 30 seconds, turn ignition off, then car starts normally, like it is r...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVB13516
Hello Iatn members! and thanks for helping out in advance. I have a really good friend that got this newer Bmw from a really good costumer, that he bought wrecked in front and sent it to a body shop. body shop repaired front end and car started with a slight m... Trouble codes: 2F9A (camshaft sensor inlet signal), 2A9A (camshaft sensor exhaust signal), 2E8C (intelligent battery sensor function), 2A87 (exhaust vanos mechanical), 2A98 (cranckshaft inlet camshaft correlation), 2A99 (cranckshaft exhaust camshaft correlation)
2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Tiptronic VIN: WP1AB29P94
Hello Porsche Techs: We have a Tiptronic problem we go into Tiptronic and it stays in automatic mode (intermittently). We have a code 1045. We replaced the shifter assembly and micro switch with new parts and we have the same issue, the code came back 1045 Sel...
1987 Volkswagen Vanagon Campmobile 2.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: WV2ZB0256H
vehicle towed in for stall on road, fuel tank below empty fuel pump dead replaced fuel pump & filter, started but run rough replaced main relay with correct relay. Now hard starting need to crank 3-4 minutes before fires and rough until temp well above 190f. ...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCD21C42
02 beetle that check engine light will not go out . no codes pending are currant in memory. have disc connected battery touched pos. and neg. together light still on . car came in no start , found blown fuse and #2 coil pack burnt up. oil in spark plug tubes ....
2004 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L dome light VIN: 9BWEL21J44
dome light will work from all 3 other doors except drivers door. the indicator on the dash sees that the Lf door switch is working. also the warning buzzer for the headlights on works when opening the LF door our info on this is limited Customer is also compla...

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1993 Audi S4 2.2L blower VIN: WAUHP84A1P
After recieving reply information we are planning to use the shortcut. Replacing blower without removing plenemn. Unit pries up at the cowl. The owner is to bring us more detailed instructions upon bringing car back. Thanks to all.
2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L rear mcalipers VIN: WAUDG74F35
Thanks for all the info. Didn't want to damage aything by jumping wires but i'm sure that will work, but pad thickness would still be seen as low. Talked to a audi teck about it. Tried a Modis and Solstus but couldn't gain access to computer. Not sure why?? B...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L performance VIN: WDBRF64J41
Thanks to all that replied. I was looking for temp sensor as customer had a temp offset resistor that he wanted added to vehicle. Not my normal request, but I did it. That is why there were no codes. I listed performance as problem. I think this "upgrade" may ...
2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L power steering pump VIN: WMWRC33435
Thank you for all your help, you guys nailed it, we installed a new pump, customer is happy, we are happy...IATN is Great.
2001 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L wheels VIN: YV1SW58D21
Thanks for all the replies! The easiest fix for this problem- get a 3/4" impact gun, and the necessary bigger air hose to run the thing- it zips the bolts right off. other findings: As far as lubricating the bolts goes, the powers that be are probably mor...
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