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2001 Audi S4 2.7L clutch line VIN: WAURD68DX1
thanks for any help. trying to remove clutch hydraulic line. does booster need to be removed to get line out. could not find procedure in alldata or mitchell. labor time is lower than booster removal time.thanks again for help.
2004 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L No Start VIN: WA1YD64B14
this car was at audi dealer for a month,they coudnt find any thing wrong. car wont start at times, cranks hasnt donr it for me .car is here for a dead miss. found bad coil and that fixed the tring to find theengine control module power ralay al... Trouble codes: 17069 (eng. control module power relay control circut open), 17072 (eng. control module power relay sense circut open)
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Starting VIN: WBADD5320V
vehicle has no crank condition. starter checks ok. no ign signal to starter. suspect ews control.unable to communicate with module using autoboss. using mitchell, unable to find module to check. anyone out ther know location of ews module. any help would be he...
2002 BMW 540i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN534X2
The vehicle came in surging in Failsafe / Limp Mode and MIL on with codes P1637 and P0021. The car has a new MAS and Throttle Body. I reset adaptaions and that did nothing. So I did a hard reset, cleared adaptations and codes and started the car. It ran great,... Trouble codes: P1637 (Throttle Valve Actuator), P0021 (Variable Intake Timing VANOS inlet camshaft), 134 (Adaptation Throttle Actuator)
2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: SAJDA01N61
we have this v6 jaguar x type 3.0l in for surging. i also noticed when in park the engine stops at 2,900 rpm, and will not rev any higher in park. when on the road about 2,ooo to 2,900 rpm after engine has warmed up, the car stumbles and appears to have a flat...
1994 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA63EXR
i have 1994 mercedes-benz SL320 .. came in with check engine light is on scan have code 098 can no reception from ASR .. it's hard code can't clear it .. i try used ABS module it doesn't help .. please hep i never see this code before thanks all Trouble codes: 098 (CAN no reception from ASR)
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L fuel gauge VIN: WDBNG75J4Y
Have the benz that tells us fuel level is @ 3/4 when we know there is only a few gallons of gas. Replaced sending unit in the tank. Still, same thing. Hooked up launch to do a guage sweep. The sweep works, but still 3/4. When we look at data to see how much ga...
1979 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L Engine Smokes VIN: 9119210583
From the moment this vehicle starts running, it is bellowing smoke. No change as engine reaches operating temperature. Engine runs great. Sparkplugs not oil soaked, compression is good. So much oil is blowing thru system that when vehicle is shut off, oil will...
1991 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.6L airbag warning light VIN: WP0CB2962M
Ck'd codes found code 29. Cleared code and after 2 weeks it is back w/ same code(29 left crash sensor wiring high resistance). Can someone tell me how to test the crash sensor? Are there any specs available for circuit resistance?
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 3VWSD69M01
I am looking for the main bearing, rod bearing and cyl head bolt torque specs. I cant seem to find them in Mitchell. Thanks for the help!
2004 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L compresser VIN: WVWAD63BX5
i have a volkswagon passat with a 1.8 liter the problem im having is when i turn the a/c on the electric fan to cool the condenser comes on but the compresser does not the green wire at the compresser has no power ive checked the fuses and all are no...
2006 Volkswagen Touareg TDI 5.0L maintaince VIN: WVGPT77L26
question to vw techs out their i am replacing the fuel filter on this toureg and the element will not come out it seems it is siezed to the center section is their something i am missing or what? any help would be awsome.

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2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L amber light in dash VIN: SALSK25438
Thanks to IATN & it's members for what we do! The left front wear sensor had a broken wire & was replaced during the brake replacement. At 6:30 this morning I received 3 responses, all with the same message. The shop opens at 8:30, by 8:45 the Rover was fix...
1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBEA52E1R
Specail thanks to frank from nevada he said to test the alt and see what the output was. the voltage regulator had failed every time the votage would spike past 17v the overvoltage protection relay would shut it down causing a surging idle and a major drivabil...
2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L tonneau cover VIN: WDBLK5GX2T
2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Starting VIN: WDBNG75J82
We sent car to MB dealer. They thought it was the fuse/relay box on right side engine compartment and they replaced it but did not fix! They now have an engine control module ordered and it is on backorder. When they get her fixed I will update.
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWRH63B32
ok guys got her fixed kicked my butt but we got it.the intake cam sproket spun on camshaft we replaced intake cam and reassembled timed with bar and pin that goes in block and there you go...thank you all for all the help you have offered we do thank you all a... Trouble codes: P0345 (cam shaft circuit a bank 2).
2005 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L all gear VIN: 9BWDE61J55
Thanks for all the advice and help, i replace three speed sensor inside the transmission. I used vag-com in graphic mode, in this form take the problem. Thank
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Oil Pressure VIN: YV1LS55ANX
Thanks for help. this oil pan had very little sludge to begain with, so I didnt pay much attention to it. Just cleaned and installed. we'll When I removed pan there was a small amount of sludge in a peramid shap just under sump. I soaked the oil pan and oil pi...
2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Lock-up pressure switch VIN: YS1TS90D71
I received some helpful replies on this Volvo that could hopefully help somebody else that has this problem but when we called the customer to give them their options to fix this car,they claimed that a rebuild transmission was installed in this car 6 months a...
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