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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L none VIN: WAUDC68D61
vehicle came in with engine light on, i checked codes and found p0171 ch all over for leaks and found 2 broken vac hoses. vehicle went back to dealer for some recall work with sec air system, and light must have come back on. customer mentions something dealer... Trouble codes: P0171
1997 BMW 318i 1.9L Safety VIN: WBACC0323V
got a question for the rest of the beemerheads out there. we have a long time customer with a clean 318i 4dr. his daughter drives it so it has to be perfect. so when the airbag light came on about 2 years ago, we scanned it and got code 16 for the drivers seat...
2002 BMW M3 3.2L DME and EWS VIN: WSBL93462J
Upon re-installation of DME into vehicle, car has a no crank condition. The DSC (traction control light) is illuminated on center of dash, the shifter is in the locked position. There is also zero communication with the OBD2 port and my scan tool. I believe E...
2004 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L brake warning light VIN: 4USBT53584
Frequently while driving the red brake warning light will blink on and off accompanied by the warning gong as though handbrake were not fully released.As noted the fluid level switch is new.My PC Retriever finds no codes in any systems but is not accessing the...
2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Ride Height VIN: 5UXFA13594
SUV has thrown code 74 twice, both times cleared, has thrown code 74 again. 74: "accumulator pressure not increasing when commanded" Once code cleared, all functions operate, including up & down both with scan tool and with dash switch. No other codes in syste...
1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L master cylinder VIN: SALPV1247T
this truck has no brake pedal at all it is as if you installed a mew master without fluid. the master and booster and abs controller are all one part.the abs pump is seperate part mounted on fender on drivers side under hood. the abs pump stays pumping all the...
2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Driver's Seat VIN: WDBLJ70G8Y
Hi everyone, and thanks in advance for your input. We are working on a Mercedes CLK430 that has developed a problem with the driver's seat. The seat will not move from front to rear and the back of the seat (not the seat back) will not raise and lower. The s...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on, idles too high VIN: WDBRF64J21
This car has had this problem for a while and, the customer has been doing his own trouble shooting and after replacing a bunch of expensive parts he gave up and brought it to me. the only code I have gotten so far is a P2004/P0100 maf senosor. MAF readings ar... Trouble codes: P2004, P0170, P0173, P0221, P0120, P0110 (Intake air temp sensor.)
2001 Other European Lagonda ltd 6.0L climate control VIN: SCFAB223X1
This car has not come in yet. Customer stated that his alternator blew up and he had a rebuilt installed. After the repairs were done he states his AC is no longer cold, his dash light are inop and his radio was inop, (it now works). So my question is can you ...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 1.8L Air Bags VIN: 3VWPD69M81
Ok This is a strange one, This is my personal car and while driving at 100kmph on the freeway we hit a small hole in the pavement enough to make a bit of noise but the problem is the passenger side airbags deployed. Almost broke my sons arm who was in the pass...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L timing belt tensioner VIN: 3VWRA69M95
VW guys I need a little help. We have a 2005 that we put an engine in 3k ago. It runs fine but the timing belt tensioner is makeing noise when it is idling or at cruise. The customer hasn't complained about it but it bothers me. We went in and replaced the ten...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Compressor VIN: 3VWDF71K26
Variable system, seems weather or run time does not matter. Wiring diag not the best. Have tried manual relearn, no change, no codes. Compressor continues to run when a/c is off. Checked wiring and grounds.bullitens and updates. No real good desc and operation...
2006 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L SRS warning VIN: YV4CY59226
car belongs to used car dealer, was purchased @ auction. airbag fault reads in display. our baum i-scan reads out 00e7(can fault).data stream shows SRS system all operating properly. tested battery and charging system, replaced battery, retested. bat plus drop...

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1991 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Door locks VIN: SAJTW4847M
thanks to all who replied . After removing the door pannel I found a broken clip at the rod to the latch. Repalced clip back in business. Ever since scenario but customer was ok with it. Dave.
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L windows,locks,,wipers,many more items VIN: WDBJF72F7V
This car is finally fixed. What we found after getting another 97 E320 to compare to was this; the electrical plug is supposed to have a U shaped part at the bottom of connector that goes into a U shape in the frame it is to attach to. What this does is keep t...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWRF81H4V
Thanks for all of the replies. Most people said to recheck valve timing. I had all of the special tools and I rechecked it 5 times. Other people said to make sure air was getting sucked in. I ran clear hose on the inlet & return to verify that there was no air...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Rear hatch release VIN: WVWVD63BX2
Thank you for all replies, this is one that we could not figure out. Our customer will either have to go to the dealer or lear to live with it. Thank you for all of the help.
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L a/c and coolling fans VIN: 3VWSE69M82
to all that have given us help -- thank you. A very old friend of mine has told me over and over for years that he only goes with part suppliers that pay labor rates if parts are bad. Well I just learned a very valuable lesson from worldpac. The FCM was bad ...
2004 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L 1-2 Shift VIN: YV1TS91ZZ0
This one is still a torn in my side but I need to close it. The shop who rebuilt the trans has it again.They have change accumulator valves been into the valve body and now have a new valve body which they are now installing.The steering problems were resolve...
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