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2004 Audi S4 4.2L settings VIN: WAUPL68E74
Hi Group, I do need an Instrument cluster CONTROL CHANNEL MAP from a 2004 S4 V8 4.2 6-speed automatic (multitronic with shift paddle at steering wheel option) You will need a VAG.COM to do this job from another S4(B7 from 2002-2005) Here's how to do it if you ...
2002 BMW 325i 2.5L oil system VIN: WBAET37412
Hi to every one,i want to thank you all in advanced for reading my post here. I have this bmw brought to the shop for a smoking problem,when the customer brought the car told me that his son has to add oil once in a while , at least a quart every 2 weeks. i ha...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Unknown VIN: SALMB11473
This car has a code PO691 engine cooling fan control fault not sure what the system is seeing to create this fault but we did repalce the fan motor (condensor fan)and the code is coming back in engine management however not setting engine check light. The re...
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E93
Good morning, We've had this C class in a number of times over the last 25k miles with check engine light issue. Originally, one code in dm p1341 camshaft control. Initially, performed activation with scanner of cam magnet and it performed as it should have.... Trouble codes: P1341, 182 (fuel safety cutoff switch signal)
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Park function VIN: WDBEA32EXS
This car came in with the wipers inoperative. The first replacement motor would park before installing all the trim pieces and wiper arm. Second would not park. On the fourth motor (new from Carquest, Bosch) did park properly for a while, then no park. The new...
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Lighting VIN: 4JGAB54EX2
I have this ML320 with no interior lights .Wont turn on even with push buttens at dome light.It looks like the allactivity module controls ground for lights is that a common problem or is there some thing else I should be looking for.
2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Dash VIN: WDBNG70J32
Got this Mercedes Benz that the coolant warning "WILL NOT" turn off. No codes in cluster. New sensor in reservoir. New SAM unit(reprogrammed). Ohmed wiring from sensor to SAM unit - tested good. Any thoughts or help would be great, Thanks.
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J22
Ok I hope someone out there can lead us down the proper path, this car is ofcourse a new customer and has multible isue.there are 7 codes 3 for oil level and quailty, one for MAF sensor one for pendal position and I forgot the last code. We have no acceleratio...
2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Roll Bar Light Abs Light Radio VIN: WDBSK75F15
Hi All This came in with the system battey dead. Battery is a new World Pac oe replacement from Nov of last yr but the car sits for up to six weeks at a time. I charged it with the ground cable off but it never came back so I replaced it with the same oe styl...
2002 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L No tiptronic shift VIN: WPOCA29861
Hi Porsche techs, We have a 2002 Boxster that keeps throwing pedal potentiometer codes and then Tiptronic operation defaults to automatic only with very harsh 3 -2 downshifts. When the car first came in there were 3 hard codes that would not reset. (P1219, P...
1992 Saab 900 S 2.1L Turn Signal and 4 way flasher VIN: YS3AK35EON
Hello Friends I have in the shop this 1992 Saab 900S 2.1 Liter no turbo, that the turn signal and 4 way Flasher don't work, I have check all the Basic also the Archive on iATN, no much help there, also ALLDATA not much help either All the fuses look and test ...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Electronic VIN: 3VWST71K76
A/C doesn't work. Verified full refrigerant charge. I put in 525g as specified by underhood sticker. Noticed cooling fans were not working and my high side pressure was climbing to 300 psi, low side steady at 70psi. No power to the a/c compressor at the regula...
2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Starting VIN: YV1TS90D3Y
Vehicle came in totally dead except weak siren and door lights. Customer says vehicle sat for months and would not start. Has 500 m/a draw have not found yet. All nodes are not communicating,all are in orange with Vida,unhook aftermarket alarm system and unh...

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2006 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L "Brake" Light Flash VIN: WAUDF78E66
Thank you for the feed back. Some of the replies were correct. It was the level sensor in th resrvoir. It went bad when he did his flushing. Thank you for the help.
1988 BMW 325i 2.5L tps VIN: WBABB22030
Hi Guys This vehicle has got many issues still to sort but anyway . We have reinstated the wiring to factory and cleaned and reset the tps ( Full of Oil ). Set up throttle body and run car . Car is a lot better no more missing and idling better when hot ...
2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L Alternator VIN: WBAEW334X4
Thank you to EVERYONE who replied to this post. You were all right on the money. I threw the P.O.S Alternator back at NAPA and got a bosch. Put in and retested. All is good. I think I was just in denial thinking the Alternator couldnt be bad again. This is th...
2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Draw on electrical system VIN: SAJDA01PX1
We replaced battery and replaced radio with a rebuilt unit from dealer, have not heard back from customer so this one is down the road. Stewart
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY1248Y
well after much headach i installed a new mass air flow meter stright from landrover!!! customer has not reported any check engine light!! thank you to all that helped Trouble codes: P1171, P1174, P0102, P1884.
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Starting VIN: 4JGAB54E6Y
thanks for the advise. Ran a load test on the battery and it failed. Replaced it and no more problem.
1974 Porsche 914 1.8L Stall VIN: 4742915545
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. The fix for this car was, as advised by several, the head temperature sensor. I had gotten many replies for failures with trigger points, relay boards, bad wiring etc. This clunker is back out clunking it ...
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: YV1LS5576W
Thanks to everyone for all of the relplies, We were finally able to get the car to act up with a fuel pressure guage hooked up to it, and found that the fuel pressure was between 12-15 psi versus the 40-44 the vehicle calls for. We replaced the fuel pump, fu...
1999 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW55A9X
Sorry about the long wait to close. I just wanted to be sure everything was good. Then we got super busy. Anyway the car is running fine with no more check engine light. The fix is not very educational and unfortunatley I didn't have time to investigate furt... Trouble codes: P0138 (B1S2 Oxygen Sensor malfunction), P0130 (B1S1 Oxygen sensor Malfunction), P1081 (Unknown Theft deterent).
2000 Volvo S70 2.4L ac system VIN: YV1LS61J2Y
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