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2005 Audi S4 Cabriolet 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WUARL48H65
Audi specialists welcomed for this one. We performed a 60k service on this car, which included spark plugs, several months ago. The car ran fine up until the other day. The customer said it started to misfire while driving on the highway. Scanned vehicle and f...
2005 Audi A4 2.0L Airbag light VIN: WAUAF68E45
Needing some help from VW/Audi guys... I have an 05 A4 here with the airbag light on. Pulled fault 01578 006 Passenger airbag off lamp K145: short circuit to plus. the k145 light comes on for a split second when the key is turned on, pulled the light, gave it ...
1997 BMW 540i 4.4L locks and windows VIN: WBADE6323V
97 540 i rear door locks and power windows inop suspect general module is this common.I just want some comfirmation before replacing.Thanks in advance for youre replies ther is very little diagnostic info available on these symptoms.
2002 BMW 325i 2.5L Clock VIN: 1YVFP80C03
Hi Guys, I need help with this Beemer, 02 325. We replaced the alternator and now are unable to set the clock. I dont have the button on the turn signal lever. I tried pushing the left button untill it says test, still no luck. any help would be appreciated. T...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L waterpump VIN: WBAVB175X6
customer brought vehicle in with complaint of overheating at interstate speeds, found no obvious issues with leaks, fan operation etc., said he had no issues around town. after checking for bulletins concerning overheats found the one concerning waterpump fail...
2001 Jaguar XKR 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA42B41
Vehicle runs fine. Just has check engine lite on. Cannot fine description of code po1647 or test for that code.if clear codes they come back in a day or so of driving. Trouble codes: P1647 (Manufacture specific code), P1111 (System checks complete since last memory clear)
2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L battery light(charge warning) VIN: SAJEA51D43
For the last month we have had this Jaguar in for a "Battery Light "on, INTERMITTENTLY . It has a code P2503- Charging system voltage low. Every time we check it the alt is charging 13 to 15 volts,but the same P2503 code comes back.ALLDATA has no listing for c...
2005 Jaguar S-Type R 4.2L PATS led VIN: SAJACO3SX5
Has anyone come across one of these with PATS light continuously on?(Key on,off,out of ignition). Vehicle came in with light on and key remotes not operating. Driver's door key did not turn lock(manually manipulating drivers door lock mechanism has all locks w...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L Compressor VIN: WDBCA24DOK
The car came into me with no cool ac. After connecting guages found pressure in system. Readings 75 psi low & high. I found what appeared to be low pressure switch jumpered switch nothing. Tested for power no power at black with red tracer on either terminals....
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L gas tank VIN: WDBSK75F33
03 sl 500 constant clunking noise from fuel tank,we know we need to take it apart to find problem.any one has done one of these,sounds like a baffle or plastic unit has come of its position and will hit the walls of fuel tank as fuel moves around.is it repaira...
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 4JGAB57E93
vehicle came in on saturday for a died while driving . customer stated -warning lights came on first battery then srs and airbag. they turned off the vehicle and battery was dead . got a jump start and the vehicle started but all the warning lights were flashi...
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Compressor VIN: WDBUH65J94
Hello Techs, could any one would tell me how to remove the direct drive pulley on the DENSO 7SEU17C for replace it. Or where can I get the repair instructions or manual fo this compressors. Thank You.
2002 Mini Cooper S 1.6L cooling fan VIN: WMWRE33442
Hello, thanks in advance. Currently, after replacing the infamous 5A fuse that runs the cooling fans and the assembly itself, we still have no cooling fan operation. The ECT reads the coolant temp correctly, and the scanner reads that the fan should be active ...
2005 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1AA29P15
This car came back with misfire after 4 months, can hear it popping trough intake. Pulled codes p0300 and p0304. I switched coils 3 and 4 and the problem still stayed on 4. I did a compression test 1-200,2-195,3-200,4-95,5-195,6-160. I sprayed some oil into # ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 3VWSK69M41
So i think i have 2 problem one is something with the cooling system is not circulating and something is wrong with the fans. ( the fans are broken in peice " 2 fans same place" nothing is hitting.I think they went to fast and broke but i dont know. and it is ...
1994 Volvo 940 2.3L Timing VIN: YV1JS8315R
Customer removed his engine to reseal and after he reinstalled it the engine will not rev up. I have traced his problem down to his timing being retarded.. Timing light shows it retarted by 46 deg.. After extensive checking i beleive his ring gear is not istal...
2002 Volvo S40 1.9L shift VIN: YV1VS29502
volvo tech, please help. car came in and complaint trans not shift properly and upshift light flashes. install scanner codes p0700 and p0705 (trans range sensor) replace sensor and try adjust cable and switch, but always say error in gear 4 on digital display ...

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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Compressor VIN: TRUWR28N11
Thanks for the replies. Looking at the system pressures it doesn't seem like a stuck open expansion valve. It took several minutes after shut down before hi/lo sides equalized. Fire it up again & press go back to 210/60 psi with NO variations(700 rpm, 3000rpm,...
1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJNX5744S
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L head gasket
Sorry for the late closure of this post; any how, I tried to see if I could do head gasket without using the tool and just making my own marks. But, customer decided to replace timinig chain, tensioner, and ect. after all. So, we went ahead and got the too. ev...
1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Shut off VIN: WDBJAF20F0
No, we haven't given up on this one. He can only leave it with us for a couple hours at a time. posted replies: check connector wires, have had problems. ours is a 4 wire connector and good connction. check for vacuum. I think those were on the earier models a... Trouble codes: 1622 (Electrohydraulic shut off actuator).
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Starting VIN: WDBNG75J0Y
This problem is very erractic, have not been able to duplicate since post & customer has picked up. Was supposed to get back to me so I could try some of your suggestions, but has not returned yet. If he brings it back I'll post/update results at that time. Th...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Power locks, remote key fob VIN: WDBSK75F73
Finally fixed, thanks for the help, you were right, the air pump in the trunk was bad. Be careful and don't make the mistake I did. I thought the pump on the left side of the trunk was it, but that is a hydraulic pump for the top, remove that and underneath it...
2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF81J14
thanks to all who reply alex from cali nail it by turning staring right to life work thanks again Trouble codes: C1014 (Y10 SPS Solenoid Valve Electrical Fault).
1985 Porsche 944 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WP0AA094XF
Thank you for all the replies, we follow up all the work we did, everythings look ok. Since there is a temp difference between upper and lower hose, we replace the thermostant, and temp stay normal now. customer is happy, thank you again.
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L Inmobilizer system VIN: 3VWBB61C7W
Hi, thanks to everyone for their replies, the remote started to work 2 days later, I don't know if were the batteries the problem, but for sure as you said it was a problem with the door latch, it wasn't working properly, one of the welding contacts was cracke...
1995 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L ac compressor VIN: YV1LW5714S
What it took to repair this problem was a new clutch contact relay. I called Identafix and the guy on the phone walked me through the diagnostic prosess step by step, telling me what voltage readings to look for on which wires. The man was very knowlegeable on...
2002 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L fuel door lock VIN: YV1TS92D72
Thanks for all the help. Did not know it locked after driving that helped out a lot. Found that it was locking but not unlocking. replaced switch all is good now.
2006 Volvo XC90 V8 4.4L Compressor? VIN: YV4C285276
Thank you all for you help! I was ready to change the exp valve, and if that didnt work i was gonna go thru with the compressor...but the exp valve is located under the dash inside. At that point i didnt feel confertable with the job (having no info on alldata...
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