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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 ...
1998 BMW 318i 1.9L camshaft position sensor VIN: WBACC0321W
hi , i need help or some info on this vehicle on the camshaft position sensor a p0340 DTC is comin up in my scan tool the CHECK ENGINE light is on, gettin ready for inspection, it has been a year since the last time we put in a new camshaft position sensor and...
2003 BMW 745i 4.4L Whistle Noise VIN: WBAGL63443
BIMMER Techs. Once every two weeks a perfect "whistle" noise comes from the right side of the dash. Have taken apart access panel while whistle is present. Cannot locate. Not originating from underhood.Had replaced blower motor last winter for a chirping at lo...
1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Excessive Emissions, High nox VIN: 5AJKX1745S
Our sister shop replaced both Cat. Conv., due to emissions failure. Customer went for a retest, and passed all gases, but the NOx. Customer states that the Cat. Conv. we installed are faulty. We believe that since it's not the Cat. Conv.'s job to reduce NOx, t...
1973 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1070441200
Hello everyone, I have a Mercedes-Benz here that is really giving me a tough time. Customer brought this 450SL, stating it is a 1972 model year. I have found that they didn't make one in '72 so I am guessing it is a '73. There is no emissions sticker under the...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L Current Draw VIN: WDB2100702
Hallo Mercedes guru's.I hope someone can help me out. This car has a .3amp current draw.We have so far been unable to find the offending user. We pulled fuses etc. Do these cars have any particular electrical problems I should be aware off? Thanks in advance, ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Cooling Systems VIN: WDBLJ70G22
Hoping for a mercedes guru with a good idea. vehicle is pumping oil in the coolant but no antifreeze in the oil. Is there a hidden cooler I cant see? Are the head gaskets known to fail at a pressure port. Im unfamiliar with this engine though I have worked on ...
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.
1981 Volkswagen Vanagon 2.0L Charging
prior to replacing alternator we verified condition of grounds and B+ wiring from starter. all very good condition. charge indicator on dash is working perfectly. the odd thing i am finding is the the blue wire is getting 14 volts. faulty alternator? or am i m...
2004 Volkswagen Touareg TDI 4.9L Sound system VIN: WVGPZ77L74
This truck has the early CD based nav system with premium sound and amp. The truck has a battery drain problem so it won't start after sitting 2 days. Although the stereo worked fine, we suspected the amp may have a short as it was warm to the touch even after...
2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Electronic VIN: YV1TS90D51
We have a code TCM 000B shift solenoid S1 reoccurring the code will come back on every drive sfter 50 mph we thoguht we had this nailed since the wiring harness had a wire which was hanging on by a stand but the same code is coming back. We have also checked w...
2004 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L wipers-guages VIN: YV1RS61T74
Guages activate for 5 seconds then drop, no park on wiper, no washers, no hi beam,transmission in limp mode.all else works ok

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2008 Audi Q7 3.6L Brake Pads VIN: WA1BY74L08
2000 BMW 328i 2.8L A/C, Lighting VIN: WBAAM5345Y
Replaced & recoded instrument cluster, all functions normal, including lights & A/C.
2002 BMW 325i 2.5L Clock VIN: 1YVFP80C03
I tried everything, the clock would not set. I forgot to mention in my post that I tried the standard method of turning the trip knob with no success. I read online that you have to press the left button untill it says test and then turn the right trip button ...
1999 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: YV1LW56D9X
There is no fuel regulator, returnless fuel system, the exhaust is not plugged, compression 160-170 psi all cylinders. Air pump relay does power TB, also times out after shut down, head light test power and ground. Replaced with 2nd new throttle body. Both new... Trouble codes: P1238.
2004 Volvo S60 2.5T AWD 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: YV1RH59H64
The customer decided not to go any further. thanks to those that offered up an opinion. It seems that one needs a few special tools including a volvo scan tool to do in depth diagnosis. thanks again Lee Trouble codes: 3503 (cylinder 2 misfire), 3553 (canister purge valve).
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