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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L door locks VIN: WDBKK49F01
I'm looking for the fuse/power source for terminal 2.4 (connector 2 terminal 4) black/yellow wire on the PSE module in the trunk. Alldata states this wire is for the rear defroster & terminal 2.2 (red/green) is for the power locks, this is incorrect. I have no...
1992 Volkswagen Passat Syncro 1.8L coolant VIN: WVWKE0314N
Vehicle came in for a intermitant temp light coming on, found severe oil contamination in coolant, removed and tested oil cooler (at filter adaptor). Are these bad for cracking heads or head gaskets? First time we've seen a supercharged VW. Just looking for an...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L thermostat VIN: 3VWSC29M4T
Got the vehicle home to check out themostat. felt hose on top hot!! lowr was warm not hot. Pulledd themostat after it cooled off and refilled and same problem. Took old thermostat and gutted it and reinstalled and same problem. So, I was wondering if this engi...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSK69M22
They put in a used cluster. It obviously now won't start. It has Immo-3 where the VIN and Immo ID show up on line in the module ID screen on Vag-Com. I supposedly can program these keys via a number of different tools. When attempting to program I get a mess...
2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Engine VIN: YV1TS94DXY
We are replacing the engine in this vehicle with a used engine. We are wanting to know if a engine from a 1999 S80 will work in the 2000 S80. We previously tried to replace it with a engine from a 2001 S80, but the camshaft veno was different. Any advice would...
2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, intermittant no star VIN: YV1TS94DXY
this vehicle will hardly start or not start at all, the tach is inop9 even when vehicle does start and run), all the malfunction lamps are on, the driver info display is showing brake failure, the gear display stays in park regardless of what gear it is placed... Trouble codes: E003, 510F, 530B, 720A, 928C
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1SZ58DX1
Customer states ; ever since we have done the timing belt the vehicle seems sluggish and the service engine message goes on. sometimes code P1237 is set and it does not seem like the turbo is kicking in. We have since replaced the t-belt with a volvo part and ... Trouble codes: P1237
2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Cem VIN: YV1CZ91H54
Does anyone know where the CEM is located and have a procedure on how to remove it?

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2002 Audi S4 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUXD68DX2
Hello Audi Techs After verifying for vacuum leaks, boost pressure leaks, we found that the turbo (boost) cut off valves were leaking internally had torn diaphragms, we replaced both valves and we did not have any more codes and the car runs great. Thanks to... Trouble codes: P, 1129 (Fuel trim bank 2 system too richmulti), P, 1127 (Fuel trim bank 1 system too rich multi), P, 1557 (Charge pressure control positive deviation).
2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L parking brake VIN: WAUDT74F85
I unplugged every control unit i could find, under carpets,trunk wells,headlights,etc,etc if you name it,I unplugged it. STILL NO COMMUNICATION. I fixed the parking brake by repairing a corroded wire inside the plug of the wiring harness at the caliper harnes...
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E93
Thank you all for your valuable insight on this problem. Customer has opted to not continue with a repair at this time. A few thoughts and some more insight for you all about what has been checked and such. A few of you had suggested the car may need an engine... Trouble codes: P1341, 182 (fuel safety cutoff switch signal).
1982 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L Air Conditioning VIN: WP0EA0916C
Well I think this Porsche is cooling about as well as it can without a full system upgrade. I took the advice of John from North Carolina and flushed the whole system with nitrogen. I only got maybe 2 or 3 ounces out of the whole system so I don't think that t...
2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Steering column lock VIN: YS3FB45S03
I want to thank everyone for the useful input - after replacing the CIM (which fixed the steering angle sensor fault but nothing else) and thoroughly checking all of the associated wiring with the CIM, SLM and ISM, we decided to condemn the Steering Lock Modul...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Stall VIN: 3VWCD21C7Y
Thanks for all of the help. After checking the components that everyone mentioned the one thing we did see that was not right was the actual boost pressure, which under hard accel at 3000 rpm we found it should be between 4-6 psi but actually it was running b... Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary injection air flow incorrect), P1557 (Charge pressure control limit exceeded).
2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L engine VIN: 9BWGK21J13
Just to let you know that after we did the tests, cylinder leakdown and cooling system pressure test the problem has been gone. It has been some time now and the customer has been back to let us know that since that day it no longer smokes in the morning after...
1998 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW56D5X
I got many helpful responses on this one. I was not aware of the power relay or the part number changes. The fix on this one was a second new throttle body and reinstalling software. I am not sure if this was a software glitch or a hardware problem with the th... Trouble codes: ECM, 4308 (ecm 91a7 -), ECM, 91A7, ECM, 91F0.
2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Electronic VIN: YV1TS90D51
We installed a used Transmssion unit and all is well everyone was correct by not messing with unit and a replacement in the first place would have been a better choice but now i know i will never forget to do so. Thanks, Stewart
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