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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L evaporator VIN: WBAEV33422
looking for some help. This 325i has a verified leak at the evaporator and before we jump feet first into this I am looking for some advise on accessing it. Alldata is not much help and wondered if someone had a good road map to the inside of the dash. Any goo...
2004 Jaguar XKR 4.2L windows
car came in on hook as a no start replaced fuel pump and filter had to remove battery from . now the windows dont operate properly when opening and shutting the doors is there somthing I have to reset
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L transision VIN: SALME11423
ok This rover comes in on the rollback with air system down, I start it up drive into shop & connect the autologic up to run the air system & found the front air bag was leaking. order new right front air bag then go to start car & nothing. check for codes in ...
1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L won't run VIN: WDBHA23E0V
vehicle came in with dead battery it had stall on the freeway, recharge battery, vehicle started tested for charging no charging voltage from alternator, install new alternator now the vehicle starts runs for a couple of seconds and stalls, it won't stay runni...
2000 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L Engine VIN: WDBPJ75J2Y
Car came in not starting. There would be no gear display in the intrument cluster. Common problem with this is the ESM or shifter going bad inside. Replaced shifter module and problem is still current. No gear display in the cluster. Also with diagnostic tool ...
1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L door locks VIN: WPOAA299OX
Good morning fellow porsche heads we got one here thats starting to kick us in the rear, car came in with the central locking ystem not working properly, the key does fob deos not work so took apart found no battery or chip in its hollow, now customer states i...
1988 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L rack VIN: SCAZN02A0J
This car has a leaking steering rack (leaks from the shaft into the boots)-it is center take off style. The only place in canada to find a replacement rack was the rolls dealer-we purchased the rack which when we went to install it was a different design-mount...
1988 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L power locks, seats VIN: SCAZNO2A8J
Good customer has a 88 rolls royce with some electrical problems . He dosent drive it much and the last time he did was on sunday and when he got in to start it the door locks were going up and down on there own and clicking very fast.He pulled the relay out t...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Clutch hydraulics VIN: WVWSR61J34
We have an 2004 Jetta that would shift okay and the clutch wasnít slipping but the clutch pedal was only a couple inches from the floor. With 175K on the original clutch Iím sure it needs to be replaced however I wanted to bleed the system first to see a firme...
2005 Volvo S40 i 2.4L Int No Drive VIN: YV1MS38275
We have this s40 that the customer states will not go into drive at times it will go to nuetral, if he shuts off the vehicle and restarts all is fine. He came to pickup vehicle 2 days ago and it happened in my parking lot he came in to get me and without even ...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUVT64B23
Didn't get much of a consensus in the replies. Basically the idea is to get everything perfect..o2's, carbon, oil consumption, oil intervals. It's about as perfect as it can get. Think it might just be a marginal product from the factory. Thanks for the re...
2003 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L Wipers VIN: 4USBT53403
Thanks to all that took the time to help. It turned out to be the wiper motor. I hooked up my lab scope to the park signal wire coming from the wiper motor to the GM and was able to see an inconsistent pattern at times, no "park" signal. Replaced the motor and...
1991 Rolls Royce Silver Spirit 6.7L Both power seats inop. VIN: SCAZS02D2M
Thanks for the help everyone! All of the replies point to the module under each seat (common failure evidently) with the driver's unit also controling the mirrors. I have passed this information on to the customer but he has not brought the car back for us to ...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L keyless entry
Hello All. Thanks for all the quick responses. This vehicle is fixed. Michal hit it on the head but I was actually fortunate in the fact that an identical vehicle came in. I went ahead and programmed the fobs in question to the known good vehicle. The adaptati...
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