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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L trunk lights and glove box light inoperative VIN: WAUDC68D11
can someone , tell me where a can get a schematic of the trunk lights / glove box light wiring .. i have no lights for trunk or glove box .. has anyone had issues with this problem . no voltage at either bulb .. all fuses appear to be good upon testing ..
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1989 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L No Upshift VIN: SAJHY1542K
Will not shift up out of second gear. Some advice please and thank you in advance.Pressure is within normal range.
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Accessories VIN: WDBFA66E6N
Body of mine bought a 1992 mercedes 500sl from the auction no lights on the instrument are workings & none of the gauges are & no turn signal, we swap the cluster with a good working one & everything is fine on the cluster, we replace the main relay for the tu...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Tail gate lock VIN: WDBRH61J73
Tailgate will not unlock or open from the outside. Had to use mecanical release under the plug inside the car. When unlocking with remote or switch on the dash there is no sound in the tailgate. There is 3 wires to the latch and I checked for voltage and groun...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF40J33
HELP! We have gone through the archives at least 15 times trying every fix and suggestion listed. Car came in with check engine light on pulled code p2058 with launch scanner couldnt find much help with that code. But pulled code p0170 in global same code one ... Trouble codes: P2058, P0170
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1989 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.3L Surge, Misfire VIN: WP0EB0933K
the engine runs normally,though after a hot soak there is a concern where there is a surge/misfireat around 100kph in 4th or 3rd gears and the tach bounces from 0 to max. and sometimes stays at 0.
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2001 Porsche Boxster Roadster S 3.2L pass side VIN: WPOCA29851
Hello out there in iatn land. Today i have 01 porsche boxster soft top that has a bad rattle type noise coming from the passenger side door/pillar area when driving over bumps. This noise only happens with the top up. It almost sounds like a bad strut mount or...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L theft VIN: 3VWSK69M52
Hello IATN I have a 2002 Jetta that will store Injector Codes P0261, P0264, P0270 and P0267 only when engine running and the drivers door is opened. When opened the engine will die. Only the drivers door. The fuel pump replay removes power from the fuse panel ...
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2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCL71K19
Thanks in advance for the help. This jetta came to us with the MIL on, with no drivability concerns. Scanned and read the codes, cleared and started the car, codes came right back, no running issues. I have checked on both alldata and mitchell on demand, not m... Trouble codes: P0475, P048E
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2003 Volvo XC90 2.5L Smoking VIN: YV1CZ91HX3
After changing oil trap and cleaning all passages including dropping the pan and cleaning it out vehicle returned this week with a cold start smoking problem.
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L No Start, mil never lights up VIN: YV1CM91H94
hello all volvo techs i have a 2004 xc90 t6 awd that came in for a no start. have found that it has no injector pulse and the fuel pump only runs for about three seconds when u first turn one the key then it never turns back on. also when i connect the scanner...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGJ83275
it was the sending unit, did voltage drop & ohm test the sending unit was shorted , its all good...thanks to everyone who helped in this matter
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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L Battery drain VIN: WBADT63401
Thanks for all the help guys, like some of you suggested looks like this vehicle is getting a final stage for the blower. After disconnecting it for a while the drain went away.., and right now the car is going to sleep no problem. Thanks again
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Hood Release VIN: 5UXFA53522
well, i got the hood open in less than 30 minutes. 1 reply was 7 hours and another was with long pliers and pick's. i went to oemparts.com and looked up the hood latch system to see if it was one or two latches that held the hood down. it was only one, then...
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L drivers seat VIN: WBAGL6352D
thanks for the delay and thanks for the replies, i wanted to make sure this thing got fixed. We put the signal coverter in, and the light returned, so in order to warr. the seat occ, the dealer had to diag, and the seat occ sensor was faulty and got replaced. ...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L Abs VIN: WDC1641862
ok guys the pickup is located in the wheel bearing I also placed the order for the tool. will close it as I know the issue will be fixed when the bearing is fitted.
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1988 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L rack VIN: SCAZN02A0J
I'll post this as fixed although I'm still waiting for the parts. I got very good information about this system-turns out the original racks were a problem early on and were upgraded to a new design-this requires the mounting and steering shaft to be upgraded...
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2004 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Windshield Wipers VIN: YS3FB45S14
Thank you all for your help. The consensus was a faulty CIM. A Tech 2 with saab software is needed for proper diagnosis and programming. So until I see more saabs to justify a scan tool purchase , this one is off to the dealer.
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L Light VIN: 3VWCP21C72
BELIEVE IGNITION SWITCH WAS BAD.WIGGLING IT WOULD MAKE CHARGING LIGHT GO ON AND OFF.REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS SAID YOU NEED A SPECIAL PULLER TO GET KEY TUMBLER OUT A BIT TO ACCESS IGNITION SWITCH.SENT CAR TO DEALER AND AS FAR AS I KNOW CAR IS FIXED.THANK YOU FOR THE...
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