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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L air suspension VIN: WAUYP54B81
Hello all, This Audi Allroad came in after the customer drove over a speed bump at a normal speed, then the rear suspension dropped. We pulled codes 01772, 01400 with our VAG 1551. We attempted to test the system but only succeeded in lowering the front. We ca...
1995 BMW 525i 2.5L Door locks VIN: WBAHD6325S
The power door lock system is not working properly. When you try to lock (with the key, the remote control or the door knob), it locks all the doors and then unlocks immediately all the doors. Try a second time and it works fine, until the next time. To unlock...
2000 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L heating system VIN: SAJDA24CXY
i have jaguar vanden plas that has no heat. the car heats up and the inlet tube to the matrix gets hot 165+ but heat in the cabin remains nill.i have unplugged the heat valve and doesnt seem to make a difference. the valve is receiving 6.5 volts.the matrix out...
2006 Land Rover LR3 HSE 4.4L starter VIN: SALAG25466
Just installed a new CJB central junction box for a door lock issue and now the vehicle will not crank, has code p0513-00 "incorrect immobilizer key" current. using the autologic, one would think that it would be a simple programming issue, got the correct dow...
1976 Mini cooper sedan 1.8L dash lights VIN: XK2S1C3552
I have a customer with this Mini. I'm looking for a wiring diagram for it. His complaint is that the dash lights don't work. At the same time the turn signals on the dash glow dimly. I have checked the grounds although I haven't experienced the problem. I just...
2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WMWRE33506
Hey everyone, I know it's Thanksgiving weekend, so any ideas you can share I greatly appreciate! I appologize in advance for the long post, trying to get my whole thought process in there for you. This car has me stumped. I've had it in on 3 ocassions for th... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random multiple misfire.)
2001 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L Suspension VIN: YS3EH45GX1
I am attempting to order suspension parts to repair crash damage and I can't remember how to determine the order of the suspension codes on the under hood VIN plate. I believe that the first two letters are the spring codes but can't remember the remaining cod...
2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Transmission VIN: YS3DF55K42
Replaced right front axle/ vibration under load better but still noticable. Replaced left front axle better but still small vibration under load.left bearing/bushing seems to have more play than usual /are these common for wearing out and cause vibration. Ps.c...
1995 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8L Surge VIN: 3VWSC81H6S
This Jetta when you start it cold will fire up & idle normal but as soon as you touch the accelerator the idle starts to fluctuate and when you increase the throttle there is hesitation that feels like misfire. this last for about 2 minutes and then the engine...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L Lighting VIN: 3VWBR31C64
Customer replaced the left low beam bulb (H1) 4 times in the last 6 months. He has asked us to look at it and determine why this is occuring. All connections are tight. proper voltage and grounds at this time. There is moisture build up in the main headlight c...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Brake System VIN: 3VWSF71K86
This car came in with the brake pedal fading half way. It has four wheel disc with Ate ABS system and ESP traction control. We blocked off the lines as explained below. The front brakes are making the pedal fade. Check all slides and pad movement at calipers, ...
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L Fuse #40 VIN: 3VWRL71K59
Hey Volkswagen techs need help with this one customer came in and complained of fuse #40 blowing after a while. Customer went to dealer when vehicle was under warranty and found no problems with the circuit. They replaced the fuse and sent him on his way. Well...
1995 Volvo 960 2.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1KW9619S
Car came in running rough engine lite on code 1-2-3 temp sensor. Replaced broken thermostat replaced sensor under thermo replaced known good ecu under right kick panel turned on the abs lite duh replaced know good ecu under left kick panel #0261 203 450 all to... Trouble codes: 123

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2004 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 1.8L noise VIN: WAUVC68E24
customer decided not to go further at this time since there was no running problem, other than noise. but it did seem to come from the suction pump area(replacing suction pump would have been my next step) thats to everybody for input
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L blower motor VIN: WBAHN37441
lots of responses and all said the same thing. replaced final stage blower resistor and problem gone. Thanks everyone for their help!
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Final Stage Unit VIN: WDBGA33E3S
Thank you for the replies. I had to do exactly what you said and what I anticipated all along. It was pretty simple really but AllData threw me off with the whole "Remove from the engine side" instructions. I had to remove the glove compartment and remove th...
2000 Ferrari SCAGLIETTI .0L shift control VIN: ZFFAY54B00
thanks for the recomendation to subscribe to ferrari, i'll fix the car by some pdf files related to the transmission diagram and parts location, its working good now, thanks to all,
2004 Land Rover Discovery HSE 4.6L Differential VIN: SALTP19464
first i want to say thanks to everone.somehow the owner had knocked the shift lever to the left locking the rear was pretty hard to move it back to the right.that was the problem.ever thing works great now.thanks.JGS
2006 Land Rover LR3 4.0L passenger side door locks VIN: SALAG25466
I had ordered 2 new passenger side latches/locks plugged the front one in and had the same result, will lock but not unlock, checked the wiring and splices for the tenth time, and decided to order a new CJB, CENTRAL JUNCTION BOX. installed this unit and it fix...
1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L stops running VIN: 3VWBF61C6W
This is so fixed! A new fuel filter from V.W. did the trick. I was thrown-off because the car came into the shop with an aftermarket filter on it, so I had replaced it with the same type as the one that I removed. I ordered a factory filter, but it didn't have...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L brake light switch VIN: WVWPD63B01
This was a Nightmare -- Turns out there was a leak at the cabin air filter allowing water into the car -- the Body computer- on the passenger side front floor- was under 4" of water... drained water - removed computer and dried it out for about a week-- custom...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L srs light on VIN: 3VWCD31Y24
After tracing the k-wire to the ECM, TCM, ABS module,SRS module,and comfort convience module and radio. The voltage at the DLC pin #7 would remain around .50 volts. The only thing that would affect the voltage at pin #7 at DLC was turning on and off the headli...
2001 Volvo V70 2.4L cam seal VIN: YV1SW61R41
dwayne and dave had it right, the vvt actuator was worn to where it moved in and out. got a new one it reduced this movement to about .005". im going to cut old one apart to see what wore out.thanks for help
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