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2000 Audi A4 2.8L Starting VIN: WAVED28D8X
This car is hard to start when cold once warm up start fine fuel pressour good every thing seem to be fine any idea.
2002 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Torque Converter VIN: WAULD64B12
Hi, the torque converter on this Audi does not lock up. Monitored measuring blocks with Vag-Com: no gear slippeage, lock-up is being requested by TCM but not happening. Checked wiring to TCC solenoid: good, replaced TCC solenoid (just in case) and finally repl...
2005 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L blower motor VIN: WBXPA934X5
To bmw techs please help me out on this one. I have 2005 x3 3.0l, cant find any repair information on how to remove and install a blower motor. Never have done one, but time only gives 2hrs to do. would apprecate any help thanks in advance. I can be emailed an...
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX6248W
We have this Jaguar here that originally came in due to the mil being on with DTC p1383 Bank 1 overretarted. Technician found oil pressure 7 psi @ idle and 30 psi @ 2500 rpm. Technician pulled oil pan and found broken plastic from timing chain guides. Our dile... Trouble codes: P1383 (Bank 1 Overretarted)
2003 Land Rover Discovery S 4.6L Transmission VIN: SALTW16473
Customer states while he was driving on the highway transmission felt like it had no power. It felt like it was in neutral. He states that the transmission has always felt good and shifted fine before this issue.After it was towed in to my shop I retrieved cod...
2004 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB57EX4
We have a 04 ML350 with a evap code p2025 shut valve electrical. Have tried to find a flow chart on how to diagnose this on all data and have searched iatn for any simuilar problems. There is no power to the valve when applied on or off. Does anyone have any d... Trouble codes: P2025
2004 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FH79Y44
Guys I really need help here , I am pulling my hair out . this Saab 9-3 Aero , came in with a code P1312 Ionization sigal malfunction / Misfire code . I replaced all plugs with OE plugs , replaced the Ionization Detection Module , and decarbonized the engine ,... Trouble codes: P1312
1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, No acceleration VIN: 3VWRF61HXW
This fine little Jetta came in with what seemed to be a normal bad MAF or plugged up intake system, guess not. After replaceing MAF and no inprovement was made looked into fuel system. Found GAS mixed in with the Diesel. In fear the gas ruined the injection pu...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRG71K76
The car idles rough as if it is misfiring. I'm using a Auto Enginuity with the VW software. The only code that comes up is 00022. The definition is Actuator Warm Flap Center Console In The Back On The Right Of. Related info, code module: fuel and air metering ... Trouble codes: 00022 (Actuator warm flap center console in the back on the right of)

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L Door locks VIN: WBAHD6325S
It was more complicated than expected. Most of the answers that were correct pointed to an bad actuator or bad door contact switch. They were right, except that it was a wiring problem between fuse #33 and the trunk actuator, not the actuator itself. ...
2004 BMW X3 2.5i 2.5L Misfire VIN: WBXPA73454
Thanks everyone for the help! This was a friends car that was out of the extended warranty and as he was low on funds, I ended up doing this job in my spare time. This job was fairly straight was split (from the help) that I should remove the int... Trouble codes: 2882 (Fuel system problem), 2883 (Fuel System problem), 276D, 274, E, 2745 (Misfire cylinder 6), 2742 (Misfire cylinder 1).
2006 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Air Bag System VIN: 5UXFB53576
Well, thanks to everyone that responsed to my help. The passenger seat pad do need to code but when the upholstery shop replaced the seat pad, they didn't install it correctly. It put a slight pressure on the pad so when we have it code, it would not code due ...
2006 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Air Bag System VIN: 5UXFB53576
Sorry guys, I accidently pushed sent twice. This is a duplication to another techhelp that I sent. It is fixed. Installed the seat pad sensor correctly then recode to the SIR module. Another headache off my shoulder! Thanks.
1985 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L turn signal, hazard indicators VIN: SAJAY1345F
Wow, Gentlemen this kitty is finally fixed. I'd like to personally thank Bob(my bad if the name ain't right) from IAG over in South Holland for faxing me over the correct pin/terminal designation, as follows: #1-LG/U, #2-G/W, #3-G/R, #4-LG/G, #6-LG/K, #7-G, ...
1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJGX5749V
Thanks for the help it was the rotary switch on the trans. The park switch in the J-gate is for cranking and the signal for the ecm to fire the engine comes from the rotary switch. Leave it to Jaguar to use two seprate switches where one would work.
1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L cooling fans VIN: SAJHF1048X
This car is currently at the dealer. I tried a new coolant temp sensor, made no difference. We are in contact with the customer and will post any new information we receive.
2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.8L starter VIN: WVWPH63B73
thank to all that helped we found that the ing switch would not work to power starter rely when temps would fall below freezing replaced the ing switch all is good thanks
2008 Volvo S80 3.2 3.2L starting VIN: YV1AS98268
Thanks to all who offered help. The steering column module was the culprit. The dealer would only program if installing the module, so we shipped it to the dealer to complete the job.
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