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2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L No Start, cranks over VIN: TRUWT28N72
Need help with this one. Audi TT intermittently will not always start. Turns over fine but no start. Never had a problem with it until it was sold and customer took it. First time it did it, customer had to dis-connect the battery for 2 hours and it started. C...
1995 BMW 525i 2.5L Unknown VIN: WBAHD6328S
hello ever one this car belong to my daughter i want it to be running good for her . the problem i have is the center vent on the driver side when we use a/c it will get hot air coming out for about 15 mins of driving then it's will be okie . on the right cent...
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L left side dash register VIN: SAJWA71C84
I am looking for help with this jag climate control. This car came in with customer complaining of "freezing". we looked at the heater core knowing of the problems they cause when they get blocked up, but all seems well in that area.(no large temp variation). ...
1997 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L no start VIN: SALPV1243V
We need to refresh information about the BeCM replacement. We have this vehicle with not starting problem. We diagnosed the problem to the faulty Body Control Module (BeCM). We have Autologic, so we ordered new BeCM. We obtained 14 digit Lockset Bar Code from ...
1966 Mercedes-Benz 230SL 2.3L shifting VIN: 1130421200
This former prom queen has a little transmission problem. All the gears are there but it runs through them too quickly. Regardless of the throttle position / load it shifts 2 3 4 just like that. There is no first on the stomp. The solenoid is doing it's job pu...
2007 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3EH49G17
Help Saab techs. This car has a intermittent basicly cold no start. Sometimes car does not start after sitting for 45 minutes, and sometimes the car does not start after sitting overnight. This car eventualy does start, sometimes after repeted attempts and som...

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1996 Audi S6 2.2L battery VIN: WAULA84A6S
Well we got this car out of the shop a few weeks ago, just forgot to close this request. Customer needed car for holiday trip, so we started to put it back together. Our draw had disappeared over the weekend mysteriously, not sure why. Reinstalled all modul...
2002 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WA1YD54B82
thank you to all those that have responded, most of whome pointed to a possible internittent crank sensor. It turns out the crank sensor is on top of the bellhousing and unfortunately the customer declined extra labour to have us access the sensor and test it,...
2005 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Air Suspension VIN: WAULL44E95
Found the fault and it was related to the compressor output. Waiting on the compressor but that would be the fix
1960 Austin Healey 100-6 2.6L overdrive VIN: 1427819519
My customer told me to disassemble the overdrive. There was some rust on the outer clutch ring. I cleaned all the parts, replaced oil seal, replaced O rings on the pistons, relaced small O rings on the shaft that is actuated by the solenoid. I am able to insta...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Cooling Fan VIN: WDBJH65J21
Well thankyou everyone. Just about everyone said that the refrigerant was low and you all were correct. The HVAC system held vacuum, so I put R134a in with some flourecent dye. Found no leaks as of yet, but the system is still in limp mode. I am using a La...
2002 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA298X2
No responses on a failed sensor from any of the responses. The sensor sees the teeth on the cams like any other cam sensor and the code is saying that the sensor has failed. The cam sensor is located behind the right side head(pass side) and test like any othe... Trouble codes: P1340 (Position of camshaft in relation to crankshaft).
1991 Saab 900 S Turbo 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3AL76L8M
It appears as though a used MAF sensor took care of the intermittent stumble and stall. The customer just called and said his check engine light has come on and stays on now, so I'll have to get it back and diagnose that, but he said it's been running perfectl...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L headlights VIN: WVWAYENO4U
sorry for the time it took to finish this one up the holidays were busier than expected and the family stuff had to go on the back burner. I was elbow deep in the jetta and found by chance a transition relay that switches between low beam and drl when I moved ...
1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Variable Valve Timing VIN: YV1TS90D6X
Thanks for everyones help. We have all the tools for the job, what i didn't understand with the information for all data and mitchel and volvo was when you turn the VVT to its end position-should it stay there. What steve explained was you turn VVT to its end ...
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