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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L Instrument Cluster VIN: WBAET37482
Instrument cluster goes wild,temp gauge goes to hot when key is turned on all lights come on trans goes into limp mode but turn car off and then works perfect does not do it enough to or long enough to diagnosis I am thinking instrument cluster ?
1999 Land Rover Range Rover 4.0L Hood VIN: SALPV1242X
Cable is broken to release hood left side does anyone know the way to get into the hood release so i can manually open it? tried to remove grill can't remove screws on top to get it out.
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSD69M91
Car came in originally w/CEL on. Replaced hoses for crankcase breather as they were broken,replaced pcv and suction jet pump at the same time. Car is now back w/this 17705/p1297 pressure drop between turbo and throttle valve. Smoke tested the turbo pipes and i... Trouble codes: 17705
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L abs module VIN: WVWSE61J42
Codes are 01312, 01314, 18057. AutoEnginuity scan shows all ABS info on wheel speeds, etc. and coding info but codes are for no CAN to module. Brake system functions perfectly. All fuses, s9, s178, s179 are good. Any suggestions?
2006 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L instrument cluster VIN: 3VWSR31C26
Hi all got to ask for help here on this beetle. Does somebody know where the grounds are for the ipc? I have an electrical drain if I unplug the alternator plug it goes away (150ma). while unplugged the L wire has 1.06 volts and drops to .85 volts when plugged...
1994 Volvo 940 2.3L Fuel Gauge, Lights And Brake Lighting VIN: YV1JS8310R
Hi fellow techs. This vehicle has no brake lights, an illuminated left turn signal indicator but only when headlamps are switched on. No brake lights. But switch has been tested and voltage checked on both sides of switch when applied. Vehicle has bulb failure...

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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULD64B62
The fix was the coolant sensor. the four wire sensor behind the right cly head. i typed the code wrong the code was a p1296 not p2196. i had replaced the sensor in the lower rad hose but i found out that this was the switch for the cooling fans.after i straigh... Trouble codes: P2196.
2002 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 3.0L whining noise from front pump VIN: WAUJT64BX2
Thanks for your replies, After several different responses. And a lot of research, this vehicle is finished. We ended up draining the CVT transmission and refilling it with 5.5qts of fluid. Checked & rechecked several times at various temperatures, no more whi...
2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WAUDT74F45
I would like to thank everybody that replied to my request. I did see the TSB about the solenoids being clogged with debris that was mentioned. We removed them and found no debris. At this point I was reasonably sure it was a timing chain problem and I do not ... Trouble codes: P0346, P0391, P0300.
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L ABS Pump VIN: 3VWSE69M72
Well Alldata had no information about the auxiliary vacuum pump under 2002 Jetta. After Mike's suggestion I verified that the car did in fact have this pump. And He was correct, it was making the sounds. I then looked up a 2003 jetta in Alldata and it had a...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Oil Pressure VIN: WVWTH63B32
Well thanks again everyone this one is fixed! I got 7 replys and all were correct, the oil pump pick-up screen was plugged. After dropping the pan it was VERY clear what the problem was! Cleaned the screen and pan, filled with full synthetic and all is well! ...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L brake calipers VIN: WVWEK73CO6
I used the snap on scanner The problem I had was the scanner have a little misinformation it told you [...] disconnect the battery and reset the system then everything w...
2007 Volvo S60 T5 2.4L Poor heat VIN: YV1RS54717
Found vehicle previously had ect and thermostat replaced and there was an ect history pending code that wasn't cleared. Cleared codes and the vehicle performs perfectly. Thanks for all the imput from everyone who took the time to reply.
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