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1999 Audi tt 1.8L window VIN: TRUZZZ8NZX
audi tt i cant seem to initalize drivers window after reg replacement tried all the procedures hold button up listen for reg to click then up again hold down the windows drop on opening so i know there in sink,as soon as i auto up it goes up nearly to top then...
2000 Audi A4 1.8L Surge VIN: WAUAC28D3Y
Thanks for your help. Engine is surging with light throttle pressure under a load. the more throttle you give the less it surges than ultimatly gose away. I have cleaned throttle body and performed adaption. I have cleaned mass air flow sensor and performed sm... Trouble codes: P0743
2002 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WAULC68E32
have an 02 a4 quatro that intermitently runs like crap and then the throttle body stops working. 16 codes. Updated coils fixed it for a month. Scoped crank sensor and it was erratic so we replaced it and the cam sensor. Ran great then started to act up with sa... Trouble codes: 16396 (Bank 1 cam A intake advance setpoint not reached), 16705 (Engine speed sensor implausible signal), 16684 (multi cylinder misfire), 17705 (pressure drop between turbo and throttle valve), 16490 (MAP sensor implausible signal)
2009 Audi A3 Quattro 2.0L Service Reminder VIN: WAUKF68P49
Hi There. We are trying to reset the service reminder on this vehicle. We cannot seem to be able to do it manually.I understand that there is a way that it can be done with a VW scanner. The VAS 5051 or 5052 were recommended because they have a guided mode. ...
2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS33492
Car was towed in with a starts then dies problem.checked for codes and found 83 and 144.we replace the crank sensor with and oe sensor but still have the same problem. The car starts and runs longer now but it still sets code 83 and 144.mitchell does not seem ... Trouble codes: 83 (Crankshaft position sensor), 244
1999 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L hvac control module VIN: SALPV1243X
Hi Techs, I have this one with the problem of air distribution at the dash, the scanner only say distribution door fault feedback. First I don't understand what this meaning. I remove the distribution door motor and check it how it work, the motor works fine. ...
2010 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5L Starter VIN: 3VWRX7AJ3A
Working on a salvage 2010 Jetta with 2009 cbta engine, the car has been put back together and did run. Now does not crank. Car will run if key is turned to on position and power is manually applied to starter (circuit 50). Has power at circuit 30 of starter re...
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L crankcase pressure VIN: YV1VS29581
I am looking at this car for a friend who owns a body shop. I am not very familiar with Volvos, but I have worked on them occasionally and found them to be well built vehicles that are not too difficult to service. This particular vehicle blows the oil dipstic...

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2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Charging lamp VIN: 5UXFB335X2
Hey everyone, Just following up to close this, thanks for everyone’s input. The cluster was at fault and the problem was gone after I installed and coded a rebuilt cluster. Still not sure what caused it as all of the grounds were connected (at least when the...
1994 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L Ft Brakes
Yep, sure enough the boss damaged the cup by pushing the pedal past the normal wear point. I was positive that was the problem, yet a Jag? All ABS systems will work if the ABS electronic system fails, it's just basic hydraulics. Thanks for your incite and th...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Emission monitors VIN: WDBRF64J91
I found the Drive Test procedure on AllData. It is the same for all Mercedes from 1999 on. I ran the test exactly. I even used a stop watch. I tried running the d monitors with the Star Scan. The monitors did not set. I went back to square one. I retested all ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz E430 4Matic 4.3L input sensor VIN: WDBJF83J82
Thanks to all who replied, The consensus is that the sensor plate above the valve body is to blame. We were willing to have a go at it but the Sales department decide to take it to the Local Mercedes dealer. I would like to thank all who took the time to reply...
1999 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Cylinder Removal VIN: YS3DF55N6X
I took the shifter out and turned it over to get dirt out of ignition and cleaned it with wd 40 and put it back together all better thanks for all your help
2005 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WVWZZZ3CZ7
Dear All, Thanks to all, and special thanks to the persons who replied my help request:Mark from Youkon, Mihail from Bulgaria, Douglas from Arizona, Jeff from Florida, and Tucker from California. After the engine reached normal operating temperature and du... Trouble codes: P1063 (Fault code 004195 Fuel Pressure Regulation Control Range not Reached.).
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L Wipers, windows, blower VIN: YV1LS55A5X
Hi there and thanks for the help from everyone. Paul from Mass hit this one on the head. This vehicles CEM is in the cluster and it has a limited CAN function. The items affected were all fed power through a main power relay in the underhood fuse/relay pane...
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