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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Electronic VIN: WBAET37473
Vehicle came in with battery going dead every couple of days. Customer had replaced the alternator with a Bosch unit. Scanned for codes and found 42 codes. Cleared all codes. Removed, charged and tested battery-bad battery. Replaced the battery W/ Interstate a...
2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L heater valve VIN: WBAEK73465
Complaint was hot air on passenger side when using AC. Found AC system fault codes 9C7A : water valve, right & 9C79 : water valve, left. Found wire harness connector burned up (at duo water valve connection) & lots of coolant corrosion. Replaced valve assy. & ...
2008 BMW 328i 3.0L maint light VIN: WBAVA33568
Does any one out there have the reset procedure for the maintenance/service light on this car. I hate to ask somthing so simple but Mitchell only goes up to 05 and that one doesn't work. thanks for the help.
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Mechanical VIN: WDBRN40J43
Vehicle tries to start but will not and sets the code after engine turns over. Cant find any information on motor all data about code or cause.
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L No AC Compressor VIN: YS3DD55N9X
Car has no compressor operation. System pressure is 100 psi at rest. Have checked several wiring diagrams. Bypassed compressor relay under hood and works fine. This is a very basic system. Fan speed switch, and knob for temperature control. There is power from...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Flywheel VIN: WVWRH63B52
We are replacing a 2.8 engine in this 2002 Passat with a 2003 of the same model. It is a used engine and we have installed several of the same year in other Passats and never have had this issue. The 02 and the 03 has always been the same. This time the 03 eng...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Air Bag VIN: 3VWTH69M62
Car came in with code 01221 (Driver side air bag sensor defect), tested system and came up with bad sensor, car was not in any sort of collision, no air bags deployed. Ordered new sensor from dealer, installed and now shows "Driver side air bag sensor wrong", ...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Starting VIN: WVWPD63B82
Thanks we have vw poss jump backwards have no power to fuse 28,29,32,34 in dash had other blown fuses in trac wire find no place where power go to fuses thanks again
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Compressor VIN: 3VWDT71K66
Hi folks. The car is a rebuilt. Front impact but no air bag deployment. Customer bought car from a private repairer in Dallas. A/C does not blow cool. Compressor has cracked plug at the 2 pin connector on the end of the compressor...looks like a actuator fit...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Stall VIN: 3VWDT31K56
This 1.9 BRM stalls intermittently on decel. Customer says this has been happening for at least a year except in winter.He had it to the dealer 6 times.They replaced EGR valve and fuel filter,but didn't solve the problem. There are never any fault codes presen...
1998 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L Starting VIN: YVLW567XW2
volvo tech please help cust tried to replace own ignition switch got towed to us all wires at switch hanging loose need to know what color wires go where on switch pins all data is no help wire color does not match thanks for you guys help

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L coolant level VIN: YS3DF58K52
This one is fixed. Since I had already tried retorquing the head and made the problem worse, I decided to replace the head gasket and head bolts. Some guys said to just replace the head bolts but I was wary of that with the leakage that I had. Customer was ...
1995 Volkswagen EuroVan Camper 2.5L Tansaxle VIN: WV2EE0702S
Hello all, in the end we ordered a new valve body from Transtar, and that fixed the problem, smooth as silk. Now lets see what happens between Go Westy and German Transaxle, in regards to how we will be reimbursed for the parts and time.
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Horn VIN: WVWLK63B64
Thank you for the help and ideas. Unfortunately the guy has yet to come back, and has not answered any messages I have left for him. When he does come back I will be taking a closer look at the relay box, and looking for any shorts in the wires near or in t...
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