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2001 Audi A4 1.8L overheat/coolant loss VIN: WAUAC68D31
Blown coolant hose while driving at highway speed lead to overheat and cranks no start, low compression on cylinders 2 and 3. Out clunky bore scope is not obediant enough to view cylinder walls, but no apparent holes in the affected pistons. We may own car (o...
2007 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged 4.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: SALMF13477
Hey, we have had problems with a start and stall. Truck came in after stalling on highway, towed in and started and ran for 2 hours, test drove and died as we entered the shop. Retrieved codes for all 8 coils open circuit, erased codes and now its been a long ... Trouble codes: U0151 (Restraints module lost communication)
1995 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Aux Fans VIN: WDBGA51E5S
Goodmorning all. This car came in with a customer concern of running too hot in slow traffic with a/c on. First check do aux fans work. No. Check all related fuses ok. Do the fans work if power applied directly to them, yes. Test control relay power at pin 30 ...
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Electronic VIN: WBA46JGUO4
Good morning guys.. hello all tech.mb tech.please help..I am working on this c280 here with trans problem not shifting.. First thing in the morning it was shifting fine ,after driving for about 10 to 15 minutes then it is not shifting to second or third gear ....
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L sunroof VIN: 4JGAB54E2Y
From a prior audio installation, the drain hose down the right A pillar was disconnected. Dash partially disassembled, and i can't locate the plastic elbow where the local dlr says it is connected. the hose slips about 7" into the dash. to further complicate m...
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Compressor VIN: WDBUH82J84
We change out compressor and a/c off is on control panel how do we reset
2007 Mercedes-Benz E550 5.5L srs light on VIN: WDBUF72X07
Mercedes Techs: This Benz was sent from body shop, has code 9A14 (Weight Sensing System is incorrectly adjusted). I can find no information for adjustment of WSS sensors. I unplugged each sensor and rechecked and set no other codes and when I clear this code i...
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L Steering VIN: WMWRC334X3
hey everyone, just replaced a power steering pump assembly and fan. power steering fan does not turn on at all except when i control it with my scan tool. radiator fan cycles on/off at engine normal temps about 100C, turn on ac and ps fan still does not operat...
2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L No Start VIN: WMWRE33525
I am about to replace the fuel pump assy for the third time on this Mini Cooper S. All pumps are from a Mini dealer. The car has never quit while running. Owner will park car and come out in the morning to a no start. Blows fuel pump fuse and pump is locked up...
1999 Other European arnage 4.4L suspension lt on VIN: SCBLB51E7X
Hi Just thought we would ask if there are any Bentley techs out there . What are your thoughts on these codes ? The suspension lt. is interment . We had the dealer scan and clear the codes and these 2 came back arc223 and arc243. There was mention of a possi...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L fuse5 and 9 blow together VIN: 3VWCA21C1Y
thanks to all in advance. this beetle is my nightmare. fuse 5 and 9 are shorted. the two blow at same time. one is for abs. other is for comfort system. customer complained a/c inop and abs and brake light illuminated. customer had installed bigger fuses. i in...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L Aux Cooling Fan VIN: WBAEV33484
The customer decided to take it since it was an intermittent problem and the AC was working fine.(thats all that mattered to her)I will get it back when it comes in for Inspection 2, and I'll take a look at it again, hopefully my GT-2 will be working by then. ...
2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L heater valve VIN: WBAEK73465
I went with an educated guess, replaced the control panel (dealer had one in stock) & all is well. Only got one reply, from an experienced BMW tech who said he hadn't seen this problem but agreed the panel was possible.
1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: SALJY1247W
Many great replies, the fuel filling is a fix. The "hot" start is going to be something electronic & will just have to be found. I will update when I find the fix. Thanks Dale Trouble codes: P00, 158.
2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 4Matic 5.0L Ride Control VIN: WDBUF83J85
Thanks a lot to those who took the time to steer me in the right direction. The WSS right front seat needed to be calibrated after the accident. To get it done free I come up with the idea of contacting the Autologic rep for a demo of the scanner which I know ...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Stall VIN: 3VWDT31K56
It was very intermittent but we definitely found something and are calling it a fix. After reading reply from Graeme,I tried a wiggle test again.I was able to make it stall when pulling on harness under air filter.A purple wire for crank sensor had broken i...
1998 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L Starting VIN: YVLW567XW2
first i would like to thank bruce for tking time to send me awiring digram of the switch harness with that volvo is up running thanks again bruce jimmy
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