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1987 Alfa Romeo Spider Graduate 2.0L No Start VIN: ZARBA5640H
Hello Techs, Can someone fax me the alignment procedue for the flywheel. We installed a new clutch, failed to index the flywheel (who knew) and now it will not start. Fax # [...] Thank you, MIcK
2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDG74F95
replaced high pressure pump with regulator valve N276, replaced low pressure fuel sensor, replaced high pressure fuel sensor, checked fuel pressure and delivery at primary fuel pump (in Spec) monitored power and ground side of fuel pressure regulator valve N27... Trouble codes: P2296 (fuel pressure regulator valve N276 short to B)
2007 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L engine VIN: WADUF78E37
This audi is dumping raw fuel on the plugs.Compression is 175 on all 4 cyl.Fuel pressure is in specs.My fuel trims are good Im getting good spark.However on my scanner the timing is reading -17 .I m leaning toward a timing belt I have never done one on an audi...
2008 Audi A4 2.0L No Start VIN: WAUAF78E28
car was towed in for no starting condition. tow truck left and the car started right away. found neg battery cable loose and tightened. car started 5 times and when customer came to retrieve car we had no start condition. would not start the next day. let sit ...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L drive VIN: WDBJF72F3V
vehicle drives fine for about ten minutes, then check engine light comes on, trans feels like it goes into neutral. If i turn key off, then restart vehicle, engine light stays on, but trans works like normal for another ten minutes, then same thing. This all...
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L rear headrest restaints VIN: WDBTK56G76
Hi everyone, i have this me/be that had a high hit in the right front of the car. All was repaired. NO airbags deployed. No code in srs. Car was hit with the top down. the top will not electronically raise becuase the REAR HEAD RESTAINTS/ROLL BAR are locked in...
1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L No Start VIN: YSE3F48E1X
Hello: Towed in no start mystery. No injection pulse, no spark and blows the 30 amp ignition fuse as soon as you turn on the key. Disconnect DIS module and fuse stays OK. I can trigger the injection pulse with my X-431 launch, cannot trigger any spark of cou... Trouble codes: P1640 (No voltage at main relay pin 1)
2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Engine VIN: YS3DF78K23
Customer just purchased the vehicle and brought it to us for an engine noise. Noise seemed to be coming from the valve train so we removed the valve cover and found some bad lifters. There was a lot of engine slug as well. We replaced all of the lifters and PC...
2004 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L computers CAN VIN: YS3FB49S04
i have a problem with a can network... no comunication i dont fully understand can too much... what do i do to get the communication... does anybody know where i can learn can through a website... any help appreciated
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Accessories VIN: 3VWRF71K56
there is a .8 amp draw from radio, on power distribution only radio is supplied direct power from #8 fuse, draw goes away with radio disconnected, customer states that they have replaced the radio already and problem is still present, I talked to volkswagen th...

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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L engine VIN: WAUDG74F45
Thanks for the input, verified that the Audi described fixture is not required
2006 Audi A3 Quattro 3.2L Horn VIN: WAUNF78P46
Thanks Dan- this is the first clock spring I have seen that had faulty wires without affecting the air bag! Greg and crew
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Charging VIN: 5UXFA53523
Well thanks to everyone who applied their talents. Most said They would never put on a "aftermarket NAPA" alternator, but this vehicle has had a bosch and then a NAPA alternator with no issues or problems. After spending some time reading pages upon pages of i...
2011 Land Rover Range Rover 5.0L instrument cluster VIN: SALME1D40B
Thank you Patrick from New York. I subscribed to the site you recommended. Great help problem solved. The site for Land Roved cost $6/day for the information I requested.
1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L door locks VIN: WPOCA2982X
Well this one is diagnosed removed the the drivers seat and removed the module underneath, and opened it up and there is signs of green death inside of module. Talked to cust. and told him he would have to bring to dealer for module and get programmed. We left...
2004 Renault Espace 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: VF1JK0JDB3
Hi Guys, the car is finally fixed.Thanks a lot for the replies - the problem turned out to be one of the pressure valves on high pressure fuel pump.There are two of them which should be replaced together as I did.It was a little bit confusing because as I remo...
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