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2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Pressure sensor VIN: WA1YD64B53
Good day all, Looking for some Audi assistance. Vehicle came in with TPM indicator on, only tire that was somewhat below spec was LF at 36 (spec on this car front 40, rear 42psi) Adjusted and when to menu in cluster to "learn new pressure" drove car and still ...
2004 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L Tcm/Tcu VIN: WAUAC48H14
Greetings: We have this 04 Audi A4 1.8 with a CVT transmission. We were getting error codes 18201 (output speed sensor 2, no sig, and 17090 Range circut performance and the trans would go into "limp home". After reading TSB 370818 in Alldata, Audi tells you to...
1994 BMW 540i 4.0L Steering VIN: WBAHE1319R
Thanks in advance, i have a brain teaser here, regularly work on european cars but this one has got me. A couple of months ago replaced the notorious p/s pressure hose and the small jumper hoses on the p/s cooling lines. Now the car has extremely hard steering...
2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFB535X4
customer had complained about abs, 4x4, brake lights coming on while driving about a week ago. But vehicle did not stall or gave any drivability problem. Next ignition cycle there were no lights and he drove two three days without any lights and any problems. ... Trouble codes: 28D7, 29A8, 2721 (oxygen sensor aging after cat bank 1), 5014 (ecu battery voltage), 5DC2
1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBCA39E6K
i have a 1989 mercedes benz 560 sel with the check engine light on. i am trying to read the codes and cant find a way to do it.car seems to be running ok but would like to retrieve the code.i dont have a tool that will let me and was wondering if someone had a...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L battery VIN: WDBEA34E0N
This benz has a 1.65 amp drain that seems to start about 5 to 10 minutes after the battery is connected. The LH module is getting powered up and gets pretty hot after a few minutes. I have already put on a new engine harness for the insulation flaking off prob...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L cooling system VIN: WDBFA66E1N
Hi, everyone. I'm working on a 1992 Mercedes SL55 AMG. The car is both overheating and leaking coolant from the bottom of the bell housing area. The customer had added a sealant when he noticed the leak and then changed the thermostat himself when the vehicle ...
2008 Mercedes-Benz R350 3.5L ABS light On VIN: 4JGCB56EX8
This car just came to my shop, with abs light ON, only code is 5410 described as ROAD TEST, this code is ACTIVE and cant be cleared. Can anybody tell me what to do here, is there any Drive test procedure in order to clear this code? I'm using iScan II as diag ...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Drive gear VIN: 3VWSF29MXX
Speedometer non-op. No signal from sender so we ordered a new speed sensor. Still nothing. Removed driven gear, looks OK. Reinstall and start car, note driven gear not turning. The knowledge base shows many problems with drive gear but all cars are automatic. ...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2005 BMW X3 2.5i 2.5L T-case VIN: WBXPA73425
In the interest of time (the Customer had the vehicle sold to a friend)it was agreed we would have new servomotor ready to go when the vehicle came back. No apparent damage to the existing one, all gear teeth intact, etc., we went ahead with replacement & adap...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF65H5X
Sorry to take so long to reply. I appreciate the input recieved. We drained the gas tank into the shop truck using our fuel pressure gauge (ghetto, I know, but it worked). The customer gave us her gas card and we put a few gallons of fresh gas into the car. ... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (testing and results).
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 4JGAB72X1A
Hello Group, Thank you again for all of the requests. Harry nailed it right away. The used car dealer had found a set of used tires to install and they were not matched. There were 55 series on the front and 65 series on the rear. He took it home last week ... Trouble codes: P0400 (EGR Malfunction).
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Fuel pump circuit VIN: 3VWSK69M31
Hello, The ground for the fuel pump as per the 1 fellow who replied was up behind the instrument cluster. Where - I am still not sure. ***. By trimming back into the ground circuit for the fuel pump - under the seat. And attaching a new ground wire there i...
1988 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L trans VIN: YV1AX884XJ
I've read all the reply's and appreciate all the help, I did pull the Tran's pan and found what some think are the fluid transfer pipes for the overdrive unit, but there seems to be some question whether or not that is truely there function, I personally can't...
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