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2007 Audi A4 Cabriolet 2.0L brake lights always on with ign key on VIN: WAUBF48H17
Hey guys lets try to figure this night mare out. So like stated above, if i remove the fuse the lights will still stay on with key on. If i remove the brake switch the same thing lights on. I removed the connector on the light module and all light operation is...
1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L retractable VIN: WDBKK47F4X
I'm in trouble again with one of these Benz-owner bought car day before-comes limping in with top halve open and stuck-fluid leaking onto her from under headliner-we remove headliner and found front cylinder that locks top to windshield frame leaking-I should ...
2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L fan control VIN: WDBJF65J21
hello !! i have a problem with a/c fan it's not turn faster when high side get higher reading !!! in the morning every thing work fine high side 150 psi low side 30 psi, but then after 12 pm when out side temp get hotter a/c will not get cold reading high side...
2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic 5.0L Power trunk VIN: WDBNG84J33
Help, can not figure out why PSE does not see s62/26 when it is getting a good signal. Over functions such as lock and unlock and trunk lid final close work fine. Any suggestions?
2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBSK75F25
hope some one can help me out this car had a junk yard mator installed cause they ran it though water here is the problem i have car runs good untill you get on the highway and go about 5 or so miles the ce light comes on and sets code po303 and shakes real ba... Trouble codes: P0303
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L lack of power VIN: 3VWSP69M82
Vehicle cam in with a complaint of low power. Verified is was indeed low. Checked intake for carbon build up. There was no build up. Customer told me he had it clean out. Scanned found codes "P0234 boost pressure limited exceeded" replaced boost control valve....
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L no accelerator VIN: 3VWSE29M32
greetings to all the thechs out there. we have a nightmare in the shop,this vw came from another shop, after welding a flex pipe the car lost the accelerator, idles but can not accel.After spending 4 hours diagnosing it we realized that the ECU was damaged, so... Trouble codes: P0223, P2123
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Unknown VIN: 3VWBK31C95
I have a beetle here and I have no repair history on it. The vehicle makes a strange whirring noise from 45mph and up and gets louder. The noise is more present inside the vehicle than outside. It sounds like a bearing noise and I cant pinpoint where it is com...
2003 Volvo S60 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1RS61T13
This vehicle came to us on the hook. It had died in the customers driveway. We tapped on the fuel tank and the vehicle started right up. So we thought it must be a fuel pump assy. So we replaced the fuel pump and the same issue reoccured. We replaced the press...

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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L timing belt VIN: TRUUT28N41
Thanks for the help. I was able to get 2 of the three bolts loose and had to drill off the head of the third bolt. I used heat and penetrating oil and a breaker bar on the bolts. I will replace the cam followers that where on the bent valves, one was broken on...
2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDG74F95
we replaced the ECM, had to be programmed by the dealer. thanks for the help Trouble codes: P2296 (fuel pressure regulator valve N276 short to B).
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ8322W
Thank you all for your prompt replies. From what I have received it seems the culprits are the aftermarket converter(s) that were previously installed on the vehicle. The customer has been informed, but was reluctant to come up with the money for the OE conv... Trouble codes: 420 (Catalyst efficiency bank 1), 430 (Catalyst efficiency bank 2).
2002 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L Stabilty control VIN: 4USCN33432
So, after much confusion, the fix was coding the new Lateral sensor using the Autologic. This looks like a great tool by the way. Launch, Auto Enginuity and Verdict cannot perform the relearn. Customer is pleased. Thanks for the help.
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L Compressor VIN: WBAWV53537
Thinks for the help. The customer did not want to spend any more money on this car at this time. So they picked up the car and said if they keep the car they will have it checked out in the spring. If they come back I will let everyone know what we find.
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Driver's Seat VIN: WDBJF65H8X
Thanks to all who took time out of their busy lives to offer me advice. I followed the suggestions of several techs (Robert, Ralph, Douglas, and Michael) and disconnected main plug to control module under seat to reset, then moved seat all the way forward and ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E240 2.2L no start VIN: WDB2100621
Thanks you all guys for helping me out,but... no luck,i have checked all connectiions cleaned them, changed cam and crank sensor, there was no spark coming out of the plug wire, after doing all thing still the same code comin back, customer willing to take dea...
2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Accessories VIN: WDBJF65J02
I dont rec. what i did but that master window switch had a lot of dried out coke so i took it and washed it under the sink. Let it dry for 3 days and boom!! everything back to normal. Customer almost bough another benz but not anymore.
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L abs, steering, trans. engine VIN: WVWAK73CX6
Thank you all for your replies controller was removed and electronically inspected. It was found to be faulty. Customer picked up car and we are looking for a "used" controller.
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