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2006 Audi A4 Quattro Cabriolet 3.0L convertable top VIN: WAUDF48H57
Hello thanks for reading, I have a conv top that starts to work and stops very quickly. We have tried the manual reset to no help. Now I go into measuring block # 1 to field 2 + 3 with roof shut according to Ross Tech feild 2 should read [...] and it does. ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Slips VIN: WDBRN64J3A
Thanks for any help in advance. Transmission came into shop slippng, we overhauled the trans and found the seals swollen and clutch mattterial coming off of the clutches on the b1 brake clutches. The trans now goes into emergency running as soon as you shift i...
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L passenger belt tensioner VIN: YS3DD58N6X
This one has an Air Bag MIL on, gives code B2447, "passenger seat belt tensioner short to ground". Unplugged SRS module and tensioner, check both wires for continuity, one has .2 ohm, the other 1.3 ohm. With tensioner unplugged, sets code immediately after cl...
2005 Volvo S40 i 2.4L VVT Unit VIN: YV1MS38255
Hi All, I have been working on a 2005 S40 2.4 non turbo, it came in with the timing belt off, trashed water pump big hole in the oil pan, bent valves, not a good scene. Have replaced the pan, Sent the head out for machining, new timing belt and water pump, d...
2007 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1MH68277
Hello all Volvo Techs! This Car has been to 4 Indy shops and now its here with me. CEL on car makes a racket noise above 1500rpm and goes away above [...]. Car doesnt want to idle when cold. When warmed up it idles fine. Car also back fires on deceleration... Trouble codes: 673C, 674C

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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: WDBFA66E4M
thank you for reply, I able to found problem by cheking the fuel pump found any time i took my foot of the throttle loosing power to pump by adjusting the throttle postion rod problem went away and i also found some more vaccum leaks from injector orings thank...
2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic 5.0L Power trunk VIN: WDBNG84J33
Thanks for your tips. The prize goes to Bryan at Worldpac assist. Turns out that there is a wire grey/pink that has a splice not shown in the factory wiring diagram. He found it in an installation bulletin for the tele matic module. It goes to the tele matic m...
2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L 2-3 Shift VIN: WDBTJ65J84
We still have this mercedes in the shop. Although we replaced the valve body from the dealer we got another one and tried that too. Now we are going to pull it out again. 2-3 shift has long flare up and then bangs. Harder if more gas is given. With launch we t...
1994 Volvo 850 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1L55522R
We replaced the cam sensor and completed the Tune-up that was needed. It has been over a month now and we have not heard any complaints from the customer since. Thanks for the input.
1998 Volvo V70 AWD 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5647W
Thanks for the help! After removing the floor panel behind the rear seat I was able to see the second cover over the tank. It, like the other one, is too small for any real access, but the 2 openings together offer enough room to get to the fuel filter and i...
1999 Volvo V70 2.4L Electronic VIN: YV1LW55A9X
All voltage drops were low after battery recrimp,and charge rate normal. When shop was quiet in AM noticed a squeak noise from transmission in gear,checked PIDS though VIDA comparing with another vehicle of same vintage and S-2 solenoid was on when should...
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