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2003 Audi A4 Cabriolet 3.0L Glass VIN: WAUAT48H83
we have a a4 that the passenger window does not drop to clear the convertible top when door handle is activative. the window works fine otherwise.. does anyone have an idea or has had this problem..door latch switch or is it the window regulator..thanks in acd...
2006 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Lighting VIN: WAUML44E56
code 02071 unable to find any info on this code or how to fix this problem.. has any one ran into this problem before
2002 BMW X5 4.6is 4.6L LH VANOS loose VIN: 5UXFB93S12
Hey guys needsome help with a BMW. This vehicle came in from another shop with timing chain noise RH head. we removed valve covers and inspected. Of course we found the center guide missing all the plastic, but once we removed the LH valve cover we found the v...
2004 BMW 530i 3.0L Trunk Latch VIN: WBANA73564
Hello BMW Techs: We've got another winner! Ok, the trunk latch has been replaced twice in the last several months by us. It comes back with the latch not working and the latch itself is very warm to touch like it's shorted out. The latch appears to be going ba...
2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L Glass VIN: 4JGBB86E26
Battery died while transmission was being repaired. After trans was reinstalled and battery was recharged we noticed that the rear power tailgate won't open. Is there a way to re-initialize? You can hear it unlock and lock...just won't open on its own.
2008 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L Compressor whining sound VIN: WDBUF5LX58
Owner is concerned about the sound. I read one tsb about the belt,p-83 55-87b. Has anyone repaired this or is this normal? Vehicle cabin is cold,and operation seams ok.
2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L testing VIN: WMWRC33505
this car came in because she failed smog because the check engine light didn't work and there is a fault 1477( reed switch does not open). I replaced the instrument cluster and coded it, and that fixed the light problem. I tested the ldp pump and replaced it a...
1999 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L turbo VIN: YS3EF48Z4X
Hi, I'm rebuilding the turbo on this vehicle and can't find torque specs for this Garrett GT 17 turbo. If anyone has these available, I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks in advance,
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M23
Ok guys I have a vw with alot of codes and I need help on were to start first. These are the codes I have.p0102 p1472 p1425 p1117 p1435 p1432 p1624 p1114 p1115 p0327 and a vw code 01166. All these codes can be cleared and come right back after start up.I dont ...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L both front wheel bearings VIN: WVWSR61J75
I'm in need of some advice here on the front wheel bearings. 2 years ago we installed 2 new temkin wheel bearings. 35,000 miles later both bearings are loose. anyone have suggestion on different brand of wheel bearing that they have had good luck with. we have...
2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Evapourator temp sensor VIN: YV1TS49K91
Hi I am tying to find the location of the evapourator temp sensor I can not see any wires running into the evapourator. All I need to know is were it is and what I have to pull out to get to it. Any help would be appreciated.

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2011 Audi Q5 3.2L parking brake VIN: 1AUV34433V
Thanks to all for the speedy replies.Alex ,the battery cable did indeed do the trick.Put the cable end in and cleared codes from all modules. All is well.Not much info on this vehicle available.Thanks again everyone.
2002 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L Two piece drive shaft VIN: 4USCN33482
The Differential seemed tight but the rubber was fatigued. Replaced all of them and the "rag" joint at the transmision and car is as smooth as silk. Thanks for the tips. The electric brain has come through again.
2005 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L No Start VIN: 4USBT33595
thanks to all who took the time to reply.due to the very intermitant occurance of problem i went with a crank sensor and after a week with problem not reoccuring i let car go and i hope that it is fixed.thanks again Trouble codes: 2774 (engine cut off time), 3C1D, 27A6, 27AA, 27A8, 27AB.
2004 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic 5.0L Door locks VIN: WDBNG84J34
Thanks to all who replied. Thanks to Federico, I found another use for my smoke machine. No leaks were found. I guess that I suspected the pump, but hated to jump in that direction. Turns out that I should have jumped. A new pump has everything working.
2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Starting VIN: WMWRH33545
traced the problem to the fuse box and electrical portion of the ignition switch, the contacts of the ign. sw. were burned and causing intermittent no start, they were getting so hot that caused some melting in the fuse box
2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Long crank to start VIN: YVITS90D2Y
We checked everything we could without having a volvo scan tool. I think the surface between the transmission and engine were not clean when they put the used engine in this vehicle but i could not conform that. I sent the customer to the dealer.
2008 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L Runs poorly at times VIN: YV4CZ98278
A few questions later and it looks like the auction had been into the battery. The connections were loose and appear to have been off. Securing the terminals and test driving overnight have shown the vehicle to run well and no check engine light or codes. T... Trouble codes: P050B.
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