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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Lag VIN: WAUDC28D9Y
Hello all, I'm looking for some help with a customers A4Q. Vehicle originally came in with codes P1335 and P1557. Followed the diganostic information in AllData and came up with what I thought was an overboosting situation. On my initial check I was not able ... Trouble codes: 17965 (Charge Pressure Control)
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Windshield washers VIN: SAJEA51C74
I installed the new left washer nozzle to replace the previous nozzle due to the plastic hose barb being broken off. After installation, the nozzle wouldn't spray I determined that the check valve between the [...]'t passing the washer fluid. Obtained a ...
2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALME15436
Cannot find a vacum leak eventhough it sounds like there is one . People say that the cat's crack sometimes but this is not the case, did check fuel trims they seem to be around zero most of the time. I know that the brake vacum pump is not working, however i ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2002 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L Suspension VIN: WDBPJ5J22A
Hi this car came to my shop with left suspension down and would not go up, it had a new pump and customer was told it needed a new shock. i did my tests and swaped solenoids on valve assembly and problem move over to the right sid. I replaced valve with new un...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L multi contour seats VIN: WDBSK75F73
This car came in with every inflatable air bladder in both seatbacks apparently ruptured. PSE sends pressure to the control units in the backrests, and the control units send it to the bladders, but the bladders barely even change shape. I am getting ready to ...
2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L ABC Pump VIN: WDBSK75F85
Hey all Mercedes techs, I walked into the middle of this one. Previous technician replaced hydraulic line and said system was ready to bleed...he then packed his tools and quit.Initiate rodeo and it times out unsuccessful. No unusual noises but pump is not bui...
2009 Mercedes-Benz GL550 5.5L Service reset VIN: 4JGBF86E79
Does anyone know the proper procedure to reset the service light on a 2009 GL550 without using a scanner, we've done the earlier ones and Mitchell Alldata is no help.
1999 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Lighting VIN: YS3EF48Z4X
I have a 99 Saab 9-5 SE where the headlights will work in the daytime and park light position, but not in the night time position. In fact it brightens the SID display and kills the lights on the rest as if it was daytime. The light switch and all relays appea...
2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3EB49E93
vehicle was towed in with a no start condition. found ECM wet from water damage. purchased used ecu and now can not communicate with launch program can the original be wiped and used one be flashed
1990 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0L Compressor does not engauge VIN: WVWFB4311L
The a/c compressor does not have power to the clutch. I have jumped the blue wires at the pressure switch and still no power to compressor. I have tried to use the Volkswagen tracks wiring for the a/c system and I just do not understand it. Also AllData does n...
2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWBC21V51
I hope one of the wizards has been here before. On the way to MA on interstate, engine shut down. Cranks fine but no sign of life. Plugged in with Retriever hand held scanner w/VAG cartridge & retrieve first three codes. Looking up the P1570 indicated the ecu... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire cyl 4), P1255 (CTS short to ground), P1570 (ECU locked), 01176 (Immobilizer Key signal too low intermittent)
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Low Beams VIN: WVWSP61JX3
I have a real problem child hopw some vw techs can help since we really dont work on them here. car came in on mon no start fired car up and found alt was charging at 16.9-18.4 and it also smoked the battery we replaced the alt and battery called customer up t...

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2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L Battery VIN: WBAEK73435
Thanks to all those who replied.I got many different answers, one BMW shop told me this car did need a "full update" for about $200, while another BMW shop wants $60 to "register" the new battery, I went to the $60 shop to "register" battery to system for now....
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L transmission VIN: SALMF11454
The answers I received were not very helpful.I talked to the shop foreman of our closest Land Rover dealer and he advise to shift it in low gear and drive it.I did and the transmission shifts perfect then.This is a easy test to see if the transmission is still...
1997 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L close assist mech VIN: WDBGA32G1V
sorry for the late response. in did pump in trunk was the culprit. i checked all lines for leakage and found nothing decided to replace pump assy. and all is good system works good thanks to all who took time to respode.
2009 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 3.5L Tire Pressure monitor VIN: WDBWK58F99
Sent to dealer,thet said they programmed the new sensors id in the car and then it could be reset .It just did not recognise the new sensor
2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L Soft Top VIN: YS3DF75K9Y
I am closing this post with fix as parts are ordered. I want to thank everyone who replied. I went with Justin from North Carolinas idea which Justin from Melbourn also stated that all the hoses are not on backorder and some of the longer lengths are available...
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L fuel VIN: WVGBC67L34
Fuel pumps failed...replaced both pumps and all is good.
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