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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Electronic VIN: WAUEH24B5Y
Customer brought in vehicle requesting timing belt replacement for maintenance. Upon removal of front bumper cover I found the wire harness going to a/c high pressure switch had melted from sensor up into where it joins main harness at drivers fender. Also fou...
2007 Audi A4 Quattro Cabriolet 3.2L convertible top VIN: WAUEH48H47
Hello Audi Techs The convertible top is not working, the top storage compartment cover in the rear lifts up about an inch, but that is the only thing will do, please advise what procedure we should follow to check for this problem. Thanks in advance
1998 BMW 750iL 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WBAGK2328W
Happy New Year Group- this 12 cylinder E38 has us stumped. Car came in with a customer complaint of intermittent power loss/ rough running while driving. Pulled codes: had a boat load of misfire codes for both banks with and without fuel shut off as well as le... Trouble codes: 68 (cyl 6 misfire), 69 (cyl 7 misfire), 71 (cyl 9 misfire), 74 (cyl 12 misfire), 202 (ignition circuit monitoring A), 203 (ignition circuit monitoring B)
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L fuse 103 VIN: WBAGH8340Y
There is a substantial draw through fuse 103 the car goes dead in a matter of hours if I disconect this fuse the draw is gone I need to know the power distribution .A diagram would be most helpful All data does not supply one I need to finish this car any help...
2001 BMW 330i 3.0L transmission VIN: WBAAV53441
car has code 146 can torque alldata has no information any help would be apprecated
2006 BMW 530xi 3.0L No heat to feet VIN: WBANF73506
We have cold air to foot well and outside center vents. Customer is complaining about cold air to their feet. We are aware of the I-drive heater controls and how they work. My experience says that an E60 canít get you too hot no matter what you do. The heat fr...
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L Ignition VIN: WMWRC334X3
Hello, Thank you for your time reading and responding to my post. This little Mini starts and runs just fine but when you turn it off and take the key out and the eng is still running. Stall the engine, the dash, P/S pump are still on and the blower turn off. ...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Cruise VIN: 3VWSA29M6X
This is my first customer that wants his VW cruise fixed. He drove from Alaska to here. Customer thinks cruise quit after changing battery in San Diego. Checked systems for codes only B+ in ABS and cleared it. Check to see if Adapt runs but it is ok. This is a...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Radio Removal VIN: WVWRH63B72
The release tools do not lock in place for radio removal. This radio uses the 4 slotted keys to remove. Does anyone know how to get the radio out with out the tools? We are replacing the heater core in this vehicle. Some of the screws that hold the instrument ...
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L vvt VIN: YV1VS2558Y
helllllllllpppppppp, this vehicle was brought into my shop already disassembled, no marks were present on timing components. cams have slipped and we do not have any reference points, nor do we have the factory tool!!!

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2005 BMW 320i 2.2L MIL Lamp on
Thanks guys the owner decided to tow the car to the dealer today so we missed out on the opportunity to dig any further. Thanks all the same. Trouble codes: 2A67, 2A6B.
2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L position switch VIN: WBAWV53597
yes. fellows.. this one is fixed thank for rhe info.i opened the trans cover and yes a plastic part ot the switch was broken this has a cyl. that got separated from the plastic part replaced and car started thank you tll. next one
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Steering Angle Sensor VIN: SALME11424
Thanks for the replies. Turns out My Autodiagnos is not strong enough to program a new angle sensor, although it has a function for calibrating. Sent to dealer to have programmed, truck is fixed.
1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Charging VIN: WDBBA48D9J
After verifying ever wire between the alternator and instrument panel we installed a new alternator which seems to have been the problem. The company that sold the alternator bench tested it 5 times before it showed a diode thgat was intermittantly not turning...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L No Start VIN: WDBHA22E9T
well guys this one is running like a top.thanks to all who replied.after getting spark fuel and drive authorization back and still no start I went back to basics and discovered that the schematice of coil position on mitchell is upside down and my fireing orde...
1999 Mercedes-Benz CL600 6.0L trunk lid VIN: WDBGA76G9X
Hello MB Techs The close assist was not working correctly, that is why the trunk lid did close tight, after checking the vacuum pump, we found it that was not working intermittently, replace the vacuum pump and the problem was solved. Thanks a lot for all the ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic 5.0L Suspension VIN: WDBNG84J63
IATN is pressing me to close this post. When the customer returns we will fix it and post the results. We had several replies, but nothing was suggested that had not already been tried. We will monitor the ADS when driving the car. This car seemed to drive...
2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Alarm VIN: YS3FD75Y04
We removed that battery from the suspect remote and are waiting to see if he has any further problems. So far, so good. Evidently it can be caused by bad door modules that cause the panic alarm to set, bad switches or bad remotes. The customer has agreed to...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWWA81H4V
Sorry for the late closing and thank you to all who took there valuable time to respond. We actually still have this vehicle in our parking lot. [ Probably will end up owning it, Oh Boy !!! ]We felt through our testing and based on the information provided tha... Trouble codes: P0341.
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