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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L turn/hazard flasher VIN: WAUEH54B7Y
Anytime the ignition is on there is a buzzing noise coming from the hazard switch. We have replaced the hazard switch with no change. If it was a GM vehicle I would say it is the turn signal switch, but on those I can usually move the lever to a position that ...
2002 Audi A4 3.0L air bag light VIN: WAUJT68E92
Had air bag light on and code 01217 for side airbag igniter. tried to reset, no success. I have no repair info. for this vehicle. Can anybody give me a hand? Thanks.
2003 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L Pass Seat VIN: WAUAC48H23
Passengers power seat legroom adjustment inop-vcds wont communicate with easy entry module.hot wired the motor and it works so i think the module is bad-any help appreciated-new to vcds and audi-also any coding help,thanks.
2006 Audi A4 Quattro 3.2L brake pedal VIN: WAUDG74F56
Greetings. I have an 06 Audi A6 with a hard brake pedal and doesn't want to stop when braking. We suspect the booster but I can't seem to find anything wrong with it. all the vacuum lines going to the booster are intact it holds vacuum. the car has newer Centr...
2012 Audi A7 Quattro 3.0L air conditioning control head VIN: TRUBFAFK9C
Okay, first of all the car is actually a 2012 TT, but IATN only let me choose betwen an A7 and R8 for the model. The problem is that my customer dropped a bunch of change under the center console and we are a little stumped on how to remove the A/C control hea...
1989 BMW 325i 2.5L rocker arm/shaft VIN: WBAAD1301K
I am looking for any suggestions and information on getting the intake rocker shaft to slide toward the radiator so I can replace the #5 intake rocker arm. **head is on motor, and motor is in car** I have already removed/slid over all other intake rockers and ...
1995 BMW 318is 1.8L Defroster VIN: WBABE6324S
Cannot turn defroster off, heater and dash vent distribution controls ok. Alldata info on system poor (as usual). Dual temperature controls ok. Can anyone describe how the system functions so we know where to start?
2001 BMW Z3 Coupe 3.0L Left Rear Tail Light VIN: WBACK73471
Hello Friends I have this 2001 Z 3 Coupe that the left Rear tail light do not work if i apply power to the connector both Bulbs come on, all other lights work i'm just not getting power to the light Unit Harness for the tail light, i have checked the Archives...
2003 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L Srs VIN: 4USBT53433
The car came in w/ the "air bag" (picture) light on. There was a code 9897= SBSL Control Module fault- unable to communicate. using AutoLogic we could communicate with the SBSL (also called b pillar sensor) intermittantly. While monitoring the communication on...
2005 Jaguar S-Type Sport 4.2L Misfire VIN: SAJWA01U25
Here's another weird one that I hope some of you can enlighten me on. This Jag came in with an obvious misfire. The customer stated that after taking it to the local Jag dealer, they recomended replacing the number 5 and 6 ignition coils. We advised doing our ... Trouble codes: P0354, P0304
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L low power VIN: WDBEB28E5N
car came in with no power. Confirmed turbo was not boosting only about 2-4psi should be more like 14psi. Only have about 8'' of vacuum going to the wastegate that never really changes maybe a little when you let of the throttle initially(tee'd in and test drov...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L service reset VIN: WDBRF61J63
when attempting to reset service reminder step 6 is to press cluster illumination button once to display oil type menu.it will not display. the oil level display comes up.I cannot get past this to reset interval. following the procedure off the mercedes websit...
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L engine VIN: WDBUF82J64
This Benz has a vibration in the cabin at idle only,replaced both engine mounts,as well as trans mount and still has sonic like irritating vibration at idle,off idle and cruising and accell ok.
1984 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L No Start VIN: WP0ZZZ91ZE
Have this Porsche here with no spark. Checked Mitchell wiring diagram and have power and ground to ECU. Have power to one side of coil. Coil is good. Dual relay under seat tested and works. Fuel pump runs. This car does not have the old CDI box that I remember...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L Fuel pump VIN: 3VWPA81H5X
This vehicle was a tow in after it died while driving. Lots of codes were set, all in the p0300 group for misfires. When I tried to start the motor, it would catch, then die, as if it was not getting fuel. I began testing and right away ran into fuse #18 not r...
2003 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Inst. Cluster VIN: YV1CZ91H43
We have worked on this vehicle in past, but not for this problem. Clients complaint is when she operates the turn signals the green indicators in the cluster blink as normal but they slowly fade away as the vehicle is driven and the demand for the turn signals...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEU33473
Sorry I have not fixed this one yet. The CEL has not come back on since last being reset, but suspect it will. The majority of the replies suggested the cyclone valve and related hoses as the cause. I've explained to the owner that the next logical step is ... Trouble codes: P0174 (Mixture too lean Bank 2).
2004 BMW 325Ci 2.5L drive axle VIN: WBABD33404
Thanks for everyones help I drop the ehaust and checked the carrier bearing and flex joint. And found the carrier bearing broke. Replaced carrier and problem was solved.
2004 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABD33494
Got a lot of replies on this one-disa valve also called an intake manifold ajusting valve both are acceptable by dealer.Smoked tested system valve was leaking.Replaced valve runs great. Thanks again
2006 BMW 330i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVB335X6
Well the mistery is solved. When the tech was doing the job he also removed the cam sprockets to check the aluminum head bolts conditions. The aftermarket timing tool made by JTC, work perfectly in anothers cars before, but in this car the pin to lock the cran... Trouble codes: A0B4.
2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: SALSH23466
Thank you all for your input. We updated the ECU with the latest software and we have yet to experience the issue we were having before, even after letting the car sit outside in the cold overnight. The car starts and idles just fine now. Trouble codes: U1328, U1828, U1598, B1B02, B1B85.
1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L will not shift out of 1st VIN: WDBGA51E8T
Thanks everyone for responding, Remove pan and inspected filter installation, no fault found. Checked multi pin connector right front of transmission, had fluid in it, cleaned and reinstalled. Also cleaned for pin connector right front of transmission. Every t...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA23B5Y
THANKS FOR THE HELP. REPLACED THE RELAY, CUSTOMER HAS BEEN DRIVING THE VEHICLE FOR A COUPLE WEEKS IF NOT LONGER. HAVE NOT HEARD ANY COMPLAINTS AT THIS POINT. THANKS ALL.. Trouble codes: P1624 (35-10- Mil request signal active check tcm for errors too -intermittent), P1557 (35-10- Charge pressure control positive deviation- intermittent), P1517 (35-10- Power supply for ecu j271 or j363 electrical malfunction- intermittent).
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: WVWSR61J94
Well I hope this helps someone in the future! The head I bought from Clearwater cylinder head was not machined properly. The flat part of the head in front of the injector going toward the radiator was about 1/4 longer than on the old head. The electrical port...
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