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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L low beams VIN: WAULT68E54
left front headlight was blown , replaced left low beam bulb and now have no low beam light operation. fuse is good , high beams work
2006 BMW 525xi 3.0L running hot VIN: WBANF33566
car was towed in the car is over heating and running coolant temp is at 262f the fans are running on high upper hose is hot but the lower hose is warm it has a elc water pump can any one help out there on this bmw
2004 Land Rover Discovery HSE 4.6L Air ride VIN: SALTP19494
Customer previously had air ride removed and replaced with coil overs. Fuse has been pulled for compressor but the battery is still being drained by the actuator solenoids. I have foud through the wiring diagrams that if I remove ground C811 it should solve my...
1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SEL 2.8L Transmission shift VIN: 1090161200
Vehicle arrived with only low gear, would not shift. The owner indicated the transmission had been overhauled before, and that the car had been sitting for some time. Upon removal and tear down, we discovered that there were parts missing, installed incorrectl...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 400SEL 4.2L Stall VIN: WDBGA43E4P
Customer bought the car from an auction the car runs great till it warms up then it dies. It will start back up and run for a few seconds and stalls will untill it cold. any ideals? I dont have a scanner to pull code but no check engine lights are on. ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L compressor VIN: WDBJF65J11
I have no compressor function. With Autologic I have no communication with A/C module and will not enter self diagnosis. Checked power and ground and replaced module with reman unit. Performed coding and now have communication but also have 2 hard faults, B122...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBRN47J92
we have a c230 kompressor with faults for being too lean, watched fuel mixture values while driving and saw that it was adding fuel everywhere. long term fuel trim is at +18% checked fuel pressure and found 3.8 bar present. smoke tested vehicle and found no ob... Trouble codes: P0171, P0171
1986 Volkswagen Vanagon Syncro 2.1L Cv Axle VIN: WV2XB0258G
We work on alot of Vanagons and lately we have had 3 vans that came in with what sounds and behaves like worn CV joints. We have replaced the axle assys and the noise does not go away. We have tried new wheel bearings due to excessive play and that does not cu...
1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Camper 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WV3AH8709V
Thank you in advance for any assistance. I'm trying to determine why there is no power to AIR pump. My Mitchel has no wiring diagram for it. The locator only says that pump relay is located above fuse/relay block. There are a number of relays up there but none... Trouble codes: 16795 (Secondary Air Injection Incorrect Flow P0411)
2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L cruise control VIN: 3VWDC21V42
hi need some help with this vw the cruise control is not working we replaced the module as it was green thinking it would fix it but still not working what i see is the vac pump is weak but will a bad pump stop power going to the vac pump i have never seen pow...
2006 Volkswagen Passat Value Edition 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWGK73C36
Repeating PO303 misfir cyl 3 code, cannot verify misfire very intermitant, have replaced # 3 coil and spark plug,have swapped with other cyl,not sure where to go from here,any suggestions would be appreciated) Thanks for your time Trouble codes: P0303
2010 Volkswagen Passat CC Sport 2.0L Cooling fans inop VIN: 3VWHL7AJ5A
Vehicle was in severe front end collsion. Repairs are excellent. We have no cooling fan operation and code PO480 stored. Power and ground are present on two larger terminals at cooling fans. KOEO power is present at one of the control wires and a rapidly pulsi...
2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L HVAC Panel VIN: YV1TS94D2Y
Hi all - hoping someone can help me out pretty quickly - I've got to have this vehicle back to the customer by the weekend and my 3-day VIDA subscription runs out then, too! Basically here's the problem - this all started after a battery disconnect: The HVAC ...
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L Air Bag VIN: YV1VS29521
Thank you in advance for any help. This car came in with the airbag light on. The only scan tool that I have that would get into that system is my Bosch KTS570. The code it gives me is 0137. (Sidebag ignition circuit, passenger side signal fault) I can't fin...
2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1SZ59H84
This car came in about 3 week ago and the customer said she was at the dealer and they said she needed a cat. I scaned the ecm and found codes P2187 Lean bank 1 and a P0420. I found a very large vacuum leak, I fixed that and cleared the code and had her drive ... Trouble codes: P0420 (Cat effiencey)
2006 Volvo XC90 V8 Ocean Race 4.4L no start VIN: YV4CZ85296
hello the car came in on the hook car die and wont start wont turn over fuse #11 in side panel blown replaced fuse and blows as soon as you turn the key on tried to scan no data on any of systems like drive abs srs etc no dash light only light is air bag repla...

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2006 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJXA01A86
Car has not returned-but the leak detection pump appears suspect-will post additional once returned/fixed. thanks. Trouble codes: P2406.
2001 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L No Start
yes this car one is running most of were rigth about the reproraming it needed a scan tool that can reprogram the key with the computer i wanted to try spare key but cust never provided tha car was sent to a shop that specialize on range rovers thank you guys... Trouble codes: 39 (EWS manipulation check), 148 (interface inmobilizer).
2006 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L no start VIN: SALAD25496
Car went to dealer replaced the restraint control module ans reprogramed the computer all is good now thanks for the help
1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 4.5L Slips 1-2, 2-3 VIN: 1090161200
I have had to re-open this case since the information given was incorrect. I apologize for the inconvenience, and want to thank those individuals who offered there help.
2006 Volkswagen Jetta Value Edition 2.5L Vaccuum pump VIN: 3VWPG71KX6
Thanks to all who responded. I was hoping to see this customer again to fix this leak but he is still recovering from a big bill from when i first discovered this leak (back when i wrote this post). Anyway, i think i will try to disassemble pump and replace wi...
2009 Volkswagen Routan SEL 4.0L 3rd row power folding seats VIN: 2V8HW64XX9
Finally found that the recliner motor shaft was binding and I was able to grab the shaft with pliers and free it up. Once I did that it worked as it should every time. The module was thinking that the the seat back was folded down and would not allow the recli...
2001 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L Engine VIN: YV1SW53D81
I'm going to post this as closed.Hopfully no more leaks from front of motor.As of this point no leaks to be seen.I did replace the VVT hub as well as do a oil trap service.I have no pressure out of dipstick tube.Timing the exhaust cam by the book is confusing....
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