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1999 Audi A4 2.8L cruise control VIN: WAUED28DXX
Hello everyone. the cruise control on this audi does not work. have tried 3 different used cruise control modules and none of them seem to work. i have checked all the powers and grounds of the module and have checked all wiring in between the module and the s...
1992 BMW 735i 3.5L Dk Switch VIN: WBAGB431XN
Customer took his 92' bmw 735i to dealer and they printed out a printout for the central locking system. The message reads "replacing the dk switch for the transmission" must be performed. Now is the "dk switch" the kickdown cable? or what part are they actual...
1999 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L Battery VIN: 4USCH9330X
thanks for reading this one guys ,every 3 Days battery is dead test for draw 2.55 amp draw right away after 20 min or so 1.75 amp draw that toggles to .30 amp for about 1 min then back to 1.75 amp in 1 min back to .30 amp and so on after 1 hour still continues...
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV33423
Need some insite from my Euro brethern. Thanks for taking the time to hopefully chime in regarding this problem. No obvious drivabilty problems. The P1500 (modis 211) keeps resetting every few days. In addition, we are getting a 5E19-CAN: data error from DME\D... Trouble codes: P1500 (Idle speed control motor modis codes is a 211), 5E19
2005 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Fuse VIN: 5UXFA13585
Hey Guys, hope you can help me with this one. Car came in with the A/C display inop. Found Fuse 48 blown. Replaced 7.5 amp fuse and blew right away. Checked bulletins and found one for possible chaffed wires around Instrument panel bracing. Removed lower panel...
1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Blower amd Temp control VIN: WDBBA45A88
This car has two main problems. The first is the blower motor. It works on defrost and the temperature goes to hot like it is supposed to, but when you put it on Auto lo or Auto Hi the blower does not come on. It will come on if you turn the ac switch to on an...
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Key VIN: WDBLK65G0X
Mercedes benz gurus here s one car was towed in after customer took door panel off he assumed battery was dead tow truck driver did try to jump start car car did not start at that point we tested battery it was dead removed battery put in new battery still no ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Engine VIN: WDBRN40J53
Came in with an occasional check engine lite on...misfire code and oxy sensor...discovered oil blowing from fill cap, and area around front plugs pooled oil at manifold...engine runs good...misfire under 15 counts the pcv valve, which other than mechanical pro...
2006 Porsche Cayman S 3.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on, Hot start/Hot soak VIN: WP0AB29876
The car runs great. First fuel fill up, it started/stalled 3 times. When the engine did start it ran rough for approx 4 minutes cleared up and ran fine (no light at this time). The next day when driving check engine light came on with code P2189 for remainder... Trouble codes: P2189 (System Too Lean at Idle)
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L compressor VIN: 3VWSA29M5Y
Customer came in with inop a/c. Checked pressures 110 over 110 high and low.A/C compressor does not engage.The engine surges everytime the a/c is triggered to apply the clutch.The clutch has a good ground and is supplied power for a split second everytime the ...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Compressor VIN: 3VWCK21C82
After repairs completed center vent temp at 37 f. Car returns 2 days later, blowing warm air and compressor working. evac and recharge showed no leaks. Car intermittley blows warm. Unabable to reproduce in shop so all pressures are when system is cooling norma...
2008 Volkswagen Beetle S 2.5L Starting VIN: 3VWRG31C88
I have a fully updated 5052 with a current GEKO certificate. The tech who knows how to adapt the keys is out. I am stuck. Where do I get the "Customer personal identification number"???
2004 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L ignition coil VIN: YV1RS59V24
This came in as a no start after the customer said it was misfiring on his way to work. I told him to drive it to me but he didn't make it had to tow it. The #1 coil is physically burnt and it will not start. I haven't got very much experience with Volvos so a...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2007 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Fuel Rail VIN: WAUDH74F47
2006 BMW 325Ci 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABV13486
Thank,s all the repls! this bmw has been serviced by bmw less than year ago. he will take back to bmw again. thank,s again all the helps! Trouble codes: P2567.
2007 BMW 335i 3.0L engine VIN: WBAVB73507
Thank you all for your requests!! When we duplicated the problem again and pulled the plugs we noticed oil on them. We proceeded to check the turbocharger (inlet & outlet) - ok -. Againg performed slack tube manometer testing - ok - (valve cover & check ...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L a/c compressor
Thank you all out there for the replies. this one wasa killer went throughout this car did all the test pulled all kan wires still a/c inop repaced sensor no help was going to condemned controller but don that be for with no fix so some saide sam left and righ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L radio VIN: WDBSK75F83
replaced radio all is fine it is an internal system thanks for the help
2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Programming VIN: YS3FD49Y16
The customer is still on the fence on this. He sent the ECU back to the rebuilders to see if they can get the initial program right. I asked him to see if the other shop still has the original CIM and keys, so that might be an option depending on why they re...
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