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2000 Audi A4 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: WAUAC28D8Y
Hello everyone and thanks for the help with this one. I have this 1.8 turbo A4 in for an intermittent stall out condition that has been going on for a year or so. The customer will be driving along and off it goes and won't restart until the car is allowed to ...
2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.0L Accessories VIN: SALAE24445
Truck came in from a body shop to replace the air bags & tensoiners & check the door locks , after installing the air bags & tensoiners ,the truck wont lock or unlock from the remote it works from the unlock & lock buttons, check the wiring at the right side u...
1989 Porsche 944 S2 3.0L torque tube/shaft VIN: WP0AB294XK
The 5 speed trans is out of the car and I am wondering if there are tricks to pulling the torque tube. Alldata shows the procedure for a car with an automatic and it seems to be light on details. It doesn't look too hard but the estimating guide says 8-10 hrs ...
2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Starting VIN: YS3FD49Y47
With the TechII and a Saab online subscription we are going to make the used CIM work: add the CIM to the vehicle. The process had no problem with the VIN in the car not matching the VIN in the used CIM. We were given the choise of which VIN to use. We used th...
1999 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L 1-2 Shift VIN: WV2MH8701X
Alright fellas. I am at wits end with this thing. It came to me from an outside shop. They put a OE rebuild transmission in this thing at the customer request while doing the timing chains for what I understand was a harsh shift throughout. They got a new TCM...
2004 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 2.8L 3rd gear noise VIN: 9BWDH61J44
We replaced this trans with used units and one we got had the same problem, we want to replace the bearing behind the cup on back of trans. Does anyone know if it can be done with out romoving the trans from vehicle? Any special tools needed? Tried to remove b...
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L unknown
Hi Folks, Need some help on this one, this is my Aunt's car and the ABS is kicking in randomly even without applying the brakes you can sometimes hear it ratcheting and sometimes when you need to brake the pedal is hard as if you are in ABS mode, you are on ic...
2007 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV4CZ98217
Piercing squeal after engine is warm at idle, sounds like vacuum leak but so loud i cant tell where it is coming from, any clues? Trouble codes: 174 (Lean), 171 (Lean)

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2005 Audi A4 3.0L fueltank fill VIN: WAUVT68E15
thanks for all the helpfulhints and tips,first I confirmed the gas tank is full,I filled it up till gas was spilling out,then put a dip stick in filler neck, for sure it registered,some replies sugested to remove rear seat,and remove the two covers then I can ...
2001 BMW 525i 2.5L front pump VIN: WBADT43421
yes I have fixed it.the valva body has to be removed then there are 2 plastic nipples between the valve body and the front pump.this car needed a front pump due to the pump bushing spinning in the housing and also ruining the convertor.thanks for the help,it...
2002 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV33442
THE FIX FOR THIS VEHICLE WAS THE TANK VENT VALVE ALSO WE HAD A VACUUM LEAK AT THE SECONDARY AIR PUMP VALVE THANKS FOR THOSE THAT REPLIED IATN IS ONE OUR BEST TOOLS THANKS AGAIN RUSSELL Trouble codes: 245 (Flow rate secondary air system bank 1 too low), 246 (Flow rate secondary air system bank 2 too low), 68 (Activation of solenoid valve tank ventilation).
2004 BMW 645Ci 4.4L Charging VIN: WBAEK73494
HI every body & thank you for your help for that bmw problem was Battery ( new battery dealer chenge) i send the car to the dealer
2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L L.Turn Sig.Reflectr VIN: WDBNG75J72
Hi all Thanks for the help,some suggested that the bulbs could be the problem but I knew about the stainless bases.The problem was the drive mirror housing I didn't see anything wrong and all the light in mirror worked,but replacing it was the fix returned to ...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWBK31C44
I cleaned the throttle body as suggested, and performed the throttle basic setting relearn. Boss drove the car approximately 30-35 miles, stop and go, and no issues. Thanks for all your help!
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWDT31K86
Thanks to all who replied! You've gota love IATN! This car was at the dealer twice and at another independant for this same problem and thanks to Jeff's tip it is now fixed. I found a broken wire in the main wire harness underneath the air filter housing. It ...
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