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1999 Audi A4 1.8L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: WAUCB28D0X
head scratcher.. 1999 audi 1.8 turbo.when sits overnight veh wont always start, when car starts runs rough. if throttle is touched car will die and loose compression to all cylinder. wait 5 min and will come back usualy running rough and will smooth out if lef... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
2002 Bentley Arnage RL 6.7L vacuum lines VIN: SCBLC31E92
Need a vacuum diagram and also a computer control wire diagram would be very helpful also to put this car back together properly. Looked all over the net and neither AllData or Mitchell on demand have any information on this vehicle. Thanks
1995 BMW 740iL 4.0L Transmission VIN: WBAGJ6323S
Vehicle came in with transmission going into failsafe. code 2A stored in memory.Another repair shop had replaced fluid and filter,but did not improve this problem. During our testing I noticed that the speedometer would bounce around while the vehicle was sitt...
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L 1st gear and between1-2 VIN: WBADD5324V
The problem I have with this car is when the car is at a idle and you try to put it in 1st gear it wants to grind. also when you shift from 1st to 2nd it wants to grind. no other grears have this problem.
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM634ZX
This vehicle came in with the complaint of "service engine light on, engine seems to be running ok". Pulled codes 125 and 144 from pcm. Codes were cleared and only fan code resetting so far. This code does not turn on the cel.The auxilliary fan is not working.... Trouble codes: 125 (Coolant fan ckt), 144 (P1747 can buss monitoring)
1999 BMW 540i 4.4L GPS Navigation VIN: WBADN5332X
The GPS Map on the screen does not reflect the position of the car. It even moves while driving, just about ten miles or more off position. I am assuming that the CD drive is working or I would not have a map on the screen and it moves with car movment. I was ...
2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L heater VIN: WBABM5348Y
vehicle came in with over heating conditon and loss of coolant found that upper hose had broke at resevoir and radiator leaking, removed and replaced both componant as well as thermostat assembly and now vehicle is operating at proper temperature according to ...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Power Steering Assist VIN: WDBJF65H1X
Hello iatn menbers. Looking for some assistance with old mercedes e320. Customer brought the car with hard steering wheel issue first thing in the morning.once it warms up it will get better.test drove the car steering wheel seems fine to me.but what i,ve noti...
2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L Hesitation, no boost VIN: YS3DD5589Y
This car is very fast for a base model, good boost, lights 'em up on hard accel, goes up through the gears smoothly with full boost. When the pedal is released and you slow to cruise still feels ok but if you put the hammer down at cruise (55 mph) in 5th, ther...
2004 Saab 9-5 Arc 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED49A74
Ok firstly I am at a total loss with this car. Our Modis won't even recognize this vehicle. So these are just codes from a generic scanner. The combustion detection codes are a total mystery to me. I can't even get a diagnostic procedure from our data program.... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam position sensor malfunction), P1312 (Combustion detection cyl 12 open CKT / short to B), P1334 (Combustion detection cyl 34 open CKT / short to B)
2006 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L steering VIN: YS3FH41U66
Hello everyone need help on a 2006 SAAB 9-3 pulled engine out rebuild and installed having steering problem nothing works no horn no stereo bottoms on steering Air bag light comes on. Had anyonehad this problem, please respond.
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L p0411 VIN: 3VWDD21CXY
I have tested whole air system and all test fine. any help great Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary air injection)
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Compressor VIN: 3VWSP69MX2
This car has a new cooling fan control module and AC pressure switch. The module is not turning on my compressor or the fans. I evacuated the system and put in 700 grams. I tested all powers and grounds at the module. There is NO problem with the fuse box on t...
2005 Volkswagen Touareg 3.2L Driver Rear Air Spring VIN: WVGLG77L15
Hello and thanks for looking! We've gone over this a few times in our head and we are stuck. We have an issue with the driver side rear air spring not lowering. It's stuck in the all the way up position and will not lower with the controls. We have disconnecte...

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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Blower Motor VIN: WBADM5337X
We installed a new auto temp control head and sent it to bmw to get programmed to the car, after progamming the customer said it would still not work and they had bmw replace the blower motor, alot of you said replace control head with new , others said final ...
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L junction box VIN: WBAVA33577
Thank you to those who took the time to reply. I checked, double checked and checked my work again and found nothing out of place so I concluded that there must be an open inside the junction box. Ordered another and bingo, all is well. thanks again
1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Surge VIN: WDBGA51E2T
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L 1-2 shift VIN: WVWSE61J12
We stopped working on the vehicle while waiting for the insurance company to make a decision (they still have not made one). I still feel the transmission supplied has an internal fault (losing pressure when hot), but because it was supplied by the insurance c...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Engine VIN: 3VWCK31C84
Thanks for everyone and there replies. We found that the IICM had no ground and traced it back to the cooling fan module connector. in the early year it was gounded to a ground righ next to the ecm and the later it was grounded through the cooling fan module c...
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