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2001 Audi TT 1.8L central locking VIN: TRUZZZ8NZ1
Hello everyone, and thanks for the help. We have a Audi TT come into the workshop for the following system n/w; central locking, boot release, fuel door, convertable top and remote key buttons. Found the central locking module water damaged and correded plug t...
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2004 Bentley Arnage T 6.7L Maintenance required VIN: SCBLF34F74
Service has been performed and I need to reset the Maintenance required light and don't know how too. I have read everything in the owners and maintenance manual that came with the vehicle but I haven't found any information on the procedure. Has any body out ...
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L air comprssor / rear window defrost / Recirulating VIN: WBACB3323R
Customer compliant. Control panel assembly is lighting up like a christmas tree for no reason. The lights will alternate back and forth. A/c compressor,rear window defroster,recirculating lights. The panel will not funtion except blower motor speed. Later the ...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Starting VIN: WBAGJ8323W
BMW specialists HELP. This car came to me several months ago with a "No Power While driving" complaint. This car had been to at least two other shops before getting to me. The car was dead so I put my jumper pack on it to try and start it. While holding the ke...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L traction control VIN: SAJDA01P01
vehicle came in for CATS message on instrument panel my scan tool will show an undocumented code i have read i might be able to fool my IDS to get data or codes out of the car any ideas would be appreciated thank you Ron
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Keyless Entry VIN: WDBNG75J0Y
The vehicle came into the shop with the following complaints: R/F Xenon Headlight - Not working Washer Fluid Low - Intermittent message Coolant Level Low - Intermittent Message Found that the R/F Xenon Ballast failed, Installed new headlight assembly. Then...
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2003 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L Cuts out, Loss of power VIN: WV2MB470X3
Ok, this one has me stumped. Here is the desctiption of what the vehicle does: If you start the van and drive, it will behave fine for the most part. However, on a very hot day (over 100 deg typically) or after a hot soak (usually about 15 minutes) the van exi...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Radiator Cooling Fans VIN: 3VWSG71KX5
There are two radiator cooling fans the larger of the two the one on the drivers side comes on for cooling and is commanded on when the ac is turned on.this fan operates on all speeds and continues to operate as normal when the engine is turned off.when is the...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Mechanical VIN: 3VWST71KX6
v. w. techs my boss is trying to r&r the trans. on is daughter car he says he has everything loose but the trans. won't seperate from the eng. we did determined the eng. was locked up due to the duel mass flywheel i have never worked on one of these so i haven...
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2002 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L ball joints
Just a quick question. This is my car, and I have to put some ball joints in it. I see the 2 bolts, but how hard are these pressed into spindle? Special tools needed? Just need to know how late in the day I can start this at work, don't wanna get into a mess l...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L windows, interior lights VIN: WAUBA24B6W
Thankyou all for the great information. The vehicle is fixed. I replaced it with a used unit. It was "plug-and-play" likely because this part number is pretty specific to 98-99 A6. The code this used unit came with was indeed 15885, but the code that came ...
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1983 Land Rover 110 2.5L fuse panel VIN: SALLDHHG7A
Thank you guys who replied, I have determined the ignition switch to be at fault for my fuse panel problem. I have determined the engine size and am waiting for parts to arrive from John Craddocks. Thanks again for the help.
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2004 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS92DX4
Thank you for all of your replies! After more testing, the aftermarket MAF was to blame. Installed an oem sensor, drove the vehicle over 100 miles and all is good. Thank you again!! Trouble codes: P2177 (System too lean off idle bank 1), P2179 (System too lean off idle bank 2).
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