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2001 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 2.8L Radio VIN: WAULH64B21
Hello all, Customer came to us asking if we can unlock the radio.The vin # is [...]. I have called my local Audi dealer and they jerked me around. If anybody out there could look up the info I would gr...
1997 BMW 840Ci 4.4L Radio inop. VIN: WBAEF8321V
Can't get radio to come on. Someone replaced radio with a newer BMW Blaupunkt radio.Battery was dead in car and had to be replaced. The word CODE came out. We called dealer with the serial number from the radio. The dealer gives us a 5 digit code. This particu...
1998 BMW 750iL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGK2325W
Car came in with p1470 code for leak detection pump circuit electrical. Found broken wires in Left rear wheel well.l.(appearantly very common for wires to rub through in this area. repaired wires and found 12 volts at red/yellow power wire as well as 12 volts ... Trouble codes: P1470
2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L Rear Defrost VIN: WBAWC33537
Vehicle came to me from body shop for rear defrost not working. Car had a rear collision, rear glass and bumper replaced. I have power and ground to rear glass but elements will not heat up and clear glass. I am getting a code from the JBE Junction Box "A6C8 r...
2002 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L radio VIN: SAJDA03P62
radio stays on unless it is turned off with switch battery dies only happens every few weeks may last a day or a week
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51C34
at 3000 rpm car acts like rev limiter kicking in. looked for vac leaks and checked fuel presure.Don't see any thing on scanner. Trouble codes: P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p1313-), P1313
1977 Porsche 911 S 2.7L injectors VIN: 9117201516
I am playing with one of these right now and requested info on the system from AllData's archieves. The main thing this car does is multiple backfires. The air box was blown apart and i installed a new backfire valve. Now the air box has blown off the intake ...
1992 Volkswagen EuroVan CV 2.5L Coolant Light VIN: WV2PC0707N
Good Morning, This EuroVan is a grey market vehicle from Canada that I have had a difficult time finding info for. The coolant light will start to flash after 2-3 minutes from a cold start, or sometimes not until after a 25 mile drive. The engine is not overhe...
1995 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WVWBB81E8S
need a little help from some vw techs this car acts like it has a trans problem it hesitates when put in gear and stalls engine when it grabs and idles bad but when u get it moving it runs great and will idle in gear at stops hope some one can help thanks john
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L clutch VIN: 3VWTD81H1W
Spider gear pin came loose, hit case and put hole in bell housing causing major oil leak. Had case welded. Put back together and clutch doesn't want to engage completely and slips. Pulled trans second time. Throw out is ruined, but hydraulics all seem to be ok...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L cooling fans VIN: 3VWCD21C7Y
There is a fuse panel above the battery that contains a 30 amp blade fuse for the fans on this car, We have several of these we fight with this same issue of melting the fuse periodically. Does anyone have experince with a concrete repair for this issue on 199...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Wiring VIN: 3VWSG71K56
This VW came in with considerable front end damage, unfortunatly the wrecker driver did not bring everything from the accident scene. It has a plastic radiator support, the condenser and rad were ripped out of the car breaking all the wiring to the front of th...
2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1LZ56D0Y
need a little direction on this volvo. it is a turbo model, and this is what it does: if you give it a little gas while driving and then let your foot off the gas pedal (like goosin' it to pass another car) the rpm's drop quickly and the car stalls. you can be...
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L performance VIN: YV1SZ58D01
I have this Volvo V70xc that will not build boost from the turbo. Customer brought the car to me checked for code and found P1237. Replaced turbo control valve at air cleaner. Cleared code and road test showed no improvement. Have checked to be sure turbo is n...
2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L abs VIN: YV1SZ58D72
help volvo techs this v70 came in with no pressure to lr caliper fellow tech replaced both calipers and hoses rr has good pressure none to lr to line loose at abs no pressure from fron unit thinking bad abs hydralic unit but would like you guys input first no ...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L Electrical VIN: WBAEV33424
Performed master key replacement as per sugestions and that seemed to have fixed customers problem so far we hare hoding vehicle over for several more starts just to make sure but so far so good thanks to everyone for the help.
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVA37507
I also found I hade Trans Code CF1C that would not clear. I found TSB sib 240907 which said to run a test plan and perform a CAN LEARNING FUNCTION. I sent the car to a friends shop , and he performed TSB , which fixed the problem. Trouble codes: 2F80, U0100.
1970 MG MGB 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: GHN5UA2036
Some replies said to ck. for fuel delivery, contamination, and carb issues. I had pretty much ruled these out but it does not hurt to recheck. Some said possible distributer, ignition issues. Luke had it right when he stated he went through 4 bad condensers i...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWSE69M12
Sorry it took so long to close this. But I wanted to wait to make sure it was done. I changed the chain tentioner, and that took care of the rattle. It still ran unstable, but it was much better. It was almost out of gas so I could not drive it very much. Gave...
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