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2004 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L No Pump pressure VIN: WA1YD64B04
I wish to thank every man who may offer help with your past experience and knowledge. You make the iATN what it is - daily. Replace transmission - due to both water damage to TCU and clutch pack slippage in 4th and 5th gear. Time passed. Transmission found...
2005 Jaguar XK8 4.2L CD player VIN: SAJDA42C35
After returning the car to the customer, he played the CD that was cued up through to its end w/o any problem. He made several stops during this time and starting up again the CD continued to play to its end. Then, when he advanced the play to the next CD in t...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Mechanical VIN: WDBDA29D9J
This 722.409 transmission supposedly worked OK before the fluid was changed. Have only 1st and reverse. Kickdowm solonoid plug is removed from the transmission. Control cable works OK. Checked governor pressure: none. Removed the rear cover and expected the dr...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L gauges / display VIN: WDBJF65H0X
The car came in with no gauges, instument cluster display and radio. I can not communicate with the cluster or the engine control module with modis. I can communicate with trans and other modules. the cluster's srs light comes on for a couple of seconds and go...
2007 Mercedes-Benz S550 5.5L Unknown VIN: WDDNG71XX7
Got this car with P0563 - system voltage high. We replaced Rear (big battery) and alternator (Bosch reman). Still have the check engine light on. I am showing voltage high without veh. running. I want to think the front battery might be bad also. Its the end o...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L forward gears VIN: 3VWCB21C82
It just does not make sense reverse works fine but if you go from park to drive its like nuetral but if you go to low and then back to drive then it works purfect with no other noticibal problems and you can go to reverse and back to drive with no other proble...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L turn signal VIN: 3VWSR69M24
This car came in several months ago with the emergency flasher switch clicking so we changed it as we have on several other VWs and it solved the problem for a couple of weeks. It is back with the same problem but now putting in a new switch has no affect and ...
2000 Volvo V70 2.4L TRAC Control VIN: YV1LW61J3Y
When initially started and driven, the TRAC control light will flash when driven about 30-35 MPH. While the light flashes, the vehicle will not accelerate. After about 15-20 seconds, the light will go out and the vehicle will drive normally until the next key ...
2005 Volvo V70 R 2.5L low audio volume VIN: YV1SJ52765
When sensors (rear) activate there is only very low warning tones thru R/R speaker only. No codes present for malfunction in CEM,REM or AUM

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2006 Audi A4 2.0L Check Engine Light VIN: WAUDF78E26
The transmission got to the point that we could count on it malfunctioning if it were allowed to sit over night. There are 2 grounds, 1 12 volt constant, and 1 12 switched going to the Mechatronic (ZF big word for valve body with integrated computer). Rigged...
2005 Jaguar XK8 4.2L Radio, window VIN: SAJDA42C35
This car went out fixed yesterday afternoon. The fixes were to replace both the c CD stacker and the right door latch. The repair took a little longer than it needed to due to the fact that the owner has an extended warranty and the combined claim exceeded $20...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L Hesitation VIN: WDBCA39E2M
I did some more testing and found a week pressure fuel pump I replaced the pump and it still did the same thing. The customer took the car for now and said he will drive it as is for now.
2004 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic 5.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG84J84
i will see what develops in the morning ,, a very special thanks for all who responded ,, this was posted for another tech having married the car i will see what happens ,, again many thanks Ron Trouble codes: P0104, P0103.
2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YS3FD49YX6
The Blue wire from the T-body to the ECU with the junction in it DID have some extra resistance in it. I ran a new circuit, and as of this point (crossing fingers) it SEEMS to be ok after almost 3 weeks. I know posting this will jinx it now though haha. Than... Trouble codes: P2135 (Throttle Pedal Position Sensor A/B Voltage Correlation), P0638.
2008 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FG7AY88
I cleared the code and gave the car to the customer with the request that she let me know if the MIL came on again. I explained what ya'll had told me could be happening with the fuel pump and regulator, and she has decided to wait and see if it fails. She w... Trouble codes: P0089.
2003 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS91Z43
Thanks to all who responded and gave suggestions. The problem ended up being the plastic tube from the intercooler to the throttle body. It had a small crack in the middle near the tee where a vacuum hose attaches. I had smoked this intake system and did not f... Trouble codes: 130A, 271A, 261A.
2006 Volvo C70 T5 2.5L Drive axle VIN: YV1MC68236
Thanks to all for the info! I installed new factory springs and struts (the customer opted to change the struts due to mileage). The car sits about 1 inch higher in the front than it did before,I was hoping for more like 2 inches.The test drive revealed that a...
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