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2012 Audi A7 Quattro 3.0L Instrument Cluster reset VIN: WAUFFAFL1C
Looking to perform reset procedure for oil Maint Lamp, Vehicle is actually 2012 Audi A4, 2.0T but IATN's wonderful VIN entry won't decipher properly. I have 2011 software to perform reset through MODIS but "reminder lamp" still illuminates. Ive tried setting a...
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SAJNV4844K
This car came to us as a no start. Another shop put in champion plugs and wire and it started for them and flooded it's self out. He pointed out 2 vac hoses off. one of them hooks up under left manifold runner and ends up by the distributor and other lays in t...
2008 Land Rover LR2 SE 3.2L torque specs VIN: SALFP24N48
Good morning gentlemen, looking for some torque specs for the cylinder head bolts on this'08 LR2 straight six. On demand doesn't have any info and the Dealer here in baja don't like to give any info away... Also need to find out if the head bolts can be reused...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L headlights VIN: WDBJF82H9X
need help,old mercedes headlights,and all exterior lights don`t turn off after key is removed.the only different piece of equipment is an aftermarket radio.i have replaced the illumination/headlight module,still have lights on.somedata`s wirng diagrams are inc...
1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBFA68F3X
Hi guys I have this mercedes that's giving me fits. The car came in for a no start/ no crank issue. It was wrecked in the right rear where the locking module is located so I checked that first and it had gotten wet and corroded so we replaced that. After getti...
1978 Triumph Spitfire 1.5L head gasket
Students rebuilding 1978 triumph 1500 cc engine with the recessed cylinders. I make them leak test all engines after head is bolted down to check for broken rings valves not seating etc. All cylinders had 80% leak and air comes out of adjacent cylinders, valve...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L heating VIN: WVWRH63B22
Car came in for no heat.Checked over thinking flow problem because took off heater hoses and had no flow at idle.Gave some gas and got some flow.Thinking restriction or tstat .Replaced thermostat and water pump and flushed out block.Used flushing agent and flu...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 3.6 3.6L code poo16 timing VIN: WVWEU93C96
thank you in advance for your help. mil on code p0016 epc light on car has no power (limp mode) there is tsb # 01 08 03 on same issue i am trying to prove its out of time the cam is within spec (+/- 5 degree of 0) is @ -4 , -1 cam adjusters have proper resista...

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2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L brake lights VIN: WMWRE33465
The BCM was at fault.Replacing it cured the no brake lights and the Dealer programmed it.My only complaint is that the dealer programmed the BCM but did not program the remote entry.They say they need both keys to program it and it would cost an additional 18...
1998 Volvo S90 2.9L monitors VIN: YV1KS9603W
thanks for the replies, you guys were spot on with no monitors for this car on smog test. gotta say though i did like doing nothing but driving it, sure beat working. oh well its done and the boss is happy so thaks again for the help, john
2008 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV4CZ98298
Thanks for the help. We ended up dicovering the fix for this quite by accident. If you said we needed to reset the adaptation for the fuel pressure, you were correct. It seems this is easy if you have the Volvo scan tool and a little more difficult if, like... Trouble codes: P0088 (Fuel Pressure Too High), P0172 (System too rich bank 1), P0175 (System too rich bank 2).
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