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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L access start control module VIN: WAUML44E24
vehicle came to me from another shop. it starts fine but after 20 secionds it shuts off. no codes in the system. I got another key from the customer and tried that first. same result. checking the vehicle i found that the shut off iis being cause by the comput...
2005 BMW 525i 2.5L Air flow VIN: WBANA535X5
Car has auto climate control. Only one blower control for both sides. No airflow on pass side on vent or floor. Does flow out both sides on defrost. These four flap motors with codes are all wired in parallel together. Thinking the dash will have to come out ...
1995 Saab 900 SE 2.5L power steering
Cust said power steering fluid emptied out while driving. He filled it and drove and it ran out really fast. Got vehicle and found reservior empty. Filled reservior and ran engine, expecting to find a fast leak. no leak found . cleaned off lines and fluid on r...
2009 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEV71K29
Car came in with a Misfire and code for Manifold Flap Position,Replaced Intake Manifold It was physically Broken,Cleaned The carbon on the valves,Replaced no 2 injector,replaced 4 plugs and 4 coils, All VW Original parts, Car has a hard code for misfire no 2 ... Trouble codes: P0302, P130A, P0562, P068A
2007 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L L.R Window VIN: YV1CT85567
Hi Volvo Techs. I need some help on this XC90 please: Left rear window inop going up only from DDM. Works ok both ways from left rear door switch. REM FUSE#10 supplies voltage to left rear window switch [12v window going up/down 200mV on #A:1 gn/br cable. #...

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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Vanos VIN: 5UXFA53552
Thanks for the input, I bought the tool @ German Solutions for about $110. w/shipping. Now just need sometime to re-assemble.
2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L steering wheel radio controls VIN: 5UXFB33543
the bimmer in question here doesn't have radio data on ANY scanner i have available, modis, mastertech, vag, so i'm not sure that would have helped. the fact is, i was getting signals from the left switch (different resistances from different buttons when meas...
2004 BMW 530i 3.0L terminal 15
Thanks guys for all the help!! Everyones input helped put a fresh prospective on the problem. When all was said and done the problem ended up being a faulty key. (mental note: When customer only has one key and the vehicle has a no crank/no start issue, ...cus...
2009 BMW X5 xDrive35d 3.0L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 5UXFF03519
Thank everyone for your help . Sent to dealer for scr adaption reset and or replacement of nox sensor . If I get another like this one I would drive for 50 miles or so to see if it would reset on its own . thanks again everyone Trouble codes: P2201, P207F.
1996 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L In-car Temperature VIN: SAJKX674XT
Well it's time to close this post. It looks like Dallas, Chris and Jason may have had the answer. When checking charge pressures the A/C shop found that they were the same on both sides of the compressor. They recommended a new one with related parts and refr...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Accessories VIN: WDBJH65F6X
Wow, never experience this, it was the right rear door module, took the right rear door panel off & disconnect the module everything is working,,, special thanks to Hans & Mark , You Guys hit it Right on,,,Thanks again
2007 Mercedes-Benz S550 5.5L Battery Light VIN: WDDNG71X77
Through the center display I pulled up the battery voltage..was staying steady at 13.5 while I was driving and then suddenly would drop to 9 then jump to 11 then back to 13. Replaced alternator no more issues. Thank you
2008 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF73538
I replaced the valve cover which includes the pcv and saw no change. The timing chain and guides appear ok, and timing looks good. Pulled the intake to check for carbon on the valves. I didn't see much but tried to clean the carbon. We didn't have the prop... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304.
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L no power VIN: 3VWST71K66
Looking at the cam I could see that the #1 cam lobe was well worn but the customer would not believe me that that was the problem, so I did a compression check which showed that #1 was at only 100 psi the rest of the cylinders were between 225 and 325 so at t...
2007 Volkswagen Passat Value Edition 2.0L No Start VIN: WVWLK73C57
We did some more poking around and took out the battery and found some melted wires. We repaired them and then we had communication and the engine ran. Replaced the Cat and the booster hose and it was done. Thanks for the help
2002 Volvo S60 2.4L Ecm VIN: YV1RS61R42
First or all I would like to thank all of you guys out there for your help it was just Awesome This customers financial situation has come into play and put the brakes on the repair so its going somewhere or being sold. I am disappointed I would have liked...
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