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2008 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L blower VIN: WAUDH54F18
Please Audi Techs, let us know if you have run into something like this. I spoke to the local Audi dealer and was told there is no specific problems that they encountered. Customer mentioned that he left sun roof open and was rained in. All controls on counsel...
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1994 BMW 740iL 4.0L quits running won't start VIN: WBAGD832XR
This vehicle sometimes won't start or quits and won't restart with trans program displayed. My question is can I extract/retrieve transmission codes manually as I don't have the factory scan tool and can find no procedure in Shopkey to do so.Thanking you all i...
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2004 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4USBT53514
We got this car in because of the check engine light. The code shows p0301 for cylinder 1 misfire. We changed spark plugs, an ignition coil, fuel injector, and the intake manifold gasket. We checked for vacuum leaks and tested what we could think of. The ch... Trouble codes: P0301
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2009 BMW X3 xDrive30i 3.0L Cooling fan VIN: WBXPC93459
I need to diagnose why the fan doesnt work A third small wire goes to fan is the pulse from ECM to command the speed of the fan. The scan tool of the shop (OTC) have no data relative to cooling fan. Mitchell on demand don t have any procedure to diagnose the f...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WDBEA30D5N
Thanks in advance.I have this 300e here and I have little to no info on this car.This car is drowning itself with fuel.I can clamp the fuel line and get her to run and stay running but as soon as I unclamp the fuel line she shuts down.I got to run with no mas ...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L No Start VIN: WDBEB28E5N
This turbo diesel came in on the tow truck. Customer stated they came home at night and came out the next morning and the car would not start. All it does is push black smoke out the tail pipe. We have changed both fuel filters and the glow plugs. While I had ...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L power window VIN: WDBFA67F4W
Hello and thanks in advance. I have this SL500 whose driver's window over travels in the downward direction, ending with a "thunk" when it reaches the lower limit that it can go. It ends up about 1/4" lower than the passenger's side. It works OK when it is up ...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L wiper motor replacement VIN: 4JGAB54EXW
This vehicle came in with wipers not working. The problem was found to be the shaft had lifted out of the motor and was not turning the wiper blades. Removed & replaced the wiper motor but wipers will not go to the park position. There are no master spline on ...
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1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 3.6L Unknown VIN: WP0AB296XL
Hi, need some assistance from the old school Porsche techs. This car will die while driving intermittently, its like some one disconnected the battery. The car will then start up fine and run great. We have driven this car quite a bit it very intermittent. The...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L warning ligh VIN: WDBLJ65G2W
Thanks for the help. Especially Byron who replied so quickly and was right on the money. Most were right on the money. The steering column on this car is manually adjustable(first one I've seen) there is a lever under the column(with the same symbol) that lock...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Unknown VIN: WVWSE61J73
Thanks so much for all the help. The responses were great on this car 19 wow. Special thanks to Wayne from North Carolina Jul 8, 2013 2:49:20 PM You probably have a bad fan control module. Wayne was first but many of you had great advice and said the same. I e...
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