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1996 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L compressor VIN: WAUEA88D2T
Customer brought Audi with complaint of AC not working. System empty, we recharged. Still no power to compressor. It has climate control system, has codes as follows. 00792- AC pressure switch F129, open or short. 01297 Sensor for vent temp footwell contro...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L radio VIN: WBAGH83481
After replacing the alternator in this vehicle I lost the display on the radio. Is there some trick to getting it to work or, is there anyone who can repair the radio?
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2006 BMW 525xi 3.0L Unknown VIN: WBANF33546
I got this BMW water coming out the front vents, remove the drain tube its clear not clogged , check the transmission cable its fine & not in the way& start the car a/c on high drain tube disconnected , no water drips out the housing both sides, i dont to take...
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L refrigeration VIN: SAJHX1745T
After recharging the system I started the engine and turned the A/C on and checked for compressor function. The compressor was turning so I went for a test drive during which the air coming from all vents in the cabin remained hot. The car had been sitting in ...
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2002 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Battery VIN: SAJDA01P12
Vehicle came into our shop coming from the dealer. Customers concern was that intermittently the battery would go dead. First thing we did was put the vehicle on a charger attempted to fully charge the battery for a load test. Charged the battery overnight. Th...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L mirrors VIN: WDBRF40JX3
Hi all inn IATN land. Hope someone out there has had some experience with the remote mirrors on this c230. My I-Scan shows no activity to the module from the mirror switch. SomeData has very little info on this system. I would like to get some voltage specs an...
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1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Top VIN: WP0CA2981X
The convertible top stops working in up or down positions intermittently. The emergency brake switch light on when problem occur. When starting from top unlock position windows drop down every time. Convertible top switch ohm test testing OK on the bench. Anyo...
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1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L Compressor VIN: YS3DF35N9V
Came in with no compressor operation. Tested and had voltage to plug leading to compressor, but had noted that someone else had run a hot wire from battery straight to clutch. Tested to find clutch open. Installed new compressor and connected properly to vehic...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSC29M91
We got a vw in from a used car dealer. The vehicle was originally equipped with an automatic transmission. It now has a manual 5 speed. The problem is an ecm trouble code: 18034 / P1626 (powertrain data bus missing message from tcu). I am unable to find the pr...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.8L Brake lights VIN: WVWRH63B63
VW Techs Got this passat and the brake lights are stuck on. Was wondering if there is something in the wiring diagrams I am missing fro alldata. I have the stop lamp switch disconnected and also the wiring connector in the a-pillar disconnected with no change....
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBK31C35
Vehicle previously came in with codes 16420(Rear O2 Heater)and 16485(MAF Signal)16555(Fuel Trim Too Lean). Replaced rear O2 sensor and MAF at that time. Those replacement parts took care of above codes but now after the initial repair I keep getting a new code... Trouble codes: 18628 (P2196 - B1S1 Reading Stuck Rich)
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L ABS module VIN: WVWAK93C36
I replaced a broken parking brake motor and cleared the codes. Same side parking brake would not apply because of no voltage coming from module. Replaced the parking brake module without doing an auto scan. Now I lost the coding for the parking brake module as...
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L battery discharged VIN: YV1RS53DX1
Hi Volvo Techs, We have a 2001 s60 here that has a battery drain over night. Battery tested good when vehicle arrived after jump start and driven in. Found pulsing .745-.865 volt parasitic draw and could hear steady clicking sound from inside r.f. door with k...
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2004 Audi S4 Avant 4.2L Lighting VIN: WAUPL68E74
Turns out the OnStar control module under the right front seat was bad. (ala Darrell from Oregon) new module $2300.00. spoke to Autologic for second opinion and agreed to remove it. Did just that and all Ok at this time...THANKS FOR YOUR TIME!!
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1998 BMW M3 3.2L monitors not complet VIN: WBSCD9324W
Thanks for all the replies. 3 more drive cycles and the o2 heater and secondary air ran and passed. Only evap has not yet ran. Thanks to Michael,Alan and Cedric for their specific input. We had already monitored data stream and saw nothing that looked out of ...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L compressor VIN: WDBFA66E8N
we ended up installing the original compressor just to confirm all electrical systems where ok. This unit ran fine but as we mentioned earlier it was leaking. Ordered a unit from Mercedes and every thing worked properly. It was not receiving a signal from the ...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FB49S53
Huge thank you to Justin from North Carolina. Getting an ECM with the first 9 of the VIN matching is what it took to get this one to program. Vehicle runs well and the check engine light is off. Thank you to everyone that took your valuable time to respond. Trouble codes: P0546 (Exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit open or short), P0606 (T8 control module internal fault).
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