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2008 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Daytime running lights VIN: WAUDV94F48
Changed the daytime running bulbs because they were black but to no avail . Thinking it may be the Auto Headlight relay but can't for the life of me locate where it is. All other lights work except both parking lights which we are working on after. Could they ...
1994 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Mechanical VIN: SAJNX2744R
Hello All, 1994 Jaguar XJS conv.,4.0L,has no power brakes.Electric pump runs continuously.Tested pressure at outlet of pump and is 2600 PSI or 180 Bar.Pump does not run continuously with guage attached.Stops at 180 bar and will run if you crack open the bleed...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L battery VIN: SAJDA01CXY
Customer brought car in with dead battery issues.checked for a draw,had 3amps at the beginning and after approx.45 minutes went down to 350ma.Did alot of research on fix data base and the usual other avenues.Man there is alot of battery drain issues.Before get...
2004 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Stall VIN: SAJEA01T74
the engine dies very intermittently. do not have a scan tool to get to factory side. global side indicates no codes. sometimes you can drive for a couple of days without a problem. seems to do it most when first taking off in morning and coming to a stop it wi...
2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Monitor will not set VIN: SALTY154X2
Hello, We are having trouble getting the readiness monitors to set on this vehicle. The two that will not set are Evap and secondary air injection. I have read the drive cycle and there is no way that I can duplicate it. Does anyone know of any tricks? Also It...
2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Noise VIN: SALTY19424
Hello fellow techs., we have a secondary air injection pump that on start up is some what loud and if you shut down the eng. It sounds like a starter bendex still engaged but is coming from the pump not the starter. My question is this sound normal, costomer h...
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L starter VIN: WDC1641222
this is a 2006 [...] v6 diesel,intermittent no start,starter turns then cuts out,all power lost from dash,turn key off then on again power restored, have ISM event code [...] no start enable from ISM to engine controller,check values of controller all v...
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L Hesitation, No Power VIN: WMWRC33472
The vehicle drives fine when cold. After it warms up, it will stall when put into reverse,idles rough and has almost no acceleration. It takes about a 1/4 mile to get to 20mph. The throttle blade is opening all the way when accelerating. It will not rev over 2...
2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Cooling Systems VIN: WMWRE33586
Put new thermostat,coolant sensor, still orverheating
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Control Relay VIN: WVWAE63B05
Ac system was inop, replace ac control relay,ac working fine but relay clicks continously. This does not seem normal as it is rather annoying. Any help would great. Dont get many passats in . This was a oe part from dealer
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3VWDT71K66
I have this car that will intermittently stop running. Might start in a few minutes. might take a day. I'm loosing the high speed can bus and it will just seem to go out and come back for no reason. I have it narrowed down to either steering column electronic ...
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: YV1SZ58D11
Vehicle Runs fine at every start and will only act up Stumble, Rev, Stall, like it is looking for its base idle so bad the headlights actually dim up and down at idle. This only happens after about 4-5 minutes of vehicle running. We have went through and check...
2006 Volvo XC70 2.5L Timing marks VIN: YV4SZ592X6
Greetings! Every once in a while you feel like a real rookie. This is one of those times. Trying to diagnose a bad rough running condition in this Volvo. Wanted to confirm cam timing but can't find the timing marks on the crankshaft pulley or corresponding mar...

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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L oil VIN: WBAAV334X1
Thanks Techs, Everyone was right it was the oil filter housing gasket. not a bad job. Finding out how to remove the belt hold me up a bit, now I knew. Thank again, Ric
1988 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL (Car) 3.0L Extended Crank VIN: WDBCA25D6J
First off thanks for all the replies. I checked the fuel pressure on the lower chamber and it was leaking down. Then using a camera i was able to see the pintle seal leaking gas down into the intake. Replaced the fuel dist. and all is well.
1994 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3VWFA21H5R
I have determined, due to useful information provided by members, that the purge valve is the problem. I am waiting to find a part that is more affordable as they can cost up to 270.00. Thanks for the help everyone.
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L 4th gear VIN: 3VWBB61C8W
Most of the excellent replies and advice all point to the failure of the mechanical sections of the O1M transaxle and a majority said to not bother with a replacement of the valve body, especially if debris is found in the pan. Typical O1M transaxle issues. C...
1999 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L shift cable VIN: 3VWAB81E1X
thanks for all the help! we sure did overlook this one it was the lever under the cap had a crack we did not even see it! thanks for all the replies !!! thanks Phil Kool Air Automotive
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L A/C Clutch VIN: 3VWCM31Y14
Ok guys, really appreciate the responses. After reviewing the wiring diagram and deciding that I should have had ground on a positive trigger circuit and not battery voltage, I pulled the plugs one at a time and tested them with the a/c switch to see which one...
1994 Volvo 850 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LS5522R
As it turned out we had too much blowby into the crankcase. I used the rubber glove technique on the dipstick tube and it filled up the glove very quickly. We did replace the flame trap and clean out that entire portion of the crankcase ventilarion system but ...
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