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2005 Audi A4 3.0L Convertible Top VIN: WAUDT48H75
I have a audi top problem.The top keep coding the G356 switch and would not work so I replaced the switch and no more code but I can not get the top to operate past lowering the windows and unlatching the front latch. i check with vag-com But I can not find wh...
2005 BMW M3 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSBL93415
Vehicle arrived with a dead battery and multiple codes, I assume as a result of dead battery. Charged battery, cleared all codes and did drive cycles. MIL light on with code 232 Tank Vent Valve. Replaced Valve, cleared codes and went on drive cycle. MIL light ... Trouble codes: 232 (Tank Vent Valve Function Test)
2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Temp Rises VIN: SALTW19454
Hello to all, Got this Land Rover Discovery II. Runs and drives great. What is happening is when coming off the freeway the temp gauge goes up to the red area of the gauge within a block of getting off freeway. After driving it around town a little more it wil...
2007 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Cooling System VIN: SALME15437
I was wondering if there are some Range Rover Techs out there that have had this problem before. I have engine oil in the coolant resevoir. No symptoms of a head gasket or any check engine light. I have tested oil coolers and found no leaks. I am wondering if ...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Right Rear Door VIN: WDBGA51E7N
Good morning folks! I have a benz here that I can't get the door to open. I was able to lower the window and removed a couple of trim parts to look at the latch and locking system. Everything is moving ok and when you lock and unlock the door, you can "feel" ...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Starting VIN: WDBHA28E4T
Customer came in and said that it was loosing power. Had to hold the accelerator to floor to get to move. Two different shops checked the vehicle and said that the camshaft position sensor was faulty. the second shop changed the cam sensor and the car would no...
1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Misfire, All 6 cyl misfire VIN: WP0CA2982X
Porsche Gurus, I have an interesting one. Initially vehicle came with cylinders 1,2,3 misfire faults. Found visible broken vacuum lines under right side intake (Bank 1). Fixed vacuum lines, replaced spark plugs and a torn coil boot, vehicle was happy so was ... Trouble codes: 75 (Misfire Damaging to cat), 68 (Cylinder 6 misfire damaging to cat.), 66 (Cylinder 4 misfire damaging to cat.), 67 (Cylinder 5 misfire damaging to cat.), 62 (Misfire Emissions-relevant), 63 (Cylinder 1 misfire damaging to cat.)
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Power windows VIN: WVWPD63B72
I am thinking that the water has affected the CCM but I am hesitant with out some more information to replace it. I already have $200 in parts that have not fixed this problem. Any information would certainly be appreciated.
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L cooler VIN: 3VWDT81K36
The trans we put in has a trans cooler that is located on top of the trans, this is the correct for the car, The company that put the used motor in, has no connections on the motor to hook up the auto trans cooler. Has anyone had this type of problem and if so...
2003 Volvo XC90 2.5L not sure VIN: YV1CM59H33
Help I have a 2003 volvo xc90 with a vibration from the rear(feels like it) Both front axles have been replaced with new ones from volvo dealer. Rear dirveshaft has been removed and car driven still vibrates. Vibration is quite bad at 62 mph and up. All wheels...

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2006 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.5L instrument cluster VIN: WDBNG76J96
Thanks to all for your advise. Once we went firther and also heard from multiple members of IATN, there are cluster problems, we decided to refer the customer back to Mercedes. In fact the cluster was bad, and also was covered under warranty.
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWJH63B01
Well this vehicle has yet to return as owner states MIL light has stayed out for over 2 weeks now! Maybe it was a restricted screen that is now clear ?? Many thanks for the responses, will post more info if he and/or problem returns Trouble codes: P1522.
2009 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L lower oil filter housing VIN: 3VW1M71K09
Talked to a friend who owns a shop that specializes in European vehicles. Says he lubes the threads with moly lube. I tried it on the next one I had in and it worked for us. This is what we will use for the future. And as one respondent mentioned, "a little mo...
2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWJK73C99
I want to thank all of those who answered. The customer decided to pick the vehicle up without doing any of the recommended repairs. Check engine light is flashing and all Again thank you very much Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0301 (Miss 1), P0302 (Miss 2).
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L All Electrial VIN: YV1VS29591
Thanks every one for the help. I replaced the battery cables and terminal ends. Its cranks over faster now. I believe problem is solved. Again thanks for all the replyies
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