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1995 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L CEL-unknown VIN: WAUGA84A3S
I've recently bought this vehicle, and I'm the second owner. I have all the service records from the previous owner and it's obvious that it was taken care of. One of the few problems, is that the check engine light is on. The original owner had told me that h...
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Hvac VIN: SAJEA51C74
The customer brought the car in saying that her A/C was not blowing cold, just warm to hot. With the temperature set to 21 C, the recirc button and A/C button down and lit, the compressor can be seen turning and the high side pressure is at 160 PSI and the low...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWPD63B31
This vehicle was towed in to my shop as a crank/no start. Vehicle was flooded when I tried to start it. Pulled spark plugs and found them fouled with fuel. Replaced with NGK OE plugs and changed oil. Vehicle started fine for 2 days following. When customer cam...
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on, Low boost VIN: 3VWAL7AJ9A
I am preparing to open an additional VW VTA. But before I do I want to see if you guys have seen anything common that can cause this boost concern before I go any further. I could swear I can hear a leak, but before I opened my original VTA I checked for leaks... Trouble codes: P0299 (Turbocharger underboost)
2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L rear diff VIN: YV1CZ91HX4
There is a TSB for the leak in between the two halves of the final drive or rear diff. Pull apart- clean and bevel edge and reseal, problem is Shop key/Mitchell does not have any repair info with torque specs or any other info available. Is this a pretty strai...

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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L No Start VIN: WAUDC28D6Y
Thank you for the reply's to everyone special thanks to Vladamir and Phillip who said to check pin #3, this had no power and was caused by fuse #7 blown, this was missed by visual inspection couldn't check with test light, back check point of fuse were not exp...
1994 BMW 318i 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire
Thank you everyone for your inputs , whilst scratching my head over this problem car with seemingly no answers, a little light bulb went off in this old head that the symptoms reminded me of the many times in the 1980s that I saw cars where the adjustments ins...
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Locking VIN: SAJEA51C74
Late last week, before I received the replies, I took my Autologic into the car and went through all the key clearing & resetting routines available. I read later that I didn't need to reset the key function, but I had already done it by then. I had some diffi...
2005 Jaguar XK8 4.2L Cuts out VIN: SAJDA42C35
I did take the area around the headlight switch apart to examine the visible wiring on the switch and could find no broken or detached wires. I did replace the switch as the owner wanted it done because he had gotten the diagnosis of the switch from the dealer...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 3VWTG29M51
Okay I want to thank for all your replies. Well finally we took the car to vw, since we don't have the software to check it. They also had a hard time figuring out. The final conclusion was the CLUSTER. If you guys are familiar the car's CAN bus runs though th...
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