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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L regulator VIN: WBAVB33536
need to know how to reset rear window regulator after being replaced
2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 3.5L radio VIN: WDBWK56F66
MB tech's i need help.. we have in an 2006 slk 350 that we repaired an srs code .. and the second item of customers complaint is the radio.. when you start the car the radio works perfect.. after 30 seconds the screen says low voltage and the shuts off. we hav...
1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0AA2992X
for the past 2 years this customer has had an intermittent check engine light. the codes now present are (P0452 TANK PRESSURE SENSOR and P0446 EVAPORATIVE CANISTER SHUTOFF VALVE) he has replaced a number of parts over the years including the charcoal canister,... Trouble codes: P0452, P0446
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L delayed shift VIN: 3VWBB61C1W
The complaint is the trans seems to have delayed shift points, which get longer as the unit warms up. After about 8-10 miles the trans does not want to upshift, especially into fourth gear. If I let off the throttle on acceleration it will upshift into fourth ...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
I have this vw passat with the 2.8 the customer has had alot of repairs done to this car at a another shop well now she brought it to me saying the the check enging light flashes at around 3,000 rpms an I've check an confirmed that it is flashing at 3,000 rpms... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE 2.0L DSG stuck in one gear VIN: WV2ZZZ7HZB
This Vw Multivan's vin did not decode when entering vehicle details sorry.Does anyone know if these DSG transmissions have common problems with senors? This van will not chage gears like it is in limp mode and will bring back error code as soon as you start to...
2007 Volvo XC90 V8 4.4L seat sensor VIN: YV4CZ85267
Hi we have a Air Bag light on for the passenger seat sensor. The sensor is bad. The customer is asking whether this shuts off the whole system? We looked on Alldata and couldn't find anything. Does anyone out there know? Thanks George PS the part is $1700, so ...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2007 BMW 525i 3.0L trunk operation
Thanks to Francisco from Va. Amazing that where the break(s)in the trunk harness were in a spot that doesn't bend or pivot when you open and close trunk lid. Thanks to IATN also.
2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L VVT Servo VIN: WBAWV53507
Thanks for all the replies. We put everything back together this morning. We turn the [...] screw to get it back in. Afterward we try the key on key off to relearn its position. We even use our scan tool to relearn just to see what happen. Everything works out...
2008 BMW 535xi 3.0L Misfire VIN: WBANV93588
It is done and runs well. The final fix was a cyl 5 fuel injector. Yes, we already replaced it, but after going around and around with diagnosis, and checking everything you told us about, it really seemed like it was still an injector issue. Tried a second... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire Cylinder 5), 29D1.
1988 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L Stall VIN: WDBCA25D9J
Thanks to all that replied.This vehicle is fixed. I found that there was no signal from the ignition control unit to the fuel pump relay,(green Yellow wire).When I checked the wire I found rodent damage chewed the wire !!! It was still hold together but when ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L Differential VIN: 4JGAB57E23
Thanks for all the inputs guys and I tried everything that everyone suggested and end up being a lazy abs sensor.
2004 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L Starting/Remote locks VIN: WDBKK65F94
we have both keys and our scanner says the car reconises them cked for water found none.alldata is useless for this. we sent car to dealer. thanks for the help.
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on
v.dub. is done. ordered pins from v.w. and made an overlay harness from t-body to e.c.m. on road two weeks now and no issues.thanks to two replies,espically stan who answered a few questions for me,and was right on the mark.thanks again. I.A.T.N. rocks...Bill. Trouble codes: P0638.
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