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1998 Audi Cabriolet 2.8L convertible top VIN: WAUA488GXW
calling all audi masters!! I have this audi here the top raises up the rear deck lid opeons and that's it scanned control mod pulled 01094 switch 3 convertible top box f195 and 01099 switch for luggage compartment lock and code 00271 see repair grope 01 35-10 ...
2001 BMW 330i 3.0L Tach, Coolant Temp gauges VIN: WBAAV534X1
This vehicle came in with an issue with the Tach not reading at all and the coolant Temp gauge pegged at full hot but read lamp is not illuminated at the full hot mark . (This is not over heating). You can just cycle the key on and the gauge goes full hot. The...
2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L No start VIN: 5UXFA53592
Hi this one just would not start one day and still not! The engine won't turn over, but have determined that its not the darter or ing. switch system. The crank signal gets to the immobilizer but not out. I have a month rental on the BMW software, first time u...
2006 BMW 530xi 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANF73536
Vehicle has check engine light, sometimes will stall, when hot started, idle will fluctuate and b rough(almost misfire) po171 and 174 repeat very soon after driving. We replaced all the tubes hoses etc for crankase ventilation, as we had low vacuum reading in ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L control panel VIN: SAJWA71C54
hello! 2004 jaguar xj8 came into the shop for an ac leak stemming from the compressor. we replaced the compressor only to realized the AC module wasn't activating the new compressor. we replaced the module with a used one the owner provided. now the control pa...
2008 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Fuel Gauge VIN: SALAE25418
08 Land Rover LR3 SE fuel gauge INOP.. I can't get to the left fuel level sensor ..iatn has one in file for the same problem but not a paid member i cant see it..thanks for any tips or if i need replace the tank..
2009 Mini Cooper 1.6L elec VIN: WMWMF33529
This car came in for a no start and we replaced the fuse box on passenger side foot well due to the sunroof leaking water on floor board, repaired leak, and installed fuse box and starts up, BUT there is a message that says T.R.A. (transport mode). We are work...
1984 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L upper shaft bearing VIN: WP0EB0918E
I am trying to replace a damaged upper steering shaft bearing. The damage is too severe to install an aftermarket bushing. I have the housing that holds the bearing and switches completely unhooked but my dilemma is how to get the lower part of the dash down t...
2008 Porsche Cayenne 3.6L Ignition Switch VIN: WP1AA29P28
I've got a no start issue with this vehicle. Dash says ignition lock faulty. Code 576 stored in KESSY, No communications with any other module except Gateway which has communication codes for every other module. Only dash and radio power up with key. Code 576 ...
1995 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DF75N3S
I have this Saab 900se that has a p0500 code & the info in Mitchell is very vague, Saab dealer doesn't show a vss but Mitchell says it is in the speedometer? Anyone familiar with this could sure use you help, thank you. Trouble codes: P0500
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B64
Help VW techs! This Passat has a p1111 lean code- we found the crankcase vent valve at the rear of the cylinder head and oil dipstick leaking vacuum. replaced and rechecked - we have 12 inches of vacuum in the crankcase and have been unable to locate the cause... Trouble codes: P1111
2007 Volvo XC90 V8 4.4L alternator VIN: YV4CZ85227
The car was brought in with a charge indicator, power system failure, and anti skid indicator on. The system was over charging to 15.5-16 volts and the battery was bad. Replaced the battery, cleared and reset all codes, still overcharge. Replace the alternator...
2010 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L Re-fueling VIN: YV1390MS0A
This Vehicle initially came in a couple weeks ago with an issue while re-fueling the vehicle. The Gas pump would click off much before the vehicle was re-fueled. Eventually the vehicle could be filled but it took a very long time. At that time I thought I had ...

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1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L compressor VIN: CA39056A20
I removed the evap temp sensor and tested it . The ohm reading was in the specified parameter . So we got a new/used push button assembly, installed it and now compressor is kicking in on its own
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Controller VIN: WDBJH65F7W
Well I had to release the car and it's been gone couple weeks, the customer has not returned for further diagnosis. Apparently he is happy with the blower now working even though there is still problems. I have come to the conclusion it is more than just a cod...
2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L power window VIN: WMWRE33443
Well, as wrong as it felt. My ultimate repair was to switch the motor wires at the motor connector. It was easy to do without pulling it all back apart. If you pull the lower speaker you can get the harness out and do the work. They are aftermarket motors f...
2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L SRS Lamp VIN: 3VWGF71K17
I am calling this one fixed for now. The Passager SRS off lamp was replaced. This car is gone now and we have not heard back from the customer on this one yet. Thanks for all the input.
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