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1999 Audi A4 2.8L Center dash vents VIN: WAUED28D4X
Whether AC on or off, the air output from dash center vents fluctuates greatly when air speed turned up, as if the blower speed is varying. I believe the air control door is opening & closing. No faults are showing in system using Autel. This is a clean car an...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L window VIN: WBAVB13526
after replacing window regulator at the left rear window and initializing all windows that particular window does some weird stuff, like going up when the automatic switch is applied, but then y comes right back down as soon as it hits the closed position, and...
1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Stall, no acceleration VIN: SAJGX5749V
this vehicle came from a different shop. the owner complaining of now power and stalling. it had the codes listed for cam and crank sensor. they replaced both and it did not change the performance. i looked at vehicle. there are no codes presently. i was tryin... Trouble codes: 0335 (crank sensor), 0340 (cam sensor)
2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L CATS ride control VIN: SAJDA01N41
Vehicle came in with "CATS system fault" warning. Extremely harsh ride suspension control module does communicate give following codes: C1425 RR shock solenoid circuit short to ground C1432 LR shock solenoid circuit short to ground C1422 LF shock solenoid circ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L rack VIN: 4JGAB54E42
Good afternoon all. so i have this 2002 mercedes that ive inherited from a departed tech.rack ordered due to excessive play internal to the rack on the left side. now unfortunetly i dont speak mercedes very well (or volkswagon,audi or bmw).looking online i see...
2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Airmatic suspension VIN: WDBUF70J45
Good evening Mercedes Benz techs everywhere. I have this car with an airmatic code 5340,airmatic valve unit right rear suspension strut Y54/1y2,level valve open circuit. And code 5390,Airmatic valve unit right rear suspension strut Y54/1y2(additional volume va...
2006 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L Blower Motor VIN: 4JGBB75E56
Customer concern: blower motor runs after key turned off. About 5 seconds after key is turned off (happens whether key is removed or not)the blower motor begins to run. It will run until battery goes dead or key turned on and blower manually shut off. Climate ...
2009 Mercedes-Benz E550 5.5L Door handle switch VIN: WDBUF72X99
the 'keyless go' system works on the passenger side as it should both unlocking and locking the doors. On the drivers side it will lock the doors with the little button on the front of the handle but will not unlock them with the switch on the inside of the ha...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L fuse 32 & 43 VIN: 3VWBB21C02
I am wondering if anyone has seen this before. I remember a TSB about fuse boxes on some models, but I didn't think it involved this one. When this car dies, we lose power to fuse 32 & 43, which provides power to injectors, l/s htr, sai valve and other comp. I...
2007 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.5L 2-3 4-5 VIN: 3VWEF71K27
Called asked for transmission fluid change. Asked to test. No codes except engine codes for cooling fans intermittent jammed. P1951 and P0480 fan control circuit. Activate fans with scan tool ok. Cleared. On test drive its shifting fine cold. After 10 mins fee...
2002 Volvo S60 2.4L temp pins at start VIN: YV1RS61R22
car came in temp guage buried on hot car not overhasting serp belt was shreaded put new alt on w/belt car dosent overheat but guage is buried on hot. unplugged coolant sensor right to -40 but guage is still buried

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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68EX4
Thanks for all the good replies. I checked the timing belt and timing chain. Timing belt was good, timing chain alittle loose. The customer just bought this car at a auction and now i know why it was at the auction. It was very obvious that valve cover was re... Trouble codes: P0340, P0171.
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L l/r window innop VIN: WBAWL13577
THanks for all the input, we removed motor and could smell a burnt smell,we have power & ground to the motor connector-a new motor is on order, thanks for all the help. Brian
2008 BMW 328xi 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAVT73568
Well the fix turned out to be very simple once the vehicle finally returned. It ended up at one of the local dealers and they wanted to install a new air flow sensor. Been there, done that, didn't work, so back to us it came. I started to tear this down wit... Trouble codes: 2D06, 29E0, P00BC.
2008 Smart Fortwo Pure 1.0L No Start VIN: WMEEJ31XX8
Thanks to all who responded. I closed this post with a fix because Norman was right. We installed a new actuator and it starts, runs and shifts. The clutch actuator was broken, we should have removed it earlier and we would have seen the problem. The new pr...
2000 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L 1-2 shift and 2-3 shift VIN: WV3AH4700Y
So German Transaxle recieved the used transaxle from back east and it was the wrong one. So they have to order new ring and pinion from Germany. We won't get this fixed before this post expires so I'll update when we do. Thanks.
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