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2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Abs Light On VIN: TRUUT28N42
Abs/esp codes 65535,01130,00778-sent abs module to module master for repair-reinstall and code and set basic settings.replace steering angle sensor and set basic settings-now has no codes but abs and brake lamp come on as soon as car hits 10 mph then abs/esp s...
2005 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Front air ride suspension VIN: SAJWA79CX5
I lifted up the car to replace the front and rear brakes. When I finished, I lowered the car down, and the whole front end sagged. When I started the car, the suspension would no longer pump up. Any help with this issue would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Cruise Control Operation VIN: WDBHA24G2Y
Hope one of you Mercedes techs can give me some direction on this one. The problem is with the cruise control system. At 40 to 50 mph the operation is flawless. At about 60 mph the problem starts. At the higher speed it will engage and work OK and then suddenl...
2000 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L oil leak VIN: YS3EF48Z4Y
Evening all, not very familiar with Saabs, we have one here with a bad oil leak that seems to be coming from the cover housing behind the turbo. I believe its the cover for the oil pump check valve My question is - can you remove that round cover with out taki...
2002 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L reserve light on
Need some help from some VW gurus. Had a no start complaint on a 2002 VW Golf mark 4, with a APK motor. I replaced the fuel pump (just the pump not the sender unit) and car drives fine now. The fuel gauge is showing quarter of a tank which looks about right as...

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2008 Audi A6 3.2L engine VIN: WAUAH74F28
Thanks to all who took out the time to help me with this Audi I proceeded with cleaning of the VVT control solenoids. So far so good. I don't dare call this one fixed since the problem is intermittent. If it reoccurs, customer will bring it in for repairs at A...
2008 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Intake Valve VIN: WAUDF78E68
Well I was hoping that by using my one update, the time limit for this post would reset but it still is due today. The engine unfortunately is not fixed yet. The cylinder head is still at the local machine shop. We decided to replace all the springs. The i...
2008 BMW 328i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAWB33538
Well, this was a weird one. I don't understand why some customers refuse to tell the whole story until they realize how much their stupidity will cost them. To begin the wiring diagram from all data wasn't 100% accurate, my boss found this company called mo...
2009 Mercedes-Benz E550 5.5L Door handle switch VIN: WDBUF72X99
2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Hesitation, EML light VIN: WMWRH33526
Smoke test revealed a slight leak at the oil cap, so we replaced it. Performed a second smoke test and we found a vacuum hose had popped off of the intake manifold. We're a little unsure of the vacuum hose concern because it didn't show up on the first test, ... Trouble codes: P1498 (Unmetered air after compressor).
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L chime/gong VIN: 3VWSF29M0Y
Dear fellow techs my customer was unwilling to spend any money diagnosing this problem. Most replies dealt with door switch's. one dealt with lock cylinder itself. I believe that is where the problem lies as the tone changes when you turn lights on as key off ...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L abs VIN: 3VWCA21C3Y
thanks for all the replies. The abs controller was bad we sent it out and had it repaired. I had seen a bmw before that would int set codes for rf speed sensor that had a bad controller but code did not go away after vehicle was fully warmed up. Thanks again.
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