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2002 Audi A4 1.8L Windows And Steering Wheel Electronics VIN: WAULC68E32
This car came in with some weird issues. None of the windows move, nothing on the steering column works (including the horn), no wipers, high beams, or cruise control, and the radio dose not turn off with keys out of ignition. Tried getting into steering elect...
2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Accessories VIN: WAULT68EX2
Hello, we have a 2002 Audi A4 Quattro with auto trans. All of a sudden, the following items stopped working: 1. Power windows. 2. Power mirrors. 3. Sunroof. 4. Cruise control. 5. Horn. 6. Directionals. 7. Wipers. All fuses are good, including main fuse at batt...
2010 Audi A5 Quattro 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUCFAFR2A
Customer states that car starting running bad with lack of power about 1 week ago. Suddenly she tries to start the engine one day and it cranks but will not start. We pulled all the codes and checked for spark. Spark is good. Computer has 11 codes stored. Cust... Trouble codes: P68A0, P164D, P164B, P00A0, P0110, P0016 (Correlation b1 sensor a)
2004 BMW 525i 2.5L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANA535X4
Customer came in with check engine light and stated that the vehicle ran rough. Was unable to duplicate running rough condition. Had code 28B6 Inlet camshaft mechanical fault. Customer returned 1 week later, installed rebuilt VANOS unit to address DME code. Cu... Trouble codes: 28B6, 27A0, 2F9A, 28C4, 28C3
2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L driver's door window VIN: WBAWC33557
hello,I need a little help deciphering a window problem in this E90. The driver's door window does not work.I scanned body module and it had 2 codes,9CDA terminal 30A faulty,and 9CC7 hall sensor faulty.I first removed driver's door panel,removed plug on motor...
2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Misfire VIN: SALTY154X2
I have a 02 Landrover, with a 4.0. Came in with misfire on #1&6 cylinders, removed spark plugs on 1&6 did compression test on both cylinders. Both were good at about 140 and 160. Checked coil, found it no firing on cylinder #1. Also had foul plug. removed and ... Trouble codes: P1000
1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Surge, VIN: WDBHA22EXS
Vehicle belongs to an older woman who keeps car well maintained. Vehicle will intermittently exhibit loss of power while cruising or under acceleration. Feels like vehicle is starving of fuel. I replaced fuel filter could not blow through it at all. Thought I ...
2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Transmission, tachometer.
Hi all, We have this Mini cooper in the shop and the transmission intermittently goes in to limp mode and will not shift, ( EP ) shows on the display and service engine soon light comes on. I have not experienced the fault as the customer said once they shut t...
2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L lighting VIN: WMWMF33517
This Mini's lights will flicker when turned on. I got to the BCM/lighting module by the drivers side foot well and saw that water had corroded the terminals & there was water under the carpet. I am assuming that that module is bad. If I get a new module, will ...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Cam Timing VIN: 3VWCC21C9X
Car arrived on towtruck, as a no start(cranks fast parked and wouldn't start) I check oil, coolant, scan data, cam code, pull cover, and find good belt tension(20-30 degrees off). Rocked cam back and forth, feels ok, reset belt, fires up but missing, and noise...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSP29M31
This car has been serviced by us for quite a while and there are no performance issues.The complaint is the mil fault p0380 we have replaced the glow plug harness the glow plug relay and checked the glow plugs,the engine temp sensor checks ok.The glow plugs al...
2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 2.0L engine VIN: WVWJK73C09
car came in blown timing chain 3 qts low oil,swap out with low miles used engine runs great plenty power,icon on dash oil can dripping with 3 chimes(low oil pressure} swap out with used and new oil pressure switches same thing psi at idle 36 psi mitchell spec ...
2001 Volvo S60 2.4L shifting VIN: YV1RS61N71
please help!!! I know some one out there in this great iatn world that knows how to repair or give me a direction to go. started out with sol2 code and speed sensor code. sol.2 ohmed out bad so we replaced all shift solinoids and speed sensors and still goes s...
2008 Volvo XC70 3.2 3.2L park assist VIN: YV4BZ98218
customer wants park assist disabled because of where he parks finds it very annoying can this system be shut off or coded out? thanks [...] Dick

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Booster Vac VIN: WAUBA24B3X
ell, this one is out the door for now thanks to Don from Oklahoma who sent me information on how to wire up a Vacuum Pressure Switch made by Stewart Warner. After a month with this Stewart Warner Hobbs Vacuum switch, the customer is relatively happy despite...
2003 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 3.0L Xenon Headlights VIN: WAUVT68E13
We replaced both headlights with new bulbs. That seemed to fix the problem. Many thanks to everyone that offered their help.
2008 BMW X3 3.0si 3.0L starting VIN: WBXPC93458
thanks for everybodys input. We finally got the story straight from the customer. He was replacing the spark plugs and for some reason decided to start the engine leaving three coils out of the holes but connected, creating electrical from hell hence static. D...
2008 BMW X3 3.0si 3.0L Surge VIN: WBXPC93428
Cleared codes and problem vanished, at least for now. Also replaced brake sensor for wear. Light didn't clear at first but did after a few starts. Trouble codes: 2A87, 2A15.
2009 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L tpms VIN: SALSF25469
after reading LR web site info and posts itold custimer we would have to start with 4 oem sensors and go from their he went in to shock and declined. Wonder if 4 new sensors would have worked if i get a change to try them i will post results.
2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L left reversing light VIN: YV1CZ59265
found corroded/shorted connector close to L taillight but inside vehicle. Not clearly shown on diagram. Not unusual for Volvo on wiring or how-to info.
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