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2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L winshield washer VIN: WAUFL54D5Y
please help. Fabio [...]
2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L reverse VIN: WBABM5348Y
Vehicle has the GM transmission. It has no reverse gear but shifts through all forward gears fine. The only relevant fault codes present are in the Body module and they are fault code #s 8 and 9. (K-Bus reception fault and K-Bus transmission fault) Unclear if ...
2007 BMW 335i 3.0L turbo VIN: WBAWB73597
This vehicle is using a lot of oil, and accompanied with a turbo whine under aceleration which cannot be duplicated on the hoist to isolate which one. The oil is clearly coming out of the exhaust, but no evidence of oil burning on spark plugs. There are some m...
2008 BMW 328i 3.0L heat out put VIN: WBAVA37578
our customer complained of no heat in vehicle. it had codes 2e8e and 2e85 stored in engine computer. we determined that the electric water pump was not coming on. we replaced the water pump with factory unit. after fire up we tested heat. outside temperature i...
2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L abs module VIN: SAJEA51D13
Hi all, I recently got a great deal on this x-type jaguar. When I got the car, the ABS and check engine lights were on. I scanned with Autologic and found codes for rear right wheel speed sensor, and the same code was in the ECM. I tested the speed sensor and ...
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350 Bluetec 4Matic 3.0L leak VIN: 4JGBB2FB6B
we checked suv just out of warranty.Found tsb on oil cooler gaskets and seem to match our symptoms. we removed intake and turbo and replaced with updated oil cooler gaskets.Now we still have a smaller leak seems like it starts from middle of bell housing and r...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L cooling fans VIN: 3VWCK31C34
Customer came in with SES light on. Scanned codes and revealed P2181 cooling system performance. We monitored the coolant temp and the fans do not kick on till 224 degrees. Turning the AC on does not start the fans either and the AC compressor does not engage....

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2007 Audi A3 Quattro 3.2L No Start VIN: WAUKD78P57
Fixed by replacing fuse and cleaning contacts for the fuse. The drop on the circuit was measured while cranking so the overall battery voltage dropped.
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L key will not turn or start VIN: WDBNG70J4Y
Thanks to everyone that replied, I have to close this help request because it is past 30 day. I will take it to the MB dealer, I don't have star tester. I suspect that it will be a bad EIS. Thanks again!!
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Electronic VIN: WDBRF61J31
thanks for your ideas. i,am not a true mbz shop. we had a c240 that we needed to replace the tcu with. was hoping to get a good used unit. i thought we found the same tcu by mbz part and siemans part #. when we recieved the used tcu the letters of the siemans ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L esp VIN: WDB2110562
new sensor has been ordered and will goto mercedes for calibration. We think its just a software issue will up date once car is complete and working correct
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L soft top VIN: WDBLK65G23
Got to the bottom of this one finally. The code in question still would not clear, and had no other option then to take to dealer to see if they could shed some insight. They did not have much to tell me on the code either, but they installed a test module and...
2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Transmission, tachometer.
Thanks for the replies, the car has not returned to us so I cannot do any further testing.
2006 Volvo V70 2.5T 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1SW59216
Like i said, the customer took the car for now, it will be back sooner rather than later so I will get back to you all with the verdict. Next step is to check out the controller or fuel pump, hopefully by the time it comes back the problem will have worsened.... Trouble codes: P0089.
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