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Opel Ampera - Battery charger door cannot be opened

Opel Ampera

Battery charger door cannot be opened

There have been complaints that the battery charger door of the vehicles specified above cannot be opened.

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Citroen Xsara Picasso

Malfunction of left headlight

In case of complaints about the failure of the function of the left headlight on the above mentioned models, the cause may be a damaged / faulty wiring harness in the area of the audio unit.

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Injection nozzle

Injection nozzle

Technical product information

Injection valves provide each cylinder with the required fuel and simultaneously atomise the fuel so that it can burn most effectively in the combustion chamber. Scroll through this page and find out how injection valves work and potential fault symptoms.

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Audi Q5 - Noise from air-conditioning line

Audi Q5

Noise from air-conditioning line

The vehicles mentioned above may experience clattering noise coming from the engine compartment. If this happens, special attention should be paid to the lines of the air-conditioning system.

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Vauxhall Vivaro - The engine oil pressure indicator lamp lights up while vehicle is being driven

Vauxhall Vivaro

The engine oil pressure indicator lamp lights up while vehicle is being driven

If the above-mentioned problem is detected in connection with the error codes stated here, there could be two possible causes creating the trouble.

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The new workshop calendar for 2022

The new workshop calendar for 2022

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BMW i3 (I01) - Interrupted radio reception

BMW i3

Interrupted radio reception

When such a repair is required, the customer complains that the radio reception fails completely or that it is interrupted.

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Renault Clio - Low beam not functioning

Renault Clio

Low beam not functioning

If the low beam has failed in the above-mentioned vehicles, this may be associated with defective positioning of the low beam relay in the plug base.

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Programming car keys and changing batteries

Programming car keys and changing batteries

Technical product information

In this chapter we would like to take as an example the ignition key with the 3-button radio remote control (folding key) of the Volkswagen Group for the vehicle makes Skoda, Volkswagen and Seat.

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Audi A6 - Exhaust warning light is on

Audi A6

Exhaust warning light is on

On these vehicles, if the exhaust warning light comes on and engine performance is poor, the following error codes may also be recorded.

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Mini Cooper - Instrument panel with sporadic malfunctioning

Mini Cooper

Instrument panel with sporadic malfunctioning

If a complaint is made regarding the above-mentioned fault in one of these vehicles, the possible cause is bad contact on the 12-pin multiple connector of the instrument panel.

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Lexus IS250/IS350 Condensation in interior

Lexus IS250/IS350

Condensation in interior

On the above vehicles, a blocked condensation drain in the air-conditioning system can lead to an ingress of water in the vehicle interior.

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Mazda 5 Engine stalls

Mazda 5

Engine stalls

If a customer complains about the above problem, this could be caused by the fuel pressure control valve. Furthermore, occasional loss of power and poor engine cold starting performance may also be complained about.

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Cooling system check

Cooling system check

Technical product information

In most cases, irregularities in engine temperature or an insufficient heating output can be attributed to faults in the cooling system.

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Mercedes Benz SLK R172 Engine Warning Light On

Mercedes Benz SLK R172

Engine Warning Light On

If the fault described above occurs together with the listed error codes, a possible cause is a faulty EGR valve (exhaust gas recirculation valve).

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Vauxhall Astra J Sports Tourer Replacing the rear lights

Vauxhall Astra J Sports Tourer

Replacing the rear lights

Caution: risk of burns. The lamps may still have residual heat from previous operation. Never touch the glass bulbs of the lamps with bare hands.

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Dacia Sandero - Failure of the ABS warning lam

Dacia Sandero

Failure of the ABS warning lamp

If a The ABS warning lamp may fail in the above vehicles. A problem in the instrument cluster may prevent a failure in the ABS system from being displayed. Even during the self-test, after turning on the ignition, the ABS warning lamp does not light up.

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Suzuki Alto - Value displayed on coolant temperature gauge is too low

Suzuki Alto

Value displayed on coolant temperature gauge is too low

If these vehicles display an irregular coolant temperature value, the possibility of a bad ground connection to the thermostat housing bracket must be considered

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Tyre pressure monitoring system RDKS

Tyre pressure monitoring system

Technical product information

From the end of 2014, all new vehicles have a tyre pressure monitoring system on board as standard. It provides a warning about insufficient tyre pressure and protects the driver against increased fuel consumption and tyre damage. 

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Renault Espace IV - Cruise control does not maintain the specified cruising speed

Renault Espace IV

Cruise control does not maintain the specified cruising speed

If the above-mentioned problem is detected, one possible cause may be faulty software (engine control unit).

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Range Rover IV / Sport - Trailer towing device cannot be released to swivel out/in

Range Rover IV / Sport

Trailer towing device cannot be released to swivel out/in

If the above problem is identified, one possible cause may be a defective electronic control unit for the electrically-powered swivel tow bar.

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 Peugeot 307 CC

Peugeot 307 CC

Rear light failure

If a customer complains about the above problem, this could be caused by a defective licence-plate light. No error code is recorded. Fuses, cables and connectors also do not exhibit any fault.

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 VW Golf 3, Vento, Polo

VW Golf 3, Vento, Polo

Engine not running true and with high speed

If the above fault with this error code is detected for this vehicle type, it may be caused by the throttle unit being clogged by carbon deposits.

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