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Vauxhall Astra K

Noises in the area of the C-pillar

In this repair case, the customer criticises an unpleasant, squeaky noise in the area of the C-pillar when driving.

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VW Polo - Reduced heater power

VW Polo

Reduced heater power

If it is discovered that the interior heater power in the above-mentioned vehicles is reduced, the cause could be an incorrect coolant mixing ratio.

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Ford Transit Connect - Interior blower failure

Ford Transit Connect

Interior blower failure; Vehicle interior water entry

If the interior blower fails in the vehicles mentioned above, water entering into the vehicle interior could be the cause.

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Citroen C1 - Engine cannot be started

Citroen C1

Engine cannot be started

If it is reported that the engine does not start for these vehicles, a defective fuse should be considered a potential cause.

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Volvo V90

Insufficient/delayed throttle response

In such a repair case, the customer complains that the engine reacts inadequately and/or with delay to the power increase requested by the accelerator pedal sensor (gas pedal) during the acceleration phase.

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VW Touareg

Erratic driving behaviour; Electrical malfunctions

If the above-mentioned problems are identified, one possible cause may be a damaged wiring harness in the engine compartment.

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Mazda 3

Air-conditioning system not performing

The air-conditioning system of the vehicles mentioned above may experience a loss in performance. Sometimes there is no refrigerant left in the system.

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Volvo S60

Noises in the vehicle interior

With the above-mentioned vehicles, "air flow" or "air stream" sounds may be heard while the air-conditioning system is running.

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Audi A1

Interrupted radio reception

With this kind of repair work, the customer complains that radio reception is interrupted when the rear-window heater is switched on.

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Mazda CX5

The entertainment system does not switch off

In such a repair job, the customer complains that the above-mentioned problems occur after removing the vehicle key.

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Seat Ibiza

Electrical folding exterior mirrors with malfunctions

Some of the above-mentioned vehicles that feature electrical folding exterior mirrors may experience incorrectly functioning exterior mirrors.

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Audi A4 FSI

Trailer taillights are permanently ON

This may possibly be caused by the control unit for trailer detection, which converts the vehicle's lighting system comfort CAN messages from the electrical system control unit into trailer lighting.

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Smart 451

Short circuit in coolant shutoff valve

The above vehicles can experience a short circuit in the coolant shutoff valve of the heating system due to the effects of wear.

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Hyundai Getz

The engine malfunction indicator light comes on

If a customer complains that the engine for the above-mentioned vehicle is experiencing an ignition failure and losing power, and that the engine malfunction indicator light comes on, this might be caused by a worn crankshaft sprocket.

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Citroen C4

Bend lighting not functioning

If a customer complains about the above error, this could be caused by the rear axle sensor of the level control. In general, an error message is also displayed.

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Honda Civic

Disinfection of the evaporator

Proceed as follows to access the cabin filter on the vehicles listed above and perform a disinfection of the evaporator.

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Nissan Juke

Malfunctioning of the seat heating

If complaints are made about the functioning of the seat heating in the above-mentioned vehicles, a faulty or defective wiring harness should be considered as a potential cause of the trouble.

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Opel Insignia

Engine warning light comes on

If the above-mentioned problem is detected, one possible cause may be fuses that have not been installed correctly/in compliance with requirements.

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BMW i3

Failure of the central electrics

If the above-mentioned problem is detected, one possible cause may be fuses that have not been installed correctly/in compliance with requirements.

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Audi TT

Returning side direction indicator to good working order

If the above-mentioned vehicle is found to have a defect in the additional side direction indicator or in the bulb holder, this must be repaired as follows.

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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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Service work on the charging system

This section provides useful information and valuable tips surrounding all aspects of service work on the charging system, using a Volvo V60 equipped with Eco Start-Stop DRIVe as an example.

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Sporadic malfunction of instrument panel lighting

If this problem is detected in the above-mentioned vehicle, a possible cause may be damage to the wiring harness of the ambient light/rain sensor.

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Skoda Fabia II

Functional failure; side direction indicator

If the above-mentioned vehicle is found to have a malfunctioning side direction indicator, this may be caused by a defective connection cable.

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Volvo V60

Service connection of the air conditioning system

If the low-pressure service connection of the air-conditioning system in the engine compartment is not immediately visible on the above-mentioned vehicle, it can be found located below the water tank cover.

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Audi TT

Condensation in the headlamp

If the above-mentioned vehicle is found to have an extreme amount of condensation forming in the headlamps, the cause might be water entering through the ventilation hose.

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VW Touareg

Tyre pressure indicator lamp lights up

If the above-mentioned problem is detected, one possible cause may be an incorrect/defective tyre pressure sensor.

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Fiat Panda

Low beam not functioning

If the above-mentioned problem is detected, it may be caused by a poor contact between the connection socket and the fuse box.

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