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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJJGAED4A
hi guys, i really need help with this fine jag from some experience jag techs. First,this car while at the owner's house would start and idle but you couldn't step on the gas. It would stall imediately.it was brought to the dealer where they recomended a new c... Trouble codes: 1242 (tps high output), 1229 (trotle circuit malfunction), PEC0S
1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SE 3.8L Engine VIN: WDBCA32ASE
Hi Group, I am posting this for my brother in law who works at a shop in another town. He called me for advice and I couldn't help but I told him I would try to find him some help, and at the same time maybe make an iATN believer out of him. He is not a membe...
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E7S
This code 182 comes on about every couple of months with no other problems, runs normally. The overvoltage relay was replaced by another tech and a second time by me, because when I tapped on it the engine died. It's an aftermarket unit and the new one is also... Trouble codes: 182 (Saftey fuel shut-off swith signal for LH/HFM n 3/4)
1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK47F05
Vehicle with very low mileage and has done all of her services. two weeks ago this code P0133 O2 sensor slow response sensor 1 bank 1. Replaced oxygen sensor before cat with Bosch sensor from Worldpac, same harness and identical to OE. Today came back with MIL... Trouble codes: P0133
2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L parasitic draw VIN: WDBRF64J52
there is a 10 amp draw causing the battery to go dead over night i have unpluged a fuses and relays in this vechile and the still is the same draw anyone with some ideas please help thank you
1999 Opel Vectra 1600CC abs VIN: WV137-JF19
Fellow techs, This car has the ABS light on intermittently, have C0121 DTC (Valve Relay Circuit Malfunction - Not Present) When car comes to us the light is off but we get tha above code with Tech2. Supply and grounds are ok as well as abs sensors. Thank y...
2000 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3DF75K7Y
we have this saab,that intermittently will not start,the veh. always will crank over fine(however,when it wont start for the owner,they say they can get it to start by push starting the car) the problem is very intermittent,we have seen it do its thing one tim...
1989 Volkswagen Vanagon Carat 2.1L oil lite VIN: WV2YBO257K
This one has the oil lite coming on only at low rpms,above 2000-2500 rpms the lite will go off.This happens when it is hot.The switches were replaced & supposedly with the correct ones. The customer says he can tell by the rpm when it is going to go off.it goe...
1994 Volkswagen Golf CL 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3VWAN01H0R
Hi guys, I have some big problems that Ive been trying to solve the last 3 days with little success. This Golf has a 1.8L TBI engine, mitchell has no listing for 1.8 TBI engine in that year, so I cant get no info on this vehicle at all, no scantool to get into...
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L Power steering noise VIN: 3VWBB61CWM
Hello everyone and thanks in advance for the help on this one. This beetle is in because when you put the steering into a cramp, the system makes a louds squealing/scraping noise. Kinda similar to what an old chevrolet would do, but we cannot see that the belt...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L starting VIN: WVWDD23B9Y
Hi guys, Car came in, no crank. Will crank if we jump alarm starter interlock relay. We also have no power windows,remote central locking ,(locks work with key and interior button), interior lights, and can't communicate with the alarm/comfort system central c...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L power steering VIN: 3VWCB21C42
local body shop built car from a total we replaced rack and pinion a month ago for a simlar problem.replacment rack and was oem unit. has been working fine. now car is back with poor power assist to left and no assist to the right.when car is up on rack and ru...
1971 Volvo 1800E 1.8L No Start VIN: 1610325348
Hey you Volvo Tech's I need to locate a set of Injector points(The points in the lower part of the distributor that pulse the injectors) for this old bird.I have looked everywhere with no joy. Many thanks in advance Regards Andrew
2001 Volvo V70 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1SW61R72
hello volvo techs- this car made an appearance at my shop last week- stopped in making a high pitched screaming sound from the timing belt/serpentine belt area. Turned key off, re-started, noise was gone. Drove car 3 miles, noise started again (really loud), i... Trouble codes: 150A, 250A

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Navagation system VIN: WAUML54D71
I Still have not figured out this problem. I have the GPS unit out of the car and have sent it out to confirm if the unit is a problem or not. I do not beleive that I will receive the unit back before my one month deadline. I will post the true fix when I acut...
1995 Saab 900 S 2.3L Transmission VIN: YS3DDS5B65
Car is finished. We replaced the very worn bushings in the shifter linkage, this helped somewhat. Also removed a HO2 cable that was preventing the shifter from fulling engaging reverse. Car still is not 100%, but the client feels that he can live with it. I su...
1990 Volkswagen Corrado G60 1.8L heater core VIN: WVWDB0503L
sorry for the late close. had a family prblem and was out of town. got the new heater core in and I was able to split the case in the car but had to loose the other half.and also was able to install all the clip that hold it together.even the ones on the back ...
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9L Low Power VIN: 9BWGP61J41
Wow, overwhelmed at the many suggestions as to the nature of this problem! I wanted to wait a week to follow up with the client, he is delighted with the car, runs great. Many responded with a suggestion about the air flow sensor. This was not the fault, w...
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