Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for July 16, 2004
International Automotive Technicians' Network (iATN) - Members Only
(Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.)
Vehicle Owners: If you are seeking an automotive repair professional to service your vehicle, visit the iATN Repair Shop Finder.

Open Help Requests for European
Help Request Answers
1980 Fiat 124 Spider 2.0L Stall VIN: 124CS00016
Hello! I don't normally work on Fiats but this has a bosch fuel system do I thought I could get somewherte with it. Can drive around tow just fine but get on the freeway and come off an exit and it will stall at the stop sign. Engine re-starts after a few minu...
1994 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: WDBH22EORF
my fellow independent technician i appreciate very much if you can help me with this problem i encountered, i changed the engine of the car and when i finish installed it on the car i tried to start it to make it run the engine to find out if there is somethin...
1976 Other European Silver Shado 5.3L hydraulics VIN: EW33453421
Hi, Group, VIN is incorrect because I am posting from home. This Silver Shadow came in with "Low Pressure-2" light on. With steady pressure on brake pedal, "Master Cylinder" light will come on. We found two corroded and leaking lines to the left rear shock ab...
1995 Volvo 850 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5513S
Vehicle runs rough, stalls and has black smoke from tailpipe. check engine light is on. using the A-B pushbutton interface under hood we acquired a code 121, mass airflow sensor. Using ast retreiver we get a code 314, cam position sensor. Seems very strange th... Trouble codes: 121 (Mass air flow senser signal faulty), 314 (cam position sensor signal faulty)
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
Fix/Summary Answers
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L abs VIN: SALTY154XY
When this vehicle first came in it had numerous ABS codes which were, to say the least, contradictory. We cleared the codes (Although the lights would not reset) and sent the customer to the dealer to have the free update done. She then returned the vehicle to...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L Unknown VIN: 4JGAB72E4X
With the help of 'CHASSIS EAR' microphone set up by Steelman we were able to pin the noise to the transfer case. Removed the transmission / transfer case assembly. Removed the transfer case and disassembled. We noted that the chain had a good bit of slack. We ...
1983 Other European 400I 4.0L No Start VIN: ZFFEB06000
Well this car is back on the road. As it turned out a msd system was far cheeper fix than the factory unit(easy to come by as well). Thanks to everyone who replyed. Special thanks to Ed [...], who's idea it was to use the msd, starts every time.
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L "Blue" temp indicator VIN: 3VWBC21COX
Recieved 9 replies to this problem and ALL were correct. Thanks Guys ! It was the blue 4 pin sending unit..ohm checking it was intermittent thruout the thermal range...Once installed the blue light didnt come on ..85 degrees ambient temp here now..I`m sure it ...
1996 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: YVILS5542T
Customer has not returned yet for repair. Most help guided me to a bad Cat Conv. All other systems OK, and customer was given cost of replacing cat ($$$). He's a regular and I will probably install new part shortly (needs a smog cert.) Thank you all for the ti... Trouble codes: 0410 (secondary air injection-malfunction).
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next