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Help Request Answers
2001 Audi TT 1.8L hydraulics VIN: FTUWX28N41
Does anybody know how to bleed the clutch without the VAG 1869? The clutch pedal goes half to the floor before the clutch starts to opperate. we have tried vacume, pressure, manual. we do not get any fluid from the bleeder at all. I hope someone has experience...
1986 BMW 524td 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBADB240XG
I need help from all you bmw diesel techs. I have a 524td that had a fuel leak so I removed the pump and send it to a diesel injection shop. After installing and setting timing the engines runs good untill it warms up some and then idle goes to about 3000 rmps...
1994 BMW 750iL 5.0L lack of power VIN: WBAGC8326R
Hello BMW Techs When the car came in check engine light and eml lights were off, but customer had experienced lack of power and at the same time the Check engine and eml light will turn on, but if he turned the engine off and on, the check engine and eml light... Trouble codes: 201 (02 sensor control bank 1--6), 41 (air flow meter bank 1-6), 63 (torque converter clutch bank 1-6), 201 (02 sensor control bank 1--6), 63 (torque converter clutch bank 1-6), 26 (injection signal EGS)
1997 BMW 540i 4.4L Transmission - Limp Mode VIN: WBADE6326V
Need advise and code descriptions. Vehicle arrived with bad engine and transmission mounts also left engine mount bracket from mount to engine was broken into two pieces. After repair, vehicle was returned without road test due to low fuel level. Vehicle was r...
2000 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADR6346Y
Vehicle came in runnig fine, however check engine light is on. Code 26 is set. I reset and test drove, car reset same code witin 30 minutes of driving. At time of code setting Data is as shown. Additive bank one = -2.6 bank two -2.3 Multiplicitive Bank one +1.... Trouble codes: 26 (multiplicative mixture adaptation limit reached bank one)
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L abs codes VIN: SAJHX1249W
Hi all and thanks for your time. We have this jag in for the ABS, and the Tracs light on but are not able to pull codes. All data is not helping (use Jag tool). We have Modis, cs 2000, Auto Diagnose none are a help. Can we get flash codes? Does anyone have a ...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L false speedometer reading VIN: WDBCA25DKA
Hello MB techs. Cust. brought car in on hook with bad tranny. He wanted to go with used so we called up and gave the year and model and they sent the trans. After installing we saw that speedo was readng much higher than actual road speed. Since i have never s...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBFA61EXP
Hey guys, got a hair yanker here. No spark on system, Battery Voltage at Coil. Has good crank sensor pattern, replaced Cam Sensor, erratic pattern, now good. No way to check data and Mitchell dowsn't give me anything except TSB's to look at. Borrowed some Test...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Hesitation VIN: WDBDA28D7P
Hello group we are having trouble with this 190e. The vehicle will lack power under heavy accleration. It is acting like the catlaytic converter has blockage but it does not. We noticed we always have code 12 for throttle switch which is located at throttle bo... Trouble codes: 12 (throttle valve switch)
1997 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L intermittent wipers VIN: WDBFA67F9V
Good morning Mercedes-Benz techs.I have this 97 SL500 that the intermittent wipers don't work.When I turn on the intermittent wipers,the wipers are on constant low speed.I consulted alldata but there is very little information on this system.I am suspecting th...
1998 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA29G5W
I have snap-on scanner, in OBD II generic timing is -13.5 long term fuel trim 35.2 When I test under MB timing +13.5 I have a hard time with data from generic I believe that something common is causing both codes. fuel presser 50 PSI no vacuum leaks. drove fin... Trouble codes: P0170, P0173
1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.6L front and rear glass VIN: WP0AA2994T
i am wondering if anyone might have a solution to the creaking front and rear window glass syndrom on the 993's. i have just heard about this problem. we installed a new windshield and the customer complains about the creaking noise from the windshield. i am a...
2004 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L wARNING lIGHT VIN: YS3FH49Y84
Evening Gents, I have this 10/03 Saab Aero 93 that came in for warning lights illuminated..It says it is the pass seat problem--shows up in red at the info panel center top of dash. I pulled codes B1001 and B1016 which appear to be modules that are not on line...
1987 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: YV1AX8848H
hello volvo techs- this car will not pass emissions testing- high NO 2243 ppm (limit is 1313ppm). The first thing we did was replaced the 1 year old aftermarket catalyst with the "cheap" volvo catalyst (part #8551607). NO reading still high- 2251ppm. We verifi...

Fixes & Summaries for European
Fix/Summary Answers
1999 Audi A4 1.8L Front brakes VIN: WAUCB28D6X
Thank you to all of you who responded to my problem. Many of those suggested that it was an improper adjustment of the master cylinder pedal rod. That was not the case because as I stated, the master cylinder was replaced and system bled. I tried many differen...
1999 BMW 328i 2.8L electronics VIN: WBABK8332W
Thanks for all the help. There was a real pattern to the responses that I got. Most said the climate computer/display itself needs to be replaced but the dealer needs to calibrate the unit to read in farenheit after replacement. So the customer went to the dea...
1998 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Misfire VIN: SALPV1448W
We installed new coil pack, and the car runs on all cylinders. From couple of responses, it looks that it is quite common problem. The coil pack is sold as assembly, it consist of four coils attached by screws to one bracket.It would be very easy to replace ju...
1995 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L a/c comp VIN: 3VWSC81H1S
thanks for all the help on this one i tested the a/c temp senser cold with the vantage, saw the switch go open as soon as it warmed up lost signal to control module thanks again joey.
1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L ability to fill VIN: YV1TS94D6Y
We found that the vent tube that runs from the top of the tank back up along the filler neck was pinched (somehow) we were able to 'unpinch' it while on the car, and voila, the problem was solved.
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