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1998 Audi A4 2.8L heat VIN: WAUCB28D4W
Customer states no heat from vents ,and she is right. Everything checks Ok now , but this thing still doesnt put out any heat. If anyone has seen this before or has any other ideas that have not been tried let me know please. Thanks, Kevin
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6343Y
We have a 2000 BMW 528I with a code PO340. By diag/testing cam postion sensor test bad. Replace with a new redesigned BMW sensor. Vehicle ran great for a few days and came back in with same problem and same code. have very limited diag thru alldate on this. Ca... Trouble codes: P0340
2000 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Electronic VIN: SALPV1649Y
We have recently came across 2 Range Rovers both with transmission code P0734. Both trucks run perfect, however after two drive cycles, the check engine light comes on. Performed the diagnostic tests according to alldata and everything checked out. Any help wi...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 350SD 3.5L belt tensioner shock VIN: 1260351200
Hello group, The above mentioned vehicle has the followig problem. It likes to eat tensioning shocks about every 8k??? All the basics have been checked and re-checked. All pulleys have been properly checked for true running as well as vertical and horizontal ...
1996 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L lack of power VIN: WVWGG83A9T
Hi Tech's, this diesel came in on hook, customer claimed car quit slowing down for corner. We found timing belt broke. Several lifters were broke and scraped up lifter bores. We replaced timing belt, tensioners, and installed a new head. We also cleaned the in...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L glow plug lite flash VIN: 3VWCF21C9X
Good morning group. This 99 beetle diesel came in because the glow plug light starts blinking shortly after startup and keeps blinking. I checked it for trouble codes and none were present or pending. I ohmed out the glow plugs and they were all within specs. ...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L tachometer VIN: 3VWSC29M1X
Hello everyone , this Jetta has an inop tach , and flashing oil light. We have the vag software for our mt2500 scanner no intrument or engine codes. The scanner can test the instument panel, the guages sweep and all the indicator lights work . The customer (us...
1993 Volvo 940 2.3L Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1J8708P1
hey fellrz, thez folkz hav 2 of these volvoz n they luv 1 n hate diz 1. droppd it off a month ago, - mil on, n run-n bad. i test drove th car, lookd undr hood n decidd a good tune up juz may help. did till th mil lite came back on. found i had pulld a vac hose... Trouble codes: 231 (short term fuel trim low/high), 113 (long term fuel trim low/high)
1996 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5541T
Hellow fellow Volvo techs.I have a code 611.Smoke test shows no leaks in hoses,however,I do have smoke from filler inlet while introducing smoke in line at valve by radiator(left side) with key off.I feel this would be normal(for tank expansion) venting to cha... Trouble codes: 611 (Large evap leak intermitant), P0455

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on, low power, late shft VIN: WBADD6329V
Thanks to all who responded. Customer decided he didn't need to purchase a car that he couldn't get fixed other than by a dealer. Since BMW doesn't 'tell all' he felt they didn't need his business. Trouble codes: 14 (ABS Valve Relay), 38 (Pre throttle valve control), 57 (TPS signal from DME), 19 (ASC interface), 154 (can tps), 25 (Pass seat Occupancy Sensor).
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L check engine light VIN: WBADM6348Y
The P1240 Code correlated with the P0441 Code for the Evap Purge Solenoid. Repalcing the Solenoid provided the correct repair. Thanks for the replies Trouble codes: P0441 (Purge Flow Fault Evap Emissions Control System), P1250 (Alldata cannot provide a definition).
2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L ECC Control Panel VIN: YV1TS94D7Y
This one has been a challenge. This car has had a history of rather random failures, and intermitent communication problems with various systems. For example, just sitting with key on, battery charger connected and on slow charge, hood and drivers door open, s...
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