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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on, Vacuum Leak VIN: WAUED54B0Y
Hi group Vehicle came in with dead worn out battery. Replaced, and found MIL on. but only fuel trim codes. Before condemning anothe MAF, I did a smoke test, and found a substantial leak somewhere in the vacinity of the left cam actuator solenoid. I removed int... Trouble codes: P1128 (Long term fuel trim bank 1), P1130 (bank 2)
1988 BMW 325i 2.5L Cranks, no start VIN: WBAAD1300J
Does any one know where to find the fusable link between the positive side of the battery (in the trunk) to the battery juntion block under the pass. side engine bay? It's a small wire off the Positive battery terminal that powers up the main relay. Thanks in ...
1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L engine VIN: WBGJ8329VD
I'm working on 97 Bmw 740 iL. Owner took this car to dealer, because of engine misfired and don't have power. They replace spark plugs and they find out oil was a leaking at spark plugs. They replace valve cover gaskets and oxygen sensor. He take his car and l...
1998 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABK8325W
Good morning group. I have a 98 328i convertible that came in with an mil on and the codes p1421 & p1423. I talked with a few other shops and could not find a description and since the car had no driveability problems we agreed with the customer to clear the c... Trouble codes: P1421, P1423
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WBADD6325W
perform engine swap, car runs fine until revs get past 4800rpm's. then car wont idle and very non responsive to throttle request. tech notes, in data stream from baum diagnostic tool. at idle dme shows part load (idles good) also cam position is -26.00deg. on ...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1GH3782034
misfire on #1 cylinder. no injector pulse. harness intact, not open or shorted to ground or power. has pulse on start up, but falls away after 5-10 sec. new dme unit, new fuel injector. still misfires. what am i missing? Trouble codes: 401 (misfire 1 cylinder)
1994 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L abs light on VIN: SALJY1249R
we are trying to reset the abs light. snap on says we cant communicate with this car, alldata says there is a scanner plug that is not there, landrover says we need a special scanner. does anyone out there know if we can reset this and or if there is a dlc con...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L low beams VIN: WBFA66EONF
We are trying to find where the headlight control unit/daylight running control light relay? lives on this car. The picture in alldata does not match the part we got from the dealer They sent us a part #A 016 545 74 32 Any help would be appreciated. thanks
1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L hard start hot VIN: WDBHA28E4T
hi all need help have a hot hard start problem i have checked fuel pres. and is ok pres reg. ok has spark .wire harness has been replaced.i had tried a new air mass meter and did not help i had found a vacume leak at #5,6 cyl so i replaced intake gaskets i had...
1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L speedometer VIN: WVWEE83A1T
Hello Members. This Passat has a non-op speedometer and a VSS code P0501. Tach, gauges, and all cluster illumination and warning lamps work fine. I've followed VW procedures & found no signal out of 3-wire speedometer speed sensor at transaxle. Good power ...
2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Stall VIN: YV1TS94D51
this vehicle came in for routine service/ after delivery, vehicle ran ok for about 24 hrs/ customer advised that while accelerating at low speed, the engine sputtered and cut out- then died/ it restarted fine right away/ the next morning- (2days after repair),...

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1998 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADE6328W
Thanks to all which have replied so quick. Yes, the intake manifold had a bad leak. We smoked the intake system and it had the leak between throttle-body to plastic-manifold. The reason, why I asked iATN was, because we have done hundreds of intake reseals, ... Trouble codes: P0170, P0173.
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Rt Rear Window VIN: WVWMA23B3Y
Thank You for the replies. What we found was a short in the mirror switch. When the switch was removed and we operated the drivers side window switch to control the rt rear window, it operated mormally. We replaced the switch and delivered the vehicle on Frida...
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