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1999 Audi A4 2.8L output flange VIN: WAUED28DXX
Hello Group, We have an 1999 Audi A4 in the shop that has been recently repaired due to being driven over a curb.The car was repaired at a very competent body shop that I send alot of work to. The car impacted hard enough to blow both tires and wheels on the...
1999 Audi A4 1.8L abs VIN: WAUBB28D9X
hello i have a problem trying to recode a used abs punp i have the code it is 00021 i beleive for auto trans. but i am using ross-tech vag-com and it is asking for a login # this is what i cant find does any one know what this number is. thanks for any help ma...
1999 Audi A4 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUCB28D3X
i got this car come in with engine misfiring & engine lights on! only one fault code p0302 show up at menory. i check the engine compression. it show normal (all 185 psi). check ignition coil for spark. found the #2 cylinder no spark. switching ignition coil &... Trouble codes: P0302
1995 BMW 325i 2.5L srs VIN: WBABJ6326S
Car driven in to us to reset SRS light, unable to access control unit. Two scanners unable to access any of the control units, both scanners are good. I've checked power and ground at the data link connector, everything checks ok. All wiring for ignition switc...
1998 BMW 740i 4.4L Limp home always VIN: WBAGF8324W
Transmission is a 5HP24. Scan tool (Autologic) shows no activity on any solenoid 1,2 or 3, all off. Shows it to be in 4th gear. Scanned and cleared all codes, same result. Pressure actuator 4 and solonoid 3. Removed connectors to the AGS Trans. Control Unit, p...
1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on, intermit reduced per VIN: SAJHX104XX
Hi guys...first time user. Have a little knowledge of Jags and only Alldata for info. There are a couple of things that are odd about this veh. Even though it has one lean and one rich code the LTFT on both banks is at -22% and at a constant cruise the STFT wi... Trouble codes: P0172 (bank 1 too lean), P0175 (bank 2 too rich), P0455 (evap large leak)
2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01N41
Hello gang I need your help in fixing this Jaguar, I keep getting code for cylinder #5 misfire. Replaced spark plugs and swapped coils #5 to #1 but the misfire stays in #5. I think that there is a chance I may have the wrong cylinder location. Can somebody ple... Trouble codes: P0305
1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA323ES
hi all you mbz techs, i'm having alot of trouble on the info avaible for this codes. we have alldata and mitchell. they both point to either the t/b servo or the module for the t/b servo. the flow charts really stink. need help on the diagnoses. thanks guys. Trouble codes: 022 (ea or cc in limp-home mode), 014 (tpm controller fault), 009 (tpm controller fault), 182 (fuel cut-off)
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L lateral accel sensor VIN: 4JGAB54E9Y
I need help in locating the lateral acceleration sensor for the esp system on this ML. alldata shows a pic of it being next to a rotational speed sensor of some sort about midway in the vehicle. As soon as I begin to drive vehicle the esp light comes on and co...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.8L auto trunk VIN: WDBNG78J91
Hey Guys, I have this 01 s600AMG with auto opening and closing trunk lid. When you open it, the lid goes up half way and stops. You can hear the pump (next to battery) click off. You can easily push it up the rest of the way open. When you touch the button fo...
1995 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L camshaft
hi, i have this motor which was removed because of an accident and the left (passenger) camshaft got damaged at the back didn't damage anything also, i apologize for not having vin but i don't have the car it is at the bodyshop. aldatta requires a few special ...
1993 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Sunroof VIN: 3VWRL01H2P
We installed the used assembly it will tilt up and close ok, but will not retract. It will retract manualy and close electricaly but we cannot get it to open electricaly. Also if retracted manualy halfways you still cannot get to finish opening under power, no...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B5X
Hello VW tech's, Another shop sent us this car because they replaced the throttle body w/ a new oe unit, and they needed us to perform the basic setting for them. We are not able to achieve the basic setting because the values dont look right to me. When I en... Trouble codes: 17966 (P1558 Throttle actuator electrical malfunction), 16795 (P0411 Secondary air injection inncorrect flow detected)
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L inter. check engine VIN: 3VWSB69M71
I was wondering if anyone has ran into this code before. I have cleared the code a few times and it keeps coming back. At first thought airflow meter was bad, replaced and it came back, so replaced again and after about a month came back again. looked in all d... Trouble codes: P103
2004 Volvo V70 2.5T AWD 2.5L shift from park to drive VIN: YV1SJ59H84
hi, this car was involved in an accident on the left front no damage to the transmition customer bought it smashed now after repairs car has a hard shift only from park to drive reverse is smooth and so is all other shifts no lights flashing. i only have obdii...

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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L Stall, OIL CONSUMPTION VIN: WBAHD6322S
we cleaned out the throttle body and the oil seperator under the intake manifold. we ran run right cleaner thru the intake, rechecked compression, all cyls 180 psi now. the oil seperator seemed the major problem, all gummed up.replaced some of the breather hos...
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L reminder light VIN: WBAAV33401
Thanx again Gang, Just shows that two (seven) heads are better than one. Special Thanx to Dana [...] for actually printing out the instruction for me. Bernie
1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L trans shift VIN: WDBHA28E6V
this one left without repair work being done, but here's the info I have as far as I went on diagnostics. after clearing trouble codes relating to speed and turbine sensors inside the trans. which initially sent the trans into 'limp mode'. I drove the vehicle ...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L starter VIN: WDBJF70H5X
Okay, I was a little skeptical about putting grease on the ring gear and making the customer happy in this instance, but it worked. Almost all of your replies on this one indicated that according to MB tech. service bulletin, I needed to lube the starter and r...
2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBLJ65G5Y
Several people suggested problem was a defective maf did not peruse that, as it could not possibly explain the loss of fuel pressure and/or the erratic fuel gauge. 3 people knew of problems with the seals in the fuel tank transfer system (has 2 tanks operating... Trouble codes: P0170, P0173.
1995 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L No Start, LONG CRANK HOT VIN: WVWEE83A6S
thanks for the quick replys what i found was the fuel supply line inside the tank was rubbed through, so i swapped it with the return line to verify i have fixed it, and now i am waiting for a new line and the add on check valve from vw, thanks again for getti... Trouble codes: 00758 (secondary air system), 00513 (engine speed sensor-g28).
1997 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L transaxle VIN: WVWGG83A7V
i only recieved two replies which i most appreciate and thank you guy's for. sounds like this problem is not around much. customer has taken car and will wait till noise gets worse. thanks for your time. cliff@ reborn automotive.
2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 1.8L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPD69M61
Had 7 good replies to my problem I went with cleaning the throttle and resetting the epc module. I told the cust. it might be better to replace it since the problem is so inter. ,but they wanted to try this first,Its been 2 weeks talked to the cust. yesterday ... Trouble codes: 17705 (turbo/throttle valve pressure loss), 17953 (throttle actuator malfuction), 17579 (angle sensor 2 malfuction).
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