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2001 Audi A4 1.8L eng ping VIN: WAUDC68D21
this is a reman motor ,under hot condition the engine pings check engine lt comes on code 17733 17734 17735 17736 all cyclinder at max knock control dealer replace knock senors no change
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L asc/abs VIN: WBADP6332X
Hi everyone . This BMW has ASC and ABS lights on all the time. Engine codes : 130 signal asc 1 , 217 egs signal Transmission : 160 abs/asc signal , 150 bus monitoring , 156 timeout ABS codes : 55 asc shutoff valve , 112 can signal ?(not sure) When I clear ...
1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1748S
we have a vehicle no start, will crank over fine, has good fuel pressure[47 psi] good ignition spark,good injector pulse, compression on all cylinders average 160 psi. we checked engine to be sure it has not jumped time, checked o.k. we have checked all fuses,...
1994 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: SALJY124XR
The symptoms are: long cranking before starting, misfire on Idle in drive mode. When the car was towed to us, we had it started right away, then after warming up and idling it stalled. We noticed then, there was no spark. We check voltage at the ignition coil ...
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WRF345HYWT
Greetings to all, Iam once again in benz hell. This truck has a check engine light with just about all cylinder misfire codes. P0300,301,302,303.306,307 and really idles and runs terrible. Its almost impossible to get above 40mph. So far I have checked previou...
1985 Other European silver spur 6.8L pumps inside valley pan VIN: SCAZN42A6F
Hello everyone I am in need of help and information I have a rather dusty and unkempt Silver Spur that was undergoing an engine rebuilt when the mechanic suffeered a heart attack that left him unable to work. I hope all memebers of IATN will wish hime well.Now...
1979 Porsche 928 4.5L timing belt VIN: 9289200772
This 928 landed in my lap after it suffered a broken timing belt. I have installed a new belt along with new hyd. tensioner & tensioner pulley. The engine runs fine, but the belt wants to walk forward off the tensioner pulley. The tensioner bracket keeps it fr...
1992 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L vent temp VIN: WVWDB525GW
one of my techs installed new compressor, receiver, expansion valve, and the vent temp is only 70 deg...high side reading is 250psi and low side is 42psi, i found the heater control valve wasnt closing all the way, made very little difference...looking at diag...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L alarm/starter in op VIN: WVWMA63B9X
Good Afternoon customer parked car at dr's office went in came out an hour later remote would not work car would not start. Central locks & windows work manualy with key in door . We replaced batteries in the remote and tried the 2 key relearn process but the...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRB69M01
This vehicle has an EPC and Check Engine light on. When I connect my VAG scan tool, it says "K-Wire not switching to B+" and I cannot communicate with the vehicle. My AST or MT2500 also will not communicate either. The grey with a white stripe wire (K-Wire) at...
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L airbag control module VIN: 9BWGT21J51
I have a 2001 VW Golf GLS from the body shop. I cannot code the new airbag control module. I have gone throught the code lists from Mitchell and Alldata and found the correct code (or so I thought), but my scanner (a Snap-On Solus) reads "coding not accepted" ...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L ip cluster VIN: WVWPD63B43
looking for access code tobe able to enter into ip to reprogram key /vin and milage and car codes 14 digit # out of cluster is [...] need help from vw dealer thank you jeff adi worcester ma.
2001 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L alarm VIN: YV1RS58D01
Customer brought car to dealer for " alarm system service required" message. Dealer recommended a total software upgrade. I am not familiar with a "total" vehicle upgrade. I'm not an expert, but I average about 2 downloads a month. I have never seen an option ...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1999 Audi A4 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDD28D0X
sorry i took so long, but this is our busy season. tried swapping the injectors, but misfire remained. next tried a new ecm., which worked wonderfully for about a week. in fact the acceleration quality improved as well. however the misfire # 5 cyl. returned. w... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0305 (misfire 5 cylinder).
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: W487YUJF4V
Thanks to all on this one... I ended up pulling my hair out on this one, but the crank,no start was caused by a faulty key and transponder. I cant believe this could have been the cause but I learned a lesson on this on.
1987 Porsche 944 2.5L No Start VIN: WPOAB0947H
Thanks for all the info.I forgot about the basics ! something you think is going to be some crazy wiring problem turned out to be ground at upper rear firewall side on bellhousing like suggested , main harness covers it but once moved out of the way you have t...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L epc light VIN: 3VWTE29M2Y
this car is fixed. A special thanx to John [...] they hit it right on the head. it was in fact the brake light switch that was bad, Replaced switch and the EPC light went right out. thank you to all who replied.
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