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1998 Audi A4 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED28D8W
the veh came back in with the previously noted noise very loud now!!!we pushed the veh in the shop because we knew something inside the timming cover had come apart-remved the covers found the idler pully below the water pump had come apart. replaced the idler... Trouble codes: P0305
2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED54B81
when taking off from a dead stop vehicle sometimes spudders. It does it everytime when turning to the right, but only going forward, but never in reverse or turning to the left from a stop. cleared codes and set basic setting, and codes# 18041 and #16490 retur... Trouble codes: 18041 (throttle pedel position sensor 2 g185 signal too low -reoccuring), 16490 (manifold/ air pressure sensor g71/f96 failure - reoccuring), 16730 (bank 2 cam sensor range/performance), 17746 (bank 1 cam senor g163 open/short intermittent), 16621 (boost pressure sensor g31 signal too low)
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L ac blower VIN: WBAFA535X1
ac blower speed is erratic blows on high at low speeds; changes speeds up and downas you drive any ideas thanks
1994 Jaguar vanden plas 4.0L harsh shifts VIN: SAJKX1749R
when trans malfunction light comes on the transmission shifts wicked harsh.if i pull the trans module fuse the light goes out.the trans shifts great for awhile till it hits normal operating temp.then the light comes on and the trans goes into limp mode.alldata...
1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L runs ritch VIN: WDBEA30B46
I installed a used fuel distributor for a no start. It had no fuel at crank. Now we have fuel (way to much) The car floods out as soon as you crank it. I unhooked the fuel pump to clear the flood. Witch works great the car will start but as soon as I hookup th...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L No Start VIN: WDBEA34E2P
we have a no start situation due to a faulty ignition control module # 015-545-60-32 the dealer has one but it list for $2492.00 so the customer is not willing to commit to that much, the question is is there a company that is able to rebuild these units, and ...
1996 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWGG83AOT
the car runs well,has a little to mush smoke on start up. [cold] we have code p0605,we are not vw specialest,.mitchell suggests that either we have a bad connection at the ecm or a bad ecm.can any one help thanks rick [...] kiblers garage inc Trouble codes: P0605 (ecm error)
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Starts and stalls VIN: 3VWSP69MX1
Car will not start (goes into theft mode light flashes and engine starts then stalls right away)car sits in hot temps outside with windows up. Acts just like the honda with main relay problem,cool interoir down will start. Both keys will cause this condition.t...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Air Condition VIN: 3VWCP21C62
Hello Friend's I have this 20023 VW Bettle GLS TDI 1.9 LT. A/C quit working all at once for customer. I checked pressures with guage. High [...]-265 LB., low pressure 30-37 LB. Seems to be cooling up to the fire wall. I road test it this morning and the...
1995 Volvo 850 T-5R 2.3L odometer VIN: YV1LS571XS
hi ! Im looking for any help ! I dont have any real info on this problem and havent done any real testing yet ! thanks mike [...]

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L Disgnostic Reading VIN: WBADE6327V
Thanks for all the replies. After checking all the control modules by disconnecting them one at a time, with an effort to find the one causing the problem (as well as a list of other tests!), there was still no change. I eventually took it to the dealer. They ...
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAFB31071
The main problem was the broken diaphram in the pcv system. I replaced the back plate at the rear of the engine intake manifold and it solve the problem. Thank you all, no more smoke.
1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L No Start VIN: SALJY1245V
Replaced fuel injectors and truck runs great. Thanks to all those who replied. After removing injectors a second time I was able to see leakage.
1985 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L hard start VIN: WDBCA37D2F
replace the fuel pump accumulator, going to test drive the car to find out if the problem is gone.
1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: YF3ED58E20
There were a lot of responses about this being a common problem. A lot of resources were given also. Raymac had the part and shipped it the next day. After a day of road testing the car seemed to be ok. Tom
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3VWSK69M81
Thanks Guys, Got a reply from Byron imediatly, his suggestion as well as most others hit the nail on the head. I can't put it any better than Byron himself so I have used it as the fix post. 'I betcha that you have a poor adjustment on the manual valve. Did ...
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