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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)
1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L air suspension VIN: SALTY1248X
Hello, the customer went off road for his first time. Vehicle appeared at the shop today with the following complaint: He drove off rad for 4 hours in the off road mode (ORM). When he returned to the hiway he hit the lower button and went to the bump stops. He...
1983 Mercedes-Benz 500 SEC 5.0L Stall VIN: WDB126.044
Hello, we have this 500 sec (european production), that will stall occasionally. I have driven the car and it only did it once. When it stalled I had been driving for about 3-4 minutes, I was climbing over a brigde at about 30 mph at 1/3 throttle when it died....
1989 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L No Start, Stall VIN: WDBDA29D6K
This is really strange and I'm not well versed in european It was towed in this weekend. I could start and drive it in bay using carb cleaner. I tested fuel pressure at the main injector. At first KOEO it shoots up to 80 then drops to 40 psi and holds. I remo...
1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L throttle VIN: WDBGA51E6R
Car came in with asr light on throlle doesn't applie electronicaly. Checked for code found code #6 isc. Replaced throttle acutator. Asr light still on and throttle still dosn't work. Looking for any info on how system works and what to check,has anyone run int...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA43EOS
MB specialists, please help. This Benz came in a couple of weeks ago with the CEL on and the codes listed stored. We hooked up directly to the O2 to watch it's performance. It was sluggish but had enough range and the system was switching properly, so we insta... Trouble codes: 1H, 21 (O2S1 open/short circuit), DM, 3 (Lambda Controll Inoperative)
1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E5V
every few days vehicle comes in with MIL on. We have checked everything we know of. Perhaps a mercedes tech out there has run into this problem. The Mil is on and code PO410 Secondary air malfunction. If you ground the wire from the PCM to the secondary air mo... Trouble codes: P0410
1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK47F9W
Car came in about a mounth ago and I pulled the codes and found several supper charger codes , fuel trim codes and air actuator codes in system. I cleared the codes replaced a very stoped up air filter and sent her on. Car came back in today with only 2 codes ... Trouble codes: P0170 (Fuel Trim malfuntion), P0803 (Air Flap/Air filter actuator)
1998 Saab 900 S 2.3L Stall VIN: YS3DD58B5W
Got this Saab that sets a P1124 and P1128 codes (and others as well, see below). The car has poor idle quality both cold and warm and from time to time will stall out while crusing the highway. I think the crank sensor is bad due to the code P335 I pulled, b... Trouble codes: P1124 (p1128-), P1128 (P300 - misfire), P0300, P0335

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1994 Saab 900 S 2.3L Loose left inner joint VIN: YS3ER34567
Thanks to the two replies I received.Anders from California said that these joints do normally appear to be loose.His suggestion was to replace the leaking seal and roll the dice.The trans stopped hemoraging oil,and I have not seen it back for this problem,so ...
1993 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Stall VIN: 3VWRL01H5P
vehicle fixed, since i had no european software for my snap-on scanner, I begged/borrowed/stole a modis from a shop that had it and was able to see data stream and found the year old maf. sensor was out of spec and that the iac. motor duty cycle according to s...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Starts and stalls VIN: 3VWSP69MX1
Customer has marked his keys and is only use spare set .customers has not been back and had trouble contacting him.
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