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1998 Audi A4 2.8L inop VIN: WAVED68D4W
Im not sure, is cruise control misc, powertrain? electrical? I digress. The c/c on this a4 is dead. put power to the vac. pump and it operates. test for any vacuum leaks, none found. Ground for the module is good, the integrity of the wiring from the module to...
1989 BMW 750iL 5.0L flex disk VIN: WBAGC8317K
on take off, there is a tapping sound. the drive shaft, cv and universal joints do not have play in them. i have never heard of flex disks, but that has been the direction i am headed. hoping some bmw techs may have some insight before i start disassembling. t...
1996 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L check engine light VIN: 4USCH7321T
I need help from some BMW techs. What do these codes mean exactly. I can clear the codes but they come back after a few days. I am not a European tech but I have to fix this car. thanks for any help. The car runs and drives good. Trouble codes: 121 (load detection), 32 (idle speed control)
1991 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L transmission VIN: SAJHY1743M
need help on this one jag techs out there: This xj6 is stuck in LIMP MODE. at the beginning the condition was intermittent but now it seems to be constant. a ton of work has been done to the car and still won't come out of limp. fortunatelly when the car came ...
2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L shift solenoid C VIN: SALNY22292
MIL light on,hill descend control light on,shift indicator flashes F4,takes off in 2nd gear.Pulled trouble codes with generic mode on Snap-On scanner.Scanner gives me a shift solenoid C code PO763 and a undocumented code P1472.ALLDATA gives no information on t...
1986 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L No Start VIN: DA2406GF14
This Benz came in originally with a Hard Start, Long crank problem after hot soak. Did a fuel pressure test, pressure leaked down when shut off. Crimping of supply and return hoses indicated a faulty check valve on the pump. Pump was also noisy, so customer re...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Odometer VIN: WDBHA22EXT
Hello Tecks, This car has been maintained very well, the costomer was driving it on a smooth road, the Speedometer, Odometer quit working. The ABS, Brake Warning(red), Brake pad(yellow),ETS warning lights came on. Since we recieved the car we have checked the ...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Starting VIN: WDBJF55F0V
MBZ E320 starts and runs for 2-3 seconds and stops. Will start and run every time but stops within 3 seconds. The car died while driving. Unable to determine what is causing it to stop. I am open for suggestions on how to trouble shoot this problem. We ordered...
2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Electric Seats VIN: WDBLK70G22
This car came in for a soft top light that would not go out and the drivers seat not performing the "easy entry" function. Passenger seat does work. All the drivers seat functions work properly from the switch. Using Autologic, EIS shows all modules communicat...
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L abs VIN: WMWRC33402
Hi there, Car in for mechanical crash repairs, required two right side wheels, control arms front & rear etc. now the a.b.s. & traction/tire pressure lamps on all times. I have ohmed the sensors-all appear very similar. my question is do I require scan tool fo...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Airbag control module VIN: 3VWRK69M03
The car was crashed and needed a new airbag control module. We replaced it and found the code 12339 to code the module in Alldata. The part# for the module is 1c0 909 605 f index is 03. The module states that it accepts the code but the SRS light stays on and ...
1990 Volvo 760 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Oil leak VIN: YV1GA8749L
Does anyone out there know of a turbo charger rebuilder,preferably within New England.This low mileage 1990 740 Volvo turbo is leaking oil heavily.Any input would be appreciated. Thankyou
2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS90D8Y
This vehicle has returned with code ECM-290A FRONT LAMBDA PROBE BANK 2, SIGNAL TOO HIGH, PERMANENT FAULT. We have replaced the sensor twice in the last year. One almost a year ago and the last one about 2 weeks ago. We reset the adaptation by removing the ECU ... Trouble codes: ECM29
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L heater; a/c VIN: YV1VS295X1
this car goes to heater and then to a/c. start the car witn the a/c on but heat comes out from the vents and then after a minute or so goes back to very cold a/c. PLease help.Have you heard something similar? thank you
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L Defrost VIN: YV1VS29511
Hello all, This Volvo has very little air coming out of the defroster ducts. All other modes work just fine (vent, heater, ect..) I suspect there is a blend door or duct problem.I can hear the air moving inside the dash and there is a slight amount of air com...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2000 Audi S4 2.7L Misfire VIN: WAUDD68D0Y
Well I pulled the T belt covers and inspected to see if valve timing was off because of the miss going from bank 1 to bank 2 at about 3k rpms. Found that the belt had started to shred and had stretched about 3 teeth worth! Installed new belt and started it, it... Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire), P0301 (cyl 1 missfire), P0302 (cyl 2 missfire), P0303 (cyl 3 missfire), P0304 (cyl 4 missfire), P0134.
1994 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L rough idle VIN: SAXX125632
have the car returned to owner thanks for all who replied still runs 3% rich the air flow meter will not adjust any lower hes happy with it. The non start was down to the dist amplifier gap which i adjusted to 8 thou it brought the cranking voltage from 1 volt...
1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L ecu VIN: SALTY124XX
thank you all for replying to our question, we re-read shop key & found the ecu, thank you for your help
1996 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Lighting VIN: YV1LW5545T
Yes. . .this vehicle is fixed. Although i was never made 100% clear as to the two 'lights' ON the headlight switch and how they are intended to function, I AM sure the issue with the dash lights has been corrected - thanks to the tip-off from Mike [...] who w...
1996 Volvo 960 2.9L Hesitation VIN: YV1KS960XT
ok guys here it is, sorry I took so long to post this. The customer took his car for a couple weeks then brought it back. The problem was poor spray pattern from the injectors. After chasing this thing for hours I determined that it was indeeed a lean miss and...
1999 Volvo C70 2.4L dead battery VIN: YV1NC56D3Y
thanks for all your help that volvo left here with a drain that i couldnt find.
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