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1997 Audi A6 2.8L no 4th gear VIN: WAUJC84AXV
shifts through all 3 gears ok clean fluid no debris in pan car well kept. tested selonoids all seem ok.trans is a 4hp18.
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SUXFA53533
Ok folks I have an x5 here with a pair of rich codes. I do have alldata and their information is scant. Most of these seem to have a lean code and according to other sources they throw maf sensors at these on a regular basis. Alldata did fax me additional info... Trouble codes: P0172 (system too rich bank 1 alldata correspoding bmw code 226), P0175 (system too rich bank 2 alldata corresponding code 227)
1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L fuel leak VIN: 1G6K54Y1VU
customer came in complaning of gasoline smell from car after driving. after inspection I found that fuel was leaking from from the vent for the carbon canister. Ran some test and found the canister purge valve to be at fault according to service manual. Custom...
1994 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 6.5L Stall VIN: 1GBEK19SXR
Intermittent dies mostly when cold, When dies, signal remains from Crank sensor and from optic sensor, and from light green wire curcuit 984 from PCM to FSD, Have found loss of signal on Red wire curcuit 985 from PCM to Fuel Solenoid Driver, Question is my inf...
1996 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1BL52P6T
veh came in with complaint of no start; found dash light on "pass key fault"; diagnosed and replaced fault ignition switch and keys(standard broken wires at cylinder) went to restart veh and could not faound good spark, injection pulse good; veh had no fuel pr...
1997 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L sterring wheel rotation sensor VIN: 1G1YY2260V
this particular vehicle had an extensive repair history. the current problem is the "service vehicle soon" error message on the instrument panel. the stored code is c1281 in the anti-lock system, for "uncorrelated steering sensor". after some research, it seem...
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNT13W4W2
Truck came in codes PO171, PO131,PO300, PO1870, and running rough. Found bank 1 sensor 1 dead and all plugs on that bank black. Replaced HO2S and did a major tune-up truck ran great. Came back 1 week later HO2 sensor dead again and plugs fouled. Replaced HO2S ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0131, P0300
2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Headlights VIN: 1GCDM19W3Y
Very intermittent headlight operation. This problem has occured three times in the last 2 weeks for the customer. After many test drives it finally did it for us today. When headlights stop working, park lights and dash lights still work. E.brake switch OK, DR...
2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L passkey system VIN: 1G1ND52J21
Hello,I have this malibu{which is my cousins car and they will be at my house for thanksgiving dinner}The car will not start about once a month,very intermittenly,security light will flash when car will not start,then magically the car will start.This has happ...
2001 Chevrolet S10 2.2L engine VIN: 1GCCS14592
has any one had one like this ,anything to zreo in on problem ?engine vibrates all time gives me the impression of out of balance flywheel or converter,engine does not miss, it runs good, I can not detect any engine bearing noise. vib is from 500 to 3000 rpm, ...
2002 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1YY22GX2
hello friends, this vette is a crank but no start, no ignition and no injector pulse, many modules have codes set. we are only getting 3 volts to crank sensor, check wiring from pcm to crank sensor, all data shows should have a 12 volt reference. if we crank a... Trouble codes: U1016, B2860, P0341, P0336
2002 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Speedo, Driver Info Center, Odometer VIN: 1GNDX13E62
Good evening friends, This van was wrecked in the back and had a complete rear clip installed by our customer. The job looks very professional and he tells me all the wire harness is original with the front part of the van. The power sliding door with all rela...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1C4GP54L5T
pulled in no start van. we checked it over it has no spark but had injector pulse. we checked for tsb and archives and found many of these have bad computers because of bad coil pack/modules. we replaced module coilpack asy. with new and had same problem so we...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Lower Latch VIN: 1B7HF13Z3Y
Can't seem to figure out why this rear Quad door won't open Top latch releases free and clear bottom is jammed tight i have removed panel and can operate the latch manually but wont open I can hear the latch move but cant get to it to spring door open any sugg...
2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Laramie 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7K528C95
the truck will start with either and run normal but the injectors are not switching while cranking. and the throttle sticks but the ecm is showing it closed.
1988 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FABP6240J
1999 Ford F-150 5.4L am/fm/cd player/power window/wipers VIN: 2FTRX18LOX
Vehicle came in with radio and sometimes wipers that would just quit. Test drove and could reproduce problem sometimes by hitting steering wheel. also had power windows quit one time, but still had radio. had wipers quit but still had power windows and radio ....
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Timing Chain VIN: 1FTRX18L0Y
Hi everyone, This vehicle originally was towed in with extreme missfire. Found: #4 cyl had broken exhaust valve spring. Sent out heads for valve grind and replacement of spring. Also replaced pass. side timing chain guides, were worn. Now vehicle has vibratio...
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5143Y
Dealing with an intermittent mil light, followed an all data tsb which asks to have the pcm reprogramed with latest calibration = done, inspect the vacuum line from the intake to the fuel psi regulator = ok, inspect LH valve cover for updated cover = ok, last ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L bearing VIN: 1FTNW21F92
This truck has a noise that sounds like it is coming from the left front hub bearing. I Replaced the hub and still have the noise. I was told it could be a brake problem so I removed all the wheels and checked, the rear pads were a liitle thin so I replaced th...
1993 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Turn signals/flashers VIN: JHMEG8558P
Hellow fellow techs, Need help on a 93 honda civic, with turn signal switch on for left or right both sides flash along with dash lights and clock flashing, same thing happens with hazard flasher. I suspect a bad ground some where, looking at the mithcell on d...
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L power sliding doors VIN: 2HKRL1861Y
hello i hope there are some people with a little more experience with these sliding doors than me. this is a first on these so bear with me. the passenger side sliding door seems to work properly most of the time with the remote or dash switch. when you use th...
1998 Isuzu npr 3.9L wiring diagram VIN: JALC4B1K1W
Need sourse of 1998 Isuzu NPR wireing diagram
2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Cam timing VIN: SAJDA24624
Car came in with no compression. Found the left side intake cam advanced and not returning to non advanced position. Has anyone seen a bad VVT from Jaguar causing cam not to return or anything else causing it not to return The restricted performance light come...
1996 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FT68S33
This vehicle came in with a crank-no start condition.MIL does not light when key is on position.Replaced computer in accordance with Mitchells information.Still have the same problem.MIL does not light and cranks-no start.
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L front brakes locking up VIN: 1J4TX58S4W
customer complained of fading pedal ,pulsation upon braking .upon inspection of brake system found fiuidleaking from behind master cylinder into booster. Having addressed initial complaint problem solved. Now the problem is front brakes(only) are locking up so...
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L intermittent no start VIN: JM3LW28G1Y
intermittently a no start, this is the original client complaint, i noticed the harsh shift during a test drive. codes are intermittent. the only common area of these two(2)codes is the pcm, no common grds/pwrs.
2000 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L O/D light VIN: 4F4YR12C7Y
My headache started about 1 month ago. Customer came in with truck complaining of intermittent no shift from 2nd to third. This would be accompanied by O/D off light flashing and speedometer malfunctioning by not reading at all or reading erratic. After drivin...
1971 Mercedes-Benz 280sl 2.8L wiring VIN: 1130441000
This low mileage 280 sl was repaired after a front end hit some 15 years ago but never finished. there was a direct short on fuse 6 transmission controls which turned out to be the 2 wire harness bn/wt & bk / gn /rt wire had been routed to the left headlight n...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L camshaft VIN: WDBFA66E7M
a piece of the guide broke and jamed the sproket which caused the cam to brake.ive puled engine,pan,intake,and heads.is it possible the valves did not hit the pistons?.anythoughts before i reassemble.i'm completing this job that was started by another m/b tech...
1994 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L Lack of power VIN: WDBGA57E8R
The car seems to be running on 6 cylinders. The car had been off the road for several years and we were told it was running fine when parked. The intake boot on the right side (for the left bank) was ripped and we replaced that. The cat on the right side is ru... Trouble codes: 224 (closed throttle position switch)
1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L battery VIN: WDBHA22EXS
need the spec's for battery draw and how long for any module time out
1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L electric window VIN: WBDFA67FXW
we have a sl500 with two problems one is the power antenna that has a broken mast with some of it still inside of the assembly, can it be removed or does it need a new motor. the other problem is the passenger power window, it goes up and down ok , but it does...
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L pats system VIN: 2MEFM75W7W
today customer claims last three weeks, she goes into store and comes out with good crank and no start. happened at least six times. note this has never happened to us.checked basics fuel system and ignition,all ok. did find code p1260 which leads to check pat...
2004 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L starts and dies VIN: 1MEFM50U24
vehicle starts and runs approx 2-3 seconds , then dies. has 55 psi key on engine off -- 35 running and cycles as directed by regulation strategy, has new pump from ford and fuel filter also . will idle and keep running on propane. has injector pulse width
1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L shoulder belts VIN: 1N4BU31F6P
This will be short. I cant find a test or theory how these operate.If anyone knows of a test in all data or haynes manual, please e-mail where it is. The system was operating normally,Till the lady wanted to exit car . Both shoulder belts are retracted and wo...
1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L knock sensor VIN: JN8AR05Y3T
Hey folks, I need some help from you Nissan techs on this one. My customer came in needing thier knock sensor replaced. I looked this up in Alldata and got the labor time for the estimate which is 2.5 hrs. I priced the job from this time which i use on a regu...
2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L SRS Light VIN: 5N1AR18W35
Hopefully the Nissan techs here can shed some light on this problem. I have a body shop (shudder) 05 Nissan Pathfinder that was sent to us with the SRS light on steady. I used our Modis (had to enter it as an '04) to access codes, found B1035 (Crash Zone Sen...
1988 Oldsmobile Toronado Trofeo 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3EV11C4J
Mil on. Code E041 Current. Disconnected cam sensor and measured voltage Pins A&B 5 Volts B&C 9 volts. Tested Voltage at ECM Pin IC5 Key on 0 volts Engine running 11.5 and flucuates. Replaced Ignition module with new delco and now have 11. Volts on ECM pin IC5 ... Trouble codes: E041 (Cam Sensor Circuit)
1993 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.3L heater core VIN: 1G2NE5PM5P
A good customer of mine just bought a PONTIAC GRAN AM for his daughter and he notice there is no heat, heater core hoses are disconnected and bypassed, plus SES light is on intermittently,I found DTC 26 a driver module error. I should have no problem diagnosin...
1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L Hesitation, no power
The car has a bog\hesitation under normal acceleration. At about 1500-2000 rpm it will not continue to accelerate. I find that it happens all the time except when you first start it (first minute or so).If you floor the throttle it will eventually get past tha...
1996 Saturn SL2 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZK5279T
Hello saturn techs: I have this 96 SL2 which failed Emissions OBDII test. It came to the shop and I found the missfire codes P0300 and P0303. I found the #3 spark plug tube full of oil. Replaced wires and plugs. When I erased the DTC memory, now the service li... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random missfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 miss)
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3VN29V0S
After intake manifold R&R to replace leaking coolant pipe under intake manifold, MIL illuminated with code for intake air temperature sensor. Checked and deleted this code only to have code 52 come along after a short test drive and return after each test driv... Trouble codes: 52 (Knock sensor and/or circuit)
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Runs great no sympte VIN: 4T1BG22K2V
Car just came in.Figured I would ask if anyone has experienced this code yet.We are planning on smoking the evap system.Thanks in advance, Randy Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap Emission Control System Malf)
1995 Volkswagen EuroVan 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WV2EE0708S
Hello, All. First is some confusion over application... Build date is 5/94... Vehicle Owner's Manual says '94... Warranty and Maint Booklets say '95... VECI says US and California '95 M/Y L/D Trucks... Titled as '95. What am I really working on? Are there any... Trouble codes: 1344 (None found), 2411 (EGR System OR EGR Temp Sensor Open/Short)
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L all VIN: 3VWRA81H7X
I donít know if this is a problem or not the battery has a draw of 2 AMPs that last less than 1 second every 20 seconds i know about the sleep mode, so does any one know if this is normal or is this the security module taking power to stay active, owners had r...

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1996 Audi A4 2.8L Electronic VIN: WAUEA88D2T
Right on target, thanks for the replies. What most suggested was NOT to remove the dash pab, but instead to remove the radio and part of the center console. Once the radio and the glovebox are removed you can see and access the servo motor in question. The mot...
1994 BMW 540i 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAHE6310R
thanks to every one who replies to my message,every one suggested that this vehicle needs intake manifold gasket,throttle body gasket and pcv base gasket behind manifold.customer was informed ,due to cost , she decide to drive as it is and save money to do rep... Trouble codes: 12 (o2 sensor out of range bank 1), 13 (o2 sensor out of range bank 2).
1995 Buick Roadmaster 5.7L ride control VIN: 1G4BR82P13
Due to costs we were forced to install manually adjustable air shocks. The system seemed to malfunction intermittently and could not be duplicated in the shop. Replies said leaking shocks-get out the soapy water and I agree. Thanks to those who tried to help.
1996 Buick Riviera 3.8L temperature control VIN: 1G4GD22I9T
Thank you to everyone who responded. This is apparently a common occurance. If the refridgerant is even a few oz. low then the temperarure out of the front vents can vary significantly. We evacuated and recharged the system and the problem went away. Thanks ag...
2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L no electric power VIN: 1G4HP54K0Y
this one is fixed thanx to all who replied!!! the fix was the ingnition fuse under the rear seat. turns out the fuse had an intermitent conection problem. you could check it with the test light when the car acted up and all looked good but if you wig...
1992 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.4L t-belt VIN: 2G1WN54X9N
Thanks to everyone that wrote. The fix was removing cam sprocket shims so cams would turn. This enigne was a fight all the way to the finish. The directions in the timing belt books are not good enough. We replaced belt, tensioner & pulleys. Do not want this o...
1993 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Idle speed on start VIN: 2G1WL54T3P
Thanks to everyone who responded. I checked everything everyone recommended but found the problem to be a leaky injector. Instead of replacing the bad injector, owner requested I replace all six since she plans to run the car to 300k+. Replaced all injectors w...
1996 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Operation VIN: 1G1YY22P2T
Although we didn't get many replies, most of you were thinking along the same lines that we were, no back-up power supply or a vacuum leak. Unfortunately, neither one of these was the cause of this particular problem. The break that we needed to diagnose this ...
2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L electric window motor VIN: 1G1ND52J7Y
Thanx for all the replies. It turned out to be a faulty master switch, popped a new one in and it's working fine. Most everyone had the same reply, I don't work very much on electric windows, most all our fleet is the ole fashion crank type. This is a wonderfu...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L suspension VIN: 1GCEK14T71
Customer got 'crazy with the vehicle'. He personally replaced the rear driveshaft and replaced rear rotors. The vibration was cured. It would have been nice to see exactly what fixed it. Unfortunately this customer had had enough. I thank all that helped with ...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L oil pressure VIN: 1GCHK29UO4
AWSOME, What a group. what a world of knowledge is out there. connnected manual gauge to sender port,could obtain sender so got a sender and broke off top, brazed fitting to sendere and tested oil pressure. oil pressure mirrored what dash gauge was reading. ob...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L tires VIN: 1GCHK29U35
Hey everybody! thanks for all input.I installed 265/75 16s without any problems at all,as some of you said.I was waiting for G.Y. silent armours load range E.Can't even notice the difference.plenty of room,could have gone bigger if i wanted.with only 2500 mile...
1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C3EJS6H4S
Thanks for all the input. The car is now at the dealer. They can't determine the root cause (or causes) for this concern either (my ego isn't that badly fractured!!!) Hopefully I'll be able to update in the future.
2001 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L tcc VIN: 2G3HD46R61
Well, thanks for the 5 people that replied to my help request. We tried the valve body, the solenoid pack, and a reflash, to no avail. The customer is taking it to a trans shop. They will let us know what the repair ultimately was, but I will bet they will rep...
2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.7L fuel/starting fuse VIN: 1B3EJ46U21
we replaced starter without the problem ever showing up in the shop. the has been gone for six days with no problem. thanks to everyone for your help !!!
1993 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L no shift/no speedo VIN: 1FAPP36X9P
Hi guys, this one will be fixed as sson as the parts arrive. Twelve of the replies were dead on. Lane from Michigan, Nate from Michigan, Ted from Michigan, Barry from New Jersey, Bill from Massachusetts, Roger from Colorado, Aaron from Northern California, Bri...
1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP45X9T
The car has not been brought back to us yet. I realy do think that the problem is in the mas. Thank you all for all of your help. I cant wait to see the car again, and fix it. Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P1158 (lack of ho2s b2s2), P1138 (lack of ho2s b1s2), P1152 (lack of ho2s b2s2), P1132 (lack of h02s b1s1).
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Fuse #13 VIN: 1FMZU32E2W
Thanks for the replies. I didn,t actually fix this car. Haven,t seen it back here, so I called the customer. Says he took it back to the Trans. Rebuilder and they replaced the solenoids, and then told him the EGR Solenoid was the culprit. It's possible, as it ...
1999 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5346X
unfortunately i have not had the option to apply the responses to this vehicle the customer has failed to bring the van back.thank you all of you that took time out of your schedules to offer me help it is greatly appreciated thank you Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA5147Y
thank you to all who replied. i chk the vehicle several times and could not find anything wrong. the noise is intermintant and i can't duplicate it. thanks again.
1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Charging System VIN: 4S6CM58W5W
Happy Days Guys, The rebuilt alt. was the problem, even though it wasn't the disneyland brand(We never go cheap at this shop) just never ran into this problem before. Thanks for your help!! Jeff...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2HGES267X1
Thanks to all that replied. The suggestions were good but not the fix. The problem turned out to be contaminated fuel. I spent several hours on this one scratching my head. While disconnecting the fuel pressure guage I smelled diesel. We drained the tank and r...
2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Surge VIN: KMHJW35F6Y
Unfortunately the customer decided not to continue chasing this problem. I did find out that there are alot of problems with the MAF connector and the dealer stocks a pigtail to replace it. If I ever do locate the problem I will add to this post so it can be...
1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: SAJGX2744V
Hello everyone: I would like to say that finally this is a fix. First the C2A part number for throttle body is less expensive than the LCC one. A big difference between $350.00 and $1200.00. The dealer told me the C2A part works. The complete part numbers are ... Trouble codes: P1229 (p1242-), P1242.
1988 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2BCCV8120J
I send the jeep out unfix with carb in open loop. I could not get the ecm to work. I sent the rebuild ecm back to the factory to be checked. Lee
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Anti Theft System VIN: 1J4GZ78Y7R
After checking everything I could think of, I had to give up on this one and suggested that the customer have it towed to the dealer. He did that. The dealer has had it for at least a week, if not 2 and have not been able to find the problem either. Even after...
2002 Kia Spectra 1.8L temp readings VIN: KNAFB12152
I tightened connector at CTS and applied dielectric grease to terminals. I explained to customer that if lite came back on-I would need to replace sensor.I called the customer and they said the lite has stayed off for 2 weeks now, so I'll assume it's fixed for...
1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L abs VIN: JT8VK13T5P
New left rear hub bearing already came with ABS ring.(the only way you can buy it). Wave form patterns checked at ECU for rear sensors OK. Apparently the code clearing method for 1993 vehicle was not working. After driving a few yards or miles the ABS light wo...
1990 Mazda Miata 1.6L Water VIN: JM1NA3514L
Many thanks to all who responded. I apologize for not acknowledging your help individually, but I lost power while working in my e-mail software and lost everything in my inbox. As the majority of respondents noted, these vehicles collect water in the rockers....
1993 Mazda 929 3.0L Water Pump VIN: JM1HD4615P
update on mazda, another tech worked on car, he had already replaced fan clutch and water pump still broke at high rpm. I personally performed repair and haven't seen the vehicle back, it's been a week, we will keep are fingers crossed. Thanks for all the help...
1995 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L info display VIN: JM1TA2221S
The new display module fixed it. all information is correctly displayed.
2002 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L engine VIN: 4F2YU08120
Based on my diagnossis and findings, and the information from all who answered my post, my customer is going to trade in car for a new one. We are sure the engine has a ring problem. Customer does not want to spend anymore money to find out. He feels car not w...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Odometer VIN: WDBHA22EXT
Thanks again, Marie hit it on the head it was the over protection relay, Thanks again... Put this in your file
1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L wipers, tach, engine VIN: 1MEFM53U3X
Thank you to those who took time to respond. We did look for problems in the areas suggested, all replies had an excellent chance of fixing the problem. Three techs suggested checking the ignition switch and harness; both parts checked out good. We were very e...
2001 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L evap VIN: WP0CA29951
Just talked to the owner of the car. She has been driving it for a week and says the noise is gone. This is a nother one of those you spend a lot of time on and the payment is that you learned something. My first mistake on this car was when I initially replac... Trouble codes: P0446 (evap emission control system vent control circuit malfunction).
2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start VIN: 1NXBR32EX5
I recieved very usefull informartion wich help me to solve one of the problems, I refer to the one related to the fault code, once I recieved the wiring diagram from Paul [...] I could find the cause of the truoble, one of the pins in the actuator was pulled ... Trouble codes: P2118.
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B1X
The leak detection pump did fix this vehicle. I powered the outer terminals in the connector and heard no noise and assumed the LDP was bad. Before I put in the new one I did the same test and it was also quiet. So my test was incorrect but a new pump apparent... Trouble codes: 1476 (17884 Leak detection pump circuit malfunction/insufficient vacuum).
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L ign.switch, VIN: 3VWCC21C6X
All 13 replies hit the nail on the head. There were no relays installed in this lighting system. I installed 2 relays and did somme other wire swapping. I went one step further and tracked where he grounded these lights and that the funny part. I tracked then ...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Misfire VIN: 3VWSB69M51
Well the customer said after the last time that we looked at the car it never acted up again! We did remove wires of the coil to check maybe one was loose?? If it comes back we will probally recommend a coil based upon what all said, and what we saw. Trouble codes: 16684, (P030, 16686.
2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPD69M41
thanks to a general concensus of the 5 replies i recieved, the maf does determine whether or not the charge pipe is leaking. the new maf did the trick for both codes. thank you all again!! Trouble codes: 17705 (turbo/throttle valve connection pressure loss), 17545 (bank 1 long term fuel trimm too rich).
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