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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L abs light VIN: WAUED24BXY
hi i wordering if any one has more daig info on this dtc for insterment voltage problem.problem is interment thanks for help.
1994 BMW 325is 2.5L starter VIN: WBABF4329R
Hi BMW-Gurus & Fellows ! Have his one make me look old.Car come in with no start condition.Follow the alldata & BMW schems lead me to 9-pins starter immobilizer relay.Only 4 of the pins are showed in wiring diagram : 2 =blk/yel (87) ; 4=brn (85) ; 6=blk/yel (i...
1998 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGF8322W
Vehicle came back again for same codes. Don't have a scope to read cam sensor pattern.Doesn't seem to have any driveability issues other than mil light on.Any suggestions would be appreciated and thanks in advance. Trouble codes: 112 (cam sensor), 139 (output stage map cooling), 183 (evap small leak)
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Drivers seat VIN: WBAGJ82000
Hi all, this vehicle has no operation of either the drivers power seat in any direction (although the pneumatic lumbar support works fine) and the electric steering column won't move. I hooked up a scan tool and found multiple fault codes relating to both the ...
1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX1740R
Need a little help from all Jaguar guru's. This Jaguar keeps turning on the MIL with codes 46/47 (Idle Air Control), although I have gone through, very thoroughly more than once, the idle control circuit and clearing the code by grounding the red terminal bel... Trouble codes: 46/47 (Idle Air Control valve)
2005 Land Rover LR3 HSE 4.4L folding mirrors VIN: SALAG25475
We have a client who wishes to install OE motorized folding door mirrors as equipped on LE and SE models of the same year. We are seeking information regarding the fitment, harness, controllers, switches etc. Thank you. Rob
1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L EIS (electronic Ign.unit) VIN: WDBHA23GXW
Good day to all. I have this Benz. which will not allow us to turn the key in the ignition. The ESL (electronic steering lock) will not release. The key does operate the remote entry system. A new key was ordered by the shop that hired us, but that is not bein...
1976 Other European Silver Shad 6.75L Rear Axle, Driveline
I am sorry this post is so vague, but my experience on Rolls-Royce is limited. The vehicle has a vibration on hard acceleration only. Seems to be coming out of the rear. But I could not isolate which side. I have replaced the left half shaft about one year ago...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L ABS module VIN: WVWMA63B9X
Good afternoon tecs. I have the old no communication with the ABS unit. Checked all wiring - O.K. My question is, before I replace the whole unit, the Dealer told me that there is a repair kit available for the unit for $499.00. They couldn't tell me what the ...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Battery Drain VIN: 3VWSA29M2Y
I have this 2002VW jetta,that the battery goes dead after two days of sitting I replaced the battery tested bad and checked for parasatic draw and it was 1.73amps I ended taking the radio fuse out and it dropped to .68amps.The minimum draw allowed according to...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Brake pressure VIN: 3VWSF29M2Y
This should be a no-brainer but here it is. Vehicle came in with a brake noise at the left front. One mounting hole for the caliper was stripped out, the caliper was bouncing around and wore grooves in the knuckle where the pads sit. The right front knuckle wa...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L smoke VIN: 3VWDD21C8Y
This is a car that was just purchased, so no history. Car has 2 problems. One is it overheats. radiator stays cold. Fan comes on. Already removed Stat & waterpump impeller appears o.k. Stat looks new & I know someone had it out because the old o-ring was setti...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63B9Y
help? ithink that i covered all bases. i have swapped injectors, injector wiring, new coils & plugs & swapped holes with each,put new fuel in tank,and all listed before. this car has a miss on #1. what am i missing? any help would be appreciated, and if we mee... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301

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1984 BMW 528e 2.7L can't rev up VIN: WBADK7309E
OK Gentlements ! The car is fix now with several part replacement Paul, David ,Georges & Charlie were right with the plugged cat. converter.But i want to play & learn with it first, before i remove the O2 sensor to confirm the plugged cat converter. First i ch...
1985 BMW 325e 2.7L No Start
We did replace the main relay in the system and get injector pulse running; however, we did not get the chance to replace the fuel pump (customer declined repairs). There is a sensor in the fuel line near the pump, and ALLDATA does not have this in the wiring ...
1993 BMW 325is 2.5L Mechanical VIN: WBABF3319P
hay guys lots of you said vanos i have gotten the tools for the job waiting for the vanos figure ill do the chains and ten & etc same time thanks alot you guys are the best!!!Rick
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L air bag VIN: WABN53491J
Thanks to all that responded I replaced the battery cable and the seat belt tentioner assembly and all is well !!! Thanks a million for the help
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L wipers VIN: SALTY550G0
Hi guys,we replaced the wiper motor and linkage as per all the replies on iatn,the dealer confirmed this as they keep several in stock and sell them regularly,they work great,cheers to everyone for their replies,this is a great network,cheers,john
1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L top VIN: WDBFA66EXM
Sorry for the long delay but this was a tough one. I did a pin out test to try to find what was burning up the modules, found no response from the window down limit switch on the drivers door. Pulled door panel and found a broken door check strap had cut the h...
2000 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L Misfire VIN: WDBDA12Z34
Customer decline further diagnosis, most reply warn about defective igntion wiring, but this have a direct coil per plug and was switched with known good side of other cylinders. One suggestion suggest that he had the same exact problem and the timing chain wa... Trouble codes: P0302, P0308.
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L abs VIN: WMWRC33402
Concensus is to use factory scan tool, one reply mentioned a Snap On eurotech cartridge, I have my Snap On rep looking if this is available in Canada. but car still has lamp on-client will go to dealer-250kms away, next time he's in Toronto. Thanks for the hel...
1997 Other European DB7 3239CC Warning light VIN: SCFAA4122V
I didn't expect a lot of replies on this one, and thats what we got. One from Cornelio said 'DID YOU CLEAR FAULT AND PERFORM SERVICE DRIVE CYCLE TO VERIFY FAULT CLEARED; IS RESULT IS OK-CHECK TCM. GOOD LUCK.' We have no way to clear codes, and was he refering ...
1988 Saab 900 SPG 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3AT35L7J
Well most of the delay on this repair was the outside temps up untill last Thursday it has just too warm for this car to act up. What we have found is when the car will not start we were not getting any 12volt signal at the fuel pump relay pin #86 but every ti...
1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on
Well, the plot thickened. It turns out that the next time the MIL light came on and the car acted up, the customer noticed the trans shift indicator shifting from D to N. We pulled a code from trans for the multi-function switch. We replaced it, cleared the co... Trouble codes: 17988 (throttle actuator B1 malfunction).
1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L glow plugs VIN: 3VWRJ01H4V
The fix was simple once we found the 50 amp max fuse. If you drop down the fuse block the max fuse is located at the top in the middle . The fuse was burnt and the 12 volts I was recieving on the dvom must have been induced from within the harness which would ...
2001 Volvo V70 2.4L cooling fan VIN: YV15Z58D91
This vehicle was fixed by the local Volvo dealer. After most replies said there was a cooling fan problem and recall. The customer went to the dealer an the fan assy was replaced free of charge. My thanks to all that replied.
2003 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Stall VIN: YV1RS61T73
Thanks for all te replies, everybody was right, cleaning out the throttle has kept the check engine lite out. It also has helped with the idle speed, and the stalling. We found a bit of SW to load into the car (TNN 28-50, part #[...], for code 140A), and we... Trouble codes: 140A (MAP sensor faulty signal).
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