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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L ABS module VIN: WBABJ5327R
Hi Fellows ! This BMW 325i convertible was here how often for the same fault : ABS,ASC & brake light are on along with gong tone while driving.It drives cust. nuts & us also crazy. Car came in with the same code every time either 52 or 132: Pedal travel sensor...
2000 BMW 540i 4.4L ABS Module VIN: WBADN6343Y
Codes 80 Monitor, CAN bus P0700,P1747 21 Turbine speed sensor P0715 82 CAN timeout ASC [...] rate sensor line 221 asc/dsc,can time-out Cleared all codes problem is intermit drove car abs,traction and engine light came on trans went into limp mode checked ...
2002 BMW 330i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV534X2
As stated above Alldata does not give any information on the secondary air injection system Trouble codes: P, 0491 (Secondary Air Injection), P, 0492 (Secondary Air Injection)
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: SAJDA01C21
Hello Jag Techs, This vehicle idles very rough. Codes Po171B and PO174b have come back, long term fuel trim at 49.6% on both banks. Then suddenly,the engine will die after idling 3-4 mins. When restarted, the mil light will be out, and the long term fuel trim ... Trouble codes: P171, P174
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01C1Y
alright. car came in for mil on. no running problems. codes p1383 and p1388. i don't think it is the cam solenoids, just can't see both solenoids failing at the same time. went through flow chart from on demand. checked for power to solenoid, continuity to com... Trouble codes: P1383, P1388
1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Hesitation VIN: WBDBA45AXE
Customer's only problem was hesitation just of idle. Engine running lean on accelleration. 14.5 psi (1 bar)cold control pressure and 50 psi (3.4 bar) warm control pressure. Line pressure is 80 psi (5.4 bar). It is acting like dirty fuel injectors. System will ...
1996 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA32E7T
Hi Gentlements ! This MB was fail emission test caused by 2 codes on the report P0411 & P1132 (no code description ) But when check with AST retriever then we found another codes P1170 : injection short term adaption at limit P0170 : fuel trim malfunction 104 ... Trouble codes: 104 (fuel safety shut-off recognized), P0411 (sec. air injection system incorrect flow detected)
1997 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: YS3CF68M3V
I am trying to rebuild the trubo on this saab 9000 I got a kit from turbo city but the diagram that came with the kit is different than the parts inside I have figured out most of it but the seal plate makes no sense. If someone has a better diagram could you...
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L Soft Top VIN: YS3DD75N8X
Car sat for the winter and when cust got car out they drove it for a couple of day's and then tried to lower the top and it won't go down. I tried it and about all it will do is run long enough to un-latch the 5th bow and the motor quits and the message "soft ...
2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L turbo lag VIN: YS3ED48E91
HELLO, This car on cold start, take off is good. Turbo spool up fast no lag, but as soon as it warms up, it develops a bad turbo lag always till the next cold start. Waste gate not binding,smoke check no leaks, ran coil pack test with tech2 it passed with no ...
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 3VWBB61CWM
This seemed like an easy one. Replaced plugs and wires, Air and fuel filter. On test drive, it at first ran quite well, then started to hesitate very badly, like it was starving for fuel. Checked fuel pressure, at idle it was 37 Psi, and climbs to 45 at open t... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire - Bad spark plug wires)
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBB61CXW
1998 Beetle 2.0 gas (aeg) [...]. Will run for a while then stalls and will not restart until it cools down(cranks, has spark but no injector pulse), we retrieved a wheelbarrow full of codes...16486=maf low input, 16725=cam position sensor, 17633,634... Trouble codes: 16486 (maf low input), 16725 (cam position sensor), 17633 (634635636 injector short to ground), 17829 (air solenoid short to ground), 17833 (evap can purge valve short to ground), 17859 (sec air inj.)
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L Air Bag Controller VIN: 3VWDD21C5Y
This New Beetle came to me from a body shop. Car should have been totaled, but insurance company could not find a compatable vehicle to replace this one with. Air bags,(not sure how many) and seatbelt pretensioners have been replaced along with the air bag con...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWTE29M2Y
Hi Guys, so we've got this 2000 jetta vr6 in the shop, towed in, noted a misfire on startup. ross-tech revealed 16684 random/multiple misfire and 16689 cyl 5 misfire. pulled plugs, they might have been original so we replaced. fired up, exact same sympton and ...

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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L abs VIN: WAUED64B71
Thanks for all the help offered on this Audi-again a case of us overestimating the problem-logic told us that the only thing that wasnt transfered when we switched out the rack was the two wire component on the rack-we assumed that when we had a code for the s...
1988 Fiat TESTA ROSSA 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: ZFFSG17A2J
Thanks for all the helpful replies! The problem ended up being a burned wire under the fuse box for the right side fuel pump (drawing too much current). Replaced pump, repaired wire, all is well.
2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Mechanical VIN: SAJEA51D42
This second transmission I was shipped was low on oil. We needed to add about a gallon of ATF. Jaguar is very proud of this oil at $47.50\liter. I had two responses. One was dead on about the oil level. The second suggested I program the computer. I asked arou...
1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA23E9V
this mereceds is fixed,we had to take the intake cam gear off and disassemble the actuator and gear assembly,it was gummed up,to free it off so the solenoid would activate it we had to polish the piston and gear assembly so it would slide freely,reassembled an... Trouble codes: P1519 (Ajustable cam timing.).
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4JGAB54E0Y
Thanks guys. The crank sensor was the problem. It cost about $100. The dealer had plenty in stock and it was an easy install. Once again thank you very much.
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L Starting VIN: WMWRC33402
Thank you for all the information. I was unable to access a scan tool to do any programming, but was able to access the codes and found a code for communication loss from the key activation system. The vehicle will be towed to a factory facility that can repla...
1977 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.0L high idle
found auxillary idle air valve stuck open. client does not wish to sink a fortune in this car, its a real p. o. s. oil leaks, a/c inop, gauge problems, etc, etc. i just blocked off the idle air valve and it lowered the idle to an acceptable level for him. hes ...
1979 Porsche 930 Turbo 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 9309800383
The fix was simple ,like some of you suggested it needed a restrictor in the breather line from air clener to the oil neck. Thank you for everyones help.
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRK69M41
Thanks to all the replies. The major thoughts were for a MAF sensor. As it turned out some one had replaced it with a used part from a salvage yard. New part was installed and problem solved. Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean).
2002 Volvo V70 2.4L immoblizer VIN: YV1SWS8DO2
thanks to all the responses. we could not find very good infromation for diagnoising this we replaced the antennea ring around the ignition switch per the many sugjestions about that being a comon problem. let the custumer take the car for a coulpe ...
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