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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WBAAM5334X
Thanks in advance. This car came in for a ac service. Hooked up gauges and we have 110 psi on the low and high side with the compressor engauged. I scanned computer and we have no ac codes.I have the data streeam and will post if needed. I looks like the compr...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Lamp out indicator VIN: WDBBA48D1J
Hello, Had a wiring issue at the plug on the module, repaired wiring, replaced module and the "lamp out" indicator still comes on when the brake pedal is depressed. All bulbs are good, and no wiring faults at this time. I'm assuming, since Alldata does not...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L Battery VIN: WDBEA34E3N
Thanks in advance for any help. This vehicle exhibits an intermittent draw on the battery of approximately 1.2 amps for an extended period of time, often running the battery completely dead in just a few days. The draw comes and goes, often waiting over an hou...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L abs VIN: WDBHA24G1X
car came in for complaint of cel,bas,asr lights all on unable to comunicate with under hood diagnistic connector found fuse in right side under hood fuse box blown has a short but unable to find data or diagram to determine what is on fuse circuit,fuse is numb...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L compressor VIN: WDBRF61J22
Recharged the system (was almost full) No pressure differences between high and low sides. This is a variable compressor but apparently is also actuated internally. The archives indicate evap sensor failures. Can you point me to the test for this as well as th...
1990 Other European Mondial T Ca 3.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: ZFFFK33A4L
Have this high Mileage Mondial Cabriolet that has check engine light on Bank 1-4 I have verified the oxygen sensors are working properly, has new wires, spark plugs, and fuel filters, has new air fliters and no vacumm leaks. I have checked and cannot find any ...
1994 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA81H7R
hello thank you in advace for any help. i am not really familiar with german vehicles as i am a g.m. tech. i am dealing with this one of our used cars here, intermittenly(more times than not ) has a checkk engine light on with code 2113 cam position sensor sto... Trouble codes: 2113 (cam shaft position sensor)
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3VWRC29M1X
vehicle idles good once it is warmed up but it still wont accelerate. when pressing the gas it falls on it face. We have replaced fuel and air filter, cleaned mass air flow and replaced both o2 sensors Trouble codes: P0751
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Accessories VIN: 3VWCA21CXX
It seems I only have to post when I work on VWs. This beetle has head lights inop,wipers, turn signals inop. and blower motor running all the time even with the key out, plus the high beam indicator and the turn signal indicators on the dash are lit up all the...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1998 Audi A4 1.8L Radiator VIN: WAUCB28D6W
We drove this car for a weekend and gave it back to the customer, as Jarrod from CA pointed out it is not unusual for the radiator to fail at this mileage, Bob from Illinois reminded me to check for voltage in the coolant, and there was none, Randy from Florid...
2001 Audi A4 2.8L interior lights VIN: WAUZZZ8DZ1
Thanks for the replies, the car had a short circuit in the front passengers door light. It shut down the ultrasonic module under the back seat.
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L fuel pump VIN: WBADM3645X
Well after getting the correct key (instead of valet) from customer, I was able to open glove box. And as most said there was the fuse panel. Replaced fuse and all is well, I must have blown it somehow during diag, though not sure how. Anyways thank you for yo...
2002 BMW 525i 2.5L air conditioning VIN: WBADT43482
the repair was replacing the expansion valve.thanks so much for all your help
1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX1746T
We had done the egr recall portion and still feel that that was the dying issue as well as causing the ecm to adjust fuel to rich. To get it back to lean we ended up unhooking all four o2 sensors and running the vehicle for a few miles, then hooking them back ... Trouble codes: P0727, P1775, P1172.
1999 Jaguar XJR 4.0L wipers VIN: SAJPD184XX
Thanks to those who responded. replaced wiper motor as almost everyone said and allis well. Thanks Mike P
1998 Mercedes-Benz A140 1.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDB1680311
Hi everybody, sorry about the delay but we had internet problem for the last two weeks. Everybody pointed on the air mass sensor but for this engine it is a special one located on the engine control module, we sent the engine control module abroad for replacem... Trouble codes: P0130 (G3/2 O2 Sensor upstream of TWC minimum voltage not reached), P0170 (Self Adaptation too rich).
1975 Porsche 911 S 2.7L park, reverse shift VIN: 9115201834
This trans is going together soon. When I took it apart the clip on the reverse shift rod was either broken or flew off. I did find a picture of the gears and shift shafts. Part is coming from Germany. So, who knows when it will be here. Thanks to Don and Fran...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: B0XE413259
thanks for all the responses. this vehicle is now fixed. byron hit it dead on. customer recently replaced the battery. disconnected both battery cables and connect them together for 5 minutes. cleared dtc. performed throttle readapt relearn with the modis and ... Trouble codes: P1545.
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