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1994 Alfa Romeo 164 LS 3.0L abs VIN: ZARED33E0R
does anyone know how to access the codes from the abs system and btw the srs system is also in need of diagnostics If you could call, i have posted this for a friend's shop [...] ask for Moe
2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WAURD68D01
hi all ,have problem turbo boost is low or none or cuts out above 10 psi car has after market software about 2 years old. found no vacume leaks,all breather hoses are intact,has no oil leaks ,turbos are good,t-belt is new and water pump ,valve cover gaskets ne...
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L compressor VIN: WBADD6328W
Checked and filled system with proper amount of freon. Control panel and blower all work properly I have no voltage to ac compressor. This is a automatic climate control system. I have a code for a fresh air flap motor that will not clear. I also noticed that ...
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Shifter Light VIN: WBAFB33501
After checking parasitic draw on battery and charging system and letting the truck sit for 30 min the sleep mode light(shifter gear indicator) will not go out. We have Auto Logic scanner so I tried to force it into sleep mode and will not. I tried the scanne...
2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L ABS / DSC lamps VIN: WBABN33412
This coupe has fault codes stored for both rear wheel speed sensors as well as a code for an internal controller fault and an implausible steering angle sensor signal. The faults can be cleared but will immediately reset during a test drive. We've tested both ...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300E 4Matic 3.0L Stall VIN: WDBED30E3N
Hi folks This vehicle will stall on decel. I have driven this vehicle about 100 miles and have only been able to make it stall once. I do not have the test equipment required to test many of the systems. I did find TSB on Alldata # [...]-u-6702a. Could use ...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Controller VIN: WDBHA28E7T
To anyone who could give me a hint as to how I can remove the ac heater control unit without destroying the dashboard, I would greatly appreciate it. It looks like the vents on top have to come out in order to remove the face plate. I see three clips on top of...
1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on, supercharger engagem VIN: WDBKK47F1W
After replacing supercharger and learning a bit more about how this system operates along with secondary air and control of the system via o2 readings I am getting a bit further on this. Given the O2 (heater codes) I am going to exchange these in morning. Supe... Trouble codes: 1420 (air pump switchover y32), 806 (magnetic coupling output stage compressor), 805 (air flap recirculated signal out put stage), 135/1, 1525 (camshaft timing current accuator), 443/4
1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Lack of power VIN: WDBKK47F6W
Supercharger clutch stays engaged at all times - no boost pressure at any rpm. Power supply obviously good, ground from ME control unit to clutch constant. Lack of system information. Need to determine if driver in ME (due to faulty clutch) has failed or incor... Trouble codes: P0806 (Magnetic supercharger clutch malfunction.)
1996 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L Hard start VIN: YS3DF58N4T
I have a hard start problem that has me stumped. This car will intermittently (more often than not) experience a long crank time of two to five seconds before startup. It doesn't seem to appear on any regular schedule. It can be cold overnite or after a twenty...
2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED48E01
Has not checked for plugs nor any other tests cause I checked the vehicle within the last 15 minutes of the shift with a generic scanner. Any idea guide me into the right direction will be appreciated. I'm not a Saab tech and this is the first 9.5 I've encount... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWHC63B41
HI, I have a code P0010. I have checked all fuses and have power to the actuator at rear of valve cover. Ohmed out solenoid and have 16 ohms (hot). Applied power and ground to it with vehicle running and it momentarily causes engine hesitation. I donot have th... Trouble codes: P0010 (variable camshaft adjuster circuit)
2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L Electric Cooling Fans VIN: 3VWCC21V51
Hey guys, This stupid Cabrio has me stumped :-/. Car came in w/ a complaint that when the A/C is on, the vehicle will overheat. Test drove vehicle n' found that the car will overheat when at a stop light and the A/C is on. I then immediatly went for the fans,...
1990 Volvo 240 2.3L Engine VIN: YV1AA885XL
Hello, I'm posting this for a tech in our shop who has recently removed the transmission and flywheel to this 245 DL wagon. When he refitted the flywheel, he wasn't sure if there is a certain position that the flywheel should be in. Reason being, the vehicle ...
1999 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW55AOX
Vehicle failed OBDII emission test. Both codes PO171 and PO455 present. Checked for vac. leaks first. Found usual broken vac. line under intake and repaired. Smoke test EVAP system. No leak found. Manually activated both the purge and vent valves. Both functio... Trouble codes: P0171, P0455
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS2558Y
I have reoccurring cam timing codes. I have replaced VVT solenoid/valve & gasket with O.E. parts. Freeze frame data shows problem occurs at a cold (below 100 degrees) engine temp & just above idle speed. Snap-On scanner gives minimal data & cannot run VVT sole... Trouble codes: P0014 (Cam timing over advanced), P0015 (Cam timing retarded)

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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L leval control VIN: WA1YD64B92
Thank you for the replys. This car owner started giving us a hard time because we checked it out and couldnt tell them what was wrong, so they took it to the dealer.
1982 BMW 528e 2.7L No Start VIN: WBADK8302C
As it turns out, this guy works with my girlfriends sister, and seeking advice, I found he had set an appointment with another IATN member's repair service center and was a no show. I found open circuit at fuel relay, and once when bridged, the pump powered up...
2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L driver side airbag VIN: SAJDA01D81
Yes you all were correct...The problem was under the driver's seat. Once I unbolted the seat to get my fat head under there...I could see the wire about to severe completely about 2 inches from the Airbag connector on the harness side .I peeled back the tape t...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L frontal area VIN: WDBRN40J33
My body shop asked me today to make a decision on what parts to order for my car & I told them to fix it to its orignial condition. I didn't get the specific answer I was hoping for from someone who has done it before. As far as the MB dealers are concerned, t...
1991 Volkswagen Golf 1.8L Stall VIN: 3VWFA01G9M
Thanks to all who replied, I had lots of great advice about vacuum leaks, the hidden adjuster screw in the end of the air flow meter, the idle switch function and adjustment and the possibility of poor temp. sensors. As far as the oil pressure problem, the con...
2003 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L noise VIN: YV1TS92D93
the dealer had sent me a defective pcv box got new one and noise ceased.i want to thank everyone for there input.
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