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2002 Audi A4 1.8L Misfire VIN: WAUJC68EX2
In the stall the miss seemed to be repaired. When road testing the vehicle it would miss on light accel. So replaced all coils and spark plugs. It still had a miss at light accel around 1300 RPMS. Called autoline, tech said to check the MAF sensor and found th...
1991 BMW 525i 2.5L electric windows,roof VIN: WBAHD6316M
hey bmw techs, have a wierd one here. the battery has a drain that is related to the power accys.[windows and roof] they operate any time, key on, off,and key out of vehicle. with ign. sw disconnected, they work. when either the relay module or general module ...
1996 BMW 750iL 5.4L radio, cruise VIN: WBAGK2325T
I have this 9/95 750il that came in with complaint of radio volume control on steering wheel doesn't work and intermittent starting. I noticed on my test drive that radio would go on and off by itself, and sometimes you could not turn it off. Found that slip r...
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L trunk open display VIN: WBABS53481
Hell All, Instrument cluster shows red bar for trunk open. Tested latch switch, trunk lights operate correctly with latch switch. Is there any other switch for display? Can find no wiring info on this circuit. Thanks, Dave
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBEA9OD5M
i am unfamiliar with these systems but and willing to learn. this car has had both fuel pumps and filter replaced by another shop and now will not run at all. I want to check the fuel system pressure but am not sure i can with what i have. I have a matco pres....
1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Soft top VIN: WDBFA35F5X
The car was presented with the latches in the 'A' pillars for the top leaking. The owner had stuffed paper towels into the pillars to absorb the oil which had been dripping on the floor. When we tried to operate the top to replace the latch cylinders, oil spr...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG 5.5L intake VIN: WDBJF74J21
Hi MB Techs, I have A 2001 e55 amg. I have a check engine light on and have a massairflow problem. My main concern it the rattle in the center of the intake. Is this normal? Very loud and with a listening device it sound if something is loose inside the intake...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E51
Hi all, This ML 320 came in with missfire in 4 5 6 cylinders. The truck was shaking away. Pulled a plug all original. Changed spark plugs & ignition wires. Miss seemed better & test drove truck. During test drive check engine light came back on with lean codes... Trouble codes: P0304, P0305, P0306
1996 Saab 900 S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DD55B3T
This vehicle had the CEL on several times in the past year and was always the same P0341 (cam sensor out of range code)stored. Vehicle runs fine but will not pass state emission test because of CEL (automatically fails vehicle). After a lot of research found o... Trouble codes: P0341
1996 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo 2.3L Monitors won't set VIN: YS3CF68M6T
Please help, I,m suffering frustration in trying to have the O2,O2 heater,evap & catalytic converter monitors set.I have smoke tested this vehicle as LTFT ranges from 10.5% to 30%.The parts replacement/swap list is quite extensive as listed below.Am I heading...
1992 Volkswagen Jetta 1.6L blower speed VIN: WVWRF21G4M
We have no hi speed blower on this clanger. 1,2 and 3 work fine. Tried switch and resister, then got smart and dug up the diagram. Looks like 4 does not go through the resistor and was looking for the circuit on which 4 is powered, and I am missing something. ...
1995 Volkswagen EuroVan 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WV2EE0704S
hi fellow IATN members. We had this 1995 vw van come in with engine hard to start, severe lack of power, missfire and erratic idle complaints. we found 3 bad plug wires and spark plugs fouled. these were replaced but engine was still hard to start and acceller... Trouble codes: 00519 (intake pressure), 00758 (secondary air faulty), 00560 (egr sys signal short to b)
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 3VWBB61C2W
when the engine first starts-up cold, the car will idle well. as soon as you press the gas pedal the car chokes, coughs, sputters,but will not go fast enough to even change into second gear. even when you press the gas pedal to the floor. let go the gas pedal ... Trouble codes: P1128 (upstream ltft too lean), P0135, P0134, P0300
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSB69M52
We need to replace the ECM due to a shorted injector driver. Can we get a preprogrammed ECM or do we need to sent this vehicle back to a VW dealer to have it done. The nearest dealer is 90 miles away. Can we install a new ECM and drive it to the Dealer? The cu... Trouble codes: P0267 (3 Injector shorted to ground)

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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAURD68D01
vehicle is repaired correctly. intake boot at the throttle body was blown out at the bottom. smoke test confirmed this. would only actually blow out at high rpm.with turbo engaged. some responses indicated mass air problems but ours was within range. so many c... Trouble codes: 17865 (ex gas temp. sensor open/short with power), 16487 (mass air signal too high), 17965 (turbo pressure control limit exceeded), 17869 (misfire codes for 46 and 5), 17868 (ex temp. control bank 1 not a plausable signal).
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.4L Hesitation VIN: WDBGB34E3P
We did not receive very many useful replies. To figure out that we were loosing boost, we plumbed into the vacuum line going to the wastegate (wastegate dumps boost on this car when it looses vacuum)and we plumbed into manifold pressure with two seperate guage...
1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF55F0T
hello out in autoland. had a lot of responses but to no avail. anyway I talked to the customer and she finally took it to the dealership where they scanned it with their 'million dollar' mercedes specific computer. they said it was a broken vacuum line to the ... Trouble codes: P0302.
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: NO VIN
Thanks to alexander from Russia Federation , the fix was the catalytic converter when i replaced it the C0 go down to 0.06 % at idle and at 2500 rpm. thanks to all the members that offer me help, Iatn is Great.
1991 Volvo 240 2.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: YV1AA8843M
the crank sensor harness was badly decomposed from an oil leak,the sensor failed intermitently,replaced sensor ,repaired oil leaks vechile runs ,no stalls thank you to everyone who responded to my help request
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