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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L no heat VIN: WAURD68D51
Hi Gents and Ladies, We have a no heat situation we have run with the output tests and have found nothing wrong with any of the functions. We reset the system and found no fault codes again. This seems like possibly a temp sensor related issue. The da...
2001 Audi TT 1.8L MIL Lamp on, VIN: TR4UWT28N1
As stated above the fuse was replaced after checking circuit draw while test driving and parked, the draw was 1.27 amps with no surges or much variance. According to Alldata and Mitchell, this fuse powers the “Haldex Coupling “, this seems to be about all that... Trouble codes: P0501 (vss out of range)
1999 BMW M3 3.2L blower motor VIN: WA34434WJ4
Hello BMW techs, Can anyone tell me exactly where the final stage resistor is located in a 99 M3. And how many unit controls the blower motor? I see a spiky looking module on the left side of the heater box. But the dealer sold me something that looks differe...
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L spark VIN: SAJKX6247W
At first would not crank- got a second key from owner, and now will crank- no spark or injector pulse- we used the cam and crank sensors from original engine as well as wire harness- no OBDII codes- we have crank sensor at the control unit- any and all suggest...
2000 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L MIL Lamp on, VIN: SAJDA24C9Y
Performed the chain and tensioner R&R as a preventive maint. on this car yesterday per cust request. During repair I noticed that the intake cam on the pass side was not aligned with the ex. cam during disassembly. The drivers side lined up fine with the cam h...
2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L ABS,traction lights VIN: SAJDA01D61
car came in with ABS & traction lights on scanned system & replaced left front speed sensor replaced left front ABS sensor & rescanned system has code B1676 low battery voltage-tried to clear code-will not clear checked power & ground to control unit-has batt...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300E 4Matic 3.0L brake pressure switch VIN: WDBED30E3N
Hi friends, We are trying to help out a customer who has a leaking brake pressure switch. this is mounted on the Abs module. The local dealer said the switch is not avail. Have to purchase the unit. It seems like a waist of money. The switch looks replaceable...
1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L seats, mirrors VIN: WDBFA67F2W
this vehicle will only operate the seats if the doors are open. it will not move the seats or mirrors when the key is in any position with the doors closed. i have discovered that i have no power to the fuse 21 when the the doors are closed i do have power to ...
2001 Saab 9-3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DD58H31
This is a 01 Saab 9-3 with a 2.0. Check enigne light comes on and stores P0455. Smoke check showed no leaks so what ever is causing this has to be intermittant failure. Also not related to light but engine has rattle noise that appears to be from timing chain ... Trouble codes: P0455 (EVAP Gross leak)
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L No Power VIN: 3VWBF61C2W
Hey, this VW came in with a no power problem. This runs smooth just have no acceleration or power. It has been to 3 different mechanics and had the following work done to it. New turbo, fuel injector pump, timing belt, maf, egr cooler, valve timings been check...
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WVWVD63B04
Please read related repair history. This vehicle has had a start, stall, rough idle problem since it was purchased. This happens after initial start up when it has sat overnight. It does not do it all the time. They have complained about this problem since 5...

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1996 Audi A4 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAB348UYE
Sorrry Thsi time when I checked it (not the way alldata dictated) but with the sensors hooked up I did get heater power and ground, when cold thanks again.
2002 Audi A4 1.8L Clutch VIN: WAULC68EX2
pulled transmission and half of clutch pressure plate was collapsed,installing new clutch,thanks to all who replied your help was greatly appreciated!!! greg [...]
1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L rear ride hight VIN: WDBCA39EMA
Special thanks to Andrew, George, Randy, Don, and Ken for hitting the nail on the head! The adjusting valve in the rear needed replacing. A little note-adjusting the arm down brings the car down, adusting it up brings car up. Thank you everyone for taking the ...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L BAS/ESP light
First I want to thank everyone who responded to my help request. I received several helpful ideas. I checked many of the items suggested but what actually fixed this car after all the testing and inspecting was installing a factory brake switch. I would not ha...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Mechanical VIN: WDBJF82H3X
Thank you very much guys, we did as you asked and unloaded the transmission mount, the vibration magically disappears when the trans mount has no load. Replaced the transmission mount and engine imbalance is almost imperceptible now when sitting in the vehicle...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J51
I checked for vacuum and air leaks again using smoke and 3psi of air with soap and water. Pulled fuel rail up to check injector spray. Replaced MAF sensor with another dealer part. Dealer did take part back for warranty. Performed fuel injection service. Took ... Trouble codes: P2085 (Self adaption of mixture for left bank at limit at part load), P2086 (Self adaption of mixture for left bank at limit at idle), P2016 (Self adaption of mixture for right bank at limit at part load), P2017 (Self adaption of mixture for rightbank at limit at idle), P0170 (Lean bank [...]), P0173 (Lean bank [...]).
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB72E01
Because of the 'flashing fuel light' and the gross leak code...I replaced the gas filler cap(part# 163-471-00-30) and the canister vent valve(part# 163-476-02-32).I double checked for leaks. None found and I double checked the purge (MOT)valve and the canister... Trouble codes: P0455.
1973 Porsche 911T 2.4L No Start VIN: 9113112005
I want to thank all of the great IATN members that responded, explained in greta detial the inner workings of this 1973 fuel injection system. The fix was a thorough cleaning of the tank, lines, replacing the leaking fuel pump, the filter, bleeding the lines a...
1994 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L 4-3 shift VIN: 3VWRA01HXR
sorry for the late reply as to the fix of this car. in fact it was not fixed, the trans shop was tired of bleeding on it, and offered to buy te car. i assume the problem was internal, because the module was new, and i checked the wiring, from top to bottom, th...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA81H2V
Thank you to all 5 of your replies attempting to help by letting me know that a program change will fix it. Lacking the proper scan tool, we sent this Jetta out to TWO different VW Dealership service departments, both tried and failed to reprogram (Recode) thi... Trouble codes: P1613.
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSB69M52
We sent the ECM to a rebuild company in Texas. They stated they could repair the problem without having to reprogram the ECM. When they recieved it they found out #3 injector driver was shorted. The ECM is a 3 layer sandwiched circuit board. The injector drive... Trouble codes: P0267 (3 Injector shorted to ground).
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